category: interdisciplinary

Edgy Women Colloquium: Transitions. March 8, 2014, Montreal.

full name / name of organization: 
Edgy Women Festival, Studio 303
contact email: 
danielle.barkley@mail.mcgill.ca

Open to all, Edgy Colloque features presentations, performative lectures and lively exchanges

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Rebecca Harding Davis Society ALA Proposals due 1/17/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Celebrity Encounters: Transatlantic Fame in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

full name / name of organization: 
Páraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth) UK
contact email: 
Paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

Building on recent scholarship that has demonstrated that the discourses, practices and conditions associated with twentieth- and twenty-first-century celebrity culture were already in place in Americ

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

2014 Mormon Scholars in the Humanities Conference, 27-29 March 2014; proposal deadline: 31 Dec

full name / name of organization: 
Mormon Scholars in the Humanities
contact email: 
william.silverman@svu.edu; agoff@devry.edu; or davidpaxman@gmail.com

The 2014 Mormon Scholars in the Humanities conference will gather the evening of March 27th through midday on the 29th in Claremont, California; we are grateful the Chair of Mormon Studies at Claremon

[UPDATE] Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk - SWPACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 35th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Capital and Alternative Economies Related to Food [2nd Call]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2014/ New York University
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

In 1994, Gustavo Esteva drew attention to the concept of “food in context”, what he refers to as comida, to underscore the social ties that are created alongside and through food.

[UPDATE] “Glass, Capital, and Urban Narratives” Panel at the ACLA at New York University, March 2014 (abstracts due Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mavis Tseng, Rutgers University
contact email: 
maviszizek@gmail.com

CFP: ACLA 2014 Seminar
The Poetics of Transparency / Translucency / Reflection:
Glass, Capital, and Urban Narratives
Location: New York University

Time: March 20-23, 2014

(TEMP)orary: Time and Temporality in Text

full name / name of organization: 
UGA English Graduate Organization Student Conference (March 22-23, 2014)
contact email: 
UGA.EGO.Conference@gmail.com

What is Time? Where is Time? When is Time? We all grapple with these sorts of questions. Do we have enough of it? Can we ever have enough of it? What about too much?

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Abstracts Due December 1 for "Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-CH Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture”

Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Volume 2 (2014): Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

Guest Editor: Lisa Emerson, Massey University (N.Z.)

Pedagogy of Young Adult Literature (Abstracts due 2/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, Roberta Seelinger Trites, co-editors
contact email: 
Mike Cadden, cadden@missouriwestern.edu; Karen Coats, kscoat2@ilstu.edu; Roberta Seelinger Trites, seeling@ilstu.edu

Call for Papers: Options for Teaching Young Adult Literature (MLA Options for Teaching Series)
Edited by Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, and Roberta Seelinger Trites

[Update] Global Capital and Digital Asia Pacific (ACLA Special Seminar, NYU, 03/20-03/23/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

Our contemporary world is often characterized in terms of the full-fledged emergence of global or transnational capitalism and its deployment of cybernetic and digital technology.

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

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

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