category: general announcements

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development [EXPANDED CALL]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

Final Deadline CFP - Warren Ellis Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
ellis.2014book@gmail.com

Bad Signals: Collected Essays on the Work of Warren Ellis

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Writing in Context: Content Based First Year Composition (MLA 2015 Jan 8-11, Vancouver, BC)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/Discussion Group on the Two Year College/MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

While composition is often a standalone course, some colleges offer it as discipline-specific writing, either as a linked course or integrated into a learning community.

Samuel Beckett AND... Panel/ SAMLA Conference Nov. 7-9, 2014/ Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
The Samuel Beckett Society/ South Atlantic MLA Conference
contact email: 
graf@rmu.edu

The South Atlantic MLA Conference, November 7-9, 2014
Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Call for papers for the SAMLA Convention November 7 - 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mazeigl@hotmail.com

Please send abstracts of no more than 350 words by June 15, 2014.

"David Jones: Christian modernist?" Oxford (UK), 10-13 September 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Tonning / University of Bergen
contact email: 
erik.tonning@if.uib.no

"David Jones: Christian modernist?"
Oxford (UK), 10-13 September 2014.

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

#CFP: Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture @SyracuseU

full name / name of organization: 
Syracuse University - Religion Graduate Organization
contact email: 
syr.undergrad.conference@gmail.com

Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture

Syracuse University | March 29, 2014 | Syracuse, NY

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality, 5-6 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
spacesbetweenplaces@gmail.com

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality
A Cross-Disciplinary Conference
5-6 June 2014
Trinity College Dublin

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

New Directions in Sherlock

full name / name of organization: 
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present, Department of English, UCL
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: New Directions in Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (BST)
Department of English, UCL

[UPDATE] Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society & Conference
contact email: 
rvanoort@uvic.ca

The Eighth Annual Generative Anthropology Summer Conference: Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge

Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Dates: June 19-22, 2014

Plenary Speakers: Eric Gans and Raymond Tallis

Website: http://web.uvic.ca/gasc2014

[UPDATE} RCSC Annual Conference 6/7/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of Southern California
contact email: 
Martine.VanElk@csulb.edu

Renaissance Conference of Southern California
58th Annual Meeting
Saturday, 7 June 2014
UCLA, Los Angeles CA

Keynote Address:

[Update] Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

The Essay: Forms and Transformations (deadline for abstract: March 1 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies (University of Salzburg)
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

[UPDATE] Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/17 (Hard Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2014 First Book Institute

June 8-14, 2014

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Call for Papers Mnemonics Graduate Summer School ‘Media of Memory’ (Stockholm, 21-23 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Pieter Vermeulen, Stockholm University
contact email: 
mnemonics@english.su.se

For the third edition of its annual summer school, the Mnemonics network, an international collaborative initiative for graduate education in memory studies, invites paper proposals that address the r

CFP: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fan Phenomena book -deadline March 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
editor Marisa Hayes
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

Now accepting abstracts to be considered for a new book, Fan Phenomena: The Rocky Horror Picture Show from Intellect Press.

Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted students and researchers in all branches of academic study.

Roundtable CFP ASA 2014 "The Practices and Politics of Exuberant Homecomings"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
kavaloski@wisc.edu and ashleybyock@gmail.com

American Studies Association Conference
November 6-9, 2014
Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles, CA

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 31** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

Special issue: "Piers Plowman and the Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Yearbook of Langland Studies
contact email: 
yls.submissions@gmail.com

The editors of YLS are pleased to announce a special volume on 'Piers Plowman and the Body.' Any essay related to this topic will be considered for publication.

UPDATE: Extended Deadline February 22, 2014 - Call for Publication: What does the future hold for English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

Submissions deadline extended: February 22, 2014.

UPDATE Ireland and Ecocriticism: Second Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O'Connor
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@ucc.ie

Fearured speakers:
Christine Cusick, Oona Frawley and recent recipient of the prestigious T.S Eliot poetry prize, Sinéad Morrissey.

Submissions of panels and/or papers due 31 January.

[UPDATE] 5T 2014 (Deadline Extension; January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
5T 2014 - DESIGN AND RESISTANCE
contact email: 
bahar.emgin@yasar.edu.tr

THEME

[UPDATE] XXVI FILLM International Congress, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Language & Literature, 17-19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes/ International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
FILLM(a)nottingham.edu.cn

If you haven't yet sent us your proposal, there are still a few spaces left for this prestigious international conference which will feature academics from around the world.

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