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Lives and Afterlives: Call for Papers and Panels

updated: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:53am
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 26, 2018

The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium also invites proposals for individual papers engaging with any aspect of our 2019 theme, Lives and Afterlives. Possibilities might include the theologies of heaven, medieval ecologies, everyday life in the Middle Ages, the production of reliquaries, ordering of public space, and popular medievalism. Papers should be twenty minutes in length, and commentary is traditionally provided for each paper presented. We invite papers from all disciplines, and encourage contributions from medievalists working on any geographic area. A seminar will also seek contributions; please look for its separate CFP soon. Participants in the Colloquium are generally limited to holders of a Ph.D.

Lives and Afterlives: Call for Sub-themes

updated: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:53am
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium invites proposals for panel themes engaging with the lives and afterlives of medieval cultures for its 2019 meeting. These sub-themes address a particular aspect of our general theme, and could be the basis for either one or two panels. As a rule of thumb, panel themes should be broad enough to encourage numerous applicants, and interdisciplinary proposals are particularly encouraged. Possibilities might include the theologies of heaven, medieval ecologies, everyday life in the Middle Ages, the production of reliquaries, ordering of public space, and popular medievalism.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA - SAMLA 90 November 2-4, 2018

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 4:54pm
Mahwash Shoaib/SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The SAMLA 90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, from November 2-4, 2018.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of social and political activism. Papers are invited that explore the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities in literary and cultural texts as reflections of grassroots or macropolitical movements.

[Deadline extension] CEA at SAMLA: Fighters from the Margins

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:20pm
Lynne Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The College English Association solicits abstracts from its members on the special focus of the 90th SAMLA conference from November 2-4 in Birmingham: “Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies.” Presenters are invited to share their liberation pedagogy, including assignments or strategies that encourage activism, or to consider ways in which literature, film, and culture augment or inform socio-political movements and promote social justice.

More information on the conference may be found at https://samla.memberclicks.net/.

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2018 – Psychoanalysis, Nationalism and Ideology, Sopot/Gdansk, Poland, 5th-7th October 2018

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 1:56pm
Psychoanalysis in Our Time
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Now in its fifth year – and following the great success of sessions across Europe – the Psychoanalysis in Our Time research network is delighted to announce the call for papers for our next event, which will take place in association with the University of Gdansk, Poland from 5th to 7th October 2018. The topic for this symposium will be “Psychoanalysis, Nationalism and Ideology”.

We are very pleased to be able to say that the internationally acclaimed philosopher of the Slovenian School, Prof. Alenka Zupančič will be our keynote for this event.

Action : Arrest

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:27am
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 11, 2018

Action : Arrest

Performance, protest, and the law

A one-day symposium

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Doyle (University of California, Riverside)

Join us in exploring the role of action and arrest in protest, law, and performance. Taking place during the year of the Suffragette centenary, the fifty-year anniversary of the Paris ‘68 uprisings, and a period of burgeoning civil unrest and political uncertainty in the UK and worldwide, Action: Arrest looks to assess and reassess the relationship between performance, protest, and the law. Inspired by their compelling dualities, the symposium aims to open up a new set of questions that may further complicate the relationship between these terms.

Indiana Jones and the Edited Collection of Critical Essays

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:24am
Randy Laist / McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

With his signature bullwhip and fedora, the familiar sounds of his orchestral anthem, and his eventful explorations into the arcana of world religions, Indiana Jones – archeologist, adventurer, and ophidiophobe – has become one of the most recognizable heroes of the silver screen.  Since his debut in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones has appeared in three sequels, and Steven Spielberg has recently announced that he will soon begin production on a fifth Indiana Jones film.  Along the way, the character has spawned a raft of children’s novels, cartoon and live-action television series, and video and role-playing games.  Despite the longevity and popularity of the Indiana Jones franchise, however, it has rarely been the focus of academic

Panel for SAMLA 90, "Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins"

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:21am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

General Call for Papers- Fall 2018

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:20am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Northern Osmosis: Literary Viscosity as Material Solidarity

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:13am
Early Medieval Studies on the Islands of the North Atlantic (IONA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Ic þa wiht geseah

heo wæs wrætlice

Wundor wearð on wege

on weg feran

wundrū gegierwed

wæter wearð to bane

 

I saw the wight

It was splendidly,

The wonder was on the wave;

 

going on its way.

wonderfully arrayed

water became bone.

— Exeter Book, Riddle #7 (Baum)

 

Feeling British

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:14am
Frederic Lefrancois / French Review of British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Dear colleagues,

 The French Review of British Studies is welcoming submissions for its issue dedicated to the following topic: « Feeling British ».

 Contributions may combine varied disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, political science, geography, political science, economics and other interdisciplinary, or multisciplinary, fields of study.

 For further information on the theoretical framework and thematic scope of the issue, please read the specifications below.

 Proposals in French, or English, will introduce the paper in about 500 words. They must include:

- a title

- an abstract

- bibliographical references

Literature & Religion

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:11am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:   http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Poems of War

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:09am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Emily Dickinson International Society (guaranteed panel) at SAMLA, November 2-4, 2018, Birmingham, Alabama

Forging connections in the online literature classroom: SAMLA90 (11/2-4/2018 Birmingham, AL)

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:08am
Rich Hancuff
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

 One of the greatest challenges in teaching online is developing meaningful student interaction. In evaluations of online classes, students consistently indicate that student/teacher interaction and student/student interaction can be improved. How do we either go beyond the traditional online tools such as the discussion board or extend those online tools to increase the interaction and sense of community in an online course? This roundtable seeks 10 minute presentations that highlight innovative projects to build connections among students, instructor, and content in the dislocated space of the online classroom. Please submit 250 word proposals by May 31, 2018, to Rich Hancuff, rhancuff@misericordia.edu.

Call for Papers Midwest Popular Culture Association

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:06am
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Call for Chapters: Language, Power, and Ideology in Political Writing

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:03am
Önder Çakırtaş, PhD, IGI Global, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018

You can go to the following link to propose your chapter:https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/3373 Editors 

Önder Çakırtaş, PhD, Bingol University

Call for Chapters 

Proposals Submission Deadline: August 30, 2018
Full Chapters Due: January 30, 2019
Submission Date: April 30, 2019

Southeast Asian Media Studies (Journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:02am
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Southeast Asian Media Studies
October 2018, Vol. 1, No. 1
December 2018, Vol. 1, No. 2

SPECIAL FOCUS
Explorations in Southeast Asian Media Studies: Theories, Trajectories, and Futures

CEA at SAMLA 90: Creative Writing Wanted

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:58am
Marissa Glover McLargin/College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The College English Association is ​soliciting original works of fiction, poetry, or non-fiction for the 90th SAMLA conference from November 2-4 in Birmingham. The SAMLA conference theme is "Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies."

Data Visualization in Eighteenth-Century Studies

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:56am
Ileana Baird / Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Submissions are being sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled Data Visualization in Eighteenth-Century Studies. The main goal of this collection is to bring to light new research that involves the use of visualizations in approaching eighteenth-century texts and cultural phenomena (graphs, maps, geospatial representations, social networks, data mapping, and/or any patterns of intellectual exchange presented in a visual form).

 

Trash Objects (Deadline 6/15/18)

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:54am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Modernism in the Home CFP

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:53am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for Modernism in the Home. The conference is set to be held on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the Centre for Modernist Cultures. Studies of modernism and the home are wide-ranging; this international conference will reflect the broad scope of research, fostering interdisciplinary dialogue between literary, arts and cultural sectors. The conference invites scholars to interrogate the historical, theoretical and thematic intersections occurring in the domestic sphere in the early twentieth century.

Migrant Literature from the Arabian Gulf (Khaleej)

updated: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 9:16pm
SAMLA 2018 Conference-Sheraton Birmingham-Birmingham, Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 11, 2018

Contemporary migrant literature/s from the Arabian Gulf implore us to examine and reinterpret the ethico-political practices of a land that is paradoxically inhabited primarily by people from elsewhere. Non-citizens are a significant part of Gulf’s population. Benyamin’s Goat Days, Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People, Saud Al Sanousi’s The Bamboo Stalk, and Mia Alvar’s In the Country are some of the texts that make visible the particular anxieties of modern Arabian Gulf migratory politics through fiction.

Culture Matters

updated: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:25pm
Culture in Focus at Middle Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Culture in Focus is published annually at http://www.mga.edu/cif (current issue, back issues, special issues, call for papers). As an international forum for literary and cultural studies, Culture in Focus seeks to include a wide range of topics in literary and cultural studies.

Literature & Religion

updated: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 6:24pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:   http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

American Literature before 1865 Panel at PAMLA

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:45pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This session welcomes papers that explore any aspect of American Literature before 1865, including American Renaissance, Colonial, and Puritan literature. While we are open to papers dealing with a variety of topics and authors during this time period, we are particularly interested in papers that engage with the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages." As such, papers dealing with issues such as acting as art and metaphor, theories of role play and theatricality, and conceptions of the world stage and the public audience in American Literature prior to 1865 are particularly welcome. If your paper does not tap into these specific themes but deals with literary topics relevant to this era, you are still more than welcome to submit a proposal.

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:16pm
Midwest Pop Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Papers

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

 

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Asian and Asian American Culture Areaof the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2018.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Asian and Asian American cultures.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

Third Biennial European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Women’s Network Symposium

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 4:19am
EAAS Women’s Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

                                                 CFP: Third Biennial European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Women’s Network Symposium

 

In collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS)

 

Feminism and Technoscience

 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Museum of Byzantine Culture

 Thessaloniki, Greece

April 6, 2019

 

UPDATE: Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:56pm
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference, Nov. 9-11
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

PAMLA Conference - Bellingham, WA

November 9-11, 2018

Using critical theories of testimony and witnessing, this panel seeks to explore the ways in which place transcends the function of mere setting in 20th and 21st century American literature. Employing broad definitions of both place and what it means to be classified as American literature, this panels seeks to analyze and grapple with evolving understandings and functions of place, with the understanding that its influence is no longer entirely bound by geography.

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