category: general announcements

Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Veterans Studies
contact email: 
mgrohow@gmail.com

The Journal of Veterans Studies invites submissions for its inaugural issue Summer 2016

Journal Focus and Scope

Regarding Nicolas Calas

full name / name of organization: 
Athens School of Fine Arts, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
contact email: 
regardingcalas@gmail.com

Regarding Nicolas Calas: An International Symposium
Athens School of Fine Arts, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
21-22 October 2016

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

This Companion will cover the relationship between food and literature in the broadest sense.

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis (Feb. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Wallace / Queen's University
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca

We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled “Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis,” that will treat cultural production and practices relat

Call for Articles in Communication/Media/Journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its 2016 issues.

Catastrophe: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Catastrophe
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Peer Reviewers: Literature Criticism Series

full name / name of organization: 
Layman Poupard Publishing
contact email: 
info@lpppub.com

Layman Poupard Publishing seeks peer reviewers for forthcoming entries in volumes of the Literature Criticism Series published by Gale Cengage.

Sustainability and Relevance: The Independent Library in 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Independent Libraries
contact email: 
louisa.yates@gladlib.org

Independent libraries occupy a unique place in the world’s cultural life.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
adam.hansen@northumbria.ac.uk

SHAKESPEARE IN THE NORTH

2 June 2016

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
www.northumbria.ac.uk/shakespeareinthenorth

Special Session: "Neo-Colonialism and the Futures of Afro-Asian Solidarity" (MLA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
rinehart@g.harvard.edu

This special session considers the development and/or disintegration of post-Bandung Afro-Asian solidarities during the "second scramble" for Africa, debates over Affirmative Action, and #blacklivesma

In the Light of Gloriana Conference; Nov 18-21, 2016 -- CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Gloriana Society
contact email: 
glorianasoc@gmail.com

The Gloriana Society invites advanced graduate students and faculty to attend the inaugural meeting of our biannual conference In the Light of Gloriana, Nov 18-21, 2016 at the Tower of London.

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

Mediterranean at Large

full name / name of organization: 
Politics. Rivista di Studi Politici
contact email: 
cfp@rivistapolitics.it

MEDITERRANEAN AT LARGE
Cfp #5 (1/2016)

Eborakon Call for Submissions - Deadline 25 Feb

full name / name of organization: 
Eborakon poetry journal
contact email: 
eborakonjournal@gmail.com

Eborakon - Call for Submissions
Issue 3
Deadline 25 February

Comics and Popular Arts Conference at DragonCon (Sept 2-5, 2016) - DL: Feb 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
contact email: 
organizers@comicspopularartsconference.org

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 9th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2-5, 2016.

Terrible Beauty [Deadline Extended to 1/30/2016]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect, September 22-25 2016, Banff

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Keynotes

1. Daniel Heath Justice, University of British Columbia
2. Smaro Kamboureli, University of Toronto
3. Daniel Laforest, University of Alberta

Round-Table of Invited Authors

{UPDATE] William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

January 25th is the extended deadline.

IGNCC Comics Conference - Graphic Gothic - CFP deadline 31/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics; Studies in Comics; Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics; Gothic Studies Network
contact email: 
igncc16@gmail.com

The Seventh International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics present GRAPHIC GOTHIC
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK: w/c 11 July 2016

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jahiissa65@gmail.com

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies
Call for Papers
Email contact:

CFP Open issue from the Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
[Indexed by Elsevier Scopus, EBSCO, MLA International Directory , DOAJ, Keepers Registry, Ulrichs Web, WorldCat etc.]

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2016
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
Abstract deadline Monday, February 29, 2016

Teaching Matters, April 1-2, 2016--Critical Thinking as Radical Pedagogy: Academic Freedom and Inclusion in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching Matters--Gordon State College
contact email: 
TeachingMatters@gordonstate.edu

Teaching Matters' 14th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Gordon State College
Barnesville, GA
April 1st-2nd, 2016

Critical Thinking as Radical Pedagogy:

Boundaries of College-Ready Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Miles McCrimmon/MLA2017 Philadelphia
contact email: 
mmcrimmon@reynolds.edu

Questions about political and economic contexts of placement, transfer, dual credit.

CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Graeme Macdonald & Dr Caroline Edwards / University of Warwick & Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
caroline.edwards@bbk.ac.uk

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavour has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focus

UPDATE (DEADLINE ATTACHED) 23rd METU BNC

full name / name of organization: 
23rd British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work
contact email: 
http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/index.htm

23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

27-28 October 2016
METU Culture and Convention Centre
Ankara, Turkey

Department of Foreign Language Education,

[Update] Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA (deadline 1.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s Annual Conference.

[UPDATE] POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE, 27-28 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education Hong, Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE
27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong
Keynote speakers: Eugene O’Brien, Mary immaculate College, University of Limerick

[UPDATE] 23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bnc2016@metu.edu.tr

23rd BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE:
Agatha Christie and Her Work
postponed
Department of Foreign Language Education

Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

[UPDATE: CFP deadline extended to Jan 22, 2016] Monstrous Impositions --- March 4-6, 2016, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium Committee
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@gmail.com

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CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

"The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017,

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. O'Dell
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

Is the historical novel a literary genre in the formal sense or is the term merely a placeholder for fictions about the past?

The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 2/25/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

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. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

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