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The (Recent) Past, Present and Future of Genre Fiction (ALA 28th Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 25-29, 2017); due January 25

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:40pm
Society for Contemporary Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

 

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Assoc. This panel seeks to explore the trends in literature of the past 25 years, especially the future of genre fiction.  Starting points for discussion may include, but are not limited to

 

  • Genres of popular fiction
  • Canons/canonization
  • Genre/generic conventions
  • Genre-shifting
  • Blurring/disappearing genre lines
  • Multi-genre literature

 

 

“The Secular and the Literary”

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Conference on Christianity & Literature at Modern Language Association 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CCL MLA CFP 2018

 

“The Secular and the Literary”

 

Convened by Caleb D. Spencer & Mark Eaton

 

American Jewish Literature: New Approaches and New Voices

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Society for American Jewish Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

American Jewish Literature: New Approaches and New Voices 

 

The Society for American Jewish Literature will sponsor one session at the American Literature Association’s 28th Annual Conference, which will take place in Boston, MA from May 25-28, 2017. 

 We welcome submissions on any topic related to American Jewish literature, including papers on diverse genres and comparative approaches.  

 Please send your 250-word proposal (or direct any inquiries) to William Etter at better@ivc.edu. The deadline for proposals is January 27, 2017.  Papers must be limited to 15-20 minutes in length.

International Conference “Representations of Hostile Spaces in Literature and the Arts: Images and Metaphors”

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Complutense University of Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017

The International Conference “Representations of Hostile Spaces in Literature and the Arts: Images and Metaphors” sets out to study works of literature, cinema, music and the visual arts related to hostile spaces and the images and metaphors derived from them in literature and the arts.

This interdisciplinary conference intends to be a meeting point for specialists in literature and different arts in order to foster debate around the artistic representations of hostile spaces in the modern world. Thus, we propose new approaches to a subject that has great impact on the cultural sphere with a special emphasis on literature, the arts and architecture.

Humor, globalization, and culture-specificity in modern and contemporary art

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Radboud University, Open University, Frans Hals Museum / De Hallen Haarlem, the Netherlands
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CFP: Humor, globalization, and culture-specificity in modern and contemporary art (Haarlem, the Netherlands, June 16, 2017)

 

Frans Hals Museum│ De Hallen Haarlem; Radboud University Nijmegen, Open University, the Netherlands, June 16, 2017

Deadline for abstract submission: March 1, 2017

Date of notification: March 15, 2017

 

Humor, globalization, and culture-specificity in modern and contemporary art

 

Johnny Cash: Arts and Artistry from the New Deal into the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Historic Dyess Colony:Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, an Arkansas State University Heritage Site
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 16, 2017

Arkansas State University opens a call for presentations for a public symposium in conjunction with the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to be held in Dyess, Arkansas, Oct. 19-21, 2017. The symposium, “Johnny Cash: Arts and Artistry from the New Deal into the 21st Century,” is co-sponsored by the Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home and the A-State Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program.

Transtalantic Franzen

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Transatlantic Franzen; Special Issue of 'Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations'
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

 

Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations

 Transatlantic Franzen

 

Don DeLillo Society Newsletter (Deadline: March 1, 2016)

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Don DeLillo Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Don DeLillo Society seeks contributions for the next edition of its newsletter.

Short, informal articles on any aspect of DeLillo's work or DeLillo scholarship are welcome. Submissions should be no longer than 1,500 words.

Please submit contributions to Anne Longmuir by March 1, 2017. 

Thinking the Unbearability of Gender *Deadline Extended!*

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Emory University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017

This is a call for papers to be submitted for a two-part panel on gender and unbearability for the upcoming 2017 Virginia Humanities Conference “The Unbearable Humanities”, hosted by Shenandoah University, April 7-8. http://vahumanitiesconference.org This panel invites papers committed to thinking about the relationship(s) between the unbearable—that which cannot be endured or tolerated—and gender. It asks: How might thinking about the relationship(s) between unbearability and gender re-imagine theories of gender, the social, and/or politics? How can thinking unbearability and gender together speak to a politics of living and/or being?

RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA deadline for submissions: February 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing contact email: abeauchamp@astate.edu 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOSE ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ

APRIL 13-15, 2017

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR

Contact E-mail: kcostello@astate.edu or abeauchamp@astate.edu _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Fitzgerald, ALA 2017, Open (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2017 American Literature Association in Boston, Massachusetts, 25-28.

 

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals for papers examining any aspect of Fitzgerald’s life and work that provides fresh insights.

 

Reading Faulkner in the Age of Trump(ism) -- ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
William Faulkner Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

William Faulkner Society

2017 American Literature Association Conference

Boston, MA, May 25-28

Reading Faulkner in the Age of Trump(ism)

CFP: Catharine Sedgwick Society at ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

As we head toward the 150th anniversary of Catharine Sedgwick's death and the 20th anniversary of the CMS Society in 2017, we invite proposals for the following panel for ALA 2017:

Session #1: TIME, MEMORIALS AND ANNIVERSARIES (3 or 4 15 to 20-minute papers):

BROAD STREET: nonfiction magazine-- true stories, honestly

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
Broad Street Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dare to push yourself in new ways. We are a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence.  We want beautifully crafted, previously unpublished non-fiction narratives: reflective essays, memoirs, experimental truth-telling, poetry, prose poetry, photo essays, original artwork, and interviews. We hope to create an engaging intersection where writing, poetry, and artwork can converge in one space to be enjoyed by readers and writers deeply engaged with the culture, though not through an academic lens.  Your smart best friend should enjoy Broad Street as much as your theory-steeped professor.  Think NPR.  Think New Yorker.  Think Broad Street.

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