category: interdisciplinary

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.

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.

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