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MLA 2020 in Seattle Channeling Relations in Medieval England and France

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:38am
Jennifer Alberghini
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Universities often separate into departments based on geographic regions as seen in the designations of “English” and “French.” Yet for medieval studies, these two regions were not completely separate entities, but deeply entwined with culture, land, and even leadership frequently changing hands or uniting them together. Based on the 2018 conference of the same name, this panel aims to bring together scholars of English and French—as well as other disciplines—to show how their work necessarily crosses the boundaries between these two fields.

“Across the Great Divide: Experience, Authority, and the Great War in Britain”

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:36am
Modernist Studies Association Toronto October 17-20 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 25, 2019

Conference Theme: “Upheaval and Reconstruction”

Tracing the origins of what he calls the “Myth of the [Great] War,” Samuel Hynes has argued that soldier-poets and memoirists gave this narrative of the conflict its “fullest definition” in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and that it “can be reduced to two terse propositions: the old betray the young; the past is remote and useless” (A War Imagined x). “No generation since then has questioned its validity,” Hynes continues; rather, the soldier-poets’ account is “repeated in texts written by authors who did not experience the war, but who inherited its myth.”

Evolutionary Theory, Animal Studies, and Rethinking the "Human" in Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
2019 Meeting of the Georgia Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019.

[Anime Expo Academic Symposium] Anime Chronotopes: Nostalgia in Japanese Animation and Comics

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
N. Trace Cabot, University of Southern California / Anime Expo Academic Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Anime Expo Academic Symposium

Anime Chronotopes: Nostalgia in Japanese Animation and Comics

 

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

July 4-7, 2019

 

Deadline for Paper Proposals: April 7, 2019

 

Seriality

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 A Special Session for the 2020 meeting of the Modern Language Association (Seattle, January 9-12, 2020):Empirical and theoretical papers on seriality, broadly conceived, to include work on print-culture, narratology, rhetoric, writing and reading practices, socialization, identity politics, and more.  No restrictions regarding period or region.

300-word proposals with c.v. due Friday, March 15, 2019 to: cavitch@english.upenn.edu and clooby@humnet.ucla.edu.

Inquiries welcome.

“Old English” at the 73rd Annual RMMLA Convention

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:34am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte, El Paso, Texas

 

Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2019

 

Old English, the language of the Germanic inhabitants of England dating from the time of their settlement in the 5th century to the end of the 11th century, has three dialects: West Saxon, Kentish, and Anglian; West Saxon was the language of Alfred the Great (871-901) and therefore achieved the greatest prominence.  This panel welcomes individual paper proposals dealing with any aspect of the Old English language, its dialects, and literature, which could include but is not limited to the following:

Language and voice

CfP: Know Thine Enemy - Antagonistic Dynamics in Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:34am
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

This is a Call for Papers for a proposed panel to be held as part of the 22nd General Congress of ICLA, which will take place from July 29 to Aug 2, 2019 at the University of Macau, themed: Literature of the World and the Future of Comparative Literature.
The panel is sponsored by the ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
Organisers: Stefan Buchenberger, Hiraishi Noriko, Lea Pao, Anna-Sophie Juergens
The deadline for paper submission is February 27, 2019.

 

“It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles.” (Sun Tzu, The Art of War)

Plantationocene v. Anthropocene: Global South Perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:33am
Modern Languages Association (MLA 2020 in Seattle)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Seeking paper abstracts for a special panel session on the theme of "the human" at the MLA conference in Seattle, WA on January 9-12, 2020. Each panelist will present a 15- to 20-minute paper that helps to theorize and contextualize current debates about the name, length, and roles of the human and the plantation in the formation of the present epoch. Open to any topic, especially papers on 19th-21st c. plantation literature from South Asia, Latin America, and Africa (but open to other regions and a broad interpretation of plantations as well). Please send a 250-word abstract, CV, and any queries to Dr. Isadora Wagner, West Point (isadora.wagner@westpoint.edu) and Dr.

Sexting, Romance, and Intimacy (Journal of Popular Romance Studies)

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:33am
Eftihia Mihelakis and Jonathan A. Allan, Brandon University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of a cell phone will sext. One study notes that, “of 870 U.S. adults aged 18-72 … 88% had sexted in their lifetime.” This special call for papers seeks to explore the ways that sexting has affected our ideas of romance and intimacy. How has sexting influenced the popular romance novel, the chick flick, or the soap opera? How has sexting changed how we think about romance and love? We welcome papers that engage with these topics, and encourage interdisciplinary approaches.

This special call for papers understands sexting quite broadly, ranging from the flirtatious email sent to a partner at home through to the unsolicited dick pic sent over Tinder.

[Update] Georgia Philological Association: May 17, 2019 Meeting and Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:32am
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.

"Race: Embodying Academia"

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:32am
University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

"Race: Embodying Academia"

University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2019

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."

—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human

 

Double Helix, Volume 7

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:31am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing welcomes submissions for Volume 7.  For more information, please visit the journal site: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/. 

BLACK LIVES

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:15pm
Daniel Hengel / The CUNY Graduate Center
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association Conference

BLACK LIVES

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Conference date: Friday, April 12, 2019

CUNY Graduate Center

New York, NY 

KEYNOTES BY:

Michelle Wright, Emory University

Rafael Walker, Baruch College

Political Paralysis: The Global Contemporary (SECOND EXTENSION)

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:50pm
The Marxist Reading Group at The University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

   Political Paralysis: The Global Contemporary 

   The Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group    

   Keynote speakers: George Ciccariello-Maher and Andrew Ross

    21-23 March 2019

    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

   

I hear it every day on the radio

Somebody shoots a guy he don't even know…

 --“Turn on the News,” Hüsker Dü, Zen Arcade, 1984

    

The Second International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Humanities

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:36am
The Humanities Research Institute, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Papers:

ICAIH 2019: The Second International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Humanities

Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea

August 14, 2019

“The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human and Society"

 

"Existential Conceptions of the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology"

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 4:12am
Open Theology (De Gruyter)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

For a special issue of Open Theology: “Existential Conceptions of the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology”

 

Edited by:                   

Nikolaas Deketelaere (BalliolCollege, University of Oxford) 

Dr. Steven DeLay (Wake Forest University)

Elizabeth Li (Mansfield College, University of Oxford)

 

Invited contributors: Dr. Kate Kirkpatrick (author of Sartre and TheologySartre on Sinand The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought)            

 

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The Desert and the USA

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 4:14am
Université Bretagne Sud/South Brittany, Lorient, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

International transdisciplinary symposium organized by HCTI (EA 4249) November 21-23, 2019 at the Université Bretagne Sud in Lorient, South Brittany, France.

“The Desert and the USA” 

Georgia Philological Association: May 17, 2019 Meeting and Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:21pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.

Nourishment: Sustaining Resistance DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:09pm
Rhiannon Scharnhorst/University of Cincinnati Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

“Nourishment: Sustaining Resistance” is an inter- and trans-disciplinary graduate student conference at the University of Cincinnati focusing on ways that texts or writing practices nourish and sustain us through times of upheaval and uncertainty. Nourishing can take many forms—from eating a good meal to reading an apt sentence—but all acts of nourishment engage our senses and encourage us to continue working, either as opposers to troubling trends or supporters of positive change.

REMINDER! Due tomorrow 2/8/19 CFP: "Activism, Advocacy, and the Archive"

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:28pm
NeMLA 2019, Washington D.C.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

While historical and literary archives have long been integral to the study of the humanities, they are more than simple repositories for historical artifacts. They don’t just preserve works and fragments to be studied, they help us, as scholars, to actively engage in the public sphere. As Randall C. Jimerson notes “Archivists can use the power of archives to promote accountability, open government, diversity, and social justice.” In doing so, archivists can democratize information and open up new avenues of knowing by employing ethical and objective—but not neutral—strategies. This can be especially important for subjugated communities, who’s histories and cultures have been bound and kept distinct.

Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao Paulo, Inmind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

 

Venue: Gdansk, Poland

 

Deadline for proposals:  28 February 2019

 

Contact email address:

inconferenceoffice@gmail.com

 

Organizers/ Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Professor Paulo Endo – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

InMind Support (Poland)

 

 

CFP: Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism 

 

CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
Lisa Funnell / University of Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film

Editors: Dr. Lisa Funnell (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Ralph Beliveau (University of Oklahoma)

Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:17pm
Steve Mentz / MLA Panel for 16c English LLC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2002

CFP MLA 2020

Sponsored Open-Call Session for Sixteenth-Century English Literature LLC

 

Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment

 

Devils and Daemons: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am
The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Devils and Daemons: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

“But what could Love be?” I said. “A mortal?

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“He is a great spirit [Daimon], Socrates. Everything classed as a spirit falls between god and human”

Archetypes and/or Stereotypes – Mapping Socio-Cultural Realities

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am
University of Suceava, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on archetypes and/or stereotypes. The theme issue is edited by Dan Nicolae Popescu (University of Suceava, Romania).

Call for Area Proposals: Film & History (3/31/19; 11/13-17/19)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:58am
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR AREA PROPOSALS

Designing Culture and Character: Technology in Film, Television, and New Media

2019 Film & History Conference

November 13-17

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance: ASAK 54th International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:57am
Jungman Park (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The American Studies Association of Korea

The 54th International Conference

 

 

“America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance”

Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)

Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Date: September 20-21, 2019

 

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance” to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from September 20 to 21, 2019.

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