category: general announcements

CFP: Horror, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on
February 10-13, 2016

CFP: War and Culture, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"WAR AND CULTURE"

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on
February 10-13, 2016

Cannibals’ War on Epistemological Colonialism: Literature and Translation in Latin America -- Abstracts due Sept.30

full name / name of organization: 
Adel Faitaninho / Boston University
contact email: 
afaitan@bu.edu

NeMLA 2016 (March 17-20)

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature (Open Access)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
contact email: 
lakanost@ksu.edu

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature invites submissions for its Winter 2016 and Winter 2017 open issues.

Queer at Queen's 2015: HIV and AIDS, Politics, Memory, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University, Belfast
contact email: 
pmc.mctighe@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Queer at Queen's 2015
HIV and AIDS: Politics, Memory, Performance.
Brian Friel Theatre, Queen’s University, Belfast,
November 15th and 16th - 11am to 6pm daily

[SECOND UPDATE] NeMLA Panel, On the Limits of Computational Analysis (Due September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Dickstein / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonathan.dickstein@alumni.cgu.edu

The following will be a panel at next year's NeMLA Conference, set to take place between March 17 and March 20 in Hartford, Connecticut. Submit abstracts by September 30, 2015.

Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi and Afrin Zeenat
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com.

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

Roundtable: Breaching Boundaries Amongst Black Diasporic and Queer Communities

full name / name of organization: 
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
embarrett858@gmail.com & echanzatorres@westminstercollege.edu

This roundtable discussion seeks participants whose work rethinks the relationship between Black diasporic and queer activism in academic spaces.

Violence in Contemporary European Cinema--ACLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kingsborough CC
contact email: 
mefilimon@yahoo.com

This seminar seeks to examine the representation of violence, in its public and private manifestations, in contemporary European cinema.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

UPDATE: ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
Dr. Gary D. Rhodes, gdrhodes@gmail.com AND Dr. Robert Singer, rlsngr99@gmail.com

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus.

CFP - Poems for Oral Interpretation - October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Pay Attention: Poems for Oral Interpretation
contact email: 
payattentionjournal@gmail.com

http://payattentionjournal.com/

CFP Encylopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
smurguia@aiu.ac.jp

Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bnc2016@metu.edu.tr

23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

5-6 April 2016
METU Culture and Convention Centre
Ankara, Turkey

Department of Foreign Language Education,

ACLA, Hardvard: Abstract Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu

Interested in images of science in literature? If you are, please submit your abstract via ACLA's online portal. Deadline is approaching soon. Abstracts must be submitted by Sept 23rd.

The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture, Feb. 18-20, 2016, University of Louisville

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Golding, Conference Director; Travis Henretty, Conference Coordinator
contact email: 
alan.golding@louisville.edu; travis.henretty@louisville.edu

The 44th. annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

Feb. 18-20, 2016

Guest speakers: Rodrigo Toscano, Johanna Drucker, Mat Johnson, Lisa Gitelman

REMINDER- Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (Updated)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection
** Apologies for any cross-postings

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com



Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Adaptation in the Arts:Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Université du Maine, Le Mans , France & University of Farmington, USA
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr, eliane.elmaleh@univ-lemans.fr, dpgunn@maine.edu

Adaptation in the Arts: Theory and Practice

April 28-29, 2016

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

UPDATE: Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

Poems Invited for Dec. 2015 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 27th Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Cyberwit seeks to publish the best in Poetry from novoices to established poets. Our published Anthologies and Journal Taj Mahal Review have poems that are sensuous, picturesque and impassioned.

Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: General Call for Papers, 2015-2016

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: The Journal of the Graduate Theological Union
contact email: 
bjrt@ses.gtu.edu

The Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology (BJRT) is a new, peer-reviewed journal of the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley that is managed by GTU doctoral students under the supervision of the

New Orleans Review: 2016 Shakespeare Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Eklund / New Orleans Review / Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
hceklund@loyno.edu

Four centuries after William Shakespeare’s death, his name ennobles a variety of cultural institutions, from libraries and endowed chairs to summer camps and rubber duckies.

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and the South Asian Literary-World

full name / name of organization: 
24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
contact email: 
sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

The 2008 global downturn has compelled the social sciences and humanities to refocus on the concept of "crisis" in capitalism and rethink the relations between "core" and "periphery." What is crucial

Managing the Adviser-Graduate Student Relationship (March 16-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

How are advisers best prepared to work with graduate students? How can we prepare graduate students to be, to borrow Leonard Cassuto’s language, “the CEOs of their own graduate education”?

REMINDER CFP Vladimir Nabokov International Conference - Biarritz, France April 28 - May 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
French Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
marie.bouchet@vladimir-nabokov.org

“Do the Senses Make Sense?”: The Five Senses in Nabokov’s Work

International Conference organized by the French Vladimir Nabokov Society

Biarritz, France April 28-May 1, 2016

“Language Centers and Specialization(s)”

full name / name of organization: 
RANACLES
contact email: 
linda.terrier@univ-tlse2.fr

Call for papers

23rd RANACLES Conference

“Language Centers and Specialization(s)”

University of Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France

November 26-28, 2015

Conference marking the 40th Anniversary of the television miniseries Roots

full name / name of organization: 
Goodwin College
contact email: 
Randy Laist at rlaist@goodwin.edu

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time.

Placing Bilingualism: Bilingualism in Comparative Perspective Seminar at ACLA Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Costello/ University of Oxford
contact email: 
kate.costello@orinst.ox.ac.uk

Placing Bilingualism: Bilingualism in Comparative Perspective
Seminar at ACLA Annual Meeting
March 17-20, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Submission deadline: September 23

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

"Outside England...Far off from the world": D.H. Lawrence, Cornwall and Regional Modernism 12-14 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Exeter Penryn Campus
contact email: 
dhlcornwall@btinternet.com

International D.H. Lawrence Conference St Ives Cornwall 12-14 September 2016

“Outside England…Far off from the world”: D.H. Lawrence, Cornwall and Regional Modernism

Call for Papers by Graduate Students and Post-Graduates

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal published at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student and post-graduate journal published electronically by current graduate students and post-graduates of the English Department at Southern Connecticut State Univers

(UPDATE) CFP: LITERATURE AND CENSORSHIP (DEADLINE, 30 SEP, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry Volume 2 No 2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

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