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Beyond the Body: Explorations in posthumanism and transhumanism

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:30am
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars - University of Akron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2017

BEYOND THE BODY:

Explorations in Post-humanism and Trans-humanism

SAGES Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference

The University of Akron

Student Union

March 16, 2017

 

Great War Revisited

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:30am
MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

In Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain reflects that the Armistice has “come too late”: “[the people] did not cry jubilantly: ‘We’ve won the War!’ They only said: ‘The War is over’” (421-2).Honoring the centenary of the Great War’s end, this panel seeks papers on ways in which the arts address practices of memory and commemoration, particularly relating to fraught relationship(s) between war and peace, and the ways in which, as Madelyn Detloff reminds us, we exist in a “‘patched’ present troubled by modernist constellations of personal trauma, militarized violence, and ‘imperial loss’” (Modernism 10).

The Modernist Pause (MSA 19)

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:30am
Modernist Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

This is a CFP for a proposed panel at the Modernist Studies Association conference (MSA 19, Amsterdam) in August.  Details about the conference are available here: https://msa.press.jhu.edu/conferences/msa19/

The richness and complexity of modernist temporalities are well documented, and recent scholarship increasingly points to the interdependencies of time and space. Yet despite the fact that temporal fragmentation and rupture pervade modernist texts, little attention has been paid to the intervals and pauses in which time seemingly stops.

CFP: Literature and the Sea (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:30am
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Call for Papers

Literature and the Sea: Maritime Literary Currents

 

Abstracts are invited for a proposed collection of essays on literature and the sea, broadly defined.  Proposed papers may focus on the literature of any country and any literary period, but please keep in mind that the language for the volume will be English.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing has already expressed interest in publishing this collection. 

 

Topics might include (but are not limited to) the following:

 

 

SASGLS General Conference: "Things Fall Apart"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:59am
South African Society for General Literary Studies (SASGLS)/Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Algemene Literatuurwetenskap
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SASGLS General Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

 “Things fall apart”

17-19 August 2017, University of South Africa (Unisa), Pretoria, South Africa

The South African Society for General Literary Studies (SASGLS) invites scholars to submit proposals on the theme “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold” for its biennial conference, to be hosted at the University of South Africa (Unisa), Pretoria, from 17 to 19 August 2017.

Feminist Spaces 3.2 CFW

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:09am
Feminist Spaces Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 12, 2017

CALL FOR WORKS

Feminist Spaces 3.2 (Spring/Summer)

Feminist Spaces is now accepting general submissions for its sixth issue. Feminist Spaces welcomes work across genres and disciplines and invite students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that address topics in feminist, gender, sexuality or women’s studies as a primary focus. Articles may begin or enter into dialogue within feminist discourse or present historical research. Examples of topics may include but are not limited to the following:

Natures 2017: Collisions and Collaborations within Contact Zones

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:42pm
The Natures Conference: An Annual Interdisciplinary Environmental Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Natures 2017: Collisions and Collaborations within Contact Zones

The Natures 2017 conference convenes April 21, 2017 on the campus of La Sierra University (Riverside, CA USA).  Learn more about the Natures Conference here.

Deadline for title, 50-word summary, and a 250-word abstract submission to the online submission form is February 20, 2017 (Presidents’ day).  If extensions are needed, just let us know.

Replies to submissions will be made by March 10, 2017.

Deadline to register for the conference is March 20, 2017.

MLA 2018 “Language Change: Global (Im-)migration and Linguistic Insecurity"

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:13am
Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino /Temple University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Forum on Language Change is accepting proposals on “Language Change: Global (Im-) migration and Linguistic Insecurity” for the 2018 MLA in New York City. With increased immigration to developed countries in recent decades we have seen a proliferation in the number of languages, cultures, ethnicities, religions, nationalities and countries represented by the immigrants.  We seek papers that examine how global migration has an impact on language at the individual and community level contributing to linguistic insecurity and other language-related changes, such as language maintenance, death, choice, lingua franca / ethnolects’ development and other phenomena resulting from migrant contact situations.  How is language policy used to assimilate or margina

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