From the beginning, individuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois and Alain Locke attempted to mold and guide Harlem Renaissance authors, as well as control critical reception. Their roles as editors proved influential in the careers of many writers and in the movement itself. While the popular period has received much scholarly attention, the significance of editors and editing in the Harlem Renaissance remains woefully understudied. As a remedy, Editing the Harlem Renaissance will foreground an in-depth, exhaustive approach to relevant editing and editorial issues, offering a variety of voices and becoming a centralized authority on the subject.
Call for contributions: Women and Climate Change – Issue of Many Hands Zine
The Many Hands Zine is a quarterly publication that works as a communication platform to showcase environmental pledges and hand portrait photography, as well as including writing on the subject of climate change and environmental issues.
IX Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture
Promises & Threats
Lisbon, July 1-6, 2019
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for submissions: February 28, 2019
Call for Papers
E-Revista de Estudos Interculturais / E-Journal of Intercultural Studies
Nº 7 – 2019
O Centro de Estudos Interculturais (CEI) do ISCAP-P.PORTO iniciou a preparação do 7º
número da E-REI – E-Revista de Estudos Interculturais (ISSN 2182-6439), de
periodicidade anual, a publicar on-line em Maio de 2019, acessível a partir do website do
CEI (www.iscap.pt/cei). A E-REI está indexada no Catálogo da LATINDEX
Call for Papers
SEDERI Yearbook welcomes articles, notes and reviews for its next issue.
SEDERI, Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, is an annual publication devoted to current criticism and scholarship on English Renaissance Studies. It is peer-reviewed by external referees, following a double-blind policy.
Areas of interest
Early Modern English Literature
Early Modern English History and Culture
Early Modern English Language
German Studies AssociationOctober 3-6, 2019Portland, Oregon, USA
Panel: Dis/ability in German-Language Culture
Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019
Call for Papers
The second volume of Turkish-German Studies Yearbook in 2011 was devoted to the 50thanniversary of the migration of Turkish guest workers to Germany. At that time, the prevailing mood surrounding Turkish-German relations was celebratory. Discussions on Leitkultur, the supposed phenomenon of speaking two languages halfway, and integration faded into the background, while mutual acceptance seemed within reach.
In honour of the bicentenary of Peterloo, the John Thelwall Society is sponsoring a panel exploring connections between the radicals of the 1790s and later generations of and movements for reform. This includes events and figures surrounding Peterloo, Chartism and early twentieth-century suffrage movements; but we also encourage participants to explore connections between Romantic-era radicals and activists today, especially in light of the “generational change” that is a growing feature of political discourse at the current moment. Topics might include, but are not limited to
“Musical Feelings and Affective Politics”
CFP for Culture, Theory and Critique
Guest Editors: Nicole Reisnour and Anaar Desai-Stephens
We invite article submissions for inclusion in a special issue of Culture, Theory and Critique (April 2020) on the topic of “Musical Feelings and Affective Politics.”
Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture, 1700-Present
CALL FOR JOURNAL LENGTH ARTICLE FOR PROPOSED COLLECTION THAT HAS INTERESTED PUBLISHER:
At the turn of the twentieth century, modernity positioned itself as an unsettling force that changed traditional modes of communication, facilitated new forms of transportation, and transformed social experiences. Modernity also prompted technological advances that disrupted political/cultural boundaries through war, empire expansion, economic migration, and the like. Within her Empire, England's colonies felt the longing of emancipation through the rise of nationalist movements in Ireland and India. Eventually, these movements spread across Britain's African and Caribbean holdings, as well. The RMMLA English Literature since 1900 panel welcomes presentation proposals of no more than 250 words that explore any aspect of influence that decolonization
SANE Journal: Sequential Art Narratives in Education
Call for Papers
Researchers, scholars, librarians, teachers, administrators, specialists, and advanced graduate students are invited to submit works of research, reviews, and rationales. The mission of SANE Journal is to promote research regarding the integration of comic books, graphic novels, or "other" sequential art narratives in educational settings; including the teaching of comics or the ways in which the comics medium can instruct or cause a change in behavior. Manuscripts should be submitted by March, 2019, with an anticipated publication date of July 2019.
‘Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789 - 1914’
We are currently seeking contributions to a planned anthology on the early reception of Shakespeare in the Nordic countries during the ‘long’ 19th century.
CFP: We invite paper abstracts for a proposed panel at the conference of the Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (CACLALS), for Congress 2019 at UBC, 1-7 June 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Problematic Sympathizing: The Globalectics of Connection through Literature
Deadline for Proposals:
7 January 2019
Dr. Geoffrey MacDonald, Independent Scholar
Nasra Smith, PhD Student, York University
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.
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
American Literature Association Annual Conference
New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2019 edition. A refereed publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre performance, design and technology.
New England Theatre Journal is indexed in the International Index of the Performing Arts and the MLA Bibliography. It can also be found via EBESCO and other sites.
Call for Papers:
Literary London Conference
11th-12th July 2019
Senate House, London, U.K.
‘Neighbours of Ours’: Cities, Communities, Networks
In February 2020, Penguin Random House will publish for the first time Claude McKay’s never-released revolutionary novel, Romance in Marseille, written circa 1929-1933, edited by Gary Holcomb (Ohio U) and William J. Maxwell (Washington U in St. Louis). A “Black Spine” series Penguin Classics paperback, Romance in Marseille will be the publisher’s Black History Month selection and centerpiece of the 2020 catalogue. McKay’s late-Harlem Renaissance novel lends itself to several contemporary critical concerns: queer, disability, proletarian, black transnational, and New Modernist studies among them.
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. We have recently published our Winter 2018 issue. We will begin accepting submissions for our Winter 2019 issue in early November 2018.
Extended deadline for submissions: January 31, 2019
Email your proposal to: email@example.com
- Conference date: April 5, 2019
- Venue: College of Business Building, University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Dr.
Edmond, OK 73034
- Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration includes a luncheon featuring authentic Asian foods.
Academic Freedom and Academic Lives
The concept of “academic freedom”—always contested—has been muddied, polarized, and done violence to in recent years. This special cluster of Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly invites contributions from a variety of perspectives that seek to illuminate the politics of academic freedom and censorship in the face of rapidly escalating racist, xenophobic, anti-semitic, Islamophobic, sexist, misogynist political currents. Essays connected to personal experience, or that situate questions of academic freedom within the problem of experience as a category of scholarship and public knowledge, are particularly welcome and encouraged.
Living Circles: Jewish Philosophy & Performance
Call for Roundtable Participants
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
June 3-6, 2019
14th Annual Carleton Communication Graduate Caucus Conference
March 21–22, 2019 | Richcraft Hall | Carleton University | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Is progress always … progressive? Or can progression and regression occupy the same space? According to anthropologist Brian Larkin (2008), “progress can thus be seen as a mode of social ordering, of governmentality in Foucault’s sense that power works not by repression but by incorporation and internalizing modes of rule.” In other words, the tools of innovation often reimagine dominant ideologies with both positive and negative effects.
Panel Topic: "'Writing' Wrongs: Notions of Justice and Civic Engagement in Multi-Ethnic American Literature"
Elie Wiesel believes that “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” With these words in mind, this panel invites abstracts for papers that consider themes of protest in literature, film, and music. Prospective panelists may consider, but are not limited to, texts from authors such as W. E. B.