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Cartographies of Silence: A Conference for Readers and Writers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:01am
University of Michigan Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Cartographies of Silence:

A Conference for Readers and Writers

23rd Annual CLIFF Conference

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

March 15-16, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Professor Irena Klepfisz

 

Submission Deadline: December 7, 2018

 

It was an old theme even for me:
Language cannot do everything–

-- Adrienne Rich, “Cartographies of Silence”

ALA 2019 August Wilson

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:59am
The August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The August Wilson

Author Society

of the

American Literature Association

announces its

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

for the

30th Annual ALA Conference

May 23-26, 2019

 

The Westin Copley Place

10 Huntington Avenue

Alfred Hitchcock

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:56am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

Call for submissions: The CODEX Papers, an international review of contemporary book arts

updated: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:54pm
CODEX Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Announcing The CODEX Papers: a new annual review from the CODEX Foundation

 

A call for submissions for Codex Papers No. 2: (First issue will appear early 2019)

http://www.codexfoundation.org/publications/codex-papers

The CODEX Foundation is pleased to announce issue no. 2, The CODEX Papers, an international review of contemporary book arts. Our editorial brief is to publish papers that promote a clear understanding of the enormously complex and historically rich field of the book arts, including:

 

Medical Humanism / American Literature: CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

updated: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:02pm
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Medical Humanism / American Literature

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

Given the ongoing healthcare crisis in America—soaring costs, physician shortages, and lack of insurance coverage—and the rising interest in the field of health humanities, I seek projects that illuminate American literature’s contribution to medical humanism. More specifically, I am interested in papers that address how American literature can help us revision our view of the body, health, illness, disease, medical education, and/or the healthcare system.

Re-Viewing Projective Verse: Form and Collaboration in Avant-Garde Poetics

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:48pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the American Literature Association Conference, to be held in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. We are interested in abstracts about any aspect of avant-garde poetics in mid-Century American verse, but in particular those that explore the collaborative and/or formal mechanics of projective verse as it developed in the diverse poetry communities of the 1950s and 1960s. While Olson’s essay “Projective Verse” has received ample treatment in studies concerning his own poetry and his direct contemporaries (Duncan/Creeley), other poets also built on projective verse in their own ways, fashioning distinctive styles that are related to projective verse but that transform it as well.

Nostalgia / La nostalgie

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:48pm
TRANSverse Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

Nostalgia

Call for Papers, TRANSverse journal

Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto

Issue 18

Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:47pm
Journal of Contemporary Poetics/ International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Literature, Linguistics and other disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.

Call for Abstracts for Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:46pm
Dr. Peter Arnds / Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

CALL FOR ARTICLE PROPOSALS:

Seeking submissions for a forthcoming issue of Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature 

Guest Editor: Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin

Special Issue:  Literary Walks, Slow Travel, and Eco-Awareness in Contemporary Literature.

ASLE 2019 Roundtable: From Monstrosities to Wonders: Ecohorror and Transcorporeality

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:45pm
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

CFP: From Monstrosities to Wonders: Ecohorror and Transcorporeality Roundtable 

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment at the University of California, Davis June 26-30, 2019.

 

All proposals must be submitted via the conference website: https://asle.submittable.com/submit

 

Working-Class Studies Association Conference 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
Working-Class Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

University of Kent, Canterbury – 3-6 September 2019

Working-Class Studies Beyond the Heartlands

With a growing awareness of class-based inequality, Brexit, and a new willingness to discuss working-class issues, we are pleased to announce that the next conference of the Working- Class Studies Association will be held in the UK in September 2019. In its fifteen-year history, this will be the first time the Working-Class Studies Association will hold its conference outside its heartland of the USA. This conference aims to build and consolidate work being carried out currently in the UK and Europe with the USA and elsewhere in the world.

»A.I« – #6 CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies (November 2019)

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:43pm
CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Open Section

In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹.

 

Thematic Section: »A.I«

A Shirley Jackson Renaissance

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:38pm
American Literature Association--Shirley Jackson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

Shirley Jackson Society

CFP for American Literature Association Conference 2019

 

A Shirley Jackson Renaissance

 

In the spirit of the current reinvigoration in interest in Shirley Jackson’s work and life—along with the 70th anniversary of the publication of “The Lottery”—this panel is seeking criticism that explores Jackson’s previously unreleased work (i.e., the stories in Let Me Tell You) or lesser known works using any critical frame or approaches her well-known work in a innovative, unconventional or interdisciplinary manner.

 

Call for Submissions: Culture, Theory and Critique

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:37pm
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.

Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.

National Conference on "Cartographies of Diaspora and Displacement: Narratives of Expatriates and Poetics of Exile"

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:35pm
Dr. Arpita Ghosh / Kristu Jayanti College Autonomous, Bengaluru
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Department of English (PG), Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru 

National Conference on "Cartographies of Diaspora and Displacement: Narratives of Expatriates and Poetics of Exile" on January 18, 2019.

Conference Concept Note

Canadian Society for the Study of Comics Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:31pm
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers:

Annual Conference of the
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics

Appel à textes:

Conférence annuelle de la

Société canadienne pour l’étude da la bande dessinée

 

University of British Columbia

June 4–5, 2019

Université de la Colombie-Britannique
4–5 juin, 2019

 

La version française suit 

Evolving the Forest

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:28pm
art.earth
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 19, 2018

art.earth, our partners The Royal Forestry Societyand Timber Strategiesand our academic partner Science Walden @ Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology (UNIST) invite proposals to an international forum: Evolving the Forest.

This is a three-day international forum bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our relationship with wood, trees and forest over the past hundred years, and imagining that evolving relationship over the next 100.

The event takes place June 19-21, 2019 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.

“Home-Thoughts, from Abroad” (from a poem by Robert Browning)

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:16pm
Department of English Language and Literature Faculty of Philology University of Montenegro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty of Philology

University of Montenegro

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The XV International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

 

“Home-Thoughts, from Abroad”

(from a poem by Robert Browning)

 

 

Humanities Education and Research in Teaching (HEART) Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:09pm
Bishop's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

 

CFP: HEART Conference

 

“Locating the HEART and SOULS in Higher Education”:

An International Conference on the Future of the Humanities

10thAnnual Conference 

Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, QC

March 15-16, 2019

 

 

HEART: Humanities Education and Research in Teaching

Language, Literature, Culture in Germany

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:07pm
German Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

 

We are a group of enthusiastic academics who found each other in Chicago, USA. We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world. German Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal. Our objective is to circulate scholarly information on research in literature, culture, and language, including teaching German as a second or foreign language. Articles are published in German and English. Please visit www.germanjournal.org for more information. Happy writing!

Time/Le temps

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:05pm
International Medieval Society Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Time/ Le temps

Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris

Paris, 8–10 July /juillet 2019

 

Call for Papers:

 “What is time?” asked St. Augustine. “Who can comprehend this even in thought so as to articulate the answer in words? Yet what do we speak of, in our familiar everyday conversation, more than of time?”

Difference and Indifference in Irish Studies

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
18th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE SPANISH ASSOCIATION FOR IRISH STUDIES
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

18th AEDEI CONFERENCE

“Difference and Indifference in Irish Studies”

29 - 31 May 2019
University of the Balearic Islands

CFP: MLA Teaching Postcolonial Environmental Literature and Media

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
Cajetan Iheka/Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Postcolonial Environmental Literature and Media, to be edited by Cajetan Iheka. In the past decade, critical readings of texts from formerly colonized societies have increasingly combined postcolonial and ecocritical perspectives. The rising interest in postcolonial ecocriticism is reflected in curricular offerings, which include entire courses or sections of courses devoted to novels, stories, plays, films, and other media focused on environmental issues in postcolonial settings. The proposed volume sets out to establish the scholarship on the teaching of postcolonial ecocriticism.

Lacanian and Foucaultian Approaches to the Body Essay Collection

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:03pm
Becky McLaughlin / Eric Daffron
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Both Jacques Lacan and Michel Foucault took the body as an object of critical inquiry but explored it in divergent ways. This collection of essays, under advance contract with McFarland and Company, will bring together scholars working from Lacanian and Foucaultian perspectives to interrogate the body. Collectively, the papers selected for this volume will aspire to answer, among others, the following questions: how do Lacan and Foucault approach the body, and what new forms of subjectivity emerge when we pay attention to the body? What are we allowed to do to or with our bodies, and what are we allowed to ask others to do to or with our bodies?

Experimental Poetry Networks: Material Circulations

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:03pm
MATLIT: Materialidades da Literatura
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers

MATLIT: Materialities of Literature, volume 7.1 (2019)

“Experimental Poetry Networks: Material Circulations”

Editors: Pauline Bachmann (Universität Zürich)

Jasmin Wrobel (Freie Universität Berlin)

 

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Old Lands, New Ground: A Symposium of the Assocation for the Study of the Arts of the Present

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:01pm
ASAP
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Old Lands, New Ground: A Symposium of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present

 

Venue: Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, Hong Kong: June 7-9 2019

 

The 2019 international Association of the Study of the Arts of the Present symposium is presented by the School of English and the Department of Fine Arts, University of Hong Kong, with venue at Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts (https://www.taikwun.hk/en/).

 

 

Call for Proposals:

 

Shifting Tides Anxious Borders

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders A Graduate Student Conference (10th Annual) in Transnational American Studies Department of English, Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders

A Graduate Student Conference (10th Annual) in Transnational American Studies

Department of English, Binghamton University

Date: April 13, 2019 (Saturday); Venue: Downtown Center, Binghamton University

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Keynote: Caroline Levine (Professor, Department of English, Cornell University)

 

Minor(ity) Texts: Formalizing Resistance

 

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