category: general announcements

[UPDATE] SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
slay@uwa.edu

CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org

Conference hotel:

Red on Red: A Symposium on Post-Socialist Art and Critical Theory (April 8-9, 2016, Yale University)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Fabrizio Fenghi, Julia Chan, Marta Figlerowicz
contact email: 
julia.chan@yale.edu

A discernible boom in politically engaged, leftist art practices and critical theory is underway in Eastern Europe and Russia, China, and in post-socialist countries of the Global South.

CFP: Digital Humanities Area, SWPACA, February 10-13, 2016. Deadline extended to November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

Please join us for the 37th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

[UPDATE: Deadline Nov.15, 2015] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (37th Annual)
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Proposals are now being sought for review in the Film Theory and Aesthetics Area. Review begins immediately and continues until November 15, 2015.

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality"

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/15/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar60@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: November 15, 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

The Sacramental Text Reconsidered - Special Issue - Christianity & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
cal@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Special Issues:
“THE SACRAMENTAL TEXT RECONSIDERED”

Special Issues - Christianity & Literature - "Sincerity"

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
mjsmith@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Two Special Issues:
“SINCERITY”

Special Issue Editors: Matthew J. Smith and Caleb Spencer

Classical Representations in Popular Culture, February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhaller@vwc.edu

The Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) will once again be sponsoring sessions on CLASSICAL REPRESENTATIONS IN POPULAR CULTURE at their 37th annual conference, February 10-13, 20

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area [Deadline Extension to 11/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb. 10-13th, 2016
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference

Medieval Globalisms: Movement in the Global Middle Ages (8-9 April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Medeival Studies Insititute of Indiana University, Bloomington
contact email: 
mblizard@indiana.edu

The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University invites proposals dealing with any aspect of Medieval Globalisms: movement, discourse, and cultural exchange.

The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

Studies in American Culture, an MLA-indexed, Peer-Review Journal, Submission Due Date: 1 April 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rcoleman@southalabama.edu

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of the literature, language, visual arts, music, digital humanities, and history of

‘Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil’

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
1816conference@sheffield.ac.uk

‘Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil’

24-27 June, 2016

An International Conference to be hosted by the University of Sheffield

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

CFP: Haptic Media Studies [SI of New Media & Society] [DEADLINE EXTENSION to November 8]

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson/ University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

CFP: Haptic Media Studies
Call for papers for a themed issue of NEW MEDIA & SOCIETY

Guest editors: David Parisi, Mark Paterson, and Jason Archer

Call for Publications - Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issues 3.1-4.2)

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

Verge: Studies in Global Asias
https://www.upress.umn.edu/journal-division/journals/verge-studies-in-gl...
verge@psu.edu

Issue 3.1
Open Issue
Submission deadline: February 1, 2016

[UPDATE] ICAF, 14-16 April 2016, University of South Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its eighteenth annual meeting, to be held at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, from Thursday, April 14,

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Symposium
February 5 & 6, 2016

[UPDATE] In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

We have extended the deadline for this special issue of the journal. Next year marks the 500th anniversary of Sir Thomas More’s seminal work, Utopia.

"Teaching Romanticism: Shakespearean Legacies"

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Textualities
contact email: 
vortiger@hotmail.com

"Teaching Romanticism: Shakespearean Legacies"

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication associated with Enculturation, seeks submissions that address the subject of academic cover versions.

New Materialisms and Economies of Excess - September 29 - October 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Emory University
contact email: 
comparative.lit@emory.edu

New Materialisms and Economies of Excess

Keynote Speakers:
Rebecca Comay (University of Toronto)
Jacques Lezra (New York University)
Eric L. Santner (University of Chicago)

Call for Papers for Re:Humanities 2016 Due January 1st, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Re:Humanities
contact email: 
re.humanities@gmail.com

Re:Humanities ’16: Bleeding Edge to Cutting Edge
Bryn Mawr || Haverford || Swarthmore
March 31-April 1, 2016
rehumanities@gmail.com
#rehum16

CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / An open access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for SCSECS (South Central ASECS) Feb 25-27 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

The deadline for abstracts of proposed papers for this year's SCSECS meeting (South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) in Oklahoma City has been extended to November 30, 2015

The Invisible Bear Poetry and Visual Art Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is a poetry and visual art magazine partially funded by the poetry working group at Duke University.

UPDATE: [MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline extended Nov. 4)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia and Rachel Luckenbill, Duquesne University
contact email: 
luckenbillr@duq.edu

We invite papers exploring the representation or influence of religion and/or spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures for a panel at MELUS 2016.

Extended Call for Papers – Special Issue on Animal Alterity (Deadline Jan 15) - Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.1

full name / name of organization: 
Otherness: Essays and Studies
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Animal Alterity, Spring 2016.

UPDATE "At Home in Hemingway's World"

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Vernon / Hemingway Society
contact email: 
vernon@hendrix.edu

XVIIth Biennial International Ernest Hemingway Conference
Oak Park, Illinois / Dominican University
July 17-22,2016

AT HOME IN HEMINGWAY'S WORLD
http://www.hemingwaysociety.org/oak-park-2016-0

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE - February 1-2-3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) January 18, 2016 deadline for proposals.

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
mary.wearn@mga.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel for the for the 27th annual American Literature Association conference.

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction's Inaugural Issue -- DEADLINE: Nov. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Museum of Science Fiction
contact email: 
monica.louzon@museumofsciencefiction.org

Editorial Team: Monica Louzon, M.L.S. (Managing Editor), Rachel Lazarus, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Heather McHale, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Ben Bova, Ph.D.

Encountering the Interface, March 25-26, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Trenton Olsen/ History of Art Department, The Ohio State University
contact email: 
olsen.163@osu.edu

The History of Art Graduate Student Association at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce the theme for its upcoming biennial graduate student conference, “Encountering the Interface.”

"Teaching Poe and His Era," a PSA Panel at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco (May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Pos Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontg1@gmail.com

Many teachers of Edgar Allan Poe’s writings spend time dispelling myths about the writer, and this process involves helping students understand the antebellum world in which Poe lived and worke

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters 2016 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters
contact email: 
michiganacademy@alma.edu

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B8FqTHsLeZGCQnhDTExqWk0wRzA

INVITATION
2016 Conference: Friday, March 4, 2016 at Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan

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