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Queer Modernism(s)

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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.

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
Gender, Sexuality and Queer Theory Symposium University of California, Merced
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017

Queer Citizenship and Vulnerability:

Beyond the Carnal, Against Criminalization and Towards Living--Well.

 

Gender, Sexuality and Queer Theory Symposium

University of California, Merced

Merced, California

March 18th

 

 Keynote: “A Free Radical’: Eve Sedgwick’s Queer Witness in A Dialogue on Love

Eden Wales Freedman, PhD

 

MUDDIED WATERS: Decomposing the Anthropocene

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
EGSA @ York University (Toronto, ON)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“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. 

General Submissions

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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.

Reform in the Progressive Era: A Primer in Dissent

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
Proposed Panel for ASA 2017 in Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Reform—a term, activity, or idea dedicated to dissent from existing conditions—is also, history demonstrates, slippery in its ambivalence. As the setting for both Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and Hull House’s historical founding, Chicago has long been associated with activism and reform in the Progressive Era. Yet violent conflicts like the Haymarket Affair and Chicago Race Riots of 1919 made manifest continuing racial and class-based divisions and attested to the limits of so-called progressive social reform in this time/place.

Call for Special Issues

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:47pm
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Special-Issue Proposal Guidelines

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

PLL is a generalist publication that is committed to publishing work on a variety of literatures, languages, and chronological periods. We accept proposals year-round. We are a quarterly and expect to publish a special issue once a year, every year. The specific volume and issue will be determined later, depending on the editors’ schedule.

The Tau Journal of Literary and Visual Arts

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:33pm
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ Lourdes University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORM

2016-2017 Tau Deadline: January 30, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–January 30

Submissions to The Tau can include poetry (up to 5 poems per author), short stories, and creative non-fiction (up to 3,000 words per entry). All submissions will be considered through a blind review process.

Please use the form found on the following website for submissions:

http://www.lourdes.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/publicatio...

Written entries:

From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:33pm
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

 

From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria is a biennial conference organised by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw (Poland). The title highlights the time span that is covered, and provides a framework for the highly varied perceptions that contribute to a picture of the great themes that link the 18th and 19th centuries.

The sixth conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017.

Our keynote speakers are:

Ann Heilmann (Cardiff University),

Jarlath Killeen (Trinity College Dublin),

Paddy Lyons (University of Glasgow).

 

Trauma & Melodrama: Emotions in the Public Sphere

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:42pm
Tien Tien Jong, Andrew Pettinelli, Tyler Schroeder / Department of Cinema and Media Studies, The University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

Trauma & Melodrama: Emotions in the Public Sphere

13th Annual Graduate Student Conference in the Department of Cinema & Media Studies, University of Chicago

https://traumamelodrama.wordpress.com/

April 21-22, 2017 (Deadline for Abstract Submissions: January 30, 2017)

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

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