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Jack London Society Panels at the 2019 American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2019 Boston, MA

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:29am
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 21, 2019

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society (http://jacklondonsociety.org/) panels at the American Literature Association 30th Annual Conference, May 23-26, 2019, Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116. Papers may address any aspect of Jack London studies. Innovative formats such as roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists. Send a 250-word abstract for a twenty-minute presentation to Kenneth K. Brandt at kbrandt@scad.edu by January 21, 2019. Include a brief biographical sketch and any AV equipment needs.

Alfred Hitchcock - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:53pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018  November 15, 2018

 

Call for Book Proposals

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:59pm
Studies in Somaesthetics: Embodied Perspectives in Philosophy, the Arts and the Human Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Studies in Somaesthetics: Embodied Perspectives in Philosophy, the Arts and the Human Sciences 

Series editor: Richard Shusterman, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Humanities and Democracy

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:59pm
Missouri Humanities Council
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Humanities & The Future Symposium: Humanities and Democracy

The Missouri Humanities Council

Friday, March 22, 2019

CFP Submission deadline: Friday, December 7.

How do the Humanities help us to understand Democracy? The Missouri Humanities Council will be holding its second annual Midwest “Humanities & The Future” Symposium to explore this question. Symposium events will take place at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23. All panels will take place on Friday, March 22.

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Fifth Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:59pm
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies at Collin College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr.

General Call for Papers - Spring 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:22am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Entangled Encounters: Antiquity and Modernity in Armenian Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:45pm
Harvard Armenian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Armenian Studies means different things to different people. This conference aims to bring scholars of diverse time periods in this field into conversation with one another for reciprocal enrichment. We welcome graduate student projects that explore the mutually constitutive relationship between ancient and modern Armenian culture. Each paper should grapple with intersecting elements of both past and present. In the spirit of collaborative cooperation, invited faculty members will also foster mentorship within the field of Armenian Studies by participating actively in panel discussion.  

Questions to consider might include (but are not limited to):

Hortulus: Fall/Winter Issue CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:07am
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on a number of themes, disciplines, subjects, and periods of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists. For the Fall/Winter 2018 issue we are particularly interested in papers and reviews of books which fall under the current special topic.

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:58am
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

New Directions in Rebecca Harding Davis Scholarship

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 23-26, 2019 in Boston, MA.

 

We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We welcome new readings of her most well-known work, “Life in the Iron-Mills,” as well as analyses of her numerous other neglected writings.

 

TexMoot 2019: Around the Talkative Planet

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:16am
Signum University's Second Annual Texas Literature & Language Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Around the Talkative Planet

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS:

“Listening is the new reading,” claims Audible.com. This year, TexMoot will investigate many aspects of orality/aurality: literature for listening. We welcome presentations about storytelling, podcasting, audiobooks, voice acting, theatre, spoken-word poetry, personal narratives, gaming, and other verbal/vocal/auditory genres and/or their appearance in written works. Presentations can take the form of flash papers, conference-length talks, or creative performances.

Questions and topics that you may consider include, but are not limited to, the following:

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