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Modernism and Cuisine: 2014 NeMLA (April 3-6)

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

April 3-6, 2014--Harrisburg, PA

Call for Publication: Essays, Commentary, New Media Art, and Design.

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America
contact email: 
mf4jd@richmond.edu

Digital America is a new online journal venture from the University of Richmond that seeks to publish exceptional student work.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED 21/6/13: Romantic Lacunae: Silences, Gaps, and Empty Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast, UK
contact email: 
romanticlacunae@gmail.com

We invite paper and panel proposals on topics related to silences, disjunctions, and absences in Romantic-era texts, for a one-day conference hosted by the School of English and the Centre for Eightee

UPDATED POST: The Gothic Body: The Physical Depiction of the Female Gothic (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Neena Cinquino/ The City College of New York
contact email: 
ncinquino@gmail.com

Since Ellen Moers’ original designation of the Female Gothic, the term continues to evolve: The amalgamation of femininity’s depiction in literature and Gothic studies does not conclude with Liter

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

Urbanism and Urbanity

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
ncsa2014@gmail.com

Urbanism and Urbanity
March 20-22, Chicago IL
deadline: September 30, 2013
to: Maria K. Bachman and Maria Gindhart, Program Co-Chairs, ncsa2014@gmail.com
http://www.ncsaweb.net/

Pastoral Artifice - MMLA/November, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

REMINDER - Transitions 4, 2 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com

Transitions 4 is a one-day symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/ comix/ manga/ bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art, now in its fourth year at

NeMLA 2014: The Loud Twentieth Century: Literature Sounds Off

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
solinger@rutgers.edu

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

John Banville and His Precursors, 9-10 Nov. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Springer, University of York
contact email: 
banvilleandhisprecursors@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Dr Elke D’hoker (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), author of Visions of Alterity: Representation in the Works of John Banville (Rodopi, 2004)

CFP: Invisible Cities Grad Symposium - Kitchener ON, October 26

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Media Lab (in association with the Canadian Association of American Studies)
contact email: 
invisiblecities13@gmail.com

Call for participants Invisible Cities: Located Knowledge and Digital Design
Graduate Symposium and Expo
October 26, 2013
Critical Medial Lab, University of Waterloo, Kitchener Ontario

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013: Design and the Digital Humanities (deadline: June 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
josh.honn@gmail.com and sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Minorities and Americanness in American culture and literature (submission 15/ 10/ 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Salwa Karoui- Elounelli
contact email: 
salwa_elounelli@yahoo.fr

UNIVERSITE DE TUNIS I
L’ÉOLE NORMALE SUPERIEURE & AMERICANA

RSA 2014 - Worldly wisdom: Early Modern Handbooks in Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Rosenberg and Laura Kolb
contact email: 
jessicar@sas.upenn.edu, lkolb@uchicago.edu

Understanding Atrocities Conference: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide February 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tristan Smyth / Scott W. Murray Mount Royal University
contact email: 
understandingatrocities@mtroyal.ca

We use ‘genocide’ and ‘atrocity’– words that overlap and mix – as we reach for an understanding of the full horror of one people’s attempts to eliminate another.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announced and Deadline Extension: Stretching The Screen 15th Annual SFSU Cinema Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
csgsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Conference Dates: October 17-19, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Kriss Ravetto, UC Davis, Cinema and Technocultural Studies
Submission Deadline: June 28, 2013

[UPDATE]: CfP: The Common Denominator -- A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies, 20-22 MArch 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Cultural Studies in the Institute for British Studies of Leipzig University
contact email: 
denominator@uni-leipzig.de

In ancient Greece, the Pythagoreans worshipped perfect numbers and turned them into musical scales.

CFP: “Recollecting Vietnam”: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Brenda M. Boyle and Jeehyun Lim, Denison University
contact email: 
recollectingvietnam@gmail.com

Abstract deadline: July 14, 2013

Eco-Ability Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Leeson-Schatz (Institute of Critical Animal Studies)
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

A SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO A NEW FIELD
SCHOLARS & ACTIVISTS: CALL FOR PAPERS, ART, VIDEOS, INTERVIEWS, AND NARRATIVES

“Eco-Ability: The Intersection of Earth, Animal, and Dis-Ability”

[Update] Contact and Connection: Travel and Mobility Studies Symposium - Registration open

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick, Institute of Advanced Study
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

“Contact and Connections”: Travel and Mobility Studies Symposium
Thursday 27th June 2013, University of Warwick
Wolfson Research Exchange Seminar Rooms

Keynote speakers:

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers/ Univ of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, 

Coctail Culture: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville (KY) and Drake University (IA)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

When Roland Barthes suggests that "the ideal drink would be rich in metonymies of all kinds," he might well have been speaking of cocktails and the drinking cultures they have helped to create.

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmjewusiak@valdosta.edu; mdrizou@gmail.com

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

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

"Enchanted Places", Imagined Childhoods: A Symposium on Children's Literature and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
Collaboration Liaison Committee of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
mezickler@gmail.com

Featured Author: Jerry Spinelli
Saturday, September 20, 2014
University of Pennsylvania

Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference (October 4-5, 2013, Berkeley, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Padma Maitland (UCB Architecture, SSEAS); Christopher P. Miller (UCB English); Marta Figlerowicz (Harvard Society of Fellows)
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference (October 4-5, 2013, Berkeley, CA)

Call For Papers by Studies in American Humor for Special Issue on MAD Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in American Humor
contact email: 
studiesinamericanhumor@ohio.edu

Call for Special Issue on MAD

NeMLA 2014 cfp: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminism Context

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

Call for Papers
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp

[Update] Performance Studies Deadline Extended till 15 June

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Deadline extended till 15 June, 2013 for the Special Issue on Performance Studies

Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Bordac / Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
sarah_bordac@brown.edu

We seek presentations and papers on a range of topics that apply a historical lens to media literacy as a field, a movement, or a set of educational practices.

[UPDATE] Call for Delegates--Translations: Exchange of Ideas Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University Graduate College--Cardiff University
contact email: 
TranslationsConference@cf.ac.uk

June 27th – 28th 2013, Cardiff University, Wales UK

Keynote Speakers
Dr Eileen Brennan (St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University)
Dr Elizabeth Wren-Owens (Cardiff University)

CFP: The Comics of Charles Schulz [edited volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Gardner / Ohio State University
contact email: 
gardner.236@osu.edu

The Comics of Charles Schulz: The Good Grief of Modern Life is a proposed volume in the new book series, Critical Approaches to Comics Artists, at the University Press of Mississippi.

Academic Conference at the Festival of Cartoon Art

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Gardner/ Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
contact email: 
gardner.236@osu.edu

Beginning in 2007, the triennial Festival of Cartoon Art at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at Ohio State University added a one-day academic conference ahead of the weekend's festivities

Fiction as Pedagogy (NEMLA April 3-6, 2014) Deadline Submission 9/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
weatherr@udmercy.edu

Fiction as Pedagogy

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature

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

Advertising/marketing/PR in American Lit.- M/MLA November 2013

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

The American Literature II panel (permanent section) seeks papers on representations of advertising, marketing, and/or public relations in American novels, plays, poems, or films from 1870-present.

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