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A Political Hwang: David Henry Hwang Society Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:29pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018

 

David Henry Hwang's latest work, Soft Power, which is, as he describes it, a play with a musical, had its world premiere in Los Angeles in May of this year.  Undoubtedly, Soft Power, which tells of a love story between a Chinese movie producer and Hillary Clinton, is Hwang's most overt piece of political theatre, written in response to the election of Donald Trump to President.  The David Henry Hwang Society invites asbtract proposals that examine Hwang and his plays in relation to his and their engagement with politics.  In other words, just how political is Hwang as a playwright?

In addition, the David Henry Hwang society invites any proposals that cover Hwang and his works in general.

MMLA Panel at ASLE 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:29pm
Lisa Ottum / MMLA / ASLE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

As an affiliated organization, the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) organizes a panel at ASLE’s biennial conference (June 26-30, 2019; University of California, Davis, Davis, CA).

Surveilling America on Screen: Discourses on the Nostalgic Lens

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:29pm
Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Building on the work of our three previous collections, Spaces of Surveillance (2017), Surveillance, Race, Culture (2018) and Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture (2018),  this call seeks papers investigating the role of nostalgia on screen from within the context of contemporary American culture and politics.

 

Leon Edel Prize (11/1/18)

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:28pm
Henry James Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions to: hjamesr@creighton.edu

Author's name should not appear on the manuscript.

Call for Papers for Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm
Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Call for Papers:  

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society

of the American Literature Association
30
th Annual Conference: May 23-26, 201 

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

 

Deadline: January 2, 2019

 

Medical Humanism / American Literature: CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

updated: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:02pm
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Medical Humanism / American Literature

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

Given the ongoing healthcare crisis in America—soaring costs, physician shortages, and lack of insurance coverage—and the rising interest in the field of health humanities, I seek projects that illuminate American literature’s contribution to medical humanism. More specifically, I am interested in papers that address how American literature can help us revision our view of the body, health, illness, disease, medical education, and/or the healthcare system.

Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm
Dr. Francine K. Richter Sul Ross State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Texas Journal

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas 79832

•Now Accepting: Poetry, fiction, articles, critical and creative non-fiction,

photography and multimedia published on-line at

newtexassulross.org and in a vibrant print soft-cover issue in Spring with selected

works.

•Complete works that have not been published elsewhere should be

submitted to Dr. Francine K. Richter at frichter@sulross.edu.

•Deadline for submission: May 1, 2019

•Submission guidelines: MLA format with cover letter, including a short

biography. No abstracts; only full-length presentations.

Indigenous Narratives of Creation and Origin: American Hemisphere Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:39am
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Call for Papers for ELN Issue:

Indigenous Narratives of Creation and Origin: American Hemisphere Perspectives

Penelope Kelsey and Leila Gomez, co-editors

University of Colorado, Boulder

 

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Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions / Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:05pm
University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

 

Canadian (Re)Visions:

Futures, Changes, Revolutions

 

« Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions »

 

The 8th Congress of Polish Canadianists / Le 8ème Congrès des Canadianistes Polonais

 

25-27 September 2019 / 25-27 septembre 2019

Łódź, Poland / Pologne

 

Transcendentalism: Men and Women Conversing - Thoreau Annual Gathering

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:06pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 26, 2018

Transcendentalism:  Men and Women Conversing

In a collaborative call from the Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller and Louisa May Alcott Societies, we invite proposals for papers to be presented at the next Thoreau Gathering in Concord, MA (July 11-14, 2019) on dialogues between men and women of  the Transcendentalist movement.   When Emerson looked back at Transcendentalism, in “Historic Notes of Life and Letters in New England,” he recalled men and women who read adventurously, became friends, formed a club for conversation, and launched  a magazine.  They were talkers as well as solitaries.  Across the apparent divide of gender, what did they have to talk about?

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