category: religion

Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 13th Annual Spring Academy Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
contact email: 
springacademy@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

Heidelberg, Germany, 14-18 March, 2016

Call for Papers

Comment dit-on queer? Queer Theory in French

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Dexter / NeMLA
contact email: 
adexter@tulane.edu

47th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
17 March - 20 March 2016

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2015

CFP: CCLA Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively 28-30 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cclacongress2016@gmail.com

CFP: Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively

Cities of the Future - NeMLA Conference 2016 - Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert / Carnegie Mellon University
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

This panel seeks to explore representations of futuristic cities from all periods in American literature, film, and other cultural mediums.

Hartford and Antebellum American Writing

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA: 3/17-3/20, 2016
contact email: 
rwelburn@english.umass.edu

The reputations of Hartford, Connecticut, residents Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain overshadow the city’s antebellum authors.

The Evidence of Realism (deadline 9/23/15; ACLA, Harvard 3/17-20/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
geoffrey.baker@yale-nus.edu.sg

The Evidence of Realism

[For the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Harvard University, March 17-20 2016]

Rethinking National Foundations: Using/Abusing History (ACLA 2016; March 17-20; Cambridge, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Malburne-Wade (Gettysburg College) / ACLA 2016
contact email: 
mmalburn@gettysburg.edu

Foundational texts, events, and people influence our cultural and national personas.

Call for papers and creative writing August 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
smatheson

The quint’s twenty eigth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

[UPDATE] CFP: “Moved by the Spirit, Authorized by God: Black Women Activists and Religion” NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT

full name / name of organization: 
Jami Carlacio, Borough of Manhattan CC/CUNY
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

[UPDATE] Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: UPDATE

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

The Gender-Free Being, Kalamazoo ICMS 12-15 May 2016 SMFS Sponsored Session

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Kim, Associate Professor of English at Vassar College / Phoebe C. Linton, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu / phoebe.linton@ed.ac.uk

One of the SMFS sponsored series, this session on ‘The Gender-Free Being’ invites papers to consider portrayals of characters in medieval history, literature and art of any period or language that explore the extent to which an individual’s identity is distinct from their socially gendered, or sexual being.

Rediviva: Reception of Classical Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Classical Association of the Middle West and South (Panel proposal)
contact email: 
powens@wyomingcatholiccollege.com

[UPDATE] Octavia E. Butler: Celebrating Letters, Life, and Legacy - February 26-28, 2016 - Spelman College

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

February 24, 2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the passing of Octavia E. Butler. To commemorate her contributions to the world of letters, the Octavia E.

Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

In contrast to the ongoing childhood studies, humanistic gerontology is still largely an unexplored research area, despite more and more attention being paid to old age by historians, sociologists and

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Journal Special Issue August 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS--A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Lacan and Philosophy (ACLA 2016, March 17 -20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd McGowan (University of Vermont)/Gautam Basu Thakur (Boise State U)
contact email: 
Todd.McGowan@uvm.edu Or gbasuth2@gmail.com

2015 marks the 40th anniversary of a controversial talk that Jacques Lacan gave at MIT.

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eshabliy@tulane.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Call for Proposals:'Identity, Intimacy' conference - Toronto, 30-31 October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Extended deadline for proposals: 5 September, 2015

For detailed CFP, see http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Seriously Funny: The Role of Satire and the Satirist in the 21st Century -- NeMLA 2016 (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Fuentes Morgan/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
daf265@cornell.edu

Dave Chappelle walked away from a $50 million contract with Comedy Central, later explaining, “I want to make sure that I am dancing and not shuffling.” Likewise, Stephen Colbert refused to allow

Historical Fiction about Asia (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

This volume will explore papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Animals in Literature and Film.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC), a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2016 annual conference which w

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
tara_harney@yahoo.com

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-3/20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

Special Issue: Christianity in Contemporary Native America (Sept. 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kimberly G. Wieser (University of Oklahoma), Rachel R. Luckenbill (Duquesne University)
contact email: 
kroppolo@ou.edu

Contemporary perspectives on Christianity’s role in American Indian communities are diverse and often ambiguous, partly due to this religion’s involvement in colonization. While some grassroots traditionalists and many in the activist and academic communities frequently reject Christianity for its role in dismantling American Indian traditions and identities, the past is complex, and the American Indian Christian community is strong and growing.

The Bible and 19th-Century American Women Writers (NeMLA, March 17-20, 2016 Connecticut)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Easton-Flake/Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
amy_eastonflake@byu.edu

Direct references and allusions to Christianity or the Bible are an integral part of much 19th-century literature. This panel takes seriously this oft-neglected aspect of women’s writing.

Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Thea Tomaini, Explorations in Medieval Culture Series, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@mail.com

Call for Papers

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

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, Kalamazoo 2016, May 16th-20th

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

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