The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature invites submissions for its next open issue, Winter 2016.
Founded in 1976, STTCL became an online, Open Access journal under the leadership of new editor Dr. Laura Kanost in 2014. It remains committed to publishing high quality, anonymously peer reviewed articles written in English on post-1900 literature in French, German, and Spanish. The journal is devoted to literary theory and criticism in the modern languages, and encourages interdisciplinary and collaborative submissions. All back issues have been digitized and are available at http://newprairiepress.org/sttcl/
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal. The special theme for 2014 is "Memory & Remembering." Contributors are invited to examine the issues of representation, transmission, and circulation of memory, as well as the role of personal, cultural and collective memory in shaping meanings, values, attitudes and identities. They are also encouraged to address how dominant national, religious, racial, sexual or ethnic narratives of the past are reproduced or challenged.
This conference aims to explore the importance of the South West for Romantic writers, with a particular emphasis on the following topics:
- Ecologically aware writing and protoenvironmental thought;
-The role of the South West in an era of scientific development and discovery;
-The South West as a centre for reform movements and radical politics, as well as a region connected to slavery and imperialism;
-Romantic afterlives in the South West.
Please submit a 250-word proposal by 18 March to: email@example.com
Deadline extended until March 30.
Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015. The conference theme is "Sound and Story: The Rhythms of Language" but papers on any topic are encouraged. Successful papers may be considered for publication in the Lamar Journal of the Humanities, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal. Please submit abstracts to the session chair, Amy Smith, at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30, 2015.
The modernist period, as the theme of this year's conference suggests, was a period marked by revolutions of various stripes: aesthetic, social, cultural, and political. Among these, political revolutions often occupied center stage, both in terms of public awareness but also in terms of modernist praxis. Many modernists participated in radical political actions even as they experimented or facilitated experimentation with radical aesthetics.
20th Annual Dickens Society Symposium
Halifax, Nova Scotia
July 8-10, 2015
Deadline: March 31, 2015
In 1842, Charles Dickens visited several prominent cities in the United States and British North America. He subsequently published a travelogue, American Notes, detailing his experience in North American society. He arrived in Halifax Harbour in January of 1842, and the fledgling garrison town would be incorporated as the City of Halifax in the same year.
2015 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of Donna Haraway's "A Cyborg Manifesto." This groundbreaking essay has influenced a generation of scholars in diverse fields.
In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new. Not necessarily to make new things." In a similar vein, in ABC of Reading, Ezra Pound famously argues that literature is "news that stays news". Years after its hey-day, how do we understand modernism's commitment to the "new"? From a contemporary standpoint, how has modernism's past been made new again? From W.B. Yeats' turning gyre, to Charlie Chaplin's persistent factory gears in Modern Times, we can gather that when it comes to modernism, "revolution" need not only mean change, but also the very cyclicality of change itself.
The journal Social Inclusion is preparing a special issue on Transport Policy and Social Inclusion.
Title: Transport Policy and Social Inclusion
Guest Editors: Professor Graham Parkhurst, Dr. Juliet Jain and Dr. Miriam Ricci
Special Issue website: http://www.cogitatiopress.com/ojs/index.php/socialinclusion/pages/view/s...
Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June 2015
Deadline for Full Papers: 15 October 2015
Publication of the Special Issue: December 2016
The journal Social Inclusion is preparing a special issue on religious diversity:
Title: Religious Diversity and Social Inclusion
Guest Editor: Professor Gary D. Bouma (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, UNESCO Chair in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations-Asia Pacific, Monash University, Australia; E-Mail: email@example.com)
Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June 2015
Deadline for Full Papers: 31 October 2015
Publication of the Special Issue: April 2016
This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world. The theme this year is "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts."
The journal Social Inclusion (2183-2803) is preparing a special issue on Indigenous Peoples.
The issue will be edited by Professor Pat Dudgeon (University of Western Australia, Australia), Dr. Waikaremoana Waitoki (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Rose LeMay (Wharerātā Group, Canada) and Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora (University of Waikato, New Zealand).
Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May 2015
Deadline for Full Papers: 31 August 2015
Publication of the Special Issue: February 2016
Deadline Approaching: 22nd March, 2015.
University of Portsmouth Centre for Studies in Literature
Postgraduate Conference 2015
Collectors and Collecting from the Early Modern Period to the Present
Friday 5th June 2015
Keynote Speaker: Professor Susan Pearce (University of Leicester)
Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice (working title)
Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture
Vol. 36 (2015) no. 2
Deadline proposals: 14 April 2015
Issue release: Fall 2015