category: general announcements

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Faculty of Letters and Arts

CALL FOR PAPERS

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE CONFERENCE:

CHANGING PLACES

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
globalhistoryofthebook@gmail.com

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty’s Postcolonial

[UPDATE] English Seventeenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@utpa.edu

The deadline for proposals has been extended to March 31.

Articles required for Issue 2 of The New Union

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

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for Issue 2 of The New Union. For more information and to see our first articles, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Specters of Influence, 2nd International Seminar on Literature, Cracow, May 17, 2014 (CFP March 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
contact email: 
spectersofinfluence@gmail.com

Specters of Influence
2nd International Seminar on Literature
Cracow, May 17, 2014

American Modernism: Form, History, and Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tim Packer
contact email: 
TimPackertimpacker@outlook.com

American Modernism:
Form, History, and Narrative

Community Engagement, Critical Literacy, and Literary Studies (MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Special Session Roundtable
contact email: 
aknight@calstatela.edu

The term “community engagement” has of late become something of an academic buzzword in the United States, accompanying and engendering innovative new pedagogy and research possibilities, as well

UPDATE Pupil 2014 has extended its submission deadline to March 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
pupilcfp@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE

Pupil: A Sourcebook for Teachers of Composition and Rhetoric is now accepting submissions for its 2014 journal!

[UPDATE] - Deadline Extended to 3/21 - Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

History and Transhistory in the Modern Novel (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Explorations of relations between historical and transhistorical forces that entangle and impinge on texts: memory, biography, trauma, event, rupture. Contemporary historical novel.

UPDATE: Writing in Context: Content Based First Year Composition (MLA 2015 Jan 8-11, Vancouver, BC)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/MLA Discussion Group on the Two Year College
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

While composition is often a standalone course, some colleges offer it as discipline-specific writing, either as a linked course or integrated into a learning community.

UPDATE: Reading Memory: Approaches to Teaching the Memoir: MLA 2015 Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA Allied Member of the MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Autobiography and memoir have become canonical staples, but also contested sites for discussing the boundaries of fictional and non-fictional self-representation.

CFP Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies JLCDS: “Disability and Blood"

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studie

The Secular and the Sacred: An Interdisciplinary Look at the Works of Marilynne Robinson and Dietrich Bonhoeffer

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity Western University
contact email: 
Natalie.Boldt@mytwu.ca

“People that read Bonhoeffer are possessed by Bonhoeffer.”
~Marilynne Robinson, Interview, Berkley Center

[REMINDER] Perspectives On Terror And The Literary (June, 2014) Deadline: 20th March, 2014, Vol I Issue I

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Peer-Reviewed Journal) edited by Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Sanglap is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed j

Third International Conference: Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature, May 24 and 25, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dayton Department of English and International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Metal Studies is a growing interdisciplinary field, connected to, though not limited to fields as diverse as Popular Culture, Leisure Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, English Studies, Music

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS 'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

full name / name of organization: 
Publisher: “George Enescu” University of Arts from Iasi, Romania.
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

Inaugural issue - June 2014

http://journalonarts.org

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Academic Novels: Beyond the Canon? (Special Session Proposal, MLA 2015 Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P.

"What are the productive connections between high school and college writing teachers?" (email by Mar 1 to get time extension)

full name / name of organization: 
crosspol: a discursive journal for high school and college writing teachers
contact email: 
crosspol.ed@gmail.com

For all the initiatives aimed at engagement and making students “college ready,” it seems like there isn't very much sustainable inter-institutional

Responsivity: Defining, Cultivating, Enacting. Proposal Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Tenth Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, October 16-18, 2014
contact email: 
watson@louisville.edu

This is a final call for submissions for individual and panel proposals for the 2014 Watson Conference, due Saturday, March 1st.

Call for Papers for English Literature Last Date of Submission 4th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101 )
http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

Dear All,

Conference on Multimodality in Bremen, 10-13 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bridging the Gap between Here and There: Combining Multimodal Analysis from International Perspectives
contact email: 
mm2014@uni-bremen.de

Bridging the gap between here and there
– Combining multimodal analysis from international perspectives

Interdisciplinary Conference
at Bremen University, Germany,
10-13 September 2014.

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING AND ART FOR PUBLICATION!

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Dear Subscribers and Contributors,

Black Doctoral Network Conference: Making the Connection DUE MARCH 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Black Doctoral Network
contact email: 
kristina@blackphdnetwork.com

The Black Doctoral Network is hosting its 2nd annual conference in Philadelphia, PA on October 23-25, 2014.

Gender and the Archives Roundtable, MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015, Special Session: Gender and the Archives Roundtable
contact email: 
judith.scholes@gmail.com

This roundtable will discuss ways in which gender interacts with or impacts the collection, preservation, or very existence of archives and archival materials, broadly understood.

MMLA: The Live of Cities: Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

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

The Midwest Modern Language Associate invites proposals for the 2014 conference, which will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

Medieval and Early Modern Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Folklore Society
contact email: 
kerry.kaleba@gmail.com

Call for Papers: American Folklore Society (Medieval and Early Modern Folklore Section)

Santa Fe, New Mexico November 5-8

Abstracts due Mar. 26, 2014

CfP: Special Issue of Shakespeare on “Shakespeare and Jonson” (2016; abstracts by 16th May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association)
contact email: 
fionnuala.oneill@soton.ac.uk and james.loxley@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association) on “Shakespeare and Jonson” (2016)

Hwa Kang English Journal Volume 20

full name / name of organization: 
Hwa Kang English Journal
contact email: 
eng_jour@pccu.edu.tw

Hwa Kang English Journal, Vol. 20 (December 2014)

"Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL) (abstract deadline 5/12/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

40th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 10-12, 2014, at Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)

(Deadline: March 15): MLA 2015 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2015, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1

ATDS at MLA 2015, Submission deadline 3/8/2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society (at MLA 2015)
contact email: 
preed@olemiss.edu

The ATDS invites proposals on the broad theme of "Performance and Memory," to be considered for the ATDS's sponsored panel(s) at the 2015 MLA convention in Vancouver (Jan 8-11 2015).

Geography, Environments, Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Jan 8-11, 2015, Vancouver
contact email: 
abaker@ncsu.edu and rawalsh@ncsu.edu

This panel considers the intersections between literature and geography, or literature and environment, from the mid-nineteenth century through the modernist period.

MFS Special Issue - Infrastructuralism

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
infrastructuralism@gmail.com

Guest Editors: Sophia Beal, Bruce Robbins, and Michael Rubenstein
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014

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