category: general announcements

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: "Rage"

Call for Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CFP: International Conference “Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS-Faculty of Social Sciences and Humnities, New University of Lisbon (Portugal), Casa das Historias Paula Rego
contact email: 
cetaps@fcsh.unl.pt ; paularegoconference@gmail.com

International Conference
“Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

3-4 December 2015

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education / The Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
edu1@inter-disciplinary.net

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education
The Education Project

Monday 20th July – Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Space, Place and Sport / The Sport Project: Probing the Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport4@inter-disciplinary.net

Space, Place and Sport
The Sport Project: Probing the Boundaries

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Constructing and Defining Food Practices The Food Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food4@inter-disciplinary.net

Constructing and Defining Food Practices
The Food Project

Tuesday 15th September – Thursday 17th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fear, Horror and Terror: Experiences, Production and Dissemination The Fear, Horror and Terror Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht9@inter-disciplinary.net

Fear, Horror and Terror:
Experiences, Production and Dissemination
The Fear, Horror and Terror Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity The Apocalypse Project: Rescheduled!

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc4@inter-disciplinary.net

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity
The Apocalypse Project: Rescheduled!

Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

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

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

War and Representation Conference, 21 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of Leicester UK
contact email: 
warnet@leicester.ac.uk

War and Representation Network Conference
Anniversary Culture II:
1815 and 1915: From Waterloo to Gallipoli
Saturday 21 November 2015, University of Leicester
Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

Call for Editors

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter and Martha Satz / Demeter Press
contact email: 
lee.baxter28@gmail.com and msatz@mail.smu.edu

We are seeking and welcome perspectives from a variety of disciplines, historical, comparative, and cross-cultural, for a collection of essays entitled Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood.

MLA Conference Special Session: "Missed Connections: Satire and Its Publics" (Jan. 7-10, 2016) CFP Due Mar. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

This panel welcomes papers concerning the intersections of satire, political art, and other forms of subversive humor with various audiences during any time period.

BARZAKH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, Deadline: April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
HLA_IFOA@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

Games and Literary Theory Conference (Nov 20-22, 2015, New Orleans, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Welsh
contact email: 
twelsh@loyno.edu

International Conference Series in Games and Literary Theory
Third Annual Conference

Hosted by Loyola University New Orleans, Department of English & School of Mass Communication

Sacred Joureys 2: Pilgrimage to the heart of the sacred July 3-5, 2015 Mansfield College Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
imcintos@iupui.edu

Pilgrimage to the Heart of the Sacred

The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond Project

Friday 3rd July – Sunday 5th July 2015

Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Time, Freedom & Narrative | Postgraduate Conference | Manchester (July 3rd 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
timefreedomnarrative@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by doctoral students at the Centre for New Writing and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

[UPDATE} DEADLINE EXTENDED Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick 20-22 May 2015
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015

Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference| DIGGING, DIALOGUE & DIVERSITY| 11-15 July, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Tertiary Campus Ministry Association (Australia) on behalf of the International Association for Chaplains in Higher Education
contact email: 
chaplaincy@scu.edu.au

Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference

DIGGING, DIALOGUE & DIVERSITY

11 – 15 July, 2016
Bendigo, AUSTRALIA

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Death, Violence and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

CFP MLA 2016: The Academic Language of Measurement: Considerations & Best Practices

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Discussion Group: Global Languages
contact email: 
lynn.houston@sunyorange.edu

At its most basic level, attention to the language of measurement means something as simple as advising a student to “avoid wordiness” rather than “watch wordiness,” an inexact command because

Reminder: Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini
contact email: 
Alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

Deadline approaching: Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century.

CFP Extension: New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines

full name / name of organization: 
Lillie Anne Brown, Ph.D., Department of English and Modern Languages, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
lillie.brown@famu.edu

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the CFP on New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines has been extended to March 30, 2015. (See original CFP on 2/13/15.)

[Expanded] Public Pedagogy: Teaching Literature in the Corporate University

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Spitzer-Hanks/ University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
penumbra7@hotmail.com

In an increasingly market-driven educational environment, aestheticist arguments for the study of literature appear more and more unconvincing as colleges and universities have begun to see themselve

C A L L F O R P A P E R S No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15
Deadline: March 12 2015

[Update] MLA 2016 "Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016, Proposed Special Session
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

Seeking papers for a proposed special session for MLA 2016. This session invites presentations that explore representations of women during the Sexual Revolution.

CORRECTED CFP: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices

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

CORRECTED CFP: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices

Diplomacy and Letters: The Role of Literary Ambassadors

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Austin 2016
contact email: 
Karen.Benavente@glasgow.ac.uk

What is the role of diplomats as writers? And conversely, what is the role of the writer, when he or she has been 'appropriated' by the State?

UPDATE: Utopia & the End of the City 1-4 July 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
Utopian Studies Society (Europe)
contact email: 
utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

Call for proposals: Utopia and the end of the city
FINAL DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15 March 2015

Call for book chapters: Anti-Portraits: beyond likeness and identity

full name / name of organization: 
Fiona Johnstone & Kirstie Imber, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
theantiportrait@gmail.com

Chapter proposals are invited for a new volume on Anti-Portraits: portraiture beyond likeness and identity (I.B. Tauris).

CFP: Friendship in the Writing of Early Modern Women - SSEMW panel at the SCSC (Vancouver, BC, October 22-25, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Early Modern Women / Sixteenth Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This panel seeks papers relating to the construction of friendship in early modern women’s writing for a session at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference (Vancouver, BC, October 22-25, 2015) to b

CFP: 2015 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 15-18, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 15-18, 2015
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA

“Adapting the Real”

4th Global Academic Meeting, GAM 2015, 10-11 October 2015, Dubai, UAE

full name / name of organization: 
The European Scientific Institute (ESI)
contact email: 
contact@gamdubai.net

Supporting the concept of mulitdisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdiciplinarity the meeting welcomes papers in different academic disciplines.

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