category: general announcements

Knowledge Crossing Borders: Building Partnerships through Shared Knowledge

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

Thank you in advance for any support to promote the following among your colleagues.

Dear Colleagues,

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings” ( MLA Convention, January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings”

World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society, Temple University
contact email: 
info@wcsne.org

Call for Papers, Extended Abstracts, Posters, Tutorials and Workshop

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World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

Trespassing Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
Trespassing Journal
contact email: 
editor@trespassingjournal.com / hivren@hotmail.com

The belief in the necessity to integrate the study of the arts and humanities into medical education and practice has gained wide currency in the last decades, especially with the emergence and develo

CfP. The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to The Second Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Pisa, Italy

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience

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 “Cityscap

Writing By Degrees Graduate Creative Writing Conference March 14-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University's Writing By Degrees Graduate Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
wbdconference@gmail.com

Writing by Degrees, the nation’s oldest graduate-run creative writing conference, is now accepting paper and panel proposals for its 2014 event—a two-day celebration of writing, pedagogy, and comm

Them's Fightin' Words: Implicit and Explciit Combat Methodologies

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey B. Elliott / Oklahoma State U
contact email: 
geoffrey.b.elliott@gmail.com

The will to fight is embedded in human nature and so in human languages and literatures.

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development [EXPANDED CALL]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - 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)

Final Deadline CFP - Warren Ellis Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
ellis.2014book@gmail.com

Bad Signals: Collected Essays on the Work of Warren Ellis

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

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

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Writing in Context: Content Based First Year Composition (MLA 2015 Jan 8-11, Vancouver, BC)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/Discussion Group on the Two Year College/MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

While composition is often a standalone course, some colleges offer it as discipline-specific writing, either as a linked course or integrated into a learning community.

Samuel Beckett AND... Panel/ SAMLA Conference Nov. 7-9, 2014/ Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
The Samuel Beckett Society/ South Atlantic MLA Conference
contact email: 
graf@rmu.edu

The South Atlantic MLA Conference, November 7-9, 2014
Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Call for papers for the SAMLA Convention November 7 - 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mazeigl@hotmail.com

Please send abstracts of no more than 350 words by June 15, 2014.

"David Jones: Christian modernist?" Oxford (UK), 10-13 September 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Tonning / University of Bergen
contact email: 
erik.tonning@if.uib.no

"David Jones: Christian modernist?"
Oxford (UK), 10-13 September 2014.

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

#CFP: Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture @SyracuseU

full name / name of organization: 
Syracuse University - Religion Graduate Organization
contact email: 
syr.undergrad.conference@gmail.com

Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture

Syracuse University | March 29, 2014 | Syracuse, NY

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality, 5-6 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
spacesbetweenplaces@gmail.com

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality
A Cross-Disciplinary Conference
5-6 June 2014
Trinity College Dublin

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

New Directions in Sherlock

full name / name of organization: 
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present, Department of English, UCL
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: New Directions in Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (BST)
Department of English, UCL

[UPDATE] Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society & Conference
contact email: 
rvanoort@uvic.ca

The Eighth Annual Generative Anthropology Summer Conference: Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge

Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Dates: June 19-22, 2014

Plenary Speakers: Eric Gans and Raymond Tallis

Website: http://web.uvic.ca/gasc2014

[UPDATE} RCSC Annual Conference 6/7/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of Southern California
contact email: 
Martine.VanElk@csulb.edu

Renaissance Conference of Southern California
58th Annual Meeting
Saturday, 7 June 2014
UCLA, Los Angeles CA

Keynote Address:

[Update] Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

The Essay: Forms and Transformations (deadline for abstract: March 1 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies (University of Salzburg)
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

[UPDATE] Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/17 (Hard Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2014 First Book Institute

June 8-14, 2014

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Call for Papers Mnemonics Graduate Summer School ‘Media of Memory’ (Stockholm, 21-23 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Pieter Vermeulen, Stockholm University
contact email: 
mnemonics@english.su.se

For the third edition of its annual summer school, the Mnemonics network, an international collaborative initiative for graduate education in memory studies, invites paper proposals that address the r

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