category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] UTSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium on “Social Healing” Submissions due January 9 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization at the University of Texas--San Antonio
contact email: 
UTSAGEOSymposium14@gmail.com

What does social healing look like in its most effective manifestations? How are we responding to the violence(s) and systemic oppression(s) that pervade our communities?

CFP-Panel "Colonization, Emigration and the Back to Africa Movement"

full name / name of organization: 
French Association for American Studies (AFEA) - Lawrence Aje, University of Montpellier & Claire Bourhis-Mariotti, University Paris 8
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Dear Colleagues,

Tales Beyond Borders [23 - 25 April 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Reading the Fantastic
contact email: 
reading.the.fantastic@gmail.com

Tales Beyond Borders is a two-day international conference (24th-25th April) and a postgraduate/early career researcher workshop (23rd April), all of which is being organized by the ‘Reading the Fan

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume, "Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)
contact email: 
yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume

Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture
co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College)
& Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)

We are seeking further contributions to extend the coverage of the volume. Detailed abstracts (500 words) are due by January 15, 2015 to Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (etamalet@tulane.edu) and Yasser Elhariry (yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu). Contributors will be notified of acceptance by February 1, 2015. Completed manuscripts (6,000 words) are due by June 1, 2015. Manuscripts will be rigorously edited prior to submission to the press. Although final placement of the volume will be contingent on the outcome of the press’ peer-review process, Brian Catlos and Sharon Kinoshita, the editors of Palgrave Macmillan’s new Mediterranean Studies series, have expressed interest in the volume.

Changes in Fashion in the Middle Ages - Abstracts due Feb. 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
UC Santa Barbara Medieval Studies Program
contact email: 
UCSBMedievalConference2015@gmail.com

University of California, Santa Barbara

Center for Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Call for Papers: “Changes in Fashion in the Middle Ages”

CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to January 15, 2015; Utopia and political theology today

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar (Croatia)
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Virtue and Vices, Desires, Devices" January 29-February 1 Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
Graduate Athens Hotel
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, and (Con)Text: Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University School of Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
slcsymposiumpurdue@gmail.com

Keynote speakers
Mark Bruhn (Regis College)
William Croft (University of New Mexico)

Guest speaker
Emily Troscianko (Oxford)

Panel “Proliferating Minoritized Bodies & Knowledges in the University,” Cultural Studies Association, Riverside May 21-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(Women & Queer) of Color Critique Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
WQCC.CSA@gmail.com

Cultural Studies Association, “Another University Is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy”

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2015; May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 21-24, 2015.

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Smith / Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
charlestownmaroonconference@gmail.com

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Pop Culture in Asia and Australia/Oceania

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Nadeau and Jeremy Murray
contact email: 
knadeau@csusb.edu; jmurray@csusb.edu

This one-volume encyclopedia, to be published by ABC-CLIO, examines the rich popular culture of the diverse countries of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia/Oceania.

Page 23 LitCon (Denver Comic Con), May 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Page 23/Denver Comic Con
contact email: 
page23@denvercomiccon.com

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Page 23 LitCon
May 22-25, 2015

The Twenty-First Century “Bad Guy”

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Andrews
contact email: 
twentyfirstcriminal@gmail.com

The Twenty-First Century “Bad Guy”
Is the antagonist always synonymous with the criminal?
April 11, 2015 at Kennedy Hall
University of St. Andrews

Postcards From the Edge: Texts and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Thomas Graduate English Spring Conference
contact email: 
andrea.j.gullixson@gmail.com

The University of St. Thomas is looking for papers for the Spring English Graduate Conference on April 24, 2015. Please check the link below for more information!

AFTERMATH: the Cultural Legacies of WW1. London 21--23 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
laura.douglas@kcl.ac.uk

The Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King’s, in conjunction with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina, is staging an international conference on the C

Cormac McCarthy Sessions at the American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cormac McCarthy Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

The Cormac McCarthy Society will sponsor two panels at the annual American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2015.

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015.

"R/Evolutions: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures" New Directions Graduate Student Conference, UofArizona, April 10-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
“R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures”
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/5/2015 - Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of

[UPDATE] South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative; Abstract submission deadline extended: 30 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Khan Touseef Osman, Editor
contact email: 
shourabh.pothobashi@gmail.com

Dear all,

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

War and Conflict in Sequential Art

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Network for Comics Research (NNCORE)
contact email: 
rebecca.scherr@ilos.uio.no

Call for papers: NNCORE 2015 International Conference in Comics Studies

University of Oslo, Norway, June 11-12, 2015.

Conference theme: “War and Conflict in Sequential Art”

ALA 2015 CFP Emerson Society Digital Emerson

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Thompson Ralph Walde Emerson Society
contact email: 
roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu

American Literature Association Call for Proposals

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference Saturday, March 28th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference
contact email: 
klobucar@njit.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

CFP: Graduate Student Conference: "Converging Narratives: The Personal Meets the National": Chicago, IL: April 10, 11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
uic.grad.student.conference@gmail.com

The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to annou

Clementi and the British Musical Scene: 1780-1830

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

In collaboration with
Ad Parnassum Journal
Italian National Edition of Muzio Clementi’s Works

Nineteenth-Century Music Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca/Pistoia)
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice)

In collaboration with

CFP: "Converging Narravites: The Personal Meets the National" - Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
uic.grad.student.conference@gmail.com

The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to annou

"Shaw in New York Conference" Oct. 16-17-18-19, 2015. July 1 Deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

Held at the Fordham U.

Teaching the Eighteenth Century (Vancouver, 14-17 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)
contact email: 
tiffany.potter@ubc.ca

Great teaching is what invites the next generation of great scholars into our profession.

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