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Philippine-American Intersections and the Emergence of Transpacific Studies Traditional Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
American Studies Association (ASA), 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The last two years have witnessed shifting relations between the Philippines and the United States, nations still tethered by a unique bond of transpacific colonial history. Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte’s calamitous war on drugs, as well as his designation of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army as terrorist groups, have met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval and admiration. While the Obama administration sought to leverage Philippine alliance in a globalist “pivot to Asia,” it remains to be seen how the Philippine-American postcolonial relationship will be redefined in coming years.

Selling Childhood

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:18am
Modern Language Association Convention 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Modern Language Association Convention

Chicago, IL

January 3rd – 6th, 2019

 

Selling Childhood

 

Arguably, Western culture has been selling the concept of childhood from its inception.  In the eighteenth century, figures like John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau persuaded their peers to buy the new idea that childhood constituted a distinct phase of human development. 

 

Comics Arts Conference San Diego

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:16am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Comics Arts Conference is now acception 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA, July 19 - 22, 2018. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

"Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:02am
English Graduate Organization (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

EGO’s 2018 Interdisciplinary Conference Call for Papers
Conference Theme: “Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias”
February 24th, 2018

Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/iupegoconference/home

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Bell -- a Rushdie, postcolonial, and modern film scholar, Dr. Bell is an alumni of the Literature & Criticism PhD program at IUP. 

Hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Indiana PA

Deadline for Proposals: January 21, 2018

Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:51am
University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations

Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic

26th – 27th April 2018

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation: issue 16 (open, non-thematic)

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 4:43pm
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

 

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

 Deadline extended until February 1, 2018!

 

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 16th issue. We accept:

  • original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words
  • reviews: up to 2,000 words
  • translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words

 

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:27am
ULICES - Univ. of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / Univ. of Lisbon (Portugal)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)

English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection.

**LAST CALL** Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 9:53am
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

**Le français suivra**

Co-chairs: Simon Harel, Heike Härting, and Imen Boughattas (Université de Montréal)    

(An Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Conference on Planetary Literatures and Culture—APRIL 19-20-21, 2018, Université de Montréal)

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 5:53am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019

 

‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne

 

‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton

 

Encyclopedia of Sexism in American Cinema

updated: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 7:28pm
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, Akita International University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Encyclopedia of Sexism in American Cinema (Second Call)

This volume takes up the topic of sexism within American Cinema from its early days of film production to the present. Covering over 300 film entries, as well as conceptual and critical interpretations, the breadth and depth of this volume will generate some highly significant material for both academics and general audiences alike. The first of its kind—indeed there are no other encyclopedias that cover this topic anywhere on the market—The Encyclopedia of Sexism in American Cinema is a timely companion to the ever-growing field of critical film studies.

The Comics of Seth DEADLINE EXTENDED!!

updated: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 10:19am
Dominick Grace
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 Seth, born Gregory Gallant, is one of the seminal alternative cartoonists. His comic Palookaville, which began in 1991, continues today; issue 23 (summer 2017) will complete the serialization of Clyde Fans, twenty years in the making and arguably Seth’s magnum opus. He has produced the seminal It’s a Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken (1996; originally serialized in Palookaville), Wimbledon Green (2005), George Sprott (1894-1975) (2009; originally serialized in the New York Times Magazine), and The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists (2011), in addition to numerous shorter strips and illustrations.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Constructing Experience: Narrative Innovations Across Time and Media

updated: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 8:30am
Graduate English Students Association, University of Virginia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Constructing Experience: Narrative Innovations Across Time and Media

March 23-24, 2018

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Keynote: Robyn Warhol (Ohio State University)

Master Class: Robyn Warhol, Alison Booth (UVA), Susan Fraiman (UVA)

https://uvagradcon2018.wordpress.com/

uvagradcon@gmail.com

 

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