CFP: Division of American Literature to 1800, MLA 2016 (Austin, Texas)

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Executive Committee for the Division of American Literature to 1800 invites submissions to the following calls for papers for the 2016 MLA Convention in Austin, Texas:


Linguistics and Translation in Early America

Cross-cultural communication, literacies, knowledge, and indigenous adaptations.  What shapes language and translation in the Americas from 1492–1836? CV; 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2015: Sarah Rivett (srivett@princeton.edu)


Call for Papers

Title: Call for Papers - "A Confluence of Cultures: U.S.-Native
       American Relations in the 19th Century"
    Location: Missouri
    Date: 2015-03-15
       AMERICAN RELATIONS IN THE 19TH CENTURY The Department of History
       and Geography at Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Missouri,
       will host a conference on October 10, 2015, to help commemorate
       the 200th anniversary of treaties signed at Portage des  ...

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 18th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Graduate Conference

The History Graduate Student Association at Virginia Tech announces a call for papers for the 18th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Graduate Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Virginia Tech Graduate Life Center in Blacksburg, Virginia. We invite graduate students to  submit proposals on any historical subject that reflects current trends in historical scholarship.

Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) 2015 at CU Boulder, Call for Papers

The Department of History at the University of Colorado will host the Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) October 2-4, 2015. Now in its eleventh year, WHEATS brings together graduate students studying the history of the environment, agriculture, science, or technology. WHEATS is open to submissions from any discipline with interests in these fields.

CFP: Interface Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa

Call for Papers

Made objects, unlike bodies that disintegrate – are trans-temporal. They are mobile and are continually moving across time and space, carrying within them stories and meanings that they have accumulated as a result of this mobility. In an increasingly interconnected world – where the meanings of mediatory agents are endlessly shifting, traveling and transforming – there is a growing need for critical inquiry that concerns the entangled nature of materiality, mediation and mobility.

Reminder of Feb 1 New England Fellowship Consortium deadline

A reminder: The application deadline for New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC) funding for 2015-2016 is February 1, 2015. The NERFC, a collaboration of twenty-one  major cultural agencies, will offer at least fifteen awards in 2015-2016. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions. 


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