category: international conferences

[UPDATE} MAY 27-30, 2016 Divergent Depictions: Alternative Representational Subjectivities in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association
contact email: 
agonzale@stfx.ca; sandra.navarro@wne.edu

Divergent Depictions:
Alternative Representational Subjectivities in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and Gender (extension to 31 August)

full name / name of organization: 
L.M. Montgomery Institute
contact email: 
Laura.Robinson@rm.ca

L.M. MONTGOMERY AND GENDER: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 AUGUST 2015

The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
kathryn.huie@lmc.gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

Divergent Depictions: Alternative Representational Subjectivities in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association (LASA - 2016) New York
contact email: 
agonzale@stfx.ca; sandra.navarro@wne.edu

The representation of individual and communities in film have been consistently informed and transformed by cultural and institutional values throughout Latin American cinema’s history.

ICLA 2016 - CFP: Theory in Love (group session 17327)

full name / name of organization: 
Brendon Wocke
contact email: 
brendon.wocke@gmail.com

This panel concerns theory speaking in terms of love, seeking to establish the relationship between “ l’âmour” and theory.

Asylums, Pathologies and the Themes of Madness: Patrick McGrath and his Gothic Contemporaries, January 16th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
m.r.foley@stir.ac.uk

A one-day symposium

Saturday 16th January 2016

Keynote Event

Breaking Boundaries: Interdisciplinarity, E-Learning, and Universities without Walls:January 7-8, 2016, Jadavpur University

full name / name of organization: 
Enhancing Quality, Access and Governance in Undergraduate Education in India ( Project E-QUAL)
contact email: 
somakmukherjee2011@gmail.com

The University, traditionally defined, is an institution that promises ‘universal’ or holistic education.

8th International Conference 'Word, Utterance, Text: Cognitive, Pragmatic and Cultural Aspects' (registration till 1 Sept 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Chelyabinsk State University
contact email: 
slovo_csu@mail.ru

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite the academic community to attend the 8th International Conference "Word, Utterance, Text: Cognitive, Pragmatic and Cultural Aspects", which will be held on April 20-22, 2016 at Chelyabinsk State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia).

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

Political, Social, and Economic Development in Occupied Countries (16,17 November, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Conference on Political, Social and Economic Development in Occupied Countries / Students Forum Institute
contact email: 
psedo@studentsforum.org.ps

While any proud people will resist the idea that they are victimized, there are undeniable consequences of the occupation of any peoples’ land by an outside force.

Shibboleth 1967/1968 [International Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 2-4 December 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
conference.shibboleth@gmail.com

On behalf of the Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Science, POLIN Museum of the

[Update] Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS Kalamazoo 2016
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, March 21-25, 2016, Seattle: Proposals Due 10/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

Shakespeare's Italy (abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

Paris on Film (abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the many different ways that the City of Light has been captured in films from a variety of countries.

CFP: ‘Cultural Anxiety as Creative Potency of Cosmopolitan Perspective in Comparative Literature’- 2016 ICLA, July 20-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Choon-Hee Kim
contact email: 
eureka@snu.ac.kr

Location: Vienna University, Vienna
Deadline for Panel, abstracts in English or in French by 31 August 2015

Group Section:

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

'We All Have These Thoughts Sometimes': Stevie Smith Conference, 11th March 2016; Jesus College, Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Noreen Masud (Oxford); Dr Frances White (Kingston)
contact email: 
steviesmithconference@gmail.com

'We all have these thoughts sometimes.'
-- Stevie Smith, Some Are More Human Than Others (1958)

[CFP SCMS 2016] The Possibility of an Island Film

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Pomp / Harvard University
contact email: 
pomp@g.harvard.edu

The oft-remarked “spatial turn” in cultural studies (initiated in part by the reception of Michel de Certeau, Henri Lefebvre, and David Harvey) converged with a resurgence of interest in films tha

Museum Engagements in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature; NeMLA 2016; Hartford, CT; March 17-20, 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
capogna.f@husky.neu.edu

The rise of the modern museum was (and remains) a global event that resonates across literary cultures.

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

The Passions and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics_ASECS 2016_Abstracts Due 9/15

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Sodano, University at Albany
contact email: 
jsodano@albany.edu

Scholars working at the intersection of literary aesthetics and emotional experience are encouraged to submit to this Cultural Studies Caucus panel for ASECS 2016 in Pittsburgh, March 31 - April 3.

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.

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.

International Conference on Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer (ICMFHT'16)

full name / name of organization: 
International ASET Inc
contact email: 
info@icmfht.com

The International Conference on Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer (ICMFHT'16) aims to become the leading annual conference in fields related to multiphase flow and heat transfer.

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

[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

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.

CFP: Alternative Nostalgias in literature from the “Other Europes” Düsseldorf, June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sanja.ivanov@mail.utoronto.ca

MLA International Symposia: Translating the Humanities
Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations
Düsseldorf, Germany, 23–25 June 2016

Panel:

[UPDATE] iDMAa Conference: Call for Papers DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media Arts Association
contact email: 
bmaher@american.edu

Call for Entries

iDMAA Conference: Call for Papers DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CORRECTED HYPERLINK: http://idmaa.formstack.com/forms/idmaa2015

Call for Papers; 'The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sunny Harrison
contact email: 
medievalanimalhealth@gmail.com

Please find below a CfP for the International Medieval Congress, University of Leed, July 2016; ‘The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies’

Call for Proposals:'Identity, Intimacy' conference - Toronto, 30-31 October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Extended deadline for proposals: 5 September, 2015

For detailed CFP, see http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

Call for Abstracts: "Departments as Villages: Re-imagining Grad. Student Relationships," NeMLA, Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Heidebrink-Bruno/ Lehigh University/ NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
seb211@lehigh.edu

Many people are familiar with the expression, “It takes a village to raise a child,”—but perhaps, the same is true of graduate students.

El exilio y la minificción en la narrativa de Max Aub, Gómez de la Serna y Sławomir Mrożek

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Stefanski (Canisius College), Gonzalo Hernández Baptista (U of Kentucky)
contact email: 
stefansm@canisius.edu; ‎declamados@gmail.com

La mesa redonda se propone explorar las confluencias entre tres autores, Max Aub, Ramón Gómez de la Serna y Sławomir Mrożek, cuya condición de emigrantes dejó huellas en su producción minificci

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