category: general announcements

The Migrating Word: Collectivities Outside State Boundaries: NeMLA Convention 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rodrigo.nedra@gmail.com

In the global present, migration is increasingly understood not as a voluntary process, but as one of forced displacement, whether for political or economic reasons.

452ºF CFP: Chinese imaginary in other literatures (January 31st 2015)

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

CFP for the thirteenth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.

[MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline 30 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers about the use/depiction/influence of religion/spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures (including pop culture) are invited.

Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept.,GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference Committee, English Student Asssociation, GC-CUNY
contact email: 
karen.lepri@gmail.com

This conference seeks to bring together critical and imaginative forms of scholarship, workshops, performance and other creative work around ideas of trance.

Prophetic Fragments: The Humanities and the Past, Present, and Future (02/28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Prophetic Fragments:
Humanities Past, Present, and Future

Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College

Peace and War

full name / name of organization: 
The 41st Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

This colloquium will explore peace and war in medieval culture, history, literature, philosophy, theology, and the arts. How did medieval men and women make peace and make war?

CFP The Canadian Alternative: Canadian Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels (due Date April 30 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman, editors of Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, and Seth: Conversations for the University Press of Mississippi, are editing a collection of essays p

Sideways in Time: International Conference in Alternate History. 26, 27 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, and Lancaster University
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time is an Alternate History Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool – in association with Lancaster University.

Texto Digital - Call for papers until October 15th, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Texto Digital
contact email: 
textodigital@contato.ufsc.br

Texto Digital, the electronic journal published by the Center for Research in Informatics, Literature and Linguistics (NuPILL) at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, informs that

A Librarian's Genealogical Guide to Outreach for Ethnic Populations

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

We are exploring for interest in a possible anthology by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers about librarians working with local historical and genealogical societies.

The Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

We are exploring for interest in a possible anthology by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers about librarians working to help patrons with financial literacy. Possible topics include:

Attracting, Retaining, and Maximizing Library Volunteers

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: McFarland

Publication ‘Crime Uncovered: Anti-heroes’ 300 word proposal by 1/10/14 (full papers January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Stewart/Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

This collection of essays will focus on the anti-heroes of Crime Fiction in order to give readers a greater insight into these characters.

[UPDATE] Hunger (abstract delivery: 30th Sept 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità/Other Modernities, Università degli Studi di Milano - Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The Universal Exposition, which will bring millions of visitors to the city of Milan between 1 May and 31 October 2015, is around the corner.

The XVII Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Conference: April 24-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com; dpizappi@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu

The XVII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference:
April 24-27, 2015

Shaker Village—Pleasant Hill, Kentucky
&
St. Catharine College—Springfield, Kentucky

CFP: Popular Culture & Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS Panels for ISECS and ASECS 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS), an affiliate society of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS), is the first regional eighteenth-century

Women on the Wrong Side of History (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kugler
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

46th ASECS Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA March 19-21, 2015

Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario
Chairs: Alla Ivanchikova, Michael Modarelli
Area: World Literatures (non-European Languages)

E-Dictionary of Portuguese TRavel Writing (texts in Portuguese)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS (New University of Lisbon), IMLR (University of London), LIA (University of Sao Paulo)
contact email: 
edevp@outlook.com

Call for Papers: E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing

ASECS, 19-22 March 2015 (LAX) - Landscape and Sensory Perception

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
broomej1@wpunj.edu

ASECS 2015: Landscape and Sensory Perception - Roundtable Discussion

It’s All About the Personalization: The Challenges of the Online Professor [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable looks to examine the pains and joys of teaching in the online classroom. There has been a rise in the quantity of online degree programs, but has the quality gone with it?

UPDATE: "Lovers, Madmen and Poets: Shakespeare and the Imaginary, Supernatural, and Divine" (9/12;10/24-25))

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
nunn@uakron.edu

Plenary Speakers:
Evelyn Gajowski, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
David George,Urbana University

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Call for Paper - Economics, Commerce and Management - Oct issue

full name / name of organization: 
International journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, United Kingdom
contact email: 
editor@ijecm.co.uk

International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management (IJECM ISSN 2348-0386) is a refereed monthly e-journal from Rochester, with a strong Editorial Board and a tested rapid review system.

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture: Cannibalism in Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for ASLE Conference 2015 (Moscow, ID)
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibals in Fiction

Call for Presentation Abstracts for organized panel
11th Biennial ASLE Conference, June 23-27, 2015 in Moscow, Idaho

UTOPIA AND POLITICAL THEOLOGY TODAY - [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - Issue 10 (May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

Humanities and/in the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
thowe@marymount.edu

“The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere”
Marymount University
Arlington, VA
April 10-11, 2015
http://vahumanitiesconference.com

[UPDATE] Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (Deadline 08 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

[UPDATE] The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2015 NeMLA in Toronto seeks to explore the impact of The French New Wave along with the key filmmakers and films that defined the movement.

[UPDATE] French Shakespeare (abstract by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for NeMLA 2015 in Toronto seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enligh

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nalini Iyer, for South Asian Literary Association (MLA-Allied Organization)
contact email: 
iyernalini@gmail.com

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Towards a diasporic imagination of the present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

"World Literature, World Religion": A proposed seminar for ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
contact email: 
nazry_bahrawi@sutd.edu.sg

This is a call for papers for a proposed panel "World Literature, World Religion" at the American Comparative Literature Association 2015 annual meeting to be held at Seattle, Washington, on March 26-

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