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St. Francis Writers' Conference for Undergraduate Students

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:26pm
University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

from undergrads and AP English high school students

26th Annual St. Francis Writers’ Conference (formerly known as the ELL)

to be held at the

University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

Saturday, November 18, 2017

featuring author and award-winning reporter/columnist

Maudlyne Ihejirika as keynote speaker

Please submit abstracts for proposed papers or samples of creative writing

by May 31, 2017, and completed papers (approx. 2000-3000 words or

1500-2000 words for AP and introductory students) or presentations no

Encyclopedia of Cuban Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:27pm
Salvador Jimenez Murguia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Encyclopedia of Cuban Cinema

This volume takes up the topic of Cuban Cinema from its early days of film production to the present. Covering over 300 entries that include films, producers, directors, actresses, actors, genres and critical interpretations, the breadth and depth of this volume will generate some highly significant material for both academics, as well as general audiences. The first of its kind—indeed there are no other encyclopedias that cover this topic anywhere on the market—The Encyclopedia of Cuban Cinema is a timely pop cultural companion to the ever-growing field of critical film studies.

Epistemologies of Sight and Touch in American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:27pm
Emily Butler-Probst/ Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This session welcomes papers that explore the nature of sight and touch as sources of knowledge in American literature. Papers analyzing the use of touch as a means of resolving doubts about visual knowledge or the different implications of gathering knowledge through sight as opposed to touch are particularly encouraged. 

 

Call for Session Proposals: 49th Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, PA

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Theme: "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes and Imagined Worlds"

Propose a session at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature approximately 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

Fall 2017 JMMLA issue: "Border States"

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:11pm
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites you to submit full-length articles for its Fall 2017 edition, based on its 2016 conference theme: "Border States." You need not have attended the 2016 conference to submit your work, and the journal will follow the theme in its broadest capacity.

Reminder: CFP Extended Deadline, Midwest Conference on British Studies,

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:11pm
Midwest Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 64th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Webster University in St. Louis, MO, September 29-Oct 1, 2017. The keynote speaker will be Tammy Proctor of Utah State University, and the plenary address will be given by Jonathan Sawday from Saint Louis University.

Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn and Other Early Modern Women Writers

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:41am
CVAR and Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

THE 2nd EARLY MODERN WOMEN WRITERS STRAND OF THE 6th ANNUAL OTHELLO'S ISLAND CONFERENCE 2018

at the Centre for Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25 to 27 March 2019

Full information at www.tiny.cc/emww2018


Lead Convenors:

Professor James Fitzmaurice, (Northern Arizona University)
Professor Lisa Hopkins, (Sheffield Hallam University)
Dr Sarah James, (University of Kent)
Dr Michael Paraskos, (Imperial College London)


About the Conference: 

Othello's Island 2018 - 6th Interdisciplinary Conference on Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:41am
CVAR and Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

OTHELLO'S ISLAND 2018

The 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies held at CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2018


Lead Convenors:


Professor James Fitzmaurice, (Northern Arizona University)
Professor Lisa Hopkins, (Sheffield Hallam University)
Dr Sarah James, (University of Kent)
Dr Michael Paraskos, (Imperial College London)


About the Conference: 

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