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Queering Food Studies

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:25am
Dr. Ed Chamberlain
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Conference - MLA Convention in Seattle, Washington, USA

Dates of the conference - January 9th-12th 2020

Carson McCullers Annual Outstanding Conference Paper Award

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:07pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 8, 2019

The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite submissions for its annual prize for Outstanding Conference Paper. This award recognizes the best entry for a scholarly essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a conference the previous year. Entrants should provide evidence that the paper was presented at a national, regional, or international academic conference during 2018 (January to December) and that the winner is eligible for the award as an active member of the Society.

SAMLA 2019: Power, Identity, and Relationships in the Works of Carson McCullers

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:08pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite paper proposals for SAMLA 2019 on the conference theme of "Language: Power, Identity, and Relationships." Proposals addressing any aspect of McCullers' life and works are welcome, especially those that contribute new understandings of how McCullers deploys language to institute, reify, challenge, and/or reconfigure power relations at the individual, communal, societal, national, or geopolitical levels. If interested, please submit a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Amber P. Hodge, Carson McCullers Society Secretary, at ahodge@go.olemiss.edu by Monday, May 20, 2019. SAMLA 2019 will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia from November 8-10.

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:43am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 to Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

This inclusive conference aims to explore all aspects of friendship through an interdisciplinary dialogue that transcends the boundaries of the intellectual, the emotional and the personal with a view to forming a selective innovative publication.

How to Approach the Epic Genre in the Time of Donald Trump - MLA 2020

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:47am
Société Rencesvals, American-Canadian Branch
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

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 (castellr@gvsu.edu) by March 15th.

SEMA 2019 - Medieval Gateways: Threshold, Transition, Exchange

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:45am
Southeastern Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 3, 2019

Southeastern Medieval Association Conference

November 14-16, 2019

Greensboro, NC

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Medieval Gateways: Threshold, Transition, Exchange

 

The Southeastern Medieval Association is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2019 Conference to be held at UNC-Greensboro, co-sponsored by UNCG, North Carolina Wesleyan College and Wake Forest University.

 

MLA 2020: Literature and Suicide

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:45am
Aaron Botwick / The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Papers on all aspects of literature and suicide, including interdisciplinary and pedagogical approaches.  Please submit 250-word abstracts to abotwick@gradcenter.cuny.edu by March 15, 2019.

Re-Orientating E. M. Forster (Cambridge, 2 - 4 April, 2020)

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:48am
Re-Orientating E. M. Forster: Texts, Contexts, Receptions at the University of Cambridge, 2 - 4 April 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Call for Papers

 

RE-ORIENTATING E. M. FORSTER

Texts, Contexts, Receptions

 

An international anniversary conference

Cambridge, Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 April 2020

 

Confirmed speakers: Paul Armstrong (Brown), Stefan Collini (Cambridge), Santanu Das (Oxford), Leela Gandhi (Brown), Jane Goldman (Glasgow), Stefania Michelucci (Genoa), Rachel Potter (East Anglia), and David Trotter (Cambridge).

 

MLA 2020: After Work?

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:42am
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Papers sought for a special session at the 2020 MLA Convention. The panel will consider the ways in which working-class writing intervenes in debates about the definition of work, its changing forms, and its political implications. Papers might consider writing that explores subjects such as:

 

- the impact of increasing automation on the understanding and experience of work

- precarity and the “gig economy”

- marginalized and/or criminalized work

- unemployment

- the rise of surveillance capitalism and new forms of workplace discipline

- the increasing exploitation of emotional labour

- domestic work and caring

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