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MEMORY, AFFECTS AND EMOTIONS - International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:16am
InMind Support (Poland), University of Gdansk (Poland), Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Colombia)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

22, 23 October 2018 - Gdansk, Poland

Venue: Hotel Premium Gdańsk Focus Hotel****

Deadline for paper proposals: 20 September 2018

 

Organizers/ Scientific Committee:

InMind Support, Poland

Professor Wojciech Owczarski - University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora - Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia 

 

Master's tools, Master's House: Decolonizing Academic Enterprise

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:52am
Elif Sendur/ NeMLA 2019 Washington DC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

When invited to speak in “the Personal and the Political Panel" as a respondent at the New York University Institute of Humanities conference, Audre Lorde begins with indicating the arrogance of feminist theory to assume that black, third world, queer women would have nothing to contribute to the white , non-queer, privileged, first world discussion. When she uttered her now famous – so famous that one can order a t-shirt , a mug, various paraphernalia with this sentence on it- master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house, Audre Lorde is standing in the most controversial of places and times, confronting the very master in their own house.

Global Capitals: CFP for 2019 NeMLA panel

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:50am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Call for papers for a roundtable at the 2019 Northeast Modern Language Association conference in Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019. 
Deadline for Submission: September 30, 2018.

This panel will explore whether global city fiction is a viable category for global Anglophone fiction, and if so, whether the genre can facilitate revisions of dominant concepts in postcolonial or global studies. 

"The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series”

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:47am
"The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series”
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS “The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series”

We invite contributors to submit papers for the next issues of the “The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series”, a peer reviewed academic journal indexed in ICI Journals Master List, ERIH Plus and CEEOL.

Laying Bare the Text: From an Erotics of Art to Erotic Literature / Le texte mis à nu : de l’érotique de l’art à la littérature érotique

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:42am
Post-Scriptum.ORG journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Laying Bare the Text: From an Erotics of Art to Erotic Literature, Annual conference of the Post-Scriptum journal

 

Université de Montréal, April 25th-26th, 2019

 

Conference organized by Louis-Thomas Leguerrier, Laurence Sylvain and Marie-Eve Bradette

 

NeMLA 2019 session: Ability as Identity, Identity as Ability

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:33am
Scott DeShong/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

How is individual or collective identity constituted by, or articulated in terms of, ability(ies), broadly conceived? How is such identity expressed in opposition to its other(s), whether in- or dis-ability per se or a specific dis/in/differently abled other? What follows from such constitution or articulation?

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK: Legacies of Colonialism

updated: 
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 3:13pm
Dorothy Wang/"Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK" research group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

 

*** Updated CfP and Extended Deadline ***

 

Race and Poetics and Poetry in the UK:

Legacies of Colonialism

 

Saturday 27th-Sunday 28th October 2018

 

Keynote speaker: Professor Denise Ferreira da Silva, University of British Columbia, author of Toward a Global Idea of Race (2007) 

 

Queens’ College

University of Cambridge

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE--No More Room in Hell: A Half-Century of Undead Media

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 2:18pm
FMSGSO, University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Organization Annual Conference, University of Pittsburgh

No More Room in Hell: A Half-Century of Undead Media | September 28-29, 2018

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Sarah J. Lauro, University of Tampa, Department of English

Greco-Roman Myth in Literature and/or the Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 10:55am
Ronnie Ancona
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) has recently added Classics as a secondary area of inquiry under Comparative Literature.  Please consider submitting an abstract for a panel on Greco-Roman Myth in Literature and/or the Arts, which I will be chairing, for the 50th anniversary convention to be held in Washington DC March 21-24, 2019.

 

Since Classics is a new secondary area of inquiry for NeMLA, this session attempts to cast its net quite broadly. The intention is to appeal to classicists or others dealing with Greco-Roman literature, history, archaeology, and culture and its later reception for abstracts that will have wide appeal to the NeMLA audience.

“I’d Rather Be A Cyborg”: Posthuman and Feminist Approaches to Literary Conceptions of Bodies

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:56am
NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NeMLA 

Washington D.C.

March 19-23

From Donna Haraway’s “Cyborg” to Rosie Bradiotti’s “Vitruvian woman,” posthuman studies and feminist studies have both used images of the female body as tangible metaphors in order to disrupt and critique boundaries and binaries. This roundtable will explore 20th and 21st century literature that illuminates the entanglement and correspondence between posthuman and feminist discourses, specifically in the notion of the female or post-gender body.

Papers for this roundtable are invited to reflect the following questions through literary readings:

Vampire Studies (2019 PCA/ACA National Conference)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:27am
Lisa Nevarez and U. Melissa Anyiwo/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions which cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held in Washington, DC from April 17-20, 2019. We are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:

● The vampire on television (i.e. The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, The Strain)

● Recent vampire films, such as Byzantium, Only Lovers Left Alive, What We Do in the Shadows, and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

(Kalamazoo 2019) Making Time in Medieval Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:25am
Kaylin O'Dell (Suffolk University); Hannah Byland (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Making Time in Medieval Literature 

St. Francis Writers' Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:20am
University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

from current and prospective undergraduate students

27th Annual St. Francis Writers’ Conference

to be held at the
University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 17, 2018

featuring poet and editor Simone Muench as Keynote Speaker (https://www.simonemuench.com)

Please submit abstracts for papers or presentations or samples of creative writing no later than Sept. 30, 2018 in any of the following categories:

FABIENNE KANOR IN TRANSGRESSION: Documenting, Performing, Writing, and Filming the Insufferable A Multivolume Anthology

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:18am
Dr. Gladys M. Francis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

 

 

Fabienne Kanor in Transgression:

Documenting, Performing, Writing, and Filming the Insufferable

A Multivolume Anthology

 

This multivolume anthology project centers on Fabienne Kanor’s performance, literary, filmic and journalistic works through critical examinations of their embedded transgressive aesthetic.

 

Intended Focus:

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the College Writing Class

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:14am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to education that emphasizes inclusivity in the design of curricula, instructional strategies, and assessment. Inspired by a movement in architecture to create accessible built environments, the UDL framework is intended to foster learning environments that provide welcoming spaces for learners of all types, according to the premise that structural “accommodations” intended to benefit particular students (closed captioning on videos, digital copies of print documents, alternative assessments, etc.) enhance the learning environment for all students. Increasingly, the UDL model is influencing public policy and the pedagogical climate of educational institutions from elementary schools to colleges.

Re-conceptualizing Peer Assessment

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:09am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The practice of peer assessment encompasses various strategies ranging from peer review, peer editing, peer evaluation, peer tutoring, and peer critique, among others. With so many labels and definitions, it is no wonder the use of peer assessment techniques remains erratic and poorly defined. Continued widespread uncertainty over how students should provide feedback during the assessment phase of the writing process has resulted in the need for further analysis. Little has been done to standardize the way in which peer assessment is implemented. It remains necessary to identify the nature of the content of student feedback, the kind of assistance teachers can provide, and how students might better support one another.

Call for papers re-opened for collection of vintage science fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:08am
Ivy Roberts / Virginia Commonwealth University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018


The CFP for Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction, 1800-1925 (Mcfarland Press) has been re-opened! We are looking for short articles that introduce, contextualize, and / or put a critical lens up to science fiction written between 1800 and 1925 (Victorian era and the Machine age). Submit proposals by August 15. Please include your in your proposal a biography, and the title and author of the work that your essay will examine.

 

Failed Cinema

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:05am
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

 

Conference Dates: October 18th-19th, 2018.

Keynote Speaker: Richard T. Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside

Deadline for Submissions: August 1st, 2018

 

Interrupting Globalisation: Heterotopia in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:03am
Simon Ferdinand, Irina Souch and Daan Wesselman (the University of Amsterdam)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Call for Chapters

Confirmed contributors:

Kevin Hetherington, author of Badlands of Modernity: Heterotopia and Social Ordering

Lieven De Cauter, editor of Heterotopia and the City: Public Space in a Postcivil Society

 

Editors: Simon Ferdinand, Irina Souch and Daan Wesselman (the University of Amsterdam)

Keywords: heterotopia, globalisation, discourse, space, art, literature, film, popular culture

Diasporic Spaces

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 8:26am
Jude V. Nixon, Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

For NeMLA 50th Annual Conference, 21-24 March 2019, in Washington, DC, this session is seeking proposals exploring Diasporic Spaces in keeping with the theme of the conference, Transnational Spaces: Intersections of Culture, Language and People. The diaspora is an important cultural phenomenon in the formation of national identities and opposing attempts to develop forms of transnationalism. Categories such as national identity, migration, exile, war, colonialism, post-colonialism, race, and gender shape the diasporic experience.

Dissensus in the Postcolonial Anglophone World: History, Politics, and Aesthetics

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:53am
Université de Lille, France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018

 

The first international conference under the aegis of the French Society for Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies (the SEPC), and supported by the Institut Universitaire de France and the laboratory CECILLE (EA 4074), will take place at the Université de Lille SHS on January 31st and February 1st 2019.

 Keynote speaker: Dr Meg Samuelson, University of Adelaide, Australia

Northern Osmosis: Literary Viscosity as Material Solidarity

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Early Medieval Studies on the Islands of the North Atlantic (IONA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Ic þa wiht geseah

heo wæs wrætlice

Wundor wearð on wege

on weg feran

wundrū gegierwed

wæter wearð to bane

 

I saw the wight

It was splendidly,

The wonder was on the wave;

 

going on its way.

wonderfully arrayed

water became bone.

— Exeter Book, Riddle #7 (Baum)

 

Comics and Magazines: An (Italian) Phenomenon

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:12pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Since its inception in 1908, the development of the comics medium in Italy has been marked by a profound symbiosis with magazines. Throughout the decades, the magazine as a container of cartoon strips and children’s stories (e.g. Corriere dei Piccoli) has evolved into different forms to cater to a broader and more varied readership. From the 1960s, family and adventure weeklies for children and adolescents (e.g. Il Giornalino, Intrepido, Lanciostory, etc.) coexisted with the so-called auteur comics magazines, which provided adults with both classic Anglo-Saxon comic strips and the latest comics stories by renowned Franco-Belgian, Argentinian, and Italian authors.

Romantic Transnationalism

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:53am
L. Adam Mekler/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NeMLA 50th Annual Convention
March 21-24, 2019
Washington, DC

This panel will explore the changing sense of British identity for writers of the Romantic period. Papers are invited that consider the ways in which such writers as Lord Byron in Italy and Greece, Mary Shelley in Italy, William Wordsworth in France, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Germany may have developed new conceptions of themselves beyond their status as British subjects and revealed those conceptions in their writings of the period. Discussion of lesser known writers of the period is certainly encouraged.

Race and Versification in Anglophone Poetry

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Panel: Race and Versification in Anglophone Poetry

NeMLA Annual Convention

March 21-24, 2019, Washington D.C.

Contact: Caleb Agnew (cpa9fd@virginia.edu)

 

Hogarth in the 21st Century: Panel at NEMLA

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

William Hogarth’s engravings invite us to view the streets, parlors, insane asylums, prisons and gambling houses of 18th-century London. Through his “modern moral subjects,” his satirical eye exposed hypocrisy, aristocratic excess and overwrought devotion to foreign artists. His influence can be seen in political cartoons, graphic novels and even cinema. This panel will discuss Hogarth’s place in 21st century culture. During this time that seems desperately to need keen, perspicacious satire, can we turn to Hogarth as a paragon? What can an artist so inextricably linked to 18th-century life teach us about ourselves?

Stephen King Area (2019 PCA National Conference)

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:53am
Patrick McAleer/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Stephen King Area

2019 PCA/ACA Annual National Conference

Washington D.C.: Wednesday, April 17th-Saturday, April 20th

“Early Modern Women’s Mobilities”

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:52am
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Early Modern Women:

An Interdisciplinary Journal

 

Volume 14.1 (Fall 2019) will feature a forum on

“Early Modern Women’s Mobilities”

 

The scholarship on early modern women has moved far beyond the long-held notion that women remained in the home. Indeed, mobility was a defining feature of many women’s lives.  For this forum, we are interested not only in examples of women’s mobility, but also research that interrogates the far-reaching implications of that mobility for women and considers how it informs our understanding of gender in the early modern world.

 

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