category: general announcements

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Essex County College Humanities Division
contact email: 
jlee6@essex.edu

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

Translation and philososophy

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Wrobel / Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School) and University Paris II
contact email: 
claire.wrobel@u-paris2.fr

Call for papers for the one-day conference
TRANSLATION AND PHILOSOPHY
organized by the Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School, EA 4461) in Paris, France, on April 15th, 2016

[UPDATE] Making a Scene in the Classroom Pedagogy Panel at BWWC--Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kelli MacCartey / University of Tennessee Knoxville
contact email: 
kmaccart@utk.edu

Deadline for Paper Proposals Extended to JANUARY 1ST!!!

EXTENDED DEADLINE M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED

[Update—Deadline Extended to January 5, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
PRESUMED AUTONOMY: LITERATURE AND ART IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 10–13 MAY 2016
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Deadline for paper proposals extended: 5 January, 2016

Confirmed Keynotes:
Tim Armstrong (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins University)

CFP: Bastard Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Bastard Writing

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of bastard writing

EXTENDED DEADLINE 15 JANUARY The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

[REMINDER] Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Seeking collaborators to propose a panel session for the upcoming Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium.

'Identity, Intimacy' issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizionsjournal.ca

CFP Online: http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

'Identity, Intimacy'

New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs [ALA Panel--May 26-29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bartonjc@umkc.edu

Call for Papers: New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs

American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Beyond the “Status” Question: New Paths to Self-Determination for the Peoples of Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Puerto Rico/Northeastern University
contact email: 
jeffrey(dot)herlihy(at)upr(dot)edu, j(dot)buscaglia(at)neu(dot)edu

Summary: Debates on self-determination and sovereignty for the peoples of Puerto Rico have been framed by formulae developed during the Spanish colonial period to support claims for f

[UPDATE] 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

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (02/01; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

Call for papers: The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain

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

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center welcomes paper proposals for “The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain,” an interdisciplinary conference exploring the multiple accords, and discords

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

UPDATE Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress 2016

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

“Pynchon and Music,” proposed ALA Conference panel, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being solicited for a panel to be proposed for the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016, on the topic of “Pynchon and Music.” Music and m

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Arabic and its Alternatives: Religious minorities and their languages in the emerging nation states of the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
AAIAConfernce@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Scholars, academics, experts, and especially PhD students from around the world working on the relationship between nationalism and language in the Middle East are invited to submit research abstracts

Okra to Opera 3: Conference on Southern Culture - UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
OKRA TO OPERA 3: SOUTHERN STORIES

April 8 & 9, 2016
Converse College, Spartan burg, SC
FEATURED SPEAKERS: JOE NEWBERRY & LAUREL HORTON

CfP. The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference -Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Cultural Centre – Don Orione Artigianelli
Venice, Italy

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Bushra Jani
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

The Fan Studies Network 2016 Conference, 25-26 April 2016, Norwich, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Fan Studies Network
contact email: 
fsnconference@gmail.com

THE FAN STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE 2016

25-26th June 2016
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Keynote Speaker: Professor Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California, USA).

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

AlterNative Calls for Papers on Indigenous Autonomy Projects

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS ON INDIGENOUS AUTONOMY PROJECTS

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEH Summer Institute on Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Cheylon Woods/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 30-June 24, 2016 (4 weeks)
Location: Lafayette, LA
For more information: Contact Cheylon Woods at gainescenter@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1848

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