category: interdisciplinary

Supernatural Creatures: from Elf-Shot to Shrek (September 22-24, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.fantastic.lit@gmail.com

The second Lodz Fantastic Literature Conference aims to bring together experts in folklore, medieval and early modern literature and culture as well as contemporary fantasy literature to explore the fascinating relationship between supernatural creatures and humankind.

Intersections: International Journal of Literature and Language Studies

full name / name of organization: 
MAP
contact email: 
editor@intersections-journal.info

Intersections is an international peer-reviewed journal that is particularly interested in papers that extend or challenge current critical positions in radical ways, especially papers that establish

_Global Women Leaders: Their World, Their Language_ 11/4/13

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Lockhart & Kathleen Mollick
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@yahoo.com

Michele Lockhart and Kathleen Mollick seek contributors for their second collection of essays considering women and leadership.

ACLA (20-23 March 2014) SEMINAR : Typography and the Textual Economics of the Mise-en-Page

full name / name of organization: 
Brendon Wocke (Seminar Organizer)
contact email: 
brendon.wocke@gmail.com

In “Desistance,” Derrida’s introduction to Lacoue-Labarthe’s “Typography: Mimesis, Philosophy, Politics,” Derrida meditates on the “onto-typo-logy.” While he is interested in the inel

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16 - CONFERENCE DATE Jan. 30 - Feb, 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Call for Papers—UPDATED DUE DATE OCTOBER 16

Atlantic World Foodways:
The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain

Reconstruction 13.2, Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Announcing Reconstruction 13.2
Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Edited by Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel

Articles

Spatial Literary Studies, Edited by Robert T. Tally Jr. (due March 15th, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.3

Spatial Literary Studies (Deadline for Submissions Mar. 15 2014)
Edited by Robert T. Tally Jr.

CFP: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NARRATIVE 2014 - Deadline Oct. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative2014@mit.edu

The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice.

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

The Atlantic World Research Network, in partnership with Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels and The Fresh Market, presents a unique feast of ideas and food—an international and interdisciplina

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (9/30/13))

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Conference (April 3-6, Harrisburg, PA)
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers that explore how disability challenges normative, even ableist, constructions of the body-environment dyad.

Baraka at 80: University of Kent Conference at the ICA, London, 12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
b.hickman@kent.ac.uk

Amiri Baraka at 80
full name / name of organization:
University of Kent
contact email:
b.hickman@kent.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Paul Gilroy

With a reading from Amiri Baraka

Paying the Way: Roads, Rivers, and Railways in Culture and Criticism [10/28/13;2/28/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2014
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Paving the Way: Roads, Rivers, and Railways in Culture and Criticism

[UPDATE] Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rodrigues.laurie@gmail.com

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

Reminder: CFContributors, What Have You Done for Me Philately? New Perspectives on the Stamp Act

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins / Colorado State University
contact email: 
zach.hutchins@colostate.edu

Call for Papers

What Have You Done for Me Philately?
New Perspectives on the Stamp Act

Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 35th Annual Conference
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2013

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 35th Annual Conference

Lynn Nottage Anthology Deadline: 10/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jocelyn L. Buckner (Chapman University) and Aimee Zygmonski (University of California, Santa Cruz)
contact email: 
nottageanthology@gmail.com

Playwright Lynn Nottage has expanded the theatrical parameters of storytelling through her bold depictions of African diasporic experiences across time, geography, and circumstance.

[UPDATE] Conversion Narrative Redux: Health, Wealth, Travel, and Contemporary Bestselling Life Writing (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014 / Harrisburg
contact email: 
birdsal5@msu.edu

This panel seeks to interrogate the connections between physical and mental health, material wealth, spirituality, and the bestselling conversion memoir of the twenty-first century.

[UPDATE]: Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing, University of Oxford. Abstracts due 9 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lee-Von Kim and Christine Fouirnaies, University of Oxford
contact email: 
intimatearchives@gmail.com

Intimate Archives is a one-day interdisciplinary conference that seeks to explore the intersection of photography and life-writing.

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmjewusiak@valdosta.edu; mdrizou@gmail.com

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 3-6, 2014

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Reading Indigenous North American Literatures: Non-Western Perspectives on Indigenous Literatures [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Louise Sheffield University of Tennessee
contact email: 
csheffi1@utk.edu

THIS IS AN UPDATE AND SLIGHTLY ALTERED CFP. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE FROM SEEKING NEW VOICES IN THE FIELD TO ANY ARTICLE THAT PRESENTS NON-WESTERN PERSPECTIVES ON INDIGENOUS LITERATURES.

Understanding Atrocities Conference: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide February 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Scott W. Murray / Tristan Smyth, Mount Royal University
contact email: 
understandingatrocities@mtroyal.ca

The Understanding Atrocities Conference aims to explore, among other things, the relationship between ‘atrocity’ and ‘genocide,’ and how they are interwoven and understood.

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

[Update] Supernatural Studies Fall/Winter General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a peer-reviewed journal, calls for submissions for the Fall/Winter 2013 issue; submissions are due October 1.

PARTICIPATIONS special issue: World-Building and World-Exploring

full name / name of organization: 
Participations: Online Journal of Audience Research
contact email: 
d.a.hassler-forest@uva.nl

Call for Papers – Participations: International Journal of Audience Research
“Masters of the Universe: World-Building and World-Exploring”

Business/economic fiction: An “unidentified popular genre” or a cultural UpO

full name / name of organization: 
Belphégor
contact email: 
reynschi@ualberta.ca

Business/economic fiction: An “unidentified popular genre” or a cultural UpO

PCAACA: Latin Americans & Latinos - Identity Issues & Cultural Stereotypes (Chicago: April 16-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 16-19, 2014

Chicago, IL
Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel

Edited book: Hard Times and Popular Culture - Call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
Claire O'Callaghan/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
cfo3@le.ac.uk

HARD TIMES: AUSTERITY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Edited by Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan

UPDATE Call for Papers from the quint 09/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca or smatheson@ucn.ca

call for papers

[UPDATE] CfP: ICFA 35 "Fantastic Empires"

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
shanes1@kent.edu

35th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Empire

March 19-23, 2014

Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

The deadline for submitting proposals is October 31.

UPDATE Women and Outlawry (2), ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 8-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman, Valerie B. Johnson / International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valeriebjohnson@gmail.com

We invite abstracts (300-500 words) for 15-20 minute paper presentations for the following two sessions, sponsored by the International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS), at the 49th Internat

Call for papers conference Disability in Jewish Thought and Culture (University of Antwerp). Deadline: 30 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp
contact email: 
david.dessin@uantwerpen.be

CALL FOR PAPERS: International conference ‘Do not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind’. Disability in Jewish thought and culture
31 March - 2 April 2014

African Literature: the Past, the Present and the Future

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Uyo, Nigeria
contact email: 
richardajah@uniuyo.edu.ng

African Literature: the Past, the Present and the Future
A Festschrift for
Joseph Nwabueze OBINAJU

CALL FOR PAPER

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching - European Fandom and Fan Studies, Abstracts Sept 10

full name / name of organization: 
Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis and University of Amsterdam Department of Media Studies
contact email: 
A.M.Kustritz@uva.nl; E.E.England@uva.nl

European Fandom and Fan Studies: Localization and Translation

ICFA 35 "Fantastic Empires"

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
shanes1@kent.edu

35th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Empire

March 19-23, 2014
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

Arts, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
contact email: 
allen.redmon@ct.tamus.edu

40th Anniversary Celebration of the SWCRS
Honoring the Legacy -- Continuing the Tradition

March 7-9, 2014

Marriott Hotel DFW Airport North, Irving, TX

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