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International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (June 2015 Issue) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire (Special Issue Southern Literary Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Literary Journal (SLJ), soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)
contact email: 
jacrank@ua,edu

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire
for a Spring 2016 Special Issue of the Southern Literary Journal (SLJ),
soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

[UPDATE] Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 (Deadline: 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
allan_johnson@mac.com

A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Date: Monday 20 July 2015

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015, San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

"Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday," January 23-31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
N.Y. Nathiri/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community
contact email: 
ny@preserveeatonville.org

Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

[Update] Extended Call for Submissions for the York University English Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives, now extended to April 22

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

**DEADLINE EXTENDED** Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

Cultures and Industries of Creativity in Contemporary Media Landscapes

CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Monday 16 November 2015

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Sholem Aleykhem: New Perspectives in Comparative Context (Edited Volume): 300-word abstract by July 30, 2015. Papers 10/30.

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
supervising.editor.universitas@gmail.com

This edited volume marking the centennial of Sholem Aleykhem’s death (May 1916), will explore the writer’s vast contributions to Yiddish literature through comparison with authors of other nationa

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

Papers and panel proposals focused around the cultural framing or representation (in comics, film, literature, religious and medical practices, etc.) of birth or the birthing process are welcome.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

CFP Race & Ethnicity Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

CFP: Peace, War, and Literature 10/29-10/31 Wright State University

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Strombeck, Wright State University
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

Invited are papers that address any aspect of literature and conflict, literature and war, literature and peace, or that address work by any of the following authors:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century, 24-25 Sept 15 (deadline: 28 June)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2015

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
24-25 September 2015, University of Brighton, UK

CALL FOR POETRY, SHORT FICTION, AND ART BY MAY 1ST

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

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 9th issue this June.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

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

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

full name / name of organization: 
Chris GoGwilt and Melanie Holm
contact email: 
holm.melanie@gmail.com

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Editors: Melanie Holm (holm.melanie@gmail.com) & Chris GoGwilt (gogwilt@fordham.edu)

Call for papers:

"Narrating Racial Time in the Nineteenth-Century U.S."

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

Special Session at the 2015 PAMLA Meeting in Portland, OR, Nov. 6-8th: “Narrating Racial Time in the Nineteenth-Century U.S.”

[UPDATE] "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

*The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Saturday, April 25.*

Edited collection: Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Matthew Wynn Sivils
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; sivils@iastate.edu

We invite proposals for the first collection of essays to consider the “ecogothic” in nineteenth-century American literature.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Children's and Youth Culture on the Screen -- SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

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