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Shakespeare and the Globe

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:12pm
Vimala Pasupathi / Hofstra University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

HOFSTRA CULTURAL CENTER

and the

DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA AND DANCE

present a symposium

Shakespeare and theGlobe

Thursday and Friday, October 29 and 30, 2020

"Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:48pm
Journal of Communication and Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020

RCL — Revista de Comunicação e Linguagens / Journal of Communication and Languages

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly – RCL n. 53 (Autumn/Winter)

 

Editors:

José Bértolo (CEC, U. Lisbon)

Margarida Medeiros (ICNOVA — NOVA U. Lisbon)

 

The Intermedial Eighteenth Century: Textual and Visual Arts, 1660-1832

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:41pm
Northumbria University and Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Intermedial Eighteenth Century: Textual and Visual Arts, 1660-1832

16-17th September 2020, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Keynote lecture: Prof. Malcolm Baker (University of California Riverside) ‘The Agency and Role of Author Portraits within Changing Notions of Authorship in Eighteenth-Century Britain’

In conversation: Dr. Lucy Peltz (National Portrait Gallery) and Dr. David F. Taylor (University of Oxford) ‘Interdisciplinary Research across the Textual and Visual Arts’

African American Literature and Culture Society at the 31st American Literature Association Conference, San Diego CA, May 21-24, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:38pm
African American Literature and Culture Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

African American Literature and Culture Society

American Literature Association

31st Annual Conference

May 21-24, 2020Manchester Grand Hyatt
One Market Place
San Diego, CA

 

 

 
The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/).  We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words). 

 

Space, Place, and Abyss

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:37pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

FREE EXCHANGE INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE CONFERENCEHOSTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARYCALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA (TREATY 7 TERRITORY)FEBRUARY 28 – MARCH 1, 2020

EXTENDED CFP Deadline: January 15, 2020.

Sometimes, when you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks back and says Hello! 

So, hello!

The University of Calgary, English Department Graduate Association’s Free-Exchange Committee cordially invites you to join Free Exchange, our annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

This year, our topic is Space, Place, and Abyss.

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group: The Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:37pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) announces its call for papers for the Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance at the 2020 ATHE conference in Detroit, Michigan from July 29-August 2, 2020. Accepted papers will be published in Studies in Musical Theatre, and panelists will receive a complimentary copy of Bruce Kirle’s Unfinished Show Business: Broadway Musicals as Works-in-Process

Transnational American Spaces (BOOK)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:36pm
Tina Powell / Concord University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

As people migrate, they are drawn to the familiar in their need to adapt to the unfamiliar, forming communities whose cohesiveness emanates from shared value systems and experiences. Culturally homogeneous networks constructed by migrant communities in the U.S. both shape and are shaped by the spaces they occupy. From these socially constructed spaces (like Mary Louise Pratt’s contact zones), which can be construed as physical, emotional, intellectual, or creative, immigrant groups negotiate their position in U.S. society. This transnational lens affects both individuals’ perception of their place in society and their success or failure to thrive in this new home.

Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature - call for journal submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:30pm
Anna Maziarczyk / Maria Curie-Skłodowska University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature  is an international peer-reviewed journal, publishing articles on literature, linguistics, translation and foreign language teaching in modern languages. The journal’s publication record dates back to 1976 and since 2013 it has been published online, fully adopting open-access policy with all the articles freely available on the Web at http://journals.umcs.pl/lsmll. It is indexed in major international databases (Central and Eastern European Online Library - CEEOL, EBSCO Publishing, Index Copernicus, BazHum, CEJSH, Erih Plus).

FIN du GLOBE: Decadence, Catastrophe, Late Style

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:28pm
British Association of Decadence Studies and the Aestheticism and Decadence Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

FIN du GLOBE:

Decadence, Catastrophe, Late Style

 

Call for Papers: Abstracts by March 1, 2020

 

The 3rd Annual Conference of the 

British Association of Decadence Studies

and the journal VOLUPTÉ

and the Aestheticism and Decadence Network, NAVSA

 

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 10-13 SEPTEMBER 2020 

 

Conference Committee:  Ellis Hanson, Elisha Cohn, Jane Desmarais, Kate Hext, 

Caroline Levine, Kristin Mahoney, Alex Murray

 

Imagining Nature in the Anthropocene 1st NCHU Summer School for the Environmental Humanities in Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:28pm
Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

Imagining Nature in the Anthropocene

1st NCHU Summer School for the Environmental Humanities in Asia

 

Date: June 29th – July 3rd 2020

Venue: National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

Description

The New Humanities in the ‘Post-University’

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:28pm
Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The New Humanities in the ‘Post-University’

 

Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:24pm
FEMSPEC JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

FEMSPEC JOURNAL was founded in 1999. Here are some links to the journal’s homepage and other related sites,

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/batyawein (with profile of founder)

https://www.facebook.com/FemspecJournal/

http://femspec.org/

Want to review some of your Holiday-reading titles?

We are still looking for reviews of some of the major title releases from 2019 for our next edition.

Options include

FRANKISSTEIN by Jeanette Winterson

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood

THE SECRET COMMONWEALTH by Philip Pullman

The Song of Songs in European Poetry (13th-17th Centuries): Translations, Appropriations, Rewritings

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:23pm
Alessandra Petrina / University of Padova (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Traditionally attributed to King Solomon and defined by Rabbi Akiva as the “Holy of Holies” among the sacred scriptures (Mishnah Yadayim 3:5), the Song of Songs is one of the most fascinating and controversial Biblical books. Fervently read and carefully explained, celebrated as a key to the supreme mystery of the union between God and men, the Song of Songs, the primary source for the Christian pervasive metaphor of the sacred marriage and eros, was a text crucial not only to the Middle Ages, but also to the Renaissance period. This ambivalent book, which combined a sensual celebration of love with a well-established tradition of allegorical interpretation, held a particular appeal for poets.

Telepoetics

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:22pm
Dana Research Centre, Science Museum; Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

CFP: Telepoetics

Dana Research Centre, Science Museum, London, 27 May 2020

Deadline for proposals: 10 March 2020

www.crossedlines.co.uk

 

Queering Racial Capitalism: Visions of Transformative Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:21pm
The University of British Columbia’s Social Justice Institute Graduate Students Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Conference Date: April 4, 2020

Liu Institute for Global Studies

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Chandan Reddy

Associate Professor, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies

University of Washington

 

Race is not only about identity or skin colour. Capitalism has been racialized from its origins, and has produced a modern world system that derives economic value from the commodification of racial identities through slavery, imperialism, and genocide. Furthermore, racial capitalism has been accompanied by biopolitical technologies that regulate sexuality and enforce heteronormativity making it also a gendered process. 

Call for Papers: Society for the Study of American Women Writers at the 2020 American Literature Association conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:21pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

SSAWW will sponsor two panels at the 2020 American Literature Association Conference, one on “Toni Morrison and Her Legacy” and one on “Women’s Rights, Women’s Suffrage.”

“Toni Morrison and Her Legacy”

The profound loss of a defining voice of American women’s writing demands our attention as we consider the work of women writers of the past and present.   We invite papers which engage with Morrison’s writing, her work in relation to other women writers, and her legacy as a defining figure in American literature.

“Women’s Rights, Women’s Suffrage

Special Journal Issue: Aesthetic Taste

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:59am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Concept Note:  The 18th century was nicknamed the “Century of Taste” by George Dickie. This is not too surprising with thinkers like Burke, Hutcheson, Mendelssohn, Shaftesbury, Hume, and Kant. But discussions of taste have waned since then. The 2000s saw a revival in the core traditional aesthetic concepts: beauty, aesthetic experience, and the sublime.  However, taste has been slower in making an appearance. Some recent work (e.g., gustatory taste) has begun to show modest signs of renewed interest. However, there has yet to be a sustained effort to develop new theories of taste, even though it remains central part of our lives.

Call for Papers: Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (Vol. 43, No. 1, Spring 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:59am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Submissions are open for the regular Spring 2020 Issue (Vol. 43, No. 1) of the Journal.  Email: anantasukla@hotmail.comjclaindia@gmail.com.  ABOUT THE JOURNAL https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Comparative_Literature_and_Aest... Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (ISSN: 0252-8169) is a half-yearly journal published by the Vishvanatha Kaviraja Institute, India.

Apocalyptic Waste

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:59am
Revenant Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Guest Editors: Matt Crofts and Layla Hendow, University of Hull.

Liberal Education in Era of Migration, Refugee Crises, and Decolonization

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:57am
Mount Royal University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020

Liberal Education in Era of Migration, Refugee Crises, and Decolonization

Liberal Education Conference 2020
May 1st and 2nd, 2020
Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

52nd Conference of the French Association for American Studies - Lille, May 26-29, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:57am
AFEA: French Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Dear colleagues,

Please click on the following link to open all the calls for papers of the 24 workshops of the 52nd Conference of the French association for American Studies (AFEA) which will take place in Lille, France, on May 26-29, 2020.

 

http://afea.fr/IMG/pdf/cfp_ateliers_workshops_afea_lille_2020_bilingue.pdf

The topics cover most aspects of US history and culture, with a special twist on theory and the environment, as the general theme is "Post-America".  

The CFPs are in French and English; so will be the presentations.

Submission deadline is January 31st, 2020.

 

The Road to Dracula: or the World as Disappointment and Representation

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:57am
Universitas Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Published at the height of the imperial enterprise, Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) has a long and intricate backstory. It is, in fact, the result of centuries of British discovery of and disappointment with the world. One by one, naturalists, amateur anthropologists, merchants, soldiers, diplomats or missionaries from the British Isles discovered the world for the armchair travelers at home and built up their self-esteem by disfiguring countries and regions in writings, paintings, and lectures at the Royal Geographical Society.

Ageing and Digital Communication

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:56am
Essachess - Journal for Communication Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Abstract deadline (extended): January 18, 2020.

Guest editors

Dr. Loredana IVAN, Associate Professor, European Network of Ageing Studies Chair

Dr. Alina DUDUCIUC, Senior Lecturer, Health Communication TWG-ECREA

National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (Romania)

Full information available here: 

http://www.essachess.com/ index.php/jcs/announcement

and here:

https://calenda.org/707393? fbclid=IwAR3DG4KZ2FU_ap6-K6r- Ko71rwVD79_ eotG6xBuNW8OZMEj7NDRm2-DbbBU

Important Deadlines

CinemArts Graduate Student Essay Award

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:56am
CinemArts SIG (SCMS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

The CinemArts: Film and Art History SIG of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies seeks submissions for its Graduate Student Essay Prize, with the winner to be announced at the 2020 conference.  This award is meant to recognize outstanding scholarship from students currently enrolled in a recognized graduate program and working at the intersection of film, art and visual culture.  Applicants must be current SCMS and CinemArts members (but not necessarily presenting at the 2020 conference).  Submissions may include revised seminar papers, dissertation excerpts, or any essay published in 2019-2020.  Submissions are limited to one per applicant, should not exceed 8,500 words (excluding notes), and must use a standard citation format.  If the winning essay

MANY REGIMES OF CAPITAL IN THE POSTDIGITAL AGE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:55am
Techno-Humanities Lab, Faculty of "Artes Liberales", University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020

MANY REGIMES OF CAPITAL IN THE POSTDIGITAL AGE

Faculty of “Artes Liberales” at the University of Warsaw 21-22 May 2020

 

Papers and panels are invited for an interdisciplinary conference Many Regimes of Capital in The Postdigital Age, which will take place in Warsaw, 21-22 May 2020. The conference is organized by the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” at the University of Warsaw (Poland) in collaboration with the Center for Philosophical Technologies at Arizona State University. This conference is part of the project Technology and Socialization.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

Gregg Lambert

MEDIA HISTORY STUDY DAY 2020: MEDIA LIVES

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:44am
Media History Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Call for Papers

 

Media History Study Day 2020 is an opportunity for postgraduate students (PGRs) and early career researchers (ECRs) working on any aspect of media studies to share and discuss their work in a collegial, multidisciplinary environment. ECRs/PGRs working on media from any time period, social/cultural context, or perspective are invited to participate, including, but not limited to, those examining book history, broadcast media, electronic media, ephemera, film, journalism, media theory, newspapers, periodicals, or print culture. 

 

Light in Dark Places: Victorian Animals and Human Interventions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:43am
The 53rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

 

The 53rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
Glendon College, York University, 25 April 2020

 

Keynote Speakers:

Jody Berland, York University

Susan Hamilton, University of Alberta

 

Call for Papers

 

Light in Dark Places: Victorian Animals and Human Interventions

 

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