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
“This is a watery place, a place of second sight, and the watery flood.” – Patrick Friesen
Muddied Waters is a one-day interdisciplinary colloquium organized by the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at York University, Toronto, on Friday, May 26th, 2017.
THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
42nd Annual Meeting
November 9-12, 2017
Conference Theme: Utopian Gracelands, Dystopian Blues, and the City on the Bluff
Doubletree By Hilton Memphis Downtown
185 Union Avenue
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michigan University. JNT continues to follow the high standards set during its first four decades of publication; the newly focused JNT showcases theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts.