category: general announcements

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)
contact email: 
livinglaborconference@gmail.com

Living Labor: Marxism and

Proposals for Special Issue of Peitho

full name / name of organization: 
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
peitho@cwshrc.org

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

Critical Information Conference

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

CRITICAL INFORMATION
GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 8, 2013

Call for Emerging Writers Contest Stories and Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers Symposium at Methodist University
contact email: 
bjernigan@methodist.edu

Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Southern Writers Symposium Emerging Writers Contest. This year’s categories feature fiction and poetry.

Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory (Submissions Accepted Year-round)

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory
contact email: 
managingeditor@womenandperformance.org

The Humanities and Its Bodies: Virginia Humanities Conference (March 21-22)

full name / name of organization: 
Longwood University
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

The Virginia Humanities Conference invites proposals for papers, panel sessions, and performances that investigate any aspect of the humanities and its bodies.

[UPDATE] 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Supernature and the Environment' 8th December Deadline for paper proposals approaching.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society Panel at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

Saints and Sinners: Michele Roberts, Postmodernism and Feminism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

4th Annual Graduate Student Conference: The Heights of Humor [April 4-5, 2014; Boulder, CO]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Colorado, Boulder Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
cu.graduateconference@gmail.com

In spite of academics’ acute awareness of the dearth of criticism on

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

The 6th Biennial Philosophy and Literature Graduate Conference at Purdue University-March 28th and 29th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Laughing at the Limit: Humor and Philosophical Practice
contact email: 
purdue.humor@yahoo.com

Lately humor has been enjoying a moment of philosophical interest.

Call for Proposals for MLA Volume on Teaching Representations of the First World War #December 20, 2013#

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Higbee / University of South Carolina, Aiken; Debra Rae Cohen / University of South Carolina
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

Abstracts are invited for an essay focused on the crisis of socialism and the rise of fascism during and after the First World War, to be included in Options for Teaching Representations of the First

Scholarly by Design: NeMLA 2014 Poster Session

full name / name of organization: 
William Sizemore / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
whsizemore@lit.edu

NeMLA is pleased to announce the addition of a Poster Session April 4 to the 2014 convention in Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6.

Innovation and its Contestants (Montreal, 18 April 2014); Keynote Speaker: Prof. Keith Moxey (Columbia)

full name / name of organization: 
GSA, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University
contact email: 
ahcsconference@gmail.com

INNOVATION AND ITS CONTESTANTS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
McGill University, Montreal

Fifth Annual Graduate Student Conference

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award--deadline February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

Rawlings Annual Conference, March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 27th Annual Conference
Gainesville, Florida
March 21-22, 2014

Between Places and Space: Landscapes of Liminality - 5-6 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
spacesbetweenplaces@gmail.com

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality
A Cross-Disciplinary Conference
5-6 June 2014
Trinity College Dublin

[UPDATE] Their America: Digital Humanities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Their America (www.theiramerica.org), Geoff Hamilton
contact email: 
theiramerica@gmail.com

Their America (www.theiramerica.org) is seeking contributors to help with its archives and forums.

Liberia Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism Call for Papers Feb. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Liberia Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism
contact email: 
www.revistaliberia.org

Liberia- Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism is looking for submissions. The journal aims to promote the debate of contemporary Hispanic culture.

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS

CRITICAL THEMES IN MEDIA STUDIES
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference School of Media Studies

The New School
April 5 - 6, 2014

Freedom and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
editors, Freedom and Frontiers
contact email: 
freedomandfrontiers@gmail.com

Call for Submission

CFP: Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies
contact email: 
weeksja@me.com

We are in the process of establishing a brand new web-based, peer-reviewed journal in English, in the field of myth and fairy tale studies.

Music and Screen Media

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Rogers, Univeristy of Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
holly.rogers@liv.ac.uk

MUSIC AND SCREEN MEDIA CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL
June 25th & 26th, 2014

University of Liverpool, UK, in partnership with the Film Music Foundation (USA)

CONFERENCE:

UPDATE-ReFocus: The Films of Ida Lupino

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
psipiora@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for Film Volume

ReFocus: The Films of Ida Lupino

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’

full name / name of organization: 
‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’
contact email: 
contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com

We are seeking honest, thoughtful, well-written
poetry for upcoming poetry anthology ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’. For more details visit:

[UPDATE] Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

UPDATE - CFP Warren Ellis

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tony Venezia/Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
ellis.2014book@gmail

Bad Signals: Collected Essays on the Work of Warren Ellis

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

452ºF CFP: Iberian Comparative Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the eleventh issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2014.

Literature and Assessment - Seeking Roundtable Participants for ALA Roundtable Proposal, May 22-24, 2014 (Washington, DC)

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno
contact email: 
mcotugno@MiamiOH.edu

We are seeking additional participants for a roundtable, Beyond Grades: Assessment Roundtable for Teachers of Literature.

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