The Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JoSH), published by the United States Military Academy at West Point, seeks scholarly works composed by undergraduate and graduate students, college faculty, military service members, academics, policymakers, business executives, and others in order to improve the body of scholarly knowledge in the fields of social sciences and humanities, and to promote civil-military cooperation and understanding.
DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE:
STATES OF AMERICAN STUDIES
MONDAY, JUNE 16 — SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014
DIRECTOR: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)
CO-DIRECTORS: Colleen Boggs (Dartmouth College), Soyica Diggs Colbert (Georgetown University), Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University), J. Martin Favor (Dartmouth College), Winfried Fluck (Freie Universität, Berlin), Donatella Izzo (Università degli studi di Napoli "L'Orientale,"), Eric W. Lott (University of Virginia)
Contemporary Horrors: Destabilizing a Cinematic Genre
The University of Chicago, April 25-26, 2014
6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century
Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
Call for Presentations
As the 21st Century progresses news and media reports are rife with proclamations of environmental, ecological and economic disasters. With the declining influence of America finding expression across the world emerging giants and struggling minnows are vying for power and recognition, forming new alliances and partnerships, often leaving democracy overshadowed by the spectre of fundamentalism and extremism. In times, when the world often seems to find security and reassurance in ideals and beliefs from the past we ask, "where is Hope in the 21st Century?"
Sex in Context
Our Spring 2014 issue will feature a selection of papers devoted to "Sex in Context." Papers submitted to "Sex in Context" should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:
British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014
22nd Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference
June 19-21, 2014
Binghamton University, State University of New York
For the 22nd annual meeting of the British Women Writers Conference, we will focus on the theme of "Reflections." Cross-disciplinary in scope and implication, we invite papers—as well as panel and roundtable proposals—to explore "reflections" as broadly as possible, whether they are physical or metaphysical; individual or cultural; social, historical or fictional; real or imagined; seen or unseen.
Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature, launched in 2012. Please visit the site at: http://teachingcollegelit.com
September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference
"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"
Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
Co-Sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy, and the Department of History
I would read accounts of so-called battles I had been in, and they had no relation whatever to what had happened. So I began to perceive that anything written was fiction to various degrees. The whole subject – the difference between actuality and representation – was an interesting one. And that's what brought me to literature in the first place.
The H.D. International Society will be sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 22-25, 2014, in Washington, DC, "New Approaches to H.D. and/or Her Circle." The genre focus or methodology of proposed papers is open. Please send a brief paper proposal (250 words) along with a biography/CV to Rebecca Walsh, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than January 15, 2014.
Here is a link to the ALA site for more information about the upcoming Washington, D.C. convention:
Rebecca Walsh and Celena Kusch,
Co-Chairs, H.D. International Society
IUP EGO 2014 Annual Interdisciplinary Conference CFP
Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality
Keynote Speaker: Dr. George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy, Duquesne University. Author of Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race and others.
Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's tenth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature will take place February 20-22, 2014. This year's conference, "Texts and Violence" engages the intersections between literature, culture, philosophy, and politics.
CALL FOR PAPERS - Auto/Fiction – 2:1
Theme: "Gender and Autofiction"
The issue is open to all kinds of applied and theoretical papers on gender and autofiction. Contributions may be written in English and may vary in length from 3000 to 12000 words. Reviews should not be more than 1000 words. In addition to scholarly papers we invite contributions in the form of book reviews, calls for papers, announcements of conferences etc. All contributions must adhere to the MLA style sheet (7th Edition) with an abstract and key words.
Deadline for proposals: Dec 31, 2013
Deadline for full-length texts: Feb 28, 2014
Call for Papers: Journal of Media Watch May 2014
Trendy transitions and turbulent times in the media spectrum
The Journalism and Mass Communication spectrum is undergoing a swift yet strategic metamorphosis. Amidst the growing number of media companies fighting for existence, the mediated world is on a mad rush for new operating systems and apps. The role and responsibility of the journalists are being redefined in the increasing digitalization and the influx of media companies.
Announcing an NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers
July 7 - August 8, 2014 at the University of Chicago
directed by Richard Strier
This Seminar will provide its participants with the opportunity to study in detail, in relation to each other, and in a collective setting, two of the greatest lyric poets in English (or any other) language: George Herbert (1593-1633) and Emily Dickinson (1831-1886).
Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities
Interpreting Appropriation/Appropriate Interpretation