category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] 2016 MLA Special Session: More-Than-Human Publics in 19th-Century English Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Yin Kiang/ Northeastern University
contact email: 
s.kiang@northeastern.edu

Possible topics: animal-human encounters, pastoral or colonial representations of ecologies/life words, and narratives and poetics of living in common(s).

Call for participation - Institutions at the Bleeding Edge - March 6th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature Student Association @ University of Minnesota
contact email: 
csclsa@umn.edu

For more info: www.csclsa.com

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WHAT:

MLA Session: Literature, Place, and the Material World

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Bordwin
contact email: 
jeb2sm@virginia.edu

New practices towards understanding the intersection of the material world and place; how do things locate, disorient, ground, etc., locally and globally.

Deadline for Submissions NDQ Art and Science Issue is April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Sweney, North Dakota Quarterly, University of North Dakota
contact email: 
ndq@und.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

North Dakota Quarterly (NDQ), Volume 80, Number 4
Special Issue: Art and Science

Guest Editors: Nuri Oncel (University of North Dakota)

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

MLS reviews - please submit by April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Susquehanna University
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the summer 2015 issue.

Religion and Literature in the Long Eighteenth Century: approaches to genre, form, and reading practice, May 15th 2015, UK

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton and Chawton House Library
contact email: 
L.I.Davies@soton.ac.uk

Religion and Literature in the Long Eighteenth Century:
approaches to genre, form, and reading practice

May 15th 2015 Chawton House Libary
http://www.chawtonhouse.org/

Call for Papers for Translingual Fiction Special Issue; Deadline Dec. 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Call for submissions for a special issue on Translingual Fiction guest edited by Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich.

Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Call for Novel-Focused Blog Posts & Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel, a scholarly journal in its 47th year, invites submissions of guest blog posts and teaching resources to be considered as content on our newly-launched website, studiesinthenovel.org.

Connections: A Critical Thinking Conference - April 10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

Connections 3: A Conference of Critical Thinking

"The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks but in how it thinks." – Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

SAMLA Conference (Nov. 13-15, 2015) Durham, NC-Slavic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
Karen.Rosneck@wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

SAMLA 2015 convention 13-15 Nov. Durham, NC (Regular Slavic Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
Karen.Rosneck@wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature, or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

Our first round of Regular and Affiliated Group CFPs are now live on our website! Please visit https://samla.memberclicks.net/samla-87-cfps to look through our weekly updated list of panel proposals.

MLA 2016 Special Session: Graduate Student Research Writing Pedagogies (Austin, TX 1/7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Busl
contact email: 
gbusl(at)twu.edu

Graduate student writing is a topic receiving increasing attention in academic writing research; however, this discussion is happening primarily outside disciplinary fields, within the realms of writi

T.S. Eliot and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
jmorgen@clemson.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will once again sponsor a panel at the annual South Atlantic Modern Languages Association conference (SAMLA), to be held in Durham, NC, November 13 - 15, 2015.

Cosplay and Pedagogy CFR

full name / name of organization: 
MediaCommons
contact email: 
mediacommons.odu@gmail.com

The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: How can the increased scholarly study of cosplay become a benefit to education?

Literature and Politics (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This is an open topic session, but we especially seek papers that explore the intersections of literature and politics in the Medieval and early modern periods.

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory F. Tague, St. Francis College, N.Y.
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 [Monday 22 July 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
k.e.mullin@leeds.ac.uk; ajohnson@cityu.edu.hk

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Date: Monday 22 July 2015

[UPDATE] Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th c. to the present. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th Century to the Present,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans through Writing - 3/22; 5/8

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College English Graduate Program
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

‪Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans Through Writing‬
Friday, May 8th 2015‪
Eighth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
vsmith@usna.edu

MLA 2016 Call for Papers: Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

Reading Fantasy -- RMMLA, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 6-8 Oct., 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mjhtaylor@gmail.com

This Special Topics session will explore English-language fantasy literature, film, and television.Topics may include, but are not limited to: Vampire literature (Twilight, The Sookie Stackhouse novel

UPDATE call for papers and creative writing the quint Deadline 25/2/15

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Space and Place The Space and Place Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp6@inter-disciplinary.net

Space and Place
The Space and Place Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Time, Space + Body / The Time, Space + Body Project: 5th Global Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tsb5@inter-disciplinary.net

Time, Space + Body
The Time, Space + Body Project

Sunday 30th August – Tuesday 1st September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fan Activism and Civic Engagement The Fan Communities and Fandom Project: 3rd Global Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan3@inter-disciplinary.net

Fan Activism and Civic Engagement
The Fan Communities and Fandom Project: 3rd Global Meeting

Sunday 20th September – Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Picturing Childhood in American Literature and Culture - SAMLA - Nov. 13-15, 2015 - Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hakala / SAMLA: Graduate Students' Forum in English
contact email: 
Laura.hakala@eagles.usm.edu

In her recent book about the role of childhood studies in the humanities, Anna Mae Duane writes, “The study of children, often seen as peripheral to the important work of understanding social, polit

Comparative Literature in India: Contemporary Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, UNIVERSITY of HYDERABAD
contact email: 
jbheemaiah66@gmail.com

University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Telangana, India – 500046
National Seminar
on
Comparative Literature in India: Contemporary Issues
18-19 March, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS
Concept Note

COMPARING COMPARATIVE LITERATURES

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
dasgupta.sayantan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on
COMPARING COMPARATIVE LITERATURES
DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY

Critical Afrocentric Re-Framing of Intellectual Portraits: Contemporary Updates to Traditions of Genius -- October 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
27th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference, Sponsosred by Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement (DISA) -- Location: The Wyndham-Historic District, Philadelphia, PA,
contact email: 
cnt15@pitt.edu

We seek cutting-edge papers from an international cadre of scholars to introduce intriguing and effective ideas about using the Afrocentric paradigm to update, re-frame, modernize, and re-engage Afric

[MLA 2016, Austin] Special Session "Translation, Genre, Politics"

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine Hardman / UMass Amherst
contact email: 
jhardman@english.umass.edu

MLA special session will investigate the influence of literary translation and adaptation on the development of new genres, forms, and modes of literature.

Victorian Work and Labor Oct. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
2015 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
VICTORIAN WORK AND LABOR
OCTOBER 2 – 3, 2015
CONVERSE COLLEGE
SPARTANBURG, SC

The Politics of Art and Art Scenes in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Call for papers: The politics of art and art scenes in Latin America

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