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Centre for Comparative Literature
University of Toronto
February 27th – March 1st, 2014
Keynote Address by Dina Al-Kassim (University of British Columbia)
Linda Hutcheon & J. Edward Chamberlin Lecture in Literary Theory by Professor Veronika
Ambros (University of Toronto)
"JOY" is the theme for the 24th annual conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature at
the University of Toronto. We invite you to consider the idea of joy in literary, theoretical, and
What is joy, we would like to ask earnestly? What do literature, art, and philosophy say about
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CFP: The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and the Summer of Love
The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held in Chicago, IL April 16-19, 2014 at the Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Deadline for proposal submissions is November 1, 2013.
If you have experience in any aspect of assessing student learning, please join a roundtable discussion at the third annual Tri-State Best Practices Conference for college teachers in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. All are invited to submit proposals for discussion.
Some topics: institutional improvements via assessment; best practices in participating in college-wide committees and/or program reviews; using a contract approach to grading student work; using and/or creating rubrics; student peer and mentor reviews; portfolio and e-portfolio approaches; using collaborative technology, social media to assess and revise; peer review accreditation vs. federal management.
"Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature?" session
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Organizers: Nicholas Bradley (U of Victoria) and Robert McGill (U of Toronto)
Call for Papers: Volume 20
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia. The journal operates with a special commitment to publishing the work of postgraduates and Early Career Researchers, and encourages creative methodologies.
Limina provides a lively environment in which diverse work can be published, and promotes resistance to traditional disciplinary boundaries. At the same time it demands a rigorous approach to issues of research, context and theoretical debates.
Call for Papers
The XVI Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 26-28, 2014
Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY
The XVI Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference will be held April 26-28, 2014,
at St. Catharine College (Springfield, KY) and the Beaumont Inn (Harrodsburg, KY).
"But to affirm the gold thread in the pattern
Ezra Pound, Cantos CXVI
Call for Papers:
The VIII International Aldington Society & IV International Imagism Conference will be held in Venice/Torcello June 19-21, 2014.
Conference Schedule Outline:
--Thursday June 19: The conference opening reception and poetry reading will be held at the legendary Locanda Cipriani on the island of Torcello @ 4 P.M.
--Friday June 20: All-day paper sessions at the Dante Society venue, Fdm. S. Elena, Venice
--Saturday June 21: morning paper sessions (if necessary) and conference-closing luncheon
42nd UBC Medieval Workshop
Friday 7th – Sunday 9th November 2014
Medieval and Renaissance Œcologies
The Œcologies Project, along with the Committee for Medieval Studies at the University of British Columbia, solicits contributors for the 42nd annual UBC workshop, to be held from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th November 2014 at Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
MadLit 2013: Texts and Violence
Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's tenth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature will take place February 20-22, 2014. This year's conference, "Texts and Violence" engages the intersections between literature, culture, philosophy, and politics.
Inquire 4.1 (Spring 2014) 'Contemporary Literature, Culture and Cinema of Afghanistan, Iran, Tajikistan and Turkey'
Submission Deadline: December 10, 2013
Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture examines the nature, function, and context of the outlaw and the outlawed - people, spaces, practices - in the pre-modern world, and in its modern representations. By its nature, outlawry reflects not only the outlawed, but the forces of law which seek to define and to contain it. Throughout the centuries, a wide and ever-changing, and yet ever familiar, variety of outlaw characters and narratives have captured the imagination of audiences both particular and general, local and global.
Ireland and Ecocriticism: Second Interdisciplinary Conference
19-21 June 2014, University College Cork
Call for Papers
Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Novel
Panel Organizer: Peter Betjemann, Oregon State University
In 1899, Charlotte Perkins Gilman declared that her writing wouldn't "stop to be bothered with characters." Disavowing the "careful analysis and disentangling of individual" peculiarities, Gilman asserted that her work would instead draw out social, economic, and racial types. "Characters in mass" would center a fiction that she conceived, first and foremost, as sociological.
MELUS CFP for 2015 Special Issue: African American Print Cultures
Guest Editors: Joycelyn Moody and Howard Rambsy II
In 2015, a special issue of MELUS will showcase under-studied aspects of black print culture studies or book history. We are seeking scholarship that addresses, but is not limited to, the following questions:
• How are contemporary print matters—ranging from concerns such as the publication of new print editions of literary texts by emergent and historical US black writers to online and open access publishing as well as to the operations of the mainstream publishing industry—shaping our understanding of what African American literature is becoming?