MLA Panel: "Do Area Studies Matter?" MLA 2019, 3–6 January, Chicago
cultural studies and historical approaches
The 62nd Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 8th-10th, 2018 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. The Conference Committee is now accepting individual and panel proposals for the upcoming meeting that address the conference theme from an interdisciplinary perspective
Individual Proposals Each session will consist of 3 presenters, each of whom will have 20 minutes to present, with 15 minutes allowed for introductions and questions at the conclusion of the session. Panel proposals must be detailed in their thematic address of the conference theme
Prose Studies Special Issue: #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures
Special Issue of Prose Studies
Edited by Sherita V. Roundtree, Pritha Prasad, and Louis M. Maraj
EXTENDED Submission Deadline: July 1, 2018
#BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures
Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK:
Legacies of Colonialism
27-28 October 2018
University of Cambridge
Against the contemporary reality of Brexit and an openly racist and sexist US president, alongside draconian detention and deportation policies, anti-black and anti-Muslim violence in the UK and US, and the ongoing neglect of indigenous people’s dispossession, it is time to stop doing poetry and poetry studies as usual.
Call for Papers
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference of
The Graduate Center for Literary Research at the University of California Santa Barbara
Thursday, May 10th, 2018
Textual Transactions in the Literature of the Harlem Renaissance Era and Beyond
organized by the Langston Hughes Society
Call for Papers: Theology and Game of Thrones
Theology and Pop Culture is currently seeking contributions for a potential volume on the work of George R.R. Martin and the world of Game of Thrones. Essays should be written for academics, but avoid “jargon” to be accessible for the layperson.
Potentials ideas include but are not limited to:
CSL Postgraduate Conference- 2018
Post-truth-An Interdisciplinary Exploration
Further to our earlier posting, we would like to announce the final schedule for our one-day conference relating to the topic of "post-truth".
Modernist Studies Association, Columbus, OH, November 2018
Although the phenomenon of World War I trauma, particularly shell shock, greatly influenced both British and American literary modernism, the trauma, and its reception, was different on each side of the Atlantic, both in its scale and its quality. This panel seeks essays on both British and American literary and cultural representations of World War I trauma, particularly shell shock. Essays that compare and contrast the American and British experiences and representations of shell shock are particularly welcome, and will be given special consideration.
Some authors to consider include:
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our twelfth year of issues.