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Re-Framing the Constitution: Futures of the Fourteenth Amendment

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:22pm
Rice University & Humanities Research Center
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Symposium CFP

 

Re-Framing the Constitution: Futures of the Fourteenth Amendment

 

Rice University

Houston, TX

Friday & Saturday, October 5-6, 2018

14thfutures.blogs.rice.edu 

 

Keynote:

Edlie L. Wong (University of Maryland)

 

Concluding Roundtable: 

Ikuko Asaka (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Carrie Hyde (University of California, Los Angeles)

Mónica Jiménez (University of Texas, Austin)

RSA 2019: Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama (July 16th, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 12:39pm
Christina M. Squitieri / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 16, 2018

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2019: 17–19 March 2019, Toronto, Canada

Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama

**This is a guaranteed session**

Special Issue "Shakespeare and Digital Humanities: New Perspectives and Future Directions"

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:47am
Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787).
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Shakespeare is now fundamentally digital. The technologies, resources and cultures of the digital age influence how we humans variously read, watch, research, and teach Shakespeare. This influence occurs in both apparent but also unseen ways since digital technologies include hidden processes, or non-human actors such as algorithms. In fact, the thing we call “Shakespeare” is the consequence of the interaction of agential humans and digital, non-human actors. The Special Issue of Humanities explores this technogenic dynamic and its significance for understandings of Shakespeare’s works and their cultural afterlives.

Mythopoeic Children's and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:46am
Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

 

Call for Papers: Mythopoeic Children’s and Young Adult Literature

                                                                                

Special Issue of Mythlore, Fall 2019

Guest Edited by Donna R. White

** Draft Deadline: March 30, 2019 ** Final paper deadline: June 30, 2019

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: MWASECS 2018 Conference - "Eighteenth-Century Frontiers"

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:43am
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies has extended the deadline for proposals for its 2018 meeting.

DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2018

mwasecs2018.wixsite.com/mwasecs2018

mwasecs2018@gmail.com

 

MWASECS 2018

“Eighteenth-Century Frontiers”

Testing Limits • Crossing Boundaries • Claiming Spaces

October 12 & 13, 2018

Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre, Sioux Falls, SD

 

THE CONFERENCE

CALL FOR ARTICLES: Materiality in Wilkie Collins and his Contemporaries

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Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:41am
Dr Laura Eastlake, The Wilkie Collins Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

 GUEST EDITORS: DR KYM BRINDLE, DR LAURA EASTLAKE ‘I prophesy that we shall see ghosts and find treasures, and hear mysterious noises –and, oh heavens! What clouds of dust we shall have to go through’ (The Dead Secret) Wilkie Collins’s fiction depicts a rich cabinet of material curiosities. His novels evidence the wealth of objects with which the Victorians surrounded themselves in everyday life. This special issue looks to explore the entanglements between object and subject in Collins’s work. We seek proposals exploring the ways in which aspects of identity in Collins’s novels are articulated through forms of material culture.

Convergence and Divergence: Indian Literature in a Global Context—Canadian and Indian Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:40am
Department of English, PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

International Conference

HOSTED BY

SHASTRI INDO-CANADIAN INSTITUTE, NEW DELHI

&

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY, PUDUCHERRY 605014 INDIA

 

Convergence and Divergence: Indian Literature in a Global Context—Canadian and Indian Perspectives

 

AUGUST 30-31, 2018

 

ABOUT US:

(Un)Earthing: Roots, Relations, and Revelations

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:35am
New Voices Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 5, 2018

(Un)Earthing: Roots, Relations, and Revelations

Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests.
I’ll dig with it.

—Seamus Heaney,“Digging”

As a discipline, the humanities seeks to uncover and explore various cultures, histories, experiences, and truths. The 2019 New Voices Graduate Conference invites submissions that consider concepts of unearthing.

Trash Objects (Deadline 7/1/18)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:34am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Origins and Assemblages of the "Modern;" Shakespeare and the Gothic Imagination

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:32am
Lucian Ghita (Clemson University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Writing in 1800, the Marquis de Sade claimed that the Gothic was the inevitable product of the revolutionary tremors felt throughout Europe. In revealing the proximity between poetic and political terror, the Gothic became the inescapable condition and symptom of modernity itself. The rise of the Gothic in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe is closely bound up with the discovery of Shakespeare as a "modern dramatist" by Hegel and, later, Marx. Like the Gothic, Shakespeare's plays had a propensity for exploring the "dark underbelly" of the new modern world. This seminar explores the mutually constitutive relationship between "Shakespeare" and "the Gothic," viewed as cultural catalysts for modernity and modern creativity.

Fairy Tales Area at PCA in Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019 (submission deadline: 10/1/18)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:31am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations and panels on the diverse range of fairy tales throughout the world. This year, we particularly seek papers focused on pedagogical uses of fairy tales at all levels and in all fields, discussions of folkloric shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc) versions of tales, and creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history.

Still, we are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale related subject.

PAMLA Children's Literature

updated: 
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 1:27pm
Amanda Anderson PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Amanda Anderson /PAMLA

deadline for submissions: 

DEADLINE EXTENDED! JUNE 27 2018.

PAMLA Conference

 Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington

Children's Literature

November 9-11, 2018

Data Visualization in Eighteenth-Century Studies

updated: 
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 12:25pm
Ileana Baird / Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Submissions are being sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled Data Visualization in Eighteenth-Century Studies. The main goal of this collection is to bring to light new research that involves the use of visualizations in approaching eighteenth-century texts and cultural phenomena (graphs, maps, geospatial representations, social networks, data mapping, and/or any patterns of intellectual exchange presented in a visual form).

 

MORAL MACHINES? THE ETHICS AND POLITICS OF THE DIGITAL WORLD

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Kaisa Kaakinen / The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

MORAL MACHINES? THE ETHICS AND POLITICS OF THE DIGITAL WORLD 6–8 March 2019, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland With confirmed keynotes from N. Katherine Hayles (Duke University, USA) and Bernard Stiegler (IRI: Institut de Recherche et d’Innovation at the Centre Pompidou de Paris) As our visible and invisible social reality is getting increasingly digital, the question of the ethical, moral and political consequences of digitalization is ever more pressing. Such issue is too complex to be met only with instinctive digiphilia or digiphobia. No technology is just a tool, all technologies mark their users and environments.

Transnational Spaces in the Poetry of Ezra Pound

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:59am
Jeff Grieneisen / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Seeking abstracts for consideration on a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association March 21-24 in Washington, D.C. Please submit abstracts and contact information by Sept. 30 using the following link: http://www.cfplist.com//nemla/Home/S/17510

Literature & Religion

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:55am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Meeting, Bellingham WA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:   http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

RSA Panel: The Female Body as Text in Renaissance Literature

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:55am
Allison Collins, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 13, 2018

As the Renaissance saw a rise in female literacy and texts addressed to women readers, the relationship between gender and genre was foregrounded in debates about the appropriate texts for women to read – or if it was appropriate for women to read at all.  These conversations particularly centered on the genre of romance, simultaneously a genre classed as feminine and a genre deemed morally inappropriate for women to read. While these debates raged outside literary texts, within the texts themselves, we see women reading and women as objects to be read – both by the reader of the text and by other characters within the text. How does the female body serve as a text within a text?

What's Jewish About Death (Special Issue of Shofar)

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:55am
Laura Limonic, SUNY Old Westerbury; Tahneer Oksman, Marymount Manhattan College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Call for Papers: What’s Jewish about death? - A Special Issue of SHOFAR: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

Guest Editors: Laura Limonic, Assistant Professor of Sociology, SUNY Old Westbury; Tahneer Oksman, Assistant Professor of Academic Writing, Marymount Manhattan College

Journal Editors: Eugene Avrutin, University of Illinois; Ranen Omer-Sherman, University of Louisville

Activism

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:36am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Activism area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) is seeking proposals for the 2018 Conference (November 8 – 10) in Baltimore, Maryland.

We welcome submissions from a broad range of perspectives (media studies, gender studies, English, cultural studies, history, political science, art and art history, etc.) relating to activism and/or activists from regional/local to national/global levels. Proposals might examine activism in the age of Trump (Black Lives Matter, conservative movements, immigration, etc.), activism and music, environmental activists, lawyers and legal/judicial activism, etc.). Proposals may consider activism from historical and/or alternative perspectives.

National Identity and International Crime Fiction in the Age of Populism and Globalization

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:31am
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

 

I have received a contract to collect, edit, and introduce a volume of original critical/scholarly essays—currently with the working title National Identity and International Crime Fiction in the Age of Populism and Globalization—from McFarland & Company. 

 

Seduction

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:28am
University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Seduction

University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow

Hosted at the School for Literatures, Languages, and Cultures, University of Edinburgh

On 15th and 16th November, Edinburgh LLC is hosting “Seduction”, a two-day interdisciplinary conference that seeks to bring together scholars working on “Seduction” across a broad range of subject areas, places, and periods. The keynote address, on perfume, will be given by Sophie Read (University of Cambridge). The committee has also commissioned the bilingual (English and Scots Gaelic) poet Robbie MacLeod to create some poetry for the event.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Representing Women and Transnationalism in Francophone West Africa

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:22am
Lingua Romana: A Journal of French, Italian, and Romanian Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Representing Women and Transnationalism in Francophone West Africa

The peer-reviewed Lingua Romana: A Journal of French, Italian, and Romanian Culture (ISSN: 1551-4730) is soliciting previously unpublished scholarly articles on the subject of literary and artistic representations of womanhood and the female experience within a modernizing/globalizing sub-Saharan West Africa for publication in its Fall 2018 volume (deadline: 31 August 2018).

DisArt 2018 Process and Presence International Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:22am
DisArt
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

2018 DisArt Call For Submissions

DisArt Process and Presence

International Conference

October 26-28, 2018

 

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

1000 East Beltline Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

 

Conference Invitation

CFP for Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. IV, Issue 1, January 2019

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:18am
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Postcolonial Interventions has been striving consistently to explore new frontiers of knowledge in the field of postcolonial studies which remains characterised by fluidity, plurality and consistent refashioning of disciplinary boundaries. The next issue of Postcolonial Interventions will be an Open Issue that will hope to testify to this ever-expanding variety, especially by focusing on recent literary, cultural and socio-political phenomena with greater theoretical richness and dexterity.

Submission Guidelines:

Melville at 200

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:17am
Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

“Melville at 200”

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