I am looking to assign two entries for Violence in American Society: An Encyclopedia of Trends, Problems, and Perspectives. Unfortunately, I had these entries fall through last minute and now I’m scrabbling to find a writer or writers able to take on the subject of "Assault" and Youth Violence." The entries would each look at historical, contemporary, and mediated depictions in the United States. Each would be 5,000 - 8,000 words, however 25% of that can be primary documents (court rulings, historical documents, laws, etc.) While it is a substantial task, which I would require no later than May, 2019, I can see someone with expertise in the subject(s) able to do it.
ethnicity and national identity
Local Alignments, Global Upheaval: Re-Imagining Peace, Legitimacy, Jurisdiction and Authority
Annual conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) & Peace and Conflict Studies - Canadian Association (PACS-Can)
October 4-6, 2019 | Canadian Mennonite University: Winnipeg, Canada
Draft Schedule Released: Early June, 2019
‘Neighbours of Ours’: Cities, Communities, Networks11-12 July 2019
SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO 1 MARCH 2019
Marina Warner: ‘Words on the Move’
‘The Baron Six’:
Anthony Cartwright, Sean Longden, Susie Thomas, Nadia Valman, Andrew Whitehead, Ken Worpole.
Call for Submissions
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies®(JSAHS), sponsored by the Center for American Studies of Sichuan Province and managed by the School of Foreign Languages at Southwest Jiaotong University in Southwest China, is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually in June and December by Sichuan People’s Publishing House, China.
CPF: MMLA 2019, “American Literature After 1870”
The MMLA’s permanent section on American Literature After 1870 invites papers which, building on the conference theme, examine the topic of “dual citizenship” in American novels, poetry, and/or other kinds of texts. Our panel seeks a range of primary materials from a variety of times, places, and communities to create a fuller picture of the legal, cultural, and emotional dimensions of multiple citizenship in American literature.
Borders and Walls
A Cultures and Societies Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
Borders and Walls considers the development of borders, boundaries, fences and walls over time, the forces that influenced their creation in the past, the influences affecting border creation and maintenance today, along with the anticipation of their evolution and development in the future.
Conference - MLA Convention in Seattle, Washington, USA
Dates of the conference - January 9th-12th 2020
NEW DEADLINE: 3/20/19
The situation of colonized and settled lands poses pointed questions about “being human,” starting from who gets to decide who is human, and continuing through questions of what qualifies as humane, humanitarian, human being or being human; and also the opposite: whose voice can cry out against the inhumane, dispute what is considered humanitarian, and offer alternative perspectives on what it means to “be human.”
The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies welcomes 250-word abstracts for papers that rigorously engage with these questions through art, culture, media, and literature (generously considered).
NEW DEADLINE: March 20, 2019
This call is for a proposed collaborative session between the Southeast Asia/Southeast Asia Diasporic Forum of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Association for Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) at the January 2020 MLA conference in Seattle. Given the geographical proximity and intertwined histories of several Southeast Asian countries and Australia, we envision a session that explores existing and emerging literary and cultural connections between them across a range of writing, media, and languages.
We welcome papers on how to approach Epic, a genre deeply invested in the exclusion of difference and aesthetics of violence, at a time when nationalist agendas abound. Interested participants should send a one-page abstract to Rebeca Castellanos (email@example.com) by March 15th.