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Al Purdy at One Hundred (15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Bradley (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
nbradley@uvic.ca

Al Purdy at One Hundred (essay collection)

Midwest PCA-- Southern Lit and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Chapter proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by May 15, 2016.

[UPDATE] Borders and Borderlands: Liminal Textualities in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
ysj.ma.symposium@gmail.com

Borderlands are defined as being both ‘an area of land close to a border between two countries’ and ‘an area between two qualities, ideas or subjects that has features of both but is not clearly

(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

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE

An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Early Modern Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Michael Paraskos, Othello's Island (CVAR)
contact email: 
mparaskos@mac.com

Early Modern Women Writers (approx. 1550-1700)
at Othello's Island CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus
5 to 9 April 2017

CFP: Science, Society & Civilisation

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Death in the American City - Abstracts Due April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

This is a renewed call for papers for a special issue of the Canadian Review of American Studies

MLA 2017 CFP: "Pound, H.D., and Bryher" (deadline 3/28/16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ezra Pound Society
contact email: 
sara.dunton@unb.ca

The Ezra Pound Society invites submissions for a guaranteed session, "Pound, H.D. and Bryher," at the Modern Language Assn. Convention, January 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

[UPDATE]: Midwest Modern Language Association, Religion and Literature permanent section, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aschmi48@slu.edu; jason.zirbel@marquette.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Fifth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia - June 15-17, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Centre for British Studies
contact email: 
juvenilia@una.edu

As the cold water gushed forth, filling the mug, I spelled "w-a-t-e-r"
in Helen's free hand…. She dropped the mug and stood as one transfixed. A new light came into her face.

Through a Glass Darkly: Utopia/Dystopia and the Avant-garde (Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
cjbartunek@gmail.com

Marxist critics from Adorno to Fredric Jameson have emphasized the revolutionary potential of modernism in its effort to project viable alternatives to capitalism.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d

submission via website

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

George Herbert in Paris - 18-21 May 2017

full name / name of organization: 
George Herbert Society and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
contact email: 
anne-marie.miller-blaise@univ-paris3.fr

The George Herbert Society announces The Fifth Triennial Conference

George Herbert in Paris

“Bee Covetous, then, of all good which you see in Frenchmen”

UPDATE MSA 18: Modernism's Planets (November 17-20, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cóilín Parsons, Georgetown University
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

Planets colliding: Spivak, Friedman, Dimock.

Borders of Modernism Perugia 14-16 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CEMS Centre for European Modernism Studies (http://www.cemstudies.eu)
contact email: 
conference@cemstudies.eu

Originally deriving from the Old French bordure (meaning “seam” and “edge of a shield”), in its geopolitical sense the term “border” was first used in Scotland in the 1530s.

Literature's Animals Postgraduate Conference 18th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
literaturesanimals@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literature’s Animals Postgraduate Conference

Pacific Coast Philology: Essay Submissions Welcome

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rburwick@scrippscollege.edu

Pacific Coast Philology, the journal of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), publishes peer-reviewed essays of interest to scholars in the classical and modern languages, liter

Update: Deadline Extended for the 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 abstract submission deadline for the 63rd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 4, 2016.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016) Deadline April 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

Keats in Popular Culture (Abstracts Due: June 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Bates/Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
contact email: 
brbates@calpoly.edu

Abstracts are invited for an essay collection, Keats in Popular Culture.

Pomona Valley Review 10 Needs Your Poetry, Art, and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

CALL FOR POETRY, FICTION, AND ART:

[Update] Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Explorations in Medieval Culture, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@gmail.com

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

[REMINDER] Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

3/20/16 - MLA 2017 - Queer(ing) Kinship in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Talia Vestri Croan and Shannon Draucker / Boston University
contact email: 
tmvcroan@bu.edu

Special Session proposed for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia

Queer(ing) Kinship in the Nineteenth Century

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Call for Papers Portals Spring 2016 (EXTENDED 3/21 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
submissions@portalsjournal.com

Call for Papers

Portals, Spring 2016, Volume 13

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

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

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Second Call for Papers: "Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

An Independent Unit: The Politics of Compartmentalization, Proposed Panel MSA 11/17-11/20

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

This cfp is for a proposed panel for MSA 18, 11/17-11/20, held in Pasadena, California.

Art and Political Ecology - Deadline April 29

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

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Revolutionary Genders - Sibeal Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sibeal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
contact email: 
revolutionarygenders2016@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - REVOLUTIONARY GENDERS

Deadline for submissions: September 21, 2016

Conference dates: November 18 & 19, 2016, NUI Galway

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