category: general announcements

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Commemoration: Contemporary Presentations of the Past, 11-12 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk

Cultures of Commemoration

International Conference hosted by
the Centre for Studies in Literature
University of Portsmouth, UK

11-12 July 2014

Call For Papers

6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 19-20, 2014, Natchitoches, Louisiana

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Rasmussen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 19-20, 2014 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE] Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora.

Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography (7/1/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Submissions: Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography

Call for Books Reviews - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (www.ethosreview.org) is looking for book reviews to include in the inaugural issue of our journal, which will be published in A

[UPDATE] European Summer School in Cultural Studies: Latencies

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

European Summer School in Cultural Studies ESSCS 2014

Latencies: Europe 1914-2014

Lisbon, June 30 – July 5 2014

Extended deadline: February 28 2014

Xenophile calls for undergraduate/graduate comparative literature papers - deadline: March 15th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Xenophile
contact email: 
xeno@uga.edu

The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia is currently seeking submissions for its second issue of Xenophile, an up-and-coming comparative literature journal.

Poetics of Erasure (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nicholsonm@ucla.edu, amyrwong@ucla.edu

Can erasure enable artistic and cultural production?

[UPDATE] The Science Fiction New Wave At Fifty - CFP Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia
contact email: 
Mark.Williams@uea.ac.uk

UPDATE: Call For Papers Extended | Keynote Confirmed

THE SCIENCE FICTION “NEW WAVE” AT FIFTY

Cultural Perspectives of The Great War: Arts, Media, and Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Farmingdale State College (SUNY)/ The Institute for Applied Humanities
contact email: 
mennalk@farmingdale.edu

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, The Institute for Applied Humanities at Farmingdale State College (State University of New York) is hosting a multidisciplinary, multimedia

American Literature after 1900 panel - 2014 RMMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
jlaguard@email.arizona.edu

American Literature after 1900

We welcome paper proposals on a wide variety of topics spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, including but certainly not limited to:

American Modernism

ROBERT FROST REVIEW CFP SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
thoffman@camden.rutgers.edu

The Robert Frost Review is planning a special double issue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of both A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914).

MLA 2015 Performing the aging memory (3/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Age Studies Discussion Group, Valerie Lipscomb
contact email: 
lipscomb@sar.usf.edu

In light of the 2015 MLA theme, Negotiating Sites of Memory, the Age Studies Discussion Group will propose a special session that considers the intersection of age, performance, and memory.

"Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Visions College of the Holy Cross - Sant'Anna Institute
contact email: 
mediterraneanvisions@gmail.com

This conference intends to focus on the possible perceptions of the journey to/from/around the Mediterranean Sea, moving from an Italian, European and extra-European perspective (with specific referen

The Poetics of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Culture. Thursday 29th May 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

**LAST WEEK TO SUBMIT**

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ben Highmore (Sussex)

Winter 2014 Issue: Writing Center Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Kellie Charron/ Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
kajr10@comcast.net

The Winter 2014 (Vol. 18, Iss.

REVISED DUE DATE: 1 MARCH, "Translation and Transcendence" journal issue

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

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

[Update] Deadline Extended: Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

UPDATE New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
New Literatures in English
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Title of the book: New Literatures in English
Editor: Dr R.P. Singh
Associate Professor
Department of English and Modern European Languages,

UPDATE Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Literature in Translation
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personas, and liminal landscapres in works of American Literature.

Victorians Like Us 2nd International Conference. The household: power, policies, practices

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
contact email: 
victorians.lx.2014conference@gmail.com

The Victorian household has been celebrated as a unique platform for the assertion of the British middle class and its values, as well as of both private and public politics.

SCMLA 2014: Southern American Literature (abstracts due March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clasenk@newmanu.edu

This regular session panel welcomes papers that consider Southern American literature from any genre or era.

Searching for Culture (SEFOC) International Cultural Studies Conference, Olomouc, Czech Republic, October 16-17, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Palacky University
contact email: 
sefoc@centrum.cz

We invite papers (25 minutes maximum) from all fields of the humanities including (but not limited to) cultural studies, art, film, literature, music, mass media, entertainment, sport, history, philos

Travel Grant Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Washington University Libraries Special Collections
contact email: 
spec@wumail.wustl.edu

The Department of Special Collections at Washington University Libraries St. Louis, Missouri is happy to announce that this year’s travel grant competition is now open.

[UPDATE]: Deadline extended to Feb. 21, 2014 for Georgetown University Journal Predicate

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mev37@georgetown.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: February 21, 2014

Predicate
Issue 4: Reactions

Georgetown University

{UPDATE} Queens of Crime Conference *Extended Deadline*

full name / name of organization: 
Queens of Crime
contact email: 
qoc2014@gmail.com

Women authors have had a unique impact on crime fiction from the Victorian era to the present day. What is the relationship between gender and genre?

Nine Worlds' Academia and Geek Culture Conference (8-10 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nine Worlds
contact email: 
sffacademic@nineworlds.co.uk

Academia and Geek Culture

Art and Ephemerality, 26–27 June 2014, Bristol

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians (AAH) and University of Bristol
contact email: 
artandephemerality@gmail.com

The Association of Art Historians (AAH) and the University of Bristol invite proposals for papers for the 2014 annual AAH Student Summer Symposium

Art and Ephemerality

[UPDATE] CFP: Special Issue of Popular Music and Society on Randy Newman (April 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Borshuk (Texas Tech University)
contact email: 
michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

POPULAR MUSIC AND SOCIETY
CALL FOR PAPERS
(UPDATED)

Special Issue:
Randy Newman’s Work

Edited by Robert Brazeau and Michael Borshuk

Wireless: Oliver Lodge, Science, and Spiritualism

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Society, London
contact email: 
oliverlodgenetwork@gmail.com

Wireless: Oliver Lodge, Science, and Spiritualism

Royal Society, London, 24 April 2014

Registration now open

History of Communism in Europe, 500 word abstract by 1st of June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for the Investigation of the Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
contact email: 
dalia.bathory@gmail.com

Open Call for Papers for the 2014 volume of the academic journal History of Communism in Europe: Narratives of Legitimation in Totalitarian Regimes in the 20th Century Europe – Heroes, Villains, Int

CFP - The Rocky Horror Picture Show book - March 3rd deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Fan Phenomena-The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Intellect Press)
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

Fan Phenomena: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Editor, Marisa C. Hayes

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