category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2014--From Corn-Pone to Delmonico's: Feasting with Twain--deadline extended to 6/14/14

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Dolan, The Mark Twain Circle of America
contact email: 
dolankc@mst.edu

Mark Twain is as popular a figure as ever.

Worlds made of Heroes - 6-7 November 2014 - CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED DEADLINE 30th JUNE 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto
contact email: 
tolkien@letras.up.pt

In order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings’ first volume – The Fellowship of the Ring –, the Porto Conference “Worlds made

MMLA 2014--Film III: Global Cinemas permanent section

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu

The Film III: Global Cinemas section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Global Cinema.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability (SAMLA 11/7-9 2014, Atlanta GA)

full name / name of organization: 
Geri Harmon/SAMLA
contact email: 
gharmon@ggc.edu

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability
SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, GA

2014 New England American Conference for Irish Studies November 21-22 at Wheaton College, MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, New England Regional Meeting
contact email: 
neacis2014@gmail.com

Beyond the Pale: Alienation, Sites of Resistance, and Modern Ireland

[LAST CALL] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Examination of the Harlem Renaissance at Home and Abroad, November 5 – 7, 2014

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

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the 18th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College.

Lorraine Hansberry: Out the Raisin Box

full name / name of organization: 
Menoukha Case, SUNY
contact email: 
menoukha@gmail.com

Raisin in the Sun continues to be a primary focus in discussions of Lorraine Hansberry.

Call for Papers for the Journal of Studies in History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Studies in History and Culture
contact email: 
editors.jshc@gmail.com

Journal of Studies in History & Culture (JSHC) is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal.

[UPDATE] CFP for MMLA 2014: The (digital) lives of cities -- NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

NEW DEADLINE: June 10

CFP – Otherness: Essays and Studies 5.1 - September 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Otherness and the Performing Arts, Autumn 2014. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 15, 2014.

Tracing Topographies: Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz 6-8 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent, Canterbury
contact email: 
tracingtopographies@kent.ac.uk

Tracing Topographies:
Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz

[Update] Sherlock Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

Utopia and political theology today (September 26-28, 2014, University of Zadar).

full name / name of organization: 
Rethinking Humanities and Social Science Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

http://rhss-conference.com/call-for-papers/
Deadline: June 15th,2014

Keynote speaker: Simon Critchley (The New School for Social Research, New York)

UPDATE BOUNDARIES: A one day Symposium, Monday 9 June

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

One week today!
Places are FREE but please book via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/b-o-u-n-d-a-r-i-e-s-a-summer-symposium-at-...

The Asian Symposium on Human Rights Education, Aug 2-4, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 25, 2014»
http://www.esdfocus.org/human-rights-education-symposium/proposals

The Asian Conference on Education for Sustainability, Aug 2-4, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS — EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 25th, 2014»

http://presdafoundation.org/education-sustainability-conference/proposal...

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Essays on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Robert P. McParland, PhD., Alex DiBlasi, M.A.
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu; alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: September 15, 2014

Intersections of Sustainability and Human Rights

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA) 2014
contact email: 
mhulmel@emory.edu

Drawing from Raymond Williams’s assertion that “the idea of nature contains, though often unnoticed, an extraordinary amount of human history,” we seek to explore how problems of human rights ar

UPDATE: Golden Age Westerns Area/ Deadline extended 1/07/14

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Film & History Conference / 29/10/14 to 02/11/14
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2014

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

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

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Goggin & Maureen Daly Goggin, Arizona State University
contact email: 
pgo@asu.edu; maureen.goggin@asu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals
for
Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research
Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin, editors

[UPDATE] Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 June 2014; 28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Please note: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 20 JUNE 2014.

Submissions as a Word or PDF document should include a

* 350-word abstract and title

Call for proposals: The Poetics of Data

full name / name of organization: 
revue ANT
contact email: 
revueant@gmail.com

ANT | Art et Nouvelles Technologies #1 (Art and Emerging Technologies)
The Poetics of Data

Editors: Mathilde Chénin, Florent Di Bartolo, Pierre Vialle

[UPDATE] Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Medicine international organizing group
contact email: 
http://www.graphicmedicine.org/comics-and-medicine-conferences/2014-baltimore-conference/

Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

PSF2014 > Call for submissions > EXTENDED DEADLINE > June 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Research and Studies in Fine Arts of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University
contact email: 
helenaferreira@fba.ul.pt

Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

http://postscreenfestival.com

Call for papers > EXTENDED Dead Line: June 15th, 2014

Survey/Proposals Teaching Octavia E. Butler in the Academy JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Teaching World Literature Series
contact email: 
teachingoctaviabutler@gmail.com

Survey for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune, India
contact email: 
subalternspeak.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vol II Issue IV

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 June 2014

still queer / a postgraduate and early-career work-in-progress study day

full name / name of organization: 
Queer@King's, King's College London
contact email: 
queer@kcl.ac.uk

still queer / a postgraduate and early-career work-in-progress study day

King’s College, London / Saturday 13 September 2014

[UPDATE] Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

n Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

Fairy Tales: New Spaces, Different Faces

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmh7x5@mail.missouri.edu

In his article, “Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies” (2010) Donald Haase cautions against the “limited horizon of much contemporary fairy-tale research” and advocates developing “effective inte

SAMLA 2014, Special Session: Disaster and Disease in African Literature: The Aesthetics of Endurance (Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

DISASTER AND DISEASE IN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE AESTHETICS OF ENDURANCE

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