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MELOW CONFERENCE 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 12:43pm
The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

CONFERENCE CALL

MELOW 2020

THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF

MELOW (THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF THE MULTI-ETHNIC LITERATURES OF THE WORLD)

to be held at Panjab University, CHANDIGARH, INDIA, from 21-23 FEBRUARY 2020 

 

CONNECTIONS/DISCONNECTIONS: LITERARY TRADITIONS, CONTINUITIES & DISRUPTIONS

"Thinking the Unbearable" NeMLA 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 10:30am
Jacqueline O'Dell
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The unbearable always feels like the end. And yet, Lee Edelman and Lauren Berlant write in Sex, or the Unbearable, encountering the unbearable “unleashes the energy that allows for the possibility of change.” Such movements towards change occur across genres and scales, from the inter-galactic effort to unwrite an apocalyptic ending in Avengers: End Game, to combating climate change in the emergent “Cli-fi” genre, to tidying up on self-improvement shows that attempt to make domestic life more bearable. Such depictions of persisting, attenuating, and enduring raise questions about the size, scope, and location of the unbearable.

Technoaesthetics: Ways of Seeing the 21st Century (NEMLA 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:53pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

In a letter written to Jacques Derrida in 1982, Gilbert Simondon poses a question to the project of deconstruction: “Why not think about founding and perhaps even provisionally axiomatizing an aesthetico-technics or techno-aesthetics?” Aesthetic thought has for too long remained at the level of subjective contemplation, which effaces any substantive understanding of technology’s effects upon the larger cultural sphere. The technical and the aesthetic, Simondon contends, should instead be understood as a “continuous spectrum” of experience, as each are composed of a “set of sensations” that emerge as matter is transformed, whether by the artist, the engineer, the designer, or the machinist.

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 10(1)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:51pm
Research Institute of Asian Women
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 10(1)

ISSN: 2093-5498 (Print) / 2671-969X (Online)

 

We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.10 No.1 that will be published on January 31, 2020. To be considered for the upcoming issue, OMNES 10(1), please submit your manuscript by October 31, 2019.

 

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Ab initio: On Openings, Incipits, & First Lines

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:26pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

Ab initio.
On Openings, Incipits, & First Lines

ACLA Seminar, March 19-22, 2020, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Chicago

Organized by Kristina Mendicino and Dominik Zechner

Every phrase and every sentence is an end and a beginning,
Every poem an epitaph.
T.S. Eliot

FINAL REMINDER: CINE EXCESS 13 CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:23pm
Frances Pheasant-Kelly/Birmingham City University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 6, 2019

 

 Call for Papers Final Reminder
The 13th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions

Birmingham City University Presents:
Cine Excess 13
Independent Visions of Excess

7th-9th November 2019
Birmingham City University (and related screening venues)

Confirmed Guests of Honour:
Jen and Sylvia Soska (Rabid [2019], American Mary)-Recipients of a Cine-Excess Female Innovators of Horror Award for Rabid (2019), which screens at Cine-Excess on Saturday 9th NovemberNorman J. Warren (Terror, Inseminoid)
-Recipient of a Cine-Excess Lifetime Achievement Award

CFP: Native American Literature at CEA 2020 (March 26-28) Hilton Head, SC

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:23pm
Bridgewater State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

CFP: Native American Literature at CEA 2020 (March 26-28) Hilton Head, SC

deadline for submissions: 

November 1, 2019

full name / name of organization: 

Benjamin Carson / Bridgewater State University

contact email: 

benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Subject: Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2020 

Call for Papers, Native American Literature at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

Writing without Writing: Fragments and Survivance

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:23pm
ACLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

Since the nineteenth century to the present, fragmentary writing has been widely deployed in literature and philosophy (i.e. Ernst Bloch, Schlegel, Mallarmé, Adorno, Maurice Blanchot, Kafka, Beckett etc.) as a strategy to disrupt the idea of totality by and through writing. Fragmentary writing as an incomplete totality, bears absent voices and traces and alludes to a whole.

CfP for the Panel: European Identity: From Culture to Politics, Ghent, Belgium, 25 – 26 October 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:23pm
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Call for Papers for the Panel

European Identity: From Culture to Politics

 

As part of the 8th Euroacademia International Conference

‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’

Ghent, Belgium, 25 - 26 October 2019

 

Deadline: 25th of September 2019

 

Panel Description:

 

ReVision & ReForm: Teaching Writing Across Borders

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:57am
New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

REVISION & REFORM: TEACHING WRITING ACROSS BORDERS

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

APRIL 24-25, 2020

Leeds IMC 2020: Lines in the Sand: Ecotones and Polity in Medieval Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:45am
Andrew M. Richmond
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

From kingdoms staking claims on opposing riverbanks to landowners arguing over a thorny hedge, transitional environments have long formed the foundations for political and social boundaries. Such material anchors in turn may be claimed to demonstrate the natural legitimacy of these borders and the institutions they define. Yet medieval literature, art, and popular culture overflows with depictions of such ecotones – water to land, mountain to plain, forest to field – that test both the permanence and permeability of the categories and divisions humans impose on their surroundings (and themselves).

General Call for Papers - Winter 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 12:26am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, political science, history, anthropology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Body, Mind, and the Posthuman: A Corollary to Postmodern Thought

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 12:25am
Nikita Goel, Editor/ Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Body, Mind, and the Posthuman: A Corollary to Postmodern Thought

Man is something that shall be overcome. What have you done to overcome him?”                                                                                                                                   – - -- – Nietzsche

NeMLA 2020 Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology: Writing Studies Pedagogy in the Digital Age

updated: 
Monday, September 2, 2019 - 10:08pm
Northeast Modern Language Association 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel examines the teaching of college writing, rhetoric, and composition in the digital age by exploring rhetorical situations, genres, and technologies in both the professional and academic realms, with particular attention to digital rhetoric, pedagogy, information and media literacy, and literary and cultural studies. This panel engages deeply with NeMLA’s conference theme of “shared spaces and places” online and in the classroom, and focuses on the cutting-edge of “shaping languages and cultures” in the digital sphere.

Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature: Extended Deadline

updated: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 7:20am
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

 Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries:Contemporary British and American Literature The research group “Rewriting War: The Paradigms of Contemporary War Fiction in English” is pleased to announce its first conference, “Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature”, to be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from Thursday 02 April to Friday 03 April 2020.  The major wars and conflicts of recent times (the two world wars, the Holocaust, the Spanish Civil war, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, the Falkland Islands War, the Iran-Iraq War, the Gulf War, among others) have affected the lives and writings o

The Art of Encounter in Teaching and Learning

updated: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 2:38pm
The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning of the National Council of Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Art of Encounter in Teaching and Learning

 

The 26th annual summer conference of The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

of the National Council of Teachers of English

https://www.iup.edu/english/centers/aepl/conferences/

June 25-28, 2020, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

 

All real living [and thus all real education] is meeting.  –Martin Buber, I and Thou

REMINDER: The Gothic, Then and Now (Panel at ASECS Annual Conference, March 19-21, 2020, St. Louis, MO)

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 11:16am
Geremy Carnes, Lindenwood University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

This session seeks papers that bridge discussions of eighteenth-century Gothic literature with discussions of the Gothic’s role in contemporary literature and culture. Questions explored may include (but are not limited to) the following: What does the eighteenth-century Gothic tell us about our own contemporary Gothic moment? Can studies of the contemporary Gothic shed new light on our understanding of the Gothic's eighteenth-century origins? Are we guilty of dehistoricization if we apply the term “Gothic” to contemporary uncanny or scary texts?

Quests: Magical Journeys and Wayside Attractions

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:32am
Coreopsis Journal Of Myth & Theatre
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2019

 

 

Call for papers Spring 2020

 

Publication date: February 29, 2020

 

Query/Abstract Deadline: December 20th, 2019

Full paper due upon acceptance of abstract.

 

Announcements Deadline: February 1, 2020

Coreopsis Journal of Myth & Theatre

Theme:

Quests: Magical Journeys and Wayside Attractions 

 

“The road goes ever, ever on…” JRR Tolkien.

 

Teaching Contemporary Literature from the Middle East (NeMLA 2020, Boston, March 5-8)

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:32am
Sally Gomaa, Salve Regina University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The panel invites papers on identifying strategies and developing practices to engage students with literature from the Middle East. Topics may include teaching texts in translation, applying interdisciplinary approaches, and utilizing technology.

The 51st annual NeMLA convention will be held in Boston, MA, March 5-8, 2020. Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's database: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/18072

Please submit 250-300 word proposals.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2019.

For more information, visit: https://www.buffalo.edu/nemla.html

ICMS 2020 - "Scottish Voices, Scottish Borders"

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:32am
Medieval Makars Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

Kalamazoo 2020 - "Scottish Voices, Scottish Borders"

 

Borderland studies have escalated recently within academia, though the relationships between certain borders still remain relatively underexplored. One example is the medieval Anglo-Scottish border, particularly in terms of cross-cultural relationships. When the topic is explored, it is often from the perspective of how English cultural transmissions impacted Scottish arts. This panel’s goal is to explore the prevalence of distinct Scottish voices in cultural artifacts from both sides of the border, emphasizing the rich tradition and culture already established in Scotland during the Middle Ages. 

 

ICMS 2020 - "Celtic Fringe"

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:32am
Medieval Makars Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

Kalamazoo 2020 - "Celtic Fringe"

 

Since the initial Brexit vote in 2016, conversations about devolution and national identity in the British Isles have become popular in modern discourse. These dialogues are not new; since the Middle Ages, the relationship between regional and national identities has permeated politics, culture, literature, and history. However, much of the focus has been on English perspectives. This roundtable wishes to explore the interactions between Celtic regions—such as Wales, Ireland, Isle of Man, and Scotland—and how these relationships between Celtic groups in the Middle Ages informs the identity crises evident in Great Britain today. 

 

Latinx Detective Fiction

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:30am
Diálogo, an interdisciplinary Latinx Studies journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

 

DIÁLOGO:  An Interdisciplinary Journal of Latinx and Latin American Studies

Special Issue on Latinx Detective Fiction

A Browner Shade of Noir: Latinx Detective and Mystery Narratives in Literature and Popular Culture

Food and Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:30am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers

Food and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

 

Historical Unfamiliarity: Racial Illegibility and Confusion across Time

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:26am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 27, 2019

CFP for panel proposal to the annual meeting for MELUS (The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) from 2-5 April 2020 in New Orleans, LA.

The MELUS conference theme (Awakenings and Reckonings: Multiethnic Literature and Effecting Change–Past, Present, and Future) calls for comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of representations and imaginings of the past, present, and future as they relate to race, ethnicity, citizenship, and diaspora.

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