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31st International Conference of SELIM

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 1:07pm
Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

SELIM 31 | University of Valladolid, 19-21 September 2019


CALL FOR PAPERS

The Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature, and the local Organising Committee, cordially invite members of the Society and all scholars interested in the field to send their contributions for its 31st International Conference, which will be held at the University of Valladolid, Spain, on 19-21 September 2019.

The organisers welcome individual paper proposals dealing with any aspect of

40 Years of Thatcherism? - Conference and Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:52pm
The Thatcher Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

6-7 June 2019 at the University of Derby

40 YEARS OF THATCHERISM?

2019 Thatcher Network Conference in partnership with the ESRC Thatcher’s Legacy project

Keynote Speaker: Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL)

Peterloo at 200: Histories, Narratives, Representations

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:51pm
Keats-Shelley House in Rome
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

The Peterloo Massacre has been dubbed “the bloodiest political event of the nineteenth century on English soil” (Poole 2007, 111). Its psychological, sociocultural and political reverberations reach far and wide. The approaching bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre calls for reappraisal and questioning through the (sometimes) distorting, yet revealing lens of narrative – that is, through the numerous ways in which Peterloo has been represented and retold in literature, art, on stage and on film. Writing about popular protest in 1819, John Gardner states that “Events are usually ephemeral and those present are often unclear about what actually happened.

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:49pm
Dr. Birgit Englert, Sigrid Thomsen, Immanuel Harisch
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Call for Papers for a volume to be submitted to Routledge

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

Editors:

Birgit Englert, Immanuel R. Harisch, Sigrid Thomsen

(University of Vienna, Research Platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies”)

 

Eco-literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:49pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring new environmental literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • Cli-fi

  • Eco-literature from the 1970s to the twenty-first century

  • Film and the environment

  • Ecological crimes

  • Consequences of global climate change on human politics

  • Eco-literature and/as activism

Literature of the American South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:48pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring Southern Literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • The American South in a global context

  • post-Katrina literature

  • New Southern Gothic

  • The South on Film

  • LGBTQ Southern identities

  • Appalachia and the opioid epidemic

  • Southern memoir

Call for Papers: Yonsei Journal of International Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:48pm
Yonsei Graduate School of International Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Papers, Essays, and Reviews
theyonseijournal.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Yonsei Journal of International Studies (YJIS) is a biannual interdisciplinary journal affiliated with the Center for International Studies and run by the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, South Korea. The YJIS welcomes submissions from all scholars, especially graduate students and junior professors that fall within the diverse field of International Studies.

We are currently accepting submissions for the upcoming 2019 Spring/Summer issue!

The 2nd Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:46pm
Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network/Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

The 2nd Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

Call for Papers

Royal Holloway, University of London

Senate House, London. May 31st, 2019.

Keynote speaker: Dr Gavan Lennon, Canterbury Christ Church University

(Author of Living Jim Crow: The Segregated Town in Mid-Twentieth Century Southern Fiction [Forthcoming])  

Queer White Trash (MLA-Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:44pm
Joy Hayward-Jansen (UMass, Amherst)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Seeking to propose: This panel solicits papers that interrogate queer constructions and genealogies of "white trash" in the U.S. and/or globally. Literary and interdisciplinary projects welcomed. Please submit 200-250 word abstracts and bios.

Writing Across the Curriculum (MMLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:44pm
Dr. Alissa Burger / Culver-Stockton College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Writing allows our students to consider multiple perspectives and take on a variety of different roles, from personal reflection to creative writing, rhetorical analysis, and professional discourses. This focus on writing roles and identities gives students the opportunity to explore and develop different parts of themselves, from self-reflection to becoming engaged citizens and mastering the skills they will need as professionals. Foregrounding the notion of duality and multiplicity in student writing opens the door to several different critical discourses in considering audience, purpose, and students’ engagement with multiple texts and argumentative positions central to their own research and writing.

Omni Gothic Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:43pm
South Central MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for papers, poems, prose on all aspects of The Gothic, whether African, Asian, Audio, Australian, Black, British, Caribbean, Comic Book, Early Modern, European, Filmic, Indigenous, Indian, LGBT, Medieval, Modernist, North/South American, Pop Culture, PostColonial, Romanticist, Southern, Victorian, Video Game, Web, Women’s, or any other unlisted. This panel is broadly defined in order to bring together the best of Gothic scholars, with the understanding that the Gothic is a multi-definitional genre and part and parcel of many genres, tones, constructions, ideologies, and concerns.

Academic Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:43pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring campus literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic satire

  • Campus murder mysteries

  • Academia and the bildungsroman

  • Campus culture and privilege

  • Gender and academia

  • Campuses on film

  • Literary representations of HBCUs

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:40pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences

2019 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Colloquium 

University of Maryland-College Park

April 5-6, 2019 

Keynote Speaker: Mabel Moraña, Washington University

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: JANUARY 25, 2019

AATI@Marist College: May 30 - June 2, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL For Papers

 

AATI  Conference 

 

30 maggio – 2 giugno, 2019

 

Marist College – Poughkeepsie, NY

 

L’AATI (American Association of Teachers of Italian) comunica che il prossimo convegno si terrà a Poughkeepsie, NY, dal 30 maggio al 2 giugno, 2019, presso Marist College. 

 

Call for essay proposals on teaching comic texts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
Bev Hogue/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

When comedy dominates popular culture so thoroughly that it’s difficult to distinguish spoofs from truths, when identities and relationships form and fumble on a foundation of comic memes, and when the powerful and the powerless wield comedy alternately as weapon or shield, it’s time for the academy to take comedy seriously. Teaching Comic Texts, edited by Bev Hogue, will examine how comic texts of many types can be deployed in classrooms, either as a topic of literary or cultural study or as a window into understanding other fields. In addition to exploring historical and theoretical contexts, essays in the volume will provide practical insights for teaching comic texts in a variety of disciplines.

EuroSEAS 2019 - Southeast Asian travelogues and global Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:38pm
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Southeast Asian travelogues and global Asia

This laboratory considers the ways in which travelogues by Southeast Asians articulated the concept of inter-Asian connections, thus prefiguring the term ‘global Asia.’ Examples include the study of early modern India and Southeast Asia by Chinese-language Nanyang (South Seas) historians in 1950s Singapore, as reflected in their travel memoirs, as well as the Malaccan writer and translator Munsyi Abdullah’s Bahasa chronicles of his voyages to Mecca and northern Malaysia in the late nineteenth century. We are interested in papers that engage in the following topics:

Empathy as Being Human in American Drama

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:38pm
Modern Language Association and American Theatre and Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Papers will consider how American theatre and drama of any period addresses empathy as part of the human experience. What notions of empathy are sedimented into traditional form(s) and/or by what practices do American plays re-humanize compassion for “the other?” Do American plays invite us to recognize “the other” in ourselves? How might empathy, compassion, and humanism help us to ask new questions regarding American theatre’s past, present, and future - such as how American plays refashion Classical ideas about dramatic catharsis? Conversely, panelists might pursue lines of inquiry, Brechtian or otherwise, which ask readers and audiences to consider a politicized theatrical “awakening” as an empathetic act.

"Crossing the Line" Sequitur Issue 5,2

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:33pm
Sequitur
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The editors of SEQUITUR, a graduate student journal published by the Department of History of Art & Architecture at Boston University, invite current graduate students  to submit content on the theme “Crossing the Line” for our Spring 2019 issue. Submissions should be sent to sequitur@bu.edu by February 15. You can find our CFP as well as more about our journal here: https://www.bu.edu/sequitur/. 

 

SEQUITUR Issue 5, 2

Spring 2019

CFP: “Crossing the Line”

Deadline: February 15

Teaching Graphic Narratives (MMLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:19pm
Dr. Alissa Burger / Culver-Stockton College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Teaching Graphic Narratives

Graphic narratives offer a wide variety of doubles and doppelgängers. Secret superhero identities and Gothic doubles create unique possibilities for exploring the self, power, perception, and the potential for other realities, while graphic narrative adaptations of a literary work highlight other ways of seeing and interacting with a text. Graphic narratives encompass worlds beyond fiction as well, with graphic memoirs and textbooks in a wide range of fields from rhetoric to literary theory, history, and science.

Vision and Sight in Children’s Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:16pm
Kate Slater
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

MLA 2020: Vision and Sight in Children’s Literature and Culture
Non-guaranteed session co-sponsored by the Children’s and Young Adult Literature forum and the Disability Studies forum 

Beyond Career Diversity: Supporting the Independent Scholar (MLA Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:15pm
Sarah Buchmeier, U of Illinois at Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 MLA Special SessionJanuary 9-12, 2020Seattle, WA  CALL FOR PROPOSALS As PhDs in the humanities increasingly find (and are increasingly encouraged to find) careers outside of the academy, this proposed special session for the 2020 MLA Convention aims to look beyond advising models and programmatic changes and asks how professional organizations like MLA or other academic adjacent institutions can support independent scholarship.  What stigma does the "independent scholar" label carry?

Katherine Mansfield: Inspirations and Influences

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:15pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Katherine Mansfield:  Inspirations and Influences
Jagiellonian University,  Krakow, Poland 5-7 July 2019

An international conference organised by the  Katherine Mansfield Society

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

Supported by Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Trnava University, Slovakia

 The New Zealand Embassy, Warsaw

and the University of Northampton, UK 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Professor Kirsty Gunn, University of Dundee, UK 

Further keynote speakers to be announced.

Special Issue: "Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:14pm
Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The journal, Humanities, is now accepting proposals for a special issue on "Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age."  The deadline for the proposal is Janauary 31, 2019.  

 

“What end is served in abstracting the glimmer of numinosity, the summons to awe…from its particular histories, institutions, communities, struggles?”

—Tracy Fessenden, “The Problem of the Postsecular”

Trust: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:13pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Trust: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
Saturday 31st August 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

We live in a time when manipulated images, partisan reporting, and allegations of ‘fake news’ make it increasingly difficult to determine whether individuals and institutions are worthy of our trust. Trust is akin to a leap of faith that depends on a combination of experience, intuition, bravery and sheer hope. As Alphonse Lingis observes, ‘[…] to trust you is to go beyond what I know and to hold on to the real individual that is you.” Interpersonal trust circumvents the uncertainties that may put relationships at risk and transforms these into the most wondrous of alliances as doubt turns to rapture.

CFP: Pinter Panel at MMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:11pm
The International Harold Pinter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The International Harold Pinter Society is seeking presentations for panels to be held at the MMLA in Chicago on 14-17 November 2019

(Re)Pinter: Riffs, Recreations, and Reproductions 

Katherine Mansfield's Bliss and Other Stories (1920)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:10pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 12 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

THE PEER-REVIEWED YEARBOOK OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

PUBLISHED BY EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

celebrating the centenary of the publication of

Katherine Mansfield’s

Bliss and Other Stories (1920)

 

Editors

Gerri Kimber, University of Northampton, UK

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