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The Literary Age of Jackson

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Luis A Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 30th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, MA at the Westin Copley Place, May 23-26, 2019.

Panel 1: The Literary Age of Jackson

CFP: Staging the Space Between, 1914-1945: 21st Annual Conference of The Space Between

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:53pm
Nicole Flynn / The Space Between Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

CFP: “Staging the Space Between, 1914-1945”

21st Annual Conference of The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

May 30-June 1, 2019

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

 

What is the role of staging in The Space Between? What does it look like, where does it occur, and how does it function?

 

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 5, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:04pm
Yale University, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media. The impetus comes partly from a survey of what is currently in the field: it is impossible to read the work of Toni Morrison and Teju Cole, Bei Dao and Rita Dove, Tony Kushner and Lynn Nottage, Joan Didion and Ta-Nehisi Coates without seeing that, for all these authors, the reference frame is no longer simply the United States, but a larger, looser, more contextually varied set of coordinates, populated by laboring bodies, migrating faiths, generational sagas, memories of war, as well as the accents of unforgotten tongues, the taste and smell of beloved foods and spices.

Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:51pm
Southwest Popular /American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

"Vladimir Nabokov: History and Geography"

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:53pm
Société Française Vladimir Nabokov
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Symposium « Vladimir Nabokov : History and Geography »6-8 June 2019, Paris, Sorbonne University / University of Cergy-Pontoise
Organized by Société française Vladimir Nabokov

 

 Keynote speakers: Isabelle Poulin (Bordeaux-Montaigne University) and Will Norman (University of Kent).

 

"DeLillo and Environments: American Literature Association 2019"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
Teddy Hamstra / Don DeLillo Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

The Don DeLillo Society is seeking papers for the upcoming American Literature Assocation conference, which will take place May 23-26, 2019.

 

ANZSANA 2019 - Comparative Settler Colonial Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:37pm
Australia and New Zealand Studies Association of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Seeking two additional papers for a two panel series at ANZSANA 2019 (Austin, Texas, February 6-8) relating the history and culture of Australia and New Zealand to settler colonialism as a transnational phenomenon. We are particularly interested in papers that:

 

• Engage in comparative work that relates the history and culture of Australia and/or New Zealand to that of the US

• Consider how Australia as a case study has shaped contemporary transnational understandings of settler colonialism as a structure of power. 

• Consider the relationship between critiques of settler colonialism and critiques of the patriarchy, especially vis-a-vis contemporary Indigenous feminist approaches. 

 

Constance Fenimore Woolson: Making Her Presence Felt in the World

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:36pm
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society

 

Constance Fenimore Woolson: Making Her Presence Felt in the World

 

Rollins College

Winter Park, Florida

April 4-7, 2019

 

 

Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:39pm
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.

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