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Virginia Woolf and the Writing of History

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:07pm
International Conference of the French Virginia Woolf Society (SEW)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Virginia Woolf and the Writing of History

8-10 November 2018

University of Rouen

ERIAC (http://eriac.univ-rouen.fr)

With the collaboration of the University of Picardie - Jules Verne

https://www.u-picardie.fr/unites-de-recherche/corpus/presentation/

And the Société d’Etudes Woolfiennes

Haunt Journal of Art, Vol. 5

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:06pm
Haunt Journal of Art / UC Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Haunt Journal of Art is a vessel for critical interrogations of writing as both a tool for artistic expression and a means for analyzing creative practices. Ours is a commitment to providing a platform for new textual forms and strategies wherein the production of writing and art may serve one another.

African American Writers of North Carolina

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:05pm
Margaret D. Bauer, North Carolina Literary Review Editor
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

The 2019 issues of the North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) will feature African American literature of North Carolina. Submissions are due by August 31. In anticipation of this special feature topic, the editor is proposing a panel (or panels) at SAMLA of papers on African American writers of North Carolina, which will also be considered for publication in NCLR. Please send 300-word abstracts to Margaret Bauer, Editor at bauerm@ecu.edu by May 21.

Digital Identities

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:05pm
New Perspective in the Digital Humanities, Kings College London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Conceptions of identity, community, and space are given a new dimension in the digital age. Particularly since the mid 20th century, there has been a significant interest in the myriad ways that human identity is developed and expressed through technology. Researchers have adopted new tools and adapted old ones in order to account for the ways in which the digital serves to inform, organize, record, and explain both individual and communal identity. It is this flexibility to both adopt new tools and critically interrogate them that is at the center of digital humanities.

 

Annual International Conference 2018: Identity and Memory in War and Peacebuilding

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:04pm
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies - Liverpool Hope University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Call for Papers Annual International Conference July 2, 2018: Identity and Memory in War and Peacebuilding

Date of the Conference: July 2, 2018

Place: Hope Park Campus, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park Liverpool L16 9JD

Deadline for paper submissions: April 1, 2018

Identity and memory play key overlapping roles in both war and peacebuilding. Indeed, the construction of collective identities can make a difference between choosing war or choosing more peaceful paths to dispute resolution. Identity is also deeply entwined in the ways we choose to remember past wars, through commemorations and memorials.

Black Power/Black Super Powers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:04pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

Papers are solicited for the Race and Ethnicity panel of the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Worcester State University on October 19/20, 2018.  With this year's success of the BLACK PANTHER film and the BLACK LIGHTNING television series, the role of black heroes engaging radical liberatory politics has taken on a very public presence.  Engaging resonances with The Black Panthers and their political presence, both of these popular culture superheroes (among others) represent many of the same culture-based politics and performances as real-world resistance movements such as #BlackLivesMatter, as well as literary iterations of black liberation implicated in the Afrofuturism movement.  Papers are solicited especially on any aspect of blac

Third Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:03pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Third Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 20-22, 2018. Lisbon, Portugal)

Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED TO February 14, 2018

Graduate students wishing to be considered for supplemental travel funding must submit a full paper by February 28, 2018

 

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its third biennial conference to be held in Lisbon, Portugal. 

“Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:03pm
Giulia Champion / University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

“Bites Here and There”:

Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

 

17th November 2018

University of Warwick

Funded by the Humanities Research Centre and

the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies

 

 

Call for papers

Deadline: 17th July 2018

Keynote speaker: Professor Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds)

 

 

Inventing Otherness, Dissent, and Controversy

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:03pm
Significations Graduate Student Conference - California State University, Los Angeles
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Paper Topics:

Significations Graduate Student Conference theme for 2018 is “Inventing Otherness, Dissent, and Controversy.” This conference invites submissions that question the essence of individuality, the process of “otherness” and contextualization of dissent and controversial topics. We also accept submissions that go beyond the conference theme. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the conference, we welcome all fields of study. Some fields of interest include: Critical Theory, Philosophy, History, Linguistics, Cultural Studies, Pan-African American Studies, Native American Studies, Sociology, Psychology, and anything including the Natural and Social Sciences.

 

MARGIN reads Messy Bodies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:01pm
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network (NYU)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 9, 2018

Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network

Second Graduate Symposium

New York University | May 17, 2018

MARGIN reads Messy Bodies

Last year, in our end-of-the-year symposium focusing on the afterlife of Ovid in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, we found ourselves confronting surprisingly queer, surprisingly metamorphosed, messy bodies, bodies that frequently demanded decidedly messy methodological engagements, between disciplinary categories or at their margins. With all this in mind, we continue our group exploration of the body with this year’s symposium.

English IV: 19th Century British Literature Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:01pm
Courtney Simpkins / South Central MLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The 75th annual South Central Modern Language Association convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas from October 11-14 at the historic Menger Hotel on the River Walk, right next door to the Alamo. San Antonio is the perfect city for this year’s theme, “Crossroads of Cultures.” Through the art, architecture and design of the city, it is evident that there were, and are, different cultures crossing paths and influencing each other, now and over the past several centuries. San Antonio is a cultural kaleidoscope that began with the native indigenous peoples who made their home here. The arrival of the Spanish people and, later, the Anglos, resulted in a new culture that permeates almost every place in the United States: the Hispanic American culture.

Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:57pm
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

In disability studies, the environment is already an issue as the social model situates the impaired, and possibly disabled, body in the world. After all, it is the social environment that disables. To state the obvious, this emphasis on the environment substantiates, to a degree, the major concern of ecocritics. However, there are also problems. As Tom Shakespeare points out, the social model is limited: Not every environment, human or not, can be made fully accessible. Can, truly, a mountainous terrain be made accessible to everyone?

African Literary Criticism Online

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:52pm
The Africa since 1990 Forum of the MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Ref. MLA 2019: African Literary Criticism Online

The 2019 MLA Annual Convention in Chicago, Jan 3-6, 2019

 Summary Call

African Literary Criticism Online. Discussions about the emergence of online criticism as a site for understanding knowledge production in/about Africa. Send 250 word abstracts and a one-page CV before March 15 to Naminata Diabate, nd326@cornell.edu with ‘MLA PANEL” in subject line.

 Expanded Call

DETENTION and AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL TEXTS from AFRICA

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:45pm
ASA-UK, Birmingham, UK, 11-13 September 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Nelson Mandela’s A long walk to freedom (1994) is probably the most well-known autobiography from Africa that relates to the issue of detention, but it is certainly not the only one. In the course of Africa’s history, many autobiographical texts have been produced that relate to confinement and imprisonment. Thus, including Mandela’s autobiographical narrative, there exists a large body of texts that relates to the conditions of imprisonment during Apartheid. Furthermore, a number of African autobiographical texts discuss colonial detention; a case in point being the Mau Mau memoirs from Kenya.

International Virginia Woolf Society Panel at MLA 2019: _Night and Day_ at 100

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:43pm
Mary Wilson / International Virginia Woolf Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 12, 2018

Night and Day at 100:This panel invites papers examining Woolf’s Night and Day in the centennial year of its publication.  What is the twenty-first century legacy of Woolf’s “nineteenth-century” novel?

Please send a 250-word abstract by March 12, 2018, to Mary Wilson at <mwilson4_at_umassd.edu>.

Graham Greene Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:40pm
University of North Georgia/Graham Greene Birthplace Trust
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

 The University of North Georgia Press, in conjunction with The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, is issuing a Call for Papers for a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the life and work of the English writer Graham Greene (1904 – 1991). University academics, independent researchers, and doctoral, post-graduate, undergraduate, and graduate students are invited to submit papers. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Greene’s political and theological landscapes
  • Greene’s depiction of women
  • The short fiction
  • The early novels
  • The plays
  • Greene’s travels on ‘the dangerous edge of things’

Book and film reviews and other feature articles will also be considered.

Horizons of Sexual Difference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:39pm
The Luce Irigaray Circle
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

9th Meeting of The Luce Irigaray Circle
Call for Papers

Horizons of Sexual Difference:

work on or inspired by Luce Irigaray

June 14-16, 2018

 

The gestures and words that we have to invent will be appropriate therefore to an opening outside the horizon of the identical, of the similar, of the familiar to one alone.   —Luce Irigaray

 

Keynote Speakers

Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo
Department of Critical Culture, Gender & Race Studies
Washington State University

Rachel Jones
Department of Philosophy
George Mason University

Call for Papers Mnemonics 2018 Summer School: Ecologies of Memory

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:38pm
Tom Chadwick/University of Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

 

Call for Papers Mnemonics 2018 Summer School: Ecologies of Memory (Leuven, 22–24 August 2018)

The seventh Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will be hosted by the Flemish Memory Studies Network (a collaboration of the Cultural Memory Studies Initiative at Ghent University and KU Leuven’s Literary Studies Research Unit) from 22 to 24 August 2018 at the Irish College in Leuven. Confirmed keynote speakers are Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths, University of London), Andrew Hoskins (University of Glasgow), and Gabriele Schwab (UC Irvine).

Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society: "Resisting Readers and Resisting Narrators within Sedgwick's Works" at SSAWW

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:37pm
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society invites proposals for the following panel at the SSAWW Conference November 7-11, 2018 in Denver: "Resisting Readers and Resisting Narrators within Sedgwick's Works."  Many of Sedgwick's popular short writings are didactic in nature, leading readers toward desired, mostly conventional responses.  If Judith Fetterley valued the "resisting reader of texts, where can we find that message within Sedgwick's writing? How are characters themselves resisting readers - and what kind of texts do they resist?  Are there multiple layers or dynamics of resistance within a text?  And what about the narrators?

CFP: New Biopolitics for Georgetown University Interdisciplinary Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:34pm
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

Predicate: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Journal

Theme: New Biopolitics


 

Michel Foucault defines biopolitics as “this very specific, albeit very complex, power that has

the population as its target, political economy as its major form of knowledge and apparatuses of

security [or dispositifs] as its essential technical instrument.” Timothy Campbell and Adam Sitze,

in turn, describe the “biopolitical turn” as “a proliferation of studies, claiming Foucault as an

inspiration, on the relations between ‘life’ and ‘politics.’”

As scholars have further engaged with and complicated the concept of biopolitics, new trends

Why Remember? Remains, Ruins, Reconstructions; 2018 Sarajevo

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:33pm
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Why Remember?Ruins, Remains and Reconstructions in Times of War and Its Aftermath3-Day Symposium in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 27th-29th, 2018, Hotel EuropeKeynote Speaker: Donald Weber, Photographer http://donaldweber.com/

Sponsored by London College of Communication, University of the Arts London; Salem State University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, De Montfort University, Leicester UK; WARM Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Organizers:

Dr. Paul Lowe, University of the Arts, London, UK

Dr. Stephenie Young, Salem State University, USA

Professor Kenneth Morrison, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

CFP: Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus at ALA 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:32pm
Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus of African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

In line with the theme proposed for the 44th annual meeting of the African Literature Association in 2018, “The Environments of African Literature”, the Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus (LHCALA) invites submissions for roundtables, paper or poster presentations that engage Lusophone and/or Hispanophone perspectives. We seek submissions that consider ways by which multiple environments as cited in the general call—physical, institutional, ideological, symbolic, discursive, cultural, and technological (among others)—feature in and affect the production, dissemination and reception of Lusophone and Hispanophone literature (comprising various expressions of creative endeavor including essays, film, music, narrative, poetry, digital material, and visual texts).

The Fates of Frankenstein

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:31pm
Edinburgh Napier University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for papers

Conference: The Fates of Frankenstein

23-24 November 2018, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh

2018 sees a flourishing crop of events commemorating, one way or another, the bicentenary of Frankenstein’s publication. The Fates of Frankenstein is a two-day conference about adaptations and appropriations of Shelley’s novel.

Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
Salvador Jimenez Murguía, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sociology Akita International University Yuwa, Akita-city 010-1292 Japan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Call for Chapters in and Edited Volume

Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia

I am seeking contributors to an edited volume on academic deviance titled, Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia.

My own current involvement in this project stems from substantial fieldwork on the topic, in particular fraudulent academic conferences that offer various amenities such as vacation/tourist packages; guaranteed acceptance for participation; guaranteed publications in conference proceedings; invitations for future keynote speaking engagements; all at the expense of allocated college/university research budgets.

Violence and Postcolonial India

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:28pm
Om Prakash Dwivedi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Call for Papers: Violence and Postcolonial India

International Journal of Humanistic Ideology (CLUJ University Press, Romania, Issue 2018)

Guest Editor: Om Prakash Dwivedi, Auro University, India

 

Digital America Issue no. 11 | Now Accepting Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:27pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and art
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 11. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culture with an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as deconstructing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.

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