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XVII INTERNATIONAL AEDEI CONFERENCE

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
AEDEI-2018: “Eco-Fictions Irish Studies”. Santiago de Compostela, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Nature, the landscape and the environment have enjoyed a recurrent presence, indeed have been constant protagonists, in Irish literature and culture.This wild isolated island, originally feared or even despised by foreigners progressively became that romanticized, pre-modern Arcadia imagined by tourists from the early twentieth century onwards. The once desolated and barren landscapes of the Great Hunger were imaginatively recreated as green pastures, nostalgically conjured up by nineteenth- and twentieth-century Irish emigrants across the world.

In Retrospect: Ellis Bell, Emily Bronte and their Wuthering Heights

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Call for Papers: The Confidential Clerk (Vol.4)

The Confidential Clerk (ISSN 2454-6100), an open-access and peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, seeks contributions for its 2018 issue.         

In Retrospect: Ellis Bell, Emily Bronte and their Wuthering Heights

Creative writing roundtable and reading: Regina, May 26, 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, ACCUTE and ACQL
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deadline extended:  Call for proposals for creative writing event:  Congress 2018

Co-presented by CACLALS, ACQL and ACCUTE

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Campion Commons, University of Regina 

 

Deadline extension notice

Submit now to: 

And now for a creative perspective: 

A graduate student reading and roundtable  

SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:47pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Associaiton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

The 90th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association will take place November 2-4, 2018 at the Birmingham Sheraton in Birmingham, Alabama. This year's conference theme is Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies.

SAMLA invites scholars to submit CFPs both related and unrelated to our conference theme. Interested scholars can click http://bit.ly/2moL1kt to submit a CFP. A link to the CFP submission form can also be found on SAMLA's homepage at samla.memberclicks.net.

MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edith Wharton: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 02/28/2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:36pm
Ferdâ Asya/Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CONTRIBUTE TO A MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (MLA) APPROACHES VOLUME ON TEACHING THE WORKS OF EDITH WHARTON

The volume, Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edith Wharton, edited by Ferdâ Asya, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature.

As with other similar books published by the MLA, this one will contain a discussion of the most important and useful materials available to teachers—in this case, of the works of Edith Wharton—and it will be composed largely of essays by instructors. A list of books published in the series can be found on the MLA Website (http://www.mla.org) under MLA Library.

Reminder: Women and Archives

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, edited by Emily Rutter and Laura Engel

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Grand Valley State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

GRAND VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
“My Crown is in My Heart, Not on My Head” –3 Henry VI 3.1

          
Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2018         
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

                                                                                     CALL FOR PAPERS – Submission Deadline JUNE 1, 2018

*Rolling acceptances for proposals received between Feb 1 and June 1. Final acceptances sent out first week of August.

~ Visit gvsu.edu/shakesconference for proposal submission, registration and conference deta 

Eighteenth-Century War Representation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
National University of Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Eighteenth-Century War Representation

National University of Singapore, 21-22 April 2018

Scholars have given less attention to war representation of the eighteenth-century than to that of other periods. This is probably a result of the absence of any important texts about war, and of widespread interest in the twentieth century.

However, many important ways of representing and understanding war emerged in the eighteenth century. There was, for instance, a new sense of the soldier's or civilian's experience of war, and of the infiltration of war into ordinary life.

The Anthropocene in question: art, literature, humanities and natural science

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Université de Sherbrooke comparative literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS

(English follows)

« L’Anthropocène en question : arts, lettres, sciences humaines et naturelles »

Colloque interdisciplinaire

12 avril 2018

Université de Sherbrooke

 

Dans le cadre de la 16e édition du colloque en littérature canadienne comparée de l’Université de Sherbrooke, sont invité·e·s étudiant·e·s, professeur·e·s et spécialistes des milieux pratiques de tous les horizons disciplinaires à se pencher sur la question anthropocène.

Theme: Redirection

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taitung University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The 26thAnnual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Redirection

Conference Organizers: English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taitung University, Taiwan

Date: October 27, 2018

Venue: National Taitung University (Zhihben Campus), Taitung, Taiwan

Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled: Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

Editors: Lisa Bernstein and Tulin Ece Tosun

Deadline for Proposals: April 1, 2018

 

“I  am  all  for  putting  new  wine  in  old

bottles,  especially  if  the  pressure  of  the  new  one

makes the old bottles explode”

           Angela Carter

“Notes from the Front Line”

 

The Tacky South

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Monica Miller
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Call for papers: The Tacky South
American Studies Association Annual Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia
November 8-11, 2018

As a way to comment on a person’s style, the word “tacky” has distinctly southern origins. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it first emerged around 1800 as a noun to describe “a poor white of the Southern States from Virginia to Georgia.” Although the OED does not draw connections between this origin and the origins of the adjective describing something “dowdy, shabby; in poor taste, cheap, vulgar,” these definitions suggest a clear link between national stereotypes of region, race, and class and urbane (and northern urban?) notions of taste, class, and sensibility.

Call for Applications: NEH Seminar "Why Literature Matters"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
The Dickens Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Dickens Project is now accepting applications for the NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers, "Why Literature Matters: Voices from Nineteenth-Century Britain and America," directed by Professor Janice Carlisle. The seminar will take place from June 24-July 29, 2018 at UC Santa Cruz. Applications are due March 1, 2018. Please see our website (https://teachers.ucsc.edu) for more information and to apply.

Reframing Perceptions of the Greater Caribbean in Popular Media

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

7th Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference:

Reframing Perceptions of the Greater Caribbean in Popular Media.

The graduate program of the English Department at the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras announces the call for papers for the 7th Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference to be held on May 16-18, 2018.

For this installment, we are looking for new interdisciplinary  scholarship on how the Greater Caribbean is represented in popular media, whether in literature, film, television, music, news media, social media platforms, comic books, or video games.

Submission requirements for abstracts:

Melville at 200

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

“Melville at 200”

Deadline: September 1, 2018

And some certain significance lurks in all things, else all things are little worth, and the round world itself but an empty cipher. (Chapter 99 of Moby-Dick, “The Doubloon”)

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