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Taking stock: Romanian Culture 1989-2019

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:55am
MLA 2020 conference, Seattle, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

In 2019, Romania celebrates 30 years since the Revolution. This landmark date compels us to reflect on the radical changes that have occurred in Romanian society and culture since 1989. How have freedom of expression, efforts to reinstate a democratic society, and the country’s accession to the European Union impacted cultural production (literature, cinema, art)? How is Romanian cultural identity negotiated in the national, supranational (European), and global marketplaces? Despite being considered “small” or “minor,” Romanian culture has acquired great visibility in Europe, while it still requires faster dissemination outside Europe (e.g. in the United States). How should cultural institutions ensure its translation and promotion more effectively?

Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS) 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:53am
Francisco P. Dumanig, University of Hawaii at Hilo
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Department of English at the University of Hawaii at Hilo organizes the Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS) with its theme “Trends in Research and Pedagogical Innovations in English Language and Literature” at UH Hilo main campuson March 13-14, 2020. The conference aims to provide an avenue for research scholars in the fields of English language and literature Studies to share their expertise with other scholars, researchers, and students from various international backgrounds, and to discuss among scholars and educators the new trends in research and pedagogy in English language and Literature.

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Summit:“So Much Things to Say: A 20 Year Reflection on the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:53am
2019 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference & Albany State University Dance Program
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

2019 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference & Albany State University Dance Program Present a Summit:

 

“So Much Things to Say: A 20 Year Reflection on the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

 

 

 Call for Proposals

 

April 15 – 21, 2019

 

Albany State University West Campus

Diverse Destinies/Dystopias

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:51am
Kaylee Jangula Mootz/ Co-Sponsored by Children's Literature Association and the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

MLA 2020 Panel CFP  

Co-Sponsored by Children’s Literature Association and Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Non-Guaranteed

 

 

Panel Title:

Diverse Destinies/Dystopias

 

Research & Creative Activity Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:51am
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences/Alabama State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
___________________

 

RESEARCH &

CREATIVE

ACTIVITY

SYMPOSIUM

 

 

The 6th Annual Research and Creative Activity Symposium will be held April 16-17, 2019 on the campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

 

The RCAS encourages papers, posters, and panel proposals from students, faculty, and independent scholars centered around the symposium’s theme: The Importance of Liberal Arts at HBCUs.

Truth and Truths: Memory, Identity, Nation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:50am
Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Truth and Truths: Memory, Identity, and Nation

 

GAMES, SINS & MAFIA

updated: 
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:06pm
Organization of Vistas of Hispanic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The world has started to change drastically and everything seems to be a ganie of chance, as higher powers and accountability are amok. The more changes occur, the more everything seems to be going in a circle. The games, sins and powers, like the Mafia, have and continue to shape societies. This is a time when we are faced with looking to the past for potential answers and at unlikely sources for guidance. The goal for this conference is to examine these three tenets and create a conversation about Latin American and Iberian literature from all centuries and genres where either one or all have shaped people, places and beliefs. Ultimately, what was the result and what answers and guidance can be found?

Beyond the Margins--New Graduate Journal

updated: 
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:39am
English Department, University of New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Beyond the Margins: A Graduate Journal of Literary Scholarship

Beyond the Margins is a new annual, open access, blind peer-reviewed journal, housed at the University of New Orleans, dedicated to furthering diversity in academia through the publication of graduate student scholarship in the field of English, with a focus on literary and textual studies. The journal's aim is twofold: to broaden opportunities for graduate student scholars to contribute to academic conversations and to provide a platform for alternative forms of scholarship.

EXTENDED: Twenty-First Century TV Witches from Charmed to Sabrina

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 5:18pm
Aaron Ho / Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

I am currently looking for a few more essays for the collection on TV Witches. These proposals should NOT be on Sabrina (I have enough essays on Sabrina); all other TV shows are welcome. The new deadline has been extended to Feb 4th. The original CFP is as follows: 

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Sabrina: I want freedom and power.

Prudence: He will never give you that. The Dark Lord. The thought of you, of any of us, having both terrifies him.

Sabrina: Why is that?

Prudence: He is a man, isn’t he?

Palimpsests: The V International Flann O’Brien Conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 3:10pm
University College Dublin, Newman House and the Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Paper and panel proposals are invited for

Palimpsests: V International Flann O'Brien Society Conference 

16-19 July 2019

Hosted by University College Dublin, Newman House and the Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI) in cooperation with The International Flann O'Brien Society.


Keynote Speakers
  • Louis de Paor (NUI Galway)
  • Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield)
  • Maebh Long (University of Waikato)
  • Erika Mihálycsa (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj)

Guest Writers

Contemporary American Science Fiction Film: The Bush, Obama and Trump Years

updated: 
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 6:38am
Dr Stuart Joy, Solent University & Dr Terence McSweeney, Solent University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Since the turn of the millennium the United States of America has undergone what many have considered to be a series of political, financial, and institutional crises. At the same time, the increasing popularity of the science fiction genre has, in many ways, frequently both dramatized and provided a commentary on the fears and anxieties this period has evoked. The philosopher and cultural critic Walter Benjamin argued that allegory emerges most frequently in periods of crisis and uncertainty, correspondingly it is no coincidence that some of the most powerful films to emerge from American cinema in the last two decades are allegorical texts and many of which have come from the science fiction genre.

Call for Papers [Volume: 07, Issue: 01]

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:10pm
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is an indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, research quarterly which aims to generate and disseminate new, high quality knowledge about English language teaching, literature, linguistics and translation studies as well as to promote advanced researches and best practices in these fields. We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for Volume: 07, Issue: 01 [January-March, 2019 Issue] of IJ-ELTS.  

Transnational and Transcultural Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:08pm
postScriptum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019

Call for Papers

Volume IV Number ii (July 2019 issue)

Special Issue on

Transnational and Transcultural Spaces

 Guest Editor

Dr Jati Sankar Mondal, Sidho-Kanho-Birsa University <skbu.ac.in>

Postclassical Narratology: Twenty Years Later

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:07pm
Word and Text - A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguisticss
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Articles: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, IX (2019)

 

Postclassical Narratology: Twenty Years Later

Guest Editors: Biwu Shang, Arleen Ionescu and Laurent Milesi

 

Understanding and Misunderstanding

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:05pm
Indiana University French and Italian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Understanding and Misunderstanding: 

Interpretations in Language and Literature

March 1 – 2, 2019

CfP: Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:05pm
Antae
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019

CfP: Aesthetics

The inexpressible does not reside in an over there, in another word, or another time, but in this: in that (something) happens.

—Jean-François Lyotard, ‘The Sublime and the Avant-Garde’

Research Methods in Film Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:05pm
Mariana Liz / University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 12, 2019

CFP: Research Methods in Film Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

18-19 October 2019, Ghent, Belgium

 

Keynote speakers:

Catherine Grant (Birkbeck, University of London)

Barbara Flueckiger (Zurich University)

 

'SONGLE: Session on Gleaning', ASLE-UKI Biennial 2019

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:04pm
ASLE UKI (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK & Ireland)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

A handful of gleanings are known as a ‘songle’, a word that also gives its name to a component of an electrical switch. Electrically and agriculturally, songles delimit and define fields: a songle relay alters an electromagnetic current; a songle of gleaned sheaves alters the flows of agricultural production.

Proposals are invited for ten minute presentations to form part of a session on gleaning, or, SONGLE, as part of the programme at the 2019 ASLE-UKI Biennial, ‘Co-emergence, Co-creation, Co-existence’ (http://asle.org.uk/).

"Race: Embodying Academia"

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:38pm
University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

"Race: Embodying Academia"

University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2019

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."

—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human

 

Craving Planet Earth: Food in Culture - Past, Present and Future

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:38pm
Ana-Karina Schneider / Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 

Craving Planet Earth:

Food in Culture - Past, Present and Future

 

International Conference

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu,

7-9 November 2019

 

Invited Speakers include:

 

Daisy Black (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

Peter Childs (Newman University, Birmingham, UK)

Sebastian Groes (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

 

 

Revolution in the Dead: The Cultural Evolution of the Zombie

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:24am
Anthony Anderson/Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call For Papers for a Special Issue of Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural

 

REVOLUTION IN THE DEAD: THE CULTURAL EVOLUTION OF THE ZOMBIE

Guest Editors Anthony Anderson, Simone Wood, and Colin Younger.

Revenant (www.revenantjournal.com) is now accepting abstracts for articles, creative writing pieces, and book, film, game, or event reviews for a themed issue on zombies, examining the social and cultural evolution of the zombie.

Prose Poetry Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:40am
Leeds Trinity University / Prose poetry UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 25, 2019

To mark the publication of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, edited by Anne Caldwell and Oz Hardwick, there will be a one-day symposium at Leeds Trinity University (UK) on Saturday 13th July 2019.

The symposium will consist of talks, panels, the official launch of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, and an optional workshop. Further details may be found below. We welcome non-traditional modes of presentation and welcome panel proposals.

The organisers invite proposals from scholars and practitioners (with 150-word abstracts) for 20-minute presentations which may address – though need not necessarily be limited to – one of the following topics:

Extended Deadline: D.H. Lawrence Virtual Conference for Graduate Students - April 13, 2019

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:36am
D.H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North America is organizing a virtual conference for graduate students, on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Abstracts are welcome on any topic in D.H. Lawrence studies, including any aspect of his poetry, prose, essays, his circle, modernism, and WWI. We especially welcome papers on Lawrence and the 1920s or Lawrence and New Mexico, in anticipation of the next International D.H. Lawrence conference, which will be held in New Mexico in 2020.

AMSICON

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:38am
postScriptum & Alliance School of Business
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

http://postscriptum.co.in/collaboration/

postScriptum is collaborating with Alliance Management Studies International Conference (AMSICON), to be held from 11 to 13 April 2019, on ‘Global Challenges & Local Prospects’ (for papers on the tracks on Communication, Gender and Culture Studies only).

 

Some of the sub-tracks under the tracks on Communication, Gender and Culture Studies are:

NWSA 2019: Panel on documentaries

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:37am
Tessa Nunn (Duke University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

National Women’s Studies Association

Conference Theme: Protest, Justice and Transnational Organizing

Conference dates and Location: November 14–17, 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

Panel title: Documenting Feminist Movements: Action, Memory, and Visibility

 

Superheroes in Contemporary Media

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:17am
Michelle Smith, Panic at the Dicourse - Queen's University (Kingston)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

In common superhero mythos, unearthly, other-than-human, or more-than-human figures use their many extraordinary abilities to restore order, do battle with evil, uphold justice, and protect the innocent. Acting as guardians, protectors and defenders of Earth and its people, these courageous figures have long captured both our attention and imagination. However, with the rise of several notable media franchises, superheroes have become a ubiquitous part of our present popular cultural moment.

In this premiere print and online edition of Panic at the Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the editors invite submissions on topics including, but not limited to:

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