category: interdisciplinary

Buffy to Batgirl: Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics, May 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zara Wilkinson, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
buffytobatgirl@gmail.com

Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ
May 2-3, 2014

SSSL Calls for Papers for ALA 2014 (May 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SSSL Call for Papers for ALA 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2014 American Literature Association Conference
Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014

Call for Papers (2)

Representa​tions of Race in the Early Modern Period, Feb 21-22, 2014, at the Univeristy of Michigan

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu

A Fiend in the Furrows - Perspectives on 'Folk Horror' in Literature, Film & Music - 19-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
ebyers01@qub.ac.uk; folkhorror@qub.ac.uk

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring British and Irish 'folk horror' in literature, film, televis

Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference - Journey - 4th and 5th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

The Tenth Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2014
On the theme of
“Journey”
will take place on
Friday 4th – Saturday 5th April 2014
at the Ioannou Centre, St. Giles, Oxford

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: 59th Annual Conference for the British Association for American Studies (BAAS)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
baas2014@contacts.bham.ac.uk

DEADLINE for submissions EXTENDED to NOV 21st –
59th Annual Conference for the British Association for American Studies (BAAS). 10-13 April, 2014, University of Birmingham

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture 9th-10th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
D.Kavanagh@Kent.ac.uk

Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers on topics and authors from any period, which aim to demonstrate the extent to w

Food & Foodways, Special Issue: Food, Memory, and Narratives (published by Routledge)

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith E. Abarca & Joshua R. Colby, University of Texas, El Paso
contact email: 
mabarca@utep.edu and jrcolby@miners.utep.edu

Foods we encounter through our life cycle leave memories that affect our past, influence our present, and shape our future.

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

CFP Victorian and Edwardian Lives and Letters (conference; UK; 10 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
a.c.maunder@herts.ac.uk

Victorian and Edwardian Lives and Letters

Venue: University of Hertfordshire and Knebworth House: Thursday 10- Friday 11 July 2014.

Keynote speakers:

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

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

CALL FOR ENTRIES (RESEARCH PAPER ABSTRACTS AND POETRY)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Feryal Cubukcu /Dokuz Eylul University
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

Cultures of Commemoration 11-12 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth (UK)
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk; elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

Taking as a starting point the range of events which will mark the commemoration of WWI in 2014, this conference considers the place occupied by commemorative practices in contemporary literature and

Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality March 7th-8th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Organization of Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
iupego2014conference@gmail.com

Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality

[UPDATE] Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies, abstracts now due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
prdalleo@gmail.com

Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies
Organizer: Raphael Dalleo
American Comparative Literature Association Conference
March 20th to 23rd, 2014
Conference Theme: Capital

Confronting Capital’s Capital: New York City in Modern and Contemporary Media and Film

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA New York University 2014, March 20-23, 2014 (Deadline for Submissions 11/15/2013)
contact email: 
mlau@qcc.cuny.edu, vmessier@qcc.cuny.edu

New York City is in many respects the center of the world, artistically, culturally, and, of course, economically.

[UPDATE] February 27-28th, 2014 Mardi Gras Conference- Masking the Self: Secrets, Disguise, and Mysteries

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2014@gmail.com

The 24th annual Mardi Gras Conference invites scholars to investigate discourses on secrecy, anonymity, rumor, masking/masquerading, and mysterious places in literature and writing--along with discove

[UPDATe] CFP SWPACA Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2014 AREA: Motor Culture & the Road, Deadline Nov. 15, 20123

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Motor Culture and the Road spans across a variety of different disciplines.

[UPDATE] Writing Spaces in the University - Deadline 11/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2014 Meeting
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

In Pascalian Meditations Pierre Bourdieu implies that the acquisition of cultural capital through the exercise of academic discourse simultaneously devalues alternative discourses.

UPDATE: Deadline extended to Nov. 15: American Studies and American History

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
marinski@ohio.edu

UPDATE: Deadline extended to November 15
Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

Interrogating Colonization and New Politics, April 4th and 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Literary and Textual Studies Program
contact email: 
atlasbgsu@gmail.com

"It is generally recognized that the current era of globalization is one in which economics has triumphed over politics." - Brett Neilson, "Cultural Studies and Giorgio Agamben," New Cultural Studies:

[UPDATE-DEADLINE EXTENSION 12/1] Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

full name / name of organization: 
ATHE, Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group
contact email: 
brian.valencia@yale.edu

Call for Papers
ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:
The Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Zubernis/Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lzubernis@wcupa.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED! CFP: Special Topics: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14)

Re/Inventions 2014: Nature+

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, California State University Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2014: Nature+
Department of English
California State University Long Beach
Egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2014: Nature+

France and Ireland: Celebrating Music, Words and Art, 23-24 May 2014, The National Concert Hall, Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
10th Annual Conference of the Association of Franco-Irish Studies (AFIS)
contact email: 
eamon.maher@ittdublin.ie

The 10th annual conference of AFIS will be held in the National Concert Hall and an exceptional part of the event will be the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s French-flavoured concert on Friday 23

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Thinking Makes My Head Hurt! Deadline January 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

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