category: interdisciplinary

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions Oct 18-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions
contact email: 
imaginingalternatives@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

October 18-19, 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Submission Deadline: August 23, 2013

Cultures of Repair: Call for Contributors (edited Collection) Abstract: 30 June, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Rainey & Theo Reeves-Evison (eds) Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths
contact email: 
cup01mr@gold.ac.uk; t.reevesevison@ gold.ac.uk

Suggested themes: Aesthetics of Repair, Technologies of Repair, Post-Colonial Reparations, Reparative Justice

Caribbean Vistas Journal - Submissions to Volume 1.2 - Due June 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
• Subject: Call for Submissions for Volume 1.2 (Summer 2013)

Reconstruction 13.1, How Did I Write That?

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

Announcing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Issue 13.1 “How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”

edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

UPDATE: Extended CFP Deadline PAMLA Conference (11/1-3, 2013, Bahia Resort, San Diego): Now May 12

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Forty approved sessions for the November 1-3, 2013 PAMLA Conference (at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, California) have extended their paper proposal deadline until May 12.

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

IRISH STUDIES at SAMLA- Nov. 8-10, 2013

Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place

SAMLA Conference 2013 (Nov. 8-10) Atlanta, GA- CFP: SLAVIC LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
krosneck@library.wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

UPDATE: The Female Hero in Modern Fantasy Edited Collection -- Call for Chapters

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lori Campbell/University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
camenglish@verizon.net

UPDATE: I have received many innovative proposals so far, but several key authors I would like to see included remain unclaimed, such as J.R.R. Tolkien, Diana Wynne Jones, J.K. Rowling, Madeleine L'Engle, Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett, and Suzanne Collins, among a few others. Also please note that depending on the submissions, I may expand the “Pathfinders” section to include Victorian fantasy (i.e., George MacDonald, William Morris, etc.) as an additional precursor to modern fantasy. There is also a strong possibility I will add a new section for “Fantasy on Film.” If you have an interest in any of these categories, or those below (see full CFP), please contact me at the email address provided.

Nineteenth Century French Aesthetics and the Coming of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
November 2013 Conference of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
richard.eichman@svcc.edu

We are seeking papers that explore or analyze French cultural aesthetics of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as they relate to various interpretations of modernism.

Playing in Time: Temporality in Performance and Performing Arts. June 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com


International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
Symposium: Grožnjan, Croatia, 22 June 2013

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference April 11-13 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

In Hip Hop Wars, Tricia Rose argues that, “Hip Hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States.” Rose’s insight delves into the historical evolution of the genre

Patterns of Thought: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Aesthetics, Education and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool and Bluecoat Gallery
contact email: 
shaun.may@liv.ac.uk

Patterns of Thought: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Aesthetics, Education and the Arts
21-22 June 2013, The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
www.lyceumproject.com

Call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Literary Linguistics
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de

The International Journal of Literary Linguistics (IJLL) is an open-access, peer-review journal published by Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany) that is dedicated to the publication of ori

[UPDATE] Shattering Releases: The Pleasures and Politics of Popular Erotic Fiction (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kristen Phillips, Claire Trevenen, Curtin University (Bentley, Western Australia)
contact email: 
k.phillips@curtin.edu.au; Claire.Trevenen@curtin.edu.au

[UPDATE] Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture (New deadline 5/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Dusenberry, Children's Literature Discussion Circle, SAMLA
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Creating ans Sustaining Community in Challenging Times

full name / name of organization: 
Terry Novak/Atlantic Center for Learning Communities
contact email: 
tnovak@jwu.edu

The 13th annual Atlantic Center for Learning Communities Curriculum Planning Retreat will be held October 23-October 25, 2013 at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford, CT.

AMERICAN MASCULINITIES - DUE JUNE 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The New York Metro American Studies Association
contact email: 
nymasamasculinities@gmail.com

The New York Metro American Studies Association's Annual Conference provides a dynamic forum for area scholars, while attracting presenters nationally.

CFP--NANO: New American Notes Online (Issue 5) Special Theme: Digital Humanities, Public Humanities, Deadline: 1 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
editor.nanocrit@gmail.com, maker@uvic.ca

NANO: New American Notes Online
Call for Papers: Issue 5
Special Theme: Digital Humanities, Public Humanities

Deadline: 1 October 2013

www.nanocrit.com

Early African American Children's Literature essay collection -- abstracts due 7/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Capshaw Smith and Anna Mae Duane
contact email: 
capshaw@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Early African American Children’s Literature
An anthology of original essays

Making a Scene - Networks of Intimacy 19th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Loughborough University
contact email: 
writingsofintimacy@lboro.ac.uk

A half-day afternoon symposium to meet, discuss your own research and make connections with others interested in intimacy, its practices, representation and theorisation.

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - Thirteenth Issue of Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

[UPDATE] PAMLA 2013: Technology and Communication. Extended deadline: May 12

full name / name of organization: 
Bret Noble
contact email: 
bret.noble@wsu.edu

At a time in which social media is alternately praised as a driver of revolution and democracy and feared as a threat to genuine interpersonal communication and expression, this panel invites critical

CFP Collection: The Films of Dario Argento

full name / name of organization: 
Alexia Kannas / RMIT, Australia
contact email: 
alexia.kannas@rmit.edu.au

Cited as an important influence to filmmakers from Quentin Tarantino to Gaspar Noé, Italian director Dario Argento occupies a curious position in film history.

Ethnicity, Femininity, and the History of Music

full name / name of organization: 
Garth Institute for Music Research and Performance
contact email: 
info@garthinstitute.org

The Garth Institute for Music Research and Performance will be hosting a seminar – Ethnicity, Femininity, and the History of Music – at the University of Michigan Hatcher Library Gallery September

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Chairpersons
contact email: 
newessayson911@gmail.com

Chairpersons of the 2012-2014 SAMLA 9/11 and Literature special sessions seek high quality, previously unpublished submissions to supplement a strong collection of essays emerging from the 2012 and 20

All Kinds of Music is Pouring Out of Me: Living Large and Feeling Big in Musical Theatre Performance and Reception

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
katedney@hotmail.com; l.e.macdonald@gmail.com)

When the eponymous Sweet Charity (1966) realizes somebody loves her, not only does the scene shift from dialogue into song, but she, self-reflexively, acknowledges the largeness of her emotional respo

Representations of the global economic crisis - October 30th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal Culture, Language and Representation, ISSN: 1697-7750
contact email: 
prado@ang.uji.es

Given that representation conditions our responses and interpretations of events, at present, the attempts to control the symbolic space of discourses about the crisis is dominated by the struggle bet

[UPDATE] Edith Wharton Symposium: cfp deadline 27 May

full name / name of organization: 
William Blazek and Laura Rattray
contact email: 
custom@hope.ac.uk

Edith Wharton Symposium: 22 and 23 August 2013, Liverpool Hope University, UK

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts: Reading, Writing, and Living Lives on/in the Margins

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of American Studies in Turkey
contact email: 
jastlatina@gmail.com

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts: Reading, Writing, and Living Lives on/in the Margins
Guest Editors: Christopher Rivera, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Debt: The Cultural and Material Logics of Owing/Owning

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Asian American Studies
contact email: 
jaasspecialissue@yahoo.com

Debt: The Cultural and Material Logics of Owing/Owning

Guest editors: Cynthia Wu and Kritika Agarwal

Transitions 4 Comica Symposium - CFP deadline 30 July 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

UPDATE--APPROACHING CFP DEADLINE, 5TH OF MAY for Translations: Exchange of Ideas

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

Translations: Exchange of Ideas
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 27th – 28th 2013
Cardiff University, Wales UK
Keynote Speakers

UPDATE: Engaging Student Learning in Non-Traditional Formats

full name / name of organization: 
Prudence Layne/Elon University
contact email: 
playne@elon.edu

**Please see the timeline update to this CFP since its initial positing.**

CFP: Abstracts for edited collection
Engaging Student Learning in Non-Traditional Formats
Deadline: May 15th, 2013

Expression of Interest Marie Curie Action Fellowships – CIDEHUS (Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas, Sociedades of the University of Evora
contact email: 
mfo@uevora.pt

Expression of Interest
Marie Curie Action Fellowships – CIDEHUS (Portugal)

CFP: Listening to Literature, 1900-1950 (12-14 March, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, MDRN
contact email: 
ltlconference@arts.kuleuven.be

CALL FOR PAPERS [DEADLINE: 1 JULY]

Listening to Literature, 1900-1950

12-14 March 2014 - University of Leuven, Belgium

Keynote
Julian Murphet (University of New South Wales, Sydney)

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