Superheroes and Disability: Unmasking Ableism in the Media
Extended Deadline— CFP: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Session (PAMLA) The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies session(s). The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.
Interwar Mysteries: The Golden Age and Beyond (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)
Guest editor: Victoria Stewart (University of Leicester)
“These things never happened before the War.”
—Mr. Wetheridge, The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928), by Dorothy L. Sayers
Modern Horizons invites short abstracts for papers (of 25-30 minutes’ length) to be presented at our ‘Senses of Architecture’ conference to be held 26-27 October, 2018 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.
Panel Chair: Clair A. Sheehan
If, as the current SAAS conference theme, “The Image and the Word”, suggests, “[o]ur 21st century stands under the aegis of the image” (Boletin 27), then the most significant guiding cultural image of twenty-first century America has to be the hauntingly repetitive film of domestic passenger jets colliding with the physical embodiment of twentieth-century US power, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre.
Human: International Journal of Literature and Humanities invites submissions for the inaugural issue of the journal, a general issue on “Literature”.
Human: International Journal of Literature and Humanities is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal that serves as a forum for multi- and interdisciplinary discussions across Literature and Humanities, providing academicians, scholars, professionals and students with the opportunity to disseminate their research to a diverse audience of peers and professionals.
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 28th Annual Conference (20 June–23 June 2019). It is organized by the Departments of British and of American Studies and by the Centre for Intermediality Studies in Graz (CIMIG) at the University of Graz (Austria) and will be held as a residential conference at the ‘Bildungshaus Mariatrost’ in Graz.
"Theatre of Crisis: Aesthetic Responses to a Cross-Sectional Condition"
Critical Essays on Arthur Machen
edited by Antonio Sanna
The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 7) on drama in Iran to be published in December 2018. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following and other related topics:
The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 8) on cinema in Iran to be published in 2019. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following topics:
- Film in Popular Culture
- Literature and Film (Film Adaptation)
- Gender Studies
- Iranian Cinema in International Realm
- Social Issues (War, clash of classes,…)
- Children’s Movies and Animated Cartoons
- Ecofilms and Ecocritical Perspectives
- Movie Business and Studios
Deadline for submission of papers is November 2018.
The editors of the journal Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research welcome essays and book reviews for consideration. Please refer to RECTR’s website for full submission guidelines: rectrjournal.org. General queries and article submissions may be sent to email@example.com.
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published under the auspices of the department of English at Valdosta State University. The journal features scholarship on late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British and European drama and staging. Issues contain articles, theatre reviews, book reviews, and occasional interviews.
Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique. How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?
Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame Venue: University at BuffaloDates: 28-29th September Call for Papers
If we can infer anything from the myth of our expulsion from Paradise, it is that we humans are, or ought to be, ashamed of ourselves. Awareness of shame seems inherent to our social existence, and forms one intractable legacy of our self-awareness as a species. As self-conscious animals, we see ourselves in ways most animals do not, and we do not like all that we see.
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies sessions. The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.
This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.
“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.
DEADLINE EXTENSION: July 15, 2018
Indigenous identity is connected to place, perhaps rooted most strongly in the relationship between place and self rather than simply the location itself. In the chapter “A Better World Becoming: Placing Critical Indigenous Studies” appearing in Aileen Moreton’s essay collection Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations, Daniel Heath Justice explains that, “Belonging is about being woven into the fabric of the land and its legacies, accepting the knowledge that your future is a shared future . . .” (26).
This edited volume interrogates the intersection of medicine and religion in a trans-Atlantic context in the early modern period, from 1550 to 1800. Kathleen Miller, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto/Queen’s University Belfast and author of The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Palgrave Macmillan), will edit the volume and seeks out chapter submissions in the areas of literature, history and book history.
Chapters may address, though are not limited to, the following topics:
New Transnational Latinx Perspectives on Ana Castillo
Edited by Karen Roybal and Bernadine Hernández
Octavia Butler and Religion
Octavia E. Butler burst onto the science fiction literary scene with the publication of her first novel, The Patternmaster, in 1976. Her work continued to transform and develop the field in remarkable ways until her death in 2006. From creating worlds of powerful telepaths, alien beings looking to “trade” with humans to advance their civilization or creating a religion that fosters and encourages its followers to believe that “God is change,” Butler’s talent is astounding and groundbreaking.
Call for paper: Aletria v. 28, n.3 (2018) – Early Modern English Literature
Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.
Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canada) and Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)
116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018
East-West Literary Relations Presiding Officer: Mike Sugimoto, Pepperdine University
We seek proposals highlighting the literary connections between East and West with particular interest in cross-disciplinary approaches exploring literary topics or methodologies within the fields of history, philosophy, religion, or film.
Kyle Vitale (Yale University) and Diana Henderson (MIT), editors
Call for Papers
Lisbon, Portugal – July 23-25, 2019
What do you imagine when you hear the word “family?” How do our traditionally nuclear imaginings of family serve to marginalize non-normative formations of family and kinship? Which iterations of family get left out of discourses of family values, are subjected to hate speech, or are somehow forgotten when the mainstream media talks about family?
Books and Bodies in Early Modern England
Organizers: Jillian Linster (University of South Dakota) and Harry Newman (Royal Holloway, University of London)
For a proposed panel at RSA 2019 (Toronto, March 17-19)
“Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South”
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 90
Birmingham, AL / Nov. 2-4
THE EXHIBITION: HISTORIES, PRACTICES AND POLITICS
will be the next issue of Revista de História da Arte (IHA-FCSH-NOVA)
Modern Mythologies Conference
Loughborough University, London Campus
September 19-21, 2019
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: May 30, 2019
Fashion as Expression and Activism
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 2018 Conference
November 2-4, 2018 in Birmingham, AL
Dr. Loretta Clayton, Middle Georgia State University
Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University