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Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton's Curious Bodies

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:16am
Fran Pheasant-Kelly/University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

 

Call for Papers

The First International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors

University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton and Redeemer University College, Ontario presents

Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton's Curious Bodies

Thursday 15th February 2018 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton

Keynote: Professor Adam Barkman, Redeemer University College, Ontario

Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

updated: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 1:13pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Parlour Issue 4: Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

 

“She rolled a bit of newspaper into a tight stick about six inches long, lit it and threw it onto the bed where the kerosene-soaked Plum lay in snug delight. Quickly, as the whoosh of flames engulfed him, she shut the door and made her slow and painful journey back to the top of the house” (Morrison, Sula).

 

Call for Papers: The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference (3/22/2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:19pm
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018, and will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr. Victoria E.

Edited Volume on Petrofiction

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Stacey Balkan, Swaralipi Nandi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Oil Fictions: World literature and our Contemporary Petrosphere

 

The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:45pm
Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies is proud to announce that The University of Texas at Dallas is the new home of The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (ASC). The Ackerman Center invites you to join fellow scholars March 3-5, 2018 as we continue the important legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke nearly fifty years ago. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary. The ASC provides an invaluable forum for scholars to discuss and advance Holocaust research, ensuring the valuable lessons of the Holocaust remain relevant for today’s world.

Women's Autofiction

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:26pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The past several decades have witnessed the rise of the autofictional novel. Coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1977 and originally associated with French experimental writers, the term has come to encompass an ever-expanding corpus of quasi-fictional texts. This panel focuses on the women at the vanguard of this genre: from Chris Kraus’s I Love Dick (1997) to Sheila Heti’s How Should a Person Be? (2012), writers have blurred the line between truth and invention to explore and expose the artistic and existential conditions of female subjectivity. The frequently negative critical reception of their work (e.g.

SOHRAB SHAHID SALESS: EXILE, DISPLACEMENT AND THE STATELESS MOVING IMAGE

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:14pm
Dr. Azadeh Fatehrad and Nikolaus Perneczky in partnership with the Goethe-Institut London
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017

Friday 19th January 2018, Goethe-Institut London, UK

Keynote speaker: Prof. Hamid Naficy (Northwestern)

Deadline for submission: Sunday 8th October 2017

This one-day conference brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the work of Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless (1944-1998) as conduit for a wider engagement with exiled and displaced moving image practitioners: their ethics, aesthetics, mode(s) of production as well as their precarious lives and often uncertain legacy.

We invite contributions by researchers and scholars of all backgrounds and in all stages of their careers to one of the following three sections:

Transfigured Voices: Vocal disorders, disruptions and impersonations

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:15pm
University of CAEN - ERIBIA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Transfigured Voices:

Vocal disorders, disruptions and impersonations.

International Conference

University of Caen Normandie

17May- 18 May 2018

 Organising committee :

 

-ERIBIA research team, Caen University (France)

-IDEA research team, Lorraine University (France)

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Disability Studies at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Disability Studies for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

What If? Alternative Histories and Reimagined Worlds

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Seeking abstracts for the 49th Northeast Modern Language Asssociation (NeMLA) Annual Convention at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The panel is called "What If? Alternative Histories and Reimagined Worlds" (description below).

 

Abstracts of around 300 words must be submitted via the NeMLA site: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17033.

 

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