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“Literature and Society: 17th- and 18th-century French Writers” NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Stephane Natan, Rider University / 47th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention / Hartford, Connecticut / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
snatan@rider.edu

This panel will focus on uncovering the ideas and philosophy proposed by 17th- and 18th-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their society.

“Worship or Disdain: Woman in Latin American Literature” NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes, DeSales University / 47th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention / Hartford, Connecticut / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
camposcristina@hotmail.com

This panel will explore the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love and womanhood expressed by Latin American authors (male or female).

Pulp Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Seattle, WA
March 21-25, 2016

Gower and Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Salisbury / Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media
contact email: 
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu

Recent innovations in narrative medicine, cognitive science, and theories of the body's experience of pain have opened up new paths of inquiry into literary work from the Middle Ages to our own postmo

'Hit iseie aboc iwrite': Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts (Kzoo 2016--deadline Sept. 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society
contact email: 
jcbleds@emory.edu

The Early Middle English Society invites paper proposals for our session, “‘Hit iseie aboc iwrite’: Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts,” at the 51st Internationa

[UPDATE] 100 Years of D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Scalia / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bscalia@stmarys.edu

100 Years of D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance

Realigning French Stardom 1945-2015 (Panel - Abstract by Aug 10)

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS Atlanta, Mar-Apr 2016
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat {at} gmail.com

French stardom and those who obtain it have undergone many important moments of realignment since the end of World War II.

No Way Forward? – Nonlinear Temporalities and 20th-Century Culture

full name / name of organization: 
A roundtable at NeMLA / March 17-20, 2016 / Hartford, CT / Sara Marcus (Princeton University), Ezra Feldman (Cornell University)
contact email: 
srmarcus@princeton.edu, edf25@cornell.edu.

The long twentieth century offers multiple examples of dramatic progress brought to a halt or even seemingly thrown into reverse: Freud writes about the first World War as foreclosing faith in human progress; the late ’60s and early ’70s brought complications to the Civil Rights movement and student movements; and the destruction of the Twin Towers on 9/11/2001 undermined the narrative of American capitalist triumph that had held sway since the end of the Cold War.

Feminisms in Contemporary Literature Roundtable (9/30/2015; 3/17-20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

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

Feminisms in Contemporary Literature

47th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT
Host Institution: University of Connecticut

Women and Warfare in Contemporary Literature Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

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

Women and Warfare in Contemporary Literature

47th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT
Host Institution: University of Connecticut

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

"Metaphors of Detection" Roundtable; NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015

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

Metaphors make the detective.

Reminder - Victorian Brain

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network
contact email: 
heide-marie.weig@ur.de

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.

2015 HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 9-10 November, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Humanities, Chancellor College, University of Malawi
contact email: 
humanities-conference2015@cc.ac.mw

RETHINKING THE HUMANITIES IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY AFRICA

CFP Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Semper - Seminario Permanente di Poesia di Trento
contact email: 
brevitas.trento@gmail.com

Comunichiamo che il comitato direttivo di SEMPER - Seminario permanente di poesia diretto da Pietro Taravacci e Francesco Zambon ha stabilito di prorogare di dieci giorni la deadline per l’invio di

[UPDATE] From Experiential to Expository: A Roundtable (NeMLA March 17-20, 2016; Deadline September 30, 2015)

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.

Rethinking the Neuronovel: Towards a Narrative Model of Cognition

full name / name of organization: 
Hillel Broder / CUNY Graduate Center / NeMLA
contact email: 
hbroder@gmail.com

Marco Roth has recently suggested that we are living in the age of the neuronovel—a narrative form that narrates cognition in terms of neurochemistry, diagnosis, and heredity.

Diagnosis Literature: Medical Narratives of the Nineteenth Century--NEMLA 2016 Hartford

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Caleb/Misericordia University
contact email: 
acaleb@misericordia.edu

This panel seeks to explore how medical narrative was used in nineteenth-century fiction and medical texts as a counterargument to the medical gaze, thereby rewriting the medical history of the period

Your Papers are Due at 3:00; My Panic Attack is at 4:00: Mental Illness in the Academy

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

In Mad at School, Margaret Price claims that “Persons with mental disabilities lack rhetoricity; we are rhetorically disabled.” Our experience as academics with diagnosed mental disabilities bears

One Sentence English Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Words in Place
contact email: 
onesecwaterloo@gmail.com

“Words in Place,” from the University of Waterloo’s English Department, is announcing our first ever One Sentence English Contest!

Dialectical Thinking in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

This seminar will explore the uses and limits of dialectical thinking as a critical tool for contemporary humanistic inquiry.

One Hundred Years of Susan Glaspell's "Trifles" - NeMLA 2016 (Deadline, Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - Hartford, CT - March 17-20, 2015
contact email: 
Randy Laist - rlaist@goodwin.edu

Susan Glaspell’s one-act play, "Trifles," premiered in Provincetown in 1916, during an era of historic upheaval in American gender relations.

Sacred Troubling Topics in the Tanakh, New Testament, and Qur'an

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sabbath@unlv.nevada.edu

ORGANIZATION: American Comparative Literature Association

CONTACT: Roberta Sabbath at Sabbath@unlv.nevada.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN/CLOSE DATE ON ACLA WEBSITE--ACLA.ORG: September 1-23, 2015

De Candy Candy a Ergo Proxy y más allá: El anime en Latinoamérica (Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Aidali Aponte-Aviles
contact email: 
aidali.aponteaviles@trincoll.edu

NEMLA
47th Annual Conference
March 17 - 20, 2016
Hartford, Connecticut

Legacies and Lifespans: Contemporary Women's Writing in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association in association with C21 the centre for contemporary writing at the University of Brighton.

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2016
contact email: 
frobles@princeton.edu // brandon.menke@yale.edu

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

Publicly Private: Cities, Literature, and the Social Contract

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
deirdre.mikolajcik@uky.edu

This panel is part of the NeMLA 2016 Annual Convention, to be held in Hartford, Connecticut, from March 17 to March 20, 2016.

Showrunners in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies for Composition & Literature Courses

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

Showrunners in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies for Composition & Literature Courses

The Rise and Development of Dystopia in YA Literature

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

The Rise and Development of Dystopia in YA Literature

Neo-Victorian? Pop Culture, Lowbrow, and Genre Victoriana | NeMLA 2015 | Submit by 9-30-15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
christiana.salah@uconn.edu

In the rapidly expanding field of neo-Victorian studies, the million-dollar question remains: what qualifies as neo-Victorian?

On Manoel de Oliveira (Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
soliveira@ric.edu

This panel seeks to explore the impact in global art cinema of the work of the Portuguese film director, Manoel de Oliveira (1908-2015).

Medieval Graduate Student Symposium: At The University of North Texas March 3-4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas
contact email: 
mickey.abel@unt.edu

Sponsored by AVISTA

*******NEW******
AVISTA Prize $200.

Empathy in Crisis: Considering 20th- and 21st-century Literature | NeMLA 2016 | Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
annav13@yorku.ca

This panel seeks papers that confront the multifarious nature of empathy, as both connection and appropriation, in literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
sophie.jones@bbk.ac.uk

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture
30th October 2015
Birkbeck, University of London

Panel: Women Authors from the Great War

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Sareene.Proodian@Marquette.edu

Scholarship on women’s writing on the First World War has helped recover important texts that give us insight on the important roles women played as nurses and ambulance drivers.

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