category: religion

500 Years of Schism: Catholic-Protestant Relations in British Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Geremy Carnes
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

Special Session, 2017 MLA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8

After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517 (28-30 June 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, University of Oxford
contact email: 
vincent.gillespie@ell.ox.ac.uk

An international conference organised by the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

CfP conference, Shaping Ends: Aspects of Apocalypse, Oxford, 5 November 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Literary Studies Group
contact email: 
Dr Roger Kojecký, secretary@clsg.org

Shaping Ends: Aspects of Apocalypse
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Saturday 5 November 2016
Deadline for proposals: 31 May 2016

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

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

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEE BELOW

Reformation 500: Protestantism, Literature and Ireland; 3/15/16 abstract deadline for MLA 1/5/17

full name / name of organization: 
2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017; *non-guaranteed Irish Literature Forum
contact email: 
mary.burke@uconn.edu

2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017

Book reviewers wanted

full name / name of organization: 
William James Studies
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

William James Studies, the on-line, peer-reviewed publication of the William James Society, seeks reviewers for books dealing with the broad range of James's interests: philosophy, pragmatism, plurali

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2016 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

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

SAMLA 88

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

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

The Good Life is Out There Somewhere: Uncovering Utopia in the Nineteenth Century Canon

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

Though neither Mr. Thornton nor Mr.

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

[UPDATE-New conference date] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

ASCH Spring Meeting (Edmonton, AB, April 7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society of Church History
contact email: 
ellisonr@marshall.edu

The American Society of Church History is having its spring meeting in Edmonton, AB, April 7-10, 2016. The deadline for proposals has been extended to March 1.

Religion in American Literature Panel (11/11-11/13, 2016); Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA;

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Special Panel: Religion in American Literature
2016 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Pasadena, CA; 11/11-11/13, 2016

[UPDATE, SECOND CFP] 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

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

UPDATE: Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/25

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

Conference on Scheherazade - University of Sheffield 19 May 2016 - deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

[UPDATE] Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar at the University of Iowa
contact email: 
postsecular-novel@uiowa.edu

What role do religion and secularization play in the rise of the novel?

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

[UPDATE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

The 27th FILLM International Congress, New Delhi, India, Language & Literature, 15-17 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
FILLM - The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
meenakshibharat@gmail.com

THEME: "THE FAMILIAR AND THE EXOTIC IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: THE POLITICS OF PERCEPTION AND REPRESENTATION"

[UPDATE]The Future of Human(ity) 22-24 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CICAS: Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
sarahw@nipissingu.ca

CICAS, the Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences, invites proposals for its inaugural conference on the theme of The Future of Humanity.

[UPDATE] Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
D.Gkitsa@gold.ac.uk

DEADLINE EXTENDED MARCH 11. The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop, Antalya, TURKEY (June 8-10, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
info@englanglit.org

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop aims to bring together academics, teachers, and artists to exchange information and share their experiences, ideas, and research results about all asp

MLA Conference Panel--Wounding and Caring: Vulnerable Bodies in Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Amit R. Baishya, Andreea Marculescu
contact email: 
arbaishya1@ou.edu; amarcule@uci.edu

This panel seeks papers on literary and visual representations of vulnerable bodies and of their inscription in various historical and socio-political frameworks of care.

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D (Volume 1 Issue 2 March-April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

[UPDATE; 2ND CFP] TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, City of Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association XIV Triennial Conference 'Salvage'

full name / name of organization: 
British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2016@wlv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

‘Salvage’

The Fourteenth Triennial Conference
of the
British Comparative Literature Association

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