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Edited Volume on George Orwell's Animal Farm

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:10pm
Thomas Horan, Associate Professor of English, The Citadel
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

I need a few 5,000-word articles to complete a forthcoming Critical Insights volume on George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Authors are invited to propose specific topics. If you are interested in contributing to this collection, please submit a 300-word abstract by 20 December to tom.horan@citadel.edu. Initial drafts will be due by March 31, 2018. I will review them and as needed return them to you for revision. When the book is published, authors will receive an honorarium of $250 and a complimentary copy.  

Call for book chapters: “Text, object, context. Studies in historical anthropology and in archaeology”, tome I, 2018

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:14pm
Department of Ancient History, Archaeology and Art Historie, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Department for Ancient History, Archaeology and Art History (DIAAIA) of the Univerity of Bucharest is preparing a collective volume of studies under the title: “Text, object, context. Studies in historical anthropology and in archaeology”. This volume shall be published at the University of Bucharest Publishing House in 2018. 

EXT: WRITING EXTINCTION

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers for Oxford Literary Review 41.1 (July 2019)

ext: writing extinction

Imagine thinking about extinction, starting from ext and extending, textually and extra-textually, and coming back to the raw, more-or-other-than-death thought, perhaps unthinkable, of extinction.

ext would suggest the perhaps for now truncated name of something needing thinking, a thought without a thinker, that would be more than a thought—extinction, textuality, extravagant thinking of the effects of a vanishing without trace, that we can’t face.

CFA: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Infrastructure")

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Call for Applications

 

2018 Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute

“Infrastructure”

 

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 10-16, 2018.  This year’s Institute, co-directed by Leo Coleman (Hunter College/CUNY) and Jessamyn Abel (Penn State), focuses on the topic of “Infrastructure.”

City and (Dis)Order

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
Saloua Karoui-Elounelli Ecole Normale Supérieure
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

CITY  & (DIS)ORDER

                              (Re)Mapping the Metropolis ; (De)Coding Urban (dis)order

                                                     in the Discourses of Culture                                         

 

       The renewed interest in exploring the urban theme in the arenas of culture studies and the constructs of literary and artistic creativity, has quite often coincided with the moments of crises, of major changes in the conceptualizing of historical processes and of the human experience and consciousness of environmental questions, of belonging and alienation.

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy - Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:19pm
University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

University of Florida

University Writing Program

Conference Call for Papers

Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

                                            

 

 

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Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018

UConn Conference on the Teaching of Writing: New Media, New Messages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:09am
University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

New Media, New Messages
The University of Connecticut First-Year Writing Program’s Thirteenth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

Keynote Speakers:

  • Jason Palmeri, Miami University of Ohio
  • Ben McCorkle, The Ohio State University, Marion

Friday, April 6, 2018
University of Connecticut, Hartford Regional Campus
10 Prospect St., Hartford, CT 06103

Forever Silent: Fiction and the Sixth Mass Extinction

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Most scientists and other interested parties agree that we have firmly entered the Anthropocene and literary and cultural scholars have been alongside their colleagues in the sciences studying the fiction produced during, and written about, the Anthropocene. The two decades of the 21st Century have seen an explosion of scholarly attention directed toward fiction and the Anthropocene. Adam Trexler’s Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change Pieter Vermeulen’s “‘The Sea, Not the Ocean’: Anthropocene Fiction and the Memory of (Non)human Life,” and Kate Marshall’s “What Are the Novels of the Anthropocene?

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