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Seeking contributor to write on DOMESTIC VIOLENCE for Violence in American Society: An Encyclopedia of Trends, Problems, and Perspectives.

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:13am
Chris Richardson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

I am looking for a scholar to write an entry on “Domestic Violence” for Violence in American Society: An Encyclopedia of Trends, Problems, and Perspectives. Unfortunately, I had this entry fall through—someone cancelled last-minute and now I’m scrabbling to find a writer able to take on the subject, which would generally include violence at home, often (but not always) directed at children and spouses. The entry would look at historical, contemporary, and mediated depictions of domestic violence in the United States.

Narrative & Nostalgia: Crusades & American Civil War (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:12am
Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Michel-Rolph Trouillot closed his 1995 Silencing the Past by reminding us that “History doesn’t belong only to its narrators, professional or amateur. While some of us debate what history is or was, others take it in their own hands.” This is nowhere more true than in two historical periods seldom in conversation - the medieval phenomenon called the “Crusades,” and the 19th-century American Civil War. Scholars here seek to clarify these periods among themselves, while popular audiences voraciously consume these and other retellings of the past, and others on the political left and right “take it in their own hands” by toppling monuments or explicitly evoking these periods as direct predecessors of their own.

Matters of State: Bureaucracy, Procedure, and Power in South Asia

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:11am
Princeton South Asia Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

How does ‘the state’ generate material force in everyday life? Over the last four decades, scholars of South Asia have invigorated theorization of the state by resituating Eurocentric accounts in an imperial and postcolonial frame. In recent years, scholars have foregrounded the materiality of state-making by examining the bureaucratic circulation of archival records, minoritized subjects’ encounters with law, the remaking of bodily norms through colonial institutions, transnational flows of aid and expertise, and interplays of routine and exception in governance. “Matters of State” will bring together scholarship that builds on these exciting, interdisciplinary approaches to conceptualize the paradoxes of state power in South Asia.

Call for Papers for the Next Issue Volume: 29, Issue: 1, Year: 2019

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:11am
Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies - Dil, Edebiyat ve Kültür Araştırmaları Dergisi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies - Dil, Edebiyat ve Kültür Araştırmaları Dergisi, which is the official publication of Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Western Languages and Literatures, is an open access, peer-reviewed, multilingual, scholarly and international journal published two times a year in June and December. The journal is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.

Studying South Asian Narratives Through Pluralist and Dialogic Frames

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:10am
Comparative Literature Association of India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

UGC Sponsored

CLAI BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

March 11-14, 2019

 

Organised by

Comparative Literature Association of India

in collaboration with

Maulana Azad National Urdu University (Hyderabad)

And sponsored by

Nation Council of Promotion of Urdu Literature (NCPUL)

Margaret Fuller’s Languages (ALA 2019 Boston, May 23-26, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:06am
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019

In the “Preface by the Translator” that Margaret Fuller penned for her translation of Goethe’s Tasso, she states: “There are difficulties attending the translation of German works into English which might baffle one much more skillful in the use of the latter than myself. A great variety of compound words enable the German writer to give a degree of precision and delicacy of shading to his expressions nearly impracticable with the terse, the dignified, but by no means flexible English idiom” (Art, Literature and the Drama, p. 355).

The Oswald Review

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:57am
Dr. Douglas Higbee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English.  Published annually, The Oswald Review accepts submissions from undergraduates in this country and abroad (with a professor’s endorsement).

 

Guidelines

Submit each manuscript as a separate email attachment in Microsoft Word.  TOR discourages simultaneous submission to other journals.

All text must be in current MLA format, justified left only and without headers and footers.  Endnotes, if absolutely necessary, should be minimal.

 

Title page:

title of work;

author’s name;

Heresy and Free Speech

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:56am
International Society for Heresy Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Seeking Contributions for excommunicated (the newsletter of the International Society for Heresy Studies), Vol. 4, No. 2, 

Every heretic sooner or later faces issues of freedom of speech (or its opposite: censorship). While there may be mute heresies of a ritual nature, most of the time, heresy expresses itself in language, and it would not be termed heresy if this dissenting discourse were not in tension with normative ways of talking about faith, doctrine, and values.

GFF 2019: The Romantic Fantastic

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:54am
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

10. Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung: Das Romantisch-Fantastische – The Romantic Fantastic 


September 18th–23rd, 2019 at the Free University of Berlin, Cinepoetics - Center for Advanced Film Studies and Department of Film Studies 

“Literature and the Problem of Evil” The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 56 (1/2020)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:52am
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature and the Problem of Evil”

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 56 (1/2020)

Editors:

Fiona Ellis (University of Roehampton, London)

Marek Drwięga (Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland)

Adriana Warmbier (Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland)

Submission deadline: August 31, 2019

Call for Submissions to Maritime Journal: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:52am
The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Deadline extended to January 20, 2019. The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture, a peer-reviewed scholarly publication, seeks submissions for its tenth annual issue, to be published in spring 2019. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts on any aspect of maritime literature, history, or culture, following MLA style, using endnotes and the works cited format. Manuscripts are usually in the range of 20-25 pages; however, both shorter and longer works are sometimes accepted for publication.

Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean - Utopian Studies Conference

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:50am
Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

“Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean”
October 17-19, 2019
Michigan State University’s Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
East Lansing, MI

The Society for Utopian Studies invites you to submit papers and proposals on the theme, “Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean.”

https://utopian-studies.org/conference2019/

Call for Chapters: Reclaiming the Tomboy: Posthumanism, Gender Representation, and Intersectionality

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:50am
Dr. Jen Harrison / East Stroudsburg University; Dr. Holly Wells / East Stroudsburg University; Dr. Erica Joan Dymond / East Stroudsburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Call for Chapters: Reclaiming the Tomboy: Posthumanism, Gender Representation, and Intersectionality

 

Deadline for Submissions:                  July 31, 2019

Full name / Name of Organization:     Dr. Jen Harrison, East Stroudsburg University, USA

                                                            Dr. Holly Wells, East Stroudsburg University, USA

                                                            Dr. Erica Joan Dymond, East Stroudsburg University, USA

Contact email:                                     reclaimingthetomboy@gmail.com

 

Special Issue of JNT on New Narrative

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:49am
Rob Halpern and Robin Tremblay-McGaw / Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Current Special Issue CFP: "New Narrative "

"But What Does Wonder Do?": A Conference of Emergent Black Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:46am
African & African American Studies at Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Call for Presenters

African & African American Studies’ Inaugural Emerging Scholars Conference

April 11-12, 2019

Stanford University

 

Whiteness at Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:45am
Kathryn Quinn-Sanchez
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

Call for Submissions: Essays on "Whiteness at Work"

Teaching While Queer: Call for Abstracts / Call for Action

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:42am
Jaime Harker / University of Mississippi; Douglas Ray / Western Reserve Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Teaching While Queer: Stories, Strategies, and Radical Possibilities

Call for Abstracts / Call for Action

Attachment and Affect

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 7:09am
University of Virginia Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Attachment and Affect

March 22-23, 2019

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

 

Keynote by Lisa Ruddick (UChicago)

Master class with Rita Felski (UVA/SDU)

 

Why does the study of literature matter? What is the relationship between reader and text? How can affective responses to texts inform criticism? This conference seeks to take seriously our aesthetic and affective attachments, the attachments at work within and among literary texts, and the ways attachments form and function.

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 4:33am
Pearl Kibre Medieval Study / The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies

The 14th Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Graduate Student Conference

Date: May 4, 2018 

Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY 

Keynote Speaker: Shirin Khanmohamadi, San Francisco State University

DEADLINE EXTENDED - At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums

updated: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 11:46am
Society of English Graduate Scholars at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2019

Call for Papers:

 

At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums

 

The Third Annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference is currently accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums.”

 

Undergraduate students are welcome to apply and registration fees are waived for all participants.

 

[Deadline Extended] ANGUISH

updated: 
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 10:10am
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Georgetown Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Conference Date: March 30, 2019

 

ANGUISH

Updated: Cinema Television Literature Association CFP for Two Film/Literature Panels for American Literature Conference May 2019

updated: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 6:21pm
Cinema Television Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Still soliciting proposals!

The Cinema Television Literature Association welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019.  

The first panel, “Recent Critical Work on Film and Television Adaptations of Literary Narratives” seeks four presentations based on American literary works adapted for feature film or long-format episodic series.  

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 29th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference at LSU

updated: 
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 1:15pm
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Call for Papers: 29th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference at LSU

Graphic Carnival: Celebrating Carnage and Carnality Across Genres

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Graham Jones

February 27-March 1, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS DUE DECEMBER 30, 2018

 

The Re/active Image

updated: 
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 12:29pm
NYU Cinema Studies Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

This call for papers is a call to re/action.

Speaking on the evolution and significance of black aesthetics throughout film, music, and history, Arthur Jafa recognizes an explicitly reactive dimension in black cultural production, one predicated on the treatment or transformation of given materials. He demonstrates that black creativity and artistic expression in the United States has been elementally shaped by—and in reaction to—the parameters and circumstances of chattel slavery and its violent legacies.

Race: Embodying Academia

updated: 
Monday, December 24, 2018 - 1:08am
University at Albany English Student Graduate Oranization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

"Race: Embodying Academia"

University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2019

Submission Deadline: January 18, 2019

 

Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."

—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human

 

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