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Yuri Falik: Metamorphoses of Life and Work

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:52pm
Yuri Falik: Metamorphoses of Life and Work/ International Musicological Conference and Roundtable/ST. PETERSBURG COMPOSERS UNION, SAINT-PETERSBURG RIMSKY-KORSAKOV STATE CONSERVATORY, RUSSIAN MUSIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT LINYI UNIVERSITY (CHINA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

 

ST. PETERSBURG COMPOSERS UNION

 

SAINT-PETERSBURG RIMSKY-KORSAKOV STATE CONSERVATORY

 

RUSSIAN MUSIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT LINYI UNIVERSITY (CHINA)

 

 

International Musicological Conference and Roundtable

 

Yuri Falik: Metamorphoses of Life and Work

 

dedicated to the memory of Y. A. Falik (1936–2009)

 

December 13th -15th 2019

The Writer's Vice: Alcohol and the American Writer, 1940-70

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:46pm
Mark Noon / NEMLA Conference 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel seeks papers addressing the impact of alcohol on American authors from 1940 to 1970. Is it true, as Susan Cheever has argued in Drinking in America: Our Secret History, that being a writer during this period "almost always meant getting drunk" and that "[a]lcoholism laid waste to the most talented American writers of the mid-twentieth century" ? The panel will work to separate the myths from the reality regarding the many writers who struggled with alcohol during the period. It will also assess the impact of alcohol on the quality of writing and its impact on the talent of writers.

Toni Morrison: The Emancipation Proclamation of the English Language

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:41pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 4, 2019

In the documentary, The Pieces I Am by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, David Carrasco calls Toni Morrison, “the Emancipation Proclamation of the English language.” The parallelism he conjures between the historical document and grandeur that is Morrison hints at the idea that she could do what Abraham Lincoln’s indenture could not: Toni Morrison frees black people from fake identities. Laced with the assurance that if others knew what she knows,—that prejudice exists in a hyperreality created by those who need it in order to define their purpose—black people will not accept perceived realities as their own; that their lives have meaning, and their stories can take center stage.

Vision, Voice, and Vocation: Arts and Theology in a Climate for Change

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:20pm
Art/s and Theology Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

This four-day event will provide a unique conversation space for artists, performers, creatives, academics, and activists, to consider the vital role of the imagination in today’s complex climates – social, cultural, environmental, political, racial, religious, spiritual, intellectual, etc.

It will also invite conversation around further questions: What kinds of change? What are the grounds and manner of hope, transformation, and resilience? What might the arts and theology have to contribute to such discourse and action, if anything? How do we attend to the margins of this discussion, and speak and act more holistically as communities of change?

Practicing Evidence – Evidencing Practice. Conference and Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:15pm
Technical University of Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Practicing Evidence – Evidencing Practice.  How is (Scientific) Knowledge Validated, Valued and Contested?

International Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop.  19-21st February, 2020, Munich

On the Move: Performativity, Identity and Cultural Practice in Digital Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:15pm
Royal Anthropological Institute London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Panel MV07: On the Move: Performativity, Identity and Cultural Practice in Digital Culture.

Royal Anthropological Institute with British Academy/British Museum/Royal Geographical Society/SOAS University of London
4-7 June 2020 London/UK

Rethinking the French Classroom: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Diversity and Inclusion

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:15pm
E. Nicole Meyer / Augusta University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Rethinking the French Classroom:  Innovative Approaches to Teaching Diversity and Inclusion

 

Call for Contributors to a volume of essays edited by E. Nicole Meyer and Eilene Hoft-March

 

 

Simone de Beauvoir: Decay and Renewal, call for contributors for volume

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:15pm
E. Nicole Meyer / Augusta University and Arline Cravens / Saint Louis University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Simone de Beauvoir:  Decay and Renewal

Call for Contributors to a volume of essays edited by E. Nicole Meyer and Arline Cravens

 

Southern Expatriates

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:14pm
The Southern Quarterly: A Journal of Arts & Letters in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Special Issue Call for Papers:

Southern Expatriates

 

Publication Schedule: Volume 57, numbers 3/4 (Spring/Summer 2020)

 

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2020

 

The Digital South

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:14pm
The Southern Quarterly: A Journal of Arts & Letters in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Special Issue Call for Papers:

The Digital South

 

 

Guest Editors: Vernon Burton and Jozefien De Bock, Clemson University

 

Publication Schedule: Volume 58, number 1 (Fall 2020)

 

Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019

 

Kalamazoo ICMS 2020: Whatever Happened to Baby Cain?

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:11am
University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

We're still looking for papers!

Whatever Happened to Baby Cain?

Childhood Unbound, Childhood Tamed, Childhood Eternal

Growing up is a perennial feature of human societies. While anxieties surrounding childhood are universal, the manifestations of these concerns vary between cultures. This series of sessions proposes to shed light upon the nexus of ambiguity surrounding the medieval child, as depicted in contemporaneous literature. We invite abstracts for papers that will explore the representation of childhood in texts of any language, genre, and period within the Middle Ages. Topic may include, but are not limited to:

Flying University Network 2019 Winter Scholar's Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:22pm
Flying University Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

$1000 in Cash and Prizes! $500 for First Place. $250 for Second Place. $150 for Third Place. $100 for Best Logo Submission! Awards will be announced at the end of the conference!!!

Submitted by Steven Harkness, Lousiana State University of Shreveport

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Extended Deadline).

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:42pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 25, 2019

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Extended Deadline).

 

Edited by Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University),

Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Cathedra of Film and Literature

http://artes.filo.uba.ar/la-literatura-de-las-artes-combinadas-ii

 

Technical Writing at CEA (3/26-28/2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:42pm
Linda Di Desidero/ College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers: Technical Writing at CEA 2020

 

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on all areas of Technical Writing for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Conference Theme

Grammar / Linguistics at CEA 3/26-3/28/20

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:42pm
Linda Di Desidero/ College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers: Grammar and Linguistics at CEA 2020

 

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on all areas of Grammar/Linguistics for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Conference Theme

Reminder: The Power and Limits of Narrative in Opposing Injustice

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:42pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This CFP is for a seminar session at the 2020 NeMLA Convention. The convention will be held March 5-8, 2020, at the Marriott Copley Place, Boston.

The Power and Limits of Narrative in Opposing Injustice

Literature, film, and other forums for bearing witness to injustice can create space for voices that have been silenced. They can lead to the recognition of people subjected to human rights violations. As such, narratives of witness have the power to connect people across divisions of nation, culture, and experience. They may contribute to shared national and even transnational identities.

CFP: International Journal of James Bond Studies 3(1)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:39pm
International Journal of James Bond Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

   The International Journal of James Bond Studies is now accepting submissions for Volume 3.

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:39pm
Center for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

                                                              Callf or Submissions

                                               Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies

Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies (JSAHS), sponsored by the Center for American Studies of Sichuan Province and managed by the School of Foreign Languages at Southwest Jiaotong University in Southwest China, is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually in June and December by Sichuan People’s Publishing House, China.

Feminist Theologies in American Literature - NeMLA

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:50am
American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Northeast Modern Language Association

Boston, March 5-8, 2020

Feminist Theologies in American Literature (*DEADLINE APPROACHING*)

The American Religion and Literature Society seeks proposals for presentations on literary expressions of feminist theologies broadly construed. We welcome presentations on any period, genre, or form of American literature, and those regarding any religious orientation. We particularly encourage papers on works of literature 

-       that examine the power, enfranchisement, religious ideas, and practices of women

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:58pm
Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

                                                                                                      Call for Submissions

                                                                                      Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies

Complicity [ACLA 2020]

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 5:40pm
Anirban Gupta-Nigam | UC Humanities Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

In recent years, subtle discussions of beneficiaries (Bruce Robbins), bystanders (Robert Meister), spectators (Luc Boltanski), and implicated subjects (Michael Rothberg) have drawn attention to the political, ethical, and aesthetic imperatives emanating from occupying positions of complicity in structures propped up by historical injustice. While much of this scholarship zeroes in on atrocities and events of historical significance, Robbins and Meister, at least, also wedge open space for considering complicity at the level of everyday life. What does it mean for someone to feel depressed by diagnosis of climate catastrophe? To feel overwhelmed by capitalism? To desire escape routes in the face of resurgent racist nationalisms around the world?

WAR MEMORIES (2020) Sharing War Memories – From the Military to the Civilian

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:33pm
Le Mans University (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

24, 25 & 26 June 2020 (Le Mans University, France)
WAR MEMORIES (2020)
Sharing War Memories – From the Military to the Civilian

International Conference initiated by  Professor Renée Dickason (Université Rennes 2), Professor  Stéphanie Bélanger (Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario) and Professor Delphine Letort (Le Mans Université)

https://warmem2020.sciencesconf.org/data/pages/CFP_warmem_2020_EN.pdf

Routledge Companion to Masculinity in American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:29pm
Lydia R. Cooper & Joanna Conings - Creighton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

Masculinity—that hard to define notion of “being a man” or “acting like a man”—is largely understood through cultural expectations and images of masculine performance. Masculinity can seem nebulous, but literary and popular cultural representations of the idea help to solidify it both as a concept and as an identity. Westerns, noir, thrillers, war narratives, working class narratives, and even apocalyptic films and novels have shaped our definitions not only of what it means to be a man, or to be masculine, but indeed what it means to be American. 

 

The Art of Spiritual Friendship

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:29pm
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

16-17 October 2020

Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature

Dallas Baptist University

 

Dr. Paul Wadell, Keynote Speaker

Dr. Wadell currently teaches philosophy, Christian ethics, and theology at St. Norbert College. He is the author of The Christian Moral Life—Faithful Discipleship for a Global Society, co-authored with Patricia Lamoureux (2010); The Moral of the Story: Learning from Literature about Human and Divine Love (2003); and Becoming Friends: Worship, Justice, and the Practice of Christian Friendship (2002), as well as other books.

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