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Call for Papers: Collection on Altered Carbon

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:44am
Aldona Kobus, Lukasz Muniowski
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Call for Papers – Altered Carbon

 

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Netflix Original series Altered Carbon (2018). Since season two starts shooting in October and is supposed to be released in the first half of 2019, we feel that a collection of academic articles about the first season would be in order around the same time. One acclaimed academic publisher has already expressed interest in the collection.

Hoccleve at Kalamazoo, 2019: Identity in Public Contexts: Hoccleve and Langland in Conversation

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:40am
Paper Session: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 9-12 May 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

While scholars often note that Hoccleve’s and Langland’s poetic personae each make the other more understandable, rarely have these poets been analyzed together in great detail. Thus, with this session, The International Hoccleve Society and International Piers Plowman Society seek to provide an occasion to do so. The Societies invite paper submissions that examine the ways interpretive discourses around Hoccleve’s and Langland’s works overlap and intersect.

31st Annual Conference in Las Vegas

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:39am
Far West Popular and American Culture Assns.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

We welcome papers on all aspects of Popular Culture worldwide as well as Creative Readings in all genres.  Submit abstracts of about 75 words as well as title of presentation, affiliation and postal mailing address.  Full panel submissions area also welcome. Send to felicia.campbell@unlv.edu. Early submission is encouraged.

Thinking through the Child Protagonist: Films for Critical Thinking and Creativity

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:37am
Ericka Knudson (Harvard University) NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In today’s global society, understanding different cultures as we interact and construct our beliefs and identities has never been more important. As educators, our responsibility to guide students in developing critical thinking in their consumption of visual media is crucial to their ability to appreciate different perspectives. While teachers may recognize intuitively the power of film to expose students to other languages and cultures, examining the benefits of using it to develop students’ creativity and analytical skills can help maximize its effectiveness in the classroom.

Call for papers: essays, creative fiction/non-fiction, poetry, artwork

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:37am
Penumbra: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

enumbra: Call for papers, creative fiction/non-fiction, poetry, artwork deadline for submissions: January 31, 2019 full name / name of organization: Penumbra, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies contact email: penumbra.editor@myunion.edu 

https://unionpenumbra.org/guidelines/

Call for Submissions- Comparative Woman

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:33am
Comparative Woman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Comparative Woman

Mission Statement: Comparative Woman aims to create an environment that explores topics related to comparative literature and women/gender studies through poetry and academic essays from a multitude of perspectives. We seek to give poets a platform for reflecting on their thoughts and experiences according to each issue’s theme to present our readers with unique, diverse, and thought-provoking art while also exposing our readers to scholarly work on art created by women or about women in mediums both in and outside of the Western Literary Canon.

Contact: comparativewomanlsu@gmail.com

Comparative Woman Call for Submissions

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - CFP

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:30am
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

28TH ANNUAL BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 15-16, 2019
DESOTO SAVANNAH, SAVANNAH GA

CALL FOR PAPERS

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

LGBTQ Comics Studies Reader (University of Mississippi Press)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:27am
Professors Alison Halsall and Jonathan Warren
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Critical scholarship of comics, cartoons, and graphic narratives has been a burgeoning field in research and debate for at least the last twenty-five years. Amid such scholarly richness, LGBTQ comics criticism and scholarly attention to LGBTQ comics and cartoons is at least keeping pace with a field within which it is still negotiating its position.

The Visible Cities': Teaching Language and Culture through the City

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:26am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Most language teachers think that cities, in all their aspects, are an important and rich resource for the language classroom. The study of a city, what we can see in a movie or read in a literary work, exposes students to authentic language and offers plenty of material to be integrated in the classroom. Cities are privileged windows through which students have the opportunity to address historical, political, artistic and social issues. Moreover, there are many elements inside the city that have the potential of making students aware of the importance of intercultural proficiency and can stimulate their interest in the culture of the target language. 

Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry (CEA 3/28-3/30/19)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:26am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2019

 

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations of creative writing: poetry and fiction for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

ACLA 2019: Affects of Class

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:25am
Mathies G. Aarhus, University of Southern Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Affects of Class. ACLA Conference, 7-10 March 2019, Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Seminar organizers:
Mathies G. Aarhus, University of Southern Denmark, mathies@sdu.dk
Tayor Johnston, University of California, Berkeley, taylorjohnston7@berkeley.edu

Call for Papers Music: Traditional, Political, Popular Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019 (Due date: November 1, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:23am
Cody H. Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

 

 

Call for Papers

Music: Traditional, Political, Popular

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018 (November 15 is hard deadline)

 

Call for Papers: Cultural Adaptations/PCA/ACA 2019

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:22am
Dr. David Moody/ PCA/ACA Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Cultural Adaptations

PCA/ACA (April 17-20, 2019)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Washington Marriott Wardman Park/ Washington, D.C.

 

NeMLA 2019 - The Coming-of-age Genre in the Arabic Novel

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:21am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Call for proposals for World Literatures panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention in Washington, DC, March 21-24, 2019

The Coming-of-age Genre in the Arabic Novel

Chair: Sally Gomaa, PhD, Salve Regina University

NeMLA 2019 - "Neo-Dickens for a New Audience: Reading, Watching, and Teaching Dickens in the 21st Century" (Dickens Society Sponsored Panel)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:20am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Deadline for submissions: September 30, 2018
Name of organization: Northeast Modern Language Association
Contact email: matobin@psu.edu

Call for proposals for the Dickens Society sponsored panel at the Northeast Modern Language Society convention to be held in Washington, DC March 21-24, 2019

"Neo-Dickens for a New Audience: Reading, Watching, and Teaching Dickens in the 21st Century" (Dickens Society Sponsored Panel)

Chair: Mary Ann Tobin, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University

ACLA 2019-Rethinking the Transnational in Film, Media, and Art

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:20am
Julia Alekseyeva / ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The term “transnational” is frequently used in academic discourse but rarely investigated at length. Operating at a liminal space between national and global, transnational scholarship investigates the connections tying works of far-flung regions using a comparative framework. Yet as scholars of comparative literature, how do we theorize this framework? Does the transnational juxtapose, rather than compare? Does it strive to understand the influence of one national media on another, or does it go beyond influence?

CFP for NeMLA 2019: Viscerality in the 20th Century

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:20am
NeMLA March 21-24th, 2019 Washington, D.C
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

CFP for NeMLA 2019: Viscerality in the 20th Century 

We are seeking submissions for our accepted panel, entitled "Viscerality in the 20th Century," at the Notheastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference to be held on March 21-24th, 2019 in Washington D.C.

On the Fringes:Marginalized voices in American Literature

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:04am
Dr Sunita Sinha
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

 

 

 

Often a question is raised whether the marginalized can speak.It is a fact that the marginalized cannot stay mute forlong,they have to speak and find an outlet for their fears and anguish.Marginalized voices in American Literature intends to give voice to the unhead,the subaltern voices in American literature and offer  a true insight into the way they have tried to suppress and oppress their voices.Papers are invited on the under mentioned texts :

Black Popular Culture-Special Topics PCA/ACA 2019

updated: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 7:42pm
Dr. David L. Moody/PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture-Special Topics

PCA/ACA (April 17-20, 2019)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Washington Marriott Wardman Park/ Washington, D.C.

 

NeMLA 2019 Panel: The Future of Trauma Studies

updated: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:31pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This pre-approved panel seeks scholars to present at the 2019 NeMLA conference (March 21-24 in Washington, DC) on the topic of trauma studies.

Panel Description:

Within literary trauma theory, no critic is more ubiquitous than Cathy Caruth whose seminal works—Unclaimed Experience (1996) and Trauma: Explorations in Memory (1995)—remain hegemonic more than two decades since their publication. Drawing on the work of psychiatrists Judith Herman and Bessel van der Kolk, Caruth imagines trauma as an “impossible history” and claims that to listen to trauma is to listen to narrative “departure.” Trauma figures into Caruth’s work as silence—a force strong enough to cause language to fail.

REMINDER: Fairy Tales Area at PCA in Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019 (submission deadline: 10/1/18)

updated: 
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:30pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations and panels on the diverse range of fairy tales throughout the world. This year, we particularly seek papers focused on pedagogical uses of fairy tales at all levels and in all fields, discussions of folkloric shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc) versions of tales, and creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history.

Still, we are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale related subject.

'Essayism': Special Issue for Electronic Book Review

updated: 
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 1:44pm
electronic book review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

electronic book review is currently seeking submissions for a new gathering on the theme of ‘Essayism’

REMINDER: Bitter Critique, Emphatic Rebellion: The Politics of Writing While Black (NeMLA 2019)

updated: 
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:22am
Cynthia Cravens/University of Maryland Eastern Shore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Conference: Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019

Abstract deadline: Sept 30, 2018

Riffing off Du Bois ("Criteria of Negro Art"), Wright ("Blueprint for Negro Writing"), Lorde ("Poetry is not a Luxury"), Baraka ("Black Art"), and many others, this panel seeks to situate, examine, interrogate, and align black writers in American literature and culture. Our objective is to define the many ways black/African American/Negro/Slave writers have characterized or fictionalized what it “means” to be a writer of color.

The Legacies of Ursula K. Le Guin: Science, Fiction and Ethics for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 3:40am
Sorbonne Nouvelle
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for papers

 

The Legacies of Ursula K. Le Guin: Science, Fiction and Ethics for the Anthropocene

 

International conference in Paris · June 19 - 21, 2019

 

École polytechnique / Sorbonne Nouvelle

 

 

 

Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words.

–Ursula K. Le Guin

 

 

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