category: general announcements

Literary Journalism and World War War, Nancy, France, 19 April 2014 (abstracts due 31 Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
John S. Bak, I.D.E.A., Université de Lorraine
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-lorraine.fr

“Literary Journalism and World War I”

Saturday, 19 April 2014
Université de Lorraine (Nancy campus)

Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Dandelion Journal on VIOLENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of VIOLENCE for their forthcoming issue. Deadline: 13th January 2014.

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations

CFP: Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century (14&15/03/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, English Faculty
contact email: 
coastal.cultures@gmail.com

Speakers secured include Kate Flint, Margaret Cohen, Rosemary Ashton, Valentine Cunningham, Fiona Stafford, Christiana Payne, Roger Ebbatson, Mina Gorji, and Nick Freeman.

6th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Shakespeare 450 April 23-26, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
contact email: 
manana.gelashvili@tsu.ge

Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia and the Rustaveli National Theatre will host a four-day interdisciplinary international conference dedicated t

4th Global Conference: Childhood (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
N/A
contact email: 
asianrestaurantbook@gmail.com

Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

Edited by Bruce Makoto Arnold, Tanfer Emin Tunc, and Raymond Chong.

Capital Times; or the time of capital-ACLA 2014 NYU-Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mayra.bottaro@gmail.com

Seminar Organizer(s):
Mayra Bottaro (University of California, Berkeley/University of Oregon)

[Update] University of Florida Conference - Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy deadline 11/20/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
lyndsayb@ufl.edu

January 31st and February 1st, 2014
Fundamental Questions: What is College Writing?

Images of the Harem, edited volume, 31 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Don Juan Archive Wien: Ottomania
contact email: 
emkugler@colby.edu

We are seeking additional contributions to an edited volume, Images of the Harem, to be published as part of the Don Juan Archive’s Ottomania series in 2014-2015.

[UPDATE] Depicting A Mormon Moment: Mormon Characters and Mormon Authors in American Popular Culture. Call for Chapters 2/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Decker and Michael Austin
contact email: 
mdecker@bloomu.edu; austinm@newmanu.edu

UPDATE: A university press with a significant Mormon Studies catalog has expressed conditional interest in this collection.

Staging Beckett: Constructing Performance Histories, University of Reading, 4-5 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading
contact email: 
a.e.mcmullan@reading.ac.uk

Staging Beckett is a three year research collaboration between the universities of Chester, Reading, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

CFP: PCA-Canada Conference 2014, Calgary AB, May 8-10 - submission deadline Dec 15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

Call for Papers
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
4th Annual Conference, May 8-10, 2014

DESIGN AND RESISTANCE

full name / name of organization: 
5T 2014 - DESIGN AND RESISTANCE
contact email: 
bahar.emgin@yasar.edu.tr

DESIGN AND RESISTANCE
DATE
May 15-16, 2014
VENUE
Yasar University, İzmir
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
To be announced
THEME

Sovereignty: Individual and Empire - 7­th and 8th Feb. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NC Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
NCmems2014@gmail.com

The 14th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals for 15­-20 minute paper presentations that engage with the theme of sovere

CFP: 45th Mythopoeic Society Conference (Mythcon 45), August 8-11, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts

full name / name of organization: 
David Oberhelman / Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

Call for Papers: Mythopoeic Society Conference 45, "Where Fantasy Fits"
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Friday, August 8 through Monday, August 11, 2014
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/45/

Announcing The First Book Institute, June 8-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing
The 2014 First Book Institute
June 8-14, 2014
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFA - Critical Reflections on the Introductory Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Course

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Autumn White, Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst, and Jennifer Musial
contact email: 
atlantisgws101@gmail.com

(PDF of call for abstracts can be downloaded at: http://bit.ly/1e5dmSH. Please share!)

Call for Abstracts and Expressions of Interest for a Special Thematic Cluster of

Rebecca Harding Davis Society ALA Proposals due 1/17/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Creative Management of Small Public Libraries in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Celebrity Encounters: Transatlantic Fame in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

full name / name of organization: 
Páraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth) UK
contact email: 
Paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

Building on recent scholarship that has demonstrated that the discourses, practices and conditions associated with twentieth- and twenty-first-century celebrity culture were already in place in Americ

2014 Mormon Scholars in the Humanities Conference, 27-29 March 2014; proposal deadline: 31 Dec

full name / name of organization: 
Mormon Scholars in the Humanities
contact email: 
william.silverman@svu.edu; agoff@devry.edu; or davidpaxman@gmail.com

The 2014 Mormon Scholars in the Humanities conference will gather the evening of March 27th through midday on the 29th in Claremont, California; we are grateful the Chair of Mormon Studies at Claremon

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

American Literature Association Conference--25th Annual Conference--May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu; scm18@psu.edu

American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference

May 22-25, 2014

Hyatt Regency Washington
on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW

A Fiend in the Furrows - Perspectives on 'Folk Horror' in Literature, Film & Music - 19-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
ebyers01@qub.ac.uk; folkhorror@qub.ac.uk

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring British and Irish 'folk horror' in literature, film, televis

[UPDATE] - Mia Couto: A Critical Companion (Abstracts - 15 December, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Grant Hamilton & Dr David Huddart
contact email: 
coutocompanion@gmail.com

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CFP

Submissions are invited for an edited anthology of new and existing research on the work of Mozambican writer, Mia Couto.

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Feryal Cubukcu /Dokuz Eylul University
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

Cultures of Commemoration 11-12 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth (UK)
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk; elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

Taking as a starting point the range of events which will mark the commemoration of WWI in 2014, this conference considers the place occupied by commemorative practices in contemporary literature and

Frank Speech in Tudor Literature SCRC 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

South Central Renaissance Conference
April 3-5 2014, Tucson, Arizona

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu
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