category: interdisciplinary

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory [Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
[http://theapollonian.in]
Vol. 2, Issue 2

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory
[Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume) [Deadline 15 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume)

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism? (New York City, September 2-3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
contact email: 
celeb.studies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism?

The Terrace Club
25 W. 51st St. (Off Fifth Ave.) New York, NY
September 2-3, 2015

The myths of yesterday and the myths of today. From Barthes to Maffesoli («Poli-Femo» special issue: deadline May 30th 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan, Italy
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

The myths of yesterday and the myths of today.
From Barthes to Maffesoli.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Making Connections Special Issue: 50th Anniversary of the Selma March

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
usreeb@iup.edu

Inspired by the 50th year anniversary marking the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery, the journal Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for a

[UPDATE-deadline extended] Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) – at SAMLA Conference, November 12-15, 2015
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts

Update: “The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

Fairty Tale Sensibilities and Their Sustainability, SAMLA, 11/13/2015 - 11/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

It is a given that fairy tales are more than stories just for children. Their messages transcend age, culture, and generation.

Montaigne in Early Modern England and Scotland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, England
contact email: 
montaigneinearlymodernengland@gmail.com

Montaigne in Early Modern England and Scotland

Confirmed speakers:

Warren Boutcher (Queen Mary)
Will Hamlin (Washington State)
Katie Murphy (Oxford)
John O'Brien (Durham)

[UPDATE] "Collaboration & Betrayal" (Deadline: June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Durham, NC
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, “collaboration” has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

"New Directions in Africana Literature" - Abstract Deadline 6/10/15 - SAMLA 87 Conference (November 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmelton@gettysburg.edu, shauna.kirlew@howard.edu

“New Directions in Africana Literature”

The End of Nostalgia: Music in Mad Men; Nov 13-15: SAMLA Conference, Durham, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
Dotterman@Adelphi.edu

Peggy Lee’s version of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller’s song “Is that All There Is?” features prominently in the first episode of season 7b of Mad Men.

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Panel at Victorians Institute

full name / name of organization: 
MAry Elizabeth BRaddon Association/ Victorians Institute
contact email: 
annabrecke@gmail.com

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Special Authors Panel at
2015 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
VICTORIAN WORK AND LABOR
OCTOBER 2 – 3, 2015
CONVERSE COLLEGE
SPARTANBURG, SC

Irish Celebrity, Distinction, and Reputation

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Conference for Irish Studies (NEACIS)
contact email: 
cmdowd@newhaven.edu

Celebrity, Distinction, and Reputation

RSA Session (Panel) 2016: Poetics of Law: Literary Form and Legal Experience, Feeling, and Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Penelope Geng, Macalester College
contact email: 
penelopegeng@gmail.com

Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2015

Keywords: Early modern literature, literature and law, form, new formalism, genre, print history, rhetoric, jurisprudence

[UPDATE] Toy Story at 20 conference

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

Toy Story at 20
University of Sunderland and Tyneside Cinema
Thursday 12 November to Friday 13 November 2015

**REVISED** Call for Papers
Extended submission deadline: 1 June 2015

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 September, 2015

*CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: 31st MAY 2015*

Special Issue of Wenshan Review: "Affective Perspectives from East Asia," deadline: 15 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

Since the turn of the new millennium, affect studies has emerged as one of the most burgeoning fields within literary and cultural studies, a theoretical trend in the West which we now designate as

CFP: International Research in Education

full name / name of organization: 
International Research in Education
contact email: 
ire@macrothink.org

International Research in Education is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, and scholarly journal. The journal publishes high quality, original works in education.

Call for Papers: Indigenous Modernities - Deadline 15 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

Call for Papers: Indigenous Modernities

Deadline: 15 July 2015

RSA 2016 Panel: Receptions of Classical Texts on the Early Modern English Stage

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Beier / Washburn University
contact email: 
ben.beier@washburn.edu

Generations of scholars have worked to uncover the presence of classical sources in early modern English drama. And Shakespeare studies, in particular, has labored to undo the impression that Shakespeare had ‘small Latin and less Greek.’ Recent work not only has revealed classical antecedents, but also has argued about the function of such sources within plays. This panel seeks papers that add to our understanding of the role of classical texts on the early modern stage. For example, are there instances in which the function of classical texts has been misunderstood by critics? In what ways did early modern playwrights productively misunderstand sources? Are there influential sources or traditions that have been overlooked (perhaps ones not part of grammar or university curricula, or non-literary sources)? How and why do early modern playwrights yoke classical texts with biblical and patristic sources and/or with medieval and contemporary influences? Last of all, Colin Burrow recently suggested that “editors are increasingly prone to downplay classical influences.” Is this true, and if so, how might it influence future work on early modern drama’s reception of classical texts?

Please submit a 150-word abstract and a short CV to ben.beier@washburn.edu by May 31, 2015.

Transgender Spectrum Conference, Nov. 6-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program
contact email: 
sebest@umsl.edu

This interdisciplinary transgender/gender variant conference is co-sponsored by university and community based entities.

Victorian Work and Labor 10/2, 10/3 - UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

2015 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
VICTORIAN WORK AND LABOR
OCTOBER 2 – 3, 2015
CONVERSE COLLEGE
SPARTANBURG, SC

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
SUSAN FRAIMAN, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Undergrad Refereed E-Journal Needs Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
qcwriters@gmail.com

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution.

In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

Call for Papers
In More’s Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction
Foundation #124 (summer 2016)

Foundation Essay Prize 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

We are pleased to announce the return of our essay competition.

TRANS/FORMING FEMINISMS: MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, IDENTITIES

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz

trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identities

An international conference at the University of Otago

23rd - 25th November 2015

Confirmed keynote speakers:

IASA 48th Annual Conference:Italian American Values:October 15th-17th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
alan.gravano@outlook.com

Send Proposals by Email Only to Alan Gravano, President, alan.gravano@outlook.com
Deadline: June 3, 2015

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Royalty in US Popular Culture: Essays on Understanding the Royal Phenomenon

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Chantelle MacPhee and Abigail Scheg
contact email: 
popculture_studies@yahoo.com

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Royalty in US Popular Culture: Essays on Understanding the Royal Phenomenon

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories 7-9 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF DELHI, DELHI-110007 India
contact email: 
confenglish.du@gmail.com

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories

7-9 September 2015

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] "Circum-Caribbean Poetics": 9/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Braziel and Nicasio Urbina, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
jana.braziel@uc.edu, nicasio.urbina@uc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Circum-Caribbean Poetics”

ACS Summer Institute, 7-12 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Cultural Studies
contact email: 
acsinstitute2015@gmail.com

Please note that the third Association for Cultural Studies Institute will be held from 7-12 December 2015 at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Comparative Drama Special Issue Deadline 10/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Call for Papers: The Actor in the Interval

Outlander edited essay collection -- abstracts by June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Estelle Frankel
contact email: 
valerie@calithwain.com

The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon has sold 25 million copies worldwide.

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