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MMLA in Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014, Special Session: The Fashion Lives of Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Ingram, York University
contact email: 
singram@yorku.ca

The theme of the 2014 Midwest Modern Language Association, which will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014, is “The Lives of Cities.” We invite proposals for a special session on fashio

SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: Journal of Race and Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Race and Policy
contact email: 
dlbrown@ithaca.edu

The Journal of Race and Policy (ISSN 1540-8450) is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of research pertaining to education, employment, health care, citizen participation, social welfare,

Cities and the Social Contract in Literature, May 30; Nov. 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

“Cities and the Social Contract in Literature” – MMLA annual convention, Detroit, Nov. 13-16, 2014

PAMLA14 -dealine May 15 (Peninsular Spanish)

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Saum-Pascual / UC Berkeley
contact email: 
saum-pascual@berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: PAMLA 2014
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA
Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014

SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE (PENINSULAR) STANDING SESSION

SOUTHERN CRIMES, CAPERS, & CORRUPTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA journal
contact email: 
editor@noladiaspora.org

NOLA Diaspora wants scholarly articles on New Orleans and Southern sin and/or decadence: crime and true crime, detective fiction, Mardi Gras and masking, Marie Laveau, and related topics.

The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing an extension on its CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Republics of Letters - A Journal of Literature, Arts, Politics, and the Arts - Call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Arcade, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Stanford University
contact email: 
republics@stanford.edu

Republics of Letters is a peer-reviewed, digital journal dedicated to the study of knowledge, politics, and the arts, from Antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the early modern period.

The Renaissance Formerly Known as Harlem: Race and Diaspora in the Global City

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA/Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
savhall@indiana.edu, hansonkr@indiana.edu

Pastoral Cities, MMLA (Nov. 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
catherine-garnett@uiowa.edu

In his study Pastoral Cities (1987), James L.

[Update] Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture, 112th PAMLA Annual Conference, Riverside CA, 10/31-11/2/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Finger, Cuesta College
contact email: 
roland_finger@cuesta.edu

CFP for Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture

Props and Vessels: Pregnancy, Maternity, and Birth as Objectified Performance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
phillips.960@osu.edu

When blogger Lady Goo Goo Gaga opened a Pottery Barn Kids catalog, she discovered that she is a “very, very bad mother...because I have not once shaped sandwiches into a tic-tac-toe game utilizing c

[UPDATE] The Sustainability of the Avant-Garde, SAMLA November 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
emhall3@uncg.edu

NANCY DREW AND HER SISTERS: GIRL DETECTIVES IN THE 20TH CENTURY, SAMLA 2014, Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lgaillet@gsu.edu

This panel considers depictions of young women in mystery fiction written for the teen audience in the 20th Century.

Transitions and Transgressions: A PG and ECR Conference - 11th Sept 2014 [CFP deadline: 2nd June]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern and Contemporary Research Group - Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University
contact email: 
tandtconference@lboro.ac.uk

Transitions and Transgressions

A one-day postgraduate and early-career researcher conference

Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
demonbody1@inter-disciplinary.net

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body

Monday 28th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

Literature at the Museum: The Muzealisation and Exposition of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
ILLI - A Multilingual e-Journal of Literary Studies - special issue
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

Special issue edited by Marie-Clémence Régnier

[Update- Deadline Extension] M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)- Hospitality and the City

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15th Urban Studies and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Explore the Significance/Identity of Place: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

Sustaining Women's Studies: SAMLA 2014, Nov. 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Regular Session at the 86th Annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aesquivel@jscc.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Sustainability and the Humanities,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites paper proposals exploring how feminist scholarship both ha

Modernist Studies and Academic Publishing : University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. May 23rd.

full name / name of organization: 
Scottish Network of Modernist Studies
contact email: 
eclogasnoms@gmail.com

Ecloga : Journal of Literature and the Arts is pleased to announce a Modernist Studies Special Edition for 2014, produced in collaboration with the scholars of the Scottish Network of Modernist Studie

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
eroticpoetry1@inter-disciplinary.net

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry

Friday 7th November 2014,
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Participation:

PAMLA 2014 Children's Literature (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
alixlom@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: May 15

CAPPE Annual conference: Neoliberalism and Everyday Life, 3 - 5 September 2014. Final CFP closes 20 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE), University of Brighton
contact email: 
nc95@brighton.ac.uk

Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE)
9th Annual, International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Neoliberalism and Everyday Life

Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Southern California, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

This is an approved standing session for the 2014 annual conference of the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in the sunny locale of Riverside in Southern California on 10/31/14 t

CFP Queerness and Games Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Queerness and Games
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

Existential Thought in African American literature Before 1940 (May 5-July 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melvin G. Hill
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

A major publisher has shown considerable interests in a collection of essays focused on the roots of African American existentialism that predates the codification of the term by Jean-Paul Sartre in t

Social Sciences Promotion Center Summer Conference (Oporto, Portugal, July 17 -- July 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Social Sciences Promotion Center
contact email: 
oportosummerconference@sspcenter.com

The 2014 Summer Conference of the Biannual International Conference For Social Sciences Debate will be held (in partnership with Capacitar +) on July 17-20, 2014 in Oporto, Portugal.

[UPDATE] Health, Disease and Culture Area Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman/ Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
contact email: 
jennifer.tebbe-grossman@mcphs.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HEALTH, DISEASE AND CULTURE AREA
2014 NORTHEAST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
October 24-25, 2014

CFP: Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts: Rediscoveries and Revivals after 1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation
contact email: 
Tfruhauf@gc.cuny.edu

The Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation at The City University of New York, The Graduate Center announces an international conference

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature (Deadline May 15th) PAMLA Conf. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

[Possibility of inclusion in a collection)

[Update- Deadline Approaching] 2015 CCCC Panel Proposal- Program Politics: The Risks and Rewards of Program Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano / Edison State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@Edison.edu

Academia is changing, and perhaps nowhere are these changes more concentrated (and contested) than in the field of English.

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