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Reimagining Genre in Cinema

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 4:32pm
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

 San Francisco State University's 21st Annual Graduate School Cinema Conference:

Reimagining Genre in Cinema

October 17-18, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Damon Young, Associate Professor of French and Film & Media at UC Berkeley

CFP - Reading Shaun Tan in Hong Kong: Literature, Pedagogy, and Community

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:23pm
Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities, The Education University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

CFP

Reading Shaun Tan in Hong Kong:

Literature, Pedagogy, and Community

 

6-7 DECEMBER 2019 / The Education University of Hong Kong

Abstracts due 15 June 2019

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Candida Rifkind, Associate Professor of alternative comics, graphic narratives, and Canadian literature at the University of Winnipeg

Amy Stolls, Director of Literature at the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Vektor - Open Call: Share Your VR/Experience with us!

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:22pm
Vektor
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

’Vektor’ is Hungary’s first artistic and documentary VR-section, organized by Random Error Studio and Zip-Scene Conference. It will take place 13–16 November, in the frame of the 16th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. They are looking forward to creations that recreate the narrative concept in VR, and that take up the challenge of making use of different content types – for new immersive, interactive storytelling formats. The theme is ‘the Zone’, a nod to the 40th anniversary of Andrei Tarkovsky’s philosophical movie, Stalker.

Katherine Mansfield Journal Tinakori

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:20pm
Katherine Mansfield Society in association with Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 12, 2019

Tinakori:

Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society 

Editors: Kym Brindle and Karen D’Souza

 

‘But this is all a dream you see. I want to come home – to come home’

Letter from Mansfield to Murry [18 March 1918]

 

Critical Essays on James Wan (extended deadline)

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:20pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns. Universidad de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2019

Edited by Matthew Edwards and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

 

Deadline for abstract submissions:  June 28, 2019

 

Matthew Edwards/ Independent Scholar

Contact email: fatherib@aol.com

 

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns/Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina).

contact mail: citeron05@yahoo.com

 http://artes.filo.uba.ar/la-literatura-de-las-artes-combinadas-ii

 

NeMLA Seminar New Sincerity in Contemporary Central and Eastern European Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:17pm
Sanja Ivanov / University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

 

NeMLA 2020 Seminar, 

Boston, March 5-8, 2020

This seminar seeks to explore the current engagements with "New Sincerity" in literature from Central and Eastern Europe. It expands the geographic borders of discourses on "New Sincerity" by moving beyond the North American and post-Soviet contexts. It also aims to examine the changes to the "New Sincerity" aesthetic in an age of "post-truth" and more than two decades after David Foster Wallace’s call for writers who are "too sincere."

 

Disability Studies and Horror

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:16pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Conference Information:

November 7-9, 2019

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

112 Washington Place

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

https://mapaca.net/conference

Word Count: 300 words

The Disability Studies Area of the MAPACA, a regional organization of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), seeks papers for a panel on the intersection of Disability Studies with the Horror Genre. One of the most influential strains of Disability Studies has been critical approaches to media such as literature and film. Disabled characters abound in the horror genre, and disability often features as a thematic focus.

(NeMLA 2020) Charlotte Brontë and the Space of the Self

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:15pm
Jin Chang Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Jane Eyre calls herself “a wander on the face of this earth.” Excluded from the family in which she is raised and the normative models of female development that should guide her, her state is one of radical orphan-hood. An unwanted, unearthly thing, she must nonetheless find or make a space for herself in this world.

International Conference on SUSPICION

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:15pm
Bordeaux Montaigne University-University of Verona
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Proposals are sought for papers to be given at an international conference on Suspicion. The first part of the conference will take place on 9-10 April 2020 at Bordeaux Montaigne University (France), and the second part on 8-9 April 2021 at the University of Verona (Italy).

 The first part of the conference, in Bordeaux, will focus on suspicion in politics, cultural studies, and linguistics; the second part, in Verona, will be concerned with suspicion in literature, film, and visual studies in general.

 

"Katherine Anne Porter: Out of the Archives"

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:14pm
Katherine Anne Porter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Katherine Anne Porter Society session at the 31st annual American Literature Association Conference invites papers on any topic that makes use of Porter's correspondence digitized by the Katherine Anne Porter Correspondence Project at the University of Maryland Libraries (https://www.lib.umd.edu/kaporter-correspondence).

Please send a 200-word proposal and a brief biographical statement to Beth Alvarez at alvarez@umd.edu by December 1, 2019.

The conference will be held at Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, May 21-24, 2020. 

"You mark my words": Eudora Welty, Dialect, and Relationships

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:06pm
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 7, 2019

November 15-17, 2019 – Atlanta, GA EXTENDED DEADLINE!

 
Eudora Welty used dialect in her stories to reproduce the full performance of power and identity associated with language. Of her early stories, Welty herself said in 1982, "I love to write dialogue but it’s very hard to prune it and make it sharp and make it advance the plot and reveal the characters—both characters—the one listening and the one talking."

Feminist Theologies in American Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 2:49pm
American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Northeast Modern Language Association

51st Annual Convention

Boston, Massachusetts

March 5-8, 2020

Feminist Theologies in American Literature

The American Religion and Literature Society seeks proposals for presentations on literary expressions of feminist theologies broadly construed. We welcome presentations on any period, genre, or form of American literature, and those regarding any religious orientation. We particularly encourage papers on works of literature 

-       that examine the power, enfranchisement, religious ideas, and practices of women

Writing/Righting/Rite-ing/Wright-ing the Caribbean

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:51pm
University of Belize
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 24, 2019

Call for Papers: Writing/Righting/Rite-ing/Wright-ing the Caribbean

October 10-12, 2019 | University of Belize

The second international conference of the Caribbean Studies Forum (CSF), an institutional collaboration between East Carolina University and the University of Belize, takes place the 10th through 12th of October, 2019. Building on the success of the first conference, the forum returns to the City of Belmopan and is hosted by the University of Belize at its central campus under the theme: Writing/Righting/Rite-ing/Wright-ing the Caribbean.

Working Class Studies in Fiction, Film, and Media

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:50pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Working Class Culture
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Annual Conference

November 7-9, 2019

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

112 Washington Place

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

Working Class Culture
Area chair: Greg Bruno (Teachers College, Columbia University)

New Perspectives on Contemporary German Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:45pm
Lars Schmeink
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The German influence on science fiction is substantial, even though it might not register as obvious in the minds of many academics, even less with fans around the world. Kurd Laßwitz might be an overlooked father of science fiction, taking a backseat to the popularity of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne due to a lack of translation, but his Auf zwei Planeten, a novel about a conflict with a Martian civilization, has preceded the imaginations of Wells’ War of the Worldsor Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom stories. Similarly, cinematic science fiction owes many of its iconic images to the Weimar republic’s early film movement.

Decorating the Body: Gems, Jewellery, and Body Adornments in Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:43pm
Anne-Marie Evans, York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 6, 2019

Submissions are invited for this special edition of Lectora exploring the role and representation of jewellery, gems, and other accessories in literature. Focusing on material culture and the novel, the collection will explore how objects designed to enhance the body operate within a range of different literary texts.

Translating Italian Dialects: Issues, Strategies and Solutions across Languages. (UPDATED 6/3/2019)

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:39pm
Federico Tiberini, Florida Atlantic University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Dialects are a major component of Italian linguistic richness, which depict a specific community with its own history, customs and habits, and which profoundly varies from the North to the South. The peculiarity of Italian linguistic history is its resistance towards its linguistic uniformity, imposed after the unification of the Country in the second half of the 19th century, which however is still far from being a reality today. In fact, the relationship between dialects and Standard Italian results into a form of bilingualism and diglossia. These phenomena happen when the use of dialect in an informal context takes place opposed to the use of Standard Italian in a formal one within the same community of speakers.

Edited Collection on "Familial Influences on Superheroes"

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:37pm
James Iaccino, Ph.D. / The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 2, 2019

The edited collection, Familial Influences on Superheroes, will examine the role that the family plays on the development of the superhero as portrayed in radio, comics, graphic novels, television series, and feature films.  Many superheroes have experienced the trauma of losing (a) parent(s), which sets them apart from others.  Thus, the individuals that the superheroes gravitate towards become an integral part of their lives, to the point where they form a necessary and vital “familial network” of connections that would either replace those that were lost or never fully established.  This network ranges from “substitute” parents/guardians as well as siblings and relatives, to significant others and even more extended members comprising superher

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:33pm
Lone Star College University Park English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park 

Event Date & Location: October 11, 2019, Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Deadline for Submissions: August 31, 2019

Name of Organization: Lone Star College-University Park

Organization Website: http://www.lonestar.edu/english-dept-universitypark.htm

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Rhonda.JacksonJoseph@lonestar.edu

The Conference:

Meeting the Evolving Needs of the Community College Professor in NeMLA

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:24pm
NeMLA 2020 in Boston
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Roundtable: Meeting the Evolving Needs of the Community College Professor in NeMLA

This roundtable invites faculty at community colleges, junior colleges, vocational colleges and other two-year institutions to discuss the challenges and rewards that come with attending and presenting at academic conferences. With a focus on NeMLA itself, we would like to hear how NeMLA is doing in this regard: what successes or frustrations have you experienced here? What will you do differently or hope to do similarly in future? The goal of this roundtable will be to begin a conversation about these issues, and perhaps leave with concrete goals for the CAITY Caucus to pursue in supporting faculty from two year institutions within NeMLA.

CFP: OBJECT-ORIENTED ONTOLOGY AND ITS CRITICS (second call)

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:23pm
Lucas Gworek DE GRUYTER
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

for a topical issue of Open Philosophy

OBJECT-ORIENTED ONTOLOGY AND ITS CRITICS

                                                                                                               (second call)

Open Philosophy (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/opphil) invites submissions for the topical issue “Object-Oriented Ontology and its Critics,” edited by Graham Harman (Southern California Institute of Architecture).

 

"Ab/uses of Power and Violence: Villains, Bullies and Tyrants," A Special Issue of the Lincoln Humanities Journal

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 11:23am
Abbes Maazaoui / The Lincoln Humanities Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

The Lincoln Humanities Journal is requesting submissions for its 7th special issue, to be published in December 2019, onthe topic of Ab/uses of Power and Violence: Villains, Bullies and Tyrants. Contributors are invited to examine critically (a) the making of the villain, the bully and the tyrant: myths and realities; (b) the various incarnations of the villain in art, literature, history, film, folktale, television, political life, international relations, and the media; (c) the mis/use of power, from bullying, harassment, sexual assault, to random violence and unprovoked wars; (d) the diversity of interpretations and perspectives: from heroes to villains, and vice versa; (e) the collective fa

International Conference - "Renaissance Man: Re-Appraisal and Re-Invention"

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 9:54am
Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

International Conference: Renaissance Man: Re-Appraisal and Re-Invention

Organizer: The Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Dates: 14­­–16 November 2019

 

Keynote Speakers: Professor Michelangelo Zaccarello, University of Pisa

                                  Professor Martin Dzelzainis, University of Leicester

 

Horror Within and Beyond the Nation

updated: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 2:02pm
Dr. Christopher McVey, Boston University | Dr. Jack Dudley, Mount Saint Mary's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

To what extent does horror operate as an allegory for the nation and the body politic? To what extent can horror function as an aesthetic space to engage and critique the sociocultural, political, and historical contexts from which it emerges? And what happens if or when horror—a genre that seems inherently interested in troubled borders, marginalized spaces, and unstable boundaries—reaches beyond the nation, into transnational and global contexts?

Society for the Study of Affect Summer School

updated: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 12:01pm
Society for the Study of Affect
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

ANIMATIONS AND PROVOCATIONS

Society for the Study of Affect Summer School

July 29 to August 02, 2019

Millersville University, Ware Center

Lancaster, PA, US

capacious@millersville.edu

 

WWW.AFFECTSOCIETY.COM

 

Sidney and the Sidney Circle at RSA 2020

updated: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 9:19am
International Sidney Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

The International Sidney Society plans to sponsor four sessions at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Philadelphia (April 2-4, 2020).We are eager to invite papers on any and all topics related to Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney Herbert, Lady Mary Wroth, the Sidney Family or the Sidney Circle generally.  That Circle is conceived broadly, and hence we would welcome papers not only about Fulke Greville, Samuel Daniel, and William Herbert, but also papers about Alberico Gentili,  Veronica Franco, Vittoria Colonna, George Buchanan, Philippe Duplessis-Mornay, Étienne de La Boétie, Giordano Bruno, Justus Lipsius, and any number of figures in the Circle’s large cosmopolitan network.

Landscapes and legacy: critical partnerships between arts, culture and heritage

updated: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 9:19am
The University of Derby
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  We have pleasure in announcing our keynote speakers for our conference later this month; Landscapes and legacy: critical partnerships between arts, culture and heritage held at the University of Derby Professor Eleonora Belfiore, University of Loughborough Professor Belfiore’s long-term research interests are focused on the cultural politics of decision makingin the cultural sphere.

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