category: travel writing

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

WLA Proposal: Critical and Creative Approaches to Voyaging “Sans Trace” (Submission Deadline June 13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul B. Moreno, University of South Dakota, for Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct. 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
Raul.Moreno [at] usd.edu

Ahead of this fall’s 50th anniversary conference of the Western Literature Association, which coincides with the release of a feature-length documentary, Oregon filmmaker Ian McCluskey’s Les Voyageurs Sans Trace (Mountainfilm, 2015), this panel’s organizer seeks proposals for both critical and creative works that engage the story of the so-called French Trio of 1938.

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

{UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1] Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

CfP: Texts in times of conflict [DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 5 JUNE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Textual Studies and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Reflecting on the seismic cultural and political shifts of his own time, Francis Bacon pinpointed 'printing, gunpowder, and the compass' as the technological drivers which had 'changed the appearan

UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15- 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

SSSL’s meeting in Boston will be the first the organization has held in a location north of the Mason‐Dixon line.

[REMINDER] Power and the Mediterranean, deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference "Power and the Mediterranean" will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP: Cinematic Journeys of Identity – 2015 Film & History Conference – Deadline July 1st 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
jess.deprest@gmail.com, saundarya@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1st, 2015

CFP: Cinematic Journeys of Identity—2015 Film & History Conference
(Nov. 4-8, 2015, Madison, WI)

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