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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Nineteenth Century Popular Culture at MPCA/ACA

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:27pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
October 4-7, 2018
Hyatt Regency, 1 S Capitol Ave,  Indianapolis IN 46204
Deadline: May 15, 2018
http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

Topics may include, but are not limited to, historical and literary treatments of women's and children's periodicals or books, international affairs, nineteenth century "fads" or trends, travel/tourism, technology, science and medicine, temperance, advertising, and slavery.

Academia in the Age of #MeToo

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:27pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Special Academy Forum of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

Ariel 50th Anniversary Special Issue

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:26pm
Ariel: a Review of International English Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Ariel: a Review of International English Literature seeks proposals for publication in its 50th Anniversary Special Issue, slated for publication in 2020. This special issue will unpack and explore the tensions and interrelationships between postcolonial studies and Indigenous studies. When Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin published The Empire Writes Back (1989), the ensuing recognition of Canada and the United States as products of imperialism and colonization necessarily provoked questions about the people who preceded settlers. Indigenous literary studies became recognized as a necessary missing piece of those conversations.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1, 2018

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:25pm
Journal of Dracula Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.

Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail. Send electronic submissions to journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu.

44th Annual Meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:24pm
SCSECS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018

SCSECS invites proposals for papers or panels for the 2019 annual meeting. This year’s conference will be held in Dallas, Texas, 21-23 February, at the Magnolia Hotel. Located in the heart of downtown, the Magnolia provides easy access to some of Dallas’s most beloved cultural and culinary destinations.

Adaptation and the Protean Poetics of Margaret Atwood

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:23pm
University of Burgundy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Adaptation and the Protean Poetics of Margaret Atwood

Laboratoire TIL (EA 4182)

Center for Canadian Studies (Dijon)

Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté

Dijon, France, February 1st, 2019

Aigne Journal | Call for Submissions: conference / academic event reports

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:20pm
Marija Laugalyte / University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Aigne  

Online Journal of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork 

 

Call for submission: conference / academic events reports 

  

Aigne seeks reports on recent academic events and conferences. Potential contributors are invited to contact the Reports Editors to agree the submission of a report. Submissions in Harvard style, along with a short biographical note (150 words) and contact information, will be accepted on a rolling basis.  

 

2018 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area 10/4/-10/7

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 8:08am
Cory Barker, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5/15/2018***

 

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Address: Hyatt Regency, 1 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis IN 46204

Phone: (317) 632-1234

Black Neo-Victoriana

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 6:01am
Edited collection for Neo-Victorian Studies book series (Brill)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Recent developments in neo-Victorian cultural production seem to have at least partially acknowledged the steadfast urge put forth by actors, readers/viewers, and critics to include Black experiences in their storyworlds. TV formats like Penny Dreadful (2014-2016), The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015- ), Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015-), and Peaky Blinders (2013- ) as well as films such as Wuthering Heights (2011), Belle (2013), and Lady Macbeth (2017) feature Black characters as part of their screenscape.

CFP: Digital Pedagogy in Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:13am
New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Long abstracts (up to 1000 words) due May 15, 2018 (original deadline extended)  

Openly about Open Access

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:05am
De Gruyter
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

GUEST EDITOR
Cecelia Brown, University of Oklahoma, USA

Call for papers for edited collection on media, incarceration, prisons

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:01am
Marcus Harmes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Prisons, prisoners, and crime are attracting unprecedented levels of interest from both predictable sources (tabloid media) to more unexpected (such as the prison setting of Paddington 2).

 

Globally, but especially in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia, the real life prison population is rising dramatically. The fictional presentations of prison, which may be prurient and sexploitative, high minded or fantastical, is matched by the barely factual and highly sensationalized prison of reality television. Orange is the New Black is only the latest example of the compulsion media of all types have to look inside the prison.

 

Call for Session Proposals: 50th Anniversary Convention, Washington, DC

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:59am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

NeMLA is turning 50! Please come and help us celebrate our Anniversary Convention at the Gaylord National in Washington DC, March 21–24, 2019.

The theme of our 2019 convention is "Transnational Spaces: Intersections of Cultures, Languages, and Peoples." It aims to challenge traditional notions of history, territory, and identity and to recognize the complex processes of trans-culturation that have characterized modernity.

As the capital of the United States, Washington, DC, plays an important role in shaping both national and global history. It is vital that NeMLA bring its convention to this seat of power in order to address the ongoing challenges we face in producing a world that values diversity, honesty, scholarship, and justice.

PAMLA18 The Material Politics of Feeling in Contemporary American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:53am
Alex Miller/University of Washington Tacoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique.  How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?

SAMLA 90: SUSTAINABLE WORLDS, DISPOSABLE LIVES

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:50am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

SUSTAINABLE WORLDS, DISPOSABLE LIVES

Comparative Literature

Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:28am
University at Buffalo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Ireland in Psychoanalysis 2: Irish Shame Venue: University at BuffaloDates: 28-29th September Call for Papers
If we can infer anything from the myth of our expulsion from Paradise, it is that we humans are, or ought to be, ashamed of ourselves. Awareness of shame seems inherent to our social existence, and forms one intractable legacy of our self-awareness as a species. As self-conscious animals, we see ourselves in ways most animals do not, and we do not like all that we see. 

Visualizing Change: Graphic Arts and Literature in the Contemporary Arab World

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 2:43am
Eid Mohamed and Barkuzar Dubbati (Guest Editors) / Arab Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

This special issue focuses on the rise of graphic arts, Comics and Memes in the Arab world as a means of expression, representation, and political resistance against ideological hegemony. The aim of this Special Issue is to explore Graphic arts, Comics and Memes, and their uses and functions in a changing Arab world. We are interested in scholarly works that examine the intersectionality of the literary and artistic production created before, during, and after the Arab uprisings and the significance of the development of visual means of production of these works especially in relation to online communication. The uprisings that began in Tunisia in December 2010 popularized the use of non-traditional and independent media for publishing.

2018 issue of Openings: Studies in Book Art

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 9:11am
College Book Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Openings: Studies in Book Art is an open-access, online journal published annually by the College Book Art Association (CBAA). As a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, Openings is dedicated to scholarship on the book as medium, construct, work of art, and, more generally, the arts of the book.

Asian Studies Conference and Festival

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 9:09am
University of Central Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

A one-day conference on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK.  Conference theme: "The Multicolored Tapestry of Asia: Traditions, Conversations, and Development." We welcome individual papers, thematic panels, and poster presentations exploring and examining topics relating to Asian cultures and societies for a multidisciplinary reflection on and conversation about Asia’s past, present, and future.

Registration includes a luncheon featuring authentic Asian foods and an exquisite martial arts performance by real Japanese ninjas!

Further information can be found at https://ucoascf.wixsite.com/ucoascf

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Jessica Holmes, University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene
Presiding Officer: Jessica Holmes, University of Washington, holmes07@uw.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, '21st-Century Literature'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Christopher Leise, Whitman College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Film Studies
Presiding Officer: Dawn Dietrich, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Creative Writing: Brief Prose'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Jeffrey J. Becker, Community College of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Creative Writing: Brief Prose
Presiding Officer: Jeffrey J. Becker, Community College of Denver, Jeffrey.Becker@ccd.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Composition and Rhetoric'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Wallace Cleaves, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Composition and Rhetoric
Presiding Officer: Wallace Cleaves, University of California, Riverside, wallace.cleaves@ucr.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Aesthetic Modernism'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Judith Paltin, University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Aesthetic Modernism
Presiding Officer: Judith Paltin, University of British Columbia, judith.paltin@ubc.ca
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

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