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New Media in the Humanities

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 9:34am
Revista Liberia

Revista Liberia will be publishing its third issue in May 2015.

Our third issue invites papers that take an interdisciplinary
approach in exploring the significance of new media and digital
humanities to studies of contemporary Hispanic literature, film,
visual culture, and history. We welcome papers that focus on
the use of new media and technologies, and traditional media
in the digital age.

We are also accepting open topic essays, reviews, and


Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 6:36am
Masaryk University in Brno

Deadline: 31 December 2014
Quarter of a century ago, at the turn of 1989 and 1990, Central and Eastern Europe – then known as the 'Soviet bloc' – experienced an unprecedented socio-economic and political transformation. The hitherto existing system, known as 'Actually Existing Socialism', crumbled, and countries of the region started a transition towards a capitalist market economy and a political democracy.

Multi-ethnic Literature in United States: Prospects and Perspectives

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 5:21am
Dr.K.Subapriya/ Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, TamilNadu, India.

Papers are invited on Multi-ethnic literature in United States which is a fast growing field in contemporary literary studies. The field is vast and needs ample attention to deal with issues on ethnicity, caste and race. MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature in United States) with more than forty ethnic groups still requires intense exploratory, analytic and comparative study and research. Multi-ethnic literature at a broader level includes Native American literature, Latino American literature, African American literature, Asian and Pacific American literature and Euro-American literature.

Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies. 9 -11 April, 2015 (Conference). 8 April, 2015 (1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 7:40pm
Institute of Interdisciplinary Inquiry , State Library of New South Wales, Sydney.

III Inaugural Conference: Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies

9-11 April, 2015: Main Conference
8 April, 2015: 1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop

Throughout history our understandings of categories such as space, time, and bodies have changed. Living in a more than human world, we have constructed these categories into systems of shared, and often unquestioned, meaning. This method of organising knowledge acquisition has a tendency to construct boundaries or borders which conceals the complex nature and varied connections between spatiality, instances of time and understandings of bodies.

[UPDATE] "Excess": UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, February 19-20, 2015

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 4:31pm
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature


February 19-20, 2015
UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 306

We are excited to announce the speakers for the upcoming UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference! Cultural critic Steven Shaviro, from Wayne St. University, will make the keynote address. We will also have plenary addresses from leading experimental poet and critic Juliana Spahr (Mills College) and postcolonial critic and theoretician Toral Gajarawala (NYU). For more information about our speakers, as well as links to their works, see our website.

"Porn Studies Journal" forum section CFP (entries of less than 1,500 words. due 3/22/15)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 4:05pm
"Porn On the Move"

Pornography is the most transient of all media texts. Attempts to situate pornography within the realm of the private, because of increased internet accessibility coupled with the destruction of many metropolitan porn theaters, fail to recognize the porn text's insistent ability to seamlessly shift between private and public viewing spaces. For instance, not only is porn accessible through any internet enabled wireless device, but porn consumers are now also producing vast amounts of their own amateur porn content and distributing it through these same devices.

[UPDATE] Meaning in Motion: Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse CFP Extended

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 2:51pm
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference

Meaning in Motion:
Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse
DUE DECEMBER 15th, 2014
Submissions are welcomed for the
21st Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference

To be held March 5th, 2015, Concordia University
Faculty Lounge, Hall Building H-765, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal.

Graduate Students & the Public Sphere, in NYC, Feb 28, 2015

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 2:02pm
Graduate Student Association of Fordham University Interdisciplinary Conference

The work of graduate students is an increasingly public business. Graduate students of recent years have new ways of engaging publics, including blogs, Twitter, and personal websites. Katina Rogers argues that "[r]ather than focusing academic work inwardly, exclusively within academic institutions, humanities programs should be preparing students for much more flexibility in terms of audience and engagement." Rogers observes that publicly-minded work has "often been considered distinct from—and, unfortunately, less prestigious than—the research-focused side of the discipline." What's more, graduate training typically features little to no training in how to navigate this brave new world.

CFP: Suburban Film - Book Chapters (1/16/2015 - 11/1/2015)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 1:38pm
Filmuburbia: Screening the Suburbs (book)

Call For Chapter Proposals

"Filmurbia! Screening the Suburbs" (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016)
edited by David Forrest, Graeme Harper and Jonathan Rayner

A range of invited chapter writers are already in place for this contracted book - which will be published internationally in late 2016. However, in order to broaden and deepen the analysis we seek proposals for chapters in a number of specific areas.

These areas include sexuality and suburban film (e.g. queering suburban cinema); race and the films of the suburbs; conflict and suburban film; Asian cinemas and suburban film (e.g. Hong Kong film and the suburbs, Indian cinema and the suburbs). Though these are our priorities, other areas might be considered.

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry - cfp extended to 19 Dec

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 1:24pm
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre / Institute of English Studies

New Generation to Next Generation 2014 conference, 13-14 March 2015, IES, London

Currently, poets and speakers attending the conference include: Ian Duhig, Paul Farley, Patience Agbabi, Hannah Lowe, Helen Mort, Suzi Feay, Michael Schmidt, Tom Chivers.

The keynote address will be by David Wheatley, poet, critic, and author of the forthcoming book Contemporary British Poetry.


Deadline Approaching:

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 1:22pm
Sixth Int'l Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

Gilman and the Archive

June 12-14, 2015

Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference will take place in June 2015 at the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Schlesinger holds a rich collection of Gilman's papers, including letters and drawings, as well as the entire run of her periodical,The Forerunner. A selection of Gilman-related materials will be on exhibition as part of the conference.

[UPDATE] deadline for proposals is Dec. 1st -- The uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today's universities

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 12:01pm
Mathieu Bonzom / Université d'Orléans (France)

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REMINDER: the deadline to send proposals for this conference at the University of Orléans (France) is Monday, December 1st.
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The Call For Papers below is also available in French and Spanish on the website of our research group, Rémélice:
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The uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today's universities: what seems to be the problem?

International conference, June 11-13, 2015, University of Orléans, France.

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public, September 24-27, 2015 (Clemson University)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 11:19am
Samuel Cohen

For ASAP (Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present) conference, ASAP/7: Arts & the Public, September 24-27, 2015, hosted by Clemson University. Looking for papers for a panel on pamphleteers, broadsiders, sidewalk ranters, bloggers, trollers, Tweeters, and other creators of public acts of arts criticism that shade into artworks themselves. Interested in a discussion about how these acts of criticism-art reflect on and/or redefine the relationship between artists and their publics, about genres of art and criticism. 250-word abstract and CV to Samuel Cohen at by 1/26/15.