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MLA 2020 CFP: Postcolonial Studies, the Environmental Humanities, and the Limits of the Human

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:42am
MLA Africa Since 1990 forum/ Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

In his 2020 MLA theme description, Simon Gikandi asks for a reflection on the role of the humanities in “defining the nature of the human in the face of what appears to be its diminishment.” This roundtable, cosponsored by the MLA Africa Since 1990 forum and the Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities forum, reframes Gikandi’s provocation in ecological terms: how do we define the limits of what Sylvia Wynter terms the “genre of the human” in the face of ecological decline and climate change? Successive reports issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) spell out an increasingly alarming rate of global warming with catastrophic implications for the planet and the various life forms inhabiting it.

“Old English” at the 73rd Annual RMMLA Convention

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:34am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte, El Paso, Texas

 

Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2019

 

Old English, the language of the Germanic inhabitants of England dating from the time of their settlement in the 5th century to the end of the 11th century, has three dialects: West Saxon, Kentish, and Anglian; West Saxon was the language of Alfred the Great (871-901) and therefore achieved the greatest prominence.  This panel welcomes individual paper proposals dealing with any aspect of the Old English language, its dialects, and literature, which could include but is not limited to the following:

Language and voice

[Anime Expo Academic Symposium] Anime Chronotopes: Nostalgia in Japanese Animation and Comics

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
N. Trace Cabot, University of Southern California / Anime Expo Academic Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Anime Expo Academic Symposium

Anime Chronotopes: Nostalgia in Japanese Animation and Comics

 

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

July 4-7, 2019

 

Deadline for Paper Proposals: April 7, 2019

 

Scotland in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:37am
CYMERA: Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

CYMERA: Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Writing

8-9 June 2019, The Pleasance, Edinburgh UK

CYMERA is a new literary festival launching this June in Edinburgh, Scotland’s first such festival devoted to science fiction, fantasy and horror writing. This ambitious event already has a guest list of more than 60 authors from across all three genres (full programme to be announced in March at https://www.cymerafestival.co.uk/). Now the festival is inviting early career researchers to participate in its innovative academic strand with this call for papers.

Seriality

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 A Special Session for the 2020 meeting of the Modern Language Association (Seattle, January 9-12, 2020):Empirical and theoretical papers on seriality, broadly conceived, to include work on print-culture, narratology, rhetoric, writing and reading practices, socialization, identity politics, and more.  No restrictions regarding period or region.

300-word proposals with c.v. due Friday, March 15, 2019 to: cavitch@english.upenn.edu and clooby@humnet.ucla.edu.

Inquiries welcome.

Wreck Park Submission Deadline Extended

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:40am
Wreck Park Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism 

A literary journal run out of Binghamton, New York, Wreck Park publishes original work in cultural studies, poetry, and the visual arts. The journal is committed both to critical-theoretical and historically engaged analysis, and it seeks work that contemplates in creative ways contemporary debates in and around the humanities. Contributions that tie together past and present, that resonate with our current social and political maelstrom, are especially encouraged. 

CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
Lisa Funnell / University of Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film

Editors: Dr. Lisa Funnell (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Ralph Beliveau (University of Oklahoma)

Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao Paulo, Inmind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

 

Venue: Gdansk, Poland

 

Deadline for proposals:  28 February 2019

 

Contact email address:

inconferenceoffice@gmail.com

 

Organizers/ Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Professor Paulo Endo – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

InMind Support (Poland)

 

 

CFP: Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism 

 

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