City dwellers have a unique opportunity to see and engage in group political activities that those in more rural areas do not. Their everyday lives can be impacted by political demonstrations whether they are actively participating or not. The perspectives that we usually get are from the government, press, or political leaders. These accounts miss how people actually experience and understand the protests they see and/or participate in. As such, examining the life writing of those who participated or observed city protests can be intriguing and add a personal element to group politics. This panel will focus on the experiences of those who planned, participated, and/or observed protests in various cities. Ideas to be examined include personal vs.
ethnicity and national identity
International Online Conference on European Studies27-28 June 2020organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
The conference aims to explore Europe from a variety of perspectives. It will consider its political, social and philosophical dimensions as well as the cultural and intellectual life of Europe. Proposals can demonstrate both national and regional expertise, refer to the past or present, or offer a comparative analysis.
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: May 10, 2020
FULL CHAPTER DUE DATE: July 23, 2020
SUBMISSION DUE DATE: October 31, 2020
EDITOR: Dr. Matthew Waritay Guah,
Department Chair & MBA Director
South Carolina State University,
Orangeburg, South Carolina - USA
"Examining the Longest International Border: The US and Canada in Atwood's Works" For the Toronto MLA, The Margaret Atwood Society's panel will explore the representation of Canada and the US in Atwood's works. Papers may investigate depictions of the nations themselves, the relationship between the two nations' peoples, or instances of navigating/crossing the long border. Papers considering how Atwood is taught, e.g. her inclusion in American Lit syllabi, will also be considered.
The City and Canadian Literature and Authors at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference Las Vegas: “City of God, City of Destruction” Nov 12-Nov 15, 2020
SAMLA 91| Theme: Scandal! Literature & Provocation—Breaking Rules, Making Texts
November 13-15, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL
CALL FOR PAPERS
OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 10(2)
ISSN: 2093-5498 (Print) / 2671-969X (Online)
We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.10 No.2 that will be published on July 31, 2020. To be considered for the upcoming issue, OMNES 10(2), please submit your manuscript by April 30, 2020.
About the Journal
CFP for MLA 2021: Eugenics and the Body We are seeking submissions for our panel, entitled "Eugenics and the Body," at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention to be held on January 7-10, 2021 in Toronto, ON. This panel seeks to consider how eugenics—a discourse of the perfectibility of man that centers reproduction—influenced the literary construction of bodies in the broadest sense (literal, figurative, (non-)human, national, etc.). Please submit 300-word abstract for paper and 50-word bio.
International conference – Call for papers
14-15 May, 2020 – La Rochelle University / CRHIA
La Rochelle, France
The Current Stakes of Social, Racial and Environmental Justice
in the Americas
Literary and cultural engagements with trans* bodies, politics, and assembly in literature of South Asia, its Diaspora, comparative, or transnational framework. 250 word abstract to Kerry.firstname.lastname@example.org by March 20.
Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 20 March 2020
Kerry Manzo, Purchase C, SU of New York (email@example.com )