category: general announcements

[Deadline extended to 31/05/2014] In principio fuit interpres: Translation as the Genesis and Palingenesis of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Cattani, Matteo Fadini, Federico Saviotti
contact email: 
tradizione@ticontre.org

Please note that «Ticontre» Journal deadline for the Call for contributions for the monographic section "In principio fuit interpres: Translation as the Genesis and Palingenesis of Literature" has b

Republics of Letters - A Journal of Literature, Arts, Politics, and the Arts - Call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Arcade, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Stanford University
contact email: 
republics@stanford.edu

Republics of Letters is a peer-reviewed, digital journal dedicated to the study of knowledge, politics, and the arts, from Antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the early modern period.

URGENT MSA 2014: Marginal Masculinities: Queer, Black, Wayward

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Conference: MSA 16, November 6-9, 2014. Pittsburgh, PA. Omni Hotel

Panel:“Marginal Masculinities: Queer, Black, Wayward.”
Organizers: Greg Forter, Peter Nagy

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
demonbody1@inter-disciplinary.net

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body

Monday 28th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

THE JOURNAL OF NEW ZEALAND LITERATURE: FULLY FUNDED SPECIAL ISSUE for 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) is calling for expressions of interest in a fully-funded special issue for 2015.

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15th Urban Studies and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Explore the Significance/Identity of Place: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
eroticpoetry1@inter-disciplinary.net

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry

Friday 7th November 2014,
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Participation:

CAPPE Annual conference: Neoliberalism and Everyday Life, 3 - 5 September 2014. Final CFP closes 20 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE), University of Brighton
contact email: 
nc95@brighton.ac.uk

Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE)
9th Annual, International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Neoliberalism and Everyday Life

Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Southern California, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

This is an approved standing session for the 2014 annual conference of the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in the sunny locale of Riverside in Southern California on 10/31/14 t

Call for Submissions: Ishaan Literary Review, Issue 5

full name / name of organization: 
Ishaan Literary Review
contact email: 
ishaanlitreview@gmail.com

Ishaan Literary Review is an online journal publishing poetry and short fiction pieces. We are soliciting submissions for Issue #5.

CFP Queerness and Games Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Queerness and Games
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

Social Sciences Promotion Center Summer Conference (Oporto, Portugal, July 17 -- July 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Social Sciences Promotion Center
contact email: 
oportosummerconference@sspcenter.com

The 2014 Summer Conference of the Biannual International Conference For Social Sciences Debate will be held (in partnership with Capacitar +) on July 17-20, 2014 in Oporto, Portugal.

[Update- Deadline Approaching] 2015 CCCC Panel Proposal- Program Politics: The Risks and Rewards of Program Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano / Edison State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@Edison.edu

Academia is changing, and perhaps nowhere are these changes more concentrated (and contested) than in the field of English.

crosspol: a journal of transitions - PAPERS DUE NOVEMBER 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
crosspol: a journal of transistion (www.crosspol-journal.com)
contact email: 
crosspol.ed@gmail.com

In the context of high school-college transition, how is the relationship between standardized testing and writing
affecting students' lives, voices, and learning?

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tested1@inter-disciplinary.net

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Participation

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
twb1@inter-disciplinary.net

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21st October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ss3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in

The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
contact email: 
icetc@sdiwc.net

The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

September 22-24, 2014
Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland

http://sdiwc.net/conferences/2014/icetc2014/

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

SAMLA Fiction Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn Rubenfeld, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shawnrubenfeld@gmail.com

Fiction of Place

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

Writing and Rhetoric Area CFP [Deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

full name / name of organization: 
George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
George.fragopoulos@gmail.com

CFP for edited book collection: Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

[UPDATE ]CFP: British Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
spetrovic@okwu.edu

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Baltic Studies Session at PAMLA 2014, October 31-November 2

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Organization
contact email: 
zgimbutas@gmail.com

Papers are welcome on Baltic language and literature, possibly related to the conference theme, "Familiar Spirits," suggesting folkloric and religious dimensions of literature or folklore per se (cust

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geriguisatchapman.edu

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

ASTR Shakespearean Performance Research Group - CFP Deadline June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research - Shakespearean Performance Research Group
contact email: 
astr.sprg@gmail.com

Call For Papers, Deadline: June 1st, 2014

The Shakespearean Performance Research Group
of the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

“A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions” PAMLA 2014 (10/31-11/2, Riverside, CA) CFP Deadline: May 15, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

This panel examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

Fifth International Symposium on European Languages in East Asia: Crises, Changes, and Chances: The European Conundrum

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages Division, Department of Foreign LAnguages, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
eusymposium@ntu.edu.tw

Fifth International Symposium on European Languages in East Asia

Crises, Changes, and Chances: The European Conundrum

Taipei, October 24-25, 2014

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