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CFP: Epistemologies and Graphic Narratives: Making and Communicating Knowledge in Hybrid Forms

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:27pm
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

The history of hybrid forms, defined as textual and visual products that combine and integrate multiple types of symbolic elements, extends back to ancient times. Our current category of graphic narrative, as constructed in the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, and Thierry Groenstein’s Système de la Bande Dessinée, participates in that history, gaining importance and traction in society and the academy in the current century. This workshop is intended to examine the history, function, and significance of graphic narratives, specifically in making and communicating various forms of knowledge—personal, scientific, historic, cultural, and textual—in a broader context of hybridity.

Seeking contributor to write on Project-Based Learning and Second Language Acquisition

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:25pm
Adrian Gras-Velazquez
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

I am looking for a scholar to work with on a half-written article on Project-Based Learning, Community Engagement and Second Language Acquisition for a volume to be published with Routledge. Unfortunately, I had the writer fall through on its schedule, and I am in need of someone to come in and help bring the project to good end. It would need to be done by mid-February at the latest. More information or notes of interest, please email me at agrasvelazquez@smith.edu

“Black Internationalism and New York City”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:25pm
Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

 

 

 

Deadline for Proposals Extended to January 25, 2019

“Black Internationalism and New York City”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:16pm
Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

This conference seeks to promote mechanisms by which academics, activists, policymakers, and other stakeholders enter into greater dialogue and collaboration in areas of conjoined interest. In partnership with the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) – for which NYU serves as the institutional home – NYU’s Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) will convene every two years, alternating with ASWAD’s biennial conference.

(ASWAD’s 10thBiennial Conference will be held from 5-10 November, 2019 at the College of William & Mary. For more information, please consult the website: HTTP://ASWADIASPORA.ORG)

CFP: Digital Humanities and the Undergraduate Experience conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:21am
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IRIS Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IRIS Center in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences and Lewis and Clark Community College is hosting the interdisciplinary conference “Digital Humanities and the Undergraduate Experience” on April 26 & 27, 2019. We are currently seeking proposals from university and college students, staff, and faculty to present on their approach to integrating digital humanities approaches into undergraduate curriculum, informal learning environments, and student life.

Potential topics might address:

Glitches and Ghosts - An Interdisciplinary Conference - 17th April

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:20am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Glitches are moments of disruption; they represent the exposure of technical process, moving away from the binaries of input and output to consider what comes in-between. The growing ubiquity of interconnected systems prompts a desire to understand such intangible networks around the user, an attempt to try and engage with these digital phenomena as alternate forms of ‘presence’ that cannot help but recourse to anthropocentric terms – virus, cloud, render ghost. The frequent ethereality of such language attempts to visualise, embody, and comprehend the profusion of technical systems that we share the atmosphere with, their very terming gesturing to their spectral protrusion into, ostensibly, ‘our’ reality.

Extended Deadline: CLOSURE, #6

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:52am
CLOSURE, E-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

 Call for Papers – CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #6 (November 2019)

 

 

Open Section
In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹. 

Engaging with Dissonance in Performance Research - TaPRA 2019 Postgraduate Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:51am
Theatre and Performance Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

The Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2019 Postgraduate Symposium, in collaboration with the Standing Committee of UK Drama Departments (SCUDD). The symposium will take place on Wednesday 13th March at the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

 

ENGAGING WITH DISSONANCE IN PERFORMANCE RESEARCH

 

TaPRA 2019 PG Symposium - In collaboration with SCUDD

Wednesday 13th March, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

LAST CALL: Representations of Disaster

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
University of Pittsburgh Department of French & Italian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

On the occasion of the Year of the Global at the University of Pittsburgh

The Department of French & Italian Presents:

 

Representations of Disaster

Call for Papers

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

March 8-9, 2019

 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Deborah Jenson

"Philip Roth's Literary Successors" Roundtable at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Philip Roth Society invites participants for a roundtable discussion on the topic of "Philip Roth's Literary Successors" at the ALA conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. The discussion might address the following questions, among others: Who are Roth's literary inheritors? Where are his influences evident among contemporary writers? In what ways (thematic, stylistic, etc.) has Roth paved the way for writers today? Is there very notion of a literary "successor" to Roth an impossibility? Formal papers will not be read during the roundtable; rather, it will consist of brief opening statements from participants, followed by conversation amongst participants and the audience members.

Other Mothers: Non-Traditional Mothering in the Academy

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
Kristen A. Hoffman / St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

This call solicits essays for a critical collection provisionally titled, Other Mothers. The book seeks to update scholarship on mothers-in-the-academy from both critical perspectives on maternal theory as well as sociological frameworks.

The Future of Work in the Postdigital Age

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:47am
The Faculty of Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw (Poland)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The Future of Work in the Postdigital AgeCALL FOR PAPERS, https://technologyandsocialization.al.uw.edu.pl/

Papers and panels are invited for an interdisciplinary conference ‘The Future of Work in the Postdigital Age’, which will take place in Warsaw,27-28 May 2019. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and is part of the project Technology and Socialization.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Matters of State: Bureaucracy, Procedure, and Power in South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:46am
Princeton South Asia Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

How does ‘the state’ generate material force in everyday life? Over the last four decades, scholars of South Asia have invigorated theorization of the state by resituating Eurocentric accounts in an imperial and postcolonial frame. In recent years, scholars have foregrounded the materiality of state-making by examining the bureaucratic circulation of archival records, minoritized subjects’ encounters with law, the remaking of bodily norms through colonial institutions, transnational flows of aid and expertise, and interplays of routine and exception in governance. “Matters of State” will bring together scholarship that builds on these exciting, interdisciplinary approaches to conceptualize the paradoxes of state power in South Asia.

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:46am
Bryn Mawr College, Central European University, Masaryk University, University of Exeter and University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945.

Brno 3–5 June 2019

Modern and Contemporary Literature Conference in China

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:42am
Hunan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 

Call for Papers

 

Literary Ideas and Practices in 20th and 21st Century

United States of America and United Kingdom

Hunan Normal University

(Changsha, China, June 22-23, 2019)

 

Conference Background and Scope 

CFP: Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:42am
​European Network Remembrance and Solidarity
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 

 

Call for papers for the 9th Genealogies of Memory conference
Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison

International Conference, 28-30 October 2019, Warsaw


 

Gothic Feminism 3: Technology, Women and Gothic-Horror On-Screen

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:40am
Dr Tamar Jeffers McDonald, University of Kent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

 

Gothic Feminism presents:

 

Technology, Women, and Gothic-Horror On-Screen 

2 – 3 May 2019

University of Kent

 

Keynote speaker: Dr Lisa Purse (University of Reading)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:39am
Journal of Contemporary Poetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Call for Papers
Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights
Journal of Contemporary Poetics
Vol. 2, Issue. 2
Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Literature, Linguistics and other disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.

Indian Animated Media

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:38am
Timothy Jones - Robert Morris University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Proposals are invited for chapters in a new edited collection on the topic of ‘Indian Animated Media and Culture.’

panel on writing in Faulkner's work for Faulkner Conference (Oxford, MS, 7/21-25)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:37am
Jeff Allred/Hunter College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

deadline for submissions: January 28th

panel title: "Write Home: Writing, Representation, and Family in Faulkner" for Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, July 21-25, 2019.

CCCC Summer Regional Conference at Old Dominion University

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:36am
CCCC/NCTE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Attending to Transfer3rd Mid-Atlantic CCCC Summer Conference

 

Call for Proposals

Attending to Transfer: Programs, Pedagogies, and the Complex Writing Lives of Students

Old Dominion University | Norfolk, VA | May 30-31, 2019

Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Conference Website: cccc.digitalodu.com

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Mythcon 50

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:36am
Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 26, 2019

Call For Papers: Mythcon 50,

San Diego, California,

August 2-5, 2019

 

Join us as The Mythopoeic Society celebrates the last of our three fiftieth anniversaries:

our 50th Annual Mythopoeic Conference!

 Looking Back, Moving Forward

 

A Step Closer to Heaven: Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:35am
Emily Hamilton-Honey and Jennifer McFarlane Harris
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call For Papers

 

A Step Closer to Heaven:

Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.

 

Contacts:

Jennifer McFarlane Harris, Xavier University

Emily Hamilton-Honey, SUNY Canton

 

Contact e-mails:

mcfarlaneharrisj@xavier.edu, hamiltone@canton.edu

 

Abstract

 

Rebel? Prophet? Relic? Perspectives on George Orwell in 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:35am
Sarah Gibbs / University College London (UCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Rebel? Prophet? Relic?

Perspectives on George Orwell in 2019

 

University College London (UCL)

24-25 May 2019

 

John Rodden closes the preface to his 1989 book, The Politics of Literary Reputation: The Making and Claiming of ‘St. George’ Orwell with the assertion:

                       

Orwell poses unusual, and valuable, difficulties by virtue of the complex, highly personal response to him by readers; and he offers unusual, if complicated, opportunities by his politicized reception and the diversity of his audiences. The rare and auspicious fact is that Orwell has been both an extraordinarily popular serious writer and a critically acclaimed one. (xiii)

Re-evaluating the Pre-Raphaelites (MLA 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:34am
William Morris Society in the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The WMS is seeking submissions for the following guaranteed session for MLA 2020:

Environmentangled: A Germanic Perspective on Ecological Coexistence

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:33am
German Graduate Student Association (Ohio State University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

CFP FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 8, 2019 – Environmentangled: A Germanic Perspective on Ecological Coexistence, Columbus (22.2.19-23.2.19)

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED to TUESDAY, JANUARY 8th 2018

Environmentangled: A Germanic Perspective on Ecological Coexistence

February 22nd – 23rd, 2019

11th Annual Germanic Graduate Student Association Conference at The Ohio State University

Keynote Address by Professor Caroline Schaumann (Emory University)

Researching the Rainbow Conference 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 8:56am
University of Kent
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Researching the Rainbow Conference 2019 – Call for Papers

The University of Kent’s (UK) LGBT+ Staff Network is pleased to open the call for papers for the third annual Researching the Rainbow Conference on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2019 on the Canterbury campus.

Divisions/Revisions of Labor: Tufts University Women's Center Symposium on Gender and Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:06pm
Tufts University Women's Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Deadline extended! Submissions now due January 28, 2019.

What counts as labor, and who gets to decide? For the 8th Annual Tufts University Women’s Center Symposium on Gender and Culture, we will explore how questions of identity shape our ideas about labor. What kinds of work are men, women, and trans or nonbinary people expected to perform, and for whom? How do various identities and positionalities—like gender, race, class, and sexuality—inform the work we do? And what does it mean to resist gendered, raced, classed, or otherwise invisible labor? How can we reshape our understanding of what is work and what work matters?

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