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Literature and Science: The State of the Unions

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:03pm
Configurations and JLS Joint Double Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

JLS/CONFIGURATIONS “DOUBLE ISSUE”

THE STATE OF THE UNIONS

 

What are the relations between literature, science and the arts within our field today? This special double issue marks a unique collaboration between the Journal of Literature and Science and Configurations. Across two years – 2017 in the JLS and 2018 in Configurations – we aim to enable scholars of all career-stages to debate the nature of the interdisciplinary relations of our field in short and sharp “position” papers of approximately 2000 words. 

Economy: Moral Challenges and Opportunities

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:03pm
Western Illinois University's English Graduate Organization/Sigma Tau Delta
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2016

Call for Papers

13th Annual EGO / ΣΤΔ Conference

 

Economy: Moral Challenges and Opportunities

 

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta (ΣΤΔ) chapter of Western Illinois University call for paper or panel proposals from graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty for our thirteenth annual conference in Macomb, IL on Saturday, October 1st, 2016.

 

Cross-Currents: Finding Fluidity in Identity, Discipline, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 3:20pm
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Cross-Currents: Finding Fluidity in Identity, Discipline, and Media

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

With Keynote Address by T. Austin Graham (Columbia University)

 

Competing Narratives on/of Violence in a Globalizing World

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Journal of Contemporary Poetics

 

Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.

 

Submissions Open for a Special Issue on:

”Competing Narratives on/of Violence in a Globalizing World”

 

CfP: Six Feet Under: Exploring Death in Popular Culture (ACLA 2017)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

This is a call for presentations for a proposed seminar to be held as part of the American Comparative Literature Association's Annual Meeting that will take place at Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands July 6-9, 2017.
 
Those interested are encouraged to contact the seminar organizers (adriana.teodorescu@gmail.comkundudevaleena@gmail.com) before uploading their abstracts to ACLA website.

Lyric Desire

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
American Comparative Literature Association(ACLA) 2017 (Utrecht, July 6-9 2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Organizers: John Garrison, Carroll University, and Stephen Guy-Bray, University of British Columbia

http://www.acla.org/lyric-desire

Roundtable: Art, Public Scholarship, and Baltimore

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

From David Simon’s Homicide, The Corner, and The Wire to the novels of George Pelecanos, Ta-Nehisi Coates’s books and blog, and Jelani Cobb’s journalistic histories of the city, Baltimore has become a focus of cultural and scholarly engagements with issues of race, class, community, justice, and identity in contemporary America. In this roundtable, we’ll consider these and other voices and texts, using their works and Baltimore itself to help us discuss and analyze the place and role of artistic, journalistic, and public scholarly engagements with 21st-century America.

Participatory Digital Cultures and Contemporary Discourses of (De)Legitimization

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
Southern Cross University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Chapters

(Deadline for abstracts: November 30th, 2016)

 

Participatory Digital Cultures and Contemporary Discourses of (De)Legitimization

 

In the framework of their worldview the members of a language community come to an understanding on central themes of their personal and social lives. (Habermas, 1984: 59)

 

Sciences of the Romantic Text

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
ACLA, Utrecht 6-9 July 2017 / Organizers: Tilottama Rajan and Elizabeth Effinger
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016

In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries “science” meant certain and systematic knowledge, so that what we now think of as humanities (for example, aesthetics or philosophy) could be sciences, while sciences such as chemistry (according to Kant) might still be arts.

NeMLA 2017 - “Literature and Ideas: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century French Writers”

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:10am
Dr. Stéphane Natan, Rider University / 48th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention / Baltimore, MD / March 23-26, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel will focus on uncovering the ideas and philosophies proposed by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their world. We will discuss their personal ideas, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century authors will include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. The method of analysis is open.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2016, to Session ID # 16189

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16189

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