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[UPDATE] "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting" 19-21 November 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 5:46am
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University


The Bibliographical Society has kindly agreed to fund
four "Bibliographical Society Studentships" for
the conference "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial
Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting", the
12th annual meeting of the European Society for Textual
Scholarship (ESTS), to be held in Leicester, England,
on 19-21 November 2015.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 12:56am
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work. The Limina Editorial Collective is calling for conference submissions from postgraduates and early career researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences which engage with the theme of 'Think Forward Look Back'.
Topics may include (but are not limited to):

Gender and/or sexuality

Digital and/or popular culture
Literary Criticism
Cultural theory
Australian history
National mythologies
Social and public policy
Digital heritage

Comparative Literature PAMLA Nov 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 12:23am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association

The Comparative Literature session at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, welcomes papers on the Conference theme, Literature and Time. We are also open to any essays dealing with contemporary issues in Comparative Literature including but not limited to: Environmental Humanities, Subaltern studies, Memory and Memorials, Translation and Memory, Cosmopolitanism, and Post-Colonial studies. All submissions must go through the PAMLA website at Membership in PAMLA will be required upon acceptance of a paper and subsequent presentation.

Power and the Mediterranean, Nov. 13-15, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:59pm
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan

The conference Power and the Mediterranean will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

PAMLA 2015: Creative Writing: Process-as-Product(Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:13pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

This panel seeks critical, creative, and/or hybrid work that examines the poem as a form-in-progress and/or responds to temporal or physical constraint. How does the writing process impact the product of the poem? When does the finished poem reveal information about its making? How do decisions made during the drafting or writing process influence the writing, editing, or revision process of the poem? Potential topics of interest may include, but are not limited to, slow-writing, automatic writing, collaboration, or imposed mediums or materials. Discussions of your own writing process and poetic product are welcome, as are scholarly examinations of others' work.

International Conference on Knowledge and Politics in Gender and Women's Studies

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 3:52pm
Middle East Technical University

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are pleased to invite you to the International Conference on Gender and Women's Studies, which will be held in Ankara, Turkey on 9-11 October 2015, organized by the Gender and Women's Studies Graduate Program at Middle East Technical University.
It aims to bring together scholars, researchers, and activists from various disciplines and generations to exchange their experiences and ideas on a wide range of theoretical and practical issues under the general theme of "WOMEN'S KNOWLEDGE and GENDER POLITICS: LOCAL AND GLOBAL"

CFP [UPDATE] - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 12:09pm
Susan Arndt/Mariam Popal/Rinaldo Walcott - University of Bayreuth/University of Toronto

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

You are cordially invited to submit your abstract (of maximum of 200 words) together with a short resumé (or a link to your CV) by
May 15st 2015 with the headword CfA-Ethics in the subject-line to,,

History, Literature, Translation: Bhasha Culture and its Pervasive Networks

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 1:37am
Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad

Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad

Call for Papers

5th Researchers' At Work Conference (RAW.CON 2015)

9th - 11th September, 2015

"History, Literature, Translation: Bhasha Culture and its Pervasive Networks"

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music (Nov. 13-15)

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:42pm
Mary McCampbell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association

This panel invites conference papers that explore the reflexive relationship between contemporary (1975-2015) literature and popular music. Papers may focus on musicians that incorporate literary allusions or themes in individual songs or concept albums (The Mountain Goats, Nick Cave, The Hold Steady, Leonard Cohen, Sufjan Stevens, etc.), authors that incorporate frequent allusions to popular music in their work (Nick Hornby, Bret Easton Ellis, Alan Warner, etc.), or musicians that have also published fiction or poetry (John Darnielle, Sufjan Stevens, Leonard Cohen, etc).

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

"Feminism and the Arts" - SAMLA 87 - Research Triangle, NC - Nov 13-15, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 6:35pm
Feminist Literature and Theory Session

This panel welcomes papers that engage the special session topic of "Feminist Literature and Theory" in relation to this year's SAMLA 87 theme "Literature and the Other Arts." Proposals for projects that explore feminism in relation to the arts (broadly defined) are welcome. By June 1, 2015, please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words along with a brief CV and A/V requirements to Stephanie Rountree, Georgia State University, at


Friday, April 17, 2015 - 6:08pm
Francesco-Alessio Ursini, Stockholm University


Organizers: The research group on comics at the English Department, Stockholm University

Where and When: Stockholm, 3rd-5th September
Call for papers, deadline/ Notification of acceptance: 10th of May, 2015/15th of May, 2015


E-mail for submissions: Submissions will be handled via easychair:


Friday, April 17, 2015 - 3:36pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon's television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Dollhouse, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D); his films (Serenity, The Cabin in the Woods, Marvel's The Avengers, Much Ado About Nothing, In Your Eyes); his comics (e.g. Serenity: Those Left Behind, Serenity: Better Days, The Shepherd's Tale, Fray, Astonishing X-Men, Runaways, Sugarshock!, Tales of the Slayers , Tales of the Vampires, Angel: After the Fall, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight,

Joyce and Pornography (SAMLA)—Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 3:33pm
Ethan King, International James Joyce Foundation

James Joyce and Nora Barnacle's visible sexuality is well documented in their biographies. Gordon Bowker reports, "In Locarno, at the Pension Daheinm, Nora was enjoying herself […]. She relaxed by reading a book sent by Jim (probably Venus in Furs) by their favourite pornographer. 'I am very glad to get it, especially as it is by Masoch,' she wrote, and teased him with hints of flirtations by beginning one letter, 'Dear Cuckold.'" Leopold von Sacher-Masoch: from whom the term masochism is derived. The intertextual/autobiographical connections between James and Nora's sex lives, Masoch's Venus in Furs, and the sexual nature of Joyce's characters are impossible to ignore.

«OJS: Introductory Workshop» - Deadline for applications: June 26 2015; July 13-16 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:31am
PhD Program ‘Advanced Studies in the Materialities of Literature’. Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra

The Third Summer School in Materialities of Literature is titled «OJS: Introductory Workshop» and aims to introduce participants to Open Journal Systems, a software for managing and publishing peer-reviewed academic journals.

The course is directed (a) to whom plans to develop Open Access Academic Publishing Projects; (b) to whom is interested in the Management, Production, Publishing and Indexing Processes of academic journals; (c ) to whom wants to learn how to use a technology that combines Peer Reviewing within the Open Access principles.