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2019 Postman Graduate Conference: "Come to Pass"

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:43pm
New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Come to Pass | The 2019 Neil Postman Graduate Conference

NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Conference Date: November 1, 2019 Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2019

Keynote Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Professor and Chair, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University

Elephants in the Room: Addressing Race and Racism in Medieval Studies and Studies of the U.S. South

updated: 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 5:09pm
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

November 15–17, 2019 | Westin Peachtree Plaza | Atlanta, Georgia

In the wake of Christchurch and Charlottesville, it has become apparent that white supremacists are using the language, power, and identity of medieval Europe and the Southern United States to justify violence. In the interest of exploring the role of teachers and researchers of spatial and chronological geographies such as Medieval and southern studies, Medieval and Renaissance Interdisciplinary Studies (MARIS) at Louisiana State University and the Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO) of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) invite proposals from scholars and teachers that answer the following questions:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, Asian Studies

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:35pm
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: Asian Studies Proposals

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

"You mark my words": Eudora Welty, Dialect, and Relationships

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:10am
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

November 15-17, 2019 – Atlanta, GA

 
Eudora Welty used dialect in her stories to reproduce the full performance of power and identity associated with language. Of her early stories, Welty herself said in 1982, "I love to write dialogue but it’s very hard to prune it and make it sharp and make it advance the plot and reveal the characters—both characters—the one listening and the one talking."

SAMLA 91: Giving Voice to the Voiceless (November 15-17, 2019)

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:42pm
Women in French
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Giving Voice to the Voiceless

SAMLA 91: Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships

November 15-17, 2019 | Westin Peachtree Plaza | Atlanta, Georgia

 

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Defying Boundaries, Rais(az)ing Walls: Italian Americans Negotiating Borders in a Changing Ethnic Framework

updated: 
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 4:10pm
Italian American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019

52nd Annual IASA Conference in Houston

 — Call for Papers —

 Defying Boundaries, Rais(az)ing Walls:

 Italian Americans Negotiating Borders in a Changing Ethnic Framework

Location: Doubletree at Hilton, 6 E. Greenway Plaza; Houston, Texas, 77046

Date: October 31-November 3, 2019

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019

Upload/submit proposals to Submittable: https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit

Publishing Power: Colonial Publication and American Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:57am
A proposed Colonial and Federal Literature panel for the South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

2019 SAMLA Conference—Colonial and Federal Literature proposed panel

 

Atlanta, Georgia

 

November 8-10, 2019

 

“Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships”

 

In keeping with the SAMLA conference theme, “Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships,” this proposed panel welcomes proposals that explore constructions of, challenges to, and anxieties surrounding power in early America, before 1900, as well as the ways in which publication reinforced an iteration of an American identity or played a role in defining interpersonal or societal relationships.

 

A Connecticut Abolitionist in King Arthur’s Court: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s British Reception

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00am
Jude V. Nixon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

For the Northeast Modern Language Association’s (NeMLA’s) 51th Annual Conference, 5-4 March 2020, in Boston, MA, Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures, this session is seeking proposals addressing the topic, A Connecticut Abolitionist in King Arthur’s Court: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s British Reception. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s radical views on slavery in Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) took the western world by storm. Nowhere was the response more impassioned than in Great Britain.

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