category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

[Reminder] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution (Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

[Deadline approaching: 1st of April]

Historicizing Formalism (MSA 15, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
jocelyn@berkeley.edu

“The basis for every art form is always conflict,” writes Viktor Shklovsky. The same might also be said for the discourse of formalism itself.

TYCA-NE 48th Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast
contact email: 
Ibucchino@bergen.edu

TYCA-NE of the National Council of Teachers of English is seeking presentation proposals for its October 2013 Conference.

CFP: Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference: Writing and Rhetoric Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

SAMLA: English Graduate Studies Session: "The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word" Nov. 8-10 Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Ren Denton / University of Memphis
contact email: 
grdenton@memphis.edu

The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word

[UPDATE] Balkan Vulnerabilities in Contemporary Literature, Film, and Music (MLA 2014; deadline March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mihaela P. Harper, Program in Cultures, Civilizations, and Ideas, Bilkent University
contact email: 
mharper@bilkent.edu.tr

Is Balkan “always the other” (Zizek), and for whom? How have Balkan self-consciousness and/or image altered, if at all, since 2000? Please send an abstract of 250 words by March 15.

Transnational America(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
May 18 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

The Sublime Emotion and Cognitive Neuroscience

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
giles@ulm.edu

Papers exploring the sublime emotion and question of disinterestedness in context of cognitive neuroscience and affect theory. Abstracts of 250-500 words by 28 March 2013 to Dr. Jana Giles, Univ.

MLA 2014: Form and Formalisms in Literature and Science (extended to 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
John Savarese (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
jsavarese@utexas.edu

Roundtable discussion of how approaches like STS, disciplinary history, cognitive theory, etc. intersect with literary studies’ renewed focus on form. 250-300 words and brief cv by 15 March 2013;

Diversity in Speculative Fiction, Loncon 3 Academic Programme

full name / name of organization: 
Loncon 3, The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
contact email: 
emma.england@loncon3.org

Thursday 14 to Monday 18 August 2014
London, UK
http://loncon3.org/

Guests of Honour:
Iain M. Banks, John Clute, Malcolm Edwards, Chris Foss,
Jeanne Gomoll, Robin Hobb, Bryan Talbot

CFP Images of Children, March 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu or dolson@uta.edu

CFP: The child image

“Food For Thought” 18th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jamia Millia Islamia University
contact email: 
foodcultures2013@gmail.com

Outreach Programme
Jamia Millia Islamia
Invites you to the
Second Young Researchers’ Seminar
“Food For Thought”
18th April 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities, 28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities

New Media in India

full name / name of organization: 
Hrishikesh Ingle, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
contact email: 
hrishikesh@efluniversity.ac.in, hrishikeshingle@gmail.com

New media has gained currency in recent years not just as a term that defines media content, forms and products but also as practices that challenges lawmakers as well as policy decisions.

After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina, 6-7 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum (Bochum, Germany)
contact email: 
katrinaconference@rub.de

It has been nearly eight years since Hurricane Katrina destroyed large parts of the US Golf region and caused a breach of the New Orleans levee system, which resulted in the flooding of 80 per cent of

Oceanic Literatures and Cultures Panel, PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Hogue / Georgetown University
contact email: 
rhh23@georgetown.edu

This is a call for papers regarding literature of Oceania (Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia) at the Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association to be held on No

An American Abroad: Woody Allen in Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Schmidt/PAMLA
contact email: 
schmia@uw.edu

This session welcomes papers on the Allens films set in Europe.

Future Directions in Byron Studies (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Byron Society of America
contact email: 
halinaad@udel.edu

The Byron Society of America solicits paper proposals featuring new research and fresh methodologies applied to any aspect of Byron’s life or works for the 2014 MLA.

CFP: Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

MASCULINITIES
a journal of identity and culture

MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
herman.145@gmail.com

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

UPDATE: Directing in the Performing Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Migliarisi/Darts
contact email: 
anna.migliarisi@acadiau.ca

Registration is now open for the Directing in the Performing Arts Summit from June 15 to 18, 2013 in Toronto. We welcome you to take advantage of Union/Student and Early Bird registration.

CFP - Tarantino's Django vs. Spielberg's Lincoln

full name / name of organization: 
Oliver C Speck / VCU
contact email: 
ocspeck@vcu.edu

"Django Unchained" is well on the way to becoming Quentin Tarantino’s commercially most successful film and is already his most controversial.

[UPDATE] First Annual Fandom and Neomedia (FANS) Conference

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

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

International Summer School: Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
LMU Munich
contact email: 
prolit@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

International Summer School for Postgraduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

“Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture”
August 4-10, 2013 in Munich, Germany.

It was one of the central concerns of the age of Enlightenment to expel all sorts of spectres, monsters, and vampires from our conception of reality. But the present boom of horror figures in various media conveys the impression that despite the long-lasting historical changes resulting from that rationalistic era, these seemingly irrational phenomena have not

Seeking Third Panelist for Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily VanBuren and Lisa Kelly
contact email: 
emilyvanburen2012@u.northwestern.edu

Seeking third panelist for Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS)
DePaul University, Chicago
October 11-13, 2013
http://mwcbs.edublogs.org/2013/01/21/cfp-mwcbs-2013/

Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK FOR PUBLICATION!

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review, Cal Poly Pomona's liberal arts journal, needs your art for our 7th issue in spring 2013. We encourage first-time, unpublished artists to submit.

FINAL CFP Summer Issue of Luvah

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
f@luvah.org

Deadlines
Abstracts: March 30
Final paper: May 2

[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):

MLA Chicago, January 9-12, 2014; Innovative Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Silbergleid & Kristina Quynn
contact email: 
silberg1@msu.edu & quynn@colostate.edu

We invite papers about the production and publication of innovative, experimental, affective, multi-genre, or performative criticism.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its second annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2013 prize will be $500.

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