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Thoreau Society panels at American Literature Association 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
James Finley / The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Thoreau Society is pleased to sponsor two guaranteed sessions at American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019.

 

Thoreau and Political Ecology

Call for Reviews - Lifewriting Annual

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:37pm
Lifewriting Annual
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies (published online by the Open Library of Humanities at Birkbeck College, University of London) seeks reviews of recent publications, including autobiographies, memoirs, letters, and so on. We don't accept reviews of critical or cultural theory. Word length: 1000-1500 words. Citation style: Chicago, 16th edition (author/date). Deadline for submission: April 5th, 2019. Please contact the Reviews Editor, Robert Ward, with short proposals and questions (Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu).

A Methodology for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:39am
ASLE at the ALA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) at

the American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Close Reading Close Reading: A Methodology for the Anthropocene?

Dos Passos Today: Roundtable at the American Literature Association (Boston, MA: May 23-26, 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

In a 1968 interview, John Dos Passos commented on what he saw as the growing marginalization of his work by recalling a conservation he once had with Ernest Hemingway. “He always used to bawl me out for including so much topical stuff,” Dos Passos remembered. “He always claimed that was a great mistake, that in fifty years nobody would understand. He may have been right; it’s getting to be true.”

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Polish Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

XXXI Annual Conference of Polish Association for American Studies
October 23-25, 2019, University of Opole, Poland

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

UPDATED: Russian & American Short Stories and Influence Abstract: 1/15/2019; Completed Draft: 6/15/2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Though usually relegated to second status critically, the short story is having a moment. When Canadian writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013, it was specifically for her contribution to the short story genre. As a writer who does not write novels, she acknowledged the importance of the award: “It’s a wonderful thing for the short story.” Indeed.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: “Perspectives on Eighteenth-Century Theater and Performance" (SCSECS 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:38am
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspectives in the public discourse shape the drama and performances of the period, and how was eighteenth-century society shaped by these cultural institutions?

ECF: The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Call for submissions

The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SCSECS 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The paper submission deadline for SCSECS 2019 has been extended to Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu

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