category: general announcements

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

The Problems of Literature Genres --- "hate speech", "styles of hatred"

full name / name of organization: 
The Problems of Literary Genres, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Papers 

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, 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: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Registration now open! CFP: Jan. 20th for this Texas Spring Conference on Medieval/Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's Second International Conference on Med/Ren Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Attention: All Scholars!!

Don't miss this opportunity to have your work considered to be on the program at this unique Texas conference of medieval and renaissance scholars celebrating beauty!

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”, says Jorge Luis Borges.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

French Literature Since 1800 / Rocky Mountain MLA - Salt Lake City - October 6-8 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Violaine White / University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
whitevd@umsl.edu

Welcomes proposals of 100 words on French and Francophone Literature and Culture since 1800. Please include your name, affiliation, e-mail, and telephone.

CFPanelists: "Black Narratives of Home/Property in American Literature" [DUE 1.25.16]

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

Toni Morrison writes in her first novel 'The Bluest Eye' (1970): “Knowing that there was such a thing as outdoors bred in us a hunger for property, for ownership.

CFP Autumn 2016: The Art of Women in War: Spirit, Body, Mind, Heart

full name / name of organization: 
Coreopsis Journal Of Myth & Theatre published by The Society for Ritual Arts
contact email: 
coreopsisjournalofmyththeatre@gmail.com

Call for Papers Coreopsis Journal Of Myth & Theatre Autumn 2016: Women in War: Spirit, Body, Mind, Heart, Art

http://societyforritualarts.com/coreopsis/

[UPDATE] CFP - GRETA Journal (vol. 21) - EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan. 31st 2016

full name / name of organization: 
GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés
contact email: 
gretajournal@gmail.com

GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés (ISSN 1989-7146), is preparing the publication of its 21st volume. GRETA Journal publishes manuscripts on English Language Teaching Methodology.

[UPDATE]: CFP: European Writers in Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

Special Issue on Robert Frost and Wallace Stevens

full name / name of organization: 
Wallace Stevens Journal
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

The Wallace Stevens Journal invites submissions of full-length essays for a Spring 2017 special issue on Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost. Any aspect of the poets' works or lives may be proposed.

Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

1st Istanbul Critical Theory Conference: Adorno and Politics 2-4 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bogazici University
contact email: 
adornoconference@boun.edu.tr

Adorno and Politics. 1st Istanbul Critical Theory Conference
2.-4. June 2016 at Bogazici University Istanbul

18th Annual Conference of the MArxist Reading Group: Extracting the Resources of History

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Extracting the Resources of History

Keynote Speakers: Susan Buck-Morss, Christopher Pavsek, and Kristin Ross

10-12 March 2016 at the University of Florida

SCMLA Restoration and 18th Century Literature Panel, November 3-5 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
csimpkins9@outlook.com

This panel welcomes any papers on restoration and 18th century prose, poetry, and drama for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November 3-5, 2016.

Old age and aging in Northern Irish and Irish theatre and drama - Seeking last contributions for an edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

The editors of the collection of essays on old age and aging in (currently) British theatre and drama have received a few wonderful contributions on Irish playwrights and plays.

Supporting Diversity in Honors Education

full name / name of organization: 
The new National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)
contact email: 
conference@nsfmih.org

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

[UPDATE] CDE Conference 2016 – CFP: “Theater and Mobility”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
kerstin.schmidt@ku.de / nathalie.aghoro@ku.de

25th Annual CDE Conference, Eichstätt, 26-29 May 2016

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

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

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The Basic Writing e-journal
contact email: 
landerst@qcc.cuny.edu

Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing: Investigating the Successes and Challenges of ALP Models
2016 BWe Special Issue: Call for Submissions - Extended Deadline March 15, 2016

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Essex County College Humanities Division
contact email: 
jlee6@essex.edu

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

Translation and philososophy

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Wrobel / Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School) and University Paris II
contact email: 
claire.wrobel@u-paris2.fr

Call for papers for the one-day conference
TRANSLATION AND PHILOSOPHY
organized by the Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School, EA 4461) in Paris, France, on April 15th, 2016

[UPDATE] Making a Scene in the Classroom Pedagogy Panel at BWWC--Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kelli MacCartey / University of Tennessee Knoxville
contact email: 
kmaccart@utk.edu

Deadline for Paper Proposals Extended to JANUARY 1ST!!!

EXTENDED DEADLINE M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED

[Update—Deadline Extended to January 5, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
PRESUMED AUTONOMY: LITERATURE AND ART IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 10–13 MAY 2016
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Deadline for paper proposals extended: 5 January, 2016

Confirmed Keynotes:
Tim Armstrong (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins University)

CFP: Bastard Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Bastard Writing

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of bastard writing

EXTENDED DEADLINE 15 JANUARY The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

[REMINDER] Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Seeking collaborators to propose a panel session for the upcoming Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium.

'Identity, Intimacy' issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizionsjournal.ca

CFP Online: http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

'Identity, Intimacy'

New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs [ALA Panel--May 26-29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bartonjc@umkc.edu

Call for Papers: New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs

American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Beyond the “Status” Question: New Paths to Self-Determination for the Peoples of Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Puerto Rico/Northeastern University
contact email: 
jeffrey(dot)herlihy(at)upr(dot)edu, j(dot)buscaglia(at)neu(dot)edu

Summary: Debates on self-determination and sovereignty for the peoples of Puerto Rico have been framed by formulae developed during the Spanish colonial period to support claims for f

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