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CFP: Stony Brook University -- Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:21pm
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - Stony Brook University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

CFP for Stony Brook University’s Third Annual

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduate Conference:

“Asking for a friend (of Dorothy): what to expect when you’re expecting the end of the world?”

Keynote: Shanté Paradigm Smalls, Assistant Professor, English, St. John’s University

April 5, 2019 (if we survive)

 

Special Issue: Adaptation and Nostalgia

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
Adaptation (Oxford Journals)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Adaptation, like nostalgia, is inextricably linked to the past. Both must grapple with the politics, pragmatics, and poetics of bringing the past into the present; and, in so doing, adaptation and nostalgia must also wrestle with one another.

DECADENCE [Call for Papers/Reviews]

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 10:55am
University College London, Dept of English [Moveable Type, Vol. 11 (Summer 2019)]
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Montesquieu's assertion that the fall of the Roman Empire could be attributed to a decline in morality and deviation from Classical ideals redefined the term “décadence.” From a neutral term for “decline,” decadence transformed into a laden pejorative signifying perversity and decay, as well as a warning against the dangers of excess and the pursuit of pleasure. Perceived as a disruptive force, dangerous to social order and bourgeois normativity, the threat of decadence is still invoked in modern political rhetoric to stoke anxieties over shifts in traditional values and social mores, as well as the looming threat of an irretrievable loss of geopolitical power.

update: call for book chapters: critical essays on Trump in literature, film, and television

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:40pm
Stephen Hock / Virginia Wesleyan University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

I am seeking proposals for chapters to complete an edited collection on treatments of Donald Trump in literature, film, and television, tentatively titled Trump Fiction, under contract for publication with Lexington Books, a division of Rowman & Littlefield.

Contributors must have a PhD.  

Single/Solo/Lone Parenting in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:19pm
The Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Following the international conference Close relations: a multi-and interdisciplinary conference on critical family and kinship studies, the Swedish Network for Family and Kinship Studies invites chapters for a contributed volume which will explore, discuss and theorise single/solo/lone parenting in Europe and North America. Palgrave Macmillan have expressed a provisional interest in publishing the volume in the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life series. 

Jim Thompson and the American West: A Critical Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Meredith James
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

  Jim Thompson, a writer of hard-boiled crime fiction, was born in Anadarko, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), in 1906.  Thompson’s literary achievements were little-recognized during his lifetime; however, many of his works were re-discovered and re-published in the 1980s. His work is often lauded, noting his ability to understand the criminal mind.  His work is largely critiqued and categorized as only hard-boiled fiction, but his work defies such a simple genre classification.  Thompson combines the genres of crime fiction and Westerns and in doing so, his works read as critiques of American history and culture. Certainly much of Thompson’s work can be read as a critique of post-WWII America.  As David Cochrane points out Thompson’s works serve as “portrait

Canadian Climate Narratives: Resilience and Planetary Thinking

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:37pm
The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

CFP: ALCQ-ACQL (Congress 2019, Vancouver)

Canadian Climate Narratives:  Resilience and Planetary Thinking  

(organized by Susie O’Brien and Heike Härting)

 

Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:23am
University of Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy 

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Journal of Languages, Texts, and Society. 

A collaboration between the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester and Nottingham Trent. 

 

 Friday 10th May 2019 - Leicester, UK. 

 

Keynote Address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway London) 

 

Edited Collection CFP: Teen Childbearing and Young Parenthood

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:06am
Rochelle Gregory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Edited Collection CFP: Teen Childbearing and Young Parenthood: Rearing, Rhetoric, and Representation

Collection Editors
Rochelle Gregory, Ph.D.
North Central Texas College, Corinth, Texas

Ann-Marie Lopez, Ph.D.
McMurry University, Abilene, Texas

Ben Sword, Ph.D.
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

Marc Azard, Ph.D.
Collin College, McKinney, Texas

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