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PAMLA 2016: The Mediterranean: Encounters, Diaspora, and Beyond (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

At a time when Western values are increasingly challenged by the forces of globalization, it is necessary to reconsider former epistemologies of space and ontologies of identity that now seem to be obsolete. In this context, the Mediterranean paradigm is (re)-emerging as a crucial framework. 

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Proposals are due by Friday, June 10.

The PAMLA conference 2016 will be held over the 11-13 November 2016 weekend at the Westin Pasadena, CA

PAMLA 2016: The Memory Factory: Hollywood's Influence on Historical Memory: (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

Hollywood films frequently mine the historical archive for stories to enthrall their audiences. This panel interrogates what effect the material conditions of Hollywood filmmaking, such as funding concerns, film length, dramatic or narrative conventions, and celebrity, have on the populace’s conception of historical memory.

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Proposals are due by Friday, June 10.

The PAMLA conference 2016 will be held over the 11-13 November 2016 weekend at the Westin Pasadena, CA

PAMLA 2016 Pasadena, CA (Abstracts due 6/10/16; Conference dates: 11-13 November 2016)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

The theme for PAMLA 2016, the 114th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, to be held on November 11-13, 2016 at the Westin Pasadena, in Pasadena, California, will be “Archives, Libraries, Properties.” You may submit a paper dealing with this theme, or dealing with a variety of other topics, to one of the more than 130 approved sessions at: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Paper proposals are due by June 10, and must include an approximately 500 word proposal, a 50 word abtract, a paper title, and your contact information.

PAMLA 2016: The New Italians: Migrant Stories in Literature and Film (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

In recent years Italy has acquired a heterogeneous population that has become the centre of political manipulations but also of artistic expressions by Italian authors and migrants alike. This session invites critical reflections on literary and cinematic expressions by or about the new Italians. Comparative approaches are also welcome. 

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Proposals are due by Friday, June 10.

The PAMLA conference 2016 will be held over the 11-13 November 2016 weekend at the Westin Pasadena, CA.

PAMLA 2016: Travel and Literature: (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

 

Looking for paper proposals on any topic relating to Travel Literature. Papers relating in particular to the conference theme of “Archives, Libraries, Properties” are especially welcome.

 

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

 

Proposals are due by Friday, June 10.

 

The PAMLA conference 2016 will be held over the 11-13 November 2016 weekend at the Westin Pasadena, CA.

 

PAMLA 2016: Wars of Knowledge: Imperial Hegemony and the Assembly of Libraries (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

This panel aims at problematizing the interconnectedness of cultural projects in the broad canvas of hegemonic claims. Conceiving libraries and archives as imperial, national or local enterprises, it explores their material and symbolic importance for the consecution of territorial and temporary privileges.

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Proposals are due by Friday, June 10.

The PAMLA conference 2016 will be held over the 11-13 November 2016 weekend at the Westin Pasadena, CA.

PAMLA 2016: Adaptation Studies (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

Adaptation Studies is a growing field of research that addresses a significant subset of the intersection of film and literature, in which, as Maureen Quinn puts it, literature and film are studied as "two interdependent partial texts that become a new whole." This session invites papers that explore the many facets of adaptation studies, including literature adapted to film, film to video games, and film to textual works. Papers that engage some aspect of the conference theme of "Archives, Properties, Libraries" are especially welcome.

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

CFP Reminder: Divining (the) Circum-Caribbean South(s) | Sponsored Panel at SAMLA 88 Conference | Jacksonville, FL | Nov 4-6, 2016

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:42am
The Society for the study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

CFP: Divining (the) Circum-Caribbean South(s)
Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature
SAMLA 88 | November 4-6, 2016 | Jacksonville, FL

As SAMLA heads to Jacksonville, Florida, for its 2016 conference, one recalls Keith Cartwright’s characterization of the state as a “longtime frontier[] of creolizing contact” (8): “Whether in Old South Jacksonville or St. Augustine, or south of that South in Miami’s creolizing space, Florida repeats itself as an ‘un-American’ frontier of the nation, a multi-ethnic borderland, a point of contested migration and immigration, a location of repeating racialized violence, and a divinatory contact space” (188).

"Language and Literature in the World": Call for Reviews

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:42am
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

New Feature: “Language and Literature in the World”

 

PLL: Papers on Language and Literature invites reviews of exhibits, symposia, conferences, and other events related to the study of literature and language broadly defined (including digital and visual languages). We are a generalist and comparatist print quarterly, not restricted by national borders and chronological periods. 

Before sending your review, please visit our website http://www.siue.edu/pll/index.shtml and make sure that your submission is suitable for our scope and mission.

CALL FOR PAPERS - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:42am
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are invited for the Volume 4, Issue 1 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in July 2016. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue. The journal features densely theoretical and analytical writings that focus on various aspects of English Studies which address/approach the research problems with methods of and insights borrowed from multiple established disciplines. Accepted papers will be published after peer-review process. This is an online electronic journal and there will be no hard copy of the issues. There are no publication fees or handling charges. The last date for submission is 20th July, 2016. 

LITERARY HERMENEUTICS

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:42am
Poli-Femo Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2016

 

The Critic as Amateur

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:42am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016

We are inviting essays for a proposed collection tentatively titled The Critic as Amateur, with strong interest from Oxford UP. The collection will focus on literary criticism as an activity suspended (productively) between expertise and amateurism.  It will explore the idea of the critic of literature as an amateur rather than an expert, or conversely, it will consider the role of expertise in literary criticism. Individual contributions might touch on figures who have written on literature without credentials/certification, academic or otherwise, or institutional affiliations. They might also address academics who have successfully assumed "amateur" roles while writing or speaking in the public domain.

Cultural development and territorial innovation

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:40am
Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

Call for papers

 

International and interdisciplinary conference

 

Cultural development and territorial innovation

 

Blaise Pascal University, Clermont Ferrand, France

8-9-10 November 2016

 

CFP: Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel (Deadline 6/10) - PAMLA 2016 (Pasadena, California 11/11-11/13)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:40am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Comics and Graphic Narratives panel at the 2016 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). All papers dealing with comics and other graphic narratives will be considered. Papers utilizing media specific analysis, and papers with a strong connection to this year's theme of "Archives, Libraries, Properties" are highly encouraged. A visual component to the paper/presentation is also encouraged.

This years conference will be held in Pasadena, California and is sponsored by California State University, Los Angeles and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The conference will be held between Friday, November 11, 2016 and Sunday, November 13, 2016.

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