category: interdisciplinary

Thinking Cruelty Otherwise (Seminar at ACLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hope Pérez / Indiana University
contact email: 
ashperez -at- indiana -dot- edu

While critics often discuss cruelty as something portrayed or represented, recent considerations of cruelty (e.g., Maggie Nelson’s The Art of Cruelty, José Ovejero’s La ética de la crueldad, and

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies, April 3-5, 2014, 20th Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Romance Languages, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
ccrlregistrations@unc.edu

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies

Hospitality & Society Vol 3 issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal Hospitality & Society, published by Intellect
contact email: 
P.lynch@napier.ac.uk

Hospitality & Society is an international multidisciplinary social sciences journal focusing on academic perspectives on hospitality and addresses all aspects of hospitality's connections with wider s

Katrina -- A Decade After (June 1st, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
the minnesota review
contact email: 
gaurav@tulane.edu

the minnesota review, a journal of creative and critical writing, invites submissions for a Special Issue on “Katrina – A Decade After” to be guest edited by Gaurav Desai (English/African and Af

ACLA/ New York, March 20-23, 2014/Deadline Nov 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
opopescusa@usi.edu

Eastern Europeans and the West: At Home, En Route, In Flux

http://acla.org/acla2014/eastern-europeans-and-the-west-at-home-en-route...

[UPDATE] CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

full name / name of organization: 
James Bucky Carter & Derek Parker Royal
contact email: 
jbcarter777@gmail.com and Derek@DerekRoyal.com

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

Physical Cultures: Bengal and Beyond (21-22 Feb, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
contact email: 
offog1@gmail.com)

In the centuries following the incorporation of ritualized (and often combative) physical training into community-based lives of hunter-gatherers, nomads, and agricultural populations of the pre-histo

Honoring the Kahswentha: 15th Annual Symposium on Indigenous Research

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre
contact email: 
0beh@queensu.ca

In celebration of the 400 year anniversary of the Two Row Wampum belt, the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre is dedicating this year's Symposium to the Kahswentha, the Haudenosaunee record of

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
http://conference2014.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014

Call for Journal Submissions: January 4, 2014 - What Can't You Do with an English Major?

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Winter 2014 issue, themed “What Can't You Do With an English Major?” Submissions deadline: January 4, 2014.

(Abstract by Oct. 14) 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

In the years since his death, the stature of Italo Calvino has only continued to grow. While his status as an Italian writer was never in doubt, the global range of his work is still being explored.

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in children's li

Contextualizing and Reorienting Violence and its Spaces in a Postmodern, Globalized World Order

full name / name of organization: 
Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab
contact email: 
durbadal.15744@lpu.co.in, pinak.15407@lpu.co.in ,englishseminar.lpu@gmail.com.

In “Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments and History”, Gyanendra Pandey observes how violence can be both direct and silent.

1914-1944: Clashing Anniversaries or Multi-Directional Memories - June 13, 2014 - University of Chichester

full name / name of organization: 
Ross Wilson, University of Chichester
contact email: 
r.wilson@chi.ac.uk

1914-1944: Clashing Anniversaries or Multi-Directional Memories
A one day conference on the competition and negotiation of the past

Date
June 13, 2014

Venue

Bridging the Gaps: Hip-Hop in the Age of Mass Incarceration and Deportations (February 20-21, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ratcliff/Department of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
anthony.ratcliff@csun.edu

The Hip-Hop Think Tank currently seeks panels, workshops, an

In the Interstices: Liminal Spaces, Liminal Selves

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference
contact email: 
houstonlit@gmail.com

University of Houston, TX

Friday, Feb 28th and Saturday, Mar 1st, 2014
Website: http://www.coastalplainsconference.org

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16 - CONFERENCE DATE Jan. 30 - Feb, 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Call for Papers—UPDATED DUE DATE OCTOBER 16
Atlantic World Foodways:
The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Call for Posters:

Modernism and the Moral Life

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
morallife@gmx.co.uk

Modernism and the Moral Life
Manchester, 30 May 2014

Feeling in Place (ACLA 2014, March 20-23, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Lily Cui / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dlc243@cornell.edu

What does it mean to feel in place?

MLA 2015: Personas in Production (8-11 January; Vancouver, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Wattenbarger
contact email: 
mrwattenbarger@cohab.mu.ac.in

This proposed special session will examine the typefication, marketing practices and consumption of a diasporic author's identity in the publishing process.

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (21-22 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group (ECSG) & Nineteenth-Century Forum (NCF), University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

Call for Papers
Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”
“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

Doing It Themselves: Radical Homemaking in the 21st Century. Due Dec. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2014. “The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century”
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

Until now writers and bloggers have argued that radical homemakers (sometimes called “femivores”), people who have turned toward a more self-sufficient, DIY-centered approach to domesticity, allow

REVISITING THE SADEIAN WOMAN, postgraduate conference April 11 2014, Swansea University. CFP DEADLINE 14 DECEMBER 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
Contact Helen Snaith and Heidi Yeandle at swanseagenderconf@gmail.com

2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the Marquis de Sade’s death, but Sadeian influences remain prominent in contemporary literature, criticism, and culture.

[UPDATE] Queer Theory and Visual Cultures in Southeast Asia

full name / name of organization: 
Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
contact email: 
curtin.brian@gmail.com

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED UNTIL OCTOBER 31 2013

“A Nation in Transition- a cultural perspective on India”

full name / name of organization: 
National Museum Institute and the Forum for the Promotion of Research in the Social Sciences invite articles for their collaborative journal – Charpoy: An Inter disciplinary Journal of the Social Sciences
contact email: 
forumforsocialsciences@gmail.com

The National Museum Institute and the Forum for the Promotion of Research in the Social Sciences invite articles for their collaborative journal – Charpoy: An Inter disciplinary Journal of the Soci

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“It’s the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen...” – R. Kelly, “Ignition”

Panel for ABRN Conference, 8-10 Dec 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Borders Research Network
contact email: 
avishekray@trentu.ca

We are proposing a panel " Imagi(n)ing The Nation: Maps, Borders, Cartographies " in the upcoming ABRN Conference to be held in Hong Kong during 8-10 December 2014.

CFP: Edited collection: Late Capitalism and Mere Genre (15 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin J. Robertson, University of Colorado, Boulder
contact email: 
benjamin.j.robertson@colorado.edu

I seek proposals for essays that explore the relationship between late capitalist culture/economics and texts which, in one manner or another, are “merely” generic.

[Update] Animal Studies...Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
editor@bhattercollege.ac.in

Animal Studies: Exploring the Relationship between the Humans and the Animals

CFP: "Changes and continuities in the relationship between Asia and Latin America" (Journal Issue, deadline: Nov. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-pasando Fronteras (ISSN 2248-7212 | ISSN-e 2322-9152) / Universidad Icesi (Cali, Colombia)
contact email: 
revista@icesi.edu.co

----ENGLISH: With this call, Changes and continuities in the relationship between Asia and Latin America, the journal Trans-pasando Fronteras (ISSN 2248-7212 | ISSN-e 2322-91

[UPDATE] Final Extended CFP for Entries, due 01/01/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
PocoEncyc@gmail.com

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies
General Editors Henry Schwarz (PocoEncyc@gmail.com)
Sangeeta Ray (Rays@umd.edu)
Date Submitted: 04/10/2013
Email: PocoEncyc@gmail.com

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Civil Rights Discourse in Post-Stonewall LGBTQ Texts

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

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED
DUE: October 14th, 2013

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

Area: Women's and Gender Studies

Special Issue on Irish Studies and Digital Humanities [Deadline: January 15th, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
breac.djis@gmail.com

In 2012, Stanley Fish posed the question: does the digital humanities offer new and better ways to realize traditional humanities goals?

date correction

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

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 30-February 2, 2014

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

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