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Communitas. Words of the Common, Words of Community

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:05am
CCC International Conference and 2018 SFLGC Congress
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Communitas: Words of the Common, Words of Community
 
CCC International Conference and 2018 SFLGC Congress
Maison Internationale de la Recherche, Cergy-Neuville, November 15-17, 2018

[FINAL CFP] In the Shadows: Illuminating Monstrosity in Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:21pm
University of British Columbia Master of Arts in Children's Literature program
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In the Shadows:

Illuminating Monstrosity in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

Call for Paper Proposals

Deadline for submission: February 28th, 2018 

A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture

University of British Columbia - Friday May 11th - Saturday May 12th, 2018 

Religion and Rape Culture Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:19pm
The Shiloh Project / University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Date: 6th July 2018

Keynote speakers: Professor Cheryl Exum (University of Sheffield) & Professor Rhiannon Graybill (Rhodes College)

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:17pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

IL PARLAGGIO

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Reading Young Adult Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 2:25pm
Sean Donnelly / University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 9, 2018

Reading YA Fiction Symposium, Thursday 24th May, Westmere House, University of Birmingham

YA Fiction has boomed in popularity in the twenty first century, from blockbuster franchises Twilight and The Hunger Games to critically acclaimed works by authors including Phillip Pullman, Patrick Ness and Malorie Blackman. Once valued primarily as a pedagogic tool, YA is beginning to emerge from the shadow of Children’s Literature to become an exciting field of study in its own right.  Critics including Roberta Trites, Robyn McCallum, Allison Waller and Crag Hill have produced complex theoretical readings of YA, establishing the groundwork for specialist scholarship in this area.

"Go Back and Pick up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:21am
Sandra G. Shannon/ August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

               

CALL FOR PAPERS, PANELS, PERFORMANCES & ROUNDTABLES

“Go Back and Pick Up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium”

April 26-28, 2018

                                                                

SCMLA - Renaissance Drama, San Antonio, TX, 10/11/18-10/14/18 (March 31st Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:20am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Renaissance Drama panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to any aspect of Renaissance Drama. Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words along with a brief biographical note to Mr. Nicholas A. Brush at nicholas.a.brush@gmail.com or nbrush@uco.edu.

For more information about the 2018 SCMLA conference, please see: http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

CFP: Film & History - all areas (6/1/18; 11/7-11/18)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:17am
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Citizenship and Sociopathy in Film, Television, and New Media

2018 Film & History Conference

November 7-11

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

MLA 2019 - Transacting Arab Literary Modernity

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:16am
Karim Mattar, University of Colorado at Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Paper proposals examining cross-cultural, global influences on Arab literary modernity in 19th-20th centuries (colonialism, Orientalism, philology, travel, literary / cultural exchange, translation, Nahda, etc.) invited for MLA 2019 session.  3/25/2018, karim.mattar@colorado.edu.

INTERMEDIALITY NOW: REMAPPING IN-BETWEENNESS, International film and media studies conference, 19-20 October 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:15am
Sapientia University, Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Connected to our new exploratory research project “Rethinking Intermediality in Contemporary Cinema: Changing Forms of In-Betweenness” funded by the UEFISCDI, and following up on the topics of our previous conferences, we would like to bring into focus the idea of “in-betweenness” set in a wider context of contemporary visual culture, and to re-evaluate its relevance regarding the state of the art in researches on intermediality.

SAMLA 2018 - Mapping the Margins of Knowledge: Race, Gender and the Potential of Collaborative Research in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:12am
Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

This workshop welcomes submissions addressing alternative ways to think about knowledge production in the humanities. Participants will explore how racial and gendered positionalities expose the margins of traditional academic discourse and discuss the potential of community-based and collaborative research in the humanities.

Proposals addressing the intersection of academic research and social-political activism, marginalised forms of knowledge production, and the politics of research are especially welcome.

Art of the Invisible

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:04am
Joost Joustra - The Courtauld Institute of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 14, 2018

Art of the Invisible

An interdisciplinary conference at The Courtauld Institute of Art exploring art’s relationship with the invisible

Friday 19 October 2018

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, WC2R 0RN

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVENTIONS OF #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:03am
SAMLA '90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVENTIONS OF #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

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.

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