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Essays on Twenty-First Century TV Witches from Charmed to Sabrina

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:40am
Aaron Ho / Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Sabrina: I want freedom and power.

Prudence: He will never give you that. The Dark Lord. The thought of you, of any of us, having both terrifies him.

Sabrina: Why is that?

Prudence: He is a man, isn’t he?

Although dramatic programs on witches have been on television since the sixties, 2018 saw an unprecedented preoccupation with them. In addition to ongoing supernatural series, there are at least seven new witch-themed shows which started this year: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Charmed, Legacies, A Discovery of Witches, Light as a Feather, Disenchantment, and Britannia.

Handbook on Digital and Public Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:35am
Anne Schwan and Tara Thomson / Edinburgh Napier University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

This collection seeks to bring together some of the most recent international scholarship and developments in the interdisciplinary fields of digital and public humanities. Alongside a critical exploration of the production, distribution and scholarship of culture in relation to digital media and technologies, the collection will examine the possibilities and challenges of publicly engaged scholarship in the digital humanities and beyond. Working with a broad definition of ‘public humanities’, we wish to interrogate the multifaceted interface of arts and humanities scholarship and engagement with wider ‘publics’ beyond academia, from literary and cultural heritage to creative arts and performance.

Bodies: Rights, Representation, Limits

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 1:09pm
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures' Graduate Student Association at the University of South Carolina
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

4th Annual “Cultural Carolina”Graduate Student Conference

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures’ Graduate Student Association (LLCGSA)

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of South Carolina

 

Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:33am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Two Film/Literature Panels for American Literature Conference May 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:40am
Cinema Television Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Cinema Television Literature Association welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019.  

The first panel, “Recent Critical Work on Film and Television Adaptations of Literary Narratives” seeks four presentations based on American literary works adapted for feature film or long-format episodic series.  

The second panel “Film and Literary Texts” seeks four presentations on the use of literary texts in feature films or long format episodic series or the use of film or long format episodic series in literary works. 

Edited Volume/The New Populisms and the White Working Class

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:39am
Dr. Joseph Varga Dept. of Labor Studies, Indiana University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 

University of Michigan Press

Class/Culture Series

Co-editors: Dr. Carol Quirke, Dr. Joseph Varga

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The New Populisms and the White Working Class

 

E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association's 30th annual conference, Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019 (deadline 1/15/2019)

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2019 ALA. We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings’ work or life. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

 

Transatlantic Studies Association 18th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Transatlantic Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Transatlantic Studies Association
18th Annual Conference
University of Lancaster
8-10 July 2019

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited for the 2019 Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference.

Plenary guests confirmed include:

 Professor Brian Ward (Northumbria University)

“The Beatles in Miami, 1964: Race, Class and Gender in the Atlantic World

AND

Professor Kevin Hutchings (University of Northern British Columbia)

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre

The editors are seeking contributors for English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty, a four-volume series—intended for Palgrave Macmillan’s “Queenship and Power” series—that will provide short, focused, well-researched, and refereed biographies of all the English consorts since the Conquest.

Liberal Education Conference May 16-18 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:34am
Mount Royal University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Some forecast a post-capitalist, post-scarcity economy in which employment is a sought-after luxury good. In this world, individuals have a guaranteed basic income and can freely pursue liberal studies as part of a flourishing life.    Others foresee a significant expansion of machine learning resulting in a world where wealth becomes even more highly concentrated in the hands of the machines’ owners. In that world, most individuals will eke out a living in a gig economy making use of soft skills derived from their liberal arts education. Artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, and a threat of a pervasive algorithcracy, will have profound implications for the meaning and purposes of liberal studies.

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