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Shirley Jackson's Domesticities

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:16am
Jill E. Anderson
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Through her short career, Shirley Jackson wrote about about haunted houses, dysfunctional families, wayward children, attempts at maintaining a sane work-life balance, as well as restricted, doomed women in a period when Americans were constantly reminded of their civic duties to manage and maintain clean, comfortable, ‘normal’ domestic spaces. But as evidenced by letters from her fans, Shirley Jackson’s approach to domesticity opened up the possibility for something different, something more for women who felt trapped by their home lives.

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:22am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

The Gate Theatre Research Network (GTRN) Inaugural Meeting

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:10am
Radboud University Nijmegen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

In 1928, the actors Hilton Edwards and Micheál macLiammóir founded the Dublin Gate Theatre, renowned for producing modernist plays and employing avant-garde staging techniques largely unknown to Irish audiences. Edwards and macLiammóir embraced transnational perspectives on identity and theatre and questioned the homogenisation of national identities and cultural forms of expression during Ireland’s anxious first post-independence decades, which were marked by censorship, cultural isolation and the promotion of state-approved literature.

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:41am
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The editors of the journal Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research welcome essays and book reviews for consideration. Please refer to RECTR’s website for full submission guidelines: rectrjournal.org. General queries and article submissions may be sent to editors@rectrjournal.org

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published under the auspices of the department of English at Valdosta State University. The journal features scholarship on late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British and European drama and staging. Issues contain articles, theatre reviews, book reviews, and occasional interviews.

New Transnational Latinx Perspectives on Ana Castillo

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:26pm
Bernadine Hernandez, University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

CFP

New Transnational Latinx Perspectives on Ana Castillo 

Edited by Karen Roybal and Bernadine Hernández

 

Fictions of Forgotten Families

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:28am
Modern Language Association International Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Lisbon, Portugal – July 23-25, 2019

 

What do you imagine when you hear the word “family?” How do our traditionally nuclear imaginings of family serve to marginalize non-normative formations of family and kinship? Which iterations of family get left out of discourses of family values, are subjected to hate speech, or are somehow forgotten when the mainstream media talks about family?

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE—Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:43am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

Queering the U.S. South

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:08pm
Emerging Scholars Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

For the annual conference of the South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) in Birmingham, AL November 2-4, 2018. 

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