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Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, June 12-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
english.event@cityu.edu.hk

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives

June 12-14, 2014
Department of English, City University of Hong Kong,
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

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

11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

Portals Comparative Literature Journal is Accepting Submissions for the Spring 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Submission deadline: March 6, 2014

Writers required for The New Union

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

We are looking for contributors to write articles for our launch in March 2014. Please see the 'About' page on our website at thenewunion.wordpress.com to read our manifesto.

Periodisation: Pleasures and Pitfalls - All Souls College, Oxford, June 3 2014

full name / name of organization: 
All Souls College, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
clare.bucknell@all-souls.ox.ac.uk; mary.wellesley.09@ucl.ac.uk

A one-day conference at All Souls College, Oxford

June 3rd 2014

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Simpson, Harvard

FSEL Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions of up to 20 pages Until January 1st from Student Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight Academic Journal
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

[UPDATE] Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014 Call for Undergraduate Work

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

BCLA Postgraduate Conference - Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcal.alternatives@gmail.com

BCLA Postgraduate Conference
University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews, in collaboration with Scottish PEN

Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Washington Irving and Politics (Jan. 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

Since Washington Irving (1783-1859) was named after George Washington, met the General, and also spent time in Washington on political business, the American Literature Association’s venue of DC see

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY March 31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
editorapproachcfp@gmail.com

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
aganapath@gmail.com

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue
Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline February 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] Call for Papers- IJ-ELTS January-March, 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly research ejournal indexed in leading scholarly databases and pres

"Teaching Poe's Poetry" (ALA in Washington, D.C., May 22-15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

For Emerson, Poe the poet was a “jingle man,” a writer of lachrymose lyrics, but Baudelaire and the Symbolists venerated Poe, whom they considered a model of poetic excellence.

2014 UNT Critical Voices Conference—March 21, 2014 (Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA)
contact email: 
UNTCriticalVoices@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) is now accepting submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 21, 2014.

Pastoral Sounds, International Conference, November 13-15, 2014 at the University of Poitiers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd, Charles Holdefer, Thomas Pughe, University of Poitiers and University of Orléans, France
contact email: 
benedicte.fryd@univ-poitiers.fr, charles.holdefer@univ-poitiers.fr, thomas.pughe@univ-orle

Pastoral Sounds

International Conference, November 13-15, 2014 at the University of Poitiers, France

Co-sponsors: FORELL, Université de Poitiers, and REMELICE, Université d’Orléans

Literary London 2014: Ages of London

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

Literary London 2014: 'Ages of London'

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2014 - DEADLINE EXTENSION

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

Dear all,
We just want to remind you of, and announce you that, we have decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts to JANUARY 20, 2014!

VIctorian Collections and Collecting October 16th-18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
VIctorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2014@gmail.com

Victorian Collections & Collecting

October 16-18, 2014
California State University, Fullerton

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] [REVISED] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sohr1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights:
Exploitation, Sexual Slavery and War Time Rape

Wednesday 30th July – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, Nov. 15, 2014. Deadline March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/16/14-- "Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind" with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

[EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE]Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

[UPDATE--deadline extension] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JAN 20, 2014: The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

Deadline Extended Jan. 13, 14: THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

albeit Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art; Submissions due Jan. 1, 2014

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”?

4th Global Conference: Beauty (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Beauty

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Fashion

Monday 15th September – Thursday 18th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[REMINDER] M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize for an outstanding essay in Welsh Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2014

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