category: interdisciplinary

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 13th Annual Spring Academy Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
contact email: 
springacademy@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

Heidelberg, Germany, 14-18 March, 2016

Call for Papers

Word and Image on Page, Stage, and Screen in the Long Nineteenth Century, NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kate.holterhoff@gmail.com

The organizers of this panel session welcome papers that engage with any aspect of the word-image nexus in illustrated novels, stage productions, or film in Anglo-European or North American culture du

Teaching Post-Modern Native American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
csheffi1@utk.edu

Call For Papers: 2016 Native American and Literature Symposium

Panel Title: Teaching “Post-Modern” Native American and First Nations Literature

Call for Chapter Proposals - Nationalism and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Nieguth
contact email: 
tnieguth@laurentian.ca

Our world is a world of nations. The existence and fundamental importance of nations, national identities, or national boundaries is rarely questioned.

ASECS -- The Objects of Performance (3/31/2016 - 4/3/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This panel seeks papers that consider the role of objects in the production and study of Restoration and eighteenth-century drama.

Comment dit-on queer? Queer Theory in French

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Dexter / NeMLA
contact email: 
adexter@tulane.edu

47th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
17 March - 20 March 2016

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2015

[UPDATE] SCMS 2016 - Hollywood Dreams and Publicity Machines

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Labuza, University of Southern California
contact email: 
labuza@usc.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

The Art of the Book (Book Arts)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
scolar@cardiff.ac.uk

“Make Good Art Out of It”: Reaching Into a Violent Past and Reclaiming Your Story 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer K. L. Buchan
contact email: 
challengethenarrative@gmail.com

Creative Nonfiction: Call for Papers–2015

“Make Good Art Out of It”: Reaching Into a Violent Past and Reclaiming Your Story

CFP: CCLA Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively 28-30 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cclacongress2016@gmail.com

CFP: Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively

Cities of the Future - NeMLA Conference 2016 - Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert / Carnegie Mellon University
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

This panel seeks to explore representations of futuristic cities from all periods in American literature, film, and other cultural mediums.

[UPDATE] 2016 NeMLA Panel (Submit by September 30, 2015): On the Limits of Computational Analysis

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Jonathan.Dickstein@alumni.cgu.edu

The following will be a panel at next year's NeMLA Conference, set to take place between March 17 and March 20 in Hartford, Connecticut.

Labyrinth as Paradigm in Late Medieval and Early Modern Cultures (ACLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Victor Sierra Matute
contact email: 
vics@sas.upenn.edu

The opening session of La métaphore du labyrinthe, an interdisciplinary seminar organized by Roland Barthes during 1978 and 1979, reached two principal conclusions: first, that despite the apparent c

Tracing Indo-American Encounters, 1780s-1880s (for ACLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Anupama Arora, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; Rajender Kaur, William Paterson University
contact email: 
aarora@umassd.edu, KAURR@wpunj.edu

This seminar seeks to draw on the growing body of work oriented toward the transnational and global turn in American Studies to trace connections between the Indian subcontinent and the United States

The Evidence of Realism (deadline 9/23/15; ACLA, Harvard 3/17-20/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
geoffrey.baker@yale-nus.edu.sg

The Evidence of Realism

[For the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Harvard University, March 17-20 2016]

The Marvel Cinematic Universe as Literature (NeMLA 2016 Roundtable 15845)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos, Independent Scholar / Derek S. McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
maryiatrop@gmail.com / derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

With dynamic individual superhero/superhuman characters populating a world of complex, interwoven mythologies and origin stories, the films and television series of Marvel Comics Studios present an ex

The Monster In The House: Domestic Ideology in Superhero Narratives (NeMLA 2016 Panel 15842)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos, Independent Scholar / Derek S. McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
maryiatrop@gmail.com / derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

Deadline for abstract submissions: September 30th 2015

Animals, Animality, and National Identity (ACLA 3/17-3/20/2016; due 9/23/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kchez@bmcc.cuny.edu

This seminar will explore how national identities have been forged through the manipulation and deployment of animals and animality. How have animals, and ideas associated with such animals, been used to construct imagined communities? How have these constructions helped to strengthen or weaken national borders? How have assertions of imagined community, as expressed via relations with animals, overlapped with racial/ethnic identities?

In naming both animals and animality, I allude to the intersection of material practices with the representational appropriation of ideas and values of certain animals, which together forged the affective ties of groups or nations. The seminar also hopes to pursue issues surrounding the internal production of national identities by citizens and residents, as well as tensions arising when “outsiders” attempt to challenge, co-op, or otherwise influence these identities.

Rethinking National Foundations: Using/Abusing History (ACLA 2016; March 17-20; Cambridge, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Malburne-Wade (Gettysburg College) / ACLA 2016
contact email: 
mmalburn@gettysburg.edu

Foundational texts, events, and people influence our cultural and national personas.

Call for papers and creative writing August 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
smatheson

The quint’s twenty eigth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

The Reception of Geoffrey of Monmouth in Medieval and Early Modern Britain, ICMS Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Shirley, Cardiff University
contact email: 
shirleyve@cardiff.ac.uk

Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia regum Britanniae' was one of the most popular versions of insular ‘British’ history in the medieval and early modern Britain.

Trans/forming the Digital Humanities: Disciplinary Borders, Digital Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016 - Hartford, Connecticut
contact email: 
jbretmaney@gmail.com

Literary studies finds itself today at a double crossroads: as trans-formative digital humanities practice becomes increasingly accepted and visible in our research and curricula, so, even in more tra

Narratives of Forgetting and the Forgetting of Narratives - ICMS Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
danielle.bradley@rutgers.edu

Working forward from Mary Carruthers’ foundational work on the construction of memory structures, this panel seeks to understand medieval priorities of what to remember and what to forget.

The Afterlives of Nineteenth-Century Medicine (March 10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
INCS 2016 (Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies)
contact email: 
rablumen@iuk.edu and dlelekis@fit.edu

From sympathetic contagion to animal magnetism, nervous physiology to cell theory and germ theory, nineteenth-century medical theory and practice imagined human embodiment in open relation to the environmental, economic, religious, and political forces that shape historical experience.

CFP: Romance in Medieval Britain Conference 17th-19th August, 2016, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Romance in Medieval Britain Biennial conference
contact email: 
robert.rouse@ubc.ca

CFP: Romance in Medieval Britain Conference
17th-19th August, 2016
University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Adolescence in Film and Television (March 21-25, 2016; Proposals due October 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, to be held March 21-25, 2016 in Seattle, Was

[UPDATE] Roundtable: "Crushed Silos: The Video Essay, Film, Writing, and Technology." NeMLA Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Romanow/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
rromanow@uri.edu

Call for Papers

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT

[UPDATE] Phoneography: Low-tech, Mobile, Mutant, and Guerilla Film Theory NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Romanow/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
rromanow@uri.edu

Call for Papers

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT
iPhoneography: Low-tech, Mobile, Mutant, and Guerilla Film Theory

The New Literary Anxiety (ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal, March 17th-20th, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Oldfather, University of Colorado,Colorado Springs; Rebecca Soares, Arizona State University
contact email: 
rebecca.soares@asu.edu, eoldfath@uccs.edu;

The melancholic poet, the neurasthenic female reader, the man of artistic temperament: these heavily typed figures, each coded in the medical and psychological discourse of its own time, together besp

[UPDATE] Trafficking Memory: Women, Catastrophe, and the Limits of the Transnational; Submissions Deadline 8/31/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young and Adele Parker
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu ; aparker@holycross.edu

If one measure of the term catastrophe lies in its power to subvert existing systems, we ask how this concept impacts certain memory-narratives produced by contemporary women writers and artists in th

[UPDATE] Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: UPDATE

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

Looking at erotic visual art from the German-speaking world

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jludewi1@binghamton.edu

NeMLA 2016 Hartford, CT (March 17-20, 2016)

Description:

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Hofmann/University of Wuppertal
contact email: 
bhofmann@uni-wuppertal.de

CfP: Translated Memories: Transgenerational Perspectives in Literature on the Holocaust

The Gender-Free Being, Kalamazoo ICMS 12-15 May 2016 SMFS Sponsored Session

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Kim, Associate Professor of English at Vassar College / Phoebe C. Linton, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu / phoebe.linton@ed.ac.uk

One of the SMFS sponsored series, this session on ‘The Gender-Free Being’ invites papers to consider portrayals of characters in medieval history, literature and art of any period or language that explore the extent to which an individual’s identity is distinct from their socially gendered, or sexual being.

The River: Flows of Innovation and Exchange in the Global(i)zed English World

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Modern Languages, North South University
contact email: 
conference.deml@northsouth.edu

We would like to solicit abstracts, with a maximum of 300 words, for papers addressing any aspect of our theme of innovation and exchange.

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