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Sea Crossings: The Sea in Literature and Film

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:09am
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) is a part of the network of 20 affiliates that form the national College English Association (CEA), a professional organization of teacher-scholars founded in the United States in 1939. Primarily based on the island of Puerto Rico, the CEA-CC has promoted the study and research of the various fields that fall under the umbrella of “English” for over forty years. In addition to themes related to education, the conferences hosted by the CEA-CC have focused on themes related to literature and cultural studies. The subject of the March 2017 symposium is “Sea Crossings” We invite papers that connect the ocean with the field of English. Topics include but are not limited to:

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Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:09am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing is soliciting artwork for its cover image.  The deadline for its Volume 4 supplement is 1/31/17, but this is also an open call for submissions for subsequent volumes.  DH may be reached at http://qudoublehelixjournal.org/index.php/dh or through its listing at the WAC Clearinghouse: http://wac.colostate.edu/.

CFP: War & Culture, SWPACA, Albuquerque, Feb. 15, 2017

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:10am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

“War & Culture”

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

 

Jamesian Cultural Anxiety in the East and in the West

updated: 
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 3:46am
Choon-Hee Kim / Henry James Society of Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Call For Papers

 

Jamesian Cultural Anxiety in the East and in the West

International Conference of the Henry James Society

Henry James Society of Korea

5–8 July, 2017

Venue: Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

 

NeMLA 2017 Friedrich Nietzsche and the Literature of the 19th Century

updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:59pm
Jin Chang/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2016

In his lifetime, Nietzsche referred to over 150 nineteenth-century writers in both his published writings and Nachlaß. Nietzsche’s use of nineteenth-century fiction and poetry ranges from somewhat nonchalant to extremely systematic. Indeed, the cornerstone of his “Advent of European Nihilism” in the late 1880s is the decline or decadence of literature during Nietzsche’s lifetime.

The panel attempts to focus on passages, individual novels or poems, and complete bodies of work in order to assess Nietzsche’s use of these texts in his philosophical project.

Multimodal Books as Archives

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:10am
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2016

Multimodal Books as Archives

The annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative

Lexington, KY: March 23-26, 2017

Please e-mail abstracts to the following addresses by October 10th, 2016

Efron[dot]2[at]osu[dot]edu

ghosal[dot]2[at]osu[dot]edu

Rooted: Legacies of Recovery and (Re)Memory in Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:10am
Howard University Graduate English Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

Rooted: Legacies of Recovery and (Re)Memory in Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora

“To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.”—Simone Weil
“My obsessions stay the same—historical memory and historical erasure.” –Natasha Trethewey

Conquest of Knowledge: The British in India

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:13am
National Institute of Technology Silchar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

GIAN Course | Conquest of Knowledge: The British in India | NIT Silchar | 16-22 December 2016

 

National Institute of Technology, Silchar with generous support form the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is organizing a Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course titled Conquest of Knowledge: The British in India during 16-22 December 2016.

 

Journal Special Issue - Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:13am
Australasian Journal of Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Cultural institutions are custodians of important collections of the material and natural world. They are repositories of material culture that reflect the cultures and practices of humanity and the natural world, revealing the fantastic, the foibles and the strange, in addition to the efforts and products of great ingenuity. Such collections, in various formats from the ephemeral to the digital, from the bespoke to the mass produced, are accessed by many different publics, including those seeking to understand or connect with elements of popular culture.

Literary Islands: Isolation and Connection

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:14am
Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

How have authors represented island worlds from the Antarctic to Manhattan, from the islands of the climate justice threatened mid-Atlantic coast to those of the Pacific rim, from romanticized islands off the coast of Maine, Scotland, or Alaska to the enormous islands of Australia, the United Kingdom, and Japan? Ecocriticism and landscape theory have not focused on the intersection of water and land, especially when water surrounds land. Literary representations of islands offer a novel and fruitful focus for ecological investigation.

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