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Call for Submissions to Maritime Journal

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:27am
The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture, a peer-reviewed scholarly publication, seeks submissions for its tenth annual issue, to be published in spring 2019. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts on any aspect of maritime literature, history, or culture, following MLA style, using endnotes and the works cited format.

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

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:14pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

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

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

Utopian Spaces

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:52pm
‘Utopian Spaces’ Graduate Conference, Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Call for Papers: ‘Utopian Spaces’ Graduate Conference, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, BC November 23-25, 2018 Deadline for Submissions: August 31, 2018

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: GEOFF MANN, AJAMU NANGWAYA, SHERRYL VINT PLENARY PANEL: PATRICIA BARKASKAS, TIFFANY MULLER MYRDAHL, JERRY ZASLOVE; MODERATOR KIM BEAUCHESNE

 

Biological Alterity in Utopia/Dystopia, 1516 to the present

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:05am
MLA International Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Biological Alterity in Utopia/Dystopia, 1516 to the present

Modern Language Association (MLA)

International Symposium: “Remembering Voices Lost”
Lisbon, Portugal, July 23-25, 2019

The new Amazons: the new feminine fiction in the audiovisual.

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:05am
Revista Admira / Admira Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Audiovisual stories aimed at the female audience have always had a very specific orientation focused at capturing that sector of the audience, but with little vocation to reach the large public especially male. These were created by men, finding few women as creators of mainstream products.

CFP: Looking into the Upside Down: Investigating Stranger Things

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:02am
Tracey Mollet / University of Leeds
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 14, 2018

Call for Papers – Looking into the Upside Down: Investigating Stranger Things

One Day Symposium at the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Professor Matt Hills, University of Huddersfield

Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn, Manchester Metropolitan University

 

Friday 14th December, 2018

 

Recovering Disaster

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:01am
Lesa Scholl / Kathleen Lumley College, Adelaide
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

KATHLEEN LUMLEY COLLEGE INC.

POSTGRADUATE COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

 

 

Recovering Disaster

July 11-13, 2019

 

The initial impact of Hurricane Camille tended not to discriminate. Everyone who was hit was hit hard. But later…it wasn’t the hurricane that differentiated; it was the various responding relief agencies that made politically motivated decisions...

Mark M. Smith, Camille 1969: Histories of a Hurricane (2011)

 

International Symposium On Notions of Romani Origin

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:58am
Centre for Advanced Study, Sofia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The claim in support of the Romani community’s Indian origin -- what the Orientalists first propounded is now reinforced by Genetics -- was, during the 18-19th centuries, premised upon the homophony between Romani and Indian languages. This was in line with notions of ‘border thinking’ so pervasive within the Orientalist discourse, and has since then provoked classist vis-à-vis confrontations and ideological practices of territorializing ‘differential space’ (Lefebvre, 1992). Taking off from here, the Centre for Advanced Study, Sofia is organizing an international symposium during 25-26 January 2019, which seeks to reflect on:

Current and Future Ecocriticisms of the Americas

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:53am
Charlotte Rogers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 20, 2018

CFP for the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment biannual conference in Davis, CA from June 26-29, 2019.

Panel title: "Current and Future Ecocriticisms of the Americas

Representing the Foreigner in Contemporary Cinema - SCMS 2019 Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:30am
adam wadenius
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

American cinema has long been preoccupied with depictions of the foreigner, and mainstream films typically stage scenarios where the resolution to eject or assimilate the foreigner is celebrated as a moment of solidarity for Americans. Our panel will explore representations of the foreigner in contemporary American cinema, and we invite contributions that pay specific attention to films that address:

- Images of the foreigner in the immediate aftermath of 9/11
- Foreign terrorists/terrorism during the War in Afghanistan
- American responses to refugee crises around the globe
- The impact of the 2016 election and Donald Trump's presidency

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:29am
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
July 6 - July 7, 2019
Imperial College, London (UK)

Proposals are invited for presentations at the 22nd Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, to be held Saturday July 6 – Sunday July 7, 2019.

Proposals for presentation of critical work about creative writing or for creative presentations (e.g. readings) are equally welcome. Call closes: November 17 2018 

Great Writing regularly includes research, teaching and creative writing practice topics. And more! In this 22nd year of the conference, the range of topics is likely to be as vibrant as ever.

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2018 – Psychoanalysis, Nationalism and Ideology, Sopot/Gdansk, Poland, 5th-7th October 2018 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:01am
Psychoanalysis in Our Time
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Now in its fifth year – and following the great success of sessions across Europe – the Psychoanalysis in Our Time research network is delighted to announce the call for papers for our next event, which will take place in association with the University of Gdansk, Poland from 5th to 7th October 2018. The topic for this symposium will be “Psychoanalysis, Nationalism and Ideology”.

We are very pleased to be able to say that the internationally acclaimed philosopher of the Slovenian School, Prof. Alenka Zupančič will be our keynote for this event. Renowned film scholar, Prof. Thomas Elsaesser will also be present to launch his new book and to give a talk on ideology and the abject in cinema.

Journal issue on queer elements in the work of South African author Lauren Beukes

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:13am
scrutiny2
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Special issue of scrutiny2: "Shining girls, glitterboys, and mavericks: engaged queerness in the fiction of Lauren Beukes"

With the publication of Queer Africa 2 (2017), the second Gerald Kraak anthology (2018) and She called me Woman: Nigeria’s queer women speak (2018), queer women’s writing from African contexts are coming to the fore. This, along with the rising popularity of online collectives such as holaafrica.org, necessitates a reflection on the contemporary state of queer literature and theory produced in the Southern Africa context.

HyperCultura, No 7/2018

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:34am
HyperCultura/ Hyperion University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

HyperCultura (http://litere.hyperion.ro/hypercultura/) (E-ISSN 2559-2025; indexed CEEOL) (double-blind peer-reviewed), an attempt at "a dialogue across and among cultures", invites articles for its next issue, No 7/2018 (issue 6, No 2, 2017 is still under production).

British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare, Race and Nation

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:30am
British Shakespeare Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

Plenary Speakers include: Prof. Kim F Hall (Barnard College), Prof. Nandini Das (University of Liverpool) Dr. Preti Taneja (University of Warwick)

Swansea University is proud to host the 2019 British Shakespeare Association conference on the theme of “Shakespeare, Race, and Nation”.

Language, Literature, Culture and Politics: Marx’s Bicentenary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:28am
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

“Language, Literature, Culture and Politics: Marx’s Bicentenary Conference”

Department of English & Humanities (DEH)

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)

Dhaka, Bangladesh

November 30-December 1, 2018

NeMLA 2019: University Labor Relations and Graduate Student Labor Concerns

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:21am
Nicole Lowman, Dana Gavin / NeMLA Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This session is a part of the 50th annual NeMLA convention in Washington, D.C., to be held March 21-24, 2019. Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's database: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17458

This roundtable explores graduate student labor concerns, especially in light of recent and widespread labor struggles and unionization movements on campuses. 

NeMLA 2019: Vonnegut, History, and Making America Great (Again?)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:20am
Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This session is a part of the 50th annual NeMLA convention in Washington, D.C., which will be held March 21-24, 2019. Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's database: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17463

Kurt Vonnegut is well-known as a satirist, often critiquing, or at the very least complicating, American ideological assumptions and governmental policies and procedures. His work often challenges traditional notions of history and identity. At times, his commentaries are explicit, and at others, they are implied or metaphorical. 

Afterlives of The Odyssey

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:16am
Jacob Jewusiak
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 10, 2018

Call for Papers, “Afterlives of The Odyssey” for the MLA International Symposium (23-25 July 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal)

Leeds 2019 - Monsters and Mental Health

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:14am
MEARCSTAPA (monsters: the experimental association for the research of cryptozoology through scholarly theory and practical application)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Call for Papers - Leeds International Medieval Congress 20191-4 July, Leeds, UKSponsor: MEARCSTAPA; Organisers: Kayla Kemhadjian and Renée Ward; Chair: Wendy Turner 

Monsters and Mental Health

 

Leeds 2019 - Monsters and Materialities

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:14am
MEARCSTAPA (monsters: the experimental association for the research of cryptozoology through scholarly theory and practical application)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Monsters and Materialities

Proposed session for the 2019 IMC (Leeds), 1-4 July, Leeds, UK

 

Organizers: Asa Simon Mittman and Renée Ward

 

We seek papers to compose a session on the subject of “Monsters and Materialities” for the 2019 International Medieval Congress at Leeds. The Congress theme is “Materialities.” 

 

 

Disease and Health in the Eighteenth Century: New Approaches

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:10am
ASECS 2019 (Denver) / Cultural Studies Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

This panel invites proposals that offer new historical or theoretical perspectives on disease and health during the eighteenth century. We are especially interested in papers that seek to explore eighteenth-century texts in the context of the medical humanities and that view health and disease in the context of theoretical and historical work in ecological studies, animal studies, disability studies, or the new materialisms.

Please submit abstracts to Annika Mann (Annika.Mann@asu.edu) on or before September 15, 2018.

Natality vs Immortality: The Case of Frankenstein & The Creature

updated: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:42pm
University of Cyprus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Papers are invited on any theme arising from the novel. We especially welcome papers investigating the novel and its adaptations in any medium that focus on contrasting perspectives and discourses of the quest for the origin, meaning and purpose of life. This is an invitation for posters, 20-minute papers or alternative/experimental presentations. Place and dates of symposium: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 30 November-1 December 2018. Deadline for proposals 01 October 2018. Please send 200 word proposals to: cyprusfrankenreads@gmail.com.

The Beatles' "White Album": A 50th-Anniversary Symposium

updated: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 4:05pm
Monmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 20, 2018

Conference Theme: "Producing an Enigma for the Ages"
November 8-11, 2018

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

Developing Mad Studies (NeMLA 2019: Mar. 21-24, 2019)

updated: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 3:55pm
Hayley C. Stefan / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Social perceptions of madness continually inform interpersonal and policy decisions in the US, notable of late in the shooting of unarmed, non-violent mad people of color; the use of mental “unfitness” to disparage Donald Trump; and the equation of madness with violence after school shootings. Contemporary discussions of how to surveil, restrict, and value those identified as “mad,” mentally and emotionally disabled, or distressed demonstrate the significance of Mad Studies work in the humanities.

Transnational Beat Generation

updated: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:31pm
Amy L. Friedman / NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Transnational Beat Generation

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