category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

Congress -- 100th anniversary of Russian formalism (1913-2013), August 25-29 2013, MOSCOW

full name / name of organization: 
100th anniversary of Russian formalism (1913-2013)
contact email: 
ru.formalism@rggu.ru

Hosted by:
National Research University -- Higher School of Economics
Russian State University for the Humanities

Organized by:
National Research University -- Higher School of Economics

[UPDATE] Zionisms Past, Present, and Future (MLA Chicago, January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
gbe2@nyu.edu

The Zionist imagination in global literatures and cultures. Potential topics: pre- or proto-Zionist texts, Christian Zionism, post-Zionism, Israel and its others.

[UPDATE] MLA 2014 Special Session: Vulnerability, Dependence, and Risk in Caribbean Literature (due Mar 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu



For this proposed special session, I welcome paper proposals that address the presidential theme, Vulnerable Times, as it relates to Caribbean literature.

Critical Animal Studies Conference (June 20-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

2013 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS/NOMINATIONS
12th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

June 20-22, 2013
Site: Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)

Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

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

“Global Shakespeare” is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching?

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

The World Forum for World Literature Studies published by Shanghai Normal University, Purdue University and the Wuhan Institute for Humanities calls for paper for its Special Issue on South Asian Lite

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Examining Paratextual Theory and its Applications in Digital Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Desrochers/Universite de Montreal (Canada)
contact email: 
nadine.desrochers@umontreal.ca

The editorial team invites chapter proposals for a collective interdisciplinary work to be published in 2014 by IGI Global.

Proposal Submission Deadline: March 30, 2013

Introduction:

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Duckett / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
wssconference2013@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

The University of Melbourne, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2013

***NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR CFP: 18 March 2013***

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

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

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

[Reminder] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution (Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

[Deadline approaching: 1st of April]

Historicizing Formalism (MSA 15, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
jocelyn@berkeley.edu

“The basis for every art form is always conflict,” writes Viktor Shklovsky. The same might also be said for the discourse of formalism itself.

TYCA-NE 48th Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast
contact email: 
Ibucchino@bergen.edu

TYCA-NE of the National Council of Teachers of English is seeking presentation proposals for its October 2013 Conference.

CFP: Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference: Writing and Rhetoric Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

SAMLA: English Graduate Studies Session: "The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word" Nov. 8-10 Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Ren Denton / University of Memphis
contact email: 
grdenton@memphis.edu

The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word

[UPDATE] 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.

Transnational America(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
May 18 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

The Sublime Emotion and Cognitive Neuroscience

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
giles@ulm.edu

Papers exploring the sublime emotion and question of disinterestedness in context of cognitive neuroscience and affect theory. Abstracts of 250-500 words by 28 March 2013 to Dr. Jana Giles, Univ.

MLA 2014: Form and Formalisms in Literature and Science (extended to 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
John Savarese (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
jsavarese@utexas.edu

Roundtable discussion of how approaches like STS, disciplinary history, cognitive theory, etc. intersect with literary studies’ renewed focus on form. 250-300 words and brief cv by 15 March 2013;

Diversity in Speculative Fiction, Loncon 3 Academic Programme

full name / name of organization: 
Loncon 3, The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
contact email: 
emma.england@loncon3.org

Thursday 14 to Monday 18 August 2014
London, UK
http://loncon3.org/

Guests of Honour:
Iain M. Banks, John Clute, Malcolm Edwards, Chris Foss,
Jeanne Gomoll, Robin Hobb, Bryan Talbot

CFP Images of Children, March 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu or dolson@uta.edu

CFP: The child image

“Food For Thought” 18th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jamia Millia Islamia University
contact email: 
foodcultures2013@gmail.com

Outreach Programme
Jamia Millia Islamia
Invites you to the
Second Young Researchers’ Seminar
“Food For Thought”
18th April 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities, 28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities

New Media in India

full name / name of organization: 
Hrishikesh Ingle, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
contact email: 
hrishikesh@efluniversity.ac.in, hrishikeshingle@gmail.com

New media has gained currency in recent years not just as a term that defines media content, forms and products but also as practices that challenges lawmakers as well as policy decisions.

After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina, 6-7 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum (Bochum, Germany)
contact email: 
katrinaconference@rub.de

It has been nearly eight years since Hurricane Katrina destroyed large parts of the US Golf region and caused a breach of the New Orleans levee system, which resulted in the flooding of 80 per cent of

Oceanic Literatures and Cultures Panel, PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Hogue / Georgetown University
contact email: 
rhh23@georgetown.edu

This is a call for papers regarding literature of Oceania (Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia) at the Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association to be held on No

An American Abroad: Woody Allen in Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Schmidt/PAMLA
contact email: 
schmia@uw.edu

This session welcomes papers on the Allens films set in Europe.

Future Directions in Byron Studies (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Byron Society of America
contact email: 
halinaad@udel.edu

The Byron Society of America solicits paper proposals featuring new research and fresh methodologies applied to any aspect of Byron’s life or works for the 2014 MLA.

CFP: Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

MASCULINITIES
a journal of identity and culture

MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
herman.145@gmail.com

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

UPDATE: Directing in the Performing Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Migliarisi/Darts
contact email: 
anna.migliarisi@acadiau.ca

Registration is now open for the Directing in the Performing Arts Summit from June 15 to 18, 2013 in Toronto. We welcome you to take advantage of Union/Student and Early Bird registration.

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