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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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[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

American Literature After 1900 SCMLA Nashville 2015 October 31-November 3, 2015 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA American Literature II: Literature After 1900
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

The SCMLA's American Literature II: Literature After 1900 Regular Session invites submissions that respond to the conference theme “Sound and Story: The Rhythms of Language" or that address any othe

The Sixth Biannual Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY 9/24/2015-9/27/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Studies Society
contact email: 
rss2015@ipfw.edu

MLA Austin 2016 Panel Proposal: The Pornographic and the Literary

full name / name of organization: 
John Stadler (Duke University)
contact email: 
john.stadler@duke.edu

The Pornographic and the Literary

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: "Rage"

Call for Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CFP: International Conference “Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS-Faculty of Social Sciences and Humnities, New University of Lisbon (Portugal), Casa das Historias Paula Rego
contact email: 
cetaps@fcsh.unl.pt ; paularegoconference@gmail.com

International Conference
“Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

3-4 December 2015

Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

Guiliana Bruno’s Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film (2002), introduces the idea of “traveling domestic” in art and film.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

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

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

[UPDATE] ARTICLE DEADLINE EXTENDED - Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies have extended the deadline for submission of articles for Issue #14 until 1st April 2015.

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

Call for Editors

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

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

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter and Martha Satz / Demeter Press
contact email: 
lee.baxter28@gmail.com and msatz@mail.smu.edu

We are seeking and welcome perspectives from a variety of disciplines, historical, comparative, and cross-cultural, for a collection of essays entitled Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood.

MLA Conference Special Session: "Missed Connections: Satire and Its Publics" (Jan. 7-10, 2016) CFP Due Mar. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

This panel welcomes papers concerning the intersections of satire, political art, and other forms of subversive humor with various audiences during any time period.

BARZAKH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, Deadline: April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

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

Call For Proposals:

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

SAMLA: Performance on Film [proposal due May 15; conference Nov 13-15, Durham, NC]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
emock@westga.edu

Film Studies Group

Performance on Film

Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
contact email: 
gjohnmarshall@aydin.edu.tr

JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

[UPDATE} DEADLINE EXTENDED Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick 20-22 May 2015
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Death, Violence and Fiction

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

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

NARRATIVE THREADS (MLA Special Sessions Panel); Abstracts due by 3/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association - Special Sessions
contact email: 
lmiskin@smu.edu

Textile objects (needlework, embroidery, tapestries) may also be textual objects. Approaches might include textiles and texts as artifacts of industrialization, imperialism, and/or globalization.

Reminder: Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini
contact email: 
Alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

Deadline approaching: Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century.

Jewish/Islamic Relations in Literature and Culture [panel proposal] MLA 2016, Austin TX [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a special session for the 2016 Austin MLA convention.

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