category: general announcements

[UPDATE] THE CANADIAN ALTERNATIVE

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

We have EXTENDED THE DEADLINE for a proposed edited and refereed volume on Canadian graphic novelists and cartoonists.

Mothers and Domestic Violence--Abstracts due by June 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
mothersanddv@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Demeter Press is seeking scholarly and creative submissions for an edited collection tentatively titled Mothers and Domestic Violence.

From MemoryLoss to MemoryShift: Rethinking the Discourse of Pathology September 26, 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Memory and Testimony Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
liza.futerman@mail.utoronto.ca

Since the late 1980s, Alzheimer’s disease has been regarded as “a much feared stigmatizing label that carries with it the force of a sentence of social death” (Kontos, 2006).

Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Grossman / Le Moyne College, R. Barton Palmer / Clemson University
contact email: 
grossmjj@lemoyne.edu / ppalmer@clemson.edu

America's Obsession with Superheroes

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

“Hera, give me strength!” Wonder Woman can do a lot of things, but writing your proposal for this panel isn’t one of them.

[UPDATE} Extended Deadline - May 15: Area of Whedon Studies

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

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

Shakespearean Performance Research Group 2015 CFP

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

Abstract due date, May 31, 2015

The Shakespearean Performance Research Group

Call for Reviews: Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture
contact email: 
shelley.park@ucf.edu

Call for Reviews

MAY 15 DEADLINE: Women in the Global Eighteenth Century, November 5-6, 2015 Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

full name / name of organization: 
The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
Dr. Kirsten Schultz at Kirsten.schultz@shu.edu or Dr. Karen Gevirtz at Karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

In The Global Eighteenth Century, Felicity Nussbaum and her contributors urged scholars to see the eighteenth century as “wide”: a period with a geographical as well as temporal sweep.

Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds -- Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds
contact email: 
matjohn@siue.edu

Seeking reviewers for videogame/gaming-related academic books, websites, communities, and "popular" books, in addition to reviews of virtual environments and, of course, videogames (recent or older, single- or multiplayer, across all platforms).

[UPDATE] [NEW EMAIL ADDRESS] CFP War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
warandpeaceconference@qub.ac.uk

CFP ‘War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture’

Interactions between Literature and Advertising

full name / name of organization: 
special issue of Interférences littéraires/Literaire interferenties: A Multilingual e-Journal of Literary Studies.
contact email: 
david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

Advertising draws upon literary culture in many ways: it borrows quotations for its slogans, enlists the services of aspiring and established writers and, more in generally, it uses many stylistic and

Call for Reviewers: Chop Suey and Sushi from Sea to Shining Sea

full name / name of organization: 
Chop Suey and Sushi from Sea to Shining Sea: Asian Restaurants in the United States
contact email: 
AsianRestaurantBook@gmail.com

Blind Peer Reviewers Needed (Graduate Students Welcome)

I am writing to ask for volunteers to blind peer review essays seeking
inclusion in Chop Suey and Sushi from Sea to Shining Sea: Asian

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - 6/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

PAMLA 2015: Autobiography Standing Sessions, Portland State University, 6-8 November (submissions due 15 May)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tanya.heflin@iup.edu

Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film (PAMLA, May 15)

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

PAMLA, Nov 6-8, 2015
Portland, OR

Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Meta" Section Call For Papers Due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Los Angeles - School of Film, Televsion an Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: “Time”

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation -- UPDATED DEADLINE MAY 15 2015

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

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

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.

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

[UPDATE] 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); May 15 deadline

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

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

[UPDATE] Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); May 15 deadline

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

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

Seeking Excellent Undergraduate Work

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers undergraduate journal
contact email: 
qcwriters@gmail.com

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution.

“She Flew to Me For Protection”: Networks, Agency, and Community in Eighteenth Century Women’s Writing (Abstracts Due June 5th)

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS 2015 conference (November 12-14, 2015) West Chester, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
RGarcia@citytech.cuny.edu

This panel seeks to explore how eighteenth-century women writers recreate, redefine and utilize conventional relationships to find new communities that allow them greater access to authority.

XVIII Generative Art International Conference - GA2015

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Design Lab, Politecnico di Milano University
contact email: 
celestino.soddu@polimi.it

GENERATIVE ART 2015
C A L L - F O R - P A P E R / P O S T E R / A R T W O R K S / P E R F O R M A N C E
GA2015 , the 18th Generative Art Conference, Exibition, Live Performances

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE - 2015 MPCA URBAN STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ MPCA/ACA
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

CFP: Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 5-7, 2015) - DEADLINE June 29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

CFP: Iris: New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults 1.3, 'Change' (Deadline: 26 May 2015)

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

Iris, a quarterly literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry on LGBTQ themes for young adults, invites submissions for its third issue on the theme of change.

CFP - The Value of Survival

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

CFP - The Value of Survival
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
Tuesday 1st-Thursday 3rd September

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

"First Generation, Next Generation: Learning Communities for Inclusive Excellence" CFP due 6/19/15; Conference 10/28-30/15

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

The 15th annual Atlantic Center for Learning Communities Curriculum Planning Retreat will be held October 28-30, 2015
at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford, CT.

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

CALL FOR ARTICLES For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Martine Wagner
contact email: 
martinef@mail.usf.edu

CALL FOR ARTICLES
For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (http://portuguese-diaspora-studies.com/index.php/ijpds)

Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies Conference Call for Papers - deadline June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies (CWIPs)
contact email: 
knuernberger@ucmo.edu

The exponential increase in Creative Writing degrees and programs at the undergraduate and graduate level has been well-documented, and much thought and scholarship has been devoted to the impact the

Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline 01/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Call for Submission of Book Proposals or Edited Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

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