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Essays on Twenty-First Century TV Witches from Charmed to Sabrina

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:40am
Aaron Ho / Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Sabrina: I want freedom and power.

Prudence: He will never give you that. The Dark Lord. The thought of you, of any of us, having both terrifies him.

Sabrina: Why is that?

Prudence: He is a man, isn’t he?

Although dramatic programs on witches have been on television since the sixties, 2018 saw an unprecedented preoccupation with them. In addition to ongoing supernatural series, there are at least seven new witch-themed shows which started this year: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Charmed, Legacies, A Discovery of Witches, Light as a Feather, Disenchantment, and Britannia.

Bodies: Rights, Representation, Limits

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 1:09pm
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures' Graduate Student Association at the University of South Carolina
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

4th Annual “Cultural Carolina”Graduate Student Conference

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures’ Graduate Student Association (LLCGSA)

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of South Carolina

 

Herstory Re-Imagined: Women’s Lives in Biographical Fiction and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:33am
University of Vienna / Centre for Life-Writing Research, King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 21, 2019

Herstory Re-Imagined:

Women’s Lives in Biographical Fiction and Film

 

 

16-17 December 2019

Centre for Life-Writing Research, King’s College London, UK

Convenors: Julia Lajta-Novak (Vienna) and Caitríona Ní Dhúill (Durham)

www.herstory-reimagined.net

 

 

2020 Vision: Writing During the Trump Era

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:30am
The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2019 Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for papers, The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2019 Issue

 

The St. John’s University Humanities Review

 

Special Issue: “2020 Vision: Writing During the Trump Era”

 

Deadline for Abstracts: December 31, 2018

Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2019

Editors: M.H. Daniels and Steven O. Ikeme

Contact email: SJUHumanitiesReview@gmail.com

 

“2020 Vision” A Special Issue of The St. John’s University Humanities Review Spring 2019

 

Staging Feminist Futures

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:16am
Frontiers, a Women Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Special Volume of Frontiers, A Women Studies Journal 41.3 (Feb. 2021): “Staging Feminist Futures”

Special Volume Editor: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah 

Space, energy, temporal fluidity, moving bodies, present voices and affect, witnesses, narrative. The theatrical stage offers a moving, three-dimensional world in which to explore imagined embodiments and emotions, and to momentarily restructure the boundaries of identity, reality and nation. As Jill Dolan argues in her seminal book, Utopian Performance, live performance offers a special power to staged visions of utopian futures through the visceral, action-ready sentiment generated among audience members.

Deleuze / Guattari Studies in Asia: 7th International Conference, Tokyo, 2019 21-23 June 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:29am
Koichiro KOKUBUN (Deleuze / Guattari Studies in Asia committee director)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deleuze / Guattari Studies in Asia: 7th International Conference, Tokyo, 2019 21-23 June 2019, University of Tokyo Komaba Campus, 3-8-1, Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN

THEME: War Machine, Conflict, Coexistence

Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:27am
Tara T. Green
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

  "Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora" This is a call for papers that offers analysis of Black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by Black artists, including film, literature, song, drama/theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of historical figures are also encouraged. Some topics to consider: How have Black people’s depictions of sexuality changed over time? How have Black people used forms of art to respond to the colonial or dominant “gaze”? How have Black people reclaimed their bodies from the “gaze”? How have Black people defined or redefined sexuality?

Ellen Glasgow Society at ALA

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:24am
Ellen Glasgow Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019

The Ellen Glasgow Society seeks paper proposals for two sessions at the
30th Annual American Literature Association Conference.

 

Ellen Glasgow: Across the Canon I and II

Papers that explore any aspect of or work in Glasgow’s canon and career are welcome.  Studies of works historically lacking significant critical assessment are particularly welcome. The following titles suggest a variety of possible topics and approaches:

 

The Urban Ellen Glasgow

Glasgow as Travel Writer

Cross-Genre Analysis: Glasgow’s Fiction vs. Poetry

Glasgow and the Critical Tradition Surrounding Her Canon

Glasgow Family Values

Glasgow and Animal Studies

Walls, Wells, or Welcomes: Libraries in the Lives of Immigrants, Old and New

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:43am
Library History Round Table, a division of The American Library Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Walls, Wells, or Welcomes: Libraries in the Lives of Immigrants, Old and New

 

The Library History Round Table (LHRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) seeks papers for its Research Forum at the 2019 ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., June 20-25, 2019. The theme of the Forum will be re-examining the relationship between libraries and immigrants/immigration, in any country, any region of the world.

 

Call for Chapter Proposals: Series on Ecofeminism

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:25am
Gabrie'l J. Atchison, PhD/ Buffalo State College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

I am currently in the process of compiling a multivolume series on Ecofeminism. Professors, independent scholars and graduate students are welcome to propose a chapter for the collection. I am particularly interested in Eco-Womanist voices.

 

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