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The Medieval “Freak Show”: Putting the Monstrous on Display in the Middle Ages (SEMA 2015 - Oct. 22-24, Little Rock)

full name / name of organization: 
mearcstapa - mearcstapa.org
contact email: 
stefaniegoyette@gmail.com

Session sponsored by mearcstapa
SEMA (Southeast Medieval Association) Conference Oct. 22-24 in Little Rock, Arkansas

NeMLA 2016: "Food and Feast in Post-Medieval Outlaw Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

This session will present new work from scholars in an emerging line of inquiry: post-medieval outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of feasting and eating.

The Archive and African American Literature in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
mbarwick@indiana.edu

In an age when technology and digitalization continue to redefine how we think about and explore African American literature, this panel invites considerations of the critical yet ever-evolving relati

Use, Abuse, Abstinence: Reading Alcohol in Literature | NEMLA 2016, March 17-20 | Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers that stake a claim in the cultural significance of representing alcohol or alcohol consumption. How do these representations relate to alcoholism as a disease and the alcoholic as an identity category? Does the text evaluate alcohol abuse morally or politically? Do communities organized around alcohol consumption facilitate social movements based on class, race, sexuality, or gender?

[UPDATE] THE LAND HAS A STORY

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Papers and Panels: Sports and Violence Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ashland Center for Nonviolence
contact email: 
acn@ashland.edu

Interdisciplinary Conference on Sports and Violence, March 19, 2016, Proposals due by October 31, 2015

NeMLA 2016 (Hartford, March 17th-20th) CFP: "Memory in Spanish Contemporary Feminine Narrative and Film."

full name / name of organization: 
Estefanía Tocado Orviz
contact email: 
et287@georgetown.edu

This panel explores the representation of historical memory in Spanish narrative and films by female writers and directors.

International Seminar on Contemporary Pakistani Fiction in English (Date: 25-27 February, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
anjalidaimari@yahoo.com; fardina1@yahoo.co.in

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in its series International Seminars on Contemporary South Asian Fictions in English is happy to announce the second conference of the series.

“Pop Scene: Culture and Opposition in 1990s Britain”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Benjamin Halligan / University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Call for Proposals:

“Pop Scene: Culture and Opposition in 1990s Britain”

The Ruin, the Future

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
editor@transformationsjournal.org

Transformations: CFP: Issue 28

The Ruin, the Future

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

"English Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture" panel at ASECS Annual Meeting, March 31-April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Geremy Carnes
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

This seminar aims to focus attention on a segment of the English population that is often ignored or treated simplistically in scholarship on our period: the English Catholic community.

(Post?) Modernist Hitchcock --NEMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/ Northeast Modern Language Association 2016 Conference
contact email: 
Andrew.Schopp@ncc.edu

In terms of simple chronology, Alfred Hitchock’s films span the Modernist era up through the beginning of the postmodern era.

Postmodern Gods and Monsters: Gender, Sexuality, Power--NEMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/ Northeast Modern Language Association 2016 Conference
contact email: 
Andrew.Schopp@ncc.edu

The postmodern god figure has been a staple of postmodern art at the very least since John Barth published Lost in the Funhouse, in which the god figure, both author and father, was simultaneously cha

[UPDATE] Session:Art as Information: Plans, Maps, Diagrams and Algorithms

full name / name of organization: 
Universities Art Association of Canada, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
contact email: 
jzdebik@uottawa.ca

Call for papers for group session: Art as Information: Plans, Maps, Diagrams and Algorithms for the 2015 UAAC conference at NSCAD University, Halifax, on November 5–7.

Unsettling Objects: Collecting in Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Reed Gochberg / C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
gochberg@bu.edu

This proposed panel for the 2016 C19 conference seeks paper proposals on the topic of collectors and collections in nineteenth-century American culture.

From Experiential to Expository: A Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
joellenm@bu.edu

By extending the learning environment beyond the classroom’s boundaries, undergraduate programs have stimulated lively pedagogical innovation across general education disciplines.

"Remeasuring Lyrical Pain" -- Seminar CFP -- ACLA Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA, March 17–20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Tabak / Brown University
contact email: 
jessica_tabak@brown.edu

In recent scholarship, lyric emerges as a privileged form for expressing, simulating, and circulating pain: its formal flexibility, non-narrative structure, and somatic elements allow lyric to evoke a

ICFA 37 "Wonder Tales" Children's and Young Adult Literature and Art Division

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
rdfierce@gmail.com

Wonder Tales
March 16-20, 2016
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
Deadline: October 31

Jews and Christian Materiality 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Shamma Boyarin
contact email: 
sboyarin@uvic.ca

In the conclusion to her Christian Materiality (2011), Caroline Walker Bynum opens the door to an expansion of her discussion of medieval materiality and religion to Judaism and Islam: “Understandin

Wonder Tales: The 37th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
moiraine@gmail.com

Thirty-Seventh International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Wonder Tales

March 16-20, 2016

Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

JEWISH WOMEN IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND (ROUNDTABLE) - KALAMAZOO, 12-15 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Williams Boyarin (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
aboyarin@uvic.ca

NeMLA Roundtable: “Beyond the Monster Inside: The Ethics of Fragmentation in the Long Nineteenth-Century”: Due 9/30/15

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016: March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
melissa.rampelli@gmail.com

Doubles and doppelgangers abound in the Victorian Gothic novel and Miltonian readings have emphasized the inner monster as a nod to the period’s desire to, in Tennyson’s terms, “Move upward, wor

Call for essay proposals: edited collection on Modernist Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Noelia Malla
contact email: 
noeliamalla@gmail.com

Ezra Pound’s proclamation to ‘Make it new’ traced the quintessential phrase of the modernist period in Literature and the Arts.

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

The uneasy boundary between madness and love asserts itself throughout recorded history.

"Ruined!" On Failed Adaptations from Page to Screen | NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

This session will explore adaptations that fail in some way. Among our goals, we would like to identify what could be productive about failed adaptations. How do such failures identify what not to do, and can an adaptation that fails to be faithful to its source material still produce a valuable, worthwhile text? We are particularly interested in proposals that look at the adaptation of older artistic and literary forms in online and/or interactive content.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2015, to Session ID#15658 at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15658

Willa Cather as Modernist, 9/30/15; 3/17-3/20/16

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Assoc (NeMLA)
contact email: 
abenn@esu.edu

This panel for the NeMLA 2016 Annual Convention, to be held in Hartford, Connecticut, from March 17 to March 20, 2016, will feature papers that explore Willa Cather as a Modernist writer.

Panel: Visualizing Diversity in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Diversity Committee, Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
lara.saguisag@csi.cuny.edu; mary.couzelis@morgan.edu

Call for Papers
Visualizing Diversity in Children’s Literature
Panel Sponsored by Children’s Literature Association Diversity Committee
2016 Children’s Literature Association Conference

1968 and Global Cinema - panel at SCMS Atlanta 2015 - Abstracts due AUG 5

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
s.saljoughi@gmail.com and crgerhardt@gmail.com

CfP- 2016 SCMS - 1968 + Global Cinema - 3/30-4/3/16 - Atlanta, Georgia

1968 and Global Cinema

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference

Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

Gender and Emotion: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016, University of Hull, 6th - 8th January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
d.black@hull.ac.uk

The grief-stricken faces at Edward’s deathbed in the Bayeux Tapestry; the ambiguous ‘ofermod’ in The Battle of Maldon; the body-crumpling anguish of the Virgin witnessing the Man of Sorrows; the

[UPDATE] Transitions 6 Comic Symposium London

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com

TRANSITIONS 6 – New Directions in Comics Studies 2015
Symposium – 31st October 2015, Birkbeck, University of London
Keynote: Dr. Mel Gibson (Northumbria University)

[Update] Image Matter: Art and Materiality (AAH New Voices conference); Manchester, 6 Nov 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

Image Matter: Art and Materiality
AAH Students New Voices Conference
MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University
6 November 2015

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference: Shakespearean Transformations, 8-11 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
bsa2016@hull.ac.uk

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference

Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016

www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016

The Unsettling Politics of Nineteenth-Century Print, Abstract Deadline August 20

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
jseibert@clarku.edu

While earlier centuries had witnessed the global spread of print, the nineteenth century contributed a new major chapter to the history of print in the Atlantic world, a chapter full of unsettlin

'Facts and Fictions' - First Workshop of 'The Art of Identification' Network, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Art of Identification
contact email: 
theartofidentification@gmail.com

The Art of Identification network, funded by a networking grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) intends to bring together a range of academics and practitioners in order to explor

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