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Contamination: Adoptions, Influences, and Intrusions Across Textual Lines

updated: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 9:56pm
The Acacia Group (California State University, Fullerton)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Contamination: Adoptions, Influences, and Intrusions Across Textual Lines

The Acacia Group Annual Graduate Conference

California State University, Fullerton

March 23-24, 2018


 

Captivating Criminality 5: Insiders and Outsiders

updated: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:11am
International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018

 

 

28th – 30th June 2018

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK

 

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fifth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous four successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders, will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre is able to incorporate both traditional ideas and themes, as well as those from outside mainstream and/or dominant ways of thinking.

 

The Condition of Contradiction: Implications for Globalization, Identity & Culture

updated: 
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 4:39am
Saint Louis University, Madrid Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Call for Papers: The advent of neoliberalism after the 1970s in “core” western economies has unleashed a relatively deregulated and more palpably globalized economy. The results have been convulsive in the socio-economic concomitants and contradictions that have followed. They include: intensified, bare-knuckled class striation alongside tendencies toward intensified tolerance and mixing; finance that moves more readily across borders than (many) flesh-and-blood people; cosmopolitanism alongside re-invigorated identity essentialism; and places and identities stuck between global forces and renewed assertions of localism. And all of it subject to 24-hour globalized, new media display.

Emerging Scholars: Graduate Students In and Beyond Crisis

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:31pm
American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Students’ Committee at American Studies Association is sponsoring the following roundtable:

Emerging Scholars: Graduate Students In and Beyond Crisis

We are looking for 5-6 panelists for a roundtable that focuses on graduate school issues for the 2018 ASA conference. This year’s theme:

“States of Emergence,” emphasizes that our sense of crisis must be thought alongside our constant commitment to challenging the calamities that beset us and to producing alternative—indeed better—worlds.

 

[updated] How to Teach a Play: Call for Teaching Exercises

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 2:40pm
How To Teach a Play Book Project (2018, Bloomsbury Methuen)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The editors of How to Teach a Play: 75 Exercises for the College Classroom (Bloomsbury Methuen Publishers) are seeking submissions of teaching exercises on the 75 most popularly-taught plays at the university level.

How to Teach a Play provides a new generation of teachers with the tools to develop their students’ performative imagination.  Grounded in scholarship, each teaching exercise will call attention to the performance elements of a specific play and show how the performative can illuminate the thematic meaning of the script.  The collection will consist of exercises that connect close textual analysis with performance. 

Off- and Off-Off-Broadway (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:34am
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Off- and Off-Off-Broadway: Papers discussing the birth of Off-Broadway in the postwar
decades, important Off-Broadway plays and playwrights, Off-Broadway-Broadway
crossovers, the importance of Papp and the Public Theater, the Obie Awards, notable Off-Off
New York playhouse (La Mama, Caffé Cino) and regional theater productions, 1945-
1975. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 20 January 2018.

Women of Bay Area Lang-Po

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:34am
Laura Hinton, The City College of New YOrk (CUNYO
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Women have played a major role in the poetics and politics of the West Coast Language Poetry movement based in the San Francisco Bay area.  This panel proposal, for the American Literature Association My 24-27 in San Francisco, would consider the important contributions of female poets both solo and in collaboration, including Lyn Hejinian, Carla Harryman, Erica Hunt, Rae Armantrout, Leslie Scalapino, Beverly Dahlen and many others in propelling and sustaining one of America’s most radical literary movements, both aesthetically and politically, since the early 1970s.

Paper proposals on the work of Lyn Hejinian, for the American Literature Association

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:45am
Professor Laura Hinton, Department of English, City College of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

As one of the most highly-regarded, well-published of the ground-breaking Bay Area Language Poets to emerge in the 1970s—and also as a theorist, translator, publisher, and in recent decades a UC Berkeley professor—Lyn Hejinian is one of the most accomplished innovative writers in contemporary America. This panel, which will be proposed for the American Literature Association meeting in San Francisco (May 24-27, 2018), will examine Hejinian’s stunning oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. Paper proposals should include a title, 500-word description, the potential presenter’s short professional bio (publications, awards, academic rank and affiliation). Query ASAP for more information. Polished proposal DEADLINE: Jan.

Disruption, Displacement, and Disorder

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:18am
Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018


The Society for Utopian Studies invites you to submit papers and proposals on the theme, “Disruption, Displacement, and Disorder.” As an interdisciplinary society from its founding, we encourage scholars and practitioners from any academic field to contribute, as well as architects, city planners, artists, musicians whose work relates to utopian thought and possibility, and dystopian realities and visions. Members of intentional communities are also welcome to attend and/or present. Non-theme related papers are welcome.

Abstracts and proposals of up to 250 words for the following:

The Shifting Landscape of Crime on the German Small Screen

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:17am
German Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

We are soliciting abstracts for a panel at the German Studies Association Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA September 27-30, 2018.

Traditionally the small screen has portrayed danger and crime in the context of the metropolitan, but shows like Weinberg, Dark, Tatort, Polizeiruf 110, among others have increasingly shifted the focus to suburbs, small-towns, and countryside infringing on the tranquility of these supposedly safe spaces. These shows expose the deviance and intrigue of non-metropolitan locales. Does this conflict move from the city and into the small-town or have these towns always maintained an undercurrent of menace, of which we are just now aware? 

Call for Papers for Trauma; 12th Issue of Watermark

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 7:37pm
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach is seeking submissions for the twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging voices, only student work will be considered. 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 5:29pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Parlour Issue 4: Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

“She rolled a bit of newspaper into a tight stick about six inches long, lit it and threw it onto the bed where the kerosene-soaked Plum lay in snug delight. Quickly, as the whoosh of flames engulfed him, she shut the door and made her slow and painful journey back to the top of the house” (Morrison, Sula).

The Philosopher Franz K. - The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 53 (2/2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:31pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers

 

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 53 (2/2019)

 

The Philosopher Franz K.

 

Editors:

Barry Smith (University at Buffalo)

Monika Stępień (University of Warsaw)

 Sonia Kamińska (Jagiellonian University)

 

 

Politics and Poetics in Contemporary Poetry: Visibility, Anger, Bodies and Resistance (SSAWW, 11/7-11/11/18, Denver CO)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:31pm
Alice Rutkowski
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

Please email, to Dr. Alice Rutkowski (rutkowsk@geneseo.edu), by Fri Feb 9 an attached Word document that includes: 1) title of paper with 250-300 word abstract 2) contact information 3) a brief bio statement (no longer than 60 words) and 4) any a/v requirements. Decisions will be made by Mon Feb 12 in time for scholars to – if need be- submit to the general call deadline of Feb Feb 16.

 

Politics and Poetics in Contemporary Poetry: Visibility, Anger, Bodies and Resistance

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