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MLA 2017 Special Session: Monster Studies: Literature, Culture, and Theory (Deadline 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Koenig-Woodyard / University of Toronto
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session on “Monster Studies” for the MLA in Philadelphia, 5-8 January, 2017.

CFP Midwestern Symposium on Teacher Evaluation - Proposals due 2/20/16

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Findlay
contact email: 
brasfield@findlay.edu

Please join Charlotte Danielson and scholars, teachers, educational leaders, and education organizations from around the region for a symposium on teacher evaluation.

MLA Special Session: Modernism and the Boundaries of the Human

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
joncn@bu.ecu

MLA 2017
5-8 January
Philadelphia, PA

Literary modernism has long been characterized by its “inward turn.”

NWSA Call for Panelists: Female Sexualities in French & Francophone Literature (Proposals due Feb. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Raquelle K. Bostow
contact email: 
raquelle.k.bostow@vanderbilt.edu

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[REMINDER] Oxford English Graduate Conference on 'Progress', 3 June 2016 (deadline: 19 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ágota Márton / University of Oxford
contact email: 
agota.marton@ell.ox.ac.uk

OXFORD ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 3 JUNE 2016: PROGRESS

‘When any real progress is made, we learn and unlearn anew what we thought we knew before.’
(Henry David Thoreau)

Call for Conference Papers on Les Danses Macabres & Music

full name / name of organization: 
International Screendance Conference at Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Screendance Conference of the Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne (Univeresity of Burgundy, France) is seeking conference presentations for a panel on the music of Le

Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin's departure from "hard science fiction" in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

CFP: Studies in Visual Art and Communication, vol. 3 no. 1

full name / name of organization: 
'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - an international journal'
contact email: 
journal.on.arts [at] gmail.com

Vol3 No1 June 2016

http://journalonarts.org

An international initiative group from the academic realm has
established a relatively new (/initiated in 2014/), bi-annual

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom, Midwest MLA, St. Louis, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Breaking the Silence: Strategies for Teaching Racially Provocative Texts in an Anxious Era”

CFP: Performance of the Real Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Performance of the Real Research Theme / University of Otago
contact email: 
performanceofthereal@gmail.com

CFP: Performance of the Real Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium
An international conference hosted by the ‘Performance of the Real Research Theme’ at the University of Otago

[UPDATE] Archi-Textuality (Apri 16-17, 2016) - Hosted by CSUN English Department

full name / name of organization: 
AGSE & Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

The CSUN Department of English Annual Conference
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
April 16-17, 2016

Norm and Anomaly in Literature, Culture, and Language 19-20 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Franciszek Karpiński Institute for Regional Culture and Literary Research, Siedlce POLAND
contact email: 
normanomaly2016@gmail.com

Norm and anomaly have long constituted a binary opposition whose boundaries are becoming increasingly blurry and open to scrutiny. What precisely does the ‘norm’ mean?

(UPDATE) Final Call for Conference Papers: Uprising: The 6th International Conference of Dance Research Forum Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Dance Research Forum Ireland
contact email: 
chairperson@danceresearchforumireland.org

Date: June 22, 2016 to June 26, 2016
Location: New York University, New York, United States
FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: FEBRUARY 28th, 2016
URL: http://www.danceresearchforumireland.org

UpRising

15 March 2016 Age in Atwood and/or Lessing (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

“Boundaries of Life: Ageism and Aging in Works by Margaret Atwood and Doris Lessing.” This session, co-sponsored by the Margaret Atwood Society and the Doris Lessing Society, is inspired by the 20

3/17/2016 Atwood & Humor (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

"Humor and/as social critique in Margaret Atwood's novels, short stories and poetry." 250-300 word abstract by 17 March 2016 to Eleonora Rao (erao@unisa.it).

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - call for articles - open issue

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature, University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevance for contempora

Digital Humanities in Secondary Education (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Applegate / Molloy College
contact email: 
mapplegate@molloy.edu

Digital Humanities in Secondary Education

Special Session

Mobile Communities, October 14, 2016 (Abstract Deadline: May 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Movement and stasis. Routes to and from home. Boundaries and belonging. Local places and global spaces. The possibilities for and barriers to mobility shape the way that communities, cultures, and individuals communicate with one another. Mobility influences interconnectivity across time and space as well as the formation of hierarchies of domination and subordination.

Due March 2016: Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) Binghamton University

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) Binghamton University
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

“Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders” is an interdisciplinary graduate conference dedicated to exploring the changing contours of the field of American Studies.

The Catherine de Vivonne Undergraduate Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
ABOPublic: Interactive Forum for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830
contact email: 
abopublic@aphrabehn.org

Seeking engaging literary conversation and more wit than the seventeenth-century French courts could yield, Catherine de Vivonne, the Marquise de Rambouillet, established the Hôtel de Rambouille’s

In the Face of Destruction: Historical Memory and the Preservation of the Past in the Early Modern Period, Oct 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State Committee for Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
FoDSymposium@gmail.com

The Pennsylvania State University
Committee for Early Modern Studies
2016 Symposium, Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th feb 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

"The Scholastic Forum"

Gothic and Form - Dark Arts Journal - closes 28th Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
the Dark Arts Journal / Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
darkartsjournal@gmail.com

‘The Gothic and all its forms’

The theme is an intentionally broad one, and might include:

Gothic formalism
Meta-Gothic (including meta-fiction, reflexivity and others)

[update] John Steinbeck as an International Writer

full name / name of organization: 
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies, San Jose State University
contact email: 
nicholas.taylor@sjsu.edu

Update: Proposal deadline extended to March 15, 2016.

Conference Description:

American Literature Before 1900- SCMLA November 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

The South Central Modern Language Society's regular session for American Literature Before 1900 invites submissions for the 2016 annual conference to be held November 3-5 in Dallas, Texas.

"Asking questions of education" Deadline 3.30.16

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for Papers

{Deadline 3.30.16}

Asking Questions of Education

Call for Proposals (March 15th, 2016): Collection of Essays on HOW TO ANALYZE AND REVIEW COMICS

full name / name of organization: 
Forrest C. Helvie, Ph.D.
contact email: 
forrest.helvie@att.net

Have you ever read a review of a comic or graphic novel on a website and felt like you were only reading a book report?

Call for Papers/Poems: "What we learned from our grandmothers"

full name / name of organization: 
Rag Queen Periodical
contact email: 
ragqueenperiodical@gmail.com

"What we learned from our grandmothers"

Deadline 4.17.16

Our grandmothers, ourselves.

Comedy and Critical Thought: Laughter as Resistance?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
criticalcomedykent@gmail.com

The Centre for Critical Thought, the Centre for Comic and Popular Performance and the Aesthetics Research Centre at the University of Kent are glad to invite 250-word abstracts for

Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017 / Deadline Mar 15

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Hall/ MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
molly_hall@uri.edu

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

Faulkner and Money, July 23-27, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference (Jay Watson, director)
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

To gain a fuller understanding of William Faulkner’s literary career and fictional oeuvre, a reader could do worse than to follow the proverbial money.

Special Session of the 2016 PAMLA Conference November 11-13, 2016: Back from the Dead: Language Revival as Arc

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Katherine.Billotte@ccaurora.edu

Recent scholarship on the “archive” as well as that on “cultural memory” has focused on the role of language as both mechanism and metaphor.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended to March 1st. Teaching Nineteenth- Century Literature and Gender in the Twenty-First Century Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies-- special issue
contact email: 
lkarpenk@carrollu.edu; ldietz@depaul.edu

Submission Date:

SPECTRUM

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dhaka
contact email: 
spectrum.ed.du@gmail.com

Spectrum, a refereed journal published by the Department of English, University of Dhaka, seeks submissions of scholarly articles, book reviews, translations and creative pieces for its forthcoming is

Teaching Central/Eastern Europe And Its Communist Past

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

Central/Eastern Europe's cultural visibility has increased since the 1989 Fall of the Berlin Wall and then in 2009 when Romanian-born German writer Herta Müller received the Nobel Prize in Literature. In light of this new visibility, how are Central/Eastern European cultures and history being taught, both within and outside the region?

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