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Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

Call for Papers and Creative Writing Deadline: 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

the quint’s thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Seminar "Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections", ESSE Conference Galway, 22-26 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Mayer (University of Vienna) and Julia Lajta-Novak (King's College London)
contact email: 
sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at

Proposals are invited for the “Life-Writing and Celebrity” panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland

Co-convenors:

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

Overview

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

Greenwood Publishing Group

Design in Humanistic Inquiry - Trans-Scripts Interdisciplinary Journal - Jan 15, 2016 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Thomas/ University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
thomash@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts—the interdisciplinary journal based at the University of California, Irvine—invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

The Apollonian--Guest Editor Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Guest Editors Invited—The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian--Submissions and Proposals for Vol. III

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

The Apollonian—Call for Papers for Vol. III, Issue 1 and Issue 2
For our Vol. III, Issue 1, to be published in March, 2016 we seek essays on the following issues:
The Syrian refugee crisis

Constructions of Home: Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in American Literature - ASA 2016

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

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

[ image here ] Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition

full name / name of organization: 
Film and Visual Studies PhD Program and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
contact email: 
fvsconference@gmail.com

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Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition
Harvard University Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
April 7-9, 2016

10th International IDEA Conference “Studies in English” April 14th – 16th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bogazici University
contact email: 
idea10@boun.edu.tr

Founded in 2005, IDEA is the Turkish national association for English studies.

[UPDATE] RACE, GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE WALKING DEAD FRANCHISE

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Elizabeth Erwin
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; eerwin@lccc.edu

The Walking Dead franchise has become a popular culture juggernaut that shows no signs of slowing down.

[UPDATE] Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

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Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Re/Inventions: Altern[arr]atives (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2016 : Altern[arr]atives
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Karl Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

Fellowship Opportunity

full name / name of organization: 
Maria DiFrancesco on behalf of NeMLA
contact email: 
mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

The NeMLA Summer Fellowship Program Summer fellowships up to $1,500 are intended to defray the cost of traveling incurred by researchers in pursuing their work-in-progress over the summer.

Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Charles T

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town Maroon Council
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu or maroonconference@gmail.com

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental rapine a

[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

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

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Conformity & Resistance, MEGAA Symposium [March 4th, 2016; CFPs due February 5th]

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Miami University
English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 4th, 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS

Conformity & Resistance

Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium
University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

What Next? The Episodic and The Serial--MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 10 February

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
fusco.katherine@gmail.com

This proposed special session on the episodic and the serial invites participants to consider the limitations and opportunities offered by episodic and serial forms across a variety of media (film, co

REMINDER_DUE JAN. 15 Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
ethosreview@gmail.com

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue.

[UPDATE] Literary Form and Reform [Shanghai, 17-18 May, 2016, Abstracts due February 29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang; Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn; mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

The resurgence of formalist interests in recent years has sparked new discussions of the conception, role, and significance of form in literary and cultural studies as well as pedagogies.

Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

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

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

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com, catherine.gooch@uky.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016, by 5pm EST

CALL FOR PAPERS: disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
catherine_gooch6@uky.edu

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender

Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Cultural Constructions of Home - ASA 2016

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

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

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