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Off- and Off-Broadway (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:52pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Off- and Off-Broadway: Papers discussing the birth of Off-Broadway in the postwar
decades, important Off-Broadway plays and playwrights, Off-Broadway-Broadway
crossovers, the importance of Papp and the Public Theater, the Obie Awards, notable Off-Off
New York playhouse (La Mama, Caffé Cino) and regional theater productions, 1945-
1975. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 15 January 2018.

Postwar Urban Poetry (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:52pm
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Postwar Urban Poetry: All readings of poetry (1945-1975) focused on the US cityscape, urban events, figures, and legends invited. Postwar urban poetry from various schools such
as Black Arts, Beats, and New York School welcome. Possible poets include Gwendolyn Brooks, Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and
ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 15 January 2018.

The conference will take place from May 24-27, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA.

Conference Proposals on Drama: Papers or Performances

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:44pm
Popular Culture Association National Conference 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CFP: Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association National Conference, at the J.W. Marriott Marquis Marina in Indianapolis March 28 – 31, 2018. 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:23am
Joshua Bartlett, University at Albany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson

Description:

This panel seeks papers that consider the work of Rachel Carson from both literary and environmental perspectives -- that explore its growing critical possibilities and theoretical potentials -- and that address Carson's influence on contemporary artists and writers.

Abstract:

Comics and the Midwest

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
SSML: Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Seeking papers for a panel on "Comics and the Midwest" at the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature annual symposium, May 17-19, 2018 at the Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, MI.

 

New Texas Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:19am
Dr. Francine K. Richter Sul Ross State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Texas Journal

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas 79832

•Now Accepting: Poetry, fiction, articles, critical and creative non-fiction,

photography and multimedia published on-line at

newtexassulross.org and in a vibrant print soft-cover issue in Spring with selected 

works.

•Complete works that have not been published elsewhere should be

submitted to Dr. Francine K. Richter at frichter@sulross.edu.

•Deadline for submission: December 1, 2017

•Submission guidelines: MLA format with cover letter, including a short

biography. No abstracts; only full-length presentations.

The Anxiety Order

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:19am
Wilson College Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Wilson College Humanities ConferenceThe Anxiety Disorder

Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA
sponsored by Wilson’s M.A. in Humanities Program

Seminar: Un-disciplining Interdisciplinarity

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:18am
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

The 46th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

February 22-24, 2018

 

300 Word Proposals Due October 2, 2018

Contact: Alexandra Gold (agold25@bu.edu) andFrank Capogna (fcapogna@framingham.edu)

 

Seminar Topic - "Un-Disciplining Interdisciplinarity: Texts, Methods, Institutions"

Call for Chapters: Extending the Ground of Public Confidence: Teaching Civil Liberties in K-16 Social Studies Education

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
Dr. Janie Hubbard, University of Alabama & Dr. Jason Harshman, University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Extending the Ground of Public Confidence:

Teaching Civil Liberties in K-16 Social Studies Education

Book Editors: Dr. Janie Hubbard and Dr. Jason Harshman

 

A volume in Information Age Publishing’s Teaching and Learning Social Studies

Series Editor: Dr. William B. Russell III

 

1971-2008: Culture Between Two Crises

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
NEMLA 2017 panel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The urgency to understand the transformations in the capitalist world system since the 1970s and describe its volatile processes of expansion has spawned a few creative attempts at periodization: Eric Hobsbawm’s “Landslide” (1994), Robert Brenner’s “The Long Downturn” (2006), Immanuel Wallerstein’s “Managed Decline” (2006), and Judith Stein’s “Age of Inequality” (2010) to name only a few. While economists and historians may disagree about the sources of crisis, from Harvey’s over-accumulation thesis to Brenner’s over-production and over-competition, there remains little doubt that the 1970s proved to be a “pivotal decade” and that we are now living with the consequences.

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