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"Eudora Welty Reconsidered”

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:56pm
Eudora Welty Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

“The Continuous Thread of Revelation: Eudora Welty Reconsidered”                                         An International Welty Society Conference, Charleston, S.C. February 21 to 23, 2019

PCA Material Culture 2019

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:58am
Heidi Nickisher/Rochester Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Wardman Park Marriot

Wednesday, April 17 to Saturday, April 20, 2019

 

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

DEADLINE:1 OCTOBER 2018

 

World & Comparative Literature in an Anti-Humanities Age

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:54am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Is World Literature the new, upgraded version of Comparative Literature (Comp Lit 2.0) or rather an attenuated, impoverished version of the latter? What unites us, and what divides us, especially considering that many World Lit faculty are drawn from Comp Lit backgrounds?  How do we, practitioners in these fields, rethink these disciplines for the era when humanities as such are under constant attack? In this session, we hope to discuss our shared ground and our shared challenges.  This roundtable is organized by the NeMLA World Literature Working Group as a yearly forum for discussing theoretical and historical issues, pedagogy and curriculum, and new directions in the field of World  Literature.

Sargasso / Transforming Pedagogy: Practice, Policy, & Resistance

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:53am
Sargasso, A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

SARGASSO

– CALL FOR PAPERS –

(para la traducción de esta convocatoria al español, ver abajo)

 

Transforming Pedagogy:

Practice, Policy, & Resistance

 

Deadline for submissions: September 30, 2018

 

Sargasso: Guantánamo: What's Next?

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:52am
Sargasso, A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

SARGASSO

– CALL FOR PAPERS –

(para la traducción de esta convocatoria al español, ver abajo)

 

Guantánamo: What’s Next?

 

Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2018

 

Women Filmmakers Around the Globe

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:47am
Society for Cinema & Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 10, 2018

Call for Abstracts for Proposed Panel (Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Seattle 2019)

Proposed Panel: Women Filmmakers Around the Globe

 

Of late, there is a decided increase in the attention toward women’s contributions to culture and media, both in the popular press and academic literature. Numerous writers have documented historical achievements, contemporary struggles, everyday lived experiences, and cultural and societal triumphs of women’s experiences, particularly in screen media.

US as Global Colonizer: Reflections from Post-postcolonial Pakistani Literature

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:41am
Syeda Sughra Naqvi, Université de La Rochelle, France/ NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This session will explore the rationale of Post-postcolonial revisionism introduced by the US as global colonizer from Post-postcolonial Pakistani Literature while focusing on the post 9/11 social misrepresentations. There are four aspects which highlight the theme of the session (US as Global Colonizer): 1) US hegemony in the form of Revisionism, through social misrepresentations and exploitation 2) The recursivity of nuclear power and American domination that alludes to the evolving “great game” in Afghanistan 3) Welfare of Imperialism: American influence on Paksitan’s internal policies and minority rights in Pakistan, and 4) The relationship between US (neocolonizer) and Pakistan (colonized) in the aftermath of 9/11.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Literary Dialogue with Chinua Achebe

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:37am
Thomas Jay Lynn / Pennsylvania State University Berks
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is among the most prominent and admired young writers of African Europhone fiction. As a Nigerian and Igbo author, she has been linked with one of her renowned predecessors, Chinua Achebe. Indeed Achebe himself paid tribute to Adichie's talent, observing that "Adichie came almost fully made." Clearly one of the influences that shaped that talent has been Achebe's own fiction. Adichie's novels and shorter fiction allude to and draw on elements of Achebe's work, and this panel will explore dimensions of storytelling, history, politics, gender, and culture that create a complex and rich dialogue between the two authors.

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:35am
Alan Golding / University of Louisville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 10, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 47th Annual Louisville Conference On Literature & Culture Since 1900

Featuring–Sianne Ngai, Douglas Kearney, & Lynn Keller

February 21 - 23, 2019

The 47th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 21-23, 2019. Critical papers may be submitted on any topic that addresses literary works published since 1900, and/or their relationship with other arts and disciplines (film, journalism, opera, music, pop culture, painting, architecture, law, etc). Work by creative writers is also welcome.

 

Submissions may be in English or Spanish.

Country Music and Jesus

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:32am
Darren J. N. Middleton / Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 19, 2018

Intégrité is a scholarly journal published biannually by the Faith and Learning Committee and the Humanities Division at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri. Published both online (www.mobap.edu/integrite) and in print, it welcomes essays for a special issue (Fall 2019) on “Country Music and Jesus.” Essays may explore the intersection of country music and Christian claims concerning the person and work of Jesus of Nazareth. As a faith and learning journal, Intégrité also invites pedagogical essays that address teaching Christianity and country music at faith-based institutions of higher learning.

Some possible topics include:

Analog Games and Gender

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:24am
Steven Dashiell
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 10, 2018

Analog Games and Gender 

Panel for Game Studies Section

PCA 2019

Washington DC

April 17-20,2019

Concepts of gender have been a cornerstone of contemporary discussion in the field of game studies (Hayes 2011; Kafai et al 2008; Shaw 2014; Williams, Ratan, and Harrison 2011) . While much of the research is firmly tied to video games, understandings of gender in analog games has slowly come to the fore. Increased media related to live action role playing games (larp), the unpredicted resurgence of Dungeons & Dragons, and the longevity of collectible card games like Magic The Gathering demonstrate analog games as a durable subsection of game studies that is ripe for academic analysis in terms of gender.

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA 2019

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:23am
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C, scheduled for 17-20 April 2019.  The deadline for abstract submission is 1 October 2018.

2019 Global Status of Women and Girls Conference: Intersectionality

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:12am
Christopher Newport University and Norfolk State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Christopher Newport University’s

College of Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Norfolk State University,

seeks abstracts for the forthcoming conference on the

 

Global Status of Women and Girls

to be held at CNU, March 21-23, 2019

 

We are pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s conference is: 

Intersectionality: 

Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present

 

Made for Translation: Literature and Globalization

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:06am
Victoria Livingstone (NEMLA panel)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

How does the anticipation of translation shape texts in their original languages? In this panel, participants will analyze literary works that seem to be written with translation and the global publishing market in mind or those that reject a globalized style of writing. Papers may analyze texts from any region, but must address translation in some way.

Go to NEMLA's site for more information. Abstracts must be submitted via NEMLA's site. Panel number 17650.

Deadline Extended: Spenser's Afterlives (RSA 2019)

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:02am
International Spenser Society/Renaissance Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

This panel is a broad call for papers on Spenser's Afterlives: How have people read his poetry? What have people done with his poetry?  Possible topics include: Spenser's immediate imitators (e.g. Giles and Phineas Fletcher); translations of Spenser (e.g. the Latin translations of The Shepheardes Calendar in the 17th c.); The Faerie Queene as children's literature; Spenser's influence on Milton, Melville, or Hawthorne; Spenser's influence on 20th and 21st century fantasy literature (Tolkein, C.S.

Boundaries

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:34am
UNISA (University of South Africa)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Boundaries

Magliesburg, SOUTH AFRICA, 2nd–6th September 2018

 

Dear list members,

 

We are pleased to announce the final call for the Boundaries conference, to be held at Valley Lodge & Spa, Magliesburg, South Africa, 2nd–6th September 2018.

 

Lateral Journal (Cultural Studies)

updated: 
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 10:59pm
Lateral, the journal of the Cultural Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Contribute (rolling deadline)

Lateral is the peer-reviewed, open access journal of the Cultural Studies Association. Lateral is currently published on a semiannual basis, fall and spring. This journal does not charge any type of article processing charge (APC) or any type of article submission charge.

Submission Guidelines for Authors

Journal of American Culture

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:32am
Journal of American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018

 

The Journal of American Culture is seeking contributors.  In keeping with its long-standing tradition, the journal will showcase articles on the Americas, especially those addressing broad and substantive cultural issues.

 

Disability and the Academic Job Market

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:38am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Securing a position as a fulltime tenure track professor is difficult but even more so for people with a disability. Despite an increased call for applicants from marginalized populations, people with a disability are more quickly eliminated as potential candidates for fulltime positions, either through direct discrimination or from ablest conventions of the job interview process.

54th ICMS Kalamazoo. Manuscript Culture and the Reception of Medieval Literature in Post-Reformation Iceland

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:00am
Daniel Najork, Arizona State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 9-12, 2019. Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Special Session: Manuscript Culture and the Reception of Medieval Literature in Post-Reformation Iceland

 

Organizer: Daniel C. Najork, Arizona State University

Presider: Daniel C. Najork, Arizona State University

‘The world within I doubly prize…’: Reassessing Emily Brontë at 200

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:59am
The Department of English Diamond Harbour Women’s University in Collaboration with Centre for Victorian Studies (CVS), Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018


The Department of English

Diamond Harbour Women’s University

in Collaboration with

Centre for Victorian Studies (CVS), Jadavpur University

Will Organise a

One Day Symposium on 16th November, 2018

 

‘The world within I doubly prize…’: Reassessing Emily Brontë at 200

 

SPECTRA CfP Issue 7.1

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:55am
SPECTRA: The Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 17, 2018

SPECTRA: The Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives

The ASPECT Journal

https://spectrajournal.org/

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Issue 7.1, Fall 2018

The editors of SPECTRA: The ASPECT Journal invite scholarly work in all areas of social,
political, ethical, and cultural thought for the Fall 2018 issue.

We invite the submission of academic articles, book reviews, and original artwork for publication
in volume 7.1. Submissions may speak to individual social science or humanities fields, or apply
an interdisciplinary lens to contemporary theoretical, critical, empirical, or policy-oriented
subjects.

Digital and New Media Issue - Meta-Section -- MEDIASCAPE

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:53am
Mediascape - UCLA's Graduate Cinema and Media Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Mediascape, UCLA’s graduate journal for Cinema and Media Studies, seeks submissions for the Meta-Section of its upcoming issue on digital and new media.

Mindfulness in the Writing and Literature Classroom (Roundtable -- NeMLA)

updated: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:52am
Matthew Leporati / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NeMLA 2019 Roundtable: Mindfulness in the Writing and Literature Classroom

 

 

This roundtable session will discuss practical strategies for implementing techniques of mindfulness in the writing and literature classroom, and it will consider the advantages and disadvantages of such techniques.

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