category: general announcements

CFP: 2015 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 15-18, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 15-18, 2015
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA

“Adapting the Real”

4th Global Academic Meeting, GAM 2015, 10-11 October 2015, Dubai, UAE

full name / name of organization: 
The European Scientific Institute (ESI)
contact email: 
contact@gamdubai.net

Supporting the concept of mulitdisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdiciplinarity the meeting welcomes papers in different academic disciplines.

CFP: "Teaching Trauma" at MLA 2016: Submit by March 13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

This panel considers the pedagogical challenges of teaching trauma literature and trauma theory to undergraduates and theorizes ways of teaching that can combat—versus exacerbate—depicted catastro

SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

THE 2015 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

MLA 2016, Austin | The Somme and the Literary Memory of WWI, 1916-2016

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2016 Convention
contact email: 
nmiln013@uottawa.ca

Even after 100 years, debate continues over the meaning, consequences and legacy of the Somme Offensive of 1916.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Transnationalizing the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

Nancy Fraser has written that, from the perspective of critical theory, "it is by no means clear what it means today to speak of 'transnational public spheres." This special session responds to the 20

MLA 2016 (Austin 1/7-1/10) Special Session: Writing on/against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
loretta.clayton@gmail.com

Writing on/against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style, 1850-1950

Language Centers and Specialization(s)

full name / name of organization: 
RANACLES
contact email: 
Linda Terrier linda.terrier@univ-tlse2.fr

Call for papers

23rd RANACLES Conference

“Language Centers and Specialization(s)”

University of Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France

November 26-28, 2015

Reading Over Time (MLA 2016, Austin 01/07-01/10; deadline 3/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Rabinowitz and Cynthia Port / MLA 2016
contact email: 
prabinow@hamilton.edu; cport@coastal.edu

“No story is the same to us after a lapse of time,” George Eliot writes in Adam Bede, “or rather, we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.” For a proposed MLA 2016 special

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session "Aggressive Fictions": Metatextual Critiques of the Reader (Please Submit by March 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
kkwg@uw.edu

Seeking papers exploring fiction that critiques and/or challenges the reader and his/her interpretations and/or rationalizations of the text.

Radicalisms: Movements and Moments

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University: French and Italian Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
thenuradicals@gmail.com

The organizers of the annual Department of French and Italian graduate student conference at Northwestern University are pleased to announce this year’s conference, Radicalisms: Movements and Moment

Archival Publics: tracing humans/human traces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (2016, Austin TX)
contact email: 
mbrown@folger.edu

Following the MLA2016's focus on "Publics," we're looking for papers on the publics that use archives and the publics represented in them.

MLA 2016- THE RE-GREENING of W. H. HUDSON

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Rauch
contact email: 
arauch@uncc.edu

CFP – MLA 2016- THE RE-GREENING of W. H. HUDSON:

Call for original fiction

full name / name of organization: 
The Ottawa Object
contact email: 
threwlinebooks@gmail.com

ThrewLine Books has launched a new print journal called The Ottawa Object that will publish high-quality and intriguing short fiction.

Children’s and Youth Culture on the Screen – SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

[UPDATE: EXTENSION & KEYNOTE] “Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & PossibilitieThe 9th Annual URI Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
URIGradConference2015@gmail.com

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Living Life in Public:Exploring the Private Lives of Celebrities / The Celebrity Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb4@inter-disciplinary.net

Living Life in Public:Exploring the Private Lives of Celebrities
The Celebrity Project

Tuesday 28th July – Thursday 30th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Injury & Response: Literary Rivalry in the 18th Century [MLA 2016 Special Session]

full name / name of organization: 
David Diamond / University of Chicago
contact email: 
dmd@uchicago.edu

We invite papers for an MLA 2016 special session exploring the influence of literary rivalries on genre, print culture, and criticism during the long eighteenth century.

CFP for SLSA 2015 Panel: Clinical Labor (Deadline: March 20th)

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
satte001@ucr.edu; lserv001@ucr.edu;

Clinical Labor in Biomedicine

CFP--Crime/Criminal/Criminality (Special Journal Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
http://theapollonian.in/

Vol. 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

Deadline of Submission: 15 March 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies--Call for Papers (Updated)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Online | Open-Access | Peer-Reviewed | ISSN 2393-9001
http://theapollonian.in/

Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

Technical Communication Quarterly Special Issue on Games: Proposals due 3/30/15

full name / name of organization: 
Technical Communication Quarterly
contact email: 
Stephanie.Vie@ucf.edu

Technical Communication Quarterly Special Issue CFP
Games in Technical Communication
Vol 25, Number 3 (Fall 2016)

Objects of Global Media

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon / MLA 2016
contact email: 
pbenzon@gmail.com

Objects of Global Media -- MLA 2016 (http://bit.ly/mla16objects)

Gender and Early Modern English Drama - RMMLA, Santa Fe, Oct 8-10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender and Early Modern English drama.

IGA 2015 Special Session: The Vampire and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association Conference 2015 (Vancouver)
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

The Vampire and the Posthuman:
Following a Migrating Literary Form
Special Session

International Gothic Association 2015 Conference
"Gothic Migrations"
Vancouver, BC (28 July-1 August)

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10): Very Short Forms (Nonfiction Prose Forum)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Nonfiction Prose Forum
contact email: 
blennon@psu.edu

15-minute presentations on the aphorism, maxim, sketch, vignette, feuilleton, pensée, prose poem, fragment et al.; on their afterlives or survivals in the networked screen­text media of Web 2.0.

MLA special session, "Service Learning: A Public Face for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Professor Roberta Rosenberg
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

“Service Learning Teaching and Research: A Public Face for Literary Studies”

[update] International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies[April-June, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the forthcoming [April-June, 2015]

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Literature Language and Translation Congress liLETRAd 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Castro
contact email: 
ccastro1@us.es

The University of Seville (Spain) will host a Conference on Literature, Language, and Translation “liLETRAd” on 7 and 8 July 2015.

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: Rereading Commonplaces

full name / name of organization: 
Mai-Lin Cheng/MLA
contact email: 
cheng@uoregon.edu

Abstracts invited for a special session on commonplace books, to be proposed for MLA 2016 in Austin.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

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