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Discovering Kinship

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:15am
C19 Conference, Albuquerque 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2017

In her 2016 book, Staying with the Trouble, Donna Haraway suggests that the way beyond the anthropocene and capitalocene is “making oddkin” which is “always situated, someplace and not noplace, entangled and worldly.” For this panel we seek readings that explore the relationship (or kinship) between subject and object, body and environment, the self and the landscape. Posthuman ecology and new materialism may collide in texts that blur the self and her environment (both natural and social).  This phenomenon may particularly manifest in texts where human subjects occupy Othered identity positions, such as women, non-white, and immigrant subjects who inscribe how their environments mark their bodies and their lives.

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA 2017

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:12am
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history. CCS research may originate in any discipline, including: the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, or the hard sciences. We especially encourage multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research.

Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:51am
David Palmer, President, The Arthur Miller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Arthur Miller Society
Call for Proposals

A Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller for the 21st Century

C19 Conference (2018): Genealogies of Homonationalism

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:44am
C19 Conference, Albuquerque 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Homonationalism has typically been used to name a late-twentieth and twenty-first century phenomenon in which gay and lesbian rights discourse has achieved power, in part, by donning the rhetoric of U.S. exceptionalism. Yet Jasbir Puar’s 2013 re-articulation of homonationalism as a “facet of modernity and a historical shift” also points to an underexplored set of questions pertinent to nineteenth-century American Studies: What are the deeper genealogies of homonationalism? What forms does it take in periods prior to the popularization of the “homosexual” as a type in Euro-American sexology? What earlier iterations of nationalist homosociality also comprise something like a sexual politics?

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST) Spring 2018 General Issue

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:47am
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A biannual print and on-line publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT), the Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST) operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work in English by scholars of any nationality on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of America and other cultures. The journal also publishes notes, comments, interviews, and book reviews.

CFP: Westerns: Where The Deer and The Antelope Play (8/1/17; 11/1-5/17)

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:45am
Film and History
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Westerns:  Where The Deer and The Antelope Play

An area of multiple panels for the 2017 Film & History Conference

Representing “Home”: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging
The Hilton—Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI (USA)
November 1-5, 2017

EXTENDED DEADLINE for abstracts: August 1, 2017

SSSL Biennial Conference, Austin, Texas, 15-18 February 2018

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:51am
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Biennial Conference

Austin, Texas

15-18 February 2018

South By and By

Emily Dickinson and Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:03am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 21, 2017

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, Georgia, November 3-5, 2017

The Spatial Language of Literature: Sovereign Space and the Borders of Capital

updated: 
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:56am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA, April 12-15, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
April 12-15, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

As capital flows freely across national borders, the sovereign state demarcates strict boundaries for people. Capitalism forges global connections with international solidarity organized around wealth. Yet as Foucault has argued, intranational spaces are increasingly heavily policed in the name of homeland security, giving rise to the security state and technologies of surveillance.

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