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The 6th Summer Session of the Institute for World Literature, Harvard University

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 8:58am
The Institute for World Literature

Following our inaugural sessions in Beijing (2011), Istanbul (2012), Harvard (2013), Hong Kong (2014), and Lisbon (2015), the Institute for World Literature directed by David Damrosch invites you once again at Harvard, for a four-week session of seminars and lectures on the theory and practice of world literature offered by some of the leading names in world literary studies today:


Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 1:52am
The James Joyce Italian Foundation


The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016

Please visit the James Joyce Italian Foundation website for information about the "Giorgio Melchiori Grants" to take part in the conference:

Confirmed speakers: Paola Pugliatti, Klaus Reichert, Laura Pelaschiar, Valerie Benejam

Theorizing Irish-Hyphenate Literary and Cultural Studies

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:51pm
American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) Annual Meeting 2016 University of Notre Dame

This panel welcomes submissions on theorizing Irish-hyphenate (Irish-Canadian, Irish-American, Irish-Caribbean, etc.) literary and cultural studies. Given the conference theme of "The Worlding of Irish Studies" this panel will consider how "non-Irish" national boundaries and national literary histories complicate in practical and theoretical ways Irish-hyphenate studies. How do the critical discourses and methodological assumptions of disciplines within the "non-Irish" part of the hyphenate inflect and shape literary and cultural studies of Irish-hyphenate texts? More broadly, what is the relationship between Irish Studies and, for example, Irish American studies or Irish Canadian studies?

Call for Proposals - Due December 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 11:32am
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

The 11th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)



KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Levi Bryant (Collin College)

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
February 19–20, 2015
Deadline: December 7, 2015

"Do you see the slightest evidence anywhere in the universe that creation came to an end with the birth of man? Do you see the slightest evidence anywhere out there that man was the climax toward which creation had been straining from the beginning? ...Very far from it." ― Daniel Quinn, Ishmael

What is meant when we consider something to be in process?

NINE Baseball History & Culture Conference (3/9/16-3/12/16; proposals due 12/1)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:45am
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces the 23rd Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

Wednesday, March 9 - Saturday, March 12, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton--Phoenix Tempe
2100 South Priest Drive
Tempe, Arizona

Call for Papers

Exploring the Erotic. Bodies, Desires, Practices

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 8:27am

Exploring the Erotic
Bodies, Desires, Practices

10th Global Meeting
Call for Presentations 2016

Wednesday 11th May – Friday 13th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

Traces of the erotic are all around us, embodied in images, music, advertising, stories, inter-personal interactions, dreams and desires. Whether expressed in symbolic or literal form, the erotic has captured human imagination across time and cultures, shaping our understanding and experience of pleasure and intimacy along the way. While there is no denying that the erotic has an irresistible appeal, it is also viewed as a taboo to be suppressed or hidden.

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction's Inaugural Issue -- DEADLINE: Nov. 30

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 5:44am
Museum of Science Fiction

Editorial Team: Monica Louzon, M.L.S. (Managing Editor), Rachel Lazarus, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Heather McHale, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Ben Bova, Ph.D. (Editorial Board Member), Nancy Kress, M.S, M.A. (Editorial Board Member)

We are soliciting manuscripts to be featured in the inaugural issue of the Museum of Science Fiction's Journal of Science Fiction (MOSF Journal of Science Fiction,, to be released in January 2016. The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is completely Open Access—there are no submission or subscription fees required.

Encountering the Interface, March 25-26, 2016

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:28pm
Trenton Olsen/ History of Art Department, The Ohio State University

The History of Art Graduate Student Association at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce the theme for its upcoming biennial graduate student conference, "Encountering the Interface."

Conference Dates: March 25th and 26th, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 15, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Kate Mondloch (University of Oregon)

Books Available for Review for the Journal for the Study of Radicalism

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 6:52pm
Journal for the Study of Radicalism

Below is an updated list of texts available for review in The Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Reviewers must be professors, independent scholars, or professionals who hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field. Advanced graduate students are also encouraged to reply. Email the Book Review Editor at in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.

Immigrants Against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America, Kenyon Zimmer (University of Illinois Press, 2015)

I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli, Andrea Pakieser (AK Press, 2014)