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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Black Masculinity and Film'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Joi Carr, Pepperdine University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Black Masculinity and Film
Presiding Officer: Joi Carr, Pepperdine University, Joi.Carr@pepperdine.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Agency and Performativity of Place in 20th and 21st Century American Literature'

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Megan Cannella, University of Nevada, Reno
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Agency and Performativity of Place in 20th and 21st Century American Literature
Presiding Officer: Megan Cannella, University of Nevada, Reno, mcannella@nevada.unr.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Jack London and the Maritime Environment / Jack London Society 14th Biennial Symposium, October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:07am
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Jack London and the Maritime Environment / Jack London Society 14thBiennial Symposium, October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

This panel seeks presentations that explore the broad conference theme of Jack London, the West, and the Environment as it relates to the maritime settings and themes of his writing. Proposals are welcome on any topic that brings together London’s treatment of the maritime environment (the sea, the coast, or the islands) with his interests in the craft of sailing and the romance of sail. 

CFP: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Session (PAMLA)

updated: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 3:22pm
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies sessions. The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.

WORKING WOMEN SUFFRAGETTES' LIFE WRITING IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA

updated: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:36pm
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED. While there has been interest in the suffrage movement in both America and England for many years now, one area that has not received as much scholarly attention is the analysis of Life Writing created by those within the movement. Both working- and middle-class women provide an intimate portrait of what it was like to fight for suffrage for so many years.  I propose a panel that examines the connections between suffragettes of different classes, ages, and nationalities as well as those in positions of power who supported them throughout. By May 30, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief biographical statement, and any AV requirements to Sarah N.

(CFP: PAMLA 2018) Performing Empathy

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 8:55pm
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Session Title – Performing Empathy:  When Literary Texts Are Acts of Kindness

This session seeks papers on the empathic potentials of literature, broadly defined.  The subtext here is the social division in the present-day America, where sympathy fatigue—a feeling of resentment arising from the belief that one has been asked to extend one’s sympathy to outgroups, such as women, minorities, immigrants, and the poor, beyond what one feels is reasonable—is often cited as one reason for the intransigence.  The larger question we will ask ourselves is the following:  how can literature act as a vehicle of empathic connection and reinforce people’s capacity for compassion toward the marginalized other? 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Nineteenth Century Popular Culture at MPCA/ACA

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:27pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
October 4-7, 2018
Hyatt Regency, 1 S Capitol Ave,  Indianapolis IN 46204
Deadline: May 15, 2018
http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

Topics may include, but are not limited to, historical and literary treatments of women's and children's periodicals or books, international affairs, nineteenth century "fads" or trends, travel/tourism, technology, science and medicine, temperance, advertising, and slavery.

MPCA Pedagogy & Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:31pm
PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA 2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:

PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN

(Extended) Proposal Submission Deadline: MAY 15, 2018

 

Main Conference: Thursday – Sunday, October 4-7, 2018

Hyatt Regency, 1 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis IN 46204                         Phone: (317) 632-1234

 

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:16pm
Midwest Pop Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Papers

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

 

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Asian and Asian American Culture Areaof the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2018.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Asian and Asian American cultures.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

Sound Collectives: The Acoustics of the Social in American Film and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:29pm
Nathalie Aghoro University of Eichstaett, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Papers

Sound Collectives: The Acoustics of the Social in American Film and Literature

An International Conference

Dec. 7-8, 2018

Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt

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