category: general announcements

[EXTENSION to 2014-08-01] Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon)

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota
contact email: 
crystal.alberts@und.edu

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo’s debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writing

American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of Texas, San Antonio
contact email: 
Jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

The American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will sponsor a symposium "God and the American Writer" on February 26-28, 2015.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking book reviews for future issue

Call for Submissions: Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

UPDATE: JAMES HOGG & HIS WORLD CONFERENCE (April 9-12, 2015)

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

Call for Papers

James Hogg and His World

Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

The Nouvelle Vague changed the way that people watch, critique, and make movies for generations to come. However, what happens when the New Wave is no longer new?

French Shakespeare (abstract Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enlightenment and Romantic write

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Blog

full name / name of organization: 
MEBA- The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association
contact email: 
braddoninfo@gmail.com

The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association will shortly be launching our website and blog in conjunction with our inaugural meeting at the VPFA conference in July.

[UPDATE] Everywhere is a Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
TYCA-SW / Two Year College English Association -- Southwest
contact email: 
gperkins@collin.edu

Everywhere is a Classroom
Two-Year College English Association-Southwest
TYCA-SW ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Embassy Suites, Frisco, TX
October 23-25, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Lord of the Rings (The Mithril Turtle)--DUE JULY 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Markey Butler/University of Maryland
contact email: 
mbutler5@umd.edu

2014 is the sixtieth anniversary of Lord of the Rings. The Mithril Turtle is the University of Maryland College Park’s commemoration of this important literary and cultural milestone.

NeMLA CFP: Growth in Writing, Teaching, and Learning

full name / name of organization: 
Hilarie Ashton
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: "Instead of a two-step transa

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

CFP: Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Network for Media & Persuasive Communication Bangor University, Bangor, UK
contact email: 
mediapoliticsconference@bangor.ac.uk

Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group
Annual Conference
Theme: Media, Persuasion and Human Rights
Hosted by Network for Media & Persuasive Communication

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Call for Book and Film Reviews (Trespassing Journal Issue 4: Trespassing Medicine) Deadline: August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Trespassing Journal
contact email: 
editor@trespassingjournal.com

The editors of Trespassing Journal seek book and film reviews for its fourth issue entitled “Trespassing Medicine” to be published online in November 2014.

Emily Dickinson International Society Awards Deadline January 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
paul.crumbley@usu.edu

Emily Dickinson International Society Scholar in Amherst Award, 2015

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Modernist Times

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
j.gourley@uws.edu.au

Modernist Times
21 November 2014
Bankstown Campus, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Brian Boyd (University of Auckland)

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Youth, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

We are looking for proposals that address any aspect of the convergence of Popular Culture and American Childhood and Youth.

Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Cultural Translation Session Panel, 4/30/15-5/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto
contact email: 
illuminati.valerie@gmail.com

We are looking for papers for a session panel at the NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto, running from 4/30/15-5/3/15.

World Journals of Creative Writing Now Accepts Submissions: Deadline 20/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Scholarship Publishing and Media Company
contact email: 
contact@wjoaa.org

World Journal of Creative Writing is a peer - reviewed journal. The journal is published monthly. We welcome the following types of submissions;
1. Scholarly and Original reviews
2. poems

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 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
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

A Conference in Honour of George Whalley

full name / name of organization: 
Michael DiSanto / Algoma University and Queen's University
contact email: 
michael.disanto@algomau.ca

A conference in honour of the centenary of the birth of George Whalley will be held at Queen’s University, July 24-26, 2015.

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Conference, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2015) Due 8/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

The Domestic and the National in
Woolson and Her Contemporaries

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Constance Fenimore Woolson Society (http://constancefenimorewoolson.wordpress.com/)

‘The Moment Made Eternal’: At The Intersection of Photography and Poetry [NEMLA 2015; Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hartmann-Villalta/Northeastern University
contact email: 
hartmann.la@husky.neu.edu

Writing about Alfred Stieglitz’s photography in 1923, Hart Crane said, “Speed is at the bottom of it all.

MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]

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

Special Issue of Edward Albee Review: Gender and Sexuality in Edward Albee's Work

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Albee Society
contact email: 
jclum1941@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of the Edward Albee Review
“Sexuality and Gender in Edward Albee’s Work

Essays on any aspect of this topic are welcome.

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

WSQ: The 1970s (deadline October 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

Call for Creative Writings and Works from Students (UG &PG)

full name / name of organization: 
The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
editor@bcdedu.net

Creative writings and works are invited from students pursuing B.A/M.A in English Literature from any part of the world for the Inaugural Issue of The Golden Line published by the Dep

Gender and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Feminist & Gender Studies Network, Ireland
contact email: 
gendermetamorphosis@gmail.com
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