category: interdisciplinary

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

MMLA 2014: Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

[update] The Dialogue of Cultures/ The Culture of Dialogue

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ploiesti
contact email: 
conference.upg@gmail.com

The Department of Philology, University of Ploieşti
The Centre of Literary Studies, Linguistics, Theory of Criticism and Culture

in collaboration with

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

[UPDATE] Submission deadline extended: CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traveltourismmapaca@ymail.com

The Travel and Tourism area of MAPACA seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sustaining Women's Studies, Nov 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Women's Studies Regular Session
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies: Abstract due June 19, 2015

UPDATE: Nodes & Networks in the Humanities: Geometries, Relationships, Processes

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas
contact email: 
idrh@ku.edu

The CFP deadline has been extended to June 30. Authors will be notified of acceptance by July 15.
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CFP: Nodes & Networks in the Humanities: Geometries, Relationships, Processes

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 19, 2015: SAMLA Women’s Studies Regular Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Altantic Modern Language Association:
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

Roundtable: Alterity and the Body in 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Shelagh Patterson/ NeMLA
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

How do individuals negotiate the social world when their bodies do not clearly fit defined hegemonic frameworks such as: male/female, various racial binaries, gay/straight, citizen/non-citizen, able-bodied/disabled, natural/unnatural, and other binaries?

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures - Nov. 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Quinnipiac University Fifth Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures:
STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

Uprisings and Revolutions in Global Context (deadline December 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

The first few years of the twentieth-first century have witnessed social unrest, revolts and revolutions across the world: the Arab Spring, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, riots of workers and peasan

Picturing the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Illustration, Intermediality and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Ionescu and Ann Lewis
contact email: 
cionescu@mta.ca

Title: Picturing the Eighteenth-Century Novel Through Time: Illustration, Intermediality and Adaptation

Call for Articles

Existential Thought in African American Literature Before 1945 April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Melvin Hill/NeMLA
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore existentialism in African-American thought that predates the codification of the term by Jean-Paul Sartre in the post-World War II period.

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

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

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Journal of the Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

Deadline for submission: Nov. 15, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - MAPACA 25th Annual Conference - Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

TITLE:

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 30

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

BODY:

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Sargasso CFP: TRANSLATION AND THE CARIBBEAN: TENSIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek/ University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
sargassojournal@gmail.com

TRANSLATION AND THE CARIBBEAN: TENSIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek / University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
contact email: 
walicek@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom, an edited volume

Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going? Intersections in Race and Technology (NeMLA April 30-May 3 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Forster / Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nicholas.forster@yale.edu

Where do race and technology meet? Since its emergence cinema has been but one technology to repeatedly build its status on the raced bodies of its subjects.

Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present, a one day conference 05/09/2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

Transitions: 1945-Present
University of Bristol, Friday, September 5, 2014

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 17th Annual International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
socphenmedia@yahoo.com

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 17th Annual International Conference

Cinema and Semiotics - 12th World Congress of Semiotics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 16-20 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
12th World Congress of Semiotics, New Bulgarian University
contact email: 
annedymek@gmail.com

THE semiotic of cinema does not exist. However, in film science there is large number of studies questioning the nature, genesis, use and reception of various filmic signs.

CFP: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Hip-Hop: Interrogating Identity, Authenticity, and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

From his first successful mixtape and EP So Far Gone, released in 2009, Toronto native Drake presented a significant shift in the recording industry and hip-hop.

Excavating the Voice: Literature of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

This roundtable discussion will discuss the ways in which literature by African-American women in the nineteenth century discusses motherhood, slavery, madness, spirituality, challenges to patriarchy

Ability, Disability, and the Human (NeMLA 4/30-5/3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
spdeshong@gmail.com

For the 2015 NeMLA Convention in Toronto. This panel considers disability studies as a foundational discourse for engaging the socially and culturally expressed nature of human being.

Special Issue on Women's Labor in Film and Media

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

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is developing a special (potentially double) issue on women’s labor in film, television, gaming, and other media forms.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Literature and Religion after 1900 (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
yto1@binghamton.edu

Since the early 2000s, there has been a rise in scholarship about the religious and ethical dimensions of American postwar fiction.

CFP: Computer Culture (SWPACA Conference, February 11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Chuk / School of Visual Arts
contact email: 
natychuk@gmail.com

COMPUTER CULTURE AREA
36th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM
www.southwestpca.org

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Deadline: September 30, 2014

Call for Paper [Trans-Humanities]

full name / name of organization: 
Ewha Institute for the Humanities, Ewha Womans University, Korea
contact email: 
trans@ewha.ac.kr

Trans-Humanities is an academic journal for envisioning the new horizon of the humanities.

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

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