category: interdisciplinary

Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond and Relationship(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ah3@inter-disciplinary.net

Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond and Relationship(s)
3rd Global Meeting

The Making Sense of the Animal–Human Bond Project

Call for Presentations 2016

MLA 2017: William Carlos Williams and Democracy (Deadline March 7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
neri.sandoval@icould.com

This panel considers the numerous ways in which the work of William Carlos Williams engages with socio-economic and political formations in the United States.

[UPDATE; 2ND CFP] TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, City of Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

CFP - Samuel Beckett and World Literature, University of Kent

full name / name of organization: 
Thirthankar Chakraborty, University of Kent
contact email: 
T.Chakraborty@kent.ac.uk

This international conference is designed to address the questions of Beckett as a figure of world literature and world literature as figured in Beckett.

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association XIV Triennial Conference 'Salvage'

full name / name of organization: 
British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2016@wlv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

‘Salvage’

The Fourteenth Triennial Conference
of the
British Comparative Literature Association

To Boldly Go: Gender, Sexuality and Difference in the Star Trek Universe

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Bacon
contact email: 
baconetti@googlemail.com

To Boldly Go: Gender, Sexuality and Difference in the Star Trek Universe

Pop Culture panel at MMLA 2016 Nov 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2016@gmail.com

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders in all their diverse forms in popular culture.

Neurocultures: Brain Imaging and Imagining the Mind 26-28 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bielsko-Biała, Poland
contact email: 
neurocultures2016@gmail.com

Neurocultures: Brain Imaging and Imagining the Mind – Second international and interdisciplinary conference organised by the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biala.

MSA 18: Modernism's Planets (November 17-20, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cóilín Parsons
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

CFP for MSA 18 (Pasadena, CA): Modernism’s Planets

Remediating Boundaries between Children’s Print and Digital Media (MLA, 1/5/17-1/8/17, 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

At the outset of their landmark work, Remediation: Understanding New Media, Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin explain the “double logic” of remediation accordingly: “Our culture wants both to

[UPDATE] The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education and Intellect in Contemporary Literature for Young People

full name / name of organization: 
David Aitchison / Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
david.c.aitchison@gmail.com

(Proposed session for MLA 2017, sponsored by Children’s Literature Association)

Postcolonial Animality

full name / name of organization: 
Amit R. Baishya, Suvadip Sinha
contact email: 
arbaishya1@ou.edu; ssinha@umn.edu

From one perspective, postcolonial studies and animal studies should be natural allies as both interrogate the shifting limits of the human-animal binary.

MSA 18: Modernism's Planets (November 17-20, 2016, Pasadena CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cóilín Parsons
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

CFP for MSA 18 (Pasadena, CA): Modernism’s Planets

York English Graduate Colloquium 2016: Shattered, 13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
York University
contact email: 
egsacolloquium2016@gmail.com

"There is always more surface to a shattered object than a whole." - Djuna Barnes

"Re-conceptualizing Cultures of Remote Warfare:" Special Issue of The Journal of War and Culture Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca A. Adelman (University of Maryland Baltimore County) and David Kieran (Washington and Jefferson College)
contact email: 
dkieran@washjeff.edu

We are now into the second century in which aerial warfare is commonplace in a range of forms, and the second decade in which drone warfare is routinized.

UPDATE: The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
iiui-uncw@uncw.edu

The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry
full name / name of organization:
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email:

Minding the Senses, Sensing the Mind, May 20-21, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

"I would I knew his mind." - (Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1.2.33)
"My own mind is my own church." - Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason (I.i)
“Where is my mind” – The Pixies

MLA 2017 Special Session: Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness (DEADLINE: 3/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Leah Misemer/ University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jessica Gross/ St. Louis College of Pharmacy
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed roundtable panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, Jan. 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

Writing Resistance (Guaranteed panel, MLA 2017, 5-8 January, Philadelphia, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Transdisciplinary Connections between History and Literature
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

The Forum on Transdisciplinary Connections between History and Literature is soliciting papers on the topic of historical approaches to “writing resistance” or “writing rebellion”.

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

3/15/2016 Nabokov and Psychology (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
zokuzmanovich@davidson.edu

Papers are invited on all aspects of the troubled but fruitfully complex relation between Nabokov and psychology.

UPDATE - Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 3rd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Transla

full name / name of organization: 
Sultan Qaboos University
contact email: 
squconference2016@gmail.com

Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 2016 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas in the four main disciplines of language, linguistics, literature and translation.

Space and Place

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp7@inter-disciplinary.net

Space and Place
The Space and Place Project: 7th Global Meeting

Call for Presentations

Thursday 1st September – Saturday 3rd September 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
l: sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

AAL Annual Conference: Literature and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Western Sydney University
contact email: 
a.jamison@westernsydney.edu.au

11-13 July 2016, Western Sydney University

Monsters—SAMLA—November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal O’Leary-Davidson / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
crystal.odavidson@mga.edu

Monsters remain powerful creatures for what they are and what they represent.

Feminism Today - what it really means

full name / name of organization: 
The Bookshelf Blonde
contact email: 
feminismconference@gmail.com

Important dates
20 March 2016 – Abstract (500 words) and biography (500 words) due
28 March 2016 – Feedback given
2 June 2016 – Full paper due (3500 - 4000 words)

UPDATE: CFP For Action Figure Essay Collection Under Contract With McFarland

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos/Queensborough Community College (CUNY)
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Verging: Technologies/Practices/Aesthetics in Contemporary Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium: Cinema and Media Studies at York University, Toronto
contact email: 
verging2016@gmail.com


Two-day Symposium (March 18th - 19th), Toronto

Added Guests**** Jonathan Harris, Ralph Dfouni, and Ghassan Fayad
Deadline Approaching: Friday, February 19th by 5PM

Panelists sought for NWSA, 10-13 November 2016 - Methodologies of decolonization and unsettling‏

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Hurst and Krista Johnston
contact email: 
rahurst@stfx.ca

We are currently seeking 1-2 panelists for the NWSA conference, "Decoloniality," which will be held November 10-13 in Montreal.

SAMLA: Authorship and Audience in Dystopian Film [proposal due May 27; conference Nov 4-6 2016, Jacksonville, FL]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
samlafilmstudies@gmail.com

From film noir to sci-fi, Terry Gilliam to David Lynch, dystopian narratives continue to hold a prominent place in film across independent, Hollywood, and international film communities.

TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERS / VOYAGES ET VOYAGEURS

full name / name of organization: 
ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS
contact email: 
anamaria.stefan@uaic.ro

The deadline for the submission of articles and book reviews is May 9, 2016.
The final decision of the AIC Editorial Board will be passed on before September 4, 2016.

Hospitable Modernism 27th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
hospitablemodernismconference@gmail.com

Hospitable Modernism
One-Day Conference
May 27th 2016
University of Sussex
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kate McLoughlin (Oxford)

Roots and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
roots1@inter-disciplinary.net

Roots and Legacies
A Cultures, Societies, Traditions Project

1st Global Meeting
Call for Participation 2016

Tuesday 13th September – Thursday 15th September 2016

Conference “Theory and Practice of Authenticity in Global Cultural Production”

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Studies, University of Bern
contact email: 
christina.cavedon@ens.unibe.ch

While in academia the notion of authenticity has been increasingly discredited, it thrives as a label within popular discourses and for the marketing of cultural artefacts.

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