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Controlling Bodies, Constructing Minds: (Post-)Feminist Identity Politics in the Biomedical Age

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:19pm
Johanna Heil and Anna Thiemann
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The relationship of feminist criticism to science has been ambivalent since the early stages of the feminist movement, when learned wo*men and activists such as Margaret Fuller aspired to rival “men of science.” Condemned as the “master’s tools” by some, science and technology have also been praised for their potential to liberate wo*men, especially from reproductive responsibilities and from the Western origin myths associated with biological functions.

CFP: E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association's 28th annual conference, Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:05pm
Michael Webster / E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2017 American Literature Association conference. We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings' life or work. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

    * Cummings' early experiments in modernism
    * Readings of little-studied Cummings poems
    * The new edition of the Complete Poems (2016)
    * Influences on Cummings: decadent and symbolist poetry, imagism, and avant-garde painting
    * The pacifist poet
    * Love and art vs. the unworld of modernity
    * Cummings as a post-romantic late modernist (or post-modernist)

CFP: SSAWW Panels at the American Literature Association (ALA)

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:17pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

CFP: SSAWW Panels at the American Literature Association (ALA), May 2017
The West Copley Place Hotel in Boston, MA

Contact: Christopher Allen Varlack, SSAWW VP of Development
Contact E-mail: cavarlack@gmail.com

Romantic Afterlives and Second Selves (NASSR, Ottawa, August 10-13, 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:05pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

Romantic Afterlives and Second Selves

(NASSR, Ottawa, August 10-13, 2017)  

This session will address Romantic afterlives—confluences, continuations, extensions, engagements, influences, intertexts, legacies, reactions, subversions, transformations, transmogrifications, treatments, and re-workings of Romantic writers and artists following their deaths. 

Ellen Glasgow at 2017 ALA Boston

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:07pm
Ellen Glasgow Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Ellen Glasgow Society seeks paper proposals for two sessions at the 28th Annual American Literature Association Conference.

 

Session I:  Ellen Glasgow’s (Foreign) Correspond/-ents/-ence

Call for Essays: Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Women Travelers

updated: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 9:35am
Misty Krueger / University of Maine at Farmington
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Call for Essays: “Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Women Travelers”

 

Editor: Misty Krueger, Ph.D.  

 

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Rothemere American Institute, Oxford University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

 

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium exploring the interstices of poetics in the circum-Atlantic region since 2000, to be held at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford on May 19, 2017.

 

Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Group at the University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

 

Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University

Two-day Symposium, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, April 21-22, 2017

Call for Proposals

The Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Group at the University of Minnesota is seeking proposals for a symposium entitled “Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University.” The symposium will be held at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, on April 21st and 22nd, 2017.

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