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Reading Walter de la Mare, 1873-1956: 'a voice which has no fellow'

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:13pm
Anna Nickerson and Yui Kajita
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Reading Walter de la Mare, 1873-1956:
‘a voice which has no fellow’

 

20th –21st  September 2018, University of Cambridge

https://readingwalterdelamare.wordpress.com

 

 

By whom, and by what means, was this designed?
The whispered incantation which allows
Free passage to the phantoms of the mind?
                                        . . .
By the delicate, invisible web you wove —
The inexplicable mystery of sound.

 

               — From T. S. Eliot, ‘To Walter de la Mare’

 

Power in Dystopia: Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:59am
Boston University Department of Romance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 1ST

 

POWER IN DYSTOPIA

Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference

April 28th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Jorge Olivera Castillo 

Call for Papers: 

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” (Toni Morrison)

Emerging Voices in Irish Studies DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 8:31am
University of Connecticut Irish Studies Alliance
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

The University of Connecticut’s Irish Studies Alliance will hold a graduate student conference that aims to bring together new and emerging scholars in the field from colleges and universities throughout the Northeast. We are interested in papers that highlight recent and developing debates in Irish Studies and showcase the ways emerging voices participate in these conversations. Due to this conference’s focus on emerging voices in the field, we will accept undergraduate and graduate student work. We invite papers from a wide array of disciplines and encourage interdisciplinary work as well as scholarship that uses innovative methodologies.

Satire: Deaths, Births, and Legacies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 3:46am
York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

Satire: Deaths, Births, and Legacies

Saturday 2 June 2018

York St John University

School of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy

So—satire is no more—I feel it die—
No Gazetteer more innocent than I—
And let, a’ God’s name, every fool and knave
Be graced through life, and flattered in his grave.

 

Alexander Pope, ‘Epilogue to the Satires’ (1738)

 

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MLA 2019: Matei Visniec’s Theatre: Between East and West

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:38pm
Catalina Florina Florescu/Pace University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This panel seeks to find 3-4 strong proposals that would talk about the varied themes of international interest that emerge out of Visniec’s critically acclaimed plays. The political and the social are always strong points of interest as explored by the characters’ dynamic dialogues. Born in Romania, Visniec now lives in France, but his plays are performed internationally. He connects with audiences globally and that is proof of his exquisite writing. The panel also seeks to discuss how theater and performance are much needed in today’s conflicting and violent international context, and how the stage becomes an international platform where we are more than passive members, but instead are transformed by the spectacle. 

CFP for SSAWW 2018: Recovering Laura Curtis Bullard and Early Suffragist Literature (Panel Deadline: 1.31.2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:19pm
Individual Panel for SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Contact: Brooke A. Opel, Ph.D. Candidate, Indiana University—Bloomington

Email: bopel@indiana.edu

 

CFP: "Recovering Laura Curtis Bullard and Early Suffragist Literature"

Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)

 

We invite paper proposals for a panel entitled “Recovering Laura Curtis Bullard and Early Suffragist Literature” at the SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado from November 7-11, 2018.

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Dangerous Knowledge

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:18pm
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

Contact Email: peaksconference@gmail.com

As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 

 

Call for Papers [Volume: 06, Issue: 01]

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:18pm
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is an indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, research quarterly which aims to generate and disseminate new, high quality knowledge about English language teaching, literature, linguistics and translation studies as well as to promote advanced researches and best practices in these fields. We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for Volume: 06, Issue: 01 [January-March, 2018 Issue] of IJ-ELTS.  

Interrogating "Common Language"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:17pm
English Dept Graduate Conference, Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Interrogating “Common Language”

Simon Fraser University, Department of English

June 22nd-24th, 2018

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2018

“English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.” – wikipedia.org entry for “English Language” (2018)

“Writers – journalists, essayists, bloggers, poets, playwrights – can disturb the social oppression that functions like a coma on the population, a coma that despots call peace.” – Toni Morrison, Burn This Book (2009)

Call for Book Reviewers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:17pm
Frontiers, a Women Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Book Reviewers

Frontiersa Women Studies Journal

One of the premier publications in the field of feminist and gender studies, Frontiers has distinguished itself for its diverse and decisively interdisciplinary publication agenda that explores the critical intersections among—to name a few dimensions—gender, race, sexuality, and transnationalism. Frontiers is currently housed in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation at the University of Utah

 

Rethinking “Alternative Worlds”: Emerging in the Here and Now of Emergency

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
American Studies Association 2018 (Nov 8-11 in Atlanta)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Our panel seeks to make a slight pivot on the opening provocation of this year’s conference theme, “States of Emergence,” that “our sense of crisis must be thought alongside our constant commitment to challenging the calamities that beset us and to producing alternative—indeed better—worlds.” Rather than thinking of our sense of crisis and our commitment to challenging calamities as two things we might put alongside each other, what happens if our commitment to challenging calamities emerges precisely within, even as, our sense of crisis?

 

“Theaters of Marginality” Amherst, MA. September 21 & 22, 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Iberian Theater and Performance Network (ITPN)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

THEATERS OF MARGINALITY

University of Massachusetts Amherst and Amherst College 

September 21-22, 2018

 

The​ ​Iberian​ ​Theater​ ​and​ ​Performance​ ​Network​ ​(ITPN)​ ​is​ ​devoted​ ​to​ ​the​ ​study​ ​of​ ​Iberian​ ​theater and​ ​performance​ ​from​ ​a​ ​trans-historical​ ​perspective,​ ​bridging​ ​Golden​ ​Age​ ​theater​ ​(1580-1700) with​ ​contemporary​ ​playwriting,​ ​performance,​ ​and​ ​theatrical​ ​practices​ ​in​ ​the​ ​plurinational​ ​setting of​ ​the​ ​Iberian​ ​peninsula. 

Murder, She Tweeted: Crime Narratives and the Digital Age

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
University of Tampere, Finland
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Murder, She Tweeted: Crime Narratives and the Digital Age

August 23-24, 2018

University of Tampere, Finland

Keynote speakers: Andrew Pepper (Queen's University Belfast) & Fiona Peters (Bath Spa University)

First Call for Papers

Wife, Mother, Siren, Artist: Challenging the Patriarchal Stereotype

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
Dave Clayton / University of Chichester
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: British Women’s Writing from 1930 to 1970

 

Wife, Mother, Siren, Artist: Challenging the Patriarchal Stereotype 

A two-day Conference at the University of Chichester

Saturday June 9th and Sunday June 10th 2018

Co-organised by Dr Miles Leeson and David Clayton

Department of English, Creative Writing, History and Politics 

"(Neo)-Victorian Vulnerability: Resistance and Resilience"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
ESSE - The European Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

14th ESSE Conference, Brno 2018 (Czech Republic)

Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno and Czech Association for the Study of English (CZASE)

Wednesday 29 August – Sunday 2 September 2018

 

 

Scholars wishing to present their paper at the ESSE 2018 Conference in Brno are invited to submit 200-word abstracts of their proposed presentations directly to the convenors of the respective seminars.

 

 

"(Neo)-Victorian Vulnerability: Resistance and Resilience"

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