category: interdisciplinary

Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Lord of the Rings (The Mithril Turtle)--DUE JULY 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Markey Butler/University of Maryland
contact email: 
mbutler5@umd.edu

2014 is the sixtieth anniversary of Lord of the Rings. The Mithril Turtle is the University of Maryland College Park’s commemoration of this important literary and cultural milestone.

[UPDATE] Pastoral Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
catherine-garnett@uiowa.edu

In his study Pastoral Cities (1987), James L.

Digital Classics: Where the Ancient Meets the Future (NeMLA 2015 Toronto April 30 - May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

This panel will explore what more can be gleaned from ancient texts through the new tools and methodologies of the digital humanities.

CFP: Biopic Adaptations Centre for Adaptations De Montfort University Leicester 24 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Although ‘biopics’, or film biographies, have been around since the beginning of cinema, scholarly interest in the subject is only beginning to develop.

[UPDATE] Medieval Romances Across European Borders, Oct. 31st - Nov. 1st, 2014, Bremen, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Miriam Edlich-Muth/ University of Bremen, Germany
contact email: 
muth@uni-bremen.de

They were the bestsellers of their time; in the late medieval period, a number of shorter romances and tales, such as 'Floire et Blancheflor', 'Partonopeus de Blois', the tale of the eaten heart,

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

UPDATE: Deadline for Sumbissions for the Digital Cultures Issue Extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

The Many Dangers of Photography: The Image of Photography in Literature - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Madloch, Montclair State University
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

This panel will examine the picture of photography in literature since the nineteenth century to modern days. We especially invite papers concerned with the problem of various dangers associated with photography. This includes but is not limited to: photographers harming their models or injuring themselves; photographs causing problems in peoples’ lives; cameras threatening people; and possessing photographers.

Queering the Nation: Queer Identities in Early America--For OIEAHC-SEA Conference, Chicago June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Marcia D. Nichols (University of Minnesota Rochester) / Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture--Society for Early Americanists
contact email: 
mdnichol@r.umn.edu

Although Foucault declared that sexuality as an identity is a modern phenomenon dating from the medicalization of sexual impulses in the Victorian era, some recent scholarship has argued that queer se

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Call for Book and Film Reviews (Trespassing Journal Issue 4: Trespassing Medicine) Deadline: August 1, 2014

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

The editors of Trespassing Journal seek book and film reviews for its fourth issue entitled “Trespassing Medicine” to be published online in November 2014.

ICMS - Kalamazoo: Food and Feast in Medieval Outlaw Texts

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

“Food and Feast in Medieval Outlaw Texts”

Liberal Arts International Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization. Texas A&M University at Qatar
contact email: 
liberalarts.qatar.tamu.edu

LIBE­RAL ARTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization
1-3 February 2015
HOSTED BY: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY AT QATAR

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Modernist Times

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
j.gourley@uws.edu.au

Modernist Times
21 November 2014
Bankstown Campus, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Brian Boyd (University of Auckland)

Narratives of the Interior Body--NeMLA, Toronto April 30-May 3, 2015

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

As the interior of the body has become increasingly visible, viewers have learned to, in Lynda Birke’s words, “read the text of the body’s insides.” Popular media have helped make this “text

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

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

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Youth, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

We are looking for proposals that address any aspect of the convergence of Popular Culture and American Childhood and Youth.

Sankofa: Reaching Back to Move Forward in Excellence September 27, 2014 Elon, NC

full name / name of organization: 
D.I.V.A.S (Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas)
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

INTERPLAY Graduate Student Conference, October 24-25, 2014, Chicago, IL

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Jones (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago), Chris Russell (Screen Cultures, Northwestern University)
contact email: 
interplay.chicago@gmail.com

Over the past decade, the diversity, reach and influence of games have expanded to new heights.

[UPDATE] Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in 2015.

The City in Contemporary Arab Women’s Writings

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
rsaid1@binghamton.edu

This panel seeks papers that focus on the representations of the city in the literature of the Arab Uprising and in all contemporary Arab women's writings, both fictional and non-fictional: travel nar

The Varieties of Dreaming - 06-08 November 2014 - Rome, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Dreams
contact email: 
iasdrome2014@gmail.com

The conference will propose an interdisciplinary discussion on dreaming that will focus on the diverse perspectives able to provide a comprehensive understanding of what it is like to dream.

Eighteenth-Century Narrative Traffic -- for ISECS Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asia Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
elltam@nus.edu.sg

We invite papers on the following topic as part of a SASECS-sponsored panel at the upcoming ISECS Congress, July 26-31, 2015, in Rotterdam:

[CFP] Urban Pilgrimage: A Special Issue of Room One Thousand, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
Padma Maitland (UC Berkeley) and Lawrence Yang (UC Berkeley)
contact email: 
roomonethousand@gmail.com

Urban Pilgrimage

-a special publication project sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative and Room One Thousand.

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

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

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

Reframing Disaster - 28–29 November 2014, Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Shamira A. Meghani/University of Leeds, School of English
contact email: 
postcolonialdisaster@gmail.com

2014 is a significant year for commemorating and thinking through the legacies of major global catastrophes.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

Critical Essays on Apocalyptic Media in the Millennium: We Dare Not Go Back!

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Firestone, Leisa A. Clark, and Mary F. Pharr
contact email: 
theapocalypsebook@gmail.com

The apocalypse has often been the narrative and thematic subject of millennial media.

Transatlantic Connections Conference, Ireland January 14-18 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
drewtransatlantic@gmail.com

The Transatlantic Connections Conference takes place in Ireland, in 2015. To link to the detailed CFP, please click on http://www.drew.edu/irish/?p=265

A Conference in Honour of George Whalley

full name / name of organization: 
Michael DiSanto / Algoma University and Queen's University
contact email: 
michael.disanto@algomau.ca

A conference in honour of the centenary of the birth of George Whalley will be held at Queen’s University, July 24-26, 2015.

The Experience Economy in Interventions and Adaptive Reuse

full name / name of organization: 
Rhode Island School of Design, Department of Interior Architecture
contact email: 
intarjournal.risd.edu

In the global economic decline increasing interest in growth through creative industries that cater to enhanced consumption has resulted in new forms of tourism and culture.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (Aug. 15, 2014) -- MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

2014 Stony Brook CAT Department Graduate Conference (Deadline: July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Endings.
Call for Papers: 2014 Stony Brook CAT Department Graduate Conference
New York, NY
Stony Brook Manhattan
Friday, November 21, 2014

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