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Multicultural Literature in the Windy City, Midwest MLA, November 14-17, 2019, Chicago, IL

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Christina Triezenberg/Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

This year's MMLA conference theme of "Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers" offers a wealth of possibilities to explore the complex relationships that minority and immigrant communities have within the larger culture of the United States, as well as the ways in which literary texts communicate the realities of their experiences to a wider audience, particularly when they are introduced in the classroom.  With this in mind, the Multicultural Literature in the Classroom section seeks papers that explore the often conflicted relationships that minorities and immigrants have with the communities around them, as well as the ways in which minority and immigrant populations enrich and strengthen the communities of which they are apart, even as they strive to main

Hawthorne Society MLA 2020: DH for NH

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:55am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The Annual Conference of the MLA will meet in Seattle on January 9-12, 2020. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society invites proposals investigating the topic, “Hawthorne, his Circle, and the Digital Humanities,” or “DH for NH,” for short. We welcome interest in all aspects of the intersection of digital humanities with Hawthorne’s circle, including figures such as Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (whose papers were digitalized alongside those of Hawthorne, Thoreau, Whitman, and 35,000 other items from the NYPL’s Berg Collection in 2012), Melville, Emerson, Fuller, and other local (Salem, Concord, Boston, the Berkshires) contemporaries. Proposals might include (but are not limited to) such topics as:

Observing Upheaval: Modernism and Surveillance

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:55am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Observing Upheaval: Modernism and Surveillance panel

Modernist Studies Association conference: October 17-20, 2019, Toronto
Conference Theme: Upheaval and Reconstruction

Organisers: Stephanie J Brown and Emily Hainze

 

Panel description:

Levinas Conference: "Vulnerability"

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:21am
North American Levinas Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The 14th Annual Conference of the North American Levinas Society

Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa

"Vulnerability"

July 23 - 26, 2019  

  

NALS welcomes submissions on all topics relevant to the work of Emmanuel Levinas, but we especially encourage topics that address the conference theme, “Vulnerability,” including but not limited to:

 

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:20am
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

                                                                                                                Call for Submissions

                                                                                            Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies

Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies®(JSAHS), sponsored by the Center for American Studies of Sichuan Province and managed by the School of Foreign Languages at Southwest Jiaotong University in Southwest China, is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually in June and December by Sichuan People’s Publishing House, China.

Victorian Renewals

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
British Association for Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

British Association for Victorian Studies Annual Conference"Victorian Renewals"

University of Dundee, Scotland28-30 August 2019

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Podcasting Poetics

 

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

Gender, Race, and Apocalypse: Essays on Bird Box

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:17am
Brandon Grafius and Gregory Stevenson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Netflix original film Bird Boxshattered records when it was released last December; according to industry reports, the film was streamed by over 45 million viewers in its first week. The film has become a cultural meme, with “Bird Box” challenges involving blindfolded participants trending on YouTube, and receiving a reference in a recent Saturday Night Live “Cold Open.”

 

This collection of essays will explore the cultural discussions which Bird Boxparticipates in through analyses of its treatment of race, gender, mental illness, spirituality, motherhood, and other issues. Suggested topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

CFP: Animal Doubles in Literature and Film (2019 MMLA, Chicago, IL)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Margaret Day/Midwest Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

SUBMISSION DEADLINE APRIL 5

Call for Papers: “Animals in Literature and Film” (Permanent Panel)
Midwest Modern Languages Association
November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL

“How can an animal look you in the face? Animal Doubles in Literature and Film”

This year's "Animals in Literature and Film" panel at the Midwest Modern Languages Association's annual meeting (November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL) invites papers engaging the conference’s theme of “Doubles, Duality, and Doppelgangers,” specifically how works of literature or film reflect or confound perceived differences between human and non-human animals.

Shakespeare Session at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte

El Paso, TX

 

Call for Artist Interviews

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism is seeking interviews with theatre artists (directors, actors, performers, designers, technicians, writers, etc.) of regional, national, or international prominence, for potential publication in our Spring 2019 issue. Interviews should be framed for the mission of the journal by contributing to the varied conversations in dramatic theory and criticism, exploring the relationship between theory and theatre practice, and/or addressing paradigms used in or potentially useful for dramatic theory and criticism, broadly conceived. Contributions may also investigate practices and methods that raise questions about the nature and function of theatre, drama, or performance.

Piracy and the American South

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:15am
Kristopher Mecholsky (LSU)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

Given their contribution to the historical development of the coastal south and the Americas in general, pirates are strikingly absent in the present southern literary and cultural canon and its criticisms.

Homeschooling and Libraries

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 5:29pm
Carol Smallwood McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Homeschooling and Libraries

 

Book Publisher: McFarland

 

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public,academic librarian, indexer.

Carol Smallwood, co-editor. Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); public library administrator, special, school librarian.

Southeast Asia and the Diaspora: Gender, Labor, and Performance

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 3:32pm
Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Association (SEASGRAD) at UC Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

*Updated Deadline: February 24th*

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Southeast Asia and the Diaspora: Gender, Labor, and Performance

1st Annual SEASGRAD Conference

University of California, Riverside

May 10, 2019

Registration Live for Neo-Victorianism and the Senses: Sensing the Past

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:44am
University of Surrey
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 17, 2019

Registration for Neo-Victorianism and the Senses: Sensing the Past (Friday 22nd March 2019, University of Surrey, UK) is now 'live' and can be accessed via the following link: https://store.surrey.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/fass-faculty-of-arts-s...

 

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Rosario Arias, University of Málaga

 

‘Every sensorial perception is at the same time past and present’ (Hamilakis, 2013).

 

Mind, Matter(s), Spirit: Forms of Knowledge in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:43am
Dr Janine Hatter / University of Hull
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Now held at University of Greenwich, London.

We welcome proposals for 20 minute papers, panels of three papers affiliated with an organisation or a group of scholars and non-traditional papers/panels, on topics which can include, but are not limited to:

Bodies, Borders, and Boundaries: Embodiments of Multicultural and Transnational Children

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:20pm
Tharini Viswanath and Nithya Sivashankar/ MLA 2020 (Guaranteed session)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION SPONSORED SESSION, MLA 2020  

 

“Bodies, Borders, and Boundaries: Embodiments of Multicultural and Transnational Children”

           

 January 9-12 at Seattle, Washington

 

UPDATED Call for Papers: Journal Articles

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 8:52am
Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming June issue.

Essay Collection: Joyce Writing Disability

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:32pm
Jeremy Colangelo / Hunan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019

UPDATE: The deadline for proposals has been extended to March 16

Queering Food Studies

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:25am
Dr. Ed Chamberlain
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Conference - MLA Convention in Seattle, Washington, USA

Dates of the conference - January 9th-12th 2020

CFP: Chiasma, Issue 6 – ±Disenchantment

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:41am
Chiasma: A Site for Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019


***CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED, MARCH 1ST***

Chiasma: A Site for Thought is pleased to invite submissions for its sixth issue, on the theory and philosophy of “disenchantment”. 

Articles should be 5,000-10,000 words long, formatted according to the Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition, and cited with footnotes. Articles should include abstracts of ~150 words. Full Submission Guidelines can be found here. Please send anonymized articles with abstracts to chiasma.asiteforthought@gmail.com by March 1, 2019

The Allure of the Erotic: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:10pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

2nd Global Conference
The Allure of the Erotic: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

The “CROSS-INTER-MULTI-TRANS-“ disciplinarit(ies) of English Studies

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:09pm
Albanian Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

The “CROSS-INTER-MULTI-TRANS-“ disciplinarit(ies) of English Studies

5th ASSE conference on British and American Studies

6-8 June 2019, Vlora, Albania

Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2019

SAMLA 2019: Power, Identity, and Relationships in the Works of Carson McCullers

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:08pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite paper proposals for SAMLA 2019 on the conference theme of "Language: Power, Identity, and Relationships." Proposals addressing any aspect of McCullers' life and works are welcome, especially those that contribute new understandings of how McCullers deploys language to institute, reify, challenge, and/or reconfigure power relations at the individual, communal, societal, national, or geopolitical levels. If interested, please submit a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Amber P. Hodge, Carson McCullers Society Secretary, at ahodge@go.olemiss.edu by Monday, May 20, 2019. SAMLA 2019 will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia from November 8-10.

Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 8-10, 2019

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:07pm
Lisa Wenger Bro / Speculative Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.  The cohesive element that pulls works together under the category is that there is some “unrealistic” element, whether it’s magical, supernatural, or a futuristic/technological development: works that fall into the category stray from conventional realism in some way.   For this reason, speculative fiction can be quite broad, including everything from fantasy and magical realism to horror and science fiction—from China Miéville to Margaret Atwood to Philip K. Dick. This panel aims to explore those unrealistic elements and all their varied implications about society, politics, economics, and more. 

 

Poe, Islands, Archipelagoes

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:07pm
Poe Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Poe Studies Association will sponsor a session at the 2020 MLA Convention in Seattle on “Poe, Islands, Archipelagoes.” Islands are central to some of Edgar Allan Poe’s works—think “The Island of the Fay,” the later chapters of Pym, the barrier island setting of “The Gold-Bug”—but they also play important roles in other Poe texts in which they are not blatantly visible—for example, the orangutan in “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” is brought to Paris from Borneo. This panel will engage with the currents of archipelagic American studies to reassess how islands, oceans, and archipelagoes function in Poe’s literary corpus.

Carson McCullers Annual Outstanding Conference Paper Award

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:07pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 8, 2019

The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite submissions for its annual prize for Outstanding Conference Paper. This award recognizes the best entry for a scholarly essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a conference the previous year. Entrants should provide evidence that the paper was presented at a national, regional, or international academic conference during 2018 (January to December) and that the winner is eligible for the award as an active member of the Society.

Deadline Approaching: Radical Resistance Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 2:07pm
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Radical Resistance: Dissent and Boundary Crossing in the Humanities deadline for submissions: February 28, 2019 full name / name of organization: English Graduate Organization contact email: radicalresistance2019@gmail.com 

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

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:43am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 to Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

This inclusive conference aims to explore all aspects of friendship through an interdisciplinary dialogue that transcends the boundaries of the intellectual, the emotional and the personal with a view to forming a selective innovative publication.

Freedom of Speech: 2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:41am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Freedom of Speech at the Start of the 21st Century
2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

This inclusive interdisciplinary conference aims to explore all aspects of free speech at the beginning of the 21st century with a view to forming a selective and innovative publication to engender further research and collaboration.

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