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Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:54am
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present

DEADLINE: 1 October 2018 for the Fall 2018 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late December 2018

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, and other related pop culture topics.

Spirituality And....Culture: 2nd Global Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:14am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 9, 2018

Spirituality And....Culture
2nd Global Conference

Saturday 13th April to Sunday 14th April 2019
Bruges, Belgium

Publication “Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:09am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

“Bites Here and There”:

Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

 

The organiser of the Bites Conference (University of Warwick, 17 November 2018) invites contributions for an edited essay collection, provisionally titled “Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines.

 

I am interested in submissions that explore instances of literal or metaphorical cannibalism across fields, and we invite abstracts on topics and disciplines including, but not limited to:

 

**[EXTENDED DEADLINE]** EDITED VOLUME, CINEMA LIBERATION THEOLOGY

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:09am
Anthony Ballas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

This collection seeks 4,000-6,000 word chapters on cinema and liberation theology for an edited collection which a major academic publisher is interested in. 

This collection focuses on liberation narratives which are in some way related to or inspired by religious traditions/literatures/practices/discourses from around the world. The films and analyses need not be explicitly religious in content, but need only to be argued in the context of liberation with theology, spirituality, or divinity.

World Literature and the Internationalization of Nationalism

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The resurgence in the early 2000s of “World Literature” as a theoretical framework and institutional practice was coeval with another capacious category also prominent in the debates of those years: globalization.

(Re)Reading Capital: Critical Repetitions

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019 - American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The global economic crises of the past twenty years have been accompanied by academic revaluations of Marx in economics and the social sciences, as well as a “return to Marx” in popular discourses concerned with economic justice and political activism. During this same period, however, literary studies has witnessed a turn away from Marxist historicism and ideology critique toward “post-critical” methodologies that emphasize weak theories over strong theories, textual surfaces over historical depths, description over suspicion.

Judaism and Resistance

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
Roberta Sabbath, American Academy of Religion--Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF RELIGION WESTERN REGION (AARWR)
2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE | CALL FOR PAPERS

Arizona State University | March 2-3, 2019
2019 Annual Conference Theme:
Religion and Resistance

Make sure to submit the Program Participant Form to the Jewish Studies Chair, Roberta Sabbath, roberta.sabbath@unlv.edu, when submitting your proposal!  Click here to download it.

Everyone Has a Voice!: Listening, Empowerment, Confrontation, Healing

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:00am
The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning of the National Council of Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Every One Has a Voice!:

Listening, Empowerment, Confrontation, Healing

 

The 25th annual summer conference of The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

of the National Council of Teachers of English (www.aepl.org)

June 20-23, 2019, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

 

If we really want to change things…, it’s going to start at the grassroots level,

Neoliberalism in the Americas: Brutal Experiments, Distressful Realities, and Conspicuous Contestations

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:58am
Graduate Conference of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures and the Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Call for papers

Neoliberalism in the Americas: Brutal Experiments, Distressful Realities, and Conspicuous Contestations

Re-thinking the South in the North and the North in the South

Graduate Conference of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures and the Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory

January 23-25, 2019

Duke University

Keynote address: Vladimir Safatle (Universidade de São Paulo)

CFP: Native American Literature at CEA 2019 (March 28-30) New Orleans, Louisiana

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:56am
Benjamin Carson / Bridgewater State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Subject: Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers, Native American Literature 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 on Native American Literature for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia (ACLA 2019)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:56am
AMERICAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 

March 7th-10th, 2019

Panel Title: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Please send paper/presentation proposals of 3000 or fewer characters to the ACLA seminar website to on or before Thursday, September 20th at 9 AM: https://www.acla.org/neoliberalism-between-utopia-and-dystopia

This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory. 

E21: Presentivism in the Eighteenth-Century Studies Classroom

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:55am
Dr. Cynthia Richards/ ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

E21: Presentivism in the Eighteenth-Century Studies Classroom

In its manifesto, the V21 Collective asserts that “Victorian Studies has fallen prey to positivist historicism: a mode of inquiry that aims to do little more than exhaustively describe, preserve, and display the past” and advocates for “a new openness to presentism: an awareness that our interest in the period is motivated by certain features of our own moment.” At the 2018 ASECS, the same question was asked of eighteenth-century studies: as a discipline, have we “fallen prey to positivist historicism,” and would it benefit us to be open to presentism? Do we need our own V21, or E21?

Highbrow, Lowbrow, No-brow: Research and Aesthetic Values in the Humanities

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:51am
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

The HERA conference peer review program committee invites proposals for presentations at the 2019 conference. The program committee’s theme is designed to incorporate any and all possible connotations. Our understanding of the tensions and implications of the “highbrow-lowbrow” continuum have existed for as long as the humanities. Although the terms are first associated with the 19th century, connotations of the humanities as possessing elevated, elite, upper class, or even sanctified religious ritual, intellectual, or cultural endeavor may be traced back to ancient times. Similarly, aspects of the humanities variously characterized as being lowly, crude or ordinary, lower class, or even pagan, anti-intellectual, or low class may also be

Romantic Manuscripts NeMLA; Washington, D.C. 3/21-24/2019

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:50am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Digital archives like the William Blake Archive and Early English Books Online (EEBO) have made manuscript materials that may have been difficult to access in the past more readily available.  This roundtable seeks brief presentations on the use of manuscript materials pertaining to the British Romantic period in teaching, research and publications -- what have been your successes, what difficulties have you and/or your students faced, etc.

Call for Papers: African American/Black Studies/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:49am
40th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center/Albuquerque, New Mexico February 20-23, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers:African American/Black Studies 

40th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center/Albuquerque, New Mexico February 20-23, 2019

The African American/Black Studies area of the conference welcomes proposals regarding any aspect of African American life, culture, performance, literature, demographics, history, law, politics, economics, education, healthcare, art, religion, social sciences, business, representations in popular culture, music, the diaspora, Africa, or any other issue relevant to African American/Black Studies and culture.

From Migrant to Refugee: Theorizing Diasporic Identities

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:49am
American Comparative Literature Association - 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

“Refugee and immigrant are very different. A refugee is someone ejected from his or her past, who has no future, whose present is totally empty of meaning. In a refugee camp, you live outside of time – you don’t know when you’re going to eat, let alone when you’re going to get out of there. And you’re also outside of space because the camp is a no man’s land. To be a human being you have to be part of something. The first time we got an official piece of paper from Canada, my whole family stared at it – until then, we were stateless, part of nothing.” 

Hawthorne Society CFP for ALA

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:48am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Calls for Papers: Nathaniel Hawthorne Society

The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society is issuing two CFPs for ALA:

1) Hawthorne and Architecture

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

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