category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Reimagining the Survey Course - Columbus, Ohio November 12-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

Proposals invited for this MMLA roundtable session, which seeks innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys from a variety of perspectives.

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

Transforming the Male Body: Etched and Engraved Arms, Armour and Personal Objects in Early Modern Europe, Paris, 16 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, Université Champagne-Ardenne, Musée de l'Armée (Paris)
contact email: 
anne-valerie.dulac@univ-paris13.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transforming the Male Body: Etched and Engraved Arms, Armour and Personal Objects in Early Modern Europe

Friday 16 October 2015
Musée de l’Armée

The Legacy of Performance: Oral storytelling and Music in Minority, Postcolonial, and Immigrant Literatures (6/10/15; 11/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA
contact email: 
akilinski@johnsonu.edu

People in ethnic/racial minority groups, those from colonized countries,

International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, Performance. September 18-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
isc.umass@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Where in the World is Shakespeare?

Second NeuroHumanities Dialogue: Metaphors as source of creative thought

full name / name of organization: 
Neuro Humanities Studies Research Group at University of Catania
contact email: 
neuhums@gmail.com

Second NeuroHumanities Dialogue
“Metaphors as source of creative thought”
4 - 6 June 2015
CATANIA- Italy

CFP: Multicultural Literature in the Classroom @ Midwest MLA 2015 (Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus, OH); Proposals due April 5, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Bridging the Distances between Text and Reader: Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Literature in the Undergraduate Classroom”

Summer 2015 Issue of Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination Seeking Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
farasha@deftco.de

Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination http://luvah.org is seeking submissions for our Summer 2015 issue. We are looking for short stories, poetry, and critical articles.

ANIMAL SPIRITS (Geneva, 4-6 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon / Université Paris 8
contact email: 
skleiman-lafon@univ-paris8.fr

Call For Papers: ANIMAL SPIRITS
International conference organised by
Micheline Louis-Courvoisier (UNIGE) and Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon (Université Paris 8)

2015 Conference on the Black Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
Cobe@paine.edu

The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Black Experience (COBE) is: Civil Rights and Student Activism in America: Unfinished Business.

Go West! Deadline: 1 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History: Western Area
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

'The biopolitics of sensation' panel SLSA 2015 Houston, TX Deadline March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We are currently seeking submissions for our panel “The biopolitics of sensation”.

Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh (Paterson@pitt.edu)

MMLA Special Session: Earth's "Human Layer" --April 5 Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA: Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

As both science and the arts engage in conversations about the proposed new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, this interdisciplinary panel seeks papers addressing the “human layer” in turn of th

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Now Taking Criticism Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

CFP: MMLA Creative Writing II: Prose - Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other (due April 5th)

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco Levato / MMLA
contact email: 
falevat@ilstu.edu

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting th

CSECS 2015: States of the Book/ Le livre dans tous ses états (Vancouver).

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies / Le congrès annuel de la Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle
contact email: 
csecs@sfu.ca

CSECS 2015: Vancouver

The annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference will take place in Vancouver from October 14-17, 2015.

MMLA Conference, American Literature I (before 1870) by April 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Arts and Sciences” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the relationship between the artistic and the scientific in American literary texts produced before 1870.

Science & Fiction panel for MMLA (Columbus, OH--November 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley, Chair (MVNU) and Oscar Perez, Secretary (Beloit)
contact email: 
brett.wiley@mvnu.edu and perezo@beloit.edu

This year’s Science & Fiction panel is pleased to engage the convention theme “Arts and Sciences.” The session invites papers exploring the relations between science and fiction in diverse cultu

Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture (and Theory itself)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saik

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

[UPDATE} Abstract/shuns DEADLINE MARCH 31

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Adair and Paul Walker
contact email: 
jadair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

adair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Death, Violence and Religiously-Inflected Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

Please consider submitting 250-word abstracts to the following panel at the 2016 MLA in Austin, Texas.

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.

Conference Announcement: Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas (DC, May 19-22 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Bauer and Allison Bigelow / Early Americanist Summit
contact email: 
amb8fk@virginia.edu

Dear colleagues,

[REMINDER] Teaching Renaissance and Medieval Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

We are seeking academic, teachable articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following categories:

•Authorship
•Genre Issues
•Narrative Structure
•Poetry
•Drama
•Epic

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Tunghai University
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail.com; serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

BROAD STREET Magazine: interdisciplinary nonfiction magazine reading all year around

full name / name of organization: 
Broad Street Magazine
contact email: 
sbcokal@vcu.edu

Broad Street is a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence, run cooperatively at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 1, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Black/Queer Ontologies @ Princeton U. Abstracts Due 8/31

full name / name of organization: 
Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective / Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@PRINCETON.EDU

Princeton University’s Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective is proud to announce its 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference…

Black/Queer Ontologies
Princeton University
October 24, 2015

Illuminating Words, Transforming Beauty, Feb. 19-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Midwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
illuminatingwords@arbor.edu

Near the beginning of his breathtaking work in theological aesthetics, Hans Urs von Balthasar warns, “In a world that no longer has enough confidence in itself to affirm the beautiful, the proofs of

Freshmen English and English Composition Panel at SCMLA (10/31/15-11/3/15) Nashville, TN--Abstract Due: 3/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Organizing Chair: Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: Sound and Story

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 72nd Annual Convention

Nashville, TN – October 31-November 3, 2015

CFP: Speculation and Fiction (Vol II Issue I)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Call for Papers: Sanglap Vol. 2 Issue 1
Speculation and Fiction

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The abstract submission deadline for the 62nd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 1, 2015.

2015 MPCA/ACA Urban Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA/ Megan Cannella - Urban Studies Area Chair
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

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

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