category: general announcements

The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era. MATC (March 19-22), Abstract due Oct 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-American Theatre Conference
contact email: 
Max.Shulman@Tufts.Edu

"The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era"

The Mid-American Theater Conference
Kansas City, Missouri March 19-22, 2015

Orson Welles: A Centennial Celebration and Symposium, April 29-May 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Cinema
contact email: 
jwvicker@indiana.edu

Indiana University plans an academic symposium welcoming scholars, archivists, filmmakers, and others interested in celebrating the centennial of Orson Welles’s birth.

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Asia Research Group at York Centre for Asian Research, York University
contact email: 
sargyork@yorku.ca

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop
FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

Call For Participation

[UPDATE]: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College, London
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 21 June 2015

theory@buffalo 18: Derrida Matters

full name / name of organization: 
State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
ajitpaul@buffalo.edu

Because of his early silence on the issue, when Jacques Derrida is pressed concerning “the materialist text” in Positions (1971), his response might seem enigmatic: If “matter in this general ec

Civilizational Values at the Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations
contact email: 
drosner@mcny.edu

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 10 – 13, 2015 Call for Papers - 45th Annual Meeting
Civilizational Values at the Crossroads

"Celebrating 40 Years" / "Célébrons le 40e anniversaire de note association"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'Association des littératures canadiennes et québécoise
contact email: 
jody.mason@carleton.ca / sberard@trentu.ca

Formed in 1975 by members such as Joanne Burgess, Patricia Morley, Donald Smith, and André Vanasse, ACQL is celebrating its fortieth year in 2015.

[UPDATE] CHARLIE BROOKER: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Brooker: Critical Perspectives
contact email: 
charliebrookercollection@outlook.com

THIS IS AN UPDATED CFP WITH AN EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS. WE HAVE RECEIVED HIGH QUALITY SUBMISSIONS THUS FAR, BUT REQUIRE MORE TO COMPLETE THE COLLECTION

[UPDATE] New Deadline: The Speculative Community: Or, Community and Contingency (University of Bern, October 18-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department and Center for Cultural Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
contact email: 
viola.marchi@ens.unibe.ch / ryan.kopaitich@ens.unibe.ch

The conference aims at investigating the theoretical and practical dimensions of community, in connection with contingency and in light of Speculative Realism and Object-Oriented Ontology.

Annual World conference on Women's studies (WCWS) - 2015

full name / name of organization: 
TIIKM Conferences
contact email: 
info@womenstudies.co

Call for papers – WCWS 2015

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anusha.alles@yale.edu

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Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

"Reimagining the Humanities PhD": NeMLA Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Olson-Bang/Fordham University
contact email: 
dbang@fordham.edu

How can we prepare PhDs for uncharted career trajectories? What challenges await those with doctorates who work both within and without academe?

Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts: On Reason and Revelation

full name / name of organization: 
Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts
contact email: 
udbgsaconference@gmail.com

Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts
On Reason and Revelation

Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts
University of Dallas, Irving, TX
January 31, 2015

International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Literary Studies and the Institute for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Culture of the University of Leuven
contact email: 
immunityandmodernity@gmail.com

Call for papers International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of May 2015)

CFNom: Rollins Popular Culture Book Award (11/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
tburnett@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Peter C. Rollins Book Award.

theory@buffalo 18: Derrida Matters

full name / name of organization: 
Donald Cross and Ajitpaul Mangat / SUNY-Buffalo
contact email: 
donaldcr@buffalo.edu or ajitpaul@buffalo.edu

Because of his early silence on the issue, when Jacques Derrida is pressed concerning “the materialist text” in Positions (1971), his response might seem enigmatic: If “matter in this general ec

​​Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 25th September, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LANGSA: University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

Date: November 07, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut



CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

CFP: Fairy Tales Area at PCA/ACA in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Cultura Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rnicks@utk.edu

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions on any topic involving fairy tales.

Special Topic: Christianity and Literature (for spring 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
hoppg@mobap.edu

Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning, a peer-reviewed journal published by Missouri Baptist University, welcomes essays for a special issue (spring 2015) on “Christianity and Literature.”

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are requested for a proposed collection on the works of Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

Ron Rash- Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Aiken
contact email: 
elisabeth.aiken@saintleo.edu

Call for Papers for Edited Collection of Essays:

CFP Interactions Journal vol. 24 Deadline: October 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Ege Journal of British and American Studies
contact email: 
sebnemtoplu@hotmail.com

Annual deadline : October 15

"Intoxication" - CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Ingrid Walker, University of Washington, Tacoma
contact email: 
iwalker2@uw.edu

Submissions invited to a special issue of NANO on "Intoxication."

[Update] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. René Dietrich, Mainz University, Germany
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

AlterNative announces a general call for papers for Volume 11 (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

AlterNative is announcing a general call for papers to be published in Volume 11, 2015.

April 1 - 4 2015, New Orleans Any area of Africana including Music, literature, dance, religion,

full name / name of organization: 
Popular culture association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular culture Association is seeking papers for the African American Culture section.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Elaine Scarry (Harvard) & Rosanna Warren (U of Chicago)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

E-Gothic: (Published collection) - Call for Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Neil McRobert, Rebecca Duncan, Shannon Rollins
contact email: 
webgothic@gmail.com

E-Gothic: Assemblage and Anxiety in the Networked World

39th Annual PAC Conference, 6-7 March 2015 - Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
Kristin Kiely (kkiely@fmarion.edu), President

The Philological Association of the Carolinas invites you to submit papers related to this year’s theme of cultural production.

[update] Alfred Hitchcock: An Interdisciplinary Study (submissions due Dec 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

This special Spring 2015 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on Alfred Hitchcock, the “master of suspense” whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s.

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