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CounterText Conference: The Post-Literary

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:23pm
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers
The Second CounterText Conference: The Post-Literary
University of Malta, Valletta Campus, 6-8 April 2018

The second CounterText conference will be held at the University of Malta, between the 6th and the 8th April 2018. The theme of the conference is ‘The Post-Literary’.

"Representing Business Communication in Literature across Genres (Dedicated to Kitty O. Locker, 1948-2005)"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:23pm
William Christopher Brown / Association for Business Communication and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

"Representing Business Communication in Literature across Genres

(Dedicated to Kitty O. Locker, 1948-2005)"

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Chicago, IL

Dates: 03–06 January 2019

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2018

Humor in America Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
American Humor Studies Association / Mark Twain Circle of America
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Humor in America 2018
Call for Participants

Sponsored by:
American Humor Studies Association
Mark Twain Circle of America

Website: https://humorinamericaconference.wordpress.com

Re/Collections -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

Re/Collections

Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to January 26th, 2018

 

ASA 2018 Roundtable, "American Studies in the Plantationocene: Emergent Methods for the Long Emergency"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Joyce Chaplin, Harvard University, and Rebecca Evans, Winston-Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The term "Plantationocene" has recently been proposed to describe the extractive and alienating processes of racial capitalism that have undergirded imperialism, racial slavery, environmental degradation, and climate colonialism. We invite proposals that interrogate this term in relation to the methods and field imaginaries of American Studies. Proposals may address questions such as: How does the Plantationocene inflect or change practices of periodization, (trans)national studies, and disciplinary boundaries within American Studies? What histories and texts take on new or different significance in the context of the Plantationocene? How has or hasn't the field begun to address the Plantationocene? How can we teach (in) the Plantationocene?

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society — SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society invites proposals for a panel on “Recovering Gilman for the 21st Century” for the SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado (November 7-11, 2018).  This panel will explore how recovery provides new contexts and frameworks for analyzing and teaching Gilman’s work.  Topics include but are not limited to

 

  • Recovery of Gilman’s published and unpublished writing

 

  • Digital recovery projects on Gilman’s work

 

  • Teaching Gilman and feminist recovery practices in the classroom

 

Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 27-28-29

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
International Shaw Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The 14th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, co-sponsored by the International Shaw Society and The Shaw Festival, will take place July 27-28-29 at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Postwar Urban Poetry (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:13pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Postwar Urban Poetry: All readings of poetry (1945-1975) focused on the US cityscape, urban events, figures, and legends invited. Postwar urban poetry from various schools such
as Black Arts, Beats, and New York School welcome. Possible poets include Gwendolyn Brooks, Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and
ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 20 January 2018.

Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:54am
Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Bronte Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Emily Bronte in her bicentenary year. The conference, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music, will take place in York, UK, 7 – 9 September 2018.  The organisers welcome papers on a broad range of topics exploring Emily’s life and work, such as:                                                     

Displacement, dispossession and exile

The Gothic/Queer readings

Musicality: in text and life                                                          

Evocations of place/landscape

Religion, metaphysics and mysticism

Childhood and imagination

 

EXILE SURVIVAL DISSENT

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:28pm
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2018

 On Miracle Ground XX

          The International Lawrence Durrell Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at a July 2018 conference in downtown Chicago. In a year marking the centenary of Solzhenitsyn’s birth and the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Durrell’s satirical dystopia Tunc, ILDS welcomes papers reflecting on modernist and postmodern writers or artists who challenged the political and cultural ideologies of their time and place. Interrogating conceptions of exile, survival, and dissent, we will explore how the work of these past intellectual dissidents has shaped our critiques of twenty-first century society.

“I knew him … a fellow of infinite jest”: Reading David Foster Wallace, Ten Years Later

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:15pm
Josh Privett / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

It has been ten years since the untimely death of American writer David Foster Wallace, who is best remembered for his gargantuan novel, Infinite Jest. This panel seeks papers that focus on any aspect of DFW’s life or work. Proposals might address how critical appreciation of Wallace has changed in the last decade, or they might chart new paths for the next decade of Wallace scholarship. Special preference will be given to proposals that are related to this year’s conference theme of socio-political activism, which you can read more about on the SAMLA website.

Going Global: Steampunk and Transnational Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:15pm
University of Portsmouth / British Steampunk Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Going Global: Steampunk and Transnational Cultures

Call for Papers

 

The Asylum Steampunk Festival Conference

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln

25th – 26th August 2018

 

Keynote Speaker:

Yomi Ayeni – Transmedia Author, Producer, and Filmmaker

 

The Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness: Religion, Activism, and Protest

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:15pm
Josh Privett / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Too often, especially in the United States today, religion is seen as the enemy of socio-political progress and change. But even a cursory glance at U.S. history — the Underground Railroad, the Civil Rights Movement, the Sanctuary Movement — attests to the role religion and religious individuals have played in resistance movements. This panel seeks papers that consider the influence of religion on political activism and protest movements — and not only in America, but globally.

UTK Nexus 2018 Agency and Artificiality: Assembling Humanity in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12:28pm
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

 

Call for Papers, Nexus 2018

March 1-3, 2018 | Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes proposals for presentations at Nexus 2018, our 8th biennial interdisciplinary conference, related to the theme of Agency and Artificiality: Assembling Humanity in the 21st Century.  

 

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