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Marginal Writing in the First World War

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

UPDATE: the due date for proposals has been updated from 5/7 to 5/21!

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'New Directions in Holocaust Studies'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Sandra Alfers, Western Washington University
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: New Directions in Holocaust Studies
Presiding Officer: Sandra Alfers, Western Washington University, sandra.alfers@wwu.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, 'Drama and Society I: Sam Shepard, His Acting, Roles, and Stages'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
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: Drama and Society I: Sam Shepard, His Acting, Roles, and Stages
Presiding Officer: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah, kimberly.jew@utah.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, 'Culture, Identity, and Immigration in the United States and Europe'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
José I. Alvarez Fernandez, Emmanuel 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: Culture, Identity, and Immigration in the United States and Europe
Presiding Officer: José I. Alvarez Fernandez, Emmanuel College, alvarjo@emmanuel.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, 'Contemporary Women Writers in Italy'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Maria G. Traub, Neumann University
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: Contemporary Women Writers in Italy
Presiding Officer: Maria G. Traub, Neumann University, TRAUBM@neumann.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, 'Coalitional Feminisms'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Melanie Hernandez, California State University, Fresno
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: Coalitional Feminisms
Presiding Officer: Melanie Hernandez, California State University, Fresno, melanieh@csufresno.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Call for essays on the Psychological Study of the Arts and Literature

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:19am
PSYART--Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts (online)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The editor of PsyArt (http://journal.psyart.org/), an online journal for the psychological study of the arts and literature, welcomes submissions applying any type of psychology to any type of art.  PsyArt is an open access journal, providing scholarship for free online to all interested readers.    Submitters must first send an abstract of no more than 150 words via e-mail to the editor-in-chief at the contact email listed.  If your abstract falls within the scope of the journal and the interest areas of our readership, the editor-in-chief will ask you to submit the full article.

CFP: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Session (PAMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:07am
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies session(s). The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.

WORKING WOMEN SUFFRAGETTES' LIFE WRITING IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:07am
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

While there has been interest in the suffrage movement in both America and England for many years now, one area that has not received as much scholarly attention is the analysis of Life Writing created by those within the movement. Both working- and middle-class women provide an intimate portrait of what it was like to fight for suffrage for so many years.  I propose a panel that examines the connections between suffragettes of different classes, ages, and nationalities as well as those in positions of power who supported them throughout. By May 30, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief biographical statement, and any AV requirements to Sarah N. MacDonald, University of Indianapolis, at smacdon8@kent.edu.

Jack London and the Maritime Environment / Jack London Society 14th Biennial Symposium, October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:07am
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Jack London and the Maritime Environment / Jack London Society 14thBiennial Symposium, October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

This panel seeks presentations that explore the broad conference theme of Jack London, the West, and the Environment as it relates to the maritime settings and themes of his writing. Proposals are welcome on any topic that brings together London’s treatment of the maritime environment (the sea, the coast, or the islands) with his interests in the craft of sailing and the romance of sail. 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Cinema and Contemporary War'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:53am
Shabnam Piryaei, San Francisco State University
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: Cinema and Contemporary War
Presiding Officer: Shabnam Piryaei, San Francisco State University, shabnampiryaei@gmail.com
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, 'Authorial Anonymity: The Muse, the Genius, Inspiration, Impersonality, and Innocence'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Marlo Alexandra Burks, Freie Universität Berlin
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: Authorial Anonymity: The Muse, the Genius, Inspiration, Impersonality, and Innocence
Presiding Officer: Marlo Alexandra Burks, Freie Universität Berlin, maburks@gmail.com
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, 'Black Masculinity and Film'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Joi Carr, Pepperdine University
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: Black Masculinity and Film
Presiding Officer: Joi Carr, Pepperdine University, Joi.Carr@pepperdine.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, 'Agency and Performativity of Place in 20th and 21st Century American Literature'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Megan Cannella, University of Nevada, Reno
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: Agency and Performativity of Place in 20th and 21st Century American Literature
Presiding Officer: Megan Cannella, University of Nevada, Reno, mcannella@nevada.unr.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Frankenstein 1818 to 2018: 200 Years of Mad Scientists and Monsters (Final Call for Papers) (NEPCA Worcester State 10/19/20/2018)

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Michael A Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Frankenstein 1818 to 2018: 200 Years of Mad Scientists and Monsters (Final Call for Papers)

A Special Session of the Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts

19-20 October 2018

Proposals due 1 June 2018

 

Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area (NEPCA Worcester State 10/19-20/2018)

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Michael A Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area

Eleventh-Anniversary and Farewell Sessions

 

2018 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)

Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts

19-20 October 2018

Proposals due 1 June 2018

 

Special Edition - _Frankenstein_

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Lamar University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

LAMAR JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES

 

Call for Papers

Special Edition - _Frankenstein_

 

Waving Borders/Affranchir la frontière

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
University of Montreal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

International symposium of the research project « Out of place : Law, literature and migration » (SSHRC), organized in collaboration with La maison de la Syrie

Call for papers 

November 22-24 2018

 

Organizing committee : Marie-Eve Bradette (University of Montreal), Laurence Sylvain (University of Montreal), Simon Harel (University of Montreal) and Youssef Shoufan (La maison de la Syrie)

 

 

No borders. No fences. Free movement for all.

Propagandhi

 

Conference topic

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Part-Time Equity: Adjuncts, Student Success, and the Equity Gap'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Kathryn Stevenson, Moreno Valley 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: Part-Time Equity: Adjuncts, Student Success, and the Equity Gap
Presiding Officer: Kathryn Stevenson, Moreno Valley College, Kathryn.Stevenson@mvc.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

PEOPLE’S PROJECT IN MEDIA (-ATED) MARTYRDOM

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 1:32am
Kusumita Datta (Assistant Professor, Behala College, University of Calcutta) and Arijit Mukherjee (Assistant Professor, Behala College, University of Calcutta)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018

This collection attempts to look at the role of digital media as a constructive and disseminating narrative in the world, to delineate a meta-narrative of ‘digital martyrdom’. This collection aims to initiate a study not only on martyrdom in the digital space but a digitisation of martyrdom. It will seek to look especially at the role of mainstream and sponsored media propaganda to locate those interstices in the narratives which subtly subvert narratives of the mainstream mass media. In the first section of the collection, the focus will be on chapters which use as its premise usage of commercial media. The subversion is to be specifically located in the dissemination, language, and reception of the contents of the media matter.

Langston Hughes Society Panel at the 2018 SAMLA Convention

updated: 
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 3:30pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

“Jim Crow Crumbles, Too”: Socio-Political Activism in the Works of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

The Rhetoric of War

updated: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 2:55pm
SAMLA South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018

Conference Information

SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
November 2–4, 2018 ◆ Sheraton Birmingham ◆ Birmingham, Alabama 

THE RHETORIC OF WAR

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

updated: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 2:08am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

Deadline for submission of proposal extended to 21st May 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

First Four: The Films of Kasi Lemmons

updated: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:11pm
D. E. Wynter / California State University Northridge
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

We are extending the Call-for-Chapter submissions for an edited volume on the films of writer-director Kasi Lemmons. This collection of critical analyses and close 'readings' will explore cinematic, narrative, intertextual, and/or thematic elements of Lemmons' films, as well as their cultural aesthetics and social impact. We are particularly interested in examinations of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity (2013), the adaptation of Caveman's Valentine (2001), the biopic of Petey Greene, Talk to Me (2007) and formal aesthetic examinations of Eve’s Bayou(1997). The submission date for abstracts is extended to June 1, 2018. 

(CFP: PAMLA 2018) Performing Empathy

updated: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:01am
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Session Title – Performing Empathy:  When Literary Texts Are Acts of Kindness

This session seeks papers on the empathic potentials of literature, broadly defined.  The subtext here is the social division in post-2016 America, where sympathy fatigue—a feeling of resentment arising from the belief that one has been asked to extend one’s sympathy to women, minorities, the poor, and others beyond what one feels is reasonable—is often cited as one reason for the intransigence.  The larger question we will ask ourselves is the following:  how can literature act as a vehicle of empathic connection and reinforce people’s capacity for compassion toward the marginalized other? 

Settler Social Identities: Rational Recreation in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:37pm
University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

CFP: Settler Social Identities: Rational Recreation in the Long Nineteenth Century

24-25 July 2018, University College Dublin

 

Confirmed keynotes:

Dr Natasha Eaton (University College London)

A/Professor Clara Tuite (University of Melbourne)

UPDATE: World Literature at the Northeast Popular Culture Association

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:32pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CFP: World Literature – Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

The World Literature area for the 2018 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held from Friday, October 19-Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA.

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