category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (02/01; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

Call for papers: The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center welcomes paper proposals for “The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain,” an interdisciplinary conference exploring the multiple accords, and discords

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

UPDATE Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress 2016

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

“Pynchon and Music,” proposed ALA Conference panel, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being solicited for a panel to be proposed for the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016, on the topic of “Pynchon and Music.” Music and m

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Arabic and its Alternatives: Religious minorities and their languages in the emerging nation states of the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
AAIAConfernce@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Scholars, academics, experts, and especially PhD students from around the world working on the relationship between nationalism and language in the Middle East are invited to submit research abstracts

Okra to Opera 3: Conference on Southern Culture - UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
OKRA TO OPERA 3: SOUTHERN STORIES

April 8 & 9, 2016
Converse College, Spartan burg, SC
FEATURED SPEAKERS: JOE NEWBERRY & LAUREL HORTON

CfP. The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference -Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

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

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Cultural Centre – Don Orione Artigianelli
Venice, Italy

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Bushra Jani
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

The Fan Studies Network 2016 Conference, 25-26 April 2016, Norwich, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Fan Studies Network
contact email: 
fsnconference@gmail.com

THE FAN STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE 2016

25-26th June 2016
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Keynote Speaker: Professor Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California, USA).

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

AlterNative Calls for Papers on Indigenous Autonomy Projects

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS ON INDIGENOUS AUTONOMY PROJECTS

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEH Summer Institute on Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Cheylon Woods/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 30-June 24, 2016 (4 weeks)
Location: Lafayette, LA
For more information: Contact Cheylon Woods at gainescenter@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1848

[UPDATE] POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE, 27-28 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education Hong, Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong

Keynote speakers:
Anne Mulhall, University College Dublin
Eugene O’Brien, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

Guest Poet: Trevor Joyce

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s Annual Conference.

Call for Submissions (ongoing): The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor / The Space Between
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is a peer-reviewed digital journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Freaked and Othered Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan Diamond and Lauranne Poharec / Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
lp0828@mun.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Special Issue
Freaked and Othered Bodies in Comics

Fitzgerald - Open - ALA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F.

[Update] Medieval Globalisms: Movement in the Global Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University
contact email: 
mblizard@indiana.edu

Keynote Speaker Announced: Cecily Hilsdale, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

New England Theatre Journal - Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
New England Theatre Journal, Stuart Hecht, Editor
contact email: 
hecht@bc.edu

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2016 edition.

Politics, Pedagogy, & Protest in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference
contact email: 
coastalplains.uh@gmail.com

Event: 04/15/2016-04/16/2016
Location: Houston, Texas
Abstract Due Date: 01/15/2016

21 Century Performance and Research, 9-11 March 2016, University of Malta

full name / name of organization: 
21 Century Performance and Research Annual Conference hosted by the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta)
contact email: 
stefan.aquilina@um.edu.mt

21 Century Performance and Research
Annual Conference hosted by
the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta)

9-11 March 2016

Call for Proposals

Keynote Speakers:

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
stoweconference2016@gmail.com

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference
Spokane, WA
June 24-26, 2016

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Jared Champion (Young Harris College) and Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

Nineteenth-Century Programme Music

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/programmemusic.html

Nineteenth-Century Programme Music

25-27 November 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

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