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Call for Papers-Indian Popular Culture Panel-Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

Indian Film is the most popular media for most of the world, and yet academia has only scratched the surface of studying it.

Yeats and Kipling: Retrospectives, Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Bharati College, Delhi
contact email: 
conf.eng.bc@gmail.com

Yeats and Kipling: Retrospectives, Perspectives
A three-day international conference at Bharati College, University of Delhi, Delhi.
(10, 11, 12 March 2015)

[UPDATE] MAY 1 DEADLINE SWCCL

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature "Has Literature Lost Its Faith?" Nov 14-15
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

"I'm sick of Flannery O'Connor." With this opening line, Randy Boyagoda intrigued numerous readers in his response to Paul Elie's 2012 New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?"

The Cultural Legacy of The Grapes of Wrath

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Raub Vivian/CSUB Public History Institute
contact email: 
csubgrapesofwrath@csub.edu

This is a call for papers for a conference at CSU Bakersfield (Nov. 6-8) on the cultural legacy of John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath in this, the 75th anniversary of its publication.

[UPDATE] Midwest Pop Culture Association- Southern Lit and Culture 05/15

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

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Appalachian Literature, SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014 Atlanta, GA; CFP due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Carved from the Mountains: Defining Sustainability in the Appalachian Region
contact email: 
sarawest@email.uark.edu

In following with the SAMLA 86 theme of “Sustainability and the Humanities,” this session will explore the idea of sustainability as it relates to the Appalachian region.

The Avant-Garde and the Jews, 2nd Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies
contact email: 
jan.morrens@uantwerpen.be

February 2-4, 2015, Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Abstract submission deadline: MAY 31 2014

Keynote speakers of the conference include: Steven Aschheim & TBA

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

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

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Heroes in Popular Culture"- MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Extended Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Mennonite/s Writing VII: Movement, Transformation, Place March 12-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hope Nisly and Fran Martens Friesen / Fresno Pacific University
contact email: 
hope.nisly@fresno.edu

Proposals for scholarly papers, creative writing presentations, and panel discussions are sought for the seventh conference on Mennonite writing.

English (to 1700) [Standing Session] PAMLA 2014 Riverside, CA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on works of English literature prior to 1700 for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, 2014 in Riverside, California.

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sponsored by University of Dayton and the International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Thursday, November 6-Saturday November 8
University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio, USA

Call for Proposals

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

Programming the Renaissance -- RSA 2015 Session

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Tagliaferri
contact email: 
LTagliaferri@gc.cuny.edu

This interdisciplinary session proposal for the 2015 Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Annual Conference (Berlin) seeks papers that discuss recently completed or in-progress Digital Humanities proj

Scholarly articles and creative writing, deadline 5/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Call for Book Chapters: Reconfiguring Linguistic Hierarchies in Late Medieval and Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Daniel/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
marenda@rci.rutgers.edu

From the appearance of Dante’s "De Vulgari eloquentia" in the early fourteenth century to the publication of the first monolingual dictionaries in the late seventeenth century, vernacular languages

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Extended deadline for proposals: 14 May 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS
11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
truth1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Empathy (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
empathy1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Empathy

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation: 9th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue, December 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming
9th issue. We accept:

SHORT FUSE, An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - OCTOBER 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh, Department of French and Italian
contact email: 
pitt.frit.conference@gmail.com

From the quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns t

Call for Publication - Inidigenous film, Media & Cultural Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Internation Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (MCP) seeks papers for a themed issue on Indigenous Film and Media.

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

9th Global Conference: The Erotic (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: The Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

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