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UPDATE (date of event): Cosmopolitanism/Women Writers/Biography

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

Symposium: 13-14 July 2015, University of Queensland, Australia

CFP - Philament 21: Terror Australis

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge, University of Sydney
contact email: 
christopher.rudge@sydney.edu.au

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions from postgraduate students and early-career scholars (maximum five years

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Symposium: “Transforming Contagion”
Location: Arizona State University’s West campus (Phoenix, AZ) Date: Friday, October 23, 2015

[UPDATE] ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives 3-5 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bill Hughes/University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
bill.enlightenment@gmail.com

Extended submission date--3oth April 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

Science and American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 Annual Conference
contact email: 
april.anderson@cgu.edu

This session will examine the relationship between science and American literature from 1650 to the present, with the hope of spurring a dialogue that can ultimately illuminate the ways in which hard

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:

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology [June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal / Department of English / University of Florida
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology

"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.*

PAMLA Nov 6 -Nov 8, 2015 Special Session: Performing Women’s Roles: 1500-1700 England

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shanek.m.wood@gmail.com

Abstract: This special session will explore the intricacies and expectations embodied in portrayals of womanhood in Renaissance and Restoration England.

Due May 15, "Narrative and Time: Rate and Pace" Panel for PAMLA Portland

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Morel, University of Washington
contact email: 
egmorel@uw.edu

Brief Abstract: This special session examines rates or pacing as textual features or parts of the reception experience.

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.

Essay Collection - Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Runia
contact email: 
rrunia@xula.edu

The editor of Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830 seeks essays that explore how new methods, materials, and opportunities in eighteenth-century studies have transformed scholarship and shifte

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.

Book Reviews (Eighteenth Century)

full name / name of organization: 
New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century
contact email: 
sraynie@gordonstate.edu

New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century (NPEC), a journal affiliated with the Southeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, seeks book reviews and review essays of recent scholarship in English

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.

Call for Participation, Young Translators and Interpreters in an Europe of Post-Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Department of Applied Modern Languages
contact email: 
colocviulma@yahoo.com

The Department of Applied Modern Languages
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj
in partnership with
The Centre for Language Industries (CLI)

[UPDATE] Pastoral Sciences, MMLA (Columbus, OH, Nov. 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

In 1964’s The Machine in the Garden Leo Marx introduces the concept of technological pastoral, a space constructed to join modern industry to the ideals of rural harmony.

British Literature and Culture: Long-Eighteenth Century (PAMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vab@gwmail.gwu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

Update: Extended deadline THEATRE ARTS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
THEATRE ARTS JOURNAL: STUDIES IN SCENOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCE
contact email: 
eynconf@post.tau.ac.il

Extended deadline:
CALL FOR PAPERS

Asia and the Historical Imagination: A Workshop (Singapore). Extended deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Modernism and Cinema (MSA 17, Boston, November 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Yair Solan, CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
ysolan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Modernism and Cinema: Genealogies of Rupture (MSA 17)

Queerness and Animality

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mgreg003@ucr.edu

Queerness and Animality
PAMLA 2015, November 6-8 2015
Portland, Oregon

Presiding Officer:
Mackenzie Gregg, University of California, Riverside

Composition and Rhetoric open topic (PAMLA, November 6-8, Portland State U); deadline 5/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Composition and Rhetoric Panel(s)
contact email: 
gosherjo@uvu.edu

Proposals invited for group or individual presentations in the field of Composition and Rhetoric at the 113th annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard-Open-access Journal-Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for papers

Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos, 27-29 August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lilya Kaganovsky, Scott MacKenzie, Anna Westerstahl Stenport
contact email: 
arcticdocumentary@gmail.com

Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos seeks to counteract pervasive mythologies of the Arctic as a blank space or desolate end of the world.

Twice the Glory, Twice the Fear: Critical Approaches to Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook

full name / name of organization: 
Brady Harrison
contact email: 
brady.harrison@mso.umt.edu

Twice the Glory, Twice the Fear:
Critical Approaches to Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The Child in Popular Culture

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Strange New Worlds: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Television History Research Centre, De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

STRANGE NEW WORLDS: NEW FRONTIERS IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION
A POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
18th June 2015

Queer Poetics - PAMLA 2015 (Portland, OR, 11/6-8); Proposal 5/15

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Sullivan
contact email: 
rsull001@ucr.edu

This panel seeks papers that consider what it might mean to think about poetics in relation to queer studies—specifically scholars who are working with queer studies in conjunction with historical p

Revolutionary Little Magazines, Panel for MSA Conference, Boston, Nov. 19th-22nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
awalser@bard.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of Modernism & Revolution, this panel seeks to explore modernism’s little magazines as sites of provocation and revolt.

Blog Contributors and Submissions invited on George Meredith and his Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

As part of the forthcoming conference 'George Meredith and his Circle', the organisers are instigating a new blog, which we hope will bring together those who work on George Meredith and his contempor

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