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Panel on Contemporary American Motherhood - PAMLA 2019, San Diego

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:43pm
Megan Cannella/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

PAMLA 2019

San Diego, CA

November 14-17

This panel seeks to explore the ways in which motherhood, in all its stages, across all demographics, is represented in contemporary American literature.

2019 Cormac McCarthy Conference

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:41pm
Cormac McCarthy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Fall 2019 Cormac McCarthy Conference

 

August 29 – September 1, 2019

Keynote speaker:  David Krakauer, President of the Santa Fe Institute

 

The Cormac McCarthy Society announces its next U.S. conference, to be held in Austin, Texas.  We’ll return to the downtown Hilton, the site of our conference in 2017, right in the midst of Austin’s funky restaurant and music scene. 

 

Call for Conference Abstracts - 4th International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies: Beyond Hermeneutics

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:40pm
University of Banja Luka
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Department of English, at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), in cooperation with the University of Leuven are pleased to announce the fourth conference on English language and literary studies CELLS: Beyond Hermeneutics: Challenging Traditional Approaches to Literary and Language Studies. 

 

Owning, Despising, Joking: The Art of the Political Insult

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:29pm
Judith Paltin/ University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

CFP for an approved panel at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference, San Diego CA, Nov. 14-17, 2019

https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/17896
Please submit abstract proposals using PAMLA's online submission form (if you are new to PAMLA you will have to go to pamla.ballastacademic.com to create an account first).

CRITICAL RECEPTION of John Steinbeck's The Pearl

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:49am
Laura Nicosia/Montclair State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

ESSAY: CRITICAL RECEPTION OF STEINBECK’S THE PEARL

Seeking chapter submission for a Critical Insights volume on John Steinbeck’s The Pearl under contract with Salem/Grey House Publishers. Known for its simplicity and universal themes of greed, power, and economic oppression, The Pearl was originally published in installments in Women’s Home Companion (1945) with its original title, “The Pearl of the World.”  The Pearl is universally appreciated for its accessibility, classroom applications, and suitability to theoretical approaches. With current trends and political climate considered, it is time to revisit this classic text for a contemporary audience.

 

Call for Papers Hiperboreea Journal Vol. 5, No. 2 (December, 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 5:01am
Balkan History Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Call for Papers Hiperboreea Journal
Vol. 5, No. 2 (December, 2018)

Important Dates:

Publication date: Late December, 2018
Last date for submission: December 1, 2018

 

Hiperboreea (ISSN 2284–5666) is an online academic journal published biannually by the Balkan History Association. The journal publishes articles in the field of History, written in English, French, German or Italian, and book reviews, or evaluations of scholarly conferences. Our focus is the study of Southeastern Europe, broadly defined as the states situated in the Balkan region.

Revelry and Reverance

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 2:13pm
Southern Humanities Council, Executive Dir.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Revelry and Reverence

Baton Rouge Marriott, Baton Rouge, LA, January 30-Feb 1, 2020

 

 

 

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; October 31, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 1:46pm
Patricia K. Bostian / Central Piedmont Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

We seek intelligent critical articles written in a clear, readable style that offer our readers thoughtful, useful, pedagogically sound, and innovative ideas for teaching American literature. We are also interested in articles about new American authors or lesser known authors who haven't seen much study, particularly in ways that they could add to students' experiences of American literature. All articles go through a blind peer review process with editorial staff making all final publishing decisions. Submission Deadline: May 31, 2019.

Teaching Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:30am
Lance Eaton/Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will be having its annual conference in Portsmouth, New Hampshire this year.  And I'm looking for interesting and unique proposals around teaching and popular culture.  

This area focuses on how to teach popular culture, which may include sharing unique approaches to:

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:29am
Journal of Historical Fictions
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

 

The Journal of Historical Fictions,journal of the international Historical Fictions Research Network, is currently accepting submissions.

 

Shapes of Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:27am
Institute of Modern languages of the University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Institute of Modern Languages of the University of Bielsko-Biała and World and Word biannual

welcome contributions to a special issue devoted to

Shapes of Futures

  

What is realised in my history is not the past definite of what was, since it is no more, or even the present perfect of what has been in what I am, but the future anterior of what I shall have been for what I am in the process of becoming.

Jacques Lacan

The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.

Stephen Hawking

ON / Rules

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:26am
Lucas Reif / Shelf Shelf and ON Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019

Call for Submissions: Interdisciplinary responses to "Rules"

ON Journal is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary print journal edited by Gabrielle Welsh and published by Shelf Shelf — https://shelfshelf.store/on-being-read/index.html

“I don’t follow the fucking rules,” you hear an earlier version of yourself saying, yet rules—both spoken and unspoken—permeate all facets of our lives, dictating our faculties. How are they broken? If only momentarily?

Borders, Walls, and Bridges

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:26am
Michigan College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Call for Papers:  Michigan College English Association Conference on Saturday, October 5, 2019

 

Themes:  Borders, Walls, and Bridges

 

Luncheon Speaker:  Dennis Hinrichsen, Lansing Poet Laureate

 

Location:  Michigan State University, Bessey Hall, 434 Farm Lane, East Lansing MI 48824

Historical Fictions Research Conference 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:25am
Historical Fictions Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Historical Fictions Research Conference 2020

The 2020 Historical Fictions Research Conference will be held the University of Salzburg, 21st and 22nd February 2020.

Theme: The Forms of History

International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:23am
2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia/Yonsei University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia

Co-hosted by School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University and the Department of English, Yonsei University

Where: School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

When: Thursday 24 October-Saturday 26 October 2019

 

Call for Papers

Situations Emerging Scholar Award

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:22am
Situations Emerging Scholar Award/Yonsei University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Situations Emerging Scholar Award

 

 

Genre Bending: Crime's Hybrid Forms (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:22am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Clues: A Journal of Detection
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Guest Editor: Maurizio Ascari (University of Bologna)

Throughout its long history, crime writing has inspired and been inspired by other genres such as the gothic, sensation fiction, horror, romance, film noir, science fiction, and true crime. This theme issue of Clues, guest edited by Maurizio Ascari, seeks to explore the richness of these generic contact zones and the acts of cross-pollination they engendered, ultimately contributing to the overall development of this galaxy of literary forms. Articles for this issue might address questions such as the following:

Interrogating Men: Toxic Masculinity in the Contemporary Moment

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:21am
Jon Mitchell / University of East Anglia UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

“Toxic masculinity” is a relatively new buzz phrase to capture, in the contemporary moment, problematics of male behavior and masculinist beliefs. However, the term needs interrogating if we are to fully understand its implications. What exactly is toxic masculinity? What agenda(s) does the term serve? What makes it toxic, and to whom is it toxic? Indeed, is toxic masculinity itself really a thing, or is it simply a new slogan for behaviours and beliefs that have always been a part of (too) many expressions of masculinity? What is the significance of this phrase to the study of masculinity?

“Religion, Criticism, and the Postcritical”

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:21am
Special Issue of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

CFP: “Religion, Criticism, and the Postcritical”

Special Issue of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

 

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:19am
Bordeaux Montaigne University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

EA Climas, EA SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 10-11 October 2019

A Dissident Kingsley: The Life and Work of Lucas Malet. 15 June 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:07am
Charles Kingsley 200 Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

This is a call for abstracts of short papers (ca. 3,000 words) on the work of Lucas Malet to be presented at a summer symposium in Eversley, Hampshire. Organised in conjunction with the CK200 Festival (https://ck200.live), celebrating the bicentennial of the author’s father Charles Kingsley, this symposium provides students and scholars opportunity to discuss recent research on Malet’s work.

Evil Women: Women and Evil, 2nd Global Conference

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:05am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

The second meeting of the global inclusive interdisciplinary Evil Women: Women and Evil project will explore and examine all aspects of the conjunctions between women, the feminine and evil with a view to forming a selective publication to engender further collaboration, research and discussion.  On the one hand we will scrutinise what happens when women themselves behave in ways that are considered evil – when they rob, murder, manipulate, groom, abuse, beguile, embezzle. Women are not expected to behave in aberrant or illegal ways and we will consider the structural and systemic reasons for the heightened interest, repulsion, condemnation – and even hatred – that feminine transgression generates.

Diasporsas: 3rd Global Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:04am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

The dispersion of communities of people physically displaced from their perceived ‘homeland’ to other parts of the globe has been a defining feature of the human experience. Commonly referred to as diasporas, these groups have travelled to other lands for reasons including to escape persecution, to seek a better life and to exploit economic opportunities. As a critical framework, diaspora directs our attention to the impact of relocation/dislocation on the lives and identities of affected individuals, the homelands they leave and the new places where they make their homes.

GAM.16 - gewohnt: un/common

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:00am
GAM | Faculty of Architecture | Graz University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

GAM.16 - CALL FOR PAPERS

gewohnt: un/common

 

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Synaesthesia: UCL English Graduate Conference 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:54am
University College London [Department of English Language & Literature]
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 22, 2019

University College London's Department of English is pleased to announce its annual graduate conference 'SYNAESTHESIA', to be held on Friday 14th June 2019. We welcome proposals from Masters students, PhD students and recent graduates working in all literary periods on the theme of synaesthesia. We hope to address a variety of questions about the intersection of literature and sensory perception. What is the relationship between literature and the senses? What kinds of unorthodox sensory experience can texts yield? How does written and oral language render or disturb the categories of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch?

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