category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

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

REMINDER: CFP deadline November 1, 2013!

True Crime: Fact, Fiction, Ideology

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest / Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Keynote lecture: ‘The Moors Murders and the “Truth” of True Crime’, David Schmid (University at Buffalo, SUNY), author of Natural Born Celebrities: Serial Killers in American Culture (Universi

[UPDATE] ACLA 2014: Capitals of Memory and the Politics of Built Space (Deadline: November 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
joseph.darda@uconn.edu

The so-called “memory boom” that emerged in the second half of the twentieth century continues to raise a challenge for architects, politicians, and urban planners: how can a city accommodate the

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP: Men's Studies 22nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference (New Deadline: 10/31/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Men's Studies Association
contact email: 
amsamail@gmail.com

This year’s conference theme, “Considering Culture: Masculinities in International and Regional Contexts,” and its location in the Pacific Northwest reflect the continued deepening of the critic

ACLA 2014: Capital Flow: Education as Exchange in Antiquity and the Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers & Luisanna Sardu/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle, in his Nicomachean Ethics, states that reciprocal exchange is the glue which holds society together, saying “The very existence of the state depends on proportionate reciprocity…failing

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2014 American Literature Association conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2014 American Literature Association conference in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014.

"Re-Producing the Original: The Copy's Role in the History of Art" April 17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oregon - History of Art and Architecture Department
contact email: 
uosymposium@gmail.com

The University of Oregon Department of the History of Art and Architecture invites papers for its 10th Annual Graduate Student Symposium.

Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America
contact email: 
submissions@digitalamerica.org

Digital America (www.digitalamerica.org) is looking for submissions for its second issue. Critical essays, new media, design, film, and commentary are all welcome.

"The Passing of Time, and All of its Crimes": Gender and Transgression, 1900-2000

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

In early 2014 we are planning to host a conference centred on gender and transgression in the 20th century.

What is your reason for being? - Raison d'Être Collective - (Deadline: 11/1/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Raison d'Être Collective
contact email: 
contact@rdecollective.com

WHAT IS YOUR REASON FOR BEING?

Call for Submissions

Twelfth International Conference on Books, Publishing, and Libraries - 8-9 November 2014 - Boston, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Books, Publishing & Libraries / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@booksandpublishing.com

Simmons College
Boston, USA
8-9 November 2014
http://booksandpublishing.com/the-conference

Annual Conference of the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
BAAHE2013@arts.kuleuven.be

Annual Conference of the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education

"The Nineteenth Century"

Saturday 30 November 2013
KU Leuven, Irish College

Keynote speakers:

Creating the New Landscape: Women and the Future of Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Deirdre Pettipiece Dean of Arts and Humanities Lehman College, CUNY
contact email: 
deirdre.pettipiece@lehman.cuny.edu

Creating the New Landscape: Women and the Future of Higher Education

Dreamin’: Black Churches July 24-27 2014 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
tab@tabithachester.com

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
Conference Call for Papers
July 24-27, 2014
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel, Scottsdale, AZ

[MELUS] Ethnic U.S. Lit & Religion -- deadline correction: 27 OCT

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Any topic related to the use/depiction/influence of religion in ethnic U.S. literature (including pop culture) is welcome.

The MELUS conference will be held March 6-9 in Oklahoma City.

[UPDATE] Adaptation and the Novel 9 November 2013, Keele University

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk

The full programme for Adaptation and the Novel can now be found on the website: http://adaptationskeele.wordpress.com/programme/

[UPDATE] Borders and Landscapes in the Works of Cormac McCarthy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
l.jillett@uws.edu.au

Borders and Landscapes in the Works of Cormac McCarthy

UPDATE - Bad Signals: Collected Essays on the Work of Warren Ellis

full name / name of organization: 
Hallvard Haug/Tony Venezia (Birkbeck, University of London)
contact email: 
ellis.2014book@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the first academic collection dedicated to the work of comics writer, novelist, and pop culture commentator Warren Ellis.

From I, Claudius, to Private Eyes: the Ancient World and Popular Fiction. 16-18th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bar-Ilan University, Israel
contact email: 
lisa.maurice@biu.ac.il

From I, Claudius, to Private Eyes: the Ancient World and Popular Fiction.
16-18th June 2014

Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Keynote speakers:
Professor Edith Hall, Kings’ College, London

Catholic Performance CFP / ATHE July 24-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Roy Brooks / ATHE (Association of Theatre in Higher Education)
contact email: 
rjmbrooks@gmail.com

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
Conference Call for Papers
July 24-27, 2014
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel, Scottsdale, AZ

Motherhood and Labor in Transnational Women’s Writing (March 20-23 2014, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
shadighazimoradi@gmail.com

The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw the reconfiguration of women’s roles in both the domestic and the social spheres in countries across the globe.

[UPDATE] CFP: Animals as Cultural Capital, ACLA 2014 -- DEADLINE EXTENDED to Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Sundhya Walther
contact email: 
sundhya.walther@mail.utoronto.ca

Animals as Cultural Capital

Seminar Organizer(s):
Sundhya Walther (University of Toronto), Jessica Carey (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

Drama and Pedagogy Conference, 12-13 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies, and Univ. Fribourg, Switzerland
contact email: 
samemes2014@zoho.com

Drama and Pedagogy

Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies 2014 Conference

12-13 September, 2014, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

UPDATE--ReFocus: The Films of Budd Boetticher

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
collegenowsinger@aol.com; gdrhodes@gmail.com

ReFocus: The Films of Budd Boetticher

The Negative Images of Arabs in US Media: The Role Literature Can Play

full name / name of organization: 
Kent State University
contact email: 
malbalaw@kent.edu

One can state unequivocally that the images of Arabs that are presented in US media have been negatively portrayed making them an outcast ethnicity in the minds of the American people and even of the

Contemporary Teens in Film and TV (Proposals due November 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Seeking proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of contemporary teens in film and TV, for presentation at the annual joint meeting of the national Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, to

Processing and Performing Paradigms: How (Non)Literary (Con)Texts Construct Realities - Friday, January 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-Charlotte English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s English Graduate Student Association
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Friday, January 24, 2014
Center City Building, Charlotte

Diverging Diversities / ChLA 2014 (Columbia, SC, June 19-21)

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association (ChLA)
contact email: 
schwebel@mailbox.sc.edu

In 1965, Nancy Larrick wrote an article for the Saturday Review entitled “the All-White World of Children’s Books.”

Call for Contributors: The Interior Landscapes of Breaking Bad / abstracts due 15 Nov 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Will Gray
contact email: 
willgray79@gmail.com

Though the series has already been discussed at length in forums and in popular articles, and though a general collection of essays is due out this fall, there is plenty of space left for exploring Br

Victorian Treasures and Trash

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
CFP: Victorian Treasures and Trash

6th Annual Conference, 8-10 July 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Summer Academy in the Critical Humanities 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The London Graduate School, Kingston University
contact email: 
s.morganwortham@kingston.ac.uk

The London Graduate School is pleased to announce details of its 2014 Summer Academy, an intensive week-long programme offered annually for postgraduate students of any institutional affiliation.

Miming Capital, Capitalizing on Mimesis (ACLA at NYU, March 20-23, 2014; abstracts due Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Alek M. Jeziorek and Bradford A. Taylor
contact email: 
alk@berkeley.edu and bradfordtaylor@berkeley.edu

This seminar will explore how capital denies, appropriates and incites heterogeneous forms of literary and social imitation.

ACLA 2014 @NYU: Complicating Diasporas: Homeland and Hostland as Capitals of Imagination (Extended Deadline: November 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
cyervas1@swarthmore.edu

Definitions of diasporas have changed radically over time.

Remembering Seamus Heaney

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Studies South
contact email: 
brandes@lr.edu

An online publication of the Southern Chapter of the American Conference for Irish Studies, the journal Irish Studies South invites contributions to its inaugural issue, which celebrates the life and

Global Capital and Digital Asia-Pacific (2014 ACLA: 3/20-3/23, NYU)

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 digital technology.

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