This special topics session slated for the 2017 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media. Monster Studies is a growing sub-discipline within English and Cultural Studies. Some scholars have been incorporating monsters into their classrooms as a way to not only teach tenuous topics in a college classroom (e.g. sexism, racism, classism) but to engage students through a new, innovative topic.
This panel seeks proposals for presentations on Monster studies in general with a secondary focus on the use of monsters as pedagogical tools in the classroom. Proposals submitted for consideration will address either monsters at large or in some specific facet of the academic experience. Papers submitted can
We're looking for one or two panelists and a non-presenting moderator to join our panel at the National Women's Studies Conference in November 2017 in Baltimore. More information about the conference can be found here: http://www.nwsa.org/conference2017
Pregnancy without Women: Representations of Reproduction in Art, Literature, Film, and Culture
“Circus Space: The Big Top on the Big Screen”
We are currently accepting proposals for chapters to be included in an edited volume under contract with McFarland books.
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Freaks. Carny. MirrorMask. Water for Elephants. The Unknown. Trapeze. The Clown. Freakshow. Circus World.
What do all these films have in common? The circus, of course.
Call for Papers - Special Issue of CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (December 2017): History, Memory and Reshaping Identity in Post-Communist Literatures - Ed. Simona Antofi and Nicoleta Ifrim, 'Dunarea de Jos' University of Galati, Faculty of Letters, Romania, Intercultural Communication and Literature Research Centre
10th Colloquium on Translation Studies in Portugal
20-21 July 2017
In a recent article published in The Guardian and in an upcoming book, author Pankaj Mishra argues that we are now living in the age of anger. While anger seems to be spreading globally, it often seems to result from and in fear and / or disenfranchisement. Questions such as ‘who speaks together, who breathes together, who translates?’ (Apter, 2009: 204) are in the foreground of almost every form of public discourse, shaping political concerns, new forms of identification, and redefining ways of living.
Travel, Translation and Communication 19th-21st July 2017
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London
Anne-Marie Beller (Loughborough)
Mary Hammond (Southampton)
Catherine Wynne (Hull)
‘Picturing The Mass Market: Popular Late Victorian Periodicals’ Curated by John Spiers
‘Travels of the Mind and Body’ Hosted by Chloé Holland and Anne-Louise Russell
Call for Papers
The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom: Presentations exploring how poverty impacts the classroom amid increasing expectations for student success. 250-word abstracts to Danizete Martinez (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Justice and Equity in the Classroom: How classrooms engage the immigrant story: as text, as student narrative, as a chapter in the story itself. 250-word abstracts to Heather Ostman (email@example.com) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
CALL FOR PAPERS
15th Annual Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
Concordia University Montreal
The Sincerest form of Flattery
March 17 | 18 | 2017