Call for Papers
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Call for Papers
Adaptation, like nostalgia, is inextricably linked to the past. Both must grapple with the politics, pragmatics, and poetics of bringing the past into the present; and, in so doing, adaptation and nostalgia must also wrestle with one another.
Biennial Conference of
April 29-30th, 2019
Humanities Research Institute, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Lucinda Cole, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Thom van Dooren, The University of Sydney, Australia
Artist in Residence:
Steve Baker, The University of Central Lancashire, UK
The CUNY Games Network of the City University of New York is excited to announce The CUNY Games Conference 5.0, to be held on January 18, 2019, at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City.
CALL FOR PAPERS
“ILLUSTRATION AND ADAPTATION”
International conference organised by TIL and ILLUSTR4TIOUniversity of Burgundy, 10 & 11 October 2019
Keynote speakers: Kamilla Elliott (Lancaster University, UK), Dave McKean (UK) and Kate Newell (Savannah College of Art and Design, USA)
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Forms of Justice: Reflections on Writing, Creativity, and Social Change
St. John’s University English Graduate Conference
Date: April 6, 2019
The Department of English at St. John’s University invites papers that consider justice across literary, writing, media, and performance studies. We welcome work from graduate students that critically engages justice in a myriad of ways, including analyses of individual or collective texts as well as theoretical and pedagogical approaches to questions of creativity and social change. Submissions may explore racial, sexual, transnational, socioeconomic, and environmental struggles and reforms. Topics may include:
The Age of Anxiety: Literary Studies in a Culture of Risk
Location: University of Ottawa
Proposals Due: December 15, 2018
Conference Dates: March 8-10, 2019
“We would rather be ruined than changed” - W.H. Auden, “The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue”
Daphne Du Maurier: A Critical Reassessment – An International Interdisciplinary Conference
27-28 June 2019
Venue : Le Mans Université, Department of Anglophone Studies, Avenue Olivier Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans cedex 09, France
Key Words: Daphne du Maurier – Short fiction – Novels – Film adaptations – Didactics --Biography – Psychoanalysis – Local history
Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2019
Call for Papers:
At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums
The Third Annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference is currently accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums.”
Undergraduate students are welcome to apply and registration fees are waived for all participants.
We are looking for papers focusing on women of color in various contexts: socially, culturally, historically. Thematically, papers may focus on women of color in literature, media, and film. From a theoretical standpoint, you may submit papers that validate your claims in a myriad of ways: feminist, postcolonialist, environmental, Marxist, etc.
Straight to the Front Row: Investigating Contemporary Western Gay Male Cinema
Conference to be held at the University of Northampton (UK)
16/02/2019 – 17/02/2019
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 16/11/2018
But now, we must eat!
Food and Drink in Science Fiction
Shepard: Why are you so interested in fish from the Presidium?
Kargesh: It’s so decadent! Eating fish from the Presidium would be like screwing Sha’ira.
Mass Effect 2 (2010)
Guinan: Gentlemen, something new from Forcas Three.
Data: I believe this beverage has provoked an emotional response. [...]
Guinan: It looks like he hates it.
Data: Yes. That is it. I hate this. […] It is revolting!
Star Trek Generations (1994)
Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2019 (9:00- 18:00)
Location: University of Portsmouth
Organisers: Beatrice Ashton-Lelliott; Lucie Cook; Debbie Parker Kinch; Rachel Rawlings and Sara Zadrozny
First keynote speaker: Professor Gail Marshall, University of Reading
Second keynote speaker: Professor June Purvis, University of Portsmouth
“We shall and must break bounds at intervals, despite the terrible revenge that awaits our return.” - Charlotte Brontë, Villette (1853).
Call for Papers
Bodies in Literature, Art, Film, Museums, and New Media
University of St. Thomas, April 26, 2019
The University of St. Thomas Art History, Museum Studies, and English graduate programs will host an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 26, 2019. While papers addressing any aspect of literature, art history, architecture, museum studies, and culture will be considered, the graduate programs particularly welcome proposals for papers exploring the topic “Bodies” across all time periods, media, and geographical regions.
We invite contributions focusing on early modern theater, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s plays. The Hare is an online, peer-reviewed journal, publishing untimely reviews of books, articles, and performances in early modern theater.
This journal provides a venue for the contention and reevaluation of old scholarly work in contemporary scholarly debate. We invite you to interpret “old” creatively, though traditional reviews of recent publications will not be considered. We welcome:
Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) Workshop 2019:
Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities
10-12 April 2018, University of Amsterdam
Organized by Divya Nadkarni, Alex Thinius, and Nadia de Vries
Keynotes: Jonathan Culler (Cornell), Annabelle Dufourcq (Radboud University) Nkiru Nzegwu (SUNY Binghamton), Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku), more TBA
“Fantasy is precisely what reality can be confused with. It is through fantasy that our conviction of the worth of reality is established; to forgo our fantasies would be to forgo our touch with the world.” (Stanley Cavell)
Call for Papers: Seeking Book Chapters
Deadline for submissions: EXTENDED deadline December 1, 2018
Amber E. George & Russell W. Waltz
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Critical Pedagogical Strategies to Transcend Hegemonic Masculinity
The Langston Hughes Review Special Issue CFP: "Remembering Ntozake Shange"
Call for Papers | http://www.dhsi.org/events.php
Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2019 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes free with DHSI registration, and contributors not planning to register for a DHSI course can join for a modest participation fee of $150 CDN.
Organizers / Scientific Committee
Professor Wojciech Owczarski -University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Professor Paulo Endo - University of São Paulo (Brazil)
InMind Support (Poland)
Trauma and Nightmare – call for papers
Call for papers
Peoples and Cultures of the World
Palermo University, January 24-25, 2019
Building 19, Viale delle Scienze
Rooms: Aula Seminari A and B
Deadline for submitting proposals: 5 December 2018
CFP: ALCQ-ACQL (Congress 2019, Vancouver)
Canadian Climate Narratives: Resilience and Planetary Thinking
(organized by Susie O’Brien and Heike Härting)
Deadline for abstract submission: Monday 17th December 2018
Abstracts are invited for chapters in an anthology exploring the roles of archival practices and archives in the production of time and temporal relations in the 21st Century. Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages is planned for release in mid 2020. It will feature 18 chapters and 3 visual essays organised into sections on “Technology”, “Culture”, and “Time".
Jim Thompson, a writer of hard-boiled crime fiction, was born in Anadarko, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), in 1906. Thompson’s literary achievements were little-recognized during his lifetime; however, many of his works were re-discovered and re-published in the 1980s. His work is often lauded, noting his ability to understand the criminal mind. His work is largely critiqued and categorized as only hard-boiled fiction, but his work defies such a simple genre classification. Thompson combines the genres of crime fiction and Westerns and in doing so, his works read as critiques of American history and culture. Certainly much of Thompson’s work can be read as a critique of post-WWII America. As David Cochrane points out Thompson’s works serve as “portrait
Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy
The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture 21 June, 2019 at the University of Warwick Funded by the Humanities Research Centre and the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies Call for Papers / Deadline: 30 December 2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr Claire Beaugrand (University of Exeter) The Arabic word ghurba, which literally means estrangement or separation, is typically used to refer to the state of being a foreigner in a land away from home, hence evoking feelings of alienation, loneliness and a strong yearning for loved ones.
Call for Panels
The Society for Contemporary Literature is sponsoring two panels at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. We are looking for panel proposals that address themselves to topics in contemporary American literature (or about the last twenty-five years), and especially welcome submissions that address its full range and diversity. ALA welcomes both traditional and non-standard panel formats as well as roundtables, and so does SCL.
Crossing Borders, Boundaries, and Cultures: Studies in Transnational Comics
The Samuel Beckett Working Group will be meeting at the FIRT/IFTR International Federation for Theatre Research Annual Conference, 8-12 July 2019.