category: general announcements

ACLA Seminar: "Forms of Passivity", March 17-20 2016, Harvard U; Abstracts due Sept 23

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca; garcicl@mcmaster.ca

In a context where the active (voice, body, citizen) remains the privileged mode of life, the possibility of imagining passivity as a political alternative has been a major lure for critical and polit

[UPDATE] SPM 18th Annual International Conference : EXTENDED DEADLINE January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
socphenmedia@yahoo.com

The Society for Phenomenology and Media (SPM) invites proposals for individual conference papers and three-person panels for its 18th Annual International Conference in Puebla, Mexico.

CFP: Second Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 2-4, 2016. Madrid, Spain)

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Eason and Rosa Bautista / The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com 

Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: June 2-4, 2016
Abstracts Due: January 15, 2016

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference.

Junior Scholars Law & Humanities Workshop, June 6-7, 2016 -- Submission Deadline: January 4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Junior Scholars Law & Humanities Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
culture@law.columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS – 2016 Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop

WRITING: Related to the Practices of DRAWING, PAINTING, PHOTOGRAPHY, or the Subject of LIGHT

full name / name of organization: 
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
contact email: 
Hamilton@manifestgallery.org

Manifest Gallery is seeking written works (poetic, historical, technical, creative, narrative, philosophical) directly relevant to drawing, painting, photography or light, commonly included at the sta

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
tswl@utulsa.edu

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Sept. 30)
contact email: 
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

Paris on Film (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Sept. 30)

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

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the many different ways that the City of Light has been captured in films from a variety of countries.

Jack London Society 13th Biennial Symposium, September 15-17, 2016, Napa Valley College, Napa Valley, California

full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

The 13th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held at Napa Valley College, September 15-17, 2016 in Napa Valley, California.

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE 1-2-3 Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - University of Rome 3
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

Geek & Pop Culture--Nov. 1, 2015

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

Area: The Geek and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (Southwest PCA/ACA) Conference

update, Call for Participation, International Conference Young Translators and Interpreters in an Europe of Post-Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, department of Applied Modern Languages
contact email: 
colocviulma@yahoo.com

The Directorate-General for Translation, the European Commission
The Department of Applied Modern Languages
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj
and
The Centre for Language Industries (CLI)

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

Call for Papers: GRFDT Research Monograph Series

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism
contact email: 
editor@grfdt.com

Original research articles along with abstracts are invited from scholars for Working Paper Series. The papers should be about 5000-6000 words.

GRFDT Research Monograph Series

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT)
contact email: 
editor@grfdt.com

GRFDT brings out Research Monograph series every month since January 2015. The Research Monograph covers current researches on Diaspora and International Migration issues.

Ninth Global Studies Conference - Rethinking Global Space in the Age of the Anthropocene: Futures of Ecological Interdependence

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

NINTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
30 June - 1 July 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA (Seattle, WA March 22-25, 2016)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

2016 Diversity Conference - “Human Diversity and the Environment – Mapping Difference in the Era of the Anthropocene”

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

2016 Conference on the Arts in Society - 'The Practice of Art in the Age of the Anthropocene'

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS IN SOCIETY
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
10-12 August 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

ImageTexT Special Forum - Comics and Fine Art

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

Guest Editors: Colin Beineke and Ben Novotny Owen

Living in Modern Times: A Linda Grant Symposium - deadline 16 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

30 November 2015 | University of Brighton

Keynote speaker: Professor Caroline Evans (UAL)

“Words, Signs and Feelings”, and Non-Themed Submissions Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
marcus.harmes@usq.edu.au

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to open its call for papers for Volume 3 (2016).

Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 1, 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
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

James Baldwin Review (JBR) Vol. 2

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its second volume.

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Children's and YA Lit

full name / name of organization: 
M. Green-Barteet & M. Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

“Doing the Charleston”: Performing Racial, Gender, Sexual, and and Class Identities

full name / name of organization: 
30th Annual MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)
contact email: 
2016melus@gmail.com

“Doing the Charleston”: Performing Racial, Gender, Sexual, and Class Identities in Multi-ethnic American Literatures and Culture

30th Annual MELUS Conference

Call for Papers

CFP > PSF2016: Intermittence+Interference | Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

full name / name of organization: 
Facultu of Fine Arts of Lisbon University & Universidade Lusófona
contact email: 
postscreenfestival@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Universidade Lusófona, 10 and 11 of November 2016
Deadline for submission: 15 November 2015

ImageTexT Special Forum - Traumics: Comics Narratives of Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

Editors: Najwa Al-Tabaa, Spencer Chalifour, and Kayley Thomas

[REMINDER] Edited Collection: Victorian into Modern: Suturing the Divide, 1875-1935 Abstract Deadline Sept 15th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing
contact email: 
l.kane.1@bham.ac.uk

Abstracts required for edited collection Victorian into Modern: Suturing the Divide, 1875-1935.

Abstract (300 words) deadline Sept 15, 2015. Full chapters due May 31, 2016.

redyns GREEN: Spatial Relationships e-Journal

full name / name of organization: 
redyns GREEN
contact email: 
robin.e.s.carter@gmail.com

Call for content: As a multi-disciplinary and multi-medium e-Journal, we invite traditional and non-traditional content such as: narratives, articles, letters, proposals, research, literature reviews

LIMINAL BALKANS; [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, issue 12; submission deadline 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans:

Symbol, Myth and “Modernity of Antiquity” in Italian Literature and Arts from the Renaissance to the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Ida Villa (Milan) Bart Van den Bossche (Leuven)
contact email: 
bart.vandenbossche@arts.kuleuven.be

First International Conference of Hermeneutical Studies on Symbol, Myth and “Modernity of Antiquity” in Italian Literature and Arts from the Renaissance to the twenty-first Century (Milan, Univers

ACLA 2016: Images of Science in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history.

[UPDATE] Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 28–29, 2016, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

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