We are now into the second century in which aerial warfare is commonplace in a range of forms, and the second decade in which drone warfare is routinized. As paradigm, strategy, and tactic, violence-at-a-distance has become a predominant model of military engagement.
In the spirit of MMLA's conference theme of "Border States," this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially those in survey courses, though others will be considered. We are particularly interested in papers that explore how we introduce students to "world literature" in new and innovative ways, models that move from traditional surveys to the borders of world literature, and ways in which world literature, broadly speaking, can be effectively included in the curricula.
Spring Magazine (ISSN: 2455-4715)is inviting essays and articles from teachers, research scholars and students on any area of English Literature. Know more at http://www.springmagazine.net/call-for-papers
How to Prepare Essays
An essay can be of 150-3000 words with references.
MLA style-sheet reference system should be followed.
Include Endnotes only.
Send a short bio-note of not more than 60 words along with a small (not more than 100px in width).
Use your own or copyright-free or CC-licensed pictures if necessary.
How to Send:
The Chitrolekha Magazine (www.chitrolekha.com is inviting articles, essays and photo essays on the visual culture right from the prehistoric to the modern times. Submissions can be made on the following topics/areas (not exclusive but suggestive):
Calls for Papers
Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2016
We are inviting papers on the selected focus area of Animal Studies and other general topics.
Animal Studies: Ethics, Aesthetics, Sports, Civilization and Biodiversity
CFP: SYNOPTIQUE Issue Vol. 5, no. 2
Cinema and Technologies of Movement
Pennsylvania English Call for Papers
Redrafting Literary History
Special Issue on Graphic Novels, Comic Books, and Digital Texts as Literature
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Call for Reviewers
Center for Locality and Humanities of Korean Studies Institute at Pusan National University (South Korea) invites reviewers for the books listed below. Anyone interested should send his or her intention of email at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 7th 2016 along with his or her choice of a book for review and a brief C.V. For further information about Localities where book reviews will be published, please check the following link at www.localities.kr. You can have detailed information about the journal and Center for Locality and Humanities.
Call for Local Stories
This call is for abstracts for an edited collection, with the working title Representations of the Mother-in-Law: in British/ American/ Australian/ and European literature, film, and television.
The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is "Border States" (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/). This CFP is for a special session entitled "Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature."
Home. School. Nature. The spaces identified with childhood are both descriptive and prescriptive. They reflect/reveal adult expectations of where children 'belong'. The spaces we occupy are a key influence on character development, particularly in childhood.
Proposals of 250-300 words are sought for a collection of articles exploring the relationship between space and identity in children's literature. What is the nature of that relationship? What happens to the spaces associated with childhood over time? How do children conceptualize their own spaces? Space may be conceptualized as physical, imaginative, emotional, psychological, etc.
Papers addressing 20th/21st Century texts are preferred but all submissions will be considered.
Scandinavian cinema culture and archival practices: collecting, curating and accessing moving image histories.
Archives are not storehouses of neutral material, but play a crucial role in the construction of 'historical sources', of documents through selection, classification and categorization, for instance through metadata. An agent in its own right, the archive entails a performative dimension in constructing documents and sources and, as a consequence, in creating the grounds from which history is written.