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“Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:48pm
The St. John’s University Humanities Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

  Call for papers, The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2018 Issue

 

 The St. John’s University Humanities Review

 Special Issue: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”

 Deadline for Abstracts: December 15, 2018

Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2018
Guest Editor: Catherine C. Saunders

Contact email:  saunderc@stjohns.edu

 

“Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”
A Special Issue of The St. John’s University Humanities Review Spring 2018 

 

DEADLINE TODAY: Uneasy Feelings: Space, Affective Relations, and Dis/orientation

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:12pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

This panel seeks to explore what it means to feel/be uneasy. How are feelings of unease depicted: what are the movements; what are the affects; what (if any) are the boarders of unease? Is there a difference in representations of unease in literature, film, fine arts, etc.; or the proliferation of unease in contemporary cultural studies? In her feminist critiques of happiness and phenomenology, Sara Ahmed notes how feelings of unease can saturate a body or environment: “The word ‘comfort’ suggests well-being and satisfaction, but it also suggests an ease and an easiness. To follow the rules of [heteronormativity] is to be at ease in a world that reflects back the form one inhabits as an ideal.

Liberal Education Conference May 3-5, 2018

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 3:54pm
Mount Royal University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Can a liberal education make you a better discerner of truth?

It seems as if we're awash in information. From the moment we wake until we turn off our phones at night, we are bombarded with images, messages, news and information from a confounding number of sources. The entirety of the world's collected facts, seemingly left unadulterated only for us to interpret and justify, never feels more than a few taps away.

How We Make

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
Trace Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

How We Make Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Trace Journal - Special Issue 

Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology is an online, refereed, open-access journal that publishes interdisciplinary research at the intersections of writing studies, media studies, cultural studies, and ecocriticism. We welcome scholarship about digital technology, art, literature, maker culture, rhetoric, composition, environments, and writing. Trace considers the ethical and material impact of technology, and encourages submissions in a variety of media that “trace” connections across and within various ecologies.

How We Make

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
Trace Journal - Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology is an online, refereed, open-access journal that publishes interdisciplinary research at the intersections of writing studies, media studies, cultural studies, and ecocriticism. We welcome scholarship about digital technology, art, literature, maker culture, rhetoric, composition, environments, and writing. Trace considers the ethical and material impact of technology, and encourages submissions in a variety of media that “trace” connections across and within various ecologies.

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy - Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:19pm
University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

University of Florida

University Writing Program

Conference Call for Papers

Call for book chapters: “Text, object, context. Studies in historical anthropology and in archaeology”, tome I, 2018

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:14pm
Department of Ancient History, Archaeology and Art Historie, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Department for Ancient History, Archaeology and Art History (DIAAIA) of the Univerity of Bucharest is preparing a collective volume of studies under the title: “Text, object, context. Studies in historical anthropology and in archaeology”. This volume shall be published at the University of Bucharest Publishing House in 2018. 

SHARP 2018 Panel: Quantifying the Biases and Value of Book Reviewing and Prizes

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:13pm
Dr Melinda Harvey and Dr Julieanne Lamond
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 4, 2017

Proposed Panel for SHARP18

Making it Count: Quantifying the Biases and Value of Book Reviews and Prizes

Convenors: Dr Melinda Harvey (Monash) and Dr Julieanne Lamond (ANU)

This panel proposes to bring together researchers who examine book reviewing, prizes, publishing and other consecratory acts in the literary field through quantification.

Confluence: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Inquiry

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:12pm
Published by the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Confluence is a national, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published by the Association of

Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP) that reflects the best scholarly and creative work

produced within and beyond AGLSP member institutions. Publishing essays, short stories, poetry,

creative nonfiction, and visual art, Confluence stands as a demonstration of and an inspiration to the

kind of interdisciplinary engagement that is constitutive of a liberal education, while emphasizing the

fundamental relations that transcend the boundaries of discipline and form that must be engaged

and explored. Submissions are welcome year-round, and will be reviewed promptly after receipt.

Poetic Digression (conference panel for ESSE 2018, Brno)

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
ESSE / Dr. Patrick Hart and Dr. Heather H. Yeung
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

PANEL ON POETIC DIGRESSION for ESSE 2018 (www.esse2018brno.org)

From the parecbasis or ‘stepping away’ of Quintilian to the meandering twists and turns of the ‘loiterly’ work, this panel investigates the many and various modes of digression in poetry, figuring digression as a means through which we can rethink poetic effect - poetry’s grammatical, rhetorical, formal, philosophical, lyric and/or narrative power or force.

We invite proposals for conference papers exploring poetic digression and its effects. Topics for discussion might include, but are by no means limited to the following:

Transatlantica special issue: call for papers / Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood in the late 19th and 20th centuries

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
Thibaut Clément, Université Paris-Sorbonne
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

One of the most original contributions of the so-called new childhood studies is the shift away from earlier notions of a “universal child” (marked by biological as much as cultural and psychological universals, cutting across all cultural and social groups) to the idea of childhood as a social construct, contingent on historically and culturally situated realities. Starting in the 1980s, researchers have increasingly placed emphasis on children as “agents” and “beings” in their own right, whereas before childhood was conceptualized as a social structure and a state of becoming toward fully realized human adults (James and Prout 1990).

Rock and Romanticism: Women in Rock / Women in Romanticism

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:10pm
James Rovira
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

CFP: Rock and Romanticism: Women in Rock / Women in Romanticism

Of the 605 proposals received by Bloomsbury for their 2015 33 1/3 Series call for papers, only 18% of contributors and 11% of artists covered were women, even though the female series editor was aggressively soliciting contributions by and about women. Rock and Romanticism: Women in Rock / Women in Romanticism seeks to address a visible shortcoming in scholarship about women in both popular music and in English Romanticism by bringing the two together in this collection.

Edited Volume on George Orwell's Animal Farm

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:10pm
Thomas Horan, Associate Professor of English, The Citadel
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

I need a few 5,000-word articles to complete a forthcoming Critical Insights volume on George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Authors are invited to propose specific topics. If you are interested in contributing to this collection, please submit a 300-word abstract by 20 December to tom.horan@citadel.edu. Initial drafts will be due by March 31, 2018. I will review them and as needed return them to you for revision. When the book is published, authors will receive an honorarium of $250 and a complimentary copy.  

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