category: general announcements

Death, Violence and Religiously-Inflected Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

Please consider submitting 250-word abstracts to the following panel at the 2016 MLA in Austin, Texas.

Long Tim, Short Text: Historical Short Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA, Special Topics Panels for 2015 Conference in Portland, OR
contact email: 
mkula@uw.edu

This CFP is seeking proposals for an approved "Special Topics" session examining a variety of issues related to Historical Short Fiction (abstract/CFP below) for the 2015 PAMLA conference in Portland,

ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

[UPDATE] Reading Fantasy RMMLA, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 8-10 Oct., 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mjhtaylor@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 31, 2015. *Conference dates corrected.*

Women in the Global Eighteenth Century, November 5-6, 2015 Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

full name / name of organization: 
The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
Dr. Kirsten Schultz at Kirsten.schultz@shu.edu or Dr. Karen Gevirtz at Karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

The Aphra Behn Society
for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
is pleased to announce its 2015 biennial conference
Women in the Global Eighteenth Century
November 5-6, 2015

[REMINDER] George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grossetste University, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Affective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World (due March 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
chivoiuo@purdue.edu

NEW - Journal of Student Research Deadline: March 26, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Student Research
contact email: 
msuarez6@stu.edu

The Journal of Student Research is a digital multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing quality, original, scholarly research articles on a variety of topics related to business, communication, e

[UPDATE] English Seventeenth-Century Literature/2015 RMMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@utpa.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2015, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Broad STREET Magazine: interdisciplinary nonfiction magazine reading all year around

full name / name of organization: 
Broad Street magazine
contact email: 
sbcokal@vcu.edu

Call for Papers

Critical anthology on Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire book or TV series

full name / name of organization: 
Editors Rachel Schaffer and John Scaggs
contact email: 
rschaffer@msubillings.edu

Wyoming author Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire mystery series and the A&E/Netflix television series adapted from it have become increasingly popular since the publication of The Cold Dish in 2005.

Innovative Digital-Humanities Approaches in Teaching Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10)
contact email: 
pichugin@rutgers.edu

We seek theory- and practice-based presentations on application of digital technologies in language/literature fields. Interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.

Asia and the Historical Imagination (Workshop)

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination invites papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: "Rage"

Call for Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CFP: International Conference “Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS-Faculty of Social Sciences and Humnities, New University of Lisbon (Portugal), Casa das Historias Paula Rego
contact email: 
cetaps@fcsh.unl.pt ; paularegoconference@gmail.com

International Conference
“Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

3-4 December 2015

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education / The Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
edu1@inter-disciplinary.net

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education
The Education Project

Monday 20th July – Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Space, Place and Sport / The Sport Project: Probing the Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport4@inter-disciplinary.net

Space, Place and Sport
The Sport Project: Probing the Boundaries

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Constructing and Defining Food Practices The Food Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food4@inter-disciplinary.net

Constructing and Defining Food Practices
The Food Project

Tuesday 15th September – Thursday 17th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fear, Horror and Terror: Experiences, Production and Dissemination The Fear, Horror and Terror Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht9@inter-disciplinary.net

Fear, Horror and Terror:
Experiences, Production and Dissemination
The Fear, Horror and Terror Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity The Apocalypse Project: Rescheduled!

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc4@inter-disciplinary.net

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity
The Apocalypse Project: Rescheduled!

Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

War and Representation Conference, 21 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of Leicester UK
contact email: 
warnet@leicester.ac.uk

War and Representation Network Conference
Anniversary Culture II:
1815 and 1915: From Waterloo to Gallipoli
Saturday 21 November 2015, University of Leicester
Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

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

Call for Editors

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

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

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter and Martha Satz / Demeter Press
contact email: 
lee.baxter28@gmail.com and msatz@mail.smu.edu

We are seeking and welcome perspectives from a variety of disciplines, historical, comparative, and cross-cultural, for a collection of essays entitled Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood.

MLA Conference Special Session: "Missed Connections: Satire and Its Publics" (Jan. 7-10, 2016) CFP Due Mar. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

This panel welcomes papers concerning the intersections of satire, political art, and other forms of subversive humor with various audiences during any time period.

BARZAKH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, Deadline: April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
HLA_IFOA@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

Games and Literary Theory Conference (Nov 20-22, 2015, New Orleans, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Welsh
contact email: 
twelsh@loyno.edu

International Conference Series in Games and Literary Theory
Third Annual Conference

Hosted by Loyola University New Orleans, Department of English & School of Mass Communication

Sacred Joureys 2: Pilgrimage to the heart of the sacred July 3-5, 2015 Mansfield College Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
imcintos@iupui.edu

Pilgrimage to the Heart of the Sacred

The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond Project

Friday 3rd July – Sunday 5th July 2015

Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Time, Freedom & Narrative | Postgraduate Conference | Manchester (July 3rd 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
timefreedomnarrative@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by doctoral students at the Centre for New Writing and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

[UPDATE} DEADLINE EXTENDED Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick 20-22 May 2015
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015

Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference| DIGGING, DIALOGUE & DIVERSITY| 11-15 July, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Tertiary Campus Ministry Association (Australia) on behalf of the International Association for Chaplains in Higher Education
contact email: 
chaplaincy@scu.edu.au

Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference

DIGGING, DIALOGUE & DIVERSITY

11 – 15 July, 2016
Bendigo, AUSTRALIA

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Death, Violence and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

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