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PLACE SPACE TIME

updated: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:25am
Lancaster University & The British Library
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

This two-day interdisciplinary conference is hosted by the AHRC Funded Chronotopic Cartographies project (Lancaster University) in partnership with The British Library. It comes out of primary research into the digital visualisation of space and time for fictional works that have no real-world correspondence. Chronotopic Cartographies develops digital methods and tools that enable the mapping of literary works by generating graphs as “maps” directly out of the coded text.  

See: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/chronotopic-cartographies/

CFP: Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:55pm
Kristen McNutt
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry is seeking submissions for our next volume.  Penumbra is an online journal of Union Institute and University's Ph.D. program in Interdisciplinary Studies.  Penumbra aims to promote social change through theoretically informed engagements with concrete issues and problems. We publish socially engaged innovative, creative, and critical scholarship with a focus on ethical, political, and aesthetic issues in education, humanities, public policy, and leadership.

Submissions

Call for Papers for Critical Insights: Life of Pi (2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:50pm
Adam T. Bogar / NCIS
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020

Call for Papers for Critical Insights: Life of Pi (2020)

 

This is a call for chapter proposals for a forthcoming edited collection on the 2001 philosophical novel Life of Pi by Canadian author Yann Martel. This volume will be published in Fall 2020 by Salem Press as part of the following subseries of their Critical Insights collection: https://www.salempress.com/ci_works.

 

In line with the expectations of the Critical Insights series, we ultimately seek essays that:

Conference CFP - Locations and Dislocations of Theory

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:49pm
Faculty of Letters, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

The past few decades have been crucial for the dismantling of theory, formerly understood as a monolithic concept, applicable to a wide range of epochs and regions. Rather than a timeless or non-spatial concept, theory represents “a historically circumscribed mode of thinking about literature” (Galin Tihanov). Researchers informed by Edward Saidʼs “traveling theory” (James Clifford, Caren Kaplan, Mieke Bal) have also insisted on the enormous pressure of context in shaping and reshaping theory. Convincing metanarratives of itinerant international canonization in the 20th century literature (Mads Rosendahl Thomsen) have opened the theoretical debate.

Panel: The Soul of America: The Legacy of the Culture Wars

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:43pm
Canadian Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: CAAS at Congress 2020

Western University, May 30-June 1, 2020

The Canadian Association for American Studies invites paper proposals for our 2020 conference, which will be held in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. 

Panel: The Soul of America: The Legacy of the Culture Wars

Organizer: Andrew Woods, Western University

(Un)natural Disasters: Sites of Resistance (Label Me Latina/o Special Issue Summer 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:42pm
Label me Latina
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

For many Latinx communities, the contemporary period can best be described as disastrous:  natural disasters like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017, followed by the equally disastrous federal response; the sustained crisis at the US southern border, created through a series of cruel, inhumane, extra-legal, and illegal policies; ICE raids at workplaces that force children to come home from their first day of school to find their parents gone; indefinite separation and detention of children and families; US response to the crisis in Venezuela; detention of US citizens for suspicion of being undocumented; mass deportation with no promise of due process.

Keystone DH 2020 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:41pm
Keystone Digital Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We are excited to announce that this year’s Keystone DH will be held at Temple University in Philadelphia. Keystone DH is an annual conference and a network of institutions and practitioners committed to advancing collaborative scholarship in digital humanities research and pedagogy across the Mid-Atlantic.

Proposals are welcome on any aspect of digital technologies and their application to the humanities and/or social sciences. We highly encourage projects that focus on the collaborative nature of research and teaching. Senior scholars should foreground the labor of students, librarians, and/or the community that sustained the project. We especially welcome proposals with representative and inclusive speaker involvement.

2020 U of T's Cinema Studies Graduate Conference on "Friendship"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:41pm
University of Toronto's Cinema Studies Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 22, 2019


2020 Cinema Studies Institute’s Annual Graduate Conference

University of Toronto

“Friendship”

Keynote: Salomé Skvirsky (University of Chicago)

January 31st & February 1st

 

 

SWPACA - Philosophy and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:39pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Philosophy and Popular Culture

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: November 20, 2019

 

Indigenous Mobilities: Travelers through the Heart(s) of Empire

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:39pm
University of Kent/East Anglia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

INDIGENOUS

MOBILITIES

Travelers through the Heart(s) of Empire

 

 

Wednesday 17th –

Friday 19th June

2020

Reid Hall, Paris

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

-     David A. Chang (University of Minnesota)

-     Nika Collison (Haida Gwaii Museum)

-     Michael H. Crowe (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians)

   

 

 

MLA 2021 The Ethical Turn in Children's Literature and Childhood Studies (deadline 3/1/2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:38pm
Gabrielle Owen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

This non-guaranteed session sponsored by the Children’s Literature Association names and reflects on a recent shift in the fields of Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies toward questions of ethics regarding children and the effects of categories of age, both present and historical. At its heart, this is a shift away from the exclusive focus on cultural ideas about the child in the work of scholars like Jacqueline Rose and Karín Lesnik-Obserstein toward scholarly work that also considers the lives, texts, and matter of actual children.

MUSIC, LITERARY AND PERFORMING ARTS IN CENTRAL- EUROPEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN CONTEXT

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:32pm
ARTS ACADEMY UNIVERSITY OF SPLIT, SPLIT, CROATIA / FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF SPLIT, CROATIA – CENTRE FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES STUDIA MEDITERRANEA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

Topic: MUSIC, LITERARY AND PERFORMING ARTS IN CENTRAL- EUROPEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN CONTEXT

Place and date: SPLIT, CROATIA, MAY 7-9, 2020

 

Partner Organizers: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Centre Studia Mediterranea, University of Split, Croatia & Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts – Split Institute for Scientific and Artistic work, Split, Croatia

 

CONFERENCE AIM

Lavender Languages Institute 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
Florida Atlantic University Lavendar Languages Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

LAVENDER LANGUAGES INSTITUTEJune 14-23, 2020 at Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL United States)

The third annual Lavender Languages Institute at Florida Atlantic University offers 10 days of in-class class discussion, research opportunities and informal conversations exploring topics of current interest in language and sexuality studies, queer linguistics, and various lavender language themes. The institute begins with a day-long orientation session on Sunday, June 14th. This session includes Institute faculty presentations exploring current debates in queer theory and queer linguistics.

Making Space: Literary Constructions of Identity and Community

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:29pm
University of Minnesota English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

Making Space: Literary Constructions of Identity and Community

April 24, 2020

A Graduate Conference in the Department of English, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

The concept of “making space” is both powerful and problematic. Making space for different identities and communities feels necessary—as Virginia Woolf so importantly emphasizes, a “room of one’s own” is imperative for claiming, creating, and expressing intellectual identity. Yet mere rhetoric about making space for difference risks condescension and absolution from the difficult work of community formation. This tension encourages us to ask: who is making space for whom? Who is included and excluded in this space-making?

Call for Book Chapters: The Old Green New Deal: Environment and Social Justice in U.S. Literary Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:28pm
Steven Rosendale, Northern Arizona University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS for the volume

 

The Old Green New Deal:  Social Justice and Environment in U.S. Literature and Culture

in the Lexington Books series: Environment and Society (series ed. Douglas Vakoch)

 

Editor: Steven Rosendale (Northern Arizona University)

 

Auf Wiedersehen Pet: Past and Present

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:27pm
York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

We are inviting abstracts for a publication on the British television series Auf Wiedersehen Pet to mark the 35th anniversary of its first screening. We are interested in a range of contributions including; academic articles, fan responses, reminiscences, revisiting locations, interviews, etc.

Annual Meeting of the Andrew Marvell Society

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:26pm
Andrew Marvell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

Annual meeting of the Andrew Marvell Society in conjunction with the South-Central Renaissance Conference.

Hosted by Southern Methodist University, 26-28 March 2020, Dallas, TX.

The Andrew Marvell Society invites proposals for papers to be presented on any aspect of Marvell studies, from established scholars in the field as well as graduate students and newcomers. Proposals are welcomed on all topics.

Abstracts only (350 words; a shorter 100-word abstract for inclusion in the program) should be submitted online no later than 16 December 2019 via the Conference’s submission portal:

https://sites.psu.edu/scrc/

David Foster Wallace panels at ALA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:23pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 31st annual conference of the American Literature Association in San Diego on May 21-24, 2020.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction.  Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Outcasts and Outliers in Literature, Music, and Visual Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:22pm
Comparative World Literature, CSULB
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

CFP: 55th Annual Comparative Literature Conference

Outcasts and Outliers in Literature, Music, and Visual Arts

Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14-15, 2020

 

The Comparative World Literature Program at California State University, Long Beach, invites abstracts for presentations at its 55th annual conference in Long Beach, California on the topic of Outcasts and Outliers.

Wooden O Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:22pm
Southern Utah University/Utah Shakespeare Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

The Wooden O Symposium invites panel and paper proposals on any topic related to the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. The 2020 conference seeks papers that investigate our 2020 theme: Shakespeare, Story, and Adaptation. Topics could range from the art and power of story-telling, legends and tales, or the drive to adapt stories. We welcome unique interpretations of this theme. Next year’s symposium encourages papers and panels that speak to the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 2020 season: Pericles, The Comedy of Errors, Richard III, Cymbeline, Shakespeare’s Worst!, Into the Breeches!, and Desperate Measures (a musical based on Measure for Measure).

Avant-Garde Poetry in Translation

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:22pm
Ghent University, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Avant-garde Poetry in Translation

Call for Papers

 

Penumbra - Annual Journal for Weird Fiction - Inaugural Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:21pm
Hippocampus Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Penumbra is an annual journal edited by weird fiction scholar S. T. Joshi and published through Hippocampus Press. About 75% of its content will consist of articles (scholarly or otherwise) on all aspects of weird fiction; the other 25% will be original fiction. The journal will in all likelihood be indexed in the MLA [Modern Language Association] Bibliography and will consist of up to 100,000 words.

Deadline for the first issue of the journal is May 31, 2020. Submissions can be sent to S. T. Joshi at stjoshi45@hotmail.com

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