category: religion

AULLA Conference 2016: ‘Love and the Word’, Melbourne December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AULLA
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Hosted by Victoria University, the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 7th-9th December 2016.

Goddess Studies Unit Call for Papers: Loyola Marymount University, March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
American Academy of Religion, Western Region
contact email: 
comingintobeing@gmail.com; lramey@calstatela.edu

The Goddess Studies Unit seeks to retrieve the narrative importance of female figures in mythology and religion and works to infuse equity into the nature of exclusion.

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

SLSA 2016 - On Heterodox Science: Anarchy, Creativity, Facticity (Nov. 3-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA)
contact email: 
dpl151@psu.edu

On Heterodox Science: Anarchy, Creativity, Facticity

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) themed panel
3-6 November 2016
Atlanta, GA

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016.

‘Gender and Trauma’: The Eighth International Conference on Iris Murdoch [1-2 September, 2017]

full name / name of organization: 
Chichester University, UK
contact email: 
ims@chi.ac.uk

This Eighth International Conference on Iris Murdoch celebrates a new collaboration between the University of Chichester, and the Iris Murdoch Archive Project at Kingston University London.

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures - PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA
contact email: 
mcannella@nevada.unr.edu

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 11 - 13, 2016
Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures

Ten Years Gone: Celebrating the Works of Octavia Butler-- SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Shelat / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jshelat1@student.gsu.edu

This year marks 10 years since the untimely death of Octavia Butler. It is also the 40th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster.

[UPDATE] Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi (Augustana College) and Afrin Zeenat (University of Dhaka)
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

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full name / name of organization: 
MMLA - St. Louis 2016
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

In the spirit of MMLA’s conference theme of “Border States,” this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Summer Issue Submission Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is an international journal run out of Binghamton, New York.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE- 2 MAY 2016] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Michaeline Crichlow; Simon During; Walter Mignolo

[UPDATE] Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections An interdisciplinary international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionspoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

Embodying/Disembodying Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises
contact email: 
poulain.al@orange.fr mccannfiona@gmail.com

Études irlandaises 42.1 Spring/Summer 2017 issue: “Embodying/Disembodying Ireland”.

Last Call for Submissions to Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance. 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

[UPDATE]**Extended Deadline** DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 19-21, 2016
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFP Frankenstein and the Fantastic (Themed Session) (6/15/16; NEPCA Keene, NH 10/21-22/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FRANKENSTEIN AND THE FANTASTIC
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A THEMED-SESSION OF THE
FANTASTIC (FANTASY, HORROR, AND SCIENCE FICTION) AREA

Visit us at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

[UPDATE] CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol. a, "Filth" / An open-access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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Frugal Honesty - July 8 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver, BC
contact email: 
njayadev@sfu.ca

FRUGAL HONESTY

Keynote: Madeleine Thien, author of Simple Recipes (2001), Certainty (2006), and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)

Call for Paper: Spectacular Now - The Politics of the Contemporary Spectacle (11.-12.11.16)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University
contact email: 
marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.

CCHA Eastern Division Conference (Oct. 20-22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Community College Humanities Association
contact email: 
smccormack@ccri.edu

The Community College Humanities Association invites you to submit a proposal and attend our 2016 CCHA Eastern Division Conference scheduled to be held Oct. 20–22 in Providence, RI.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Call for Papers: 'Consuming Gender'

full name / name of organization: 
Assuming Gender
contact email: 
gender@cardiff.ac.uk

This special issue of Assuming Gender – an online, peer-reviewed academic journal from Cardiff University – seeks to explore the way gender is both presented and consumed through popular media and

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

11 - 12 November 2016, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

Seeking submissions that takes risks

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is now open for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
uwffeministtheory@gmail.com

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA: Call for Proposals April 19 – 23, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication
contact email: 
circlingtheelements@asurams.edu

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture: Hip Hop.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

CFPs due May 6th!

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Reviews - The Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism, capitalism and Classical Liberalism/neoliberalism.

REMINDER: In the Light of Gloriana Conference; Nov 18-21, 2016; Tower of London -- CFP (deadline April 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Gloriana Society
contact email: 
glorianasoc@gmail.com

The Gloriana Society invites advanced graduate students and faculty to attend the inaugural meeting of our biannual conference In the Light of Gloriana, Nov 18-21, 2016 at the Tower of London.

CfP LUCAS Graduate Conference 2017: 'Landscape: Interpretations, Relations, and Representations'

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
lucasconf2017@gmail.com

On 26 and 27 January 2017, the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society will be hosting an international graduate conference.

CFP: Heroes in Popular Culture (for MPCA,Oct 6-9, 2016 in Chicago); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Oct. 6-9
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
Deadline: April 30, 2016

Intersections of Innovation and Imagination in American Studies November 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT)
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

The 60th Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 10-12 2016 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

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