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Reminder: Considering Modernist Confusion (NeMLA 2018 Pittsburgh)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:28pm
NeMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel reflects on the place of confusion in British and American modernism. Confusion has not been traditionally considered a proper scholarly response to textual analysis; critics are supposed to interpret a text rather than allow themselves to experience its uncertainties. What happens when we explore the confusion we feel when reading not as something to be worked through, but as something to be worked with? Building on affect theorists’ work on how our feelings can influence the way we read, such as Eve Sedgwick’s reparative reading and Rita Felski’s reflective and post-critical reading, how can considering confusion change both our experience of reading and our critical practices?

The Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:21am
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film Area is seeking papers for the national joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) meeting to be held March 28-31 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

We welcome papers on vampires in literature, culture, and film for presentation at the conference. Topics that are of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Black Masculinity in the Trump Era

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:02pm
North Carolina Central University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 4, 2017

Black Masculinity in the Trump Era

North Carolina Central University's Departments of Language and Literature and Mass Communication will host the ninth African American Literature/Studies Symposium on Thursday, February 8, 2018.  This year's theme is "Black Masculinity in the Trump Era".  The symposium will explore various contemporary approaches to the study of Black Masculinity in African American Studies.

Possible Paper topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Afrofuturism, Authenticity, Disability Studies, Drama, Folklore, Gender Studies, Hip Hop Studies, Intertextuality, Film/Television, Literary Canon, Memory, Protest, Pop Culture, and Urban Literature

HISTORICIZING VIOLENCE: THE CONTESTED HISTORIES OF PRESENT DAY CONFLICT

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:50pm
Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen, Centre for the History of Violence, University of Newcastle (Australia)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

 

HISTORICIZING VIOLENCE: THE CONTESTED HISTORIES OF PRESENT DAY CONFLICT

ROME Ÿ, 22-24 NOVEMBER 2017

Convened by the Centre for the History of Violence, University of Newcastle (Australia)

Unique Perspectives on Black History

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:46pm
Dr. Sonia Mae Brown/Langston University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 4, 2017

James Baldwin once said, “The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.” Baldwin’s words here are significant. Education shapes an individual’s critical questions about the world in which he or she lives and his or her connection to the world at large. This call for papers is for a Skype guest lecturer opportunity aimed at raising the consciousness of students in a Black History course at a HBCU.

The ultimate goal is to create a classroom that merges a variety of teaching styles so that a diverse range of student learning styles are accommodated.

Beyond Afrofuturism

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:44pm
Isiah Lavender III and Lisa Yaszek/Extrapolation
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

CFP: Beyond Afrofuturism

 

CFP - Interactions 2018 vol. 27. 1-2

updated: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:48am
Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

INTERACTIONS Journal

Annual deadline: October 1
Interactions (ISSN 1300-574-X) is an international journal in print format featuring essays on British and American Language, Literature, Culture and Translation Studies published annually by Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).

It is blind refereed by international scholars and indexed in MLA International Bibliography, Gale Cengage Learning and EBSCO, subscribed by the British Library and the Harvard University Library.

Articles (4000-8000 words) and reviews (1000-2000 words) should follow MLA parenthetical citation format.

Folklore and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 9:23am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Indianapolis, IN
March 28-March 31, 2018
For information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org
For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 1, 2017

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