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Travel Writing / Writing Travel: "Consuming Cultures"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:11am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Travel Writing / Writing Travel Permanent Session, Midwest Modern Language Association

Kansas City, Missouri 15-18 November 2018

Conference Theme: “Consuming Cultures”

The Midwest Modern Language Association’s Permanent Session of Travel Writing / Writing Travel is soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers. The conference this year is 15-18 November 2018 in gorgeous, historical Kansas City, Missouri.

Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth Von Arnim

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:10am
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 11 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

 

THE PEER-REVIEWED YEARBOOK OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

KATHERINE MANSFIELD 
AND ELIZABETH VON ARNIM 

Guest Editor Isobel Maddison

Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge

 

Katherine Mansfield to Elizabeth von Arnim 1922:

‘I would like to write one story really good enough to offer you one day’;

‘please let all the pride be mine that you are my cousin’.

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Representations of Human Trafficking in Literature or Film

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:08am
SAMLA 2018 Conference - Sheraton Birmingham - Birmingham, Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

This panel welcomes papers analyzing representations of any type of human trafficking in postcolonial/transnational literature or film to be presented at the 2018 SAMLA Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, November 2-4, 2018. Paper proposals addressing human trafficking or forced migration within the context of vulnerabilty, precarity and globalization are especially welcome. By May 29th, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Laura Barberan Reinares, Bronx CC (CUNY), at m_laura.barberan@bcc.cuny.edu.

Visualizing Theory: An Interdisicplinary Conference on Critical Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:07am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Visualizing Theory

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers: Anne Carson & Kaja Silverman

 

The Critical Theory Certificate Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York presents the seventh annual interdisciplinary conference on Critical Theory to be held May 10-11, 2018. This year’s conference will be devoted to the role of the visual imagination.

 

Romanticism and Time (Lille - Nov 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:07am
SERA - French Society for the Study of English Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Romanticism and Time

Conference of the French Society for the Study of English Romanticism (SERA)

co-organized by the Université de Lille and the Université de Lorraine,
with the support of the Institut Universitaire de France and of the SERA
to be held at the Université de Lille on 8-10 November 2018
https://romanticismandtime.univ-lille3.fr/

Keynote Speakers
Kevis Goodman, University of California, Berkeley
Paul Hamilton, Queen Mary, University of London

Outstanding Essay Prize – Central / East / South European Cinema and Media Studies (DEADLINE: February 12, 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:04am
Central / East / South European Cinema and Media Studies Scholarly Interest Group for the Society of Cinema and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Dear Colleagues, As chairs of the Central / East / South European Cinemas Scholarly Interest Group at the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), we are pleased to announce the third annual prize for an outstanding published essay in the field of Central/East/South European Cinema and Media Studies. Submissions will be judged by a panel of experts, and the winner will be announced at the upcoming 2018 SCMS meeting in Toronto.

Acts of Imagination: Reading, Writing, & Interpreting Affect (ively)

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:02am
CAPACIOUS - Millersville University, Lancaster, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

  

Acts of Imagination: Reading, Writing, & Interpreting Affect (ively)

 8th – 11th August 2018

http://capaciousjournal.com/conference

                                                                                         CAPACIOUS Affect Inquiry / Making Space Conference

Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:01am
University of Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

The 24th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a graduate student event hosted by the University of Mississippi from 19-21 July 2018. We welcome abstracts for paper and panel proposals that explore Southern literature, writers, culture, and key figures. The conference seeks to foster a multi-disciplinary environment, featuring graduate students with an interest in the U.S South. Potential topics for discussion include:

  • Intersections of Southern material culture, cultural identity, and literature

  • Re-defining the boundaries of the “South,” and considering the region in a global context

MSA Columbus: Suicidal Modernisms

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:59am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Modernist Studies Association Conference, Columbus, OH, Nov. 8-11, 2018 

CFP: Suicidal Modernisms

 

In Andrew Bennett’s recently published Suicide Century (2017), the author writes that suicide “streams like a poison through the tainted life blood of the modernist literary canon.”  And yet work on modernism and suicide is scarce; in fact, work on “literary suicidology” more generally has not matched the subject’s importance to our field.  This panel would like to build on the work of Bennett and a few others (Al Alvarez, Jeffrey Berman) and examine the representation and non-representation of suicide in modernist texts.

 

Post-Independence Indian Theatre: A Critical Perspective

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:58am
Debayan Deb Barman/T H L H Mahavidyalay, University of Burdwan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK ON INDIAN THEATRE

Abstracts are invited from academics and research scholars for a book which shall be an anthology of critical essays on the work of the following modern Indian dramatists: Asif Currimbhoy, Habib Tanvir, Mahesh Dattani, Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Dharamveer Bharati, Mohan Rakesh, Badal Sircar and Mahesh Elkunchwar, Ratan Thiyam and Heisnam Kanhailal. The book will be jointly edited by Dr. Sushanta Bardhan, Associate Professor of English, Suri Vidyasagar College (University of Burdwan) and Dr. Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor of English, THLH Mahavidyalay (University of Burdwan). It will be published with ISBN from a reputed international/national level publisher.

*DEADLINE TONIGHT* Constructing Experience: Narrative Innovations Across Time and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 7:40am
Graduate English Students Association, University of Virginia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Constructing Experience: Narrative Innovations Across Time and Media

March 23-24, 2018

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Keynote: Robyn Warhol (Ohio State University)

Master Class: Robyn Warhol, Alison Booth (UVA), Susan Fraiman (UVA)

https://uvagradcon2018.wordpress.com/

uvagradcon@gmail.com

 

*NEW UPDATE* *Public lecture by Dame Marina Warner* - CfP - On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 7:08am
TIDE - University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700

26-28 July 2018

 

University of Liverpool, London Campus, 33 Finsbury Square EC2A 1AG

 

How did early modern processes of global exchange influence English identity? How did the movement of peoples, objects, and ideas across the globe shape English concepts of self and belonging, both at home and abroad? Join the ERC-funded ‘Travel, Transculturality, and Identity in England, 1550 – 1700’ (TIDE) project to explore these questions through a three-day interdisciplinary conference in the summer of 2018.

 

Public Lecture: Dame Marina Warner

 

2nd call, 10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 4:01am
Swedish Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

10th Biennial Conference of the

Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)

 

“Open Covenants: Pasts and Futures of Global America”

 

Stockholm, September 28–30, 2018

2nd Call for Papers

 

*Extended deadline March 1, 2018*

 

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