category: interdisciplinary

The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
iiui-uncw@uncw.edu

While it seems as though the Euro-American culture is everywhere globally—from television shows to fast food restaurants, international trade treaties to sanctions and strikes—this conference expl

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ 19 May/ Deadline 25 Feb.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

[UPDATE] Shakespearean Communities 14th-16th April 2016 (extended deadline; some funding available)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
shakespearean-communities@port.ac.uk

To mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Centre for Studies in Literature and the Centre for European and International Studies Research at the University of Portsmouth are holding

"Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts and Cultures, 1660-1830" (5-7 October, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Huelva, Spain
contact email: 
aphrabehn2016@gmail.com

The Aphra Behn Europe Society invites submissions of papers for its biennial conference, “Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts & Cultures in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1660-1830”, to be held a

Queer at Camp

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Kidd & Derritt Mason
contact email: 
kbkidd@ufl.edu; derritt.mason@ucalgary.ca

The American Camp Association reports some 12,000 summer camps in the United States alone, and there are nearly a thousand more in Canada.

Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, Emerson Society panel

full name / name of organization: 
Emerson Society
contact email: 
roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu

Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 2016

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE] 14th Annual UAlbany EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

full name / name of organization: 
UAlbany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

Speculative Temporalities of Home | for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home | Abstracts by 1-25-16

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
horka@gwu.edu

“Home” might sound like a place, but time is also one of home’s critical axes.

Mapping Memory - March 11, 2016. Abstracts Deadline Feb, 15.

full name / name of organization: 
French Ph.D Program, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
contact email: 
mappingmemoryconference@gmail.com

The French PhD Program at the CUNY Graduate Center invites papers from all disciplines that examine early modern, modern, and postmodern places of memory in French-language texts

Oxford English Graduate Conference on 'Progress', 3 June 2016 (deadline: 19 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ágota Márton / University of Oxford
contact email: 
agota.marton@ell.ox.ac.uk

OXFORD ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 3 JUNE 2016: PROGRESS

‘When any real progress is made, we learn and unlearn anew what we thought we knew before.’
(Henry David Thoreau)

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michi

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing) - The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

full name / name of organization: 
EcoMaterialisms Collective
contact email: 
EcoMaterialismsCollective@gmail.com

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing)
The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

Keynote: Zakiyyah Iman Jackson George Mason University, English

[UPDATE] Fugitive Environmentalisms-- Deadline Extended to March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submission of essays to be considered for a special issue in the environmental humanities.

UConn Conference on the Teaching of Writing, March 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
FIRST-YEAR WRITING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
contact email: 
FYW.UCONN@GMAIL.COM

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Eleventh Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

Co‐sponsored by the Aetna Chair of Writing and the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute

The Subject of Women in Proust - MLA 2017, Philadelphia, PA - abstracts due by March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session
contact email: 
akudish@bmcc.cuny.edu, ckent@mercy.edu

The Subject of Women in Proust

CFP: Panel Series on the German Graphic Novel (GSA Sept 29-Oct 2, San Diego, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
German Studies Association
contact email: 
jludewi1@binghamton.edu

Panel Series: The German Graphic Novel

CFP The Geography of Wealth: Proposed Special Session for MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Deirdre Mikolajcik
contact email: 
deirdre.mikolajcik@uky.edu

Proposed Special Session for the 2017 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, Jan. 5-8, 2017, Philadelphia, PA.

Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Veterans Studies
contact email: 
mgrohow@gmail.com

The Journal of Veterans Studies invites submissions for its inaugural issue Summer 2016

Journal Focus and Scope

Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story9@inter-disciplinary.net

Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative
9th Global Meeting

Call for Participation 2016

Sunday 10th July – Tuesday 12th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Exploring Sexuality and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ess@inter-disciplinary.net

Exploring Sexuality and Spirituality
Call for Participation 2016

Wednesday 6th July – Friday 8th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

UPDATE: CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY in Small Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
The 7th International Conference in Small Cinemas
contact email: 
lenuta.giukin@oswego.edu

The Jagiellonian University
Krakow, Poland, September 28-30, 2016
DEADLINE: April 30, 2016

Socialist Media Landscapes: Queerness / Gender / Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Evan Torner (University of Cincinnati)
contact email: 
evan.torner@gmail.com

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Socialist Media Landscapes: Queerness / Gender / Sexuality
Seminar at the 2016 German Studies Association Conference

CFP Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

Regarding Nicolas Calas

full name / name of organization: 
Athens School of Fine Arts, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
contact email: 
regardingcalas@gmail.com

Regarding Nicolas Calas: An International Symposium
Athens School of Fine Arts, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
21-22 October 2016

[UPDATE] Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, [DEADLINE February 2 ,2016] [2nd Call]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies
contact email: 
jheck@ur.rochester.edu

Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

VISAWUS 2016: Transgressions Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2016 Abstracts by March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
contact email: 
visawus2016@gmail.com

he Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies of the Western United States invites papers on transgressions of established boundaries, ways of seeing transgression, those who transgressed and those behaviors

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis (Feb. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Wallace / Queen's University
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca

We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled “Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis,” that will treat cultural production and practices relat

[UPDATE] Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_deadline extended to 02/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

[UPDATE] Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_deadline extended to 02/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

Call for Articles in Communication/Media/Journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its 2016 issues.

Spooks, Spies and Intelligence Communities: Narrative, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel Centre for Contemporary Writing , University of Brunel
contact email: 
martyncolebrook@gmail.com

In the post-1945 Cold War, in the post-millennial 9/11 period with Daesh-influenced ideological cultural clashes, the concept of undercover espionage and the spy has returned center-stage if in a diff

Catastrophe: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Catastrophe
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Worlds of John Thelwall (NYC: 12/15/16; 6/25/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Romanticism Group
contact email: 
bugg@fordham.edu

THE WORLDS OF JOHN THELWALL

Sustainability and Relevance: The Independent Library in 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Independent Libraries
contact email: 
louisa.yates@gladlib.org

Independent libraries occupy a unique place in the world’s cultural life.

Reminder: Andrew Davies: the Screenwriter as Adaptor (18th March, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
anna.blackwell@dmu.ac.uk, natalie.hayton@dmu.ac.uk

Keynote and plenary discussion with Andrew Davies

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