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English Seventeenth-Century Literature/2015 RMMLA Convention

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 8:02pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2015, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Email 200-300 word proposals by March 1, 2015 to or All proposals are acknowledged. You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you should become a member by April 1 to be listed in the program. For further conference information, access the RMMLA website at

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship announced a general CfP. Deadline 16th February 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 7:07pm
MAI Journal

MAI Journal announces a general call for papers for Volume 4 (2015)
Deadline: 16th February 2015

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship is a multidisciplinary, internationally peer-reviewed journal published biannually which presents indigenous worldviews from Māori and other native indigenous perspectives. MAI Journal is edited by Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes and Dr. Maria Bargh, who are supported by an Editorial Board.

William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 5:52pm
William Dean Howells Society

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston in May 2015.

Panel 1: A Radical Howells

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
St. Bonaventure University Department of English

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue's Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades's collection Beyond the Corporate University. Technology, economic shifts, and cultural-existential needs change roles for faculty, students, and administration. Many incoming scholars face a "brave new world" of increased adjunct positions, declining tenure, MOOCs, reduced pure research, and students who may not fit traditional models. Finding a new home in this shifting world may prove difficult or exciting, depending on the outlook.

American Ownership: Dead Properties or Dream Houses? [Jan. 20th, 2015]

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 3:23pm
American Studies Association [ASA 2015]

This panel considers the twin roles of accumulation and circulation in the reproduction of capitalism, with a focus on forms of accumulation that inhibit capital's life-cycle. As David Harvey argues, capital is 'value in motion' and the cessation of movement produces crises. This panel is especially interested in the figure of the house as a type of property that has ceased to circulate or generate profitable surplus. We welcomes papers that address resistant or unproductive houses in American literature, film, popular culture, and history, including but not limited to dream houses, palaces, haunted houses, abandoned and foreclosed homes.


Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 3:20pm
The Journal of Comics and Culture

The Journal of Comics and Culture, a new, peer-reviewed, annual academic journal to be published by Pace University Press, announces its first call for papers.

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Probing the Boundaries The Forgiveness Project, Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 2:17pm

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Probing the Boundaries
The Forgiveness Project

Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:
Forgiveness and reconciliation are two separate, yet intertwined areas of study, analysis, teaching and practice. Each can be developed alone, but each is more strongly engaged when applied toward the other. Each is both a personal, and yet also a social, process of reflection and action.

Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th jan 2015)

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 12:32pm
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh

D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh is going to publish the first issue of 'The Scholastic Forum' a Referred Research Journal of English Language And Literature with ISSN number.The journal strives to publish original work of high quality related to English studies across the world.We invite original scholarly submissions in the form of research papers, articles, poems, book reviews.
Submission Guidelines:
1. Paper/ Font&Font size: A4 /Times New Roman/ 12.
2.Spacing: 1.5 Margin of 1 inch on all four sides.
3.References: Latest Mla Handbook style/ Format.
4.Word Limit- For Abstract : upto 300 words: For Paper 2500-4000.

SCMLA: African American Literature (Abstracts Due 3/31)

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 11:40am
South Central Modern Language Association

This is a regular session sponsored by the African American Literature Studies group within the SCMLA. This session welcomes proposals on any topic related to African American literature. The 2015 SCMLA Annual Convention will be held October 31 to November 3 in Nashville, TN. Abstracts for this session should be 250-300 words and must be submitted via email attachment by March 31. Please email submissions to Khristeena Lute at

Khristeena Lute
Middle Tennessee State University

Underwater Worlds: Aquatic Visions in Art, Science and Literature

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 11:10am
University of Oxford

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford, 15-16 September 2015.

With keynotes by:

Professor John Mack (University of East Anglia), author of The Sea: A Cultural History (2011).

Professor Christiana Payne (Oxford Brookes University), author of Where the Sea Meets the Land: Artists on the Coast in Nineteenth Century Britain (1998) and The Power of the Sea: Making Waves in British Art 1790-2014 (with Janette Kerr, 2014).

Professor Bernhard Klein (University of Kent), author of Fictions of the Sea: Critical Perspectives on the Ocean in British Literature and Culture (2002) and Sea Changes: Historicizing the Ocean (with Gesa Mackenthun, 2004).

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 8:08am
Brandeis University English Department

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.