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Graphic Reading Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

 

Graphic Reading: A One-Day Conference

University of Birmingham, 19 May 2017

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”

– James Baldwin

 

“The surface of the page is a problem to solve.”

– Art Spiegelman

 

 

Outlaw Politics: MLA 2018 Special Session Proposal

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
Alexander L. Kaufman
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

How has the concept of the outlaw been formed from legal and political traditions, both from the Anglo-American perspective and from elsewhere? Presently, how does the physical or virtual outlaw serve as a form  of resistance, dissent, and transgression in literature, media, and art? This panel solicits papers that discuss how outlaws, whether in specific texts or as a general tradition, have been appropriated and used in a specifically political context which is simultaneously intensely local and yet, through its connections to a larger international tradition, is also global in its scope.  This is a proposed Special Session for MLA 2018 (NYC, 4-7 January). Please send abstracts of 250-300 words by March 15, 2017 to Alexander L.

Graphic Resistance: Comics and Social Protest: MLA 2018 Special Session

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
MLA/ Leah Misemer and Margaret Galvan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

From March artist Nate Powell sharing a poster design for the Women’s March to Phil Noto’s revised image of Muslim American superhero Kamala Khan going viral in response to the Executive Order on Immigration, comics have played an active role in recent social protests.  They have formed the visual vocabulary of protest, taking advantage of the combination of text and image to efficiently circulate ideas of resistance.  The role of comics in social protest is not new.

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Critic in Television Journalism?

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
Centre for Media & Celebrity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 5th International Conference

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Critic in Television Journalism?

CUNY School of Journalism
New York City, USA
August 31-September 1, 2017

English Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 English Nineteenth-Century Literature at Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) annual conference. Spokane, Washington. October 12-14, 2017. Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2017.

Please send questions and/or abstracts to Lucien Meadows (lucienmeadows [at] gmail.com).

 

This panel is very open to genre, author, theoretical approach, and so on-- as long as the work/author discussed falls under the (wide and permeable) umbrella of British writers from the 1800s, I would be glad to consider your submission. 

Call for Chapters: Agatha Christie Goes to War

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
J.C. Bernthal & Rebecca Mills
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for chapters: Agatha Christie Goes to War

 

Editors: Dr J.C. Bernthal (Middlesex University) and Dr Rebecca Mills (Bournemouth University)

 

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection exploring and evaluating the role of war in Agatha Christie’s life and writing.

High Art/Low Art: Boundaries of Genre, Character, and Viewer in Popular and Independent Film, SAMLA 89 [proposal due June 1, 2017]

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Film Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Across independent, international, and Hollywood film communities, notions of boundary continue to articulate and challenge how we engage with film. As viewers, critics, and theorists, how might we problematize boundaries of genre, character, and viewer in popular and/or independent film? And when boundaries separating high from low art begin to dissolve, how do we trace dissolutions and reformulations of boundary between popular and independent film? In keeping with the theme of high art/low art: border and boundaries in popular culture, this panel seeks papers addressing liminality in writing, directing, visual style, and performance in popular and independent film.

Early Modern Drama and Ecocriticism

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

This panel seeks papers about any aspect of Early Modern Drama and Ecocriticism. Presenters are welcome to address the SAMLA 89 theme, as well as themes important to the study of Early Modern drama and Ecocriticism (i.e. nature, ecology, anthropocentrism, recycling, and sustainability). Responses to some of the following boundary transgressions in popular culture are particularly encouraged: How does Early Modern drama alert audiences to the materiality and interconnectivity of human subjectivity? How do the storms, anatomy lessons, catalogues of plants and animals, and forests in the old plays we read inform the contemporary climate crisis? How does Early Modern drama complicate the “anthropo” of the Anthropocene?

CFP MLA 2018: Partition and/in South Asian Diasporas

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
Chandrima Chakraborty
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

 

Seeking papers for a special session at the 2018 MLA that examines how the 1947 Partition of British India appears in, erupts, underwrites or disrupts diasporic cultural productions (film, fiction, poetry, painting, play).

Please send 250-word abstracts by 20 March 2017 to Dr. Chandrima Chakraborty, Associate Professor, McMaster University, Canada, Email: chandri@mcmaster.ca

Thanks!

The Artistic Production of Emma Dante

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
American Association of Teachers of Italian AATI
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

AATI Palermo June 28 –July 2 2017

The artistic production of Emma Dante and the work of the Compagnia Sud Costa Occidentale

Session Organizer and Chair: Patrizia Comello Perry -BMCC

 

Call for Creative Writing/Art: Resist!

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
Megan Opperman/ Opaline Magazine by Arttitude
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

http://www.arttitude.org/calls-for-entry.html

Opaline publishes short fiction, poetry, drama, personal essays and visual art by the LGBTQ/Allies community, women, people with disabilities, and other minority groups. Opaline is a program of Arttitude, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting change and acceptance through visibility for the LGBT and minority communities using art and creative writing to shine light on the narratives of those marginalized in American culture.

If you are interested in submitting work for publication, please see the below guidelines and current theme

War of the Worlds: Transnational Fears of Invasion and Conflict 1870-1933

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
The Invasion Network at the Department of History Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

‘War of the Worlds: Transnational Fears of Invasion and Conflict 1870-1933’

One-day international workshop organised by the Invasion Network at Lancaster University, 8th September 2017.

 

Key-note speaker: Professor Emeritus David Glover

Call for Papers Deadline: 30th April 2017

 

THE POLITICS OF MEMORY IN CONTEMPORARY U.S. VISUAL CULTURE

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
SAMLA 89 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

This special session investigates the function of memory in U.S. visual culture, tracing political significance of remembering particular historical events in a contemporary moment. Indeed, judging by recent examples—including Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway sensation Hamilton, Theodore Melfi’s blockbuster Hidden Figures, and John Lewis’s graphic novel trilogy March; the representational backwards-gaze upon the national past seems to enact, at a minimum, influential political critique and, at a maximum potential, art-based activism. We welcome proposals for 15-minute papers that consider the political stakes of memory and remembrance in any visual artifact (broadly defined) that engages U.S. culture.

Submissions sought for upcoming issue of journal

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
REPUBLICA INTELLIGENTSIA: A Journal of Literature and Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

We are looking for papers, stories, and poetry for the new issue of Republica Intelligentsia. Specifically, we are looking for literary texts that are explicitly philosophical, or philosophical texts, which cross into the realm of literature. For this issue, we want pieces critical of the current turn towards conservatism. Works tackling the environmental crisis, late capitalism, and LGBTQI studies will be considered. For more information and to make a submission, please visit https://www.republica-intelligentsia.com/submissions/

4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
The International Institute of Knowledge Management
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017

 

ICOAH 2017 will address a range of critically important areas in relation to the Arts and Humanities fields in today’s context. The Arts and Humanities is about creation, connection, reflection and interpretation of the experiences witnessed from the inception of mankind. The specific disciplines of the humanities and the arts include visual art, film, media art, music, theater, dance, creative writing, the study of language, culture, race, gender, classics, history, philosophy, religion, literature, and linguistics.

 

Conference Website -  http://fineartsconference.com/

 

 

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