Current theoretical debates about subjects and objects, bodies and minds, and genre and gender have explored in detail women’s status as objects and done much to theorize their efforts to become speaking subjects. But these discussions can be more transgressive in order to explore the ways in which Romantic writers in particular challenged the foundational ideas of materiality that they were given and on which we continue to rely when we read them in the twenty-first century. For the proposed collection, Material Transgressions: Romantic Bodies, Affects, Genders, we are soliciting essays that think outside of Romantic ideologies of gender that reiterate notions of sexed bodies, embodied subjectivity, or stable texts.
There is a subtle irony in the fact that Thomas Hoccleve, whose corpus of early fifteenth-century poems is saturated with the concepts of recovery and rehabilitation, has been at the center of a decades-long process of poetic and pedagogic rehabilitation in university English departments. No longer brushed aside as a mere epigone of Geoffrey Chaucer, the traditional nucleus of Medieval English literature syllabi, Hoccleve now claims a legitimate place in the late medieval canon. But what is that place exactly, as far as college classrooms go?
SANE Journal: Sequential Art Narratives in Education
Call for Papers
Researchers, scholars, teachers, administrators, specialists, and advanced graduate students are invited to submit works of research, reviews, and rationales. The mission of SANE Journal is to promote research regarding the integration of comic books, graphic novels, or "other" sequential art narratives in educational settings; including the teaching of comics or the ways in which the comics medium can instruct or cause a change in behavior. Manuscripts should be submitted by November, 2016, with an anticipated publication date of Spring 2017.
ROUNDTABLE: Must We Mean What We Read? A Practical Discussion of the Possibilities of Reading
NeMLA 2017, Baltimore, MD, March 23-26, 2017
Reading and Writing in the Twenty-First-Century Literary Studies Classroom: Theory and Practice
The University of Queensland
6-8 July 2017
Deadline for submissions: Extended to 10 February 2017
Contact for general queries: Judith Seaboyer email@example.com
David Aldridge, Reader in the Philosophy of Education, Brunel University London
Dr Tully Barnett, Flinders University
Professor Karen Manarin, Mt Royal University
Professor Helen Sword, University of Auckland
IDEA 2017 The 11th International Conference on Literature, Language and Cultural Studies in Turkey under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
12–14 April 2017 Çankaya University/TURKEY
Keynote Speaker: BRAN NICOL
48th Annual NeMLA ConventionBaltimore, Maryland | March 23 - 26th, 2017
NeMLA's 2017 Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland
March 23-26, 2017
Click and Read: Computation and Text Analysis in the Post-print Era
The aim of this roundtable is to present possible guidelines and book selections for a hypothetical undergraduate course in “Novels of the Holocaust.” The panel will be resolutely international and open to books originally published in any language. As this roundtable is sponsored by NeMLA’s comparative literature director, participants are not obliged to use or refer to English translations if they wish to use original texts. The course that might be called the “target course” may be for any undergraduate level and for any country.
While this is roundtable is meant to follow the interests of its participants and not impose any institutional rigidities, seven particular themes or questions seem especially important.
Call For Papers
Fifteenth Claflin University Conference
on English and Language Arts Pedagogy
in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions
October 26-27, 2016
THEME: READING AND WRITING ACROSS THE