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Realism Bites - Disruptive Realisms in Modernity 08/13/2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
realismbitesgermangrads@gmail.com

Eighth Biannual Graduate Student Conference of the German Program
Department of German and Romance Languages and Literature at the Johns Hopkins University

Realism Bites

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now- Edited Collection- Abstract Deadline 7/26/15

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano/ Florida SouthWestern State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now

Proposed Edited Collection
Abstract Deadline July 26, 2015

Transnational Visions of Paul Frederick Bowles

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
rchandar@msn.com

Papers are welcome for any examination of Paul Bowles from a transnational perspective.

Fugitive Environmentalisms

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submission of essays to be considered for a special issue in the environmental humanities.

UPDATE EXTENDED DEADLINE NOW JULY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Go West! Western Area 2015 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

It seems that someone is always travelling somewhere in the Western.

Critiquing Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Program at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University invites paper proposals for our 9th annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference.

Call for Chapters: Representations of Poverty in US Pop Culture (9/1/2015 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Wylie Lenz
contact email: 
povertyandpopculture@gmail.com

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection tentatively titled Representing the Other Half: Essays on Poverty in American Popular Culture.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s 4th Law and Literature Conference (October 30-Nov1 2015))

full name / name of organization: 
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s 4th Law and Literature Conference
contact email: 
vhendrick@jjay.cuny.edu

This conference considers literary renderings of labor concerns, broadly defined, to explore law.

"The Age of the Geek:" Book collection. Abstract deadline 7/20/15

full name / name of organization: 
"The Age of the Geek:" Book Collection
contact email: 
KELane@nwosu.edu

CFP: “The Age of the Geek:” Book collection

Submission Deadline: Abstracts are due July 20, 2015

“The Age of the Geek:” Book Collection

SFFTV CFP: Special Issue on Mad Max franchise

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassler-Forest
contact email: 
dhasslerforest@gmail.com

Science Fiction Film and Television seeks submissions for a special issue on the Mad Max franchise.
Guest editor: Dan Hassler-Forest

UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
ehughes@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

[UPDATE] Nabokov on Politics (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / Davidson College
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

In a later preface to Bend Sinister (1947), Vladimir Nabokov claims, “the influence of my epoch on my present book is as negligible as the influence of my books, or at least of this book, o

Philip Roth Society Panel at MLA International Symposium on "Other Europes" (Dusseldorf, June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel on Philip Roth and the “Other Europe” at the Modern Language Association International Symposium in Dusseldorf, Germany from June 23-25, 2016.

Translated Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Hofmann, University of Wuppertal
contact email: 
bhofmann@uni-wuppertal.de

Translated Memories“: Transgenerational Perspectives in Literature on the Holocaust
July 14, 2015, Steinheim Institute in Essen, Germany

Faulkner and the City at American Literature Association Symposium on September 10-12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
jcobrien@memphis.edu

I am organizing a proposed panel on representations of the city within Faulkner’s texts for the upcoming ALA Symposium “The City and American Literature.” I’m looking for 2-4 proposals on any

Detective Fiction and Chaos Theory

full name / name of organization: 
The Butterfly Effect: Tracking Chaos Theory in Detective Fiction Collection
contact email: 
detectivesandchaos@gmail.com

Seeking 200-250 word abstracts and short biographies for a collection of essays discussing Chaos theory (a notion of chaos as part of the order of things instead of a breakdown) and how it works in De

Call for Papers for Collected Essays: Women Activists Online

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Levitt
contact email: 
women.activists.online@gmail.com

The early promise of the Internet as an opportunity to enhance community, bringing people together to work together toward positive ends, long seemed a pipe dream.

(In)visible Lines: Feminist & Gender Studies. Uni of Limerick, 20-21st November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Network
contact email: 
info@sibeal.ie

The feminist movement has been categorised as a series of different waves, first, second and third, with some contemporary critics suggesting we are now on the precipice of a fourth wave.

[UPDATE] Unity and Division in the History of Art - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

[UPDATE] Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century - Deadline 5 Dec 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

[UPDATE - please note the change to conference dates and CfP deadline)

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2016

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

Textual Liberation: Feminist Writing at the Fin-de-Siècle, November 13–15, 2015, Durham, North Carolina DEADLINE JUNE 18

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87 Durham, North Carolina
contact email: 
eshabliy@tulane.edu

Feminism altered the course of literature by challenging those literary conventions that governed the portrayal of women and women's experience at the fin de siècle.

Edited Collection: Examining the Power of Children's Play (abstracts due Sept. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joyce Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley8@aum.edu

This is a call for essay abstracts for an edited collection on depictions of children’s play in nineteenth and twentieth-century literature.

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; deadline extended to July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Open, non-thematic issue of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; submission deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation (University of Zadar, Croatia)
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words

Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 8th issue, deadline for submissions: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that manuscripts for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture should be sent by June 30, 2015 to reci@alfa.edu.rs.

Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability conference (submission 10/1/15; conference 4/9/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University Department of Fine Arts and Department of English
contact email: 
rweber@misericordia.edu and acaleb@misericordia.edu

April 9, 2016 – Misericordia University (Dallas, PA)
Deadline: October 1, 2015

[UPDATE] Rock and Romanticism (anthology)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira / Tiffin University
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Rock and Romanticism (edited anthology)

Specialists: Passions and Careers (October 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
submissions@universitaspress.com

CFP: Specialists: Passions and Careers (collection Professional Development for Academics)

[EXTENDED] CFP: Gothic Tourism Book

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

UPDATE: The Canadian Alternative EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

We have EXTENDED THE DEADLINE for a proposed edited and refereed volume on Canadian graphic novelists and cartoonists.

The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (essay collection) Aug. 15, Proposals Due

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
bellanddoucet@gmail.com

Call for Papers
The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (an anthology)

Translated Memories: Transgenerational Perspectives in Literature on the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Hofmann; University of Wuppertal and Steinheim Institute for German-Jewish History
contact email: 
bhofmann@uni-wuppertal.de

The Steinheim Colloquium "Translated Memories“ addresses the subject of writing about the Holocaust today : How can memories of the Holocaust be constituted and transformed in a transgenerational an

NYMASA 2015 "LOVE" Conference (14 November 2015; abstracts due 1 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA)
contact email: 
nymasalove@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED***

New York Metro American Studies Association Call for Papers
Annual Conference Theme: “Love”

Date: Saturday, November 14

[UPDATE] George Meredith and His Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, Bishop Grossteste University, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de


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