category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] Call for Papers on Christopher Nolan Deadline Extended to 22nd July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jacqueline Furby and Stuart Joy/Southampton Solent University
contact email: 
Jacqueline.Furby@Solent.ac.uk

Call for Papers: A Collection of Essays on Christopher Nolan

Exegesis CFP 'Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis e-journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

‘Any landscape is a condition of the spirit’
- HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

Migrant Youth, Intercultural Relations and the Challenges of Social Inclusion

full name / name of organization: 
Social Inclusion (http://www.librelloph.com/socialinclusion)
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

Title: Migrant Youth, Intercultural Relations and the Challenges of Social Inclusion

Guest Editors:

Professor Fethi Mansouri

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Black Camera invites submissions for a Close-Up devoted to a critical assessment of Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries to be published Fall 2014.

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.1

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Common Criminals- C19 (Chapel Hill, March 13-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Blandford, Bellarmine University
contact email: 
jblandford@bellarmine.edu

Common Criminals

[UPDATE] Second Chances, Final Glances: Media Afterlives - Extended Deadline & Keynote Speaker

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh/ Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

University of Pittsburgh, October 18-19, 2013
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
EXTENDED Deadline: July 17, 2013

Essays on teaching HBO's The Wire (due September 3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Naomi Crummey and Dr. Karen Dillon, Blackburn College
contact email: 
ncrummey@gmail; karenleedillon@gmail.com

Considered one of the greatest television programs and one of the greatest contemporary American narratives of all time, The Wire has received much scholarly and critical attention since its run on HB

Food Across Borders: Production, Consumption, and Boundary Crossing in North America

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Border Studies at Arizona State University
contact email: 
Matthew.J.Garcia@asu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food Across Borders:
Production, Consumption, and Boundary Crossing in North America

'Practices of Critique' - International graduate conference - Frankfurt, 5-7 Dec 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cluster of Excellence "Normative Orders", Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
graduateconference@normativeorders.net

International Graduate Conference
PRACTICES OF CRITIQUE
Goethe University Frankfurt
5-7 December 2013

Call for Papers
Deadline: 15 July 2013

Getting the Picture: On Recent Evolution in the Comics Industry (Roundtable) NeMLA 2014 4/3-4/6

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

From one perspective, the comics form is becoming more weighty and legitimized as graphic novels are sold in standard bookshops.

Commemorating Augustus: a bimillennial re-evaluation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
p.j.goodman@leeds.ac.uk

Commemorating Augustus: a bimillennial re-evaluation

University of Leeds, 18th-20th August 2014

Deadline for abstracts: 1st December 2013

Conference CFP: Doctor Who and Religion [Manchester 2nd Nov 2013] - August 16th Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Crome, University of Manchester
contact email: 
DrWhoReligion@gmail.com

Doctor Who is a cultural phenomenon in both the UK and the United States, continuing to go from strength-to-strength as it celebrates its 50th anniversary in November 2013.

[UPDATE] Human/Animal Encounters in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature October 25-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ne-hagstromschmidt@wiu.edu

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature

Landscapes: Digital, Real, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Exegesis, the peer-reviewed academic e-journal of the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, is now accepting submissions for the Autumn 2013 edition on Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined. For this issue we hope to attract creative writing dealing with the notion of landscape, broadly considered, as well as literary, historical and other critical readings informed by considerations of space, form and location.

CFP: Disaster Planning for Archives and Their Communities (CFP deadline August 1, 2013; symposium October 7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York
contact email: 
admin@nycarchivists.org

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, train service has been restored to the Rockaways and City beaches have opened for the summer, however many archives, libraries, museums and

Birth of the Tramp June 26-28, 2014, Bologna, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Roy Export S. A. S. and Cineteca di Bologna
contact email: 
office@charliechaplin.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Birth of Chaplin’s Little Tramp: A 100th Anniversary Celebration
June 26, 27& 28, 2014 Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, ITALY

Conference Website: TBA

( Update)Two- day Seminar on “Literature and Human Rights” on 7th & 8th August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India
contact email: 
drtmarx@gmail.com

A Two- day National Seminar has been planned by the Department of English on 7th & 8th August 2013. It will have its focus on “Literature and Human Rights”.

MMLA 2013 - Session on Canadian Literature (New Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

NEMLA - April 2014, Redefining American History and Identity through the Novels of Toni Morrison

full name / name of organization: 
Fran L. Lassiter
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

This roundtable seeks critical and creative treatments of Toni Morrison’s novels as indicative of her efforts to redefine American history and identity through a multiplicity of voices and cultures.

Conference: Locating the Gothic, October 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Limerick School of Art and Design and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
contact email: 
mariabeville@gmail.com and tracy.fahey@lit.ie

The Gothic is a mode that is intimately connected to location.

Picturing the Family: Media, Narrative, Memory [London 10/11 July 2014 - deadline 30 November 2013]]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nathalie Wourm / Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community
contact email: 
brakc@bbk.ac.uk

Picturing the Family: Media, Narrative, Memory

10 and 11 July 2014, Birkbeck (University of London)

Call for Papers:

CFP Mapping Generations of Memory in American Trauma Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Mihailescu, Mihaela Precup
contact email: 
dmihailes@yahoo.com, mihaela_precup@yahoo.com

We are looking for authors who can contribute to two chapters in a collection of essays we are currently editing. It is entitled Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives.

Religion, Spirituality, and Inequality in Communities of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Assata Zerai/ University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
contact email: 
azerai@illinois.edu

Recent public discourse on women’s reproductive rights and abortion, full-time homemakers and working mothers, and LGBTQ partnership and marriage, has highlighted the pervasive role and power of org

On Being a Professor, October 18th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra E. Weissinger/ Polymath
contact email: 
sweissi@siue.edu

This special issue of Polymath invites scholars from across the academy, regardless of discipline, rank or employment status, to contribute to our knowledge concerning the experience of being a profes

[UPDATE *Submission deadline EXTENDED*] Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 7-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
travelandtourismmapaca@ymail.net

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

November 7-9 2013

Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Oct. 2-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
mwong@claflin.edu

Theme: Reading and Writing across the Curriculum

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Nahid Rachlin, renowned fiction writer and memoirist, also teaches at the New School University, New York City

[Extended Deadline] THE WORD MADE TEXT (SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religion and Literature: This panel explores the ways religious print texts—scriptures, devotional texts, prayer books, hymnals, etc.—are presented in other literary texts, such as fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction.

Eco-dystopias: Special Issue of Critical Survey- Completed articles by 1st September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
r.w.hughes@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Special issue of Critical Survey on Eco-dystopias for publication in 2013.

NEMLA 2014 CFP: Narrative, Capital, and the Biosocial (Abstracts due 9/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
biosocialquestionsatNEMLA@gmail.com

From Arendt to Agamben, theorists of biopolitics have argued that shifts in the ways bodies are understood and regulated emerge from the hegemonic form of sovereignty.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2013 Making Feminist Meanings Across Worlds: Print, Digital, and Networked Feminisms and Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites pa

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 30th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

This year, we continue to explore various matters of the urban, but in particular, education and this city.

Special Issue: Emotions in History [submissions due Oct 31]

full name / name of organization: 
Cerae: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
editorcerae@gmail.com

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies would like to invite submissions for its inaugural issue on the theme ‘Emotions in History’, sponsored by the Australian Researc

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