category: interdisciplinary

Romanticism and the South West -- Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
southwest.romanticism@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the importance of the South West for Romantic writers, with a particular emphasis on the following topics:

[UPDATE] SCMLA Comparative Literature deadline extension

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Deadline extended until March 30.

MSA 17, Nov. 19-22, Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

The modernist period, as the theme of this year’s conference suggests, was a period marked by revolutions of various stripes: aesthetic, social, cultural, and political.

[UPDATE] REMINDER: 20th Annual Dickens Society Symposium (3/31/2015; 7/8-10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Malton/Dickens Society
contact email: 
sara.malton@smu.ca

20th Annual Dickens Society Symposium
Halifax, Nova Scotia
July 8-10, 2015
Deadline: March 31, 2015

“Liquid Dickens”

SLSA Panel: "A Cyborg Manifesto" at 30 March 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
elyons@email.arizona.edu

2015 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto.” This groundbreaking essay has influenced a generation of scholars in diverse fields.

[UPDATE] MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Special Issue: Transport Policy and Social Inclusion - Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cogitatio
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@cogitatiopress.com

The journal Social Inclusion is preparing a special issue on Transport Policy and Social Inclusion.

Title: Transport Policy and Social Inclusion

Religious Diversity and Social Inclusion (Edited by Gary D. Bouma) - Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cogitatio
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@cogitatiopress.com

The journal Social Inclusion is preparing a special issue on religious diversity:

Title: Religious Diversity and Social Inclusion

The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lnhoward@gsu.edu

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Special Issue: Social Inclusion and Indigenous Peoples - Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cogitatio
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@cogitatiopress.com

The journal Social Inclusion (2183-2803) is preparing a special issue on Indigenous Peoples.

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference: Collectors and Collecting (Deadline Approaching for Abstracts: 22nd March)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Deadline Approaching: 22nd March, 2015.

University of Portsmouth Centre for Studies in Literature

Postgraduate Conference 2015

Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice, DL: 14 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture
contact email: 
redactie@tijdschriftkunstlicht.nl

Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice (working title)

Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture
Vol. 36 (2015) no. 2
Deadline proposals: 14 April 2015

Yale: Fictional Discourse in Legal Theory and Practice (Conference Session 1, May 20/21); deadline: March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Whitney Humanities Center Working Group "Fictionality"
contact email: 
hans.lind@yale.edu

Call for Papers: Yale: Fictional Discourse in Legal Theory and Practice (Conference Session 1)

Yale: Law and Fiction (Conference Session 2, May 20/21) - deadline: March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Whitney Humanities Center Working Group "Fictionality"
contact email: 
hans.lind@yale.edu

Call for Papers: Yale: Law and Fiction (Conference Session 2)

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Panel on memory: Commemoration, (Re)presentation, Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, and ABSTRACTS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Panel on Science and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015 Cincinnati, OH

Panel on Bio-Politics: Human Nature in Contemporary Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

ADAPTATION 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aroberts3@niu.edu

Call for Papers:
ADAPTATION
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter
contact email: 
sigmataudelta@flagler.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Leman
contact email: 
peterdleman@gmail.com

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality?

"Horizons of Challenge and Change" - April 24-25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Muscatine Community College English Department
contact email: 
rnancy@live.eicc.edu

“Horizons of Challenge and Change” - Call for Proposals:

Modernism and the Revolutionary Animal, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Stewart Cole, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
contact email: 
coles@uwosh.edu

CFP MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015. Boston, MA. Westin, Copley Place

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND COMMUNITY; JULY 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
contact email: 
conference.english@ulab.edu.bd

ULAB’S Department of English, in partnership with the US Embassy, Dhaka, is organizing a two-day interdisciplinary

Identity Across the Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
contact email: 
mtfernan@go.olemiss.edu

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit presentations for a conference that explores, challenges, and re-imagines the concept of identity.

PAMLA 2015: “Narrative and Time: Visuality in Modern and Contemporary American Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 - November 6-8, 2015 - Portland, Oregon
contact email: 
nikolopoulou.as@husky.neu.edu

The intersection of the literary and the visual is fraught with questions pertaining to time.

MSA 17: The Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

MSA 17: The Modernism of Politics

[UPDATE] MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session:Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

How do religion, resistance and gender intersect in Anglophone Caribbean cultural production? In what ways does creative expression reflect these forces?

Murder: Moral Panic, Mythos, Modernity Part of The Violence Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
murder1@inter-disciplinary.net

Murder: Moral Panic, Mythos, Modernity
Part of The Violence Project

Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Videogame Cultures The Videogame Cultures Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg7@inter-disciplinary.net

Videogame Cultures
The Videogame Cultures Project

Friday 11th September – Sunday 13th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Lamar Journal of the Humanities article submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lamar Journal of the Humanities
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary journal published twice yearly by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

[UPDATE] The Counterpublics of Underground Comix: MLA 2016 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
MLA/Margaret Galvan and Leah Misemer
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu and mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu



When underground comix emerged in America in the 1970s, they were connected with the counter culture movement and rife with anti-establishment content. These comics participated in and addressed counterpublics, which queer theorist Michael Warner defines as “formed by their conflict with the norms and contexts of their cultural environment.” Yet much of the scholarship of the underground comix movement has centered on straight white men located in San Francisco (e.g. R. Crumb, S. Clay Wilson).

Julia Margaret Cameron: A Bicentenary Conference, 3-5 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Boyce and Patricia Pulham, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
jmcbicentenary@port.ac.uk

The 2015 bicentennial anniversary of Julia Margaret Cameron’s birth is a timely opportunity for a reappraisal of the interdisciplinary significance of her work.

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session Contractual Publics: Between Precedents and Future Risk (please submit by March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
taylorsuzanne@uchicago.edu

We will examine literary texts as political events that can rewrite the past, reevaluate the present, and posit new futures.

CALL FOR PAPERS REG/AC JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
JOURNAL OF GLOBAL STUDIES AND CONTEMPORARY ART, Art Globalization Interculturality research group, University of Barcelona
contact email: 
info.regac@gmail.com

Journal of Global Studies and Contemporary Art
Open call for participation in the thematic issue:

Rethinking the public sphere
Intersections between cultural practices and collective space

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