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English Literature since 1900

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:46am
Krista Rascoe/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

At the turn of the twentieth century, modernity positioned itself as an unsettling force that changed traditional modes of communication, facilitated new forms of transportation, and transformed social experiences.  Modernity also prompted technological advances that disrupted political/cultural boundaries through war, empire expansion, economic migration, and the like.  Within her Empire, England's colonies felt the longing of emancipation through the rise of nationalist movements in Ireland and India.  Eventually, these movements spread across Britain's African and Caribbean holdings, as well.  The RMMLA English Literature since 1900 panel welcomes presentation proposals of no more than 250 words that explore any aspect of influence that decolonization

SANE: Sequential Art Narratives in Education (for Summer 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:46am
Richard Graham, SANE Journal, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

 

SANE Journal: Sequential Art Narratives in Education

ISSN: 2153-2613

Call for Papers

4:1

Researchers, scholars, librarians, teachers, administrators, specialists, and advanced graduate students are invited to submit works of research, reviews, and rationales. The mission of SANE Journal is to promote research regarding the integration of comic books, graphic novels, or "other" sequential art narratives in educational settings; including the teaching of comics or the ways in which the comics medium can instruct or cause a change in behavior. Manuscripts should be submitted by March, 2019, with an anticipated publication date of July 2019.

 

Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789-1914

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:44am
Nely Keinänen (University of Helsinki, Finland) and Per Sivefors (Linnaeus University, Sweden)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

‘Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789 - 1914’

 We are currently seeking contributions to a planned anthology on the early reception of Shakespeare in the Nordic countries during the ‘long’ 19th century.

"In Forms" - University of Toronto Graduate English Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:37am
University of Toronto Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

CFP: “In Forms”

University of Toronto Graduate English Conference

April 26, 2019

Toronto, Ontario Canada 

 “All the forms of art come to us in their own ways and allow us to make more forms, and to make this exchange” – Muriel Rukeyser

CFP (Panel Proposal): Problematic Sympathizing: The Globalectics of Connection through Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:28am
Geoffrey MacDonald
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

CFP: We invite paper abstracts for a proposed panel at the conference of the Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (CACLALS), for Congress 2019 at UBC, 1-7 June 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Panel title:

Problematic Sympathizing: The Globalectics of Connection through Literature

 

Deadline for Proposals:

7 January 2019

 

Panel Organizers:

Dr. Geoffrey MacDonald, Independent Scholar

Nasra Smith, PhD Student, York University

 

3rd Interdisciplinary Ecological-Ethical Encounters: “Fragile Resistances, Critical Practices”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:27am
Boğaziçi University, Deaprtment of Western Languages and Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures of Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, in collaboration with Terra Critica, an international and interdisciplinary research network in the critical humanities, invites abstracts for the 3rd Interdisciplinary Ecological-Ethical Encounters: “Fragile Resistances, Critical Practices” to be held at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, on May 7-8, 2019.

 

3rd Interdisciplinary Ecological-Ethical Encounters:

“Fragile Resistances, Critical Practices”

 

May 7-8, 2019

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

 

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2019 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:25am
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

27th Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

12-13 April 2019

Call for Papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of Early British Literature from the beginnings through the 18th Century.  Papers on all aspects of teaching, interpretation, and research of Early British Literature are invited.  Undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty are encouraged to apply.

The 2019 Keynote Address will be "The Metamorphic Worlds of Early Modern Literature," by Dr. Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature, The University of California at San Diego.

Octavia Butler Panels at ALA 2019 in Boston

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:25am
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Octavia E. Butler Literary Society

American Literature Association Annual Conference

Boston

May 2019

 

New England Theatre Journal - Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:24am
New England Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2019 edition. A refereed publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre performance, design and technology.

New England Theatre Journal is indexed in the International Index of the Performing Arts and the MLA Bibliography. It can also be found via EBESCO and other sites.

Reframing Colonialism: Exploring Languages, Cultures and Identities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:22am
Aspen Knight University of Alaska Anchorage Pacific Rim English Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Pacific Rim English Conference is a graduate student ran academic conference in English studies at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Aspen Knight, the director of this years conference is a second year masters student with the department of English at UAA. Her current research is on digital rhetoric and feminism. She, and the rest of the Pacific Rim conference committee welcomes all participants and is excited about this upcoming conference.

2019 Call for Proposals

Reframing Colonialism:

Considering Languages, Cultures, and Identities

The Street and the City – Encounters

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:21am
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Date: 11-12 April 2019

Convener: Univrsity of Lisbon Ceentre for English Studies (ULICES) 

 Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon 

 Keynote Speakers

António Castelbranco (Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon)

Chris Ewers (College of Humanities, University of Exeter)

Darran Anderson (author of Imaginary Cities)

 Call for Papers

Beyond the Margins--New Graduate Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:19am
English Department, University of New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Beyond the Margins: A Graduate Journal of Literary Scholarship

Beyond the Margins is a new annual, open access, blind peer-reviewed journal, housed at the University of New Orleans, dedicated to furthering diversity in academia through the publication of graduate student scholarship in the field of English, with a focus on literary and textual studies. The journal's aim is twofold: to broaden opportunities for graduate student scholars to contribute to academic conversations and to provide a platform for alternative forms of scholarship.

Prose Poetry Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:19am
Leeds Trinity University / Prose poetry UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

To mark the publication of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, edited by Anne Caldwell and Oz Hardwick, there will be a one-day symposium at Leeds Trinity University (UK) on Saturday 13th July 2019.

The symposium will consist of talks, panels, the official launch of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, and an optional workshop. Further details may be found below. We welcome non-traditional modes of presentation and welcome panel proposals.

The organisers invite proposals from scholars and practitioners (with 150-word abstracts) for 20-minute presentations which may address – though need not necessarily be limited to – one of the following topics:

Claude McKay, Romance in Marseille Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:18am
Gary Holcomb, William J. Maxwell
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

In February 2020, Penguin Random House will publish for the first time Claude McKay’s never-released revolutionary novel, Romance in Marseille, written circa 1929-1933, edited by Gary Holcomb (Ohio U) and William J. Maxwell (Washington U in St. Louis). A “Black Spine” series Penguin Classics paperback, Romance in Marseille will be the publisher’s Black History Month selection and centerpiece of the 2020 catalogue. McKay’s late-Harlem Renaissance novel lends itself to several contemporary critical concerns: queer, disability, proletarian, black transnational, and New Modernist studies among them.

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:18am
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. We have recently published our Winter 2018 issue. We will begin accepting submissions for our Winter 2019 issue in early November 2018.

Asian Studies Conference and Festival--DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:17am
University of Central Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Extended deadline for submissions: January 31, 2019

Email your proposal to: ascf@uco.edu

 

 

  • Conference date: April 5, 2019
  • Venue: College of Business Building, University of Central Oklahoma

                       100 N University Dr.

                       Edmond, OK 73034

 

 Registration includes a luncheon featuring authentic Asian foods. 


 

Medusa Graduate Conference 2019: Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:16am
Anthropology Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 21, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: MEDUSA 2019 — futures

 

Medusa: University of Toronto Anthropology Graduate Student Union Conference

Deadline: Monday January 21, 2019

Contact: medusaconference@gmail.com

Website: www.utorontoagsu.com

Keynote: Announcement forthcoming

 

Academic Freedom and Academic Lives A Cluster for Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:16am
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Academic Freedom and Academic Lives

 

The concept of “academic freedom”—always contested—has been muddied, polarized, and done violence to in recent years. This special cluster of Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly invites contributions from a variety of perspectives that seek to illuminate the politics of academic freedom and censorship in the face of rapidly escalating racist, xenophobic, anti-semitic, Islamophobic, sexist, misogynist political currents. Essays connected to personal experience, or that situate questions of academic freedom within the problem of experience as a category of scholarship and public knowledge, are particularly welcome and encouraged.

 

Living Circles: Jewish Philosophy & Performance

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:15am
Laine Zisman Newman / Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Living Circles: Jewish Philosophy & Performance

Call for Roundtable Participants

Canadian Association for Theatre Research

June 3-6, 2019

CFP: Insidious 2019 Carleton CGC Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:15am
Carleton University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

INSIDIOUS

14th Annual Carleton Communication Graduate Caucus Conference

March 21–22, 2019 | Richcraft Hall | Carleton University | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

Is progress always … progressive? Or can progression and regression occupy the same space? According to anthropologist Brian Larkin (2008), “progress can thus be seen as a mode of social ordering, of governmentality in Foucault’s sense that power works not by repression but by incorporation and internalizing modes of rule.” In other words, the tools of innovation often reimagine dominant ideologies with both positive and negative effects.

 

MELUS Panel at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:14am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Panel Topic: "'Writing' Wrongs: Notions of Justice and Civic Engagement in Multi-Ethnic American Literature"

GET UP, STAND UP: THEMES OF PROTEST IN LITERATURE, FILM, AND MUSIC

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:14am
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Elie Wiesel believes that “We must always take sides.  Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.  Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” With these words in mind, this panel invites abstracts for papers that consider themes of protest in literature, film, and music.  Prospective panelists may consider, but are not limited to, texts from authors such as W. E. B.

CFP: "Unique Archives" panel at ALA 2019 (Digital Americanists Society)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:13am
Digital Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Digital Americanists Society solicits abstracts (c. 250 words) for papers to be included in the Society’s pre-arranged session at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference (Boston, May 23-26, 2019).

If you are a graduate student or an independent researcher without institutional support, we encourage you to apply for our $100 travel grant. If you wish to be considered, please send a short statement of interest (one sentence suffices), as well as a note on your current institutional travel support, alongside your paper proposal.

Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Pop Culture in Canada

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:13am
Laine Zisman Newman / Women’s Press / Canadian Scholar
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Pop Culture in Canada

Women’s Press / Canadian Scholar

RMA Music & Philosophy Biennial Conference (London, July 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:10am
Royal Musical Association Music & Philosophy Study Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

The RMA Music and Philosophy Study Group warmly invites session and paper  proposals for its 7th biennial  two-day  international conference, to be held in London on  11–12 July 2019.  The event will offer an opportunity for those with an interest in music and philosophy to share and discuss work, in the hope of furthering dialogue in this area.

 

We are inviting proposals for individual papers and associates sessions on any theme in the intersection between music and philosophy, broadly understood and spanning both analytic and continental traditions. We particularly welcome papers and session that bring together together disciplines and subdisciplines. Abstracts should be submitted via the website by December 15, 2018.

 

Environmentangled: A Germanic Perspective on Ecological Coexistence

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:09am
Kassi Burnett / The Ohio State University Germanic Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

Environmentangled: A Germanic Perspective on Ecological Coexistence

11th Annual Germanic Graduate Student Association Conference at The Ohio State University

Keynote Address by Professor Caroline Schaumann

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, University of Rhode Island

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:08am
Knowledge Across Borders: Conversations Among Disciplines
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The University of Rhode Island

13th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

April 13, 2019

 

Knowledge Across Borders: Conversations Among Disciplines

 

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Solomon Friedberg

Department of Mathematics, Boston College

 

 

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