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CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

[UPDATE] ACLA Panel: "All In the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest" - SEPTEMBER 23

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
carolyn.ownbey@mail.mcgill.ca

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Red River Women's Studies Conference--October 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Women's Studies Conference
contact email: 
kandace.creel@mnstate.edu

Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to host this year’s gathering of the 15th Annual Red

“Words, Signs and Feelings”, and Non-Themed Submissions Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
marcus.harmes@usq.edu.au

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to open its call for papers for Volume 3 (2016).

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

CFP Books of Blood - Funding bid and collaborative project

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Books of Blood: a cross-disciplinary investigation into blood as representation, symbol, and text in modern culture

Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

Herman Melville

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

The American Literature Association is sponsoring a panel on Herman Melville at the American Literature Symposium "Frontiers and Borders in American Literature" to be held from February 25-27, 2016 in

LIMINAL BALKANS; [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, issue 12; submission deadline 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans:

IJHCS Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 3, December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

ACLA 2016, The Subject Positions of Religion, Literature, and Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Kitty Millet, ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University

[UPDATE] Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 28–29, 2016, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

CFP: Horror, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on
February 10-13, 2016

NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

This roundtable proposal seeks to expand the conversation on sound studies in literature.

ACLA 2016 Seminar on Poetry and Forgiveness

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Berenato
contact email: 
tab3cz@virginia.edu

Please consider proposing a paper to the ACLA 2016 seminar on poetry and forgiveness.

See details below and at http://www.acla.org/seminar/poetry-and-forgiveness.

Serial Forms (ACLA Seminar)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this ACLA seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses; deadline, Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/2, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

• What Do Students Learn & How Do We Know They Have Learned It?: Closing the Loop Through Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses

Active Learning/IT in Literature or Composition Classroom, deadline Nov. 1, 2015, for 3/30-4/2, 2016 conference in Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst, College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals to www.cea-web.org; queries to cernst@hilbert.edu

• Stimulating Awareness/Provoking Engagement:
Metacognition, Active Learning, & Supportive
Technology in the Literature or Composition
Classroom

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Craft Critique Culture: Bridging Divides (April 8-9, 2016: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Nesbit / Lydia Maunz-Breese / Heidi Renée Aijala (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

16th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Conference
April 8-9, 2016
Bridging Divides
University of Iowa

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

[UPDATE] The Digital Nineteenth-Century Narrative, NeMLA 2016, Abstracts due SEPT. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Bryn Gravitt, Tufts University
contact email: 
bryn.gravitt@tufts.edu

In recent years, the web has seen an explosion of digital interpretations of nineteenth-century texts.

CFP Encylopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
smurguia@aiu.ac.jp

Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

ACLA 2016: A Sense of Unease: The Materiality of Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Stuart (UWO), Riley McDonald (UWO) / ACLA
contact email: 
tstuart9@uwo.ca

The terms "terror" and "horror" as defined by gothic novelist Ann Radcliffe, are diametrically opposed: while the former "expands the soul and awakens the faculties to a high degree of life," the latt

Gothic Routes: Travel Writing and the Gothic

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
scaballe@allegheny.edu

“Gothic Routes: Travel Writing and the Gothic”

ASECS in Pittsburgh, March 31-April 3rd, 2016

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism.

Call For Papers: COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

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

Dear all,

Teaching 18th-century British Literature: Interdisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya J. Moutray / NEMLA 2016
contact email: 
moutrt@sage.edu

This roundtable explores interdisciplinary methods of approaching the teaching of 18th-century British and Anglophone literature, including Restoration and Romantic literatures.

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

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

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

UPDATE: Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

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

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

Literary (De)Formations

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
matthew.scully@tufts.edu; nell.wasserstrom@bc.edu

In her recent study, The Forms of the Affects (2014), Eugenie Brinkema announces, “We may well be at the beginning of what will eventually be called the twenty-first century ‘return to form’ in the humanities” (39).

[UPDATE] UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference: Mad Love

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
Mad Love
February 19-20, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Lynn Enterline (Vanderbilt University)

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

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