We are looking for papers, stories, and poetry for the new issue of Republica Intelligentsia. Specifically, we are looking for literary texts that are explicitly philosophical, or philosophical texts, which cross into the realm of literature. For this issue, we want pieces critical of the current turn towards conservatism. Works tackling the environmental crisis, late capitalism, and LGBTQI studies will be considered. For more information and to make a submission, please visit https://www.republica-intelligentsia.com/submissions/
gender studies and sexuality
Opaline publishes short fiction, poetry, drama, personal essays and visual art by the LGBTQ/Allies community, women, people with disabilities, and other minority groups. Opaline is a program of Arttitude, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting change and acceptance through visibility for the LGBT and minority communities using art and creative writing to shine light on the narratives of those marginalized in American culture.
If you are interested in submitting work for publication, please see the below guidelines and current theme
International Poe & Hawthorne Conference—Kyoto, Japan
The Poe Studies Association, The Poe Society of Japan, The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, and The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society of Japan invite paper and session proposals for a joint conference to be held in Kyoto, Japan on June 21-24, 2018.
The 2018 Kyoto conference is the successor to the 2006 Oxford conference and the 2012 Florence conference of the Poe, Hawthorne, and Emerson societies.
This panel welcomes papers analyzing fictionalized narratives of "comfort women" (military sexual slaves during WWII) in literature and/or film. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme of "High Art/Low Art" are especially welcome. By May 28, please submit a 500-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Laura Barberan Reinares, Bronx CC of the City University of New York at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Proposals: Race/Gender/Class/Media 4.0: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers (Rebecca Ann Lind, Editor).
Call for Proposals
Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today
Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, 2017
Mike Amnasan, Dodie Bellamy, Nayland Blake, Bruce Boone, Dennis Cooper, Gabrielle Daniels, Renee Gladman, Robert Glück, Rob Halpern, Carla Harryman, Kevin Killian, Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Camille Roy, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Gail Scott, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Dana Ward
Proposals are invited for papers, panels, and short-format projects to be presented at a conference on New Narrative writing being held at the University of California, Berkeley on October 13-15, 2017.
This panel seeks to build on the resurgence of interest in the work of Anglo-Mexican surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington inaugurated at her death in 2011 at age 94, and continuing through major career retrospectives in Dublin (2013) and Liverpool (2015). For many years, criticism on her writings has been held up by the relative unavailability of her works. Forthcoming centennial reissues of her complete stories (Dorothy Project) as well as her memoir, Down Below (NYRB Classics), however, offer the chance to resituate her work within recent scholarly work on modernism, surrealism, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, gender studies and sexuality, trauma studies and neurodiversity, translation studies, and more.
MLA 2018 (4-7 Jan, NYC) The 19th-century American forum is seeking abstracts for a panel proposal onDebilitating Spaces. This panel will interrogate geographies of physical or psycho-social debilitation across the long nineteenth century. How did spatial configurations of race, class, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness, and environment distribute and/or inflect experiences of debilitation? Please send an abstract, contact info, and a brief bio to Hsuan L. Hsu (hsuanLhsu@gmail.com) by March 15.
Call for Papers
Friday, December 1st 2017
Université Toulouse Jean-Jaurès, FRANCE
Proposals should include a 300 word long abstract and a short bio-bibliography and should be sent by April 28, 2017 to Hélène Charlery (email@example.com) and Aurélie Guillain (firstname.lastname@example.org).