Literature about WWI is often associated primarily with men, especially with those who had first-hand experience of the war -- Ernest Hemingway, Erich Maria Remarque, Rupert Graves. War novels, great or otherwise, are usually defined as stories of battle, and war poetry similarly is thought of as written by soldiers -- Wilfrid Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, John McCrae (whose "In Flanders Fields" is perhaps the best-known war poem of all). That the Great War was not exclusively a manly undertaking, however, is evidenced by the participation of women in the war effort, both behind the lines as nurses, volunteers, and ambulance drivers and on the home front as administrative clerks and munitions workers.
Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme
Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature
Within the scope of this theme and with your presence and collaboration, we shall attempt to address and analyze from various perspectives the issues such as:
· Description and reconstruction of the linguistic image of the world
· Ethnocultural concepts in language and literary text
· The problems of lexis and phraseology translation with the dominant cultural component
· Literary genres and systems of versification in national literatures
I welcome abstracts for a panel on Virginia Woolf and religion, which I intend to propose for the 24th annual Conference on Virginia Woolf to be held 5-8 June 2014 in Chicago (http://www.niu.edu/woolfwritingtheworld/call_for_papers/index.shtml). I'm especially interested in papers on Woolf and religion that integrate the conference's theme of "Writing the World." Papers on Woolf's influence on the "worlds" of later religiously-engaged texts are also welcome.
Email 250-word abstracts and CVs to Professor Cynthia Wallace by 17 January 2014.
The Economy of Scales
March 21-22, 2014
Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group & Nineteenth-Century Forum
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association's 25th Annual Conference, 22-25 May 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Scholars of American travel writing and practicing travel writers are particularly encouraged to submit proposals.
Sound in and of American Poetry
Invitation and Call for Presentations for the 6th COIL Conference Reimagining Education: Can Collaborative Online International Learning Be Normalized?
March 20 - 21, 2014 | SUNY Global Center, 116 E. 55th St., NYC
How to Register? http://www.cvent.com/d/14qkr8
Questions? Please email COILConference@suny.edu
For more info about the Conference and Call for Presentations (CFP) please visit: http://coil.suny.edu/conference
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U
FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U
When you hear the word "horror" are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or "The Turn of the Screw"?
For albeit's inaugural issue, we invite articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, non-fiction essays, and other documents exploring horror in world literature, high art, and pop culture.
Complete submissions should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 1, 2014.
4th Global Conference: Beauty
Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
6th Global Conference: Fashion
Monday 15th September – Thursday 18th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures
Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
As homemakers, academics, politicians, and entrepreneurs, women's experience throughout history has been characterized by a contradictory tension between marginalisation and pioneering leadership. This conference is a history of being on the edge, exploring the ways in which women have been at times marginalized and liminal figures whilst also being vanguards of change and revolution. The 2014 International Women's Day Conference at Queen's University Belfast will explore what it means for a woman to be on the edge in different socio-historical contexts.
CALL FOR PAPERS
13th annual North American Conference for
CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES
The 2014 North American Critical Animal Studies Conference invites papers, presentations, and workshops from scholars, activists, and artists working on ethical and political issues concerning nonhuman animals. This year's venue in Houston, Texas offers a unique opportunity to investigate the intersections of oppression in a locale where many of the pressing concerns about bioengineering, pollution, and animal experimentation are centered and present.
Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwan Humanities Citation Index). It is published biannually and covers Chinese and English publications. The journal has been devoted to offering inter-disciplinary perspectives on cultural/cross-cultural issues and engaging in academic discussions since 2008. For more information about the journal, please visit the website as follows: