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Photo-Texts and the Mapping of American Lives — ALA 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:27pm
Sophia Bamert
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Photo-Texts and the Mapping of American Lives

Panel CFP for American Literature Association, San Diego, May 21-24, 2020

From How the Other Half Lives to Humans of New York, American authors have long interwoven photos and writing to theorize and map the modern United States and the people who inhabit it. Scholars such as Sara Blair have analyzed how place-based photo-texts produce “emergent iconograph[ies] of modern experience” (How the Other Half Looks), while others, like Jeff Allred and Joseph Entin, have suggested how modernist photo-texts offer new ways of conceptualizing crossovers between realism and modernism, the political meanings and effects of documentary, and the ethics of the gaze. 

Contemporary Black British Women’s Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:12pm
Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Contemporary Black British Women’s Writing

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

Edited by Elisabeth Bekers, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, and Helen Cousins

Collection on England and/in Europe on the Early Modern Stage

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:06pm
Matteo Pangallo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 3, 2020

Dr. Scott Oldenburg and Dr. Matteo Pangallo are seeking essay proposals for a prospective collection of essays tentatively titled None a Stranger There: England and/ in Europe on the Early Modern Stage.

This volume will gather together scholarship (theater history, performance study, literary criticism, literary history, etc.) about early modern English drama, written in response to, reflecting upon, or in light of Brexit and the debates that it has provoked. Some of the themes or topics that the essays might address include:

Internet, Humor, and Nation in Latin/x America

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:49pm
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

Call for Contributions
Internet, Humor, and Nation in Latin/x America Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Juan Poblete (Editors)

Henry James Society-ALA-San Diego May 21-24, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:27pm
The Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

The Henry James Society

American Literature Association Conference

San Diego, CA

May 21-24, 2020

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Citizen James: Native, Nation, and Empire

 

Call for Book Chapters: The Old Green New Deal: Environment and Social Justice in U.S. Literary Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:28pm
Steven Rosendale, Northern Arizona University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS for the volume

 

The Old Green New Deal:  Social Justice and Environment in U.S. Literature and Culture

in the Lexington Books series: Environment and Society (series ed. Douglas Vakoch)

 

Editor: Steven Rosendale (Northern Arizona University)

 

Auf Wiedersehen Pet: Past and Present

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:27pm
York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

We are inviting abstracts for a publication on the British television series Auf Wiedersehen Pet to mark the 35th anniversary of its first screening. We are interested in a range of contributions including; academic articles, fan responses, reminiscences, revisiting locations, interviews, etc.

(Un)natural Disasters: Sites of Resistance (Label Me Latina/o Special Issue Summer 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:42pm
Label me Latina
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

For many Latinx communities, the contemporary period can best be described as disastrous:  natural disasters like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017, followed by the equally disastrous federal response; the sustained crisis at the US southern border, created through a series of cruel, inhumane, extra-legal, and illegal policies; ICE raids at workplaces that force children to come home from their first day of school to find their parents gone; indefinite separation and detention of children and families; US response to the crisis in Venezuela; detention of US citizens for suspicion of being undocumented; mass deportation with no promise of due process.

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