category: general announcements

Social Justice from the Perspective of Islamic Economy, April 2-3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Islamic Economics Workshop IV
contact email: 
iew@islamiceconomy.org

The fourth Islamic Economics Workshop will be held by the Association for Science, Culture and Education (ILKE); the Scientific Studies Association (ILEM) and the Turkish Entrepreneurship and Business

ACLA 2016 Harvard CFP: Alternative Academics? Re-thinking the premises of the academic discourse

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

Starting with the Global Financial Crisis of 2007, an already dwindling and tough job market for those who received a Ph.D.

[UPDATE] – 8th International Conference "Word, Utterance, Text" – Registration deadline extended till 09/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Chelyabinsk State University
contact email: 
slovo_csu@mail.ru

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite the academic community to attend the 8th International Conference "Word, Utterance, Text: Cognitive, Pragmatic and Cultural Aspects", which will be held on April 20-22, 2016 at Chelyabinsk State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia).

Presumed Autonomy: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice 10–13 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Ever since the emergence of the modern marketplace for cultural goods, literary texts and art works have, on occasion, defied the expectations of its readers and audience, affronted their moral ethos,

[REMINDER] Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence, Italy 22 April 2016 - abstract deadline October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IASEMS http://www.maldura.unipd.it/iasems/index.html
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 20, 2015***
• What makes an environmental crisis common or uncommon?

Composition Faculty Summit Friday October 23, 2015--Submissions Due Friday September 25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee/Essex County College
contact email: 
Jlee6@essex.edu

CFP for Composition Faculty Summit
Submissions due Friday September 25, 2015.
 
 

"Making Sense(s) in the Eighteenth Century"

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS 2016
contact email: 
raseiler@indiana.edu

Below, please find a cfp for a panel to be held at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.

Post45 Graduate Conference - February 5-6. Chapel Hill, NC (abstracts due Nov. 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Post45 & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com



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

CfP: The Fourth Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 23 – 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again
23 - 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

Nordic Literature and Culture (PAMLA Conference, Nov. 6-8,2015); Proposals due 9/20

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
erla.marteinsdottir@ucr.edu

Looking for a paper for the Nordic Literature and Culture session on any aspect of Nordic or Scandinavian literature, culture, or film.

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic (1/10/2016); (2/27/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

ACLA seminar proposal - Narrative's Others

full name / name of organization: 
Dora Zhang
contact email: 
dyzhang@berkeley.edu

In his recent Antinomies of Realism, Frederic Jameson identifies an unresolvable tension in the realist novel between two impulses.

SF Storyworlds [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is an interdisciplinary series devoted to the study of science fiction.

[UPDATE] The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

The Way of All Flesh, April 7-8, 2016, New York, NY (proposals due October 15)

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York Graduate Center English Student Association
contact email: 
thewayofallfleshconference@gmail.com

The Way of All Flesh
English Student Association Conference
City University of New York, the Graduate Center
April 7-8

Shakespeare And Our Times Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Black / Old Dominion University
contact email: 
eblack@odu.edu

SHAKESPEARE AND OUR TIMES

NEW DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15

An interdisciplinary, international conference on the significance of Shakespeare in the early twenty-first century

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

[UPDATE] Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

HABIT Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): Abstracts Due October 15

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

Apollon Undergraduate Research CFP -- 30 SEPT 15

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

[Update] Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

Call for Short Articles/'Notes'

full name / name of organization: 
The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print by The University of Birmingham.

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
elphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr ; elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016, June 2 - 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016

The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2016, March 2 - 4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
iiclldubai@iafor.org.

The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2016

KORE AWARD FOR BEST DISSERTATION IN WOMEN AND MYTHOLOGY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
ASWM.KoreAward@gmail.com

KORE AWARD FOR BEST DISSERTATION IN WOMEN AND MYTHOLOGY 2016

Sarasvati Nonfiction Book Award Notification

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
aswmsubmissions@gmail.com

The Sarasvati Book Award solicits nonfiction books published during 2013-2015 in the field of goddess studies.

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature -- 11/7/15

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
full name / name of organization:

"Queering Diasporic (Counter) Ecologies: Charting Interplace-Based Webs of Relation"

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jessica Best/ Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2016 Conference
contact email: 
bestj@sunyacc.edu

Bridging the fields of queer ecology, transnational feminist theory, diaspora studies, and comparative literature, this panel invites proposals from literary scholars who perform “counter-topographi

Life Writing as Empathy, Deadline for abstracts October 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 2 | September 2016
Call for Papers
Life Writing as Empathy

Guest editor: Rocío G. Davis
University of Navarra

[UPDATE - Deadline 01/09/2015] Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium, University of Birminham
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

CFP: Native American Literature (47th Annual CEA Conference, March 31-April 2, 2016, Denver, CO)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
bcarson@bridgew.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2016

Conference Theme: creation

47th Annual Conference | March 31-April 2, 2016 | Denver, CO

Native American Literature Panel(s)

Call for Undergrad Work on Disabilities/Abilities

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qc-writers@gmail.com

Queen City Writers, a refereed journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that speak to issues of disabilities/abilities for an upcoming issue.

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