category: general announcements

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 Speaker: Elaine Scarry (Harvard)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONFERENCE “ON HAJJ AND PILGRIMS FROM MUSLIM COUNTRIES”

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Dr. Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President, International Islamic University, Islamabad/Chairman of the Conference & Professor Dr. N. B. Jumani,Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences/ Convener of the ConferenceKing Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
"hajj.encyclo@iiu.edu.pk" <hajj.encyclo@iiu.edu.pk>

King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University, Islamabad are mutually organizing an international conference in November 2014, on the above

Call for Chapters: Alternate Reality Games and the Cusp of Digital Gameplay

full name / name of organization: 
Approaches to Digital Game Studies, Bloomsbury
contact email: 
anterobot@gmail.com

Editors: Antero Garcia, Colorado State University & Greg Niemeyer, University of California, Berkeley

Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) challenge what players understand as “real.”

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference

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

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

[update] The Dialogue of Cultures/ The Culture of Dialogue

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ploiesti
contact email: 
conference.upg@gmail.com

The Department of Philology, University of Ploieşti
The Centre of Literary Studies, Linguistics, Theory of Criticism and Culture

in collaboration with

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Journal of the Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

Deadline for submission: Nov. 15, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - MAPACA 25th Annual Conference - Baltimore

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

TITLE:

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 30

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

BODY:

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present, a one day conference 05/09/2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

Transitions: 1945-Present
University of Bristol, Friday, September 5, 2014

Cinema and Semiotics - 12th World Congress of Semiotics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 16-20 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
12th World Congress of Semiotics, New Bulgarian University
contact email: 
annedymek@gmail.com

THE semiotic of cinema does not exist. However, in film science there is large number of studies questioning the nature, genesis, use and reception of various filmic signs.

Higher Education for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Kerala State Higher Education Council, India
contact email: 
journal.kshec@gmail.com

Higher Education for the Future(HEF) is a biannual journal of the Kerala State Higher Education Council(KSHEC), India brought out in collaboration with SAGE Publications( India) Pvt.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

Special Issue "Talking about Roma: Implications for Social Inclusion" - Social Inclusion, Open Access Journal (ISSN: 2183-2803)

full name / name of organization: 
Cogitatio
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@cogitatiopress.com

Title: Talking about Roma: Implications for Social Inclusion

Guest Editor:

Dr. Eben Friedman

[UPDATE] The Essay: Forms and Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies (University of Salzburg)
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

Medea nunc sum: Refiguring the Myth of Medea Call for Papers for the Third Issue of the Journal MuseMedusa Edited by Marie Car

full name / name of organization: 
MuseMedusa Revue de littératures et d'arts modernes
contact email: 
carriere@ualberta.ca and revue@musemedusa.com

There is little doubt that Irish playwright Marina Carr rewrites Euripides’ infanticidal Medea in her tragedy, By the Bog of Cats.

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

Seventh Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at UCO
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

TEMA Conference panel: Monstrous Women in the Middle Ages (Oct 3-4, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA
contact email: 
andrea.nichols@huskers.unl.edu

In Nomadic Subjects (1994), Rosi Braidotti wrote: “Woman, as sign of difference, is monstrous.” In the medieval world, a similar notion was explored in multiple medieval cultures by works—visual

Reading Modernism with Machines (Abstracts: Sep 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
James O'Sullivan and Shawna Ross
contact email: 
jco12@psu.edu

CFP: Reading Modernism with Machines

Literature and Media Theory: Mediality – Materiality – Cultural Techniques (Göttingen University 19 – 21 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Bayerlipp (LMU Munich) / Ralf Haekel (Göttingen University) / Johannes Schlegel (Potsdam University)
contact email: 
literatureandmediatheory@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:
Christoph Reinfandt (Tübingen)
Jussi Parikka (Southampton/Turku)

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for edited volume on New Approaches to The Jazz Age (July 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

From the BBC's "Downton Abbey" and "Dancing on the Edge," to HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," The Jazz Age’s presence in recent popu

[UPDATE] Rereading, Revisiting, and Reinventing Faulkner for the 21st Century / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9 / Abstracts Due Jun. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The William Faulkner Society / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hstrom@gsu.edu, ulf.kirchdorfer@darton.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore and excavate SAMLA 86’s themes of sustainability and renewal in the works of William Faulkner.

Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Kurt Cavender, Brandeis University
contact email: 
kcavende@brandies.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

"Deadline Extended to 15 July" - STARDOM AND CELEBRITY IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA

full name / name of organization: 
INDIAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND TRANSLATION STUDIES
contact email: 
Issue Editor- Rakesh Ramamoorthy; rakeshmoorthy@gmail.com

Shahrukh Khan, Anna Hazare, M.S. Dhoni, Shiney Ahuja, A.R. Rahman, M.S. Subbalekshmi, Saina Nehwal, Arundhati Roy, Sanjay Dutt, Vava Suresh…….

SCMS 2015: Asian Comics and Graphic Novels - Deadline: July 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Areum Jeong / UCLA
contact email: 
areumjeong@gmail.com

I am organizing a panel for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference which will be held March 25-29, 2015 at Montreal.

NeMLA session: "MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED" [Deadline: Sept 30, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susmita Roye, Delaware State University, USA
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED: EXPLORING THE CONNOTATIONS OF THE TERM

The Sustainability of Flannery, 50 Years Later--SAMLA 86 (Nov. 7-9, 2014), Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Flannery O'Connor Society
contact email: 
schroedm@savannahstate.edu

Fifty years after the death of the Flannery O'Connor, this panel looks to the future as well as the past to explore the possibilities for sustaining the focus and relevance of O'Connor for coming gene

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

(SAMLA 86) Old English Lit: Things Matter [extended deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Sustainability and the Humanities
contact email: 
danabitz@gmail.com

In the Introduction to the collection Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects, editor Jeffrey Jerome

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