category: interdisciplinary

Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

Title: Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

CFP:

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jahiissa65@gmail.com

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.org) is organizing a special issue to analyze the work of Frances Cress Welsing, MD.

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)

Crime and Criminality, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society, University of South Carolina
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

The Carolina Graduate Literature Society is thrilled to announce the third annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

Crime and Criminality
April 1-2, 2016 

New Series - Horror Studies (Call for Proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wales Press
contact email: 
X.Aldana-Reyes@mmu.ac.uk

NEW SERIES – HORROR STUDIES

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

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

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

"The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017,

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. O'Dell
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

Is the historical novel a literary genre in the formal sense or is the term merely a placeholder for fictions about the past?

CSA Performance Working Group: Policing Crises Now

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference Villanova University (June 2-5, 2016)
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gradcenter.cuny.edu) and Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

Policing Crises Now: The Cultural Studies Association’s Performance Working Group invites submissions for the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Villanova

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

Panel Description:

Bodies and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
contact email: 
CIMMA2016@hotmail.com

Call for papers: “Bodies and Politics”

The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 2/25/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

Imperial Middlebrow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading
contact email: 
k.macdonald@reading.ac.uk

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

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

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

Suicide

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suicide2@inter-disciplinary.net

Suicide
2nd Global Meeting

Call for Participation 2016

Monday 18th July – Wednesday 20th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

emporal Space in Cinema: Architectural Constructions and the Fourth Dimension in Film

full name / name of organization: 
Mahsa Foroughi/ Griffith University
contact email: 
mahsa.foroughi@griffithuni.edu.au

The study focuses on the relationship between architecture and the fourth dimension in aesthetic terms. Its core assumption is that architecture is more than just built environments but an art form.

Electronic Literature and Narrative Theory (June 16-18, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Narrative Conference and ebr (Electronic Book Review)
contact email: 
bsterr3@uic.edu

Narrative conference and ebr are seeking proposals that explore the relations between the study of electronic literature and the study of narrative theory.

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Lies and Big Feet.
contact email: 
liesandbigfeet@gmail.com

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

Digital America Issue no. 7 | Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life
contact email: 
info@digitalamerica.org

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 7.

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoconference2016@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery: Submissions Extended Until January 22 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany 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)

“Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue June 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the humanities face conceptual, theoretical, and ethical challenges from within their own ranks, as post-racial and post-human discourses problematize or reject

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Difference, Other, and Activism: A Colloquium on Expressions of Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature - 2/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte's Children's Literature Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unccharlotteclgo@gmail.com

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium exploring current trends of representation of diversity and expression of identity in children's and YA literature.

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Special Journal Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CFP Issue Vol. 5, no. 1

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

"Vanishing Islands?" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Carla Manfredi
contact email: 
cmanfred@hawaii.edu

Papers examine colonial/postcolonial representations of environmental disaster, vulnerable and/or resistant populations, and the discourse of extinction in the Pacific Islands across literary or sub-l

[UPDATE]: "The Soul in Community: Individual and Collective Spiritualities in New France," 13-15 Oct. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Collectif d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire du Spirituel sous l’Ancien Régime (CAHSA)
contact email: 
Spiritualitecolloque2016@gmail.com

Deadline has been extended to 15 February 2016. We welcome your proposals.

(French version below)

Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary conference on:

“Non-Fictions of Race: Post-War Writing Genres” for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

Expression and relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s spirituality in the arts, education and politics

full name / name of organization: 
"Gitanjali and Beyond", published by the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
c.kupfer@napier.ac.uk

For the Special Issue “Tagore and Spirituality" of the new peer-reviewed online journal Gitanjali and Beyond, we are inviting papers about Tagore’s spirituality and its expression in socio-cultura

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
salvador.jimenez.murguia@gmail.com

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

[UPDATE: NEW DEADLINE] Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Issue: May-Aug, Vol. 69, N.2, 2016
Deadline: 29/February

Textshop (T)issues (special issue) -- Textshop Experiments

full name / name of organization: 
Textshop Experiments
contact email: 
ulmertextshop@gmail.com

[Update] Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) Deadline Proposal Extended to January 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
mary.wearn@mga.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel for the for the 27th annual American Literature Association conference.

Sarah Piatt at 180 and Palace - Burner at 15: the View from 2016

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ Submission by 25 Feb. 2016

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

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