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CFP Interactions Journal vol. 24 Deadline: October 15, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:02am
Interactions Ege Journal of British and American Studies

Annual deadline : October 15
Interactions (ISSN 1300-574-X) is an international journal featuring essays on British and American Language, Literature, Culture and Translation Studies published annually by Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).

It is blind refereed by international scholars and indexed in MLA International Bibliography and Gale Cengage, and available at the British Library and the Harvard University Library.

Articles (4000-8000 words) and reviews (1000-2000 words) should fallow MLA parenthetical citation format.

Please send submissions as word file attachments to the editor:
Prof. Dr. Sebnem Toplu:

"Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives" -- Deadline January 15, 2015

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:36am
De Montford University, Leicester, United Kingdom

Title: "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives"

Date: 25 March 2015

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester

Coinciding with the interment of King Richard III in Leicester, De Montfort University's Centre for Textual Studies and Centre for Adaptations are co-hosting a one-day conference called "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives". 20-minute papers are invited on all topics related to:

* The historical King Richard III

* The various dramatic/fictional King Richard IIIs onstage and elsewhere

* The genre of the history play in its own time and after

* Textual problems in the early editions of Shakespeare's history plays

April 1 - 4 2015, New Orleans Any area of Africana including Music, literature, dance, religion,

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 2:47pm
Popular culture association

Popular culture Association is seeking papers for the African American Culture section. Papers including but not limited to African traditional and contemporary culture, Literature, dance, Popular terrorism, material culture, Music, clothing styles, folklore, popular medicine, alternative spirituality and any aspect of AFrican derived culture especially music, literature and dance. contact Popular culture Association website at mark subject line with PCA.

"Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 8:12am
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, "Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times," Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability. She asserts that answers to problems lie within the "aesthetic encounters" that we practice, study, and teach, which "elicit a sense of vulnerability that can move us toward an ethics and a politics of open endedness and mobility, attuning us to the needs of the present, potentialities for change, and to the future." Vulnerability, in essence, sustains us. In this era of STEM-focused funding and vast academic change, the humanities continue to reconfigure vulnerability into sustainability.

39th Annual PAC Conference, 6-7 March 2015 - Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington, North Carolina

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 2:26pm
Philological Association of the Carolinas

The Philological Association of the Carolinas invites you to submit papers related to this year's theme of cultural production. We welcome panel and paper proposals on the rhetorical situation of author and reader (producer-consumer); the historical and materialist context of cultural texts; translation; minor literature; and, of course, on Wilmywood films such as Blue Velvet, Empire Records, Firestarter, Lolita,and Iron Man 3.

Papers on literary, cultural, media, film and communication studies are also welcome, as are presentations on pedagogy, semiotics, linguistics, and literary and cultural theory.

Scritture migranti 8/2014 - call for abstracts

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:29am
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting proposals for its 8/2014 issue. Interested scholars should send an abstract (at least 2 pages long) and a short bio to Materials must be unpublished and submitted exclusively to our journal . Deadline for submissions: DECEMBER 10, 2014.

Make Contact: Circulating Small and Micro Press Poetry in Canada (ACCUTE 2015; due November 1)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:18am
ACCUTE 2015 (University of Ottawa)

The history of small and micro presses in Canada is, in part, an exploration of creative modes of distributing literature. Many of these presses extend the modernist injunction to "make it new" to modes of publishing and to modes of distribution. In Cerberus (1952), the first title from Contact Press and a pivotal publication in Canadian small press, Raymond Souster declares, "the big thing is to get it across, 'make contact'" (75). Making contact for small and micro presses often requires navigating the space between writer and reader in new and creative ways. We seek papers that ask how small and micro press literature has been distributed, historically and in our contemporary moment.

Open call to participate in Literary Arts Articles for 2014/2015

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 5:52pm
Kelly Keyser / Scarlet Pink Magazine

Scarlet Pink magazine is an arts and literary magazine, seeking to provide fine writing to accompany the fine artists featured.

We are currently undergoing changes and growing and as Arts & Humanities Major's, we believe in developing the type of content that will appeal to and provide sustenance to those who are hungry for a literary work that combines art with culture, writing with intellect and content with a visual appeal.

We are currently seeking papers (250-500 words) in the following genres. We are not an academic journal but the writing essays we are looking to include in upcoming issues should be informative, interesting and educational, but not formal.

The Pathetic Fallacy and "Animal" Life

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 3:18pm
Eric Earnhardt / Case Western Reserve University

The Pathetic Fallacy and "Animal" Life –– A panel at the ASLE 2015 Conference in Moscow, Idaho (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment)

Organizer: Eric Earnhardt, Case Western Reserve University
Respondent: George Hart, California State University Long Beach

[UPDATE] New Approaches to H.D. panel, Louisvile Conference on Lit and Culture since 1900 (deadline now Sept 30)

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:58am
H.D. International Society

We invite paper proposals for a panel the H.D. International Society is organizing at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 26-28, 2015, hosted each year by the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. The focus of the panel, "New Approaches to H.D." is open-ended, and we will consider work focusing on any aspect of H.D. and/or her circle, although the interdisciplinary emphasis of the conference (which expressly embraces literature's relationship to other arts and disciplines) means that an interdisciplinary angle might be especially appropriate.

Kay Boyle: Language and Emotion, American Literature Association 2015, CFP due January 16, 2015

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 9:35pm
Kay Boyle Society

The Kay Boyle Society invites contributions on the innovative ways which Kay Boyle communicates emotion through language in any of the four genres. The focus may include particulars of her narrative or lyric craft, and/or analysis of her publication strategies used to reach broader audiences with her work. We particularly welcome approaches that employ tools of thought from the fields of Affect Studies and Trauma Studies to provide fresh perspectives on works in Boyle's oeuvre that have remained overlooked. Papers might consider Boyle's representations of personal, historical, or cultural trauma in her works, including her writing about war and/or her political activism.

Harlot Special Issue: Crafting and DIY Rhetorics (2 January 2015 Deadline)

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 4:07pm
Harlot: a revealing look at the arts of persuasion (Online Journal)

Call for Submissions from Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion

Special Issue, Spring 2015: Crafting and DIY Rhetorics

2 January 2015 - Submissions Deadline

Guest Editors:
Amber Buck, Megan Condis, Kristi Prins, Marilee Brooks-Gillies, Martha Webber

These days the word "craft" gets attached to a lot—from cocktails to crochet, 3D printing to upcycled t-shirts, handmade paper to handmade pickles. And this trend only appears to be growing as craft is closely connected to the DIY movement: a wide-ranging, ever-expanding, and sometimes controversial field of work and play.


Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 2:19pm
Florida International University


Department of Modern Languages
Florida International University
Miami, FL
April 9th-10th, 2015


"The tradition of the oppressed teaches us that the 'state of emergency' in which we live is not the exception but the rule. We must attain to a conception of history that is in keeping with this insight."
(Walter Benjamin, "On the Concept of History,"1940)