category: general announcements

[UPDATE] The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations & Revisions, Adaptations & Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

This proposed volume seeks essays that analyze how twenty-first century texts for young audiences across a variety of media--including print, film, television, and digital formats--interact with Victo

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

NANO: New American Notes Online, Call for Papers: Special Issue: The Aesthetics of Trash, Deadline: 22 Aug. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
d-banash@wiu.edu, ja-degregorio@wiu.edu, editornano@citytech.cuny.edu

NANO: New American Notes Online

Call for Papers: Issue 7

Deadline: 22 August 2014

Special Issue: The Aesthetics of Trash

[UPDATE: Deadline Extension] "The Undead" Abstracts due 6/13 (for SAMLA 11/7-9))

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource

9th Annual Limina Conference - Friday June 20, UWA

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual Conference at the University of Western Australia (Crawley) on Friday June 20, 2014.

Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz

full name / name of organization: 
Chameleon Press; Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
octaviopazhk@gmail.com

You are invited to submit poems to Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz, a collection in celebration of the centenary of the great Mexican poet, Octavio Paz, who built bridges among

[REMINDER] 2014 Queerness and Games CFP, June 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Queerness and Games Conference
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations and Revisions, Adaptations and Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

A significant aim of contemporary literature for young people is to provide a window into a variety of historical periods and cultural milieus.

[UPDATE} III International Congress of Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
contact email: 
kcb@wcupa.edu

III International Higher Education Congress
III Congreso Internacional de Educación Superior
October 6-10, 2014 San Jose, Costa Rica
Call for Papers
http://www.wcupa.edu/KCB

Sustainability and Service Learning (SAMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
leigh.dillard@ung.edu

Blending theory with practice, service learning encourages students and faculty alike to consider action beyond the classroom; likewise, it ties success to measurables other than grades.

The Literature of Loss

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Deirdre Flynn / Limerick Literary Weekend / Mary Immaculate College
contact email: 
theliteratureofloss@yahoo.com

The Literature of Loss

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA (SPAIN)
contact email: 
memoryfrictions2015@gmail.com

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

Conference venue: University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Dates: 6-8 May 2015

Othello's Island 2015: The Third Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on the Medieval and Renaissance Periods

full name / name of organization: 
Severis Foundation
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2015
The 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The Generative Literature Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Generative Literature Project/Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
theopoliscollege@gmail.com

Call for Participation:
Generative Literature Project

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience *FINAL CALL*

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscape as Disc

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

MMLA 2014--Film III: Global Cinemas permanent section

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu

The Film III: Global Cinemas section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Global Cinema.

2014 New England American Conference for Irish Studies November 21-22 at Wheaton College, MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, New England Regional Meeting
contact email: 
neacis2014@gmail.com

Beyond the Pale: Alienation, Sites of Resistance, and Modern Ireland

[LAST CALL] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Tracing Topographies: Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz 6-8 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent, Canterbury
contact email: 
tracingtopographies@kent.ac.uk

Tracing Topographies:
Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz

The Asian Conference on Education for Sustainability, Aug 2-4, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS — EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 25th, 2014»

http://presdafoundation.org/education-sustainability-conference/proposal...

CFP -- English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) -- Deadline Aug. 15 -- Conference, Oct. 3-4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU)
contact email: 
wilson_m@calu.edu

The English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) invites CFPs for our Oct.

UPDATE: Golden Age Westerns Area/ Deadline extended 1/07/14

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Film & History Conference / 29/10/14 to 02/11/14
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2014

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 June 2014; 28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Please note: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 20 JUNE 2014.

Submissions as a Word or PDF document should include a

* 350-word abstract and title

PSF2014 > Call for submissions > EXTENDED DEADLINE > June 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Research and Studies in Fine Arts of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University
contact email: 
helenaferreira@fba.ul.pt

Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

http://postscreenfestival.com

Call for papers > EXTENDED Dead Line: June 15th, 2014

Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr Sloane: A 50th Anniversary Celebration, 29 June 2014 FREE EVENT

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester, UK
contact email: 
orton@le.ac.uk

Join acclaimed director Nick Bagnall, bestselling novelist Jake Arnott and critics Simon Shepherd and Francesca Coppa to discuss the impact and legacy of Orton's first stage play.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

13th Claflin University Conferenceon English and Language Arts Pedagogy Oct 29-30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC 29115
contact email: 
wong@claflin.edu

Call For Papers
Thirteenth Claflin University Conference
on English and Language Arts Pedagogy
in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

FINAL CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

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

CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

Edited by Bruce Makoto Arnold, Tanfer Emin Tunc, and Raymond Chong.

Final CFP: Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

Edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc and Annessa Ann Babic

Food has been an inextricable part of American warfare since the

CFP: When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War: H. G. Wells Society Conference

full name / name of organization: 
H G Wells Society and Durham University
contact email: 
s.j.james@durham.ac.uk

When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War

H. G. Wells Society Conference

Palace Green Library, Durham University, 27 September 2014

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access

full name / name of organization: 
Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
michwiat@indiana.edu

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access, an edited collection on the cultural impact of Netflix, currently under contract with McF

Since Kimmel -CfP - January 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan and Frank G. Karioris
contact email: 
sincekimmel@gmail.com

This collection of essays seeks to imagine critical studies of men and masculinities since Kimmel. What does it mean to study men and masculinities after Kimmel?

Full STEAM Ahead--Atlantic Center for Learning Communities Curriculum Planning Retreat Oct. 22-24, 2014; Proposals by July 1

full name / name of organization: 
Terry Novak/Atlantic Center for Learning Communities
contact email: 
tnovak@jwu.edu; bhollingshead@flsouthern.edu

The 14th annual Atlantic Center for Learning Communities Curriculum Planning Retreat will be held October 22-24, 2014 at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford, CT.

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