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Losing Our Words: Transformations in Language and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:11am
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Proposals Losing Our Words: Transformations in Language and Culture

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Chang, journalist and music critic on hip hop music and culture

Submission Deadline: May 30

Conference Dates: October 27-28, 2018.

Conference Location: 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Canada Please submit via website. http://www.humber.ca/liberalarts-ifoa/call-proposals

 

Retrenching/Entrenching Youth: Mobility and Stasis in Youth Culture Representations on Screen

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:10am
University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Retrenching/Entrenching Youth: Mobility and Stasis in Youth Culture Representations on Screen

University of Liverpool

4th - 5th June 2018

 

Confirmed Keynotes:

Professor Pamela Robertson Wojcik, University of Notre Dame

Dr. Timothy Shary, Southern New Hampshire University

Professor Karen Lury, University of Glasgow

 

Arctic, Antarctic Gothic

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:10am
Aporetic Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 

 “Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized” (Graham Harman, Guerilla Metaphysics).

Aporetic Press invites the submission of abstracts for a collection of essays on Arctic and Antarctic Gothic.

Shattering Silences: Challenging Traditions/ Inventing Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:08am
Queens College MA Program in English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Fifth Annual Queens College Graduate Conference

 

Shattering Silences

Challenging Traditions, Inventing Worlds

 

Conference Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Blackwood, Associate Professor of English, Pace University

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018

 

Feminism and Food Media

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:07am
Feminist Media Studies / Tisha Dejmanee
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Food media have become exponentially popular throughout the 21st century, with growth in the production and consumption of digital ‘food porn,’ cookbooks and content in the food blog- and vlogospheres. Across these diverse formats, food media have long been recognized as artifacts that reference culturally- and historically-specific ideals of gender at the same time that they offer instructional food pedagogies. For instance, scholars have pointed out the links between food preparation rituals and the performance of gender from the hypermasculinization of barbeque to the feminized daintiness of baking desserts, and from ideas about the gendered organization of food labor to the embodied pleasures of food porn.  

Doris Lessing Studies 2018: Special Topic

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:04am
Robin Visel/Doris Lessing Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Call for Papers, Doris Lessing Studies 2018: “Alternative Domesticities in the Works of Doris Lessing.” 

Following Jenni Diski’s 2016 memoir, In Gratitude, we invite new readings of Lessing’s portrayals of non-biological families, non-normative modes of affiliation and dependence, and unconventional households and genealogies.

Sweet Home Chicago? Rethinking Blues Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:02am
MLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 12, 2018

Sweet Home Chicago? Rethinking Blues Literature

 

MLA 2019

Chicago, IL   3 January – 6 January 2019

 

What is the current state of Blues Literature? It has been well over thirty years since Houston Baker Jr.’s Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (1984) put blues back on the critical map. Much has changed since then. Even with innovative interventions in the field (Davis, Bolden, Gussow, McGinley), blues literature has fallen out of vogue within academic circles. This panel seeks to rethink blues literature's critical value.

Teaching with Material Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:01am
MLA Forum on Bibliography and Scholarly Editing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

MLA 2019 - Chicago

Session sponsored by the Forum on Bibliography and Scholarly Editing

 

Participants in this interactive poster session will demonstrate classroom lessons and/or assignments that interrogate material-textual objects using those same objects.

 

250-word abstracts due to Ryan Cordell (r.cordell@northeastern.edu) by 15 March 2018. 

Sports as Art, as Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:01am
CALLALOO Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

“Sports as Art, as Resistance”

 

Callaloo invites complete submissions for a special issue devoted to the interdisciplinary examination of sports guest edited by Eric Henderson (Stratagem Entertainment), Miya Knights (Middleton-On-Sea, UK), John McCluskey, Jr. (Indiana University), and Pellom McDaniels III (Emory University).

 

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New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies--Volume 4

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Edward Albee Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies, Volume Four:

 

 Edward Albee’s Influence on American Drama

 

We are seeking essays that explore Albee’s influence and reach in the American theatre.  This could include playwrights whom he mentored directly, playwrights who were inspired by him, his role as director of both his own and others’ work, collaborators who worked with him, and artists whose own careers were in some way shaped by him.

 

In particular, we are interested in essays on any or all of the following topics:

 

Textual Transactions in Netherlandic Literature, Language and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:59am
MLA Dutch Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Textual Transactions IN NETHERLANDIC LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

3–6 January 2019, Chicago

Session organized by the MLA Dutch Forum

The Modern Language Association is the oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the study of language and literature in America. For the 2019 convention of the Modern Language Association, the MLA Dutch Forum is organizing a session on the 2019 Presidential theme ‘Textual Transactions’. The convention will be held from 3–6 January, in Chicago.

Anne Gere, the 2018–19 president of the MLA, has chosen Textual Transactions as the presidential theme for the 2019 MLA Annual Convention in Chicago. This is described as follows:

Media Journey Symposium 2018: Animation in Transcultural Contexts

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:59am
University of East Anglia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

Media Journeys 2018: Animation in Transcultural Contexts

Symposium at the University of East Anglia

 24th May 2018

 

Call For Papers: Paper Proposal Deadline: 2nd March 2018

 

Call for Proposals and Manuscripts

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:19am
Aporetic Press
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Aporetic Press is committed to publishing works that do not fall comfortably into accepted categories and established genres.

We are particularly interested in subjects which are not in vogue but nonetheless represent cutting edge thought, dynamic scholarship (including para-academic work) and unconventional creativity. We are willing to publish on the neglected and the niche providing the work is creative and original in approach.

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