category: general announcements

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Visualizing Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, July 4th, 2014
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference: Visualizing Fantastika.

3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
scholarship_littheo@cusanuswerk.org

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CfP The 4th Global Conference ‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’, Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The 4th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014

CFP Affective Habitus, Canberra, Australia, June 19-21 2014 (deadline for abstracts March 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ASLEC-ANZ/The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions/the Australian National University
contact email: 
2014EHC@anu.edu.au

Call for Papers, 2014 Environmental Humanities Conference: “Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories of Botany, Zoology and Emotions” – 19-21 June, 2014, Humanities Research Centre, ANU

Call for Papers: ‘Situating Simondon: media and technics’

full name / name of organization: 
PLATFORM Journal
contact email: 
platformjmc@gmail.com

Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
An interdisciplinary journal for early career researchers and graduate students

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Magic and Witchcraft Panel, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014; abstract deadline May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Logan Greene, lgreene@ewu.edu

Proposals are invited for a panel on Magic and Witchcraft for the 2014 conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA).

SUNY COW 2014 - Transitions: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Council On Writing
contact email: 
heislerc@sunyocc.edu

SUNY COW 2014 – Call For Proposals
Transitions: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education
September 26-27, 2014 Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY

Freedom and Justice: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

full name / name of organization: 
The National Economic Society (NEA), American Association of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) and The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University Conference
contact email: 
griot@bucknell.edu

The National Economic Society (NEA), American Association of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) and The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University announce and invite paper submissions for a

[Reminder] Negotiating Archives of Redemption in Modernism, MLA 2015 Special Session Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Langlois, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
clanglo2@uwo.ca

In Religion and Violence, Hent de Vries argues that the “critical resources of the historical phenomenon called religion […] constitute an immense archive of concepts and figures, practices and di

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

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

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions extended until March 30

In principio fuit interpres: Translation as the Genesis and Palingenesis of Literature [deadline 15/05/2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Cattani, Matteo Fadini, Federico Saviotti
contact email: 
tradizione@ticontre.org

Call for Contributions for the thematic section of the peer-reviewed pluringual journal 'Ticontre' (n° 3, March 2014) edited by Paola Cattani, Matteo Fadini, Federico Saviotti.

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. 41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

Creative Writing -The Short Story: The Story as a Force of Nature (SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX; Submission deadline March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
allie.mariano@gmail.com

A short story has the power to move its audience like a beautiful, destructive force of nature. This panel is a venue for SCMLA members to showcase their original short stories.

Call for Abstracts: Multi/Interdisciplinary Investigations into Italy and World War I--Due April 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

Call for Abstracts: Multi/Interdisciplinary Investigations into Italy and World War I

Due: April 1, 2014

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

"Teaching Modern British Literature" - SAMLA 2014 - Atlanta - November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Humann / The University of Alabama (SAMLA Convention)
contact email: 
duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

"Teaching Modern British Literature"

The English V (Modern British) Panel seeks papers that address pedagogical strategies for teaching Modern British Literature.

Diaries and Diary Fiction (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Desiree Henderson
contact email: 
dhenderson@uta.edu

Special Session for 2015 Modern Language Association Conference (Vancouver).

The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
mark.phelan@nuigalway.ie

Keynote address: Robert Fisk (seven times world journalist of the year and author of In Time of War: Ireland, Ulster and the price of neutrality, 1939-45)

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS... (11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, Helsinki 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for proposals: 15 April 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS

[UPDATED] The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000
July 1-4 2014
University of Sydney

http://novelnetwork.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Allegory: New Ideas, New Theories at MLA (Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Machosky
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

This is an open call for papers about new approaches to allegory in any form. Unusual approaches to canonical allegories; unconventional applications; provocative theories or readings encouraged.

[UPDATE] CFP, 45th Mythopoeic Society Conference, 8-11 August, Wheaton College, Norton MA

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

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

WHERE FANTASY FITS

"III International Conference on the American Literary West" (U.Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: October 8-10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REWEST (UPV/EHU, U. Basque Country)
contact email: 
rewest2014@gmail.com

THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: A TERRITORY WITHOUT BORDERS?
III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
UPV/EHU (UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY)
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN, OCTOBER 8-10, 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 28 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Huzzah! We're extending the deadline for submissions for our upcoming Death & the Maiden special issue. You now have until Friday 28 March 2014.

liquid blackness April Symposium -- Call for Artists, Scholars, and Curators

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

liquid blackness is proud to announce our Spring Symposium, April 11-12, 2014, at Georgia State University.

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

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, public libraries consultant; Library Management Tips That Work, ed., (ALA Editions, 2011)

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

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

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Editor: Carol Smallwood, Library Services for Multicultural Patrons to Encourage Library Use co-ed., (Scarecrow Press, 2013)

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver: The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This panel seeks papers that offer a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis. Papers will be accepted in Spanish or English.

Call for contributions for a volume of critical essays on Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost

full name / name of organization: 
Rennes University / Presses Universitaires de Rennes
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr, glwinter@free.fr

We are seeking innovative critical essays on William Shakespeare's Love’s Labour’s Lost and its stage and screen adaptations for a volume of critical essays to be published by Presses Universitair

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