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The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:23am
Joshua Bartlett, University at Albany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson

Description:

This panel seeks papers that consider the work of Rachel Carson from both literary and environmental perspectives -- that explore its growing critical possibilities and theoretical potentials -- and that address Carson's influence on contemporary artists and writers.

Abstract:

Comics and the Midwest

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
SSML: Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Seeking papers for a panel on "Comics and the Midwest" at the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature annual symposium, May 17-19, 2018 at the Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, MI.

 

The Ethics of World Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA_
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

World Literature Forum:  The Ethics of World Literature

NeMLA/ Pittsburgh, PA/ April 12-15, 2018

Deadline:  September 30, 2017

 

The World Literature Working Group of NeMLA invites submissions to participate in a roundtable discussion at next year's NeMLA convention, where the keynote speaker at this conference will be Rob Nixon, author of Slow Violence:  The Environmentalism of the Poor.  

Framing Space through Architecture and Film, 2018 AAH Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
Hannah Paveck, King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 6, 2017

Association for Art History 2018 Annual Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art & King’s College London, 5 – 7 April 2018, London

Framing Space through Architecture and Film

 

Session Convenors: 

Jessica Schouela, University of York, js1878@york.ac.uk 

Hannah Paveck, King’s College London, hannah.paveck@kcl.ac.uk  

 

Logos & Littera - Call for papers

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

Logos et Littera: Journal of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text is an academic/scholarly international journal, published by the Faculty of Philology -Department of Translation Studies, University of Montenegro (the former Institute of Foreign Languages). It is currently indexed in the following journal citation databases: DOAJ, ProQuest's LLBA, Erih Plus, Linguist List, MLA Bibligraphy, MLA Directory of Periodicals, CiteFactor and MIAR. 

The journal accepts papers in linguistics and literature, especially those which apply interdisciplinary approaches. All contributions shall undergo a double blind peer review before being accepted for publication. 

Performance and Culture: Cities, Embodiments, Technologies

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
School of Performing Arts, University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Performance and Culture:

Cities, Embodiments, Technologies

 

Annual Conference hosted by

The School of Performing Arts (University of Malta)

 

7, 8, 9 March 2018

 

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Sir Jonathan Mills, Programme Director of 2018 Edinburgh International Culture Summit

 

Prof. Maria Delgado, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

Annual International Conference on "Mountain Literature"

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:21am
Literary Association of Nepal, LAN
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Literary Association of Nepal (LAN)

 

ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Literary Association of Nepal (LAN) announces its 37thAnnual International Conference 2018 to be held at Pokhara, Nepal, from March 1-2, 2018. Writers/ scholars are invited to send in an abstract of their presentation by 30 December, 2017.

Conference Theme: Mountain Literature

Papers on other aspects of literature as well as workshops, performances, and special presentations are also welcome.

For further information, please contact

Khum Prasad Sharma

Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry (CEA 4/5-4/7/18)

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:21am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on fiction and poetry for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

CFP: Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:21am
The Honors College, Oakland University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (2018)

Call for chapter proposals (contracted book).

With apologies, but so as not to miss anyone who might have an interest:

Tthere remain some places for chapter writers with wonderful ideas on the above topic

The book will highlight how honors education can contribute positively to communities, businesses, our pool of knowledge, individual and social aspiration, creativity and invention and, indeed, much more!

Proposals (c. 200 words) can be sent to me at gharper@oakland.edu

Deadline: Monday, October 2 2017.

Globalization and Cultural Production in the Maghreb

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NEMLA convention (April 12-15, 2018; Pittsbugh, PA)
Globalization and Cultural Production in the Maghreb

Session Chairs:
Alexandra Gueydan-Turek (Swarthmore College)
Neil Doshi (University of Pittsburgh)

Trans-spaces in 19th Century France

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Ashley Byczkowski/ NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

19th-century France is known as a time of transgression, an upheaval of societal norms. But aside from the multiple political revolutions, this time period also gave way to figures that managed to exist between the binaries of society. Examples of transgression, transformation, and transgender can be found throughout the century, ranging from Romanticism’s “génie sans sexe”- George Sand- to J.K. Huysman’s decadent, androgynous, dandy- Des Esseintes. This proposed session invites papers that examine representations of these trans-spaces in and around the literature of the 19th century. Papers could consider biographical, literary, or historical moments of “trans”.

Are We Victorian?

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In 1875, Anthony Trollope published The Way We Live Now, a novel about financial crises, political corruption, debt, and xenophobia. These topics are familiar to us as well: The Way We Live Now is, in many ways, still the way we live now.

Much recent debate in Victorian studies has concerned “presentism”—the idea that we still live with in a Victorian world. Presentism says that there is not much new about “neoliberalism:” as the manifesto of the V21 collective puts it, “In finance, resource mining, globalization, imperialism, liberalism, and many other vectors, we are Victorian, inhabiting, advancing, and resisting the world they made."

New Texas Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:19am
Dr. Francine K. Richter Sul Ross State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Texas Journal

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas 79832

•Now Accepting: Poetry, fiction, articles, critical and creative non-fiction,

photography and multimedia published on-line at

newtexassulross.org and in a vibrant print soft-cover issue in Spring with selected 

works.

•Complete works that have not been published elsewhere should be

submitted to Dr. Francine K. Richter at frichter@sulross.edu.

•Deadline for submission: December 1, 2017

•Submission guidelines: MLA format with cover letter, including a short

biography. No abstracts; only full-length presentations.

The Anxiety Order

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:19am
Wilson College Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Wilson College Humanities ConferenceThe Anxiety Disorder

Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA
sponsored by Wilson’s M.A. in Humanities Program

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