category: international conferences

The American and British Nations in Contemporary Landscape Photography - March 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Morère / Université de Nantes, France
contact email: 
julie.morere@univ-nantes.fr

Workshop, March 28, 2014
‘The American and British Nations in Contemporary Landscape Photography’

Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l’Interculturalité (CRINI)

Chicago Shaw Symposium 2014, May 16-17, at the Chicago Cultural Center, Travel Grants Available

full name / name of organization: 
International Shaw Society, ShawChicago Theater Co., Literature and Languages Department at Roosevelt University, Illinois Humanities Council
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

"Bernard Shaw's Use of Language -- Artistic Innovation, Social Critique, and Political Argument. His Cultural Legacy.

Bloosmbury C21 Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bloosmbury and Centre 21, University of Brighton UK
contact email: 
M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014: Towards A Twenty-First Century Literature

10-11 April 2014, Brighton, UK

Supported by: Bloomsbury Higher Education Academy UK Gylphi Myriad 3AM Magazine

Ireland, Wales, and the First World War, Sept 10-12, 2014 An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Wales-Ireland Research Network/Cardiff University
contact email: 
GramichK@cf.ac.uk

Ireland, Wales, and the First World War: History, Myth, and Cultural Memory

An Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the Wales-Ireland Research Network

September 10-12, 2014

Queer Québec Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
American Council for Québec Studies (ACQS)
contact email: 
provench@umbc.edu

In early 2013, forty years after Montreal’s Théâtre de Quat’Sous first staged the queer themes of Michel Tremblay’s ground-breaking Hosanna, Sans Tabou productions announced the creation of Co

Not a Dry Eye in the House: Tears in Performance – March 21, 2014 - Paris-Sorbonne

full name / name of organization: 
Denis Lagae-Devoldère and Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne)
contact email: 
tearsinperformance@gmail.com

Representing tears in the theatre hinges on the paradoxical performance of an absence: while the lacrimal flow can usually be explained, its physical manifestation mostly eludes visibility.

CFP American Circuits, American Secrets. Banff, Alberta: Sept 18-21, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta / Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
organizers@circuitsandsecrets.com

According to a top-secret 2009 National Security Agency report leaked by now infamous former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden, approximately one third of all international telephone calls, and more

Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference April 2-3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University
contact email: 
eholliday.karre@qu.edu.qa

Writing Back:
Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference
An international two-day conference (2-3 April 2014) at Qatar University

Call for Papers: Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (June 19-22, 2014); Proposals Due January 19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya R. Cochran, President / Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
California State University-Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA
Conference Dates: June 19-22, 2014
Proposal Deadline: January 19, 2014

"Cold War After China," Shanghai, China 27-29 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/6 Shanghai: Modern and Postmodern Arts: China and the Present
contact email: 
belletts@lafayette.edu

I am soliciting proposals for a roundtable discussion on the broad topic of "Cold War After China."

Unmasking Masquerade: Exploring Disguise and Display Across the Humanities (14-16 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mcgillmasquerade@gmail.com

“‘Masquerades, I have generally heard said, were more silly than wicked,’” declares one respectable character in Samuel Richardson’s novel Sir Charles Grandison (1754), “‘But they are now, I am convinced, the most profligate of all diversions.’” Richardson’s disapproval of the bal masqué’s vulgar dissipation represents just one incarnation of a rich and multivalent concept.

Captivating Criminality: Crime Writing, Darkness and Desire 24-26 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
r.gordon@bathspa.ac.uk

Captivating Criminality: Crime Writing, Darkness and Desire
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
At Corsham Court (http://www.corsham-court.co.uk/)
24-26 April 2014

Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945; July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London; abstract due December 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
Robert Hemmings <roberthe@nipissingu.ca>

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London

Aging and the Humanities, ACLA New York 2014, Deadline Nov 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 20-23, 2014
contact email: 
limbu@pdx.edu, elanacommisso@gmail.com

Dominant representations of old age depict it as a period of debilitation and decline, frailty and dependence, isolation and loss of selfhood.

[Update] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Motherhood and Labor in Transnational Women’s Writing (March 20-23 2014, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
shadighazimoradi@gmail.com

Unconventional Archives - Literature and the Uses of History, 17 -18 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme, University of Oxford
contact email: 
unconventionalarchives2014@gmail.com

Unconventional Archives: Literature and the Uses of History is a two-day workshop to be held at Ertegun House, Oxford on the 17 and 18 of January 2014.

Travel, Technology and War: Word and Image/Engagement and Denial. University of Dundee (Scotland), August 11-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
jtmarquardt@eiu.edu

Please consider submitting an abstract for consideration in the following session at the IAWIS/AIERTI international conference at the University of Dundee (Scotland), August 11-15, 2014.

Call for Participants - Cannibal Modernisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Cannibal Modernisms

King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference, 7th-8th November, 2013.

Animals as Cultural Capital, ACLA 2014 -- Deadline Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sundhya.walther@mail.utoronto.ca

Animals often enter into human culture by way of their symbolic currency; their power as figures of representation often overshadows their presence as material beings.

Exeter Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference - 24th-25th July 2014 - deadline for proposals 28th March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
pgmedhums@exeter.ac.uk

Call for papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference

59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) University of Birmingham 10-13 April, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham / British Association of American Studies
contact email: 
baas2014@contacts.bham.ac.uk

The 59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) will be hosted by the School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham 10-13

“Non-Traditional Slaveholding in the Atlantic World” July 11-12 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
C.M.Armstrong@mmu.ac.uk

Non-Traditional
Slaveholding in the
Atlantic World

July 11-12 2014
Senate House, London
Call for Papers

CFP Shakespearean Journeys: ASA Conference Seminars (5/15-17/2014; 12/10/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Bi-qi Beatrice Lei / Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

Disability and James Joyce at the International James Joyce Symposium, Utrecht June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vaclav Paris / University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
vaclav@sas.upenn.edu

This panel will investigate connections between any aspect of James Joyce's works and any aspect of disability.

Thinking Gender '14 Conference CFP (Submissions by Oct. 14, 2013)(Conference on Feb. 7, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Call for Papers

Toxic Assets: Divestment in the Anthropocene (Abstracts due Nov 1st)

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.

CFP: BRISMES UK 2014

full name / name of organization: 
May Hawas
contact email: 
mayhawas@hotmail.com

Travelling Literature, World Literature:
The Eastern Journey from Local to Global.

From Cardboard to Keyboard and Back - International Board Game Studies Associaiton 21 - 24 May 2014 UK

full name / name of organization: 
University Campus Suffolk
contact email: 
bgs@ucs.ac.uk

International Board Game Studies Association

XVIIth Annual Colloquium

Wednesday 21st - Saturday 24th May 2014

hosted by
UCS Ipswich

From Cardboard to Keyboard and back

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the De

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

Be Merry and Wise: Children's Literature from Chapbooks to the Digital Age conference, 28-29th March 2014, NUI Maynooth, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
The Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (ISSCL)
contact email: 
anne.markey@nuim.ie

Children’s literature has always existed on a continuum between entertainment and instruction.

Teaching World Literature Around the World

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
james.nikopoulos@nu.edu.kz

World Literature as a field of study and as a subject of teaching has moved increasingly to the fore in the United States. But what happens when the teaching of World Literature leaves these shores?

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