category: modernist studies

[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

(UPDATE) CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

[ACLA 2016] Liquidly Queer: Fluids That Matter

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu; jrow@bu.edu

Slick, lubed, squirting, dry: bodies, fluids and the act of sex have long been sensually, erotically intertwined. But what would it look like to move from a poetics to a queer politics of fluids?

[UPDATE] Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 18

Screening Women's Health - SCMS - March 30-April 3, 2016 - Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Tennessee State University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@gmail.com

Screening Women’s Health

19th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance at Paine College - Nov. 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catherine Adams / Humanities Department at Paine College in Augusta, GA
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

2015 Theme: The Rise of Respectability and Rebelliousness: Gendered Perspectives of the New Negro Women and Men during the Renaissance

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)

Performance and/as Exception (ACLA 2016, March 17 -20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
William Burch (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
Burch.William@Rutgers.edu

The state of exception, theorized by Carl Schmitt and Giorgio Agamben, describes the state’s ability to grant exemptions to the normative order of its own law, and in so doing to perform itself as a

Word and Image on Page, Stage, and Screen in the Long Nineteenth Century, NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kate.holterhoff@gmail.com

The organizers of this panel session welcome papers that engage with any aspect of the word-image nexus in illustrated novels, stage productions, or film in Anglo-European or North American culture du

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