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[UPDATE] CFP: Charles W. Chesnutt Association Sessions - American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2016

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 2:31pm
Charles W. Chesnutt Association

Charles W. Chesnutt Association
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

The Charles W. Chesnutt Association welcomes abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentation at two sessions on the work of Chesnutt at the 2016 ALA conference in San Francisco.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 1:51pm
Patricia Bostian CPCC

We seek intelligent critical articles written in a clear, readable style that offer our readers thoughtful, useful, pedagogically sound, and innovative ideas for teaching American literature. We are also interested in articles about new American authors or lesser known authors who haven't seen much study, particularly in ways that they could add to students' experiences of American literature. All articles go through a blind peer review process with editorial staff making all final publishing decisions. Send manuscripts with abstract. Deadline for Winter 2016 Issue is January 31.

Andrew Davies: the screenwriter as adaptor (18th March 2016)

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 8:51am
De Montfort University

Keynote and plenary discussion with Andrew Davies

In celebration of the newly acquired Andrew Davies archive, the Centre of Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies, De Montfort University, are hosting a one-day conference on the British screenwriter. Alongside entering into a conversation about the writer's oeuvre, conference delegates will be invited to attend a discussion with Davies and visit a new exhibition at De Montfort University's Heritage Centre. Archival materials on display will include original scripts from some of Davies' most loved adaptations, such as Pride and Prejudice, alongside letters and notes between Davies and his collaborators.

CFP: Peer English

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 8:02am
Peer English

CFP: Peer English

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by the Department of English at the University of Leicester and the English Association. Since 2006, its remit has been to provide a forum for exciting, high-quality work and new critical thinking by early career researchers (graduate study, post-doctoral research) through to those already established within the community. This approach also includes the notion of 'work in progress' and we welcome contributions of high academic standards from those currently involved in active research, be they doctoral candidates or Heads of Departments.

CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 8:13pm
Daniel T. Kline / University of Alaska Anchorage

CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16

As a follow-up to the successful publication of Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages (Routledge, 2014), I am soliciting proposals for a follow-on volume tentatively entitled, Lit, Lore, and Canon in Medieval Digital Gaming.

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 7:59pm
Essex County College Humanities Division

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

As the world becomes more urbanized, we seek to understand how the Humanities engages with and contributes to urban communities. The Urban Humanities Convergence will interrogate notions of urban spaces, identities and movements by bringing together scholars, artists and activists working within these terrains. From anti-gentrification activism to art movements, from urban fiction to graphic novels, the conference will encompass a wide range of disciplines and encourages interdisciplinary inquiry beyond the ivory tower.

Translation and philososophy

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 4:31pm
Claire Wrobel / Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School) and University Paris II

Call for papers for the one-day conference
organized by the Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School, EA 4461) in Paris, France, on April 15th, 2016

Signs: CfP: Stimpson Prize for Feminist Scholarship, Due March 1, 2016

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 2:47pm
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 1/1/2016; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:11am
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference

***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***
Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary. On the one hand, these words spatially remind us of Venn diagrams: two bound circles with a space of intersection where they overlap. On the other hand, intersections can be places of traffic, movement over time, streams of cars or pedestrians crossing boundaries. Spatial overlap or temporal crossing--the stability of categories or their rupture. The humanities are constantly defined and redefined by the churning of boundaries and intersections.