category: general announcements

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? (Submission deadline July 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Henri Peyre French Institute, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.
contact email: 
FSautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:

SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?

OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Improvisation in Professional Practice, Columbia University --Deadline: August 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Improvisation In Professional Practice, Columbia University, Teachers College
contact email: 
at532@tc.columbia.edu

Deadline extended: August 20, 2015

Jane Austen and Philosophy, ed. Mimi Marinucci

full name / name of organization: 
Vol. 2 in new series "Great Authors and Philosophy" Series editor, Jacob M. Held
contact email: 
mmarinucci@ewu.edu

Call for Abstracts

Jane Austen and Philosophy
Edited by Mimi Marinucci
Rowman and Littlefield

East Meets West in the Long 18th Century - February 25-27 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

In the exact center of the U.S., where the west meets the east at the "Crossroads of America," we will hold this year's South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies meeting in Oklahoma City,

Call for Book Reviews and Reviewers for College Language Association Journal

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association Journal
contact email: 
martink@savannahstate.edu

Call for Book Reviews and Book Reviewers

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Romanticism and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA 87 (Durham, NC, USA; 13-15 Nov. 2015)
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Worlds of William Penn

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers British Studies Center
contact email: 
armurphy@polisci.rutgers.edu

The Worlds of William Penn
November 19-20, 2015
Rutgers University, New Brunswick

REQUEST FOR RESUBMISSIONS DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS WITH SUBMISSION SITE

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

"Land and the American Dream" (Oct. 14-16, 2015, in Bucks County, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Precarious Alliance
contact email: 
michael.stamps@delval.edu

"Land and the American Dream": A Sustainability Symposium
Delaware Valley University
October 14–16, 2015
www.precariousalliance.org

UPDATE Politics, Civic Life and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

The section on Politics, Civic Life, and Culture for the 2015 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is now accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students.

Writing the Rising: An international Conference on 1916

full name / name of organization: 
Università Roma Tre
contact email: 
John.mccourt@uniroma3.it

Writing the Rising is an international conference organised by CRISIS - Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale per gli Studi Irlandesi e Scozzesi – at the Università Roma Tre in association with the

SAMLA 87 Reception Studies

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

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies, including pedagogical work. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 87 theme are especially welcome.

[UPDATE] International Conference on Knowledge and Politics in Gender and Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University
contact email: 
gwsconference2015@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 20, 2015

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

PERFORMART ’15 / II. Performing Art Conference

full name / name of organization: 
DAKAM
contact email: 
info@performartconference.org

PERFORMART ’15 / II. Performing Art Conference

LITCRI '15 / IV. Literary Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
DAKAM
contact email: 
info@litcriconference.org

LIT CRI '15 Call for Papers: MEMORY AND LITERATURE

Workshop, London - Creative Collaboration: Practice Meets Reasearch

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Lally - King's College, London
contact email: 
sophie.lally@kcl.ac.uk

Dear all,

American, British and Canadian Studies special issue: Fictions of Academia, Deadline: 1 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider / Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania (http://abcjournal.ulbsibiu.ro/index.html), invites submissions for a special issue on Fictions of Aca

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900-Feb. 18-20, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
kristin_czarnecki@georgetowncollege.edu

Louisville Conference 2016—Call for Papers

"Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion" for 2016 IMC at Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ya-shih Liu/ Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
Dr. Ya-shih Liu at yashihliu@ntu.edu.tw and Hui-chu Yu at tacmrs@mail.nptu.edu.tw

This TACMRS-sponsored session welcomes proposals that consider the various ways in which writers have explored the paradoxical notions engendered in the consumption of food in social and religious con

Travel: A Journey to Discover Self and Others

full name / name of organization: 
Ruo-yung Lee/Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)
contact email: 
Ruo-yung Lee at jylee@mail.ntpu.edu.tw and Dr. Hui-chu Yu at tacmrs@mail.nptu.edu.tw

The Renaissance was an era of magnificent art achievement, and an age of “discovery” and “self-fashioning”: the exploration to the “new world” heralded by the Iberians, the Grand Tour pop

Collection: Lingua Franca: First Generation Scholars in Rhetoric, Composition, and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo and Sergio Figueiredo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu; sfigueir@kennesaw.edu

In his essay, “Family Values: Literacy, Technology, and Uncle Sam,” Joe Amato traces his Italian-American history and argues, “These experiences and memories, these histories and associations, t

The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction

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

The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction is a panel that considers a wonderful challenge for both critics and writers: how time informs works of literature.

The House in the Mind: Architectural Space and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Wadham College, Oxford
contact email: 
houseinthemind@gmail.com

The House in the Mind: Architectural Space and the Imagination

A conference to be held at Wadham College, Oxford
Wednesday 16 – Thursday 17 March 2016

SRS 7th Biennial Conference 18-20 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Renaissance Studies / Glasgow University, UK
contact email: 
arts-rensoc2016@glasgow.ac.uk

School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow
http://rensoc.org.uk/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

SAMLA 87 CFP: Nadine Gordimer: Honoring Her Legacy

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ Georgia State University
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

Gordimer is well known for her depiction of moral and racial issues, especially as related to life under apartheid in South Africa.

[UPDATE; revised deadlines] Asia and the Historical Imagination: Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination is an edited volume of essays that explores papers concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays is a edited collection of essays concerned with representations of Asia’s past. The essays in this volume will complement a 3-day workshop that.

Last Chance to Book: 'Place-Based Arts: Brighton Writes'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Place-Based Arts: Brighton Writes
Friday 29 May 2015
Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, Brighton UK.

Alchemy in Harry Potter

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Mamary and Christine Myers/Monmouth College
contact email: 
alchemy@monmouthcollege.edu

Call for papers for a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary collection of essays on alchemy in the Harry Potter novels.

H.D. panel, SAMLA Nov. 13-15, 2015, Durham, NC (abstracts due June 10)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

We invite paper proposals for the “H.D. and her Circle: New Directions” panel at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Durham, NC, November 13-15, 2015.

GLBTQ Studies at MAPACA - Philadelphia (Nov. 5 to 7, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

MLA Volume: Teaching Anglophone South Asian Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Deepika Bahri (Emory) and Filippo Menozzi (Kent)
contact email: 
teachingsaw@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a volume in the MLA Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Anglophone South Asian Women’s Writing, edited by Deepika Bahri and Filippo Menozzi.

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.

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With its insightful and quirky brand of humour, Issa Rae's popular web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011- 2013) has shown how alternative pathways for the production, circulation a

Asians in the Americas (AIA) Symposium November 6-7, 2015 La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Asians in the Americas (AIA) and La Salle University
contact email: 
ossa@lasalle.edu

The Asians in the Americas symposium started in 2012 at Southeast Missouri State University as an answer and partial solution to the complete absence of any meaningful discussion of the many aspects o

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