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Postcolonial Studies Association Convention, 7-9 September 2015, University of Leicester (UK); Deadline 28 Feb 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester
contact email: 
psa2015convention@gmail.com

The first PSA convention will be held at the University of Leicester (UK), from 7 to 9 September 2015.

ALA 2015: Whitman and Social Theory

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

American Literature Association
May 21-24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts

WALT WHITMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Whitman and Social Theory

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

The 2015 International and Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLIST (Association of History Literature, Science & Technology)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology
contact email: 
ahlist1@gmail.com

AHLIST
Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology
www.ahlist.org

CALL FOR PAPERS
2015 International and Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST

Re:Humanities’15: Save, Share, Self-Destruct. (April 9-10) DEADLINE TO SUBMIT January 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Re:Humanities
contact email: 
re.humanities@gmail.com

Re:Humanities ’15: Save, Share, Self-Destruct.
Bryn Mawr || Haverford || Swarthmore
April 9-10, 2015
rehumanities@gmail.com
#rehum15

ALA - Society for Contemporary Lit General Call

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Lit
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA.

Military Masculinities in the Long Nineteenth Century, 20th-21st May 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
anna_maria_barry@hotmail.com and erbutcher@gmail.com

Keynotes: Doctor Holly Furneaux and Professor Joanne Bailey.

(Update) Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

(UPDATE) THE VICTORIA--CFP: JANUARY 2015 EDITION

full name / name of organization: 
the Victorian
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

New January Edition

A new edition of "The Victorian" will be published in January 2015. Please send along your articles, reviews and conference papers for inclusion.

Alice through the Ages: The 150th Anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. 15th-17th September 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Jaques, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
zj216@cam.ac.uk

Alice through the Ages: The 150th Anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

15th-17th September 2015.

The Discourse of Power in Anglo-American Literature, September 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Discourse of Power in Anglo-American Literature
XI International Conference on Anglo-American Studies

Cetinje, September 11-13, 2015

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2015ealaconference@gmail.com

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association
Theme: Secrets
Conference organizers: English and American Literature Association of the Republic of

[UPDATE] Natures 2015 abstract deadline extended to Dec. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Natures 2015: Reading the Books of Nature
Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

Pataphysics Then & Now - Edited Volume (Abstract Jan. 15, 2015; Papers April 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Taylor & Katie L. Price
contact email: 
price.katiel@gmail.com

*****
Contributions are sought for PATAPHYSICS THEN & NOW, a collection of essays edited by Michael R. Taylor (Dartmouth) and Katie L. Price (U Toronto).

[UPDATE] Thresholds and Beyond: Exploring Concrete and Abstract Borders, Boundaries, and Frontiers, Indiana, PA, March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Indiana University of Pennsylvania -- Indiana, PA

Georgia Philological Association: May 29, 2015 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
dbuehrer@valdosta.edu

The tenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State College Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

[EXTENDED DEADLINE: 12/15]: Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at UCSB’s English Department
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, “Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800,” to

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

[UPDATE] Mid-20th-Century American Poetry and the Question of Beauty, ALA Boston, 12/12/14; 5/20-24/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, Boston, May 20-24, 2015
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

"Rigor of beauty is the quest," writes Williams in his preface to "Paterson." "But how will you find beauty when it is locked in the mind past all remonstrance?" For the 2015 ALA conference in Bosto

Authenticity and Imitation in Translation and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
contact email: 
authenticity@swps.edu.pl

For Plato, as it is only too well known, imitation was an unwelcome way of bringing falsity to the world.

Missed Connections - Department of Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington Graduate Conference 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Indiana University
contact email: 
iu.complit@gmail.com

Missed Connections

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL
IS SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2015 ISSUES

About the Journal:

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Article/Interview Submissions Open: ASAP/Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/Journal
contact email: 
editors_asap@press.jhu.edu


ASAP/Journal, the new scholarly journal of ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, is accepting articles and artist interviews as well as alternative format criticism for its 2016 and 2017 volumes. Journal issues are published triannually by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

We seek well informed scholarly writing that excites new ideas and analyzes groundbreaking movements, moments, and works of literary, media, visual, musical, or performing art after 1960. We also consider articles that re-vision relationships between the contemporary arts and the art of previous periods. Articles exploring world arts, new aesthetic theories and new techniques and forms, interrelations between the contemporary arts fields, and international perspectives are particularly welcomed.

Interviews and dialogues are invited that feature emerging or established literary, media, visual arts, performing, and musical artists who are creating art that is changing the vital and shifting landscapes of the contemporary arts. We feature one artist interview per issue.

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Call for Papers: “Rulership: Kings and Queens in Elite and Popular Cultures.”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
Professor Francis K. H. So <francs@kmu.edu.tw>; TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues:

As announced at the closing of the 8th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical,

Richard Brautigan Society (ALA 2015, Boston; deadline for proposals January 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Brautigan Society
contact email: 
matthew.stefon@gmail.com

The Richard Brautigan Society welcomes proposals for a session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference, held May 21-24, 2015 at the Copley Westin in Boston, MA.

[UPDATE] Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sheffield University
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Department of English
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

Jim Harrison Panel (ALA Boston, May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for a panel at the American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 21-24, 2015.

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

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