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Exploring the Renaissance 2017: An International Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
South-Central Renaissance Conference and its affiliate societies (Queen Elizabeth I Society, Andrew Marvell Society, Society for Renaissance Art History)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The South-Central Renaissance Conference

and its affiliate societies

The Queen Elizabeth I Society, the Andrew Marvell Society, and the Society for Renaissance Art history

invite your paper submissions for

 

Exploring the Renaissance 2017:

An International Conference

The University of Texas at Austin

April 20-22, 2017

 

The Place of Religion in Film

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
Syracuse University Department of Religion
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Place of Religion in FilmMarch 30 – April 1, 2017

with plenary speaker Joaquim Pinto
director of What Now? Remind Me (2013)

Hosted by Syracuse University, as part of the Ray Smith Symposium Series

Papers are encouraged on such questions as: 

Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2016 "The In-Between”

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
The Society of English Graduate Scholars
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The First Annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference is hosted by the Society of English Graduate Scholars at Illinois State University in Normal, IL and currently accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is the exploration of “the in-between” from diverse and varied scholarly perspectives.

New Systems, New Aesthetics

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
Michael Filimowicz / Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Systems, New Aesthetics

Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (PRS), Volume 1 Issue 1
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (PRS), Volume 1 Issue 1 Deadline for abstracts: November 30th, 2016

Special Inaugural Issue:
Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest

Society for the Study of American Travel Writing

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
Susan Roberson
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Teaching Travel Writing

 

The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing seeks abstracts for a session on “Teaching Travel Writing” for the American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25-28, 2017.

 

As a genre of Literary and Rhetorical study, Travel Writing generally occupies a marginal status in most curricula. The same might also be said of Travel Writing as a practice. Confronting this, we welcome papers on the specific challenges and rewards of travel-writing pedagogy, either as a study in itself or as a practice.

  

Proposals might consider the following questions:

Society for the Study of American Travel Writing

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:04am
Susan Roberson
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

“I just flew in from Miami Beach, and, boy, are my arms tired.”

 

The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing and the American Humor Studies Association seek abstracts for a collaborative session on “Humor and Travel” for the American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25-28, 2017.

 

We welcome papers focusing on individual authors/travelers from any time period as well as conceptual or theoretical discussions that consider the intersections between travel experiences and expressions of humor.  

Proposals might consider the following questions:

How does humor serve to define the inevitable incongruities of travel experiences?

Men & Men's Studies Area--National PCA/ACA Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:08am
National Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Men & Men’s Studies Area of the National PCA/ACA Conference

San Diego April 12-15, 2017

Proposal Deadline: Oct. 1, 2016

All Proposals Must Be Submitted through the PCA/ACA website.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Artist on Stage in Anglophone Drama

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:08am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

HJEAS is a peer-reviewed journal of the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary, publishing critical articles and book reviews in the fields of American, British, Canadian, and Irish literature, history, and culture, and is available from JSTOR and ProQuest. (www.hjeas.hu

Equality Emerging: The Field of Medical Humanities' Influence on Healthcare Access and Delivery

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:09am
Tara Jenner-Donaldson / Drew University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Papers on the topic of the influence of Medical Humanities on creating equality in healthcare access and delivery from various areas of study, including bioethics, literature, sociology, anthropology, public health, history, and medical education, are invited to be considered for Drew University’s Transatlantic Connections 4 Conference, an interdisciplinary conference with a dedicated track for Medical Humanities. The four-day conference will take place in Bundoran, Ireland January 11-15, 2017. We are especially interested in submissions for sessions on medical narrative, mental health, public policy, ethics, and the ethics of human-subject research.

Need two additional essays for the Vegan Studies Reader (immediately)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:19pm
Laura Wright, Professor of English, Western Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

I am currently working on an edited scholarly collection tentatively titled "The Vegan Studies Reader." The proposal has been solicieted by the series editors for “Cultural Ecologies of Food in the 21st Century” published by the University of Nevada Press.

Stephen Crane Panels (ALA 2017)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:09am
Stephen Crane Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society Panels at ALA 2017

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA, on May 25-28, 2017. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions

Computers and Writing Conference (June 1-4, 2017)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:09am
The University of Findlay
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Computers and Writing, June 1-4, 2017 at The University of Findlay

Submission opens: September 26 | Submission peer review closes: Oct 15 | Submission closes: Nov 15 | Acceptance notification: December 31

Sea Crossings: The Sea in Literature and Film

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:09am
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) is a part of the network of 20 affiliates that form the national College English Association (CEA), a professional organization of teacher-scholars founded in the United States in 1939. Primarily based on the island of Puerto Rico, the CEA-CC has promoted the study and research of the various fields that fall under the umbrella of “English” for over forty years. In addition to themes related to education, the conferences hosted by the CEA-CC have focused on themes related to literature and cultural studies. The subject of the March 2017 symposium is “Sea Crossings” We invite papers that connect the ocean with the field of English. Topics include but are not limited to:

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