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George Saunders Society, ALA, Boston, May 23-26 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:36am
(Not Yet) George Saunders Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

The George Saunders Society invites prospective participants for one or two panels at the 2019 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, to be held May 23 to 26, 2019. This will be the third year of Saunders panels at the ALA. We are interested in presentations on any aspect of George Saunders’s life and work. The topic is open, but possible approaches might include:

Washington Irving's Sketchbook at 200 (ALA 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Washington Irving Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

In honor of the 200th anniversary of The Sketch Book (1819-1820), which includes the legendary stories “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” the Washington Irving Society invites proposals for any topic related to The Sketch Book for the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. Please send an abstract of 250 words plus a brief bio to Dr. Sean Keck at skeck@radford.edu by January 15, 2019.

Jack London Society Panels at the 2019 American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2019 Boston, MA

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Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:29am
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 21, 2019

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society (http://jacklondonsociety.org/) panels at the American Literature Association 30th Annual Conference, May 23-26, 2019, Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116. Papers may address any aspect of Jack London studies. Innovative formats such as roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists. Send a 250-word abstract for a twenty-minute presentation to Kenneth K. Brandt at kbrandt@scad.edu by January 21, 2019. Include a brief biographical sketch and any AV equipment needs.

Hawthorne Society CFP for MLA

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:20am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call for Papers: Nathaniel Hawthorne Society The Annual Conference of the MLA will meet in Seattle on January 9-12, 2020. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society invites proposals investigating the topic, “Hawthorne, his Circle, and the Digital Humanities,” or “DH for NH,” for short. We welcome interest in all aspects of the intersection of digital humanities with Hawthorne’s circle, including figures such as Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (whose papers were digitalized alongside those of Hawthorne, Thoreau, Whitman, and 35,000 other items from the NYPL’s Berg Collection in 2012), Melville, Emerson, Fuller, and other local (Salem, Concord, Boston, the Berkshires) contemporaries. Proposals might include (but are not limited to) such topics as:

CFP: Esotericism & Occultism @ Southwest PCA EXTENSION!

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Esotericism & Occultism

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

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  November 15, 2018

 

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS) 2019 Scholar Award

updated: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:40am
Madeline Gottlieb / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce its third bi-annual competition and tenth-anniversary celebration. The society will award the best scholarly publication –book, essay, or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2018. If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the March 15, 2019 deadline.

Because entries will be judged through a system of blind reviewing we recommend that any self-citation, either in the body or in notes, be reworked to the third person. 

 

Evelyn Scott Society -- American Literature Association 2019 -- Deadline for abstracts January 9, 2019

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 8:55am
Evelyn Scott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

30th Annual American Literature Association

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

The Evelyn Scott Society invites abstracts of 1-2 pages on the American writer Evelyn Scott

(1893-1963). Papers may focus on any of her works (novels, memoir, poetry, young adult

literature), and they may take any contemporary critical approach. We are especially

interested in papers that investigate the process of canonicity, the literary networks to which

Scott belonged, or the role of disability in her career, but all topics will be considered. Scott

participated in various and major literary currents during her writing life, including Imagism,

Alfred Hitchcock - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:53pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

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  November 15, 2018

 

Humanities and Democracy

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:59pm
Missouri Humanities Council
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Humanities & The Future Symposium: Humanities and Democracy

The Missouri Humanities Council

Friday, March 22, 2019

CFP Submission deadline: Friday, December 7.

How do the Humanities help us to understand Democracy? The Missouri Humanities Council will be holding its second annual Midwest “Humanities & The Future” Symposium to explore this question. Symposium events will take place at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23. All panels will take place on Friday, March 22.

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Fifth Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:59pm
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies at Collin College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr.

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