category: general announcements

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.

Call for Proposals -- SCCC Creative Writing Festival, April 21-26.

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

SCCC's annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing features five days of events held Monday, April 21- Friday, April 25 at each of our three campuses (in Brentwood, Selden,

english language and literature

full name / name of organization: 
sakine ucar/ankara university
contact email: 
sakineucar@yahoo.com

My name is Sakine Ucar and I was born in Iğdır, Turkey.

[UPDATE] Living Europe, Writing Europe: Literary Perceptions of Urbanization and ‹Provincializing› European Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Europa-Kolleg der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster
contact email: 
t.wellmann@uni-muenster.de

Call for Papers

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Europa leben, Europa schreiben: Literarische Ansichten der Urbanisierung und die ‹Provinzialisierung› europäischer Identitäten

Visualising Canonical Literature: A Transhistorical Approach. MLA in Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015).

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Portraits, iconic scenes, generic images, technological endowments, among other possibilities: how does the illustration history of a work evolve over the centuries?

2nd Annual University of Iowa Graduate Student Conference “Exploring Edges”

full name / name of organization: 
The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO)
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

“Exploring Edges”
Saturday April 5, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Hungarian Philosophical Association
contact email: 
kremeralexander5@gmail.com

The Hungarian Philosophical Association is organizing an international conference on “Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics”.

Keynote speaker: Richard Shusterman

Screendance: University Students Round Table -Call for Participants

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is

Call for Screendance Papers/Panelists

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented during the festival's second annual screendance confere

CLINAMEN: Announcing a New Interdisciplinary Series

full name / name of organization: 
Presses Universitaires de Liège
contact email: 
mdelville@ulg.ac.be; livio.belloi@ulg.ac.be

In 2014, the recently refounded University of Liège Press (Presses Universitaires de Liège) will launch a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled Clinamen.

The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Fifth Graduate Student Conference Caribbean Without Borders: Beyond the Can[n]on’s Range March 19-21st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department. Faculty of Humanities. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
caribbeanwithoutborders@gmail.com

Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Guest Speaker
Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Indigenous Rights Reflected in Stories and Storytelling

full name / name of organization: 
ICIK E-News
contact email: 
bertonazzij@gmail.com

Call for Proposals for articles on the theme of INDIGENOUS RIGHTS REFLECTED IN INDIGENOUS STORIES AND STORYTELLING.

Fifth International Graphic Novel and Comics conference: production, institution and sedition 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dave Huxley and Joan Ormrod, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
j.ormrod@mmu.ac.uk

After a series of successful, conferences in Manchester, Bournemouth, Glasgow and Dundee, we are pleased to announce that the Fifth International Graphic Novel and Comics conference (17th-19th July, 2

Idiorrhythmy: Mining the Fantasy of How to Live Together

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group Meeting (16-18 October 2014)
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

Session at the 3rd Biennial BABEL Working Group Meeting

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 (NYU)
contact email: 
jsrhee@vcu.edu

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

Seminar Organizer(s):
Jennifer Rhee (Virginia Commonwealth University), Lindsey Andrews (Vanderbilt University)

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Mullen, Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
KEYNOTE: JIM BYATT (ST ANDREWS)
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Diasporas

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Global Capital and Digital Asia-Pacific (ACLA Special Seminar, NYU, 03/20-03/23/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

Our contemporary world is often characterized in terms of the full-fledged emergence of global or transnational capitalism and its deployment of cybernetic and digital technology.

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway

[UPDATE]: Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing conference, University of Oxford - Friday 29 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lee-Von Kim and Christine Fouirnaies, University of Oxford
contact email: 
intimatearchives@gmail.com

Online registrations are now open.

Oxford Centre for Life-Writing Conference:
Intimate Archives - Photography and Life-Writing

CFP for Edited Collections: Images of the Harem (Deadline 31 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Don Juan Archive’s Ottomania series
contact email: 
emkugler@colby.edu

We are seeking additional contributions to an edited volume, Images of the Harem, to be

published as part of the Don Juan Archive’s Ottomania series in 2014-2015.

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