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“Languages of Urbanization and Visions of the City”

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
América Crítica (University of Cagliari, Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

The second issue of América Crítica (December 2017) will include a section on “American cities and the city in America”, edited by Javier González Díez (University of Turin) and Fiorenzo Iuliano (University of Cagliari).

Revisiting the Elegy: Mourning and Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Tiffany Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Revisiting the Elegy: Mourning and Resistance

“And there is pause, a breathspace in the strife;/A spirit brave has passed beyond the mists/And vapors that obscure the sun of life./And
Ethiopia, with bosom torn,/Laments the passing of her noblest born.”

Poetry, Race, Gender, and Culture: Reading the Work of Harryette Mullen in the 1990s

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Kimberly Lamm
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Call for papers

Poetry, Race, Gender, and Culture: Reading the Work of Harryette Mullen in the 1990s

We seek papers for a panel devoted to the work of Harryette Mullen for the National Poetry Foundation Conference, “The Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s,” June 28-July 1st 2017.  https://nationalpoetryfoundation.wordpress.com/

Call for Papers: Revisiting Richard Rorty

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Political Theory Group of the University of Minho
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Revisiting Richard Rorty

Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)

25-26 September, 2017

Keynote speaker: Robert Brandom (University of Pittsburgh)

 

We welcome papers and panels submissions for a conference on Richard Rorty to be held in Braga, Portugal, at the 25-26 of September. In light of his influential work, life, and thought, the Political Theory Group of the University of Minho mark the tenth anniversary of his passing with a conference in his honor.

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?

 

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