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Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Cinema (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:22pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Cinema

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Politics (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:21pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Politics

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Esotericism & Occultism FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 2020, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:19pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED AGAIN!

Esotericism & Occultism

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 24, 2019

Climate, Culture, and Capital: Conversations and Conflicts

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:35pm
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Climate, Culture, and Capital: Conversations and Conflicts

April 18, 2020

University of Massachusetts Amherst 

English Graduate Organization Conference

Can the climate crisis be represented? To what ends do art and critique engage with extinction? How can the humanities engage with environmental concerns ensuring the continued visibility of structural inequalities and disparities of power? What is nature? What is the human? 

How to Do Things with Worlds

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:21am
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

How to Do Things with Worlds

Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington

 Conference Dates: April 10 & 11, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 16, 2019 [UPDATED]

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Plumly

Assistant Professor of German, Lawrence University

 

“A ‘world’ need not be a construction of a whole society. It may be a construction of a tiny portion of a particular society. It may be inhabited by just a few people. Some ‘worlds’ are bigger than others.”

- Maria Lugones, “Playfulness, ‘World’-Travelling, and Loving Perception” (1987)

 

Post-Magical Realist Worlds: Contemporary Postcolonial Storytelling Modes, Critiques, and Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 7:24am
Dr. Justyna Poray-Wybranowska, Ryerson University, and Dr. Agata Mergler, York University.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

CFP for a session at the CCLA/ACLC conference at Congress 2020
May 31-June 2, University of Western Ontario
https://complit.ca/2019/10/07/cfp-sessional-proposal-congress-2020/

Post-Magical Realist Worlds: Contemporary Postcolonial Storytelling Modes, Critiques, and Perspectives

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference CFP - Illinois

updated: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:40am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference - Call for Papers

Call for Proposals and Participation
20/20: Taking the Long View
56th Allerton English Articulation Conference

April 15-16, 2020

In cooperation with Northern Illinois University Continuing and Professional Education and the statewide Allerton Planning Committee, NIU’s Department of English is pleased to announce the 56th Allerton English Articulation Conference, to be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16, 2020.

International Seminar on Persian-Arabic Poetics and South Asian Literatures: Readings, Recoveries and Re-orientations

updated: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:33am
Comparative Literature Association of India
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

International Seminar to be organized by

Comparative Literature Association of India

in collaboration with the

College of Commerce, Arts and Science, Patna

on

“Persian-Arabic Poetics and South Asian Literatures: Readings, Recoveries and Re-orientations”

March 20-23, 2020

 

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 1

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 3:42pm
Jonathan P Jones, PhD / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 1

ISSN: 1552-5236

 

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 1 looks to engage members of the global Educational Theatre community in dialogue around current research and practice. This call for papers is released in anticipation of the publication of ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 2. The submission deadline for Volume 7, Issue 1 is extended to December 15, 2019.

Submissions should fall under one of the following categories:

2020 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference: Thresholds and Threshold Concepts

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:52pm
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020

2020 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference 

Thresholds and Threshold Concepts 

Saturday, February 29, 2019

 

Call for Papers: 

In a physical sense, a threshold is the bottom of a doorway that must be crossed to enter into a room. Kathleen Blake Yancey views threshold concepts as the “articulation of shared beliefs” that leads to the “modification, extension, and boundary marking” of spaces in social, professional, academic and other communities. Threshold concepts are entry points of knowledge that impact ideas and participants in discourse communities.

 

A Century of Broadcasting: Preservation and Renewal (RPTF Conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:52pm
Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) of the Library of Congress
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

A Century of Broadcasting: Preservation and Renewal

Conference Dates: Oct 22-24, 2020

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Proposal Deadline: Dec. 1, 2019

Call for Papers

The Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) of the Library of Congress invites applications for papers, panels, moderated discussions and workshops for a conference marking the centenary of broadcasting in the United States.

Negotiating Boundaries: Early Modern Texts and Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:51pm
The London Shakespeare Centre & Shakespeare’s Globe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 29, 2019

The London Shakespeare Centre & Shakespeare’s Globe Second Graduate Conference

 

Negotiating Boundaries: Early Modern Texts and Cultures

 14-15 February 2020

  

 Shakespeare’s Globe King’s College London

 

Kipling Society panel at Victorian Popular Fiction Association 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:49pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

Abstracts are sought for a panel at the twelfth annual Victorian Popular Fiction Association Conference, to be held 15-17 July 2020 at the University of Greenwich. The panel will be under the auspices of the Kipling Society and welcomes submissions related to all aspects of Kipling’s life and works. Possible topics could include but are by no means limited to:

 

-Poetry

-Kipling and celebrity

-Fiction and non-fiction

-Politics in Kipling’s life and work, Kipling’s involvement in politics

-Colonial contemporaries: Alice Perrin, Maud Diver, Bithia Mary Croker

-Journalism

-Kipling’s influences, Kipling’s influence on others

Masculinities in TRANSition

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:49pm
American Men's Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

AMSA 2020:“Masculinities in Transition”

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado recognizes that UNC occupies the land of the Ute, Cheyenne, and Arapaho peoples. Further, we acknowledge that 48 tribes have historic ties to the space that now claims the state of Colorado.

DATES: March 19-22, 2020

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: DEC 1st, 2019

The 2020 Sam Femiano Lecture in Men’s Studies to be given by Dr. Miriam Abelson

Internet, Humor, and Nation in Latin/x America

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:49pm
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

Call for Contributions
Internet, Humor, and Nation in Latin/x America Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Juan Poblete (Editors)

Voices of Change: Presents, Pasts and Futures of Activism and Protest in Europe

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:48pm
14th Annual Conference of the Graduate Centre for Europe (GCfE) at the University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

GCfE 14th Annual ConferenceVoices of Change: Presents, Pasts and Futures of Activism and Protest in Europe21-22 May 2020, University of BirminghamCall for papers

In recent years, Europe has witnessed the rise of various protest movements: Extinction Rebellion, the Yellow Vests in France, “Stop the Coup” protest in the UK, to name but a few. These protests were fuelled by the deterioration of the social, political and environmental situation in Europe and the rest of the world, as well as by citizens’ increasing demands for social, political and environmental justice.

«Dall’ombre al chiaro lume» - The Enigma and its declensions in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:48pm
Doctoral Conference - University of Padua
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

The International Doctoral Conference at the University of Padua is an interdisciplinary and bilingual forum which takes place every year. This year the conference is open to PhD students, researchers and scholars interested in the topic of literary and linguistic enigmas from a broader historical and socio-cultural perspective.

Agreeing with Fortini (1991), the difference between obscurity and complexity lies on the nature of “darkness”, which «cannot and must ever not be […] ‘won’ or ‘overcome’ since its raison d’être lies in being […] a particular kind of ‘figure of speech’». In fact, complexity implies at least one chance of effectively decoding the hidden meaning.

Independent Libraries as the 'Great Good Place'

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:45pm
Independent Libraries Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 22, 2020

In the heart of their communities and repositories of some of the most independent cultural collections in the UK, independent libraries are social, educational, working spaces which deliver numerous personal benefits to those who use them. This year’s theme is inspired by Ray Oldenburg’s The Great Good Place (1989), in which Oldenberg discusses the desirable ‘third place’: public places where anyone can gather and interact. Unlike the first place (home) and the second place (work), third spaces offer inexpensive access to discussion, pleasure, and community, leading to social cohesion, civic engagement, and the wellbeing that comes from a sense of place. Third spaces can be cafes, main streets, coffeehouses, beer gardens…

FOMO 2020: Exploring What's Missing

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:28pm
George Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

FOMO 2020 -- Exploring What’s Missing

Keynote Address by Prof Ashon Crawley, UVA (bio below)

28 February 2020, 9am-4pm (lunch and refreshments provided)

The George Washington University in the National Churchill Library and Center

Hosted by: The English Graduate Student Association at GWU

 

Autofiction in the Age of the Self(ie)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:28pm
Special issue of English Studies in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Call for papers: Autofiction in the Age of the Self(ie)

Special Issue of English Studies in Canada

 

Deadline for abstracts: January 15, 2020

Deadline for final essays (6000-9000 words): August 15, 2020

Submit to: mbloom@glendon.yorku.ca

Certainty and Ambiguity: Essays on the Moral Imagination of Mystery Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:28pm
John J. Han, C. Clark Triplett, & Matthew Bardowell / Missouri Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The editors seek previously unpublished critical essays for a new volume tentatively entitled Certainty and Ambiguity: Essays on the Moral Imagination of Mystery Fiction.  Perhaps one reason for the enduring appeal of mystery fiction is that it speaks to a deep longing in readers for that which often gets lost in modern/postmodern culture: to know what is true and just.  In a society that often seems devoid of order, the reader desires, even demands, a clear verdict for wrongdoing and injustice and a vindication for innocent victims. This yearning in avid mystery readers points to the need for moral stories.

Change in Motion: Environment, Migration, and Mobilities

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:28pm
University of California, Berkeley, GHI Pacific Regional Office, Zolberg Institute on Mobility and Migration
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Academics, journalists, NGOs, and institutions of global governance increasingly speak of ‘environmental migrants’ and ‘climate refugees.’ But what separates an environmental migrant or climate refugee from another migrant, refugee, or asylum-seeker? If the focus is on the prefix, our primary legal framework for making sense of cross-border migration—the United Nations 1951 Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol—does not acknowledge the effects of climate change as a legitimate ground for refugee status.

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