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3rd Global Conference: The Dark Side of Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Dark Side of Celebrity

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Global Positioning Systems: Mapping Beings Being Mapped

full name / name of organization: 
William Thomas McBride/Illinois State University
contact email: 
wmcbrid@ilstu.edu

Contribute to this book project growing out of the 2013 American Comparative Literature Conference in Toronto.

452ºF CFP: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com), to be published on January 31st 2015.

Voice and Empowerment -- October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday October 24, 2014, and Saturday October 25, 2014

Theme: Voice and Empowerment

Saturday Luncheon Speaker: Fiction Writer Bonnie Jo Campbell

Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University
contact email: 
edleuschner@fhsu.edu

Call for Submissions

Research

Pedagogy

Reflection

Research Notes

The Form(s) of Writing: Rhetorics, Genres, Media, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Gray, Queensborough Community College - CUNY
contact email: 
pgray@qcc.cuny.edu

The Form(s) of Writing: Rhetorics, Genres, Media, Disciplines

[Deadline Extended to March 1st] Theory/Post-Theory: An Interdisciplinary Conference

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

Submit your work to the 2014 RES Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Silkstone / Oxford University Press
contact email: 
tom.silkstone@oup.com

The Review of English Studies is inviting entries for its 2014 Essay Prize. The RES Essay Prize aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad.

Teaching American Gun Cultures | MLA Special Session, Vancouver 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
rsimonse@uwo.ca

Today, Americans collectively own well over 200 million guns. And so it seems impossible to imagine the United States without the presence of guns. To own or not to own a firearm is a question that surely defines other crucial aspects of what it means to be American. This Special Session invites innovative approaches to teaching the representation of American gun cultures based on, but not limited to, geography, socio-economic status, race, gender, and sexuality.

The End of Remediation?

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Committee for the Community College
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The Committee for the Community College is sponsoring two sessions at the MLA Convention in Vancouver in January of 2015. Visit www.mla.org for more information about the convention.

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”.

Call for Books Reviews - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (www.ethosreview.org) is looking for book reviews to include in the inaugural issue of our journal, which will be published in A

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

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[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

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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.

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