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Afterlives: Reinvention, Reception, and Reproduction

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:53am
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at CSU Long Beach and Forest Lawn Museum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

REMINDER: Deadline Approaching July 15, 2019

Afterlives: Reinvention, Reception, and Reproduction

November 9, 2019

Forest Lawn Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205

Call for Papers

Identity, Culture, Metacognition: Tools and Themes for the First-year Seminar

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:49am
Northeast Modern Language Association (seminar session)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This seminar session is to be held at the 2020 Northeast Modern Language Association annual meeting in Boston, MA, 5-8 March 2020. The session seeks to foster a robust research-informed conversation among five to ten teacher-scholars about teaching undergraduate students in a first-year seminar (or similar curricular offering), employing identity, culture and/or metacognition as thematic content and/or instructional strategies. Successful candidates will submit a an abstract proposing a substantive, research-informed, thesis-driven paper that seeks to promote consequential, transformative learning.

The death and the rebirth of the subject

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:47am
Universidad Diego Portales (Santiago, Chile)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 4, 2019

[versión en español abajo / Spanish version below]

5th International Colloquium in Social and Political Thought UDP
The death and the rebirth of the subject

November 12 & 13, 2019
Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile

Keynote speaker:Bruno Bosteels (Columbia University)

The University of Bahamas Critical Caribbean Symposium Series on “African Diasporic Masculinities”

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:46am
The University of The Bahamas
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 18, 2019

The University of Bahamas Critical Caribbean Symposium Series on “African Diasporic Masculinities”

Deadline for Submission:

October 18, 2019

Full Name/Name of the Organization:

The University of Bahamas

Contact email:

Ceron.bryant@ub.edu.bs

“African Diasporic Masculinities” sponsored by The University of Bahamas Critical Caribbean Symposium Series

DECONSTRUCTING DOCTORAL DISCOURSES: STUDENTS’ STORIES AND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:45am
Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher / University of Southern Queensland, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

DECONSTRUCTING DOCTORAL DISCOURSES:

STUDENTS’ STORIES AND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Edited by

Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

 FOCUS AND RATIONALE

RESEARCHERS AT RISK: THE PRECARIOUS POSITIONS OF SCHOLARS CONDUCTING DANGEROUS ENQUIRIES

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:44am
Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher / University of Southern Queensland, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

RESEARCHERS AT RISK:

THE PRECARIOUS POSITIONS OF SCHOLARS CONDUCTING DANGEROUS ENQUIRIES

Edited by

Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

 

FOCUS AND RATIONALE

The Settings of Margaret Atwood

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:33am
Louisa MacKay Demerjian
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Margaret Atwood is a world-renowned Canadian writer. Her identity as a Canadian is important to her and is reflected in her work, especially her earlier work. However, she is a well-travelled person as well and her works don't all take place in Canada. Over the years, she has set her work in urban, suburban and rural locations around Canada but also in the Caribbean and, in The Handmaid's Tale, in the Boston area. This panel would look at Atwood's various settings. How does she use place to reflect or cause either the comfort or the alienation of her characters? Why did she choose to set her first dystopian novel in Cambridge rather than in her home city of Toronto?

Otherness: Essays and Studies 7.3 (General Issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:28am
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its next general issue, 7.3, forthcoming Winter 2019.

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity.  We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

Romanian Review of Eurasian Studies, Year XV, No. 1-2 /2019

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:15am
Eurasian Studies Center/"Ovidius" University of Constanta, Faculty of History and Political Sciences, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Romanian Review of Eurasian Studies, Year XV, No. 1-2 /2019 invites professors, researchers and Ph.D. students to submit their research articles and reviews for publication until 1 October 2019.

 Our journal is indexed in ERIH PLUS, ProQuest, EBSCO, CEEOL and Index Copernicus databases (ICValue 2017: 87.32)

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:14am
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our fifteenth year of issues. 

Forthcoming thematic issues will include ecological radicalism, animal rights radicalism, and anarchism, including Black Bloc activism.  We welcome articles on environmental and animal rights radicalism and radical groups or individuals, as well as articles on anarchist groups or individuals. 

The Queen of Suspense: A Patricia Highsmith Symposium 2019 - Poet of Apprehension

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:14am
Sally Joan Jones (PhD and Visiting Lecturer, University of Chester)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 13, 2019

The Queen of Suspense: A Patricia Highsmith Symposium

2019 – Poet of Apprehension

University of Chester, Saturday 7th December 2019

 

Following the success of Queen of Suspense 2018, an international, interdisciplinary one-day symposium hosted by the University of Chester, we are pleased to announce the return of this event to Chester on Saturday 7th December 2019. This inclusive symposium welcomes paper proposals from academics, writers, independent researchers and postgraduates across all disciplines of humanities, arts and social sciences. Places are also available for non-presenting delegates.

Portrayal of Minorities in Pakistani Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:08am
Mushtaq Bilal / Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This session is part of the 51st NeMLA Convention to be held in Boston from 5 - 8 March, 2020. Please submit your abstracts (300 words) through NeMLA's website: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/18094. In order to submit your abstracts, you will have to create an account on NeMLA's website. 

Museums in Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 3:07am
MuséaLitté
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

This international conference is part of the MuséaLitté research programme on the interaction between museums and literature.

It will be hosted by the Musée d'art et d'histoire Paul Eluard (Saint-Denis) and la Maison des sciences de l'homme (Saint-Denis) on 7-8 November 2019.

Museums are both highly symbolic spaces and sites for the construction and dissemination of culture. Writers visit, appropriate, and mediatise all kinds of museums (Public or private, natural history museums, ethnographic collections, science and technology museums, art galleries, cabinets of curiosities, world expositions) as well as places where literature is preserved and classified (libraries, literary archives, and manuscript centres).

Intercultural Studies Beyond Checkpoints

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 9:13pm
Rhetoric and Communications Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The history of mankind/humanities is marked by intercultural contacts among different societies, be it in development contexts such as trades, business, religious encounters, diplomatic and academic exchanges, or be in conflictual contexts such as war incarceration, human trafficking, forced migration, and annexations.

Propelled by globalization, the first decades of the 21st century witness a growing trend of old (i.e. face to face interactions) and new (i.e. digital/online interactions) forms of intercultural contacts in both development and conflictual contexts. Intercultural contacts consist of an interplay of interlocutors’ interactions, languages, communications, behaviours, and emotions that are dynamic, non-linear, and emergent.

British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 1:58pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture, and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century. This general session entertains paper proposals on a wide variety of topics, but with consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send in the Clowns."

The 117th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will take place November 14-17, 2019 in San Diego, California.

Please submit 500-word proposals at this web address: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/17013

2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:12pm
Yonsei university English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

2019 SituationsInternational Conference 

Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia 

School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

24 October-26 October 2019

 

 

Keynote Speakers

 

Chua Beng Huat(National U of Singapore)

Sacrificing Cosmopolitanism for the Postcolonial Nation

 

Meaghan Morris (U of Sydney) 

On "right-wing" identity politics: reflections between Australia and Hong Kong

 

Stephen C. K Chan (Lingnan U) 

Postcolonial Satires

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:11pm
Amy L. Friedman / NeMLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The Empire definitely wrote back, often with defiance, mockery, and wit.

As Bill Ashcroft summarizes of postcolonial criticism, “this was a new way of reading those literatures that emphasized their transformative power as well as their difference.”

I am seeking papers on satirical material, in all media, which engage with postcolonial issues.

9th International Conference Buddhism & Australia

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:09pm
Buddhism & Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Rhe IC Buddhism & Australia invites submissions for the 9th international conference Buddhism & Australia that will be held on 6-8 February 2020 in Perth, Western Australia. The conference investigates the history, current and future directions of Buddhism and is a platform for scientists and Buddhists to present their latest researches on Buddhism. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well the submission of pre-formed panel proposals.

Topics for submission include but are not limited to:

Edited volume: “Trans Identities in the French media” - Call for abstracts

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:08pm
Dr Romain Chareyron
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

“Transsexualité, transidentité: un tabou français?” (“Transsexuality, transidentity: a French taboo?[1]): such was the title chosen by the online French news magazine France Info for an article published in 2015[2]that discussed the lack of visibility trans(gender/sexual) people still experience in French society. Indeed, there has been an increasing visibility of trans individuals in film and TV in recent years.

Muslims in America - Extended Deadline for Panel

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:53am
Dr. Mahwash Shoaib / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association / SAMLA 91 conference  Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships

November 15-17, 2019

Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta GA

 

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of language.

25th AISNA Biennial Conference Gate(d)Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:41am
Italian Association for North American Studies (AISNA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Paper  proposals  (max.  300  words)  should  be  submitted,  together  with  a  brief biographical note, to the Panel Coordinator(s), to the Conference Organizer Gigliola Nocera (noceragi@unict.it) and to the Aisna Secretary Simone Francescato (segretario- aisna@unive.it) by June 15, 2019. Successful proponents will be notified by June 30,

2019. Panels exceeding four participants will be split into two sessions.

 

Panel # 1

 

DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR SUBMISSIONS for THE JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS)

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 1:26am
THE JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

THE JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS) is an open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal and is published annually. HLWS accepts submissions year-round on a rolling basis. The Journal promotes the research on non-Anglocentric Studies of Whiteness in the Lusophone, Hispanic (Iberian, Latin American, Caribbean, U.S. Latino/a, Afro-Hispanic Studies, including North African, the Western Saharan and Equatorial Guinean) cultural productions from any period.

UPDATED CFP - Veterans Studies

updated: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 4:06pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

UPDATED and EXPANDED CFP - Veterans Studies is a growing field of research that addresses the significant impact of military personnel transitioning from active duty to civilian life. This session invites papers that explore any aspect of military service in literature, including those that reflect the conference theme of “Send in the Clowns” or humor. Outside the trauma of military existence is the rich sense of community that exists in the humorous aspects of providing service to one’s country. These stories and experiences have provided mass media laughs in periodicals like Reader’s Digest and in television shows like Gomer Pyle and Mash. No tragedy is complete without inferences of comedy.

OPEN CALL /II. Zip-Scene Conference on Analogue and Digital Immersive Spaces / #kaleidoscopicview

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 2:46pm
Zip-Scene Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Proposed dates:

10-12 November, 2019

Venue:

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary

Topic:

Interactive Narratives – the Future of Storytelling and Immersion in mixed reality mediums and performing arts. This conference aims to investigate whether XR/extended reality (VR/AR/MR) works will acquire a status comparable to film, performing arts and video games in the near future. On this basis, they are looking forward to papers that address narrative experiences enabled by XR and especially VR technologies. In addition, they want to challenge established storytelling strategies and instead more thoroughly analyse ways of creating engaging experiences. 

 

Discursive Shakespeare - International Conference on Shakespeare

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 5:59am
Department of English, East Delta University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Discursive Shakespeare

International Conference on Shakespeare

2-3 October 2019

Department of English

East Delta University

Bangladesh

Website: www.eastdelta.edu.bd

 “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” - Measure for Measure

“American Literacy Narratives”

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 1:41pm
Dr. Filiz Turhan/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

NEMLA, Boston MA, March 5-8, 2020

Panel, American Literacy Narratives

Panel chair, Dr. Filiz Turhan, Suffolk Community College

Ages and Stages: Women in the Academy, Revisted

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 1:40pm
Terry Novak/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Although much has changed in the academy in recent decades, many struggles related to gender and the “traditional notions” of the roles women fulfill and the roles men fulfill in the academy have remained strikingly rigid, to the detriment of individuals as well as to the collective institution. Women still bear a service burden disproportionate to that of their male colleagues. Women in the academy still struggle with childbearing and child rearing choices that men in the academy do not face in the same way. Women still face sexism and sexual harassment that their male counterparts escape. For women of color, the burdens are magnified.

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