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Iain Banks: Critical Essays - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
contact email: 
drjimbyatt@gmail.com

Iain Banks: Critical Essays

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited Jim Byatt, Foreword by Ken MacLeod

A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
Series Editor: Sarah Dillon

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

CFP: Living-Room Wars: American Militarism on the Small Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy Takacs and Anna Froula
contact email: 
stacy.takacs@okstate.edu; froulaa@ecu.edu

The television industry in the United States was born of the early military-corporate alliance that resulted in the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1917.

Call for Proposals - Critical Information Conference - due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 6, 2014

Sustainable Stories of Carson McCullers (The 86th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

In recent years, there has been a revived interest in the work of Carson McCullers.

[UPDATED]: InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition (Extended Deadline: June 23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Studies Department / Kimse Yok Mu
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition

The IAFOR North American Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, September 25-28 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacp@iafor.org

2014 Conference Theme: “Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy”

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th May, 2014
Registration Deadline: 1st September, 2014

UPDATE CFP Stability: International Journal of Security & Development

full name / name of organization: 
Stability: International Journal of Security & Development
contact email: 
info@stabilityjournal.org

Over the course of the past two decades, interventions to end conflicts, prevent conflict recurrence and foster peace have been launched across the world.

The IAFOR North American Conference on the Social Sciences - September 11-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacss@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the Inaugural North American Conference on the Social Sciences.

The IAFOR North American Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacsee@iafor.org

NACSEE2014 September 11-14, 2014 The Marriott – Downtown Providence, Rhode Island, USA

English (to 1700) [Standing Session] PAMLA 2014 Riverside, CA 2014

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

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on works of English literature prior to 1700 for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, 2014 in Riverside, California.

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

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

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

SAMLA 86 Session: Food In Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Richie
contact email: 
heather@heatherrichie.com

Bon Appétit contributor Alexander Chef writes, “Throughout my reading life, I’ve enjoyed many memorable meals—if only fictionally.

5th Global Conference: Performance (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Performance

Friday 7th November – Sunday 9th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
truth1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Empathy (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
empathy1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Empathy

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Modernism, Blackness, and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 16: Confluence & Division (November 6-9, 2014)
contact email: 
lucy.k.mensah@vanderbilt.edu

This panel speaks to long-standing modernist questions about the individual's relationship with time. High modernist writers from James Joyce, to T.S.

CFP: Death Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

Deadline: 30 April 2014

Conference: 3 to 5 October 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana

"Albee and Absurdism" - Spec. Iss. of The Edward Albee Review (essays due March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett, Editor, The Edward Albee Review
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

The Edward Albee Review—a publication of The Edward Albee Society—is an annual peer-reviewed journal (published by Rodopi: http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?SerieId=ALBEE) meant to provide an outlet f

[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation: 9th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue, December 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming
9th issue. We accept:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘LITERATURE TODAY LITERARY JOURNAL'

full name / name of organization: 
LITERATURE TODAY
contact email: 
editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com

Literature Today, a new literary Journal, is inviting poems and short
stories for its first issue.

http://literaturetodayjournal.webs.com/

EAEC2014 - The European Art Education Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Cornaro Institute
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org


General Introduction

SHORT FUSE, An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - OCTOBER 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh, Department of French and Italian
contact email: 
pitt.frit.conference@gmail.com

From the quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns t

Call for Publication - Inidigenous film, Media & Cultural Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Internation Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (MCP) seeks papers for a themed issue on Indigenous Film and Media.

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

PAMLA 2014: Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Literature (Due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
kevinkearney03@yahoo.com

This panel welcomes papers on any aspect of GLBTQ studies in literature, art, theory, or film. Proposals are due May 15th by midnight.

Inaugural Conference of the International Association of Literary Linguistics (15-17 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany)
contact email: 
Litling2015@uni-mainz.de

Literary linguistics – that is, research exploring the interface of two academic fields all too often deemed irreconcilable – has enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years, as a growing number of

9th Global Conference: The Erotic (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: The Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

Myth-Making Across Boundaries (22-24 October 2014: Literature and Cultural Studies Conference, Ege University, Izmir/Turkey)

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages and Cultures Research and Application Centre
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

Every culture has its conception, interpretation, dissemination and reformulation of myths on a grand spectrum from oral and written narratives to aural and visual arts.

5th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Suffering (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suffer5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Suffering

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Revolt and Revolutiony (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rr2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

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