category: general announcements

Persistent Texts, Sustainable Enterprises, and the Technologies of Book Making, SAMLA 2014, Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA
contact email: 
mjbrown@fsu.edu

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel welcomes 15-minute papers related to textual studies, bibliography, the history of the book, authorship, rare books, paratextuality, publishing history, ci

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com

The Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

Through a Distorted Lens: Media as Curricula and Pedagogy in the 21st Century [250 WORD PROPOSALS DUE FEBRUARY 28]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Nicosia/Montclair State U
contact email: 
nicosiala@mail.montclair.edu

Through a Distorted Lens: Media as Curricula and Pedagogy in the 21st Century

Laura M. Nicosia & Rebecca A. Goldstein, Editors, Montclair State University

DOCTOR WHO: TWELFTH NIGHT

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew O'Day
contact email: 
aoday41414@aol.com

I'm soliciting 500 word proposals for a collection on the Steven Moffat/Peter Capaldi era of Doctor Who, to be published by I.B. Tauris.

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

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

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

"Singing Storytellers: The Lives, Musics and Verbal Artistry of Bards in our World", October 9th – 12th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Language and Letters, Cape Breton University
contact email: 
singingstorytellers@gmail.com

An International Interdisciplinary Symposium, in partnership with Celtic Colours International Festival

"Image not Available": Networked Visuality and Its Limits (Paris conference, 10 May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Paris
contact email: 
smonteiro@aup.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Image not Available": Networked Visuality and Its Limits, a conference at the American University of Paris, 10 May 2014

Submission deadline: 15 February 2014

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference

FERAL FEMINISMS – CFP ISSUE 3 – Feminine Feelers // Deadline – 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FERAL FEMINISMS
contact email: 
zorianna@gmail.com

Feral Feminisms (http://feralfeminisms.com), a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest e

[UPDATE] Queens of Crime, 12-13 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, University of London
contact email: 
qoc2014@gmail.com

Women hold a unique place in the authorship of crime fiction. Is there a relationship between gender and genre? What makes a Queen of Crime, in the past or the present?

Keynote Speakers: Val McDermid, Dr Lee Horsley

MODERNISM NOW! The British Association for Modernist Studies International Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)
contact email: 
modernismnow@bams.ac.uk

The British Association for Modernist Studies International Conference 2014

MODERNISM NOW!

26–28 June 2014
Institute of English Studies
Senate House, London

Keynote Speakers:

MLA 2015: Narrating Disaster in an Era of Global Climate Change (8-11 January; Vancouver, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Walker
contact email: 
caw2105@gmail.com

This proposed special session will examine the events, geographies, temporalities, and genres of Global Climate Change.

First World War Conference: "Literature, Memory, and the First World War" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
http://author.westpoint.edu/dep/SitePages/WW1/CFP.aspx.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdańsk
contact email: 
baltic.conf@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
“Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum”.
Transfer of people, ideas, technologies and religion in the Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries.

Call for Book Reviewers: International Journal of History of Sport

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of History of Sport
contact email: 
rakeshmoorthy@gmail.com

The International Journal of History of Sport [Taylor & Francis; ISSN 0952-3367 (Print), 1743-9035 (Online)] seeks scholars who are interested in reviewing books on the history and cultures of Sport

"Teaching Poe's Poetry" (ALA in Washington, D.C., May 22-15, 2104)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

CFP: “Teaching Poe’s Poetry,” a Poe Studies Association panel at the 25th Annual American Literature Association Conference in Washington, D.C. (May 22-25, 2014)

[UPDATE] This call for papers welcomes contributions for an edited volume on New Approaches to The Jazz Age

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

From the BBC's "Downton Abbey" and "Dancing on the

Proposed Panel for ASA 2014: "Reconsidering 'R and R':Dialectics of Violence and Pleasure in Militarism"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Organization - War and Peace Studies Caucus
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu; ji-young.um@williams.edu

While most would agree that war is inhumane, traumatic—“hell” indeed— specific sites of fun and experiences of pleasure have also been produced alongside and even through mass destruction and

[UPDATE] Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (Mar 1, 2014)

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

Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (due Mar 1, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email:

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline February 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

EDITED COLLECTION: Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

CFP: International Conference on "The American Dream Reconsidered," Sep. 26-27, 2014. Deadline: Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2014@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “The American Dream Reconsidered,” to be held in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, during September 26

The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
tpope@iafor.org

The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibEuro2014)

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Thistle Hotel, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

The European Conference on Arts and Humanities 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
tpope@iafor.org

The European Conference on Arts and Humanities 2014 (ECAH2014)

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Thistle Hotel, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

The European Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
tpope@iafor.org

The European Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2014 (EuroMedia2014)

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Thistle Hotel, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

The European Conference on Film and Documentary 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
tpope@iafor.org

The European Conference on Film and Documentary 2014 (EuroFilm2014)

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Thistle Hotel, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

CFP, MLA 2015 - Libraries, Archives and Public Memory

full name / name of organization: 
David Oberhelman / Modern Language Association, Libraries and Research in Languages and Literatures Discussion Group
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

How do libraries and archives function as sites for preserving and constructing public memory?

SFRA 2014/Wiscon 38 Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research ASsociation
contact email: 
levyM@uwstout.edu

CFP for the joint SFRA 2014/Wiscon 38 Conference, May 22-25, 2014 in Madison, WI.

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation, PSA Postgraduate Conference, 24-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
worldresources2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Resources of Resistance:
Production, Consumption, Transformation

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate Conference

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Towards a Postfeminist Eighteenth Century (DEADLINE: 4 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Brabon & Dr Steve Van-Hagen (Edge Hill University)
contact email: 
brabonb@edgehill.ac.uk and hagens@edgehill.ac.uk

Papers are invited for an edited collection of essays provisionally entitled *Towards a Postfeminist Eighteenth Century* for consideration by Palgrave Macmillan.

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of English Academy Review - Submissions due 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue (31.2) of The English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa)
SUBMISSIONS DUE 30 APRIL 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham University)

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
K.Spracklen@leedsmet.ac.uk

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics

Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
aug1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

William Carlos Williams: The Poet-Doctor as Environmentalist (Abstracts Due 1/25)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Panel / American Literature Association (5/22-5/25)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In Writing for an Endangered World, Lawrence Buell lauds Williams's “Paterson” as an "experiment in urban ecopoetics" that "stands as a distinctive combination of attainments" (117).

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

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