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plsj special issue on cinema

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:42am
Farideh Pourgiv
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

 

The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 8) on cinema in Iran to be published in 2019. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following topics:

  1. Film in Popular Culture
  2. Literature and Film (Film Adaptation)
  3. Gender Studies  
  4. Iranian Cinema in International Realm
  5. Social Issues (War, clash of classes,…)
  6. Children’s Movies and Animated Cartoons
  7. Ecofilms and Ecocritical Perspectives
  8. Movie Business and Studios

Deadline for submission of papers is November 2018.

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:41am
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The editors of the journal Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research welcome essays and book reviews for consideration. Please refer to RECTR’s website for full submission guidelines: rectrjournal.org. General queries and article submissions may be sent to editors@rectrjournal.org

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published under the auspices of the department of English at Valdosta State University. The journal features scholarship on late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British and European drama and staging. Issues contain articles, theatre reviews, book reviews, and occasional interviews.

Deadline Extended: The Material Politics of Feeling in Contemporary American Literature (PAMLA18)

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:40am
Alex Miller/University of Washington Tacoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique.  How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?

Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame

updated: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:57pm
University at Buffalo
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame Venue: University at BuffaloDates: 28-29th September Call for Papers
If we can infer anything from the myth of our expulsion from Paradise, it is that we humans are, or ought to be, ashamed of ourselves. Awareness of shame seems inherent to our social existence, and forms one intractable legacy of our self-awareness as a species. As self-conscious animals, we see ourselves in ways most animals do not, and we do not like all that we see. 

CFP: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Session (PAMLA)

updated: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 3:22pm
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies sessions. The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2018

updated: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:58am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

“Constructing and Controlling Indigenous Identity Through Place: ‘Location, Location, Location’”

updated: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:42am
Bernadette V. Russo/Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENSION: July 15, 2018

Scholarly Submissions

Indigenous identity is connected to place, perhaps rooted most strongly in the relationship between place and self rather than simply the location itself. In the chapter “A Better World Becoming: Placing Critical Indigenous Studies” appearing in Aileen Moreton’s essay collection Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations, Daniel Heath Justice explains that, “Belonging is about being woven into the fabric of the land and its legacies, accepting the knowledge that your future is a shared future . . .” (26).

PUNKADEMIA: Spaces and Access

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 2:13pm
Dr. Matthew Ussia / Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

DEADLINE IMMINENT

New Transnational Latinx Perspectives on Ana Castillo

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:26pm
Bernadine Hernandez, University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

CFP

New Transnational Latinx Perspectives on Ana Castillo 

Edited by Karen Roybal and Bernadine Hernández

 

Octavia E Butler & Religion--Edited Volume

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:55am
Dr. Shelby Crosby/Dr. Aparajita Nanda
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Octavia Butler and Religion

 

Octavia E. Butler burst onto the science fiction literary scene with the publication of her first novel, The Patternmaster, in 1976. Her work continued to transform and develop the field in remarkable ways until her death in 2006. From creating worlds of powerful telepaths, alien beings looking to “trade” with humans to advance their civilization or creating a religion that fosters and encourages its followers to believe that “God is change,” Butler’s talent is astounding and groundbreaking.

 

Early Modern English Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:38am
Aletria: Revista de Estudos de Literatura is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, sponsored by the Graduate Program in Literary Studies of the School of Letters of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) since 1993.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE

Call for paper: Aletria v. 28, n.3 (2018) – Early Modern English Literature

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.

Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canada) and Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)

East-West Literary Relations

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

East-West Literary Relations Presiding Officer: Mike Sugimoto, Pepperdine University

We seek proposals highlighting the literary connections between East and West with particular interest in cross-disciplinary approaches exploring literary topics or methodologies within the fields of history, philosophy, religion, or film.

 

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Fictions of Forgotten Families

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:28am
Modern Language Association International Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Lisbon, Portugal – July 23-25, 2019

 

What do you imagine when you hear the word “family?” How do our traditionally nuclear imaginings of family serve to marginalize non-normative formations of family and kinship? Which iterations of family get left out of discourses of family values, are subjected to hate speech, or are somehow forgotten when the mainstream media talks about family?

 

Books and Bodies in Early Modern England - RSA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:27am
Jillian Linster (University of South Dakota) and Harry Newman (Royal Holloway, University of London)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Books and Bodies in Early Modern England

Organizers: Jillian Linster (University of South Dakota) and Harry Newman (Royal Holloway, University of London)

For a proposed panel at RSA 2019 (Toronto, March 17-19)

Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:26am
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

“Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South”

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 90

Birmingham, AL / Nov. 2-4

The Exhibition: Histories, Practices and Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:25am
Revista de História da Arte (IHA/FCSH/NOVA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

 

THE EXHIBITION: HISTORIES, PRACTICES AND POLITICS
will be the next issue of Revista de História da Arte (IHA-FCSH-NOVA)

 

Modern Mythologies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:22am
Loughborough University, London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Modern Mythologies Conference

Loughborough University, London Campus

September 19-21, 2019

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: May 30, 2019                                         

Fashion as Expression and Activism

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:17pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fashion as Expression and Activism

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 2018 Conference

November 2-4, 2018 in Birmingham, AL

Co-Chairs:

Dr. Loretta Clayton, Middle Georgia State University

Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University

10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:05pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS 

The 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 21-22, 2018 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The 2018 conference theme, “Once Upon a Time in Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring Louisiana’s long and continued relationship with narrative. Presentation proposals on any aspect of Louisiana narratives, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

UPDATE: Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 1:38pm
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference, Nov. 9-11
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

PAMLA Conference - Bellingham, WA

November 9-11, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 27, 2018

Do you have exciting things to say about place in American literature? Of course you do! Want to discus them in beautiful Bellingham, WA? Why wouldn't you! 

EXTENDED DEADLINE—Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:43am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA - SAMLA 90 November 2-4, 2018

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:17pm
Mahwash Shoaib/SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Deadline Extended: June 17, 2018

The SAMLA 90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, from November 2-4, 2018.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of social and political activism. Papers are invited that explore the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities in literary and cultural texts as reflections of grassroots or macropolitical movements.

Queering the U.S. South

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:08pm
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

For the annual conference of the South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) in Birmingham, AL November 2-4, 2018. 

Literature of / about the Christian Right

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:18pm
Christianity & Literature (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Special Issue of Christianity & Literature

 

“Literature of / about the Christian Right” 

Guest Editor: Christopher Douglas (University of Victoria)

 

The Times ‘best-seller’ list was misleading. Evangelical books were often outselling the Times’ best-sellers. But the paper did not bother to count sales in religious bookstores. The people hurt most weren’t evangelical authors (our books sold anyway); rather, the losers were Democratic Party leaders and other liberal readers of the ‘paper of record’ who were blindsided by subsequent events. The Times’ readers were not given a heads-up about what was going on ‘out there.’ 

– Frank Schaeffer, Crazy for God

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Museums and Storytelling'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Museum and Storytelling
Presiding Officer: Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Literature & the Other Arts'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Claire Daigle, San Francisco Art Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Literature & the Other Arts
Presiding Officer: Claire Daigle, San Francisco Art Institute
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Creative Writing: Short Plays'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
M. Thomas Gammarino, Punahou School
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Creative Writing: Short Plays
Presiding Officer: M. Thomas Gammarino, Punahou School
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

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