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MLA 2019: Visuality, Race, and Childhood in the Golden Age of American Print Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:58pm
Shawna McDermott / University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the 2019 MLA Conference in Chicago, IL.  This non-guaranteed panel is co-sponsored by the Children's Literature Association (ChLA) and The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS).  Please send abstracts to panel presider Shawna McDermott at smm222@pitt.edu by March 1st, 2018.  Abstracts should be no more than 500 words. 

 

Visuality, Race, and Childhood in the Golden Age of American Print Culture

 

Women and Work

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The meaning of “women’s work” has never been stable. While women consistently have engaged with both the production of home and labor outside the home, their involvement in what Marx conceptualizes as wage-to-labor power exchange did not achieve heightened visibility in U.S. cultures until the nineteenth century. This panel seeks to address the many ways that women writers explore women’s labor in service to their families, their communities, and their nations, and how this labor contributes to the work of resistance and/or recovery across the Americas. How does women’s labor provide opportunities for collective dissent as well as recovery of women’s work?

ALA 2018: POSTINDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:11pm
American Literature Association, May 24-27, 2018, San Francisco
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

ALA 2018: POSTINDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS | San Francisco | May 24-27, 2018

This panel aims to explore the various literary spaces—both urban and organic—that define American literature after deindustrialization. How does the postindustrial economy remake the ways that people work in, live in, rely on, and relate to their built and natural environments? And how, in turn, do those new environmental dynamics reshape contemporary novels and poems? 

SSSL Panels at ALA 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:10pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS
Society for the Study of Southern Literature Sessions (Two Sessions)
29th Annual American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Deadline: January 22, 2018

Two Open-topic Sessions

The Black Atlantic Cultural Series: Revisioning the Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:09pm
Lexington Books - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

 

PUBLICATION SERIES: The Black Atlantic Cultural Series: Revisioning the Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts

This series will embrace exploratory discussions that emanate from the latest Africana ideas from the Caribbean, Black Atlantic, and Southern United States. The series aims to examine ideologies, theories, aesthetics, and their cultural and global manifestations. From the music, dance, literature, fashion, linguistic nuances, and beyond, Africana culture is vibrantly original and requires significant documentation to avoid its loss in the vast imitation that abounds nationally and internationally. 

Contact the editor for full proposal guidelines.

Edwidge Danticat Society at ALA, May 24-27, 2018 (San Francisco)

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Edwidge Danticat Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Edwidge Danticat Society: ALA 29 (2018)

The American Literature Association Conference

May 24-27, 2018

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA

 

Neglected Newberys: A Critical Reassessment at the Centennial

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Sara L. Schwebel and Jocelyn Van Tuyl
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

CFP: Neglected Newberys: A Critical Reassessment at the Centennial

Volume editors: Sara L. Schwebel and Jocelyn Van Tuyl

In anticipation of the one hundredth anniversary of the American Library Association’s Newbery Medal (1922-2022), submissions are welcomed for a volume devoted to critically-neglected Newbery Award-winners.

About the Volume

Chapter Proposals for "Ecofeminist Science Fiction"

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 5:18pm
D. A. Vakoch / METI
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume titled Ecofeminist Science Fiction. Interested authors should send a 300-word abstract, 200-word biography, and sample of a previously published chapter or article to dvakoch@meti.org by February 1, 2018. Proposers will be notified about whether their submissions are accepted for the book by February 15, 2018. For accepted proposals, first drafts of full chapters (5,000 words) are due by June 1, 2018, and final versions are due August 1, 2018.

Confirmed chapters for Ecofeminist Science Fiction include the following:

Pessimism: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:51am
Zahi Zalloua / The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Pessimism
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

“Memory, Amnesia, Commemoration”

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
ELN (English Language Notes)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Memory, Amnesia, Commemoration

ELN (English Language Notes) Fall 2019 (Duke University Press)

Editors: Ramesh Mallipeddi, University of Colorado Boulder and Cristobal Silva, Columbia University

 

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