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What is Life? Lifestyles • Lifeworlds • Lifeworks

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:50pm
University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2016

UPDATED CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND EXTENDED DEADLINE:
DECEMBER 13, 2016!

WHAT IS LIFE?
LIFEWORKS • LIFESTYLES • LIFEWORLDS
University of Oregon in Portland • April 6–8, 2017

whatis.uoregon.edu

ORIENTATIONS: A CONFERENCE OF NARRATIVE AND PLACE

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

We are excited to announce the CfP for Orientations: A Conference of Narrative and Place, to be held on the 30th and 31st of May 2018 at the University of Nottingham. Orientations is an interdisciplinary, international conference exploring the relationship between narrative, space, and place.

We are further delighted to announce that our first keynote will be delivered by Fiona Mozley, writer of the Booker Prize nominated novel Elmet. Further details on our second keynote to be released soon.

Call for Proposals for 2018 Black Issues Conference at BGSU

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:13am
Office of Multicultural Affairs at Bowling Green State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The 18th Annual Black Issues Conference at Bowling Green State University
“Art is Power”
Keynote Speaker: PJ Jones
Saturday, February 17, 2018

European Cinema in the 21st Century: Discourses, Directions and Genres

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Ingrid Lewis / Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Dear colleagues,

 

We invite you to contribute to a monograph on European Cinema in the 21st Century as outlined in the CFP below, which is intended for a – currently under-served – undergraduate and early postgraduate market. Abstracts and author biographies are due by the 31st of December, while the full book chapters (6000 words) are expected by the end of August 2018. We are aiming to publish this volume with Palgrave Macmillan, one of the leading academic publishers, which has already expressed a provisional interest in this monograph.  We are looking forward to reading your fascinating proposals.

 

Best wishes,

 

"Howells and Democracy" - W. D. Howells Society - ALA 2018

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 29th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

 

Panel 1: William Dean Howells and Democracy 

Slavery Past, Present and Future: Third Global Meeting

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Karen E. Bravo/ IU McKinney School of Law
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

 

 

Call for Papers: 

SLAVERY PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE: 3rd Global Meeting

Indiana University Europe Gateway, Berlin, Germany
 July 10 & 11, 2018

 

 

 

Throughout history, slavery (the purchase and sale of human beings as chattel), enslavement (through conquest, and exploitation of indebtedness, among other vulnerabilities), and similar extreme forms of exploitation and control have been an intrinsic part of human societies. 

Is slavery an inevitable part of the human condition?

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc.  All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.

 In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks academic articles, creative fiction and poetry, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who used the state of Florida as a source of creativity. 

The JFL is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.

Deadline is January 1, 2018.

For further information, contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu

 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Awards for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society Announces

THE RAWLINGS WRITING AWARD

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currentlyenrolledgraduateandundergraduatestudents. Prizesinclude$1,000for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference at the Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, April 20-21, 2018.

Contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu for further information. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2018

   

un-history: art and unconcluded

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:21pm
OCAD University's Contemporary Art, Design and New Media History Graduate Student Conference. Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Special journal issue on Charlottesville

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 1:59pm
Impact/Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Impact: the Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, is currently soliciting pieces for a special issue focusing on the recent events in Charlottesville and related topics, tentatively slated to appear early next summer.

Impact publishes both scholarly and non-scholarly essays of varying lengths, as well as work in other modes and media; for this issue we are seeking pieces that engage these topics from a variety of disciplinary perspectives (history, literature, theology, philosophy, cultural studies, to name a few).

S. T. Coleridge's Biographia Literaria: 200th Anniversary

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:43pm
The Anachronist
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The New Series of The Anachronist

invites academic papers for its 2017 issue (to be published in 2018),

celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of

 

S. T. Coleridge’s

Biographia Literaria

 

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:38pm
McMaster University, Department of English and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

**Extended Deadline for Proposals: December 31, 2017**

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference

May 18-19, 2018

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Keynote Speakers

NEW DEADLINE- Special Issue of NANO: The Anthropocene

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:08pm
Kyle Wiggins, Boston University and Brandon Krieg, Westminster College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

NANO: New American Notes Online

Issue 13 Call for Papers

Due by: January 12, 2018

Special Issue: The Anthropocene

Guest Editors: Kyle Wiggins and Brandon Krieg 

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