category: general announcements

Teaching fantasy literature through critical literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Fabrizi
contact email: 
fabrizim@easternct.edu

Seeking chapters for a scholarly book that explores the teaching of fantasy literature through a critical literacy framework, challenging the norms and assumptions associated with fantasy as a genre a

"Expanding the Scope of Horror"; special journal issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
cuevae@uhd.edu

Fall 2016: Expanding the Scope of Horror

Guest Editors: Edmund Cueva and William Novak

[Extended Deadline 7/1/15] Making space for the Eighteenth-Century in the Curriculum (NEASECS)

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS, Hartford, CT, OCT 8-10, 2015
contact email: 
Patricia.Comitini@quinnipiac.edu

(Deadline Extended 7/1/15) In many universities, a shift to prioritizing “career-oriented” outcomes have replaced liberal arts curriculums as public discourse about academia highlights higher tuit

[UPDATE] George Meredith and His Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, Bishop Grossteste University, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK

Death of Empires: Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference 18-19 September 2015; submissions by 15 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Daemen College
contact email: 
empires.conference@daemen.edu

In September 2015, the Departments of English and History and Political Science at Daemen College will host a two-day interdisciplinary conference titled “Death of Empires,” dedicated to exploring

Cultural Palimpsests: Ethnic Watermarks, Surfacing Histories

full name / name of organization: 
MESEA
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

The 2016 MESEA conference in Warsaw will focus on ethnic and minority discourses that have undergone erasure, yet keep resurfacing, on cultural traces left by groups long gone that have been forgotten

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers 21-23 March 2016, Lisbon (Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies (FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
contact email: 
apeaaconference@gmail.com

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers

21-23 March 2016

https://apeaaconference2016.wordpress.com/

Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University Lisbon

Octavia E. Butler: Celebrating Letters, Life, and Legacy - February 24-26, 2016 - Spelman College

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

February 24, 2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the passing of Octavia E. Butler. To commemorate her contributions to the world of letters, the Octavia E.

[Update] Romantic Orients Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Friday 3 July 2015
One-Day Conference
Van Midert College, Durham University

[UPDATE] Consuming Culture in Victorian and Edwardian Literature (SAMLA 87) (6/25)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

From the proliferation and commodification of print culture in the 18th century to the Forster's Education Act of 1870, those who consumed - and the way people consumed – the arts and culture at lar

Audiovisualtopia: A Conference on the Contemporary Screen Scene

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Goss / Department of Communication, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
screen_studies@yahoo.com

CALL for PAPERS: One hundred twenty years after the Lumiere Brothers’ Arrival of a Train at Ciotat Station / L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat and about 60 years after the insinuation of television...

[Update] Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

UPDATE: MAPACA is pleased to announce that this year’s special guest and Divine Impact Award winner will be Terry Gross, award-winning host of NPR’s Fresh Air.

CLINAMEN - CALL FOR PROPOSALS - INTERDISCIPLINARY POETICS

full name / name of organization: 
Presses Universitaires de Liège
contact email: 
mdelville@ulg.ac.be

CLINAMEN - Call for Proposals / Interdisciplinary Poetics

full name / name of organization:

Presses Universitaires de Liège

contact email:

CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline: September 30, 2015)

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

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

The Cultures of New India, 30 Jan '16, University of Brighton, UK | CfP deadline: 30 Sept '15

full name / name of organization: 
Centre21: Centre for Research in Twenty-first Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Daya Thussu (Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster)
Dr Emma Dawson-Varughese (author of Reading New India)

[UPDATE] FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

[UPDATE/CORRECTED] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Legend Area (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Call for Submissions - Game Studies Area of Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
mwysocki@flagler.edu

Game Studies Area: 2016 PCA/ACA National Conference.

UPDATE - "Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture" - Submission deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

When American movies made their way across the Atlantic after World War II, the French film critics couldn't help but notice their dark and brooding quality, dubbing them noir.

Women's Arts of the Body (Panel at BABEL 2015 Meeting, Toronto, 9-11 October 2015); Deadline June 15, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group
contact email: 
irinaalexandradumitrescu@gmail.com

Women’s Arts of the Body
Organizer: Irina Dumitrescu (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

Special Issue of the Journal of Faculty Development on the Future of Faculty Development

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Carpenter
contact email: 
russell.carpenter@eku.edu

Call for Papers
May 2016 Special Issue of
Journal of Faculty Development

Guest Edited by: Russell Carpenter, Charlie Sweet, & Hal Blythe, Eastern Kentucky University

Mosaic CFP: Letters

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@umanitoba.ca

Mosaic
a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
Call for Submissions
Letters

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
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] [DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1] Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15- 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

[REMINDER] Power and the Mediterranean, deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference "Power and the Mediterranean" will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

Reminder-Order and Disorder Symposium-September 20th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium
Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015
Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
Contact person: Sihem Arfaoui

[UPDATE] Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

Due to several requests we have decided to extend the deadline for submissions until Monday, 15 June 2015.

CfP "Emotional and Affective Narratives in pre-Modern Europe/ Late-Medieval and Renaissance France"

full name / name of organization: 
Charles-Louis Morand Métivier
contact email: 
cmorandm@uvm.edu

CfP "Emotional and Affective Narratives in pre-Modern Europe/ Late-Medieval and Renaissance France"

New Mediums of Modernism: Modernism and Popular Culture- SAMLA- 6/12 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Peter Nicholls argues that modernism should not be conceived of as a large single movement but as a multiplicity of smaller undertakings that at once reinforced, contradicted, drove, and inhibited one

Inaugural CFP: The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

The Rising Dragon

Call for Papers

RSA 2016: The Apprentices of Early Modern English Literature - Deadline: June 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Drew Heverin
contact email: 
drewheverin@uky.edu

From Heywood’s Four Prentices (1592) to William Vallans’ Honourable Apprentice (1616) and the anonymous ballad “A Use of Exhortation” on behalf of Charles I (1643), apprentices have play

[UPDATE] Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

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