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Italian American and Italian Canadian Is Multi-Ethnic Too

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:34am
MLA Working Group Sponsored by Italian American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 24, 2018

 

Italian American and Italian Canadian Is Multi-Ethnic Too Class, gender, migration, history, diaspora, ethnicity, politics, radicals, working class, cinema, foodways, literature, media, popular culture, cultural studies, theory, 250-word abstract. Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, U of Arkansas, Fayetteville (calabret@uak.edu); Alan Gravano, Rocky Mountain U (agravano@rmuohp.edu)

Deadline for submissions: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Alan J. Gravano, Rocky Mountain U (alan.gravano@outlook.com )

Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 2-4, 2018

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:34am
Speculative Fiction Association / Lisa Bro
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.  The cohesive element that pulls works together under the category is that there is some “unrealistic” element, whether it’s magical, supernatural, or a futuristic/technological development: works that fall into the category stray from conventional realism in some way.   For this reason, speculative fiction can be quite broad, including everything from fantasy and magical realism to horror and science fiction—from Gabriel García Márquez to China Miéville to Octavia Butler.  This panel aims to explore those unrealistic elements and all their varied implications about society, politics, economics, and more.  Please submit a 250-300 word abstract, a brief bio, and any A/V needs by May 2

Women in Rock / Women in Romanticism

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:22am
James Rovira
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

CFP: Women in Rock / Women in Romanticism

Of the 605 proposals received by Bloomsbury for their 2015 33 1/3 Series call for papers, only 18% of contributors and 11% of artists covered were women, even though the female series editor was aggressively soliciting contributions by and about women. Rock and Romanticism: Women in Rock / Women in Romanticism seeks to address a visible shortcoming in scholarship about women in both popular music and in English Romanticism by bringing the two together in this collection.

David Bowie and Romanticism

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:21am
Dr. James Rovira
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

CFP: David Bowie and Romanticism

Energy, Ecology, and the Culture of Cities;Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:52pm
Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan (R.O.C)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Call for papers: Energy, Ecology, and the Culture of Cities
International Symposium at National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
November 23-24, 2018
Keynote Lecture: Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)

Politics and Aesthetics of Obsolescence

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:17pm
Moving Image & Media Studies at University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Call for Papers:

Politics and Aesthetics of Obsolescence

Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature /

Moving Image & Media Studies Conference

October 12th-13th, 2018

 

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Michigan State University)

Professor Joel Burges (University of Rochester, NY)

 

Call for Paper, extended deadline: Revolt, resistance and hope in European Cinema (MLA 2019).

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:15pm
MLA, Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Revolt, resistance and hope in European cinema. Allied Organization: Graduate Student Caucus
The GSC is looking for papers exploring the theme of popular uprisings in film, picturing how cinema (documentary, drama and comedy) can translate into political messages. 250-word abstracts by March 14th, 2018 at gradstudentcaucus@gmail.com
 ​Best regards, M. Leconte.​

CFP: Reflections on Black Panther

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:15pm
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.org)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line multilingual peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition of scholarly reflections about historical and current social complexity in Africa and the African diaspora as mirrored in Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole’s film Black Panther (Marvel Studio. Burbank, CA: 2018).

 

The Future of Humanities in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:15pm
AURO UNIVERSITY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Major civilizations of the world – Indian and Greek – based their models of education on inter-relatedness of various disciplines. However, with the focus on specialization and technology, liberal arts suffered at the expense of science and technology. But recently the discipline of Liberal arts and Human sciences has attained an unprecedented popularity in various Universities all over the world. The present world of the 21st century is strongly underpinned by rapid developments in the field of science and technology and accompanied by the ever-spreading roots of a global economy. The question then arises as to what role liberal education can play in the world mired in technological innovations spawned by globalization.

ASLE Panel at Midwest MLA 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:14pm
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment / Midwest MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 6, 2018

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Panel at Midwest MLA 2018

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in Kansas City, MO November 15th-18th.  Please see the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.

Old and Middle English Language and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:14pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

This panel welcomes all proposals that address the conference theme of consumption in texts in Old and Middle English. Of particular interest are proposals that address consumerism in all forms, material or immaterial. Examples of material consumerism might include but are not limited to the presence, use, or thoughts of food, goods, bodies, or land, while examples of immaterial consumption might consider ideas, beliefs, values, labels, or practices. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to Dr. Kathleen Burt at kathleen.burt@mga.edu by no later than April 5, 2018. 

Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:12pm
MLA 2019 Panel: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE

Modern Language Association 2019 Conference Panel Proposal
Chicago, 3–6 January 2019
Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory.

A New World?: Past Utopian Movements and Humanists' Directions for the Future

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 8:04am
Moira Marquis/ UNC Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

This panel will take place at the 2019 MLA/AHA conference in Chicago on January 3-6, 2019. These conferences will take place only blocks apart. Since this is a joint conference, panelists may be either AHA or MLA members.

 

Sublime Cognition: Science Fiction and Metaphysics

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:00am
London Science Fiction Research Community
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Deploying the broad catch-all of ‘metaphysics’, this conference will explore SF’s lost history of engagement with myth, magic, religion and the supernatural. Central areas of focus will include an assessment of what role (if any) metaphysical phenomena have played in science fiction, and to what degree SF can be distanced from the spiritual, supernatural and numinous concerns of other literatures of the fantastic. Assessing SF’s complex relationship with the metaphysical opens into many productive areas of inquiry: How can science fictional texts help us understand broader cultural processes of knowledge formation and paradigm shift?

Science Fiction and Fantasy International Conference Messengers from the Stars: Episode V – “Fragments of Humanity”

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 5:53am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Science Fiction and Fantasy International Conference

Messengers from the Stars:  Episode V – “Fragments of Humanity”

 

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

University Lisbon Centre for English Studies

November 29-30, 2018

http://messengersfromthestars.letras.ulisboa.pt/conference-2018/

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Affective Aesthetics of The Body in Pain - The Polish Journal of Aesthetics

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:20am
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Affective Aesthetics of The Body in Pain

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 51 (4/2018)

Editors: Luz Mar González-Arias (University of Oviedo, Spain)

    Monika Glosowitz (University of Silesia, Poland)

Assistant Editor: Miłosz Markiewicz (University of Silesia, Poland)

 

Writing the Black Country

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:19am
The University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Writing the Black Country is a blog edited by Dr Paul McDonald and R. M. Francis, from the Centre of Transnational and Transcultural Research at University of Wolverhampton in the UK. It's designed to showcase writing about England's industrial Midlands, and we are interested particularly in poetry and short prose pieces that focus on specific areas within the region.

We're less interested in writing about the region generally, but are looking for site, place or area specific work. For example, using a town, a street, a site as a point of departure or as setting for a work of fiction or poetry.

In time, this blog will transition, becoming an online, interactive literary map.

30th International Society for Humor Studies conference

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:18am
International Society for Humor Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

ISHS invites humour researchers and practitioners to Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss humour from its basic definitions to innovative research and everything in between. Bringing together a variety of scholars, students and creative practitioners, we welcome proposals of papers, posters, special panel contributions, workshops and other academic formats related to humour research or the applications of humour research in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

Abstract submission / registration: www.folklore.ee/ishs2018/ 

Call for Proposals: Black Panther Model United Nations Simulations

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:18am
Roberto Sirvent, Hope International University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

We invite scholars, educators, activists, and college students to help create Model UN simulations based off the comic book series The Black Panther. The goal is to create an online archive of Black Panther committee simulations that are made available at no cost to middle schools, high schools, and universities organizing their own Model UN conferences.

Those interested are encouraged to contact Roberto Sirvent at rdsirvent@hiu.edu. When contacting Roberto, please indicate one (or more) of the following that best describes you:

CFP (30 March 2018): Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts (under contract with Routledge)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:18am
Shun-liang Chao
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

We’d like to invite an art historian, comparatist, or interdisciplinary literary scholar in the field of the environmental humanities to contribute to our edited volume Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts, to be published in the Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature series in 2019. The volume comprises two major national groupings: first, the major Romantic traditions that developed in Germany, Britain, France, and the US; and second, the influence and cross-pollination of these traditions in Russia, China, India, and Japan.

New Perspectives on the Lost Generation

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:17am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The idea of a “lost generation” still has a hold on the popular imagination over ninety years after it was popularized via the epigraph of The Sun Also Rises.  For literary scholars and historians, though, that idea is critically worn-out if not simply useless.  This panel seeks to understand anew this old idea.  Questions to be addressed include but are not limited to:

How has the idea of the lost generation been critically and historically misunderstood and/or abused?

Diasporas, Aesthetics, and Southeast Asia

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:14am
Cheryl Naruse
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Please consider the following CFP for the guaranteed session at the 2019 Chicago MLA Convention. Diasporas, Aesthetics, and Southeast Asia

Forum: CLCS Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian Diasporic
What aesthetics (or anesthetics) do diasporic movements into/out of/within Southeast Asia generate? Comparative and multimedia approaches welcomed. 300 word abstracts and bios by 15 March 2018; Cheryl Narumi Naruse (cnaruse@tulane.edu).

Creativity for Success and Personal Growth for Librarians

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:14am
Carol Smallwood McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Creativity for Success and Personal Growth for Librarians 

 

Book Publisher: McFarland 

 

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public, academic librarian, indexer.

 

Carol Smallwood, co-editor, Gender Studies in the Library (McFarland, 2017); public library administrator, special, school librarian. 

 

Homeschooling and Libraries

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:13am
Carol Smallwood McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Homeschooling and Libraries

 

Book Publisher: McFarland

 

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public,academic librarian, indexer.

 

Carol Smallwood, co-editor. Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); public library administrator, special, school librarian.

 

Townes Van Zandt edited collection

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:13am
Ann Norton Holbrook/Saint Anselm College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Chapter proposals are invited for a volume of essays about songwriter Townes Van Zandt. The editors welcome proposals from scholars in any field: music, music history, English, communications, American studies, sociology, politics, philosophy, religion, marketing, etc. Edited chapters should be 20-25 pages in length (5000-7500 words). Submit typed, double-spaced papers using 12-point Times New Roman font and adhere to the latest updates according to MLA style conventions.

 

Our Female Future

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:13am
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies/ National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 45 No. 2 | September 2019

Call for Papers

Our Female Future

Deadline for Submissions: December 31, 2018

 

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