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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).

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture - PCA/ACA Chicago (04/16-19/2014); Deadline: November 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Francis, Medieval Area Chair, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area accepts papers on all topics that either explore popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods. These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, etc. For this year’s conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

1) Representations of Vikings and/or Nordic mythology
2) Medieval Minutiae – appearances of medievalism in unexpected places and unexpected ways
3) Tolkein’s The Hobbit and its adaptations – by next year we will have seen two of the three adapted films by Peter Jackson
4) Humor and Medievalism
5) Adaptations of Dante’s Divine Comedy
6) New Entries in the Arthurian World
7) Merlin and/or Other Magic Practitioners

Challenger Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous Journal: Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

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

Current Call for Submissions

Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today, Oct. 11-12, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
contact email: 
templegeaconf@gmail.com

The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
October 11th-12th, 2013
Temple University: Philadelphia, PA
Keynote: Charles Altieri (Berkeley)

CEA Conference "Horizons"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that addres

Collecting Byron (11-13 April 2014, Drew University)

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University and Byron Society of America
contact email: 
rready@drew.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Collecting Byron"
Drew University, April 11-13 2014

Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1776-1939)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Studies, MLU
contact email: 
julia.nitz@zusas.uni-halle.de

CALL FOR PAPERS
(extended deadline)

December 5-7, 2013
Martin Luther University
Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Conference CFP: 'Translation and Transcendence' -- REVISED DEADLINE: 15 JULY, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons conference CFP – Translation and Transcendence

REVISED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: 15 July, 2013.

Adaptation and the Novel - Saturday 9th November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

Organisers: Joanna Taylor and Nick Seager

Plenary lectures by Rachel Carroll (Teeside University) and Sarah Wootton (Durham University)

[UPDATE]: CfP: The Common Denominator -- A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies, 20-22 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Cultural Studies in the Institute for British Studies of Leipzig University
contact email: 
denominator@uni-leipzig.de


NOTICE: The final date for the submission of abstracts has been extended to 15 July.

Essay Collection: Literary History/Liberal History (Abstracts Due 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Literary History/Liberal History
contact email: 
libhistory@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a collection of essays on the relationship between the history of literary history and the history of liberalism.

Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert McKay & John Miller (University of Sheffield, UK)
contact email: 
r.mckay@shef.ac.uk

The window blind blew back with the wind that rushed in, and in the aperture of the broken panes there was the head of a great, gaunt gray wolf (Bram Stoker, Dracula)

A new e-journal: Imaginary Relations

full name / name of organization: 
Imaginary Relations
contact email: 
ireditors@imaginaryrelations.net

Announcing a new journal: Imaginary Relations

The Canon and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom - NeMLA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Host: Susquehanna University
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

Since the "culture wars" of the 1980s and 90s, the significance of canonical authors towards a general education has been argued by both the left and right.

CFP - FORUM Issue 17: Rites and Rituals - Deadline 16 Sept 2013

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM Journal, Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

For this autumn issue of FORUM, a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal of Culture and the Arts based at the University of Edinburgh, we are seeking postgraduate submissions from a range of disciplines r

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Abstract are welcome on all aspects of Irish Studies: history, art, drama, literature, theory, law, current events, pop culture, identity, gender studies, etc.

Extended Deadline: 31 July 2013

[UPDATE] The 21st METU British Novelists Conference: The Bronte Sisters and Their Work, 12-13 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
nkorkut@metu.edu.tr

“The Bronte Sisters and Their Work” is the theme for this year’s METU British Novelists Conference organized by the Department of Foreign Language Education in Middle East Technical University.

"Violence and Justice in the Age of Enlightenment" (NEASECS, Yale University, Oct. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Marquette University
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@marquette.edu

Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Yale University
October 3-6, 2013

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 31 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context / Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian, University of York 26-27 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, University of York
contact email: 
oeqyork2013@gmail.com

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian
An International Two-Day Conference

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT : update

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

'Celtic Gothic: Degeneration and Regeneration' - 22-24 November 2013 (Abstract deadline 23 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The North East Irish Culture Network (NEICN) & the Department of Culture at The University of Sunderland, UK
contact email: 
colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

The North East Irish Culture Network (NEICN) in association with the Department of Culture at The University of Sunderland presents:

Celtic Gothic: Degeneration and Regeneration

Comically Queer : NeMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

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

Call for Chapters: "Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table" (full consideration 31 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

Call for Chapters for an Edited Collection
Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table
Edited by Tom Hertweck (University of Nevada, Reno)

New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - January 30th-February 1st, 2014 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

CFP: Shakespearean Journeys: 1st ASA Conference (Taipei, 5/15-17/2014; deadline 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR PAPERS and SEMINAR PROPOSALS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing original and innovative research from across the discipline of literary studies.

a freestyle venture-stream of consciousness!9/6/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Angshu Chakraborty
contact email: 
chakraborty.angshu90@gmail.com

Mine was faulty!

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes.

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.

NASSR supernumerary conference on "Romantic Connections", University of Tokyo, 13-15 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR)
contact email: 
info@romanticconnections2014.org

We invite proposals for an international Romanticism conference, to be held at the University of Tokyo on June 13–15, 2014.

[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

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