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SLSA 2015 November 12-15. Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. Abstract deadline MARCH 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We are currently seeking submissions for our panel “The biopolitics of sensation” for SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) meeting, ‘After Biopolitics’, at Rice University, Hous

MMLA 2015 Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Feig MMLA2015
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

“Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature.”

The Value of Survival - May 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

The Value of Survival

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture. September 23-25, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
PAAS2015@swps.edu.pl

Recent academic interests and explorations within the field of broadly understood American Studies have been largely concentrating on the unusual and exceptional aspects of American literature, art an

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Latin American Jewish Studies panel

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna L. Mitchell: The Mezzuzah and the Mestizaje
contact email: 
mitchej2@ohio.edu

Latin American Jewish Studies panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

Seventh International George Moore Conference Sept. 11-13 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The George Moore Society
contact email: 
conor.montague@citylit.ac.uk; piersems@eircom.net

George Moore in London: Literary, Historical, and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Moore's relations with the city of London and England more generally.

Moore’s Literary Legacy

"The News from Poems" - William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference: June 18-

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

The News from Poems

The Sixth Biennial Conference of the
William Carlos Williams Society

William Paterson University
June 18-20, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Paul Mariani

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Reimagining the Survey Course - Columbus, Ohio November 12-15, 2015

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

Proposals invited for this MMLA roundtable session, which seeks innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys from a variety of perspectives.

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

Pedagogies in the Flesh: Teaching, Learning, and the Embodiment of Sociocultural Differences in Education

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Sarah Travis, Amelia M. Kraehe, Emily Jean Hood, and Tyson E. Lewis
contact email: 
fleshpoints@gmail.com

Current discourses surrounding education rely heavily upon developmental psychology and cognitive theory as the primary tools for depicting and explaining human experience and subjectivity.

Transforming the Male Body: Etched and Engraved Arms, Armour and Personal Objects in Early Modern Europe, Paris, 16 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, Université Champagne-Ardenne, Musée de l'Armée (Paris)
contact email: 
anne-valerie.dulac@univ-paris13.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transforming the Male Body: Etched and Engraved Arms, Armour and Personal Objects in Early Modern Europe

Friday 16 October 2015
Musée de l’Armée

Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) 2015
contact email: 
squirekelsey@gmail.com

Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

The Legacy of Performance: Oral storytelling and Music in Minority, Postcolonial, and Immigrant Literatures (6/10/15; 11/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA
contact email: 
akilinski@johnsonu.edu

People in ethnic/racial minority groups, those from colonized countries,

International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, Performance. September 18-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
isc.umass@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Where in the World is Shakespeare?

Second NeuroHumanities Dialogue: Metaphors as source of creative thought

full name / name of organization: 
Neuro Humanities Studies Research Group at University of Catania
contact email: 
neuhums@gmail.com

Second NeuroHumanities Dialogue
“Metaphors as source of creative thought”
4 - 6 June 2015
CATANIA- Italy

Intersections of Art and Science in the Long Nineteenth Century - MMLA Columbus, Nov 12-15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association, English Literature 1800-1900 permanent section
contact email: 
awelch2@luc.edu

We welcome papers that explore the intersection of “art” and “science” in the long nineteenth century.

Midwest Modern Language Association Convention-"Exploring the Black W(hole): African American Speculative Fiction"

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Austin
contact email: 
tiffanyuaustin@gmail.com

Exploring the Black W(hole): African American Speculative Fiction

CFP: Multicultural Literature in the Classroom @ Midwest MLA 2015 (Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus, OH); Proposals due April 5, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Bridging the Distances between Text and Reader: Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Literature in the Undergraduate Classroom”

Conflicts and Resolutions

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
janetheller@charter.net

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015

Theme: Conflicts and Resolutions

Featured Luncheon Speaker: Poet Linda Nemec Foster

Summer 2015 Issue of Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination Seeking Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
farasha@deftco.de

Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination http://luvah.org is seeking submissions for our Summer 2015 issue. We are looking for short stories, poetry, and critical articles.

Southeast Asian Gothic (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Katarzyna Ancuta, Mary J. Ainslie, Andrew Hock Soon Ng
contact email: 
kancuta@gmail.com; Mary.Ainslie@nottingham.edu.my; ng.hock.soon@monash.edu

The contemporary rebranding of Gothic as a global phenomenon has led to an exploration of previously unchartered cultural territories in search of texts that are open to such interpretation.

ANIMAL SPIRITS (Geneva, 4-6 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon / Université Paris 8
contact email: 
skleiman-lafon@univ-paris8.fr

Call For Papers: ANIMAL SPIRITS
International conference organised by
Micheline Louis-Courvoisier (UNIGE) and Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon (Université Paris 8)

2015 Conference on the Black Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
Cobe@paine.edu

The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Black Experience (COBE) is: Civil Rights and Student Activism in America: Unfinished Business.

Go West! Deadline: 1 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History: Western Area
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

'The biopolitics of sensation' panel SLSA 2015 Houston, TX Deadline March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We are currently seeking submissions for our panel “The biopolitics of sensation”.

Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh (Paterson@pitt.edu)

MMLA Special Session: Earth's "Human Layer" --April 5 Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA: Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

As both science and the arts engage in conversations about the proposed new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, this interdisciplinary panel seeks papers addressing the “human layer” in turn of th

Call for Papers for Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Ballads (Winter 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Letitia Henville, University of Toronto
contact email: 
letitia.henville@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Ballads (Winter 2016)

Edited by Letitia Henville, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Now Taking Criticism Submissions

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

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

CFP: MMLA Creative Writing II: Prose - Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other (due April 5th)

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco Levato / MMLA
contact email: 
falevat@ilstu.edu

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting th

CSECS 2015: States of the Book/ Le livre dans tous ses états (Vancouver).

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies / Le congrès annuel de la Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle
contact email: 
csecs@sfu.ca

CSECS 2015: Vancouver

The annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference will take place in Vancouver from October 14-17, 2015.

MMLA 2015 (Columbus, OH): Permanent Session: Peninsular Literature after 1700

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kathy Korcheck / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
korcheckk@central.edu

Papers welcome that explore all aspects of Peninsular Literature after 1700. Please email abstracts of 250 words (along with your name, institution, email and paper title) to Dr.

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