category: general announcements

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ss3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in

The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
contact email: 
icetc@sdiwc.net

The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

September 22-24, 2014
Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland

http://sdiwc.net/conferences/2014/icetc2014/

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

SAMLA Fiction Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn Rubenfeld, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shawnrubenfeld@gmail.com

Fiction of Place

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

Writing and Rhetoric Area CFP [Deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

full name / name of organization: 
George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
George.fragopoulos@gmail.com

CFP for edited book collection: Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

[UPDATE ]CFP: British Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
spetrovic@okwu.edu

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Baltic Studies Session at PAMLA 2014, October 31-November 2

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Organization
contact email: 
zgimbutas@gmail.com

Papers are welcome on Baltic language and literature, possibly related to the conference theme, "Familiar Spirits," suggesting folkloric and religious dimensions of literature or folklore per se (cust

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geriguisatchapman.edu

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

ASTR Shakespearean Performance Research Group - CFP Deadline June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research - Shakespearean Performance Research Group
contact email: 
astr.sprg@gmail.com

Call For Papers, Deadline: June 1st, 2014

The Shakespearean Performance Research Group
of the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

“A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions” PAMLA 2014 (10/31-11/2, Riverside, CA) CFP Deadline: May 15, 2014.

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

This panel examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

Fifth International Symposium on European Languages in East Asia: Crises, Changes, and Chances: The European Conundrum

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages Division, Department of Foreign LAnguages, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
eusymposium@ntu.edu.tw

Fifth International Symposium on European Languages in East Asia

Crises, Changes, and Chances: The European Conundrum

Taipei, October 24-25, 2014

Scandinavian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
marlenemp@yahoo.com

Presiding Officer:
Marlene Broemer, Clackamas Community College

Stand-Up Comedy and American Culture -- AHSA (New Orleans, 12/4-12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

I'm looking for two or three presenters to help round out a panel on stand-up comedy and American culture for the American Humor Studies Association/Mark Twain Circle Quadrennial Conference.

UPDATE Death Studies panel MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

The deadline for paper submissions has been extended until May 15. Any papers about death and other perimortem topics are welcome.

A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginings of Wellbeing and Illness; London, 7 November 2014; CFP deadline 1 August

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians Student Members / Birkbeck / Wellcome
contact email: 
fijohnstone@hotmail.com

What is the relationship between art and health, and how has it varied across different historical periods and disciplines?

UPDATE: Gender, Identity and Sexualaity for NEPCA Conference

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

Submission deadline has been extended or paper proposals on gender, identity and sexuality for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Providence College in Providence, RI, Oc

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

Call for Papers: Newcomers no More? Contemporary NATO and the Future of the Enlargement from the Perspective of “Post-Cold War”

full name / name of organization: 
International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw
contact email: 
rczulda@uni.lodz.pl

The International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw, the Jagello 2000 - NATO Information Center in Prague and the Latvian Institute of International Affairs in Riga in cooperation with Atlantic T

CRISIS IN FILM AND VISUAL MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
The Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania), September 19-20, 2014
contact email: 
renata.sukaityte@kf.vu.lt

Co-organized by Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania), and Lithuanian Film Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania),

[UPDATE] Midwest Pop Culture Association- Southern Lit and Culture 05/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: Thursday 4th to Saturday

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Postmodern Madness and The Reconstruction of Subjectivities

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd of September

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Inter-Cultural Dialogues, 3rd International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th of August, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

3rd International Symposium: Inter-Cultural Dialogues

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

English Literature and Culture in the Long 18th C/PAMLA 2014 (10/31/14-11/2/14; Riverside, CA) CFP deadline: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lora Geriguis: lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Paper proposals on topics related to English literature and culture in the Long 18th century are sought. Papers may or may not relate to the PAMLA 2014 conference theme of “Familiar Spirits.”

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

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

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

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