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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: 
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 1:39pm
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.othellosisland.wixsite.com/emww


Lead Convenors:​

Professor Stella Achilleos (University of Cyprus) and Professor James Fitzmaurice, (Northern Arizona University)


About the Conference: 

The Early Modern Women Writers strand the 6th Annual Othello's Island Conference is dedicated to women writers from the period 1500 to 1700 (approximate dates). 

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: 

CFP: European Writers in Exile (DEADLINE EXTENSION)

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

CFP: European Writers in Exile

 

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking now only to round out our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

College Literature Special Issue: “Lively Words: The Politics and Poetics of Experimental Writing,” edited by Tyler Bradway.

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
College Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

The title of this special issue draws inspiration from Gertrude Stein’s “lively words,” a style of experimental writing that has been influential for many queer and feminist experimental writers. The essays in this special issue will reconsider the “liveliness” of experimental writing in the twentieth and twenty-first century—not only how experimental poetics disrupt codified practices of reading, but also how experimental writers conceive of the relationship between their words and the social world more broadly.

Inviting applications to join editorial board

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Palgrave Communications
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Palgrave Communications is a fully open access journal covering the humanities and social sciences. It welcomes interdisciplinary research.

Palgrave Communications is inviting applications from academics working in the digital humanities to join its international Editorial Board. The role of Board members is to act as ambassadors for the journal, support the in-house editorial team on an advisory basis and assist with the peer review process. For more information or to apply, please contact the Editorial Office at palcomms@palgrave.com. Applications should include a brief cover letter and CV/resume.

PJSA 2017: "Moving... From Civil Rights to Human Rights"

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Peace & Justice Studies Association/University of Alabama at Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Peace & Justice Studies Association announces its 2017 annual conference… “Moving... From Civil Rights to Human Rights”October 25-29, 2017

 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)Birmingham, Alabama

 

Early Bird Registration Rates & Proposal Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017.

As peace scholars, educators, and activists, we are challenged with a new reality. We must make a response. We must build a movement embracing the values and principles of justice and peace-building.

Practicing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Twenty-First-Century Honors Education

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:44am
Bowling Green State University Honors College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Practicing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 
Twenty-First-Century Honors Education

 

The Honors College at Bowling Green State University invites proposals for individual paper, panel, roundtable, workshop, and poster sessions for a conference on “Practicing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Twenty-First-Century Honors Education,” to be held October 25 - 27, 2017, on the main campus of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

How We Make

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 5:03pm
Trace Journal - How We Make
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

How We Make

Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology is an online, refereed, open-access journal that publishes interdisciplinary research at the intersections of writing studies, media studies, cultural studies, and ecocriticism. We welcome scholarship about digital technology, art, literature, maker culture, rhetoric, composition, environments, and writing. Trace considers the ethical and material impact of technology, and encourages submissions in a variety of media that “trace” connections across and within various ecologies.

Creative and Critical Works at MMLA

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
Festival of Language at MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Midwest Modern Language Association

Cincinnati, Ohio. November 9-12, 2017

 

Festival of Language CFP

(permanent session)

 

Topic: Art as Activism

 

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