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"Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now," a special issue of GLQ Due March 31, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Shante Paradigm Smalls
contact email: 
shantesmalls@gmail.com

Special Issue: “Queers Read This”: LGBTQ Literature Now
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Volume 23.2/3

Issue Guest Editors:

Revolutionary Genders - Sibeal Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sibeal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
contact email: 
revolutionarygenders2016@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - REVOLUTIONARY GENDERS

Deadline for submissions: September 21, 2016

Conference dates: November 18 & 19, 2016, NUI Galway

After the Visual Turn: Boundaries of Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Chinn/ Emory University
contact email: 
lisa.marie.chinn@gmail.com

What can sound studies tell us about the printed word? What kinds of intersections exist between sound and print modes of reproduction?

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Panel
contact email: 
tamra.lepro@rutgers.edu

In Aphra Behn's play, The Widow Ranter, the entire Virginia colony seems to be spiraling into an unstoppable rebellion that may, or may not, have been caused by Bacchanalian bliss.

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis--Call for Video and Short Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis / Ohio University
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

At Parlour, we accept Growl Posts, video lectures, and video presentations on a rolling basis. These types of content need not relate to the theme of an upcoming issue.

Outside-In/ Inside-Out: Symposium on Outside and Subterranean Poetry. 5-7 October 2016; deadline 15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
outsidepoetry@gmail.com

Inspired by the recently published fifth volume of Poems for the Millennium, Barbaric Vast & Wild: A Gathering of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present, this symposium will open up vie

Feasting on Hannibal: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Screen Studies and the School of Culture and Communication, The Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne
contact email: 
hannifeast@gmail.com

November 29-30, 2016
https://feastingonhannibal.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/call-for-papers/

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Jane Stadler, The University of Queensland

CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

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3/15 DEADLINE Reminder, CFP: Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017‏

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@uri.edu

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

Global Socialty and Modernist Poetics (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 18/ 17 -20 November, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Siobhan Phillips/Clemson U and Dickinson C
contact email: 
hunter1@clemson.edu, phillisi@dickinson.edu

Recently, Anthony Reed has described “the paradigmatic gesture of the lyric mode” as “claiming the solidity of presence through the act of offering it to another.” This panel seeks to examine

Call for Submissions: PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research (Abstracts Due April 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research
contact email: 
partakejournal@gmail.com

PARtake: the journal of performance as research
Issue 1, Volume 1
Summer 2016
Pushing the Boundaries: Performing Research

Don DeLillo Society Newsletter: _Zero K_ (Deadline: June 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Don DeLillo Society
contact email: 
longmuir@ksu.edu

The Don DeLillo Society seeks contributions for the next edition of its newsletter.

MSA 18: Modernism in an Age of Transpacific Reproduction

full name / name of organization: 
Tze-Yin Teo
contact email: 
tteo2@uoregon.edu

This panel invites papers that redefine modernist strategies, gestures, performances, objects, texts, and archives by situating them in and across the Pacific.

Panopticon: Surveillance, Suspicion, Fear. Articles: 6/1/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual refereed publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal (LHJ).

The West as Resource

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 - Western Literature Association
contact email: 
kerry.fine@ttu.edu

Western Literature Association Panel at MLA 2017, in in Philadelphia, January 5-8.

Locating Home on the Move: The Politics of Multicultural Propinquity( UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi and Sukanta Das
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com,sukanta3@gmail.com

Introduction

Reviews for the Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network (@ThatcherNetwork)
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism. The website is launching later this year.

Twitter: @ThatcherNetwork

MLA 2017 Special Session - "Teeming Masses in the Transatlantic Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

We are seeking proposals for a special session at the MLA 2017 conference.

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
sruszczy@calpoly.edu david.squires@wsu.edu

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Miller
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

Area of Whedon Studies - MPCA 2016 Conference: October 6 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

We welcome proposals on any aspect of Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dr.

"Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms" (proposed panel or roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA 18: Nov. 17-20, 2016--Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
ekeenaghan@albany.edu

Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms
Organizer: Eric Keenaghan (University at Albany, SUNY)
MSA 18 Pasadena, CA

ASLE Panel at MMLA 11/10-11/13 (due 4/5/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in St. Louis, MO November 10th-13th. Please see the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.

Capital in Contemporary British and American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Arul Benito Gerard
contact email: 
la14resch01002@iith.ac.in

Inviting papers for a panel on capital in contemporary British and American poetry. Possible concerns might include: financial crisis, utopianism and form.

[UPDATE] Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World international conference, extended deadline: 1 April

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World

19-21 May 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Lit Crit from a Left Perspective - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Fourteen, Issue 1/Spring 2016)
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Current Thinking on the Western III

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds/University of Bradford (UK)
contact email: 
m.goodall@bradford.ac.uk

Current Thinking on the Western III

14-15 June 2016
University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

Special issue of the JSSE on The Short Stories of Elizabeth Spencer: Proposals (of 200 to 300 words) should be sent by March 31

full name / name of organization: 
Please send all queries and proposals to the guest editor, Gérald Préher, Institut Catholique de Lille, CRILA
contact email: 
gerald.preher@gmail.com

Special issue of the JSSE on The Short Stories of Elizabeth Spencer

Call for papers

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

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