category: general announcements

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Call for Papers Portals Spring 2016 (EXTENDED 3/21 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
submissions@portalsjournal.com

Call for Papers

Portals, Spring 2016, Volume 13

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

CFP: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities | #DF16RU | 4/15/16 |Rice U 9/22-24/16

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Keralis / Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
digitalfrontiers@unt.edu

In celebration of its Fifth Anniversary, Digital Frontiers invites members of the digital humanities community to submit proposals sharing their passions as they engage in digital endeavors.

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
contact email: 
t.r.lyons@massey.ac.nz

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
25-28 April 2017
At Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

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July 15, 2016 Call for Papers - Literatures in English, Film Studies and Cultural Studies within Anglophonic contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro Journal
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Issue: Jan-Apr, Vol.70, N.1, 2017

Deadline: July 15, 2016

"Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now," a special issue of GLQ Due March 31, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Shante Paradigm Smalls
contact email: 
shantesmalls@gmail.com

Special Issue: “Queers Read This”: LGBTQ Literature Now
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Volume 23.2/3

Issue Guest Editors:

After the Visual Turn: Boundaries of Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Chinn/ Emory University
contact email: 
lisa.marie.chinn@gmail.com

What can sound studies tell us about the printed word? What kinds of intersections exist between sound and print modes of reproduction?

Migration and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Global Humanities
contact email: 
nwallenb@utk.edu

CfP: Cast Away in Human Misery? Migration and Film

South Asian Literary Association Annual Meeting CFP/ Beyond the Postcolonial?: Meaning-Making and South Asian Studies in the 21s

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
salaconference2017@gmail.com

‬17th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 2-4, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA

CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

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

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3/15 DEADLINE Reminder, CFP: Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017‏

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

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

MSA 18: Modernism in an Age of Transpacific Reproduction

full name / name of organization: 
Tze-Yin Teo
contact email: 
tteo2@uoregon.edu

This panel invites papers that redefine modernist strategies, gestures, performances, objects, texts, and archives by situating them in and across the Pacific.

Panopticon: Surveillance, Suspicion, Fear. Articles: 6/1/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual refereed publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal (LHJ).

Reviews for the Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network (@ThatcherNetwork)
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism. The website is launching later this year.

Twitter: @ThatcherNetwork

Scenography and Borders: Practice, Place and Politics -- deadline 18 Aoril 2016; conference 5-7 Sept 2016

full name / name of organization: 
TaPRA
contact email: 
sogorman@lincoln.ac.uk

TaPRA's Scenography Working Group invites proposals for our forthcoming meeting at the annual TaPRA conference in Bristol in September 2016.

Edited Collection: Cultural Representations of Breastfeeding

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Marie A. Short
contact email: 
aalfonso@saintmarys.edu

An examination of cultural representations of breastfeeding that attends to diffuse discourses about infant feeding, ranging from medical and anthropological to socioeconomic and cultural, all the whi

MLA 2017 Special Session - "Teeming Masses in the Transatlantic Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

We are seeking proposals for a special session at the MLA 2017 conference.

Area of Whedon Studies - MPCA 2016 Conference: October 6 - 9, 2016

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

We welcome proposals on any aspect of Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dr.

Eleventh International Conference on Design Principles & Practices – 2-4 March 2017 – Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@designprinciplesandpractices.com

http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/2017-conference/call-for-papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited Book on Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture. Abstracts due 16 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sharanya Jayawickrama/ Hong Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
sjayawickrama@hksyu.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on Trauma, Memory and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture.

British Fantasy Society Journal 16

full name / name of organization: 
The British Fantasy Society
contact email: 
bfsjournal@britishfantasysociety.org

BFS Journal 16 is due out in June/July.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE MARCH 14th ATHE Religion and Theatre Emerging Scholars Panel

full name / name of organization: 
ATHE Religion and Theatre Focus Group
contact email: 
megan.stahl@tufts.edu

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 Conference
Chicago, Illinois
Palmer House Hilton
August 11-14, 2016

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

After the Deluge: Reframing/Sustaining Critique in Post-Harper Canada (October 28-29, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
peter.thompson@carleton.ca

Proposals are invited for an interdisciplinary conference hosted by Carleton University’s School of Canadian Studies.

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

Call for Abstracts for Essays in Why Charity: The Politics and Ethics of Charities and Charitable Giving Today

full name / name of organization: 
CAPPE, University of Brighton
contact email: 
t.lovat@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts for Essays in Why Charity: The Politics and Ethics of Charities and Charitable Giving Today

The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow (essay abstracts due 15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers, CMU, and Kyle Eveleth, U-Kentucky
contact email: 
sommerseveleth@gmail.com

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher

CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Phillips and Miranda Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

Special Session of PAMLA 2016; Nov 11-13, 2016; Cinematic Libraries & Archives

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

Libraries and archives play key roles in a surprisingly diverse group of films and television shows.

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

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