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DEADLINE EXTENDED Untimely Endings: The Mimesis of Fiction as a Response to Ecological Crises

updated: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 3:08am
Felicity Gilbert & Gavin McLoughlin, MIC, University of Limerick.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

*DEADLINE EXTENDED*

 

Untimely Endings: The Mimesis of Fiction as a Response to Ecological Crises

 

Postgraduate Conference

 

 

https://untimelyendings2019.wixsite.com/untimelyendings

 

 

Location: Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland.

Date: Thursday 25th April 2019

Abstract Submission Due Date: 18th March 2019.

 

Organisers: Felicity Gilbert, Department of English Language and Literature, and Gavin McLoughlin, Department of Philosophy, MIC.

The Visual Logic/s of Feminism/s

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:29pm
Wayne State University Visual Culture Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Eighth Annual WSU Visual Culture Symposium seeks to explore the visual logics of feminist art, theory, and practice, in all their complexity and multiplicity, and to place such logics in the current political moment. From the #MeToo-movement to the Women’s March, feminist activism has drawn national attention in recent years. In some respects, such activism has produced tangible gains: the 116th House of Representatives is the most racially diverse and counts the largest number of women in US history.

Next Earth: Teaching Climate Change Across the Disciplines **DEADLINE EXTENDED**

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:25pm
Environmental Humanities Initiative, University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Next Earth: Teaching Climate Change Across the Disciplines

A Nearly-Carbon Neutral Conference at UC Santa Barbara

June 10-30, 2019

Call for Papers

Recognizing the severity of the climate crisis, and driven by profound and renewed belief in the power of education to help reimagine and build a better, more sustainable, and environmentally just world, or “next Earth,” Transformative Education for Climate Action will be the theme of the summer 2019 nearly-carbon neutral conference for UC Santa Barbara’s Environmental Humanities Initiative (EHI). We invite your participation!

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] New Perspectives: III JRAAS Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:51am
JRAAS/CETAPS, University of Porto
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

New Perspectives:
III JRAAS Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

The JRAAS team is pleased to announce the third JRAAS Conference New Perspectives, which aims to give students and young researchers the opportunity to present papers on subjects connected to Anglo-American studies. We offer a platform where new ideas can be shared and discussed openly, in order to lay the foundations for an engaged dialogue between the next generation of scholars.

English Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:17pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Update: The deadlines for this panel has been extended to April 1, 2019. The English Nineteenth-Century Literature panel at the 2019 RMMLA Conference (Oct. 10-12, El Paso, Texas) welcomes proposals for presentations exploring any aspect of nineteenth-century literature and culture of the British Isles. Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to vanwmatt@isu.edu .

Emerson Society Awards announcement

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 7:36am
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2018.

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 1:54pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/Algoma University,Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

International Contemporary Women’s Writing Association Conference

3-5 July 2019, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Call for Papers

 

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:05am
SFSU Comparative and World Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

Spring 2019

The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the Spring 2019 edition of the literary journal Portals.

In addition to papers looking across linguistic borders, we invite submissions from those engaging critically with literary topics from an interdisciplinary or comparative perspective. This includes:

Call for Papers The Era of Posthuman: The Definition and Expansion of the Future Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:23am
The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Papers

 

The Definition and Expansion of the Future Humanities

 

 

 

Deadline for submissions: 

April 30, 2019

 

Full name / Name of organization: 

The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

 

The Institute of the Future Humanities: www.ifh.or.kr

On Laughter

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:15am
University College London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019

On Laughter

11 & 12 July 2019

To say the least, academics struggle with laughter. We can analyse jokes, dissect irony, theorize ‘the comic,’ and laugh ourselves, but when it comes to talking about laughter – often uncontrollable, sometimes inappropriate – we stop short. Perhaps it is too intimate, too revealing, too awkward.

‘On Laughter,’ a two-day conference hosted at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, will address laughter itself. The humanities and the natural and social sciences all have something valuable to contribute. We invite scholars working across these areas to consider the following dimensions of laughter:

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:08am
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

 

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (University of Central Florida), and Frances Smith (University of Sussex), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, mainstream cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, Kelly Reichardt, Elaine May, Spike Jonze, William Castle, Barbara Kopple, and Budd Boetticher.

Conference on Narrative Games

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:36pm
Stefan Hall / High Point University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Conference on Narrative Games

NEW Deadline for submissions:  Monday, March 11th

Keynote Speaker:  Rachel Noel Williams (Narrative Writer, Riot Games; Lead Narrative Designer Telltale Games; Narrative Designer, Obsidian Entertainment)

Special Guest Writer:  Jon Goff (16-year videogame and comic book veteran, including HaloDestiny, and Crackdown 3)

ReFocus: A Series of Film Studies Anthologies: The International Director

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 12:07pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

ReFocus: A Series of Film Studies Anthologies: The International Director

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (University of Central Florida), and Stefanie Van de Peer (University of Exeter), each book focuses on a critically overlooked film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, mainstream cinema, experimental filmmaking, or the documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Susanne Bier, Xavier Dolan, and Francis Veber, with many more in preparation

2019 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 12:20pm
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

27th Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

12-13 April 2019

Call for Papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of Early British Literature from the beginnings through the 18th Century.  Papers on all aspects of teaching, interpretation, and research of Early British Literature are invited.  Undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty are encouraged to apply.

The 2019 Keynote Address will be "The Metamorphic Worlds of Early Modern Literature," by Dr. Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature, The University of California at San Diego.

CFP: Submissions for 2019 Texas Theatre Journal

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:07am
Texas Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The Texas Theatre Journal is now accepting submissions for its 2019 Volume through March 22, 2018. The editors are looking for Articles, Profiles, and Interviews, as well as Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. MISSIONWe invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies. The journal is also interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas.

Arts and the City Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:10am
Institute of English Studies, Karoli Gaspar University and The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers

Arts and the City

International Conference

23-24 May 2019, Budapest, Hungary
Károli Gáspár University & The Hungarian Academy of Sciences

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

ANDREW GIBSON, Royal Holloway, University of London

BERNARDINE EVARISTO, writer, London

(author of Lara, Soul Tourists, and Blonde Roots, among other novels)

NOÉMI SZÉCSI, writer, Budapest

(author of The Finno-Ugrian Vampire and Mandragora Street 7, among other novels)

Anthology of Hip Hop Poetics

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:15pm
Breaking Down Bars: Perspectives on Hip Hop Poetics Anthology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Breaking Down Bars: Perspectives on Hip Hop Poetics

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:14pm
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

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Black Geographies and African American Literature Since 1945

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:42pm
Dorothy Stringer, Temple University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019

 2020 MLA Convention, 9-12 January in Seattle; https://www.mla.org/Convention Soliciting papers that draw on recent work in Black Geographies to discuss African American literature from the mid-20th century to the present. Work addressing urban space particularly desired. 500-word abstracts to Dorothy Stringer (dorothy@temple.edu) by March 23. Queries also welcome. Thanks a lot, and I'll talk to you tomorrow!

[Publisher Attached Collection / Reference Work]: Dystopian States of America: Apocalyptic Visions and Warnings in American Literature, Film, and Politics.

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:31pm
Matthew B. Hill, Ph.D. / Coppin State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Deadline for Essay Proposals:            Rolling, but will accept until June 1, 2019  or until all overview essays are assigned  
Deadline for Essay Drafts:                  January 15, 2020
Deadline for Reference Entries:         December 1, 2019  


 

Overview:

Submissions requested for Dystopian States of America: Apocalyptic Visions and Warnings in American Literature, Film, and Politics.  This project aims to be an accessible, wide-ranging survey of and reference work on dystopian and apocalyptic themes in literature, film, and popular culture.   According to the publisher:

Modernist difficulty: its evolving value and meaning

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:17pm
MSA Toronto (October 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Difficulty is a key quality associated with modernist works and a key value associated with modernist theory. T. S. Eliot’s “The Metaphysical Poets” valorizes difficulty’s intellectual and mimetic value, claiming that, because civilization is various and complex, poetry should force or dislocate language into meaning. D. H. Lawrence’s “Morality and the Novel” values emotional difficulty as necessary to the journey toward newness, both in life (“A new relation … will always hurt. So life will always hurt”) and art (“to read a really new novel will always hurt”). Echoing Freud, Lawrence says there will always be “resistance” to newness.

Black Modernity

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:33pm
MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

How do we understand black modernisms and modernity? How is a modern black subject constituted? This session invites papers that approach these questions through periodization, intellectual history, aesthetics, or political formations. 250 word abstracts.

To submit an abstract, please e-mail ariel.martino@rutgers.edu

Pharmakon Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:33pm
New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Pharmakon Symposium

New York University

Friday, 3 May 2019

 

We invite paper proposals that attempt to seriously engage with the topic of drugs, broadly defined–their cultural, literary, aesthetic, and philosophical ramifications.

 

Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition: 1998-2020

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:17am
Ashley Carranza/College of Southern Nevada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Essays: Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition, 1998-2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15 

I am looking for proposals for chapters for an academic book that aims to examine the manifestation of collective societal fears in film.This collection will cover films specifically from the time period of 1998-2020. This collection is under contract with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers and will be released in 2020.

The Force of The Umbrella Academy (MLA 2020)

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:32am
Lisann Anders / University of Zurich
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Call for papers for a proposed special session at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention on January 9-12, 2020, in Seattle, Washington.

The Netflix show Umbrella Academy, which is based on the comic book series from 2008/2009, gives superhero stories a new twist as it revolves more around identity quests and the acceptance of powers or the lack thereof within a dysfunctional family environment. Trying to define what it means to be a hero, what it means to have powers, what it means to be human, and what it means to be a family, the protagonists need to start over. They need to overcome their own individual struggles by means of their family to be a family once again.

RENEGOTIATING AMERICAN IDENTITIES 13th Biennial Conference of the Hungarian Association for American Studies (HAAS 13)

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:25am
Hungarian Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

RENEGOTIATING AMERICAN IDENTITIES

13th Biennial Conference of the Hungarian Association for American Studies

(HAAS 13)

May 31−June 1, 2019

North American Department,

Institute of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Debrecen

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Transmedia Storytelling in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:24am
Carrie Sickmann Han / Children's and Young Adult Literature Forum at the 2020 MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019

The Children's and Young Adult Literature Forum invites abstract subissions for their 2020 MLA non-guaranteed session on Transmedia Storytelling in Children’s and Young Adult Literature:

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