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Langston Hughes Society Panels at the ALA

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:24am
Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

The Langston Hughes Society is pleased to invite proposals for the following two panels to be

held at the 2019 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019

Though we welcome papers on the themes below, we also strongly encourage submissions on

any topic related to Langston Hughes and his contemporaries.

 

I. The Panther and the Lash: Langston Hughes and the Black Arts Movement

MLA Special Session AUTOTHEORY

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:13am
Robyn Wiegman/Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS/ABSTRACTS

MLA Special Session: AUTOTHEORY
Organizer: Robyn Wiegman, Literature, Duke University

EXTENDED: Twenty-First Century TV Witches from Charmed to Sabrina

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:25am
Aaron Ho / Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

I am currently looking for a few more essays for the collection. The new deadline has been extended to 01/28/2019. The original CFP is as follows: 

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Sabrina: I want freedom and power.

Prudence: He will never give you that. The Dark Lord. The thought of you, of any of us, having both terrifies him.

Sabrina: Why is that?

Prudence: He is a man, isn’t he?

Extended Deadline: "Dos Passos Today," Roundtable at the American Literature Association (Boston, MA: May 23-26, 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:12pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

In a 1968 interview, John Dos Passos commented on what he saw as the growing marginalization of his work by recalling a conversation he once had with Ernest Hemingway. “He always used to bawl me out for including so much topical stuff,” Dos Passos remembered. “He always claimed that was a great mistake, that in fifty years nobody would understand. He may have been right; it’s getting to be true.”

Normativity and Resilience in Translation and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:43am
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Call for Papers

Normativity and Resilience

in Translation and Culture

27 – 29 May 2019

 

SAR Special Issue on the Work of Lorraine Lopez

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Lorraine López is a powerful emerging voice in Latinx literature. She has published six books of fiction, including Soy la Avon Lady (winner of the inaugural Miguel Mármol prize for fiction) and Call Me Henri (awarded the Paterson Prize for Young Adult Literature), and she has edited or coedited three essay collections. Her work reflects a variety of concerns, specifically regarding the complex cultural practices of Mexican American communities; it confronts issues of identity and representation, gender, sexuality, class, race, culture, and place, among others. Yet, despite her popular success, there is very little scholarship that exists on her work.    

Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:34am
American Literature Association (Boston; May 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Marilynne Robinson has written widely-acclaimed novels and essays that explore the relationship between religion and culture.   Marilynne Robinson Society at the 2019 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference is soliticing proposals that examine how recent developments in post-secular studies can illuminate Robinson’s religious vision. Jurgen Habermas, Talal Asad, Charles Taylor, Jared Hickman, Tracy Fessensden, among other scholars, have led us to reconsider the secularization thesis and the ways in which it has shaped narratives of modernity. We ask how Robinson’s investigation of faith is especially relevant to the growing field of postsecular studies.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by Feb. 11 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Announcing


The 2019 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2019

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Daniela Fargione / University of Turin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

University of Turin, Italy

21st May 2019

 

 

Drone Warfare and Post-9/11 Cultural Practices (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:27am
Muhammad Waqar Azeem (https://binghamton.academia.edu/MuhammadWaqarAzeem)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume

Title: Drone Warfare and Post-9/11 Cultural Practices 

A major US-based, academic publisher has expressed interest in an edited volume on the representation of drone warfare in post-9/11 visual and graffiti art, film and documentaries, plays and stage performances, and poetry, memoirs and fiction.  

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