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Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its twelfth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

SOCRATES : CALL FOR PAPER

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SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

http://www.socratesjournal.com/p/call-for-paper-new.html

SOCRATES is an International, Multi-lingual, Multi-disciplinary Refereed and Indexed Scholalry Journal.

CFP: 9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Gaelicly yours, Scott Fitzgerald: The 13th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference July 4-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
fsfinireland@gmail.com

From Hemingway’s description of his friend’s “very fair wavy hair, a high forehead, excited and friendly eyes and a delicate long-lipped Irish mouth” in A Moveable Feast to his signature in Th

[UPDATE]: Extended Deadline: Writing the Range Conference (proposals due 8/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing the Range Conference / University of Denver
contact email: 
writingtherange@gmail.com

Writing the Range Conference
November 14-15, 2014
Keynote Speakers: Jessica Enoch and Scott Wible

NeMLA Seminar: Identity, Politics, and Universals in Literary Theory and Beyond (30/9/2014: 30-3/4-5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
arnab.roy@uconn.edu

In recent years, the position that argues that human actions are guided by certain Universals (biological, cognitive, emotive, and moral) that are common to all humanity has been contested.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

*Please note the original posting mentioned a deadline of November 2015; the correct date in November 2014.*

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

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