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CFP: MLA Roundtable - "Bildung Across Languages"

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Melissa Gelinas and Jocelyn Frelier
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

Call for Proposals: “Bildung Across Languages”

 

MLA Convention 2018

 

New York City

January 4-7 2018

 

CFP: Two-day International Seminar on Nation and Beyond: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:10pm
University of Gour Banga, West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

Nation and Beyond: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

April 14 & 15, 2017

Organized by: Department of English University of Gour Banga

Venue: University of Gour Banga, Malda West Bengal, India 732103

 

Seminar Concept Note

Debilitating Spaces

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:10pm
19th-century American forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

MLA 2018 (4-7 Jan, NYC) The 19th-century American forum is seeking abstracts for a panel proposal onDebilitating Spaces. This panel will interrogate geographies of physical or psycho-social debilitation across the long nineteenth century. How did spatial configurations of race, class, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness, and environment distribute and/or inflect experiences of debilitation? Please send an abstract, contact info, and a brief bio to Hsuan L. Hsu (hsuanLhsu@gmail.com) by March 15.  

Racial Passing in Cinema and Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:10pm
University Toulouse 2 Jean Jaures France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

Call for Papers

 

Symposium 

Friday, December 1st 2017

Université Toulouse Jean-Jaurès, FRANCE

Proposals should include a 300 word long abstract and a short bio-bibliography and should be sent by April 28, 2017 to Hélène Charlery (helene.charlery@free.fr) and Aurélie Guillain (aurelie.guillain@univ-tlse2.fr). 

MLA 2018: Race and Beauty in the 19th Century

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 4:45pm
Anna Peak
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This proposed session for MLA 2018 (NYC, 4-7 January) seeks to explore the relationship between race and beauty in the 19th century. How were Victorian concepts of beauty tied to theories of race? Papers that define beauty in terms of Victorian aesthetic theories are especially welcome, as are papers that deal not only with physical beauty but with beauty in the arts. How did Victorian theories about music and art, for example, participate in imperlalism, colonialism, and / or race theory? This session seeks to deepen scholarly understanding of the ways that Victorians theorized beauty, broadly defined, in relation to racialized evolutionary concepts.

Equity, Equality & Reform in Contemporary Public Education

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
IGI Global Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dear Colleagues:

I am currently in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.

Literary Texts as Raciolinguistic Projects?

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
MLA Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Literary Texts as Raciolinguistic Projects?

The emerging field of "raciolinguistics" brings together linguistics, education, sociology, critical race theory, anthropology, and other fields, in an effort to jointly theorize race and language, "paying particular attention to how both social processes mediate and mutually constitue each other" (3). In what ways do literary texts facilitate, complicate, and negotiate the joint formation of racial and linguistic identity? What can literary studies glean from this new mode of inquiry? Please submit 300-word abstracts to chouston@english.umass.edu by March 1 for consideration for a special sesssion at MLA 2018.

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Call for Applications -- Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research Summer 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dear colleagues,

A reminder that applications for the 2017 Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research are due on March 1, 2017. Please see additional information below.

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