category: professional topics

Objects of Modernity: Practice, Heritage, Methodology

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Birmingham
contact email: 
d.t.moore@bham.ac.uk

British Academy Early Career Research Event:
Objects of Modernity: Practice, Heritage and Methodology
The University of Birmingham
Tuesday 24th June 2014

Procrastination: Cultural Explorations, 2 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Yardy, University of Oxford
contact email: 
ProcrastinationOx@gmail.com

PROCRASTINATION: CULTURAL EXPLORATIONS
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
at the University of Oxford
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Football and Communities of Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Football and its Communities, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
csfc@mmu.ac.uk

The 3rd annual Centre for the Study of Football and its Communities (CSFC) conference “Football and Communities of Resistance” will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University on Thursday 12th J

[Update] Deadline Extended: Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

UPDATE Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Literature in Translation
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines 3/28/14

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Volume 2 (2014): Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

Guest Editor: Lisa Emerson, Massey University (N.Z.)

Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: February 14th

How to Succeed in College: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Academic Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Riecken/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

We all have classroom experiences that likely come to mind when talking with prospective students and their family members. We also remember our own college experiences when we were students.

Connections 2: A Critical Thinking Conference

full name / name of organization: 
East Georgia State College
contact email: 
Kathy Whitaker whitaker@ega.edu

Join East Georgia State College for its second annual Critical Thinking Conference!

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development; June 13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick UK
contact email: 
N.Degirmencioglu@warwick.ac.uk

Confirmed speakers: Professor Justin Rosenberg (The University of Sussex),Neil Davidson (The University of Glasgow),Professor Neil Lazarus (The University of Warwick)

37th Annual NJCEA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
dcasale@kean.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS
37th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

I Know What You Didn’t Do Last Summer - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students
contact email: 
samo1@tigers.lsu.edu

Roundtable will discuss tactics for using summers to make academic and professional progress: researching, teaching, and/or gaining alt-ac experience.

Teaching with Poetry to Build Reading and Writing Skills MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nate Mickelson, Guttman Community College (CUNY)
contact email: 
nate.mickelson@guttman.cuny.edu

This proposed special session explores innovative pedagogies that use poetry to challenge and engage developing college writers.

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Audition seeks plays, production process pieces, theory, pedagogy, and more

full name / name of organization: 
Audition: A Journal of Drama and Interdisciplinary Performance
contact email: 
DayanaSimona12@gmail.com; rcostello@mcneese.edu; jasonknight14@gmail.com

What We Like

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society, Temple University
contact email: 
info@wcsne.org

Call for Papers, Extended Abstracts, Posters, Tutorials and Workshop

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World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

ISUF 2015 – XXII International Conference. City as organism: new visions for urban life. 22-26 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISUF Italy http://www.isufitaly.com
contact email: 
info.rome2015@isufitaly.com

ISUF 2015 - International Conference. City as organism: new visions for urban life. 22-26 September 2015. Faculty of Architecture, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome, Rome, Italy

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Classroom assignments relating Shakespeare to "classics" - to be compiled as a chapter in a forthcoming Ashgate companion volume

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Keilen / University of California at Santa Cruz; Nick Moschovakis
contact email: 
moschovakis@gmail.com

The editors of The Ashgate Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature (forthcoming 2016) welcome brief submissions of 700 words or fewer for a multiauthored compilation of classroom as

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

Teaching Memory: Approaches to Teaching the Memoir: MLA 2015 in Vancouver, BC, Jan 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/Community College Humanities Association MLA Allied Organization
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Autobiography and memoir have become canonical staples, but also contested sites for discussing the boundaries of fictional and non-fictional self-representation.

Problems and Solutions for Modernist Digital Humanities. MSA 15 (Nov 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Ross
contact email: 
shawna.ross@asu.edu

With its textually diverse and expanding canon, its relative immunity to copyright problems, its attention to formal qualities, and its following of academics dedicated to “making it new,” moderni

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