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CFP: Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.2 (General Issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:39am
Otherness: Essays and Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for Papers – Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.2

The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its general issue, forthcoming Summer 2018.

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity.  We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

‘The foreigner is neither a race nor a nation ... we are our own foreigners, we are divided.’

Julia Kristeva, Strangers to Ourselves

[Call for Abstracts]

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:37am
Backreading Hong Kong: An Annual Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The 2018 Backreading Hong Kong Symposium, co-organised by the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University and the literary journal Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, will take place on Saturday 5 May 2018. We are particularly interested in papers that challenge existing interpretations of any aspect of Hong Kong.

Abstracts of 250 words for 15 to 20-minute presentations can be sent to Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (tammyh@hkbu.edu.hk) before 15 March 2018 for consideration. Please also send us a bionote of no more than 100 words. Scholars whose papers have been selected will be notified before 1 April 2018.

Plots: Literary Form and Conspiracy Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:35am
Co-editors: Dana Crăciun, Todor Hristov, Ben Carver / for Routledge series: "Conspiracy Theories"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Aims & Synopsis:

Atwood on TV: Adaptations

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:34am
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Conference: Modern Language Association

3-6 January 2019

Chicago, IL

The Margaret Atwood Society is sponsoring a panel on adaptations of Atwood at the 2019 MLA convention. Send a short bio and 250-500 word abstract to Karma Waltonen, kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu by 15 March 2018.

Our Dying Earth: A Journey Through Eco-Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:33am
Michael Brett Fish/University of North Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The University of North Alabama English Department

Announces the 9th Annual Alabama Regional Inter-Disciplinary Graduate Conference

March 8-10th, 2018

Our Dying Earth: A Journey through Ecocriticism

“Do not go gentle into that good night; Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” – Dylan Thomas

The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:22am
Italian American Studies Association (IASA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 27, 2018

51st Annual IASA Conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago

 

— Call for Papers —

“The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present:

The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora”

 

Date: October 18-20, 2018

Location: University of Illinois, Chicago

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018

Upload/submit proposals to Submittable:

 https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit

Thinking Transoceanic Justice...

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:21am
2018 NWSA--National Women's Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

NWSA--National Women's Studies Association Conference in Atlanta, GA Nov. 8-11 2018

 

Edwidge Danticat’s Activist and Cultural Work

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:20am
Edwidge Danticat Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at SAMLA 90 Conference

SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies

 

November 2–4, 2018 ◆ Sheraton Birmingham ◆ Birmingham, Alabama

Contact email: maia.butler@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

 

Edwidge Danticat’s Activist and Cultural Work

Southern Foodways - SSSL at MLA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:19am
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

If “eating is a means of performing identity” and if “the way southerners eat is a text,” as critics David Davis and Tara Powell assert in their introduction to Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways, then how do we think, talk, and write about culinary “textual transactions?”

 

Humor and Satire

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:18am
Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School's graduate journal of religion
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

CFP: SPRING 2018 EDITION OF GLOSSOLALIA

Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School’s peer-reviewed journal of religion, is pleased to announce a call for papers for inclusion in the Spring 2018 edition, on the theme of “Humor and Satire.”

CFAs Writingplace journal #2 issue Inscription: Tracing Place

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:18am
Writingplace org
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Inscription: Tracing Place

The journal issue Inscription: Tracing Place focuses on the role of history and memory in literary and architectural practice.

 

Unsettling Oceania

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:15am
Commonwealth Essays and Studies journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Commonwealth Essays and Studies

Topical issue: Unsettling Oceania

41.1 (Autumn 2018)

 

In the Shadows: Illuminating Monstrosity in Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:13am
University of British Columbia Master of Arts in Children's Literature program
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In the Shadows:

Illuminating Monstrosity in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

Call for Paper Proposals

Deadline for submission: February 28th, 2018 

A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture

University of British Columbia - Friday May 11th - Saturday May 12th, 2018 

Travel Writing / Writing Travel: "Consuming Cultures"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:11am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Travel Writing / Writing Travel Permanent Session, Midwest Modern Language Association

Kansas City, Missouri 15-18 November 2018

Conference Theme: “Consuming Cultures”

The Midwest Modern Language Association’s Permanent Session of Travel Writing / Writing Travel is soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers. The conference this year is 15-18 November 2018 in gorgeous, historical Kansas City, Missouri.

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