category: interdisciplinary

Going against the Grain – Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture, 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Petar Penda, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

The Department of English, at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and the Department of English, De Montfort University (UK) are pleased to announce their first

CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

“The Trojan Wars and the Making of the Modern World: Classical Reception after Antiquity”

full name / name of organization: 
Uppsala University
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@lingfil.uu.se

Call for Papers - So Multiples ≠06 - Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013 - D/line January 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
So Multiples - www.so-multiples.com
contact email: 
so-multiples@orange.fr

Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013

The pornographisation of pop culture - Deadline: November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Revue Artéfact
contact email: 
contact.revue.artefact@gmail.com

Artéfact is an online magazine (quarterly) based on our facination of art, reportage and multicultural society.

The Europeanization of the Balkans, the Balkanization of Europe--NeMLA (9/30/12; March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mharper@bilkent.edu.tr

This panel seeks papers that examine the social, political, economic, ethical, and/or aesthetic aspects of ‘Europeanization’ and ‘Balkanization,’ engaged by literary and theoretical texts as w

[REMINDER] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

Call for Papers for a Special Issue: Music, Fashion and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture From Intellect Publishers of original thinking
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
From Intellect Publishers of original thinking

Call for Papers for a Special Issue:
Music, Fashion and Style

Editor: Jessica Strubel

[Reminder]: The New Latina/o Immigrant: Shifts in Literary Perspective (NeMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Bobe / Rutgers University
contact email: 
apis.melissa@gmail.com

In light of recent anti-immigrant sentiment and political action, this panel will explore the ways in which racism and xenophobic policy have changed the Latina/o literary output in America.

[UPDATE] “The Ambassadorship of Literature” Deadline Extended Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

“The Ambassadorship of Literature” – a two-day symposium at New York University, 2-3 November 2012

Centennial Reader -- Call for submissions -- Issue #4

full name / name of organization: 
The Centennial Reader
contact email: 
submissions@thecentennial.ca

Pornography is now a part of most Canadians’ lives. For many, it’s an intrusion: the spam they receive in their email inbox, advertising increased sexual performance or organ size.

American Shame: Body, Culture, and the Politics of Emotion, Edited Collection [9/1/12-11/1/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Myra Mendible, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This interdisciplinary collection builds on the premise that much can be learned about a society by examining how it transacts, deploys, and deals with “shame.” The work sets out to explore how Am

UPDATE - Steampunk edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Croxall and Rachel Bowser
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

Special Topics:Thomas Merton - Nature - Peace - Social Justice - in Dialogue with other writers (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Call for Papers: at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.

Law and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
Bob@RobertHarkerLaw.com

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2013 National Conference March 27-30, 2013, Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference 2013 - Abstracts due 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
"Nature and Artifice," College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Charlie Ewers, cewers@frostburg.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2013
Call for Papers
“Nature and Artifice”
9 March 2013

"Students, Faculty, and the Common Good" — a CFP from NEA's Thought & Action, due 1/31

full name / name of organization: 
Thought & Action journal/National Education Association
contact email: 
mflannery@nea.org

The Thought & Action Review Panel invites submissions for “Faculty, Students, and the Common Good,” a special focus section of the 2013 issue of NEA’s peer-reviewed journal of higher education.

CFP - American Men's Studies Association 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Men's Studies Association
contact email: 
mensstudies@umich.edu

We are now accepting proposals for the American Men’s Studies Association (AMSA) 21st Annual Interdisciplinary Men’s Studies Conference to be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan April 4-7, 2013.

The World We Imagined: Literature, Nature, and the Environment Conference - Winfield, KS April 4-6, 2013 (Deadline Jan 9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; john.scaggs@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the relationship between Literature, Nature, and the Environment, which will focus on the idea of the environmental imagination, imaginary worlds, and imag

Proposed Panel: Masculine Transformations in Fantastic Television - IAFA - March 20-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elson Bond
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

This proposed panel for the 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (March 20-24, Orlando FL) will examine the issue of transformation and masculinity as it appears in television of

SWTXPCA 2013-CFP ParaCinema/Transgressive Film-Cinema Beyond the Mainstream Blockbuster

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Para-Cinema Beyond the Mainstream-Beyond the Blockbuster-Transgressive/Silent/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

[REMINDER] The Journal of Popular Television

full name / name of organization: 
James Leggott (Northumbria University, UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

This international, peer-reviewed journal invites articles on all aspects of popular television, both fictional and non-fictional, from docudramas and sports to news and cultural programming.

[UPDATE] - Acts of Asylum - April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Deparment of Theatre Arts Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
dusesociety@gmail.com

Please note, the original call had an incorrect date for the conference. The correct date is Friday, April 5, 2013.

[REMINDER] Essay Collection on the Films of Robert Downey Jr. PROPOSALS DUE OCT. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College
contact email: 
eem@sympatico.ca

I have an agreement with McFarland (a company that publishes academic studies of pop culture, among other things) to edit a collection of essays on the films of Robert Downey Jr.

Comedy and Humor--Washington, DCMarch 27-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
lsnaith@westga.edu

Call for Papers—Comedy and Humor Area
We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture.

CFP: Unruly Catholics From Dante to Kevin Smith (due ASAP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Oklahoma City University
contact email: 
medipaolo@okcu.edu

I am looking for one or two final chapters to round out a nearly complete book manuscript. It is an interdisciplinary study of progressive Catholics in literature, film, theology, and history.

[UPDATE] - 1st Annual Comic Conference of the University of Seville – “COMICS: FORMS & FUNCTION” - EXTENDED DEADLINE 7th Oct.

full name / name of organization: 
Research Group HUM-753 “Escritoras y Escrituras” (Female writers and writing) - Universidad de Sevilla
contact email: 
congresocomic.us@gmail.com

There is no doubt that comics have made themselves a place in the realm of arts, among more traditional ones like literature, music or cinema.

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (conference Mar. 2013)
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

1st Global Conference: 21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
21science@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Romantic Conversations: The human, the inhuman and the non-human,16-17 November 2012, Melbourne. Abstracts due 19 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia, Postgraduate Symposium
contact email: 
elias.greig@rsaa.net.au

Papers are invited from all postgraduate students on the subject of the human, the inhuman and the non-human in Romantic literature and culture

26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private” Feb 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”
NC State English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

ASLE 2013 - Ecocriticism and Geocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
chrissiebattista@gmail.com; robert.tally@txstate.edu

"Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories and Cross-Border Migrations"

ASLE Biennial Conference, Lawrence, Kansas (May 28–June 1, 2013)

"Sacred Vows, Sacred Bodies: Gender, Marriage, and Sexuality in Text and Tradition"

full name / name of organization: 
6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference at Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
religion.events@cgu.edu

The 6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference of Claremont Graduate University, held on February 22 and 23, 2013, is inviting paper proposals focusing on “Sacred Vows, Sacred Bodies: Gender, M

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