category: interdisciplinary

Mythology in Contemporary Culture, April 16 to 19, 2014, Chicago, Illinois

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sywilkers@aol.com

2014 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)

Annual National Conference, April 16-19
Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

Chicago, IL

CFP: Performing Animals

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Raber; Monica Mattfeld
contact email: 
kraber@olemiss.edu; mmattfeld@kent.ac.uk

CFP: “Performing Animals”

[UPDATE] International Irish Gothic Conference 5-6 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia
contact email: 
perugiairishgothic@gmail.com

International Irish Gothic Conference

5-6 December, 2013

Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia

CFP New Journal 'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural'

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Heholt, Falmouth University, UK
contact email: 
revenant@falmouth.ac.uk

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural' is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird.

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2014 Southwest Popular Culture Association (35th Annual)
"Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow."

Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 (UtopiavsReal), 25-26 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
„Grigore Gafencu” Research Center for the History of International Relations and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
office@centrulgafencu.ro

„Grigore Gafencu” Research Center for the History of International Relations and Cultural Studies will assemble on 25-26 April 2014 a conference dealing with Romania’s foreign policy from World

French Hip-Hop (panel TBA) at 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
contact email: 
cjwojo@gmail.com

The 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium will take place on March 6-8 in New York, NY 2014, hosted by NYU, CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University.

Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

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

NEMLA 2014: New Approaches to Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Dennis/UIS
contact email: 
sdennis@uis.edu

This panel will bring together literary scholars of diverse areas of expertise to discuss approaches to visuality in literary studies.

SEA London 2014--"Creole England" Deadline September 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Grégory Pierrot
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

Creole England

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Baffoni Licata /Tufts University
contact email: 
laura.baffoni-licata@tufts.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 3-4, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host Institution: Susquehanna University

[UPDATE] CFP Extended to Sep. 2: Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf Medieval and Renaissance (GulfMAR) Conference, formerly Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissanc Scholars
contact email: 
cbarrett@lsu.edu

The Call for Papers for the Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference has been extended to Sep. 2.

Political Theologies in Early Modern Literature (Fac Weekend Seminar)

full name / name of organization: 
Folger Institute, Folger Shakespeare Library
contact email: 
institute@folger.edu

Please encourage faculty colleagues with relevant research projects to apply for this opportunity:

Political Theologies in Early Modern Literature
Lorna Hutson and Victoria Kahn

Internet Culture Area of PCA/ACA (April 16-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
helbc@etown.edu

Call for Papers

Internet Culture
Popular Culture Association/
American Culture Association
National Conference
(PCA/ACA)

Chicago, Illinois
April 16-19, 2014

The Adventures of Tintin (symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
tintinat85@outlook.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for a symposium on “The A

REMINDER: Adaptation and the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

Adaptation and the Novel

Saturday 9 November 2013, Keele University

Organisers: Jo Taylor and Nick Seager

‘An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Light of Niels Bohr’s Thoughts’ University of Copenhagen, 4-6 December 20

full name / name of organization: 
University of Copenhagen
contact email: 
bohrconf2013@cast.ku.dk

CALL FOR PAPERS
‘An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Light of Niels Bohr’s Thoughts’
University of Copenhagen, 4-6 December 2013.

CFP Merlin / Wizard Roundtable (9/15/13; Kalamazoo 5/8-11/14)

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

What Is the Magic of Merlin?
The Appeal of the Wizard in the Contemporary World:
A Roundtable in Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the

DISAPPEARANCE: Spatial and Temporal Horizons Nov. 7th & 8th NYC

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
disappearanceconference2013@gmail.com

DISAPPEARANCE: Spatial and Temporal Horizons
a two-day interdisciplinary conference
November 7th & 8th, 2013
The Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center, CUNY

January 17, 2014 - Transitional Moments in Film and Media History in Japan

full name / name of organization: 
Kinema Club Conference Series (Kinema Club XIII at Harvard University)
contact email: 
Kinemaclub13@gmail.com

Three Times +X. Transitional Moments in Film and Media History in Japan.

Dates: January 17, 2014
Reischauer Institute, Harvard University
Deadine for submissions: August 20, 2013

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and Enculturation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
November 15-16, 2013

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University

Volunteers Needed for Digital American Studies Project

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Hamilton, Their America
contact email: 
theiramericaweb@gmail.com

We -- a group of researchers creating an ambitious digital humanities project called Their America -- are looking for volunteer contributors to our site.

CALL FOR CHAPTERS (PEER-REVIEWED EDITED VOLUME): ARAB FEMINIST MEDIA STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
Salam Al-Mahadin (Associate Professor, Amman University, Jordan). Ebtihal Mahadeen (University of Edinburght)
contact email: 
arabfms@gmail.com

CALL FOR CHAPTERS (PEER-REVIEWED EDITED VOLUME): ARAB FEMINIST MEDIA STUDIES
Edited by Salam Al-Mahadin (Amman University, Jordan) and Ebtihal Mahadeen (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)

Faking It: Forgery and Problems of Authenticity, February 22nd 2013

full name / name of organization: 
History of the Book Working Group, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Faking It: Forgery and Problems of Authenticity”
A History of the Book Working Group Conference, UC Berkeley
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Call for Submission: Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing Issue V

full name / name of organization: 
Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing
contact email: 
editorial@rattlejournal.org.uk

We are very pleased to now be inviting submissions for our fifth issue of Rattle -- A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing.

CFP: Victorian Senses, April 11-13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association (NVSA)
contact email: 
Erika Behrisch Elce

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference.
The topic this year is Victorian Senses.

Sharknadoes, Volcanoes, and Tsunami’s, Oh, My! (February 19-22, 2013) Abstract 11/1

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers/Southwest PCA/ACA Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

This subpanel of The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Area of the Southwest PCA/ACA conference is looking for academic analysis of all types of disaster, whether real or on the big screen.

[UPDATE] August 15: Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf Medieval and Renaissance (GulfMAR) Conference, formerly Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissanc Scholars
contact email: 
cbarrett@lsu.edu

The Gulf Medieval and Renaissance (GulfMAR) Conference, formerly the Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars, will hold its annual meeting this fall at Louisiana State University in

[UPDATE] - Rendering (the) Visible II: Figure, February 6-8, 2014- second keynote speaker and opening screening

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Image Studies Doctoral program, Georgia State University
contact email: 
movingimagestudies@gmail.com

RENDERING (THE) VISIBLE II: FIGURE
Georgia State University, Atlanta GA
February 6-8, 2014

Amiri Baraka at 80

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
b.hickman@kent.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Paul Gilroy

With a reading from Amiri Baraka

CFP: The Subculture of Skateboarding

full name / name of organization: 
Kara-Jane Lombard/ Curtin University
contact email: 
k.lombard@curtin.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Subculture of Skateboarding (Edited Collection)

Due date: 1 November 2013

CFP Special journal issue on Comedy and Catastrophe (Deadline November 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
S: Journal of the Circle of Lacanian Ideology Critique
contact email: 
sjottkandt@gmail.com

CFP Deadline: 30 November, 2013
http://www.lineofbeauty.org/index.php/s

CFP: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013
Submit proposals to: http://conference2014.southwestpca.org

35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014

[UPDATE] Resurrecting the Book Conference, 15-17th November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Matthew Day, Newman University, Birmingham
contact email: 
info@resurrectingthebook.org; m.day@newman.ac.uk; Caroline.Archer@bcu.ac.uk

The earlybird cut off date for booking for the Resurrecting the Book Conference, Library of Birmingham 15-17th November 2013 is September 15th.

www.resurrectingthebook.org

Women’s Writing 'Queens of the Marketplace: nineteenth-century women writers and the rise of the bestseller

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton/Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
Clare Gill, (c.gill@soton.ac.uk) or Clare Clarke, (clarkc11@tcd.ie)

REMINDER: DEADLINE APPROACHING

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