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Of 'Gods and Monsters': Shelley's Frankenstein Two Hundred Years On

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Roger Stanley/Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

                    Of ‘Gods and Monsters’:  Shelley’s Frankenstein Two Hundred Years On

                                    Southeast Conference on Christianity and Literature    

       19-21 April 2018

       Union University

                                                            Jackson, Tennessee

        Keynote Speaker:

                         Dr. Christina Bieber Lake, Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English, Wheaton College

     Prophets of the Posthuman: American Literature, Biotechnology and the Ethics ofPersonhood 

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Brandon University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada

April 26-28, 2018

Call for papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of British literature from the 18th-century and earlier, for the 2018 NPCEBL annual conference.  Scholars from any academic rank (including undergraduate students) are invited to apply.

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Randall Martin, Professor at the University of New Brunswick, and author of Shakespeare and Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2015), speaking on the subject of

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

REMINDER: Post45 Graduate Symposium: March 2-3, 2018 (Yale University)

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Post45 Graduate Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Third Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

March 2 - 3, 2018

Yale University

Keynote Speakers: Professors Amy Hungerford & Anthony Reed

 

Post45 seeks graduate-level works-in-progress related to post45 literature and culture.

The Contradiction of Youth: Children and Childhood in Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
University of Southern Mississippi English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Contradiction of Youth: Children and Childhood in Culture

April 13-14 2018

University of Southern Mississippi

 

 

 

“You can’t pick out the pieces you like and leave the rest. Being part of the whole thing, that’s the blessing.” -Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbit

 

“I don't think I'm essentially interested in children's books. I'm interested in writing, and in pictures. I'm interested in people and in children because they are people.” -Margaret Wise Brown

 

The Common(s): Yale Graduate Comparative Literature Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

THE COMMON(S)

Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University

March 2-3, 2018

 Keynote Speaker: Anne-Lise François, UC Berkeley

The Love That Speaks Its Name: Advertising Film

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Screen Advertising Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CFP: The Love That Speaks Its Name: Advertising Film (New York, NY; April 11, 2018)

 

CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS/CALL FOR CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
TexMoot: The First Annual North Texas Literature & Language Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS:

In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis, Lucy Pevensie reads a lovely narrative spell in the Magician’s Book. It lifts her out of a petty state of jealousy, soothing her loneliness and easing her disappointment. In the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith, humans and hobbits find healing for both body and spirit, including recovery from trauma and heartbreak. We are looking for proposals for flash-paper presentations (up to 10 minutes each) that rigorously investigate either depictions of healing in literature (especially speculative fiction) or applications of literature to real-life recovery. Questions and topics that may be considered include the following:

Alfred Hitchcock Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers—Deadline Extended

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

 

Ethics of Comedy

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:17am
Steven A. Benko
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018

What makes a joke right or wrong? When is it good or bad to laugh? The rights and wrongs of a joke can be expressed in political terms: a joke is politically incorrect or it exploits a marginalized group of people. Alternatively, a joke can be inappropriate or mean-spirited. A joke can make someone feel bad about their race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, body, gender identity, and the list can go on and on. Laughter can hurt someone’s feelings, reveal that the laugher lacks manners, or maybe holds to racist, sexist, or other offensive views.

Deadline Extended: Force, Resistance, and Mercy: Medieval Violence and Nonviolence (30th Annual IU MEST Spring Symposium)

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 9:34am
The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 24, 2017

Iron maidens, the Inquisition, the Crusades, witch burnings: these images of violence, both fact and fiction, are profoundly connected to the Middle Ages. Yet if in many popular conceptions, the medieval world is associated with brutality and suffering, the period also offers unique formulations of mercy, compassion, and the power of resistance. In exploring both medieval violence or nonviolence, this symposium seeks to examine specific structures of power and brutality but also to complicate the narrative of the violent Middle Ages.

William Demby Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:11pm
University of Rome, La Sapienza
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

UPDATED

CALL FOR PAPERS

WILLIAM DEMBY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

May 31-June 1, 2018

University of Rome, La Sapienza

Rome, Italy

 

Black Womanhood in Popular Culture

updated: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:40am
De Gruyter / Open Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Open Cultural Studies

Peer-Reviewed Journal by De Gruyter Open

 

CFP: Black Womanhood in Popular Culture

Editors: Dr Katharina Gerund (Erlangen/Nürnberg); Dr Stefanie Schäfer (Jena) 

Updated Special Issue: The Dog Diaries

updated: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:35pm
The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal

Special Issue: The Dog Diaries, Submissions Due October 30th

We seek submissions that explore the tangible and symbolic affection bonds that people have with dogs. Given how much dogs impart to us, The Dog Diaries will represent a cathartic “Thank You” for best-friends, past, present, and future. Submissions can include scholarly research, commentaries, fiction, science fiction, poetry, book reviews, interviews, cartoons, drawings, photography, and other artistic works. 

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