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Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture

Adoption in Contemporary Drama and Performance
Papers explore the engagement of contemporary dramatic literature, theatrical practices, ... See more
Posted 14 January 2016

American Association of Australian Literary Studies

Teaching Australian and New Zealand Literature
Papers are invited on any aspect of teaching Australian and New Zealand literature, in any period ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

American Association of Teachers of Italian

Il poeta civile: ieri, oggi e domani
This session aims to reshape and define the poeta civile as we conceive him or her today: audience, ... See more
Posted 24 February 2016

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

100 Years of October: Reconsidering the Russian Revolution
The cultural impact and/or image of the 1917 Revolution from new perspectives, including (but not ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

Globalization and the Second World
From the age of empires to the Internet, globalization overwrites existing borders; how have ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese

The Future of Hispanic Studies in Higher Education
This panel seeks innovative perspectives on the current state of Hispanic studies and the future of ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators

Social Pedagogies in the L2 Classroom
Explore L2 education as a catalyst for personal, academic, and societal transformation by bridging ... See more
Posted 29 February 2016

American Literature Society

Recovery Work: Digital Approaches to Archives
This roundtable explores theories and practices of recovery in the age of digitization. What ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

American Portuguese Studies Association

New Approaches to the Luso-Brazilian Fin de Siècle
150-word abstracts for papers on the fin de siècle, an eclectic period in Luso-Brazilian literary ... See more
Posted 25 February 2016

American Theatre and Drama Society

Performing Time
Topics include: theorizations of theatrical time; performing history/history as performance; ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

Association des Amis d'André Gide

Gide et la Méditerranée
Mer qui sépare la France et l'Algérie, creuset de la civilisation gréco-romaine et du ... See more
Posted 1 February 2016, last updated 2 February 2016

Association for Business Communication

“Issues in Intergenerational Business Communication in the Workplace"
Proposals should address intergenerational communication challenges in the workplace. Baby Boomers, ... See more
Posted 16 December 2015

Association for Documentary Editing

Editing the Amanuensis
Proposals should address issues of editing material prepared with the help of an amanuensis, ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism

Afrosurrealism from 6000 BCE to 3000 AD
Papers sought on the long historical and genealogical axes of Afrosurrealism in its 20th/21st-C ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Disaster
We seek proposals for presentations that employ creative interdisciplinary methods/perspectives to ... See more
Posted 24 February 2016

Association of Teachers of Technical Writing

New Research Directions and Innovations in Teaching Technical Communication
Presentations that explore “New Research Directions and Innovations in Teaching Technical ... See more
Posted 28 February 2016

Byron Society of America

Byron and Consumption
Byron's relationship to "being consumed" and to consumption in its various forms. Topics may ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

Cervantes Society of America

Material Cervantes
How is material culture reproduced and contested in Cervantes’ works? Topics may include ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

Children's Literature Association

"I Die Daily": Police Brutality, Black Bodies, and the Force of Children's Literature
This panel explores how children’s literature can inform and inspire social (in)justice within ... See more
Posted 10 February 2016

The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education and Intellect in Modern and Contemporary Literature for Young People
How are the intellectual lives of children represented in young literature? 500-word abstracts by 1 ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

College English Association

“Civilized Survivalism as Cultural Narrative in the 21st Century”
Examines how society acts on a survivalist level toward current crises, but in a "civilized" ... See more
Posted 30 January 2016

Community College Humanities Association

The New Material Circumstances of Academia
Can faculty precariat speak, and create curriculum? is the professoriat obsolesced in corporatized ... See more
Posted 26 January 2016

Conference on Christianity and Literature

Here I Stand: 500 Years After Luther
500 years later what are the Reformation's enduring effects on language, literature and culture ... See more
Posted 22 January 2016

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses

The Conditions of Pleasure for 21st Century Poetry
Seeking papers exploring affective and material dimensions of what it means to write and desire ... See more
Posted 24 February 2016, last updated 1 March 2016

D. H. Lawrence Society of North America

Conrad and Lawrence at Sea
Comparisons of these writers "at sea," whether as experience, setting, metaphor for ... See more
Posted 20 January 2016

Lawrence and the 'New Modernisms'
Lawrence was often excluded or vilified by modernist critics. We invite abstracts on how the "New ... See more
Posted 24 January 2016

Dante Society of America

Dante and Material Culture
Investigations of physical objects, resources, and spaces used to define Dante Studies. Send a ... See more
Posted 15 February 2016

How Dante Became Dante
Explorations of Dante's production before the Commedia, with emphasis on his minor works. Send a ... See more
Posted 15 February 2016

Dickens Society

Dickens and Family?
A novelist of ‘hearth and home,’ Dickens authored more broken homes than harmonious ones, in life ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Doris Lessing Society

Boundaries of Life: Aging in Works by Atwood and Lessing
This panel focuses on the passage of time and self-consciousness. What does it mean to come of age ... See more
Posted 10 February 2016

Teaching Doris Lessing in the Twenty-First Century
What do we teach now when we teach Doris Lessing, and how? Guaranteed session; roundtable possible. ... See more
Posted 5 February 2016

Twentieth-Century Women Writers and the Formalist Turn
How will the “formalist turn” in literary studies shape new work on twentieth-century women ... See more
Posted 5 February 2016

Edith Wharton Society

Edith Wharton's Summer
The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Wharton’s novel Summer. Full CFP on the ... See more
Posted 1 February 2016

Emily Dickinson International Society

Dickinson in the Anthropocene
How does the idea of the Anthropocene change our understanding of Emily Dickinson? Presentations on ... See more
Posted 10 November 2015

The Spatial Turn in Dickinson and Her Contemporaries
Presentations on memory, artifact, and experience; reconstructing lost landscapes or mindscapes; ... See more
Posted 10 November 2015

Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society

Hemingway & Imagism: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Poetry
This panel invites connections between Ernest Hemingway and poetry, the aesthetics, style, writing, ... See more
Posted 24 January 2016

Feministas Unidas

Crossing Borders: Sex and Gender in the Hispanic World
Panel explores debates on construction of sex and gender. Analyzes how these gendered bodies cross ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

G. E. Lessing Society

Lessing and World Literature
We welcome talks addressing any aspect of Lessing and world literature, from Lessing’s concepts of ... See more
Posted 18 December 2015

GEMELA: Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre-1800)

Female Power: Lost, Found, Imagined [Joint session with LLC Medieval Iberian]
Exploring intersections of medieval women's cultural productions and female power, ... See more
Posted 15 February 2016, last updated 16 February 2016

Women in the Archives
Inviting abstracts for papers discussing the state of our field(s) and on new archival work on ... See more
Posted 9 February 2016

GL/Q Caucus for the Modern Languages

"Pre-Stonewall/Post-Modern"
Attending to the Stonewall rebellion of 1969, we seek papers examining cultural production that ... See more
Posted 3 March 2016

George Sand Association

George Sand and the Art of Blurring Boundaries
How Sand blurred boundaries between literary genres and gender categories. Queer and transgender ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

Sand’s Searches Beyond
Metaphysical and fantastical literary or autobiographical explorations take Sand’s readers to ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

Goethe Society of North America

Refugees, Migrants, and Exiles in the Age of Goethe
This panel examines figurations, metaphors, and constellations of displacement, engaging with ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016

What Goethe Heard: Hearing and Listening in the Long Eighteenth Century
Papers exploring representations and conceptions of sound, hearing, and listening in German ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016, last updated 19 January 2016

Graduate Student Caucus

Questioning boundaries in postcolonial studies
In a field defined as post-national, transcultural, multilingual, etc., how can we rethink ... See more
Posted 23 February 2016

Technology and Social Media: The End of Boundaries?
How do these positively or negatively affect the life, work (teaching and/or researching), and ... See more
Posted 23 February 2016

Harold Pinter Society

Pinter/Beckett: Blurring Boundaries
Papers examining Pinter and Beckett welcome. Abstracts 250-500 words. by 15 March 2016; Ann C. Hall ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Henry James Society

Dead Letters: Exploring the Cultural Consequences of Posthumous Publication
Papers dealing with James’s posthumous publications and/or the threat—or promise—of posthumous ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

International Association of Galdós Scholars

Unsightly Embodiments: Galdós and Disability
Disability studies in relation to Galdós's realism and naturalism. Intersectionality of ableism, ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

Writing Suffering in Galdós
Personal and social pathos, re(dis)articulation of the tragic trope, unhappy endings, ideologies of ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

International Boethius Society

Boethius in the Renaissance
Boethius's influence continued well beyond the late Classical and medieval periods. This session ... See more
Posted 14 February 2016

International Brecht Society

Brecht, Affect, Empathy
Cold Brecht? Does critical distance imply absence of emotions? Do feelings come into play? Is ... See more
Posted 22 January 2016

International Courtly Literature Society

Civilized and Savage Spaces
Three twenty-minute papers relating to medieval courtly literature, examining different spaces and ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

International Society for the Study of Narrative

Cultural Narratives
Papers that read texts as (a) narratives vying for cultural cogency; or (b) constructed on ... See more
Posted 12 January 2016

Interrelations of Narrative and Lyric in Romantic Literature
Interaction between narrative and lyric in different genres of Romanticism, e.g., event sequences ... See more
Posted 19 December 2015

International Spenser Society

New Directions in Spenser Studies
Approaches could include book history, digital humanities, queer theory, ecocriticism, or others. ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

International Virginia Woolf Society

Virginia Woolf Scholars Come to Their Senses
Two possible approaches: papers addressing sense modalities in Woolf’s writing, OR papers debating ... See more
Posted 22 January 2016

International Vladimir Nabokov Society

Nabokov and Psychology
Papers are invited on all aspects of the troubled but fruitfully complex relation between Nabokov ... See more
Posted 12 February 2016

John Clare Society of North America

John Clare: the One and the Many
Scholarship on any aspect of singularity, multiplicity, unity, disorder, and/or the myriad ... See more
Posted 5 February 2016

Joseph Conrad Society of America

Conrad and Lawrence at Sea
Comparisons of these writers "at sea," whether as experience, setting, metaphor for uncertainty, ... See more
Posted 20 January 2016

Conrad and Mimetic Theories
How does Conrad help us rethink imitation? Presentations on mimicry, contagion, identification, ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Conrad's Animals
What roles do animals play in Conrad? How does Conrad theorize the animal? How does Conrad "think ... See more
Posted 12 January 2016

Keats-Shelley Association of America

Romantics 200 Project: 2017 reads 1817
Retrospective on literary culture in 1817; writings, debates, reputations; Shelleys, Keats, Byron, ... See more
Posted 14 January 2016

Langston Hughes Society

Hughes and His Influences: 21st Century Perspectives
Influences of Hughes on others, not limited to writers, but may include filmmakers, politicians, ... See more
Posted 24 February 2016

Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations

The Musical Side of George Bernard Shaw
Explore Shaw's musical aspects--his musical criticism, the use of music in his plays, etc. Submit ... See more
Posted 12 January 2016

Margaret Atwood Society

Atwood as Humorist and Social Critic
Humor and/as social critique in Margaret Atwood’s novels, short stories and poetry. 250-300 word ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

Boundaries of Life: Aging in Works by Atwood and Lessing
This panel focuses on the passage of time and self-consciousness. What does it mean to come of age ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

Mark Twain Circle of America

The Politics of Mark Twain's America
Proposals are invited examining any aspect of Clemens' work in relation to the ideologies, social ... See more
Posted 29 December 2015

Marlowe Society of America

Marlowe and the Book
Papers illuminating any aspect of the publication (scribal or print), circulation, reading, and/or ... See more
Posted 24 February 2016

Marxist Literary Group

Circulation, Logistics, and Revolution
How might we map the flows and blockages of capital and what are the aesthetics of circulation? ... See more
Posted 1 March 2016

Melville Society

Melville & Black Lives Matter
How does Melville’s art speak to racial crises as well as mediate philosophical dilemmas, political ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016

Melville's Taxonomies
How do Melville's works from Mardi on problematize categorial divides to confuse living/non-living, ... See more
Posted 21 December 2015, last updated 22 December 2015

Milton Society of America

John Milton: A General Session
All papers on the poet and statesman are invited; especially welcome are those connecting Milton ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016, last updated 1 February 2016

Race, Religion, and Form in Spenser and Milton
What distinguishes Saracens, papists, and Christians in Spenser's and Milton’s poetry? Possible ... See more
Posted 1 February 2016

Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association

Boundary Conditions of Austrian Studies
Panel aims to take stock of the state of Austrian Studies and its position within and vis-à-vis ... See more
Posted 26 February 2016

Modern Greek Studies Association

Comparative Approaches to Modern Greek Literature
Papers sought on Modern Greek literature and new paradigms of comparative study: transatlantic, ... See more
Posted 25 February 2016

Modernist Studies Association

Modernism, Race, and Civil Rights
Roundtable. Legacies of slavery, abolition, and/or reconstruction. Periodizing modernism between ... See more
Posted 3 March 2016

Nathaniel Hawthorne Society

Ecologies of Hawthorne
Consider representations of space and place, land and landscape, the “natural” and “unnatural,” ... See more
Posted 30 January 2016

Writing? Authoring? Scribbling: Fuller, Hawthorne, and Their Contemporaries
We welcome proposals on biographical/contextual relations; representations of women; ... See more
Posted 17 February 2016

National Council of Teachers of English

Writing Studies at MLA: The Past and Future of English Studies
Proposals invited on the past and future contributions of Writing Studies to MLA. Response by Anne ... See more
Posted 25 January 2016

North American Heine Society

Antisemitism and Orientalism in the Long Nineteenth Century
North American Heine Society invites papers that address anti-Semitism and Orientalism in relation ... See more
Posted 25 February 2016

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism

Interrelations of Narrative and Lyric in Romantic Literature
This panel addresses the interaction between narrative and lyric in Romantic genres, e.g. event ... See more
Posted 22 December 2015

Paul Claudel Society

(Re)presenting Claudel
Panelists address and illustrate ways of reading and/or teaching Claudel through a diversity of ... See more
Posted 25 January 2016, last updated 29 January 2016

Pirandello Society of America

Pirandello at 150
Recognizing the pivotal contribution and ongoing relevance of Pirandello 150 years after his birth, ... See more
Posted 12 February 2016

Poe Studies Association

Poe and Antebellum Writers
Papers that contrast Poe with another antebellum writer, famous or forgotten. Possibilities abound: ... See more
Posted 14 January 2016

Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages

Revolutionary Pasts and Futures
Revolution and cultural production; critical perspectives of past, present and future revolutions; ... See more
Posted 20 February 2016

Reception Study Society

Fandom and Reception Studies
In Reception, Daniel Cavicchi called for a history of fandom. What can reception scholars ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016, last updated 16 March 2016

Old and New Media Borderlands
Proposals should examine reception of old media (print, film, radio, TV) and/in new media formats. ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016, last updated 16 March 2016

Robert Frost Society

Digital Frost
Roundtable exploring prospects for a collaborative digital-humanities project on Robert Frost, its ... See more
Posted 18 February 2016

Romanian Studies Association of America

Refugees, Exiles and Migration: Past and Present Journeys
The panel addresses narratives of crisis and media role when writing on refugees, exiles, and ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

Société Rencesvals, American-Canadian Branch

Mapping the Epic
Topics may include travel, cartography, boundaries, neural mapping, digital mapping and virtual ... See more
Posted 4 March 2016

Society for Critical Exchange

Antitheory
What is antitheory? What does it mean to be against theory in the new millennium? What is the ... See more
Posted 21 February 2016

Society for German Renaissance and Baroque Literature

“1517-2017: Dealing with Luther”
Papers on Luther's historical intervention and its longue durée impact on early modern and modern ... See more
Posted 6 February 2016

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

Medieval Femininities in Times of Turmoil
This panel welcomes presentations addressing medieval feminism and anti-feminist or antifeminine ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

Medieval Feminism(s) in Times of Turmoil
2015/2016 have seen attacks on medieval feminism/ feminists, some accusing feminists in academia to ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing

CSE-SHARP Collaborative Session, Open Topic: Editions/Author/Readers/Publishers
Editor-author relations; editors imagining or constructing readerships; social, interactive, ... See more
Posted 6 December 2015

Radical Book History - People, Archives, Methods
How do we write radical book history? "Radical" book trade figures, the use of "radical" ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Society for the Study of Early Modern Women

Early Modern Women’s ‘Inheritances’
Roundtable on early modern women and inheritance, broadly conceived. Possible topics: wills; ... See more
Posted 28 January 2016

Women and Form in 17th Century England
Collaborative roundtable exploring women’s encounters with traditional forms, broadly conceived. ... See more
Posted 29 January 2016, last updated 30 January 2016

Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Boundaries Conditions and Social Unrest in Midwest Literature
The Midwest is gripped by contradiction and convulsed by social unrest. Do Midwest writers uniquely ... See more
Posted 23 February 2016

Society for the Study of Southern Literature

The Fantastic South
A roundtable of 5-7 minute presentations that feature work engaging with the U.S. South in science ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

Straddling the Dividing Line: Reconsidering the Civil War
A roundtable of 5-7 minute presentations that consider new interdisciplinary readings of the Civil ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

South Asian Literary Association

Ecocriticism and South Asia
In South Asia, a wide range of writers/artists address environmental issues, ecocriticism, and ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

Re-visioning Refugees: South Asian Interventions
Current global refugee crisis, legal definitions, ethical debates, Partition memories in ... See more
Posted 16 February 2016

T. S. Eliot Society

Prufrock and Other Observations 1917-2017
New perspectives on Eliot's first book of poems; all approaches welcome. Abstracts will also be ... See more
Posted 24 February 2016, last updated 25 February 2016

Wallace Stevens Society

Yeats, Stevens, Eliot: Re-Triangulating Transatlantic Canons
This panel reconsiders contributions of Yeats, Stevens and Eliot in shaping Transatlantic canons. ... See more
Posted 21 February 2016

Western Literature Association

The West as Resource
Considering our present political and ecological moment, this panel seeks to explore the myriad ... See more
Posted 27 February 2016

William Carlos Williams Society

Williams and Democracy: Rethinking place, race, gender, class, and sexuality in Williams’s poetics
Impact of socio-economic, political formations and cultural milieu on Williams's literary output. ... See more
Posted 8 February 2016

"Wiping soiled words": The poetics of Wiiliam Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore
Papers exploring the relationship or parallels between the poetics of Williams and Moore. 200 word ... See more
Posted 28 February 2016

William Faulkner Society

Faulkner and World Literature
William Faulkner in the context of world literature. Nationalism, global modernism, ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

William Morris Society

Craft and Design in Literary Study: The Legacy of William Morris
We seek explorations of craft/design histories and theories re: Morris as writer and thinker. 1-2 ... See more
Posted 4 February 2016

Women in French

Teaching Women in French: Exploring the Boundaries
Exploring Boundary Conditions in the context of teaching French and Francophone women’s literature ... See more
Posted 23 February 2016

Writing the Self in the age of the selfie in French and Francophone Literatures
Joint session. Addressing women writers narrating their own identity in non-fiction, film, graphic ... See more
Posted 23 February 2016

Women in German

Feminism and the Emotional Turn in German Studies
This panel highlights new feminist research on emotions and German Studies--affect theory, history ... See more
Posted 4 February 2016

Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages

Teaching Difficult Topics
This roundtable will address how we address issues such as campus sexual assault in the classroom. ... See more
Posted 26 February 2016

Teaching Difficult Topics
This roundtable will address how we address issues such as campus sexual assault in the classroom. ... See more
Posted 26 February 2016

Wordsworth-Coleridge Association

Migration and Domesticity in British Romanticism
Proposals should examine representations of migration and domesticity in British Romantic ... See more
Posted 8 December 2015

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