category: religion

Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association invites you to participate in the annual MAPACA conference.

JOHN BERRYMAN: A CENTENARY CELEBRATION (24-25 October 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Minnesota / Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
berryman2014@gmail.com

Born in Oklahoma in 1914, John Berryman is one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE/JULY 15] The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, S.C. (Nov 14-17)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
dina.smith@drake.edu

"Freedom and Utopia"
: 38th Annual Meeting
, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

Exegesis CFP 'Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis e-journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

‘Any landscape is a condition of the spirit’
- HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

[UPDATE] Doubting Faith and Believing Unbelievers

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA CONFERENCE Special Session (SCCL)
contact email: 
lbrewer@gntc.edu

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANITY AND LITERATURE (SCCL)
Doubting Faith and Believing Unbelievers

'Practices of Critique' - International graduate conference - Frankfurt, 5-7 Dec 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cluster of Excellence "Normative Orders", Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
graduateconference@normativeorders.net

International Graduate Conference
PRACTICES OF CRITIQUE
Goethe University Frankfurt
5-7 December 2013

Call for Papers
Deadline: 15 July 2013

Conference CFP: Doctor Who and Religion [Manchester 2nd Nov 2013] - August 16th Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Crome, University of Manchester
contact email: 
DrWhoReligion@gmail.com

Doctor Who is a cultural phenomenon in both the UK and the United States, continuing to go from strength-to-strength as it celebrates its 50th anniversary in November 2013.

Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature October 25-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ne-hagstromschmidt@wiu.edu

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature

Landscapes: Digital, Real, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Exegesis, the peer-reviewed academic e-journal of the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, is now accepting submissions for the Autumn 2013 edition on Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined. For this issue we hope to attract creative writing dealing with the notion of landscape, broadly considered, as well as literary, historical and other critical readings informed by considerations of space, form and location.

MMLA 2013 - Session on Canadian Literature (New Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension - June 30, 2013, Religion and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
adzias@comcast.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
2013 Conference, Nov. 7 – 9, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ
Religion and Popular Culture Area
Call for Papers

Religion, Spirituality, and Inequality in Communities of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Assata Zerai/ University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
contact email: 
azerai@illinois.edu

Recent public discourse on women’s reproductive rights and abortion, full-time homemakers and working mothers, and LGBTQ partnership and marriage, has highlighted the pervasive role and power of org

[Extended Deadline] THE WORD MADE TEXT (SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religion and Literature: This panel explores the ways religious print texts—scriptures, devotional texts, prayer books, hymnals, etc.—are presented in other literary texts, such as fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction.

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan (Rutgers University) and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic (University of Essex)
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu and sbahun@essec.ac.uk

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion explores how women are re-interpreting religious traditions (oral, written, and performance) fundamental to their societies to promote their concerns and interests as w

SAMLA 85 in Atlanta: Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

ADVANCED WRITING
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction

12th Medieval English Studies Symposium: Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

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

The 2013 Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th Nov - 1Dec) invites scholars and young researchers in the Middle Ages.

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:

NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
Tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11 in the Obama Era--Proposal Due Date Extended to 7/10/2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Chairpersons
contact email: 
newessayson911@gmail.com

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013

full name / name of organization:

SAMLA Chairpersons

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

Session on Canadian Literature - MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] June 25th Deadline Extension- Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

Religion and Migration in the Black Sea Region- Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Eleni Sideri and Lydia Roupakia/ International Hellenic University, Greece
contact email: 
elasideri@gmail.com / lydia.roupakia@univ.oxon.org

The Black Sea region is currently being transformed from a closed sea - due to the legacy of the Cold War - to a bridge facilitating human, economic and cultural flows.

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com; Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
45th Annual Convention
April 3-6, 2014 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

July 20th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Commonwealth Society, Uni Yao 1
contact email: 
vveyu@yahoo.com

We are looking for complete papers to complete an ongoing edited volume of a collection of articles on the following theme:

LINGUISTIC AND LITERARY FAULT-LINES

[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

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

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

2nd INTERNATIONAL ISAR SYMPOSIUM with a Special Focus on State: Between Tradition and Future, December 21-22, 2013, Istanbul

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul Foundation for Research and Education
contact email: 
symposium@isar.org.tr

2nd INTERNATIONAL ISAR SYMPOSIUM
with a Special Focus on State: Between Tradition and Future

December 21-22, 2013
Istanbul

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which i

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