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9th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

The 9th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 22-23, 2017 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Louisiana Landscapes.”

MLA 2018 Special Session on South-Asia in/and Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Literature Forum and the Keats-Shelley Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

In his pathbreaking argument that the "Orient" was "a European invention" crucial to the West's self-construction, Edward Said builds on earlier work such as Raymond Schwab's encyclopedic history of Orientalism byinsisting on the "formidable structure of cultural domination" that the orientalist text elaborates or enacts. The "fact of empire" gives nearly all nineteenth century writing a political charge, but British Romanticism specifically can be seen to emerge out of or in relation to the period of England's intensive imperial expansion, including the operations of the East India Company from the acquisition of territory in the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the Great Revolt in India in 1857 as a resu

*UPDATE*-CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol. II, Issue 2 (June 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:35pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 7, 2017

A.K. Ramanujan in a poem entitled “Small-scale Reflections on a Great House” had mused, “Sometimes I think that nothing/that ever comes into this house/goes out. Things come in every day/to lose themselves among other things/lost long ago among/other things lost long ago”. The description may seem oddly apt for the field of postcolonial studies which continues to search for new shores even as some of the concerns of the past begin to fade with the inevitable processes of history. Even as the field remains committed to a quest for emancipation from violence and discrimination and deprivation, caused by the forces of race, class, gender, sexuality and a number of other factors, the modalities continue to change and the boundaries begin to blur.

(Extended) Blended Learning Conference: Submissions by 2/21

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:33am
Bryn Mawr College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The sixth annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference will be held Wednesday, May 17 – Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning.

Our definition of blended learning is quite broad, encompassing any combination of online and face-to-face instruction that supports close faculty-student interactions and high-impact, student-centered pedagogies, promotes life-long learning, or otherwise contributes to the goals and mission of a liberal arts education.

*UPDATE* 2nd & Final CFP for Acting Out: The IV International Flann O'Brien Conference (Salzburg)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:31pm
Acting Out: The IV International Flann O'Brien Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 5, 2017

2nd and Final CFP Deadline: 5 March 2017

Keynote Speakers

  • Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin)
  • Stanley E. Gontarski (Florida State University)
  • Maebh Long (University of Waikato)

Guest Writers

  • Arthur Riordan (Improbable FrequencySlattery’s Sago SagaThe Train)
  • Alan Titley (The Dirty Dust, In My Own Words: Flann O'Brien Speaks)
  • Joanna Walsh (Vertigo, Hotel, Grow a Pair)

Performances

“The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:22pm
ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

As part of the ESRA 2017 Congress, “Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage” (Gdansk, 27-30 July), Dr Carla Della Gatta and Dr Adele Lee invite contributions to the following seminar:

The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare

Comparative Literature Conference: Identity

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:20pm
Comparative World Literature Cal State Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Call for Papers: Identity
52nd Annual Comparative World Literature Conference
April 11-12, 2017
California State University, Long Beach

Identity is inescapable and in constant flux. It can be located in the body, in the discourse that surrounds and determines bodies, or in the more nebulous realm of language. From race, class, gender, and orientation to professional, personal, familial, and cultural identities, we all negotiate multiple aspects of identity in our daily lives and our conceptions of ourselves.

SPECIAL ISSUE 2018: Investigating Second Language Speech

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 1:24pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS - Ilha do Desterro Journal

 

SPECIAL ISSUE 2018: Investigating Second Language Speech

Guest Editors:

Rosane Silveira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Walcir Cardoso, Concordia University

Ocke-Schwen Bohn, Aarhus University

Donesca Puntel Xhafaj, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

 

Afronatures and Afrofutures: Speculation, Technology, and Environment in African Literature and Film (MLA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:06pm
Dustin Crowley / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Afronatures and Afrofutures: Speculation, Technology, and Environment in African Literature and Film // MLA 2018, New York City, January 4-7 // Panel arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

State and Local Economic Development Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:05pm
Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Rutgers University–Camden Campus Department of Public Policy and Administration Ph.D. Program in
Public Affairs/Community Development presents:

Municipal Transformation and Economic Equality Graduate Student Conference
March 28, 2017, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

In an age of fiscal austerity, what strategies are available to local municipalities to develop a strong economic base? How do municipal policymakers ensure that policies are equitable? How can municipalities make use of vacant land and deteriorating infrastructure to promote economic development?

This year’s conference aims to address these questions through four focus areas:

CFPs Keystone DH Conference, July 12-14 in Philadelphia

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
Tri-Co Digital Scholarship Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Keystone DH @ the Chemical Heritage Foundation
Philadelphia, PA
July 12-14, 2017

We are excited to announce that this year’s Keystone DH Conference will be held at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. Now in its third year, Keystone DH is an annual conference and a network of institutions and practitioners committed to advancing collaborative scholarship in digital humanities research and pedagogy across the Mid-Atlantic.

LURe CFP

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
Literary Undergraduate Research in English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CALL FOR PAPERS:

I am the editor-in-chief with the Literary Undergraduate Research in English (LURe) at the University of West Georgia and I am writing to inform you that we are now accepting submissions for our next issue. Here is some some information, and if you will, please forward this to professors and English students:

-    We accept UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH essays no longer than 20 pages in literature, film, cultural studies, and theory

-    The deadline is Feb. 28, 2017

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