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Special Issue Proposal on Post-Colonial Nostalgia

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:44am
Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Simon Lewis and Giusi Russo, guest editors of the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies are seeking manuscript submissions for a special issue on post-colonial nostalgia to be published in the spring of 2019.

Decorating Dissidence: Feminism, Modernism & the Arts

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:44am
Decorating Dissidence / QMUL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Decorating Dissidence: Feminism, Modernism & the Arts - an interdisciplinary conference to be held at Queen Mary, University of London, 3rd & 4th November 2017

Forgery and Imitation

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:44am
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call For Papers: Forgery and Imitation

 

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our twelfth issue (Summer 2018) will be guest edited by Aviva Briefel on the theme of Forgery and Imitation.

 

Call for Proposals: Refocus: The Films of Paul Leni

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:43am
Erica Tortolani and Marty Norden, University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Described by Siegfried Kracauer as one of the outstanding film directors of the post-World War I era, Paul Leni (1885-1929) is a significant yet overlooked figure in the German and US cinemas of the silent period. A frequent collaborator with stage director Max Reinhardt, Leni worked as an art designer for some of the most prominent German directors of the time before coming into his own as a director. Creating both avant-garde and commercial films in Germany, Leni quickly became known for his captivatingly macabre productions. Critics and audiences alike praised these films, which were marked by elaborate set designs, innovative use of light and shadow, and adept storytelling abilities.

CFP for SCMS 2018: Consent Puzzles: Narratives and Media Debates on Sexual Consent

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:42am
Society of Cinema and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 5, 2017

In many ways, consent is considered a prerequisite to ethical interactions. A nonconsensual act is viewed as an affront, a violation, an oppression. As David Archard in Sexual Consent notes, the distinction between sexual consent and nonconsent marks “the difference between the permissibility and impermissibility of some practice or activity.”

Yet the notion of consent resists both simplistic definition and straightforward interpretation. “Consent is a contractual notion,” Michel Foucault states in an interview in Politics, Philosophy, Culture, and, thus, he purposefully pinpoints a core problem with consent: individuals in everyday interactions regularly obtain and give consent without explicit written or verbal contracts.

Evil in the Written Word: Violent Narrators in Contemporary Latin American Fiction

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:40am
Margarita Jacome. Loyola University Maryland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers

Evil in the Written Word: Violent Narrators in Contemporary Latin American Fiction 

The topic of violence has been of significant importance in Spanish American literature. Brutal dictatorships, revolutionary wars, drug-related violence, and guerrilla warfare have left a strong imprint on contemporary Spanish American literature. Despite this, there are few literary works presented through the point of view of the perpetrator of violence and told in his or her voice. Consequently, few studies investigate the construction of these voices and analyze the effect of this narrative design in the literature of violence.

Technology of the Soul and of the Self [FINAL EXTENDED DEADLINE]

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:39am
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction @ Escape Velocity 2017

 

(DEADLINE EXTENDED: AUGUST 8TH; SEEKING ONE ADDITIONAL SUBMISSION; **WE HAVE HAD ONE LAST-MINUTE CANCELLATION AND NEED TO FILL THE REMAINING SLOT ASAP**)

 

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is accepting completed papers for a 15-20 minute presentation during this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in Washington, D.C, September 1st – 3rd.

Symposium on Sound, Rhetoric, and Writing

updated: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:40pm
Eric Detweiler / Middle Tennessee State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

We invite proposals for the first-ever Symposium on Sound, Rhetoric, and Writing, to be held in the cities of Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Sept. 7 & 8, 2018. From Belmont University’s Gallery of Iconic Guitars to historic recording studios like Ocean Way, from Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Popular Music to its Department of Recording Industry, these two cities are home to a wealth of sound culture and music history, making them a fitting place for a gathering of sonically inclined rhetoric and writing scholars.

Keynote Announced and Deadline Extended (7/24) for Action!: Performance, Sport, and Moving Bodies in Film and Visual Media

updated: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:46pm
The University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 24, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Doyle, University of California, Riverside, Department of English

University of Pittsburgh, September 29th-30th, 2017
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Call for Papers | Extended Deadline: July 24th, 2017

Working title—Nasty Women Write Back: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Treatise

updated: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:28pm
Dr. Kristen Myers and Lindsay Vreeland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Theme: This collection is designed for people to speak out on specific rights, resources, and protections they feel have been threatened as a result of the presidential election (both as a result of campaign rhetoric as well as post-election decisions).

 

We invite content including academic essays, feminist rants, op-eds, poetry, photojournalism, and other forms of art.

 

Possible themes may include:

  • Gaslighting and violence

  • Alternative facts

  • Rhetoric, metaphors, or symbolism

Indiana College English Association Annual Conference

updated: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 1:44pm
Indiana College English Association (ICEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Indiana College English Association 2017 Conference

The Gift of Words

Friday, October 27, 2017

Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus and Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus

Columbus, Indiana

 

This year’s ICEA interdisciplinary conference invites researchers and practitioners from a wide variety of

academic fields, including Rhetoric, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Linguistics, the Arts, Theology,

Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology and other areas to generate discussion about how fiction and other

literatures cherish the gift of words.

 

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