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Edited Collection: Malaysian Ecocriticism

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:49pm
Agnes S. K. Yeow / University of Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Call for papers           —        Edited Collection of Essays   

Tentative title:

Malaysian Ecocriticism: Contested Environments, Identities and the Politics of Nature

With the landmark establishment of the Southeast Asian chapter of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) in August 2016, it is both timely and crucial for member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to assess their literary and cultural artifacts from an ecocritical perspective.

Conflictual and Toxic Environment in American Intellectual Life and Education since 1990

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:48pm
Aristi TRENDEL LE Mans University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Conflictual and Toxic Environment in American Intellectual Life and Education

since 1990

 

Panel organized within the framework of the European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and British Association for American Studies (BAAS) conference

Environment, Place and Protest”

King’s College London, University College London, and the British Library, LONDON

4-7 April 2018

 

Deadline for abstracts: September 17, 2017.

 

Aerial Assault: Drone Warfare, Precision Bombing, and Combatant Experience

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:48pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

During the Persian Gulf War, the American military debuted smart-bombing that quickly eliminated Iraqi infrastructure. The Persian Gulf War was known as a “clean” war, as targets were efficiently acquired and destroyed. The War in Iraq further exemplified the American military prowess in aerial assault: Predator and Reaper drones acquired targets and enabled surveillance. Although weaponized drones are an efficient means of acquiring and destroying targets, we should contemplate how the American military conducts war in foreign countries, the ethical stakes, and how the combatant’s experience of war has transformed in the age of technology. An especially important facet of drone warfare to consider is the civilian impact.

UPDATED CFP CINE EXCESS CULT FILM CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:46pm
Fran Pheasant-Kelly/Birmingham City University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

Updated Call for Papers

The 11th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions

 

Birmingham City University Presents:

 

Cine Excess XI

Fear and the Unfamiliar: Wrong Time, Wrong Place, Wrong Crowd  

Birmingham City University (and related screening venues)

9th-11th November 2017

www.cine-excess.co.uk

 

Keynote: Professor Mark Jancovich (UEA)

 

Contemporary Period Pieces on Television (Proposed panel for The Louisville Conference, February 22-24, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:46pm
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

In the world of television—whether on regular network TV, prestige TV, or streaming service exclusives—the period piece is currently en vogue. Increasingly, contemporary period shows are focusing on the recent past, and moments the audience may have experienced firsthand, from the 1960s of Mad Men andthe 1970s of The Get Down, to the 1980s of Stranger Things and The Goldbergs and the 1990s of True Detective and Fresh off the Boat.

Migration, Immigration and Homelessness in Recent European Cinema

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
Temenuga Trifonova
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Contemporary scholarship on European identity is marked by a persistent skepticism toward the idea of a ‘European identity.’ For Pierre Sorlin, “[h]abits, tastes, modes of thinking can only be reached and studied in a practical manner, that is to say, through actual, material data.

ICMS Kalamazoo 2018: Nonhuman Forms of Thought

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
Program in Medieval Studies, Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Nonhuman Forms of Thought (Sponsored Paper Session)

 

53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

May 10-13, 2018

 

 

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVELS at CEA 2018

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
College English Association (CEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: GRAPHIC NOVELS at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, GRAPHIC NOVELS at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

[ACLA 2018] Postcolonial Autopoiesis: Literature, Materiality, Experience

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:44pm
Jay Rajiva, Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

In critiquing the efforts of new materialists (Bennett, Coole and Frost, and others) to develop a concept of agency that accounts for the emergent properties of matter, Hannes Bergthaller argues that the preoccupation with blurring boundaries between human and nonhuman matter has made it difficult to draw legitimate and necessary distinctions between subjects in the world. The danger, for Bergthaller, is a kind of ethico-fatalist surrender to the contingency of matter that leaves us with no reason to preserve any species, even human beings. Bergthaller thus proposes autopoiesis — the concept of a self-limiting and self-organizing system, borrowed from biology — as a solution to the problem of limitless materiality.

ACLA 2018 | Resistances in the Poetics of the Americas

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:44pm
Edgar Garcia, University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Resistances in the Poetrics of the Americas

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Meeting

Los Angeles | March 29-April 1, 2018

 

"Something Sexy: Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction"

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:44pm
The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association of the Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Call for Papers

 

The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association of the Ohio State University Annual Conference

 

Special Colloquium Topic: "Something Sexy: Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction"

 

Date: Saturday, 28 October 2017

 

Abstracts due: 1 October 2017

 

Call for Panel proposals for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
Mihai Mindra/University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Call for Panel proposals for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

4 – 7 April 2018, King’s College London, University College London, and the British Library

Panel Title:

“Fictional Representations of North American Ideological Environment/ Space

and Place Divisions”

 

PCA 2018, Indianapolis, Medievalism in Popular Culture area - proposals due 10/1/17

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

PCA/ACA 2018 National Conference

March 28th – 31st, 2018 – Indianapolis, Indiana

 

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (including Anglo-Saxon, Robin Hood, Arthurian, Norse, and other materials connected to medieval studies) accepts papers on all topics that explore either popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods.  These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, art, etc.   For this year’s conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

 

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