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The International Conference on the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:17am
INTESDA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 20, 2018

We cordially welcome you to join us Saturday and Sunday, September 1-2, 2018 for the International Conference on the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (ICOHS 2018) at the Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan.

This is a small, international, peer-reviewed conference with a limited number of oral and poster presentation time slots. We encourage all interested participants to submit presentations as early as possible. Please note that submissions and registration will close when the event has reached its capacity.

Neo-Victorian Trajectories of Wealth: Negotiations of Class and Material Inheritance

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:13am
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018

 

In the guise of her narrator in A Room of One’s Own (1928), Virginia Woolf wittily ponders the material foundations of the equality of the sexes:

 

"My aunt, Mary Beton, I must tell you, died by a fall from her horse when she was riding out to take the air in Bombay. The news of my legacy reached me one night about the same time that the act was passed that gave votes to women. A solicitor’s letter fell into the post-box and when I opened it I found that she had left me five hundred pounds a year for ever. Of the two – the vote and the money – the money, I own, seemed infinitely the more important" (Woolf 1945: 38-39).

 

The Gate Theatre Research Network (GTRN) Inaugural Meeting

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:10am
Radboud University Nijmegen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

In 1928, the actors Hilton Edwards and Micheál macLiammóir founded the Dublin Gate Theatre, renowned for producing modernist plays and employing avant-garde staging techniques largely unknown to Irish audiences. Edwards and macLiammóir embraced transnational perspectives on identity and theatre and questioned the homogenisation of national identities and cultural forms of expression during Ireland’s anxious first post-independence decades, which were marked by censorship, cultural isolation and the promotion of state-approved literature.

The Problem with God: Christianity and Literature in Tension

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:09am
Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

 

The Problem with God:

Christianity and Literature in Tension

Harvard Divinity Scool, Cambridge, MA, March 29-30, 2019

An International Meeting of the

Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL)

Organizers: Matthew Potts (Harvard Divinity School) and

Gregor Thuswaldner (North Park University)

 

Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:08am
Jeff Birkenstein & Irina Gendelman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

We seek essays of 3,000-5,000 words for an edited collection that explores unique and out-of-the-box faculty-led student travel, whether abroad or domestically. This book intends to argue for unique and innovative forms of undergraduate student travel, travel that eschews the sadly ubiquitous pre-packaged and overpriced program. We anticipate having three major sections: articles exploring the a) theory, b) implementation, and c) teaching (both in and outside the classroom, depending) of such journeys.

 

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Common Ground Conference 2018

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

26 – 27 October 2018

commongroundsymposium.wordpress.com / @commongroundqub

Action : Arrest

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:21am
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Action : Arrest

Performance, protest, and the law

A one-day symposium, 29th September 2018, King's College London

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Doyle (University of California, Riverside)

General Call for Papers- Fall 2018

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 8:12pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Traversing time: Novel through ages

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 8:11pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 10, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

Traversing time: Novel through ages

CFP for Special Panel on "Charm," Medieval/Renaissance Area, MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 2:56pm
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

29th Annual Conference, November 8-10, 2018

The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)

Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD

Call for Special Panel on Charm and the Middle Ages and/or Renaissance

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2018

UPDATE: Third International Conference of Border Studies

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 1:19pm
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Third International Conference of Border Studies will be sponsored by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 6:41am
Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian Universiy of Athens, Greece / HASE Hellenic Association for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts”

 

14 December 2018

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Professor Hélène Aji, Université Paris Nanterre

Call for Papers

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Travel and Literature Session at PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference 2018

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:42pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

Western Washington University

https://www.pamla.org/2018

The Travel and Literature standing session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for the organization’s 116th annual conference. New extended deadline is Wednesday, June 27

Graphic Brighton: Comics and Music Symposium

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:06am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, to Duran Duran taking their name from Barbarella. Back room printing presses in the 60s and 70s saw the gig flyer and alternative comix emerge side by side, and comic creators from Alan Moore to Richard McGuire have been inspired by music in the creation of their long (play) narratives.

International Journal of James Bond Studies 2(1)

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:05am
International Journal of James Bond Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

The International Journal of James Bond Studies is now accepting submissions for Volume 2.

 

Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:03am
Efram Sera-Shriar, Leeds Trinity University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS
Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930

The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies is pleased to announce a two-day conference, to take place at Leeds Trinity University on 30 and 31 May 2019. We are delighted to have Professor Christine Ferguson (University of Stirling), and Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck, University of London) as our keynote speakers.

D.D. Home levitates himself in front of witnesses in the home of Ward Cheney in South Manchester, Connecticut on 8 August 1852. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

CfP Extended Deadline— Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies sessions

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:56am
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Extended Deadline— CFP: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Session (PAMLA) The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies session(s). The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.

Interwar Mysteries: The Golden Age and Beyond (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:56am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Clues: A Journal of Detection
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 12, 2018

 

Interwar Mysteries: The Golden Age and Beyond (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)
Guest editor: Victoria Stewart (University of Leicester)

 

“These things never happened before the War.”
—Mr. Wetheridge, The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928), by Dorothy L. Sayers

 

Senses of Archicture conference

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:54am
Modern Horizons
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Modern Horizons invites short abstracts for papers (of 25-30 minutes’ length) to be presented at our ‘Senses of Architecture’ conference to be held 26-27 October, 2018 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

“9/11 – An Image Which Continues to Shape Twenty-first-Century United States Culture”

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:52am
14th SAAS (SPANISH ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES) CONFERENCE, SALAMANCA, APRIL 10-12, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Panel Chair: Clair A. Sheehan

 

If, as the current SAAS conference theme, “The Image and the Word”, suggests, “[o]ur 21st century stands under the aegis of the image” (Boletin 27), then the most significant guiding cultural image of twenty-first century America has to be the hauntingly repetitive film of domestic passenger jets colliding with the physical embodiment of twentieth-century US power, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre.

Call for Papers: Inaugural issue of Human: International Journal of Literature and Humanities on “Literature”

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:51am
Human: International Journal of Literature and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Human: International Journal of Literature and Humanities invites submissions for the inaugural issue of the journal, a general issue on “Literature”.

Human: International Journal of Literature and Humanities is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal that serves as a forum for multi- and interdisciplinary discussions across Literature and Humanities, providing academicians, scholars, professionals and students with the opportunity to disseminate their research to a diverse audience of peers and professionals.

"Theatre of Crisis: Aesthetic Responses to a Cross-Sectional Condition": 28th Annual CDE Conference, Graz (Austria) 20 June–23 June 2019

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:45am
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 28th Annual Conference (20 June–23 June 2019). It is organized by the Departments of British and of American Studies and by the Centre for Intermediality Studies in Graz (CIMIG) at the University of Graz (Austria) and will be held as a residential conference at the ‘Bildungshaus Mariatrost’ in Graz.

"Theatre of Crisis: Aesthetic Responses to a Cross-Sectional Condition"

PLSJ special issue on drama

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:43am
Farideh Pourgiv
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 7) on drama in Iran to be published in December 2018. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following and other related topics: 

plsj special issue on cinema

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:42am
Farideh Pourgiv
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

 

The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 8) on cinema in Iran to be published in 2019. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following topics:

  1. Film in Popular Culture
  2. Literature and Film (Film Adaptation)
  3. Gender Studies  
  4. Iranian Cinema in International Realm
  5. Social Issues (War, clash of classes,…)
  6. Children’s Movies and Animated Cartoons
  7. Ecofilms and Ecocritical Perspectives
  8. Movie Business and Studios

Deadline for submission of papers is November 2018.

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:41am
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The editors of the journal Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research welcome essays and book reviews for consideration. Please refer to RECTR’s website for full submission guidelines: rectrjournal.org. General queries and article submissions may be sent to editors@rectrjournal.org

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published under the auspices of the department of English at Valdosta State University. The journal features scholarship on late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British and European drama and staging. Issues contain articles, theatre reviews, book reviews, and occasional interviews.

Deadline Extended: The Material Politics of Feeling in Contemporary American Literature (PAMLA18)

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:40am
Alex Miller/University of Washington Tacoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique.  How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?

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