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Science and Fiction Panel Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:53am
MMLA Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Taking up the MMLA conference theme, “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers,” the panel for Science and Fiction seeks proposals engaging the presence of the double in fiction inflected or inspired by science, medicine, or technology; the fields’ theories or methods; or their practitioners. Oftentimes, the double is associated with the horror genre and presented as emblematic of Freud’s ideas about the uncanny, or the unheimlich (unhomely is the literal translation). The term describes the feeling of unease or fear one gets from experiencing something familiar turned uncomfortably strange. Fred Botting, however, notes that horror and science fiction each “give form to a sense of otherness” (Botting, 2008, 131).

Aigne - Final Call for Abstracts (Journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:53am
Aigne
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Final Call for Abstracts

Aigne, 2019/2020 Issue

Theme: “Crisis: Predicament and Potential”

Deadline April 19th, 2019

 

MMLA: Re-reading Remakes, Reboots, and Readaptations

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:52am
Marxist Literary Group
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

This permanent section of the Midwestern Modern Languages Association organized by the Marxist Literary Group seeks to examine the economics, politics, and aesthetics of remakes, reboots, and readaptations in film, television, and literature.  In 2019 alone, there are over twenty films being released that are remakes, reboots, or readaptations. These films range from Disney’s live-action remakes of Dumbo, Aladdin, and The Lion King to the second chapter of the readaptation of Stephen King’s IT and a reboot of the Child’s Play franchise. Why are these types of films so popular? More specifically, why is there an increasing market for such films and television shows?

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:52am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

 

Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The “Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism” permanent section of the 2019 Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals that engage with this year’s conference theme of “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers.” Scholarship that explores issues of duality in Shakespeare’s literature, and in early modern culture broadly, from myriad perspectives will be considered.

Exploring doubling in Shakespeare’s works might begin with attention to any of the following list of topics:

· Duality of texts and paratexts

· Double-meanings (linguistics, semantics, multiple interpretations)

· Double entendre

· Twins, doubles in drama

· Doubled literary sources

Native American Permanent Section

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The Permanent Section on Native American Literature seeks proposals exploring the MMLA conference theme of “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers” in any genre of works by Native American authors of any historical period. Possible topics may include analyses of dual texts, doubled characters, transcultural identity, translation, reproduction, or narrative or poetic appropriation. Please send proposals of 200-300 words by April 19 to the panel chair, Dr. Kate Beutel, at kbeutel@lourdes.edu. The MMLA meets in Chicago, November 14-17, 2019.

Fabricating the Body--MMLA permanent section--April 19 deadline

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

 

convention information:

 

Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), November 14-17, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

 

 

session CFP information:

Fabricating the Body

This panel welcomes a wide range of proposals for scholarly presentations that seek to apply this year’s MMLA conference theme—“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”—to literary, artistic or cultural portrayals of “the body”.

Topics may include, but are by no means limited to:

  • the clothed, veiled, or hidden body

  • the exposed or objectified body

  • the fetishized body

Riverdale: A Land of Contrasts

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:47am
Heather McAlpine (University of the Fraser Valley), W. Ron Sweeney (University of the Fraser Valley), Jess Wind (University of the Fraser Valley)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Riverdale: a comic book turned hit TV show, a comic strip turned murder mystery, a town that is both nowhere and everywhere. Recently renewed for a fourth season, the CW’s popular campy teen drama is notable for its apparent departures from the checkout-stand digests of yore, and has a new witchy counterpart in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, as well as a projected spin-off in the development of a Katy Keene series.

Theater as Reflecting the "State-of-the-Nation"

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

 

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

November 14-17, 2019

San Diego, California

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Drama and Society 2: Theater as reflecting the “state-of-the-nation”

 

Theater is a uniquely effective venue for artists to comment on the affairs of a nation, responding to the temper of the times. Not only does it function as a public forum for debate, but the variety of tools in its repertoire renders this art form supremely effective in conveying the complexities that such a comment involves.

Theatre's Clowns and Comic Traditions

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Assocation (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

 

 

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

November 14-17, 2019

San Diego, California

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Drama and Society 1: Theatre’s Clowns and Comic Traditions 

 

This panel invites papers that explore the many ways the ever elusive and haunting trope of the clown has been represented in theatre arts: from the Ancients to the Contemporary, from the buffoon to the coulrophobic grotesque, and as a signifier embedded in both Western and non-Western cultures. 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED--Multicultural Literature in the Windy City, Midwest MLA, November 14-17, 2019, Chicago, IL

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 9:56pm
Christina Triezenberg/Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

This year's MMLA conference theme of "Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers" offers a wealth of possibilities to explore the complex relationships that minority and immigrant communities have within the larger culture of the United States, as well as the ways in which literary texts communicate the realities of their experiences to a wider audience, particularly when they are introduced in the classroom.  With this in mind, the Multicultural Literature in the Classroom section seeks papers that explore the often conflicted relationships that minorities and immigrants have with the communities around them, as well as the ways in which minority and immigrant populations enrich and strengthen the communities of which they are apart, even as they strive to main

Old and Middle English Language and Literature: Medieval Merging of Old and New Knowledge and Practice

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:41pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The coexistence in practice though not always in name of sometimes very different knowledges is both an ancient and modern concern. The Middle Ages saw the development of the concept of translatio studii alongside a growing interest in translation from other languages and cultures, both ancient and contemporary. At its core, translatio studii is the absorption of knowledge or practice from one culture into another, resulting in a text or practice that presents itself as part of the dominant culture, but retains something of its origins as well.

Irish Studies

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:33pm
Midwestern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019

Midwestern Modern Language Association

November 14-17, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

Permanent Section: Irish Studies

 

—I am a servant of two masters, Stephen said, an English and an Italian.

French I: Advent of the Ancien Régime

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 12:24pm
Eric Wistrom / MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

From the trial of Marie/Marin le Marcis (1601) to the esthetics of the monstrueux in Pantagruel (1532) and Phèdre (1677) to the shifting literary optic of Jacques le Fataliste et son maître (1796), questions of hybridity, duality, and paradox have remained central to development of the Early Modern literary canon and its related philosophical principles. In keeping with this year’s MMLA convention theme of “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”, papers investigating the complex relationship between the notions of duality, plurality and hybridity will be of particular interest. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Slavery Memories in Literature, Arts and Museums

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:16am
Benaouda LEBDAI Le Mans Univerisity
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

International Conference

 

Abomey-Calavi University (UAC) / Le Mans University

 

February 5th, 6thand 7th2020

 

Slavery Memories in Literature, Arts and Museums 

 

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy (MMLA) *Deadline extended

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 9:54am
Matthew Horton / University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel for MMLA 2019

General Conference Topic: “Doubles, Duality, Doppelgangers”

General Conference Information: https://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/

The Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes, especially but not exclusively, proposals dealing with every aspect of the theme “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers” for the 2019 conference in Chicago, Illinois, November 14-17, 2019. A general description of this theme can be found here.

MMLA 2019: Travel Writing/Writing Travel Session

updated: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 4:40pm
Shannon Derby / Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

In keeping with the annual theme, “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers,” this panel seeks to explore the relationship between duality, broadly conceived, travel, and writing about travel. We seek to interrogate the ways in which travel writing serves as a discursive engagement with multiple dualities, including self and other, authority and subordination, as well as style and content. Submissions from any time period will be considered and papers that explore a broad spectrum of genres, disciplines, and geographic regions will be given special consideration. Papers that address any approach to the conference theme are welcome. Potential topics and themes include (but are not limited to): 

All my relations: Comparative Indigenous Literature and Epistemologies / All my relations : Littératures et épistémologies autochtones comparées

updated: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 12:01pm
Post-Scriptum.ORG journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

All my relations: Comparative Indigenous Literature and Epistemologies, Post-Scriptum, issue 27, directed by Marie-Eve Bradette (Phd Candidate, comparative literature, University of Montreal) (to be published in December 2019)

Post-Scriptum.ORG is the comparative literature graduate journal at University of Montreal - http://post-scriptum.org 

Label Me Latina/o CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 2:04pm
Label Me Latina/o
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Label Me Latina/o is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The journal invites scholarly essays focusing on these writers for its biannual publication. 

Whiteness at Work

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 2:03pm
Kathryn Quinn-Sanchez
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Call for Submissions: Essays on "Whiteness at Work"

Devils and Daemons: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:22am
The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Devils and Daemons: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

** New Conference Dates: August 7th - 9th **

** Deadline Extended: 30 April 2019 **

 

“But what could Love be?” I said. “A mortal?

...

“He is a great spirit [Daimon], Socrates. Everything classed as a spirit falls between god and human”

Masculinity Crisis in the Americas

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:46pm
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Masculinity Crisis in the Americas

Queen’s University Belfast

1 ─ 2 November 2019

Victims, Perpetrators and Implicated Subjects: Rethinking Agency at the Intersections of Narrative and Memory

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:45pm
Eneken Laanes/ Tallinn University, Estonia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Victims, Perpetrators and Implicated Subjects: Rethinking Agency at the Intersections of Narrative and Memory

 

Roosta, Estonia, 28 July–4 August, 2019

 

The research circle Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics is pleased to announce the call for its 2019 summer symposium, following its previous symposia in Tallinn (Estonia), Saulkrasti (Latvia), Kristiansand (Norway), Fårö (Sweden) and Turku (Finland).

 

Essays on Fragmentary Ancient Greek Tragedy: Call for Book Chapters

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:44pm
Dr. Andriana Domouzi / Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Chapters: Reconstructing & Adapting Fragmentary Greek Tragedy

 

This call is to solicit chapter proposals for a new edited volume called Reconstructing & Adapting Fragmentary Greek Tragedy which builds on the academic workshop of the same name, organised by myself in summer 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London. I would like to invite classicists, theatre studies scholars and theatre practitioners to submit abstracts for essays of 4.000-7000 words.

Gaskell Journal Graduate Essay Prize

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:44pm
Gaskell Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

The Gaskell Journal

Joan Leach Memorial Graduate Student Essay Prize 2020

Deadline for submissions: 1st February 2020

 

The Gaskell Journal runs a biennial Graduate Student Essay Prize in honour of Joan Leach MBE, founder of the Gaskell Society.

Consent: Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:43pm
Sophie Franklin, Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 17, 2019

CONSENT:

Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future

5 and 6 August 2019, Josephine Butler College, Durham University

 

‘[S]aying no when no feels right is something to be proud of.’

– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

‘Our claim […] is a claim for the rights of all.’

– Josephine Butler

 

Journal of Feminist Scholarship: Call for Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:21pm
Journal of Feminist Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Call for Submissions

The Journal of Feminist Studies is currently accepting submissions on any aspect of feminisms, feminist studies and activism, and visions of feminist justice.

We are especially interested in examining productive controversies and divergences between transnational, intergenerational, and intersectional contexts of feminism. JFS supports a variety feminist approaches to, and discussions of, feminist thought for the twenty-first century. We also welcome submissions that focus on feminist pedagogies, activism, and creative formats.

Performance Research, special issue: "On Dark Ecologies"

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:01pm
Performance Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2019

Timothy Morton describes dark ecology as ‘ecological awareness, dark-depressing. Yet ecological awareness is also dark-uncanny. And strangely it is dark-sweet.’ The concept of dark ecology represents a crucial intervention in the current moment of political conservatism and climate change denial and enables a focused exploration of a wide range of issues relating to performance and ecology. Human activity on the planet is responsible for a number of ecological and political dilemmas, including (but not limited to) global climate change, pollution, leaking pipelines, fragmentation of ecosystems, diminishing natural resources and nuclear meltdowns.

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection Fan Studies: Methods, Ethics, Research

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:01pm
Paul Booth/Rebecca Williams
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

Despite the increasing visibility of fan studies as a discipline, there remains scant work that turns its focus specifically to methodological issues. This relative neglect may be due to its status as a somewhat unruly or ‘undisciplined discipline’ (Ford 2014), which takes its theoretical cues from others including sociology, media and cultural studies, psychology, and literary studies. However, as its presence begins to grow and more scholars discover the work being undertaken, it is timely and appropriate for those working within the field to turn their attention more decisively to issues of methods.  

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:00pm
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present.

DEADLINE: 1 May 2019 for the Spring 2019 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late June/early July 2019.

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, and other related pop culture topics.

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