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The Anatomy of Inscription (Special Issue of Humanities)

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:18pm
Hunter Dukes, University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

In their 1910 essay ‘Poetic Principles’, Nikolai and David Burliuk describe poetry as ‘sensible’, arguing that the word ‘changes its qualities according to whether it is handwritten, printed or thought’. Jacques Derrida widens this claim in Of Grammatology (1967), writing that one of the ‘fundamental problems’ when coming to terms with signification is the deployment of ‘diverse forms of graphic substances (material: wood, wax, skin, stone, ink, metal, vegetable)’, as well as different kinds of styli. How do the material properties of writing feed back into its semantic sense, differing when engraved in stone or tattooed on skin?

Tolkien at UVM Conference

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
15th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

15th Annual Tolkien at UVM ConferenceApril 7th 2018Theme: LANGUAGES AND ETYMOLOGIESKeynote speaker: Andrew Higgins (Ph.D., Cardiff Metropolitan University) Co-editor of A Secret Vice Committee is accepting papers on the theme and all other subjects. Please submit abstracts or finished essays by the January 31st deadline to cvaccaro@uvm.eduRegistration fee is $25; for info contact Chris Vaccaro.Go to our website Tolkienvt.org for more details over the winter.Please share!!

"Philip Roth's Nonfiction" at 2018 ALA

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Philip Roth Society seeks participants for a roundtable entitled “Philip Roth’s Nonfiction” at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA from May 24-27, 2018.

 

"Philip Roth and Sports" at 2018 ALA

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel entitled “Philip Roth and Sports” at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA from May 24-27, 2018.

 

Formations: Intersections of Form across the Literary, Social, and Political

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
The Graduate English Organization (at the University of Maryland)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

11th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

Formations: Intersections of Form Across the Literary, Social, and Political

 

Department of English

University of Maryland, College Park

March 10, 2018

 

CFP - Second Issue of The New Americanist

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
The New Americanist
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The New Americanist would like to announce a call for papers for its second issue (Spring 2019). The New Americanist is an interdisciplinary journal publishing scholarly work on the United States and the Americas broadly considered. We are especially interested in work which includes a global perspective, introduces new critical approaches, and proposes theoretical frameworks to the study of the US. We welcome contributions from scholars from around the world and across the humanities and social sciences.

CFP for the panel P51 'Mediating South Asian diasporic experience in the 21st century: narratives across borders' for the EASAS (European Association for South Asian Studies) biannual conference in Paris

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
Centre d’Études de l’Inde/Asie du Sud (CEIAS), CNRS/EHESS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Call for papers for the panel P51 'Mediating South Asian diasporic experience in the 21st century: narratives across borders' for the EASAS (European Association for South Asian Studies) biannual conference in Paris, 24 - 27 July 2018. 

The deadline for abstract submission is 30th of November 2017.  To submit the abstract follow the instructions here: https://www.ecsas2018.org/call-for-papers/ 

Essays on the Punisher

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Punisher: Judge, Jury, and Executioner

Edited by Matthew McEinry, Alicia Goodman, Ryan Cassidy, and Robert G. Weiner

 

With Netflix’s The Punisher being released in November 2017, it is apparent that a character like the Punisher has a certain kind of widespread appeal. The Punisher was played with great acclaim in Netflix’s Daredevil Season 2 by Jon Bernthal. There were, however, three previous Punisher movies of varying quality dating back to 1989. None of the previous Punisher films did blockbuster business, although 2004’s The Punisher and The Punisher War Zone (2008) were successful on home video. 

"Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias"

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
English Graduate Organization (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

EGO’s 2018 Interdisciplinary Conference Call for Papers
Conference Theme: “Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias”
February 24th, 2018

Conference website: forthcoming

Keynote SpeakerTBA

Hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Indiana PA

Deadline for Proposals: January 5, 2018

Margins Conference 2018

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
Clemson University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Submission Deadline: December 15th

Conference Date: March 31, 2018 at Clemson University

Website: https://clemsonmargins2018.weebly.com

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