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DHSI Conference & Colloquium 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:21pm
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

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.

TRAUMA AND NIGHTMARE 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:14pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao PAulo, InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

 

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

 

Peoples and Cultures of the World

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:11pm
Department of Cultures and Societies -Palermo University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Call for papers

 

Peoples and Cultures of the World

 

International Conference

Palermo University, January 24-25, 2019

Building 19, Viale delle Scienze

Rooms: Aula Seminari A and B

 

 

Deadline for submitting proposals: 5 December 2018

 

Canadian Climate Narratives: Resilience and Planetary Thinking

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:37pm
The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

CFP: ALCQ-ACQL (Congress 2019, Vancouver)

Canadian Climate Narratives:  Resilience and Planetary Thinking  

(organized by Susie O’Brien and Heike Härting)

 

CFP (Book Chapter abstracts) Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Dr Julie Louise Bacon, UNSW Art & Design
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

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 and the American West: A Critical Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Meredith James
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

  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

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:23pm
University of Florida Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:23pm
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

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.

Society for Contemporary Literature Call for Panel Proposals: ALA 2019, Boston

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:23pm
Society for Contemporary Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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.

Samuel Beckett Working Group, Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghai

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:21pm
Trish McTighe, University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

The Samuel Beckett Working Group will be meeting at the FIRT/IFTR International Federation for Theatre Research Annual Conference, 8-12 July 2019.

“Black Internationalism and New York City”

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:20pm
Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

This conference seeks to promote mechanisms by which academics, activists, policymakers, and other stakeholders enter into greater dialogue and collaboration in areas of conjoined interest. In partnership with the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) – for which NYU serves as the institutional home – NYU’s Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) will convene every two years, alternating with ASWAD’s biennial conference.

(ASWAD’s 10thBiennial Conference will be held from 5-10 November, 2019 at the College of William & Mary. For more information, please consult the website: HTTP://ASWADIASPORA.ORG)

Single/Solo/Lone Parenting in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:19pm
The Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Following the international conference Close relations: a multi-and interdisciplinary conference on critical family and kinship studies, the Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies invites chapters for a contributed volume which will explore, discuss and theorise single/solo/lone parenting in Europe and North America. Palgrave Macmillan have expressed a provisional interest in publishing the volume in the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life series. 

Robert Penn Warren Circle Annual Meeting, "RPW and Education"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
Robert Penn Warren Circle
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
Robert Penn Warren Circle Annual Meeting
April 25-27, 2019
Hosted by Western Kentucky University, Austin Peay
State University, and the Robert Penn Warren Birthplace
Bowling Green & Guthrie, KY, and Clarksville, TN

"Robert Penn Warren and Education"

For this year’s meeting, we are especially interested in proposals addressing the
following ideas:
 Teaching Warren’s work
 Warren as teacher
 Warren’s students
 Warren’s textbooks
 Warren’s influence on teaching, curriculum, pedagogy, etc.
 New Criticism in the classroom

Naval Wakes & Black Galactics: Being and Blackness in the Age of Slavery

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 28, 2018

For at least the last half-century, theories of Blackness have challenged the foundations of modern critical thought. Theorists such as Fred Moten, Jared Sexton, Christina Sharpe, Hortense Spillers, Alexander Weheliye, Frank Wilderson, Achille Mbembe, and Sylvia Wynter variously interrogate the politics, discourse, and materialities of the imperial, capitalist experience of slavery (and its afterlife). One important avenue of consideration is how this perverse institution undermined possibilities for the Enlightenment subject not simply for those of African descent but for all people complicit in the imperial project.

Close, Distant, Personal, Historical: The Elements of Reading Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Over the last decade, there has been an eruption of scholarly interest in the practices, methodologies, and techne of reading. Best and Marcus’s surface reading—which has influenced a broad sweep of New Formalist criticism—emerged alongside distant reading, one of the major interpretive paradigms of the digital humanities. The development of these twenty-first-century movements has been matched by renewed interest in twentieth-century formalisms, including the history of the New Criticism and the proto-neuroscientific approaches to reading taken by critics such as I.A. Richards.

Non-Binary: Retheorizing Romantic Sexes and Genders

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:16pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

This panel seeks to retheorize social constructivists accounts of Romantic sex and gender circulating since the early 80s that continue to persist and insist—however unwittingly—on a binaristic or universalistic normativity (hetero- or otherwise). Moreover, all such accounts are often firmly anthropocentric, offering little flexibility to engage the nonhuman in all of its material forms. More recent New Materialist accounts of sexes and genders provide resources for moving forward from the confines of the discursive prison of sex and gender that retains within it, again however unwittingly or unwillingly, a binarism between the social and the material, the human and the nonhuman.

Societal Constructions of Masculinity in Latinx and Latin American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:16pm
Edited Volume
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Patriarchy, as defined by bell hooks, is a social disease. Hegemonic masculinity does not allow men to express their emotions, except through anger, violence and sex. Consequently, all who are in a relationship with men (parents, children, spouses, lovers, siblings, colleagues and friends) are likely to suffer from the manifestations of hegemonic masculine behavior, including the men themselves who must constantly repress their feelings.

Pleasure

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:29am
Rice English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

CFP: Pleasure

Time: February 15 - 16

Place: Rice University, Houston TX

Keynote presentations will be by Rita Felski and Tim Morton. Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Virginia, and Niels Bohr Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. Her current interests are in aesthetics, interpretation, and method; recent books include Uses of Literature, The Limits of Critique, Critique and Postcritique.

Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:23am
University of Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy 

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Journal of Languages, Texts, and Society. 

A collaboration between the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester and Nottingham Trent. 

 

 Friday 10th May 2019 - Leicester, UK. 

 

Keynote Address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway London) 

 

Short Forms and Adolescence

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 5:44am
University of Angers, France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Short Forms and Adolescencehttp://blog.univ-angers.fr/shortformsandadolescence/ CFP for a three-day conference at the University of Angers, France
Organizers: François Hugonnier and Karima Thomas
June 19-21, 2019 Guest speaker: Michael Cart (USA) 

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 4:44am
University of Florida - University Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

Race: Embodying Academia

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:40pm
University at Albany English Student Graduate Oranization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

"Race: Embodying Academia"

University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2019

Submission Deadline: January 18, 2019

 

Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."

—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human

 

Corroding the Now: Poetry + Science|SF

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:38am
Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

The world we inhabit is framed, driven, (re)produced, and conceptualised by and through science. Science as a mode of knowing contours the prevailing episteme, whilst technological innovation continues to remake work and leisure experience. At the same time, society is both reflected and in turn formed by science fiction (SF): as contributor to the nostalgia economy, as a dominant visual-commercial aesthetic, as a mimetic index of the present’s utopian and dystopian tendencies. The now is a time of extreme precarity. We face a raft of catastrophes – political, socioeconomic, and, most pressingly, ecological. And yet, even as our own survival comes into question, capitalism itself seems unassailable, primed to outlast ‘humanity.’

 

Figuring Existence: A Postgraduate Conference in Existential Analysis

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:37am
Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

FIGURING EXISTENCE

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Postgraduate Conference in Existential Analysis

 

Friday 1st March 2019

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

 

Keynote Speaker: Kate Kirkpatrick (King’s College London)

 

Organisers: Elizabeth Xiao-an Li and Nikolaas Deketelaere

Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought

 

George Saunders Society, ALA, Boston, May 23-26 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:36am
(Not Yet) George Saunders Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

The George Saunders Society invites prospective participants for one or two panels at the 2019 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, to be held May 23 to 26, 2019. This will be the third year of Saunders panels at the ALA. We are interested in presentations on any aspect of George Saunders’s life and work. The topic is open, but possible approaches might include:

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