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Fabricating the Body--MMLA permanent section--April 19 deadline

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

 

convention information:

 

Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), November 14-17, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

 

 

session CFP information:

Fabricating the Body

This panel welcomes a wide range of proposals for scholarly presentations that seek to apply this year’s MMLA conference theme—“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”—to literary, artistic or cultural portrayals of “the body”.

Topics may include, but are by no means limited to:

  • the clothed, veiled, or hidden body

  • the exposed or objectified body

  • the fetishized body

A Dissident Kingsley: The Life and Work of Lucas Malet. 15 June 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:07am
Charles Kingsley 200 Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

This is a call for abstracts of short papers (ca. 3,000 words) on the work of Lucas Malet to be presented at a summer symposium in Eversley, Hampshire. Organised in conjunction with the CK200 Festival (https://ck200.live), celebrating the bicentennial of the author’s father Charles Kingsley, this symposium provides students and scholars opportunity to discuss recent research on Malet’s work.

"Elizabeth von Arnim — Identities" International Conference (University of Toulon, France, 2-3 July 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:54am
The International Elizabeth von Arnim Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

"Elizabeth von Arnim — Identities" 

International Conference, University of Toulon, 2-3 July 2019

http://elizabethvonarnimsociety.org/conferences/conference-elizabeth-von...

Keynote Speaker: Dr Kate Macdonald, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bedfordshire and Director of Handheld Press

ON / Rules

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:26am
Lucas Reif / Shelf Shelf and ON Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019

Call for Submissions: Interdisciplinary responses to "Rules"

ON Journal is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary print journal edited by Gabrielle Welsh and published by Shelf Shelf — https://shelfshelf.store/on-being-read/index.html

“I don’t follow the fucking rules,” you hear an earlier version of yourself saying, yet rules—both spoken and unspoken—permeate all facets of our lives, dictating our faculties. How are they broken? If only momentarily?

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:19am
Bordeaux Montaigne University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

EA Climas, EA SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 10-11 October 2019

Call for Chapter Proposals - Anti-heroines of Contemporary Literary Media, Television, and Cinema

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
Melanie Haas/Texas Woman's University, N.A. Pierce/Old Dominion University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 21, 2019

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

A volume of scholarly essays to be collected under the title:

Bitch or Badass: Anti-heroines of Contemporary Literary Media, Television, and Cinema (working title)

Edited by Melanie A. Haas (Texas Woman's University ) and N. A. Pierce (Old Dominion University)

PAMLA Special Panel: Creating Indigestion: Resisting the Carnival Consumption of the Other

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:31am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

PAMLA Special Panel: Creating Indigestion: Resisting the Carnival Consumption of the Other

 

Seeking paper proposals for the PAMLA Conference,  to be held in San Diego, California at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside, on November 14-17, 2019. 

Applicants must make an account with PAMLA pamla.ballastacademic.com  and submit their proposal by June 10th. 

 

Evil Women: Women and Evil, 2nd Global Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:05am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

The second meeting of the global inclusive interdisciplinary Evil Women: Women and Evil project will explore and examine all aspects of the conjunctions between women, the feminine and evil with a view to forming a selective publication to engender further collaboration, research and discussion.  On the one hand we will scrutinise what happens when women themselves behave in ways that are considered evil – when they rob, murder, manipulate, groom, abuse, beguile, embezzle. Women are not expected to behave in aberrant or illegal ways and we will consider the structural and systemic reasons for the heightened interest, repulsion, condemnation – and even hatred – that feminine transgression generates.

Chapter proposals for Routledge Handbook of Vegan Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:30am
Western Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

 

I have been approached by Routledge Press to edit a Handbook on Vegan Studies for the press’s Environment and Sustainability division. Handbooks are typically 30-35 chapters, with each chapter being roughly 6000 words. They aim to provide a cutting edge, comprehensive assessment of the field and will be an essential reference title and benchmark publication for the subject. 

 

I am seeking proposals for chapters for the handbook that reflect knowledge of the field and that build on extant work in the discipline. Such proposals might include but are not limited to 

 

Vegan Studies . . . 

 

History

Key figures 

Relationship to animal studies

And critical race studies

Interrogating Men: Toxic Masculinity in the Contemporary Moment

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:21am
Jon Mitchell / University of East Anglia UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

“Toxic masculinity” is a relatively new buzz phrase to capture, in the contemporary moment, problematics of male behavior and masculinist beliefs. However, the term needs interrogating if we are to fully understand its implications. What exactly is toxic masculinity? What agenda(s) does the term serve? What makes it toxic, and to whom is it toxic? Indeed, is toxic masculinity itself really a thing, or is it simply a new slogan for behaviours and beliefs that have always been a part of (too) many expressions of masculinity? What is the significance of this phrase to the study of masculinity?

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