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Women Warriors and Popular Culture: Representations across Time and Space (NEPCA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:01am
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture for the Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Women Warriors and Popular Culture: Representations across Time and Space

Panel Proposed for the Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

 

2018 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)

Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts

19-20 October 2018

Proposals due 1 June 2018

 

2018 PCAS Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 2:19pm
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION IN THE SOUTH & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION IN THE SOUTH

2018 Conference

New Orleans, LA   October 4-6

 

The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South meet every year to present and discuss ideas about popular culture, American and world-wide. From Andrew Marvell to Captain Marvel, topics are wide-ranging and extensive. We also encourage individual submissions and panels of creative writing. We invite panels organized around one issue or theme.

Submissions: Papers are limited to twenty (20) minutes or fewer.

Call for Papers for an edited volume Litany in the Arts and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 2:16pm
University of Warsaw, University of Bologna
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

 

Call for Papers for an edited volume

Litany in the Arts and Culture

Scholars representing various disciplines are kindly encouraged to submit paper proposals focusing on litanies and their forms and representations in different spheres of culture, including liturgy, literature, music, the visual arts, spirituality, and philosophy. The book Litany in the Arts and Culture edited by Witold Sadowski (University of Warsaw) and Francesco Marsciani (University of Bologna) and composed of selected best papers will be proposed for publication to the editorial board of the Brepols series: Studia Traditionis Theologiae Explorations in Early and Medieval Theology.

Resistant Bodies: Defiance and Opposition in American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 2:15pm
SAMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Resistant Bodies: Defiance and Opposition in American Literature

Examples of passive resistance, such as Herman Melville’s Bartleby, populate all eras of American literature, everywhere calling into question the logic of the state. As distinct from actively violent fictional or real life revolutionaries such as Toni Morrison’s Seven Days Society or John Brown, these figures resist dominant discourse and oppressive modes of being through non-response, misdirection, or refusals to participate. Such reactions expose the gaps and injustices of the state machine, providing examples of lives that can, as Thoreau argues, “be a counter-friction to stop the machine.”

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Early Modern Hispanic Theater in Performance and Adaptation'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:48am
Charles Patterson, Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Early Modern Hispanic Theater in Performance and Adaptation
Presiding Officer: Charles Patterson, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Drama and Society IV: Representation of Violence in Theater'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:48am
Judith Saunders, Independent Scholar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Drama and Society IV: Representation of Violence in Theater
Presiding Officer: Judith Saunders, Independent Scholar
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Drama and Society III: Shakespeare and Society'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:48am
Amanda Riggle, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Drama and Society III: Shakespeare and Society
Presiding Officer: Amanda Riggle, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Drama and Society II: Roundtable on Effective Teaching Approaches to Drama in the College Classroom'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:48am
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Drama and Society II: Roundtable on Effective Teaching Approaches to Drama in the College Classroom
Presiding Officer: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Alternative Communities in Hispanic Literature and Culture'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:47am
Luis H. Castañeda, Middlebury College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Alternative Communities in Hispanic Literature and Culture
Presiding Officer: Luis H. Castañeda, Middlebury College
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Sovereignty & Strangeness, A Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:20am
Northwestern University Department of Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Northwestern Department of Religious Studies graduate students invite young scholars to submit paper proposals for “Sovereignty & Strangeness,” a graduate conference to be held October 19-21, 2018 in Evanston, IL. Due to the extended deadline, proposals are now due May 13, 2018. Check out our website for more details and to view the full CFP: https://sites.northwestern.edu/sovereigntyandstrangeness/.

Forces of Education: Walter Benjamin and the Possibility of a Global Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:17am
Walter Benjamin archive / ZfL Berlin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Forces of Education: Benjamin and the Possibility of a Global Pedagogy
Workshop for Young Benjamin Scholars 

January 9th through 11th, 2019
Walter Benjamin Archive and Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin 

Lectures and Seminars featuring Ilit Ferber (Tel Aviv), Freddie Rokem (Jerusalem), and Irving Wohlfarth (Bremen)

Organized by Dennis Johannßen (Providence) and Dominik Zechner (New York) 

Boundaries

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:12am
UNISA (University of South Africa)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Boundaries

Magliesburg, SOUTH AFRICA, 2nd–6th September 2018

 

Dear list members,

 

We are pleased to announce the conference Boundaries, to be held at Valley Lodge & Spa, Magliesburg, South Africa, 2nd–6th September 2018.

 

Call for Submissions: Poetry, Art, Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:47am
Parentheses Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Parentheses Journal seeks poetry, prose, and art (including but not limited to hybrid, collage, photography) for Issue Four to be released in September 2018. The deadline for Issue Four is August 15, 2018. We encourage you to peruse our previous issues and submission guidelines before sending your work. We encourage submissions from historically marginalized groups, including but not limited to POC, women, non-binary people, LGBTQ and the differently abled.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Agency in the Works of David Lynch'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:52am
Candace Craig, Pikes Peak Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Agency in the Works of David Lynch
Presiding Officer: Candace Craig, Pikes Peak Community College
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'African American Literature'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:52am
Jerry Rafiki Jenkins, Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: African American Literature
Presiding Officer: Jerry Rafiki Jenkins, Palomar College
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Magic and Witchcraft on Stage and Screen'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:51am
Logan Greene, Eastern Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Magic and Witchcraft on Stage and Screen
Presiding Officer: Logan Greene, Eastern Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Long(ing) Life'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:51am
Fuson Wang, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Film Studies
Presiding Officer: Dawn Dietrich, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Architecture, Space, and Literature'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:51am
Richard Watts, University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Architecture, Space, and Literature
Presiding Officer: Richard Watts, University of Washington
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, "Germanic Studies"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:51am
Olivia Albiero, San Francisco State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Germanic Studies
Presiding Officer: Olivia Albiero, San Francisco State University, albiero@sfsu.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

This session welcomes proposals in any area, period or genre of German-language literature and culture.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Politics and Aesthetics of Obsolescence

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:50am
Moving Image & Media Studies at University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 28, 2018

Call for Papers:Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature /Moving Image & Media Studies ConferenceOctober 12th-13th 2018 Politics and Aesthetics of Obsolescence Keynote Speakers:Professor Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Michigan State University)Professor Joel Burges (University of Rochester, NY) Has human society fully done away with the pre-modern ideal of permanence and gradual change?

Place and Placelessness: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 5:48am
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

Place and Placelessness

The 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the  Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.

 We are excited to announce the CfP for ‘Place and Placelessness’ to be held at the University of Nottingham on 16 July 2018.

Confirmed Keynote Address: Dr David Cooper (Manchester Metropolitan University)

PAMLA 2018 Special Session, Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:22am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

PAMLA 2018 Special Session

Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene

Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages.

This panel invites speakers to consider the role of the humanities (and the “actors” within various academic disciplines) in anthropogenic contexts and possible climate futures. In what ways might we translate, mediate and act out environmental issues for our readers, colleagues, students, institutions and public audiences at large?

Marginal Writing in the First World War

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

UPDATE: the due date for proposals has been updated from 5/7 to 5/21!

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'New Directions in Holocaust Studies'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Sandra Alfers, Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: New Directions in Holocaust Studies
Presiding Officer: Sandra Alfers, Western Washington University, sandra.alfers@wwu.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Drama and Society I: Sam Shepard, His Acting, Roles, and Stages'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Drama and Society I: Sam Shepard, His Acting, Roles, and Stages
Presiding Officer: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah, kimberly.jew@utah.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Culture, Identity, and Immigration in the United States and Europe'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
José I. Alvarez Fernandez, Emmanuel College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Culture, Identity, and Immigration in the United States and Europe
Presiding Officer: José I. Alvarez Fernandez, Emmanuel College, alvarjo@emmanuel.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Contemporary Women Writers in Italy'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:14am
Maria G. Traub, Neumann University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Contemporary Women Writers in Italy
Presiding Officer: Maria G. Traub, Neumann University, TRAUBM@neumann.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

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