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American Literature Before 1900- SCMLA November 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

The South Central Modern Language Society's regular session for American Literature Before 1900 invites submissions for the 2016 annual conference to be held November 3-5 in Dallas, Texas.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d

submission via website

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Pop/American Culture Assoc. Conference, Oct 6-9 Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Abstracts

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.

[UPDATE]: "Black" or "All": An Atlanta University Center Interdisciplinary Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
contact email: 
Francine.allen@morehouse.edu

The Morehouse College English Department in collaboration with the Office of the Provost invites academics of all levels to participate in its Tenth Annual Symposium.

DLB 380: Writers on Women's Rights and United States Suffrage--Please submit by Summer 2016

full name / name of organization: 
George P. Anderson / Dictionary of Literary Biography
contact email: 
ganderson@bclpub.com

DLB 380: Writers on Women’s Rights and United States Suffrage

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 2, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES/Messengers from the Stars Project
contact email: 
joseaoduarte@gmail.com

Journal Messengers from the Stars:
On Science Fiction and Fantasy
No. 2, 2017

Edited by: Frances Pheasant-Kelly
Co-edited by: Adelaide Meira Serras, Ana Rita Martins and João Félix

[UPDATE] Pop Culture panel at MMLA 2016 Nov 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2016@gmail.com

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders in all their diverse forms in popular culture.

Pacific Coast Philology: Essay Submissions Welcome

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rburwick@scrippscollege.edu

Pacific Coast Philology, the journal of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), publishes peer-reviewed essays of interest to scholars in the classical and modern languages, liter

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016) Deadline April 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

MMLA American Literature 1 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ MMLA
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

Roots at 40: Reflections and Remembrances, October 6-7, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Goodwin College
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time.

Pomona Valley Review 10 Needs Your Poetry, Art, and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

CALL FOR POETRY, FICTION, AND ART:

CFP-edited collection: Autobiography 2.0: Family, Relationality and Online Life Writing, deadline June1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl and May Friedman
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at; may.friedman@ryerson.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Autobiography 2.0: Family, Relationality and Online Life Writing

An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz)

call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

The Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business studies, commu

[Deadline Extended] Postcolonial Shakespeares: CFP for Postcolonail Interventions Vol. I, Issue 2 (June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

CFP for Two MELUS-sponsored panels at the 2017 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

We invite colleagues to submit individual paper abstracts to the two following MELUS panels for the MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention on Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA:

Poverty, Welfare, & Religion: Towards Understanding and Addressing Working Poverty in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/Jewish Family Service
contact email: 
mloadenthal@huc.edu

Poverty, Welfare, & Religion:
Towards Understanding and Addressing Working Poverty in the United States

CALL FOR PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

[REMINDER] Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

CFP special issue The Diva, abstract deadline 10 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Digressions: Amsterdam Journal of Critical Theory, Cultural Analysis, and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@digressions.nl

Digressions is a student-edited academic journal based at VU University Amsterdam.

Signs CFP: Displacement; Submissions due Sept 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue: Displacement

"Global Weirding"

full name / name of organization: 
PARADOXA
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

Upcoming issue of Paradoxa: “Global Weirding”

https://gerrycanavan.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/cfp-upcoming-issue-of-para...

CFP: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities | #DF16RU | 4/15/16 |Rice U 9/22-24/16

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Keralis / Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
digitalfrontiers@unt.edu

In celebration of its Fifth Anniversary, Digital Frontiers invites members of the digital humanities community to submit proposals sharing their passions as they engage in digital endeavors.

Second Call for Papers: "Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

An Independent Unit: The Politics of Compartmentalization, Proposed Panel MSA 11/17-11/20

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

This cfp is for a proposed panel for MSA 18, 11/17-11/20, held in Pasadena, California.

"Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now," a special issue of GLQ Due March 31, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Shante Paradigm Smalls
contact email: 
shantesmalls@gmail.com

Special Issue: “Queers Read This”: LGBTQ Literature Now
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Volume 23.2/3

Issue Guest Editors:

Revolutionary Genders - Sibeal Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sibeal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
contact email: 
revolutionarygenders2016@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - REVOLUTIONARY GENDERS

Deadline for submissions: September 21, 2016

Conference dates: November 18 & 19, 2016, NUI Galway

After the Visual Turn: Boundaries of Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Chinn/ Emory University
contact email: 
lisa.marie.chinn@gmail.com

What can sound studies tell us about the printed word? What kinds of intersections exist between sound and print modes of reproduction?

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis--Call for Video and Short Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis / Ohio University
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

At Parlour, we accept Growl Posts, video lectures, and video presentations on a rolling basis. These types of content need not relate to the theme of an upcoming issue.

Outside-In/ Inside-Out: Symposium on Outside and Subterranean Poetry. 5-7 October 2016; deadline 15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
outsidepoetry@gmail.com

Inspired by the recently published fifth volume of Poems for the Millennium, Barbaric Vast & Wild: A Gathering of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present, this symposium will open up vie

South Asian Literary Association Annual Meeting CFP/ Beyond the Postcolonial?: Meaning-Making and South Asian Studies in the 21s

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
salaconference2017@gmail.com

‬17th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 2-4, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA

CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

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3/15 DEADLINE Reminder, CFP: Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017‏

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@uri.edu

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

Global Socialty and Modernist Poetics (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 18/ 17 -20 November, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Siobhan Phillips/Clemson U and Dickinson C
contact email: 
hunter1@clemson.edu, phillisi@dickinson.edu

Recently, Anthony Reed has described “the paradigmatic gesture of the lyric mode” as “claiming the solidity of presence through the act of offering it to another.” This panel seeks to examine

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