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Other Archives, Other Souths -- MLA Chicago 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature seeks paper proposals for a sponsored panel at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, January 9-12.

[UPDATE] Topographies of Popular Culture (25-26 Oct 2013; deadline 15 Mar.)

full name / name of organization: 
Unversity of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
markku.salmela@uta.fi

The conference website has now been opened: http://www.uta.fi/ltl/plural/topographies/. Please follow the link for information about the conference venue, accommodation, registration, and travel.

viscera: Seeking Creative Writing/Poetry Submissions for 2nd Biannual Chapbook

full name / name of organization: 
The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
journalwomenwriters@gmail.com

The California Journal of Women Writers is a new online journal featuring original reviews and criticism of women's literature from across North America, as well as interviews with authors an

Literature and Film in Australasia

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies
contact email: 
erueschmann@hampshire.edu

AAALS seeks proposals for 15-20 minute papers on any aspect of Australian or New Zealand literature and/or film, including adaptation, narrative, history and cultural identity for the 2014 MLA confere

Captivity / Writing / Unbound (Edited Collection) May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pat Cesarini and Becky McLaughlin / University of South Alabama
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@southalabama.edu

Call for Papers for Collection: Captivity / Writing / Unbound

Upcoming Deadline 1/25: CFP Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World, interdisciplinary graduate conference

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
nqadir@english.umass.edu

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass- Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

Exile, Death, Sacrifice: The Poetics of Suffering in Francophone Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Caucus of the MLA
contact email: 
lbourdeau@ucdavis.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2014 MLA annual meeting (Chicago, Jan. 9-12, 2014). Please send abstracts (ca.

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013 [Due 2/1/13]

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

[UPDATE] CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE The World We Have Imagined: Literature, Nature, and the Environment Conference - April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; john.scaggs@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the relationship between Literature, Nature, and the Environment, which will focus on the idea of the environmental imagination, imaginary worlds, and imag

April 18-20, 2013, Humanities Symposium, U of Puerto Rico, Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico, School of the Humanties
contact email: 
dagifh.rrp@upr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

NWSA 2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality

full name / name of organization: 
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
wrightrm@indiana.edu, karlic@stanford.edu, aasha.foster@nyu.edu, przybylo@yorku.ca, kgupta2@emory.edu

2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
November 7-10, 2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR "OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT" CONFERENCE MARCH 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 31 2013**

10th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 1-2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013; abstracts due 1 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics@ugent.be

Call for Papers for 2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School
“Memory Unbound: Transcultural, Transgenerational, Transmedial, and Transdisciplinary Dynamics of Memory” (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013)

http://www.mnemonics.ugent.be/news/cfp-ghent/

[UPDATE] William T. Vollmann at ALA 2013 (Boston, May)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Clare, Boise State University
contact email: 
ralphclare@boisestate.edu

One of the notable features of William T. Vollmann’s work is its ability to defy simple classification.

IJRC, a journal of radical inquiry seeks papers for Vol 02 No 02

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Radical Critique
contact email: 
ijrc.editor@live.com

We are now reading for Vol 02 No 02. The deadline is March 15, 2013 with a tentative publication date of March 30th.

FINAL EXTENSION: IU Grad Student Conference: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University English Department Graduate Student Advisory Committee
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, entitled “Consent: Terms of Agreement,” to be held a

UPDATE. Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public. An inter-disciplinary conference on art and urban spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent - Artscapes Group
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts

CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)
Ruth Washbrook (Scottish Screen Archive/NLS)

Reorientations: East Asia in Recent Anglophone Fiction/Journalism

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Goodwin
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Increasingly important to the world economy as an engine of growth, the dynamic region of East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Korea) has for decades figured prominently in world media for its

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space [UPDATE] Conference Date March 23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired th

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 15 February 2013

Gender, Sexuality, and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities/ California State University, Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

Keynote Speaker: Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, New York University

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Emerging Scholars in Performance, ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group of the Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2013 Emerging Scholars Panel

Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Department Graduate Conference
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

Nostalgia itself has a utopian dimension, only it is no longer directed toward the future. Sometimes nostalgia is not directed towards the past either, but rather sideways.

Collection on Transgressive Women in Global Speculative Fiction [2/28/2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Guyant/ University of Wisconsin & Elizabeth Bowman/ University of Guam
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu and ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

The interconnection of speculative fiction, transgressions against social norms, gender studies, and global perspectives is compelling because speculative fiction allows for a unique approach to socia

Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2013 - DEADLINE MARCH 15th

full name / name of organization: 
York University Graduate Conference
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca and jvandor@yorku.ca

Picking Through the Trash
English Graduate Students’ Association Conference at York University, Toronto
May 10th and 11th, 2013

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

A matter of lifedeath

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@ad.umanitoba.ca

A matter of lifedeath
October 1-4, 2014

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

“Refashioning America: Critiques, Narratives and Aesthetics of Transculturation,” November 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2013@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea
The 48th International Conference

Place: Seoul, South Korea
Date: November 1-2, 2013

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

Ways of Being / Modes of Existence: Human, animal, machine

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Dominique Lestel, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Paris
Verena Andermatt Conley, Harvard University
Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State University

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