category: interdisciplinary

Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, 9-12 January 2014
contact email: 
azeenat@uark.edu and ummeal-wazedi@augustana.edu

This roundtable invites paper proposals that will explore the re-emergence of the veil and its literary and cultural representations.

Human Rights International Conference (Nov. 21-23, 2013); Abstracts Due: Mar.31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Call For Papers: Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Deadline extended to March 15th!

Imprisonment and Resistance (Special Session MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katy Ryan / West Virginia University
contact email: 
kohearnr@mail.wvu.edu

Interested in papers on 20-century American literature and imprisonment, with a focus on abolitionist visions and struggles. How have writers imagined or recounted the experiences of imprisonment?

[Update] ASEBL Journal - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology & Literature. Deadline September 2013

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

The editors of ASEBL Journal invite queries for the January 2014 issue. Deadline for articles is 1 September 2013 (early submissions are encouraged). Issues are housed on the St.

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - 7th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 7th issue. We accept:

CALL FOR CHAPTERS „Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception”

full name / name of organization: 
Valentina Marinescu-Uiversity of Bucharest
contact email: 
valentina.marinescu@yahoo.com

CALL FOR CHAPTERS
„Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception”

Overview of the Book:

Pupil Online Journal - Composition Across the Disciplines - Deadline: 4/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching Writing Club - California State University Fullerton
contact email: 
teachingwritingclub@gmail.com

Pupil CFP

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline Extended to March 15th!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center/Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
barthesconference2013@gmail.com

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O’Meara

Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation: Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editors: Antonija Primorac (University of Split, Croatia) and Monika Pietrzak-Franger (University of Siegen, Germany)
contact email: 
primorac@ffst.hr and pietrzak@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation:
Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts

2014 Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies
(http://www.neovictorianstudies.com/)

The Traveler’s Eye: Narrating Dis/Location in 20th Century Travel Literature, Bucharest, September 26th-28th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, CISCER
contact email: 
conference2013@litere.ro

The troubled 20th century has been labeled in many ways – one of which is “the century of migrations”.

CFP: Emerging Adulthood and American Popular Culture [10/9/13-10/11/13; Chicago, IL]

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Rennett / University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
mrennett@utexas.edu

I am putting together a panel for the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood conference that discusses the relationship between emerging adulthood and American popular culture.

PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

Mapping and Measuring Twentieth-Century Correspondence | Modernist Studies Association Conference (29 August-1 September 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Phillips
contact email: 
phillisi@dickinson.edu

How can digital methods and scholarship help us to capitalize on the everyday genre that is twentieth-century correspondence?

Early Modern Texts: Digital Methods and Methodologies - University of Oxford - 16-17 September 2013 (EEBO-TCP 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)
contact email: 
eebotcp@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: EEBO-TCP 2013

Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership presents

Early Modern Texts: Digital Methods and Methodologies

University of Oxford, 16-17 September 2013

[UPDATE] CFP reminder: Spectral Spaces and Hauntings (anthology) (abstract submission by 29 March, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Lee, Curtin University
contact email: 
c.lee@curtin.edu.au

Reminder CFP: Spectral Spaces and Hauntings (anthology)
Edited by Christina Lee

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference Otaku Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mpca.otaku@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
OTAKU STUDIES
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Poetry and the Dictionary - 15 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Blades, St Peter's College, Oxford
contact email: 
proposals@poetryandthedictionary.com

This symposium will be held at St Peter’s College, Oxford, on 15
June, 2013, with a view to opening up and exploring connections
between poetry and the dictionary. Proposals for papers on any

York Spring Festival of New Music 2013: Music, Technology and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
teresa@yorkspringfestival.co.uk

Call for Papers

Sunday 12 May
University of York, UK

Music, Technology and Imagination

About the Festival

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com


**Deadline extended to March 11, 2013**

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

New Journal: Practical Issues in Language and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Raynie / Gordon State College
contact email: 
sraynie@gordonstate.edu

Practical Issues in Language and Literacy (PILL), a new online annual journal, seeks submissions for its inaugural edition slated for June 2014.

Videogames and Mental Health MLA Convention 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Toby Smethurst
contact email: 
toby.smethurst@ugent.be

Videogames and Mental Health

15-minute presentations are invited for a special session at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, Chicago IL., 9-12 January 2014.

4TH INTERNATIONAL AKŞİT GÖKTÜRK CONFERENCE - MADNESS IN LITERATURE - 4-6 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University, Istanbul - Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

CFP: Literature and Pornography, March 17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

The dust may have begun to settle in the blogosphere, but M. L.

MSA 15: Nation, Empire and the Architecture of Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
haweihl@mix.wvu.edu

Panel Proposal for MSA 15 - Everydayness and The Event: Nation, Empire and the Architecture of Everyday Life

International Conference "On the Eve of War" | 5-6 December | Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

CALL FOR PAPERS
CECC – The Research Centre for Communication and Culture presents:
ON THE EVE OF WAR
V International CECC Conference on Culture and Conflict
December 5-6, 2013

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
(2013 RMMLA Convention)
contact email: 
mnoussi@linfield.edu

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2013 RMMLA Convention)

'Play', BSECS Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers, 1-2 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
postgrad@bsecs.org.uk

'Play'
1-2 July 2013, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories (Deadline extended to March 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

CFP- Exploring British Film and Television Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Lobalzo Wright and Adrian Garvey, Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
julielwright1@gmail.com, a.garvey@qmul.ac.uk

Exploring British Film and Television Stardom Conference
Saturday, 2 November 2013 at Queen Mary, University of London
Supported by Living British Cinema

Shaping Indian Diaspora edited volume (Abstracts 15th June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina M. Gamez-Fernandez and Veena Dwivedi
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com

Call for Papers
SHAPING INDIAN DIASPORA
Edited by Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández and Veena Dwivedi
(cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com)

Literature & Ecology Colloquium 30 August-1 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Rhodes University
contact email: 
d.wylie@ru.ac.za

Literature & Ecology
Colloquium
Tenth Anniversary Edition
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
August 30-September 1, 2013

First call for papers

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations
( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

Dear All,

Another After Life: Coming of Age in a Post-Everything World

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, UC Riverside, Tanya Rawal, UC Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound(at)gmail(dot)com

PAMLA Conference 2013
November 1-3, 2013
Bahia Resort Hotel
San Diego, California

Special Session Call for Papers
Deadline April 15, 2013

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

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