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Thinking with Nancy

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:06pm
University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thinking with Nancy

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

International Conference

Friday 29thand Saturday 30thMarch 2019

 

Balliol College 

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Jean-Luc Nancy (University of Strasbourg)

 

 

Organisers: Marie Chabbert and Nikolaas Deketelaere

 

 

The Postgraduate Seminar Essay in Literary Studies: A Guide for Writers and Readers

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:16pm
Rowman and Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018

The publisher Rowman & Littlefield has invited me to prepare a proposal for an edited collection tentatively titled The Postgraduate Seminar Essay in Literary Studies: A Guide for Writers and Readers. Although many books exist for undergraduate students on writing and research as well as for postgraduate students working on PhD dissertations, the seminar essay is a peculiarly understudied genre. This volume aims to serve as a resource for both students working on seminar papers and for academic staff who regularly teach postgraduates. The first half of the book will consist of essays providing guidance to postgraduate students working on seminar papers.

Cognitive Ecocriticism Panel--NeMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:26pm
Todd Owen Williams/Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This panel proposes to bring together scholars whose work combines ecocriticism and cognitivist approaches to literature for the purpose of considering the potential of the ongoing dialogue between these two fields. Ecocriticism typically looks at how environment is represented and how humans can create an optimal relationship with the non-human world. Cognitive science is generally interested in how humans represent concepts to ourselves and how we make meaning out of those concepts. An understanding of the mind is essential to an understanding of humankind’s relationship to and perception of the non-human environment.

2018 MAPACA Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:11am
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Call For Papers:  2018 MAPACA Conference

Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

November 8th, 9th, and 10th, 2018.

 

Area: Children and Childhood Studies

Area co-chairs: Ryan Bunch, Rutgers University; Kacey Doran, Rutgers University

Due date for proposals: June 30, 2018

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history. CCS research may originate in any discipline including the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, or the hard sciences. We especially encourage multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research.

NeMLA 2019: Local and Global: ‘Spanish(es),’ Identity and Space in US Cities

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:09am
Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In a society where urban life recreates otherness, dissolves geographical and social borders, creates transnational spaces and crafts new identities, how do Latinos and Hispanic immigrants of various Latin American regions living in cities in the US (re)build the local and global from inter- and cross-cultural perspectives: language, history, sense of belonging, conflict, territorializing, mobility?

Discourses of Truth in Harlem Renaissance Art and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:08am
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Call for papers for a panel titled "Discourses of Truth in Harlem Renaissance Art and Literature" at the 2019 NeMLA Conference in Washington, DC

Chair: John Hadlock, Duquesne University (hadlockj@duq.edu)

Anthem Studies in South Asian Literature, Aesthetics and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:06am
Ranjan Ghosh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Anthem Studies in South Asian Literature, Aesthetics and Culture will encourage a trans-disciplinary and trans-cultural understanding of South Asian ways of doing literature, thinking and performing culture, linguistic philosophy that links South Asian Studies with global studies. The series will be a vibrant ground for the study of a critical and radical aesthetics in South Asia, one that is in cross-dialogue with other traditions and cultures of thinking and thought. Titles will include intellectual biographies, critical introductions, socio-literary studies, and cover events or phenomenon related to South Asian literatures and cultures.

 

Series Editor

Renaissance Vegetarianism

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:36am
Andrea Crow / Renaissance Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2019 - Toronto

Panel - Renaissance Vegetarianism

The study of early modern food has blossomed in recent years. As scholars have parsed the politics of changing dining practices, the role of recipes in intellectual history, and the growing perception of food ethics as inextricable from social identity, dietary beliefs and habits have begun to be seen as central to early modern studies. One of the most striking dietary trends that spread across Europe in this period, however, remains underexamined: the rise of vegetarianism.

More than Marvel: Representations of Norse Mythology in Contemporary Popular Culture (ICoMS Kalamazoo 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:36am
Michael A Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

More than Marvel: Representations of Norse Mythology in Contemporary Popular Culture

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

9-12 May 2019

Proposals due by 15 September 2018

 

CfP 8th International Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers', Lucca, 28 – 30 September 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:32am
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

The 8th International Conference

‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

                                           

28– 30 September 2018, Lucca, Italy

 

 

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

 

DEADLINE FOR PAPER PROPOSALS: 15th of July 2018

 

Conference Description

 

Misogyny, toxic masculinity, and heteronormativity in post-2000 popular music.

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:22am
University of Winchester
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Popular music has been a well-studied area during the 20th century, but this focus waned during the early part of the 21st Century, moving instead to music on the fringes. With recent academic and press interest in gender and sexuality in contemporary popular music, we aim to bring together a collection of works related to the notions of misogyny, toxic masculinity and heteronormativity in post-2000 popular music. Specifically, the purposes of this book are to:

 

-          Address the themes of heteronormativity and gender stereotyping

-          Explore misogyny,  female exploitation, and the sexualisation of female artists

-          Discuss the concept of toxic masculinity

The Age of Sharing? Practices of Sharing in Contemporary Media, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:22am
University of Koblenz-Landau
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

The concept of sharing has become pervasive in the 21st century. We are encouraged to 'share' our digital data (e.g. facebook) and to participate in the 'sharing industry' (e.g. Airbnb). Moreover, popular self-help literature emphasizes that we should develop healthy intimate relationships through sharing or disclosing our innermost thoughts and feelings. While these are quite diverse practices, the concept of 'sharing' emphasizes a link, endowing them with a positive value. This extraordinary career of the concept 'sharing' has led sociologists such as Nicholas John to dub our contemporary time as an '‘age of sharing'. The practices subsumed under 'sharing', however, have also given rise to controversy.

Science and Alternative Futures (SLSA panel at ASLE 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:20am
Helena Feder
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts will host a panel at the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, June 26-30 2019 at the University of California Davis ( https://www.asle.org/conference/biennial-conference/ ). 

 

Papers on any of the following topics are welcome:

 

(future) science and alternative futures 

neurobiology and ecological crisis

multispecies communities in the Annthropocene: cross-cultural currents and global vectors

science and the politics of the Anthropocene

sciences of extinction and/or survival

 

3rd Annual Early Modern Women Writers' Colloquium 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:16am
Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Third Annual Early Modern Women Writers' Colloquium (2019)

A collaboration between Othello's Island 2019, the International Margaret Cavendish Society, the University of Cyprus, Northern Arizona University, the University of Sheffield and the Centre for Visual Arts and Research, Cyprus

Media Fields Issue #14: At the Edge

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Media Fields Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018

Call for Submissions: At the Edge Media Fields Journal University of California, Santa Barbara  Submission Deadline: September 28, 2018    While researching the Hells Angels in the 1960s, Hunter S.

ComiqueCon: Celebrating Women in Comics

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:12am
ComiqueCon
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Call for Papers: 

ComiqueCon (Dearborn, MI) 

 

Deadline for submissions: 

July 31, 2018 

 

Conference location/date: 

October 13, 2018; Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan  

 

The goal of this conference: 

7th Annual Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:59am
Othello's Island 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

7th Annual Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature Conference - Othello's Island 2019 - Nicosia, Cyprus​

Othello's Island is a gathering of researchers from all over the world, interested in the work of Shakespeare and other writers from the renaissance and early modern periods and their legacies. Staged as part of the wider annual Othello's Island Conference on Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, now in its seventh year, the event is an opportunity to hear and discuss interesting new research by academics and research students, in one of the key settings of the renaissance world, the capital of the Lusignan Kingdom of Cyprus, Nicosia.

Double Helix, Volume 6

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:58am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
 invites submissions for Volume 6.

For more information, please visit the journal’s website, http://qudoublehelixjournal.org, or its listing at the WAC Clearinghouse at Colorado State University: https://wac.colostate.edu/.

Studies in Popular Culture Book Reviews

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:57am
Studies in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 3, 2018

The journal Studies in Popular Culture publishes reviews of books in the field. If you are interested in reviewing a book submitted to the journal or would like to suggest one to review, please contact the Book Reviews Editor, Clare Douglass Little, at douglac2@erau.edu. If you have not already reviewed a book for the journal, please include either a CV or a brief description of your interests and qualifications in the email.

Members of the Popular Culture Association in the South who have published a book are encouraged to inform the Book Reviews Editor of that fact.

Special journal issue - Moon Rise

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:56am
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first successful manned Moon landing, we invite articles for a special issue, examining how the Moon has been depicted since 1969 in science fiction. As Marjorie Hope Nicolson showed in her classic study of Voyages to the Moon (1948), fantasies of moon flight have been an integral part of world literature since classical times. Since moon flight became a reality, how have these stories changed? From adventure series such as Space 1999 to films such as Duncan Jones’ Moon and novels such as Ian McDonald’s Luna sequence, Earth’s satellite has remained a source of fascination.

Foundation Essay Prize 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:55am
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in the next summer issue of Foundation (August 2019).

 

Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking across the Curriculum:​Defining “Critical” in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:55am
The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018

The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking will host our Sixth Annual conference at Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan, New York on Friday, October 19, 2018.

The objective of this year’s conference is an investigation of the meaning and framing of the term “critical” as we move from the 20th century into the 21st, an era marked by an eroding valuation of authority, truncated content, and propagation of misinformation.

Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia (SUS 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:50am
Society for Utopian Studies 43rd Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Society for Utopian Studies

43rd Annual Conference

"Disruption, Displacement, and Disorder"

Berkeley, California

November 1-3, 2018

Panel Title: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory.

James Joyce / Richard Linklater (essay collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:18pm
Layne Farmen and Nathan Wallace
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

From the earliest reviews to the most recent monographs, commentators have noted the Austin-based director Richard Linklater’s overt references to James Joyce. We invite scholars of literature and film to submit 500-word proposals for essays exploring Joyce's fiction in relation to specific Linklater films.

Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists

updated: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:38am
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018

“Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists” aims to recover and analyze regional artistic productions to get at a sense of what characterizes South Texas women’s art and literature in relation to the area as well as to the larger traditions of women’s regionalist writing and art. 

  • We welcome proposals that seek to analyze the artistic production of South Texas women (literary, visual arts, and music).
  • We also welcome readings or presentations of creative work by South Texas women.

Send a 250-word abstract to Dr. Susan Roberson (susan.roberson@tamuk.edu) by July 30, 2018.

 

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