category: general announcements

Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices, Oct. 1-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

Keynote Speakers: Amy Hollywood, Harvard Divinity School; Cynthia Robinson, Cornell University; John Lardas Modern, Franklin & Marshall College; Richard A.

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP):Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association

Alchemy in Harry Potter

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Mamary and Christine Myers/Monmouth College
contact email: 
alchemy@monmouthcollege.edu

Call for papers for a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary collection of essays on alchemy in the Harry Potter novels.

3rd Annual University of Iowa WLGO Conference “Exploring Identities”

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

Call for Submissions: The Journal of Narrative Visions

full name / name of organization: 
JNV: An Electronic Journal of Narrative Ophthalmology, Optometry, and Vision Care
contact email: 
kalla.gervasio@mssm.edu

About the Journal:

Teaching John Dos Passos (American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com or vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu (Victoria Bryan, President)

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA

Intersections of E.E. Cummings and John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society and the E.E. Cummings Society, American Literature Association Conference, 2015
contact email: 
Victoria Bryan (vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu) and Michael Webster (websterm@gvsu.edu)

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA

C PRACSIS International Conference on Space, Spatiality and Performance 7th & 8th Feb 2015 Thrissur, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia C PRACSIS
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org, cpracsis@gmail.com

Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
C PRACSIS International Conference
on
Space, Spatiality and Performance
7th & 8th Feb 2015
Thrissur, Kerala, India

CFP: Essay Collection, "Supernatural" and the Gothic Tradition (abstracts: 15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Melissa Makala
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Essays are invited for an edited collection of essays focusing on the television series "Supernatural" and its relationship to the Gothic tradition.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Breaking Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2015 keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Hsy of The George Washington University!

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

UPDATE: Festival of Faith and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Festival of Faith and Music
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

Calvin College’s Festival of Faith & Music is a biennial conference that brings together musicians, journalists, academics, students, and lovers of music and popular culture to discuss diverse forms

[UPDATE] Mentoring for Scholarly Publication at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

This is an invaluable opportunity for MLA members—especially advanced doctoral candidates and junior faculty—to develop their work for publication by meeting with editors from some of the top jour

[UPDATE] “Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
/'voi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Call for Submissions for the 7th Annual Toronto Group Conference (Mar 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Toronto Group
contact email: 
torontogroupconference@gmail.com

Call for Submissions for the 7th Annual Toronto Group Conference

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
contact email: 
at sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

The «théâtre musical léger» in Europe: From the Operetta to the Music-hall

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/operetta.html

The «théâtre musical léger» in Europe: From the Operetta to the Music-hall

organized by

HBO’s Girls - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege and Gender

[UPDATE] UTSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium on “Social Healing” Submissions due January 9 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization at the University of Texas--San Antonio
contact email: 
UTSAGEOSymposium14@gmail.com

What does social healing look like in its most effective manifestations? How are we responding to the violence(s) and systemic oppression(s) that pervade our communities?

CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to January 15, 2015; Utopia and political theology today

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar (Croatia)
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2015; May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 21-24, 2015.

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Smith / Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015

Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (TAJ) (Deadline: March 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Tel-Aviv University
contact email: 
eynconf@post.tau.ac.il

Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (www.taj.tau.ac.il ) invites submissions on the following topics:

- Edward Gordon Craig’s legacy: a reassessment

Ernest J. Gaines Society Sessions 2015 American Literature Association Conference Boston, Massachusetts May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Teutsch/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

The Ernest J. Gaines Society invites proposals for papers on any aspect of the work of Ernest J. Gaines for the Gaines Society’s sessions at the American Literature Association Annual Conference.

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Pop Culture in Asia and Australia/Oceania

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Nadeau and Jeremy Murray
contact email: 
knadeau@csusb.edu; jmurray@csusb.edu

This one-volume encyclopedia, to be published by ABC-CLIO, examines the rich popular culture of the diverse countries of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia/Oceania.

39th Annual PAC Conference, 6-7 March 2015 - Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington, North Carolina [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
Kristin Kiely (kkiely@fmarion.edu), President

The Philological Association of the Carolinas invites you to submit papers related to this year’s theme of cultural production.

Parallel International Conferences:Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing & ‘Pictures from an Institution"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdansk, Poland
contact email: 
gdanskconference2015@gmail.com

Call For Proposals
Parallel International Conferences, University of Gdańsk, Poland
1. Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing

'Creativity: Method or Madness?' Fourth International PG Conference, 26th and 27th May

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow, College of Arts
contact email: 
pgconference2015@gmail.com

‘The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.’ - Pablo Picasso

AFTERMATH: the Cultural Legacies of WW1. London 21--23 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
laura.douglas@kcl.ac.uk

The Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King’s, in conjunction with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina, is staging an international conference on the C

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015.

"R/Evolutions: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures" New Directions Graduate Student Conference, UofArizona, April 10-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
“R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures”
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

ALA 2015 CFP Emerson Society Digital Emerson

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Thompson Ralph Walde Emerson Society
contact email: 
roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu

American Literature Association Call for Proposals

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference Saturday, March 28th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference
contact email: 
klobucar@njit.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

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