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C PRACSIS International Conference on History, Theory and Writing 11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia In Association with The Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University and The Department of English, SB College Changanassery.
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS announces its 2016 edition of International Conference on 'History, Theory and Writing'.

Music and Power in the Baroque Era

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/musicpower.html

Music and Power in the Baroque Era

11-13 November 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

organized by

Music Criticism 1900-1950

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/20musicriticism.html

Music Criticism 1900-1950

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
Societat Catalana de Musicologia, Barcelona

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
I: project space + Open Ground Blog
contact email: 
overwhelmingimagination@yahoo.com

"Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions" invites art researchers to Beijing.

Call For Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review supported by the New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving on their advisory board as and as editors for their open-source academic and creative journal the Watchung Review.

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2016: Writing and Insecurity

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

Organised in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Confirmed Keynotes:

CFP - Crime and Punishment at 150 - Oct 20-22, 2016 (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Bowers
contact email: 
candpat150@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Crime and Punishment at 150”
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
October 20-22, 2016

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference (3/31/2016) Deadline: 1/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies at Collin College
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, just north of Dallas, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016) [Updated]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

CFP: Resounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge, Durham University

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, 8 MARCH 2016

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Rachael Wiseman

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogical Contributons

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

International conference: Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World, Sibiu, 19-21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

Reading Matters:
Texts – Cultures – The World

19-21 May 2016

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

[UPDATE] Natures 2016: Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

We seek papers that explore the theme of “HABITATS AND HAZARDS” as applied to any of the texts (WRITTEN, VISUAL, MUSICAL, OR EMBODIED) of humanities studies: for example,
• THE HAZARDOUS SPACES OF ART OR LITERATURE
• DEPICTIONS OF POLLUTION OR WASTELAND
• DOMESTIC/URBAN/RURAL/WILD HABITATS
• STAGING/IMAGINING HISTORICAL SETTINGS
• LITERAL AND/OR FIGURATIVE TOXICITY

250 Word ABSTRACTS DUE by NOVEMBER 30, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Conference location: La Sierra University (Riverside, CA USA)
Conference date: February 19, 2016 (8am to 5pm)

PLENARY SPEAKER:
DR. ELIZABETH HECKENDORN COOK (University of California, Santa Barbara) will provide two presentations:

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Digesting Discourses" #iuic16

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2016 keynote speaker, Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College!

Contingency: Abstracts due Jan. 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Rodgers
contact email: 
angelicrodgers@gmail.com

http://www.angelicrodgers.com/contingency.html

Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, April 8, 2016, University of Rochester

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
contact email: 
SBAI2016conf@gmail.com

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

CONNECTIONS 4: A Conference of Critical Thinking: March 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
East Georgia State College: Critical Thinking Conference
contact email: 
cjoiner@ega.edu

CONNECTIONS 4: A Conference of Critical Thinking:
"'Thou Dost Infect Mine Eyes': The Bane of Technology in the Classroom"

Friday, March 25, 2016
9:30am - 4:00pm

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] “Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline, including Contemporary Literature, Modernism/Modernity, MELUS, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Verge: Studies in Global Asias, among others.

[UPDATE] Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Deadline extended to December 1, 2015

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

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

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

[UPDATE] Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Gothic Studies Bloggers Needed (November-December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ben.e.noad@gmail.com; t.bicakci@lancaster.ac.uk; winterc@uvic.ca

The International Gothic Association is looking for vibrant postgraduate or early-career academics to voice their dark arts researches to a wide ranging and dynamic community of leading Gothic scholar

The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Body, Voice, Narrative: An Interdisciplinary Discussion in Medical Humanities, Boston College MH Conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College Medical Humanities
contact email: 
bcmhconference@gmail.com

Illness is often perceived in broad, all-encompassing, textbook terms, but the experience of illness is an individual patient journey that can take on a variety of forms, meanings, and narrations.

Barcelona CFP 2016 Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists & celebrities selling?

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
contact email: 
celeb.studies@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists, and celebrities selling?

Red Room, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal

Barcelona, Spain

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