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International Forum on General Education in Applied Colleges and Universities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:21am
Zhejiang University of Science & Technology (ZUST) and Geneva College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Conference Dates: 30 May – 1 June 2019

Conference Venue: Hangzhou, China

Conference Working Languages: English and Chinese

 

This conference, organized by Zhejiang University of Science & Technology (ZUST), Geneva College, and the magazine of Higher Engineering Education Research, aims to provide opportunities for exchanges on studies related to general education and new engineering talents cultivation.

 

Paper themes are suggested as, but not limited to, the following:

1. Domestic and foreign experiences and case studies in general education

2. Construction of General Education Curriculum

SAR Special Issue on the Work of Lorraine Lopez

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Lorraine López is a powerful emerging voice in Latinx literature. She has published six books of fiction, including Soy la Avon Lady (winner of the inaugural Miguel Mármol prize for fiction) and Call Me Henri (awarded the Paterson Prize for Young Adult Literature), and she has edited or coedited three essay collections. Her work reflects a variety of concerns, specifically regarding the complex cultural practices of Mexican American communities; it confronts issues of identity and representation, gender, sexuality, class, race, culture, and place, among others. Yet, despite her popular success, there is very little scholarship that exists on her work.    

MLA 2020 - Mobilizing Self-Indifference

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 2:04pm
Special Sessions, MLA Conference 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Mobilizing Self-Indifference: "The agitation is only on the surface. Underneath I’m indifferent"

 This session invites considerations of the politics and affect of self-indifference in literary studies. Papers can address aggravations, radicalism, resistance, privilege, exceptionalism, and/or implement any theoretical lens. Please submit abstracts of 300 words.

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Celiese Lypka, U of Calgary (celiese.lypka@ucalgary.ca 

Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Captivating Criminality Network/International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

6th Annual Conference of the International Crime Fiction Association
 
Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions
 
12-15 June 2019
 
G. d’Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
 
Call for Papers
 

Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:58pm
Captivating Criminality Network/International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

6th Annual Conference of the International Crime Fiction Association
 
Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions
 
12-15 June 2019
 
G. d’Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
 
Call for Papers
 

Landscapes and legacy: critical partnerships between arts, culture and heritage

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:38am
The University of Derby
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

Landscapes and Legacy: critical partnerships between arts, culture and heritage is a two-day conference hosted at University of Derby on the 26thand 27thJune 2019 that will discuss how partnerships in the arts and cultural sector inform heritage. The conference aims to respond to the demands and possibilities within different types of heritage and legacy making activity, natural, cultural and industrial within the managed urban, rural or alternative landscapes. It intends to address questions regarding the interaction between public and private bodies and institutions tasked with maintenance, driven often by singular rather than collective needs and desires.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by Feb. 11 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Announcing


The 2019 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2019

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

The Valuation of the 73%: Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“The Valuation of the 73%:

Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committees: the Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights & Responsibilities (CAFPRR) and the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession (CCLiP)

MLA 2020 (guaranteed panel): Taking stock: Romanian Culture Between 1989-2019

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:37am
Catalina Florina Florescu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 

This panel invites discussions about the aesthetics, politics, and economics of Romanian cultural works in a transnational dialogue 30 years after the fall of communism. Please send a 250-word abstract and a short bio to Catalina Florescu (fflorescu@pace.edu) and Letitia Guran (liguran@ncat.edu) by March 15th.

Violence: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Project

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:38am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

From ancient gladiators battling to the death in front of cheering crowds to the modern-day journalistic maxim that ‘if it bleeds, it leads’, violence has occupied a prominent place in the human imagination. It is common to see animals in the wild fighting to establish dominance and eliminate potential predators. But when humans engage in similar behaviour, it raises a host of questions about the nature and implications of violence. Why has our capacity for reason, compassion and empathy been insufficient to circumvent our primal urge to use physical force to cause injury, death or other forms of harm? Why has violence exerted an irresistible hold on the human psyche throughout history?

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