category: interdisciplinary

Transcending Borders and Boundaries with Opera

full name / name of organization: 
NeMla April 3-6 2014, Harrisburg, PA
contact email: 
daniela.antonucci@gmail.com

This panel will explore the variety of choices made in opera production in order to reflect on its connection with historical events, cultural backgrounds, moral questions, literary contents, staging

Italy in the 1970s

full name / name of organization: 
NeMla April 3-6 2014, Harrisburg, PA
contact email: 
daniela.antonucci@gmail.com

Notorious for frequent terrorist attacks for both political and criminal reasons, the 1970s was a turbulent time for Italy.

Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories in Environmental and Spatial Literary Studies (Oct. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
chrissiebattista@gmail.com and robert.tally@txstate.edu

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: "Containers" Graduate Student Conference in NYC, October 18th & 19th, Keynote by Jasbir Puar

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers
4th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department

Stony Brook Manhattan

[UPDATE] trans* : Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Keynote José Muñoz, October 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 22!

3rd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Tufts University
October 18, 2013
Keynote: José Muñoz

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“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

Artists' Books since c.1970: Making, Teaching, Collecting (10-12 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
AAH Annual Coneference 2014, RCA, London
contact email: 
beth.williamson@tate.org.uk

This session, like this conference, aims to unite the interests of art history with those of contemporary practice.

“In a Wired World: Literature in the Age of Information Technology”.

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
contact email: 
melusmelow@gmail.com

Theme: “In a Wired World: Literature in the Age of Information Technology”

Venue: University of Jammu, Jammu (J&K)INDIA
Date: 21-23 February 2014

"Sounds of the Future: Musical and Sonic Anticipation in American Culture" - Deadline for Proposals August 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanne Cortiel and Christian Schmidt, University of Bayreuth
contact email: 
jeanne.cortiel@uni-bayreuth.de or christian.schmidt@uni-bayreuth.de

"Sounds of the Future: Musical and Sonic Anticipation in American Culture" Special issue of the online journal Act: Zeitschrift für Musik und Performance

Session on Canadian Literature - MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] June 25th Deadline Extension- 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,

Rolling CFP: The Phoenix Papers

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

We are pleased to announce the rolling CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed, open access journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).

International Conference on Entrepreneurial Approaches to Librarianship

full name / name of organization: 
Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET)
contact email: 
ganapathi@ediindia.org

Call for Papers

Roundtable: Teaching World Literature: Pedagogy, Practice, and Perspective (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

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

This roundtable incorporates discussion of theoretical and historical shifts, design and curriculum, and methodology and assessment of the world literature survey course.

Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives (edited collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Cox and Kate Watson (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
kwatson@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Proposals of 250 words are sought for an upcoming collection: ‘Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives’, edited by Katharine Cox (Cardiff Metropolitan Universi

[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

[UPDATE] Irish Gothic Conference 5-6 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia
contact email: 
perugiairishgothic@gmail.com

Irish Gothic Conference

5-6 December, 2013

Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia

Confirmed Speakers:

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS: The Archaeology of Sound

full name / name of organization: 
The OTS Foundation and The University of Malta
contact email: 
Conference2014@OTSF.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference 19-22 February 2014 in MALTA

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS: The Archaeology of Sound

[UPDATE] The Queerness and Games Conference. UC Berkeley. October 26/27, 2013. Apply by 7/1

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

The Queerness and Games Conference
Call for Papers, Panels, and Interactive Presentations

Where & When:
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th, 2013

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Postmodern literature tends to present characters and stories that are fragmented, lending itself to an analysis of the self.

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

The Communication Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael L. Wayne/University of Virginia
contact email: 
mikewayne@virginia.edu

The Communication Review is an interdisciplinary journal bridging the fields of communications and media studies currently accepting manuscripts for publication in 2014. We particularly encourage historical and feminist scholarship and invite submissions from those employing critical theoretical and empirical approaches to those seeking to create new knowledge across conventional disciplinary boundaries.

Religion and Migration in the Black Sea Region- Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Eleni Sideri and Lydia Roupakia/ International Hellenic University, Greece
contact email: 
elasideri@gmail.com / lydia.roupakia@univ.oxon.org

The Black Sea region is currently being transformed from a closed sea - due to the legacy of the Cold War - to a bridge facilitating human, economic and cultural flows.

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com; Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
45th Annual Convention
April 3-6, 2014 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

[Update] American Shame: Stigma and the Body Politic, Edited Collection [7/15/2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Myra Mendible, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This interdisciplinary collection explores how American identity is culturally and historically bound to its distinctive emotional landscape, and in particular, how public shaming practices express an

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: 5th-7th September, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Postmodern Madness and The Reconstruction of Subjectivities

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: 2nd - 4th of September, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Risk, Dignity & Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: 29th - 31st of August, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Risk, Dignity and Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics

[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill AND Benjamin Sammons / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Devouring: Food, Drink and the Written Word, 1800-1945, 8th March 2014 (deadline 31st Oct 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
devouring2014@gmail.com

Devouring: Food, Drink and the Written Word, 1800-1945

Saturday 8th March 2014, University of Warwick

Keynote speakers:
Professor Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton)

Inter-Cultural Dialogues, 3rd International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th of August, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

3rd International Symposium: Inter-Cultural Dialogues

Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border (cfp deadline: 1 Nov 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
ccusborder@kent.ac.uk

Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border

Second international Culture and the Canada-US Border conference

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