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Call for Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:58pm
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.

Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.

XVII INTERNATIONAL AEDEI CONFERENCE

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
AEDEI-2018: “Eco-Fictions Irish Studies”. Santiago de Compostela, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Nature, the landscape and the environment have enjoyed a recurrent presence, indeed have been constant protagonists, in Irish literature and culture.This wild isolated island, originally feared or even despised by foreigners progressively became that romanticized, pre-modern Arcadia imagined by tourists from the early twentieth century onwards. The once desolated and barren landscapes of the Great Hunger were imaginatively recreated as green pastures, nostalgically conjured up by nineteenth- and twentieth-century Irish emigrants across the world.

In Retrospect: Ellis Bell, Emily Bronte and their Wuthering Heights

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Call for Papers: The Confidential Clerk (Vol.4)

The Confidential Clerk (ISSN 2454-6100), an open-access and peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, seeks contributions for its 2018 issue.         

In Retrospect: Ellis Bell, Emily Bronte and their Wuthering Heights

Creative writing roundtable and reading: Regina, May 26, 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, ACCUTE and ACQL
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deadline extended:  Call for proposals for creative writing event:  Congress 2018

Co-presented by CACLALS, ACQL and ACCUTE

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Campion Commons, University of Regina 

 

Deadline extension notice

Submit now to: 

And now for a creative perspective: 

A graduate student reading and roundtable  

MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edith Wharton: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 02/28/2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:36pm
Ferdâ Asya/Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CONTRIBUTE TO A MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (MLA) APPROACHES VOLUME ON TEACHING THE WORKS OF EDITH WHARTON

The volume, Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edith Wharton, edited by Ferdâ Asya, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature.

As with other similar books published by the MLA, this one will contain a discussion of the most important and useful materials available to teachers—in this case, of the works of Edith Wharton—and it will be composed largely of essays by instructors. A list of books published in the series can be found on the MLA Website (http://www.mla.org) under MLA Library.

Reminder: Women and Archives

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, edited by Emily Rutter and Laura Engel

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Grand Valley State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

GRAND VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
“My Crown is in My Heart, Not on My Head” –3 Henry VI 3.1

          
Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2018         
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

                                                                                     CALL FOR PAPERS – Submission Deadline JUNE 1, 2018

*Rolling acceptances for proposals received between Feb 1 and June 1. Final acceptances sent out first week of August.

~ Visit gvsu.edu/shakesconference for proposal submission, registration and conference deta 

Eighteenth-Century War Representation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
National University of Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Eighteenth-Century War Representation

National University of Singapore, 21-22 April 2018

Scholars have given less attention to war representation of the eighteenth-century than to that of other periods. This is probably a result of the absence of any important texts about war, and of widespread interest in the twentieth century.

However, many important ways of representing and understanding war emerged in the eighteenth century. There was, for instance, a new sense of the soldier's or civilian's experience of war, and of the infiltration of war into ordinary life.

Theme: Redirection

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taitung University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The 26thAnnual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Redirection

Conference Organizers: English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taitung University, Taiwan

Date: October 27, 2018

Venue: National Taitung University (Zhihben Campus), Taitung, Taiwan

Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled: Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

Editors: Lisa Bernstein and Tulin Ece Tosun

Deadline for Proposals: April 1, 2018

 

“I  am  all  for  putting  new  wine  in  old

bottles,  especially  if  the  pressure  of  the  new  one

makes the old bottles explode”

           Angela Carter

“Notes from the Front Line”

 

The Tacky South

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Monica Miller
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Call for papers: The Tacky South
American Studies Association Annual Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia
November 8-11, 2018

As a way to comment on a person’s style, the word “tacky” has distinctly southern origins. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it first emerged around 1800 as a noun to describe “a poor white of the Southern States from Virginia to Georgia.” Although the OED does not draw connections between this origin and the origins of the adjective describing something “dowdy, shabby; in poor taste, cheap, vulgar,” these definitions suggest a clear link between national stereotypes of region, race, and class and urbane (and northern urban?) notions of taste, class, and sensibility.

Call for Applications: NEH Seminar "Why Literature Matters"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
The Dickens Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Dickens Project is now accepting applications for the NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers, "Why Literature Matters: Voices from Nineteenth-Century Britain and America," directed by Professor Janice Carlisle. The seminar will take place from June 24-July 29, 2018 at UC Santa Cruz. Applications are due March 1, 2018. Please see our website (https://teachers.ucsc.edu) for more information and to apply.

Reframing Perceptions of the Greater Caribbean in Popular Media

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

7th Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference:

Reframing Perceptions of the Greater Caribbean in Popular Media.

The graduate program of the English Department at the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras announces the call for papers for the 7th Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference to be held on May 16-18, 2018.

For this installment, we are looking for new interdisciplinary  scholarship on how the Greater Caribbean is represented in popular media, whether in literature, film, television, music, news media, social media platforms, comic books, or video games.

Submission requirements for abstracts:

Melville at 200

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

“Melville at 200”

Deadline: September 1, 2018

And some certain significance lurks in all things, else all things are little worth, and the round world itself but an empty cipher. (Chapter 99 of Moby-Dick, “The Doubloon”)

Learning to Go High: Re-Awakening Hope through Education

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:58pm
The Assembly for Expanded Persepctives on Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Learning to Go High:

Re-Awakening Hope through Education

 

The 24th Annual Summer Conference of

The Assembly of Expanded Perspectives on Learning

of the National Council of Teachers of English

Y of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

aepl.org

 

 

June 21-24, 2018

Willa Cather's Irish Connections

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
The Willa Cather Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

 

Willa Cather Symposium: IrelandJune 28–July 1, 2018Limavady and Derry, Northern IrelandHOSTED BY ULSTER UNIVERSITY AND THE ROE VALLEY ARTS AND CULTURAL CENTRE, AND SPONSORED BY THE WILLA CATHER FOUNDATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN

Set in the ancestral home of the Cather family, and taking place during the centennial of My Ántonia, the symposium will explore themes deeply resonant in Willa Cather’s life and work (including but not restricted to):

Philippine-American Intersections and the Emergence of Transpacific Studies Traditional Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
American Studies Association (ASA), 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The last two years have witnessed shifting relations between the Philippines and the United States, nations still tethered by a unique bond of transpacific colonial history. Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte’s calamitous war on drugs, as well as his designation of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army as terrorist groups, have met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval and admiration. While the Obama administration sought to leverage Philippine alliance in a globalist “pivot to Asia,” it remains to be seen how the Philippine-American postcolonial relationship will be redefined in coming years.

Selling Childhood

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:18am
Modern Language Association Convention 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Modern Language Association Convention

Chicago, IL

January 3rd – 6th, 2019

 

Selling Childhood

 

Arguably, Western culture has been selling the concept of childhood from its inception.  In the eighteenth century, figures like John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau persuaded their peers to buy the new idea that childhood constituted a distinct phase of human development. 

 

Comics Arts Conference San Diego

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:16am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Comics Arts Conference is now acception 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA, July 19 - 22, 2018. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

"Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:02am
English Graduate Organization (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

EGO’s 2018 Interdisciplinary Conference Call for Papers
Conference Theme: “Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias”
February 24th, 2018

Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/iupegoconference/home

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Bell -- a Rushdie, postcolonial, and modern film scholar, Dr. Bell is an alumni of the Literature & Criticism PhD program at IUP. 

Hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Indiana PA

Deadline for Proposals: January 21, 2018

Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:51am
University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations

Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic

26th – 27th April 2018

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation: issue 16 (open, non-thematic)

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 4:43pm
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

 

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

 Deadline extended until February 1, 2018!

 

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 16th issue. We accept:

  • original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words
  • reviews: up to 2,000 words
  • translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words

 

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:27am
ULICES - Univ. of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / Univ. of Lisbon (Portugal)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)

English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection.

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 5:53am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019

 

‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne

 

‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton

 

Encyclopedia of Sexism in American Cinema

updated: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 7:28pm
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, Akita International University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Encyclopedia of Sexism in American Cinema (Second Call)

This volume takes up the topic of sexism within American Cinema from its early days of film production to the present. Covering over 300 film entries, as well as conceptual and critical interpretations, the breadth and depth of this volume will generate some highly significant material for both academics and general audiences alike. The first of its kind—indeed there are no other encyclopedias that cover this topic anywhere on the market—The Encyclopedia of Sexism in American Cinema is a timely companion to the ever-growing field of critical film studies.

The Comics of Seth DEADLINE EXTENDED!!

updated: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 10:19am
Dominick Grace
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 Seth, born Gregory Gallant, is one of the seminal alternative cartoonists. His comic Palookaville, which began in 1991, continues today; issue 23 (summer 2017) will complete the serialization of Clyde Fans, twenty years in the making and arguably Seth’s magnum opus. He has produced the seminal It’s a Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken (1996; originally serialized in Palookaville), Wimbledon Green (2005), George Sprott (1894-1975) (2009; originally serialized in the New York Times Magazine), and The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists (2011), in addition to numerous shorter strips and illustrations.

"In The Margins"

updated: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:55pm
Medieval and Renaissance Student Association California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

The Medieval and Renaissance Student Association (MaRSA) of California State University, Long Beach is seeking individual papers as well as panel submissions for their graduate student conference. The conference will be held at the Karl Anatol Center on the campus of CSULB on April 19-20th, 2018.

 

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