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NELMLA 2017 Panel -- The Un-Thirties: The Other Side of Depression-Era Literature

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Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:13am
Northeast Modern Language Association – Sara Rutkowski
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD 23-26 March 2017

Depression-era literature is often regarded in stark contrast to the periods that frame it—the 1920s and the postwar—which have been deemed altogether more compatible with each other both thematically and stylistically. American writers of the Thirties, as the story goes, tended to immerse themselves in the political culture of the period, eschewing modernist concerns in favor of deterministic narratives that offered scathing social criticism and echoed a leftist agenda. Indeed, the period has been critically defined by the work of writers like John Steinbeck, Jack Conroy, James Agee, Michael Gold, and Richard Wright and more generally by the mode of the proletarian genre.

Doing Undergraduate Research in Early American Studies

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:13am
Society of Early Americanists, Patrick Erben
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Call for Individual Paper Proposals 2017 Society of Early Americanists Conference in Tulsa, OK (March 2-4, 2017)https://sea2017.wordpress.com/Submission deadline: August 30th Experimental Panel: "Doing Undergraduate Research in Early American Studies" Think about when and how you first became excited about early America and early American studies.  Was the spark your own reading, an inspiring teacher or professor, or a research paper that gripped your attention?  As teachers and research

Personification

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:13am
ACLA 2017 (Utrecht, July 6-9 2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Personification 

Queer Italy

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:13am
Rachel Perry/ neMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Please consider submitting a proposal for the panel “Queer Italy,” part of the 2017 neMLA convention. The convention will take place in Baltimore at The Johns Hopkins University, March 23-26, 2017. 

 

CFP: Special Issue of NANO on Star Wars: The Force Awakens

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:13am
Jason Ellis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Call for Papers: New American Notes Online NANO Issue 12 on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deadline: February 1, 2017  Special Issue: Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Narrative, Characters, Media, and Event Guest Editors: Jason W. Ellis, Alan Lovegreen, and Sean Scanlan This thing [Star Wars] communicates.

Hamilton: A Special Issue of Studies in Musical Theatre

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:12am
Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

While introducing a performance from Hamilton at the recent Tony Awards ceremony, hip hop artist Common described the show as a “gamechanger,” a “cultural phenomenon,” and “simply put... one of the greatest pieces of art ever made.” Indeed it has become hard to talk about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton without resorting to hyperbole, as it appears to be a watershed moment in Broadway theatre and in American cultural history at large.

CFP African American & Black Studies SWPACA 2017

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:12am
Debbie Olson SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

African American & Black Studies area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

 

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline November 15, 2016

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:12am
Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration. This must be work that has not been published in print or online, including blog posts. Submit your work electronically, following the specific guidelines for the genre. 

Please submit the following: 

Cover sheet: e-mail document with this information: 

Subject line of e-mail: Mayo Review Submission 

Your name (as you wish to see it printed in the journal) 

Borders and Boundaries: Belonging in Contemporary German Literature

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:09am
NeMLA 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In 2012, Germany became the second largest immigration country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, after the United States. As numbers of migrants to the EU continue to climb, debates about Germany’s status as an Einwanderungsland have become increasingly charged. The complex effects of this most recent experience are far from unprecedented in Germany’s national history, however. Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, Germany witnessed dramatic shifts not only in its population and national borders, but also in its notions of belonging, citizenship and foreignness.

PAMLA 2016; Nov. 11-13; One Paper Needed on Knowledge, Learning, or Information in Film

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:09am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Looking for one more paper to round out a panel on knowledge, learning, or information in film/televsion studies.  Topics can be drawn from any film, genre, or national cinema.  The 2016 PAMLA conference will convene at the Westin Pasadena, in Pasadena, California, November 11-13, 2016. Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words--by August 30--to Andrew Howe at ahowe@lasierra.edu.

Rap and Hip Hop Culture CFP

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:09am
Pop Culture and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

Rap and Hip Hop Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

 

CFP: Shakespeare and Accentism

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:09am
ESRA 2017 Congress
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

CFP: Shakespeare and “Accentism”

As part of the ESRA 2017 Congress, “Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage” (Gdansk, 27-30 July), Dr Carla Della Gatta (University of Southern California, USA) and Dr Adele Lee (University of Greenwich, UK) invite contributions to the following seminar:

The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare.

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