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Late Summer Lecture Series 2017 CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:20pm
Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the 7th annual Late Summer Lecture Series CFP. We invite postgraduates and early career researchers to submit abstracts for consideration. The Series gives researchers an opportunity to present their work as an accessible public lecture - open to academic and non-academic audiences alike.

This year’s theme is Change and proposals are welcomed on any focus relating to this topic. We invite proposals from any area of literature including those with an interdisciplinary approach. Proposals linked to County Durham and the North East are particularly encouraged. Lectures from the previous series have included:

Conference on Sermon Studies

updated: 
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:19pm
Center for Sermon Studies, Marshall university
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Deadline extended to July 1, 2017!

The Center for Sermon Studies at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia announces its inaugural conference, to be held October 19-22, 2017. The theme is “Sermon: Text and Performance”; the goals of the conference include

Renaissance Border Crossings: Documented and Undocumented PLENARY UPDATE

updated: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 6:03pm
Eliza Greenstadt / Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Renaissance Border Crossings: Documented and Undocumented
Portland, Oregon, October 19-22, 2017
 

Plenary speakers: Fran Dolan, Distinguished Professor of English, UC Davis  
and Daniel Vitkus, Professor of Literature, UC San Diego

MPCA/ACA: Race & Ethnicity CFP - St. Louis

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:20pm
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals

RACE & ETHNICITY AREA

2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference

St. Louis, MO

Proposal Submission Deadline: APRIL 30, 2017

Pre-Conference: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Main Conference: Thursday – Sunday, October 19-22, 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Address: 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102        Phone: 314-655-1234

MPCA/ACA: Pedagogy & Popular Culture Area CFP - St. Louis

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:41pm
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:

PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA

2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference

St. Louis, MO

Proposal Submission Deadline: APRIL 30, 2017

Pre-Conference: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Main Conference: Thursday – Sunday, October 19-22, 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Address: 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102        Phone: 314-655-1234

Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism 4th Global Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:41pm
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, and elsewhere, with the numbers steadily increasing. Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient practices of humankind and is associated with a great variety of religious and spiritual traditions, beliefs and sacred geographies. These include the small-scale ‘walkabout’ of Outback Australian Aborigines in search of their own and their country’s spiritual renewal, the Sufi journey to the Mausoleum of Sidi Shaykh in the Algerian West Sahara, or to Lourdes in France, which welcomes over five million Catholic pilgrims each year in search of healing or deliverance.

Tensions

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:54pm
University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

The past, the present and the future are united by tensions. Tensions between them; their ideologies, landscapes and temporal climates, and tensions they share; questions of identity, art and social responsibility. Every generation faces political binaries as we struggle to reconcile a world fraught with difference. Not only are our understandings of race, gender and nation constantly shifting in relation to new discoveries and ideas, but the ways in which we communicate these ideas are in dialogue.

The Anthology of Babel: Papers on Non-Existent Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:21pm
Ed Simon
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Borges once cheekily wrote, “Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness…A better procedure is to pretend that those books already exist and to offer …a commentary.” Indeed authors as varied as Borges, Lovecraft, Dick, Apollinaire, Lew, and Asimov placed completely fictional books at the center of their own literary universes. That would make a fascinating subject for an anthology, but that is not this anthology. Rather, what this collection seeks are academic-style works of literary theory and criticism which take as their primary texts completely fictional novels, stories, movements, authors, and films.

CFP: POLEMIC! MIT 14 October 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:42pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Announcing a Call for Papers for the MIT History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture + Art Graduate Student Conference to be held on October 14, 2017, featuring a keynote address by Dr. Julia Bryan-Wilson.

polemic… Polemic?  POLEMIC!

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