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The Writefest Scholarship & Lore Track At Writefest, we have always been interested in the dissolution of boundaries: between genre fiction and literary fiction, between emerging writers and established writers, and now, in 2020, between scholars, commercial writers, and readers.
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Vergil’s Aeneid is, of course, a longtime standard of the liberal arts curriculum. However, it has seen revived interest outside the academy. Since 2017, Vergil’s epic has featured in articles in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker. All three articles argue that the Aeneid speaks as much to modernity as it does to antiquity. Mendelsohn’s New Yorker piece put it best, writing,
The Florida College English Association invites paper proposals dealing with this year’s theme, “The Roaring ’20s: A Hundred Years of Modernity,” as well as papers that focus on topics related to the humanities and higher education including literature, history, cultural studies, composition, pedagogy, and allied disciplines. Panels and roundtable session proposals are welcome. When: October 15-17, 2020
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at SeaWorld, 10100 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32821, USA
deadline for submissions:
1 February 2020
full name / name of organization:
New Global Studies https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ngs
To mark the fifteenth volume of New Global Studies in 2021, we invite proposals for essays on the epistemic authority of ‘the global.’ Essays may cover any historical period. The central questions that this forum poses are:
How has globality transformed scholarship and public discourse in art, the humanities, and science?
How has globality itself been transformed by globalization?
deadline for submissions:
15 February 2020
full name / name of organization:
For this special issue of Diplomatica we invite proposals for essays on aspects of diplomacy’s relationship to the natural environment. Essays may cover any historical period up to the present-day. The central questions that this special issue poses are:
How does the natural environment condition, cause, or complicate diplomatic action?
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2020
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND • APRIL 30–MAY 2, 2020
Please find at https://www.univ-brest.fr/crbc/menu/Projets_de_recherche/Les-pratiques-artistiques-environnementales-autochtones-comme-reponses-a-la-pollution our CFP for an international conference on "Indigenous Environmental Artistic Practices Responding to Pollution: Comparative Research bet
The Department of English
University of Delhi
Gandhi in the Private and the Public Sphere: Image, Text, and Performance
March 4-5, 2020
Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics
“The more we study art, the less we care for nature.” Oscar Wilde
The Department of Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at Western University invite abstracts for the 22nd annual Graduate Student Conference on “Camp/camp,” which will be taking place March 26-28, 2020.
CFP: University of Sussex Contemporary Directors Symposium: Céline Sciamma
School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex
Keynote Speaker: Professor Emma Wilson, University of Cambridge
May 6th 2020
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”.
Chapters are solicited for inclusion in an edited volume titled Activism in the Name of God: Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.
Please send inquiries to Jami.Carlacio@yale.edu to pitch your idea.
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: “A Hero Will Endure”: Essays at the Twentieth Anniversary of Gladiator for an edited collection. All areas of study, with a common goal of representing the cultural and material impact of the film since its release in May 2000.
I invite chapter proposals on Marguerite Henry’s Newbery-winning novel King of the Wind for the first in a series of edited collections about Henry’s individual works, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).
All areas of study, with a common goal of representing the cultural, social, philosophical, and material significance of King of the Wind are invited to participate.
While writing my graduate thesis, “Conflicting Views of Culture and Power: The Arab World in Marguerite Henry’s King of the Wind”, Dawn Heinecken also published an article about the absence of scholarship on Henry’s works. These proposed collections therefore seek to increase the scholarship available about Marguerite Henry.
Call for Book Chapters on Mythological Equines in Film
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: Mythological Equines in Film for an edited collection of the same name in the series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).
Call for Book Chapters on Mythological Equines in Children’s Literature
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: Mythological Equines in Children’s Literature for an edited collection of the same name in the series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).
Reminder: "Chat with an Editor" at the MLA is back!
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) is pleased to announce an excellent mentoring opportunity at this year’s MLA Convention in Seattle. Interested participants can sign up for 20-minute, one-on-one meetings with editors from top scholarly journals to learn about every aspect of the publication process, from initial submission to Revise & Resubmit, from turning a dissertation chapter into an article to managing readers’ reports, etc. Graduate students and early-career scholars are especially welcome!
EPTC/TCEP Panel: Indigenous Phenomenology: Body Sovereignty, Land Sovereignty
The Fourteenth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)
23-24 October 2020
National Taiwan University
Call for Papers
(Deadline Extended: 10 Febuary 2020)
Food: Sacrificial, Spiritual, and Secular
Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming June 2020 issue. The Journal is listed or indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Index Copernicus/ICI Journals Master List, CiteFactor, Arastirmax Social Sciences Index and Asos Social Science Index https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cankujhss
Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming issues. Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences is listed or indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Index Copernicus Master List, CiteFactor, Arastirmax Social Sciences Index and Asos Social Science Index.
We are honored to announce the 9th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture and Crossroads III Conference. This combined conference is organized jointly by the University of Białystok (Poland) and Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) on June 4-5, 2020 in Białystok, Poland, and the topical theme of the conference will be “Risk and Safety” in different areas of human sciences. Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in a volume of the Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ISSN 1309-6761) https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cankujhss
UPDATED DEADLINE: January 15th, 2020
Circulating Science and the Descriptive Turn
Panel Proposal, RSVP 2020
BORDERS and BORDERLANDS
CORFU, GREECE – 20-24 MAY 2020
Durrell Library of Corfu
CALL for PAPERS (revised)
The Durrell Library of Corfu invites submissions on the themes of
IDENTITY – MEANING – INCLUSION – EXCLUSION – DIFFERENCE
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
February 28th - March 1st, 2020
Hosted at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Extended Deadline: January 15, 2020.
Sometimes, when you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks back and says Hello!
Call for abstract proposals: American Studies Association (ASA) 2020 conference in Baltimore, MD, November 12-15, 2020.
Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature
Vol. 44, no. 2 (2020)
Call for papers
Special issue: “Formal Intersections between Narrative Fiction and Other Media”
Guest edited by
Grzegorz Maziarczyk and Wojciech Drąg
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 29, 2020
Department of American Literature and Culture at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University is pleased to announce the third ExRe(y) conference. A three-day international conference “ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture” will be held on June 4-6, 2020 in Lublin, Poland.
We invite proposals for papers and panels that focus on the topic of the (broadly understood) extreme in American and Canadian literature and culture of the last two decades.
Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following: