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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?

Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:01am
Mississippi Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference

March 2-3, 2018

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi

 

Call for Papers

 

The Mississippi Philological Association (MPA) invites submissions of critical or pedagogical papers and creative works for the annual association meeting and conference to be held March 2-3, 2018, at the Mississppi eCenter campus at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The conference is hosted by the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Speech Communication, the Department of History and Philosophy, and the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University.

Spring 2018 - Organic Machines/Engineered Humans: (Re)Defining Humanity

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:24am
Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Deadline fast approaching. 

From E.T.A Hoffmann's Tales of Hoffmann and Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? to Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, Vernor Vinge's Rainbows End and Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitan authors have been exploring the human/machine interface since before the computer age. Today we stand on the threshold to the lab as the government contemplates microchipping all U.S. military personnel and office workers are already implanting themselves for convenience ala M.T. Anderson's Feed.

Theory and Strategies for Teaching Creative Writing

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:23am
Tamara Girardi, HACC & Abigail G. Scheg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The demand for online education continues to grow. In fact, more than six million students are currently taking distance education courses. As online education steadily increases, students not participating in any distance education courses is decreasing; this number “dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015” (Allen and Seaman 3).

 

Roman Ingarden and His Times: An International Phenomenological Conference 2018

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 1:14pm
Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The 50th anniversary of the death of the eminent Polish philosopher and humanist Roman Ingarden in 2020 is an occasion to launch an international academic debate on his philosophical legacy. It is also an opportunity to share and celebrate the efforts of Jagiellonian University aimed at the study and archivisation of Ingarden’s hitherto unknown correspondence and research papers. These tasks are being carried out as part of the project entitled ‘The Roman Ingarden Digital Archive: Previously Unpublished Correspondence and Academic Papers of the Eminent Polish Humanist’, financed within the framework of the DIALOG programme, using funds provided by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.

Environment, Law and Society Journal, Vol IV

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:21am
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

ENVIRONMENT, LAW AND SOCIETY JOURNAL, VOLUME IV

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Centre for Environment and Law at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi welcomes contributions for the fourth volume of the Environment and Society Journal.

The Environment, Law and Society Journal [ELSJ] is a peer-reviewed, double-blind journal. Starting with the fourth volume, the ELSJ will be completely Open Access. Academics, legal practitioners, researchers, students, professionals and interested scholars from the field of environmental law may submit original, unpublished articles for consideration.

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc.  All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.

 In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks academic articles, creative fiction and poetry, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who used the state of Florida as a source of creativity. 

The JFL is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.

Deadline is January 1, 2018.

For further information, contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu

 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Awards for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society Announces

THE RAWLINGS WRITING AWARD

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currentlyenrolledgraduateandundergraduatestudents. Prizesinclude$1,000for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference at the Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, April 20-21, 2018.

Contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu for further information. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2018

   

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