category: general announcements

"World Literature, World Religion": A proposed seminar for ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
contact email: 
nazry_bahrawi@sutd.edu.sg

This is a call for papers for a proposed panel "World Literature, World Religion" at the American Comparative Literature Association 2015 annual meeting to be held at Seattle, Washington, on March 26-

Neoliberalism and American Literature (20-21 February 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
liam.kennedy@ucd.ie

Neoliberalism and American Literature

Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin
20-21 February 2015

NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

UPDATE: Women's and Gender Studies Caucus NeMLA (30.9.14; 30.4-3.5.15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

[UPDATE] Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

Urban Studies Area (Abstracts due November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (New Orleans)
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

The Urban Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association invites abstracts for the PCA/ACA National Convention, to be held in New Orleans from April 1 - 4, 2015.

NEMLA CFP [UPDATE]: Growth in Writing, Teaching, and Learning (April 30-May 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
hashton@gc.cuny.edu

In his classic composition text Writing Without Teachers, Peter Elbow asks us to consider the metaphor of growing as a way to encourage and teach fluid, flexible writing.

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Elaine Scarry (Harvard) & Rosanna Warren (U of Chicago)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

CFA: THEORIZING THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES: AN ANTHOLOGY - November 21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Bernico
contact email: 
matt.bernico@egs.edu

As we continue to develop various digital technologies and media we need to continue to theorize what it means to do and think the humanities in light of these developments.

DEADLINE REMINDER: American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
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, is now accepting submissions for its December 2014 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual s

Graphic Novels and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Rethinking Allegory with Angus Fletcher

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute / University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

CFP: 4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

10th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
trauma5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
letters1@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
s21-5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

[UPDATED]CfP:The International Conference on Social Media for Good (Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
KIMSE YOK MU INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL RELIEF ORGANIZATION
contact email: 
academic@kimseyokmu.org.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR GOOD

May 14-16, 2015
Istanbul

UNL Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program Conference, Oct 1-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
UNL Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
contact email: 
andrea.nichols@huskers.unl.edu

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is holding a conference on material culture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance October 1-3, 2015 on the UNL City Camp

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil16@inter-disciplinary.net

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference (16-19 September 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles University, Prague
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O’Brien Conference

Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015

Keynote Speakers

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Happiness (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
happiness1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Happiness

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Hope

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Hope

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

Marriage, Money, and Seduction - RMMLA Friday Oct. 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Lauzon/ Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
autumn.lauzon@uncp.edu

This panel is urgently seeking one or two additional papers for a panel on Marriage, Money, and Seduction in literature for the upcoming Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

LauraPalooza 2015: Through Laura's Eyes - July 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association
contact email: 
press@laurapalooza.com

“LauraPalooza 2015”
Through Laura’s Eyes:
Imagery, Illustrations, and Impressions from the Little House

The National Laura Ingalls Wilder
Legacy and Research Association Conference

Mad Women in the 21st Century-Deadline Sept. 30 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Mary Lannon
contact email: 
MFLannon@gmail.com

Mad women in many incarnations have a long tradition in literary history.

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

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