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

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 2:22pm
Nikita Goel, Editor/ Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 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

Re-Membering Hospitality in the Mediterranean International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 11:17am
Yasser Elhariry, Isabelle Keller-Privat, Edwige Tamalet Talbayev
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

 

Call for proposals for

Re-Membering Hospitality in the Mediterranean

 International Conference

Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès

March 26-27, 2020

Convened by Yasser Elhariry, Isabelle Keller-Privat, Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

 

On Ends and Endings (extended deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:03am
SAMLA - Nov 8-10 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

This is a proposed panel for SAMLA 91 (Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships) in Atlanta, GA, Nov. 8-10, 2019.

American Shakespeare Center Conference- Shakespeare and Ethics

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 4:09pm
American Shakespeare Center- Blackfriars Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriar’s Conference presents: Shakespeare and Ethics in Times of Uncertainty

CFP: Asian Literature and Culture (PAMLA 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 3:29pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Call for ProposalsAsian Literature and Culture Session at PAMLA 2019 PAMLA’s 117th Annual ConferenceThursday, November 14 through Sunday, November 17, 2019Wyndham San Diego Bayside

History Untold 400 Project 1619 - 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
History Untold Publishing LLC
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

History Untold 400 Publishing, LLC

 

Invites you to a Call For Papers / Articles 

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: June 15, 2019

Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2019

Chosen Abstracts Must Submit Finished Articles by: August 20, 2019

Release Date: February 1, 2020

 

In keeping with the spirit of the American Slave Identification Act that was introduced to Kentucky State Legislators in 2017 we ask that certain terminology be used within the papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Descendants of American Slaves Inc.

 

Tidbits: A One-Page Story Anthology is looking for stories on the theme of wishes

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
Tidbits: A One-Page Story Anthology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Theme: Wishes

www.tidbitswriting.com

We are looking for one-page story submissions to the inaugural edition of Tidbits: A One-Page Story Anthology. For this collection, we would like authors to consider the theme of wishes. This encompasses but is not limited to:
dreams 
hopes
fantasies 
needs
desires
wish-granting entities (genies, fairies, etc)
be careful what you wish for stories 
consequences of wishing
wishful thinking

Careers Beyond Academia: A Roundtable

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
PAMLA, 117th Annual Conference - San Diego, 14-17th November
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019

The changes in the job market and the difficulties for landing a tenure track academic position have been a game changer during the last five years. As many graduate programs in the country have decided to accept lesser students annually, others have devised innovative solutions and have highly engaged in training students beyond academia. This roundtable aims at opening a conversation about professional careers outside academia. The roundtable welcomes speakers who have experience working beyond academia and can guide students and peers towards a professional career path.

Call for Submissions: Journal of Veterans Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
Journal of Veterans Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Journal of Veterans Studies (ISSN 2470-4768) is an open-access, peer-reviewed, international journal, aiming to sustain research in veterans studies, facilitate interdisciplinary research collaborations, and narrow gaps between cultures, institutions, experiences, knowledge, and understanding.

Theater, Diplomacy, and Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
PAMLA 117th Annual Conference, San Diego, Nov 14-17th, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019

This session aims at reflecting on the interrelation between theater, performance, diplomacy, and politics. Since theater became theater, plays and performances have reflected, reacted, rejected, denounced, and embraced political turmoil. This panel welcomes papers presenting an interdisciplinary or theoretically grounded analysis of the ways in which theater and/or theatrical audiences react to political turmoil and/or feed institutional discourses that endorse National politics. The multifarious nature of theater escapes unidirectional readings and categorizations: performers, directors, and the very nature of a performance's dialogic form often complicates the way in which jokes, comedy, and meaning are endorsed.

Literature of the American West

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:45pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

As a location on the western edge of the North American West, San Diego is an ideal location for discussions of cinema, drama, prose, and poetry of the region. This panel welcomes proposals that explore, problematize, and/or redefine the West as a construct that emerges throughout various forms of representation with particular interest in topics that deal with the conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Proposals considering San Diego's particular regional languages and literatures, or proposals more generally addressing literature of the American West are welcome. This panel is the result of an exciting new affiliation between PAMLA and the Western Literature Association (WLA).

FALL LITERARY FESTIVAL CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:45pm
LIT YOUNGSTOWN
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FALL LITERARY FESTIVAL 2019

 

Lit Youngstown seeks proposals for presentations, workshops, craft talks and creative readings for our 3rd annual Fall Literary Festival to be held October 4-5 at Youngstown State University. The two-day festival will feature an acclaimed faculty: Nin Andrews (poetry), Christopher Barzak (fiction), Erica Cardwell (essay, creative nonfiction), Jill Christman (creative nonfiction), Michael Croley (fiction), George Ella Lyon (poetry, essay), Philip Memmer (poetry), Philip Metres (poetry, essay).

 

General Information

 

Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies - Themed Section: Comics/Fandom: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Intersection of Fan Studies and Comics Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:44pm
Committee for Comics Studies (AG Comicforschung) and the Committee for the Studies of Fandom and Participatory Culture (AG Partizipations- und Fanforschung) at the German Society for Media Studies (GfM) / Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception St
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers: Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies

Themed Section: Comics/Fandom: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Intersection of Fan Studies and Comics Studies
Expected publication date: November 2020

Co-Editors: Sophie G. Einwächter (Philipps-University Marburg, Germany); Vanessa Ossa (University of Tuebingen, Germany); Véronique Sina (University of Cologne, Germany), and Sven Stollfuß (University of Leipzig, Germany)

Old Wine in New Bottles: Re-Canonizing the Timeless Word - AJILE International Journal CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:43pm
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises (E-ISSN 2456-1754)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Call for Research Articles for International Literary Journal (E-ISSN 2456-1754)

 

Old Wine in New Bottles: Re-Canonizing the Timeless Word

 

 

Concept Note

 

“Just as time seems to be running out, timeless things try to slip back into human awareness.” 
Michael Meade, The Genius Myth

 

Gothic Spaces: Houses, Landscapes, Bodies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:40pm
Samantha Landau
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Gothic Spaces: Houses, Landscapes, Bodies

 

Conference Dates: October 19-20, 2019

Conference Venue: The University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus (Tokyo, Japan)

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Dara Downey (Trinity College Dublin)

 

Reboot • Repurpose • Recycle Conference (Portland, 9/12-9/14)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:40pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

REBOOT • REPURPOSE • RECYCLE
September 12-14, 2019

Portland, Oregon, USA

Keynotes: Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University; Matt McCormick, Gonzaga University

NeMLA Classics Session Proposals

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:39pm
Claire Sommers/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

NeMLA 2020 Call for Classics Panel Proposals

Conference Dates: March 5-8, 2020 (Boston)

Conference Theme (session and abstract proposals do NOT need to be about the conference theme): Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures

 

Discursive Shakespeare - International Conference on Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
Department of English, East Delta University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Discursive Shakespeare

International Conference on Shakespeare

2-3 October 2019

Department of English

East Delta University

Bangladesh

Website: www.eastdelta.edu.bd

 “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” - Measure for Measure

Film Studies Panel - PAMLA 2019 (San Diego, California)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Film Studies panel at the 2019 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA).The session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "Send In the Clowns."

This years conference will be held in San Diego, California from Thursday, Novemeber 14 until Sunday, November 17, at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel.

Please submit an abstract and a 250-500 word proposal through PAMLA's online proposal system https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/17033

Audience Iconography

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Audience Iconography

Themed Section for Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies

Editor: Daniel Cavicchi (Rhode Island School of Design)

Reflexive Altered Spaces in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
Dee Horne/PAMLA conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Increasing disparities of wealth, inequalities, and unfairness have led to social protests, civil wars, and other forms of unrest in many parts of the world. Extreme climate changes causing droughts, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and other disasters strain already limited and finite resources and have led to social unrest and to displacement and migration of citizens in search of basic necessities: food, water, shelter. Other forces and events have disrupted the stability of Earth’s systems throughout deep time, but the Anthropocene is the only age distinguished by at least the opportunity for human self-awareness and reflexivity regarding the agency of change.

1921 Prize in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:29pm
American Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The American Literature Society is pleased to invite submissions for the 1921 prize, which is awarded annually for the best article in any field of American literature. The prize is named for the year the organization was initially founded “to promote and diversify the study of American Literature.” Judged by a panel comprised of members of the American Literature Society Advisory Board and other scholars in the field, the competition will be divided in two categories: one for tenured faculty and one for graduate students, scholars in contingent positions, and untenured faculty members. The winner will be announced at the 2020 MLA awards ceremony.
 
Rules for competition:

(Re)Envisioning Borders & Communities: Alternative Narratives Amplified

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:01pm
CSSA Presents--2019 FAU Graduate Arts & Letters Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

CSSA Presents--

2019 FAU Graduate Arts & Letters Conference

 

(Re)Envisioning Borders & Communities: Alternative Narratives Amplified

 

Friday October 25 & Saturday October 26

 

Mobilities in German Comics and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:01pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

117th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, San Diego (Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019)

This panel invites contributions on mobilities in comics and graphic novels from German-speaking cultures. Mobile experiences may include everyday practices, coming-of-age adventures, transnational travels, colonial expeditions, forced escapes, and homecomings. Papers that address works from different genres and periods, as well as by individual artists or collectives are welcome.

The Infrastructure of Emergency

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:01pm
Joint Special Issue of American Literature and Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

CFP: “The Infrastructure of Emergency”

 

World Shakespeare Congress: Shakespeare in\and Education

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:01pm
Nordic Shakespeare Society and Shakespeare in Education Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

CFP: Shakespeare in\and Education

The 11th Annual World Shakespeare Congress, Singapore: Shakespeare Circuits 19-23 July 2021

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