CFP Panel at the 2019 South Atlantic MLA conference (Atlanta, GA: Nov. 8 - 10) Once considered a fringe movement, neoliberalism has steadily become a central tenet of American life. Neoliberal thought subsequently spread across the globe in a variety of forms (via channels including Hollywood and regulatory bodies such as the International Monetary Fund). Promises of privatization today trump collective action in virtually every aspect of life. This epistemic shift can be felt far and wide, from politicians to postmodern theorists. This panel will investigate symptoms of – and responses to – this shift in the areas of literature and media studies.
RHETORIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA 2020 PANEL PROPOSAL
“Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion or Response-ability?”
Portland, Oregon (May 21-24)
rhetoric / hospitality
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack
“Language speaks. Man speaks in that he responds to language. This responding is a hearing. It hears because it listens to the command of stillness.”
—Martin Heidegger, Poetry, Language, Thought (1971)
2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison: Call for Presentations
We are pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the 2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP) organized around the theme of Beyond Barriers. The full call can also be viewed on the 2019 NCHEP Conference website: http://www.higheredinprison.org/nchep-2019.html.
Renascence, a critical and scholarly journal, is currently accepting submissions for upcoming issues. Renascence is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity. The journal’s essays explore how literature is informed by and contributes to our understanding of fundamental questions concerning moral philosophy, theology, and spirituality. Though Renascence is an English language journal and has an emphasis on literature in English, studies on works and authors from a diversity of times, countries, and cultures are welcome.
October 24-26, 2019 at Lone Star College-Montgomery in Conroe, Texas
This year’s conference theme is “Reinvigorating the Public Sphere.” We seek proposals that address, but are not limited to:
The Editorial Board of “Scritture migranti. Rivista di Scambi Interculturali” is now accepting articles for its 12/2018 issue. Interested scholars should send an abstract of their proposal (about 500 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for abstract submission: May 10 2019. Notification of acceptance will be sent no later than May 31 2019.
The deadline for the submission of the final text is: OCTOBER 31 2019.
Teaching film and Teaching with film – Two different approaches and methodological emphases: what can each learn from the other? This panel invites both film specialists and language teachers in order to open a dialog between different areas of expertise. Both papers in French and English are welcome.
Call for Papers: Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day
The Threatened Child in Nineteenth-Century
Popular Fiction and Culture
Friday, 20th September 2019, Humanities Institute, University College Dublin
Keynote: Professor Kathryn Hughes (University of East Anglia)
Walking Tour: Victorian Gothic Dublin, followed by dinner
Cerebration.org a trans-cultural literary journal is seeking submissions for poetry, columns, fiction and articles for the Autumn 2019 issue. The is peer reviewed and is bi-annual. This call is for a non-themed open issue. Please send submissions in the various categories with a bio by October 31, 2019.
For more details, please check www.cerebration.org
General Call for Papers
SAMLA invites prospective conference participants to submit abstracts to our annual General Call for Papers. The General Call will be used to build programming from accepted abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs.
Abstracts will be reviewed internally, and accepted abstracts will either be placed on an extant panel or combined with other General Call abstracts to create new sessions. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee acceptance and placement, though we will work earnestly and diligently to place all abstracts.