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How to Succeed in College: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Academic Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Riecken/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

We all have classroom experiences that likely come to mind when talking with prospective students and their family members. We also remember our own college experiences when we were students.

[Update] CFP MLA 2015 "The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)"

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver

The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect

Politics and Film Panel, SAMLA 2014, Deadline June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Association / South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
jlittlej@coastal.edu

This panel seeks papers which explore the intersection of film and politics, broadly conceived.

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] CFP Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” Deadline: 3 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

DASH Literary Journal Poetry Contest (Deadline March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:

DASH Journal welcomes submissions to its second annual poetry contest. To celebrate our love of competition, we're handing out a $1,000 prize for best poem.

[Edited collection] The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter / Brett Josef Grubisic
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

Critical Perspectives on William H. Gass: The Novellas

full name / name of organization: 
Twelve Winters Press
contact email: 
xii.winters@gmail.com

An anthology of articles on the work of American author William H. Gass titled 'Critical Perspectives on William H.

[UPDATE] Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

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Nominees for conference/ publication participation will be granted an expense allowance for travel and accommodation.

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2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, deadline March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

ross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwan

Language Literature Interface

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 4-5 September 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development; June 13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick UK
contact email: 
N.Degirmencioglu@warwick.ac.uk

Confirmed speakers: Professor Justin Rosenberg (The University of Sussex),Neil Davidson (The University of Glasgow),Professor Neil Lazarus (The University of Warwick)

Feb 10, 2014: 'From the Hoodie to the Hijab': Trayvon Martin, Shaima Alawadi and the Racialization of Murder

full name / name of organization: 
Stanley Doyle-Wood: The Transitional Year Program/Dept of Equity Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
stan.doyle.wood@utoronto.ca

From the Hoodie to the Hijab: Trayvon Martin, Shaima Alawadi and the Racialization of Murder**
**CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS**

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE, 15-17 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English
contact email: 
iasepune@gmail.com

The academic fraternity world over is preoccupied with various ways of understanding language, literature and culture.

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. - 5/16/14

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

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

2014 "Tudor Books and Readers" NEH summer seminar -- application deadline 3/4/14

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities
contact email: 
rankinmc@jmu.edu

John N.

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@ciceducation.org

The CICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education.

Virtual Women: Webcomics due March 8; Special Session for MLA 2015, January 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu

How has the web provided an alternative space for women in comics that is both similar to and different from the space provided by graphic narratives in print form?

Life through the Lens: The British Biopic in Focus (31st May 2014, deadline for proposals 7th March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of the West of England (Bristol, UK)
contact email: 
Matthew5.Robinson@live.uwe.ac.uk

Life through the Lens: The British Biopic in Focus
31st May 2014 at Watershed, Bristol
Keynote speaker: Belén Vidal, King’s College London

37th Annual NJCEA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
dcasale@kean.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS
37th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Reading Memory: Approaches to Teaching the Memoir: MLA 2015 Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA Allied Member of the MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Autobiography and memoir have become canonical staples, but also contested sites for discussing the boundaries of fictional and non-fictional self-representation.

Dieter Leisegang: Sustaining a Private Poet

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Weiss/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu

Despite Dieter Leisegang’s rich oeuvre, the poet rarely sought to have his works published.

Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Modern Languages Open (MLO)

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool University Press
contact email: 
clare.hooper[at]liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Modern Languages Open

SECOND BIENNIAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE - THEME "HOME" 7th-11th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English Studies, College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria/Tshwane
contact email: 
dambesgi@unisa.ac.za; seshimj@unisa.ac.za

VENUE: Kwa Maritane Lodge (Pilanesberg Game Reserve and Heritage Site), North-West Province, South Africa

CFP: Iris: A Magazine of New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults, 1.2: Histories (Deadline: 21 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Iris: A Magazine of New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults
contact email: 
editorial@creatingiris.org

Iris, a quarterly literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry on LGBTQ themes for young adults, invites submissions for its second issue on the theme of histories. Iris features writing and artwork that challenge and captivate young adult readers between the ages of 14 - 17.

A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

The Special Session examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

THE STORY OF MEMORY CONFERENCE 4-5 Sep. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton
contact email: 
memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The Story of Memory Conference: Exploring New Perspectives on the Relationship between Storytelling and Memory in the Twenty-First Century

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Editor
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

The editor of this collection, per the feedback of the interested university press, solicits several more essays that tackle the subject of queerness in the Roald Dahl canon.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory -[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

Update: Deadline for Proposals Extended to Feb. 21

Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

A symposium sponsored by the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

The Third Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Dear Colleagues,

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