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"Narratives of Temporality: Continuities, Discontinuities, Ruptures" International Conference

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:01am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

27 July 2019 - Cambridge, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

This conference will provide a deeper look into the dynamic and complex relation between construction, codes, language, expression, on one side and the crisis of representations, traumas, discontinuities and tensions in discourses, on the other. This will be conducted according to three research areas:

  1. The anachronism

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender (Non)Conformity”

updated: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:59am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

7 September 2019 – St Anne’s College, University of Oxfordorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:58am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

17-18 August 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

New Criticism and Pedagogical Directions for Contemporary Black Women Writers

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 8:51pm
LaToya Jefferson-James, Southwest Tennessee Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Call for Papers

Tentative TitleNew Criticism and Pedagogical Directions for Contemporary Black Women Writers

Editor: LaToya Jefferson-James, Ph.D.

Publisher: Lexington Books, a wholly owned subsidiary of Littlefield & Rowan Publishers

Deadline for submissions:  June 15, 2019

Decision Date: July 15, 2019

Email: blackwomenwritershome@gmail.com

 

CFP: “The Task of the Negro Writer as an Artist”: Language as Vehicle of Power and Identity Construction in the Work of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:37pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

“The Task of the Negro Writer as an Artist”: Language as Vehicle of Power and Identity Construction in the Work of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

 SAMLA 91 | Theme: Languages—Power, Identity, Relationships
November 15-17, 2019 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia

for colored girls and Beyond: New Visions of Ntozake Shange

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:36pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

for colored girls and Beyond: New Visions of Ntozake Shange 

SAMLA 91 | Theme: Languages—Power, Identity, Relationships
November 15-17, 2019 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia 

ExRe(y) 2020 - ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:33pm
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Department of American Literature and Culture at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University is pleased to announce the third ExRe(y) conference. A three-day international conference “ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture” will be held on June 4-6, 2020 in Lublin, Poland.

We invite proposals for papers and panels that focus on the topic of the (broadly understood) extreme in American and Canadian literature and culture of the last two decades.

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

JurisApocalypse Now! Law in End Times

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:29pm
Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Southern Cross University School of Law and Justice, in partnership with the Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia (LLHAA), is proud to convene and organise the 2019 LLHAA conference titled JurisApocalypse Now! Law in End Times, which will be held at Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus on 2-4 December 2019.

The conference will explore the intersection of legality, temporality and eschatology, the normatively uncertain and yet inherently creative space originated by the conflicting encounter between the orderly desire of law and the entropic tendency of apocalyptic narratives, with both forces cast against the backdrop of the ever-­deferred notion of time itself.

International Journal in the field of Humanities and Education Development

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:22pm
Infogain Publication
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences (IJELS)(ISSN: 2456-7620) is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed refereed journal that inviting Literature Essays, Review Articles, Research articles, case studies, conference proceeding, and short communication in the field of English Literature, Humanities, and Social Sciences. IJELS welcomes quality work that focuses on research, development, and review.

After submission, all papers will be evaluated by experienced editorial members for their originality, Language perspective, and correctness, the relevance of topic and presentation quality.

Why publish with us?

Social Media: Identities, Spaces and Research

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:22pm
University of Worcester: School of Humanities, Media & Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Social Media: Identities, Spaces and Research

The proliferation of social media has become one of the primary concerns of academics within the fields of media, communications and cultural studies. Seminal research and analysis by Nancy Baym, danah boyd, Zizi Papacharissi and Christian Fuchs for example, has focussed on the application of critical social theory, offering evaluation and critique of social media in relation to: capitalism (including power, digital capitalism, digital labour, post-capitalism), democracy, surveillance (including big data), performance, value, political economy, imagined communities, public / private paradox and, internet literacy.

Dissent: from Walls to Breaches to Bridges of Knowledge and Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:21pm
Gate(d)Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond SDS of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Ragusa, September 26-28, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Gate(d)Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond SDS of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Ragusa, September 26-28, 2019

Panel: "Dissent: from Walls to Breaches to Bridges of Knowledge and Resistance"

CFP: Fourth Issue of The New Americanist/Special Feature Section: "American Studies in the Archive"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
The New Americanist (University of Warsaw)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 19, 2019

Special Feature Section: “American Studies in the Archive”

The New Americanist seeks articles for its fourth issue’s special feature section “American Studies in the Archive.” Articles whose framework largely depends on archival materials, or which theorize the role of the archive – either historically or in current practice – will be considered. Special consideration will be given to articles which take race, transnational, LGBTQ, or disability studies approaches.

Religion in American Literature (San Diego, CA; Nov. 14-17, 2019)

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. In particular, it welcomes papers that explore the topic of theodicy in contemporary American literature. How have the events following 9/11, and the developments in post-secular and trauma studies made the question of theodicy a more vital, urgent topic in our contemporary moment? How has 9/11 transformed the ways in which Americans think about the problem of evil? How has this event and other acts of terror influenced our cultural imaginations of suffering and death? How have contemporary American writers contributed to the conversations about the presence or absence of God in suffering?

The Languages of Fashion: Style, Expression, and Identity

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 24, 2019

SAMLA 91: LANGUAGES: POWER, IDENTITY, RELATIONSHIPS

NEW DATES November 15-17 ◆Westin Peachtree Plaza◆ Atlanta, Georgia 

 

The Languages of Fashion: Style, Expression, and Identity

 

Co- Chairs: 

Dr. Loretta Clayton, Middle Georgia State University

Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University

 

The Female Frame: Biopolitics and Wellbeing in Australian and Global Perspective

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
The Australian Women's History Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Australian Women’s History Network

2019 Symposium

The Australian Women’s History Network 2019 Symposium will focus on the female frame and contemporary approaches to wellbeing in local and global perspective.

We use the phrase “female frame” as a catalyst for discussion on the way bodies are socially constructed and gendered. Our focus stretches from the individual subject to the national body, and we place these bodies alongside biopolitics and wellbeing to open a conversation around legacy and impact.

REMINDER: Conference on Sermon Studies: "The Technologies of Preaching"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 1:21pm
Marshall University Center for Sermon Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Center for Sermon Studies at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia announces its third annual Conference on Sermon Studies, to be held September 5-7 at the Killashee Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.

The conference is multidisciplinary and interfaith. The organizers’ goal is to bring scholars, practitioners, and interested laypersons together to discuss sermon texts and the art of preaching from a variety of academic and religious perspectives.

The theme for 2019 is “The Technologies of Preaching.” We are defining “technology” quite broadly; topics related to the theme might include

The Prolonged Death of the Hippie, 1967-1969

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Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:57pm
Christian Hänggi / University of Basel, Switzerland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of a historical period that arguably came to a close with the deaths at the Altamont Free Concert in 1969. The era of the hippie, or flower-power, or peace-and-love, has shaped our current times like few if any periods of such short duration.

Call for Papers: HyperCultura - issue 8/2019

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 6:28pm
Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

We have the pleasure to invite you again to submit articles for our online double-blind peer-reviewed journal, HyperCultura (E-ISSN 2559-2025), 

Journal of Humanities and Education Development (JHED)

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:52pm
TheShillonga Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

International Journal of Humanities and Education Development (IJHED) is a bi-monthly peer reviewed refereed journal that inviting research articles, review articles, case studies, conference proceeding and short communication in the field of English Literature, Education Development, Humanities and Social Sciences. IJHED welcomes quality work that focuses on research, development, and review.

After submission, all papers will be evaluated by experienced editorial members for their originality, Language perspective, and correctness, the relevance of topic and presentation quality.

Why to publish with us?

Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:47pm
Brian Attebery
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

#CFP (edited collection): Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene | Brian Attebery, Tereza Dědinová and Marek Oziewicz (Eds.)

ICT-DM 2019 : The 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
ESIEE
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 7, 2019

ICT-DM'2019 (IEEE Technically sponsored) aims to bring together academics and practitioners who are involved in emergency services, ad hoc planning, disaster recovery, etc., to learn about the latest research developments, share experiences and information about this area and develop recommendations. 

Enough! Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:23pm
Caribbean Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Caribbean Quarterly is now accepting submissions for Enough!, an issue dedicated to addressing child sexual abuse (CSA) in Caribbean culture through an examination of regional literature, film, art, music, and life writing. The journal is currently accepting articles (6000 words), poems (2 pages or less), short prose (1500 words or less), personal narratives (1500 words), and art (photographs, paintings, or drawings in jpeg format) focusing on CSA in the Caribbean. This issue seeks to bring the art and scholarly communities as well as victims/survivors together to address the critical issue of CSA in the Caribbean region by initiating a conversation.

Absent Presences: Shifting the core and peripheries of the Gothic mode

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:17pm
Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies Postgraduates
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Absent Presences: Shifting the core and peripheries of the Gothic mode

27 and 28 June 2019 - Manchester Metropolitan University

 

With confirmed keynotes from: Prof. Fred Botting (Kingston University) and Prof. Maisha Wester (Indiana University Bloomington)

 

ImagiNation: Exploring the American Political Circus

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:14pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Call for Papers: ImagiNation: Exploring the American Political Circus

A Special Session at the Pacific and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
November 14 - 17, San Diego, CA
DEADLINE: June 10th

The Language of Flânerie: Forging Power, Identity, and Relationships on the City Streets

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:12pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Please consider this call for papers for a panel on flânerie at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference in Atlanta, GA, November 15-17, 2019:

SAMLA 91: LANGUAGES: POWER, IDENTITY, RELATIONSHIPS

NEW DATES November 15-17 ◆Westin Peachtree Plaza◆Atlanta, Georgia 

Regular Panel: Flânerie in Literature and Popular Culture

 

The Language of Flânerie: 

Forging Power, Identity, and Relationships on the City Streets 

 

Co- Chairs: 

Dr. Kelly Comfort, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University

 

ZOUK: DIASPORIC TRAJECTORIES, IMAGINATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:11pm
University of the French West-Indies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

ZOUK!
DIASPORIC TRAJECTORIES, IMAGINATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES

Zouk stands out as the complex and intricate artistic creation of Guadeloupe and Martinique, two sister islands that have conjointly gone through irreparable convulsions, collective devastation and a lengthy reconstruction of their identities during French colonial history.

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