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Call for Papers: Excellent Undergraduate Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Queen City Writers / University of Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by

undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We are currently seeking

submissions for the spring 2017 and fall 2017 issues; we operate on a rolling deadline basis and

will consider students’ works as we receive them.

Our three reviewed sections include Inquiry, 2,500-5,000 word critical essays informed by

research; Multimedia, video, audio, or mixed media pieces of 15 minutes or less and

accompanied by an artist’s statement that explains purpose, motivation, discussion of medium,

and so on; and Storming the Gate, featuring 1,250 to 2,000 word essays by first-year writers in

Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Nowell Marshall
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

(Proposed special session for the 2017 NASSR conference)

Since the mid-1990s, a number of studies have not only extended the years that “Romanticism” encompasses as a literary and cultural period but also suggested that classic gothic literature (1764-1824) holds a significant place within Romantic studies. Thanks to presses like Broadview and Valancourt, a host of classic gothic novels by Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Charlotte Smith, William Godwin, Regina Maria Roche, Charlotte Dacre, Percy Shelley, and others that were once out of print and available only in special collections are now easily accessible.

MSA 19: Collage and Its Cognates as Feminist Methodology

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

The history of modernist collage is a varied one. Futurism, influenced by Cubist techniques, turned to collage as a method for subverting traditional, representational artwork; Dada’s absurd arrangements of advertising images and print offered a scathing critique of capitalism; Surrealism’s bizarre juxtapositions sought to empower and stimulate the subconscious.

Vol. 2, No. 1 of MOSF Journal of Science Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Monica Louzon / Museum of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction (http://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/index)is soliciting manuscripts to be featured in Vol. 2, No. 1 (due 31 January 2017). We are particularly interested in works that offer insight into the myriad facets of science fiction in all media as well as works emphasizing the interdisciplinary and innovative history of science fiction.

Vol. 2, No. 2 of MOSF Journal of Science Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Monica Louzon / Museum of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction (http://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/index)is soliciting manuscripts to be featured in Vol. 2, No. 2 (due 31 March 2017). We are particularly interested in works that offer insight into the myriad facets of science fiction in all media as well as works emphasizing the interdisciplinary and innovative history of science fiction.

Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
IGI Global
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

 

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: 1st Submission Deadline February 15, 2017                

2nd Submission Deadline March 15, 2017

Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education

A book edited by Marquis C. Grant (Grand Canyon University)

Mary Jacobs Memorial Essay Prize

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Mary Jacobs Memorial Essay Prize

The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society

www.townsendwarner.com

invites essays on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner.

 

Aim: to encourage further study of the writings of Sylvia Townsend Warner, in honour of the distinguished work of Dr. Mary Jacobs.

Reading/Teaching Raymond Carver in the Age of Trump

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The International Raymond Carver Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

The IRCS is planning to hold one or more panels at the 2017 American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, May 25-28, 2017http://americanliteratureassociation.org/ala-conferences/ala-annual-conference/The proposed title for a panel is :"Reading/Teaching Carver in the Age of Trump"The IRCS will read abstracts for papers until January 20, 2017. Please send a 200-word description of your talk and a 50-word bio to

ircs AT internationalraymondcarversociety.org

Call for Posters The Lake Superior Summit for the Teaching of Writing and English as a Second Language

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The Lake Superior Summit for the Teaching of Writing and English as a Second Language
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Call for Posters

The Lake Superior Summit for the Teaching of Writing and English as a Second Language

Friday, April 7th, 2017 (9:00am-3:30pm)

University of Wisconsin Superior Yellowjacket Union

(Sponsored by UWS, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, the University of Minnesota Duluth, and the College of Saint Scholastica)

For more info, visit:  https://sites.google.com/a/d.umn.edu/lake-superior-summit-on-the-teachin...

 

Summit Theme:  Writing Lives in the Northland

 

SHORT FORMS IN BECKETT. FRAGMENTS

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The University of Gdańsk
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

BECKETT RESEARCH GROUP IN GDAŃSK

The main theme of the University of Gdańsk Samuel Beckett Seminar in 2017 is:

 

SHORT FORMS IN BECKETT. FRAGMENTS

Samuel Beckett’s prose and drama can pose many difficulties for a reader unfamiliar with their idiosyncrasies. Fragmentariness, or various fragmentary structures, narrative and dramatic alike, can be considered as one tenet of Beckett’s oeuvre, especially of his later works.  However, what do we mean when we describe his works in this fashion? What is, for example, the fragmentary narrative of The Unnamable or The Lost Ones?  Can we even speak of narrative in the first place, or do we, perhaps, need a redefinition of narrative?

“Minority Cultural Production and the Ethics of Pedagogies of Dissent” for ASA 2017: Pedagogies of Dissent

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
Christian Ravela
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Proposals are invited for a session on “Minority Cultural Production and the Ethics of Pedagogies of Dissent” to be held at the American Studies Association conference in Chicago, Illinois from November 9-12th 2017.

 

Perhaps no other set of cultural objects has been more repeatedly called upon in pedagogies of dissent than minority cultural productions. Indeed, minority cultural production is often tasked to teach histories of domination and resistance along the axis of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Yet, such a task can often slides into liberal pedagogies of sympathetic identification and tolerance in which the aim is no longer material social transformation but personal understanding.

 

CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
Congress on Research in Dance + Society of Dance History Scholars
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance October 19-22, 2017
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
The conference programming committee invites proposals for papers, panels, roundtable discussions, lecture-demonstrations, movement workshops, dance works, and screendances that address the question of how dance is transmitted across time, locations, contexts, and media, and the implications of this transmission in and outside the dance field. We invite proposals that engage the following questions and topics:

Figuring Race: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:12pm
Zahi Zalloua / The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Figuring Race
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

We welcome contributions that examine the notion of race in comparative studies and literary theory. How do we imagine, represent, and construct race today? What role does race play in the Humanities? How do we talk about race in an ideologically color blind society? How does racial difference relate to other type of differences? Can we foreground race while avoiding both the pitfalls of identity politics and the depoliticization of race by neoliberalism? Topics of interest could include:

Black Lives Matter

Critical Race Theory

Solidarity Movements

Intersectionality

Cosmopolitanism

Il sessismo nella lingua italiana, trent'anni dopo Alma Sabatini. Linguaggio, diritto, politica e società

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
Anna Lisa Somma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Nel 1987, per iniziativa della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, vide la luce "Il sessismo nella lingua italiana", opera curata da Alma Sabatini, all’interno del quale avevano trovato posto le "Raccomandazioni per un uso non sessista della lingua italiana", diffuse alla fine del 1986. L’intero studio era stato concepito per coniugare riflessione teorica e prassi quotidiana, affinché potessero far insieme breccia nel sentire comune, anche e soprattutto grazie all’impegno degli operatori della comunicazione, come dimostra pure l"’Ammissione di colpa e chiamata di correo" di Sergio Lepri – già direttore dell’ANSA – che accompagnava la ricerca.

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

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