category: general announcements

Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 [Monday 22 July 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
k.e.mullin@leeds.ac.uk; ajohnson@cityu.edu.hk

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Date: Monday 22 July 2015

Reading Fantasy -- RMMLA, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 6-8 Oct., 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mjhtaylor@gmail.com

This Special Topics session will explore English-language fantasy literature, film, and television.Topics may include, but are not limited to: Vampire literature (Twilight, The Sookie Stackhouse novel

Space and Place The Space and Place Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp6@inter-disciplinary.net

Space and Place
The Space and Place Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Time, Space + Body / The Time, Space + Body Project: 5th Global Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tsb5@inter-disciplinary.net

Time, Space + Body
The Time, Space + Body Project

Sunday 30th August – Tuesday 1st September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fan Activism and Civic Engagement The Fan Communities and Fandom Project: 3rd Global Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan3@inter-disciplinary.net

Fan Activism and Civic Engagement
The Fan Communities and Fandom Project: 3rd Global Meeting

Sunday 20th September – Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Comparative Literature in India: Contemporary Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, UNIVERSITY of HYDERABAD
contact email: 
jbheemaiah66@gmail.com

University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Telangana, India – 500046
National Seminar
on
Comparative Literature in India: Contemporary Issues
18-19 March, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS
Concept Note

COMPARING COMPARATIVE LITERATURES

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
dasgupta.sayantan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on
COMPARING COMPARATIVE LITERATURES
DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY

Critical Afrocentric Re-Framing of Intellectual Portraits: Contemporary Updates to Traditions of Genius -- October 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
27th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference, Sponsosred by Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement (DISA) -- Location: The Wyndham-Historic District, Philadelphia, PA,
contact email: 
cnt15@pitt.edu

We seek cutting-edge papers from an international cadre of scholars to introduce intriguing and effective ideas about using the Afrocentric paradigm to update, re-frame, modernize, and re-engage Afric

[MLA 2016, Austin] Special Session "Translation, Genre, Politics"

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine Hardman / UMass Amherst
contact email: 
jhardman@english.umass.edu

MLA special session will investigate the influence of literary translation and adaptation on the development of new genres, forms, and modes of literature.

Call for Papers: Imagining the Future Together: Critical Essays on Indigenous Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Brian K. Hudson / University of Oklahoma
contact email: 
briankhudson@ou.edu

Call for Papers: Imagining the Future Together: Critical Essays on Indigenous Science Fiction

Victorian Work and Labor Oct. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
2015 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
VICTORIAN WORK AND LABOR
OCTOBER 2 – 3, 2015
CONVERSE COLLEGE
SPARTANBURG, SC

The Politics of Art and Art Scenes in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Call for papers: The politics of art and art scenes in Latin America

CFP: Speculation and Fiction (Deadline April 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

We seek articles responding to the CFP below by April 30, 2015 for Vol. 2 Issue 1 of Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry.

Theory and Practice, Society of Fellows, Univ. of Chicago May 8-9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
theoryand practice15@gmail.com

The University of Chicago Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts will host a two-day conference addressing the theme of Theory and Practice.

[UPDATE] LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF PHILOSOPHY conference, deadline for submissions extended to March 15

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) is glad to announce its Fourth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on May 22 and 23, 2015.

Literature in Large Classes - MLA 2016 (Austin,Texas) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Murchison, University of Ottawa
contact email: 
kmurchis@uottawa.ca

Inviting abstracts for an MLA special session proposal on teaching large classes.

Visualising the Animal

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cumbria
contact email: 
visualising@cumbria.ac.uk

Visualising the Animal

CALL FOR PAPERS: 15th March
A conference bringing together theorists and practitioners
in the field of photography rethinking visualisations of animals

CFP: ATDS @ MLA 2016 – Performance and Its Publics

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
lmielke@ku.edu

The American Theatre and Drama Society invites individual and panel proposals on the broad theme of "Performance and Its Publics," to be considered for the ATDS-sponsored panel(s) at the 2016 MLA conv

Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu:edu Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christine Ferguson and Dr Andrew Radford, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
christine.ferguson@glasgow.ac.uk andrew.radford@glasgow.ac.uk

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Edited Collection)

Animals in the Anthropocene - human-animal relations in a changing semiosphere

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stavanger; Minding Animals Norway
contact email: 
anthropoceneanimals@uis.no

The Second Call For Papers for the conference "Animals in the Anthropocene: Human-animal relations in a changing semiosphere" (Stavanger, Norway, September 17-19th 2015) has appeared (see conference w

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

Call for Papers (March 1st): “Art,Design,Science and Literature in Early Modernity”

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal
contact email: 
http://www.earlymodernstudiesjournal.org/submission-guidelines/

Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formerly Early English Studies (EES) is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and

"Filth of all hues..." -- MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Goldsmith
contact email: 
hgoldsmith@smu.edu

Excrement, offal, garbage, rubbish, waste, dirt, trash, lewdness, fornication, pornography: this panel seeks theoretically-grounded (but still playful) approaches to filth in literature.

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 5

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

liquid blackness is undertaking a long term research project on the legendary yet seldom seen film: Larry Clark’s 1977 Passing Through.

[UPDATE] CFP (MLA 2016) Lexical and Syntactic Experimentation in Postmodernist Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Linguistic Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
donhardy@unr.edu

Papers are welcome that approach lexical and syntactic experimentation in Postmodernist Literature from a linguistic perspective.

Call for Submissions – Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issue 4: Asian Empires & Imperialism), due Aug. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Verge: Studies in Global Asias is a new journal that includes scholarship from scholars in both Asian and Asian American Studies.

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (extended deadline2/25)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) &National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2015ealaconference@gmail.com.

Originating from old Latin se- (“apart”) and cernere (“sift”), “secret” means “hidden, concealed, and private,” thereby signifying the distinction between the true and the false, the l

Through Opposition and Commonality: The Role and Depiction of the Arts and Sciences in Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association /Columbus, OH/ 12-15 Nov. 2015
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature
Permanent Section
Session Coordinator: Dr. Amberyl Malkovich
Dept. of English, Concord University
amalkovich@concord.edu

Gender and Cyberspace Special Conference Stream within The Femininities and Masculinities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm5@inter-disciplinary.net

Gender and Cyberspace
Special Conference Stream within The Femininities and Masculinities Project

Saturday 2nd May – Monday 4th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

The Monsters and the Monstrous Journal Current Call for Submissions / Vol. 5, No. 1

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

The Monsters and the Monstrous Journal Current Call for Submissions:

Volume 5, Number 1 (Summer 2015), Fairy Tale Monsters / Monstrous Fairy Tales

Fantasies of Whiteness Special Conference Stream within The Images of Whiteness Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white5@inter-disciplinary.net

Fantasies of Whiteness
Special Conference Stream within The Images of Whiteness Project

Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

Sci-Fi The Sci-Fi Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
scifi1@inter-disciplinary.net

Sci-Fi
The Sci-Fi Project

Wednesday 5th August – Friday 7th August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

The Body’s Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bt4@inter-disciplinary.net

The Body’s Transformations
The Body Transformations Project

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

Call for Presentations:

Writing Prison: The Literary, the Literal and the Liberational

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep6@inter-disciplinary.net

Writing Prison: The Literary, the Literal and the Liberational
Special Conference Stream within The Experiencing Prison Project

Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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