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[UPDATE] Deadline extended: After Extinction (Milwaukee, April 30-May 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies, UW-Milwaukee
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21), UW-Milwaukee
April 30-May 2, 2015

Deadline extended to Friday, January 16, 2015

[UPDATE]"Freaks & Geeks” March 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
“Freaks & Geeks” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 6-8, 2015
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN. 16, 2015.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - 23/01/15. Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (19th June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham, UK
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org

http://49thparalleljournal.org/2015conference/

Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

-Wallace Stevens

Networked Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Network Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities
A one day symposium
April 25, 2015

registration at: http://network.as.uky.edu

The University of Kentucky

[UPDATE] - EXTENDED DEADLINE : BODIES THAT SELL

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

April 4, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Submissions deadline (extended) : February 10, 2015

SAMLA 2015: Print Culture and the Arts (abstracts: 1 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2015 SAMLA Convention.

Special Issue of NCGS: "Illustration and Gender" Articles due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lobdell
contact email: 
nicole.lobdell@lmc.gatech.edu

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please consider submitting an article to the summer 2015 special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies on the topic of “Illustration and Gender.”

The Edwidge Danticat Society-Caribbean Studies Association, May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA

full name / name of organization: 
The Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The Edwidge Danticat Society-Caribbean Studies Association, May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA
full name / name of organization:
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email:
mfeife1@lsu.edu

Marginal Perceptions: Queer Voices In and Beyond Conventional Disciplines (Submissions Due

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Fairfield and Billy Burton, University of Exeter
contact email: 
queerstudiesconference@gmail.com

Location: Penryn Campus, Falmouth, Cornwall (The University of Exeter and Falmouth University).
Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2015.
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday January 23rd, 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

Reminder: CFP Davis session at SSAWW 2015

African Diaspora Visual Art in Washington, DC, and Maryland

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO ART (an annual publication of art in the African Diaspora)
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press as part of CALLALOO, a literary and cultural quarterly.

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 -- "Blackness and the Miseries of Law" (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Price, Ezell Ford, and too many others, and the ostensible inability of the law or the legal system to provi

[Abstract Deadline: 30 March 2015] Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk - davisn@liverpool.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

Speakers:

Natasha Alden (English & Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University)

Call For Papers – Auto/Fiction- Open Issue

full name / name of organization: 
IAFA
contact email: 
autofiction@hotmail.com

The issue is open to all kinds of applied and theoretical papers on autofiction. Contributions should be written in English and may vary in length from 3000 to 12000 words.

(Re)presentation: Problematizing Authenticity-- St. John’s University Graduate English Conference March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

The Rented Room, SSAWW 2015 Conference (Nov. 4-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

A good deal of scholarship has taken up the gendered dynamics of public and private space, and more recently, work in twentieth century literature has begun problematizing the idea of a “divide” i

The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine: 18 April 2015; Deadline for Submissions: 14 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu
The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine
Saturday, 18 April 2015
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)

MadLit 2015 - "Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure" EXTENDED DEADLINE: Jan. 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com.

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

Deadline Extended for CFPs: January 19, 2015

United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Submission Deadline: 2/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

Community Boundaries and Border Crossings by Ethnic Women Writers--abstracts due 15 Feb 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Lillvis
contact email: 
lillvis@marshall.edu

Community Boundaries and Border Crossings by Ethnic Women Writers: Critical Essays, to be edited by Kristen Lillvis, Molly Fuller, and Robert Miltner, is seeking contributors.

Late 19th / Early 20th C. Lit, English & American -- RMMLA 2015 (Santa Fe, 10/8-10/10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Leavitt.39@osu.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association is calling for papers for its 69th annual convention!

Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance (ASA 2015, Oct 8-11) due 1/20

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Rachel J. McWhorter, rmcwhorter@stchas.edu & Jewon Woo, jwoo@lorainccc.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance

RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA Submission deadline extended to January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and the Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
contact email: 
kcostello@astate.edu or abeauchamp@astate.edu

RADICAL WRITES:
COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR

Intermezzo Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

http://www.enculturation.net/intermezzo-announcement

Resisting the Nation, Reproducing Colonial Misery: Sports and the Transnational Imaginary (ASA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association, Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. (October 8-11, 2015. Toronto, Canada.)
contact email: 
b.irom@wsu.edu

In 1844, Canada and the USA played a cricket match at the St. George's Club in New York, which is now the site for NYU’s Medical Centre.

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 - Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for ASA 2015 in Toronto, Canada October 8-11, 2015.

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

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

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

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

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

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

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 Corpo

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

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

D.A.V. P.G.

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

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kml4z@mtmail.mtsu.edu

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.

“Representing Misery without Civil Society” ASA Conference in Toronto, October 8-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
christian ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2015: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance

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