category: interdisciplinary

Ireland, Wales, and the First World War, Sept 10-12, 2014 An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Wales-Ireland Research Network/Cardiff University
contact email: 
GramichK@cf.ac.uk

Ireland, Wales, and the First World War: History, Myth, and Cultural Memory

An Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the Wales-Ireland Research Network

September 10-12, 2014

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: 15 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Muğla, Turkey
contact email: 
mcigdem@mu.edu.tr

The Conference will be jointly hosted by
The Department of English Language and Literature of
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, ELT Department of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and

Graphic Humor in American Periodicals - American Literature Association (5/22/14); proposals due 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
wustert@gmail.com

Graphic Humor in American Periodicals

War and American Periodicals after 1914 - American Literature Assn (5/22/14), proposals due 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
gailey@unl.edu

War and/in American Periodicals after 1914

Writing Spaces in the University - 11/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2014 Meeting
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

In Pascalian Meditations Pierre Bourdieu implies that the acquisition of cultural capital through the exercise of academic discourse simultaneously devalues alternative discourses.

RE: HUMANITIES 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bryn Mawr, Haverford & Swarthmore Colleges
contact email: 
rehumanities@gmail.com

Re:Humanities is the first national digital humanities conference of, for, and by undergraduates, now in its fourth year. Our theme for Re:Humanities 2014 is “Play. Power.

Power, Pedagogy, and Philosophy's 'Woman Problem' May 8-10 NSSR

full name / name of organization: 
PSWIP (People in Support of Women in Philosophy) NSSR
contact email: 
pswip@newschool.edu

People in Support of Women in Philosophy (PSWIP), a student-run organization in the New School for Social Research Philosophy Department, in conjunction with New York Society for Women in Philosophy (

CFP: Theatre & Performance Stides

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lsally@mcny.edu

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies
Abstracts Due November 1, 2013

35th Annual Southwest PCA/ACA Conference
February 19-21, 2014, Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.or

Queer Québec Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
American Council for Québec Studies (ACQS)
contact email: 
provench@umbc.edu

In early 2013, forty years after Montreal’s Théâtre de Quat’Sous first staged the queer themes of Michel Tremblay’s ground-breaking Hosanna, Sans Tabou productions announced the creation of Co

Not a Dry Eye in the House: Tears in Performance – March 21, 2014 - Paris-Sorbonne

full name / name of organization: 
Denis Lagae-Devoldère and Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne)
contact email: 
tearsinperformance@gmail.com

Representing tears in the theatre hinges on the paradoxical performance of an absence: while the lacrimal flow can usually be explained, its physical manifestation mostly eludes visibility.

Frank Speech in Tudor Literature and Culture (SCRC 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Kranzman / Michigan State University
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

South Central Renaissance Conference
April 3-5 2014, Tucson, Arizona

CFP American Circuits, American Secrets. Banff, Alberta: Sept 18-21, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta / Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
organizers@circuitsandsecrets.com

According to a top-secret 2009 National Security Agency report leaked by now infamous former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden, approximately one third of all international telephone calls, and more

Poetry and Precarity in the 21st Century (ACLA 2014, 20-23 March, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Legere, Walt Hunter / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cdlegere@pitt.edu, hunter1@clemson.edu

Our seminar stakes out a set of texts, terms, and questions for engaging how poems materialize experiences of precarity within the shifting, ubiquitous demands of capital.

Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference April 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University
contact email: 
eholliday.karre@qu.edu.qa

Writing Back:
Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference
An international two-day conference (2-3 April 2014) at Qatar University

[UPDATE] Australian and American Cinemas: Transnational Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (University at Albany, SUNY) and Stephen Gaunson (RMIT University)
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

Australian and American Cinemas: Transnational Perspectives

Editors: Pete Kunze (University at Albany, SUNY) and Stephen Gaunson (RMIT University)

Call for Papers: Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (June 19-22, 2014); Proposals Due January 19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya R. Cochran, President / Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
California State University-Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA
Conference Dates: June 19-22, 2014
Proposal Deadline: January 19, 2014

"Cold War After China," Shanghai, China 27-29 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/6 Shanghai: Modern and Postmodern Arts: China and the Present
contact email: 
belletts@lafayette.edu

I am soliciting proposals for a roundtable discussion on the broad topic of "Cold War After China."

[UPDATE] Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature? (deadline: 1 November)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
contact email: 
robert.mcgill@utoronto.ca

"Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature?" session
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

The Persistence of Pulps: An Academic Symposium (April 25-26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Edward P. Comentale/Indiana University
contact email: 
ecomenta@indiana.edu

The Persistence of Pulps: An Academic Symposium
April 25th-26th, 2014

Unmasking Masquerade: Exploring Disguise and Display Across the Humanities (14-16 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mcgillmasquerade@gmail.com

“‘Masquerades, I have generally heard said, were more silly than wicked,’” declares one respectable character in Samuel Richardson’s novel Sir Charles Grandison (1754), “‘But they are now, I am convinced, the most profligate of all diversions.’” Richardson’s disapproval of the bal masqué’s vulgar dissipation represents just one incarnation of a rich and multivalent concept.

Ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts : Scottish Network of Modernist Studies Special Edition - 25th Nov 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Ecloga : University of Strathclyde : Scottish Network of Modernist Studies
contact email: 
eclogasnoms@gmail.com

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Call for Submissions

Ecloga : Journal of Literature and the Arts

Modernist Studies Special Edition. 2014.
Produced in collaboration with the

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 (NYU)
contact email: 
jsrhee@vcu.edu

http://acla.org/acla2014/epistemes-and-economies-of-expertise/

Captivating Criminality: Crime Writing, Darkness and Desire 24-26 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
r.gordon@bathspa.ac.uk

Captivating Criminality: Crime Writing, Darkness and Desire
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
At Corsham Court (http://www.corsham-court.co.uk/)
24-26 April 2014

Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945; July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London; abstract due December 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
Robert Hemmings <roberthe@nipissingu.ca>

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London

Aging and the Humanities, ACLA New York 2014, Deadline Nov 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 20-23, 2014
contact email: 
limbu@pdx.edu, elanacommisso@gmail.com

Dominant representations of old age depict it as a period of debilitation and decline, frailty and dependence, isolation and loss of selfhood.

Call for Book Reviews on Radicalism- OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsrbookreview@gmail.com

The Journal for the Study of Radicalism is currently looking for potential book reviewers. Currently we have a backlog of works on the following subject matters:
* Leftism in Puerto Rico

[Update] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Motherhood and Labor in Transnational Women’s Writing (March 20-23 2014, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
shadighazimoradi@gmail.com

The American West in Literature and Film - 19-22 Feb. 2014 - Proposal Deadline 1 Nov. 2013

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

Seeking Papers on any aspect of the American West in Literature or Film:
• Popular Westerns or novels of the West
• Film Westerns or films set in the West at any time

Unconventional Archives - Literature and the Uses of History, 17 -18 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme, University of Oxford
contact email: 
unconventionalarchives2014@gmail.com

Unconventional Archives: Literature and the Uses of History is a two-day workshop to be held at Ertegun House, Oxford on the 17 and 18 of January 2014.

Seeking Interdisciplinary Ecological Scholarship for Issue on "Hybridity" (Deadline May 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is now calling for Scholarly Essays for its newest yearly publication: The Kudzu Scholar.

Travel, Technology and War: Word and Image/Engagement and Denial. University of Dundee (Scotland), August 11-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
jtmarquardt@eiu.edu

Please consider submitting an abstract for consideration in the following session at the IAWIS/AIERTI international conference at the University of Dundee (Scotland), August 11-15, 2014.

Call for Participants - Cannibal Modernisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Cannibal Modernisms

King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference, 7th-8th November, 2013.

[Update] Special Issue: Teaching Creative Writing (Deadline: March 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Lewis Land / Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
lewis.land@bucknell.edu

The teaching of music, dance, painting and other arts is well-respected in the academy, but in creative writing a myth lingers in the minds of many: you either have “it” or you don’t.

Animals as Cultural Capital, ACLA 2014 -- Deadline Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sundhya.walther@mail.utoronto.ca

Animals often enter into human culture by way of their symbolic currency; their power as figures of representation often overshadows their presence as material beings.

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