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Comics Get Medieval 2018 (A Round Table) (MAPACA 11/8-10/18)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:20pm
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Comics Get Medieval 2018 (A Round Table)

A Continuing Celebration of Medieval-themed Comics

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture for the Medieval & Renaissance Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

29th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

8-10 November 2018

Proposals due by 30 June 2018

 

Monsters and Medievalism (MAPACA 11/8-10/18)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:20pm
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Monsters and Medievalism

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture for the Medieval & Renaissance Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

29th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

8-10 November 2018

Proposals due by 30 June 2018

 

Afrofuturism panel at MMLA: Invitation to submit abstracts, permanent session

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:08pm
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

“If you are not a myth whose reality are you? If you are not a reality whose myth are you?” –Sun Ra, Prophetika, Book One

 

Since the publication of Mark Dery’s now-seminal article on Afrofuturism, “Black to the Future” (1993), several critical studies have expanded the concept of black speculative fiction and claimed it as a full-fledged genre of its own. Indeed, the mainstream releases of a graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred, Marvel’s Black Panther and Ava Duvernay’s A Wrinkle in Time point to the existence of what we might now might call an “Afrofuturist canon.”

 

Deep Time, Slow Time, Fast Time

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:45am
Pennsylvania English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Pennsylvania English

Volume 40

Deep Time, Slow Time, Fast Time

Abstracts due by June 1, 2018 to mtwill@iup.edu

Essays due by September 1, 2018 to mtwill@iup.edu

World Literature

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:23am
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CFP: World Literature – Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

The World Literature area for the 2018 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held from Friday, October 19-Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA.

Mixed Race/Superheroes

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:18am
Sika Dagbovie-Mullins and Eric Berlatsky
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Mixed-Race/Superheroes (co-edited by Eric Berlatsky and Sika Dagbovie-Mullins)

Inviting Submissions of Translations, Essays, and Articles

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:17am
Translation Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Translation Reviewis a peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing the best new scholarship on any aspect of literary translation studies. Each issue highlights a translator in an interview and features articles and essays on the history, practice, and theory of translation, as well as translations of contemporary international writers into English. We are also interested in publishing innovative research related to emerging relationships between translation, music and visual culture, and the digital.

Please see these instructions for authors.

Truth and Truthiness: Belief, Authenticity, Rhetoric, and Spin in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Barnard College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Truth and Truthiness: Belief, Authenticity, Rhetoric, and Spin in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

December 1, 2018 

The 26th Biennial Conference of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program of Barnard College 

 

 

Plenary Speakers:
 
Lorna Hutson (University of Oxford)
Dyan Elliott (Northwestern University)

 

"Queering Across Borders" Digital Journal Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:14am
Brown University, LGBTQ Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

The LGBTQ Center at Brown University is seeking creative and scholarly submissions for the inaugural issue of the graduate journal Undone: A Legacy of Queer (Re)imaginings. In conjunction with the Center’s 2017-2018 Queer Legacy Series, the first issue, “Queering Across Borders,” takes up queer narratives and methods, particularly as they relate to the border, as it might be variously interpreted, and its crossing.

Eliza Haywood: 300 Years of Love in Excess

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:13am
Manushag N. Powell / Purdue University Early Atlantic Reading Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 20, 2018

2019 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Love in Excess, the still-popular work of fiction that launched the print career of one of the most important authors of the entire eighteenth century. The Early Atlantic Reading Group at Purdue University therefore calls for papers and non-fatal enquiries in celebration of all aspects of Eliza Haywood’s work, career, and world (such expansive topics might include bibliography, women’s book history, theatricals, the Hillarians, or even Haywood and Crusoe—which also marks its 300th birthday in 2019). Please send abstracts of approximately 250 words to Manushag N. Powell (mnpowell@purdue.edu) on or before August 20, 2018.

The Anthropocene and Beyond

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:48am
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Call for Conference Paper Proposals, “The Anthropocene and Beyond,” Hong Kong, 29 May-1 June 2018. Human society and culture have arrived at a pivotal moment in the production of scientific, economic, psychological, and even artistic and philosophical subjectivity and identity. The different “scales” inherent in the concept of the Anthropocene galvanize both the local and global, inviting academic research to adopt an interdisciplinary approach with unprecedented pace and intensity. The Anthropocene has emerged as the ultimate conceptual horizon of cultural, economic, and political debates, disrupting the whole pattern of our “thought” itself in a radical process of paradigm shift.

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy (MMLA) *Deadline extended

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:42am
Matthew Horton / University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy

MMLA 2018

 

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Consuming Cultures”

The Midwest Modern Language association invites proposals for the 2018 conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Papers on any topic will be considered, yet participants are welcome to explore this year's conference theme: “Consuming Cultures.” A general description of this theme can be found here.

 

Veterans Studies - Perceptions on the World Stage

updated: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:05pm
PAMLA 2018 Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

PAMLA 2018 Special Session

Veterans Studies is a growing field of research that addresses the significant impact of military personnel transitioning from active duty to civilian life. All the world is a ‘stage’ for military personnel and their families. Their stories and experiences as they ‘act’ in foreign locations is a rich part of human culture that veterans bring with them when they return to civilian life. This special session invites papers that explore the many facets of the military experience including literature, theatre, film, and poetry written about or by military veterans.

Consuming Cultures in Children's and Young Adult Literature and Cultures

updated: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:05am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Critics such as James Kincaid, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Michelle Martin, Philippe Ariès, and Suzanne Linn have written about childhood and adolescence as something we consume, criticize, and commercialize, whilst simultaneously romanticizing and desiring. In Consuming Kids (2004), Suzanne Linn suggests consumerist culture is conducting a “hostile takeover” of childhood and adolescence. While cultural consumption of childhood and adolescence has increased, these spheres are likewise being offered up as commercial commodities across medias. We seek papers that explore all aspects of Children’s and Young Adult Literature, as well as those addressing the conference theme of consuming cultures.

PAMLA 2018 Special Session: Magic and Witchcraft on Stage and Screen

updated: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 8:59am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages,” and we will be contributing papers on ways in which magic and witchcraft have been represented dramatically over the centuries.

 

Fictions of Circulation (journal special issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:15pm
Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Update: I am seeking one replacement article to complete a forthcoming special issue of Papers on Language and Literature

The emphasis for the issue is on examining self-reflexive (even self-theorizing) texts which may be considered "world literature", as described below:

Popular Genre Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:08am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for Papers:

Popular Genre Fiction

 

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Deadline for submission: 30 April 2018

Themed issue on Radio beyond Boundaries

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:07am
Tobias Hochscherf
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CFP. Themed issue of The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television

 

Radio beyond Boundaries

 

“Immediacy, Causality, Plasticity: Catherine Malabou and the Future Undoing of Philosophy”. A special issue of Culture, Theory and Critique (2019) co-edited by Richard Iveson and Greg Hainge.

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:06am
Culture, Theory and Critique.
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Catherine Malabou opens Before Tomorrow (2014) with a striking yet seemingly simple question: ‘Why has the question of time lost its status as the leading question of philosophy?’ At one time, once upon a time, time led the way to the meaning of being, so why has no one ‘taken up the problem by trying to develop afresh a decisive concept of temporality?’ And, more, why does no one even ask this question anymore?

“New Trends in Robert Frost Criticism” MLA Convention, Chicago, January 3-6, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:03am
Robert Frost Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Call for Papers on Robert Frost

Modern Language Association Convention, Chicago, January 3-6, 2019

Sponsor: The Robert Frost Society

Contact: Grzegorz Kosc, President of Robert Frost Society, grzegorz.kosc@uw.edu.pl

Deadline for Proposals: April 7, 2018; length: 300-350 words

Session: “New Trends in Robert Frost Criticism”

Reviewers needed

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:16am
HyperCultura/ Hyperion University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

 

The HyperCultura biannual journal, http://litere.hyperion.ro/hypercultura/, is looking for reviewers for an issue on Nationalism, for the following three articles:

Those of you who are interested in reviewing them /any one of them, please send your CV to sorinamaria21@gmail.com, until April 12, 2018!

Thank you for your help,

Sorina Georgescu, editor-in-chief

 

Moments of Nationalism: Global and Local Intersections in Canadian Literature

ASAP/10 Like Rape: Coercion, Comparison, and Sexual Harm

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:42pm
Association of the Study of Arts of the Present
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 13, 2018

The adjectival qualifiers attending rape are numerous: statutory rape, marital rape, date rape, acquaintance rape, and virtual rape. In delineating manifold patterns of sexual violence, these terms also index the historical and formal contingencies of recognizing sexual harm. Despite the work of feminist activists, scholars, and artists in specifying structures of sexual violence, “rape” persists as an analogy for nonsexual violation to authorize political recognition of other social movements (the “rape of the earth” once lamented by environmentalists).

Parenting Through Pop Culture: Making Sure Media Matters

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:09pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Parenting Through Pop Culture: Making Sure Media Matters

 

TO SUBMIT: Please e-mail a 500 word abstract along with a brief bio of no longer than 150 words to debate@binghamton.edu no later than May 4th, 2018.

 

Revolt! Student Protests from 1968 to Today, A Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:08pm
University of Rhode Island, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Revolt! Student Protests from 1968 to Today, A Symposium

Friday, September 14th, 2018

 

Feinstein Providence Campus, University of Rhode Island

Shepard Building at 80 Washington Street, Providence, RI

 

The Legacy of Watership Down: Animals, Adaptation, Animation

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:07pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Legacy of Watership Down: Animals, Adaptation, Animation
An interdisciplinary symposium

University of Warwick
Saturday 10th November 2018

Organised by: Dr Catherine Lester

Keynote speaker: Dr Chris Pallant (Canterbury Christ Church University)

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