The Women's Voices in Poetry regular session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association seeks proposals for its 2015 panel. We are especially interested in regional voices in 20th and 21st c. Amer. poetry, but all relevant proposals, including creative work, considered. Email abstract and 2-pg CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2015. For more information on RMMLA and other related cfps for 2015, see www.rmmla.org.
CFP: Flannery O'Connor session at RMMLA 2015.
The Flannery O'Connor regular session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association seeks proposals for presentations related to "New Directions in Flannery O'Connor." We are especially interested in projects inspired by newly available archives, but any new work on O'Connor or authors influenced by O'Connor considered. Send abstract and 2-page CV to email@example.com by March 1, 2015. RMMLA will meet October 8-10, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
CALL FOR PAPERS: EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION
Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)
CALL FOR PAPERS AND REVIEWS
Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.
We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.
Papers should be a maximum of 7.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).
Attention: Film and Race Studies Scholars!
Seeking Authors for Racial Representation in American Cinema: A Three-Volume Encyclopedia Set
Entries needed on films, genres, stars and directors for volumes on Early, Classical and Contemporary Cinema.
Edited by Dr. Daniel Bernardi, Interim Dean at San Francisco State University, author of Star Trek and History: Race-ing Toward a White Future and The Persistence of Whiteness: Race and Contemporary Hollywood Cinema, and Professor Michael Green, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at Arizona State University.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief (1 page) CV and areas of interest no later than February 15.
Making It New: Victorian and Modernist Literature
and Periodicals 1875-1935
A One-Day Conference, Saturday 28th February 2015
Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University, UK
Keynote Speaker: Professor Scott McCracken, Keele University
McGill Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference
CFP Deadline: March 1st, 2015.
Conference Date: April 24, 2015.
McGill University, Montréal
Silence itself—the things one declines to say, or is forbidden to name, the discretion that is required between different speakers—is less the absolute limit of discourse, the other side from which it is separated by a strict boundary, than an element that functions alongside the things said, with them and in relation to them within over-all strategies. [...]There is not one but many silences, and they are an integral part of the strategies that underlie and permeate discourses. (Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. 1: An Introduction )
August 21-23, 2015
Halifax, Nova Scotia
This panel considers the numerous ways in which the work of William Carlos Williams engages with borders and performs or problematizes crossings. Ranging from Williams's personal or literary genealogy to negotiations of borders in terms of poetics or place, we seek papers problematizing Williams's handling of tradition, Europe, the New World, and history. Other topics/questions this panel may consider are: how does Williams's work handle the concepts of space and time? How does his work make use of or skew our perception of these? Where does his work position itself in relation to those parameters?
300-word abstract and CV by 8 March, 2015
The Association of Historians of American Art is pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of Panorama, a peer-reviewed online journal of American art and visual culture from the colonial period to the present day.
The issue can be accessed at: journalpanorama.org
Panorama is published twice a year. The journal welcomes submissions that utilize the insights of traditional and new approaches to American art and visual culture, and which proceed from a range of disciplinary (and interdisciplinary) perspectives.
The inaugural Winter 2015 issue includes three feature articles: