category: modernist studies

Modern Creatures - special issue of the European Journal of English Studies (2015), proposals 31/10/13

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)
contact email: 
Virginia Richter <richter@ens.unibe.ch> - Pieter Vermeulen <pieter.vermeulen@english.su.se>

Modern Creatures
Volume 19 of EJES
Deadline for proposals: 31 October 2013

Guest Editors: Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)

Childhood and Hybridity in the Literature and Film of Indian Diaspora (Deadline 15/04/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 (November 1-3 at Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego)
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca

This panel will explore issues of childhood and hybridity in the fiction and film of Indian diaspora, looking at how childhood is represented and/or constructed at the moment of cross-cultural encount

Woolf and London's Colonial Writers (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Evans
contact email: 
elizabeth.evans@nd.edu

This proposed panel investigates literary, political, social, and spatial connections between Virginia Woolf and contemporaneous London-affiliated writers from the British colonies.

FINAL CALL--COUld you please post this asap? March 4 The Return of the Text: A conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email:

Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trandell@sandiego.edu

We invite papers for a special session on “Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)” at the 111th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held

"Making Meaning in Modern Drama" [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 5/31

full name / name of organization: 
Taylor Roosevelt / American University
contact email: 
taylor.k.roosevelt@gmail.com

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

[UPDATE] Panel: Randall Jarrell at 100

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 and MLA Executive Committee on Children's Literature
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

“All that I’ve never thought of - think of me!”

[UPDATE] Repetition - with a difference? :: May 9-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2013@gmail.com

Last year we heard Barack Obama say “Yes, we can” for a second time, and saw Youtube viewers watch and re-watch Psy’s “Gangnam Style” for the billionth time (really!): we live surrounded by

CFP: Rediscovering Morocco

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Discoveries, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2013
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Session Proposal: “Rediscovering Morocco”

MLA Januray 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Ballengee
contact email: 
jballeng@towson.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts from a range of periods and regions for the following Special Session Proposal for MLA 2014 in Chicago:

Epic, Tragedy, and Community
Special Session

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