On February 19-20, 2016, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host its third annual celebration of popular culture and the deep past at the Ohio State University, with 'Shakespeare's Day: Popular Culture 1616 / 2016,' an exploration of popular identities past and present with special attention to the world of Shakespeare's time. As in past years, this event will feature a scholarly conference (featuring papers, round tables, and other academic events) nested inside of a Renaissance-faire-like carnival (featuring exhibits, gaming, contests, and activities of all kinds).
Call for Papers: The Actor in the Interval
Comparative Drama will publish a special issue exploring the interval (understood as a space that distinguishes, connects, or performs) between theater and literary studies, with a focus on the actor. We seek submissions that engage both disciplines, either by combining methodologies or by taking the relationship between fields as a subject. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 25th Annual Conference in Eichstätt, Germany (26-29 May 2016).
It is organized by the Chair of American Studies, Faculty of Languages and Literatures, at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt/Germany, and will be held as a residential conference at the Collegium Willibaldinum in Eichstätt.
Theater and Mobility
The 2016 CDE conference addresses the ongoing debate on issues of mobility in relation to contemporary drama and theater in English worldwide.
The Essachess – Journal for Communication Studies invites scholars to submit original papers for a Special Issue on "Communication in Statistics: Why? When? and How (not) to do it?" This special issue co-editors are looking for papers which are analyzing all relevant matters of communication in statistics.
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 2 | September 2016
Call for Papers
Life Writing as Empathy
Deadline for Submissions:
October 8, 2015 abstract
December 20, 2015 final paper
Guest editor: Rocío G. Davis
University of Navarra
CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS
Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption," to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.
Conference Date: June 2-6, 2016
Location: Washington, D.C., The University of Maryland
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2015
Call for Panels
The Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) will hold its 9th conference in Gothenburg on September 30 – October 1, 2016. For this occasion, we invite all scholars working in the interdisciplinary field of American Studies to submit proposals for panels. We welcome submissions from junior and senior scholars on any topic related to the study of the United States and North America from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:
We are seeking abstracts (300 words) for essays (7500-8500 words, excluding notes) on the topic of the "Afterlife in the African Diaspora" for an edited collection on this important and underexplored area of inquiry.