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Postcolonial British Generations - deadline extended

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:54am
in esse: English Studies in Albania (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018

Postcolonial British Generations

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE:  4 MARCH 2018

“My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost.
I am often considered to be a funny kind of Englishman,
a new breed as it were,
having emerged from two old histories.”

(Hanif Kureishi: The Buddha of Suburbia)

 

This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:25pm
Leah McCormack / The University of South Dakota
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Please join us from 25-27 October 2018 for the 11th biennial John R. Milton Writers’ Conference at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. The 2018 conference theme, “This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre,” celebrates the 50th anniversary of Milton’s poetry collection This Lonely House (1968). We are excited to confirm Percival Everett, Ellen Forney, and Erika T. Wurth as keynote and featured authors; in addition, the conference will feature a workshop on creating comics, led by Ellen Forney, and readings by USD’s Department of English faculty duncan b. barlow, Leah McCormack, and Lee Ann Roripaugh.

De/Composing Death: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 3:31pm
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

De/Composing Death: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

 

“When the white men entered the camp, all the Inuit were inside one of the igloos; they started hearing people outside… Then a woman went out to see them. She comes back very shaky and says, ‘They’re not Inuit; they’re not human.’

Aelurus Graduate Literary Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:51pm
Weber State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

About Aelurus

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University's Master of Arts in English program. As such, Aelurus is devoted to a publication process in which we foster and lend experience to the scholarly endeavor of fellow graduate students. We welcome the perspectives of all people and are committed to furthering diversity in academia. Papers from all topical categories are welcome.

 

Submission Guidelines:

Fall 2018 Conference on Domestic Tragedies—“Death and Domesticity”

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:10pm
Resurgens Theatre Company / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Resurgens Theatre Company, along with the Georgia State University Department of English, is pleased to announce our second biennial conference on early modern verse drama by Shakespeare’s contemporaries, “Death and Domesticity.” We’re calling for papers that examine some aspect of Renaissance era domestic tragedies, but we also welcome topics involving the influence of murder plays on performance and/or early modern print culture. The conference will be held at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse (499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308) on September 28 and 29, 2018.

Art and Action: Contemporary Art and Discourse in Southeast Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:16am
MA Asian Art Histories Programme, McNally School of Fine Arts LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 2, 2018

Art and Action: Contemporary Art and Discourse in Southeast Asia 

 

3–5 December 2018, Singapore

 

Organised by:

MA Asian Art Histories Programme, McNally School of Fine Arts

LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore.

 

Proposals due 2 April, 2018

Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies (CFP for SAMLA 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:13am
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Once considered a fringe movement, neoliberalism has steadily become a central tenet of American life. Neoliberal thought subsequently spread across the globe in a variety of forms (via channels including Hollywood and regulatory bodies such as the International Monetary Fund). Promises of privatization today trump collective action in virtually every aspect of life. This epistemic shift can be felt far and wide, from politicians to postmodern theorists. This panel will investigate symptoms of – and responses to – this shift in the areas of literature and media studies. Given this year’s South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference theme (Nov.

Performance Matters

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:12am
Modern Language Association, Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Modern Language Association 2019 National Convention

3–6 January, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

Do You Believe in Magic?: The Narrative Construction of Magical Worlds, Creatures, and Characters

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:11am
Museum of Science Fiction/Escape Velocity Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 25th – 27th, 2018.

As is often the case in the examination of the mainstream literary cannon, works incorporating “traditional” magic, Afro-diasporic voodoo and Santeria, and other mystical cosmologies are frequently dismissed as non-literature in an increasingly secular and data-driven world. But by violating the laws of empirical reality, magical narratives challenge the preferred Western emphasis on science to make room for cultural, religious, and social practices inexplicable in scientific terms.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Characters as Dramatis Personae

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:10am
Museum of Science Fiction/Escape Velocity Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Museum of Science Fiction's literary programming track is accepting 250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 25th – 27th, 2018.

Nabokov and History

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:09am
MLA 2019 Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

***This CFP is for a proposed special session at MLA 2019. The session will be submitted and reviewed under MLA guidelines. Acceptance to the panel does not mean acceptance to MLA 2019.***

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:08am
SFSU Comparative and World Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

Spring 2018

The SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) is accepting submissions for the Spring 2018 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:

  • Papers comparing at least two authors or texts (print/media)

  • Interdisciplinary research within the arts (philosophy, cinema studies, etc.) and sciences

Race at the Juncture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:07am
School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Race at the Juncture

 

A Colloquium hosted by the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London

 

11 June 2018

 

Keynote Speaker: Ania Loomba, Catherine Bryson Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, author of Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism (2002), Colonialism/Postcolonialism (1998), and Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama (1992)

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The language of race remains at the centre of many of the most pressing political and social issues of the day, as a selection of recent headlines from the UK, USA, India, and South Africa attest:

Nabokov and Dreams

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:06am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society is soliciting proposals on the subject of 'Nabokov and Dreams' for its guaranteed MLA Panel at the 2019 Modern Language Association Conference, which will take place in Chicago on January 3rd to 6th 2019.

In the light of the recent publication with Princeton University Press of Nabokov's Insomniac Dreams, this is a particularly timely topic. But dreams are an important theme and device in Nabokov's writing more broadly. Proposals are therefore invited which may deal with any aspect of dreams and the unconscious throughout Nabokov's writing, or indeed with the work of art as a dream. It may also explore the relationship of Nabokov's treatment of dreams to that in other writers.

Submission for Harvests of New Millennium" Journal 11th issue

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:27am
Cyberwit.net
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry. Cyberwit's Harvests of New Millennium will be divided into three sections: (1) Photos, Paintings and Drawings, (2) Poetry and (3) Biography of Contributing Artists. The Journal will feature poems and artworks by the artists from all over the world. The poems and artwork selected for Harvests of New Millennium will surely compel our admiration.

Guidelines For Contributors

CFP for an edited collection on Eliza Rachel Felix

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 2:23pm
Nevena Stojanovic, West Virginia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CFP: Edited Collection on Eliza Rachel Félix

I welcome chapter proposals for an interdisciplinary collection on the life, oeuvre, and legacy of the famous nineteenth-century French Jewish actress Eliza Rachel Félix (1821-1858). Scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies, theater, Jewish studies, history of art, journalism, etc. are encouraged to contribute the proposals. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

--Rachel as a Jewish actress

--Rachel as a tragedienne

--Rachel’s roles

--Rachel’s impact on the French theater

--Rachel’s influence on nineteenth-century actresses

--Rachel as a symbol of resistance and revolution

--Rachel as a national and international celebrity

Faulkner Studies in the UK: A Colloquium

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:13pm
Royal Holloway, University of London, in association with The British Association of American Studies (BAAS) and the United States Embassy, London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Royal Holloway, University of London

In association with The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) and

the United States Embassy, London

 

Faulkner Studies in the UK: A Colloquium 

Senate House, London. May 31st, 2018.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Tim Armstrong, Royal Holloway, University of London

Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:14am
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)

 

Theme: “Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form”

Where: Binghamton University, Downtown Center

When: Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Keynote: Eric Lott (CUNY Graduate Center)

Deadline for Proposal Submission: March 1, 2018

 

Crime Fiction or Fact: Blurring the Boundaries c. 1680-1880

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Liverpool John Moores University/University of Winchester
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Date: 11 July 2018

Venue: Senate House, London

Keynote: Melissa Bissonette, St. John Fisher College, NY

Conference Fees: £15 salaried, £10 student/unwaged

Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Popular Culture in Canada

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:41am
Dr. Laine Zisman Newman / Women's Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Popular Culture in Canada

Deadline: March 1, 2018

The Canadian Scholars / Women's Press is considering publishing a volume that explores women in popular culture in Canada. The volume is particularly interested in intersectional analyses of settler colonialism, racialization, and transgender representations and experiences in pop culture, broadly conceived to include discussions of film, television, music, and live performance, as well as political events, social media, fandom, and activism.

Screen/Post-Screen: Toward a Theory Focused Digital Humanities

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:40am
MLA 19 Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

**Note: the following CFP is for a proposed special session at MLA 19. The session will be submitted and reviewed under MLA guidelines. Acceptance to the panel does not signify immediate acceptance to MLA 19.

This panel aims to stage a critically reflexive, theory-driven dialogue concerning ‘screenic’ and ‘post-screenic’ approaches to digital humanities (DH).

Messengers from the Stars journal, n. 4 - 2019 issue

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:39am
Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

CFP

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars:

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 4, 2019

 

Edited by: Danièle André & Christopher Becker

 

Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas & José Duarte

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2019 issue will be dedicated to the theme

 

After Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:38am
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

After Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

6 - 7 July 2018

Lancaster University, UK

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck, UK)

Dr Andrew Tate (Lancaster, UK)

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 15 April 2018

‘Fantastika’ is an umbrella term which embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk or any other radically imaginative narrative space.

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:36am
José Duarte/Filipa Rosário
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

Re-verb: The First International Academic Conference on Skateboarding

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:35am
The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 12, 2018

Re-verb: The First International Academic Conference on Skateboarding

1–3 June 2018 | The Bartlett School of Architecture and House of Vans London

The first international conference on skateboarding aims to gauge, sense and approximate the vibration of urethane on asphalt, the lived experience of the travelling skater, the affectivities of an increasingly diverse community.

MSA: Global Modernisms and the Graphic

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:34am
Patrick Herald
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz's field-defining article, "The New Modernist Studies," turns ten in 2018. Despite the fact that the article takes up new media as a key topic, and although it was published just after ground-breaking work in the "visual turn" of literary studies by Mary Lou Emery (Modernism, the Visual, and Caribbean Literature, 2007), W.J.T. Mitchell (Picture Theory, 2005), Michael North (Camera Works, 2005), and Mark Wollaeger (Modernism, Media, and Propaganda, 2006), theories and discussions of global modernism have since focused considerably more energy on modernism's geographic and temporal dimensions than its relation to the graphic.

Textures, Formations, Futures

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:34am
TERSE. Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

The editors of TERSE. Journal (www.tersejournal.com) are looking for essays, reviews, short fiction, multimodal writing (audio/visual) on the topics of: textures, world making, identity formation, feelings, and futures in relation to social justice causes.

 

We are most interested in innovative ways of exploring the topics listed above.

 

Essays should be no longer than 3,000 words

Audio recordings should not exceed 20 minutes in length

Visual art should be web friendly size

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We accept: Google Docs and MS Word for written content

 

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