category: interdisciplinary

Seriously Funny: The Role of Satire and the Satirist in the 21st Century -- NeMLA 2016 (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Fuentes Morgan/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
daf265@cornell.edu

Dave Chappelle walked away from a $50 million contract with Comedy Central, later explaining, “I want to make sure that I am dancing and not shuffling.” Likewise, Stephen Colbert refused to allow

[UPDATE] CFP: Graduate Conference: Global Identities in a Digital Age (Toronto, Nov 13, 2015; EXTENDED DEADLINE: Aug 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto and University of Waterloo
contact email: 
grad.conference.15@gmail.com

CFP: Global Identities in a Digital Age: German-language Culture in
the 21st Century

A joint graduate conference by the University of Toronto and the
University of Waterloo

Historical Fiction about Asia (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

This volume will explore papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

CFP: Affective Perspectives from East Asia Special Issue of Wenshan Review: Literature and Cultur Submission Deadline15 Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

Since the turn of the new millennium, affect studies has emerged as one of the most burgeoning fields within literary and cultural studies, a theoretical trend in the West which we now designate as

Hartford CT 3/17-3/20/2016 NeMLA Lacan and Literature Panel, abstracts by 9/302015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Jacques Lacan refined and elaborated on the ideas of Freud. Freud liked to say he discovered the unconscious; Lacan liked to say that he discovered that the unconscious is structured like a language.

Children and young people’s rights in the digital age - Special issue of New Media and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Sonia Livingstone (London School of Economics) and Amanda Third (University of Western Sydney)
contact email: 
s.livingstone@lse.ac.uk; A.Third@uws.edu.au

Children and young people’s rights in the digital age
Call for papers, for a special issue of NEW MEDIA & SOCIETY
Editors: Sonia Livingstone and Amanda Third

Middle East Studies Caucus CFP: SCMS 2016 Conference Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
sunya.samhita@gmail.com

Middle East Studies Caucus CFP: SCMS 2016 Conference Panel

Conference Venue & Dates: Atlanta, GA; March 30 - April 3

Identity Politics, Postcolonial Theory, Intersectionality Writing WANTED

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

Abu Ghraib and After; ACLA (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

Last year (2014) marked the tenth anniversary of the leaked photographs from Abu Ghraib.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

Jazz Literature from the 1950s: Papers in Honor of Ann and Samuel Charters (Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
James J. Donahue / SUNY Potsdam
contact email: 
donahujj@potsdam.edu

60 years ago, the literary and musical landscapes were forever altered by several landmark works in music and literature.

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass by Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The second issue of The Compass, edited and managed by the Arcadia University Honors Program, launched in April at the Exhibition for Academic Success and is now calling for papers to include in its t

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Animals in Literature and Film.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC), a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2016 annual conference which w

Special Journal Issue: "Afro-Asian Feminist and Queer Formations" (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Scholar & Feminist Online
contact email: 
vdreddy@tamu.edu

Over the last decade, the vibrant subfield of Afro-Asian Studies has played an integral role in advancing comparative racial analysis, highlighting the deep and under-recognized history of political c

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to August 15th: 'Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Film and Media' Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique Journal Colloquium
contact email: 
colloquium.synoptique@gmail.com

SYNOPTIQUE Journal Colloquium
October 16-17, 2015

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Laughter and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Film and Media

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 15th, 2015

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

Reconstruction 16.3, Games and Determinism (Oct. 1, abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 16.3: Game Studies and Determinism,
edited by Reconstruction staff
(Abstracts 250-500 words, due Oct. 1 2015, completed papers by Feb 1, 2016)

The ethics of hope? Posthumanism, life, and climate change 25-26 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Suzi Hayes, La Trobe University
contact email: 
theethicsofhope@gmail.com

How to think of life-in all its forms-when the future is not what it used to be?

Represent, Rename, Recall: Collective Memory in Caribbean Literature (15969)

full name / name of organization: 
Isis Semaj-Hall/Independent Scholar
contact email: 
semajin@gmail.com

The Caribbean is as much the site of shared history as it is the site of unique, cultural experiences. But what is privileged as knowledge, and what is relegated to collective memory?

Romanticism and the Anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Effinger / North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Joint NASSR/ACCUTE panel
contact email: 
eeffinge@gmail.com

Every year, the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism and the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) cooperate in the form of a series of joint sessi

What Does the Common Core Mean for Postsecondary Literacy Instruction? March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Associaiton (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ellen.carillo@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to provide a space in which to explore what the Common Core State Standards, and particularly the English/Language Arts (ELA) Standards, will (or already) mean for postsecondary liter

Call for Essays for Maritime Journal in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture
contact email: 
nautilus@maritime.edu

The Nautilus, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, seeks submissions for its seventh annual issue, to be published in spring 2016.

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

Conference Session on Detective Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
NorthEastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

Recent examinations of the functioning of the past within detective fiction – whether going back in time to reconstruct a crime or examine a larger criminal pattern/ trend in a past period – raise

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University, Guwahati: 781014, Assam, India
contact email: 
cfpmargins@gmail.com and bibhash@gauhati.ac.in

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam.

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
tara_harney@yahoo.com

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-3/20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

ASECS 2016 - Natural Philosophy for the Novice: Popularization and Print Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
day.n@husky.neu.edu

“Natural Philosophy for the Novice: Popularization and Print Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century”

[REMINDER] “Shakespeare and Dance” essay cluster.

full name / name of organization: 
Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation
contact email: 
klette@uhcl.edu

Borrowers & Lenders, The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, is soliciting contributions to its “Appropriations in Performance” section.

UPDATE: HPFI SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? OCT 29-30 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Henri Peyre French Institute The Graduate Center of CUNY
contact email: 
fsautman@gc.cuny.edu

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:
SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?
OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 31 2015

[UPDATE] "It's Happening Again": Twenty-Five Years of Twin Peaks: EXTENDED DEADLINE! (new submission date: September 30 2015)

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

Call for Papers for "It's Happening Again": 25 Years of Twin Peaks is a proposed edited collection on the television show Twin Peaks.

Special Issue: Christianity in Contemporary Native America (Sept. 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kimberly G. Wieser (University of Oklahoma), Rachel R. Luckenbill (Duquesne University)
contact email: 
kroppolo@ou.edu

Contemporary perspectives on Christianity’s role in American Indian communities are diverse and often ambiguous, partly due to this religion’s involvement in colonization. While some grassroots traditionalists and many in the activist and academic communities frequently reject Christianity for its role in dismantling American Indian traditions and identities, the past is complex, and the American Indian Christian community is strong and growing.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Transmission of Ideas in Colonial America- NEMLA 2016, Hartford, CT- Abstract Deadline 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
scott.zukowski@stonybrook.edu

Scholarship regarding the creation and transmission of ideas in colonial British America often falls under the methodology of one discipline or another.

[CFP] Powerful and Dangerous: Audre Lorde’s Legacy Today - Aug 7 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lana Lin/Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
lclin10003@yahoo.com

The siting of the 2016 SCMS conference in Atlanta (3/30-4/3/16), where the Audre Lorde papers are housed at Spelman College, provides an ideal opportunity to convene a panel that addresses Lorde’s i

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