CFP: “Robert Frost and Animal Studies”
American Literature Association 30th Annual Conference in Boston, MA
May 23-26, 2019 at the Westin Copley Place
Sponsor: Robert Frost Society (session 1)
“We were lost piecemeal to the animals, / Like people thrown out to delay the wolves,” Robert Frost wrote famously in his poem “The White-Tailed Hornet” of the modern trend to investigate animality in humans. Robert Frost Society invites new essays on Robert Frost’s life and work which would engage some of the critical frameworks being developed today in animal studies.
Call for Papers: “Addressing Readers”
Venue: University Paul-Valéry Montpellier III
Date: 28-29 November 2019
Research lab: EMMA, Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone (https://emma.www.univ-montp3.fr/fr/evenements/addressing-readers-pragmatics-communication-first-printed-novels-english)
Conveners: Virginie Iché & Sandrine Sorlin
Conference website: https://addressingreaders.wordpress.com/
The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2019 American Literature Association conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts on May 23-26, 2019. The first panel, a roundtable on "Teaching Kate Chopin," seeks short (seven- to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks. The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin’s life or work.
Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, Imagination
May 28 - 31, 2019, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming issue: Reckoning With Appetite. The Deadline for Reviews is Friday, December 7th, 2018.
We are particularly interested in reviews of the following texts:
Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture by Tamura Lomax (Duke, 2018)
The Blues Muse: Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry by Emily Ruth Rutter (Alabama, 2018)
The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 30th annual conference of the American Literature Association in Boston on May 23-26, 2019.
We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction. Paper topics may include but are not limited to:
Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship, is inviting submissions for two upcoming volumes in 2019. Covering all periods of American literature, Resources for American Literary Study welcomes both traditional and digital humanities approaches to archival discovery and bibliography. The journal also welcomes pedagogically focused submissions examining archival study in the classroom.
CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS FOR EJES - European Journal of English Studies special issue:
Guest editors: Elahe Haschemi Yekani (Berlin), Anson Koch-Rein (Grinnell) and Jasper Verlinden (Berlin)
Cartographies of Silence:
A Conference for Readers and Writers
23rd Annual CLIFF Conference
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
March 15-16, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Professor Irena Klepfisz
Submission Deadline: December 7, 2018
It was an old theme even for me:
Language cannot do everything–
-- Adrienne Rich, “Cartographies of Silence”
Roundtable at 2019 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Biennial Conference, 26-30 June, in Davis, California
The August Wilson
American Literature Association
CALL FOR PAPERS
30th Annual ALA Conference
May 23-26, 2019
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Call for Papers
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018
Announcing The CODEX Papers: a new annual review from the CODEX Foundation
A call for submissions for Codex Papers No. 2: (First issue will appear early 2019)
The CODEX Foundation is pleased to announce issue no. 2, The CODEX Papers, an international review of contemporary book arts. Our editorial brief is to publish papers that promote a clear understanding of the enormously complex and historically rich field of the book arts, including:
Medical Humanism / American Literature
CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA
Given the ongoing healthcare crisis in America—soaring costs, physician shortages, and lack of insurance coverage—and the rising interest in the field of health humanities, I seek projects that illuminate American literature’s contribution to medical humanism. More specifically, I am interested in papers that address how American literature can help us revision our view of the body, health, illness, disease, medical education, and/or the healthcare system.
Call for Papers, TRANSverse journal
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Literature, Linguistics and other disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.
CALL FOR ARTICLE PROPOSALS:
Seeking submissions for a forthcoming issue of Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
Guest Editor: Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin
Special Issue: Literary Walks, Slow Travel, and Eco-Awareness in Contemporary Literature.
CFP: From Monstrosities to Wonders: Ecohorror and Transcorporeality Roundtable
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment at the University of California, Davis June 26-30, 2019.
All proposals must be submitted via the conference website: https://asle.submittable.com/submit.
Call for Papers:
Special Issue of Early Modern Culture Online (EMCO): “Shakespeare in/and Education”
University of Kent, Canterbury – 3-6 September 2019
Working-Class Studies Beyond the Heartlands
With a growing awareness of class-based inequality, Brexit, and a new willingness to discuss working-class issues, we are pleased to announce that the next conference of the Working- Class Studies Association will be held in the UK in September 2019. In its fifteen-year history, this will be the first time the Working-Class Studies Association will hold its conference outside its heartland of the USA. This conference aims to build and consolidate work being carried out currently in the UK and Europe with the USA and elsewhere in the world.
In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹.
Thematic Section: »A.I«
Shirley Jackson Society
CFP for American Literature Association Conference 2019
A Shirley Jackson Renaissance
In the spirit of the current reinvigoration in interest in Shirley Jackson’s work and life—along with the 70th anniversary of the publication of “The Lottery”—this panel is seeking criticism that explores Jackson’s previously unreleased work (i.e., the stories in Let Me Tell You) or lesser known works using any critical frame or approaches her well-known work in a innovative, unconventional or interdisciplinary manner.
Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.
Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Department of English (PG), Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
National Conference on "Cartographies of Diaspora and Displacement: Narratives of Expatriates and Poetics of Exile" on January 18, 2019.
Conference Concept Note
Call for Papers:
Annual Conference of the
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
Appel à textes:
Conférence annuelle de la
Société canadienne pour l’étude da la bande dessinée
University of British Columbia
June 4–5, 2019
Université de la Colombie-Britannique
4–5 juin, 2019
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art.earth, our partners The Royal Forestry Societyand Timber Strategiesand our academic partner Science Walden @ Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology (UNIST) invite proposals to an international forum: Evolving the Forest.
This is a three-day international forum bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our relationship with wood, trees and forest over the past hundred years, and imagining that evolving relationship over the next 100.
The event takes place June 19-21, 2019 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.
Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro
CALL FOR PAPERS
The XV International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies
“Home-Thoughts, from Abroad”
(from a poem by Robert Browning)
We are a group of enthusiastic academics who found each other in Chicago, USA. We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world. German Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal. Our objective is to circulate scholarly information on research in literature, culture, and language, including teaching German as a second or foreign language. Articles are published in German and English. Please visit www.germanjournal.org for more information. Happy writing!
Time/ Le temps
Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris
Paris, 8–10 July /juillet 2019
Call for Papers:
“What is time?” asked St. Augustine. “Who can comprehend this even in thought so as to articulate the answer in words? Yet what do we speak of, in our familiar everyday conversation, more than of time?”