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Supernatural Studies Conference Spring 2018

updated: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 6:13pm
Supernatural Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Supernatural Studies Association (www.supernaturalstudies.com) invites submissions for the inaugural Supernatural Studies Conference, to be held at Bronx Community College on Friday, March 23, 2018.

 

The conference welcomes proposals on representations of the supernatural in any form of text or artifact, such as literature (including speculative fiction), film, television, video games, social media, or music. Submissions regarding pedagogy and supernatural representations will also be considered. There is no restriction regarding time periods or disciplinary and theoretical approaches (examples include literary, historical, and cultural studies approaches).

 

Alfred Hitchcock Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 3:42pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Call for Papers

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017

 

Literature and Intersectionality

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:34pm
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Call for Papers: Literature and Intersectionality
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Student Conference
Lehigh University English Department
Bethlehem, PA

Date: Friday, March 2-Saturday, March 3

“The Rest” Writes Back: Collapse of the Empire

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:45pm
Esmaeil Zeiny/ National university of Malaysia & La Trobe University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

 

“The Rest” Writes Back: Collapse of the Empire

The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:45pm
Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies is proud to announce that The University of Texas at Dallas is the new home of The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (ASC). The Ackerman Center invites you to join fellow scholars March 3-5, 2018 as we continue the important legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke nearly fifty years ago. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary. The ASC provides an invaluable forum for scholars to discuss and advance Holocaust research, ensuring the valuable lessons of the Holocaust remain relevant for today’s world.

'War and Peace'

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

‘War and Peace’

3-7 July 2018, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

 

 Keynote: Mariaconcetta Costantini, G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara

 

Keynote: Carolyn Oulton, Canterbury Christ Church University

 

Keynote: Cathy Waters, University of Kent

 

Round Table on the State of the Field:

Poetry and Sound in Expanded Translation

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Bangor University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Poetry in Expanded Translation III

Conference: Poetry and Sound in Expanded Translation, April 4th to 6th 2018

 

Bangor University, Wales

Deadline for abstracts: January 2nd 2018

 

Keynote speakers:

Caroline Bergvall, artist, writer and performer

Lawrence Venuti, translation theorist, Professor at Temple University

 

Performance:

Andrew Lewis, composer, Professor at Bangor University

 

Conference organisers:

Edited Volume on Petrofiction

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Stacey Balkan, Swaralipi Nandi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Oil Fictions: World literature and our Contemporary Petrosphere

 

Southern Regional Composition Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
University of Memphis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Department of English at the University of Memphis, in partnership with the Campus Writing Program at Arkansas State University, the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and the Department of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas, invites you to submit proposals for the fifth annual Southern Regional Composition Conference to be held on Friday, March 30, 2018, at the University of Memphis. This one-day conference will feature a keynote presentation by Victor Villanueva.

ANAFORA journal – Call for Papers 2017-18

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
Sanja Runtic
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 4.1 on theory, criticism, and pedagogy of adaptation and the 2018 issues 5.1 and 5.2. 

Exploring the Renaissance 2018: An International Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
South Central Renaissance Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Exploring the Renaissance 2018: An International Conference

April 12-14, 2018

The Georgian Terrace Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia

 

The South-Central Renaissance Conference, which has met annually since its founding in 1951, is an interdisciplinary association of Renaissance scholars with members primarily from North America and Europe.  SCRC takes pride in being one of the oldest and friendliest Renaissance conferences in North America.

 

Invited Speakers


Actors behind the camera

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
Film Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

“Actors are cattle” was Hitchcock’s provocative judgement in the famous series of talks that the filmmaker gave to François Truffaut (Jeffries).

Truly enough, during the heyday of Classical Hollywood, actors were under contract, like any other cog in the wheel of production of the studio system. The prevailing star system put an end to the “multitasking” norm of the beginning of the movie industry and, in this context, the instances of actors who turned directors (Charles Laughton, Robert Montgomery, Ida Lupino) were all the more remarkable.

Women's Autofiction

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The past several decades have witnessed the rise of the autofictional novel. Coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1977 and originally associated with French experimental writers, the term has come to encompass an ever-expanding corpus of quasi-fictional texts. This panel focuses on the women at the vanguard of this genre: from Chris Kraus’s I Love Dick (1997) to Sheila Heti’s How Should a Person Be? (2012), writers have blurred the line between truth and invention to explore and expose the artistic and existential conditions of female subjectivity. The frequently negative critical reception of their work (e.g.

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