Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, poetry, and various other genres. Issues are on sale in print-form through Amazon and other distributors. PLJ is also available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text.
Call for Papers
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
American Literature Association
29th Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2018
San Francisco, CA
The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 29th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.
Panel One: Pauline Hopkins and Genre
Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
9-11 March 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 30th, 2017
CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE ARTS
Local : National : Transnational
An international, multi-disciplinary public conference
University of Surrey, UK, 29–30 June 2018
• Irene Cockroft, author of Women in the Arts & Crafts and Suffrage Movements at the Dawn of the 20th Century
• Elizabeth Crawford, author of The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Britain and Ireland
Conference website: www.suffragecentennial.wordpress.com
2018 VIRGINIA HUMANITIES CONFERENCE
Call for Papers
Animals in the Humanities:
Relations, Representations, and Ethical Implications
Roanoke College, Virginia
March 23–24, 2018 Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Does the presence of animals in culture call the very nature of the humanities into question?
Anti-apartheid activist, Bishop Desmond Tutu, explained the African concept of “Ubuntu” in this way: “My humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in what is yours.” If connection is a way of being human, our actions impact others – human, animal, nature – and return to us in ways we cannot predict. Exploring the interconnectedness of humanity, humaneness, and human rights through texts, contexts, and comparisons, we invite papers for the 50th Annual Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Symposium on April 6-7, 2018.
Most scientists and other interested parties agree that we have firmly entered the Anthropocene and literary and cultural scholars have been alongside their colleagues in the sciences studying the fiction produced during, and written about, the Anthropocene. The two decades of the 21st Century have seen an explosion of scholarly attention directed toward fiction and the Anthropocene. Adam Trexler’s Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change Pieter Vermeulen’s “‘The Sea, Not the Ocean’: Anthropocene Fiction and the Memory of (Non)human Life,” and Kate Marshall’s “What Are the Novels of the Anthropocene?
CALL FOR PAPERS: FOR A PANEL at the American Literature Association, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2018
Witches and “Nasty Women”: Unruly Tongues in American Literature
The International Gothic Association postgraduate blog is looking for bloggers and podcasters!
If you are a graduate student working with any aspect of the Gothic, consider writing us a short blog post, or recording us a podcast. It could relate to your work, or any other Gothic tangent that has taken your interest. Blogs should be around 600 words; short, snappy and conversational, with the aim of sparking conversation within the IGA community. If you want to write a blog longer than 600 words, we would encourage you to split it into two or more parts, but these are supposed to be informal rather than articles or papers.
The 50th anniversary of the death of the eminent Polish philosopher and humanist Roman Ingarden in 2020 is an occasion to launch an international academic debate on his philosophical legacy. It is also an opportunity to share and celebrate the efforts of Jagiellonian University aimed at the study and archivisation of Ingarden’s hitherto unknown correspondence and research papers. These tasks are being carried out as part of the project entitled ‘The Roman Ingarden Digital Archive: Previously Unpublished Correspondence and Academic Papers of the Eminent Polish Humanist’, financed within the framework of the DIALOG programme, using funds provided by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.
Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference
March 2-3, 2018
Jackson State University
Call for Papers
The Mississippi Philological Association (MPA) invites submissions of critical or pedagogical papers and creative works for the annual association meeting and conference to be held March 2-3, 2018, at the Mississppi eCenter campus at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The conference is hosted by the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Speech Communication, the Department of History and Philosophy, and the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University.
University at Albany’s 16th annual EGSO Conference
UAlbany English Graduate Student Organization
Date: March 23-24, 2018
Critical Keynote: Moacir P. de Sá Pereira
Creative Keynote: Patricia Smith
Submission Deadline: January 12, 2018
Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities.
The 2018 Irish Famine Summer School and International Conference:
Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park House, the Irish Heritage Trust, and Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University
The 2018 Irish Famine Summer School will take place at Strokestown Park House from 20th-24th June. The theme is Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities.
The EGSA is pleased to release the call for papers for our fifth annual graduate conference to be held on Saturday, April 14th 2018. This year's conference theme is "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters."
Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters
Rutgers University, Camden Graduate Conference
2018 marks 100 years of women's suffrage in Germany and Austria, early European adopters behind only the Scandinavian countries, and 47 years post-suffrage in Switzerland, a late adopter trailed only by Lichtenstein.