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Call for Papers, Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:14pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Children's and Adolescent Literature for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

SOHRAB SHAHID SALESS: EXILE, DISPLACEMENT AND THE STATELESS MOVING IMAGE

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:14pm
Dr. Azadeh Fatehrad and Nikolaus Perneczky in partnership with the Goethe-Institut London
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017

Friday 19th January 2018, Goethe-Institut London, UK

Keynote speaker: Prof. Hamid Naficy (Northwestern)

Deadline for submission: Sunday 8th October 2017

This one-day conference brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the work of Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless (1944-1998) as conduit for a wider engagement with exiled and displaced moving image practitioners: their ethics, aesthetics, mode(s) of production as well as their precarious lives and often uncertain legacy.

We invite contributions by researchers and scholars of all backgrounds and in all stages of their careers to one of the following three sections:

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Disability Studies at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Disability Studies for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

What If? Alternative Histories and Reimagined Worlds

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Seeking abstracts for the 49th Northeast Modern Language Asssociation (NeMLA) Annual Convention at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The panel is called "What If? Alternative Histories and Reimagined Worlds" (description below).

 

Abstracts of around 300 words must be submitted via the NeMLA site: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17033.

 

CFP: Lucayos: A Journal of Bahamian and Caribbean Criticism and Creative Work

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
Lucayos
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Lucayos is a peer-reviewed journal of the literature, culture, history and creativity of The Bahamas and the larger Caribbean region. Developed by the Faculty of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of The Bahamas, the goal of the journal is to promote critical regional and cultural awareness through academic and creative writing that comments on or is a product of The Bahamas and the Caribbean. The journal is focused on the literature, culture, or history of the region or in creative expression which connects to relevant themes, places, and spaces in the Caribbean.

“Oh, the humanity”: Humanitarian Reason, Humanitarian Narratives

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, 26-29 May 2018

“Oh, the humanity”: Humanitarian Reason, Humanitarian Narratives

Food and Drink in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:12pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 20, 2017

1st Global Conference
Food and Drink in the 21st Century

including a guided walking and tasting tour of historical and cultural food and drink sites in Lisbon

Saturday 17th March 2018 – Sunday 18th March 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

The End of Life Experience Dying, Death and Culture in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:11pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 27, 2017

1st Global ConferenceThe End of Life Experience
Dying, Death and Culture in the 21st Century

including a visit to a centre in Lisbon which specialises in end of life care (tbc)

Saturday 17th March 2018 – Sunday 18th March 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

This inclusive interdisciplinary conference explores dying and death and the ways culture impacts care for the dying, the overall experience of dying, and how the dead are remembered. Culture not only presents and portrays ideas about “a good death” and norms that seek to achieve it, culture also operates as both a vehicle and medium through which meaning about death is communicated and understood.

Ruth Vande Kieft Prize: Eudora Welty Essay Contest

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:11pm
Eudora Welty Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

The Ruth Vande Kieft Prize, sponsored by the Eudora Welty Society, is awarded annually for the best essay on Eudora Welty by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in the Eudora Welty Review.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than 4 years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Crash Fictions and the Contemporary Moment (ACCUTE 2018: May 26-29, 2018; Regina, SK)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:44pm
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy, the beginning of widespread public awareness of the global financial crisis. In contrast to the assertions of experts in the years preceding the crash that the economy was simply too complex for individuals to understand, novels and films have emerged in the past decade as key genres in which to explore the causes and consequences of the financial crisis. This panel seeks to address two primary questions with regard to narratives of the financial crisis:

 

1) What is their ideological function, and

2) what is their ongoing cultural and historical significance?

 

Gender Diversity in Sport

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:21pm
Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (fzg)
Call for Papers: Gender Diversity in Sport

The special issue “Gender Diversity in Sport” of the Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (25/2019) focuses on moments of changing and shifting gender relations and gender constructions. It builds on research from the con-texts of various disciplines investigating the (re-)production of gender hierar-chies in social practices, medial representations, and formal structures in sport.

Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:21pm
Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Bronte Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Emily Bronte in her bicentenary year. The conference, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music, will take place in York, UK, 7 – 9 September 2018.  The organisers welcome papers on a broad range of topics exploring Emily’s life and work, such as:                                                     

Displacement, dispossession and exile

The Gothic/Queer readings

Musicality: in text and life                                                          

Evocations of place/landscape

Religion, metaphysics and mysticism

Childhood and imagination

 

Mapping the Magazine 5, July 25-27, 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:21pm
Columbia College Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The fifth Mapping the Magazine conference, to be held at Columbia College Chicago, July 25-27, 2018, invites submissions on the theme Magazines as Curated Communities. Organizers seek proposals for individual papers on topics related to magazine research from many disciplines (Media and Communication, Journalism, Critical and Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Linguistics, English, History, Visual Communication, and others). The 2018 conference seeks to explore questions including but not limited to:

antiBODY Call for Submissions (poetry)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:20pm
antiBODY: An Online Anthology of Poetry and Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

antiBODY,an online poetry anthology forthcoming in Spring 2017,is seeking poetry submissions on the subject of the human body and the use of/connection to/necessity for medical apparatuses in all their forms.

 

Please submit 1–4 poems and a short bio in a single .doc or .pdf file to Calvin Olsen at antibodypoetry@gmail.com. Poems can be any form or length provided content touches on the theme in some way. Deadline for submission is December 1, 2017 and responses will go out by January 15, 2018.

 

 

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