category: interdisciplinary

(Abstracts due Sept. 30) Calvino’s Contexts: The Influences On and The Influences Of Italo Calvino (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers for the upcoming NeMLA in April 2014. In the years since his death, the stature of Italo Calvino has only continued to grow.

(Abstracts due Sept. 30) ‘All the world’s a stage’: Shakespeare around the Globe (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers for the upcoming NeMLA in April 2014. Jacques’ proclamation that ‘all the world’s a stage’ has proved prophetic in ways he could not have foreseen.

Performing Protest: Re-Imagining the Good Life in Times of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Silke Horstkotte / Universität Leipzig
contact email: 
silke.horstkotte@uni-leipzig.de

Performing Protest
Re-Imagining the Good Life in Times of Crisis
Leuven, 8-10 May 2014

Keynote Lectures:
Ingolfur Blühdorn (Bath)
Boris Groys (NYU)

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Games of Late Modernity (Leusden, NL: January 15-17 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / Huizinga Research Institute / ISVW
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

The end of this year will be marked by the 75th anniversary of Johan Huizinga’s classic study of the Homo Ludens.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Games of Late Modernity (Leusden, NL: January 15-17 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / Huizinga Research Institute / ISVW
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

CFP: Studies in Gothic Fiction, Special Issue on the Gothic and/in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
Guest editor: Enrique Ajuria Ibarra (Universidad de las Américas Puebla).
contact email: 
enrique.ajuria@gmail.com

The contemporary global outreach of the Gothic has prompted a wide range of approximations of this mode far beyond its Western, anglicized origins.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

"Material Middle Ages" graduate conference, UC Berkeley (2/28-3/1): deadline Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
materialmiddleages@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies invites submissions for an interdisciplinary graduate student conference:

“The Material Middle Ages”
February 28 and March 1, 2014
University of California, Berkeley
Keynote speaker: Cynthia J. Brown, Professor of French, UCSB

CFP: 'Why Do Animal Studies?' - An Interdisciplinary Conference on Animal Studies, UChicago, April 3-4 (Deadline November 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago’s Animal Studies Workshop
contact email: 
animalstudies2014@uchicago.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Why Do Animal Studies?
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Animal Studies
April 3-4, 2014, University of Chicago

CFP: The Born Digital and Cultural Heritage, 19-20 June, 2014, Melbourne (Abstracts are due 15 November, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Swallwell, Flinders University
contact email: 
playitagain@flinders.edu.au

Whilst many artefacts today are produced, distributed and consumed solely in digital form, this situation is not completely new. Artefacts from previous eras have also been 'born' digital.

NeMLA 2014 - Multicultural Folklore in Contemporary Fiction: Tracing the Roots

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Apil 3-6
contact email: 
caroline.burke@stonybrook.edu

The panel’s emphasis is on the process by which folklore moves, changes and remanifests itself over time and through culture.

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on our historic campus in Augusta, GA.

Roundtable: Power, Privilege, and the Politics of Recoherence (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sara E. Murphy and Don Rodrigues / NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
saramurphy@my.uri.edu / don.rodrigues@vanderbilt.edu

What happens when, in a work of poetry or prose, a hegemonic order is cracked, disrupted, reconstituted, and reshaped; in the words of Jamaica Kincaid, ‘Do you ever wonder why some people blow thing

Writing After Retirement: Tips by Successful Retired Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Midwest Victorian Studies Association: Political Violence at Home and Abroad

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
mc.harrison@udmercy.edu

Midwest Victorian Studies Association Conference
April 11-13, 2014
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Political Violence at Home and Abroad

Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies (new Palgrave Macmillan book series)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr., series editor
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

NeMLA 2014 cfp: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminist Context

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp

Critical Regionalism and Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA JOURNAL
contact email: 
editor@noladiaspora.org; rachel.jennings@utsa.edu

Critical Intersections and Crucial Conversations: Diasporas & Regionalisms

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: Utopia in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2014
contact email: 
rebecca.johnston@ung.edu

Utopia in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of North Georgia – Dahlonega, GA
February 28 – March 2, 2014
proposal deadline: September 30, 2013

Special Issue of Computational Culture on "Rhetoric and Computation"

full name / name of organization: 
James J. Brown, Jr. and Annette Vee / Computational Culture
contact email: 
brownjr@wisc.edu

CFP: Special Issue of Computational Culture on Rhetoric and Computation

1st International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Botswana Accountancy College,European Scientific Institute, ESI,University of the Azores, Portugal
contact email: 
contact@iconsh.net

Distinguished Researchers,

[UPDATE] Why Not Comics? Challenging the Graphic Novel Canon in the University (4/3 - 4/6/2014): Proposals Due 9/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ksammond@fdu.edu

This panel seeks papers to examine why mainstream comic books are often excluded from classroom instruction and scholarly discussions about comics and graphic novels.

Immersion and Invention: Convergences in Art and Science Research [June 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

[UPDATE] Textual Artifacts: Francophone Literatures and the Museum, NeMLA, Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6th, 2014 sub. deadline Sept. 30,

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
alisa.belanger@rutgers.edu

This panel will examine how Francophone literary works represent museums or occupy them as artifacts on display.

[UPDATE] Civil Rights Discourse in Post-Stonewall LGBTQ Texts (NeMLA 2014, Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Westengard
contact email: 
lwestengard@citytech.cuny.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Convention
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, PA

Deadline for abstracts: September 30th, 2013

Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture 2014 conference, May 27-30, Brock University (Deadline: Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture
contact email: 
eptctcep@gmail.com

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture / Théorie et culture existentialistes et phénoménologiques (EPTC/TCEP) invites papers discussing any aspects of exis

21st Annual NINE Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball (March 12-15, 2014; abstracts due Dec. 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces the 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

British Society for Literature and Science Conference 2014 - deadline 06/12/2013

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
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.

[UPDATE] Allegory Studies? Registration open

full name / name of organization: 
Vladimir Brljak
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

Computers & Writing 2014: Evolutions, Revolutions, Convolutions

full name / name of organization: 
Washington State University
contact email: 
computers.writing.2014@gmail.com

The 2014 Computers and Writing Conference, "Evolutions, Revolutions, Convolutions," will be held at Washington State University in Pullman, WA from June 5-8, 2014.

[Deadline Extended] Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: September 22, 2013

The Gothic Body: The Physical Depiction of the Female Gothic (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Neena Cinquino/ The City College of New York
contact email: 
ncinquino@gmail.com

Since Ellen Moers’ original designation of the Female Gothic, the term continues to evolve: The amalgamation of femininity’s depiction in literature and Gothic studies does not conclude with Liter

Call for Book Proposals: The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Call for Book Proposals: The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

Series Editor: C. Richard King, Washington State University

February 27-28th, 2014 Mardi Gras Conference- Masking the Self: Secrets, Disguise, and Mysteries

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2014@gmail.com

The 24th annual Mardi Gras Conference invites scholars to investigate discourses on secrecy, anonymity, rumor, masking/masquerading, and mysterious places in literature and writing--along with discove

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