category: interdisciplinary

Monstrosity and Deviance

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sagessubmission@gmail.com

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

[UPDATE--deadline extension] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

[UPDATE] Position: The Power and Politics of Witnessing (February 28 and March 1, 2014, The Ohio State University)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Theatre Syndicate at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
wilson.2428@osu.edu

The Graduate Theatre Syndicate at The Ohio State University proudly presents Position: The Power and Politics of Witnessing in conjunction with the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E.

Panel on Virginia Woolf and Religion (deadline 17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Wallace / St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan
contact email: 
cwallace [at] stmcollege.ca

I welcome abstracts for a panel on Virginia Woolf and religion, which I intend to propose for the 24th annual Conference on Virginia Woolf to be held 5-8 June 2014 in Chicago (http://www.niu.edu/woolf

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JAN 20, 2014: The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

[UPDATE] Society for American Travel Writing at ALA 2014 (22-25 May 2014 in Washington, D.C.) Deadline extended to 15 Jan. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference, 22-25 May 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Wash

Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference (Due 1/17/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning
contact email: 
coilconference@suny.edu

Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference Reimagining Education: Can Collaborative Online International Learning Be Normalized?

Deadline Extended Jan. 13, 14: THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
CRITICAL THEMES IN MEDIA STUDIES
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
School of Media Studies
The New School
April 5 - 6, 2014

albeit Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art; Submissions due Jan. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

International Conference on Inter-disciplinarity, Multi-disciplinarity and Trans-disciplinarity in Humanities, 15-17 May

full name / name of organization: 
Erciyes University
contact email: 
banu_akcesme@hotmail.com

Traditionally, multidisciplinarity draws on knowledge from different disciplines but stays within their boundaries.

4th Global Conference: Beauty (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Beauty

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Fashion

Monday 15th September – Thursday 18th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[REMINDER] M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize for an outstanding essay in Welsh Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2014

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tcvc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures

Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

Women on the Edge: International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Research Conference 7-8 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
iwd2014@qub.ac.uk

As homemakers, academics, politicians, and entrepreneurs, women’s experience throughout history has been characterized by a contradictory tension between marginalisation and pioneering leadership.

Ecologies Reconsidered: Landscape, Nature, Thought, and Memory

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio-State University
contact email: 
losch.8@osu.edu

Ecologies Reconsidered:
Landscape, Nature, Thought, and Memory
The Germanic Graduate Student Association of the Ohio State University

Institute for Critical Animal Studies North American Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
13th annual North American Conference for
CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES

“Horror in Human Form: The Gothic Body in Romantic Literature”: NASSR Special Session (July 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
NASSR 2014: Romantic Organizations
contact email: 
nassrdc@georgetown.edu

Deadline: January 17, 2014
https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/nassr2014/cfp/

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

[UPDATE] Extended CFP Deadline - 6 January 2014. REVISITING THE SADEIAN WOMAN, postgraduate conference April 11 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
Contact Helen Snaith and Heidi Yeandle at swanseagenderconf@gmail.com

2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the Marquis de Sade’s death, but Sadeian influences remain prominent in contemporary literature, criticism, and culture.

1st Global Conference: Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
testimony1@inter-disciplinary.net

The 8th Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Li and I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

[EXTENSION - JAN 3, 2014] USC, Los Angeles - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical, & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture (an Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana is currently accepting submissions. We publish a spring edition in late June/early July and a fall edition in late December/early January.

John Thelwall at 250: Medicine, Literature, and Reform in London, ca. 1764-1834 (July 25-27, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Thelwall Society
contact email: 
conference2014@johnthelwall.org

John Thelwall at 250: Medicine, Literature, and Reform in London, ca. 1764-1834 (July 25-27, 2014)

The inaugural John Thelwall Society conference
University of Notre Dame London Centre

Nature/Theory/Thoreau at ALA, May 22 – 25, 2014, Washington DC. Deadline 1/15/14.

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
23rd Annual Conference, Washington DC
May 22 – 25, 2014
CFP for Panel Discussion sponsored by the Thoreau Society
Kristen Case and Rochelle Johnson, Organizers

Call for Papers: Trash Culture Journal Volume 2, Number 1 (Winter, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Lyons, Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF) 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF)
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Biopolitics and Utopia (due April 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Byers and Patricia Stapleton
contact email: 
utopianbiopolitics@gmail.com

We are seeking chapters that address and explore approaches to utopia and biopolitics, both very broadly conceived.

CFP: Unconventional Business for the 2015 OAH Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Rahima Schwenkbeck
contact email: 
rahima@gwu.edu

The theme of the 2015 Organization of American Historian Annual Meeting is "taboo." As such, I am looking to put together a panel on unconventional business in the US.

[UPDATE] Modernism and the Moral Life

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
benjamin.ware@manchester.ac.uk; iain.bailey@manchester.ac.uk

Modernism and the Moral Life | Manchester, 30 May 2014

Keynote speakers:
Professor Jay Bernstein (New School for Social Research)

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World, Newcastle University, May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Janelle Rodriques
contact email: 
j.rodriques@newcastle.ac.uk

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World
Newcastle University
May 15, 2014

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