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Update - "Howells and Democracy" - ALA 2018 (deadline extended)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:16pm
The William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 29th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

Panel 1: William Dean Howells and Democracy 

Melville at 200

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

“Melville at 200”

Deadline: September 1, 2018

And some certain significance lurks in all things, else all things are little worth, and the round world itself but an empty cipher. (Chapter 99 of Moby-Dick, “The Doubloon”)

CFP for SSAWW 2018: “Resistance and Recovery through Collaborative Teaching Practices”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

In an introduction to a 2017 special issue of American Literature, Carol Batker, Eden Osucha, and Augusta Rohrbach ask how our current political moment gives rise to new questions about the role of teaching and scholarship in American literary studies. The issue calls for the radical potential of intertwined scholarship and teaching that makes literary studies necessary to the work of unmasking the asymmetrical relations of power that persist in the academy. In response, our roundtable proposes an examination of feminist pedagogy practices, or a pedagogy that privileges collaboration and resists canonical syllabi to engage students in interdisciplinary projects of recovery and resistance.

Murder, She Tweeted: Crime Narratives and the Digital Age

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
University of Tampere, Finland
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Murder, She Tweeted: Crime Narratives and the Digital Age

August 23-24, 2018

University of Tampere, Finland

Keynote speakers: Andrew Pepper (Queen's University Belfast) & Fiona Peters (Bath Spa University)

First Call for Papers

EEASA Conference Panel Communities in Print / Communities of Print: Periodicals and the Constitution of Community in Early America

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:13pm
Tim Lanzendörfer / Julia Straub
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Biannual Meeting of the European Early American Studies Association

London 14-16 December 2018

The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850

 

Call for Papers for a Panel on

Communities in Print / Communities of Print:

Periodicals and the Constitution of Community in Early America

Conveners: Tim Lanzendörfer (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) and Julia Straub (University of Bern)

 

Rethinking “Alternative Worlds”: Emerging in the Here and Now of Emergency

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
American Studies Association 2018 (Nov 8-11 in Atlanta)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Our panel seeks to make a slight pivot on the opening provocation of this year’s conference theme, “States of Emergence,” that “our sense of crisis must be thought alongside our constant commitment to challenging the calamities that beset us and to producing alternative—indeed better—worlds.” Rather than thinking of our sense of crisis and our commitment to challenging calamities as two things we might put alongside each other, what happens if our commitment to challenging calamities emerges precisely within, even as, our sense of crisis?

 

Forms of Resistance: Women's Family Letters of the Early Americas

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
Mary McAleer Balkun/Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

CFP: “Forms of Resistance: Women’s Family Letters of the Early Americas” SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 7-11, 2018

UPDATE and REMINDER: Black Mirror Edited Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:04pm
Dr Terence McSweeney, Southampton Solent University and Dr Stuart Joy, Southampton Solent University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 

----UPDATE/REMINDER----

Edited collection on Black Mirror. (Deadline for abstracts/proposals January 31st 2018)

full name / name of organization: 

Dr Terence McSweeney, Southampton Solent University

and

Dr Stuart Joy, Southampton Solent University

contact emails: 

terence.mcsweeney@solent.ac.uk

stuart.joy@solent.ac.uk

Philippine-American Intersections and the Emergence of Transpacific Studies Traditional Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
American Studies Association (ASA), 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The last two years have witnessed shifting relations between the Philippines and the United States, nations still tethered by a unique bond of transpacific colonial history. Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte’s calamitous war on drugs, as well as his designation of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army as terrorist groups, have met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval and admiration. While the Obama administration sought to leverage Philippine alliance in a globalist “pivot to Asia,” it remains to be seen how the Philippine-American postcolonial relationship will be redefined in coming years.

CFP for SSAWW 2018: Recovering Laura Curtis Bullard and Early Suffragist Literature (Panel Deadline: 1.31.2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:19pm
Individual Panel for SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Contact: Brooke A. Opel, Ph.D. Candidate, Indiana University—Bloomington

Email: bopel@indiana.edu

 

CFP: "Recovering Laura Curtis Bullard and Early Suffragist Literature"

Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)

 

We invite paper proposals for a panel entitled “Recovering Laura Curtis Bullard and Early Suffragist Literature” at the SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado from November 7-11, 2018.

 

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