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Fictions of Forgotten Families

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:28am
Modern Language Association International Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Lisbon, Portugal – July 23-25, 2019

 

What do you imagine when you hear the word “family?” How do our traditionally nuclear imaginings of family serve to marginalize non-normative formations of family and kinship? Which iterations of family get left out of discourses of family values, are subjected to hate speech, or are somehow forgotten when the mainstream media talks about family?

 

Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:26am
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

“Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South”

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 90

Birmingham, AL / Nov. 2-4

The Exhibition: Histories, Practices and Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:25am
Revista de História da Arte (IHA/FCSH/NOVA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

 

THE EXHIBITION: HISTORIES, PRACTICES AND POLITICS
will be the next issue of Revista de História da Arte (IHA-FCSH-NOVA)

 

Modern Mythologies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:22am
Loughborough University, London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Modern Mythologies Conference

Loughborough University, London Campus

September 19-21, 2019

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: May 30, 2019                                         

Fashion as Expression and Activism

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:17pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fashion as Expression and Activism

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 2018 Conference

November 2-4, 2018 in Birmingham, AL

Co-Chairs:

Dr. Loretta Clayton, Middle Georgia State University

Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University

10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:05pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS 

The 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 21-22, 2018 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The 2018 conference theme, “Once Upon a Time in Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring Louisiana’s long and continued relationship with narrative. Presentation proposals on any aspect of Louisiana narratives, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

UPDATE: Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 1:38pm
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference, Nov. 9-11
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

PAMLA Conference - Bellingham, WA

November 9-11, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 27, 2018

Do you have exciting things to say about place in American literature? Of course you do! Want to discus them in beautiful Bellingham, WA? Why wouldn't you! 

EXTENDED DEADLINE—Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:43am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA - SAMLA 90 November 2-4, 2018

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:17pm
Mahwash Shoaib/SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Deadline Extended: June 17, 2018

The SAMLA 90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, from November 2-4, 2018.

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of social and political activism. Papers are invited that explore the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities in literary and cultural texts as reflections of grassroots or macropolitical movements.

Queering the U.S. South

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:08pm
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

For the annual conference of the South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) in Birmingham, AL November 2-4, 2018. 

Literature of / about the Christian Right

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:18pm
Christianity & Literature (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Special Issue of Christianity & Literature

 

“Literature of / about the Christian Right” 

Guest Editor: Christopher Douglas (University of Victoria)

 

The Times ‘best-seller’ list was misleading. Evangelical books were often outselling the Times’ best-sellers. But the paper did not bother to count sales in religious bookstores. The people hurt most weren’t evangelical authors (our books sold anyway); rather, the losers were Democratic Party leaders and other liberal readers of the ‘paper of record’ who were blindsided by subsequent events. The Times’ readers were not given a heads-up about what was going on ‘out there.’ 

– Frank Schaeffer, Crazy for God

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Museums and Storytelling'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Museum and Storytelling
Presiding Officer: Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Literature & the Other Arts'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Claire Daigle, San Francisco Art Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Literature & the Other Arts
Presiding Officer: Claire Daigle, San Francisco Art Institute
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Creative Writing: Short Plays'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
M. Thomas Gammarino, Punahou School
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Creative Writing: Short Plays
Presiding Officer: M. Thomas Gammarino, Punahou School
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Chinese Literature and Culture'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Julian Wu, Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Chinese Literature and Culture
Presiding Officer: Julian Wu, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Extended Deadline! | Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Japanese Visual Culture from Kowai to Kawaii'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:21pm
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Japanese Visual Culture from Kowai to Kawaii
Presiding Officer: David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Extended Deadline! | Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Feminist Word and Music Studies'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:13pm
Patrick Milian, University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Feminist Word and Music Studies
Presiding Officer: Patrick Milian, University of Washington
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Extended Deadline! | Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Contemporary Women Writers in Italy'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:07pm
Maria G. Traub, Neumann University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Contemporary Women Writers in Italy
Presiding Officer: Maria G. Traub, Neumann University, TRAUBM@neumann.edu
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Gathering in the Strange: Literary Vision in a Disenchanted World

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:12am
Southwest Conference on Christianity & Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

UPDATE: Deadline for submissions has been extended to June 15. Additional conference information is now online here: https://www.okbu.edu/humanities/language-literature/southwest-conference...

 

Gathering in the Strange: Literary Vision in a Disenchanted World

The Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature

September 27-29, 2018

Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, Oklahoma

 

 

Global Media Literacy in the Digital Age

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:58am
Glimpse Journal / Society for Phenomenology and Media
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Glimpse, a double-blind peer reviewed journal published annually by the Society for Phenomenology and Media (SPM), invites papers for its Spring 2019 issue that will focus on the theme of global media literacy in the digital age.

MEMORY, MELANCHOLY AND NOSTALGIA - International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:58am
University of Gdansk, InMind Supprt, Univrsity of Sao Paulo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia

   In our modern world, which some have argued to be disjointed while immersing itself ever deeper in crisis, the turning back towards “the olden days” and the ensuing nostalgia constitute a noticeable phenomenon, both individually (the memory of biography) and collectively (the memory of History). Another important – and seemingly also quite noticeable – phenomenon  is the longing for something vague, indefinite or never existent.

POLITICAL IDENTITIES OF WOMEN: TRAUMA, MOTHERHOOD, AMD EMPOWERMENT IN FEMINIST NARRATIVES

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:56am
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language) Conference 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

POLITICAL IDENTITIES OF WOMEN: TRAUMA, MOTHERHOOD, AMD EMPOWERMENT IN FEMINIST NARRATIVES

Themes: Literature, Theater, Feminist Theory, Motherhood, Trauma, Language, Testimony, Memory Studies, Diversity, Race, World Literature, Comparative Studies, Sexuality and Identity Studies

Panel Chairs: Dr. Petra M. Schweitzer, Shenandoah University (pschweit@su.edu); Dr. Casey R. Eriksen, Shenandoah University (ceriksen@su.edu). 

Cinema and Contemporary War

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:55am
PAMLA special topics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

PAMLA 116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

 

Cinema and Contemporary War

 

Topics of inquiry may include, but are not limited to:

Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies: Special Issue

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:53am
The International Flann O'Brien Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Intersections of Form and Identity

The Parish Review: Journal of Flann O’Brien Studies 4.2

Deconstruction and the Child Children’s literature: anthropomorphism: animality: posthumanism

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:48am
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Oxford Literary Review  41.2 (December 2019)  

Deconstruction and the Child

Children’s literature: anthropomorphism: animality: posthumanism. (Timothy Clark and Jennifer Ford)

“The category of “childhood”—as well as the related notions of “children” and “child”— requires a rethinking …” (Spyros Spyrou, Childhood (2017)).

Extended deadline: Magic and Witchcraft on Stage and Screen

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:46am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Deadline extended to June 27, 2018

 

Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages,” and we will be contributing papers on ways in which magic and witchcraft have been represented dramatically over the centuries.

 

Rethinking 1968 and the Global Sixties

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:46am
AISNA Graduate Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the protests of 1968, the moment in which several grassroots movements converged in their fights against social injustices and discrimination of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. From the civil rights movement to the anti-Vietnam War movement, the women’s movement and the environmental movement, the events of the Global Sixties were the culmination of a broad wave of activism that continued into the mid 1970s and beyond. This period was also paramount in reshaping the role of “hyphenated Americans.” Notions of citizenship were expanded and democratic principles and practices re-envisioned, pushed in new directions.

 

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