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MLA 2018: Living Law and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Almas Khan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017

This non-guaranteed panel welcomes up to 250-word abstracts analyzing the relationships, including synergies and tensions, between the literary and legal work of lawyer-authors. All periods/genres.

"Book 'Em: Including the Humanities in Conversations about Crime" (Panel Discussion for National Humanities Conference)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Katherine Gaudet / University of New Hampshire
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

I am planning to propose a panel on humanistic perspectives on crime for the 2017 National Humanities Conference, to be held Nov. 2-5 in Boston. I am seeking presenters to discuss strategies for incorporating humanistic perspectives into community conversations about crime, policing, and incarceration. The arts, literature, philosophy, and history have the potential to bridge disparate perspectives, which is crucial in addressing such a divisive and important issue. Ideally the panel will include a mix of academic and community-oriented perspectives. Topics could include:

CFP: Musical Theatre and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 19, 2017

Papers are being solicited for the new Musical Theatre and Film area at the Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference to be held October 27 and 28, 2017, at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

 

This area investigates topic central to the understanding of all aspects of musical theatre and film and their reflections and resonances in popular culture.  Some topics may include:

◾Politics

◾Performance history

◾Canons

◾Divas and Icons

◾Music

◾Choreography

◾Lyrics

◾Writers, composers, directors and designers

◾Formal traditions

◾Critical response

 

CFP: Gender, Identity and Sexuality

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 19, 2017

Seeking papers on any topic within the subject of gender, identity and sexuality for the Northeast Popular Culture Conference at the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference to be held at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, on October 27 and 28, 2017.

Papers for this area should investigate issues central to the discussion and understanding of gender, identity, sex, and sexuality.  Some particular topics may include:

CFP GRETA Journal Vol. 22 - 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
GRETA Journal - Revista para Profesores de Inglés
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés (ISSN 1989-7146), is preparing the publication of its 22nd volume. GRETA Journal publishes manuscripts on English Language Teaching Methodology. The objective of the journal is to bridge the gap between the field of Applied Linguistics and class praxis. Other fundamental goals include providing updated information about the latest trends, techniques, materials, and methodologies employed in EFL teaching and to exchange experiences and publications between research teams both on a national and international level.

Writing Across the Curriculum at MMLA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Alissa Burger
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

At its most basic, Writing Across the Curriculum is founded on the core belief summarized by Chris Anson in The WAC Casebook that “writing belongs in all courses in every discipline” (ix).  While guided by this central value, WAC programs must also be inherently flexible, individually designed to best meet the needs of their specific students, faculty, programs, and institutions. This diversity of possible approaches gives us the opportunity to share ideas, techniques, and experiences to explore the flexibility and adaptability of the larger WAC pedagogy.

The Writing Across the Curriculum section welcomes all submissions. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

WRITING THE DIVIDE: LITERARY CULTURE AND POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE 1930s

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Durham University, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Call for papers:

WRITING THE DIVIDE:

LITERARY CULTURE AND POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE 1930s

16 June 2017

St Chad’s College Chapel

Durham University

 

Keynote speaker:

Professor Valentine Cunningham (Oxford)

 

In his 1940 essay,‘Inside the Whale’, George Orwell characterized the literature of the 1930s as inextricably intertwined with politics:

Freedom and Justice: Jobs, Economic Security, and Inclusion

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
National Economic Association and American Society of Hispanic Economists
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The National Economic Association (NEA) and the American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) announce and invite paper submissions for their fourth annual interdisciplinary summer conference August 10-12th, 2017.   This year’s theme is:  Freedom and Justice:  Jobs, Economic Security, and Inclusion.  The conference will be held at and co-sponsored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the New School in New York City.  The Freedom and Justice Conference is a social justice conference that attracts a small group of scholars who are dedicated to discussing pressing economic problems and their solutions for communities of color.

 

Journal of Historical Fictions

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
Historical Fictions Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The Journal of Historical Fictions welcomes proposals from disciplines as diverse as archaeology, literature, film, history, media studies, art history, musicology, reception studies, and museum studies. We encourage ambitious approaches of high quality, using new methodologies to support research into larger trends. The Journal aims to foster more theoretically informed understandings of the mode across historical periods, cultures, media and languages.

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