category: general announcements

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

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (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

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

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

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

CFP: Deviant Realism(s) seminar, ACLA conference, March 20-23, New York University

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Behrmann, Emma Lieber/Rutgers University
contact email: 
behrmann@rutgers.edu, emma.lieber@rutgers.edu

Deviant Realism(s)

ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association

Annual Meeting

March 20-23, 2014, New York University

organizers: Nicola Berhrmann, Rutgers U
Emma Lieber, Rutgers U

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Thinking Makes My Head Hurt! Deadline January 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Women's Lives Around the World Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Barbour, Oregon State University
contact email: 
nancy.barbour@oregonstate.edu

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women’s Lives Around the World

Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe

Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS

Eighth Annual EGSA Graduate Student Conference: The Spectacular! March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University
Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

[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.

CFP: Cartographies of Dissent: Resistance and Revolution in the Transnational Imaginary ACLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah D'Adamo (McMaster University) & Karim Mattar (UC Boulder)
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca, karim.mattar@colorado.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Annual meeting: "Capitals"
March 20-23 2014, New York University

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENSION - Queering the Quotidian: Differential and Contested Spaces Within Neoliberalism

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Queering the Quotidian: Differential and Contested Spaces Within Neoliberalism

Call for Papers: “Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading” Conference June 27-28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Rubery
contact email: 
m.rubery@qmul.ac.uk

Call for Papers: “Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading”
Date: 27-28 June 2014
Venue: Wellcome Collection, London (http://www.wellcomecollection.org/)

CFP: Theater & Performance Studies NOW due 11/15/13 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lsally@mcny.edu

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies
Abstracts Due November 15, 2013

35th Annual Southwest PCA/ACA Conference
February 19-21, 2014, Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.or

New Literary Magazine Focused on Indigenous Experiences: Tlaa call for submissions DUE DEC. 1

full name / name of organization: 
New Mexico State's Tlaa: A collective of Indigenous Expression
contact email: 
tlaajournal@gmail.com

Call for submissions!

Tlaa: A Collective of Indigenous Expression

Deadline for Submissions February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE THINGS ITSELF LITERARY JOURNAL
contact email: 
oquintanilla@hotmail.com

The Thing Itself is the only literary journal at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio.

CFP: (Update) Pedagogy and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Call for Submissions: Rollins Book Award for Popular and/or American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
tburnett@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular and American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Peter C. Rollins Book Award.

Borders - Saturday, March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on March 29, 2014.

Beats and Counterculture Literature area, SWPACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14) ***November 15th***

full name / name of organization: 
annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

CFP: Beats and Counterculture area, SWPACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

Extended Deadline: November, 15, 2013

5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English: "Poison and Love"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
englishgradcon@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 14-15, 2014

Poison and Love

[UPDATE] Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA (Feb. 2014)--Deadline Extended to Nov. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
35th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
“Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”

BLESOK (peer-reviewed bilingual journal): article submissions

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 93-95
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

We are seeking articles/reviews/essays for the upcoming editions of the international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal BLESOK (blesok.mk).

CFP: Merging Media: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Hybrid Arts, 1st February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
mergingmedia2014@gmail.com

Merging Media: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Hybrid Arts

Call for Papers

Saturday 1st February 2014

University of Kent, Canterbury

EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Horror," February 19-22, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico

full name / name of organization: 
The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

[REMINDER] This Rough Magic:Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Deadline Extended for Proposals to Mystery/Detective SW PCA/ACA--Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Extended Deadline Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
Southwest Popular/American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

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