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"Englishes and Changing Identities in the North", May 4-7 2016

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:09am
Nordic Association of English Studies

The 12th triennial conference for the Nordic Association of English Studies (NAES) will take place at the University of Agder, in Norway, from May 4 to 7, 2016. The conference is broadly inclusive, open to academics working in such fields as English linguistics, literatures in English, cultural studies, and English-language pedagogy. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies Area

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:42pm
Southwest PCA/ACA

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies
Abstracts Due November 15, 2015

37th Annual Southwest PCA/ACA Conference
February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque, NM

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Submission Deadline: 11/15/15

Papers across performance modes, cultural contexts, and historical periods are welcome. Topics might include but are not limited to:

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 10:21pm
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference in Wellington, New Zealand: "Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility."

Under Western Skies 2016: Water: Events, Trends, Analysis (Sept 27-30, 2016)

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:23pm
Mount Royal University, Calgary, CANADA

Under Western Skies 2016 is pleased to confirm the following participants:

-Bruno Latour
-Gaia Global Circus (Chloé Latour, Frédérique Aït-Touati, Olivier Vallet & Company)
-Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair

Under Western Skies (UWS) is a biennial, interdisciplinary conference series on the environment. The fourth conference organizers invite prospective researchers, authors, artists, and presenters to consider submitting proposals for oral and poster presentations as well as workshops and panels.

The conference theme, Water: Events, Trends, Analysis, will be threaded through four inter- and transdisciplinary conference tracks:

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (Deadline Nov 30,2015)

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:00pm
24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland

"Peripheral Modernity and the South Asian Literary-World" is a conference panel, jointly held by Sourit Bhattacharya (University of Warwick) and Priyanka Basu (SOAS, London), at the 24th Biennial European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS), to take place at the University of Warsaw, Poland, July 27-30, 2016. Here is the proposal in short and long abstracts:

Short Abstract

How has South Asian literary and artistic work responded to the recent crisis in capitalist world-system? Papers sought that take "peripheral modernity" as analytical framework and focus on literary form, space, rights and activism, economic crisis, global literary marketplace, and comparativism.

Long Abstract

International Conference on Narrative: June 16-18, 2016

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 5:25pm
ISSN / University of Amsterdam

The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. The 2016 conference will be held at the University of Amsterdam from June 16-18.

Keynote Speakers
Espen Aarseth, IT University of Copenhagen
Clare Hemmings, The London School of Economics
Roberta Pearson, University of Nottingham


Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:37pm
Common Ground Publishing


University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-10 June 2016


Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters, or colloquia are invited for the Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities held at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in Chicago, USA, 8-10 June 2016. Proposals are invited that address the humanities through one of the following categories:

Theme 1: Critical Cultural Studies

Theme 2: Communications and Linguistics Studies

Theme 3: Civic, Political, and Community Studies
Theme 4: Literary Humanities
Theme 5: Humanities Education

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 2:43pm
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

Plenary Speakers: Dr. Malea Powell (Michigan State University), Dr. Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University), and Dr. Dorothea Lasky (Columbia School of the Arts)

Website: (Try Alt+Shift when visiting!)

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 2:01pm
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as "a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings." This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces and the city as a catalyst for self-making and -unmaking in the various localized manifestations of the self in literature and art. We envision metropolitan, (post)industrial, rural, etc. spaces as socially inflected images with the performative self at the core of their becoming.

Reality TV at SWPACA, Feb. 10-13 (Extended Deadline 11/15/15)

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:52pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association will hold its 37th annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on February 10-13, 2016. We are now accepting proposals for papers and panels on reality television.