category: general announcements

British Popular Culture--10/1-4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
spetrovic@okwu.edu

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale
Abstracts due by May 29, 2015

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue) - Submission deadline: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

Exploring Moral Interfaces: Private Worlds and Public Systems - An International Conference, 7th to 9th October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, India.
contact email: 
prakashkona@gmail.com ; publicprivateconference@gmail.com

“Everyone deserves a private life,” says the female protagonist in the 1994 movie, Three Colors: Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski.

Words Words Words: The Future of Literary Writing - An International Conference, 25-27 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, India.
contact email: 
literarywritingconference@gmail.com

One of the primary objectives of this conference is to investigate the question of whether something like “literary writing” exists at all.

June 12, 2015 Label Me Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

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

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Constructing Coherence in the British Short Story Cycle (15-16 October 2015; extended abstract deadline: 30 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)
contact email: 
patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de and florian.klaeger@uni-wuerzburg.de

CONSTRUCTING COHERENCE IN THE BRITISH SHORT STORY CYCLE

-extended deadline to submit abstracts for the last remaining slots on our panels-

15-16 October 2015

Monstrous Hungers and Desires Special Conference Stream within The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

Monstrous Hungers and Desires
Special Conference Stream within The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

"Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday," January 23-31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
N.Y. Nathiri/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community
contact email: 
ny@preserveeatonville.org

Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

SCMLA 2015: French I: Linguistics and Literature to 1600

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

South Central Modern Language Association

72nd Annual Conference
October 31 - November 3, 2015, Nashville, TN

Meta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre (13-14 June 2015, University of Kent, UK; proposals due 4 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent (Canterbury, UK)
contact email: 
h.r.newman@kent.ac.uk and s.dustagheer-463@kent.ac.uk

Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term ‘metatheatre’ with particular reference to the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries and even identified a new genre

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

Cultures and Industries of Creativity in Contemporary Media Landscapes

CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Monday 16 November 2015

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Revista Atenea - journal of humanities & social sciences (15 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Atenea - Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century (PAMLA Standing Session, Nov 6-8, 2015) Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
aburgin@u.washington.edu

This standing session welcomes proposals in any area of 20th and 21st century British literature and culture.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop #FSDW15

full name / name of organization: 
HASTAC/ FSDW
contact email: 
feministscholarsworkshop@gmail.com

Please join us for the 3rd annual Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop! Information regarding this year's workshop is provided below.

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Theory of History (INTH)
contact email: 
theoryofhistory@gmail.com

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

CFP: Peace, War, and Literature 10/29-10/31 Wright State University

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Strombeck, Wright State University
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

Invited are papers that address any aspect of literature and conflict, literature and war, literature and peace, or that address work by any of the following authors:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

CALL FOR POETRY, SHORT FICTION, AND ART BY MAY 1ST

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

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 9th issue this June.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

UPDATE (date of event): Cosmopolitanism/Women Writers/Biography

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

Symposium: 13-14 July 2015, University of Queensland, Australia

[UPDATE] "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

*The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Saturday, April 25.*

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

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