category: interdisciplinary

A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

The Special Session examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

"It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W. Meinig’s explanation of landscape perceptions demonstrates that a single interpretation of a landscape or environment fails to accommodate the subjective experiences of any group,

THE STORY OF MEMORY CONFERENCE 4-5 Sep. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton
contact email: 
memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The Story of Memory Conference: Exploring New Perspectives on the Relationship between Storytelling and Memory in the Twenty-First Century

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora--RMMLA 2014, Oct. 9-11, Boise, ID

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
caribbeanlitdiasporarmmla@gmail.com

This panel invites proposals for the Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora session for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention.

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Editor
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

The editor of this collection, per the feedback of the interested university press, solicits several more essays that tackle the subject of queerness in the Roald Dahl canon.

Risk Modernism [MSA 16, Pittsburgh, PA; Nov. 6-9, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Puskar
contact email: 
puskar@uwm.edu

Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, "Confluence and Division"
Nov. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 14! Review, Reflect, Reimagine!: The 20th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conferenc

full name / name of organization: 
Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed
contact email: 
conference@ptoweb.org; caitlinray@unomaha.edu

The 20th Annual PTO Conference asks us to review, reflect and reimagine.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory -[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

Update: Deadline for Proposals Extended to Feb. 21

Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

A symposium sponsored by the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

The Third Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Dear Colleagues,

MLA 2015 - Muslim Women's Memoirs and Everyday Life; 20 March, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap H. Khan
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

This MLA 2015 (to be held in Vancouver, 8-11 January, 2015)Special Session intends to explore how ordinary everyday life is conceptualized in Muslim women’s memoir; their depiction of the public and

Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir (SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX; Abstract deadline March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rcostello@mcneese.edu

Abstract deadline: March 31, 2014

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

I Know What You Didn’t Do Last Summer - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students
contact email: 
samo1@tigers.lsu.edu

Roundtable will discuss tactics for using summers to make academic and professional progress: researching, teaching, and/or gaining alt-ac experience.

THE ETHOS OF EROS

full name / name of organization: 
EMIT SOCIETY (Early Modern Image and Text Society) hosted by Rutgers University
contact email: 
alaguna@camden.rutgers.edu

Although the notion of Ethos is not traditionally associated with that of Eros, the various rationalizations of love in Renaissance

Teaching with Poetry to Build Reading and Writing Skills MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nate Mickelson, Guttman Community College (CUNY)
contact email: 
nate.mickelson@guttman.cuny.edu

This proposed special session explores innovative pedagogies that use poetry to challenge and engage developing college writers.

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole, Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

American Environmetal Literature Before 1900 (American Literature I, Pre-1900)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference 2014
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

Since the publication of Lawrence Buell’s The Environmental Literature, there has been increasing awareness that the environment has played a significant role in the shaping of American literature s

1945–1975: British Culture for Architecture Call for Participation - International Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Centre for Architecture
contact email: 
studium@cca.qc.ca

The Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal is launching a Multidisciplinary Research Program on the social, economic and technological shifts that took place in Britain in the period 1945–1975

Victorian Collections and Collecting (October 16-18, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2014@gmail.com

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Collecting/Collections and commodity culture
Connoisseurship, expertise, and elites

After Loss, After Despair: Environmental Literature, Memorialization, and Futurity (MLA, 1/8-11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Echterling / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
cechterling@ku.edu

Environmentalism must consider loss while also looking forward: we mourn the environmental changes and losses that have already occurred, mitigate those that are upon us, and work to prevent those in

45th ISAGA conference

full name / name of organization: 
ISAGA and SAGSAGA
contact email: 
info@isaga2014.com

45th ISAGA (International Simulation and Gaming Association) conference in Dornbirn, Austria
July 7 – 11, 2014

Call for Papers for Panel on Cross-Dressing and the Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference April 12, 2014
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Panel: Cross-Dressing and The Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

Call for Papers for New Jersey 37th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference April 12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Cross-Dressing and the Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

Spenser and the Human - Special Issue of Spenser Studies - Abstracts DUE 15 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ayesha Ramachandran
contact email: 
ayesha.ramachandran@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

SPENSER AND “THE HUMAN”

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SPENSER STUDIES

Guest Editors
Melissa E. Sanchez & Ayesha Ramachandran

DASH Literary Journal 2014 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com


Dash, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2014 issue.

The Way Things Work: Art as Science, Science as Art

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
Lscharf@umassd.edu

The Way Things Work: Art as Science, Science as Art

The Third Annual Undergraduate Student Conference
Art History Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts

[UPDATE] Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference (12 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the (Dys)Functional South

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

Testimonies of Environmental Injustice in the Global South

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
contact email: 
esfinzer@ualr.edu

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature seeks scholarly articles examining testimonial literatures that document environmental injustice from throughout the Spanish-speaking and Franc

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

{UPDATE} Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Philosophy)

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