category: interdisciplinary

Innovative Teaching for Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Stretch-Accelerated Composition
contact email: 
pccstretch@gmail.com

Website: pccstretch.wordpress.com

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Robert N. Watson

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extended: PG Conference 'ReVision: Editing Across Disciplines'

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM Postgraduate Journal, The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Interdisciplinary Conference - Call for Papers

FORUM Postgraduate Journal, The University of Edinburgh, 15-16 July 2013

Twentieth Century Studies Area 2013 MIdwest Popular Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers
Twentieth-Century Studies
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
2013

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline 3/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O'Meara

The Spatial Imaginary in Contemporary British Literature and the Arts - 18-19 October 2013, a SEAC Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Nantes, France
contact email: 
georges.letissier@univ-nantes.fr

ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM OF THE SOCIÉTÉ DES ÉTUDES BRITANNIQUES CONTEMPORAINES
The Spatial Imaginary in Contemporary British Literature and the Arts

Oscar Wilde: Celebrity or Notoriety? A symposium; July 25-27, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Chad Thomas / The Santa Fe Opera
contact email: 
Chad.Thomas@uah.edu

The Santa Fe Opera seeks proposals for its first (of three proposed annual) New Works Symposium. The symposium will take place July 25-27, 2013, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Transgressing the Limit: Borders and Liminality in Philosophy and Literature. Proposals for essays due 30 June 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Dylan Winchock & Jessica Mayock
contact email: 
borderprojectabstracts@gmail.com

Borders are more than lines cutting across maps; rather, they are wide swaths of ambiguity and reversibility where identities are broken down and reassembled.

MLA 2014: "The Victorian Photographic Imaginary"

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Hoffman, Rutgers University
contact email: 
jessehoffman@gmail.com

CFP: "The Victorian Photographic Imaginary"
Special Session
MLA 2014 Chicago
January 9-12

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ISCH Cost action 1101, Durham University, Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

Announcement/Call for Papers

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement

18-19 June 2013
Durham University

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ISCH Cost action 1101, Durham University, Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

Announcement/Call for Papers

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement

18-19 June 2013
Durham University

Salman Rushdie in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Charlie Wesley
contact email: 
cwesley@daemen.edu

How do we assess Rushdie's 21st century fiction (and nonfiction) while grappling with his previous output and changing political beliefs? 200 word abstracts or more by 15 March 2013. Contact Dr.

Dialects of English Worldwide: Issues in English Language Studies at MLA, January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Present-Day English Language Discussion Group
contact email: 
canon_eb@yahoo.com

The position of English as a worldwide lingua franca has never been more secure than it is today.

Sensationalims and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

A Two-Day International Workshop

Tel Aviv University, December, 18-19, 2013

Oulipo : Avant-garde Language, MLA 2014; title/abstract due March 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division of Linguistic Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
Claudia Becker (cbecker@nccu.edu); Jean-Jacques Thomas (jt96@buffalo.edu)

MLA 2014 (Division of Linguistic Approaches to Literature) session on "Oulipo : Avant-garde Language" fits theme “Vulnerable Worlds." Oulipo, the last international avant-garde (1961)

History of Style: Language’s Impact on Literature, 2014 MLA session, abstracts by March 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association; Division of Linguistic Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
Don Hardy donhardy@unr.edu; Claudia Becker cbecker@NCCU.EDU

MLA 2014 session (Division of Linguistic Approaches to Literature) on history of style (language's impact on literature) fits topic of “Vulnerable Discourses: Linguistic Manipulation of Literature,

*Final Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

*Final Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum

[UPDATE] The Dada App (MSA 15, August 29 - September 1, Brighton)

full name / name of organization: 
Merrill Cole / Western Illinois University
contact email: 
M-Cole@wiu.edu

What contemporary uses can we make of Dada methods, techniques, innovations, and ideas? Should Dada inform our politics?

MLA 2014, Chicago: Everyday Unrecognized Sexual Violence in South Asia

full name / name of organization: 
Namrata Mitra/ South Asian Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
nmitra@jcu.edu

We invite critiques on representations of sexual violence against marginalized groups in South Asian literature, film, and/ or media.

Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal - Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman / Interdisciplinary Literary Studies (Penn State)
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

We invite essays from interdisciplinary perspectives that address contemporary adaptations of Renaissance literature or art, particularly Jacobean, in film.

The Sacred and the Sexual in South Asian Literature , South Asian Languages and Literatures Discussion Group, MLA Chicago 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Indrani Mitra/ Mount St. Mary's University
contact email: 
mitra@msmary.edu

This Modern Language Association panel invites papers that interrogate gender and the constructions of sexuality in relation to one or more of the religious traditions of South Asia, and their local,

Queering Age (PAMLA, November 1-3, 2013 in San Diego)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA, Emily Mattingly
contact email: 
emily.mattingly@email.ucr.edu

Queering Age

[UPDATE] The Human journal NOW accepts submissions for June 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

Call for Papers – The Human journal NOW accepts submissions

[UPDATE] The Dada App (MSA 15, August 29 - September 1, Brighton)

full name / name of organization: 
Merrill Cole / Western Illinois University
contact email: 
M-Cole@wiu.edu

What contemporary uses can we make of Dada methods, techniques, innovations, and ideas? Should Dada inform our politics?

[UDATE] Supernatural Studies Journal - Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
SupernaturalStudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013, through March 1.

Jürgen Habermas’s Communicative Action & Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Quesada
contact email: 
rmquesada@eiu.edu

The proposed session seeks writers and scholars to reassess the literary, cultural, and sociopolitical import of Jürgen Habermas’s book, The Theory of Communicative Action .

Writing the Farm: Ecocritical Perspectives on Literature and Agriculture

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
awallis@whittier.edu

CFP "Writing the Farm: Ecocritical Perspectives on Literature and Agriculture" at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference--San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013.

Marxism..."That is the Question"

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

Taking a cue from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this panel focuses on a critical examination of the act or state of calling one’s self a Marxist, that is to say, it asks the question, “What does it mean

Dreiser and Money, MLA 2014; 3/18/13

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu; jude.davies@winchester.ac.uk

Dreiser and Money (MLA 2014). Financial systems and their epistemologies in Theodore Dreiser’s work, including the "Trilogy of Desire" and other fiction and nonfiction.

Edited Collection: After Marriage in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Prof Karl Leydecker and Dr Jenny DiPlacidi/ University of Kent
contact email: 
k.leydecker@kent.ac.uk and j.diplacidi@kent.ac.uk

We invite contributions for an edited collection that examines the period of ‘after marriage’ in the long eighteenth century.

Queer Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Annual Convention 2014
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

Modern Language Association Annual Convention, January 2014

Queer Youth

Special Themed Issue on The Spectral South

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: The Spectral South
contact email: 
slauro@clemson.edu & kmangan@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines the images of zombies, vampires, and other undead in the American South.

Call for Papers for volume 7, n° 1(13)/ 2014 ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies www.essachess.com Environment and

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
mihaela.tudor.com@gmail.com

Call for Papers for volume 7, n° 1(13)/ 2014

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Environment and communication

Coordinators:

Balkan Vulnerabilities in Contemporary Literature, Film, and Music (MLA 2014; deadline March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mihaela P. Harper, Program in Cultures, Civilizations, and Ideas, Bilkent University
contact email: 
mharper@bilkent.edu.tr

Is Balkan “always the other” (Zizek), and for whom? How have Balkan self-consciousness and/or image altered, if at all, since 2000? Please send an abstract of 250 words by March 15.

Vulnerable Times and the Rise of Fascism: Radical Writers on the Front of the Spanish Civil War (MLA Chicago, Jan 9-12 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Foster (CUNY-Graduate Center) and Evelyn Scaramella (Manhattan College)
contact email: 
jashfoster@yahoo.com, evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

This panel explores testimonies of writers who volunteered in the Spanish Civil War. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2013; J.

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