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Culture Matters

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:00am
Culture in Focus at Middle Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Culture in Focus is published annually at http://www.mga.edu/cif (current issue, back issues, special issues, call for papers). As an international forum for literary and cultural studies, Culture in Focus seeks to include a wide range of topics in literary and cultural studies.

CFP - Chiasma Issue Five: Embodiment

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:09pm
Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

 

Chiasma: A Site for Thought is pleased to invite submissions for its fifth issue, on the theme of the theory and philosophy of embodiment.

We will give special attention to novel and searching feminist approaches to embodiment, as well as to those which situate the understanding of embodiment within theoretically rich political, social, or philosophical contexts.

Essays should be 5000-9000 words long and formatted according to the Chicago Manual of Style. Please send papers with abstracts of no more than 150 words to chiasma.asiteforthought@gmail.com by January 1, 2018

 

 

Call for Submissions: Interdisciplinary Resistance to Nationalist Borders

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:38pm
Contention: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Contention Special Edition Proposal 

Editors: Jeffrey Butcher and Michael Noschka

Title of Special Edition:

Continental Divides: Interdisciplinary Resistance to Nationalist Borders

CFP:

British Women Writers Conference 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Twenty-sixth Annual British Women Writers Conference

https://bwwc2018.wordpress.com/

"New Directions"

April 11-15, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin

The twenty-sixth annual BWWC invites papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “New Directions.” Since the landmark “Generations” conference of 2017 invites a retrospective look back, “New Directions” will encourage turning to the future to ask crucial methodological, theoretical, and content-based questions about our fields’ key concepts and literatures.

Owen and/ in France

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:19pm
Université of Valenciennes (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

Owen and / in France

Université de Valenciennes

5-6 November 2018

 

 

Organizers :

Brigitte Friant-Kessler (Université de Valenciennes - CALHISTE)

Elise Brault-Dreux (Université de Valenciennes - CALHISTE)

Sarah Montin (Université Paris 3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle - PRISMES)

 

Keynote : Xavier Hanotte

 

 

(This is the thing they know and never speak,

That England one by one had fled to France,

Not many elsewhere now, save under France)

SAS @ 30: Then | Now | Next

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:19pm
Society for Animation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

SAS @ 30: Then | Now | Next

Call for Papers

 

Conference: June 19-21, 2018

Emerging Researchers Seminars & Workshops: June 18, 2018

Post-conference field trip: June 22, 2018

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Dec 15, 2017

 

Women, video games, and modding

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:18pm
Bridget Whelan / McFarland Books
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

***DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS DUE DEC 1, 2017***

This is a call for article-length scholarly contributions for inclusion in a proposed collection of essays (to be published by McFarland) broadly focused around the topic of women and video game “modding.”

Potential topics may include:

CFP -- ALA 2018 (May 24-27, 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:18pm
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (May 24-27, 2018). Please see the topics below and send 250-word abstracts and brief vitae to Program Chair Myrto Drizou (mdrizou@valdosta.edu) by January 15, 2018.

Session 1: Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Race

The Anatomy of Inscription (Special Issue of Humanities)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:18pm
Hunter Dukes, University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

In their 1910 essay ‘Poetic Principles’, Nikolai and David Burliuk describe poetry as ‘sensible’, arguing that the word ‘changes its qualities according to whether it is handwritten, printed or thought’. Jacques Derrida widens this claim in Of Grammatology (1967), writing that one of the ‘fundamental problems’ when coming to terms with signification is the deployment of ‘diverse forms of graphic substances (material: wood, wax, skin, stone, ink, metal, vegetable)’, as well as different kinds of styli. How do the material properties of writing feed back into its semantic sense, differing when engraved in stone or tattooed on skin?

Literary Critical Essays on Harry Potter

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
Cecilia Konchar Farr/St. Catherine University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

This summer marks twenty years since J.K Rowling published her first Harry Potter novel in the U.S. Since then, readership of the novels has expanded continually; there has never been a more successful book series (450 million copies sold and counting) or a more culturally prominent literary phenomenon. “Muggle” is now in the Oxford dictionary, and still today the series holds a venerable place on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Monstrous Monarchs/Royal Monsters

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
MEARCSTAPA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

For Medieval Association of the Pacific 2018 Conference, Las Vegas Nevada (April 2018)

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