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Psychoanalysis and the International - ACLA 2015 Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 5:29pm
Rachel Greenspan, Duke University

In the history of ideas, psychoanalysis has often been understood as a Victorian, European discourse that, like other modern knowledge projects, expanded along an imperial trajectory, exporting its universalizing theory of the subject to South Asia, Australia, North Africa, and throughout the Americas. At the same time, however, the transnational diffusion of psychoanalysis has historically been driven by political strife and exile from European fascism, Soviet socialism, North African colonialism, and South American dictatorship.

ACLA 2015: Sound and Performance in Poetry of the Americas (deadline 10/15/14)

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 11:55am
American Comparative Literature Association

Sound and Performance in Poetry of the Americas

This seminar considers the role of sound and performance in poetry of the Americas across a range of periods and movements. We are interested in case studies and theoretical discussions that consider musically inflected texts; archives of performance; graphical representations of sound on the page; uses of creoles and vernaculars; and methodological inquiries into the intersections of sound studies, performance studies, distant reading, close reading, and hemispheric studies.

Tracking the Chinese Avant-Gardes

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:18am
Barrett Watten / Wayne State University

Tracking the Chinese Avant-Gardes: Literary and Visual

Organizers: Barrett Watten, Wayne State University; Jonathan Stalling, University of Oklahoma; Jacob Edmond, University of Otago

InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching Call for Papers for Volume 10

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:46am
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching

Call for Papers
Volume 10: Scholarly Teaching and Learning

InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching is a scholarly publication designed to highlight the work of postsecondary faculty at colleges and universities across the United States. It is a refereed scholarly journal published annually by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Park University that features theoretical and empirically-based research articles, critical reflection pieces, case studies and classroom innovations relevant to teaching, learning and assessment.

ICFA 36 The Scientific Imagination - Fantasy Literature Division

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:19pm
The International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts

ICFA 36 "The Scientific Imagination" Fantasy Literature

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

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36th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

The Scientific Imagination
March 18-22, 2015
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
Deadline: October 31

The Fantasy Literature division welcomes papers on all aspects of fantasy literature (broadly defined to mean anything from genre fantasy to magic realism and folk tales) including, but not restricted to, criticism on works by fantasy authors writing in English, inter disciplinary approaches to the genre, and scholarship on fantasy theory.

British Women Writers Conference 2015

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:05pm
British Women Writers Association

23rd Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference June 25th-27th, 2015

Hosted by The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
at The Heyman Center, Columbia University

Conference Theme: Relations

Univ. of Georgia--Annual Conference

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 3:38pm
English Graduate Organization

The English Graduate Organization at the Univ. of Georgia invites papers in a wide range of disciplines for our annual conference this upcoming March 20-21 (panels 1/2 day Friday and a full day on Saturday). While we as an organization stress literary studies, we hope to foster an eclectic group that touches on a wide range of exciting, ongoing scholarship. Furthermore, scholars of any stripe are encouraged to apply. We wish to have every level of the academy represented, from distinguished faculty to beginning graduate students (or even promising undergraduates). Status should not be a factor (be it discipline or experience level): our focus is the promotion of high-quality, new, and innovative work.

Call for Papers: Hispanic, Latino(a), Chicano(a) Literature at CEA 2015

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 1:55pm
Joseph M. Viera / College English Association

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
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
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Submission: August 15 - November 1, 2014
Please see the submission instructions at

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 11:16am
New Voices

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference. This year's annual conference will be held February 5-7, 2015, at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and will feature papers, panels, workshops, creative writing readings, and speakers related to our annual theme, which is as follows.

Sensational Men: : Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 8:33am
Falmouth University and Victorian Popular Fiction Association (UK)

Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction,
Theatre and the Arts

18th April 2015

Co-hosted by Falmouth University and the Victorian Popular Fiction Association

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers: William Hughes, Bath Spa University & Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

ACLA 2015 - Security and Hospitality

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:09pm
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting

This panel will take place at the annual meeting of the ACLA, March 26-29, 2015.

Details here:
Submit Proposals Here:

Organizer: Jeffrey Clapp, Hong Kong Institute of Education

Co-Organizer: Melissa Karmen Lee, Co-Organizer Institution: Chinese University of Hong Kong

"Freaks & Geeks" March 6-8, 2015

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 5:37pm
“Freaks & Geeks” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 6-8, 2015

"To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these... these civilized people, they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve."
- The Joker, The Dark Knight