Dare to push yourself in new ways. We are a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence. We want beautifully crafted, previously unpublished non-fiction narratives: reflective essays, memoirs, experimental truth-telling, poetry, prose poetry, photo essays, original artwork, and interviews. We hope to create an engaging intersection where writing, poetry, and artwork can converge in one space to be enjoyed by readers and writers deeply engaged with the culture, though not through an academic lens. Your smart best friend should enjoy Broad Street as much as your theory-steeped professor. Think NPR. Think New Yorker. Think Broad Street.
This panel invites papers on any aspect of war literature or film to be presented at the 2017 annual convention of the South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) on October 5-8 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Special consideration will be given to papers that involve (however peripherally) this year's conference theme, "Moving Words: Migrations, Translations, and Transformations." Accepted panelists will be required to have up-to-date SCMLA membership no later than 4/15/2017.
Please send a 250-300-word proposal and brief academic bio to email@example.com by March 31, 2017.
Call For Papers
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)
Call for abstracts related to black baseball and in particular black baseball in Harrisburg. Abstracts should be 250 words along with a brief biographical note and full contact information. Abstracts welcome from all disciplines and from faculty and students. If your proposal is for a poster please indicate that in your abstract. all proposals should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by mail to Leslie Heaphy, KSU at Stark 6000 Frank Rd North Canton, OH 44720.
NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND MEDIA STUDIES
This session welcomes abstracts on any aspect of Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme (High and Low Culture) are especially welcome. By June 1, please submit a 250-500 word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Michael Blouin, Milligan College, at email@example.com.
Call for abstracts on literary/dramatic widowhood
“[O]ld Maid and musty Widows are like the plague shun’d of by all men…” So says Doll Pacify from Margaret Cavendish’s Bell in campo (1660). Her fellow servant, Nell Careless, replies: “a man cannot intimately love a Widow, because he will be a Cuckold, as being made one by her dead Husband, and so live in Adultry…” (Bell, V.25).
Interdisciplinary Student and Graduate Conference at the Institute of English and American Studies
The Dynamics of Politics and Media -
Political Engagement in the Digital Age
June 23th – 24th 2017: Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and
to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the
We’re excited to announce that the CfP is now open for the Queer Modernism(s) conference. The conference will be held at Nottingham Trent University on Monday April 03rd, 2017.
About the conference
‘Somewhat like Ariel / Somewhat like Puck / Somewhat like a gutter boy / Who loves to play in muck’ – Richard Bruce Nugent
Queer Modernism(s) is an interdisciplinary conference that aims to explore the place of queer identity in modernist art, literature and culture. How do modernist artists frame queerness within their work? How did writers reveal and conceal their sexuality? And, in ‘making it new’, how did modernism develop new modes of exploring gender and sexuality?
Queer Citizenship and Vulnerability:
Beyond the Carnal, Against Criminalization and Towards Living--Well.
Gender, Sexuality and Queer Theory Symposium
University of California, Merced
Keynote: “A Free Radical’: Eve Sedgwick’s Queer Witness in A Dialogue on Love
Eden Wales Freedman, PhD