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Philip Larkin: Personality, Poetry, Prose *extended deadline*

updated: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:26pm
Kyra Piperides Jaques (University of York) & Rebecca Devine (University of Hull)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 13, 2019

Philip Larkin: Personality, Poetry, Prose.

13-14 June 2019, Hull History Centre, Hull, UK.

Co-convened by final-year ‘Larkin-focused’ PhD researchers, Rebecca Devine (University of Hull) and Kyra Piperides Jaques (University of York).

The past few years have been particularly exciting for the Larkin scholar. With Hull – the poet’s workplace and home of thirty years – selected as UK City of Culture 2017, this undoubtedly engendered a renewed interest in not only the work of Philip Larkin, but the life of the poet as well. We expect that this will only be amplified by the successive title being handed to Coventry, Larkin’s birthplace and childhood home.

Adaptation: In Service of Cinema or Novel?

updated: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 1:37am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Collaborations of cinema with other art forms open up myriad of issues like the medium’s ability to maintain fidelity to the original narrative, its transformation of the original narrative, or its desire to treat the original as only an occasion for a different narrative. Adaptation studies have, as yet, largely concentrated on studying films as derivatives of original works reinforcing Rabindranath Tagore’s observation that “[c]inema is still playing second fiddle to literature.” It is commonly viewed as a presumptuous palimpsest whose merit lies in its techniques of appropriation, intersection, and transformation of the source text.

Shakespeare Nations

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:09pm
43rd Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2019

Shakespeare Nations

The 43rd Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference Marietta College (Ohio)

June 28·30, 2019

Extended Deadline for Proposals: Monday, May 6, 2019

SAMLA 91: Giving Voice to the Voiceless (November 15-17, 2019)

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:42pm
Women in French
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Giving Voice to the Voiceless

SAMLA 91: Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships

November 15-17, 2019 | Westin Peachtree Plaza | Atlanta, Georgia

 

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

UPDATED Edited collection: Rewriting America: The Federal Writers’ Project and its Ongoing Impact on American Culture

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 3:48pm
Editor: Sara Rutkowski, City University of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019

Editor: Sara Rutkowski, City University of New York

sararutkowski@gmail.com           

Submissions Due: May 31, 2019

I am currently seeking contributors from across the disciplines for a proposed collection of essays on the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP). As the first multidisciplinary retrospective of the FWP, Rewriting America: The Federal Writers’ Project and its Ongoing Impact on American Culture will address two important questions: What impact did the FWP have on American culture AND how can this program guide us in the future?

TYCA-SW 2019 Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 12:28pm
Angela Colmenares/TYCA-SW 2019 Conference Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

October 24-26, 2019 at Lone Star College-Montgomery in Conroe, Texas

This year’s conference theme is “Reinvigorating the Public Sphere.”  We seek proposals that address, but are not limited to:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, Asian Studies

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:35pm
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: Asian Studies Proposals

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:34pm
Alliance for Higher Education in Prison
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison: Call for Presentations

We are pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the 2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP) organized around the theme of Beyond Barriers. The full call can also be viewed on the 2019 NCHEP Conference website: http://www.higheredinprison.org/nchep-2019.html.

2019 Postman Graduate Conference: "Come to Pass"

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:43pm
New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Come to Pass | The 2019 Neil Postman Graduate Conference

NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Conference Date: November 1, 2019 Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2019

Keynote Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Professor and Chair, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University

Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference CFP

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:43pm
Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference / Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 

Location: Virginia Tech in Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2019 

 

Theme: Rhetoric and Writing Studies: Dappled Discipline/Dappled Methods/Dappled Pedagogies

 

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Caddie Alford (Assistant Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University) 

 

Grimm TV Series: Sociocultural and Philosophical Essays - PROPOSALS SOUGHT - EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:32am
Dr. Daniel Farr, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Kennesaw State University (dfarr4@Kennesaw.edu) & Dr. Melanie D. Holm, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (mdholm@iup.edu)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Editors:

Dr. Daniel Farr, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Kennesaw State University (dfarr4@kennesaw.edu) https://chss.kennesaw.edu/scj/about/faculty-staff.php

Dr. Melanie D. Holm, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (mdholm@iup.edu) https://www.iup.edu/english/faculty/permanent-faculty/holm,-melanie/

 

Project Contact email: GrimmCollection@gmail.com

 

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Edith Wharton's New York

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:48am
Edith Wharton Society Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

 

 Edith Wharton’s New York: 

A Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society 

New Yorker Hotel 

June 17th-20th 2020 

Please join the Edith Wharton Society for its upcoming conference marking the centennial anniversary of the publication of Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence. We will celebrate this momentous year in New York, the setting not only of so many of Wharton’s works but also of much of her life. 

CFP - Renascence

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:20am
Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

Renascence, a critical and scholarly journal, is currently accepting submissions for upcoming issues. Renascence is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity. The journal’s essays explore how literature is informed by and contributes to our understanding of fundamental questions concerning moral philosophy, theology, and spirituality. Though Renascence is an English language journal and has an emphasis on literature in English, studies on works and authors from a diversity of times, countries, and cultures are welcome.

UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 26-28, 2019 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 8, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:20am
Center for Medieval/Renaissance Studies, UVa-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 8, 2019

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIII

Undergraduate Sessions

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

September 26-28, 2019

 

Keynote Address:  “Noisy Neighbors: Playhouse and Church in a London Parish”—Christopher Highley, The Ohio State University

Call for Papers: University of Skate (part of Pushing Boarders Malmö)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 1:24pm
Pushing Boarders
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Following last year’s Pushing Boarders London, we have joined forces with the City of Malmö, Bryggeriet and Regional Museum Kristianstad to organise the second international conference on skateboarding, taking place from 14-18 August 2019 in Malmö, Sweden.

CFP Migrant Writings

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:40am
Scritture Migranti. Rivista di scambi interculturali
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Editorial Board of “Scritture migranti. Rivista di Scambi Interculturali” is now accepting articles for its 12/2018 issue. Interested scholars should send an abstract of their proposal (about 500  words) to redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it Deadline for abstract submission: May 10 2019. Notification of acceptance will be sent no later than May 31 2019.

The deadline for the submission of the final text is: OCTOBER 31 2019.

CFP: Athena: Philosophical Studies, Special Issue “Philosophical Responses to the Anthropocene”, no. 14, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:39am
Lithuanian Culture Research Institute (Department of Contemporary Philosophy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

-ABOUT THE JOURNAL-

Athena: Philosophical Studiesis an annual philosophical journal issued by the Department of Contemporary Philosophy of the Lithuanian Culture Research Institute. The journal publishes original scholarly articles and research papers devoted to problems in contemporary philosophy. The submissions are subject to double-blind peer-review by two scholars but the final decision to publish rests with the editors. The publishing languages are Lithuanian and English.

http://www.lkti.lt/athena/?lang=en&no=about-the-journal

 

-CFP DESCRIPTION-

Cerebration, Literary journal of arts and culture CFS Autumn 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:37am
Amrita Ghosh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Cerebration.org a trans-cultural literary journal is seeking submissions for poetry, columns, fiction and articles for the Autumn 2019 issue. The is peer reviewed and is bi-annual. This call is for a non-themed open issue. Please send submissions in the various categories with a bio by October 31, 2019.

For more details, please check www.cerebration.org

Shakespeare and Actors

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:36am
French Shakespeare Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Call for papers for the 2020 Société Française Shakespeare conference
Paris, Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, 9-11 January 2020

Call for papers

EDIS Music Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:36am
Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Emily Dickinson’s musical life, a topic of growing critical interest, is the subject of a panel at the Emily Dickinson International Society’s Triennial Conference in Asilomar, CA, August 8-11. The groundbreaking work of scholars such as Carolyn Cooley and Carlton Lowenberg, as well as later scholarship by George Boziwick and Paraic Finnerty, among many others, have helped to move discussion beyond the constricting forms of Congregationalist hymnody. Since the online publication of Dickinson’s music book by Harvard’s Houghton Library, we increasingly understand Dickinson’s musical life as richer and more engaged with popular culture than did previous generations of critics. What do we know about Dickinson’s musical life?

FAKES

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:34am
tba: Journal or Art, Media, and Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

TBA is an annual peer-reviewed journal organized by graduate students of the Visual Arts Department at Western University in London, Ontario. It provides an interdisciplinary forum for emerging and independent scholars and artists by bringing together studio, art history, cultural studies, theory, criticism and related fields. It welcomes experimentation and risk.   

We are currently inviting submissions for our inaugural issue, titled FAKE. 

Might there be truth(s) in the fake(s); fake(s) in the truth(s), and neither non-truth(s) nor non-fake(s)?

UMBRELLA ACADEMY: IDENTITY, FAMILY, VIOLENCE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:34am
Lisann Anders / University of Zurich
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Coming of age and identity quests are often intertwined in stories, be it in novels, comics, or films. However, not every identity quest happens to teenagers. Adults, too, are on a constant search for who they are and/ or why they are. These questions are tackled and examined in the 2019 Netflix TV show Umbrella Academy as well as in the eponymous comic books series from 2008/2009. The comic series consist of 3 volumes, “Apocalypse Suite,” “Dallas,” and “Hotel Oblivion.”

 

Infinite Variety: The Older Actress on Stage 1660–present

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:33am
Christ Church, University of Oxford & School of Arts, University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Infinite Variety: The Older Actress on Stage 1660–present 

A two-day symposium on 18–19 October 2019, taking place at Christ Church, University of Oxford, UK. 

 

Symposium Directors are Dr Sophie Duncan and Professor Mary Luckhurst 

The event is jointly convened by the School of Arts, University of Bristol and Christ Church, University of Oxford, with support from The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities (TORCH). 

 

Confirmed keynote speakers include Gilli Bush-Bailey (Central School of Speech and Drama), Jacky Bratton (Royal Holloway) and Fiona Gregory (Monash University). 

 

Beckett&Italy. "Old Chestnuts", New Occasions

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:22am
University of Reading / Sapienza University of Rome
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019

BECKETT & ITALY

old chestnuts”, new occasions

University of Reading (7-8 November 2019)

“Sapienza” Università di Roma (May 2020)

 

Can’t conceive by what stretch of ingenuity my work could be placed under the sign of italianità… There are a number of Italian elements [in my work]…

(SB to AJ Leventhal, 21 April 1958)

 

Not Altogether Feste: Shakespeare's Indirect Engagements with "Foolery"

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:22am
Alfred J. Drake / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Paper abstracts needed for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference Special Session on Shakespeare:

Shakespeare’s plays abound in fools direct, but the language, gesture, and attitude of “foolery” run through his work even aside from the antics of characters such as Feste, Lear’s Fool, or Touchstone. This panel will concentrate on moments in Shakespeare that are not so much driven by the playwright’s most famous practitioners of the fool’s trade, but rather subtly informed and structured by that trade and by the perspective it affords.

Parallel Universes: Remaking Superheroes in Film and Popular Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 7, 2019

Twenty-first century film and media have seen a rise not only in remakes and ‘re-imaginings’, but also in transmedia adaptations, works based in nostalgic callbacks, fan-written versions of media, and genre-bending remixes. While a wider body of work exists on transmedia storytelling and adaptation, contemporary superhero remakes and re-adaptations are still a largely unexplored subject, even as interest in the remake phenomenon continues to grow. The history of superheroes – and their supervillain counterparts – is rich in re-adaptations and remakes. This process seems intrinsic to the superhero’s textual and cultural journey, as it is re-shaped and re-moulded, from comics to film and other media forms.

Studies in Popular Culture: A Call for Submissions for Spring 2020 issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Dr. Lynnette Porter, Editor/Studies in Popular Culture, Popular Culture Assoc in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Studies in Popular Culture (SiPC) is looking for submissions for the Spring 2020 issue. This journal of the Popular Culture Association in the South (PCAS) publishes articles on popular culture however mediated through film, literature, radio, television, music, graphics, print, practices, associations, events – any of the material or conceptual conditions of life. Contributors include distinguished anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, cultural geographers, ethnomusicologists, historians, and scholars in comics, communications, film, games, graphics, literature, philosophy, religion, and television.

 

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