Literature for children and young adults is a rich source of material for the study of literary maps, one that has been largely overlooked, despite the growth in academic interest in this area of study. We are therefore seeking contributions for a proposed collection on maps in children's literature that will bring together the best current thinking on the topic, which will become a resource for scholars, and provide a springboard for further study in this area, particularly in terms of interdisciplinary and international discourses.
The Transnational Clash: Essays on "the Only Band that Matters" will be a cross-disciplinary collection of scholarly essays dedicated to the work of The Clash, and as such the first of its kind. It will bring together research by literary critics, sociologists, popular music specialists, musicologists, historians and cultural and area studies specialists in order to explore the transnational aspects of the band's music, lyrics and global cultural impact. The recent conference in Belfast – A Riot of Our Own: a Symposium on The Clash – strongly suggests a high level of contemporary academic interest in the band's work.
Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299
Submission deadline: November 1, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 46th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org
CALL FOR PAPERS:
THE ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL
MARGARET CAVENDISH SOCIETY CONFERENCE
18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015
HOST: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute, Cyprus College of Art
VENUE: Nicosia Museum (Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus
THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish's writings. The theme may include topics such as:
The Fourth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia will be held in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, from 17-20 June, 2015.
In association with the Juvenilia Press (University of New South Wales, Australia), the conference will bring together researchers, teachers and students to discuss aspects of literary juvenilia and to share insights and ideas into the study of young writers and their works.
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton TX
October 1-3, 2015
When it was stated that blacks are not women, it did not signify that black women were lacking in some essence of womanhood. Rather, it was meant to indicate the ways in which feminism as practiced by white women failed to take cognizance of the different experiences of non-white women. Consequently, black women came up with their version of feminist theory that took into consideration their unique experiences as well as their problems as black and women. They that the preoccupations of white feminism were not universal and neither were their problems identical. They therefore imagined a different feminism for themselves that will fully address the reality of the black woman.
disClosure is an annual thematic publication dedicated to investigating and stimulating interest in new directions in contemporary social theory. The forthcoming Spring 2015 issue will draw on the work of a variety of scholars, artists, and acclaimed members of academia from a social theoretical perspective. The journal will include a variety of media including scholarly essays, poetry and visual art.
Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held on 17-18 April 2015.
We are now requesting academic papers and new creative writings for reading and performance. The Writing for Liberty Conference will focus on the relationship between forms of creative writing and questions of personal, artistic, social, and political liberty. Contributions may refer to any period in history and to any social, political or cultural context, though our main emphasis will be on contemporary writing practice and critical/theoretical response.
Call for Papers: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
January 5th, 2015 is the deadline for submissions.
The abstract submission deadline for "Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence" has been extended to November 15, 2014.
Call for Papers
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
HUMOUR IN SHAKESPEARE'S ARCADIA: GENDER, GENRE, AND WORDPLAY IN EARLY MODERN COMEDY
Florence 23rd April 2015
The graduate students of Cornell's Medieval Studies Program are pleased to announce their twenty-fifth annual Student Colloquium. The Colloquium will take place Saturday, February 7th at the A.D. White House on campus. We look forward to a keynote lecture from Professor Nino Zchomelidse from John Hopkins University, entitled "The Place of Ritual in the Visual Culture(s) of Medieval Southern Italy." All attendees are invited to dinner with Professor Zchomelidse on Friday before the conference and Saturday afterwards.
CALL FOR PAPERS
GLOBAL ASIAS CONFERENCE
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
APRIL 9-11, 2015
Please distribute this to any and all interested parties.
Seeking abstracts and panels on African literature and themes of development, urban space, and human rights
CALL FOR PAPERS
The University of Texas Africa Conference
Development, Urban Space, and Human Rights
Venue: The University of Texas at Austin
April 3-5, 2015