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Pregnancy without Women

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:19pm
Aimee Wilson and Karen Weingarten
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

We're looking for one or two panelists and a non-presenting moderator to join our panel at the National Women's Studies Conference in November 2017 in Baltimore. More information about the conference can be found here: http://www.nwsa.org/conference2017

Pregnancy without Women: Representations of Reproduction in Art, Literature, Film, and Culture

Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:56am
MLA Committee on Community Colleges
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 6, 2017

The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom: Presentations exploring how poverty impacts the classroom amid increasing expectations for student success. 250-word abstracts to Danizete Martinez (danizete@unm.edu) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Aelurus Graduate Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 5:46pm
Aelurus Graduate Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

[Extended deadline 2/15]

contact name:

Megan Gadd, Editor-in-Chief

About Aelurus

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University's Master of Arts in English program. As such, Aelurus is devoted to a publication process in which we foster and lend experience to the scholarly endeavor of fellow graduate students. We welcome the perspectives of all people and are committed to furthering diversity in academia.

Submission Guidelines:

Billie Holiday Anthology

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:07am
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: A BILLIE HOLIDAY ANTHOLOGY

 

New Plays and New Play Development

updated: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:20pm
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium at Villanova University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 

Call for Papers

 

 

 

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

 

 

 

Conference Theme:

 

New Plays and New Play Development

 

 

 

May 5, 2017

 

 

 

Keynote Speakers

 

Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE

 

Artistic Director, CenterStage Baltimore

 

MLA 2018: Southern Literary Studies and Activism: A Roundtable

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:25am
MLA Forum: Southern United States
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This proposed roundtable seeks to address the role of activism in the study of southern literature and in the southern literary studies classroom. Given the numerous recent protests across the region and across academia, we look for scholars to discuss how their research and pedagogy engages social issues that affect and/or are inflected by the South. These projects may reveal the relationships between the region and the nation as well as the differences and similarities that emerge when different areas of the country engage with southern literary studies.

Inter-Ethnicity

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:25am
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

In the opening pages of Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues (1995), Spokane Indian storyteller Thomas Builds-the-Fire comes into ownership of legendary African American bluesman Robert Johnson's guitar, a magical object that both furthers his band's musical aptitude and reopens the scars of historical memory. In Gish Jen's Mona in the Promised Land (1996), her titular Chinese-American protagonist, newly-relocated to an affluent New York suburb, converts to Judaism, arguing to her mother, "we are a minority, like it or not, and if you want to know how to be a minority, there's nobody better at it than the Jews."

 

Mississippi Goddam Everywhere: The Ends of Southern and American Exceptionalisms

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:28am
MLA "Southern United States" Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CFP:Mississippi Goddam Everywhere: The Ends of Southern and American Exceptionalisms We are seeking abstracts for 20-minute papers for a panel of the Southern United States Forum at MLA 2018. The myth that the United States (and the “American” colonies before that) is the greatest and freest nation in the world has always been deeply intertwined with the myth of a problematic, antidemocratic, backwards South. On the flip side, many southerners have long embraced the notion that the region is culturally and politically different from the rest of the nation in terms of food, music, religion, family life, literature, and more.

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:28am
Rothemere American Institute, Oxford University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

 

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium exploring the interstices of poetics in the circum-Atlantic region since 2000, to be held at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford on May 19, 2017.

 

Final Reminder: 2017 First Book Institute Applications Due 2/13

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:26pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

Announcing  

The 2017 First Book Institute

 

June 4-10, 2017

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at PennsylvaniaStateUniversity

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Editor of American Literature

 

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