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Performance, Religion, and Spirituality Call for Abstracts

updated: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:05am
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

 

 

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality

General Call for Abstracts and Papers

Volume 1 Issue 2, Summer 2018

 

Authors are welcome to submit articles or abstracts for the general issues of PRS at any time.

 

CFP: Creative Writing Education Today: A national celebration (4/30/18 - 10/5/18)

updated: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:04am
Creative Writing Education today: a national symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Creative Writing Education Today
A national celebration

October 5 2018Tampa, Fl9.00 am - 5.00 pmVenue: Marshall Center, University of South Florida
Call for Presentations

You are invited to propose a short paper (15 minutes) and to engage in discussions in this unique nomadic symposium (beginning in Tampa, Florida in October 2018). Papers can explore any topic in such areas of interest as:

- New ideas in Creative Writing Teaching and Learning
- Assessment
- National and global developments in Creative Writing Research
- Co- Curricular Opportunities

- The Future for Creative Writing / Creative Writing Studies

Public Feminisms

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Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:03am
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Even as antifeminist and right-wing forces have gained footholds worldwide, feminists have forcefully asserted themselves in the public sphere as key voices of resistance. From the Women’s Marches around the world that took place the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated, to the 2012 protests in Delhi, to a new resurgence of writers proudly adopting the moniker, feminists have organized to claim public space and a public voice. It is no overstatement to claim that “the resistance” is being led by women, with intersectional feminism at its core.

MLA 2019 - (De) Constructing Precarity in the Global South

updated: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:02am
Modern Language Association 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Call for papers for a special session at the MLA 2019 conference  to be held in Chicago:

(De) Constructing Precarity in the Global South

Performing Precarity through crises of race, gender, migration, existence, regional/national/global hierarchies. Situating Precarity in postcolonial, neoliberal Global South vis-à-vis the Global North. 300 word abstracts to be submitted by March 15, 2018 to Sagnika Chanda at: sac204@pitt.edu

TIMELINE EXTENDED: Cultural Studies Assoc. Environment/Space/Place

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 3:57pm
Cultural Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Environment, Space and Place

The ENVIRONMENT, SPACE, AND PLACE Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association invites both general and themed submissions for the 16thAnnual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 31-June 2, 2018.

Essays on Resistance in Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:54pm
Clark Firestone Pharr
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

The 21st century has become inculcated with a sense of perpetual crisis, reflecting a world seemingly on the verge of catastrophe. This new age of anxiety is evident not only in the breakdown of traditional hegemonies, but also in an increasingly personal sense of fear, futility, and frustration for marginalized communities. Within this context, we invite essays for a collection that explores the topic/themes/ideas of resistance in works of myriad types of contemporary (~2005-2018) popular culture.

special journal issue 'Multilingualism, Creativity, and the Arts'

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:19am
peer reviewed academic journal 'Critical Multilingual Studies'
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

 

Critical Multilingualism Studies

Special Issue:

Multilingualism, Creativity, and the Arts

 

(Optional) 300-word queries / expressions of interest by May 1, 2018

Drafts due for peer review by September 1, 2018

Guest Editors: Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich

 

Call for Papers

 

“A painter’s drawing is really his writing…”

--Marc Chagall

FLATTERY -- MLA 2019 Forum, Open Session

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:17am
LLC 16th-Century English
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The LLC 16th-Century English Forum of the Modern Langage Association is organizing a panel on Flattery.

The panel will be on the program for the 2019 MLA conference in Chicago, IL.

We are seeking new research on political, poetical, rhetorical, literary, hypocritical, artificial, dramatic, erotic, sniveling, strategic, or otherwise noteworthy examples or discussions of flattery in English texts, c. 1500-1600.

Please send Abstracts of 150-200 Words to Adam Zucker (azucker@english.umass.edu) by March 15th.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; October 31, 2014

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:53am
Patricia Bostian/Central Piedmont Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP), a peer-reviewed open source online journal, is accepting articles for our Winter 2018 issue, How Do We Survey. We are interested in articles by instructors and their experiences in teaching the American literature survey course in all its permutations. How are the classics and contemporary American authors balanced in surveys? What are the difficulties? The benefits? Any issue pertaining to teaching American literature is welcome, from assignment creation, gender issues, difficulties with translations, to first-hand accounts of both successes and failures.

Call for Academic Papers - Film

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 3:23am
Revelation Perth International Film Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival - Call for Papers NOW OPEN!

Academic Conference takes place on Monday July 9th and Tuesday July 10th 2018 in Perth, Western Australia

ENTRIES CLOSE 30th APRIL 2018

Guidelines:
Abstracts (no more than 200 words please)
Proposals for panels (no more than 300 words) should be submitted by the end of April 2018.
Registrations are $150AUD

About:
Drawing delegates from around the country The Revelation Perth International Film Festival's Academic Conference is a truly interactive two days of intense discussion and debate on all things cinema

Editing and Engineering Children's Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 1:55am
2019 Modern Language Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Modern Language Association Convention

Chicago, Illinois

January 3-6, 2019

 

Editing and Engineering Children’s Literature 

The Embodied Grad Student in Relation

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:52pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Embodied Grad Student in Relation This panel considers the importance of various forms of self-making, kinship, coalition, and allyship within the graduate student experience. With an attention to concepts of power and notions of identity, it seeks to explore how we survive and thrive in the academy variously as individuals, as part of communities, and in relation to our objects of study. Abstracts (200 words max) and CV to Christine "Xine" Yao (christine.yao@gmail.com) and Barbra Chin (barbra.chin@bison.howard.edu). This is a guaranteed session organized by the MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Humanities.

Writing Renaissance Experience - Experiencing Renaissance Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:52pm
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

Johannes Gutenberg University

Mainz, Germany

5-6 July 2018

 

Organised by

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

Tymon Adamczewski (Bydgoszcz)

 

Brexit and the Divided Kingdom: Special issue of the Journal for the Study of British Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:51pm
Journal for the Study of British Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 16, 2018

Although it is yet too early to draw conclusions about the ongoing public debate on Brexit, Britain’s tight vote to leave the European Union has certainly been read as a manifestation of deep divisions across the country. Political scientists Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin claim in “Britain after Brexit: A Nation Divided” (2017) that “for all the country’s political parties, articulating and responding to the divisions that were laid bare in the Brexit vote will be the primary electoral challenge of tomorrow.” The divisions brought into focus since the referendum are indeed manifold: 52% vs. 48%; England vs. Scotland vs. Wales vs. Northern Ireland; city vs. countryside; liberal vs. conservative; old vs. young; high vs.

“Constructing and Controlling Indigenous Identity Through Place: ‘Location, Location, Location’”

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 2:45pm
Bernadette V. Russo/Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Scholarly Submissions

Indigenous identity is connected to place, perhaps rooted most strongly in the relationship between place and self rather than simply the location itself. In the chapter “A Better World Becoming: Placing Critical Indigenous Studies” appearing in Aileen Moreton’s essay collection Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations, Daniel Heath Justice explains that, “Belonging is about being woven into the fabric of the land and its legacies, accepting the knowledge that your future is a shared future . . .” (26).

 

Thinking in/of the Anthropocene: Cognition, Computerization, and Catastrophe

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:13am
ASLE at SLSA 15-18 November
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

The theme of this year's SLSA Conference in Toronto, Canada is Out of Mind (15-18 November)

 

This year ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment) will consider this theme in relation to technology and/or the Anthropocene.

Please a 200 word bio and a 250 word abstract to Dr. Helena Feder (federh@ecu.edu) by 3/30/18.

 

Topics not limited to:

Computerization of the mind, from the inside out

Genetic modificantion, geoomorphing, and climate change

New work on cognition and empathy, within or cross-species

Relationship between theory (ecological thought) and (ecological) praxis

Call for Papers for ELOPE 15 (1), 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:11am
Andrej Stopar / University of Ljubljana
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The spring 2018 issue of ELOPE is dedicated to the position and role of speculative fiction and especially science fiction in a world that is increasingly becoming speculative and science fictional. The globalized, digitally mediated nature of contemporary realities and, indeed, individuals, increasingly corresponds to those imagined by the literary cyberpunk of the 1980s – by the movement which with its formal and thematic properties arguably blurred the dividing line between the “mainstream” literary fiction and the science fiction genre.

CFP: Call for Papers on Subcultures for PopCAANZ (Popular Culture Association Australia and New Zealand) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:09am
Kathryn A. Hardy Bernal, Area Chair for Subcultures, PopCAANZ (Popular Culture Association Australia and New Zealand)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Call for papers for the Subcultures panel at the 9th Annual International PopCAANZ Conference to be held at Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, 2 - 4 July, 2018.

Submission deadline for abstract proposal submissions: 31 March, 2018.

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday cultures. It is concerned with the study of the social practices and the cultural meanings that are produced and are circulated through the processes and practices of everyday life, as a product of consumption, an intellectual object of inquiry, and as an integral component of the dynamic forces that shape societies.

Subcontinental Drift: Nation, Narration, and Innovation

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:05am
MLA 2019 - Non guaranteed Special Session for the LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Seeking proposals on South Asian literatures that interrogate relationships between social and aesthetic textual transactions and translation processes, resulting in experimentations in genre and language. Papers on writers who explore topics such as the politics of space and gender in South Asia or the South Asian diaspora, digital diasporic representations, transnationality and national literatures, travelling textualities and translations are welcome, as are other related topics.

In the eye of the beholder: visual contexts of communication in medieval and early modern texts (thematic session at Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:04am
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

In the eye of the beholder: visual contexts of communication in medieval and early modern texts 

This session is part of the 48th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM), which will take place from 13-15 September in Poznań Poland.

Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:13pm
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

2018 Conference of The Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

“Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear”

October 18th-20th

Sam Houston State University, Houston/The Woodlands, Texas 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 3/2/18: State of Exposure: "Post-Truth" and the Politics of Looking

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:09pm
Wayne State University Visual Culture Spring Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

From the Civil Rights Movement to #BlackLives Matter, images of racially motivated violence have spurred nationwide protest. Despite overwhelming photographic evidence, juries – in the case of Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin, and countless others – nonetheless failed to find the perpetrators guilty. A picture of a toddler lying face down on a beach brought worldwide attention to the Syrian refugee crisis. The initial outrage caused by the photograph quickly dissipated, and today, this ongoing global crisis has largely disappeared from the public view.

Queen City Writers Special Issue: call for undergraduate work addressing R/resistance

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:27am
Queen City Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

Queen City Writers, a refereed online journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that examine aspects and implications of political resistance for an upcoming issue.

 

We seek critical essays informed by research (for our Inquiry section); analytical essays by first-year students (for our Storming the Gate section); brief, personal narratives of writers (for our Snapshots section); and multimodal texts (photo-essays, slideshows, podcasts, videos,  websites, etc.) that consider questions such as:

MLA 2019: Formal Transactions and the US Empire (Proposed Special Session)

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:38am
Modern Language Association (MLA) 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

How do transnational and transcultural transactions among literary forms resist the hegemonic, violent and global dominance of the US Empire? 300-words abstract and a bio by 15 March 2018; Muhammad Waqar Azeem (mazeem1@binghamton.edu). To see the CFP on MLA web, please click this link: https://apps.mla.org/cfp_detail_11460

The Metaphor of the Monster

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:16am
Mississippi State University-Department of Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Mermaids, giants, gorgons, harpies, dragons, cyclopes, hermaphrodites, cannibals,amazons, krakens, werewolves, barbarians, savages, zombies, vampires, angels, demons–               all of those inhabit and represent our deepest fears of attack and hybridization, but also our deepest desires of transgression. Frequently described in antithetical terms, monsters were frequently read in the past as holy inscriptions and proofs of the variety and beauty of the world created by God, or as threats to civilization and order. These opposing views on the monster show the radically different values that have been assigned to monsters since they started to permeate the human imagination in manuscripts, maps, and books.

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