category: general announcements

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Deadline for Submissions:
January 20th, 2016

CFP: Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect: Indigenous, Canadian, and Québécois Writings in the Crossfire of a New Turn

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Banff Centre, 22-25 September 2016

A Conference Organized by the Canadian Literature Centre at the University of Alberta and the Canadian Studies Centre at the University of Innsbruck

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

The CEA Critic Special Issue: Teaching Shakespeare 400 Years Later (due February 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kenneth Chan / The CEA Critic / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
CEA.Critic@unco.edu

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the beginning of his incredible legacy, this special teaching issue is devoted to all things Shakespeare—why we teach him, how we te

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

Romanticism and the Question Concerning Technology (NASSR 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ivan Ortiz
contact email: 
iortiz@sandiego.edu

I'm soliciting paper proposals for panel I'd like to plan for our next conference in Berkeley.

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Champion and Peter Kunze
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

“Englishes and Changing Identities in the North”, May 4-7 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association of English Studies
contact email: 
Charles.Armstrong@uia.no

The 12th triennial conference for the Nordic Association of English Studies (NAES) will take place at the University of Agder, in Norway, from May 4 to 7, 2016.

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

Under Western Skies 2016: Water: Events, Trends, Analysis (Sept 27-30, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University, Calgary, CANADA
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca

Under Western Skies 2016 is pleased to confirm the following participants:

-Bruno Latour
-Gaia Global Circus (Chloé Latour, Frédérique Aït-Touati, Olivier Vallet & Company)

International Conference on Narrative: June 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ISSN / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
tmacdonald@uidaho.edu

The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice.

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-10 June 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #79: Serials, Seriality and Serialization

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
velvetlighttrap.austin@gmail.com

Last year’s Serial found remarkable success not merely by crafting a compelling story, but by embracing the narrative form highlighted in the very title of the podcast.

Conference, ‘The Child of the Century’: Reading and Writing Short Fiction Across Media, Edge Hill University, UK ,13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Writing in 1936, Elizabeth Bowen said: ‘The short story is a young art; as we now know it, it is the child of this century.

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

“Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline

Call for Chapter Submissions for a Book on the Politics of Healthcare in America

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Ogletree
contact email: 
ogletreeaaron@aol.com

Politics of Healthcare in America: Current Perspectives is a proposed book, to be edited by Aaron Ogletree, exploring the political, social, and economics forces that shape health care in the United S

The TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The TAU
contact email: 
Srushford-Spence@lourdes.edu

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.
>Do not include your name anywhere on the entry.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

Acacia Group's Philip K. Dick Conference April 29th & 30th

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

[UPDATE] CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/15/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals extended due date: 15 November 2015
Submit proposals to:
http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

[UPDATE] Pedagogy & Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

We are happy to announce the 37th annual Southwest Popular & American Culture conference in beautiful downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico!

50 Shades of Popular Culture 18th-21st February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Facta Ficta Research Centre
contact email: 
50shadesofpopculture@gmail.com

International Conference 50 Shades of Popular Culture, Kraków (Poland) 18th-21st February 2016

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

CFP: Geek & Pop Culture--deadline extended to 11/15/15 [UPDATE]

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

Join us for the 37th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexic

Power & Politics in Print

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

Call For Papers: "Power & Politics in Print,” University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference: March 4¬-6, 2016 freeex@ucalgary.ca

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 30/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

[UPDATE] SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
slay@uwa.edu

CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org

Conference hotel:

Red on Red: A Symposium on Post-Socialist Art and Critical Theory (April 8-9, 2016, Yale University)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Fabrizio Fenghi, Julia Chan, Marta Figlerowicz
contact email: 
julia.chan@yale.edu

A discernible boom in politically engaged, leftist art practices and critical theory is underway in Eastern Europe and Russia, China, and in post-socialist countries of the Global South.

CFP: Digital Humanities Area, SWPACA, February 10-13, 2016. Deadline extended to November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

Please join us for the 37th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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