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ACLA 2018: Postcolonial Studies and Racial/Ethnic Studies

updated: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:53pm
Octavio González / Wellesley College; Swati Rana / University of California, Santa Barbara; Philip Tsang / University of Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Many claim that the heyday of postcolonial studies has passed. Scholars have criticized the premises of postcolonial theory (Chibber), questioned the relevance of empire to British culture (Porter), and defended the legacy of British imperialism (Ferguson). Others have found postcolonial modes of analysis predictable or exhausted. New frameworks have arisen instead: global Anglophone, cosmopolitanism, the “new” world literature, and modernist studies with its temporal expansion into the contemporary. Yet, as Robert Young argues, the postcolonial has always been about what is unfinished, incomplete, and left over.

Trump-Era Horror Book (Last Call for Abstracts)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:03am
Ulster University, Northern Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

TitleMake America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror & the Politics of Fear

Collection Editor: Dr Victoria McCollum (Ulster University)

Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2017

Contactv.mccollum@ulster.ac.uk

Publisher: Routledge

The End of Temporality

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:51pm
ACLA 2018 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2018 Annual Meeting

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

March 29th-April 1st, 2018

Hemingway Society Panels for ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:51pm
The Hemingway Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Call for Papers

American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 24-27, 2018

San Francisco, CA

http://americanliteratureassociation.org/

 

The Ernest Hemingway Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:

 

Ambulance Driver: Hemingway and the First World War

Panel: "Jacques Lacan and the Post-modernists"

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:52pm
Richard Schumaker & Julia Brühne / NeMLA's Annual Convention 2018, Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The panel will explore three questions: Is it possible to establish a precise relationship between Jacques Lacan and post-modernist literature in general? Can one isolate specific important themes in post-modernist literature and establish connections between these themes and Lacan? Focusing on the Oedipus conflict as it developed in Lacan, can one establish relationships between Lacan and post-modernist writers?

 

This panel has two underlying goals.

Digital America Issue no. 10 | Now Accepting Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:16pm
Digital America: an online journal of digital culture and American life
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 10. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culturewith an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as danalyzing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.

Studies in American Humor General Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Studies in American Humor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Studies in American Humor (StAH), a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), has published scholarly critical essays, review essays, and book reviews on all aspects of American humor since 1974.  The premier journal for scholarship on humor, StAH addresses a wide spectrum of American humor, past and present.  As a service to its audience of scholars and students in the humanities, especially literary, cultural, and media studies, StAH has featured  an annual review of current scholarship, “The Year’s Work in American Humor Studies,” since 1999.

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Teaching Poe and the World

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Poe Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Poe’s global influence and affinities have been a mainstay of Poe studies for decades, and various literary critics have argued that his foreign admirers (especially his French advocates) have shaped our current understanding and appreciation of Poe. Few scholars, however, have written about how they teach Poe in global terms.

Prison Narratives and Criminalization: Anthurium Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: PRISON NARRATIVES AND CRIMINALIZATION

Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal is seeking submissions for a special issue on “Prison Narratives and Criminalization.”  Submissions may include scholarly essays, research articles, personal narratives, interviews, and oral histories or commentary.  Articles should focus on any aspect of criminalization and/or imprisonment in North America.

Possible themes for submissions include:

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