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NeMLA 2019: University Labor Relations and Graduate Student Labor Concerns

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:21am
Nicole Lowman, Dana Gavin / NeMLA Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This session is a part of the 50th annual NeMLA convention in Washington, D.C., to be held March 21-24, 2019. Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's database: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17458

This roundtable explores graduate student labor concerns, especially in light of recent and widespread labor struggles and unionization movements on campuses. 

FALL 2018 ISSUE: The Scattered Pelican - Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:29am
Official Graduate Journal of Comparative Literature, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 24, 2018

For the next issue of The Scattered Pelican, we invite all graduate students in Comparative Literature or related fields to submit article-length contributions exploring the theme of the 20th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies and Theory & Criticism, which recently took place at Western University: Matter(s) of Fact. 

Récit de filiation roundtable with Martine Sonnet (NeMLA- Washington D.C.)

updated: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 5:19pm
NeMLA 2019 - March 21-24, 2019, Washington, D. C.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In this Author-meets-Reader roundtable, Martine Sonnet will discuss her work alongside 3-4 scholars working on French-language filiation narratives. Filiation narratives reflect an effort to recover aspects of one’s family history which were not transmitted to the author. The quest for information, garnered through various possible sources, is then incorporated into the narrative. We invite scholars working either on a filiation narrative subgenre or on Sonnet’s work in particular. Papers may be delivered in French or English.

Navigating Trauma: Pasts, Presents, and Futures in African American Literature (NeMLA 2019)

updated: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 5:08pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NeMLA Annual Convention - Washington D.C. - 21-24 March, 2019

In “Further Considerations on Afrofuturism”, Kodwo Eshun argued that the impact of the Middle Passage and slavery could still be felt in African American authorship today. The erasure of their African past, culture and heritage leaving them disconnected and made strangers, black writers look to the future as a way of dealing and engaging with the present. The term counterfutures is thus used to describe those writings that explore the potentiality of a dissonant life that emerges from these traumas, ones which reimagine the futures that the current path of human experience seems to lead to, as well as the pasts that have or might catalyze real or imagined futures.

New Perspectives on the Absurd (NeMLA 2019)

updated: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 5:08pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NeMLA Annual Convention - Washington D.C. - 21-24 March, 2019

Contemporary Art, Philosophy and Politics After The Postconceptual Condition

updated: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 8:11am
University of Surrey, Centre for Performance Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 14, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

Contemporary Art, Philosophy and Politics

After The Postconceptual Condition

TECHNE Postgraduate Student-Led Symposium

 

University of Surrey, Centre for Performance Philosophy

Friday, 9 November 2018

 

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Kalamazoo 2019: Early Medieval Education

updated: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 1:43pm
Sophia D'Ignazio, Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

 

CFP: EARLY MEDIEVAL EDUCATION

ICMS, Kalamazoo 9-12 May 2019

Trends in Teaching College Composition Conference

updated: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:33pm
Collin College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 17, 2018

 

 

Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is hosting its fourth annual conference on trends in the teaching of college composition. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Krista Ratcliffe, Professor and Chair of English at Arizona State University.

 

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