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NeMLA: Intersecting Classes, Races, and Women in American Literature

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:17pm
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In her groundbreaking book titled Women in the Nineteenth Century, Margaret Fuller suggests a remedy for the degradation of work for women stating, “Women are the best helpers of one another” (117). Fuller’s statement has reflections in many works written at the end of the nineteenth century such as Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, The Silent Partner (1871),  Alcott’s Work (18739, and Blake’s Fettered for Life (1874) all of which focus on sisterhood, solidarity, and feminine bond among women across class, race, and nationality as a survival mechanism within capitalist economy.

Paranoid Encounters

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:45pm
New School For Social Research Philosophy Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

The New School for Social Research, Philosophy Graduate Conference

Paranoid Encounters


Writing Race, Class, and Gender in the Anthropocene

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:52pm
ASLE Biennial Conference / UC Davis / June 26-30, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018

We are living in the Anthropocene, a geological epoch in which we wield power over the entire planet. But who, exactly, is the “we” in that sentence? As an imaginary, the Anthropocene allows “us” to understand “ourselves” as members of a species that is transforming “our” planet. As a material phenomenon, however, the Anthropocene divides “us” into disparate groups—whites and people of color, upper classes and working classes, men and women, citizens and refugees. How, in Bruno Latour’s terms, can we track the translations between nonhumans and humans? How, from Dipesh Chakrabarty’s perspective, can we straddle the thought rifts between the planetary and the global?

Transfigurations: Why Theory Matters When Reading 'Minority' Literatures

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:10pm
Victoria A. Chevalier/ NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Transfigurations: Why Theory Matters When Reading 'Minority' Literatures (Panel)  

Primary Area / Secondary AreaComparative Literature / AmericanChair(s)

Victoria Chevalier (Medgar Evers College, CUNY)


33rd Annual MELUS (Multi-Ethic Literature of the U.S.) Conference: "Underground Histories"

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:11pm
Jennifer Glaser/ University of Cincinnati/ MELUS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

MELUS 2019 Call for Papers

Join us for the 33rd  Annual MELUS Conference in Cincinnati, OH

Conference Theme: “Underground Histories”

Dates: March 21-24, 2019

Keynote Speakers: Viet Thanh Nguyen and Saidiya Hartman

Conference website

Hosted by the University of Cincinnati

Hilton Netherland Plaza, 35 W 5th St., Cincinnati, OH

Deadline for Abstracts: October 15, 2018

Graphic Novel -- Brandeis Novel Symposium

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:20pm
Brandeis University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Call for Papers


Brandeis Novel Symposium

April 12, 2019

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA


Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2018 

2018 International Conference on Gender Studies “Gender (Mis)Representations”

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:19pm
London Centre for Interdisciplenary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

International Conference on Gender Studies Cambridge Conference2018 International Conference on Gender Studies“Gender (Mis)Representations”1-2 December 2018 – Cambridge, UKOrganised by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of men and women around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Politics, Power and Spectacle in Shakespeare

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:22am
Shakespeare Society of India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

The Shakespeare Society of India will host its International Conference on 7-8 March 2019 at Kirori Mal College, Delhi University

We invite you to send in your abstracts for conference. The timeline is as follows:

Expressions of Interest with Potential Title: 15th October 2018
Submission of Abstracts: 10th December 2018
Notification of Selected Abstracts: 31st December 2018
Submission of Full Papers: 15th February 2019

Concept Note: