category: general announcements

Constructing Coherence in the British Short Story Cycle (15-16 October 2015; extended abstract deadline: 30 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)
contact email: 
patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de and florian.klaeger@uni-wuerzburg.de

CONSTRUCTING COHERENCE IN THE BRITISH SHORT STORY CYCLE

-extended deadline to submit abstracts for the last remaining slots on our panels-

15-16 October 2015

Monstrous Hungers and Desires Special Conference Stream within The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

Monstrous Hungers and Desires
Special Conference Stream within The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

"Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday," January 23-31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
N.Y. Nathiri/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community
contact email: 
ny@preserveeatonville.org

Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

SCMLA 2015: French I: Linguistics and Literature to 1600

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

South Central Modern Language Association

72nd Annual Conference
October 31 - November 3, 2015, Nashville, TN

Meta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre (13-14 June 2015, University of Kent, UK; proposals due 4 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent (Canterbury, UK)
contact email: 
h.r.newman@kent.ac.uk and s.dustagheer-463@kent.ac.uk

Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term ‘metatheatre’ with particular reference to the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries and even identified a new genre

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

Cultures and Industries of Creativity in Contemporary Media Landscapes

CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Monday 16 November 2015

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

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

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Revista Atenea - journal of humanities & social sciences (15 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Atenea - Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century (PAMLA Standing Session, Nov 6-8, 2015) Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
aburgin@u.washington.edu

This standing session welcomes proposals in any area of 20th and 21st century British literature and culture.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop #FSDW15

full name / name of organization: 
HASTAC/ FSDW
contact email: 
feministscholarsworkshop@gmail.com

Please join us for the 3rd annual Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop! Information regarding this year's workshop is provided below.

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Theory of History (INTH)
contact email: 
theoryofhistory@gmail.com

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

CFP: Peace, War, and Literature 10/29-10/31 Wright State University

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Strombeck, Wright State University
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

Invited are papers that address any aspect of literature and conflict, literature and war, literature and peace, or that address work by any of the following authors:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

CALL FOR POETRY, SHORT FICTION, AND ART BY MAY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 9th issue this June.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

UPDATE (date of event): Cosmopolitanism/Women Writers/Biography

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

Symposium: 13-14 July 2015, University of Queensland, Australia

[UPDATE] "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

*The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Saturday, April 25.*

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

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.

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

Asia and the Historical Imagination: A Workshop (Singapore). Extended deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Lehigh Valley Vanguard-Open-access Journal-Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for papers

Blog Contributors and Submissions invited on George Meredith and his Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

As part of the forthcoming conference 'George Meredith and his Circle', the organisers are instigating a new blog, which we hope will bring together those who work on George Meredith and his contempor

[UPDATE] ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015 - Proposals by 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association / Associaton for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Regular Paper Submission:

Edited Collection: Modernism in the Green (Abstract Deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel and Margaret Konkol / Baylor University and New College of Florida
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens.

The Practice of (in)Visibility: 4th International Critical Studies Research Group Conference, 25th and 26th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Studies Research Group, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
a.rajala@brighton.ac.uk

When politics, arts, history, ethics or philosophy are judged by their ability to disrupt what is visible and sayable, is there a danger that the potential political efficacy in remaining hidden is ig

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