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2018 War, Literature & the Arts Conference CFP

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Lt Col Jesse Goolsby, PhD/US Air Force Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Call for Papers: An international conference investigating war, literature, and art at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado on September 20-21, 2018 solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on "Representing and Remembering War.” The conference seeks a variety of genre submissions, both critical and creative, including literary criticism, journalism, rhetorical analysis, cultural studies, theory, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film studies, photography, painting, and music.

Humor and Violence in the African-American Imagination

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
contact email: aio16@english.rutgers.edu This session welcomes papers that will investigate the range of comedic forms embedded within African American literature. On the heels of the twentieth anniversary of the release of Saidiya Hartman’s seminal mon
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This session welcomes papers that will investigate the range of comedic forms embedded within African American literature. On the heels of the twentieth anniversary of the release of Saidiya Hartman’s seminal monograph Scenes of Subjection, this panel’s exploration of the use of humor in black literature offers a new critical framework for exploring the ways that spectacles of violence have continued to undergird representations of black performance in contemporary critical thought. From the auction block to the jazz stage, “blackness” manifests epidermally and externally, often through public articulations of shared racial grief. As such, recent critical work has often framed humor as a tactical response to racial violence.

Romantic Visions

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) (4/15-18/2018) -- Pittsburgh, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Please note that all abstracts must be submitted online through the NeMLA portal. http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html

CFP: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2018

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Caribbean Literature at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

The general conference theme is “bridges,” so we are especially interested in presentations that build bridges between and among texts, disciplines, people, cultures, media, languages, and generations.

Self-Translation Is Not Translation At All

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Yves Cloarec / Queens College CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Unlike the translator of someone else’s work, a self-translator does not translate: she “thinks” in both languages. Self-translation, then, may not be translation at all, but be merely the process of creating “the same” literary work in a different language. This roundtable invites writers, translators and scholars to examine examples of Self-Translation from high literature, popular culture, or ideally their own attempts, and discuss to what degree the “Self” is bound by the language(s) which it uses to express itself.

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Indigenous Ecomedia

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
Association for the Study of Literature & Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CFP: Indigenous Ecomedia  
for the ASLE off-year symposium A Clockwork Green: Ecomedia in the Anthropocene.

NEMLA Seminar: Encounters with Globalization in the 19th century

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
Jenny Strakovsky, Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Encounters with Globalization in the 19th Century Seminar, Northeast MLA Annual ConventionApril 12-15, Pittsburgh, PA

Application Deadline: September 30, 2017

Conference Theme: "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes, and Imagined Worlds"

 

Seminar Description:

The 19th century saw the watershed expansion of political, economic, and cultural networks beyond national borders. The literature of this period strives to be both globalized and radically localized, revealing the fraught relationship between modern cosmopolitanism and the emergence of the modern nation-state.

New Directions for Rhetorical Studies in Early Modern Literature

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
Mark Kaethler and Anton Bergstrom / Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Rhetoric and literature obviously have an intricate shared history in early modern studies evidenced by the likes of George Puttenham’s Art of English Poesie (1579) among other manuals and treatises, but studies continue to demonstrate that there is more to be examined at this scholarly intersection. By applying research in cognitive studies, for instance, Raphael Lyne offers a new perspective on Shakespeare’s use of rhetoric, and in a forthcoming piece Michael Ullyot and Adam Bradley employ digital technologies in order to study the applications of rhetorical tropes like gradatio in early modern drama more broadly. This panel seeks to discuss what other innovations or findings are possible with or without novel applications.

Hortulus Fall 2017 Issue: “Interiority and Alterity”

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on a number of themes, disciplines, subjects, and periods of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists. For the Fall issue we are particularly interested in reviews of books which fall under the current special topic.

TCEA: Bridging Realities

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
Texas College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Texas College English Association: Bridging Realities at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, TCEA: Bridging Realities at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations from the Texas College English Association for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

MELUS Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Join us for the 32nd Annual MELUS Conference in Las Vegas

May 3-6, 2018

 

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

 

Call for Papers: “TransCulture”

Deadline: November 15, 2017

 

Keynote Update: Simon Stephens at the Comparative Drama Conference, April 5-7, 2017

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:55pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017

42nd Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for PapersApril 5-7, 2018Orlando, Florida 2018 Keynote Event

April 6, 2017      8 p.m. (followed by a reception)

A Conversation with Simon Stephens

Off- and Off-Broadway (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:52pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Off- and Off-Broadway: Papers discussing the birth of Off-Broadway in the postwar
decades, important Off-Broadway plays and playwrights, Off-Broadway-Broadway
crossovers, the importance of Papp and the Public Theater, the Obie Awards, notable Off-Off
New York playhouse (La Mama, Caffé Cino) and regional theater productions, 1945-
1975. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 15 January 2018.

Postwar Urban Poetry (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:52pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Postwar Urban Poetry: All readings of poetry (1945-1975) focused on the US cityscape, urban events, figures, and legends invited. Postwar urban poetry from various schools such
as Black Arts, Beats, and New York School welcome. Possible poets include Gwendolyn Brooks, Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and
ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 15 January 2018.

The conference will take place from May 24-27, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA.

Grammar/ Linguistics at CEA (Due 11/1 for CEA 4/5-4/7/18)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:52pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers: Grammar/ Linguistics at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, Grammar/Linguistics at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Grammar/Linguistics for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Conference Theme: Bridges

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