category: interdisciplinary

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.

After the Deluge: Reframing/Sustaining Critique in Post-Harper Canada (October 28-29, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
peter.thompson@carleton.ca

Proposals are invited for an interdisciplinary conference hosted by Carleton University’s School of Canadian Studies.

Call for Submissions—Inks: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society [NEW JOURNAL]

full name / name of organization: 
The Comics Studies Society
contact email: 
inks@comicssociety.org

We are pleased to announce the official call for submissions for Inks the new journal of the Comics Studies Society.

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

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.

Call for Abstracts for Essays in Why Charity: The Politics and Ethics of Charities and Charitable Giving Today

full name / name of organization: 
CAPPE, University of Brighton
contact email: 
t.lovat@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts for Essays in Why Charity: The Politics and Ethics of Charities and Charitable Giving Today

The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow (essay abstracts due 15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers, CMU, and Kyle Eveleth, U-Kentucky
contact email: 
sommerseveleth@gmail.com

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher

The Economy of Dress and Textiles: Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Dressing the Early Modern Network
contact email: 
info@dressingtheearlymodern.com

Thursday, 15 September 2016, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Storia Culture e Civiltà, San Giovanni in Monte, Bologna, Italy

CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Phillips and Miranda Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

THE PATIENT- Examining Realities

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
patient5@inter-disciplinary.net

THE PATIENT
Examining Realities

5th Global Conference: The Health Project

Call for Presentations 2016

Monday 5th September – Wednesday 7th September 2016

Perceptual Ecology--MLA 2017 [March 15 due date]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Bell
contact email: 
jason.bell@yale.edu

This MLA special session concerns cognitive psychology and environmental thinking, specifically, the relationship between theories of perception, ecocriticism, and modes of experiencing or constitutin

Transgressive Filmmakers and Their Films

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
mmartinez@shsu.edu

This is a CFP for Film & History Conference. 26-30 October 2016
The Hilton Milwaukee; Milwaukee, WI, USA

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2016

open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State Univ./Univ. of Louisville
contact email: 
gendersexsport@gmail.com

OPEN FIELD: GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE BLACK ATHLETE

Editors
Derrais A. Carter, Ph.D.
Portland State University
Assistant Professor
Department of Black Studies

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present A Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel May and Anna Brecke
contact email: 
DomesticityReader@gmail.com

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present
A Reader

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 88th Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

(SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA 4-6 Nov 2016)
Contact email:
Bls39@miami.edu

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

The inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will take place in Sighisoara in Transylvania, Romania, on May 26th - 29th 2016.

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mwilliams10@cocc.edu

Deadline for 2016 RMMLA Convention in Salt Lake City, UT (October 6-9, 2016) extended to April 1, 2016. Now accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora.

NANO: Economies of the Gift in an Age of Austerity (10/1)

full name / name of organization: 
New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jcraig@alas.edu

NANO: New American Notes Online

Call for Papers: Issue 11

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Special Issue: Economies of the Gift in an Age of Austerity

Audiences and Adaptation: Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue (Abstract Deadline May 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Scahill, Literature/Film Quarterly
contact email: 
litfilmquart@salisbury.edu

ADAPTATION AND AUDIENCES
Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue

Modernisms and Modernities East, West and South: Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Shanghai, 19.-22. July 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Convened by Fudan University (China), Macquarie University (Australia), Universität Hamburg (Germany)
contact email: 
jiansuns@aliyun.com or cliang@fudan.edu.cn

Modernism has often been critiqued for being homogenising and Eurocentric.

Poetics/Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Athenot/IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil
contact email: 
athenot.eric@orange.fr

Poetics/Politics:
Writing, Ethics, and Aesthetics
October 14-15, 2016
IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil

[UPDATE] Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
cew106@soton.ac.uk

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

Civic Arts and Humanities - Due April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory

Topic: Civic Humanities

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Politics, Civic Life and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

​The section on Politics, Civic Life, and Culture for the 2016 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) conference is now accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students (jointly a

Creative Writing and Military Experience-- Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Kula, University of Washington, Tacoma
contact email: 
mkula@uw.edu

Collateral is a newly launching literary magazine affiliated with the Writing Studies Program at the University of Washington, Tacoma.

Open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State Univ./Univ. of Louisville
contact email: 
gendersexsport@gmail.com

Sport operates as a social and cultural institution that allows for hegemonic ideals about masculinity to be preserved and reproduced.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Deadline Extended to April 1 for Submission to Harriet Beecher Stowe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
hmdalygaleano@lcsc.edu

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society is organizing its 20th Anniversary conference on "Everyday Stowe" at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington from June 24-26, 2016.

Form and The Public Intellectual (MLA 2017 Guaranteed Session; 3/15/16; 1/17)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

Almost thirty years ago, Russell Jacoby defined public intellectuals as "writers and thinkers who address a general and educated audience." Yet from Rousseau to Jacoby, the public intellectual has bee

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