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Caryl Phillips, Crossing the River: “the many-tongued chorus”

full name / name of organization: 
Vanessa GUIGNERY, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France.
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr

Website: http://conferences.vanessaguignery.com

Student, Teacher, Scholar: Graduate Students at the Borders - MMLA 2016 St. Louis, MO - Nov. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Moreland / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
morelak@bgsu.edu

Graduate students—especially those working as teaching assistants—take on a unique role at the university in that they must constantly navigate among their student-teacher-scholar identities.

Call for Papers Edited Volume Abstracts due 11/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
Classics and The Western
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

In 1820, a writer for the Cincinnati Western Review warned his readers that “should the time ever come when Latin and Greek should be banished from our universities and the study of Cicero and Demos

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 05/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
thequint@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

Poems Invited for June 2016 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 28th Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED for 2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
initiative for critical studies of masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium@gmail.com

The deadline of "2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities" has been extended to 1 May 2016 !

Please feel free to forward this CFP to anyone or any group who may be interested in.

[CALL FOR PAPERS] JOURNAL - KNOWLEDGE FUTURES. Closes: June 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Knowledge Futures
contact email: 
dranees@knowsys.org

CENTRE FOR
KNOWLEDGE FUTURES
______________________________________________
KNOWLEDGE FUTURES
An International Journal of Futures Studies
Print ISSN 2415-2374
CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference: Borders/Boundaries and Religious Otherness: Religion in Travel Writings

full name / name of organization: 
University Grenoble Alpes and University Savoie Mont Blanc (France)
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr

This multidisciplinary conference aims to build bridges across disciplines such as history, civilizational studies, literature, and anthropology—among other fields—that rarely cooperate in academi

Edited Collection: Princess Mononoke (Bloomsbury)

full name / name of organization: 
Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
r.denison@uea.ac.uk

I am seeking contributions of between 5-6,000words on Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke (Mononoke Hime), for an edited collection intended to form part of Bloomsbury's Animation: Key Films series.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel. Submissions are rolling, send yours today.

Evolving Architecture and Urbanism Summer School in London

full name / name of organization: 
Mohmed Badr / IEREK
contact email: 
workshops@ierek.com

Join our 2-week Annual Summer Program and get inspired lectures by academics and practitioners from world renown London architectural practices, visit significant sustainable projects and developments

René Girard and Social Borders: A Commemoration - MMLA St. Louis, Nov 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Stevens / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
gstevens2@luc.edu

The 2016 MMLA conference will take place almost exactly a year after the death of René Girard, one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

[Update] The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, & Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
somme1jm@cmich.edu

-Call For Papers-

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers

Call for Essays: Food and Feasting in Post-1700 Outlaw Narratives

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

We are soliciting abstracts for a proposed collection on food and feasting in post-1700 outlaw narratives.

MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance, and The Body

full name / name of organization: 
Panayiota (Patty) Argyrides / Queen's University
contact email: 
14pa6@queensu.ca

CFP: MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance and the Body

Pasadena, CA, November 17-20 2016

Creating and Un-creating the World in the Romantic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
heather.heckmanmckenna@gmail.com

The Romantics era was rife with social and economic shifts and imbalances as the Industrial Revolution brought destruction to the natural world and further stratification of the classes.

Busting Boundaries: Unexpected Interdisciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA--special sessions
contact email: 
vlholtzwodzak@viterbo.edu

Children's Literature and Adaptation (Proposed Panel at IRSCL Congress 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
IRSCL (International Research Society for Children’s Literature) Congress 2017
contact email: 
ahalsall@yorku.ca

Special Issue: The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction (submissions due Feb. 10, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on “The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction,” guest-edited by Stef Craps (Ghent University) and Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmit

Poetry and Poetics at PAMLA (Pasadena, November 11-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
amy.robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The standing Poetry and Poetics session seeks abstract submissions exploring any aspects of poetry and poetics, but paper proposals on any of the following three topics are particularly welcome:

[UPDATE] Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean. The Soc

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard University of Miami
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.
The Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference, (2017 SEA Biennial)

SAMLA 88: Queering Composition Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Grant / Florida International University
contact email: 
jugrant@fiu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) will hold its 88th conference from November 4-6, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL.

CFP, 2016 MMLA Conference Theme "Border States" St. Louis, Missouri November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Nevine El Nossery
contact email: 
elnossery@wisc.edu

WIF’s (Women in French) panels at MMLA, 2016
Deadline to send an abstract April 20.
 
 
Panel 1. The Self and the Other: African Women’s Wartime Memoirs and Autobiographical Novels
 

Call for Presentations/Artwork - 2016 Fashion: Now & Then Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole LaMoreaux/LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art
October 20 - 22, 2016
LIM College, New York City, NY

Call for Presentations & Artwork

Submission Due Date: Monday, June 6, 2016

Coetzee's Other Arts (July 18, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of the Western Cape
contact email: 
michelle.kelly@ell.ox.ac.uk

Coetzee’s Other Arts
University of the Western Cape
18 July 2016

Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

Spanish II: Peninsular Literature after 1700

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
isaac.garciaguerrero@wisc.edu

This panel welcomes papers that explore any aspect of Peninsular Literature after 1700, especially those dealing with the convention’s theme: “Border States.” Please email abstracts of 250 word

Revista Atenea - journal of humanities & social sciences (20 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Atenea - Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
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/

Southeastern Renaissance Conference 2016, Wake Forest University, September 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
christopher.crosbie@ncsu.edu


Call For Papers deadline is extended : SCPLC Conference 4/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University/Department of English
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

South Carolina State University’s Department of English and The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host an inter-disciplinary Conference on October 7, 2016.

Summer School in Ontology

full name / name of organization: 
International School of Philosophy
contact email: 
contact@isp-grado.com

Our school valorises the unavoidable pursuit of ontology, foregrounding the debate on this classical philosophical question.

In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
contact email: 
ladislav.vit@upce.cz

The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference &

Transgressive Borders of Desire: Posthuman Eros (CFP Deadline: 4/30/16)

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016 (November 10-13, 2016)
contact email: 
Efuhrer@nd.edu

Transgressive Borders of Desire: Posthuman Eros

Science and the Gendered Body in Literary Discourse (4/28/2016; Commission on Literature and Science Sept. 7-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
J. A. Hayden, University of Tampa
contact email: 
jhayden@ut.edu

This panel looks at the representation of the scientific ‘body’ in the literature of the greater eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Early Modern Science and the Grotesque [4/28/2016; Commission on Literature & Science, Austria Sept 7-9]

full name / name of organization: 
J. A. Hayden, University of Tampa
contact email: 
jhayden@ut.edu

This panel probes the representation of the grotesque and science in early modern European discourse, whether in the travel narrative or other literary discourse, such as memoirs, letters, notes on ex

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