Please consider submitting an abstract for this panel proposal at the 2020 C19 conference in Coral Gables, FL. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2018 helped make “Believe Women” a new rallying cry for the #metoo movement(s). This roundtable will examine the contentious issue of women’s believability during the latter half of the nineteenth century, a time when the credibility of women was also at the forefront of popular consciousness, occasionally heralded but more often interrogated. How did writers and activists push back against the persistent gaslighting of women during the postbellum period?
Seeking final submissions for Octavia Butler’s Afrofuturistic Visions: Reframing Identity, Culture, and History. This edited collection is under contract with Lexington Books and slated for publication in 2020.
CFP: C19 - - Queer Eccentricity in the Long Nineteenth Century - -
Queer Eccentricity in the Long Nineteenth Century
Editors - Dr Joshua Gulam (Liverpool Hope University), Dr Sarah Feinstein (University of Leeds), and Dr Fraser Elliott (University of Salford)
We are seeking chapter proposals for an edited collection on the culture, commerce, and ideology of The Fast and the Furious films.
The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $300, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.
The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.
Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.
Send submissions to: email@example.com
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 48th Annual Louisville Conference On Literature & Culture Since 1900
Featuring–Forrest Gander, Kaja Silverman, and Marisha Parham
February 20 - 22, 2020
This session welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of Latinx literature and culture, but this year, given the conference theme of "Send In the Clowns," papers that attempt to engage with this theme are particularly welcome.
Additional Session Information:
We are currently in a first come, first served submission portion. While the final deadline for submission is 08/10/2019, once there are enough paper proposals, we will close the session.
Please submit any promising work you may have and reach out with any questions.
The Workshop Age | Narratives will take place
October 11 and 12, 2019 in Frankfurt
Department for American Studies & Department for Children’s and Young Adult Literature Research
Organisation: Linda Hess and Anika Ullmann
Call for Papers:
Children’s literature and young adult literature are literary genres that emanate from age as a
category of difference. Discourses of age are central with regard to the production and reception as
well as the marketing and distribution of children’s and young adult literary media. Furthermore,
conflicts of age, attributions of age, and the focus on age-specific problems form typical motifs and
The Carson McCullers Society is soliciting abstracts for a two-part roundtable series on southern modernist women writers and the topographies of the street for the Modernist Studies Association (MSA) conference in Brooklyn, NY, on October 22-25, 2020. This two-part series goes with the MSA conference theme of "the street" and is intended to spark conversation and collaboration among Welty, O'Connor, McCullers, Porter, Petrie, Chopin, and Hurston scholars, among others, about the innovations and interventions of southern modernist women writers in creating street scenes, situations, and characters.