category: general announcements

Dieter Leisegang: Sustaining a Private Poet

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Weiss/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu

Despite Dieter Leisegang’s rich oeuvre, the poet rarely sought to have his works published.

Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Modern Languages Open (MLO)

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool University Press
contact email: 
clare.hooper[at]liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Modern Languages Open

SECOND BIENNIAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE - THEME "HOME" 7th-11th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English Studies, College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria/Tshwane
contact email: 
dambesgi@unisa.ac.za; seshimj@unisa.ac.za

VENUE: Kwa Maritane Lodge (Pilanesberg Game Reserve and Heritage Site), North-West Province, South Africa

CFP: Iris: A Magazine of New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults, 1.2: Histories (Deadline: 21 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Iris: A Magazine of New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults
contact email: 
editorial@creatingiris.org

Iris, a quarterly literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry on LGBTQ themes for young adults, invites submissions for its second issue on the theme of histories. Iris features writing and artwork that challenge and captivate young adult readers between the ages of 14 - 17.

A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

The Special Session examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

THE STORY OF MEMORY CONFERENCE 4-5 Sep. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton
contact email: 
memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The Story of Memory Conference: Exploring New Perspectives on the Relationship between Storytelling and Memory in the Twenty-First Century

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Editor
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

The editor of this collection, per the feedback of the interested university press, solicits several more essays that tackle the subject of queerness in the Roald Dahl canon.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory -[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

Update: Deadline for Proposals Extended to Feb. 21

Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

A symposium sponsored by the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

The Third Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’

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

Dear Colleagues,

]Update] Collection on Poe

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 to complete a collection of essays that will be a part of new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield).

Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir (SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX; Abstract deadline March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rcostello@mcneese.edu

Abstract deadline: March 31, 2014

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole, Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

45th ISAGA conference

full name / name of organization: 
ISAGA and SAGSAGA
contact email: 
info@isaga2014.com

45th ISAGA (International Simulation and Gaming Association) conference in Dornbirn, Austria
July 7 – 11, 2014

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

The Way Things Work: Art as Science, Science as Art

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
Lscharf@umassd.edu

The Way Things Work: Art as Science, Science as Art

The Third Annual Undergraduate Student Conference
Art History Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts

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

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 (U.S.

CFP: MLA 2015, deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division of American Literature to 1800
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Executive Committee for Division of American Literature to 1800 invites submissions to the following calls for papers for the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver.

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

{UPDATE} Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Philosophy)

The First Biennial John Dos Passos Conference (10-11 October. Chattanooga, TN)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its first biennial conference.

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Audition seeks plays, production process pieces, theory, pedagogy, and more

full name / name of organization: 
Audition: A Journal of Drama and Interdisciplinary Performance
contact email: 
DayanaSimona12@gmail.com; rcostello@mcneese.edu; jasonknight14@gmail.com

What We Like

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

[UPDATE] CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Women's Lives Around the World Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Barbour, Oregon State University
contact email: 
Nancy.Barbour@oregonstate.edu

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women’s Lives Around the World
Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe
Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS

Pupil Pedagogical Journal Accepting Submissions - March 1, 2014 deadline

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

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

ROMOCOCO: June 2014, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
romococo@denvercomiccon.com

We are excited to announce that ROMOCOCO 2014 is now officially a part of Denver Comic Con!

Special Issue on Roger Casement [Deadline: May 15th, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
submissions@breac.org

Roger Casement (1864-1916) was, and remains, one of the most striking and cosmopolitan of Irish nationalists.

Call For Papers: MLA Convention 2015 Transnational Adoption in Film

full name / name of organization: 
ALLIANCE FOR THE STUDY OF ADOPTION AND CULTURE
contact email: 
mf107@nyu.edu

ALLIANCE FOR THE STUDY OF ADOPTION AND CULTURE

Call For Papers: MLA Convention 2015

Transnational Adoption in Film

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

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

The 2014 Watson Conference aims to foster ongoing conversations about how to be responsive to communities in and beyond the academy and how to foster the conditions that make these visions a reality.

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