category: interdisciplinary

Humanism, Pegagody, and Their Discontents in the European Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Al Cacicedo / NEMLA Conference April 3-6 2014
contact email: 
acacicedo@alb.edu

Christian humanism informs the pedagogical project in Renaissance Europe. Among others, Vives, Erasmus, and Elyot argue that the goal of a liberal education is to produce agents of virtue.

Humboldt Journal of Social Relations - Call for Papers!

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt State University
contact email: 
hjsr@humboldt.edu

The State of the State of Jefferson

Trickster: (Re-)constructing the World from its Edges (NeMLA 2014, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

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

Re-Orienting Disability, Seminar at New Chaucer Society, 16-14 July 2014 (proposals due Jun 1)

full name / name of organization: 
New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
jhsy@gwu.edu

Here is the CFP for “Re-Orienting Disability” at next summer’s New Chaucer Society conference in Reykjavík, organized by Jonathan Hsy and Julie Orlemanski.

Atwood's Apocalyptic Visions (8/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has expressed interest in a collection on Margaret Atwood and the theme of the apocalypse (though the collection is not yet under contract).

Navigating the Online Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion (NeMLA Conference - Harrisburg, PA - April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen McDonald, Ph.D. / Norwich University
contact email: 
kmcdonal@norwich.edu

Amidst a city steeped in history, this session will focus attention on the future: online education.

Arrested Development (7/15/13 for PCA/ACA, Chicago, April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

I am seeking panelists for a proposed session on Arrested Development at the 2014 PCA/ACA Conference in Chicago (April 16-19). Final approval for the panel will come from the TV area chair.

Special Issue: Feminisms, Academia, Austerity

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Gender Studies
contact email: 
helen.davies@tees.ac.uk

JOURNAL OF GENDER STUDIES
Special Issue 2014: Call for Papers

‘Feminisms, Academia, Austerity’
Guest Editors: Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan
(JGS Editor: Blu Tirohl)

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Palmer/ UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality
Media Fields Journal
University of California, Santa Barbara

Epistemologies of Spaces and Places (Theory of Science thematic section) - abstracts due June 20

full name / name of organization: 
Radim Hladik / Theory of Science
contact email: 
radim.hladik@fulbrightmail.org

/// Epistemologies of Spaces and Places ///

Beyond 'SparkNotes': Motivating Student Engagement, NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, PA (abstract by Sep. 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nford@sju.edu, Mary.Sizemore@lsco.edu

This roundtable addresses the realities of students’ reading and interpretive practices and explores practical, innovative ways instructors can promote direct engagement with literature and other te

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium November 17-20 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Holli Levitsky and Ezra Cappell, co-organizers
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu, ecappell@utep.edu

Call for Papers
2013 American Literature Association's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium

Anaphora Looking for New Journal and Press Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

If you have a strong publication record, and if you are tenured in your academic or publishing job, please send a note of interest in participating as a Board Member of the Anaphora Literary Press, an

Adoption: Crossing Boundaries, March 27-30 (due July 15); Florida State Univ.

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Walker/ Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
asac2014@fsu.edu or ewalker@fsu.edu

Call for Proposals

Common Ground, Conference Date October 25,2013, Proposals due October 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com
Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 25, 2013
Theme: Common Ground

Luncheon Speakers: Artist David Small & Writer Sarah Stewart

Update- M/MLA 2013 American Lit. Permanent Section- "The Education-Industrial Complex"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Lanuage Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

American Literature II: Literature After 1870

Topic: The Education-Industrial Complex

The Literary Legacy of Revelations

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

The Literary Legacy of Revelations

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

[UPDATE] ASEBL Journal (ethical behavior/evolution/literature). Sept. 2013 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal, St. Francis College
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

The editors of ASEBL Journal invite queries for the January 2014 issue. Deadline for articles is 1 September 2013 (early submissions are encouraged). Issues are housed on the St.

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

Re-Imagining Communities and Civil Society Conference [UPDATE: Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gyovanov@uoguelph.ca

The aim of this conference is to explore what role social movements, artists, intellectuals, writers, cultural institutions and others play in shaping our ideas of community, civil society and the con

Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Digital Spaces (Edited Collection, 8/16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben S. Bunting, Jr. / Washington State University
contact email: 
locke456@gmail.com

Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Digital Spaces

Ecology and the Environmental Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Department
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

September 13-14, 2013
Ecology and the Environmental Humanities
Keynotes: Prof. Claire Colebrook, Penn State University
Prof. Timothy Morton, Rice University

1st East & West Conference on Translation Studies - Translation History Matters, 26-27 Sept 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of International Studies, Sun Yat‐sen University | SYSU, China Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon | FLUL, Portugal
contact email: 
east.west.conference2013@gmail.com

Call for Papers
1st East & West Conference on Translation Studies - Translation History Matters

Organization:

Call for Essays for Saul Bellow Journal, due Sept. 1, 2013 (for special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Allan Chavkin, Texas State University
contact email: 
chavkin@txstate.edu

The guest editors of this special issue of The Saul Bellow Journal, Allan Chavkin and Nancy Feyl Chavkin, invite submissions using any psychological approach to Saul Bellow’s work.

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Jasbir Puar - 'Containers' Graduate Student Conference, NYC, October 18th & 19th,

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers
4th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department

Stony Brook Manhattan

2014 Catholic Library Association Annual Convention (April 22-44; proposals due July 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
cla2@cathla.org

2014 CLA Annual Convention

C21 Literature Journal: Twenty First Century Genre

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature (international peer reviewed journal)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
C21 LITERATURE: ISSUE THREE AUTUMN 2014: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GENRE

[REMINDER] Allegory Studies? (abstracts deadline 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com) Call for Entries (Research Papers/ Poetry), deadline 6th June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics is an International Print and Online Literary Journal published as a quarterly (online, ISSN 2278-9650) and bi-yearly (print, ISSN 2278-9642).

CALL FOR ENTRIES:

Special Issue: Literature and American Exceptionalism (September 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

In what ways does literature reinforce, contest, and amend the discourse of American exceptionalism?

LiNQ Special Journal Issue "Capture" calls for papers and writing, closing July 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature and Literary Studies Journal
contact email: 
ariella.vanluyn@jcu.edu.au

www.linq.org.au

Financing the Frontier: Money and the Cinematic West November 20-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

Film and television Westerns, especially those treating the American West, often disguise the role of money as a narrative element, a structuring and thematic principle, just as the external systems o

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 - deadline extended] 5th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 20-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Folklife Center / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

 

Ekphrasis in American Poetry, MMLA Convention, Milwaukee, WI, Nov 7-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sandra.kleppe AT hihm.no

Ekphrasis in American Poetry

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