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Truthiness: The 2017 Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Conference in English Literature

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:21am
UC Berkeley Department of English & Stanford University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Conference in English Literature welcomes papers on this year’s theme:

TRUTHINESS

April 29, 2017 @ Stanford University 

“Fiction must stick to facts, and the truer the facts the better the fiction...” -Virginia Woolf

Nietzsche defines truth as “a mobile army of metaphors, metonymies, anthropomorphisms, in short, a sum of human relations…which, after lengthy use, seem firm, canonical and binding to a people.” For whom is it binding, and in what sense are they bound?

Call for Modernist and Post-Modernist Papers

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:21am
Silver Streams Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 21, 2017

Silver Streams is a literary journal dedicated to both Modernist and Post-Modernist art, literature, and critical analysis. The journal seeks to chronicle both the past and the possible future of these genres by publishing original prose and poetry along with critical essays and artwork.

Our inaugural issue is due for publication in June 2017. Please send articles between 1500 - 4000 words.

Time, Space, and Epistemic Violence in Hemispheric American Literature: SAMLA Nov. 3-Nov. 5 2017

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:21am
SAMLA Conference 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

 Time, Space, and Epistemic Violence in Hemispheric American Literature

This panel seeks papers that explore the depiction of time and space in hemispheric American Literature and the ways in which traditional conceptualizations may be read as a form of epistemic violence. How do the depictions of physical spaces in works from the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States interact with complex configurations of time as progressive, circular, or even anti-linear and irregular—narrative time as composed of a randomized trail of apexes and abysses? How does this literature address/redress/move beyond the concepts of time and space and the harm caused by the imposition of Western paradigms?

Theorising the Popular Conference

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Liverpool Hope University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

Theorising the Popular Conference 2017

Liverpool Hope University, June 21st-22nd 2017

The Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University is delighted to announce its seventh annual international conference, ‘Theorising the Popular’. Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 conference aims to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within ‘traditional’ subjects. One of its chief goals will be to generate debate that challenges academic hierarchies and cuts across disciplinary barriers.

The Art of Revolutions – October 26-28, 2017

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
American Philosophical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The tumult and transformations resulting from the Age of Revolutions (1770s-1840s) created a trans-Atlantic body of art and material culture that reflected and inspired new ideas and actions.  Inspired by Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the legacy of the patriot portraitist Charles Willson Peale and his artistic family from the eighteenth century until the middle of the nineteenth, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA)’s forthcoming publication of The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations, along with a series of other Peale-centric events happening in Philadelphia, the APS and PMA will co-sponsor a scholarly conference on October 19-21, 2017 that exp

Special Issue: Visual poetics

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Nordic Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Article proposals are sought for the the special issue of NJES on visual poetics, edited by Jakub Lipski, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz.

Papers on any aspect of the visual in English literature are welcome, though preference will be given to those covering the medieval period, the long nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. 

Send in 200-word abstracts as well as your short bio to j.lipski@ukw.edu.pl by 31 March 2017. Complete papers will be due in December 2017.

THE POLITICS OF SPACE AND THE HUMANITIES

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Hellenic Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Conference dates: 15-17 December 2017

 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 1st, 2017

Venue: Aristotle University, Thessaloniki

 

The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference ―The Politics of Space and the Humanities‖ to be held in Thessaloniki.

 

BOOK COLLECTION: Edward Albee as Dramatic and Theatrical Innovator

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Michael Y. Bennett / Editor, New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies book series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Submissions for Volume Three of New Perspectives in Edward Albee Society, the Official Publication of the Edward Albee Society. (Published annually by Brill from which Volume One, Edward Albee and Absurdism, is now available)

 

Topic: Edward Albee as Dramatic and Theatrical Innovator

 

We are seeking essays that explore Albee’s plays for innovations in theatrical style, dramatic structure, creation of great characters (from both a performance and observation of human behavior perspective), and subject matter (e.g., mistreatment of the elderly, reversal of gender roles in conventional marriage, death and dying).

 

L’avventura. International Journal of Italian Film and Media Landscapes

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
L'avventura. International Journal of Italian and Media Lanscapes
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

L’avventura. International Journal of Italian Film and Media Landscapes aims at positioning itself at the heart of the contemporary debate on Italian visual and media culture, its history and its present characteristics. The journal’s main areas of interest include:

 

* Patterns, styles, figures: the evolution of styles and patterns, themes and narratives; the rela­tionship between film and other art and communication practices; modes of production and industrial forms.

* Archive: film and media archives, as much as oral sources.

* Differences: local, national, gender and generational identities as shaped and moulded in cinema and media discourse.

Neo-Victorian Decadences

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:19am
Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

8–9 September 2017, St John’s College, Durham University (United Kingdom)

UPDATED: MLA 2018 Special Session: Catholicism’s Gothic Legacy

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:19am
Geremy Carnes
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This proposed MLA 2018 (January 4-7, NYC) session seeks papers that address the relationship between Catholicism and English Gothic literature in ways that move beyond simplistic observations of the genre’s use of anti-Catholic tropes. Especially welcome are papers that situate Gothic literature in the history of English Catholicism or which approach the religious content and contexts of Gothic literature from “post-secular” points of view. Papers might examine anything from 18th- and early 19th-century Catholicism’s influence on the rise of Gothic literature, to the lingering anti-Catholicism (or, conversely, Catholic nostalgia) in 21st-century Gothic literature and/or film, or anything in between.

Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:19am
Le Mans University, France
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017

Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museumsdeadline for submissions: March 31, 2017full name / name of organization: University of Maine (France)contact email: Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums

University of Maine (Le Mans, France) - 9-10 Nov. 2017            

L'oeuvre de Rachid Mimouni : ruptures et renouveaux

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:19am
Benaouda LEBDAI
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL RACHID MIMOUNI-

Boumerdès,

21/22/23 novembre 2017

 

« L’œuvre de Rachid Mimouni : Ruptures et renouveaux. »

 

Organisé par la Direction de la culture de la Wilaya de Boumerdès

En collaboration avec l’Université Alger 2 et l’Université de Boumerdès

 

Maison de la culture Rachid Mimouni – Boumerdès -Algérie

 

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