category: science and culture

The Science of Affect in American Literature and Culture, (NeMLA, Hartford, CT March 17-20 2016, abstracts due Sept 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Siehnel (University at Buffalo) Nicole Zeftel (CUNY Graduate Center) / NeMLA
contact email: 
NZeftel@gmail.com, Please submit abstracts through NeMLA's site here: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp

Patricia Clough has recently identified what she calls an “affective turn” in fields across the humanities and social sciences, which reimagine the place of emotion and the body within the politic

Shakespeare's Things

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, March 17-20, Cambridge, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

This seminar invites presentations on the liveliness, actual or apparent sentience, and uncanny autonomy of objects in Shakespeare’s plays.

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

[UPDATE} Opening for MMLA Panel in Columbus, Ohio--Panelist Needed ASAP!

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

I have a last minute cancellation for the MMLA panel I am chairing, scheduled for Friday, November 13 at 4:00pm in Columbus, Ohio.

Publication of 5 Edited Books with ISBN

full name / name of organization: 
Professor B.Panda
contact email: 
prof.panda19845@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Edited Books with ISBN
Last Date 31st December 2015

ACLA 2016: Philip Roth’s Trans-disciplinary Translation: Psychoanalysis, Ethics, and Philosophy of Mind (proposals due 09/23)

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Scheurer / Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
contact email: 
Scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

When Horace Engdahl, permanent secretary of the Nobel prize jury, proclaimed in 2008 that "The US is too isolated, too insular.

Call for Papers by Graduate Students and Post-Graduates

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal published at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student and post-graduate journal published electronically by current graduate students and post-graduates of the English Department at Southern Connecticut State Univers

(UPDATE) CFP: LITERATURE AND CENSORSHIP (DEADLINE, 30 SEP, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry Volume 2 No 2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

CFP: NEMLA 2016 Hartford What does Digital Humanities Enable Today?

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

In their 1999 essay “Deformance and Interpretation," Lisa Samuels and Jerome McGann propose deformative criticism against a rigid, theoretical, informative mode of reading in humanities.

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference Update

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for the Twelfth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference has been extended to Thursday, September 10:

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