category: twentieth century and beyond

WisCon: Feminist Science Fiction Convention Deadline MARCH 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon Academic Programming
contact email: 
academic@wiscon.info

WisCon, the world’s leading feminist science fiction convention, invites scholars of all descriptions to propose programming for its academic track.

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film, "Arts and Sciences" -- due April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

Update: "Rebecca West and Dissent: The Politics and Poetics of Heresy"

full name / name of organization: 
The International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Rebecca West famously did not toe lines, whether these lines were associated with party, ideology, literary movement, genre, gender, religious beliefs, etc.

UPDATE: Shakespeare and Scandinavia International Academic Conference 8-11 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
contact email: 
shakespeareandscandinavia2015@gmail.com

International Academic Conference
Shakespeare and Scandinavia (SaS)
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
8-11 October, 2015

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Border Masculinities: Cross-disciplinary Dialogues and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Brian Baker, Lancaster University, Lancaster UK
contact email: 
b.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

We are inviting proposals for chapters of an edited volume which consider how a focus on borders and border crossings might transform contemporary understandings of masculinities.

Southern Literature Panel: Economies of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
mheilig1@binghamton.edu

In “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” Louis Althusser notes that “every State Apparatus, whether Repressive or Ideological, ‘functions’ both by violence and by ideology.” Bearin

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

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