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Creative Writing: Prose

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:40am
Robert Miltner / Kent State University Stark
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

CFP MMLA Panel

 

Creative Writing: Prose

 

The Creative Writing: Prose panel will discuss emerging brief prose forms, which may include prose poems, micro or flash fiction, flash creative nonfiction, excerpts from flash sequences, and hybrid or blended short prose pieces.  Panelists will offer a brief statement defining the type of brief fiction s/he is writing, then read examples from their work by way of illustration.  The intention is for this panel to be informative to those attendees new to brief prose, while concurrently being interesting and enjoyable for readers familiar to brief prose.  Questions and a lively discussion to follow. 

 

Artists and Activists in Raymond Carver’s Writing

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:43am
Robert Miltner / International Raymond Carver Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

CFP MMLA

 

Permanent Section Call for Papers: The International Raymond Carver Society

 

Panel: Artists and Activists in Raymond Carver’s Writing.

 

UPDATE: Fall 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:03pm
the Cormac McCarthy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Cormac McCarthy Society invites paper proposals for its Fall 2017 Conference, to be held Sept. 1-3 in Austin, Texas. Based on the new, exciting Nautilus essay, we have decided to extend the submission deadline to April 30, 2017.

Papers on all topics relating to the works of Cormac McCarthy, from all perspectives, are invited, including considerations of theatrical productions or film adaptations of his work, pedagogical approaches, and the relationship of McCarthy’s work to other authors or artists.

Women in Literature MMLA 2017—“Literatures from the Lockdown”

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:28pm
Midwest Modern Language Association, "Women in Literature" Permanent Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Women in Literature MMLA 2017—“Literatures from the Lockdown”

 

Thinking about this year’s MMLA theme, “Art and Activism,” led us to consider the ways in which women’s art and women’s activism have been “locked down.” Sometimes women’s art and women’s activism locks itself down; after all, Audre Lorde once proclaimed at an MLA conference, “What does it mean when the tools of a racist patriarchy are used to examine the fruits of that same patriarchy? It means that only the most narrow perimeters of change are possible and allowable.” How, then, do we escape the lockdown? How do we empower even as we resist?

 

Call for Chapters: Liberating Herself: Emancipationist Writing at the Fin de Siècle

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The second half of the nineteenth century was marked by the emergence of the global women’s movement. Feminism altered the course of literature by challenging those literary conventions that governed the portrayal of women and women's experience at the fin de siècle. Feminist texts explicitly advocated social change and discussed new women’s roles in society. This edited volume Liberating Herself: Emancipationist Writing at the Fin de Siècle (under contract with Cambridge Scholars Publishing) welcomes contributions on any aspect of nineteenth-century literary feminism. Comparative approaches are welcome. By April 1, please submit a 250-300 word abstract and your CV to Dr.

CFP: Donald Trump and the Media | Long Beach Indie Film, Media, and Music Conference

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Long Beach Indie
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

CFP: Donald Trump and the Media | Long Beach Indie Film, Media, and Music Conference

Location: Long Beach, CA (Hilton Long Beach Hotel/Cinemark at the Pike Theaters)

Dates: August 30-September 3, 2017

Abstract Deadline: April 15, 2017

 

 

Embracing global diversity, the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Conference invites individual papers and full panels representing any topic (e.g. theory, production, history, criticism, preservation, etc.) related to film, television, music, mass communication, journalism, digital media, or the entertainment industry broadly defined.

 

Global Morrison

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Dr. Justine Baillie, University of Greenwich London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 24, 2017

Call for Conference Papers

‘Global Morrison’

University of Greenwich, London

27th and 28th June 2017

 

Conference Coordinator: Dr. Justine Baillie, University of Greenwich, London

 

The experience and representation of the disabled body in literature and the arts

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne / Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

The experience and representation of the disabled body in literature and the arts

20 – 21 October 2017

A two-day interdisciplinary conference

Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (CELEC) & Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3 (IETT)

300-word abstracts should be sent to Pierre-Antoine Pellerin (pierre-antoine.pellerin@univ-lyon3.fr) and Sophie Chapuis (sophie.chapuis@univ-st-etienne.fr) by May 15th, 2017.

 

Native American Literature Permanent Section (MMLA 2017)

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In addressing the conference theme of “Artists and Activists,” the Permanent Section on Native American Literature seeks proposals exploring a broad literary context for recent protests and legal action against the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Possible topics may explore literary activism in the tradition of Standing Rock Sioux scholar Vine Deloria. Papers addressing activism with ecological perspectives are encouraged. Possible focus could include historical voices such as Sarah Winnemucca, William Apess, Zitkála Šá, or Jane Johnston Schoolcraft or more recent authors such as Gerald Vizenor, Louis Owens, Leslie Marmon Silko, Simon Ortiz, Thomas King, Louise Erdrich, or Sherman Alexie.

Pauline Hopkins Society Scholar Award

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Scholarship Award

2017

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce its second bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2016.  If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the April 15, 2017 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.

 

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