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Edited Collection: Science Fiction and Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
Jeffrey Pietruszynski
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We are seeking contributions from scholars in various disciplines to submit proposals for chapters to be combined into an edited collection on Shakespeare’s influences on modern day science fiction.

Shakespeare’s influence on literary genres is profound to say the least, however, for some people, the association with modernity and popular culture often blinds the reader from any connection to Shakespeare and the English Early Modern Period. Evidence from science fiction belies this position as Shakespeare in both physical and textual form is a regular fixture on the screen. A well-known example comes from the 2007 Doctor Who episode “The Shakespeare Code” where the Doctor refers to him as “the most human human there’s ever been.”

For My People: Dismantling the Child/Adult Dichotomy in Black Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
Ellen Donovan & Laura Dubek / College Literature Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 30, 2020

In 2018 Duke University Press reissued James Baldwin’s Little Man, Little Man: A Record of Childhood. In “A James Baldwin Book, Forgotten and Overlooked for Four Decades, Gets Another Life,” New York Times writer Alexandra Alter notes that in 1976 Little Man received lukewarm reviews: “critics didn’t know what to make of an experimental, enigmatic picture book that straddled the line between children’s and adult literature.” Alter posits that because of a changed social and political climate, Baldwin’s book will now have an easier time finding an audience.

Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
JBSM
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 7, 2020

We are delighted to invite submissions to the Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities. The journal brings together “theories of the body”, “critical studies of men and masculinities” and “sexuality studies.” More specifically, the journal provides a venue for research on bodies, sexualities and masculinities and all of their complexities -- temporal, medical, geographic, cultural, ethnic, legal - by welcoming submissions from the social sciences, humanities, life sciences, and health studies that are theoretically rigorous, methodologically sound, and draw on interdisciplinary approaches.

Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:12pm
Comparative Literature, Theory and Criticism, and Hispanic Studies at Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics

“The more we study art, the less we care for nature.” Oscar Wilde

The Department of Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at Western University invite abstracts for the 22nd annual Graduate Student Conference on “Camp/camp,” which will be taking place March 26-28, 2020.

Folklore, Learning and Literacies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:12pm
Folklore Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 12, 2020

Folklore, Learning and Literacies

The Annual Conference of the Folklore Society

 

Friday 24 to Sunday 26 April 2020, London

Lore is learning: folklore is a body of knowledge and a means of transmission. Vernacular knowledge, and vernacular transmission, each rooted in language.

 

Revenant Special Issue: Apocalyptic Waste

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:12pm
Revenant Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers: Special issue of Revenant (www.revenantjournal.com)

Apocalyptic Waste: Studies in Environmental Threat and Nightmare Spaces

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: January 31st 2020

Contact E-mail: M.Crofts@hull.ac.uk

Guest Editors: Matt Crofts and Layla Hendow, University of Hull.

NOSTALGIA

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:11pm
Moveable Type (UCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

MOVEABLE TYPE: THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON ENGLISH JOURNAL

SUMMER 2020 –– NOSTALGIA


Marcel Proust closes the first volume of À la recherche du temps perdu with the assertion that ‘remembrance of a particular form is but regret for a particular moment; and houses, roads, avenues are as fugitive, alas, as the years.’ To Proust, nostalgia for the past, no matter how powerful, can only ever be a pale imitation of previous lived experience. 

[UPDATE] Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (PCA/ACA 2020 4/15-4/18)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 3:59pm
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (PCA/ACA 2020 4/15-4/18)deadline for submissions: November 24, 2019full name / name of organization: Pop Culture/American Culture Associationcontact email: disasterculture@yahoo.com

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

Call for Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

2020– Philadelphia – 4/15-4/18

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

30th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 3:59pm
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Call for Papers: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference

The Magic of Carnival: Manifesting and Interrogating Identity Through Narratives

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher E. Bell

February 19-21, 2020.

ABSTRACTS DUE DECEMBER 18, 2019

Extended Deadline for Abstracts-- Comparative Drama Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 8:45am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

44th Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for PapersApril 2-4, 2020Orlando, Florida

 

Featuring a 2020 Keynote Event with Anne Washburn                                              Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 November 2019 

Papers reporting on original investigations and critical analysis of research and developments in the field of drama and theatre are invited for the 44th Comparative Drama Conference, hosted by Rollins College in Orlando, Florida, to be held April 2-4, 2020 .

10th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Spanish Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 3:45am
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Deadline for Submissions: February 15th

 

A call for paper presentation on any aspect of Spanish (literature, film, civilization, linguistics, pedagogy, etc.). Priority is given to presentations in Spanish, though papers in English will be accepted too.

Keywords: Spanish, Literature, Spanish Pedagogy, Linguistics, Spanish Culture

Important Dates: to be held on March 27th, 2020

Email abstracts to: simposio@slu.edu

Bob Dylan On Screen

updated: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 9:00pm
Murray Leeder/University of Manitoba
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

On May 12, 1963, Bob Dylan left the set of the Ed Sullivan Show, incensed the producers rejected his decision to “Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues.” This non-circulation of his image through television provided valuable publicity and Dylan would boast of “the song they didn’t let me play on TV.” This incident stands at the beginning of an ambivalent and complicated relationship between Dylan’s persona, as expressed through his words and music, and its dissemination through screen media.

Privilege and Position: Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 2:25pm
The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

The 2020 Sewanee Medieval Colloquium: 

Privilege and Position 

At the University of the South, Sewanee, TN

April 17-18, 2020

Plenary Speakers:

Edward King Plenary Lecturer:

William Chester Jordan, History, Princeton University

 

Brinley Rhys Plenary Lecturer:

Seeta Chaganti, University of California, Davis

 

Call for Papers:

Deadline Extended - The Essay Today: A Symposium

updated: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 8:33am
Philip Coleman & Jurrit Daalder / Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 22, 2019

*Deadline Extended*

The Essay Today: A Symposium

 Call for Papers

 

Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

25-26 March 2020

 

Extended Abstract Deadline for The Plays of Anne Washburn

updated: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 8:02am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Since Anne Washburn will be our Keynote Guest at the Comparative Drama Conference, we offer a proposed panel on her plays.

 

The Plays of Anne Washburn

 

The Comparative Drama Conference asks for abstracts on the plays of Anne Washburn.  The conference does not require any specific focus, but some possible topics are:

 

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play and other post-apocalyptic plays

Washburn's interest in the focusing on popular culture in her plays (for example, The Simpsons in Mr. Burns, her adaption of The Twilight Zone)

Washburn's contribution to the growing number of plays about Trump or inspired by Trump 

Abstract Deadline Extended for The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 8:01am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

Any abstract proposal  on David Henry Hwang’s plays are welcome.

 

Some possible topics include:

 

The generation of Asian-American playwrights who have followed Hwang and their (dis)connection with his legacy

The presence of autobiography in his plays, particularly Yellow Face and Soft Power

Hwang's representation of China 

Comparing Hwang's theatrical legacy with his work on Showtime's The Affair

A discussion of Hwang's engagement with Trump in Soft Power in comparison to other theatrical depictions of Trump

 

Extended Deadline: American Literature at PCA 2020

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:26pm
Corey Taylor / Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

November 24, 2019 is now the deadline for submitting proposals to the American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association’s National Conference, to be held April 15-18, 2020 at the Downtown Marriott in Philadelphia, PA.

ALA 2020 August Wilson

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 5:32pm
J. Ken Stuckey, August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The August Wilson

Author Society

of the

American Literature Association

announces its

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

for the

31st Annual ALA Conference

May 21-25, 2020

 

Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel

1 Market Place

Call for Papers: Liminal Existences and Migrant Resistances Conference

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:29pm
Marquette University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Call for Papers: Liminal Existences and Migrant Resistances Marquette University, sponsored by the Marquette Forum, the English Department, and the Center for Transnational Justice March 20-21, 2020 

We invite traditional paper presentations in addition to non-traditional panels, papers-in-progress, workshops, creative works (poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction), or original short films. Please submit a 250 to 500 word abstract or description of your project to Ibtisam Abujad at ibtisam.abujad@marquette.edu by January 15, 2020.

Incognitus 2020 - Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:23pm
Graduate English Student Society of Memorial University of Newfoundland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

What do we want? A better world? A cleaner world? At this point, many of us might merely settle for a world that isn’t barrelling towards inevitable environmental destruction.  So, what do we want? Climate Action! What does climate action look like in the academy? It looks like the expansion of digital resources and the cultivation of better disposal and recycling habits on university campuses. It also looks like the cultivation of eco-critical theory and research. Earth is our home. It is the only habitable planet for us. Unfortunately, while it shows evidence of the brilliance of humanity, the state of the Earth also represents our greed and short-sightedness.

Food: Sacrificial, Spiritual, and Secular

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 10:07am
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

The Fourteenth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)

 

23-24 October 2020

National Taiwan University

 

Call for Papers

 

Food: Sacrificial, Spiritual, and Secular

 

The Persuasive Power of Nostalgia: An Emerging Genre

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:46am
Ryerson University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Many scholars have examined the ways in which nostalgia has functioned and evolved throughout history from its clinical classification as a syndrome/disease to its romantic re-classification as the pursuit of a golden age. More recent literature has attempted to identify the different subcategories of nostalgia that have emerged within modernity and the extent to which it functions as both a spatial and temporal phenomenon.

Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science 2020

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:12am
TTT2020 Organizing Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

TTT2020: Call for papers, posters and artist-talks
Deadline for proposals: March 31, 2020

The fourth international conference "Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science" will take place November 26–28, 2020, in Austria, hosted by the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Including theoretical and art practice presentations, TTT2020 continues to focus (a) on questions about the nature of the forbidden and aesthetics of liminality as expressed in art that uses or is inspired by technology and science, and (b) on the opening of spaces for creative transformation in the merging of science and art.

Human Mobility and Cultural Identities through History

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:12am
International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 30, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to the 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities, organized by the International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH) and the Dante Alighieri Society of Nicosia, in cooperation with Larnaca Municipality and the Pontificia Università Salesiana. After the success of the past events, shaped by a fruitful exchange of ideas, this year our aim is explore the topic of human migration and its consequences in creating cultures and transforming identities. The conference is to be held on 26th-29th May 2020 at the Hall of Arts and Literature in Larnaca, Cyprus.

Transitions: New Directions in Comics Studies

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:08am
Hallvard Haug, Birkbeck College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: TRANSITIONS 9 – new directions in comics studies 2020

BIRKBECK COLLEGE LONDON Saturday 21st March 2020

 

http://www.ccl.bbk.ac.uk/transitions-9-call-for-papers/

 

 

We are delighted to announce a call for papers for the Transitions 2020 symposium. Transitions is a platform for emerging research in comics  that is free to attend and participate in. 

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe at ALA 2020 and Up and Coming Scholar Graduate Student Award

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:08am
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

 

Call for Papers 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

American Literature Association 2020

Deadline for Submissions:  January 6, 2020

San Diego, CA

May 21-24, 2020

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Call for Papers  

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