category: international conferences

MLA January 8-11, 2015 (Vancouver, British Columbia)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
margaret.konkol@lmc.gatech.edu

The William Carlos Williams Society invites short papers for a roundtable on “Remembering Williams, Williams Remembering” to be held at the 2015 MLA.

International and Interdisciplinary Colloquium "Art in the Trenches | In the Trenches of Art". 100 years of First World War

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa
contact email: 
ilc@letras.up.pt

In order to solemnize the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Institute of Comparative Literature of the Faculty of Arts of University of Porto will associate itself with government

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions extended until March 30

Alice Munro - 6-7 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr

This international conference will focus on Alice Munro's first collection of short stories, Dance of the Happy Shades, published in 1968, and will try and offer new perspectives, some forty-five year

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. 41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies in partnership with DEMOS
contact email: 
sccsnewracisms@sussex.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Made Spaces and Liminality in Postmodernity

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association (MLA) Vancouver 2015
contact email: 
alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

2nd Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute,Grigol Robakidze University and University of the Azores
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

After the successful 1st Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum, EMF 2013 which gathered over 150 researchers from more than 40 countries worldwide the European Scientific Institute, ESI, Grigol Robakidze U

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Through a geocritical focus, the goal of this panel is to explore the significance of spatial identity.

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
mark.phelan@nuigalway.ie

Keynote address: Robert Fisk (seven times world journalist of the year and author of In Time of War: Ireland, Ulster and the price of neutrality, 1939-45)

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS... (11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, Helsinki 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for proposals: 15 April 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS

Digital Humanities Roundtable, Hong Kong, May 15-17

full name / name of organization: 
City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media and English Department
contact email: 
Hemans.Wong@cityu.edu.hk

In an effort to bring together literary theorists, writers, computer programmers and artists to investigate the impact of new technologies on the humanities, City University of Hong Kong has planned t

[UPDATED] The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000
July 1-4 2014
University of Sydney

http://novelnetwork.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

“Brendan Behan: rescuing the writer from the myth”: International Brendan Behan Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Università Roma Tre/University of Notre Dame, Rome
contact email: 
john.mccourt@uniroma3.it

“Brendan Behan: rescuing the writer from the myth”: International Brendan Behan Conference
25-26 September 2014

"III International Conference on the American Literary West" (U.Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: October 8-10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REWEST (UPV/EHU, U. Basque Country)
contact email: 
rewest2014@gmail.com

THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: A TERRITORY WITHOUT BORDERS?
III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
UPV/EHU (UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY)
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN, OCTOBER 8-10, 2014

The 2014 International Conference on Romanticism, Sept. 25-28

full name / name of organization: 
The International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)
contact email: 
icr2014@stthomas.edu

The 2014 meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by the University of St. Thomas.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver: The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This panel seeks papers that offer a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis. Papers will be accepted in Spanish or English.

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

Chaucer at Galway II: Chaucer and Realism
International two-day conference at the National University of Ireland, Galway
25th-26th June, 2014

Conference "Resistance. Subjects, Representations, Contexts", 6-8 Nov 2014, Oldenburg, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Migration, Education, and Cultural Studies, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany
contact email: 
Martin.Butler@uni-oldenburg.de

Call for Papers:
Resistance. Subjects, Representations, Contexts
International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Oldenburg, Nov 6-8, 2014.
Organized by Martin Butler and Paul Mecheril

DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com



Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S., Canada)
August 15-17, 2014

World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@wcsne.org

The World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014) will be held at the Temple University. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education.

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Faculty of Letters and Arts

CALL FOR PAPERS

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE CONFERENCE:

CHANGING PLACES

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
globalhistoryofthebook@gmail.com

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty’s Postcolonial

EXTENDED DEADLINE: BCLA PG Conference "Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon"

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcla.alternatives@gmail.com

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EXTENDED DEADLINE: 10th MARCH 2014
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BCLA Postgraduate Conference

[UPDATE] Literary London 2014: Ages of London: deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

23-25 July 2014, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London

Articles required for Issue 2 of The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for Issue 2 of The New Union. For more information and to see our first articles, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

Call for Papers – International Conference on 'Localities through Mobility. Cultures of Motorway in Contemporary Europe'

full name / name of organization: 
Section of Contemporary Cultural Studies in the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland)
contact email: 
ieiakconference@gmail.com

Section of Contemporary Cultural Studies in the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland) announces call for papers for international, interdi

[UPDATE] Specters of Influence, 2nd International Seminar on Literature, Cracow, May 17, 2014 (CFP March 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
contact email: 
spectersofinfluence@gmail.com

Specters of Influence
2nd International Seminar on Literature
Cracow, May 17, 2014

Community Engagement, Critical Literacy, and Literary Studies (MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Special Session Roundtable
contact email: 
aknight@calstatela.edu

The term “community engagement” has of late become something of an academic buzzword in the United States, accompanying and engendering innovative new pedagogy and research possibilities, as well

Scotland: The Divine and the Sublime -- MLA 2015 Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinm31@wpunj.edu

This proposed special session will look at how writers have used Scotland's often turbulent religious history to create or challenge constructions of nation, gender, or the divine.

Masculinities Beyond the Center -- MLA 2015 Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinm31@wpunj.edu

This proposed special session will look at how masculinities from geographic, political, or cultural peripheries--including Scottish and Irish masculinities--have challenged or helped construct hegemo

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