category: general announcements

[UPDATE] BWWC 2016 - Extension of Deadline for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2016@gmail.com

The Steering Committee of BWWC 2016 will be accepting proposals until 1/15/2016. Please find our original CFP online at https://bwwc2016.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/.

[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mhart@wtamu.edu

Talks on any aspect of the session topic are welcome: models, tips, strategies for teaching literature (English, American, world, other). Come share what's working in your classroom.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

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

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

What Next? The Episodic and The Serial--MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 10 February

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
fusco.katherine@gmail.com

This proposed special session on the episodic and the serial invites participants to consider the limitations and opportunities offered by episodic and serial forms across a variety of media (film, co

REMINDER_DUE JAN. 15 Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
ethosreview@gmail.com

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue.

Dramatising death and dying in British, Northern Irish and Irish drama and theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
slowaesthetics@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2016

Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals
Saturday 19th March 2016, Aldham Robarts Library, LJMU

Call for Papers

Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Cultural Constructions of Home - ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

The Problems of Literature Genres --- "hate speech", "styles of hatred"

full name / name of organization: 
The Problems of Literary Genres, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Papers 

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Registration now open! CFP: Jan. 20th for this Texas Spring Conference on Medieval/Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's Second International Conference on Med/Ren Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Attention: All Scholars!!

Don't miss this opportunity to have your work considered to be on the program at this unique Texas conference of medieval and renaissance scholars celebrating beauty!

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 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”, says Jorge Luis Borges.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

French Literature Since 1800 / Rocky Mountain MLA - Salt Lake City - October 6-8 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Violaine White / University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
whitevd@umsl.edu

Welcomes proposals of 100 words on French and Francophone Literature and Culture since 1800. Please include your name, affiliation, e-mail, and telephone.

CFPanelists: "Black Narratives of Home/Property in American Literature" [DUE 1.25.16]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Toni Morrison writes in her first novel 'The Bluest Eye' (1970): “Knowing that there was such a thing as outdoors bred in us a hunger for property, for ownership.

CFP Autumn 2016: The Art of Women in War: Spirit, Body, Mind, Heart

full name / name of organization: 
Coreopsis Journal Of Myth & Theatre published by The Society for Ritual Arts
contact email: 
coreopsisjournalofmyththeatre@gmail.com

Call for Papers Coreopsis Journal Of Myth & Theatre Autumn 2016: Women in War: Spirit, Body, Mind, Heart, Art

http://societyforritualarts.com/coreopsis/

[UPDATE] CFP - GRETA Journal (vol. 21) - EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan. 31st 2016

full name / name of organization: 
GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés
contact email: 
gretajournal@gmail.com

GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés (ISSN 1989-7146), is preparing the publication of its 21st volume. GRETA Journal publishes manuscripts on English Language Teaching Methodology.

[UPDATE]: CFP: European Writers in Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

Special Issue on Robert Frost and Wallace Stevens

full name / name of organization: 
Wallace Stevens Journal
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

The Wallace Stevens Journal invites submissions of full-length essays for a Spring 2017 special issue on Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost. Any aspect of the poets' works or lives may be proposed.

Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

1st Istanbul Critical Theory Conference: Adorno and Politics 2-4 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bogazici University
contact email: 
adornoconference@boun.edu.tr

Adorno and Politics. 1st Istanbul Critical Theory Conference
2.-4. June 2016 at Bogazici University Istanbul

18th Annual Conference of the MArxist Reading Group: Extracting the Resources of History

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Extracting the Resources of History

Keynote Speakers: Susan Buck-Morss, Christopher Pavsek, and Kristin Ross

10-12 March 2016 at the University of Florida

SCMLA Restoration and 18th Century Literature Panel, November 3-5 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
csimpkins9@outlook.com

This panel welcomes any papers on restoration and 18th century prose, poetry, and drama for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November 3-5, 2016.

Old age and aging in Northern Irish and Irish theatre and drama - Seeking last contributions for an edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

The editors of the collection of essays on old age and aging in (currently) British theatre and drama have received a few wonderful contributions on Irish playwrights and plays.

Supporting Diversity in Honors Education

full name / name of organization: 
The new National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)
contact email: 
conference@nsfmih.org

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

[UPDATE] CDE Conference 2016 – CFP: “Theater and Mobility”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
kerstin.schmidt@ku.de / nathalie.aghoro@ku.de

25th Annual CDE Conference, Eichstätt, 26-29 May 2016

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The Basic Writing e-journal
contact email: 
landerst@qcc.cuny.edu

Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing: Investigating the Successes and Challenges of ALP Models
2016 BWe Special Issue: Call for Submissions - Extended Deadline March 15, 2016

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