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Utopia & Dystopia Conference on the Fantastic in Media Entertainment

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:22am
Rikke Schubart/University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Conference, University of Southern Denmark, May 28–29, 2020

 

Utopia & Dystopia

Conference on the Fantastic in Media Entertainment

 

Venue and date: University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, May 28–29, 2020

 

Proposal Deadline: December 10, 2019

 

Call for Presentations

Bondage: The Legacy of Blackness, 400 Years A Slave

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:47am
Department of Humanities at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Over a period of about four centuries, many millions of Africans were shipped to the Americas and forced into slavery. Slavery developed in the colonial period, emerged in the age of the American Revolution, and expanded widely in the antebellum South, reaching its heyday between 1830 and 1860.

To Shape and Share Otherwise: Neoliberalism and the Contemporary Novel

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:46am
Steven Delmagori, University at Albany, SUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

"The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does compete with life."

                                                                        --Henry James in "The Art of Fiction"

                                                                       

Narrative and Poetic Ethnographies in the Social Sciences (Creative)

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:45am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Conference: 51st Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention

Conference Date: 5-8 March, 2020

Location: Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA

Session Title: Narrative and Poetic Ethnographies in the Social Sciences (Creative)

Special Issue Call for Papers: Using Popular Culture to Bring Awareness, Develop Understanding, and Find Solutions to Issues in our Contemporary World

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:32am
Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Submission deadline: August 1, 2019

Expected publication date: February 2020

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue on the intersection between popular culture texts, broadly conceptualized, and awareness, understanding, and solutions to issues in contemporary society.

How are you using popular culture to understand or teach about the contemporary world? What practices, innovations, and theories are you reinterpreting or creating to better conceptualize the current political climate? In what ways have popular culture texts allowed you to dig deeper, bring awareness, uncover solutions, or highlight contemporary issues, including but not limited to:

The First “Connections and Human Aspects of Urban Space” International Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:24am
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, FES Acatlán
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 23, 2019

The First “Connections and Human Aspects of Urban Space” International Conference

The FES Acatlán through the Research Program, the Humanities Division, the Humanities Program and the Hispanic Language and Literature and History Sections, have the honor of convene the 1st International Congress "Connections and dimensions of urban space" It will take place from October 23 to 25, 2019 on this university campus.

English in a World of Strangers: Rethinking World Anglophone Studies

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:20am
Goethe Universitity of Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Call for Papers

English in a World of Strangers:

Rethinking World Anglophone Studies

 

31st Annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien / GAPS)

Goethe University Frankfurt, 21-24 May, 2020

 

CFP: Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:20am
Jessica Ford/ University of Newcastle, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 13, 2019

CFP: Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium

UNSW Sydney, 12-13th December 2019

 

The contemporary media landscape is shaped by increasing precarity and awareness of gendered issues. The global screen industry is grappling with the cultural and industrial shifts precipitated by the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. For some, the Harvey Weinstein revelations and subsequent scandal resulted in a re-evaluation of the gendered operation of Hollywood. The industry has responded on the red carpet, through the media and in film festival juries. What role do – and can – forms of film feminisms (or cine-feminism) play within this context?

 

Technoaesthetics: Ways of Seeing the 21st Century (NEMLA 2020)

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:18am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

In a letter written to Jacques Derrida in 1982, Gilbert Simondon poses a question to the project of deconstruction: “Why not think about founding and perhaps even provisionally axiomatizing an aesthetico-technics or techno-aesthetics?” Aesthetic thought has for too long remained at the level of subjective contemplation, which effaces any substantive understanding of technology’s effects upon the larger cultural sphere. The technical and the aesthetic, Simondon contends, should instead be understood as a “continuous spectrum” of experience, as each are composed of a “set of sensations” that emerge as matter is transformed, whether by the artist, the engineer, the designer, or the machinist.

CALL FOR PAPERS SPECIAL ISSUE 2020

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:18am
Entrepalavras
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Entrepalavras journal invites original research papers to its 20th edition, n1, v. 10, January 2020, dedicated to Phonetics and Phonology. The theme of this special issue will be “the phonic dimension of languages in the construction of meaning and structure”. The issue will be published in April 2020 and its guest editors are professors Ronaldo Lima Jr. (Universidade Federal do Ceará), Luciani Tenani (Universidade Estadual Paulista) and Antonio Pamies (Universidade de Granada).

Papers written in Portuguese, English or Spanish may be submitted until October 30th  2019 in OJS-EP: www.entrepalavras.ufc.br/revista.

Reading Politics and Art in the Poetry of Tracy K. Smith (NEMLA 2020 Panel)

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:12am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

CFP for the 51st Annual NEMLA Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, March 5 - 8, 2019

Tracy K. Smith, with four books of poetry, a volume of memoirs, a Pulitzer Prize and two stints as America's poet laureate, has every claim to be a major American poet at the pinnacle of success. It is easy to dwell on the mainstream acceptance that this success has earned. Her work is often described in highly aesthetic language, with an emphasis on its beauty and craft, and she sits neatly in the American poetic tradition. Among those poets she considers “most necessary” she invokes Seamus Heaney, Elizabeth Bishop, and Philip Larkin (Ordinary Light 336). 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, Middle English, Including Chaucer

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:12am
Debra Best, California State University - Dominguez Hills
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS (Extended Deadline!)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference Theme "Send in the Clowns"

Rhetoric Panel Proposal for Rhetoric Society of America 2020

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:11am
Rhetoric Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

RHETORIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA 2020 PANEL PROPOSAL

 

“Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion or Response-ability?”
Portland, Oregon (May 21-24)

rhetoric / hospitality

 

Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack

 

“Language speaks. Man speaks in that he responds to language. This responding is a hearing. It hears because it listens to the command of stillness.”

 

—Martin Heidegger, Poetry, Language, Thought (1971)

 

Double Helix, Volume 7

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:11am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Submissions are invited for Volume 7 of Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing. For more information, please visit DH at the WAC Clearinghouse at Colorado State University: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/.

Submission for Harvests of New Millennium" Journal 12th issue

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 2:16am
Cyberwit.net
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry. Cyberwit's Harvests of New Millennium will be divided into three sections: (1) Photos, Paintings and Drawings, (2) Poetry and (3) Biography of Contributing Artists. The Journal will feature poems and artworks by the artists from all over the world. The poems and artwork selected for Harvests of New Millennium will surely compel our admiration.

Guidelines For Contributors https://www.cyberwit.net/pages/harvestsofnewmillennium

CFP: The Films of Nicolas Winding Refn

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:54pm
Dr Eddie Falvey (University of Exeter/PCA) and Dr Thomas Joseph Watson (University of Northumbria)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

ReFocus: The Films of Nicolas Winding Refn

Edited by Dr Eddie Falvey (University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art) and Dr Thomas Joseph Watson (University of Northumbria)

Nevertheless, She Resisted: Will and Consent in Medieval Rape Narratives (essay collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:36am
Alison Langdon
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Call for Papers: Nevertheless, She Resisted: Will and Consent in Medieval Rape Narratives (essay collection) 

As Amy Vines notes, rape in medieval literature often functions as a “chivalric necessity,” a means of articulating masculine identity that elides or ignores questions of female bodily sovereignty and autonomy of will in favor of the male protagonist’s development. Yet we also find instances where texts implicitly or explicitly call attention to the act of rape as a violation of female will—whether in dread of the act, in the face of its perpetration, or in its aftermath—or explore the nature of consent and its often problematic conditions or interpretation.

Caribbean Children’s Literature/The Future of Caribbean Children

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:35am
Camille Alexander, PhD/UAE University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

Interviewing the Caribbean—Winter 2019

Interviewing the Caribbean (IC)—seeks poems, stories, creative non-fiction, and visual art in all mediathat celebrate Caribbean life. Caribbean artists at home and in the Diaspora are invited to participate.

Topic for Winter 2019: Caribbean Children’s Literature/The Future of Caribbean Children

What are the challenges/opportunities of being a publisher/writer of Caribbean children’s literature? What are the stories that are not being told? How does race and class impact children’s access to Caribbean literature? Tell us about quality Caribbean children’s literature that’s not widely known.

Towards Equitable Language Instruction for the Intercultural Classroom (NeMLA 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:34am
Janice Willson / Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel session invites an examination of pedagogical adaptations at the departmental, class, or individual student level, highlighting opportunities to recognize and include different types of learners.

Genre in Asian Cinema

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:34am
Concentric Literary and Cultural Studies NTNU Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

 Genre in Asian Cinema, with guest editors Patrick Noonan (Northwestern University, USA) & Earl Jackson (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 46 No. 1 | March 2020

Call for Papers: Genre in Asian Cinema

Guest editors:

Patrick Noonan (Northwestern University, USA) & Earl Jackson (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Deadline for Submissions EXTENDED: July 31, 2019

Different Voices, Voicing Difference (NEMLA 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:33am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The question of the relation of language to voice traces back to Aristotle’s De interpretatione, with its definition of speech as the sign of thought, and writing the sign of speech. In Jacques Derrida’s account of this phonologocentric model, voice is the ligature of “phōnē and logos,” securing their essential proximity. But if voice is only a mediation, then, as Barbara Johnson writes, voice is no longer “self-identity but self-difference.” Paradoxically, the voice marks the singular but is itself plural, sweeping the self up into an ever-ramifying play of differentiation. As David Lawton proposes, “voice is both a signature, ‘I,’ singularity, and a clear marker of difference, ‘not I,’ multiplicity”.

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