category: general announcements

CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / An open access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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Filths savor nothing but themselves.

—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for SCSECS (South Central ASECS) Feb 25-27 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

The deadline for abstracts of proposed papers for this year's SCSECS meeting (South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) in Oklahoma City has been extended to November 30, 2015

The Invisible Bear Poetry and Visual Art Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is a poetry and visual art magazine partially funded by the poetry working group at Duke University.

UPDATE: [MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline extended Nov. 4)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia and Rachel Luckenbill, Duquesne University
contact email: 
luckenbillr@duq.edu

We invite papers exploring the representation or influence of religion and/or spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures for a panel at MELUS 2016.

Extended Call for Papers – Special Issue on Animal Alterity (Deadline Jan 15) - Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.1

full name / name of organization: 
Otherness: Essays and Studies
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Animal Alterity, Spring 2016.

UPDATE "At Home in Hemingway's World"

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Vernon / Hemingway Society
contact email: 
vernon@hendrix.edu

XVIIth Biennial International Ernest Hemingway Conference
Oak Park, Illinois / Dominican University
July 17-22,2016

AT HOME IN HEMINGWAY'S WORLD
http://www.hemingwaysociety.org/oak-park-2016-0

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE - February 1-2-3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) January 18, 2016 deadline for proposals.

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
mary.wearn@mga.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel for the for the 27th annual American Literature Association conference.

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction's Inaugural Issue -- DEADLINE: Nov. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Museum of Science Fiction
contact email: 
monica.louzon@museumofsciencefiction.org

Editorial Team: Monica Louzon, M.L.S. (Managing Editor), Rachel Lazarus, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Heather McHale, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Ben Bova, Ph.D.

Encountering the Interface, March 25-26, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Trenton Olsen/ History of Art Department, The Ohio State University
contact email: 
olsen.163@osu.edu

The History of Art Graduate Student Association at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce the theme for its upcoming biennial graduate student conference, “Encountering the Interface.”

"Teaching Poe and His Era," a PSA Panel at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco (May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Pos Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontg1@gmail.com

Many teachers of Edgar Allan Poe’s writings spend time dispelling myths about the writer, and this process involves helping students understand the antebellum world in which Poe lived and worke

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters 2016 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters
contact email: 
michiganacademy@alma.edu

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B8FqTHsLeZGCQnhDTExqWk0wRzA

INVITATION
2016 Conference: Friday, March 4, 2016 at Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan

[UPDATE] LIMINAL BALKANS, [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, SUBMISSION DEADLINE 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2016 – Psychoanalysis and Femininity (Gdansk, Poland: 8th-10th April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Psychoanalysis in Our Time
contact email: 
ben.tyrer@kcl.ac.uk

CFP: Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2016 – Psychoanalysis and Femininity
Maritime Museum, Gdansk, Poland – 8th-10th April 2016

Call for Paper Journal of ASEAN Studies, Volume 4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of ASEAN Studies, Center for Business and Diplomatic Studies, Bina Nusantara University
contact email: 
jas@binus.edu

Call for Paper
Journal of ASEAN Studies
ISSN: 2338-1361 Online ISSN: 2338-1353
Volume 4
July and December 2016

CfP: Re-Inventing Eastern Europe, Riga, Latvia, 29 – 30 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers
The Fifth Euroacademia International Conference
Re-Inventing Eastern Europe

29 – 30 January 2016

Riga, Latvia

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 10 December 2015

AAIS 2016 CFP: Roundtable: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Italian

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Essary (Elon University), Andrea Privitera (University of Western Ontario, Universita' di Padova)
contact email: 
bessary@elon.edu; aprivite@uwo.ca

This roundtable explores innovative approaches to teaching Italian language, history, and/or culture.

The XVIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 22-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

The XVIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference:
April 22-25, 2016

Shaker Village—Pleasant Hill & St. Catharine College—Springfield, Kentucky

Authorship and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Daniel Cook / University of Dundee
contact email: 
d.p.cook@dundee.ac.uk

University of Dundee
8th and 9th April 2016

Family and Genealogy in the Study of Religion -- DEADLINE APPROACHING November 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University, Graduate Student Conference, Religious Studies
contact email: 
brownrsconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Family and Genealogy in the Study of Religion
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar60@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

[UPDATE] Abstract deadline approaching - Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence 22 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The 2016 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence - Prophecy and Conspiracy in Early Modern England - Florence 22nd April 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 1, 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

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at the 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

CFP: Special Issue of Participations - Perceptions of Censorship

full name / name of organization: 
Clarissa Smith - University of Sunderland / Jason Zenor - State University of NY-Oswego / Mark Mckenna - Glyndwr University
contact email: 
jason.zenor@oswego.edu

Call for Submissions- Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies Special Issue: “Thinking about Censorship Differently”
Expected Publication Date: November 2016 (Vol 13, Issue 2)

Update: Deadline for submissions extended to Nov. 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci,hill@gmail.com

...A gathering of scholars celebrating beauty, the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought is soliciting proposals on all aspect of medieval or renaissance thought and cult

Robert Frost's Poetry: Critical Perspectives; December 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Journal / Collection of Essays
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

Scholarly papers and essays addressing significant aspects of Robert Frost's poetry and poetics.

CFP for Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities ‎-- abstract deadline December 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

What: Panel on Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities
Where: CCLA @ Congress 2016 in Calgary, Canada
When: May 28 to 30, 2016‎

The Politics of Southeast Asian Contemporary Art - Deadline December 6

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Essay collection on teaching survey courses • Proposals due November 30

full name / name of organization: 
Gwynn Dujardin, James M. Lang, John Staunton • WVUP series on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
contact email: 
dujardin@queensu.ca

Seeking proposals for a collection on approaches to teaching literature surveys.

College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group Conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2016
Call for Papers
“Cultivation”
5 March 2016
Keynote Panel:

[UPDATE] Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: an interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and/or hazards of any aspect of humanities studies. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

[UPDATE] American, British and Canadian Studies special issue: Fictions of Academia, Extended deadline: 15 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider / Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania (http://abcjournal.ulbsibiu.ro/index.html), invites submissions for a special issue on Fictions of Aca

Technoloogy in the Classroom -- Good, Bad, and Ugly Opportunities and Issues in Student Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Throughout the Disciplines and Around the World

Our focus for the Spring 2016 issue:

Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia on Friday,

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