category: interdisciplinary

Literary Responses to Mind Science, MLA 2014, Abstracts Due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Nikki Skillman / American Academy of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
nskillman@amacad.org

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

Representations of "The Family" in Television (edited collection) [Abstract deadline: 7 June 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Kara-Jane Lombard & Alzena MacDonald/Curtin University
contact email: 
tv.families@curtin.edu.au

We invite contributions for an edited collection that examines the shifts in representations of “the family” in television.

UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE - MARCH 1, 2013 - Call for Papers - Critical Disability Discourse (Graduate Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Disability Discourse
contact email: 
cdsj@yorku.ca

CRITICAL DISABILITY DISCOURSE /
DISCOURS CRITIQUES DANS LE CHAMP DU HANDICAP

Call for Papers - Extended Deadline - March 1, 2013

Upstairs and Downstairs: The British Historical Costume Drama on TV (from The Forsyte Saga to Downton Abbey)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Anne Taddeo
contact email: 
taddeo@umd.edu

The recent popular success of “Downton Abbey” calls for a renewed examination of such earlier BBC/ITV/Masterpiece Theatre serialized period dramas as “Upstairs Downstairs,” “The Pallisers,

Eastern European and US American Cultures, (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA special session
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw,

Seeking papers on connections between Eastern European and US literatures, cultures, or media post-1989; please send a 300-word abstract and brief CV by 15 March 2013 to Claudia Sadowski-Smith

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS, November 27-29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference, held at the University of Queensand, Brisbane, Australia.
contact email: 
http://perspectives2013.org

    Call for Papers

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014) Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca, 7af15@queensu.ca

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014)
Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of key

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature with issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of

Panel: Randall Jarrell at 100

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 and MLA Executive Committee on Children's Literature
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu, MLA in Chicago 2014

“All that I’ve never thought of - think of me!”

The Pleasures and Politics of Popular Erotic Fiction (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kristen Phillips, Claire Trevenen, Curtin University (Bentley, Western Australia)
contact email: 
k.phillips@curtin.edu.au; Claire.Trevenen@curtin.edu.au

The publication of EL James’ Fifty Shades of Grey in 2011 marks a particularly visible moment in what appears to be a proliferation of erotic fiction, written by and for women, since the end of the

CFP Transnational Comics (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
nhora.serrano@csulb.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, 9-12 Jan. 2014, in Chicago.

MLA 2014 CFP Adoption and Disability

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
mf107@nyu.edu

Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture panel invites 15-min. papers that explore connections between adoption and disability (literary and cinematic representation included).

Washington Irving: The Fantastic in the Time of Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Sprenger / Arnaud Huftier / Otrante: journal of fantastic art and literature
contact email: 
sprengers23@yahoo.com

Call for contributions:
Otrante : arts et littératures fantastiques
Volume 36: “Washington Irving: le fantastique au temps des nations”

Engaging with Eco-ability 4/27 & 4/28/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

1st Annual Conference “Engaging with Eco-ability”
University of Binghamton, New York
April 27 and 28, 2013

Theme:
A Politics of Disability and Animal Liberation

10-15-2013 Third International Conference on Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conferencedirector@home.commongroundpublishing.com

Call for Papers

"The Art of Mothering," proposed special session for M/MLA (Milwaukee, November 7-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elaina Ross/ Northeastern State University
contact email: 
rossem@nsuok.edu

American literature and culture has represented mothering in various ways over time, from the selfless Marmees of nineteenth-century novels to the permissive enablers and responsibility abdicators of

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

Panel Proposal: CAAS Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON, Oct. 24-27: The Commodification of Masculinity in Contemporary America

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald / Brock University
contact email: 
tm11ld@brocku.ca

Call for Papers for Proposed Panel
Canadian Association for American Studies Conference: “Total Money Makeover”: Culture and the Economization of Everything – Oct. 24-27, 2013 - Waterloo, ON

JNT, Special Issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life," DEADLINE June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
tchico@umd.edu, kchuh@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Rethinking ‘The Good Life.'”

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Society of Fellows
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Universality and Its Limits
The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities

12th Annual North American Critical Animal Studies Conference, June 20-22, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

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

Breaking the Silence on Global and Local Intersections of Ethnicity, Spirituality, and Nonhuman Animals

Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at SCMLA (3/31/13; New Orleans 10/3-5/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Bunch Davis
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

We invite proposals on the topic of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities for presentation at the 70th annual South Central Modern Language Association conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Oc

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train

Ernest Hemingway in Venice, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Society
contact email: 
EHVenice2014@gmail.com

The Ernest Hemingway Society will hold its 16th biennial international conference in Venice, Italy, from 22-27 June 2014.

Victorian Orientalism(s) - Ragusa Ibla, 28-29 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Text and Print Culture (Ghent University) - School of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Ragusa (University of Catania)
contact email: 
victorianorientalisms@unict.it

The ‘Victorian Orientalism(s)’ joint international conference between the Centre for the Study of Text and Print Culture at Ghent University (Belgium) and the School of Foreign Languages and Lite

Farscape - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles on issues related to any element of the television series Farscape—including the original series, the concluding mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars, the graphic novel continuation o

Illness and Disability Memoir as Embodied Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rea15@columbia.edu

Sponsored by MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession

67th Annual RMMLA Convention: Panel on Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

67th Annual
RMMLA Convention
Vancouver, Washington, USA
October 10-12, 2013

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

"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).

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Jasara Hines
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Cultural Rhetorics - October 25-26 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference http://www.public.asu.edu/~petergo/wsrl/wsrl.html
contact email: 
maureen.mathison@hum.utah.edu

For the 2013 Western States and Literacy Conference, we turn our attention to the field’s ongoing exploration of rhetoric and literacy as material practices.

Writing and Artwork for the Minetta Review's Spring 2013 Issue (by March 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

NWSA 2013: Aging Studies/Aging Students: The Politics of Age and the Feminist Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Cattrell, Western Carolina University
contact email: 
macattrell@wcu.edu

CFP for the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7-10, 2013
Abstract deadline: February 15, 2013

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