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Visualizing Kinship: Politics, Challenges, Opportunities

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:12pm
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Visualizing Kinship: Politics, Challenges, Opportunities

Adoption & Culture publishes essays on any aspect of adoption’s intersection with culture, including but not limited to scholarly examinations of adoption practice, law, art, literature, ethics, science, life experiences, film, or any other popular or academic representation of adoption. Adoption & Culture accepts submissions of previously unpublished essays for review.

29th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference at LSU

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:56pm
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Call for Papers: 29th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference at LSU

Graphic Carnival: Celebrating Carnage and Carnality Across Genres

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Graham Jones

February 27-March 1, 2019

 

‘Always Coming Home’: Thinking Utopia-in-Crisis

updated: 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
University of Alabama in Huntsville (English)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

In 1974, in the shadow of the Vietnam War and amidst the economic and political retrenchments of post-1968, Ursula K. Le Guin published The Dispossessed. The novel’s radical innovation of the narrative utopia, with its unblinking acknowledgment of the form’s conceptual as well as practical limits, paradoxically revitalized and reactivated utopia’s uncompromising social vocation for an emphatically anti-utopian era.

Deadline Extended: Reckoning With Consent and Contract in Times of Instability

updated: 
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:16pm
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Reckoning with Consent and Contract in Times of Instability

Indiana University Bloomington | March 1-2, 2019

Extended Submission Deadline: January 6, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amber Jamilla Musser

Associate Professor of American Studies, George Washington University

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies - Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:55pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming issue: Reckoning With Appetite. The Deadline for Reviews is Friday, December 7th, 2018.

We are particularly interested in reviews of the following texts:

Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture by Tamura Lomax (Duke, 2018)

The Blues Muse: Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry by Emily Ruth Rutter (Alabama, 2018)

Kinship, Community, and Activism in the Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:30pm
The Howard University Graduate English Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

 Kinship, Community, and Activism in the Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora

 

 “To build community requires vigilant awareness of the work we must continually do to undermine all the socialization that leads us to behave in ways that perpetuate         domination.” ― bell hooks, Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope

2nd Singapore Literature Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:14am
Poetry Festival (Singapore)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

2nd Singapore Literature Conference

Deadline for submissions:

Monday, December 31, 2018

Organized by Poetry Festival Singapore, this conference is slated to take place on Saturday July 27, 2019. The tentative venue is the National Library. Conference participants may also attend events at Poetry Festival Singapore, which will take place from July 26 to 28.

 

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