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[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

UPDATE: Interfacing Language and Literature. 12-13 October 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 12-13 October 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

Law Society Thinkpieces - call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Law Society, London, UK
contact email: 
tara.chittenden@lawsociety.org.uk

The Law Society’s Research Unit is launching a series of thinkpieces intended to provide stimulus for discussion based around a topic relevant to lawyers, the legal profession as a whole and those

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: The Dark Side of Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Dark Side of Celebrity

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Annual Meeting of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association, Providence RI, October 24-25 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

2014 CALL FOR PAPERS: Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

452ºF CFP: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com), to be published on January 31st 2015.

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole / Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Sex in the Margins, Oct. 10-12

full name / name of organization: 
Sex in the Margins, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
davismargins@gmail.com

A conference about commentaries and the histories

CFA - Screening War | Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
submissions@diffractions.net

Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

Third Issue - September 2014

SCREENING WAR

Deadline for submissions: May 15 2014

MLA Panel: Science Fiction and Transgressive Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Hoppner
contact email: 
shoppner@ucalgary.ca

Modern Language Association Convention

January 8-11, 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Special Session: Science Fiction and Transgressive Identities

CFP: MLA 2015 Special Session: "Women on the Wrong Side of History?"

full name / name of organization: 
Emily MN KUgler
contact email: 
emkugler@colby.edu

In Emma Rothschild’s recent study of what she terms “the inner life of empire,” she uses the microhistory of one family to tell “a story of the multiple or multiplier effects of empire.” Bui

RMMLA 19th Century British Literature Session--Boise, ID 10/9-11

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
srogers@weber.edu

RMMLA 19th Century British Literature Session--Boise, ID

250-word abstracts dealing with any aspect of English Nineteenth-Century

Gender, Identity and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; deadline May 26, 2014; conference 10/24-25

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Currently soliciting proposals for the upcoming NEPCA conference at Providence College in Providence, RI, October 24/25, 1014.

Margaret Atwood Studies [rolling submissions]

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Margaret Atwood Studies, the journal of The Margaret Atwood Society, invites submissions on a rolling basis from both members and nonmembers.

Creating Cultures Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries
contact email: 
cmci-conference@kcl.ac.uk

CREATING CULTURES
CFP: Creating Cultures: Postgraduate conference in Culture, Media, and the Creative Industries, King’s College London
June 12-13, 2014
Keynote speaker: Prof. Lev Manovich, CUNY

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” CFP Extended deadline: 10 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Call for papers
Extended Deadline: 10 March 2014

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

Submission Date Extended: Oceans Uniting Regions, Nations, and Literatures, June 26 - July 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Region Nation and Literature Association
contact email: 
kszatek@gmail.com; lmuray@curry.edu

EXTENDED Submission Date

The Region, Nation, and Literature Association (RNLA)

Child and Childhood in Fiction, April 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Suman/Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi
contact email: 
suman.sigroha@gmail.com

A child is thought to be an innocent figure, an inactive persona in fiction.

Responsivity: Defining, Cultivating, Enacting. Proposal Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Tenth Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, October 16-18, 2014
contact email: 
watson@louisville.edu

Responsivity: Defining, Encouraging, Enacting
The Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition
October 16-18, 2014
University of Louisville

Poems Invited for June 2014 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 25th Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film, November 7-9, 2014 (Abstract by June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Watson / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heather.oneal55@gmail.com

"Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film"

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature


full name / name of organization: 
The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

CFP: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and
the Will of Literature

John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Intertextual Memory

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015 Special Session
contact email: 
Adele Kudish (akudish@bmcc.cuny.edu) and Charlotte Latham (clatham@gc.cuny.edu)

Explicit reference to actual literary texts, songs, films, or art that become sites of memory within fictional works from any period. 300 word abstracts by 14 March 2014

[Deadline Extended to March 1st] Theory/Post-Theory: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

Submit your work to the 2014 RES Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Silkstone / Oxford University Press
contact email: 
tom.silkstone@oup.com

The Review of English Studies is inviting entries for its 2014 Essay Prize. The RES Essay Prize aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad.

Global Modernism Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Ithaca College English Department
contact email: 
jspitzer@ithaca.edu

Please take note of a conference that is taking place April 3-4, 2014 at Ithaca College:

THE GLOBAL MODERNISM SYMPOSIUM
ITHACA COLLEGE, April 3-4, 2014
Thursday: 3-7 pm and Friday: 8am-8pm

MLA Committee for the Community College

full name / name of organization: 
Susannah Chewning
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The MLA Committee for the Community College is sponsoring two sessions for the MLA Convention in January of 2015 in Vancouver. Visit www.mla.org for more information about the convention.

The End of Remediation?

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Committee for the Community College
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The Committee for the Community College is sponsoring two sessions at the MLA Convention in Vancouver in January of 2015. Visit www.mla.org for more information about the convention.

New McFarland Essay Anthology: The Punk Aesthetic in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Field, Keegan Lannon, Michael MacBride, and Christopher Douglas
contact email: 
punkcomicscollection@gmail.com

CFP

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv. by 15 March 2014 to Karma Waltonen (kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu).

Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism, May 22-24, Proposal Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Women's and Gender Studies/Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Winnipeg
contact email: 
writingtransgenres@gmail.com

International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Worlds Congress
contact email: 
academic@womensworld2014india.com

The theme of the Congress is Gender in a Changing World.
Scheduled on 17th -22nd August, 2014,the congress is being hosted by the University of Hyderabad, India.

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Commemoration: Contemporary Presentations of the Past, 11-12 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk

Cultures of Commemoration

International Conference hosted by
the Centre for Studies in Literature
University of Portsmouth, UK

11-12 July 2014

Call For Papers

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