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UPDATE: Writing in Context: Content Based First Year Composition (MLA 2015 Jan 8-11, Vancouver, BC)

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 8:21pm
Stacey Lee Donohue/MLA Discussion Group on the Two Year College

While composition is often a standalone course, some colleges offer it as discipline-specific writing, either as a linked course or integrated into a learning community. Brief presentations that explore successes and challenges as well as the impact on student success.

Send 300 word abstracts and brief bios to sdonohue@cocc.edu by or before March 14th, 2014.

If accepted, you must be a member of the MLA by April 1, 2014.

UPDATE: Reading Memory: Approaches to Teaching the Memoir: MLA 2015 Vancouver BC

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 8:19pm
Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA Allied Member of the MLA

Autobiography and memoir have become canonical staples, but also contested sites for discussing the boundaries of fictional and non-fictional self-representation. Presentations invited exploring the teaching of these narratives at the intersection of memory and invention.

Please send 300 word abstracts or queries to Stacey Lee Donohue, sdonohue@cocc.edu by or before March 14th.

This guaranteed session at the MLA Convention in Vancouver, British Columbia in January is arranged by the Community College Humanities Association. All MLA members (you must be a member by April 1st) are welcome to submit proposals for this pedagogy/classroom focused panel.

Correction WIF session: La science-fiction chez les écrivaines françaises. Quelle vision à-venir ?

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 8:12pm
RMMLA Boise, Idaho - October 9-12, 2014

The deadline for submissions is March 1st (not March 15th). but I will accept submissions until Tuesday March 4th.
A. Dolidon

This session proposes to explore and discuss science fiction by French and Francophone women authors, through all issues present in texts (novels or short stories): hybrid bodies, network connections, environmental issues, political systems, cloning, gender relations, and much more.

The Works of William Tyndale @ SCSC, October 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:57pm
Susan M. Felch / The Tyndale Project

For Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in New Orleans, 16-19 October 2014: Papers welcome on any aspect of the work of William Tyndale or his reception by Tudor readers. Please submit 250-word abstract and brief CV to Susan Felch, felch@calvin.edu, by 25 March 2014.

The Secular and the Sacred: An Interdisciplinary Look at the Works of Marilynne Robinson and Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 2:21pm
Trinity Western University

"People that read Bonhoeffer are possessed by Bonhoeffer."
~Marilynne Robinson, Interview, Berkley Center

Trinity Western University's Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Humanities program is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming graduate conference—a component of a larger, three-day conference on Bonhoeffer's Christian humanism and the challenges of moral formation in 'a world come of age.'

[REMINDER] Perspectives On Terror And The Literary (June, 2014) Deadline: 20th March, 2014, Vol I Issue I

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 1:58pm
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Peer-Reviewed Journal) edited by Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay

Sanglap is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal of literary and cultural studies published bi-annually (June and December). The theme for the inaugural issue is Terror and the Literary. Submissions (6,000 words excluding notes and references) must adhere to the MLA stylesheet, latest edition and be sent as MS Word Doc to the email address provided.

For all the details, please log on to the official website of Sanglap.


Third International Conference: Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature, May 24 and 25, 2014 [UPDATE]

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 12:41pm
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature
May 24 and 25

Within the scope of this theme and with your presence and collaboration, we shall attempt to address and analyze from various perspectives the issues such as:

• Description and reconstruction of the linguistic image of the world
• Ethnocultural concepts in language and literary text
• The problems of lexis and phraseology translation with the dominant cultural component
• Literary genres and systems of versification in national literatures

SCMLA Restoration & Eighteenth-Century British Literature Panel (October 18-22 in Austin, TX)

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 11:16am
South Central MLA

The theme for this year's SCMLA conference is "Forces of Nature: The Elements and Aesthetic Production." We welcome essays on this theme or on any topic related to literature of the long eighteenth century. More information about the conference is available at the SCMLA website: http://www.southcentralmla.org/. Deadlien for submission is March 31.

Doris Lessing 2014: An International Conference

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 10:31am
University of Plymouth

Date: Friday/Saturday 12/13th September 2014
Venue: University of Plymouth, Devon, UK
Please send 200 word abstracts for a 20 minute paper, along with a brief biography, to dorislessingconference@gmail.com
by Monday 30 June 2014

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 10:31am
University of Dayton Department of English and International Society of Metal Music Studies

Metal Studies is a growing interdisciplinary field, connected to, though not limited to fields as diverse as Popular Culture, Leisure Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, English Studies, Music, Cultural and Critical Studies, Gender Studies, Critical Theory, and Business and Economics.


Friday, February 28, 2014 - 8:41am
Publisher: “George Enescu” University of Arts from Iasi, Romania.



Inaugural issue - June 2014


"Studies in Visual Arts and Communication – an international journal" promotes excellence by providing a venue for academics, scholars, researchers and scientists to publish current and significant original theoretical research in the Arts and Communication areas of knowledge as approached in the academy and research institutions.

London Medieval Graduate Network - Flaws - 29 May 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:57am
University College London (UCL)

The London Medieval Graduate Network welcomes submissions for research papers on "Flaws" for its 2014 annual conference, hosted by UCL. This interdisciplinary conference examines how deliberate or mistaken defects, errors, limitations and imperfections have been perceived across the medieval period.