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Conrad and Power

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 91)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Conrad and Power.  Affiliated session; traditional format.

 
Conrad and Power: The panel organizers are especially interested in 15-20 minute papers on power in any aspect of Joseph Conrad’s life and works. Proposals addressing the broader elements of the conference theme or on any Conradian theme in multimedia contexts are also welcome. By May 10, please submit an abstract of 350 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Professor Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, at Elizabeth.schneider-rebozo@uwrf.edu.
 
Secretary: Dr. Reena Thomas
rthomas2@neosho.edu

Call for Book Reviews in Postcolonial Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
Global and Postcolonial Studies at Emory University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Program in Global and Postcolonial Studies at Emory invites submissions for book reviews in the field of postcolonial studies.  We are asking for original submissions, with a length of no more than 1500 words, that have not been previously published. People posting the review are liable for any copyright violations. Please ensure accuracy of quotes from books reviewed. Reviews should be free of unwarranted bias. We particularly welcome submissions by graduate students.  For examples, and submissions see https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/postcolonialstudies/book-reviews/.  

Call for Chapter Proposals - Anti-heroines of Contemporary Literary Media, Television, and Cinema

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
Melanie Haas/Texas Woman's University, N.A. Pierce/Old Dominion University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 21, 2019

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

A volume of scholarly essays to be collected under the title:

Bitch or Badass: Anti-heroines of Contemporary Literary Media, Television, and Cinema (working title)

Edited by Melanie A. Haas (Texas Woman's University ) and N. A. Pierce (Old Dominion University)

PAMLA Special Panel: Creating Indigestion: Resisting the Carnival Consumption of the Other

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:31am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

PAMLA Special Panel: Creating Indigestion: Resisting the Carnival Consumption of the Other

 

Seeking paper proposals for the PAMLA Conference,  to be held in San Diego, California at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside, on November 14-17, 2019. 

Applicants must make an account with PAMLA pamla.ballastacademic.com  and submit their proposal by June 10th. 

 

Special Issue: Image/Art/History - Irish Latin American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:31am
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Call for Submissions

Irish Migration Studies in Latin America 

2020 Special Issue:

 

HISTORY, ART & IMAGE

 

In this special issue of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America,the journal of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies (SILAS), we are seeking:

 

 • IMAGES with entries or articles on Irish artistic figures/subjects in Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Caribbean.

 

Mass Communication and Transnational Empire: 50 years of (transformations since) Herbert Schiller

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:31am
Union for Democratic Communications & Project Censored
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Call For Papers: Union for Democratic Communications- Project Censored 2019

October 31-November 3, 2019
California State University, East Bay

 

Mass Communication and Transnational Empire: 50 years of (transformations since) Herbert Schiller

 

Chapter proposals for Routledge Handbook of Vegan Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:30am
Western Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

 

I have been approached by Routledge Press to edit a Handbook on Vegan Studies for the press’s Environment and Sustainability division. Handbooks are typically 30-35 chapters, with each chapter being roughly 6000 words. They aim to provide a cutting edge, comprehensive assessment of the field and will be an essential reference title and benchmark publication for the subject. 

 

I am seeking proposals for chapters for the handbook that reflect knowledge of the field and that build on extant work in the discipline. Such proposals might include but are not limited to 

 

Vegan Studies . . . 

 

History

Key figures 

Relationship to animal studies

And critical race studies

RMMLA Literature & Religion

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:37am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

LITERATURE & RELIGION SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019

El Paso, TX

 

Edited Collection: Localizing Transnational American Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:57am
Amy A. Zenger
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Call for proposals for an edited collection: Localizing Transnational American Studies

Deadline for proposal submissions: May 8, 2019

Narratives of Ageing in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:55am
Dr Alice Crossley / University of Lincoln, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Narratives of Ageing in the Nineteenth CenturyUniversity of Lincoln, 23rd July 2019 Organisers: Dr Alice Crossley, Dr Amy Culley, and Dr Rebecca Styler Plenary Speaker: Prof. Devoney Looser, Arizona State University'Ageing in Public: Women Authors in the Nineteenth Century’  

This conference responds to the burgeoning critical interest of humanities scholars in age, ageing, and stages of life from childhood to old age in the nineteenth century.

The figure of the child and the imaginative investment in the idea of childhood are the focus of seminal studies of ageing in this period.

Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:55am
University of Münster, Germany and University of Lisbon, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Across Europe, the critical engagement with the history of colonialism and its significant ongoing legacies has gained purchase – not least because of the critique, pressure, and demands of postcolonial intellectuals from, or with ties to, Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia. Matters of postcolonial justice, such as reparations to former European colonies, the restitution of human remains and cultural artefacts, and calls for the removal of national symbols and monuments that reproduce racist ideology have gained increased public attention in recent years.

"Elizabeth von Arnim — Identities" International Conference (University of Toulon, France, 2-3 July 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:54am
The International Elizabeth von Arnim Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

"Elizabeth von Arnim — Identities" 

International Conference, University of Toulon, 2-3 July 2019

http://elizabethvonarnimsociety.org/conferences/conference-elizabeth-von...

Keynote Speaker: Dr Kate Macdonald, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bedfordshire and Director of Handheld Press

Double the Teaching: the Work of Community College Faculty

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:53am
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

We readily describe the job of university professors as having three components: research, teaching, and service. These same three components manifest themselves in the work of community college faculty. Nevertheless, full-time community college faculty typically have at least double the teaching load of their peers at the university. This much greater emphasis on teaching together with much diminished requirements (and support) for research means the work of a full-time community college instructor has a distinct balance of efforts and outcomes.

 

Science and Fiction Panel Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:53am
MMLA Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Taking up the MMLA conference theme, “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers,” the panel for Science and Fiction seeks proposals engaging the presence of the double in fiction inflected or inspired by science, medicine, or technology; the fields’ theories or methods; or their practitioners. Oftentimes, the double is associated with the horror genre and presented as emblematic of Freud’s ideas about the uncanny, or the unheimlich (unhomely is the literal translation). The term describes the feeling of unease or fear one gets from experiencing something familiar turned uncomfortably strange. Fred Botting, however, notes that horror and science fiction each “give form to a sense of otherness” (Botting, 2008, 131).

Aigne - Final Call for Abstracts (Journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:53am
Aigne
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Final Call for Abstracts

Aigne, 2019/2020 Issue

Theme: “Crisis: Predicament and Potential”

Deadline April 19th, 2019

 

MMLA: Re-reading Remakes, Reboots, and Readaptations

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:52am
Marxist Literary Group
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

This permanent section of the Midwestern Modern Languages Association organized by the Marxist Literary Group seeks to examine the economics, politics, and aesthetics of remakes, reboots, and readaptations in film, television, and literature.  In 2019 alone, there are over twenty films being released that are remakes, reboots, or readaptations. These films range from Disney’s live-action remakes of Dumbo, Aladdin, and The Lion King to the second chapter of the readaptation of Stephen King’s IT and a reboot of the Child’s Play franchise. Why are these types of films so popular? More specifically, why is there an increasing market for such films and television shows?

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:52am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

 

Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The “Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism” permanent section of the 2019 Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals that engage with this year’s conference theme of “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers.” Scholarship that explores issues of duality in Shakespeare’s literature, and in early modern culture broadly, from myriad perspectives will be considered.

Exploring doubling in Shakespeare’s works might begin with attention to any of the following list of topics:

· Duality of texts and paratexts

· Double-meanings (linguistics, semantics, multiple interpretations)

· Double entendre

· Twins, doubles in drama

· Doubled literary sources

Native American Permanent Section

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The Permanent Section on Native American Literature seeks proposals exploring the MMLA conference theme of “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers” in any genre of works by Native American authors of any historical period. Possible topics may include analyses of dual texts, doubled characters, transcultural identity, translation, reproduction, or narrative or poetic appropriation. Please send proposals of 200-300 words by April 19 to the panel chair, Dr. Kate Beutel, at kbeutel@lourdes.edu. The MMLA meets in Chicago, November 14-17, 2019.

Fabricating the Body--MMLA permanent section--April 19 deadline

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

 

convention information:

 

Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), November 14-17, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

 

 

session CFP information:

Fabricating the Body

This panel welcomes a wide range of proposals for scholarly presentations that seek to apply this year’s MMLA conference theme—“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”—to literary, artistic or cultural portrayals of “the body”.

Topics may include, but are by no means limited to:

  • the clothed, veiled, or hidden body

  • the exposed or objectified body

  • the fetishized body

Riverdale: A Land of Contrasts

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:47am
Heather McAlpine (University of the Fraser Valley), W. Ron Sweeney (University of the Fraser Valley), Jess Wind (University of the Fraser Valley)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Riverdale: a comic book turned hit TV show, a comic strip turned murder mystery, a town that is both nowhere and everywhere. Recently renewed for a fourth season, the CW’s popular campy teen drama is notable for its apparent departures from the checkout-stand digests of yore, and has a new witchy counterpart in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, as well as a projected spin-off in the development of a Katy Keene series.

Theater as Reflecting the "State-of-the-Nation"

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

 

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

November 14-17, 2019

San Diego, California

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Drama and Society 2: Theater as reflecting the “state-of-the-nation”

 

Theater is a uniquely effective venue for artists to comment on the affairs of a nation, responding to the temper of the times. Not only does it function as a public forum for debate, but the variety of tools in its repertoire renders this art form supremely effective in conveying the complexities that such a comment involves.

Theatre's Clowns and Comic Traditions

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Assocation (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

 

 

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

November 14-17, 2019

San Diego, California

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Drama and Society 1: Theatre’s Clowns and Comic Traditions 

 

This panel invites papers that explore the many ways the ever elusive and haunting trope of the clown has been represented in theatre arts: from the Ancients to the Contemporary, from the buffoon to the coulrophobic grotesque, and as a signifier embedded in both Western and non-Western cultures. 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED--Multicultural Literature in the Windy City, Midwest MLA, November 14-17, 2019, Chicago, IL

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 9:56pm
Christina Triezenberg/Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

This year's MMLA conference theme of "Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers" offers a wealth of possibilities to explore the complex relationships that minority and immigrant communities have within the larger culture of the United States, as well as the ways in which literary texts communicate the realities of their experiences to a wider audience, particularly when they are introduced in the classroom.  With this in mind, the Multicultural Literature in the Classroom section seeks papers that explore the often conflicted relationships that minorities and immigrants have with the communities around them, as well as the ways in which minority and immigrant populations enrich and strengthen the communities of which they are apart, even as they strive to main

Old and Middle English Language and Literature: Medieval Merging of Old and New Knowledge and Practice

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:41pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The coexistence in practice though not always in name of sometimes very different knowledges is both an ancient and modern concern. The Middle Ages saw the development of the concept of translatio studii alongside a growing interest in translation from other languages and cultures, both ancient and contemporary. At its core, translatio studii is the absorption of knowledge or practice from one culture into another, resulting in a text or practice that presents itself as part of the dominant culture, but retains something of its origins as well.

Irish Studies

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:33pm
Midwestern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019

Midwestern Modern Language Association

November 14-17, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

Permanent Section: Irish Studies

 

—I am a servant of two masters, Stephen said, an English and an Italian.

French I: Advent of the Ancien Régime

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 12:24pm
Eric Wistrom / MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

From the trial of Marie/Marin le Marcis (1601) to the esthetics of the monstrueux in Pantagruel (1532) and Phèdre (1677) to the shifting literary optic of Jacques le Fataliste et son maître (1796), questions of hybridity, duality, and paradox have remained central to development of the Early Modern literary canon and its related philosophical principles. In keeping with this year’s MMLA convention theme of “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”, papers investigating the complex relationship between the notions of duality, plurality and hybridity will be of particular interest. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

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