category: general announcements

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Poetics/Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Athenot/IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil
contact email: 
athenot.eric@orange.fr

Poetics/Politics:
Writing, Ethics, and Aesthetics
October 14-15, 2016
IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil

Civic Arts and Humanities - Due April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory

Topic: Civic Humanities

Politics, Civic Life and Culture

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

​The section on Politics, Civic Life, and Culture for the 2016 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) conference is now accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students (jointly a

Creative Writing and Military Experience-- Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Kula, University of Washington, Tacoma
contact email: 
mkula@uw.edu

Collateral is a newly launching literary magazine affiliated with the Writing Studies Program at the University of Washington, Tacoma.

Form and The Public Intellectual (MLA 2017 Guaranteed Session; 3/15/16; 1/17)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

Almost thirty years ago, Russell Jacoby defined public intellectuals as "writers and thinkers who address a general and educated audience." Yet from Rousseau to Jacoby, the public intellectual has bee

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Young Adult Dystopian Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda Green-Barteet (SAMLA)
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

Kaleidoscope Journal: 'Evidence' Theme CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
s.m.rosen@durham.ac.uk

Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers at Durham University.

Seeking short stories by women on theme of "chosen"- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

[UPDATE] Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for 2-3 chapters for an edited collection on Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television already contracted by Ashgate.

[UPDATE] The European Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy 2016 (ECERP2016)

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR - The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
ecerp@iafor.org

Abstract Submission Deadline has been EXTENDED to May 1, 2016

The European Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy 2016 (ECERP2016)

ecerp.iafor.org

[UPDATE] Milton Special Session / RMMLA Convention Oct 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or clay.daniel@utrgv.edu

Deadline extended to April 1. Papers on any aspect of Milton for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Oct 6-8, 2016.

Vital Evidence: Speculative Realism and the Modernist Clue

full name / name of organization: 
Jeremy Colangelo
contact email: 
jcolang2@uwo.ca

CFP for MSA 18 (November 17-20, Pasadena, CA)

Vital Evidence: Speculative Realism and the Modernist Clue

Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts - Sept. 20-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC), University of Alberta
contact email: 
cwrc.conference@gmail.com

DIGITAL TEXTUALITIES/
CANADIAN CONTEXTS

TEXTUALITÉS NUMÉRIQUES/
CONTEXTES CANADIENS

Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory Launch
Conference, Sept. 20-22, 2016

SCMLA 2016: Southern Literature (abstracts due March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mdsursav@central.uh.edu

Submissions are welcomed for this regular session of the SCMLA annual conference to be held in Dallas, TX, November 3-5, 2016.

trauma and traumatic memory

full name / name of organization: 
A monographic volume
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

Traumatic Memory CFP
A monographic volume on trauma and traumatic memory

Romancing the Zombie [Contracted with McFarland Publishers-Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
contact email: 
romancingthezombie@gmail.com

Romancing the Zombie: Falling in Love with the Undead in the 21st Century

Editors
Ashley Szanter, Weber State University
Jessica K. Richards, Weber State University

Project Overview

Gender and Early Modern Drama, RMMLA, October 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
j.lodine-chaffey@wsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender in Early Modern English drama.

International Conference on Parallelism in Architecture, Environment and Computing Techniques (PACT) 2016

full name / name of organization: 
IEREK - International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge exchange
contact email: 
ahmed@ierek.com

The theme of Parallelism in Architecture and Computing Techniques (PACT) 2016<

Call for Submissions: Travel Writing (March, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Life Writing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
contact email: 
sjtucflw@outlook.com

International Conference

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

Oct. 29-30, 2016, Shanghai, China

Literature of the Hidden and Fantastic: September 23-24 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Honors International Studies Program at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
contact email: 
dennis.siler@uafs.edu

"The Fantastic or Mythical is a Mode available at all ages for some readers; for others, at none.

A Room of Her Own Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe, 20th May 2016, Abstract submission deadline: 4th April, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Paths Research Group (University of Leeds, Leeds Humanities Research Institute)
contact email: 
womenspathsleeds@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A Room of Her Own
Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe

Sharing What Matters (Most) in a Turbulent World

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The times they are a changing. Students have questions. Do we have answers? Does academic freedom give us the right to .... ?

CFP: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Toronto, October 28-29, 2016.

[Deadline Extended] MLA 2017 Special Session: Nonhumans in Twentieth-Century British Children's Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Y. Kiang / Bunker Hill Community College
contact email: 
skiang@bhcc.mass.edu

Animals, fairies, and toys, and their relation to concepts of childhood or the child, fill the pages of British children's fiction in the twentieth century.

Special Issue (2017) of 'The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies' (periodical culture)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

Wyndham Lewis's centrality in the 'little magazine' and periodical cultures of the early twentieth century is well established.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion (EXTENDED DEADLINE - March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gte1@nyu.edu

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion
June 1-3, 2016, New York City
Extended deadline for conference proposals: March 15, 2016

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lara mendez
contact email: 
info@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 2356-5926
a Thomson Reuters Journal invites all researchers to submit their paper for the upcoming issue March-June 2016

CfP The 6th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Nice, 20 – 21 May 2016

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

The 6th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

20 – 21 May 2016, Nice, Côte d'Azur, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Comparative Literature Permanent Section

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA 2016
contact email: 
arodrigueznavas@luc.edu

The border is a liminal space, made ambiguous by the dualities that it encompasses: it unites and separates, opens up and closes off, includes and excludes.

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 6

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

Black Ontology and the Love of Blackness

Science Vs. Spirituality in 21st Century Literature CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Science Vs. Spirituality
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality.

Papers are invited to discuss a wide range of issues concerning Science Vs. Spirituality in poetry, novels, autobiographical works, etc.

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