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Eighteenth-Century Environmental Humanities: Edited Collection CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:27pm
Jeremy Chow/ Bucknell University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

We invite abstracts for an interdisciplinary collection of essays that is oriented around the sheer diversity of Environmental Humanities (EH) work in the long eighteenth century. Our interdisciplinary focus seeks to honor connections and conversations within, around, and between disciplines. This collection evaluates how the emergence and necessity of EH scholarship is germane to conversations in the eighteenth century, and endeavors to weigh how EH might function as a discipline, theoretic, methodology, and/or pedagogical tool--as well as how the eighteenth century might legitimate, make blurry, or problematize these functions. 

 

CEAMAG Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:26pm
Bowie State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

CEAMAG Journal, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literary criticism, cultural criticism, and personal essays concerned with the teaching of English. We will also consider for publication book reviews and poems and short fiction related to literature or teaching.

Call for Workshops: Post-America, AFEA, Lille france

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:25pm
French Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

French Association for American Studies

AFEA 2020 Conference 

Lille University, France

May 26-29, 2020

 

Michel Feith (Nantes University)

Delphine Letort (Le Mans University)

Marie-Christine Michaud (Université of South Britany, Lorient)

 

 

Post-America

The Medieval Translator

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:24pm
Università di Bologna - Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

The conference will focus on linguistic fragmentation as a means of cultural inclusion. In the passage from late antiquity to the high Middle Ages, a number of written translations in various vernaculars and dialects already appear – suffice it to think of the first attempts at translating the Bible, of the effect of Carolingian culture, or of King Alfred’s cultural policy, aimed at making vernaculars the vehicle of faith and knowledge. As we move towards the late Middle Ages, translation becomes an essential instrument for the transmission of literature, religion and science. The proliferation of translations, through the linguistic fragmentation represented by target languages, allowed the transferral of texts to an ever-wider audience.

College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group 2020 Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:24pm
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group

62nd ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2020

Call for Papers

“Tides and Surges”

7 March 2020

 

Keynote Panelists: Charlie Ewers (Salisbury University),

Phil Hesser (Salisbury University),

and Clayton Railey (Prince George’s Community College)

Location: Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

Historicizing Slashers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:23pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Historicizing Slashers

PCA/ACA National Conference

April 15-18, 2020

Philadelphia, PA, USA

https://pcaaca.org/

 

On the eve of Friday the 13th celebrating its 40th anniversary, the concept of the “slasher” and the “slasher film” remains a topic of debate and discourse among horror scholars and fear film aficionados.

Though theorized and analyzed consistently for the past 30 years, slasher films possess a complex history, one that contains controversy (such as graphic violence, misogyny and the promotion of seemingly socially conservative “morals”), a labyrinthine origin and genealogy as well as alternating and shifting periods of popularity.

International Conference of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies (APEAA)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:23pm
Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies (APEAA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

The Department of Languages and Cultures at the University of Aveiro is very pleased to announce the 41st Conference of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies, which will take place between 26 and 28 March 2020.

Proposals for papers, panels and roundtables are welcome on a wide range of topics that fall within the field of English Studies (literary and cultural studies, postcolonial studies, performance, film and theatre studies, gender and sexuality studies, translation studies, linguistics, language teaching and methodology).

Speculative Art

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:23pm
Vector: the critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

“I want to be a machine” Andy Warhol

ALA 2020: Celebrating 50 Years of Studying Midwestern Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:20pm
The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Call for Papers

“Celebrating 50 Years of Studying Midwestern Literature”

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

American Literature Association Annual Conference

San Diego, California

May 21-24, 2020

 

50th Anniversary Symposium, May 2020--Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:20pm
The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Join us in Chicago in May 14-16, 2020, as we celebrate 50 years of The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature SSML.  Founded in 1971, the vision of the society was to "encourage and assist the study of Midwestern literature in whatever directions the insight, imagination, and curiosity of its members may lead."  We are honored to be celebrating 50 years of that curiosity and insight by holding our 50th anniversary sympsisum at the prestigious Newberry Library.

Documentary Poetry, Popular Protest and Activism

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:19pm
William Dow The American Univeristy of Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

“Documentary Poetry, Popular Protest and Activism: An International Poetry and Poetics Seminar”

 

The American University of Paris.

Co-Directors: Geoff Gilbert and William Dow.

June 11-13, 2020.

 

 

The American University of Paris announces a call for papers for a documentary poetry conference to be held 11-13 June 2020 at the American University of Paris.

 

Edited collection on Bonnie Jo Campbell

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:19pm
Lisa DuRose, Ross Tangedal, Andy Oler
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

We invite chapter proposals for an edited collection on the writing of Bonnie Jo Campbell. Campbell is the author of three short-story collections—Mothers, Tell Your Daughters (2015), Women & Other Animals (1999), and American Salvage (2008), which was a finalist for the National Book Award and National Book Critics’ Circle Award. She has also published two novels—Q Road (2002) and Once Upon a River (2011), which was recently adapted into a feature film.

Chiasma: Issue 7 "Ethics"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:17pm
Chiasma: A Site For Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Chiasma #7: “Ethics”

The Marilynne Robinson Society

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:17pm
American Literature Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Marilynne Robinson Society will be hosting a panel on a wide variety of topics connected to

Robinson’s essays and novels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Given the special conference theme of frontiers and borders, papers that attempt to engage with

this theme are particularly welcome. Please submit abstracts of around 300 words to

haein.park@biola.edu by January 15, 2020.

CFP: Special Issue 32, "Aesthetics of Idleness"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:17pm
InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

For its thirty-second issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the aesthetics of idleness. This issue will also feature an introduction by and an interview with Jean Ma.

Idleness suggests slack and stasis. It evokes empty, wasted time, and thus the dangers of being useless. It even recalls the religious notion that there is something satanic about not being occupied with work. But what are the aesthetics of idleness? In what ways does being idle function as a cultural or artistic practice? How can we theorize idleness, and perhaps do so idly? Or does treating idleness as a site of cultural analysis and critical theory undo the danger of it?

Gender Equality and Sustainability: Agnès Varda’s Sustaining Legacy

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 5:37am
Istanbul Bilgi University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

İstanbul Bilgi University is launching a series of annual events dedicated to the intersecting themes of gender equality and sustainability under various academic disciplines. This year’s event will consider the framework of film studies. The inspiration for this inaugural symposium comes from the tireless gleaner of images Agnès Varda, whose legacy of female subjectivity spans more than six decades, from her first film La Pointe Courte (1955) to her final documentary Varda par Agnès (2019). An opening event launching the series will be followed by a one-day symposium to mark the anniversary of Varda’s passing, taking place at İstanbul Bilgi University, March 27-28, 2020

PCA: Medievalism in Popular Culture, Philadelphia, April 2020 - Submissions due: Nov 1, 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:03pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (including Anglo-Saxon, Robin Hood, Arthurian, Chaucer, Norse, and other materials connected to medieval studies) accepts papers on all topics that explore either popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods.  These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, art, etc.   For this year’s conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

Present Pasts and Future Histories: Places, Spaces, and Discourses

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:02pm
New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference, University of Arizona
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

When: April 3 & 4, 2020

Where: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Proposal: 250 words

Contact: Heidi Wallace and Sarah Wilhoit

Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:02pm
Southwest Popular /American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers

Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

 

DFW 2020 - David Foster Wallace - Austin, TX - June 4-6, 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:02pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

The International David Foster Wallace Society Conference 

Austin, Texas – June 4-6, 2020

The International David Foster Wallace Society invites you to attend DFW 2020 in Austin, Texas. Special events at the Harry Ransom Center (home to Wallace’s archive), film screenings, social events, and other presentations will be included, in addition to a wide variety of panels of Wallace criticism and commentary. 

Panels will be held at the University of Texas Glickman Conference Center and DoubleTree hotel on 15th Street. The Keynote address will be held at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall. 

Call for Abstracts: Philosophy and Horror in Film, Literature and Popular Culture: Aesthetics, Politics, and Histories (extended call for abstracts)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:01pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

Call for Abstracts: Philosophy and Horror in Film, Literature and Popular Culture: Aesthetics, Politics, and Histories (extended call for abstracts)

Edited by

Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University) 

and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

citeron05@yahoo.com

http://artes.filo.uba.ar/la-literatura-de-las-artes-combinadas-ii

 

Attending to Literature - Reminder

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Please forgive any cross-posting.  

This is a reminder that submissions for Attending to Literature will close at midnight on the 20th of October. We welcome papers from ECRs and PhD students, as well as established academics.  

Please email a 250 word abstract and 250 word bio to attendingtoliterature@gmail.com.

We look forward to your submissions! 

Best wishes, 

Dr Bridget Vincent and Harriet Lander

Alfred Hitchcock

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

 

GANDHI AND HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE MAKING OF INDIAN REGIONAL LITERATURES

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Pondicherry University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

CONCEPT NOTE

 

GANDHI AND HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE MAKING OF INDIAN REGIONAL LITERATURES

 

 

                                                               

 

Call for Papers [Volume: 07, Issue: 04] October-December, 2019 Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:56pm
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for Volume: 07, Issue: 04 [October-December, 2019 Issue] of IJ-ELTS.  

The papers can address issues in/related to the following research disciplines-

Building New Worlds: Empathy and Expanding Moral Boundaries in American Children's and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:56pm
Children's Literature Association/American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

Children’s Literature Society

American Literature Association

31st Annual Conference

May 21-24, 2020

Manchester Grand Hyatt
One Market Place
San Diego, CA

Building New Worlds: Empathy and Expanding Moral Boundaries in American Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issues

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:56pm
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Special-Issue Proposal Guidelines

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

PLL is a generalist publication that is committed to publishing work on a variety of literatures, languages, and chronological periods. We accept proposals year-round. We are a quarterly and expect to publish a special issue once a year, every year. The specific volume and issue will be determined later, depending on the editors’ schedule.

"Cantonese and Education in Hong Kong": Call for Speakers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:54pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

We are hoping to organise an open-to-public seminar on "Cantonese and Education", which will take place on Thursday 28 November 2019 (tentative, venue TBA). We are looking for speakers to speak for 15 minutes about any aspects that relates to the theme.

Topics may include language, social and liberal studies classes, creative expression, global access, politics on campus, and more. The speakers will also be asked to give comments on others' presentations.

If you are interested in participating, please send a title of your short paper and some initial thoughts to Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (tammyh@hkbu.edu.hk) by Friday 1 November 2019.

"Writing Malaysia"—Cha—Call for Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:54pm
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

We are happy to announce that in March 2020 Cha will be publishing a special “Writing Malaysia” issue. Submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and art are accepted between 15 October 2019 and 31 December 2019. If you have something original, bizarre, daring or thought-provoking to say about Malaysia, we would like to hear from you. Please note that we can only accept submissions in English or translated into English.

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