category: general announcements

Ongoing CFP - Criticisms, Commentary and Analysis about Needed Changes in the Practice, Teaching, & Conceptualization of ADR/CR

full name / name of organization: 
Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Association for Conflict Resolution
contact email: 
sraines@kennesaw.edu

Conflict Resolution Quarterly publishes scholarship on relationships between theory, research, and practice in the conflict management and dispute resolution field to promote more effective profession

Call for papers: Current Thinking on the Western workshop, 18 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lee Broughton / University of Leeds
contact email: 
L.Broughton@leeds.ac.uk

The ‘Current Thinking on the Western’ workshop will take place on 18 June 2014 at the University of Leeds, UK.
 
Keynote speaker: Professor Edward Buscombe.

JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU BICENTENARY CONFERENCE - 15 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
Valeria Cavalli - cavalliv@tcd.ie

JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU BICENTENARY CONFERENCE
Trinity College Dublin - 15-16 October 2014

‘He stands in the absolutely first rank as a writer of ghost stories.’
– M.R. James

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Phillip Howerton / Missouri State University-West Plains
contact email: 
philliphowerton@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its eighth annual symposium.

ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Dixon, Ph.D. and Klare Scarborough, Ph.D., La Salle University
contact email: 
dixons@lasalle.edu; scarborough@lasalle.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS—ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

CCHA: Southern Sensations and Sensibilities Oct. 30 - Nov.1 Tampa FL

full name / name of organization: 
The Community College Humanities Association, Southern Division
contact email: 
cchatampa@hccfl.edu

The Community College Humanities Association, Southern Division, invites proposals from faculty, graduate students and administrators on “Southern Sensations and Sensibilities.” The theme highligh

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
bmbaye@kent.edu

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance (ASAP)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Our collection, What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance, is now under contract, and we are interested in possibly adding one or two additional essays.

Call for paper - Familiarizing the "jeune filles"- before May 15

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
vpd04747@pomona.edu

Familiarizing the "jeune filles"
Presiding Officer:
Virginie Pouzet-Duzer, Pomona College

[Update] Modernist Studies Association Conference, 6-9 November 2014; "Modernity, Contingency, Community" panel

full name / name of organization: 
Steph Brown/University of Arizona; Thomas Claviez/University of Bern
contact email: 
stephjaybrown@gmail.com

The Confluence and Division website poses the question “How can modernist practices, aesthetics, and formations be situated within or in relation to modernity’s energies, imagined as layers, struc

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) DNS 10-13 December 2014, proposals due 15 June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’
The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney

The aesthetics and politics of contemporary women's life-writing in Canada and the US: multicultural perspectives; 07 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
molsza@wa.amu.edu.pl

Digital Embodiment: New Media and Materiality in the Visual Arts (October 8-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Fletcher/University of Houston
contact email: 
alisonfletcher@mac.com

As part of the Southeastern College Art Conference, this panel investigates the connection between materiality and digital media in the visual arts.

Dickens Day: Dickens and Conviviality (London, 11 October 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dickens Day 2014
contact email: 
benwinyard@hotmail.com

Dickens Day, now in its 28th year, is looking at how conviviality features in Dickens’s life and work.

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personae, and liminal landscapes in works of American Literature.

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 13-15 November, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
contact email: 
asyras2015@uvigo.es

In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the Univers

Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Sculpture Center
contact email: 
events@sculpture.org

The International Sculpture Center is now inviting entries for a Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference: Sculpture, Culture, and Community in New Orleans, LA from October 1-4,

CFP; James Hogg and His World 2015 Conference, University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Call for Papers
James Hogg and His World
Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

ThatCamp Community College March 29th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Burlington County College
contact email: 
wwend@bcc.edu

On March 29th, BCC will be hosting the first ever ThatCamp Community College at the Briggs Road Center. This is an unconference, which is slightly different from the standard conference.

Call for Submissions: Journal of Narrative Theory, "Consensual Empires," 6/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Natasa Kovacevic, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
nkovacev@emich.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Consensual Empires.”

INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY ( Abstract Deadline - May 12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PAPER COMPETITION
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

The international research paper competition, open to master's and PhD. students and graduates all over the world.

Day of the Dead: Recent Research in Human Osteoarchaeology

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
dayofthedead@qub.ac.uk

17th October to 19th October 2014

AGENT ORANGE AND THE POLITICS OF POISONS (November 1 & 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gradate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
politics.poisons@gmail.com

BACKGROUND: Okinawa occupies a pivotal - if tragic - position in the international history of biological and chemical weapons.

Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 10/31/14-11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
clgrewell@phc.edu

2014 Mideast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature: “The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation”
Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, VA

David Foster Wallace Conference UPDATE Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois State University, Department of English, Publications Unit
contact email: 
DFWconference@gmail.com

Website: https://faculty.sharepoint.illinoisstate.edu/dfw/Pages/default.aspx

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Sunday, March 23 at noon.

Gender Questions

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Africa
contact email: 
murraj@unisa.ac.za

Call for Papers

International Advisory Board:
Gabeba Baderoon, Lindsey Clowes, R.W. Connell, Amanda du Preez, Louise du Toit, Amanda Gouws,

CFP [Deadline Reminder] Grief. Language. Art. (Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Keynotes:

- Dr David Bolt(Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University)

- Professor Clara Mucci (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara)

Uncanny Animations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Please forgive the Cross-posting

Lamar Journal of the Humanities -- open topic

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

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary journal published twice yearly by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

"Extra! Extra!" Film, Civics, and Supernumerary Modernism MSA Pittsburgh 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco / Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
kfusco@unr.edu

This CFP, for the upcoming MSA conference in Pittsburgh, invites abstracts for a panel focused on film as a civic industry that traffics in images of solidarity, civic involvement, mass citizenship, o

[REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium[et]gmail.com

“Identities, Cultures, Societies”

11–13 September 2014, Izmir Turkey

Call for Papers

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