category: general announcements

[UPDATE] CFP, 45th Mythopoeic Society Conference, 8-11 August, Wheaton College, Norton MA

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

Call for Papers: Mythopoeic Society Conference 45
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Friday, August 8 through Monday, August 11, 2014
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/45/

WHERE FANTASY FITS

"III International Conference on the American Literary West" (U.Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: October 8-10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REWEST (UPV/EHU, U. Basque Country)
contact email: 
rewest2014@gmail.com

THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: A TERRITORY WITHOUT BORDERS?
III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
UPV/EHU (UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY)
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN, OCTOBER 8-10, 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 28 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Huzzah! We're extending the deadline for submissions for our upcoming Death & the Maiden special issue. You now have until Friday 28 March 2014.

(Update)

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Del Guercio
contact email: 
gerry9301@bell.net

Editor seeks one 20-25 page essay on Edgar Allan Poe and slavery as well as one essay on “The Tell Tale Heart” to complete a collection of essays that will be a part of a new series at Lehigh Univ

liquid blackness April Symposium -- Call for Artists, Scholars, and Curators

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness is proud to announce our Spring Symposium, April 11-12, 2014, at Georgia State University.

Creative Management of Small Public Libraries in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, public libraries consultant; Library Management Tips That Work, ed., (ALA Editions, 2011)

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Editor: Carol Smallwood, Library Services for Multicultural Patrons to Encourage Library Use co-ed., (Scarecrow Press, 2013)

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver: The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This panel seeks papers that offer a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis. Papers will be accepted in Spanish or English.

Call for contributions for a volume of critical essays on Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost

full name / name of organization: 
Rennes University / Presses Universitaires de Rennes
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr, glwinter@free.fr

We are seeking innovative critical essays on William Shakespeare's Love’s Labour’s Lost and its stage and screen adaptations for a volume of critical essays to be published by Presses Universitair

CFP: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
CDBL@Brown.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@wcsne.org

The World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014) will be held at the Temple University. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education.

JNZL PRIZE for New Zealand Literary Studies 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature hosts an annual prize for new work in New Zealand Literary Studies.

CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Faculty of Letters and Arts

CALL FOR PAPERS

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE CONFERENCE:

CHANGING PLACES

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
globalhistoryofthebook@gmail.com

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty’s Postcolonial

[UPDATE] English Seventeenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@utpa.edu

The deadline for proposals has been extended to March 31.

Articles required for Issue 2 of The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for Issue 2 of The New Union. For more information and to see our first articles, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Specters of Influence, 2nd International Seminar on Literature, Cracow, May 17, 2014 (CFP March 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
contact email: 
spectersofinfluence@gmail.com

Specters of Influence
2nd International Seminar on Literature
Cracow, May 17, 2014

American Modernism: Form, History, and Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tim Packer
contact email: 
TimPackertimpacker@outlook.com

American Modernism:
Form, History, and Narrative

Community Engagement, Critical Literacy, and Literary Studies (MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Special Session Roundtable
contact email: 
aknight@calstatela.edu

The term “community engagement” has of late become something of an academic buzzword in the United States, accompanying and engendering innovative new pedagogy and research possibilities, as well

UPDATE Pupil 2014 has extended its submission deadline to March 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
pupilcfp@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE

Pupil: A Sourcebook for Teachers of Composition and Rhetoric is now accepting submissions for its 2014 journal!

[UPDATE] - Deadline Extended to 3/21 - Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

History and Transhistory in the Modern Novel (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Explorations of relations between historical and transhistorical forces that entangle and impinge on texts: memory, biography, trauma, event, rupture. Contemporary historical novel.

UPDATE: Writing in Context: Content Based First Year Composition (MLA 2015 Jan 8-11, Vancouver, BC)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/MLA Discussion Group on the Two Year College
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

While composition is often a standalone course, some colleges offer it as discipline-specific writing, either as a linked course or integrated into a learning community.

UPDATE: Reading Memory: Approaches to Teaching the Memoir: MLA 2015 Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA Allied Member of the MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Autobiography and memoir have become canonical staples, but also contested sites for discussing the boundaries of fictional and non-fictional self-representation.

CFP Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies JLCDS: “Disability and Blood"

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studie

The Secular and the Sacred: An Interdisciplinary Look at the Works of Marilynne Robinson and Dietrich Bonhoeffer

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity Western University
contact email: 
Natalie.Boldt@mytwu.ca

“People that read Bonhoeffer are possessed by Bonhoeffer.”
~Marilynne Robinson, Interview, Berkley Center

[REMINDER] Perspectives On Terror And The Literary (June, 2014) Deadline: 20th March, 2014, Vol I Issue I

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Peer-Reviewed Journal) edited by Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Sanglap is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed j

Third International Conference: Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature, May 24 and 25, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dayton Department of English and International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Metal Studies is a growing interdisciplinary field, connected to, though not limited to fields as diverse as Popular Culture, Leisure Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, English Studies, Music

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS 'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

full name / name of organization: 
Publisher: “George Enescu” University of Arts from Iasi, Romania.
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

Inaugural issue - June 2014

http://journalonarts.org

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Academic Novels: Beyond the Canon? (Special Session Proposal, MLA 2015 Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P.

"What are the productive connections between high school and college writing teachers?" (email by Mar 1 to get time extension)

full name / name of organization: 
crosspol: a discursive journal for high school and college writing teachers
contact email: 
crosspol.ed@gmail.com

For all the initiatives aimed at engagement and making students “college ready,” it seems like there isn't very much sustainable inter-institutional

Responsivity: Defining, Cultivating, Enacting. Proposal Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Tenth Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, October 16-18, 2014
contact email: 
watson@louisville.edu

This is a final call for submissions for individual and panel proposals for the 2014 Watson Conference, due Saturday, March 1st.

Call for Papers for English Literature Last Date of Submission 4th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101 )
http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

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