category: general announcements

[UPDATE] How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

CFP: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins
15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

Call for book chapters: On the other side of the sterile field: Medicine and the media

full name / name of organization: 
valentina marinescu
contact email: 
marinescu.valentina@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:
Through a collection of original contributions, this book seeks to provide readers with new perspectives on the current research inthe relation between medicine and media.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published in partnership with Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies. The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2015 (Volume 42).

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Guscoth Health and Disability Consultancy
contact email: 
consideringdisability.editor@gmail.com

‘Considering Disability’ is a new journal looking to promote disability awareness and the social meanings attached to disability identity.

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS" -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness invites abstracts for its no. 4 issue titled “fluid radicalisms”

BSECS 44th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
web@bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 44th Annual Conference
6th – 8th January 2015

St Hugh's College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Academic Freedom and Censorship in a post 9/11 United States.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

This is a collection of essays on academic freedom and censorship in a post 9/11 United States. The collection will be published by Lies and Big Feet, an independent publishing house based in India.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre (Augsburg, Germany, Oct 1-3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Augsburg, Germany
contact email: 
timo.mueller@phil.uni-augsburg.de



Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre
International Conference, Augsburg, October 1-3, 2015

Imagining Crisis: Cinema & Media Studies Conference Nov. 21-23

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
imaginingcrisis@gmail.com

Imagining Crisis
York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference 2014
Toronto, Canada
November 21-23, 2014

**Confirmed Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School)**

Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice, ASLE 11th Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
ASLE2015@yorku.ca

In Notes from Underground (1864), Dostoyevsky explores relations between modernity and its discontents at an important historical conjuncture: the novella's unnamed, unpleasant hero rails against capitalist industry, imperialist architecture and an emerging social scientific understanding of human behaviour premised on predictability and knowability.

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu, william1@fas.harvard.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2015
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2014

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA, February 11 - 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lzubernis@wcupa.edu

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

Introduction on Edgar Allan Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Craig
contact email: 
matthewcraig1001@hotmail.com.

An author with a very strong background in American literature is needed to write a twelve page introduction on Edgar Allan Poe as well as a short 150-250 word abstract that describes the book.

Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate

[UPDATE] Conference: ‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel, 14-16 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University, Swansea University and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
contact email: 
rita.singer@wales.ac.uk


Conference – Call for Papers:
‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 14-16 September 2015

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation
Co-editors: Natalie Gerber and David Nowell Smith

Mediums of Trash/Trash Mediums (Trash Culture Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

“The medium is the message”, declared Marshall McLuhan (1967) in his now famous book of the same name.

Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st

full name / name of organization: 
2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

"Reimagining the Humanities PhD": NeMLA Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Bang/Fordham University
contact email: 
dbang@fordham.edu

How can we prepare PhDs for uncharted career trajectories? What challenges await those with doctorates who work both within and without academe?

[UPDATE] The Matter of Murder (*Canadian* Studies)

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter and Brett Josef Grubisic (eds.)
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection:
Calling for Submissions


The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

Call for Blog Contributors - Genre and Medievalism - Open-ended

full name / name of organization: 
Tales After Tolkien Society
contact email: 
talesaftertolkien@gmail.com

The Tales After Tolkien Society promotes scholarship exploring any and all ways in which popular culture genres engage with the Middle Ages.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] American Studies Association of Texas Conference Date: November 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference: DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Imagining Crisis: York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Conference Nov. 21-23, 2014 DEADLINE for Submission: Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
imaginingcrisis@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Crisis
York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference 2014
Toronto, Canada
November 21-23, 2014

14-15 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com , suleozun@sdu.edu.tr

SULEYMAN DEMIREL UNIVERSITY
(TURKEY)
in collaboration with
CANKAYA UNIVERSITY (TURKEY)

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture

The Victorians and Memory, February 3-5, 2015, University of Auckland, New Zealand

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
avsa2015@auckland.ac.nz or j.wilkes@auckland.ac.nz

‘The Victorians and Memory’,
Australasian Victorian Studies Association Annual Conference, 3 – 5 February, 2015
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Latina/o sexualities and spaces in cultural production

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
ec10@uw.edu

Panel topic - Latina/o sexualities and spaces in cultural production

Conference – The 2015 Latin American Studies Association Congress

Location – San Juan, Puerto Rico

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL - The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2014
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2013

It’s All About the Personalization: The Challenges of the Online Professor [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable looks to examine the pains and joys of teaching in the online classroom. There has been a rise in the quantity of online degree programs, but has the quality gone with it?

NEMLA 2015: It’s All About the Personalization: The Challenges of the Online Professor

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable looks to examine the pains and joys of teaching in the online classroom.

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