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Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

updated: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:34am
Drs. Tiffany Austin and Emily Ruth Rutter
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Call for Critical Abstracts and Creative Submissions

 

Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

CFP: E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association's 29th annual conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2018 (deadline 1/27/2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:34am
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 27, 2018

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2018 ALA. We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings' life or work. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

  • Cummings in 1917-1918 (detention at La Ferté Macé, Cummings at Camp Devens, The Enormous Room as a modernist memoir)
  • Early experiments in modernism
  • Readings of little-studied Cummings poems
  • Re-readings of much-studied Cummings poems
  • Cummings among the modernists and post-modernists
  • Love and art vs. the unworld of modernity 

Submit 250-400 word abstracts to Michael Webster (websterm@gvsu.edu) by January 27, 2018.

Between Humanity and Divinity: In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:34am
Taiwan Association of Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

The 12th Annual International Conference of

Taiwan Association of

Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

 

At National Chi Nan University, Taiwan

19-20, October, 2018

 

Between Humanity and Divinity:

In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture

Call for Papers (February 15th, 2018 Due)

 

CHAPTER PROPOSALS ARE INVITED FOR AN EDITED VOLUME TITLED STATES AND PRISONS: HUMANITIES AND CARCERAL IMAGINARIES

updated: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:33am
Shreerekha Subramanian/University of Houston-Clear Lake
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This edited anthology explores the nexus between violence and carcerality within the discursive order of state practices. Scholars within humanities, engaging with critiques of carcerality in relation to state violence from different global contexts are welcome to contribute to this anthology. This volume aims to align with the larger objectives envisioned by activist groups such as M4BL (Movement for Black Lives): building alliances with indigenous people’s struggles, political prisoners’ solidarity work, and activists resisting violence against women and LGBTQIA communities. It explores the potential to forge a global discursive order oriented toward anticolonial liberation struggles.

 

First Four: The Films of Kasi Lemmons

updated: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 2:28am
D. E. Wynter / California State University Northridge
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

We are seeking chapter submissions for an edited volume on the films of writer-director Kasi Lemmons. This collection of critical analyses will explore cinematic, narrative, intertextual, and/or thematic elements of the films Eve's Bayou (1997), Caveman's Valentine (2001), Talk to Me (2007), and Black Nativity (2013), as well as their cultural aesthetics and social impact. Abstracts are due March 15, 2018.

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters"

updated: 
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:55pm
Rutgers University, Camden / English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

 The EGSA is pleased to release the call for papers for our fifth annual graduate conference to be held on Saturday, April 14th 2018. This year's conference theme is "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters."

Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters

Rutgers University, Camden Graduate Conference

The Stranger Within

updated: 
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:52pm
Rejoinder Online Journal (Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Why are we often troubled by the presence of strangers? What does it mean to encounter strangeness in ourselves or in the spaces we frequent? What are the ethics, aesthetics, and politics of naming the strange – and the stranger? The next issue of Rejoinder explores the theme of the stranger within. Submissions (including essays, commentary, criticism, fiction, poetry, and artwork) should address this theme from feminist, queer, and social justice-inspired perspectives. We particularly welcome contributions at the intersection of scholarship and activism. For manuscript preparation details, please see our website at: http://irw.rutgers.edu/about-rejoinder.

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Radium Age

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 8:04pm
Ivy Roberts, Virginia Commonwealth University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

UPDATE: Deadline Approaching

 

Call for papers:Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Radium Age, a Critical Anthology to be published by Mcfarland Press

Editor: Ivy Roberts, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Chapter Proposals for "Ecofeminist Science Fiction"

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 5:18pm
D. A. Vakoch / METI
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume titled Ecofeminist Science Fiction. Interested authors should send a 300-word abstract, 200-word biography, and sample of a previously published chapter or article to dvakoch@meti.org by February 1, 2018. Proposers will be notified about whether their submissions are accepted for the book by February 15, 2018. For accepted proposals, first drafts of full chapters (5,000 words) are due by June 1, 2018, and final versions are due August 1, 2018.

Confirmed chapters for Ecofeminist Science Fiction include the following:

**LAST CALL** Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:15pm
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

**Le français suivra**

Co-chairs: Simon Harel, Heike Härting, and Imen Boughattas (Université de Montréal)

(An Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Conference on Planetary Literatures and Culture—APRIL 19-20-21, 2018, Université de Montréal)

Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 9:56am
City University of New York/State University of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017

Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity (CFP for edited anthology)

Deadline for submissions:

December 3, 2017

latinaoutsiderscfp@gmail.com

 

Description of the project:

We are currently seeking finished, previously unpublished articles, testimonios, essays, creative non-fiction, and poetry, for an edited anthology tentatively entitled Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity.  

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media - MCLLM

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 6:26pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Northern Illinois University
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of English
are proud to announce the 26th annual

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Call for Papers

 Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

 April 13-14, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

 

Conference Date: April 13th-14th, 2018

Deadline for Proposals: January 31, 2018

Theme: “Borders and Transitions”

 

Call for papers and creative writing

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

The quint’s thirty eighth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.  The deadline for this call is 15th February 2018—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board.  Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.

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