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Indigenous Futurisms from Latin America

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:01am
Tara Daly, Marquette University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Seeking 300 word abstracts on the topic of Indigenous Futurisms in Latin America for the 2020 MLA conference in Seattle, Washington. They may be sent to: tara.daly@marquette.edu by MARCH 15th, 2019. 

Indigenous Futurisms from Latin America: 2000-20XX

MLA Panel Proposal

January 9-12th 2020 Seattle

 

Essays on Mildred Taylor

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Tammy L. Mielke, Sarah Hardstaff & Michelle H. Martin / University Press of Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

CfP: Essays on Mildred Taylor (Edited Collection)

Editors: Tammy L. Mielke, Sarah Hardstaff and Michelle H. Martin

Since the publication of Song of the Trees in 1975, Mildred D. Taylor’s award-winning Logan family novels have presented complex representations of black characters, family, community, cultural and political life that defy the often stereotypical representations found in children’s literature at large. Yet there has been considerably less critical engagement with Taylor’s work than might be expected. For this anthology we are seeking contributions that examine numerous aspects of Taylor’s work and its wider impact.

This anthology is under advanced contract with University Press of Mississippi.

Uncovering Truths: Secrets and Self-Discovery in French and Francophone Literature MLA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:59am
Modern Language Association Conference, Seattle 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 17, 2019

What role do secrets play in 20th/21st century French and Francophone literature? How do secrets, both hidden and uncovered, shape the characters and their humanity? Send 250-word abstracts in French or English and brief bio to Antoinette Williams-Tutt (awilliams2@gradcenter.cuny.edu ) and Lisa Karakaya (karakayalisa@gmail.com ), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 17 March 2019

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2020/webprogrampreliminary/Paper9101.html 

MLA 2020: Contemporary Materialisms

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:59am
Marxist Literary Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Renewed theories, forms, or methods capable of illuminating the ongoing economic and political crises codified during the long-seventies. 350-word abstract and bio by 15 March 2019; Ericka Beckman (ebeckman@sas.upenn.edu) and Emilio Sauri (emilio.sauri@umb.edu). This panel is hosted by the Marxist Literary Group for the 2020 MLA Convention. 

MLA 2020: Radical Redrum

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:59am
Marxist Literary Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

How do concepts central to Marxism (surplus populations, class (im)mobility, primitive accumulation, reproductive labor, etc.) illuminate the horror genre?  350-word abstract and bio to Ericka Beckman (ebeckman@sas.upenn.edu) and Emilio Sauri (emilio.sauri@umb.edu) by March 15th, 2019. This panel is hosted by the Marxist Literary Group for the 2020 MLA convention.   

“Protect our Waters”: Indigenous Women's Activism and Climate Justice

updated: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 11:45am
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

“You can’t drink oil, keep it in the soil,”“Protect the Sacred”and “Water is Life”are slogans which shaped the year 2016 and which keep reverberating ever since. As Indigenous environmental activism in recent years shows, women have been and continue to be on the forefront of environmental protection on communal, national and global levels.

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

updated: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 6:47am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Being Human in the (post)colonial: Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

updated: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:59pm
Modern Language Association - Affiliated Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

NEW DEADLINE:  3/20/19

The situation of colonized and settled lands poses pointed questions about “being human,” starting from who gets to decide who is human, and continuing through questions of what qualifies as humane, humanitarian, human being or being human; and also the opposite: whose voice can cry out against the inhumane, dispute what is considered humanitarian, and offer alternative perspectives on what it means to “be human.”

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies welcomes 250-word abstracts for papers that rigorously engage with these questions through art, culture, media, and literature (generously considered).

Southeast Asia and Australia: Literary and Cultural Connections

updated: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:58pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

NEW DEADLINE:  March 20, 2019

            This call is for a proposed collaborative session between the Southeast Asia/Southeast Asia Diasporic Forum of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Association for Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) at the January 2020 MLA conference in Seattle. Given the geographical proximity and intertwined histories of several Southeast Asian countries and Australia, we envision a session that explores existing and emerging literary and cultural connections between them across a range of writing, media, and languages. 

DEADLINE EXTENDED Untimely Endings: The Mimesis of Fiction as a Response to Ecological Crises

updated: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 3:08am
Felicity Gilbert & Gavin McLoughlin, MIC, University of Limerick.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

*DEADLINE EXTENDED*

 

Untimely Endings: The Mimesis of Fiction as a Response to Ecological Crises

 

Postgraduate Conference

 

 

https://untimelyendings2019.wixsite.com/untimelyendings

 

 

Location: Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland.

Date: Thursday 25th April 2019

Abstract Submission Due Date: 18th March 2019.

 

Organisers: Felicity Gilbert, Department of English Language and Literature, and Gavin McLoughlin, Department of Philosophy, MIC.

The Visual Logic/s of Feminism/s

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:29pm
Wayne State University Visual Culture Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Eighth Annual WSU Visual Culture Symposium seeks to explore the visual logics of feminist art, theory, and practice, in all their complexity and multiplicity, and to place such logics in the current political moment. From the #MeToo-movement to the Women’s March, feminist activism has drawn national attention in recent years. In some respects, such activism has produced tangible gains: the 116th House of Representatives is the most racially diverse and counts the largest number of women in US history.

Next Earth: Teaching Climate Change Across the Disciplines **DEADLINE EXTENDED**

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:25pm
Environmental Humanities Initiative, University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Next Earth: Teaching Climate Change Across the Disciplines

A Nearly-Carbon Neutral Conference at UC Santa Barbara

June 10-30, 2019

Call for Papers

Recognizing the severity of the climate crisis, and driven by profound and renewed belief in the power of education to help reimagine and build a better, more sustainable, and environmentally just world, or “next Earth,” Transformative Education for Climate Action will be the theme of the summer 2019 nearly-carbon neutral conference for UC Santa Barbara’s Environmental Humanities Initiative (EHI). We invite your participation!

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] New Perspectives: III JRAAS Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:51am
JRAAS/CETAPS, University of Porto
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

New Perspectives:
III JRAAS Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

The JRAAS team is pleased to announce the third JRAAS Conference New Perspectives, which aims to give students and young researchers the opportunity to present papers on subjects connected to Anglo-American studies. We offer a platform where new ideas can be shared and discussed openly, in order to lay the foundations for an engaged dialogue between the next generation of scholars.

English Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:17pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Update: The deadlines for this panel has been extended to April 1, 2019. The English Nineteenth-Century Literature panel at the 2019 RMMLA Conference (Oct. 10-12, El Paso, Texas) welcomes proposals for presentations exploring any aspect of nineteenth-century literature and culture of the British Isles. Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to vanwmatt@isu.edu .

Emerson Society Awards announcement

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 7:36am
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2018.

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 1:54pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/Algoma University,Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

International Contemporary Women’s Writing Association Conference

3-5 July 2019, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Call for Papers

 

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:05am
SFSU Comparative and World Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

Spring 2019

The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the Spring 2019 edition of the literary journal Portals.

In addition to papers looking across linguistic borders, we invite submissions from those engaging critically with literary topics from an interdisciplinary or comparative perspective. This includes:

Call for Papers The Era of Posthuman: The Definition and Expansion of the Future Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:23am
The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Papers

 

The Definition and Expansion of the Future Humanities

 

 

 

Deadline for submissions: 

April 30, 2019

 

Full name / Name of organization: 

The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

 

The Institute of the Future Humanities: www.ifh.or.kr

On Laughter

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:15am
University College London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019

On Laughter

11 & 12 July 2019

To say the least, academics struggle with laughter. We can analyse jokes, dissect irony, theorize ‘the comic,’ and laugh ourselves, but when it comes to talking about laughter – often uncontrollable, sometimes inappropriate – we stop short. Perhaps it is too intimate, too revealing, too awkward.

‘On Laughter,’ a two-day conference hosted at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, will address laughter itself. The humanities and the natural and social sciences all have something valuable to contribute. We invite scholars working across these areas to consider the following dimensions of laughter:

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:08am
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

 

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (University of Central Florida), and Frances Smith (University of Sussex), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, mainstream cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, Kelly Reichardt, Elaine May, Spike Jonze, William Castle, Barbara Kopple, and Budd Boetticher.

Conference on Narrative Games

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:36pm
Stefan Hall / High Point University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Conference on Narrative Games

NEW Deadline for submissions:  Monday, March 11th

Keynote Speaker:  Rachel Noel Williams (Narrative Writer, Riot Games; Lead Narrative Designer Telltale Games; Narrative Designer, Obsidian Entertainment)

Special Guest Writer:  Jon Goff (16-year videogame and comic book veteran, including HaloDestiny, and Crackdown 3)

ReFocus: A Series of Film Studies Anthologies: The International Director

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 12:07pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

ReFocus: A Series of Film Studies Anthologies: The International Director

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (University of Central Florida), and Stefanie Van de Peer (University of Exeter), each book focuses on a critically overlooked film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, mainstream cinema, experimental filmmaking, or the documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Susanne Bier, Xavier Dolan, and Francis Veber, with many more in preparation

2019 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 12:20pm
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

27th Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

12-13 April 2019

Call for Papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of Early British Literature from the beginnings through the 18th Century.  Papers on all aspects of teaching, interpretation, and research of Early British Literature are invited.  Undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty are encouraged to apply.

The 2019 Keynote Address will be "The Metamorphic Worlds of Early Modern Literature," by Dr. Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature, The University of California at San Diego.

CFP: Submissions for 2019 Texas Theatre Journal

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:07am
Texas Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The Texas Theatre Journal is now accepting submissions for its 2019 Volume through March 22, 2018. The editors are looking for Articles, Profiles, and Interviews, as well as Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. MISSIONWe invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies. The journal is also interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas.

Arts and the City Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:10am
Institute of English Studies, Karoli Gaspar University and The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers

Arts and the City

International Conference

23-24 May 2019, Budapest, Hungary
Károli Gáspár University & The Hungarian Academy of Sciences

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

ANDREW GIBSON, Royal Holloway, University of London

BERNARDINE EVARISTO, writer, London

(author of Lara, Soul Tourists, and Blonde Roots, among other novels)

NOÉMI SZÉCSI, writer, Budapest

(author of The Finno-Ugrian Vampire and Mandragora Street 7, among other novels)

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