category: interdisciplinary

Birth of the Tramp June 26-28, 2014, Bologna, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Roy Export S. A. S. and Cineteca di Bologna
contact email: 
office@charliechaplin.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Birth of Chaplin’s Little Tramp: A 100th Anniversary Celebration
June 26, 27& 28, 2014 Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, ITALY

Conference Website: TBA

( Update)Two- day Seminar on “Literature and Human Rights” on 7th & 8th August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India
contact email: 
drtmarx@gmail.com

A Two- day National Seminar has been planned by the Department of English on 7th & 8th August 2013. It will have its focus on “Literature and Human Rights”.

MMLA 2013 - Session on Canadian Literature (New Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

NEMLA - April 2014, Redefining American History and Identity through the Novels of Toni Morrison

full name / name of organization: 
Fran L. Lassiter
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

This roundtable seeks critical and creative treatments of Toni Morrison’s novels as indicative of her efforts to redefine American history and identity through a multiplicity of voices and cultures.

Conference: Locating the Gothic, October 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Limerick School of Art and Design and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
contact email: 
mariabeville@gmail.com and tracy.fahey@lit.ie

The Gothic is a mode that is intimately connected to location.

Picturing the Family: Media, Narrative, Memory [London 10/11 July 2014 - deadline 30 November 2013]]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nathalie Wourm / Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community
contact email: 
brakc@bbk.ac.uk

Picturing the Family: Media, Narrative, Memory

10 and 11 July 2014, Birkbeck (University of London)

Call for Papers:

CFP Mapping Generations of Memory in American Trauma Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Mihailescu, Mihaela Precup
contact email: 
dmihailes@yahoo.com, mihaela_precup@yahoo.com

We are looking for authors who can contribute to two chapters in a collection of essays we are currently editing. It is entitled Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives.

Religion, Spirituality, and Inequality in Communities of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Assata Zerai/ University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
contact email: 
azerai@illinois.edu

Recent public discourse on women’s reproductive rights and abortion, full-time homemakers and working mothers, and LGBTQ partnership and marriage, has highlighted the pervasive role and power of org

On Being a Professor, October 18th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra E. Weissinger/ Polymath
contact email: 
sweissi@siue.edu

This special issue of Polymath invites scholars from across the academy, regardless of discipline, rank or employment status, to contribute to our knowledge concerning the experience of being a profes

[UPDATE *Submission deadline EXTENDED*] Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 7-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
travelandtourismmapaca@ymail.net

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

November 7-9 2013

Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Oct. 2-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
mwong@claflin.edu

Theme: Reading and Writing across the Curriculum

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Nahid Rachlin, renowned fiction writer and memoirist, also teaches at the New School University, New York City

[Extended Deadline] THE WORD MADE TEXT (SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, Atlanta)

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

Religion and Literature: This panel explores the ways religious print texts—scriptures, devotional texts, prayer books, hymnals, etc.—are presented in other literary texts, such as fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction.

Eco-dystopias: Special Issue of Critical Survey- Completed articles by 1st September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
r.w.hughes@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Special issue of Critical Survey on Eco-dystopias for publication in 2013.

NEMLA 2014 CFP: Narrative, Capital, and the Biosocial (Abstracts due 9/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
biosocialquestionsatNEMLA@gmail.com

From Arendt to Agamben, theorists of biopolitics have argued that shifts in the ways bodies are understood and regulated emerge from the hegemonic form of sovereignty.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2013 Making Feminist Meanings Across Worlds: Print, Digital, and Networked Feminisms and Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites pa

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 30th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

This year, we continue to explore various matters of the urban, but in particular, education and this city.

Special Issue: Emotions in History [submissions due Oct 31]

full name / name of organization: 
Cerae: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
editorcerae@gmail.com

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies would like to invite submissions for its inaugural issue on the theme ‘Emotions in History’, sponsored by the Australian Researc

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference - submission extension to June 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference (21/9/13) at George Mason University is now accepting paper proposals.

Warscapes, a new online magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes - a magazine of literature, art and politics.
contact email: 
reviews@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

CFP: Making Meaning with the Work of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Page Whittaker/SAMLA Literary Criticism Discussion Circle
contact email: 
lynnpw@uga.edu

This panel seeks to explore a wide range of research that engages the writings of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA 85 Critical Plenary Speaker.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 7-10 2013)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmc.ca

From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins (MMLA November 7-10 2013)

I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “(DIS)MEMORY OF DISASTER” (18-19 October 2013 - Madeira, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
CECC-UCP; UMa
contact email: 
desmemoria_de_desastre_2013@sapo.pt

Within the context of the controversial risk society concept, which seems to have played a pivotal role in his thinking on the reflexive modernity, Ulrich Beck more recently drew attention to the impa

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan (Rutgers University) and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic (University of Essex)
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu and sbahun@essec.ac.uk

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion explores how women are re-interpreting religious traditions (oral, written, and performance) fundamental to their societies to promote their concerns and interests as w

Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu, sbahun@essex.ac.uk

Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict explores how women activists, policy-makers, and scholars emerging (or hoping to emerge) from silent/prolonged or post-conflict situations are negotiating b

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Anim-Addo/ Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
j.anim-addo@gold.ac.uk

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

September 20-22, 2013
Goldsmiths, University of London

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: July 12, 2013

Deadline Approaching ** Contemporary Uses of Fairy Tales in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Lenos
contact email: 
melissalenos@gmail.com

I invite submissions for an edited collection of essays on contemporary uses of fairy tales in popular culture.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON "REVISION: EDITING ACROSS DISCIPLINES"

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org; forum.conference.edit@gmail.com

We are very happy to announce that REGISTRATION is now open for the FORUM Postgraduate Conference on ReVision: Editing Across Disciplines (15th and 16th July 2013, The University of Edinburgh).

SAMLA 85 in Atlanta: Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

ADVANCED WRITING
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction

Españolas protagonistas de la transición a la democracia, April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Noelia Domínguez-Ramos
contact email: 
dominguezramosn@wcsu.edu

Este panel pretende analizar la labor de aquellas mujeres que desde distintas perspectivas (la de la editora, la política, la escritora, la periodista, la artista etc.) han contribuido en los último

12th Medieval English Studies Symposium: Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

The 2013 Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th Nov - 1Dec) invites scholars and young researchers in the Middle Ages.

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:

NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
Tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

Civil Rights Discourse in Post-Stonewall LGBTQ Texts (NeMLA 2014, Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Westengard
contact email: 
lwestengard@citytech.cuny.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Convention
Harrisburg, PA
April 3-6, 2014

Call For Papers Twelfth Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Inst

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
wong@claflin.edu

Tentative Schedule:

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