category: general announcements

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.
https://affectproject.ca/index.php/home/events

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series
contact email: 
catwalk@interdisciplinarypress.net; jfoltyn@nu.edu

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic jou

Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media (abstract deadline May 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Ph.D. (to be published by IGI Global, 2016)
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015
Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media
A book edited by Kendra N. Bryant, Ph.D. / drknbryant@gmail.com

SLSA 2015 November 12-15. Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. Abstract deadline MARCH 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We are currently seeking submissions for our panel “The biopolitics of sensation” for SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) meeting, ‘After Biopolitics’, at Rice University, Hous

MMLA 2015 Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Feig MMLA2015
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

“Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature.”

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

"The News from Poems" - William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference: June 18-

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

The News from Poems

The Sixth Biennial Conference of the
William Carlos Williams Society

William Paterson University
June 18-20, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Paul Mariani

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) 2015
contact email: 
squirekelsey@gmail.com

Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

The Legacy of Performance: Oral storytelling and Music in Minority, Postcolonial, and Immigrant Literatures (6/10/15; 11/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA
contact email: 
akilinski@johnsonu.edu

People in ethnic/racial minority groups, those from colonized countries,

CFP: Multicultural Literature in the Classroom @ Midwest MLA 2015 (Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus, OH); Proposals due April 5, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Bridging the Distances between Text and Reader: Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Literature in the Undergraduate Classroom”

Summer 2015 Issue of Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination Seeking Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
farasha@deftco.de

Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination http://luvah.org is seeking submissions for our Summer 2015 issue. We are looking for short stories, poetry, and critical articles.

2015 Conference on the Black Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
Cobe@paine.edu

The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Black Experience (COBE) is: Civil Rights and Student Activism in America: Unfinished Business.

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Now Taking Criticism Submissions

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

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

MMLA Conference, American Literature I (before 1870) by April 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Arts and Sciences” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the relationship between the artistic and the scientific in American literary texts produced before 1870.

Midwest MLA, Nov. 12-14, Irish Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA
contact email: 
nestors@trine.edu

We welcome papers that explore any aspect of Irish studies, but particularly those that integrate this year’s conference theme of “Arts and Sciences.” Thus, we welcome papers that consider the w

Science & Fiction panel for MMLA (Columbus, OH--November 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley, Chair (MVNU) and Oscar Perez, Secretary (Beloit)
contact email: 
brett.wiley@mvnu.edu and perezo@beloit.edu

This year’s Science & Fiction panel is pleased to engage the convention theme “Arts and Sciences.” The session invites papers exploring the relations between science and fiction in diverse cultu

Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture (and Theory itself)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saik

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

[UPDATE} Abstract/shuns DEADLINE MARCH 31

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Adair and Paul Walker
contact email: 
jadair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

adair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: 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.

Eborakon poetry magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Eborakon
contact email: 
eborakonjournal@gmail.com

Eborakon is a poetry magazine based at the University of York, publishing new writers alongside established poets. The name derives from the Brythonic for York, meaning “place of the yews”.

[REMINDER] Teaching Renaissance and Medieval Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

We are seeking academic, teachable articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following categories:

•Authorship
•Genre Issues
•Narrative Structure
•Poetry
•Drama
•Epic

BROAD STREET Magazine: interdisciplinary nonfiction magazine reading all year around

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

Broad Street is a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence, run cooperatively at Virginia Commonwealth University.

SCMLA 19th Century British Literature, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3/2015, Due 4/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emily.monteiro@blinn.edu

We are currently accepting submissions for the Nineteenth Century British Literature panel of the South Central Modern Language Association conference, October 31-November 3, 2015, in Nashville, TN.

Illuminating Words, Transforming Beauty, Feb. 19-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Midwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
illuminatingwords@arbor.edu

Near the beginning of his breathtaking work in theological aesthetics, Hans Urs von Balthasar warns, “In a world that no longer has enough confidence in itself to affirm the beautiful, the proofs of

Freshmen English and English Composition Panel at SCMLA (10/31/15-11/3/15) Nashville, TN--Abstract Due: 3/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Organizing Chair: Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: Sound and Story

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 72nd Annual Convention

Nashville, TN – October 31-November 3, 2015

CFP: Speculation and Fiction (Vol II Issue I)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Call for Papers: Sanglap Vol. 2 Issue 1
Speculation and Fiction

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The abstract submission deadline for the 62nd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 1, 2015.

2015 MPCA/ACA Urban Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA/ Megan Cannella - Urban Studies Area Chair
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

HUMOUR

LGBT*QI Faculty & Staff Diversity AND LGBT*QI Graduate Student Diversity, MLA 2016, Austin, due 3/13/15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016, Austin
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 20, 2015

Modern Language Association Annual Conference
Austin TX, 2015
Call for Papers

1. LGBT*QI Faculty and Staff Diversity

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