The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.
CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film
Editors: Dr. Lisa Funnell (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Ralph Beliveau (University of Oklahoma)
SCMLA 2019 Eudora Welty—Open Topic
The Eudora Welty Society panel at SCMLA 2019 welcomes proposals for papers on any topic related to Welty’s work, particularly projects that engage with the conference theme, “Pathways: Past, Present, and Future.” Send 250-word abstracts and a short bio to Allison Nick at email@example.com by March 31, 2019.
The 76th annual South Central Modern Language Association conference will be held in Little Rock, AR, October 24-26, 2019. Conference information is available at http://www.southcentralmla.org/
The American Studies Association of Korea
The 54th International Conference
“America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance”
Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Date: September 20-21, 2019
The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance” to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from September 20 to 21, 2019.
The Margaret Atwood Society is putting together a roundtable to discuss The Handmaid's Tale sequel at next year's MLA. Unfortunately, the book will come out after MLA's session proposals are due. Thus, send an abstract of 150-250 words (on the lens through which you anticipate reading the novel) and a brief biography to Karma Waltonen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Margaret Atwood Society is proposing an MLA panel on Atwood's graphic novels and illustrated books, including adaptations and literature for children.
Please send an abstract of 150-250 words and a brief biography to Karma Waltonen, email@example.com.
XXXI Annual Conference of Polish Association for American Studies
October 23-25, 2019, University of Opole, Poland
The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics
29th International Sculpture Conference: Portland
The International Sculpture Center (ISC), is seeking panel proposals for the 29th International Sculpture Conference in Portland, OR this October 12-15, 2019. This conference will feature the annual ISC littleSCULPTURE show, ARTSlams and breakout sessions, engaging panel discussions, evening parties, hands-on workshops, a keynote address, open studios and gallery hops, optional art and culture trips, public art tours and visits to nearby sculpture sites, and more.
Panel topics include:
Stonewall at 50: A Roundtable (guaranteed session)
Sponsored by the Sexuality Studies Forum
Approaches might include, among many others: coalitions; activism; queer and trans of color critique; pride; shame; state violence; police brutality; mythologies; New York City; urbanism; gentrification; history; genealogies; nightlife; periodization; gay liberation; visibility.
150-word abstracts and CVs by Friday, March 15, 2019
Panel Title: Intersectionality in Fantastic and/or Magical Realist Multi-Ethnic Literature
We invite papers that examine the ways that race, gender, and/or sexuality intersect in American multi-ethnic texts that might be categorized as “magical realist” or “fantastic” and that promote the notion of coalition building.
Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2019
Submit to Stella Setka, firstname.lastname@example.org