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Announcing the 2019 First Book Institute: Call for Applications

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Announcing  

The 2019 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2019

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association's 30th annual conference, Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019 (deadline 1/15/2019)

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2019 ALA. We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings’ work or life. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

 

Transatlantic Studies Association 18th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Transatlantic Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Transatlantic Studies Association
18th Annual Conference
University of Lancaster
8-10 July 2019

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited for the 2019 Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference.

Plenary guests confirmed include:

 Professor Brian Ward (Northumbria University)

“The Beatles in Miami, 1964: Race, Class and Gender in the Atlantic World

AND

Professor Kevin Hutchings (University of Northern British Columbia)

Open Topic Comics Panel at American Literature Association 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Comics and Graphic Narratives Circle at the American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle

American Literature Association
30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 

Call for Papers: 

The Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle welcomes abstracts for an open topic panelat the 2019 ALA conference in Boston. We especially encourage proposals that highlight new directions and trends in the study of American comics, graphic novels, webcomics and other forms of graphic narrative. Established and emerging scholars are invited to apply.

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre

The editors are seeking contributors for English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty, a four-volume series—intended for Palgrave Macmillan’s “Queenship and Power” series—that will provide short, focused, well-researched, and refereed biographies of all the English consorts since the Conquest.

CFP for Conference Moving Geographies: Literatures of Travel and Migration

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:35am
University of Nicosia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

EUROPEAN BEAT STUDIES NETWORK 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Nicosia, Oct 9-12, 2019

Call for Papers

Moving Geographies: Literatures of Travel and Migration

We invite submissions for papers, panels and roundtable discussions for the Eighth Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN), which will take place at the University of Nicosia (Nicosia, Cyprus) on October 9 – 12, 2019.

Liberal Education Conference May 16-18 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:34am
Mount Royal University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Some forecast a post-capitalist, post-scarcity economy in which employment is a sought-after luxury good. In this world, individuals have a guaranteed basic income and can freely pursue liberal studies as part of a flourishing life.    Others foresee a significant expansion of machine learning resulting in a world where wealth becomes even more highly concentrated in the hands of the machines’ owners. In that world, most individuals will eke out a living in a gig economy making use of soft skills derived from their liberal arts education. Artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, and a threat of a pervasive algorithcracy, will have profound implications for the meaning and purposes of liberal studies.

Metaphysical Masterpieces Study Days

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:32am
CIMA - Center for Italian Modern Art
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 27, 2019

 CALL FOR PAPERS 

Metaphysical Masterpieces Study Days

Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019

Center for Italian Modern Art

 

Keynote speaker: Mia Fuller, University of California – Berkeley

In Search of Asylum: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:31am
The University of Chicago Weissbourd Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

“In Search of Asylum: An Interdisciplinary Discussion”

The 2019 Weissbourd Conference

The University of Chicago

Conference Date: April 4-5, 2019

Abstracts due: January 10, 2019

 

International Conference of the Literary Society of Pakistan “Getting our Bearings Right: Literature, Society and Prosperity” 20-21 March 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:30am
Department of English, International Islamic University Islamabad
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference of the Literary Society of Pakistan

“Getting our Bearings Right: Literature, Society and Prosperity”

20-21 March 2019

To be hosted by:

Department of English

Faculty of Languages and Literature

International Islamic University Islamabad

Deleuze / Guattari Studies in Asia: 7th International Conference, Tokyo, 2019 21-23 June 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:29am
Koichiro KOKUBUN (Deleuze / Guattari Studies in Asia committee director)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deleuze / Guattari Studies in Asia: 7th International Conference, Tokyo, 2019 21-23 June 2019, University of Tokyo Komaba Campus, 3-8-1, Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN

THEME: War Machine, Conflict, Coexistence

Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:27am
Tara T. Green
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

  "Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora" This is a call for papers that offers analysis of Black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by Black artists, including film, literature, song, drama/theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of historical figures are also encouraged. Some topics to consider: How have Black people’s depictions of sexuality changed over time? How have Black people used forms of art to respond to the colonial or dominant “gaze”? How have Black people reclaimed their bodies from the “gaze”? How have Black people defined or redefined sexuality?

The Re/active Image

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:27am
NYU Cinema Studies Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

This call for papers is a call to re/action.

Speaking on the evolution and significance of black aesthetics throughout film, music, and history, Arthur Jafa recognizes an explicitly reactive dimension in black cultural production, one predicated on the treatment or transformation of given materials. He demonstrates that black creativity and artistic expression in the United States has been elementally shaped by—and in reaction to—the parameters and circumstances of chattel slavery and its violent legacies.

Call for Chapter Proposals: Series on Ecofeminism

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:25am
Gabrie'l J. Atchison, PhD/ Buffalo State College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

I am currently in the process of compiling a multivolume series on Ecofeminism. Professors, independent scholars and graduate students are welcome to propose a chapter for the collection. I am particularly interested in Eco-Womanist voices.

 

Introduction

Ellen Glasgow Society at ALA

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:24am
Ellen Glasgow Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019

The Ellen Glasgow Society seeks paper proposals for two sessions at the
30th Annual American Literature Association Conference.

 

Ellen Glasgow: Across the Canon I and II

Papers that explore any aspect of or work in Glasgow’s canon and career are welcome.  Studies of works historically lacking significant critical assessment are particularly welcome. The following titles suggest a variety of possible topics and approaches:

 

The Urban Ellen Glasgow

Glasgow as Travel Writer

Cross-Genre Analysis: Glasgow’s Fiction vs. Poetry

Glasgow and the Critical Tradition Surrounding Her Canon

Glasgow Family Values

Glasgow and Animal Studies

Resisting Otherwise: Mobilizing Submerged Perspectives in Global Social Ecologies--ASLE 2019 Panel

updated: 
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:53am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), June 26-30, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Resisting Otherwise: Mobilizing Submerged Perspectives in Global Social Ecologies

Ends on December 15, 2018

 

Organizers:  Katherine Hummel (hummel@umich.edu) and Constanza Contreras (cbcontre@umich.edu), University of Michigan

Planned Format:  Roundtable (5-6 Presenters) 

Literary Tourgée

updated: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 9:28am
Literary Tourgée Conference at the Chautauqua Institution
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

"Literary Tourgée"

Conference at Chautauqua Institution

Sept 27-29, 2019

Inquiries to Sandra Gustafson (gustafson.6@nd.edu)

Proposal Deadline 15 January 2019

 

Inviting proposals for panels and individual submissions

Proposal deadline:  15 January 2019

IDEA 2019 Gaziantep The 13th International Conference on Literature, Language and Cultural Studies

updated: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 5:11am
Gaziantep University, Department of English Language & Literature & The English Language & Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

           13th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 24-26, 2019

 

The Conference will be jointly hosted by Gaziantep University, Department of English Language & Literature & The English Language & Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA)

                                                                           

                     The Conference will address topics from the fields of

                                                                               

                              Literature

Playing at the Boundaries: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Play in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture, September 12-14

updated: 
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:54am
Centre for Research in Children's Literature at the University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Confirmed Keynotes:

Marah Gubar – Associate Professor, MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Paul Ramchandani – LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning, The University of Cambridge Faculty of Education

Telling & Retelling Stories: (Re)imagining Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 12:08am
The Pop Culture Consortium, Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Update (11/30/2018):

The deadline for this CFP has been extended to Friday, December 7, 2018. We look forward to reading your workshop, roundtable, panel, or paper proposal soon! Please send any proposals and/or queries to kinoclub313wsu@gmail.com

 

Update (11/18/2018): 

The Desert and the USA

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:12pm
Université Bretagne Sud/South Brittany, Lorient, France
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

International transdisciplinary symposium organized by HCTI (EA 4249) November 21-23, 2019 at the Université Bretagne Sud in Lorient, South Brittany, France.

“The Desert and the USA” 

Text & Image in the Long Eighteenth Century: An Everyday Spectacle

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:40pm
The Enlightenment Group Symposium Series (6), Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

 

The long Eighteenth Century is the time when ocular-centric thought established itself in Western society. Images and illustrations permeated textual spaces to the point that few books were printed without illustrations. From arts to sciences via fiction and geographic literature, the eighteenth-century citizen was therefore exposed to wide array of visual and textual combinations as part of his/her everyday life.

This one-day symposium will be held at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada on March 8, 2019.

 For its 6th symposium, the Enlightenment Group welcomes 20-minute paper proposals engaging with:

-          Visual culture

-          Iconography

Engaging Fictions: Aesthetic Orientations and Reception of Novel

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:37pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

 

Engaging Fictions: Aesthetic Orientations and Reception of Novel

 

Mineral Transformation and Resource Extraction: Pasts, Presents and Futures

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:34pm
Transformations: Journal of Media, Culture and Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

CFP Issue 33: Mineral Transformation and Resource Extraction: Pasts, Presents and Futures

Editors: Grayson Cooke and Sally Babidge

Grayson Cooke is Associate Professor in Media Stuides in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia.

Sally Babidge is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology in the School of Social Science at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Transformations: Journal of Media, Culture and Technology is an independent peer-reviewed academic journal.

General Editor: Warwick Mules, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Arts and Social Science, Southern Cross University

CFP for Conference Moving Geographies: Literatures of Travel and Migration

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:31pm
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

EUROPEAN BEAT STUDIES NETWORK 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Nicosia, Oct 9-12, 2019

Call for Papers

Moving Geographies: Literatures of Travel and Migration

We invite submissions for papers, panels and roundtable discussions for the Eighth Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN), which will take place at the University of Nicosia (Nicosia, Cyprus) on October 9 – 12, 2019.

The Stephen Graham Jones Society CFP for the American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:29pm
The Stephen Graham Jones Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Stephen Graham Jones Society is seeking contributors for an inaugural American Literature Association panel for the 2019 meeting comprised of established scholar's who have publication experience with recent or ongoing scholarship or teaching related to Jones' ever-expanding body of texts. Proposals that examine literary, philosophical, cultural, or historical aspects of Jones' fiction are especially welcomed. Please submit abstracts of 200-250 words, along with information on relevant publications and/or pedagogies to Billy J.

Making Monsters: Figures of Monstrosity in Literature, Culture and Identity

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:29pm
Rutgers University-Camden English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Making Monsters: Figures of Monstrosity in Literature, Culture and Identity

Rutgers University–Camden EGSA Graduate Conference, April 6th 2019

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