category: american

DLB 378: Novelists on the American Civil War--please submit by Summer 2015

full name / name of organization: 
George P. Anderson / Dictionary of Literary Biography
contact email: 
ganderson@bclpub.com

DLB 378: Novelists on the American Civil War

MSA 2015, Boston, November 19-22

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charles.sumner@usm.edu

“The Means, Ends, and Representation of Radical Political Experience”

CFP for MLA 2016: Teaching Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Doran
contact email: 
thomasdoran@umail.ucsb.edu

How do we teach animal studies and how could we? Approaches from any field or time period are welcome. We will consider case studies, narratives, proposals, or pedagogical theory.

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication associated with Enculturation (http://www.enculturation.net) seeks submissions that address academic autobiography.

"Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens" An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity, OCTOBER 30-31, Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

MLA 2016: Teaching Literature in Public

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

Papers are invited that address the teaching of literature to public audiences on MOOCs.

250-500 word abstract for twenty minute papers due March 15th.

James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

SLCA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015 (New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA)
contact email: 
jblevins@mcneese.edu

Haunting in Short Fiction and Its Adaptations: 20-21 November 2015, University of Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research (ENSFR) (with University of Angers, Edge Hill University, University of Leuven, University of Le Mans, University of Nantes)
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

There is a long tradition of haunting in short fiction, often appearing in the form of ghost stories, folk tales, fairy tales, and legends. Short narrative indeed appears to embrace the supernatural.

CFP: Memories on the Move: Asian Connections; Deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Memories on the Move: Asian Connections
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 1 | March 2016
Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2015

The Arts as White Property: Interrogating Racism within Arts in Education [Deadline April 15, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Amelia M. Kraehe, Ph.D. / University of North Texas
contact email: 
CRTartsed@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Arts as White Property: Interrogating Racism within Arts in Education

CO-EDITORS

Restaging the Harlem Renaissance: New Views on the Performing Arts in Black Manhattan (June 27, 2015, deadline: Mar. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
ARH2123@columbia.edu

RESTAGING THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE:
New Views on the Performing Arts in Black Manhattan

A one-day interdisciplinary symposium
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Columbia University, New York City

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

"Bouncing on The Stone Mattress: Atwood's Short Fiction" (MLA Jan. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
erao@unisa.it)

Papers on Atwood’s latest collection, Stone Mattress (2014) and / or its relation to her earlier short stories and prose poems.

PAMLA 2015 Special Session: “Faulkner & Time” (11/6-8, Portland)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
kfujie@lclark.edu

This special session takes the 2015 PAMLA conference theme of “Literature and Time” as an occasion for reconsidering a topic that has interested Faulkner critics for as long as there has been Faulkner criticism.

Representing Neurological Difference (MLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ajitpaul Mangat
contact email: 
ajitpaul@buffalo.edu

Papers addressing how representations of "neurological difference" provide new ways of understanding aesthetic formal tactics, disability, embodiment, and/or human cognition, subjectivity, and sociali

"Women of the Mediterranean", Sorrento Italy, June 12-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sant’Anna Institute
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Sant'Anna Institute (Sorrento, Italy) and the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, United States) are pleased to present the First International Conference

"Women of the Mediterranean"

CFP: Academic Provocations

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Provocations

COLDNOON: TRAVEL POETICS (INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRAVEL WRITING) | CALL FOR PAPERS | No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
poetry@coldnoon.com; researchpaper@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15
Deadline: March 12 2015

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

 Deadline For Paper Submission: March 15, 2015

Socrates Journal invites Auth

[UPDATE] Call for Chapter Proposals for "Ecofeminist Intersections" and "New Voices in Ecofeminist Activism," Due March 1, 2015

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

Chapter proposals are invited for two new book projects, Ecofeminist Intersections and New Voices in Ecofeminist Activism, due by March 1, 2015.

Temporalities and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015--Dr. Markus Bohlmann
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

"Temporalities and Childhood" is a panel at the upcoming PAMLA 2015 conference, November 6-8, 2015, in Portland, USA.

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Call for participation - Institutions at the Bleeding Edge - March 6th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature Student Association @ University of Minnesota
contact email: 
csclsa@umn.edu

For more info: www.csclsa.com

Or read below!

WHAT:

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.

Call for Papers for Translingual Fiction Special Issue; Deadline Dec. 1, 2015

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

Call for submissions for a special issue on Translingual Fiction guest edited by Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich.

Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Call for Novel-Focused Blog Posts & Teaching Tools

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

Studies in the Novel, a scholarly journal in its 47th year, invites submissions of guest blog posts and teaching resources to be considered as content on our newly-launched website, studiesinthenovel.org.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Violent Feeling

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
asi7h@virginia.edu

How might the study of violence shape debates in affect theory? Can affects be violent?

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

Our first round of Regular and Affiliated Group CFPs are now live on our website! Please visit https://samla.memberclicks.net/samla-87-cfps to look through our weekly updated list of panel proposals.

T.S. Eliot and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
jmorgen@clemson.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will once again sponsor a panel at the annual South Atlantic Modern Languages Association conference (SAMLA), to be held in Durham, NC, November 13 - 15, 2015.

Literature and Politics (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This is an open topic session, but we especially seek papers that explore the intersections of literature and politics in the Medieval and early modern periods.

Modernities in the Americas (1910-1970) - Université de Bourgogne (Dijon, France): 18-20 novembre 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Institut des Amériques; Université de Bourgogne (Maison des Sciences de l'Homme)
contact email: 
Fiona.McMahon@u-bourgogne.fr

Modernities in the Americas (1910-1970)

Second Biennial Symposium of the Institut des Amériques (Pôle Nord-Est)
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France 18-20 November 2015

Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 [Monday 22 July 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
k.e.mullin@leeds.ac.uk; ajohnson@cityu.edu.hk

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Date: Monday 22 July 2015

[UPDATE] Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th c. to the present. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th Century to the Present,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans through Writing - 3/22; 5/8

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College English Graduate Program
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

‪Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans Through Writing‬
Friday, May 8th 2015‪
Eighth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference

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