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Empowering the New Professorate: Pathways to Publication among Contingent Faculty

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 2:55pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Deadline: September 30
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The economic realities facing today’s undergraduate population have led to a proliferation of enrollments into PhD programs. The unfortunate reality is that the majority of these neophyte graduate students are waiting for jobs that are either no longer available or never existed in the first place. Concurrently, for right or wrong, in US colleges and universities at all levels, adjunct and contingent faculty members are no longer in the minority. These part-time and non-tenure track (NTT) instructors outnumber their tenured and tenure-track counterparts at many two-year and four-year institutions.

Reminder: Global Capitals: CFP for 2019 NeMLA panel

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:20am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Call for papers for a roundtable at the 2019 Northeast Modern Language Association conference in Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019. 
Deadline for Submission: September 30, 2018.

This panel will explore whether global city fiction is a viable category for global Anglophone fiction, and if so, whether the genre can facilitate revisions of dominant concepts in postcolonial or global studies. 

Urban Otium. Materialities, Practices, Representations

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:25am
SFB 1015 Otium. Boundaries, Chronotopes, Practices
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Urban Otium: Materialities, Practices, Representations

International and interdisciplinary conference, Freiburg, 2nd-4th May 2019

Call for Papers

39th Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:22am
University of Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Dear colleague,

 

It is our pleasure to invite you to submit paper proposals or panels for our 39th Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures. We will accept proposals dealing with all areas and aspects of Romance languages, literatures, and cultures. Proposals on film, popular culture, cultural studies, creative writing, Franco-Arabic and Hispano-Arabic studies, digital humanities, and non-canonical approaches to literature are especially welcome.

 

Attached you will find the Call for Papers with all the specifications and requirements to participate in our conference. 

 

Submission deadline: December 15th, 2018.

 

Kink and Graphic Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:17am
Sara K. Howe and Susan E. Cook / Southern New Hampshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

We are currently seeking proposals for a 5,000-word essay specifically focused on kink and graphic texts: graphic novels, comics, manga, etc. Proposals should explore both the kink and the graphic text(s) by engaging theoretical frameworks such as psychoanalysis, queer theory, rhetoric, and/or feminist theory.

 

Call for Articles on Radicalism

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:16am
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our twelfth year of issues. 

Forthcoming thematic issues will include anarchism, including Black Bloc activism, ecological radicalism, animal rights radicalism, and right-wing forms of radicalism. We are particularly interested in articles on transnational subjects as well as on lesser-known examples of radicalism, as well as in articles that include theoretical and methodological considerations.

British Women Writers Conference 2019: "Movement"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:16am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Meeting of the 27th Annual

British Women Writers Conference

“Movement”

April 11-13, 2019

Auburn University

sites.google.com/view/bwwc2019

 

CFP: Positioning Pooh - Edward Bear After 100 Years

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Jennifer Harrison, East Stroudsburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Call for Chapters: Positioning Pooh: Edward Bear after 100 Years
Deadline for Submissions: October 31, 2018
Full name / Name of Organization: Jennifer Harrison, East Stroudsburg University, USA
Contact email: jharriso11@esu.edu

I am currently seeking further chapter submissions for an edited volume celebrating the centenary in 2026 of A. A. Milne’s The World of Pooh.  This collection is under contract with the University Press of Mississippi in conjunction with the ChLA, and will be included in the ChLA’s centennial series.  

“On Presence, Rhetorical and Divine: Reading the Wor(l)d of God.”

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:14am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The special panel "On Presence, Rhetorical and Divine: Reading the Wor(l)d of God" seeks papers on rhetorics of the eighteenth century that address the central role of divine and natural interpretations of theology, nature, or lived experience. To be presented at SCSECS during the conference in Dallas, Texas, from February 21-23, 2019. Contact: Brian Fehler at bfehler@twu.edu  www.scsecs.net

International Conference: “Enumeration, Epistemology, Etcetera: Lists and List-Making in Literature and Culture”

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:10am
University of Freiburg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

The ERC Starting Grant Project “Lists in Literature and Culture” invites proposals for an international conference that aims to examine the literary, cultural and epistemological potential of enumerative forms as well as their significance in diverse historical contexts.

The conference will take place at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg, Germany, from July 4 to July 6, 2019.

English Postgraduate Essay Prize

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 4:07am
English: The Journal of the English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The editors of English: the Journal of the English Association are pleased to
invite submissions to the journal’s annual essay competition exclusive to
postgraduates. The competition provides an ideal opportunity for students to
enhance their CV through the publication of their work in an excellent high-profile
journal that caters to a very wide range of genres, periods, and critical approaches.
We are looking for essays that provide new perspectives on canonical and/or noncanonical
Anglophone literatures, and therefore welcome submissions that focus on
single authors/texts or a range, and which develop original arguments beyond simple

(Neo-)Victorian 'Orientations' in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:10pm
Rosario Arias / University of Málaga (Spain)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

(NEO-)VICTORIAN ‘ORIENTATIONS’ IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

 

University of Málaga (Spain)

May 15-17, 2019

 

 

Under the auspices of the Research Project “Orientation: Towards a Dynamic Understanding of Contemporary Fiction and Culture (1990s-2000s)” (ref. FFI2017-86417-P), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, this conference addresses past, present and future orientations of (neo-)Victorian literature and culture.

Citizenship and American Literature

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:09pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This session seeks papers that explore the concept of citizenship in hemispheric American literature. The scale and severity of the current immigration crisis in the United States presses us to reconsider how the category of citizenship produces exclusions and abuses that arise from our national imaginary. Thus, we seek papers that broaden our understanding of citizenship beyond the spatially-bounded to better grasp the range of categories that bestow and rescind national belonging. Recent work, such as Carrie Hyde’s Civic Longing: The Speculative Origins of U.S. Citizenship, reframes citizenship as an imaginative longing that sutures the legal concept of the citizen to the cultural work of fiction.

Postwar Area Studies Group CFP for ALA

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:07pm
Postwar Area Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Calls for Papers: Postwar Area Studies Group

The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Postwar Area Studies Group is issuing two Calls for Papers for this year's meeting:

 

1. Memoir and Recovery Narratives, 1945-1980

American Literature Association 2019 – Boston, May 23-26 / Postwar Area Literature Group

Memoirs and autobiographies; lost and found objects, persons, and selfhoods in literatures of the postwar period.  Abstracts by January 15 to foertsch@unt.edu

 

2. Samples and Fragments, 1945-1980

Articles on Anglophone literatures and cultures

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:06pm
University of Warsaw, Institute of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw. It is indexed in DOAJ, CEEOL, CEJSH, BAZHUM, Index Copernicus and ERIH PLUS. We invite submissions on all aspects of Anglophone cultures for our next issue to be published September 2019.

For Volume 28.1 we are interested in contributions from such fields as English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish, American, Canadian, Australian and post-colonial literature, theatre, film, critical theory, the arts, the media, history and social studies.

Race and the Psychoanalytic Clinic (ACLA 2019)

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:06pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Psychoanalytic theory continues to be a powerfully productive discourse for queer theory, critical race theory, Asian-American studies, and Black studies. Queer theorists, for example, have located in Sigmund Freud’s “Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality” the “polymorphous perversity” that constitutes all human sexuality. Yet, while queer theory and psychoanalysis has had a lot to say about subject formation, the death drive, and anti-social forms of belonging, they have had very little to say on the conditions which allow access to such conceptual models.

ACLA-The Story of Remembrance: The Future of Memory and Memories of the Future (Washington DC, 3/7-3/10, 2019)

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
The American Comparative Literature Association's 2019 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The deadline is approaching! Abstracts must be received by Thursday, September 20, at 9 a.m. EST. 

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “The Story of Memory: Remembering, Forgetting, and Unreliable Narrators” held in March 2018, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the works of literature, art, and film from different cultural contexts. 

[EXTENDED] Gothic Journeys: Paths, Crossings, and Intersections

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its fourth biennial conference, to be held at the Mantra on View Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Australia, on 22-23 January 2019.

GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, television, fashion, architecture, and other popular culture forms. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to build international links with the wider Gothic community as a whole.

Health and Healing in Culture and Literature

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
International Başkent Conference: Health and Healing in Culture and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

International Başkent Conference:

“Health and Healing in Culture and Literature”

Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey

13-15 March 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society 25th Anniversary Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:03pm
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society

 

Constance Fenimore Woolson: Making Her Presence Felt in the World

 

Rollins College

Winter Park, Florida

April 4-7, 2019

 

Dubbing at Translating Bollywood in Europe: A colloquium.

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:03pm
De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

The ever-growing distribution of Bollywood films worldwide, and in Europe, brings into focus the translational practices of dubbing and subtitling as crucial elements that affect the reception of this cinema abroad, as well as the role they play as cultural filters of one culture to another. In the past few years, the use of Indian accents in Bollywood cinema have caused dissent on the way specific linguistic cultures have been depicted and translated, problematising the use of multilingualism and its nuances in India. Thus, is cinema a universal language?

Recalibrating Diasporas: Asia Pacific and the Spaces Beyond

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:02pm
School of Arts, Murdoch University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Recalibrating Diasporas:

Asia Pacific and the Spaces Beyond

 

An Interdisciplinary, International Conference organised by

The School of Arts, Murdoch University, in cooperation with the

Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

 

PERTH,

** WESTERN AUSTRALIA **

 

June 27-28, 2019

 

Reminder: IASPM-US 2019 CFP

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:58pm
International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The deadline for the 2019 IASPM-US conference is coming up on October 1. The conference will be held March 7-10 in New Orleans, and this year’s theme is “Musical Cities: Music, Historiography and Myth.” For the call for papers and submission guidelines, click here.

Race and Renovation in the Contemporary Novel (NeMLA 2019)

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:56pm
NeMLA Annual Convention - Washington D.C. - 21-24 March, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

 

This panel seeks to open a conversation about how formal experiments in the contemporary American novel attempt to find new ways to discuss race, and what these experiments might signal about the future of the novel.

Visualizing Violence

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:56pm
Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

[CFP] A Special Issue of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies: “VISUALIZING VIOLENCE”

 

Deadline for proposal: 30 September, 2018. Please send a 250-word abstract and a 75 word author bio to co-editors at hrcohen2@stkate.edu and ssarkar@bsu.edu.

 

Deadline for article: Completed article-length manuscripts will be due 30 November, 2018. Manuscripts should be written in English, between 6,000-8,000 words in length with documentation in MLA format.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

'Fiction with footnotes': Writing art history as literary practice

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:53pm
Tilo Reifenstein / Association for Art History
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 5, 2018

'Fiction with footnotes': Writing art history as literary practice

Brighton, April 4 - 6, 2019
Deadline: Nov 5, 2018

Session at the Association for Art History Annual Conference, University of Brighton, April 4 - 6, 2019

CfP Deadline: Nov 5, 2018

Call for Book Chapters: Women and Belles Lettres in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:49pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018

Many novelists in various national literatures touched upon the theme of an emancipated woman in the long nineteenth century. Imagination, as it is believed, has no borders and is dialogical in its nature.  Different voices of great emancipationist writers merged into one influential symphony liberating and awakening consciousness of slaves—males and females. If writers did not support directly or sympathized with the image of an emancipated woman, they did reflect on her place in society and her belonging. World literature allows us to take a closer look at the imagined and real women's lives, at their biographies and reminiscent writing.

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