category: international conferences

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

"Life, in Theory"

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantly

States of Exceptionalism: Globalization, Difference, Power (8-9 May 2014, Giessen, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC)
contact email: 
Ebbe Volquardsen: ebbe.volquardsen@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

Call for Papers: International Conference

States of Exceptionalism
Globalization, Difference, Power

International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC),

ACLA 2014-- Approaches to Comparative Media & Digital Culture (New York City)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA -- American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
lychee@yorku.ca, ndicecco@sfu.ca

ACLA 2014 -- New York University
March 20-23, 2014

Approaches to Comparative Media and Digital Culture

Seminar Organizers:

UPDATE "Transatlantic Connections" Conference in Donegal, Ireland Jan 15-18 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University & Institute of Study Abroad Ireland
contact email: 
nhamill@drew.edu

The deadline for responses to the CFP, Drew University "Transatlantic Connections" Conference, in Donegal, Ireland Jan 15-18 2014 has been extended to Friday November 15th.

ACLA (20-23 March 2014) SEMINAR : Typography and the Textual Economics of the Mise-en-Page

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

In “Desistance,” Derrida’s introduction to Lacoue-Labarthe’s “Typography: Mimesis, Philosophy, Politics,” Derrida meditates on the “onto-typo-logy.” While he is interested in the inelu

Teaching John Dos Passos (ALA. May 22-25, 2014. Washington, DC.)

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

Johns Dos Passos in the American Tradition (ALA. May 22-25, 2014. Washington, DC.)

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

Last year’s conference featured a panel on the intersections of Dos Passos and Hemingway.

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

Things to Remember: Materializing Memories in Art and Culture - International Conference Radboud University Nijmegen June 5-6,

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
contact email: 
thingstoremember@let.ru.nl

Things to Remember:
Materializing Memories
in Art and Culture

International Conference Radboud University Nijmegen
June 5-6, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

International Symposium on Simulation and Serious Games

full name / name of organization: 
Korea Games Society
contact email: 
contact@seriousgamesconference.org

This conference aims to gather together academics and researchers on a like-minded platform. The conference welcomes submissions in the following topics (but are not limited to).

Medicine, Humanities, and Social Sciences Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Paul W. Child/Sam Houston State University
contact email: 
eng_pwc@shsu.edu

The 6th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

San Houston State University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Huntsville, Texas
February 27-28 2014

UPDATED DEADLINE: November 15, John Douglas Taylor Conference 2014: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, Canada
contact email: 
africanculturalstudies@gmail.com

CONTEMPORARY ORIENTATIONS IN AFRICAN CULTURAL STUDIES: MAY 30 - JUNE 1, 2014

http://africanculturalstudies.wordpress.com/.

Frontiers in Films , 7th  Law  and  Film International  Conference, 27 and 28 June 2013, University of La Rochelle, France

full name / name of organization: 
Danièle André for the Organizing Committee, University of La Rochelle
contact email: 
daniele.andre@univ-lr.fr

Call for Papers
Frontiers in Films
International Conference 7th  Law  and  Film  International  Conference 27 and 28 June 2014
University of La Rochelle, France

The Poetics of Collage

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Creative Collaboration, London
contact email: 
thepoeticsofcollage@gmail.com

Si ce sont les plumes qui font le plumage, ce n’est pas la colle qui fait le collage.

Max Ernst, ‘Au-delà de la peinture’ (1936)

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments: A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments will bring together scholars and postgraduates interested in the role of environments in colonial and postcolonial encounters and the relations that they engender.

Coleridge Summer Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of Coleridge (Academic Director: Tim Fulford)
contact email: 
kerri.andrews@strath.ac.uk

The Coleridge Summer Conference, Cannington, Somerset.
28 July-1 August 2014

Academic Director: Tim Fulford

Keynote speakers: Marjorie Levinson, J. C. C. Mays, Damian Walford Davies

Knowledge, Capital, Critique: The University and the Humanities in the Ongoing Transformation of Capitalism (Nov. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scarter2@uccs.edu

ACLA 2014
March 20 – 23, 2014
New York University

DEADLINE: November 15, 2013

Nineteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates
contact email: 
ron.kates@mtsu.edu

April 4, 2014

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Skip Nipper, Nashville baseball historian

Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories 26-27 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ottoman Cosmopolitanism AHRC Network
contact email: 
ottoman.cosmopolitanism@leeds.ac.uk

Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories AHRC Research Network

International two-day conference
26- 27 June 2014, Birkbeck College, University of London

Bollywood and Its Other(s)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Design, Communication and IT, University of Newcastle
contact email: 
Dr Vikrant Kishore: vikrant.kishore@newcastle.edu.au, Dr Susan Kerrigan: Susan.Kerrigan@newcastle.edu.au or Dr Amit Sarwal: amit

Bollywood, with aesthetics of its own, is a veritable storehouse of material that can be read in as many ways as possible.

Call For Papers - POLITICS/AESTHETICS : A TRANSNATIONAL TURN? Graduate Student Symposium 1-2 May 2014 at Northwestern University

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University
contact email: 
emiliecappella@u.northwestern.edu

Keynote speaker: Françoise Lionnet (Professor of French and Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles)

A Mystery To Be Inspected: Center or Periphery in the Noir Novels of Northern Europe?

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
eaaiken@syr.edu

A Mystery To Be Inspected: Center or Periphery in the Noir Novels of Northern Europe?

Seminar Organizer: Edward Aiken (Syracuse University)

cfp Hrotsvit 2014, 31 May 2014; University of Hull England UK; deadline 6 Jan 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, England, UK
contact email: 
k.m.cockin@hull.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers Conference
To be held on Saturday 31 May 2014 at University of Hull, England

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 NOVEMBER 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

[UPDATE]: Reading the United States in Contemporary World Literatures, ACLA 2014 (Deadline: Nov. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
katherine.hallemeier@okstate.edu

ACLA 2014
20-23 March 2014
New York University

[REMINDER] What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
meve@lincoln.ac.uk

Please email 200-300 word proposals for 20-minute papers and brief biographical notes of 50 words to the conference organisers: Dr Siân Adiseshiah, Dr Martin Eve, Dr Rupert Hildyard, and Dr Agnes Woo

[UPDATE: deadline extended] Toxic Assets: Divestment in the Anthropocene (abstracts due Nov 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Organisation (New York, Mar 20-23)
contact email: 
philip.dickinson@utoronto.ca

In order to avoid the most disastrous consequences of global warming, it is likely that we must leave most of the world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves unburned.

[UPDATE] Dwelling in Diaspora - ACLA 2014 - New York University (New deadline: November 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Syrkin (University of Muenster), Khachig Tölölyan (Wesleyan University)
contact email: 
elizabeth.syrkin@uni-muenster.de

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
20-23 March 2014, New York University
Seminar title: Dwelling in Diaspora

ACLA 2014 (NYU) Panel: Capital Flow: Education as Exchange in Antiquity and the Renaissance (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers & Luisanna Sardu/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle, in his Nicomachean Ethics, states that reciprocal exchange is the glue which holds society together, saying “The very existence of the state depends on proportionate reciprocity…failing

[UPDATE]CFP: Displacing the Voice: Popular Music in Spanish Cinema 1923-2013, CUNY Graduate Center. DEADLINE 12/31/13

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center / The Foundation for Iberian Music
contact email: 
displacingthevoice@gmail.com

Displacing the Voice: Popular Music in Spanish Cinema 1923-2013

Conference at The CUNY Graduate Center, New York, Friday April 4, 2014.

Kathleen Vernon, keynote speaker.

Call for Special Sessions - (dis)junctions 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

SHAW Postgraduate Writing Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Women in the Americas
contact email: 
shawwriting@gmail.com

The Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) is hosting a writing workshop for postgraduate students on Wednesday 11th December at UCL, Institute of the Americas.

European Workshop on Software Ecosystems 2013 Dec 5th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
European Workshop on Software Ecosystems 2013 Dec 5th 2013
contact email: 
karl_popp@hotmail.com

https://sites.google.com/site/ewseco13/home
Invitation

WAR, WORDS AND THE WORLD: RE-PRESENTING THE GREAT WAR (26-28 FEBRUARY 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
THE CENTRE OF ADVANCED STUDY IN ENGLISH, JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
prof.a.lal@gmail.com

The First World War is the first major war to have left an archive behind it.

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