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Humanities Commons Twitter Conference: Making Connections

updated: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:10am
Humanities Commons
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 3, 2019

Making Connections, the first Humanities Commons Twitter Conference, will take place July 18th, 2019.

EXTENSION: Proposals are due June 3rd, 2019.

Jenny Diski: A Celebration

updated: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 6:25am
Ben Grant / University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Call for Papers

 

Jenny Diski: A Celebration

 

A Symposium, University of Oxford, 7th April 2020

 

Keynote Speaker: Blake Morrison

 

Jenny Diski sadly died in 2016, and the time is right for a celebration of her work.

 

New Approaches to the Gaze in American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 8:22pm
Mary Balkun/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

For this approved roundtable for the NeMLA 2020 conference in Boston, MA, scholars from a broad range of American literary and cultural studies are invited to propose short papers that address a variety of approaches to gaze theory. The emphasis will be on current debates around gaze theory, contemporary applications of gaze theory to American literature and culture across historical periods, and new theoretical formulations of the gaze. It will engage such questions as whether gaze theory remains a viable way to think about representations of acts of seeing and being seen in texts and images, how gaze theory can help us understand shifting power dynamics in society at large, and whether one can ever supplant the gaze. Abstract and brief c.v. due Sept.

Journal of the Georgia Philological Association

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 3:12pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Journal of the Georgia Philological Association is now accepting submissions for its annual publication.  Submissions can be in any area related to language, literature, composition, philosophy, history, translation, interdisciplinary studies, pedagogy, and philology from any time period and discipline.  In fact, previous issues have included everything from ancient to postmodern works of literature, pop culture, history, religion, and even politics. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019.  Those accepted for publication must be/become members of the Georgia Philological Association.  Manuscripts should be no more than 8,000 words.

Craving Planet Earth: Food in Culture - Past, Present and Future

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 2:34pm
Ana-Karina Schneider / Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

 

Craving Planet Earth:

Food in Culture - Past, Present and Future

 

International Conference

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu,

7-9 November 2019

 

Invited Speakers include:

 

Daisy Black (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

Peter Childs (Newman University, Birmingham, UK)

Sebastian Groes (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

Bran Nicol (University of Surrey, UK)

 

 

Signs Special Issue: RAGE

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 1:40pm
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

Feminists are raging.  This special issue will consider our rage as a global, complex phenomenon that mandates interdisciplinary and intersectional analysis. Rage is historical. Rage can be deeply exclusionary, recognizable as a legitimate emotion for only a privileged few. It is an instrument of patriarchy as well as a potential feminist resource. Rage shapes moral claims for racial justice, movements against gender violence, and opposition to the global rise of authoritarian regimes.  Rage can do so in ways that both extend and depart from the histories of feminist and queer raging that marked late-twentieth-century radical feminism, global organizing against HIV/AIDS, and against police brutality.

L.M. Montgomery and Vision Conference

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:30pm
Lesley Clement, Visiting Scholar, L.M. Montgomery Institute, University of Prince Edward Island (PEI CANADA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 16, 2019

The L.M. Montgomery Institute’s Fourteenth Biennial Conference

University of Prince Edward Island, 25-28 June 2020

“My fingers tingle to grasp a pen—my brain teems with plots. I've a score of fascinating dream characters I want to write about. Oh, if there only were not such a chasm between seeing a thing and getting it down on paper!” –Emily Climbs (1925)

“If for Montgomery Nature was eternal and eternally present, then the memory pictures of Nature reflected were perhaps meant to help her and her viewers to transcend time and, in entering the imaginative landscape, initiate generative seeing and fresh reverie.”

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research - General Issue Reminder

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:28pm
PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Reminder: Submissions Due June 10, 2019 PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research is currently accepting submissions for the next issue, with all submissions due June 10th.  PARtake is a peer-reviewed e-journal dedicated to exploring the theory and application of performance in practice.

CFP: Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms Conference

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:27pm
Center for Media, Religion and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Announcing a CMRC Conference in Collaboration with SIMAGINE:
Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality
The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture University of Colorado Boulder
January 8-11, 2020 Confirmed Featured Speakers: Ann Laura Stoler, Catherine Walsh, & Glenn Coulthard

‘Everyday Expertise in Social Pedagogy’

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:27pm
International Journal of Social Pedagogy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 23, 2019

The International Journal of Social Pedagogy – Special Issue: Call for Papers
ISSN 2051-5804

Special Issue
‘Everyday Expertise in Social Pedagogy’

Genre in Asian Cinema

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:26pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 46 No. 1 | March 2020

Call for Papers

Genre in Asian Cinema

Guest editors

Patrick Noonan (Northwestern University, USA) & Earl Jackson (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

 

The Ethical Turn Revisited

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:26pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2019

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 46 No. 2 | September 2020

Call for Papers

The Ethical Turn Revisited

Guest editor

Iping Liang (National Taiwan Normal University)

Deadline for Submissions: August 30, 2019

 

Two-Year and Four-Year College Institutional Relations

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:25pm
Association of Departments of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Recognizing the crucial role that community colleges play in the changing landscape of higher education, and the successes that they have had in educating and supporting a diverse student body, the ADE Bulletin calls for papers on two-year and four-year college institutional relations. Papers may treat the need for and reciprocal benefits of developing closer relationships between English departments and divisions of humanities at two- and four-year colleges, as well as the multiple pathways for developing those relationships.

NeMLA: Comics and the Shaping of Identity: Queer Spaces and Gendered Places

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:24pm
NeMLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel investigates how queer spaces and identities get performed and contested through the affordances, narratives, and spatial politics of comics. Recent scholarship in comics studies has sought to extend queer approaches to the field beyond a sexual politics of recognition, opening up new opportunities to engage with visual culture and critical geographies to consider how queer spatiality disrupts hegemonic heterosexuality. With that in mind, this panel invites proposals that consider the connections between visual media, space, place, gender, and sexuality in comics. Potential questions to address may include: How are queer spaces embodied in comics and other graphic narratives?

Trauma Theory in/and Indigenous Literatures

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:24pm
NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

    Trauma is a notoriously slippery concept to identify and comprehend, however, many theorists—-most notably Cathy Caruth in Unclaimed Experience—have argued that literature provides a means of representing and of ‘working-through’ experiences which otherwise have gone “unclaimed.” Absent from literary trauma theories, such as Caruth’s, however, is a consideration of the euro-centric core of theories of trauma. This absence can be attributed to the origins of literary trauma theory that emerged primarily out of Freudian psychoanalytic psychology and/or the deconstructive philosophy of the Yale School and Paul de Man.

Sampling Culture in 1980s-1990s Comics, Film, Music and Music Video

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:22pm
Michelle Scatton-Tessier/Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel provides a moment of scholarly exploration into how, and the extent to which, artists were moving beyond collection and collage in an intentionality and intertextuality which created rich layers of new meaning. The root of this inquiry draws on interactive relationships between audience and musicians, graphic artists and filmmakers who inserted themselves into current cultural trends and the history of artistic expressions by dropping or sampling. It considers such enterprises as a legacy of the punk and electronic movements’ do-it-yourself (DIY) projects of drawing attention to the process of cultural production, as well as an adoption of the DJ’s spontaneous manipulation of pre-existing materials across forms and genres.

Multimodal Strategies for Special Needs Outliers in Distance Education

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:21pm
Jennifer D Allard California State University San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

2019 PAMLA Conference San Diego

Rhetoric, Composition, and Linguistics / Professional and Pedagogy

Special Session—Panel

Session Chair: Jennifer Allard (California State University San Marcos)

Abstract

This panel invites papers that investigate the use of multimodal, cross-disciplinary curriculum for online instruction. More generally, the panel seeks presentations on supporting the needs of all students to successfully communicate. Papers that address the teaching of cognitive science concepts and interpretive communication (including “performance” pieces) are especially welcome.

Description

CALL FOR CHAPTER

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:21pm
Hasan Aydin, Florida Gulf Coast University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Human Rights in Turkey: A fading shadow of democracy

 

Editors: Hasan Aydin, Florida Gulf Coast University

   Winston Langley, The University of Massachusetts-Boston

 

The rationale for the Book:

World Picture Conference 2019

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:14pm
World Picture, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

2019 World Picture Conference

University of Toronto

November 8-9, 2019

 

VALUE

 

Keynote Speakers

Akira Lippit (USC)

Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

 

2021 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:13pm
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The University of Chicago Press and Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society are pleased to announce the competition for the 2021 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.

5th Veterans in Society Conference: VETERAN IDENTITY, ADVOCACY, AND REPRESENTATION

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:13pm
Veterans Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 4, 2019

We invite scholars at all levels—including students and those out of academia—to cross national, cultural, historical, and disciplinary boundaries to reflect on the theme of “Veteran Identity, Advocacy, and Representation.”

We encourage and are open to a variety of presentation styles, including but not limited to: 


  • Individual Presentations: 75- to 100-word abstract, 250-word proposal 


  • Panel Presentation, with 3 to 4 presenters: 150- to 200-word abstract, 750-word 
proposal including potential panelists 


  • Poster Presentations, by individual or collaborative presenters (1 poster per 
submission): 150- to 200-word abstract 


Mapping “No-Place”: Geographical Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century America

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:13pm
Ashley Rattner and Ryan Charlton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Remapping is inherently an act of dissent. As Denis N. Cosgrove observes, “The measure of mapping is not restricted to the mathematical; it may be equally spiritual, political, or moral. By the same token, the mapping’s record is not confined to the archival; it includes the remembered, the imagined, and the contemplated.” What role do illusory places––literary utopias, hoaxes, legends, visions, and other fictions––play in critiquing, reinforcing, or challenging mainstream American culture in the nineteenth century? This proposed panel explores aspirational, deceptive, and fantastical spaces which throw the existing world into relief to propose plausible and potent alternative microcosms.

Diversifying the German Syllabus (session, NeMLA 2020 Boston)

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:12pm
Mona Eikel-Pohen
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

As we strive for more diversity, social justice, and student agency in the German curriculum, it might be helpful to discuss our wider notions and definitions of diversity as well as how we hope to integrate them into our teachings. But what do we consider to be diverse? What keeps us from succeeding in designing more diversified syllabi? What are the blind spots we create despite our best efforts? Where is our own awareness lacking and how do we find approaches to overcome this oversight? Can we really create a truly diverse syllabus, or does including one aspect involuntarily result in including another?

LGBTQ+ Topics in the German Classroom

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:12pm
Mona Eikel-Pohen, Syracuse University, at NeMLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

We teach and learn in a more diversified environment than ever, but do our syllabi reflect gender diversity in the German classroom? Do we make it a topic in our teaching? When? At what level? With what materials? Do we even know how to address one another politely and appropriately, and how not, do we understand what transitioning is like for a transgender person? Do LGBTQ+ people have equal rights, how do the rights differ among German-speaking countries and in the US. In short: Is it not high time to bring the wide range of topics in the field of LGBTQ+ into the German classroom?

Imagining Interspecies (NeMLA 2020 session, sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange)

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:12pm
Scott DeShong/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

How do literary and other texts/media engage with boundaries between or among biological or other species? Where and how are boundaries blurred, crossed, superseded, undermined, suppressed, disarticulated, redefined, transcended, permeated, etc., regarding for example hybrid beings, post- or transhumanity, or the in/organic? What implications arise concerning nature, culture, social arrangements, science, technology, metaphysics, and ethics?

 

Franz Kafka: A Century Later

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:12pm
Texas Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

 

Franz Kafka: A Century Later

deadline for submissions: 

January 10, 2020

full name / name of organization: 

Michael D. Sollars / Texas Southern University

contact email: 

michael.sollars@tsu.edu

Franz Kafka: A Century Later

World Literary Review: Call for Papers

Deadline for abstracts: August 30, 2019 

Deadline for mss submissions: January 10, 2020

Pop South: Translating the Region

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:12pm
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

November 15-17, 2019 | Westin Peachtree Plaza | Atlanta, GA

Novels of the Great War: A Reassessment

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 9:05am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This session attempts to examine novels of the Great War in light of over one-hundred years of reading, reflection, and criticism.  

We will use a broad notion of "novel":  novels written during and in the wake of World War I; novels written long after the war ended; and novels written today. 

 Furthermore, we welcome novels written from non-European writers and from authors from countries who did not participate in the Great War.  While the language of the conference is English, because this is primarily a comparative literature session, working directly in a language other than English is both permitted and welcomed.  

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