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Fake News

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:01pm
Documenting the Media Revolution through Fake News
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Given the current developments in our society, Glendale Community College has decided to host their very first Call for Papers in a discussion of fake news. There is a prompt provided below, but you are not limited to the provided discussion points. This conference serves not only as a presentation of facts, but also a platform to express opinions and beliefs on the possible solutions to recognizing and avoiding fake news. Please submit a brief one paragraph summary of your essay describing the topics you will cover as well as an additional bit of background information about yourself. If your presentation requires any technological accommodations, please make note of it in your background information.

Lucerne Master Class for PhD Students, 2017

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Christina Cavedon, Universität Luzern
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Histories of Global Capitalism with Prof. Dr. Sven Beckert (Harvard University)

 

When:                              9 – 13 October, 2017

Where:                             University of Lucerne, Switzerland | Hotel Seeburg

Language:                        English

All further information:       www.unilu.ch/masterclass

 

DEADLINE APPROACHING—CFP for ALA panel—Sense of Place in American Modernist Poetry and Visual Art

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

This panel explores the sense of place as part of the indigenous language of American artistic production of Modernism in the context of the European avant-garde. Though U.S. poets and artists were influenced by the formal techniques of Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dadaism and Surrealism, they were also determined to search for the essence of an expressive language that defined its authenticity as opposed to European foreignness. One of their avenues of research was the exploration of the distinctive features of the American soil as a means of contributing novel aspects to modern aesthetics. The genuine character of the environment is closely linked to the strong attachment to rural or urban spaces and the value they acquire for the observer.

Creative Writing II Poetry, MMLA 2017 - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of poetry as an act of resistance.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that are socially conscious and politically engaged.

Please send a 200-300-word abstract and a brief bio to the section chair, Francesco Levato (falevat@ilstu.edu), by April 15th, 2017. Include in your abstract your name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address and paper title.

War Studies Area - MAPACA 2017

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
MAPACA / Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, War Studies Area
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

2017 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 8 -- Saturday, November 11, 2017
Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 29, 2017

 

[UPDATE] Queer Visual Cultures--Additional Essays for Contracted Volume

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

We require an additional few essays for an edited volume on queer visual cultures contracted with Universitas Press. The essays solicited are replacement essays and should prefereably focus on aspects such as queer representations and portrayals in video games, on stage, and on television. Although we have a substantial number of essays covering the queer in cinema, fresh proposals may be reviewed. At this stage we are looking for proposals for essays that can be finished within a month, as the volume is due to go to press next month. Essays requiring longer duration for completion are not encouraged at this point during publication. 

UPDATE: Deep Learning & Shifting Paradigms in the Humanities

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
MMLA--Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Humanities have long since recognized the importance of critical reading and thinking, or the ability for students to engage in higher-order thinking skills to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate texts and ideas.  With the growing decline of interest in the humanities and so many students now enrolling in colleges for more vocational ends, there is an emerging shift away from in‐depth reading/critical dialogue in both college and American culture.  Thus, many students now enter college with fewer critical tools that we once took for granted and that once made humanities engaging.   How do we approach this new cultural/student paradigm?  Are there more avenues of approach than simply resisting or easing up on expectations/requirements/objectives?  P

Authority and Agency During Devisive Times

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
Michigan College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

http://michigancea.org/ Call for Papers:  Michigan College English Association Conference on Friday, October 27, 2017

 

Themes:  Authority and Agency During Divisive Times

 

Featured Luncheon Speaker :  Matthew Gavin Frank

 

Location: Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

 

Poetry & Poetics of the 1990s: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Editorial Collective of the National Poetry Foundation invites paper and panel proposals for the last in our sequence of "decade" conferences, to be devoted to the Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s, American and international, and to be held from Wednesday to Sunday, June 28 - July 1, 2017, on the flagship campus of the University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.

Creative and Critical Works at MMLA

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
Festival of Language at MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Midwest Modern Language Association

Cincinnati, Ohio. November 9-12, 2017

 

Festival of Language CFP

(permanent session)

 

Topic: Art as Activism

 

UPDATE: Animals in Literature and Film

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging in tensions of “human” and “animal” found within a variety of ancient textualities related to the broad field of animal studies. In ancient Greek and Roman society, animals serve important roles, often as a medium in religion, as symbolic function in Greco-Roman mythology, and as poetic symbol in ancient oral tradition and later written literature. Often, animals are given titular roles, and they carry strong symbolic function in the narrative, whether the narrative is oral, written, or artistic.

MMLA 2017 Permanent Section: Irish Studies

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:55pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

2017 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

“Artists and Activists”

November 9-12, 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

CFP: Social Justice Conference -- ACLU President Keynote Speaker

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:18pm
Humber College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The State of (In)Equality: Social Justice Under Siege

Toronto: October 28-29, 2017

Keynote Speaker: 
Susan N. Herman
President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

CFP:

Our conference will examine the current and past state(s) of inequality and social justice from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The conference takes place October 28th and 29th 2017 at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto.

To submit a proposal, visit our website: http://www.humber.ca/liberalarts-ifoa/call-proposals

Exploring Boundaries in Film and Television

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:30am
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Call for Papers

Exploring Boundaries in Film and Television

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr. Iain Smith, Lecturer at King’s College London

The Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University, invites postgraduates and early career researchers and to its sixth annual postgraduate conference.

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