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Illustration and Adaptation

updated: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Illustratio
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

“ILLUSTRATION AND ADAPTATION”

International conference organised by TIL and ILLUSTR4TIOUniversity of Burgundy, 10 & 11 October 2019

Keynote speakers: Kamilla Elliott (Lancaster University, UK), Dave McKean (UK) and Kate Newell (Savannah College of Art and Design, USA)

Forms of Justice: Reflections on Writing, Creativity, and Social Change

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:17pm
St. John’s University English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Forms of Justice: Reflections on Writing, Creativity, and Social Change

St. John’s University English Graduate Conference

Date: April 6, 2019

The Department of English at St. John’s University invites papers that consider justice across literary, writing, media, and performance studies.  We welcome work from graduate students that critically engages justice in a myriad of ways, including analyses of individual or collective texts as well as theoretical and pedagogical approaches to questions of creativity and social change.  Submissions may explore racial, sexual, transnational, socioeconomic, and environmental struggles and reforms.  Topics may include:

The Age of Anxiety: Literary Studies in a Culture of Risk

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:24am
Department of English Twelfth Graduate Student Conference, University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Age of Anxiety: Literary Studies in a Culture of Risk

Location: University of Ottawa

Proposals Due: December 15, 2018

Conference Dates: March 8-10, 2019

 

“We would rather be ruined than changed” - W.H. Auden, “The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue”

 

Daphne du Maurier: A Critical Reassessment

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:58am
Le Mans Université, France
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Daphne Du Maurier: A Critical Reassessment – An International Interdisciplinary Conference

27-28 June 2019

Venue : Le Mans Université, Department of Anglophone Studies, Avenue Olivier Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans cedex 09, France

Key Words: Daphne du Maurier – Short fiction – Novels – Film adaptations – Didactics --Biography – Psychoanalysis – Local history

At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 4:55pm
Society of English Graduate Scholars at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2019

Call for Papers:

 

At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums

 

The Third Annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference is currently accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums.”

 

Undergraduate students are welcome to apply and registration fees are waived for all participants.

 

Women of Color

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:20pm
Women of Color/ SCMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

We are looking for papers focusing on women of color in various contexts: socially, culturally, historically. Thematically, papers may focus on women of color in literature, media, and film. From a theoretical standpoint, you may submit papers that validate your claims in a myriad of ways: feminist, postcolonialist, environmental, Marxist, etc.

Straight to the Front Row: Investigating Contemporary Western Gay Male Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:43am
Anthony Stepniak & Connor Winterton / University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

CFP:

Straight to the Front Row: Investigating Contemporary Western Gay Male Cinema

Conference to be held at the University of Northampton (UK)

16/02/2019 – 17/02/2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 16/11/2018

But now, we must eat! Food and Drink in Science Fiction (deadline approaching)

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 4:28am
Cindy Miller | Steve Rabitsch | Michael Fuchs
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

But now, we must eat!
Food and Drink in Science Fiction

 

Shepard: Why are you so interested in fish from the Presidium?
Kargesh: It’s so decadent! Eating fish from the Presidium would be like screwing Sha’ira.
Mass Effect 2 (2010)

 Guinan: Gentlemen, something new from Forcas Three.
LaForge: What?
Data: I believe this beverage has provoked an emotional response. [...]
Guinan: It looks like he hates it.
Data: Yes. That is it. I hate this. […] It is revolting!
Guinan: More?
Data: Please.
Star Trek Generations (1994)

'Breaking Bounds' Postgraduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 1:59pm
The Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Website: https://breakingbounds2019.wordpress.com/

Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2019 (9:00- 18:00)

Location: University of Portsmouth  

Organisers: Beatrice Ashton-Lelliott; Lucie Cook; Debbie Parker Kinch; Rachel Rawlings and Sara Zadrozny

First keynote speaker: Professor Gail Marshall,  University of Reading

Second keynote speaker: Professor June Purvis,  University of Portsmouth 

 “We shall and must break bounds at intervals, despite the terrible revenge that awaits our return.”   - Charlotte Brontë, Villette (1853).

Bodies in Literature, Art, Film, Museums, and New Media

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 1:47pm
University of St. Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call for Papers

Bodies in Literature, Art, Film, Museums, and New Media

University of St. Thomas, April 26, 2019

The University of St. Thomas Art History, Museum Studies, and English graduate programs will host an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 26, 2019. While papers addressing any aspect of literature, art history, architecture, museum studies, and culture will be considered, the graduate programs particularly welcome proposals for papers exploring the topic “Bodies” across all time periods, media, and geographical regions.

Call for “untimely reviews” in early modern theater

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:04am
The Hare
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

We invite contributions focusing on early modern theater, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s plays. The Hare is an online, peer-reviewed journal, publishing untimely reviews of books, articles, and performances in early modern theater.

This journal provides a venue for the contention and reevaluation of old scholarly work in contemporary scholarly debate. We invite you to interpret “old” creatively, though traditional reviews of recent publications will not be considered. We welcome:

Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations and Discontinuties (ASCA 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:44am
ASCA International Workshop 2019, University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) Workshop 2019:

Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities

 

10-12 April 2018, University of Amsterdam

Organized by Divya Nadkarni, Alex Thinius, and Nadia de Vries

 

Keynotes: Jonathan Culler (Cornell), Annabelle Dufourcq (Radboud University) Nkiru Nzegwu (SUNY Binghamton), Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku), more TBA

 

“Fantasy is precisely what reality can be confused with. It is through fantasy that our conviction of the worth of reality is established; to forgo our fantasies would be to forgo our touch with the world.” (Stanley Cavell)

Critical Pedagogical Strategies to Transcend Hegemonic Masculinity

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:37pm
Amber E. George, Ph.D. & Russell W. Waltz, Ph.D./Galen College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Seeking Book Chapters

Deadline for submissions: EXTENDED deadline December 1, 2018

Amber E. George & Russell W. Waltz

Contact email: masculinitybook2019@gmail.com

 

Critical Pedagogical Strategies to Transcend Hegemonic Masculinity

 

"Remembering Ntozake Shange"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:27pm
The Langston Hughes Review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Langston Hughes Review Special Issue CFP: "Remembering Ntozake Shange" 

DHSI Conference & Colloquium 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:21pm
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Call for Papers | http://www.dhsi.org/events.php

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2019 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes free with DHSI registration, and contributors not planning to register for a DHSI course can join for a modest participation fee of $150 CDN.

TRAUMA AND NIGHTMARE 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:14pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao PAulo, InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

 

Organizers / Scientific Committee

 

Professor Wojciech Owczarski -University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Professor Paulo Endo - University of São Paulo (Brazil)

InMind Support (Poland)

 

 

Trauma and Nightmare – call for papers

 

Peoples and Cultures of the World

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:11pm
Department of Cultures and Societies -Palermo University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Call for papers

 

Peoples and Cultures of the World

 

International Conference

Palermo University, January 24-25, 2019

Building 19, Viale delle Scienze

Rooms: Aula Seminari A and B

 

 

Deadline for submitting proposals: 5 December 2018

 

Canadian Climate Narratives: Resilience and Planetary Thinking

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:37pm
The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

CFP: ALCQ-ACQL (Congress 2019, Vancouver)

Canadian Climate Narratives:  Resilience and Planetary Thinking  

(organized by Susie O’Brien and Heike Härting)

 

CFP (Book Chapter abstracts) Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Dr Julie Louise Bacon, UNSW Art & Design
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

Deadline for abstract submission: Monday 17th December 2018

Abstracts are invited for chapters in an anthology exploring the roles of archival practices and archives in the production of time and temporal relations in the 21st Century. Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages is planned for release in mid 2020. It will feature 18 chapters and 3 visual essays organised into sections on “Technology”, “Culture”, and “Time".

Jim Thompson and the American West: A Critical Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Meredith James
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

  Jim Thompson, a writer of hard-boiled crime fiction, was born in Anadarko, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), in 1906.  Thompson’s literary achievements were little-recognized during his lifetime; however, many of his works were re-discovered and re-published in the 1980s. His work is often lauded, noting his ability to understand the criminal mind.  His work is largely critiqued and categorized as only hard-boiled fiction, but his work defies such a simple genre classification.  Thompson combines the genres of crime fiction and Westerns and in doing so, his works read as critiques of American history and culture. Certainly much of Thompson’s work can be read as a critique of post-WWII America.  As David Cochrane points out Thompson’s works serve as “portrait

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:23pm
University of Florida Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:23pm
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture 21 June, 2019 at the University of Warwick Funded by the Humanities Research Centre and the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies Call for Papers / Deadline: 30 December 2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr Claire Beaugrand (University of Exeter) The Arabic word ghurba, which literally means estrangement or separation, is typically used to refer to the state of being a foreigner in a land away from home, hence evoking feelings of alienation, loneliness and a strong yearning for loved ones.

Society for Contemporary Literature Call for Panel Proposals: ALA 2019, Boston

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:23pm
Society for Contemporary Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Call for Panels

The Society for Contemporary Literature is sponsoring two panels at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. We are looking for panel proposals that address themselves to topics in contemporary American literature (or about the last twenty-five years), and especially welcome submissions that address its full range and diversity. ALA welcomes both traditional and non-standard panel formats as well as roundtables, and so does SCL.

Samuel Beckett Working Group, Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghai

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:21pm
Trish McTighe, University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

The Samuel Beckett Working Group will be meeting at the FIRT/IFTR International Federation for Theatre Research Annual Conference, 8-12 July 2019.

Single/Solo/Lone Parenting in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:19pm
The Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Following the international conference Close relations: a multi-and interdisciplinary conference on critical family and kinship studies, the Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies invites chapters for a contributed volume which will explore, discuss and theorise single/solo/lone parenting in Europe and North America. Palgrave Macmillan have expressed a provisional interest in publishing the volume in the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life series. 

Robert Penn Warren Circle Annual Meeting, "RPW and Education"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
Robert Penn Warren Circle
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
Robert Penn Warren Circle Annual Meeting
April 25-27, 2019
Hosted by Western Kentucky University, Austin Peay
State University, and the Robert Penn Warren Birthplace
Bowling Green & Guthrie, KY, and Clarksville, TN

"Robert Penn Warren and Education"

For this year’s meeting, we are especially interested in proposals addressing the
following ideas:
 Teaching Warren’s work
 Warren as teacher
 Warren’s students
 Warren’s textbooks
 Warren’s influence on teaching, curriculum, pedagogy, etc.
 New Criticism in the classroom

Naval Wakes & Black Galactics: Being and Blackness in the Age of Slavery

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 28, 2018

For at least the last half-century, theories of Blackness have challenged the foundations of modern critical thought. Theorists such as Fred Moten, Jared Sexton, Christina Sharpe, Hortense Spillers, Alexander Weheliye, Frank Wilderson, Achille Mbembe, and Sylvia Wynter variously interrogate the politics, discourse, and materialities of the imperial, capitalist experience of slavery (and its afterlife). One important avenue of consideration is how this perverse institution undermined possibilities for the Enlightenment subject not simply for those of African descent but for all people complicit in the imperial project.

Close, Distant, Personal, Historical: The Elements of Reading Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Over the last decade, there has been an eruption of scholarly interest in the practices, methodologies, and techne of reading. Best and Marcus’s surface reading—which has influenced a broad sweep of New Formalist criticism—emerged alongside distant reading, one of the major interpretive paradigms of the digital humanities. The development of these twenty-first-century movements has been matched by renewed interest in twentieth-century formalisms, including the history of the New Criticism and the proto-neuroscientific approaches to reading taken by critics such as I.A. Richards.

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