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[UPDATE} CFP: Media Fields Journal 11: Surveillance Zones Extended Deadline - Apr. 5

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Extended Deadline: April 5, 2015
www.mediafieldsjournal.org

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

Dark Nature in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Schneider
contact email: 
richard.schneider@wartburg.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals, Deadline Extended:

A major publishing company has expressed interest to me in a collection of ecocritical essays on the subject of The Dark Side of Nature.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

[UPDATE] 2015 SWCCL - Conference Dates October 1-3, 2015 (submission dealine 03/16/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature - Christianity and Culture: The Interaction of Faith and Literature through the Ages
contact email: 
tcoley@umhb.edu

To to directly to the conference's home page, click here: http://undergrad.umhb.edu/english/swccl

MLA Special Session 2016 - Patricia Highsmith via Žižek and Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Bruce Krajewski / U of Texas at Arlington
contact email: 
bkrajewski@uta.edu

Fort Worth native Patricia Highsmith's works call for reconsideration in light of Žižek's philosophical readings and cinematic interpretations.

CFP soundscapes conference; Graz, Austria; Nov 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:
Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6‐8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies
Organizers: Nassim W. Balestrini and Klaus Rieser, University of Graz

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

full name / name of organization: 
David Greven/The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
dgreven@mailbox.sc.edu

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

Mexican Revolution and U.S. Modernism (Boston, Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
ggano@antiochcollege.org

The Mexican Revolution and U.S. Modernism

MLA 2016 - Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature - Sponsored by College English Association (CEA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

Panel Title: Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature.

This panel is sponsored by College English Association (CEA).

Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

[UPDATE] Affect, Images, and Digital Media: Engaging Multiple Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Trey Barnett, University of Utah
contact email: 
joshua.barnett@utah.edu

A Trans-Disciplinary Conference at The University of Utah
September 3-5, 2015 at the Tanner Humanities Center

MLA 2016: Mess With Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cb529@georgetown.edu

“Mess With Texas”

Modern Language Association Conference

January 7-10, 2016

Austin, TX

Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel - Journal Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christopher Lloyd
contact email: 
c.lloyd@gold.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel
Guest Editor: Christopher Lloyd

MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Digital Queers - Call for Abstracts - The New School

full name / name of organization: 
OCR - The New School - Goldsmiths
contact email: 
info@ocradst.org

The Digital Queers Conference at The New School will be in June 25, 26 and 27, 2015, and will coincide with the Gay Pride in New York.

Hearing Voices (MSA 17, 11/19-11/22, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Sastri
contact email: 
reena.sastri@gmail.com

MSA 17: Hearing Voices

Poet-Artist Collaborations (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, November 13-15, 2015; Durham, NC
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

REIMAGINING MARGINALITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association - CELLA
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

The pluralistic, sophisticated and technocrazy nature of contemporary existence has blurred concepts like marginality and minority that are inherent in human existence.

Death, Violence and Religiously-Inflected Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

Please consider submitting 250-word abstracts to the following panel at the 2016 MLA in Austin, Texas.

Long Tim, Short Text: Historical Short Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA, Special Topics Panels for 2015 Conference in Portland, OR
contact email: 
mkula@uw.edu

This CFP is seeking proposals for an approved "Special Topics" session examining a variety of issues related to Historical Short Fiction (abstract/CFP below) for the 2015 PAMLA conference in Portland,

MLA 2016 Special Session: Foucault and Queer of Color Critique (deadline 3/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu

Foucault and Queer of Color Critique

MLA 2016: Sounds of the South

full name / name of organization: 
Southern United States Forum
contact email: 
jhubbs@ua.edu

When we listen to the South, what do we hear?

ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

[UPDATE] Reading Fantasy RMMLA, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 8-10 Oct., 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mjhtaylor@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 31, 2015. *Conference dates corrected.*

MSA 17 Boston, November 19-22, 2015: Modes of Relative Certainty

full name / name of organization: 
Luke Mueller / Tufts University
contact email: 
luke.mueller@tufts.edu

Modes of Relative Certainty

March 15 Deadline - EBSN Network Brussels Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

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Call for Papers: submission deadline extended till 15 March 2015

[REMINDER] George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grossetste University, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Eudora Welty Society Panel (Open Topic): SCMLA 2015, Nashville TN (Oct. 31st - Nov. 3rd)

full name / name of organization: 
The Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
jlundy@email.sc.edu

The Eduora Welty Society invites proposals for papers exploring any aspect of Eudora Welty's work and/or life. Please submit abstracts to Joshua Lundy at jlundy@email.sc.edu.

NEW - Journal of Student Research Deadline: March 26, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Student Research
contact email: 
msuarez6@stu.edu

The Journal of Student Research is a digital multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing quality, original, scholarly research articles on a variety of topics related to business, communication, e

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
robertfrostreview@gmail.com

The Robert Frost Society will be hosting a panel at the 2016 MLA Convention to be held in Austin, TX from January 7th-10th, 2016.

Critical anthology on Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire book or TV series

full name / name of organization: 
Editors Rachel Schaffer and John Scaggs
contact email: 
rschaffer@msubillings.edu

Wyoming author Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire mystery series and the A&E/Netflix television series adapted from it have become increasingly popular since the publication of The Cold Dish in 2005.

Innovative Digital-Humanities Approaches in Teaching Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10)
contact email: 
pichugin@rutgers.edu

We seek theory- and practice-based presentations on application of digital technologies in language/literature fields. Interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.

Mark Twain and Popular Culture; April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture in the American South and American Culture Association in the South Conference
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Mark Twain and Popular Culture Panel. Deadline, April 15, 2015.

"The Uses of 'Religion' in Nineteenth Century Studies," Mar. 16-19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua King, Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
contact email: 
ablconferences@baylor.edu

time and place: March 16-19, 2016, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
deadline for proposals: 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2015

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