category: general announcements

Comics and Popular Arts Conference at DragonCon (Sept 2-5, 2016) - DL: Feb 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
contact email: 
organizers@comicspopularartsconference.org

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 9th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2-5, 2016.

Terrible Beauty [Deadline Extended to 1/30/2016]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect, September 22-25 2016, Banff

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Keynotes

1. Daniel Heath Justice, University of British Columbia
2. Smaro Kamboureli, University of Toronto
3. Daniel Laforest, University of Alberta

Round-Table of Invited Authors

{UPDATE] William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

January 25th is the extended deadline.

IGNCC Comics Conference - Graphic Gothic - CFP deadline 31/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics; Studies in Comics; Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics; Gothic Studies Network
contact email: 
igncc16@gmail.com

The Seventh International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics present GRAPHIC GOTHIC
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK: w/c 11 July 2016

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jahiissa65@gmail.com

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies
Call for Papers
Email contact:

CFP Open issue from the Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
[Indexed by Elsevier Scopus, EBSCO, MLA International Directory , DOAJ, Keepers Registry, Ulrichs Web, WorldCat etc.]

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2016
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
Abstract deadline Monday, February 29, 2016

Teaching Matters, April 1-2, 2016--Critical Thinking as Radical Pedagogy: Academic Freedom and Inclusion in the Classroom

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

Teaching Matters' 14th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Gordon State College
Barnesville, GA
April 1st-2nd, 2016

Critical Thinking as Radical Pedagogy:

Boundaries of College-Ready Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Miles McCrimmon/MLA2017 Philadelphia
contact email: 
mmcrimmon@reynolds.edu

Questions about political and economic contexts of placement, transfer, dual credit.

CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Graeme Macdonald & Dr Caroline Edwards / University of Warwick & Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
caroline.edwards@bbk.ac.uk

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavour has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focus

UPDATE (DEADLINE ATTACHED) 23rd METU BNC

full name / name of organization: 
23rd British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work
contact email: 
http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/index.htm

23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

27-28 October 2016
METU Culture and Convention Centre
Ankara, Turkey

Department of Foreign Language Education,

[Update] Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA (deadline 1.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s Annual Conference.

[UPDATE] POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE, 27-28 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education Hong, Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE
27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong
Keynote speakers: Eugene O’Brien, Mary immaculate College, University of Limerick

[UPDATE] 23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bnc2016@metu.edu.tr

23rd BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE:
Agatha Christie and Her Work
postponed
Department of Foreign Language Education

Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

[UPDATE: CFP deadline extended to Jan 22, 2016] Monstrous Impositions --- March 4-6, 2016, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium Committee
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@gmail.com

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CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

"The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017,

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. O'Dell
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

Is the historical novel a literary genre in the formal sense or is the term merely a placeholder for fictions about the past?

The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 2/25/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Lies and Big Feet.
contact email: 
liesandbigfeet@gmail.com

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery: Submissions Extended Until January 22 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

[Update] Poetic Measures: A Variable Measure for the Fixed

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, 1-2 July 2016
contact email: 
poeticmeasures@gmail.com

Confirmed keynotes:

Prof Simon Jarvis (Cambridge)
Dr Natalie Pollard (Exeter)

[Update] Poetic Measures: A Variable Measure for the Fixed

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, 1-2 July 2016
contact email: 
poeticmeasures@gmail.com

Confirmed keynotes:

Prof Simon Jarvis (Cambridge)
Dr Natalie Pollard (Exeter)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Expression and relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s spirituality in the arts, education and politics

full name / name of organization: 
"Gitanjali and Beyond", published by the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
c.kupfer@napier.ac.uk

For the Special Issue “Tagore and Spirituality" of the new peer-reviewed online journal Gitanjali and Beyond, we are inviting papers about Tagore’s spirituality and its expression in socio-cultura

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
salvador.jimenez.murguia@gmail.com

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

[Update] Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) Deadline Proposal Extended to January 25, 2016

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.

Sarah Piatt at 180 and Palace - Burner at 15: the View from 2016

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ Submission by 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

CFP: The Journal of South Texas English Studies Spring 2016-Rebirth Issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Spring 2016 issue, themed “Rebirth.” Submissions deadline: March 14, 2016.

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: Social Networks as Intellectual Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn R. Johnson/ Dickinson College
contact email: 
africanastudies@dickinson.edu

Central Pennsylvania Consortium’s Africana Studies Conference:
#Envisioning Black Digital Spaces

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 8.1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Defoe Society
contact email: 
Adam.G.Sills@hofstra.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is seeking papers for its next issue of the journal (Issue 8.1, Fall 2016). 8.1 will be an open topic issue.

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