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CFP: Wealth and the Commons

full name / name of organization: 
United States Association of Commonwealth Lit and Lang Studies
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Wealth and the Commons”

A conference organized by the United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS)

October 12-13, 2014

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.

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

[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”

The Neglected Pillar: Comedy in Literature and Culture (November 28-29, 2014), abstract deadline: August 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies, The Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

Dying is easy. Comedy is hard. -- Old Theater Adage (Edmund Kean)

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

[UPDATE] Making the Invisible Visible: Mime’s Contemporary Legacy: Mime and Movement Theatre Symposium - April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio State University - Department of Theatre
contact email: 
thompson.105@osu.edu

As the founding fathers of contemporary mime, Étienne Decroux (1898-1991) and Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) have, through their apprentices, established a performative legacy with global resonances.

[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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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.

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?

[UPDATE] "Self(ie)-Representation," SMU Graduate Student Conference, March 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

The “selfie,” with its many outlets and ironic iterations, has provoked critical and popular conversation celebrating the form as empowering or decrying it as narcissistic.

New Media 1450-1700 (MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Chenoweth, Princeton University
contact email: 
kac3@princeton.edu

For this MLA Special Session we invite papers exploring the discourses and practices that surrounded emerging media forms and technologies between 1450 and 1700.

The Place of Spenser/Spenser's Places (Dublin Ireland, June 18-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Spenser Society
contact email: 
herront@ecu.edu

The Place of Spenser / Spenser’s Places

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

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

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”.

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

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[UPDATE] "Life, in Theory" - Second Call

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantl

The Way Things Work: Art as Science, Science as Art

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
Lscharf@umassd.edu

The Way Things Work: Art as Science, Science as Art

The Third Annual Undergraduate Student Conference
Art History Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Gender and Medieval Materialisms- MLA 2015 Jan 8-11 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

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:

The Contours of Algorithmic Life

full name / name of organization: 
Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at UC Davis
contact email: 
algorithmiclife@gmail.com

The Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at the University of California, Davis is proud to sponsor a conference on The Contours of Algorithmic Life.

Problems and Solutions for Modernist Digital Humanities. MSA 15 (Nov 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Ross
contact email: 
shawna.ross@asu.edu

At MLA 2014’s “Beyond the Digital: Pattern Recognition and Interpretation” panel, the first question from the audience was, “Why are so many of these projects modernist?

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

TRANSFORMATIONS - Current trends in literature, linguistics, language pedagogy and cultural studies May 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University - Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

The Department of World Languages & Literatures at Portland State University is proud to invite graduate students of foreign languages to present on their scholarly research.

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

[UPDATE] TWO CHAPTERS NEEDED: 'Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon'

full name / name of organization: 
Linnie Blake, Xavier Aldana Reyes (Manchester Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
X.Aldana-Reyes@mmu.ac.uk & l.blake@mmu.ac.uk

Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon, ed. by Linnie Blake and Xavier Aldana Reyes. Publisher IB Tauris

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