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Disability: That Dangerous Supplement (ACLA Seminar 2017)

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:07am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Disability: That Dangerous Supplement (ACLA Seminar)

Conference: American Comparative Literature Association

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands / Date: July 6-9, 2017

Organizer: Sarah Mann-O'Donnell

Contact: angelskinned@mac.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 23 September 2016

Link: http://www.acla.org/disability-dangerous-supplement
 
Note: It is recommended that  you contact the seminar organizer to discuss your proposal before submitting it on the ACLA’s website.  

 

The Dark Sides of the Law in Common Law Countries, International and Interdisciplinary Conference, Paris (France), June 15-17, 2017

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:04am
Panthéon-Assas University (Paris, France)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for papers

The Dark Sides of the Law in Common Law Countries

International and Interdisciplinary Conference, Paris (France), June 15-17, 2017

The Panthéon-Assas University “Law and Humanities” research centre (a part of CERSA) is pleased to announce its first international conference to be held in Paris (France) on June 15-17, 2017. As an interdisciplinary group working on the connections between law and politics, economics, and literature, we are seeking papers exploring the dark sides of the law from a wide range of perspectives in the United Kingdom, the United States and Commonwealth countries.

CFP “Refugees and Literature”

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:00am
Sladja Blazan, Wuerzburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Perhaps nothing dominates our current times like the global refugee situation. The sheer number of people seeking a safe place to live is overwhelming. As this is happening in an information society, a large part of the global population is conditioned by media images of refugee camps and refugee routes. Most people in this world are currently either refugees themselves or witness to a refugee crisis. How does this affect literature?

Arts Criticism in the Black Press During the Age of Jim Crow

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:01am
Kristen Turner (NC State University) and Lucy Caplan (Yale University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Conference Dates: March 10-11, 2017

Location: Yale University, New Haven, CT

Keynote Speaker: Kim Gallon, Assistant Professor of History, Purdue University & Founder of the Black Press Research Collective

Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts: On Friendship

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:08am
Braniff Graduate Student Association, University of Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

3rd Annual Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts

 

On Friendship

 

Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts

University of Dallas, Irving, TX

January 28, 2017

 

Keynote Speaker: TBA

 

Mothers, Motherhood, and Mothering in Popular Culture - EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:20am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The 38th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 15-18, 2017

Proposals are now being accepted for the Mothers, Motherhood, and Mothering in Popular Culture area! We are looking for papers/presentations/performances that address mothers, motherhood, and/or mothering as seen within popular culture, such as through:

Flannery O'Connor and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:44am
Flannery O'Connor Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Flannery O’Connor Review is looking for submissions for a special feature on O’Connor’s influence on and presence in popular culture.  Articles are particularly requested on O’Connor’s acknowledged and extensive influence on contemporary songwriters and pop musicians, but articles that explore her influence and presence in other aspects of popular culture such as television and film are also welcome.

 

Submit by 1 June 2017 to Dr Irwin Streight: streight-i@rmc.ca

Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
University of Notre Dame
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

March 9–11, 2017 at the University of Notre Dame.

Vagantes, North America’s largest graduate student conference for medieval studies, is seeking submissions for its 16th annual meeting at the University, of Notre Dame, March 9–11.

Who's Afraid of Totality?

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
Jen Hedler Phillis & Kevin Floyd
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Who’s Afraid of Totality?
The Trouble with the Trouble with Diversity
Book Description

NeMLA 2017 The Godly and the Grotesque: The Monstrous Body in Antiquity and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In the modern era, the word “monster” has taken on a negative implication, frequently referring to an entity that is fearsome or even harmful. The term has its origins in the Latin monstrum, which meant demonstration or divine sign, and the Greek word teras, which may be translated as strange, wonderful, or marvelous and can signify any entity composed of multiple parts. The “monstrous” figures prominently in descriptions of hybrid creatures originating in Greco-Roman mythology, but these images were often deployed in order to render philosophical, religious, and political ideas.

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