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A Cowboy in Repose: Memorializing Sam Shepard

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:54am
ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A Cowboy in Repose: Memorializing Sam Shepard

ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) Conference

August 7-11, 2019

Orlando, Florida USA

Abstracts Due: October 31st at 11pm (Central Standard)

Shakespeare Nations

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:54am
43rd Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 26, 2019

Shakespeare Nations

The 43rd Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference Marietta College (Ohio)

June 28·30, 2019

What is Technology?

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:52am
University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY?
Value • Velocity • Vortex
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IN PORTLAND
April 11-13, 2019

CFP: Winesburg, Ohio at 100, ALA Conference, Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:52am
The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for Papers

Winesburg, Ohio, at 100: Celebrating the Centenary of

Sherwood Anderson’s Notable Work and Its Literary Influences”

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

American Literature Association Annual Conference

Boston, Massachusetts

May 23-26, 2019

 

CFP: Health & Sickness: (G)hosts and Liminal Lives

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:51am
New York University / Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

We seek projects pertaining to health, sickness, and everything in between and at the extremes of these conditions that span and involve the Spanish-speaking and Lusophone worlds. Drawing on a variety of approaches, including but not limited to, biopolitics, necropolitics, spirituality and religion, queer studies, the history of medicine and epidemics, and affect theory, we invite you to consider the figure of the (g)host, regardless of your period of interest. Questions about the limits of the bodily and conceptualizations of liminality as well as interdisciplinary papers are of particular interest.

Disrupting the Canon: High Culture, Low Brow, and the Space In Between

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:51am
Stony Brook University Graduate English Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Stony Brook University

31st Annual English Graduate Conference

March 1st, 2019

 

Disrupting the Canon: High Culture, Low Brow, and the Space In Between

 

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jonathan W. Gray

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

 

The “Other” is Not Other: Expanding Moral Boundaries in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:50am
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Children’s Literature Society

American Literature Association
30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116

 

 

Two panels on the following topic:

The “Other” is Not Other:  Expanding Moral Boundaries in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

“Environment at the Margins” and Global Anglophone/Postcolonial African Novels

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:50am
Oklahoma State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

This panel, which has been accepted for the 2019 ASLE biennial conference, seeks to respond to the following questions, among others: How do contemporary African novels inform us about the cultural formations and emerging global realities in the post-1960 world and help us reimagine African environments at the margins? In what ways postcolonial ecocritical engagements with African fictional narratives are crucial to open up the imaginative horizon of non-Western environmental epistemologies and ontologies? Why is the novel form significant in invoking both the place-based and the planetary sense of environmental imagination?

Volume on Feminism and Comics and Graphic Novels Seeks Chapter Proposals

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:49am
Missy Nieveen-Phegley, Sandra Cox, Susan Kendrick, Department of English at Southeast Missouri State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on feminism and comics and graphic novels. Though all proposals relevant to either theme are welcome, we’re especially interested in contributions that:

Radical Resistance: Dissent and Boundary Crossing in the Humanities

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:48am
English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Radical Resistance: Dissent and Boundary Crossing in the Humanities - Saturday, April 6th

 Inspired by the current political climate in the United States and around the world, the Duquesne University English Graduate Organization seeks papers from graduate and upper-level undergraduate students on different forms of resistance. How does resistance take shape across the humanities? How can political resistance, transgressions of social boundaries, and dissent from the majority impact our work and our lives? We invite submissions for panels, papers, posters, and other media presentations that explore the theme of resistance.

Possible topics for presentation include, but are not limited to:

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:44am
Postcolonial Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention

University of Manchester

11–13 September 2019

 

Paper and panel proposals are invited from academics, scholars and postgraduates as well as community organisers and activists with interests in any area of postcolonial studies from any disciplinary, cross- or interdisciplinary perspective and practice.

 

The Special Topic of the 2019 Convention is Justice.

 

Proposals for panels and papers on this theme are particularly encouraged.

 

Keynote speakers:

Graduate Conference: "Comparative Approaches to Turkish Literature"

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:43am
Department of Turkish Literature - Bilkent University (Ankara)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Department of Turkish Literature at Bilkent University invites applications for its annual graduate conference. The general theme of the upcoming conference is “Comparative Approaches to Turkish Literature.”

This two-day conference aims to offer a forum for young scholars interested in looking at Turkish literature(s) broadly defined through new and comparative perspectives, in positioning Turkish literature authors and texts within the framework of world literature, and in discussing relations between Turkish literature and other literatures.

Possible topics may include:

Stephen Crane Society Panels at ALA 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:43am
Stephen Crane Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society, ALA 2019

 The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions:

Lenin 2020 collection (calls for abstracts)

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:42am
Alla Ivanchikova @ Rob Maclean
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Lenin 2020 edited collection—call for abstracts (Oct. 31)

Editors: Alla Ivanchikova (ivanchikova@hws.edu) and Robert Maclean (robertrmaclean@gmail.com).

This edited collection of essays seeks to answer the following question: what does “Lenin” and “Leninism” signify today? What is the future of Leninism? Why, after thirty years of iconoclasm (that involved the removal of statues of Lenin throughout the former socialist world), in spite of concerted efforts to demote, deconstruct, and discredit Leninist mode of thinking, does the specter of Lenin return to haunt our turbulent political present?

Calls for Proposals: Critical Pedagogy in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:41am
LaFetra College of Education, University of La Verne
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Proposals: Critical Pedagogy in the 21st Century
Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research (CEEIR) ConferenceLaFetra College of Education, University of La Verne
March 2, 2019, 9AM-5PM, Abraham Campus Center The Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research (CEEIR) invites you to submit a
proposal for a paper presentation, poster, workshop, or performance at our 2nd annual conference on
March 2, 2019. This year’s theme, “Critical Pedagogy in the 21st Century” is a call to students,
educators, practitioners, scholars, and citizens to examine how and why critical pedagogy continues

BLACK LIVES

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:39am
Daniel Hengel / The CUNY Graduate Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CFP

 

                  CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association Conference                                                        BLACK LIVES

Thursday, April 11 - Friday, April 12, 2019

 

CUNY Graduate Center New York, NY

 

New Humanities: The Ethico-Critical Imperative

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:39am
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

New Humanities: The Ethico-Critical Imperative

 

CFP: MLA Edited Collection, Teaching Literature and Writing in Prisons

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:37am
Sheila Smith McKoy and Patrick Elliot Alexander, Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

Call for Essay Proposals: Teaching Literature and Writing in PrisonsEdited by Sheila Smith McKoy and Patrick Elliot Alexander

Bearing Witness: Reading James Baldwin in the 21st Century (A Critical Anthology)

updated: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:59pm
Yasmin Y. DeGout, Howard University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bearing Witness: Reading James Baldwin in the 21st Century

(A Critical Anthology)

“Perhaps I did not succumb to ideology . . . because I have never seen myself as a spokesman. I am a witness. In the church in which I was raised you were supposed to bear witness to the truth. Now, later on, you wonder what in the world the truth is, but you do know what a lie is.”—James Baldwin, Interview by Julius Lester

 

Something Rich and Strange”: Remapping Shakespeare’s Utopia: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:35am
ESRA, European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

“Something Rich and Strange”: Remapping Shakespeare’s Utopia

Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik, Delilah Bermudez Brataas

Tischner European University, Krakow, Poland akowalcze@wse.krakow.pl ; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway delilah.brataas@ntnu.no

ALA 2019 Afrofuturism and Pauline Hopkins

updated: 
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:06pm
Eurie Dahn / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Call for Papers

Pauline E. Hopkins Society

American Literature Association

30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Afrofuturism and Pauline Hopkins

ABO: An Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 (Digital Humanities Section)

updated: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:15am
Tonya Howe / Digital Humanities Section Editor, ABO
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

ABO: An Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 (https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/abo/) solicits articles that provide practical, theoretical, and critical ways of engaging women and the arts, 1640-1830, through digital means.

Among other topics, articles might analyze or encourage new ways of looking at texts connected to women and the arts, or women’s presence and absence in electronic collections, projects, or data sets. ABO also solicits peer reviews of digital tools and projects focusing on women in the arts, 1640-1830, and invites submission of digital tools and projects for peer review.

2nd Global Conference: The End of Life Experience - Dying, Death and Culture in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:42pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 9, 2018

2nd Global Conference
The End of Life Experience
Dying, Death and Culture in the 21st Century

Saturday 13th April 2019 to Sunday 14th April 2019
Bruges, Belgium

Join us for a fast-paced, interdisciplinary fueled two days of learning, sharing and connection as we engage with one another, across disciplines, practices and professions to transform the end of life into a person-centered experience.

“Pilgrimages and Tourism” International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:37pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

“Pilgrimages and Tourism”International Conference15-16 June, 2019 – Cambridge, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

 

Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places  such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.

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