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Forging connections in the online literature classroom: SAMLA90 (11/2-4/2018 Birmingham, AL)

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:08am
Rich Hancuff
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

 One of the greatest challenges in teaching online is developing meaningful student interaction. In evaluations of online classes, students consistently indicate that student/teacher interaction and student/student interaction can be improved. How do we either go beyond the traditional online tools such as the discussion board or extend those online tools to increase the interaction and sense of community in an online course? This roundtable seeks 10 minute presentations that highlight innovative projects to build connections among students, instructor, and content in the dislocated space of the online classroom. Please submit 250 word proposals by May 31, 2018, to Rich Hancuff, rhancuff@misericordia.edu.

Call for Papers Midwest Popular Culture Association

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:06am
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Call for Chapters: Language, Power, and Ideology in Political Writing

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:03am
Önder Çakırtaş, PhD, IGI Global, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018

You can go to the following link to propose your chapter:https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/3373 Editors 

Önder Çakırtaş, PhD, Bingol University

Call for Chapters 

Proposals Submission Deadline: August 30, 2018
Full Chapters Due: January 30, 2019
Submission Date: April 30, 2019

Southeast Asian Media Studies (Journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:02am
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Southeast Asian Media Studies
October 2018, Vol. 1, No. 1
December 2018, Vol. 1, No. 2

SPECIAL FOCUS
Explorations in Southeast Asian Media Studies: Theories, Trajectories, and Futures

CEA at SAMLA 90: Creative Writing Wanted

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:58am
Marissa Glover McLargin/College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The College English Association is ​soliciting original works of fiction, poetry, or non-fiction for the 90th SAMLA conference from November 2-4 in Birmingham. The SAMLA conference theme is "Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies."

Data Visualization in Eighteenth-Century Studies

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:56am
Ileana Baird / Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Submissions are being sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled Data Visualization in Eighteenth-Century Studies. The main goal of this collection is to bring to light new research that involves the use of visualizations in approaching eighteenth-century texts and cultural phenomena (graphs, maps, geospatial representations, social networks, data mapping, and/or any patterns of intellectual exchange presented in a visual form).

 

Trash Objects (Deadline 6/15/18)

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:54am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Modernism in the Home CFP

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:53am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for Modernism in the Home. The conference is set to be held on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the Centre for Modernist Cultures. Studies of modernism and the home are wide-ranging; this international conference will reflect the broad scope of research, fostering interdisciplinary dialogue between literary, arts and cultural sectors. The conference invites scholars to interrogate the historical, theoretical and thematic intersections occurring in the domestic sphere in the early twentieth century.

Migrant Literature from the Arabian Gulf (Khaleej)

updated: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 9:16pm
SAMLA 2018 Conference-Sheraton Birmingham-Birmingham, Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 11, 2018

Contemporary migrant literature/s from the Arabian Gulf implore us to examine and reinterpret the ethico-political practices of a land that is paradoxically inhabited primarily by people from elsewhere. Non-citizens are a significant part of Gulf’s population. Benyamin’s Goat Days, Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People, Saud Al Sanousi’s The Bamboo Stalk, and Mia Alvar’s In the Country are some of the texts that make visible the particular anxieties of modern Arabian Gulf migratory politics through fiction.

Culture Matters

updated: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:25pm
Culture in Focus at Middle Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Culture in Focus is published annually at http://www.mga.edu/cif (current issue, back issues, special issues, call for papers). As an international forum for literary and cultural studies, Culture in Focus seeks to include a wide range of topics in literary and cultural studies.

Literature & Religion

updated: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 6:24pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:   http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

American Literature before 1865 Panel at PAMLA

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:45pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This session welcomes papers that explore any aspect of American Literature before 1865, including American Renaissance, Colonial, and Puritan literature. While we are open to papers dealing with a variety of topics and authors during this time period, we are particularly interested in papers that engage with the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages." As such, papers dealing with issues such as acting as art and metaphor, theories of role play and theatricality, and conceptions of the world stage and the public audience in American Literature prior to 1865 are particularly welcome. If your paper does not tap into these specific themes but deals with literary topics relevant to this era, you are still more than welcome to submit a proposal.

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:16pm
Midwest Pop Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Papers

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

 

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Asian and Asian American Culture Areaof the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2018.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Asian and Asian American cultures.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

Third Biennial European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Women’s Network Symposium

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 4:19am
EAAS Women’s Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

                                                 CFP: Third Biennial European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Women’s Network Symposium

 

In collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS)

 

Feminism and Technoscience

 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Museum of Byzantine Culture

 Thessaloniki, Greece

April 6, 2019

 

UPDATE: Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:56pm
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference, Nov. 9-11
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Agency & Performativity of Place in 20th & 21st C American Literature

PAMLA Conference - Bellingham, WA

November 9-11, 2018

Using critical theories of testimony and witnessing, this panel seeks to explore the ways in which place transcends the function of mere setting in 20th and 21st century American literature. Employing broad definitions of both place and what it means to be classified as American literature, this panels seeks to analyze and grapple with evolving understandings and functions of place, with the understanding that its influence is no longer entirely bound by geography.

(New Due Date--6/15/18) Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume titled Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 2:28pm
Jami Carlacio / Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Deadline extended. Submit abstract (proposal) by 6/15/18.

Proposals are invited for inclusion in an edited volume titled Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.

EXTENDED DEADLINE for First Forum USC Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:41pm
USC Cinema and Media Studies Division
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

I am writing to announce that we are extending the First Forum submission deadline to June 1st, 2018.  Feel free to email firstforum18@gmail.com with any queries (and submissions!).  We are welcoming submissions for workshops, as well as academic papers and creative projects.  Please find our revised CFP below:

 

2nd "Dreams, Phantasms and Memories" International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:31am
University of Gdansk, InMind Supprt, University of Turku, University for Rome, Univrsity of Sao Paulo
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Professor Katja Valli - University of Turku (Finland) and University of Skövde (Sweden) - the co-author, together with Antti Revonsuo, of the Social Simulation Theory of Dreaming, one of the most prominent dream theories of the 21st Century

 

 

Call for Papers:

Collection of Essays: Spain and the U.S. in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:31am
Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso and John C. Havard
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Separate Worlds? Spain, the United States, and Transatlantic Literary Culture throughout the Nineteenth Century

Edited by Ricardo Miguel Alfonso (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha) and John C. Havard (Auburn University at Montgomery)

Novels, Then and Now

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:31am
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Novels, Then and Now

The Popular Novels area includes all novel genres, authors, time periods, cultures, and settings. Consider it a safety net for novels that don’t fit neatly into a specific genre or that cross genres. Consider the many sub-genres of Romance with a capital “R”—western, thriller, paranormal, religious, romance (with a small “r”), detective, urban fantasy, etc. From Pearl S. Buck to Lee Child, from Laurie King to Tony Hillerman, from Julia Spencer-Fleming to Emilie Richards—all are welcome.

With this is mind, the area chairs for the “Novels, Then and Now” section of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invite papers on the above as well as on the following themes:

Listening Sonic Modernity in Latin America

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:30am
Carlos Abreu/Texas State University & Francisco Laguna/University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

SONIC MODERNITY IN LATIN AMERICA

SOUNDSCAPES, AFTERSOUNDS, AND PHONOGRAPHIES 

Editors: Francisco Laguna Correa and Carlos Abreu Mendoza

CFP website: https://noterb.wixsite.com/transonicfp

TAMUG Conference on Inclusion & Diversity in Higher Education

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:30am
Department of Liberal Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 25, 2018

“Moving In and With the Gaps:  TAMUG Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education”

Department of Liberal Studies Texas A&M University at Galveston September 12-13, 2018

Moody Gardens Hotel and Conference Center Galveston, Texas

14. Meeting on Spanish Humanists

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:28am
University of Santiago de Compostela - Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

14. Meeting on Spanish Humanists

«Distinctive Traits of Humanism in the Iberian Peninsula and Spanish and Portuguese America (16th and 17th Centuries)»

 

Santiago de Compostela. School of Philology

27th – 28th (thursday / friday) September 2018

 

Queer Intersections / Southern Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:28am
Southern Spaces
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 

Full CFP: https://southernspaces.org/2018/call-submissions-queer-intersections-sou...

Series title: Queer Intersections / Southern Spaces
Series editor: Eric Solomon, PhD
Submission deadline: July 30, 2018
Submission requirements: 350–500 word proposals OR full projects
Send submissions and direct all inquiries to: Series editor Eric Solomon (seditor@emory.edu)

Reflections in the Funhouse Mirror: A Graduate Student Visual Culture Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:27am
Saint Louis University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 29, 2018

Call for Papers

 

“Reflections in the Funhouse Mirror”

Saint Louis University, Department of American Studies

October 19-20, 2018

Deadline for proposal submissions: June 29, 2018

Email:  slu.visual@gmail.com

Facebook:  SLU American Studies Department

Twitter:@SLUAmerStudies

 

The Department of American Studies at Saint Louis University proudly presents, “Reflections in the Funhouse Mirror,” a visual culture conference soliciting graduate student applicants.

Call for Panels: SHARP @ RSA 2019

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:27am
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will sponsor up to four panels at the Renaissance Society of America’s annual meeting in Toronto, ON on 17-19 March 2019. SHARP @ RSA brings together scholars working on any aspect of the creation, dissemination, and reception of manuscript and print and their digital remediation.

Registration Live for 'War and Peace' - VPFA 10th Annual Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:27am
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The programme is now live for the VPFA's 10th annual conference on 'War and Peace'. The hihglights are below - but there's so much more!

 

Victorian Popular Fiction Association’s 10th Annual Conference

 

‘War and Peace’

 

3-7 July 2018, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

 

Keynotes:

Prof. Mariaconcetta Costantini, G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara

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