category: interdisciplinary

CFP - Tarantino's Django vs. Spielberg's Lincoln

full name / name of organization: 
Oliver C Speck / VCU
contact email: 
ocspeck@vcu.edu

"Django Unchained" is well on the way to becoming Quentin Tarantino’s commercially most successful film and is already his most controversial.

[UPDATE] First Annual Fandom and Neomedia (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

International Summer School: Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
LMU Munich
contact email: 
prolit@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

International Summer School for Postgraduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

“Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture”
August 4-10, 2013 in Munich, Germany.

It was one of the central concerns of the age of Enlightenment to expel all sorts of spectres, monsters, and vampires from our conception of reality. But the present boom of horror figures in various media conveys the impression that despite the long-lasting historical changes resulting from that rationalistic era, these seemingly irrational phenomena have not

Seeking Third Panelist for Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily VanBuren and Lisa Kelly
contact email: 
emilyvanburen2012@u.northwestern.edu

Seeking third panelist for Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS)
DePaul University, Chicago
October 11-13, 2013
http://mwcbs.edublogs.org/2013/01/21/cfp-mwcbs-2013/

Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK FOR PUBLICATION!

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review, Cal Poly Pomona's liberal arts journal, needs your art for our 7th issue in spring 2013. We encourage first-time, unpublished artists to submit.

FINAL CFP Summer Issue of Luvah

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
f@luvah.org

Deadlines
Abstracts: March 30
Final paper: May 2

[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):

MLA Chicago, January 9-12, 2014; Innovative Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Silbergleid & Kristina Quynn
contact email: 
silberg1@msu.edu & quynn@colostate.edu

We invite papers about the production and publication of innovative, experimental, affective, multi-genre, or performative criticism.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its second annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2013 prize will be $500.

Examining Authorship in English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference (SAMLA)
contact email: 
Jessica.R.Jorgenson@my.ndsu.edu

The diverse fields within English studies often create boundaries that few cross, but this proposal aims to bridge those established boundaries.

Call for Papers - Social Inclusion (Open Access Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello Publishing house
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

Social Inclusion (http://www.librelloph.com/socialinclusion) is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal, which provides academics and policy-makers with a forum to discuss and promote a more socially inclus

Encounters, Affinities, Legacies: the Eighteenth Century in the Present Day 28-29 June 2013 (deadline for proposals April 19)

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
encounters2013@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the complex webs of interconnection between the long eighteenth century and the ‘long’ twentieth century, from 1900 to the present.

Special Issue "Framing Lives"

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
Ricia.chansky@upr.edu

The editors of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, in collaboration with Guest Editor Paul Arthur of the Australian National University, invite submissions for a special illustrated issue that grows from the

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE, MARCH 11, 2013] CFP: “Papers, Please”: Knowledge at the Borders of Disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Graduate Student Conference -York University
contact email: 
paperspleaseconference@gmail.com

“Papers, Please”: Knowledge at the Borders
of Disciplinarity

Graduate Student Conference
Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27, 2013

On-line/Off-line – Between Text and Experience. Writing as a Lifestyle (13-14 June 2013, Lodz POLAND)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Contemporary Culture, University of Lodz
contact email: 
wrooble@wp.pl

On 13-14 June 2013 in Lodz, International and Interdisciplinary Conference On-line/Off-line – Between Text and Experience. Writing as a Lifestyle will be held.

Translations: Exchange of Ideas, CFP Deadline March 24 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
TranslationsConference@cf.ac.uk

Translations: Exchange of Ideas
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 27th – 28th 2013
Cardiff University, Wales UK

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] ON WALKING

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland
contact email: 
WALK@sunderland.ac.uk

UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND AND NORTHERN GALLERY FOR
CONTEMPORARY ART, 28-29 JUNE 2013

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
rogerio_puga@hotmail.com

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Wr

SSSL Biennial Conference, March 27-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
southernlit2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference
March 27-29, 2014
Arlington, Virginia

OTHER SOUTHS: APPROACHES, ALLIANCES, ANTAGONISMS

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@ciceducation.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2013)
June 24-26, 2013
University of Toronto, Hart House, Toronto, Canada

Panel on Postfeminism in Popular Culture for the 2013 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter
contact email: 
melissa_miles@yahoo.com

Papers on any aspect of postfeminism and popular culture requested for a panel I am organizing for the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference to be held Oct.

Indigenous Studies Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

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

Call for Papers: Indigenous Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013 St. Louis, MO

Beyond the Human: Monsters, Mutants and Lonely Machines (or What)?

full name / name of organization: 
Jawaharlal Nehru University
contact email: 
beyondthehuman2014@gmail.com

An International Conference
New Delhi
20-23 February 2014

http://beyondthehuman.com/

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2013

Muslim identity issues in literature and film

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature (Allahabad, India)
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es

Fiction narratives, films, documentaries and TV series dealing with Muslim issues have increased notably since the events of 9/11, most of them with reference to Islamist terrorism.

UPDATE: “Discursive Constructions of Autism: Boundaries and Borderlands”—2014 RSA Conference (May 22-26)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam M. Pacton
contact email: 
ampacton@uwm.edu

As autism receives increasing popular, political, medical, and rhetorical attention, it becomes increasingly difficult to achieve any sort of consensus on what “autism” actually is.

CFP - Femspec: Special Issue on Aging and Gender in Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
aganapath@gmail.com

Femspec, an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to challenging gender through speculative means in any genre, invites papers for a special issue of Femspec, Aging and Gender in Speculative Fiction, ex

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

full name / name of organization: 
London Conference in Critical Thought
contact email: 
londoncriticalconference@gmail.com

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

Royal Holloway, University of London

6-7 June 2013

Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
alazams@hope.ac.uk

Symposium:
Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches
Liverpool Hope University, 29 and 30 July 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Debra Mason

Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th November-1st December 2013): Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

You are cordially invited to send paper proposals to the 12th Medieval English Studies Symposium, organised by the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, which will be held in Poznań from 30

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts--deadline May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
contact email: 
jastlatina@gmail.com

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts: Reading, Writing, and
Living Lives on/in the Margins

Guest Editors:
Christopher Rivera, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2014 issue. Deadline for submission: June 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

Etudes Irlandaises is a peer-reviewed journal publishing articles in English and French which explore all aspects of Irish literature, history, culture and arts from ancient times to the present.

The Asian Conference on Education 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ace@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National University of Tainan (

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