category: general announcements

Call for Editors: The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

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

Call for editors: The Rising Dragon, a Pacific Rim #Journal of #culture and #mediastudies.

Identity, Intimacy

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Intimacy, Identity (October 2015)

MMLA -- Arts and Sciences (2/15, 4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Matters Conference: March 27-28th, 2015; Submission Deadline Extended to March 2nd

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

Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia).

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
romeconference@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/jewishness.html

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

-Wallace Stevens

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1--CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts. FINAL DEADLINE: February 1 by midnight

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College
contact email: 
sedberryj@smcsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O’CONNOR AT 90

Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)

Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age, Proposals due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Novak, Temple University & Imaani El-Burki, Lehigh University
contact email: 
IdentityandCulture@gmail.com

Call for Chapters: Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age

[UPDATE] Final Call for Papers for Revising the Rising Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
cdebarra@drew.edu

The History and Culture Department of the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies invites paper proposals for its upcoming Irish history conference entitled “Revising the Rising,” to be hosted by Dre

War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

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

CFP ‘War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture’

General Call: Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

General Call for Papers
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference May 8-10

What is the future of illustration studies?

George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, 24th-25th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grosseteste University
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University
24th & 25th July 2015

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Open Windows: A feminist research center.
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation - An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
thinkingserially@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30th

[UPDATE] Trans Writ Large: Writing Difference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
transwritlarge2015@gmail.com

Extended deadline:
Submissions accepted through Friday, February 6. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 13. Interested applicants should submit a 250-350 word proposal.

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

www.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Collection: Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century

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

Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century. This collection will contribute to current scholarship by

Animal Suffering: Inter-Disciplinary Investigations in Animal Studies - October 22-23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; jacob.goodson@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the question of animal suffering. Papers might examine (but are not limited to):

{UPDATE]Bernadine Evaristo: Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
tracey.walters@sunysb.edu or walterstracey@hotmail.com

This call for papers is for contributions to Bernadine Evaristo: An Edited Collection of Essays. This project focuses on the life and work of Black and British writer Bernadine Evaristo.

Economies of English, 24th-25th April 2015, proposals by 27th February

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English and University of Geneva
contact email: 
martin.leer@unige.ch

As the world still reels from the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems timely to reflect on the connections between money and value embedded in all our discourses about economy, language and literature

Erotica universalis? Meanings of love and their (in)translatability

full name / name of organization: 
Planeta Literatur. Journal of Global Literary Studies
contact email: 
ewa.a.lukaszyk@gmail.com

In 1984, a Moroccan writer Fatema Mernissi launched the challenge of recuperating the local culture of intimacy, undermined by the colonial past.

SCALE (SLSAeu Annual Conference, Malta, 15-18 June, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for Science, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
admin@scale2015.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 27 February 2015.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Bruce Clarke, Marcus du Sautoy, Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Tom McCarthy, Franco Moretti, Cary Wolfe.

Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy-AEQ deadline 28th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly (ISSN 1096-1453)
contact email: 
marilynpasqua@tiscali.it

Academic Exchange Quarterly
(ISSN 1096-1453) Summer 2015 Volume 19, Issue 2
Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy
Feature Editor: Marilyn Pasqua
Deadline: 28th February 2014

Space, Alterity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Space, Alterity, Memory

www.shiftjournal.org

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)

Volume 2, Issue 1 | March/April 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

Lynda Barry Anthology- Deadline January 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

Lynda Barry: Seriously Multitalented is a proposed volume in the new seriesCritical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi.

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

Standing at the Edges The Environmental Justice and Citizenship Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejc14@inter-disciplinary.net

Standing at the Edges
The Environmental Justice and Citizenship Project

Tuesday 28th July – Thursday 30th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond and Relationship(s) The Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h2@inter-disciplinary.net

Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond and Relationship(s)
The Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond Project

Wednesday 20th July – Friday 22nd July 2015

Deception The Deception Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep2@inter-disciplinary.net

Deception
The Deception Project

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

Call for Presentations:

Childhood: Exploitation and Danger The Childhood Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child5@inter-disciplinary.net

Childhood: Exploitation and Danger
The Childhood Project

Friday 24th July – Sunday 26th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

The Failed Individual - International Conference, University of Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, University of Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers.

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