category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] CFP: Re-engaging Charles Brockden Brown

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

This panel at the 2014 NeMLA conference seeks to re-engage with Charles Brockden Brown, one of America’s earliest novelists and a literary icon in Pennsylvania.

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

[UPDATE] Registration Open & CFP: Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
oeqyork2013@gmail.com

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian
An International Two-Day conference
26-27 September 2013

1st Global Multidisciplinary Academic Meeting, GAM 2014

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute, ESI University of Santiago, Cape Verde University of the Azores, Portugal Center for Law and Economic Studies
contact email: 
contact@gameeting.net

Distinguished Researchers,

The Phoenix Papers, 3rd edition

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the rolling CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed, open access journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).

Little Horrors: Representations of the Monstrous Child

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Bacon and Leo Ruickbie
contact email: 
leo@ruickbie.com

Little Horrors: Representations of the Monstrous Child

Gone is the Victorian innocence of childhood. We have entered the age of the monstrous child, the little horror.

[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

The Antihero Mirror™: George Saunders’s Gift to America (NeMLA; 9/30/13; 4/3-6/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Zobal Dent / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dent@susqu.edu

Call for abstracts for a roundtable session:

The Antihero Mirror™: George Saunders’s Gift to America

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014

Call for Papers Special Issue on Bangladesh Diplomacy in the Age of Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka
contact email: 
editor.jir@gmail.com

Special Issue on Bangladesh Diplomacy in the Age of Globalization

[UPDATE] Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 15 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions Oct 18-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions
contact email: 
imaginingalternatives@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

October 18-19, 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Submission Deadline: August 23, 2013

New Media in American Literary History Symposium December 5-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University, Boston, MA
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu


New Media in American Literary History
Interdisciplinary Symposium
Northeastern University, December 5 & 6, 2013

Confirmed plenary panelists include: Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University), Ellen Gruber Garvey (New Jersey City University), Lisa Gitelman (New York University), and Meredith McGill (Rutgers University).

[UPDATE] 15th EACALS Triennial - Uncommon Wealths: Riches and Realities, 14-18 April, 2014 Innsbruck, Austria

full name / name of organization: 
EACLALS (European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies), Conference Convenor: Helga Ramsey-Kurz
contact email: 
uncommonwealths2014@gmail.com

UNCOMMON WEALTHS: RICHES AND REALITIES
Innsbruck, Austria: 14-18 April 2014

HOMEPAGE: www.uncommonwealthseaclals2014@gmail.com

Call for Entries: 2014 Taiwan International Children's Film Festival

full name / name of organization: 
Public Television Service Foundation
contact email: 
ticff@mail.pts.org.tw; ticff2014@gmail.com

2014 Taiwan International Children's Film Festival

Sell it in Seven: Close Readings of 15th Century Political Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society
contact email: 
wdd@uoregon.edu

Close readings of fifteenth-century political poetry followed by roundtable discussion by presenters.

Kudzu and Moonshine: Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the Dysfunctional South (due 31 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

The American South and its cultures, traditions, celebrations, music, literature, and dialects have long been a source of fascination, derision, and entertainment for those not Southern.

Tarot area of the 2014 PCA/ACA conference

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

I am looking for papers about all aspects of Tarot for the Tarot area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference in Chicago 16-19 April 2014.

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
Dr. Holly Faith Nelson (hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com)

Digital Defoe ISSUE 6.1

[UPDATE] CFP Death and Decay

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from Postgrads or Early Career Researchers on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of th

CFP-Kzoo 2014 “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”: Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public (Dis)ord

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University
contact email: 
sbruso@fordham.edu

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club dramatizes group combat as a means for creating and performing masculine identity.

WSQ Call for Papers: Solidarity

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ (Women's Studies Quarterly)
contact email: 
wsqsolidaritiesissue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2014: Solidarity
Guest Editors – Shefali Chandra and Saadia Toor

Hoccleve In Dialogue: Kalamazoo, May 8-11 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Hoccleve Society
contact email: 
hocclevesociety@gmail.com

The International Hoccleve Society seeks to promote scholarly attention to the writings of Thomas Hoccleve, especially by providing a forum for reappraisals of and innovative approaches to his work.

CFP: 7th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 18th March – Thursday 20th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Corporeal Consciousness: Embodiment as Means to Enlightenment (Sept. 10)

full name / name of organization: 
49th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 8-11, 2014)
contact email: 
justice7@mail.usf.edu

Contemporary cognitive theory recognizes the importance of the body to cognitive development, consciousness, and creativity, challenging the dualism that permeates Western thought.

MFS Special Issue - Neuroscience and Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
Stephen.burn@glasgow.ac.uk

Neuroscience and Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: Stephen J. Burn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 February 2014

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA April 2014, Harrisburg PA)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
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.

[Update] “‘The Politics of Mourning’ in Long Eighteenth-Century Literature” (ASECS: 3/20/14-3/22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Krueger / University of Maine at Farmington
contact email: 
misty.krueger@maine.edu

**Deadline for Abstracts: September 15, 2013**

“‘The Politics of Mourning’ in Long Eighteenth-Century Literature” (ASECS: 3/20/14-3/22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Krueger / University of Maine at Farmington
contact email: 
misty.krueger@maine.edu

This panel, the title of which is inspired by David L.

[UPDATE] BEHIND THE SCREEN DOOR: SPACES OF THE CINEMATIC HOUSE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wolverhampton
contact email: 
e.andrews@wlv.ac.uk, s.hockenhull@wlv.ac.uk and f.e.pheasant-kelly@wlv.ac.uk

We invite two final contributions to a volume entitled Behind the Screen Door: Spaces of the Cinematic House, for which we are in discussion with Routledge.

The Ebb and Flow: Navigating the Changing Landscapes of Feminism, 27-29 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
sewsa2014@uncw.edu

www.uncw.edu/sewsa

SWPCA Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWPCA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 19-22, 2014 Deadline: November 1, 2013.

Sidney Society (9/8/2013; Sarasota, FL, 3/6-3/9/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor one or possibly two open sessions on writers of the Sidney family and their circle of influence at the Seventeenth Annual New College Conference on Medieval and Renaiss

Kzoo 2014- “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”: Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public (Dis)order II

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University
contact email: 
sbruso@fordham.edu

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club dramatizes group combat as a means for creating and performing masculine identity.

Gold in/and Art (December 30, 2013; September 18-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Delyfer / University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
catherine.delyfer@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP INTERNATIONAL CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

ORGANIZED BY UNIVERSITÉ TOULOUSE II – LE MIRAIL (C.A.S. 801) / S.A.I.T.

18-19 September 2014, Musée Paul-Dupuy, Toulouse, France

[UPDATE] PROGRAMME ONLINE: Anti-Communism: Culture, Literature, Propaganda (28 August 2013, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Benjamin Kohlmann (Columbia University/Freiburg University) and Dr Matthew Taunton (University of East Anglia)
contact email: 
bk2490@columbia.edu

Some two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, this symposium will explore the complex literary and cultural legacies of one of the twentieth century's most influential and under-theorised polit

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