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Prose Studies Special Issue: #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:07am
Prose Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Prose Studies Special Issue: #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

Special Issue of Prose Studies

Edited by Sherita V. Roundtree, Pritha Prasad, and Louis M. Maraj

 

EXTENDED Submission Deadline: July 1, 2018

 

#BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

 

Prose Studies Special Issue: #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:53am
Prose Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Special Issue of Prose Studies

Edited by Sherita V. Roundtree, Pritha Prasad, and Louis M. Maraj

 

EXTENDED Submission Deadline: July 1, 2018

 

#BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

 

Unidentifiable Literary Objects: A symposium

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:10am
Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018

On 29 June 2018, the Critical Poetics Research Group at Nottingham Trent University will host a symposium on the ‘Unidentifiable Literary Object’. Speakers include: Clare Connors (University of East Anglia), Marie-Dominique Garnier (University of Paris VIII), Laurent Milesi (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex), Judith Still (University of Nottingham), Sarah Wood (University of Kent). We hope that Hélène Cixous and Eric Prenowitz (University of Leeds) will also be able to join us via Skype.

Academic Freedom in Historical Perspective

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:09am
European Review of History / Revue européenne d’histoire
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Academic Freedom in Historical Perspective

 

Twenty-Five Years of theEuropean Review of History /

Revue européenne d’histoire: An Anniversary Conference

 

Central European University, Budapest, 8-10 November 2018

 

Call for Papers

 

Romanticism in the Age of World Wars

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:05am
KU Leuven, Faculteit Letteren
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Romanticism in the Age of World Wars Extended deadline for submissions: May 15, 2018 full name / name of organization: Vivian Liska (University of Antwerp), Ortwin de Graef (KU Leuven), Tom Toremans (KU Leuven), Pieter Vermeulen (KU Leuven), and the doctoral students Ana Ashraf (KU Leuven), Laura Cernat (KU Leuven), and Kahn Faassen (KU Leuven). contact email: raww@kuleuven.be 

CFP “Romanticism in the Age of World Wars” (Leuven, 11-13 November 2018)

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Santanu Das (King’s College London)

Marc Redfield (Brown University)

Paul K. Saint-Amour (University of Pennsylvania)

 

Reconciliation through Cross-Cultural Collaboration

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:05am
Universities Art Association of Canada/L'Association d'art des universites du Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Following milestone moments in Canadian history, namely the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, it has become imperative that all members of the nation should be implicated in processes of conciliation and reconciliation. This turn must include immigrants, migrants, and refugees who diaspored to Canada through colonial networks of their own, and whose presence has been largely overlooked in the “difficult binary” constructed between colonizer and the colonized in both historical and emergent discourses on decolonization. How might these postcolonial subjects enter into artistic or curatorial collaboration with Indigenous peoples of Canada that both acknowledge cultural diversity and their shared colonial beginnings?

AWP Conference Panel: Topic TBD

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:04am
Anna Faktorovich, PhD
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 29, 2018

I would like to put together an Association of Writers and Writing Programs panel. I am unsure about the topic. The first panel I am putting together this year is for the 10th anniversary of my Anaphora Literary Press, a reading for some of the writers. I would like to put together a second panel with folks that I am not affiliated with, so anybody reading this post. The panel can be a reading, or a discussion on the profession, or a discussion on the writing craft. Maybe a panel of independent publishers to discuss the problems we face in this field. Maybe a panel of academics (I previously taught college English for over 4 years) to talk about teaching creative/writing.

"SUSTAINABLE WORLDS, DISPOSABLE LIVES."

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:02am
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

This panel welcomes submissions exploring the logics of disposability and/or sustainability. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: ecological sustainability, theories of excess and expenditure, the materiality of bodies and how they may be said to matter (or not), wasted time and wasted space. We welcome literary or theoretical perspectives from environmental humanities, race studies, psychoanalysis, queer-theory, and necro- or bio-politics. Proposals addressing the conference theme are especially welcome. By May 25th, please submit an abstract of 250-300 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Violeta Espigares, Emory University, at vruizes@emory.edu.

Studies in Comparative Literature and Intellectual History

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:01am
Academic Studies Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce a call for manuscript submissions for its new book series, Studies in Comparative Literature and Intellectual History, edited by Galin Tihanov (Queen Mary, University of London).

Difficult Women & the Common Good: Activism, Archives, Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:00am
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

On 29 June, IASH is hosting ‘Difficult Women & the Common Good: Activism, Archives, Aesthetics’, a one-day symposium that reflects on the ‘difficult woman’ in interdisciplinary perspective in order to highlight her importance as a political figure. The keynote speaker is Professor Akwugo Emejulu of the University of Warwick.

John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, 13-15 Dec 2018

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:00am
ENS Lyon & UCA, France
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Confirmed Keynotes

  • Dympna Callaghan (Syracuse University)
  • Jane Kingsley-Smith (Roehampton University)
  • Michael Neill (University of Auckland)
  • Wendy Wall (Northwestern University)

John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, an International Conference under the aegis of the French Shakespeare Society, with the support of Labex COMOD

Chaucer: Sound and Vision, a Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:20pm
University of South Alabama English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Call for Conference Papers

 

Chaucer: Sound and Vision, October 19th and 20th, 2018

 

Deadline for Submissions: June 1st, 2018

 

Name of Organization: University of South Alabama

 

Contact Email: ChaucerSoundAndVision@gmail.com

 

 

Imagining the Coast: A Public Symposium on the Humanities and the Sea

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:09pm
The Humanities Institute, Fairfield University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Humanities Institute in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University will host “Imagining the Coast: a Public Symposium on the Humanities and the Sea” at Mystic Seaport and Enders Island, Mystic CT, Sept 14-16, 2018.The symposium will bring together regional scholars, authors, museums, historical societies, libraries and community members to discuss the importance of the coastline and seas to the region’s history, culture, ecology, and identity, including its global connections. Long Island Sound and the coast of Connecticut and its bordering states are the primary focus, but given the inherently global nature of maritime zones, our oceanic connections to other regions will also be considered.

Reminder: Messengers from the Stars journal, n. 4 - 2019 issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:30am
Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

CFP

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars: 

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 4, 2019

 

Edited by: Danièle André & Christopher Becker

 

Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas & José Duarte

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2019 issue will be dedicated to the theme

 

Reminder: ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:28am
José Duarte/Filipa Rosário - School of Arts and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:25am
Artois University, France
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

 

THINGS HAVE CHANGED: TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY DYLAN

 

International Conference at Artois University, Arras, France: Thursday 6th -Friday 7th December 2018

 

Guest of Honour: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks

 

THE LEFT CONFERENCE - PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:24am
Faculty of Belas Artes of the University of Lisbon and Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018

 

THE LEFT CONFERENCE - PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM 

International Conference

 

 

The aim of the third edition of The Left Conference, Photography and Filmis to debate the use of photographs and film from a leftist stance. In particular, to critical examine and explore the relation of documentarypractices with political commitment in different historical circumstances throughout the twentieth century and the early twenty first century.

Creative China: an Interdisciplinary Anthology

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:22am
Kate Rose
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

Call for Papers: Creative China

Anthology coordinated by Kate Rose, PhD, Professor at China University of Mining and Technology and Researcher with the International Center for Comparative Sinology

Please send an abstract, 300-800 words, by May 25, 2018 to daretotell@yahoo.com

Complete contributions (3,000-6,000 words) by July 25, 2018 to daretotell@yahoo.com

Upcoming Deadline: CFP: New Media and the U.S. South [Edited Collection] Proposals Due May 1, 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:17am
Editors: Gina Caison (Georgia State University), Lisa Hinrichsen (University of Arkansas), Stephanie Rountree (Auburn University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CFP: New Media and the U.S. South [Edited Collection] Proposals Due May 1, 2018

Editors: Gina Caison (Georgia State University), Lisa Hinrichsen (University of Arkansas), Stephanie Rountree (Auburn University)

Call for Papers (critical essays [on literature, comics, and film] and personal memoir, fiction, poetry) Special Double Issue: Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections. Studies in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:16am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Our first call garnered many fine proposals. We need, however, one or two more proposals to complete our double issue. We are happy to consider new proposals or revised proposals that have been previously considered.

Please see the full CFP below. These are the current tentative headings on our contents page: 

KNOWING SHAKESPEARE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:15am
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

OHIO VALLEY SHAKESPEARE CONFERENCE 2018:
KNOWING SHAKESPEARE
YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, OCTOBER 11-13, YOUNGSTOWN, OH

Southeastern American Studies Association (SASA) 2019 CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:14am
Southeastern American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for PapersSoutheastern American Studies Association (SASA)March 14-16, 2019Emory Conference Center and HotelAtlanta, GeorgiaSubmission Deadline: August 1, 2018 Looking Back, Talking Back, Moving Forward Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo Movement, the Women’s March, DREAMERs, the March for Our Lives. In recent years, we have witnessed—whether on the ground or via social media—a diversity of individuals and groups speaking up and talking back publicly in response to systemic intimidation and violence that has marginalized certain populations within and beyond the United States. Some say that we are at a watershed moment in U.S. history, but are we? Who and what have come before, and in what ways did they succeed and/or fail?

3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias i
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 7, 2018

The 3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media focuses on visual and sound media renowned for their immersive features.

 

Stereo and immersive technologies have been widening the fields of photography and sound since the 19th century, contributing to the emergence of a progressively immersive media culture. This conference aims to bring together photography and sound research fields bridging their historical and contemporary relationship with expanded and immersive environments (e.g. panoramas, virtual reality, sound art).

 

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to Present

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:07am
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture invites submissions in American Studies and American popular culture for our journal.

DEADLINE: 1 June 2018 for the Spring 2018 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

We welcome a variety of critical appraoches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, and other related pop culture topics.

Smells and their meanings

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:03am
University of Lille (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The sense of smell is certainly less developed in humans than sight or hearing, both of which enable us to orient ourselves in space. This is why the social sciences and humanities have been more inclined to study the other senses. Although it is more difficult to verbalize an emotion from a smell (Dubois, 2009), human beings are nonetheless able to perceive thousands of them and internalize them with a strong emotional charge (Le Guérer, 2002), with the understanding that the "olfactory discourse" also enables humans to express their relationship with respect to the world - adaptation or alienation – based upon a given communicative situation.

[UPDATE] Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:20pm
Soochow University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Published by Soochow University Press, China, it is an authorized quarterly journal with an independent ISSN (2096-031X) and CN (32-1859/H) granted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China. With all its contents appearing in English, the journal serves and supports the Chinese Association for Language and Semiotic Studies (founded at Soochow University in 1994) while it reaches out and joins colleagues from all around the world for trans-cultural exchange and inter-disciplinary dialogue.

Celebrating Chinua Achebe & African Languages, Literatures, Arts and Cultures beyond the Continent: The 60th Anniversary of Things Fall Apart

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:19pm
Norfolk State University and SEALLF (South East African Languages and Literatures Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

CFP for the 9th Annual Conference of the South East African Languages and Literatures Forum (SEALLF) from October 5th to October 6th, 2018, Department of English and Foreign Languages at Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA, USA: Celebrating Chinua Achebe & African Languages, Literatures, Arts and Cultures beyond the Continent: The 60th Anniversary of Things Fall Apart.
 
Deadline for submissions:                                           May 29, 2018
Notification of acceptance date:                                June 30, 2018

Literature/Film Association Conference (New Orleans, 11/29-12/1)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:32am
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
November 29-December 1, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Keynote: Christopher Schaberg, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English, Loyola University New Orleans

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