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Deadline Extended! Writing Partnerships: Collaboration and Community in Composition

updated: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:59am
UNC Charlotte 5th Annual Conference on Writing Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 8/31/2018

Writing Partnerships:

Collaboration & Community in Composition

 

UNC Charlotte 5th Annual Conference on Writing Studies

Center City Campus

October 19, 2018

Keynote Speaker:  Ashley J. Holmes

Deadline for Submissions:  8/31/2018

 

 

Call for Proposals

 

Female Agency in the Later Middle Ages

updated: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:47am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Thirty years ago, in her seminal book, Holy Feast and Holy Fast: the Religious Significance of Food to Medieval Women, Caroline Walker Bynum proposed that the later Middle Ages witnessed the rise of the first women’s movement in Christian history. Looking within and beyond the purview of religious devotion, this panel welcomes papers that corroborate, qualify, or critique Bynum’s claim by examining medieval representations of female agency. What constitutes female agency in late medieval literature, society and culture? To what end is it exerted? How and by whom is it celebrated and/or censured?

Taking Risks and Code Meshing: Multimodal Approaches to Engaged Pedagogy (Roundtable)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 4:24pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In our binge-mode culture, TV has become students’ preferred access point to critical thinking. Most college students do not see themselves in canonical texts or feel confident with analysis. Yet, students are typically employing skills of argumentation an analysis in dissecting shows on television, Netflix, and/or Hulu. Even though intellectual discussions, like the ethics around NBC’s The Good Place, occur on podcasts and cultural criticisms online, instructors often cast these opportunities aside as less than tertiary. However, these “alternative” discourse spaces often mirror the level of engagement instructors want to see in the argumentative papers their students write for composition and literature-focused classes.

Radical Elegy: Memorial Praxis for Precarious Life

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:31pm
David Sherman, Brandeis University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association), March 7-10, 2019, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Radical Elegy: Memorial Praxis for Precarious Life

 

This seminar addresses elegy as a performative repertoire in political extremity.  Elegy, at a radical pitch, occupies public space and public memory to resist forgetting, a second death.  How have expressive practices to and for the dead generated ideas of justice, bonds of solidarity, ethical responses to violence, and communities of contested memory?

 

Transatlantic Literature (CEA 3/28-3/30/19)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:27pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Template for Special Topic CFP

 

Subject: Call for Papers: Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers, Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Post-Colonial Literature (CEA 3/28-3/30/19)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:26pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Template for Special Topic CFP

 

Call for Papers, Post-Colonial Literature at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Food and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:26pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Food and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

NeMLA 2019 - “Intimacy in Latin American Writing: Affections and Love” (Panel)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:25pm
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes, DeSales University / 50th Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention / Washington, DC / March 21-24, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This panel explores the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love and affections expressed by Latin American authors. Its focus is writers’ depictions of love, affections, and womanhood and how those ideas reflect, renew, or challenge Latin American societies. Comparative or feminist approaches in Spanish/English/Portuguese are suitable, but other approaches would also be considered.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2018, to Session ID # 17255

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA’s website:

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17255

 

NeMLA 2019 - “Inquisitive Minds: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century French Writers” (Panel)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:25pm
Dr. Stéphane Natan, Rider University / 50th Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention / Washington, DC / March 21-24, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This panel will focus on uncovering the ideas and philosophies proposed by 17th- and 18th-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their world. We will discuss their personal ideas, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. 17th- and 18th-century authors will include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. The method of analysis is open.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2018, to Session ID # 17254

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's website:

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17254

 

CEA 3/28-3/30/19

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:24pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, CEA 2019 |

50th Annual Conference | March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans

  

Vision/Revision

Submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

New Orleans is one of America’s most culturally and historically rich cities. The

birthplace of jazz, it is also notable for its proud literary heritage. Its iconic setting has

inspired generations of American writers, such as Tennessee Williams, Kate Chopin,

William Faulkner, John Kennedy Toole, and Anne Rice. From Easy Rider to

Transgressing/Transcending Borders through Translation

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:22pm
East West University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Call for Papers

5th International Conference, Department of English, East West University

Dhaka, Bangladesh

25-26 January 2019

 

Transgressing/Transcending Borders through Translation

Linguistic (Re)Turns

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:21pm
ACLA 2019 - American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

"Linguistic (Re)Turns"

Organizers: Sara Ceroni (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Luke Mueller (Bentley University) 

NeMLA 2019 Panel: The Role of Literature in Contemporary Italian Philosophy

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:09pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Please consider submitting an abstract for the following session for the NeMLA 2019 Convention in Washington, DC (March 21-24):

 

The Role of Literature in Contemporary Italian Philosophy

 

Engaging Difference: Supporting LD, ELL, First-in-family and Other Exceptional Learners

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:06pm
NeMLA, March 2019, Washington D.C.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In typical college classrooms, instructors face large groups of highly diverse students. In fact, students are often so diverse that even their diversity is diverse. Differences in educational background, family support systems, English-language proficiency, abilities and disabilities, and more, can strongly impact students' capacities to fulfill course expectations.

But while "differentiation" has become a pervasive buzzword within K-12 pedagogy, in higher education it remains unclear exactly how, where, when, and whose responsibility it is to engage and support students with various learning challenges.

NeMLA 2019 Panel: Activism, Advocacy, and the Archive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:06pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

While historical and literary archives have long been integral to the study of the humanities, they are more than simple repositories for historical artifacts. They don’t just preserve works and fragments to be studied, they help us, as scholars, to actively engage in the public sphere. As Randall C. Jimerson notes “Archivists can use the power of archives to promote accountability, open government, diversity, and social justice.” In doing so, archivists can democratize information and open up new avenues of knowing by employing ethical and objective—but not neutral—strategies. This can be especially important for subjugated communities, who’s histories and cultures have been bound and kept distinct.

South Asian Fiction in English

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:06pm
Dr. Susmita Roye
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

South Asian Fiction in English

 

This panel is proposed for Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention at Washington DC in March 2019.

 

This panel proposes to explore South Asian Fiction in English in all its aspects. Topics may include but are not limited to:

 

South Asia in North America

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:05pm
Dr. Susmita Roye
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

South Asia in North America

 

This panel is proposed for Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention at Washington DC in March 2019.

In tune with the 2019 NeMLA convention theme of “Transnational Spaces: Intersections of Cultures, Languages, and Peoples”, this proposed panel aims to draw more scholarly focus on the theme of diversity and cultural interactions in the US. People from all around the world emigrate to the US and Canada, enriching their cultural texture. This panel will particularly concentrate on the immigrants from South Asia.

 

Some of the topics that it hopes to address are:

WITCHCRAFT HYSTERIA. Performing witchcraft in contemporary art and pop culture.

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:36am
Katharina Brandl and Johanna Braun / University of California, Los Angeles and University of Basel
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

We seem to be living in bewitched times. Witches are everywhere in pop culture, and we're also seeing victims of alleged "witch hunts" pop up all over the place, especially on Twitter and other social media. Pop-stars perform as witches: like Katy Perry in her performance at the 2014 Grammy awards, where she appeared in a cowl before a crystal ball, while later dancing with broomsticks as poles. Beyoncé’s visual album “Lemonade” (2016) made several explicit references to the historical figure Marie Laveau and magical witchcraft rituals drawn from Yoruba traditions.

Reminder: NEMLA 2019: Water as Transcultural Space

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:53pm
Délice Williams | NEMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This year’s NEMLA conference includes focus on transnational spaces and “the complex processes of transculturation.” Since waterways such as oceans and rivers have historically been both media for and a contested sites of such processes, we invite panelists for a proposed session that will explore water and/as transcultural and transnational space. While we are particularly interested in exploring the cultural, political, and imaginative impulses that can work to turn waterways into transcultural spaces, we are equally interested in explorations of the forces that resist processes of transculturation.

Reminder: NEMLA 2019| Bodies in Motion: Corporeality, Migrants, and Refugees

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:52pm
Délice Williams | NEMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

As threat, as abject, as subject, and as a combination of all three, the figure of the migrant and the figure of the refugee loom large in the ethical imagination. The recent surge in desperate efforts of people to leave their homelands for other places, the Syrian refugee crisis, the mass displacement of the Rohingya, the “caravan” of Central American migrants seeking to cross the US-Mexico border, and of course the surge in anti-immigrant, and anti-migrant discourses all speak to the moral urgency of collective responses to these figures. It is one of the most pressing concerns of our current moment.

2nd Global Conference: The Changing Faces of Evil

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:14pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 12, 2018

2nd Global Conference:
The Changing Faces of Evil
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 9th March - Sunday 10th March 2019
Prague, Czech Republic

Evil – the things we do as well as the things that happen to us – continues to be a stubborn and destructive presence in our lives. Despite often repeated slogans of ‘never again’ and ‘lessons will be learned’, and in the face of all of the monuments, memorials, speeches and books designed to keep the ills of the past ever in our thoughts, the sheer savagery of the evils we are individually and collectively capable of performing is writ seemingly larger every day.

Physical Media and Pedagogy in Archival Practices and Information Literacy

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:05pm
Roundtable proposal for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 25, 2018

Call for Roundtable Participants at the 2019 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Seattle, Washington:

Physical Media and Pedagogy in Archival Practices and Information Literacy

Chairs: Saul Kutnicki and Andy Uhrich, Indiana University

Translating LSP in Literature through a Gender Perspective

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:04pm
University of Naples "L'Orientale" (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Translating LSP in Literature through a Gender Perspective

 

Editors: Eleonora Federici, Margaret Rogers and Federico Pio Gentile

 

18th INTERNATIONAL MELOW CONFERENCE

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:03pm
MELOW (The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sunny Pleasure Domes and Caves of Ice: Utopias and Dystopias in World Literature

SCMS 2019: "Horror and Nostalgia" panel

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 3:59pm
Adam Ochonicky
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

SCMS 2019 – Call for Papers: “Horror and Nostalgia” Panel

 

The twenty-first century has seen a renewed attentiveness to nostalgia within a variety of scholarly contexts and disciplines. Such work has been especially prevalent in the fields of film, television, and media studies. The purpose of this panel is to bring critical engagement with nostalgia into closer contact with horror studies.

 

From Ms. Pac-Man to GLaDOS: Gender and Diversity in Video Games

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 3:58pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Seminar at the 2019 NeMLA Convention

Washington, DC, March 21 - 24, 2019

Organizer: Kristopher Poulin-Thibault (University of Toronto)

(Leeds IMC 2019) Materialities of Antipodal Medievalism: displaced materiality and cultural consumption of the northern Middle Ages for the peripheral medievalist.

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 3:57pm
Roderick McDonald/Australian Early Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 10, 2018

The Australian Early Medieval Association (AEMA) invites paper proposals for a panel at IMC Leeds 2019

Abstract: Antipodes are periphery to the European core, and recent developments in decolonization and the Global Middle Ages have contributed to understanding the inherent nature of a core/periphery dialectic that subsists in medieval studies.

Access for antipodal scholars (however defined) to the materialities (the products, the evidence) of medieval cultures of the northern hemisphere is heavily mediated, through hegemonic and competing mechanisms of scholarship (such as the academy) as well as through non-formal means, including popular and social media.

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