category: interdisciplinary

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 'Fear and Loathing' Limina Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9th May 2014 ***

Writing Communities: People as Place

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
writingcommunities@outlook.com

Writing Communities: People as Place

Falmouth University PG/ECR Conference July 29th – 30th 2014 (£25)

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Deadline extension ADAPTATION 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aroberts3@niu.edu

Call for Papers:
ADAPTATION
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN

Yeats and Kipling: Retrospectives, Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Bharati College, Delhi
contact email: 
conf.eng.bc@gmail.com

Yeats and Kipling: Retrospectives, Perspectives
A three-day international conference at Bharati College, University of Delhi, Delhi.
(10, 11, 12 March 2015)

Call for Papers: Newcomers no More? Contemporary NATO and the Future of the Enlargement from the Perspective of “Post-Cold War”

full name / name of organization: 
International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw
contact email: 
rczulda@uni.lodz.pl

The International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw, the Jagello 2000 - NATO Information Center in Prague and the Latvian Institute of International Affairs in Riga in cooperation with Atlantic T

CFP Fan Phenomena: James Bond

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Claire Hines, Southampton Solent University
contact email: 
claire.hines@solent.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Fan Phenomena: James Bond

[UPDATE] MAY 1 DEADLINE SWCCL

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature "Has Literature Lost Its Faith?" Nov 14-15
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

"I'm sick of Flannery O'Connor." With this opening line, Randy Boyagoda intrigued numerous readers in his response to Paul Elie's 2012 New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?"

The Cultural Legacy of The Grapes of Wrath

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Raub Vivian/CSUB Public History Institute
contact email: 
csubgrapesofwrath@csub.edu

This is a call for papers for a conference at CSU Bakersfield (Nov. 6-8) on the cultural legacy of John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath in this, the 75th anniversary of its publication.

CRISIS IN FILM AND VISUAL MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
The Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania), September 19-20, 2014
contact email: 
renata.sukaityte@kf.vu.lt

Co-organized by Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania), and Lithuanian Film Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania),

The Global Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
sean.lawrence@ubc.ca

The next meeting of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference will take place on the weekend of October 22 to 24 in Kelowna, a resort town at the centre of British Columbia’s wine country.

[UPDATE] Midwest Pop Culture Association- Southern Lit and Culture 05/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

The Spanish Stage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (6/17; 9-25-27)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVII
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

This session seeks papers on the dramatic literature of medieval and renaissance Spain.

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: Thursday 4th to Saturday

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Postmodern Madness and The Reconstruction of Subjectivities

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd of September

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Risk, Dignity and Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: Thursday 28th to Saturday

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Risk, Dignity and Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics

Inter-Cultural Dialogues, 3rd International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th of August, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

3rd International Symposium: Inter-Cultural Dialogues

Victorian Sense and the Senses

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
conferencesubmissions@midwestvictorian.org

The Midwest Victorian Studies Association will hold its 2015 annual conference on "Victorian Sense and the Senses" at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, May 1-3, 2015.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 15, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

full name / name of organization: 
Prospero vol.19 - A Journal of Foreign LIteratures and Cultures, University of Trieste, Italy
contact email: 
mauriziopirro@libero.it; gefter@units.it

Call for Papers
Prospero vol. 19 (2014)
Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

[UPDATE] Between Journal (journal issue) "Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms" (Vol. 4, n. 8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Between Journal (University of Cagliari, Italy)
contact email: 
lesposito@unite.it, aruggiero@unite.it, emanuela.piga@gmail.com

In the last decades, especially since the inception of digital literature, the impact of new technologies on narrative forms has been increasingly discussed: from George P.

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age, July 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation
contact email: 
conference@repre.org

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

CFP Spatial Justice and Diaspora: Law, Chaos and Postcoloniality (Deadline 30 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Legal Conference, University of Sussex
contact email: 
epatc_01@uni-muenster.de

This stream will engage with critical theories of spatiality in relation to issues of postcoloniality, globalisation, diaspora, and migration.

PAMLA 2014: Architecture, Space, and Literature (Riverside, CA: Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) DEADLINE: Thursday Mar, 15.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
slee168@ucr.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Heroes in Popular Culture"- MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Extended Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 6/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP Special Issue on Digital Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

CFP: Disney and its Worlds Approved Session (at PAMLA Conference 10/31 - 11/2/2014): Proposals due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
axelrod@oxy.edu

Looking for paper proposals for approved "Disney and its Worlds" session for the 2014 PAMLA Conference in Riverside, CA (October 31 - November 2, 2014).

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

Pretty in Kink: Culture, Theory, Sex, Kink

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of essays
contact email: 
kinkandpopculture@gmail.com

Editors: Annalisa Castaldo, Ph.D. (Widener University)
J.L. Pollitt, Ph.D.
Jason Davids Scott, Ph.D. (Arizona State University)

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