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[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

Situating Gender, Filming Place (SCMS, Seattle, March 19-24, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
gellertl@grinnell.edu; Pamela.Wojcik.5@nd.edu

This panel seeks a diverse range of papers that address the many intersections and problematics of gender, place, and space in film and television.

journal issue on "Medieval Translation: Theory and Practice" (by late August 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Florilegium, the journal of the Canadian Society of Medievalists / Société canadienne des médiévistes
contact email: 
Canitz@unb.ca

CALL for SUBMISSIONS

The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction Issue #2

full name / name of organization: 
The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction
contact email: 
eatonjournal@gmail.com

The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction
Deadline for inclusion in our second issue: August 1st, 2013.

Technology, Rhetoric and Cultural Change: Walter S. Ong, S.J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter

full name / name of organization: 
Walter Ong Conference, Gonzaga University
contact email: 
walterongconference@gmail.com, depalma@gonzaga.edu

Walter Ong was among the foremost theorists of rhetoric and culture in the 20th century.

postmedieval -- oct 15, 2013 -- contemporary poetics and the medieval muse

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval
contact email: 
hendecasyllable@gmail.com, dhadbawnik@gmail.com

CFP for Upcoming Issue of postmedieval—
Contemporary Poetics and the Medieval Muse

Giacomo Leopardi In and On Translation April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
cfederici@brocku.ca

Session Organizer: Corrado Federici cfederici@brocku.ca
Sessio Title: Giacomo leopardi In and On Translation
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2013

2nd INTERNATIONAL ISAR SYMPOSIUM with a Special Focus on State: Between Tradition and Future, December 21-22, 2013, Istanbul

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul Foundation for Research and Education
contact email: 
symposium@isar.org.tr

2nd INTERNATIONAL ISAR SYMPOSIUM
with a Special Focus on State: Between Tradition and Future

December 21-22, 2013
Istanbul

Cinema and Migration at NeMLA April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinema and Migration

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror (edited collection of essays on teaching the horror genre) 7/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Frances Auld and Douglas Ford
contact email: 
frances.auld@uwc.edu

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror is a collection of essays exploring both pedagogical theories and practices of teaching the horror genre.

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

Why Not Comics? Challenging the Graphic Novel Canon in the University (4/3 - 4/6/2014)

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

This panel seeks papers to examine why mainstream comic books are often excluded from classroom instruction and scholarly discussions about comics and graphic novels.

theory@buffalo 18: Marx and Nature [deadline for submission -- September 1, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Brian O'Neil and Juan Robaina, editors
contact email: 
brianone@buffalo.edu

Marxist theory has often been criticized for its supposed anthropocentrism.

[REGISTRATION OPEN] 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

Dear All

We are pleased to confirm that REGISTRATION for our Critical

Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

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.

‘All the world’s a stage’: Shakespeare around the Globe (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jacques’ proclamation that ‘all the world’s a stage’ has proved prophetic in ways he could not have foreseen.

Registration open for "Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities" - A Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

[REMINDER] CFP Exploring British Film and Television Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Lobalzo Wright and Adrian Garvey/ Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
julielwright1@gmail.com, a.garvey@qmul.ac.uk

Exploring British Film and Television Stardom Conference
Saturday, 2 November 2013 at Queen Mary, University of London
Supported by Living British Cinema

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Occupy Antigone Tradition, Transition and Transformation in Performance Studies 18th/19th March 14 Deadline: 08.13

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University Research Center Studies in Performing Arts and Media
contact email: 
charlotte.gruber[at]ugent.be

CfP :http://www.theaterwetenschappen.ugent.be/occupyantigone

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Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which i

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013 Special Session: Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 14
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

Call for Chapter Proposals, Book Project on Video Games “Rated M for Mature: Sex and Sexuality in Video Games” (tentative)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Wysocki / Flagler College
contact email: 
mwysocki@flagler.edu

The word sex has many implications when it is used in connection with video games. As game studies scholars have argued, games are player-driven experienced.

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

The Arts and the Body: NeMLA 2014, Harrisburg, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Peak / Temple University
contact email: 
anna.peak@temple.edu

The Arts and the Body

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

Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television special issue on SF anime [deadline: 1 Sept 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television (Liverpool University Press)
contact email: 
sfftvanime@gmail.com

The Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television seeks article-length manuscripts for a planned special issue on Science Fiction (and) Anime.
 

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