category: religion

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)
contact email: 
livinglaborconference@gmail.com

Living Labor: Marxism and

[UPDATE] Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge, Victoria BC, June 19-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society & Conference
contact email: 
rvanoort@uvic.ca

Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge

Victoria, BC, Canada, June 19-22, 2014

Plenary Speakers:

Eric Gans and Raymond Tallis

Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014; Conference held May 16-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Website: endnotes2014.wordpress.com

Proposals for Special Issue of Peitho

full name / name of organization: 
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
peitho@cwshrc.org

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

Resurrection Narratives: Ethics, Genre, and Comparative Religions. Deadline January 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Religion and Literature Society / American Literature Association
contact email: 
sanderson14@my.lamar.edu

American literature has visualized many apocalyptic moments: the Middle Passage, the American Revolution, the Civil War, the World Wars, and 9/11, to name a few.

Vampires, Vampire, Transhuman, Gothic, Apocalypse: The American Post-secular. Deadline January 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Religion and Literature Society / American Literature Association
contact email: 
sanderson14@my.lamar.edu

Recent advances in post-secular thought have made clear the difficulties of distinguishing between religious and extra-religious representations of the supernatural.

Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory (Submissions Accepted Year-round)

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory
contact email: 
managingeditor@womenandperformance.org

[UPDATE] 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Supernature and the Environment' 8th December Deadline for paper proposals approaching.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society Panel at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

Saints and Sinners: Michele Roberts, Postmodernism and Feminism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

CFP - CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Second CFP - Hyperion International Conference - March 5, 2014
Theme: CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS
Date: March 5, 2014
Deadline for abstracts: December 20, 2013.

Victorian Classes and Classifications - Submit by March 1st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
North American Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
info@navsa2014.com

Victorian Britain belonged to the classifying age. Imperial expansion and new techniques of observation and production confronted Britons with an expanding universe of natural and man-made phenomena.

Stowe Panel at ALA 2014 (May 22-25, Washington DC; proposal deadline Jan 24, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Stowe Society
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

Beyond the Paradigmatic Stowe: New Critical and Pedagogical Approaches

Freedom and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
editors, Freedom and Frontiers
contact email: 
freedomandfrontiers@gmail.com

Call for Submission

Call for contributions; Issue 1, Volume 7 Representations of the youth in Bollywood films

full name / name of organization: 
Literophile Journal
contact email: 
literophile@gmail.com

“Night ki naughty kahani, ye halkat jawani
Meetha ye namkeen paani, ye halkat jawani…”
-A song from the film, Heroine, (2013)

When one of the leading actresses of Bollywood gyrates to a song that explicitly associates youth to sexuality, the association occurs in the minds of the audience not just at the time of viewing the item-song, but also later, as it ossifies in popular perception and gets translated into various articulations in and around the youth of today. These articulations may however not depict the figure of the youngster, and the cultures constructed around them in contemporary times, in an accurate manner. Indeed, when jawani is declared to be “deewani”, it does not emerge merely from an awareness of it being so, it arises out of certain assumptions and myths about youth that have been disseminated through visual and popular cultures over a sustained period of time, across cultures.

AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory - Deadline: December 15

full name / name of organization: 
AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory
contact email: 
affectusjournal@gmail.com

AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory is currently accepting submissions for its inaugural issue, which will be published in January 2014.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

[UPDATE] Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

Call for Essays: special issue of postmedieval journal on 'Medievalism and the Medical Humanities'.

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’.

452ºF CFP: Iberian Comparative Literatures

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

On July 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the eleventh issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2014.

Call for Papers: International Journal of Religion, Science& Society (IJRSS)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Religion, Science and Culture
contact email: 
editor@ceresc.org

Paper & Submission

Welcome to International Journal of Religion, Science & Society (IJRSS)

Journal of Civic Literacy: Causes and Consequences

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Civic Literacy
contact email: 
civlit@iupui.edu

America’s low levels of civic knowledge have been repeatedly documented.

International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH)

full name / name of organization: 
TIIKM
contact email: 
isanka@tiikm.com

The Arts and Humanities include the disciplines of ancient and modern languages, literature, philosophy, visual and performing arts.

Fifth Graduate Student Conference Caribbean Without Borders: Beyond the Can[n]on’s Range March 19-21st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department. Faculty of Humanities. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
caribbeanwithoutborders@gmail.com

Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Guest Speaker
Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Södertörn University
contact email: 
autobiography2014@hotmail.com

Although autobiographical writing has ancient origins, the term 'autobiography' itself has only been in use since the late eighteenth century.

Idiorrhythmy: Mining the Fantasy of How to Live Together

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group Meeting (16-18 October 2014)
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

Session at the 3rd Biennial BABEL Working Group Meeting

Thief in the Night: The Rise of Contemporary Christian Rock

full name / name of organization: 
William Carney/Cameron University
contact email: 
wcarney@cameron.edu

Contemporary Christian Rock music occupies a very specific niche in popular cultures.

Concordia Graduate Colloquium on March 1st, 2014, submissions acvepted until January 10 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@outlook.com

Gods & Idols: (Ex)Changes of the Sacred and Sanctified

Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Mullen, Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
KEYNOTE: JIM BYATT (ST ANDREWS)
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

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