category: interdisciplinary

Cosmopolitismes locaux / Local Cosmopolitanisms, 20-22 February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Joerg Esleben, University of Ottawa
contact email: 
jesleben@uottawa.ca

Local Cosmopolitanisms

University of Ottawa – February 20th-22nd, 2014

CFP deadline August 15 for the Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference, Sep. 27-28

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf Medieval and Renaissance 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

Textual Artifacts: Francophone Literatures and the Museum, NeMLA, Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6th, 2014 sub. deadline Sept. 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
alisa.belanger@rutgers.edu

This panel will examine how Francophone literary works represent museums or occupy them as artifacts on display.

Stage The Future: The First International Conference on Science Fiction Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
University of Royal Holloway
contact email: 
stagethefuture@gmail.com

Saturday April 26, 2014
School of English, University of Royal Holloway

Keynote Speakers:
Jen Gunnels (New York Review of Science Fiction)
Dr. Nick Lowe (University of Royal Holloway)

UPDATE - SAMLA 2013 Charles W. Chesnutt Panel Discussion - "Charles Chesnutt Patterns and Meanings"

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association - SAMLA
contact email: 
rlsmith5@memphis.edu or djelzie@memphis.edu

Charles W. Chesnutt is a thick, layered, and conflicted subject lending himself to multi-disciplinary exploration.

Making Art In/About/For Cities in Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mickelsonjn@yahoo.com

April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference (Deadline: July 15, 2013; Conference: Sept. 26-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Workgroup
contact email: 
medical-humanities@wmich.edu

Overview:

Capturing the Immigrant Experience: Latina/o Identity in Flux

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA-2014
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

The negotiation of Latina/o identities requires an understanding of ethnicities, language(s), religion(s), social class, gender, as well as the psychology of one’s own and others’ ideologies.

The War of Art and Literature -- ALA Symposium October 2013, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium: War and American Literature
contact email: 
ashackel@unc.edu

Proposed Panel for the American Literature Association Symposium “War and American Literature” October 10-12, 2013, New Orleans, LA

Tudor Grammar Schools: Drama Education & The Real World Stage

full name / name of organization: 
neModern Language Association
contact email: 
dbender@pace.edu

Tudor Grammar Schools: Drama Education & The Real World Stage
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Shakespeare and Global Girlhood Seminar (abstract deadline July 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450 international conference (Paris), April 21-27, 2014
contact email: 
mkostihova01@hamline.edu

How does Shakespeare’s cultural capital influence the discourses of girlhood?

9th Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) - 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Frederick Ochieng'-Odhiambo, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.
contact email: 
frederick.ochieng-odhiambo@cavehill.uwi.edu

Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) 2013
Conversations IX: Grounding Aesthetics

November 11 - 13, 2013
Hosted by the Department of History and Philosophy, The University of the West Indies,

Religion, Politics and Secularism (Essays in Honour of Asghar Ali Engineer)

full name / name of organization: 
P. Prayer Elmo Raj/Karunya University, Coimbatore, India
contact email: 
prayerani@gmail.com

Religion, Politics and Secularism
(Essays in Honour of Asghar Ali Engineer)

Last Date of Submission: Abstract: 15th June, 2013; Full Length Paper: 31st July, 2013
Editor: P. Prayer Elmo Raj

Visual Studies as Academic Discipline, abstract deadline July 21st 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Visual Studies, Zagreb
contact email: 
info@visual-studies.com

The past two decades have witnessed a large increase in academic interest in all visual phenomena, including those strictly visual – from painting and film to experimental video and multimedia insta

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
cfpmargins@gmail.com

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

CFP for Invisible Circus: An International Conference on the work of Jennifer Egan

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
invisiblecircus2014@gmail.com

Invisible Circus
An International Conference on the work of Jennifer Egan
21st and 22nd March 2014
School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London
Sponsored by the Centre of Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck, University of London

Response and Q&A: Jennifer Egan
Keynote speaker: Dr Stephen J Burn (Northern Michigan University)
Q&A chair: Professor Sarah Churchwell (UEA)

Papers are invited for the first academic conference dedicated to the writing of Jennifer Egan.

RSA 2014 - Crowd Control in the Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
RSA
contact email: 
crowdcontrolrenaissance@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New York, 27-29 March 2014.

[UPDATE] Tuning Speculation: Experimental Aesthetics and the Sonic Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
York University - Department of Art and Art History
contact email: 
unsound@yorku.ca

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“Tuning Speculation” will be a two-day conference hosted by the Department of Art and Art History at York University in Toronto from 1-2 November 2013.

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[UPDATE] Generic Orwell: Between Fiction and Nonfiction--SAMLA 2013 (Atlanta, November 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA--South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

Generic Orwell: Between Fiction and Nonfiction

Signing the Latin American City: Elusive Visions - April 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Agnese Codebo (ac3244@columbia.edu) or Wendy Muñiz (wvm2102@ columbia.edu)

This panel explores the roles of transient creativities that shape the urban landscape of Latin American cities in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Call for Abstracts from Students for Conference: The Disability Experience: State of Research, Scholarship and the Arts, Oct.

full name / name of organization: 
Students for Disability Advocacy at the University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
http://www.pitt.edu/~sorc/disability

Abstracts are invited from undergrad and graduate students with and without disabilities. Abstract submissions should be no more than 500 words and up to three keywords for the paper.

COPAS: First Call for Thematic Papers on "Sentiment”; Deadline: Sept. 1, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies (COPAS)
contact email: 
e.journal@ur.de

COPAS: First Call for Thematic Papers "Sentiment”; Deadline: Sept. 1, 2013.

[UPDATE] New Crops, Old Fields - (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)
Prof. Harry White (University College Dublin)
Prof. Luke Gibbons (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

2013 SAMLA Women's Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Brooks
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

The 2013 SAMLA Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on November 8-10, 2013. The Women's Studies Panel is entitled "Contemporary American Women Writers: Confronting Changing
Times."

[UPDATE] "Positively Papist: Catholic Culture and Renaissance England" - SAMLA November 8 - 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 85 Conference: Cultures, Contexts, Texts, Images: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds
contact email: 
c_romane@uncg.edu

Pamphleteers, clergymen, and political officials demonized recusant Catholics in Renaissance England, but early modern English culture is inextricable from the influences of the medieval Catholicism f

Katherine Mansfield Society Postgraduate Day: ‘Katherine Mansfield and her Circle’, 23 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

Katherine Mansfield Society Postgraduate Day: ‘Katherine Mansfield and her Circle’, 23 November 2013 at Birkbeck, University of London


Keynote speaker: Dr Andrew Harrison

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

From God's eye to the Big Brother's room. Geographies of espionage. ONLINE: May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Other MOdernitites - online Journal; Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The function of the eye that spies on us all apparently has never been benevolent, be it a tangible eye, an intangible, or a technological one.

Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Religion and Popular Culture area
contact email: 
see the area's page on the MAPACA website

Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
2013 Conference, Nov. 7 – 9, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ
Religion and Popular Culture Area
Submission deadline: June 14, 2013

[UPDATE] CfP manycinemas 05: histoire – history/story

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
contact email: 
editors@manycinemas.org


The journal manycinemas 05 is looking for some more interesting academic articles which highlight the polysemous aspects of history (history/story) in the cinemas of Asia, Africa and Latin America (or some other small film tradition like Inuit etc.).
Please send us your proposal until 10. June 2013.

UPDATE: Extended Deadline June 15 2013 - Call for Publication - The Writer's Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Summer 2013 issue, themed “The Writer’s Experience.” Extended submission deadline: June 15, 2013.

MAPACA - Atlantic City, NJ (11/7/13 - 11/9/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

MAPACA welcomes proposals on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in its 2013 conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Networking and the Keats-Shelley Circle (SAMLA, 8-10 November 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Keats-Shelley Association of America (affiliated session at SAMLA)
contact email: 
bprobertson@hotmail.com

Abstracts are invited for the Keats-Shelley Association’s affiliated session to be held as part of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference, November 8-10, 2013, in Atlanta,

Teaching a Mystery: Preserving a Space for Spookiness in the Writing Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

The act of writing has frequently been associated with mysterious forces.

Drama as Pedagogy - Theatre Games as Educational Expression and Partipation

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable aims to look at how drama as pedagogy has been influencing the modern English classroom.

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