category: general announcements

'Byron and the Romantic World' Postgraduate Conference at the Old Library, Keele Hall, Keele University. 30th September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University and Edge Hill University
contact email: 
byronromanticworld@gmail.com

One of the most celebrated and recognisable figures of
the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
stands at the centre of our current debates about

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

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.

Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Ashley Foster and Margaret Galvan
contact email: 
ashleyfoster@me.com, mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

CFP: Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

Urban Studies Area - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

'What are we reading?'

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse (www.thinkingverse.com) is now inviting contributions for its sixth issue, a special issue entitled 'What are we reading?' We will be publishing essay-reviews on works in poetics publis

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

Tracking in the Professoriate (A Roundtable) MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Arner
contact email: 
larner@brocku.ca

Special Session for the MLA Convention in Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8, 2017

[Re]Defining Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts/Jackson State University
contact email: 
mwa@jsums.edu

The College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University invites proposals from scholars on all topics related to“[Re]Defining Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century.”

LCA XVI, September 26 - 29, 2016, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA)
contact email: 
dsteckel@aclca.org

The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) is accepting submissions for special sessions, oral and poster abstracts, and student posters to be presented at LCA XVI at the Francis Marion Hot

Literature, Language and Cultural Nationalism in Cameroon/Africa (25-26 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda, NWR, Cameroon.

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

Teaching Graphic Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu

This year’s conference theme, "Border States," provides the perfect starting point for discussions of both the “borderlands” of teaching graphic narratives and the teaching of graphic narratives

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Identity, Intimacy

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections (November 11-13 2016, Poznań, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionsPoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

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

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

[UPDATE] CFP--The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 3/15/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

Call for Books of Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Angora Press
contact email: 
angorapress@outlook.com

The Angora Press is currently looking for original books of poetry. Typical manuscripts will run between 50-100 pages. As well, the poetry must tell a story and have unity.

MLA 2017 Interactive Panel: Teaching Shakespeare to Digital Natives

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Sebastian Vitale
contact email: 
kvitale@folger.edu

What new digital challenges does Shakespearean pedagogy face? How do you respond? Share interactive/digital approaches through this “teaching panel” for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia.

Mind, Body, Behavior: Health, Illness, and Representation, Abstracts Mar. 15, Conf. Dates April 27-28

full name / name of organization: 
51st Annual Comparative Literature Conference; California State University, Long Beach;
contact email: 
complitconf.csulb@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: 51st Annual Comparative Literature Conference

Mind, Body, Behavior: Health, Illness, and Representation

April 27-28, 2016

California State University, Long Beach

GENDER, IDENTITY, SEX and SEXUALITY for NEPCA conference (10/21 &22, 2016)

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

The Northeast Popular Culture Association is currently soliciting papers for its upcoming conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH, on October 21/22, 2016.

CFP Monographic section: Primo levi as a writer

full name / name of organization: 
TICONTRE. TEORIA TESTO TRADUZIONE
contact email: 
levi@ticontre.org

Monographic section: Primo levi as a writer
edited by Matteo Fadini, Carlo Tirinanzi De Medici, Paolo Zublena

Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes

full name / name of organization: 
Nadezda Stojkovic
contact email: 
nadezda.stojkovic@elfak.ni.ac.rs

9th issue call extended deadline: 1-May-2016

Papers received after this date will be considered for publication in the forthcoming issue(s).

Call information:

Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising and the Poetics and Politics of Memory

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

2016 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

“Border States”

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

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

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts, 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenwick / De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University

German Women Writers Panel for 58th MMLA Annual Convention, Abstracts due April 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
fj5695@wayne.edu and dana.grandstaff@wayne.edu

2016 Call for Papers
The 58th Midwest Modern Language Association
Annual Convention

Saint Louis, Missouri
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
November 10-13, 2016
German Women Writers

Translocality and Refugees (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Locality and Humanities, Korean Studies Institute (Pusan National University, Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The 6th Issue of Localities

[UPDATE] Originality (4/3/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Please consider submitting to Originality in a Digital Culture, a special issue of NANO: New American Notes Online.

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of of academic cover versions.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

Twelfth International Conference on the Arts in Society

full name / name of organization: 
The Arts in Society Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

Pantheon-Sorbonne University
Paris, France
14-16 June 2017

CRIPPING KEYWORDS, MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Hobgood
contact email: 
ahobgood@willamette.edu

CRIPPING KEYWORDS

Premodern Disability, MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Hobgood
contact email: 
ahobgood@willamette.edu

Premodern Disability

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