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Metaphor Session at MLA 2015, Abstracts due 5 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Division of Linguistic Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
sekretariat.fludernik@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de; donhardy@unr.edu

Session addresses topic of conceptual and/or linguistic approaches to metaphor and/or metaphor theory as applied to any genre or modality: e.g., text, film, or digital.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

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

Introducing

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Featuring:

Artwork by Toni Simon

CFP - Peacebuilding and Education

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies - UoD
contact email: 
pcrs@uod.ac

Call for Papers - Peacebuilding and Education.

[Extention] Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

The Seventh Annual
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

Pop Narratology: Social, Historical and Political Perspectives on Pop Cultural Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
contact email: 
daniel.becker@uni-wuppertal.de

Call for Papers:
5. Wuppertaler Graduiertenforum Narratologie
19. - 21. June 2014, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Pop-Narratology:

Utopia, The 4th international conference of the EAM, University of Helsinki, Finland, 29.-31.8.2014

full name / name of organization: 
The European Network for Avant-garde and Modernism Studies
contact email: 
eam2014@meetingsmill.fi

UTOPIA

The 7th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca, Sept. 4-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
DEREE-The American College of Greece, Athens, Greece
contact email: 
ntsantila@acg.edu

The 7th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF7),is being hosted at DEREE- The American College of Greece, Athens, on September 4-6, 2014, and seeks to explore the interfaces of E

CFP MLA 2015 "The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)"

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This proposed special session for MLA 2015 in Vancouver invites papers offering a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013).

ASEBL Journal - cultural evolutionary studies (1 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL (St. Francis College)
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

The editors of ASEBL Journal invite queries for the January 2015 issue. Deadline for articles is 1 September 2014, though early submissions are encouraged as space in the journal is limited.

Journal of Pedagogic Development: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bedfordshire, UK
contact email: 
david.mathew@beds.ac.uk

Dear Colleague,

We are planning and reading for Volume 4 of the Journal of Pedagogic Development. Volume 4 will be published in hard copy and online in March, July and November 2014.

3rd Global Conference: Body Transformations (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bt3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Body Transformations

Saturday 30th August – Monday 1st September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Space and Place

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[EXTENDED DEADLINE: Jan 23rd] Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period, Feb 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

Thinking as a Way of Life, Apr. 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural, Social and Political Thought, University of Victoria
contact email: 
thinkingwayoflife@gmail.com

Thinking as a Way of Life
Graduate Conference in Cultural, Social and Political Thought
University of Victoria (Unceded Lekwungen Territory), April 26-27th, 2014

Voices in Transition: A Study of Pan-American Immigration Narratives (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Beatrice Smith
contact email: 
Beth.Smith@ncc.edu

Call for submissions for a collection of essays that examine various aspects of Pan-American immigration narratives. MLA-style submissions should be approximately 3000-6000 words in length.

CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

REMINDER - HYPERION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE- MARCH 2014

Dear all,

SE Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Palm Beach Atlantic University/SE Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
lisa_marzano@pba.edu

Paradise is a subject that has stirred the imaginations of writers for millennia while simultaneously exceeding the scope of artistic representation itself.

[UPDATE] University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction (March 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Anna McCarthy (NYU)

Voices in Transition: A Study of Pan-American Immigration Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Beatrice Smith
contact email: 
Beth.Smith@ncc.edu

Call for submissions for a collection of essays that examines various aspects of Pan-American immigration narratives. MLA-style submissions should be approximately 3000-6000 words in length.

[REMINDER] Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Old Books for New Audiences: Preservation through Reprinting (SAMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

This session seeks to explore “cultures of reprinting” by considering the wider importance of reprinted and new editions of previously published works.

First Responders: Care in Literature, Art and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Califonria Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
ezinn@ihc.ucsb.edu

Thursday-Friday, May 8-9, 2014
Abstract deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014

CFP: "Travel Accounts in Arabic Literature: New Perspectives and New Findings" (MESA, Nov. 22-25, 2014 - WA, DC)

full name / name of organization: 
MESA - Middle East Studies Association
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Pre-organized MESA panel

"Travel Accounts in Arabic Literature: New Perspectives and New Findings"

Middle East Association Studies Annual Conference,

ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum, Nov 13-15, 2014 (due 3/14)

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

The 17th International Comic Arts Forum
November 13-15, 2014
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Columbus, OH

CFP: Chess and American Culture @ ASA '14 (1/21)

full name / name of organization: 
Les Harrison / Virginia Commonwealth University
contact email: 
hlharrison@vcu.edu

In an 1859, Oliver Wendell Holmes delivered a speech celebrating American chess champion Paul Morphy's triumphant tour of Europe.

Tenure and Its Future - MLA Annual Convention - Vancouver, Canada (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Grassian
contact email: 
grassian@fdu.edu

This proposed special session will explore the current state of tenure and its possible future, as well as the process and criteria for determining tenure. Send an Abstract (250-500 words) and a C.V.

Call for Nominees: 2014 Jane Jacobs Book Award

full name / name of organization: 
Urban Communication Foundation
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

The Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies--Revolutions in 18th Century Sociability (Deadline for submissions April 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Frances B. Singh
contact email: 
fbsingh1947@aol.com

For this conference, I am proposing a panel or panels on Teaching Women in the Eighteenth Century.

Enjoyment: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Enjoyment
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Review, Reflect, Reimagine!: The 20th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conference Call for Proposals OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed
contact email: 
conference@ptoweb.org

The 20th Annual PTO Conference asks us to review, reflect and reimagine.

[UPDATE] Extended Proposal Deadline: 1/27 SAGES Interdisciplinary Conference (Monstrosity and Deviance)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Holzworth / Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
mlh144@uakron.edu

Monstrosity and Deviance
SAGES Second Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron
Student Union
March 13, 2014

SMU Graduate Student Conference, "Self(ie)-Representation," March 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Self(ie)-Representation

[UPDATE] Transatlantic Ecologies: Utopia to Zoonomia (May 16-17, 2014) [CFP due January 31]

full name / name of organization: 
The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

Transatlantic Ecologies seeks readings of the complex and developing connections between ecological and global thought in the early modern period.

David Foster Wallace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Publications Unit, Department of English, Illinois State University
contact email: 
DFWconference@gmail.com

The First Annual David Foster Wallace Conference

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Street, Normal, Illinois 61761

CFP//Pat Parker and Judy Grahn: Where Would I Be Without You?

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
JulieREnszer@gmail.com

Call for Papers//Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies//Pat Parker and Judy Grahn: Where Would I Be Without You?

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