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Fictions of Forgotten Families

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:28am
Modern Language Association International Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Lisbon, Portugal – July 23-25, 2019

 

What do you imagine when you hear the word “family?” How do our traditionally nuclear imaginings of family serve to marginalize non-normative formations of family and kinship? Which iterations of family get left out of discourses of family values, are subjected to hate speech, or are somehow forgotten when the mainstream media talks about family?

 

Books and Bodies in Early Modern England - RSA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:27am
Jillian Linster (University of South Dakota) and Harry Newman (Royal Holloway, University of London)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Books and Bodies in Early Modern England

Organizers: Jillian Linster (University of South Dakota) and Harry Newman (Royal Holloway, University of London)

For a proposed panel at RSA 2019 (Toronto, March 17-19)

Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:26am
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

“Progress, Radicalism, and the U.S. South”

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 90

Birmingham, AL / Nov. 2-4

The Exhibition: Histories, Practices and Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:25am
Revista de História da Arte (IHA/FCSH/NOVA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

 

THE EXHIBITION: HISTORIES, PRACTICES AND POLITICS
will be the next issue of Revista de História da Arte (IHA-FCSH-NOVA)

 

Modern Mythologies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:22am
Loughborough University, London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Modern Mythologies Conference

Loughborough University, London Campus

September 19-21, 2019

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: May 30, 2019                                         

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Museums and Storytelling'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Museum and Storytelling
Presiding Officer: Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Literature of / about the Christian Right

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:18pm
Christianity & Literature (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Special Issue of Christianity & Literature

 

“Literature of / about the Christian Right” 

Guest Editor: Christopher Douglas (University of Victoria)

 

The Times ‘best-seller’ list was misleading. Evangelical books were often outselling the Times’ best-sellers. But the paper did not bother to count sales in religious bookstores. The people hurt most weren’t evangelical authors (our books sold anyway); rather, the losers were Democratic Party leaders and other liberal readers of the ‘paper of record’ who were blindsided by subsequent events. The Times’ readers were not given a heads-up about what was going on ‘out there.’ 

– Frank Schaeffer, Crazy for God

 

Global Media Literacy in the Digital Age

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:58am
Glimpse Journal / Society for Phenomenology and Media
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Glimpse, a double-blind peer reviewed journal published annually by the Society for Phenomenology and Media (SPM), invites papers for its Spring 2019 issue that will focus on the theme of global media literacy in the digital age.

MEMORY, MELANCHOLY AND NOSTALGIA - International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:58am
University of Gdansk, InMind Supprt, Univrsity of Sao Paulo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia

   In our modern world, which some have argued to be disjointed while immersing itself ever deeper in crisis, the turning back towards “the olden days” and the ensuing nostalgia constitute a noticeable phenomenon, both individually (the memory of biography) and collectively (the memory of History). Another important – and seemingly also quite noticeable – phenomenon  is the longing for something vague, indefinite or never existent.

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