category: interdisciplinary

Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives (edited collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Cox and Kate Watson (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
kwatson@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Proposals of 250 words are sought for an upcoming collection: ‘Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives’, edited by Katharine Cox (Cardiff Metropolitan Universi

[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

[UPDATE] Irish Gothic Conference 5-6 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia
contact email: 
perugiairishgothic@gmail.com

Irish Gothic Conference

5-6 December, 2013

Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia

Confirmed Speakers:

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS: The Archaeology of Sound

full name / name of organization: 
The OTS Foundation and The University of Malta
contact email: 
Conference2014@OTSF.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference 19-22 February 2014 in MALTA

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS: The Archaeology of Sound

[UPDATE] The Queerness and Games Conference. UC Berkeley. October 26/27, 2013. Apply by 7/1

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

The Queerness and Games Conference
Call for Papers, Panels, and Interactive Presentations

Where & When:
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th, 2013

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Postmodern literature tends to present characters and stories that are fragmented, lending itself to an analysis of the self.

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

The Communication Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael L. Wayne/University of Virginia
contact email: 
mikewayne@virginia.edu

The Communication Review is an interdisciplinary journal bridging the fields of communications and media studies currently accepting manuscripts for publication in 2014. We particularly encourage historical and feminist scholarship and invite submissions from those employing critical theoretical and empirical approaches to those seeking to create new knowledge across conventional disciplinary boundaries.

Religion and Migration in the Black Sea Region- Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Eleni Sideri and Lydia Roupakia/ International Hellenic University, Greece
contact email: 
elasideri@gmail.com / lydia.roupakia@univ.oxon.org

The Black Sea region is currently being transformed from a closed sea - due to the legacy of the Cold War - to a bridge facilitating human, economic and cultural flows.

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com; Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
45th Annual Convention
April 3-6, 2014 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

[Update] American Shame: Stigma and the Body Politic, Edited Collection [7/15/2013]

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

This interdisciplinary collection explores how American identity is culturally and historically bound to its distinctive emotional landscape, and in particular, how public shaming practices express an

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: 5th-7th September, 2013)

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: 2nd - 4th of September, 2013)

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 & Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: 29th - 31st of August, 2013)

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

[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill AND Benjamin Sammons / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Devouring: Food, Drink and the Written Word, 1800-1945, 8th March 2014 (deadline 31st Oct 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
devouring2014@gmail.com

Devouring: Food, Drink and the Written Word, 1800-1945

Saturday 8th March 2014, University of Warwick

Keynote speakers:
Professor Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton)

Inter-Cultural Dialogues, 3rd International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th of August, 2013)

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

3rd International Symposium: Inter-Cultural Dialogues

Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border (cfp deadline: 1 Nov 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
ccusborder@kent.ac.uk

Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border

Second international Culture and the Canada-US Border conference

Situating Gender, Filming Place (SCMS, Seattle, March 19-24, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
gellertl@grinnell.edu; Pamela.Wojcik.5@nd.edu

This panel seeks a diverse range of papers that address the many intersections and problematics of gender, place, and space in film and television.

journal issue on "Medieval Translation: Theory and Practice" (by late August 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Florilegium, the journal of the Canadian Society of Medievalists / Société canadienne des médiévistes
contact email: 
Canitz@unb.ca

CALL for SUBMISSIONS

The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction Issue #2

full name / name of organization: 
The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction
contact email: 
eatonjournal@gmail.com

The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction
Deadline for inclusion in our second issue: August 1st, 2013.

Technology, Rhetoric and Cultural Change: Walter S. Ong, S.J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter

full name / name of organization: 
Walter Ong Conference, Gonzaga University
contact email: 
walterongconference@gmail.com, depalma@gonzaga.edu

Walter Ong was among the foremost theorists of rhetoric and culture in the 20th century.

postmedieval -- oct 15, 2013 -- contemporary poetics and the medieval muse

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval
contact email: 
hendecasyllable@gmail.com, dhadbawnik@gmail.com

CFP for Upcoming Issue of postmedieval—
Contemporary Poetics and the Medieval Muse

Giacomo Leopardi In and On Translation April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
cfederici@brocku.ca

Session Organizer: Corrado Federici cfederici@brocku.ca
Sessio Title: Giacomo leopardi In and On Translation
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2013

2nd INTERNATIONAL ISAR SYMPOSIUM with a Special Focus on State: Between Tradition and Future, December 21-22, 2013, Istanbul

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul Foundation for Research and Education
contact email: 
symposium@isar.org.tr

2nd INTERNATIONAL ISAR SYMPOSIUM
with a Special Focus on State: Between Tradition and Future

December 21-22, 2013
Istanbul

Cinema and Migration at NeMLA April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinema and Migration

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror (edited collection of essays on teaching the horror genre) 7/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Frances Auld and Douglas Ford
contact email: 
frances.auld@uwc.edu

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror is a collection of essays exploring both pedagogical theories and practices of teaching the horror genre.

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

Why Not Comics? Challenging the Graphic Novel Canon in the University (4/3 - 4/6/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ksammond@fdu.edu

This panel seeks papers to examine why mainstream comic books are often excluded from classroom instruction and scholarly discussions about comics and graphic novels.

theory@buffalo 18: Marx and Nature [deadline for submission -- September 1, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Brian O'Neil and Juan Robaina, editors
contact email: 
brianone@buffalo.edu

Marxist theory has often been criticized for its supposed anthropocentrism.

[REGISTRATION OPEN] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Dear All

We are pleased to confirm that REGISTRATION for our Critical

Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

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