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Sexy Beast: Amorous Monsters, Incest, and Bestiality in Medieval Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Scandinavian Literature

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:48pm
A Call for Papers for the 49th NeMLA Annual Conference, April 12th-15th, Pittsburgh, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sexy Beast: Amorous Monsters, Incest, and Bestiality in Medieval Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Scandinavian Literature, a panel featured at the 49th NeMLA Annual Conference, April 12th-15th, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA.

Modernisms and the Anthropocene (Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900)

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:41pm
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 22-24, 2018, at the University of Louisville
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

This critical panel or roundtable invites proposals from scholars working at the intersection of modernist and Anthropocene studies. Presentations might engage with the following quandaries and/or themes, as well as unlimited others:  

Land and Language in Layamon’s Brut

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 3:13pm
International Layamon's Brut Society/Kalamazoo 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The International Layamon's Brut Society is accepting proposals for the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.  

Land and Language in Layamon’s Brut

Call for Essays: Writing as a Way of Staying Human in a Time that Isn't

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:38pm
Nate Mickelson, Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for an EDITED COLLECTION WRITING AS A WAY OF STAYING HUMAN IN A TIME THAT ISN’T Deadline for submission of manuscripts: September 15, 2017 This edited collection will continue conversations started at the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning’s 2017 Annual Conference, Writing as a Way of Being, by providing concrete, specific strategies to readers for incorporating the human element in their teaching, writing, research, or/and everyday lives.  The human element of our work has never been more important. As conference keynote Robert Yagelski explains, ideological and social pressures have put our institutions under increasing pressure.

CFP on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:33pm
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

For the joint national conference (28-31 March 2018 in Indianapolis, IN) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), we invite proposals of individual papers or special panels.

 

Presentations related to fresh-water or sea-water may include topics like

Literature, comics, art, music, television & movies

History, politics, war & peace

Culture, anthropology & ecology

Folklore, mythology, legends & hoaxes

Ships, boats, & other water craft

Aquatic life

Recreation, travel, tourism & festivals

CFP - The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – 4th meeting

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:26pm
The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 21, 2017

Invitation to participate in:

The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – 4th Meeting

17 November 2017

University of Toronto

Comparatists: Assert yourselves!

 

Life Plus 2 Meters: How will we (not) adapt to life in a climate-changed world

updated: 
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:20am
David Zetland/Leiden University College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

We’ve just finished a successful Kickstarter that raised $660 from backers.  That money will fund prizes for authors who submit the best “visions” (short essays of 800-1,000 words) of how we might (not) adapt to life in a climate-changed world.

Visions are “fictional” because they take place in the future, but they are based on the storyteller’s imagination or practitioner’s knowledge.

Anyone can submit a story or perspective no matter the author’s background, qualifications or job.

There will be four categories of prizes:

CFP Interdisciplinary Conference ‘Bad Kind’: The Dark Energy of the Literary System - Amiens (France) 15-17 March 2018

updated: 
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:20am
The Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur les Contacts Littéraires et Linguistiques (CERCLL, EA 4283), Université de Picardie Jules Verne
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Coordinators:Kevin Perromat (Assoc. Pr.  Latin American Literature)

 Georges Bê Duc (Assoc. Pr. Modern Chinese Literature)

Contact: mauvaise.litterature@gmail.com

               http://colloque-mauvaiselitterature.blogspot.fr/

 

(Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia and Science Fiction

updated: 
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:19am
Monash University & University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 13, 2017

(UN)ETHICAL FUTURES: UTOPIA, DYSTOPIA AND SCIENCE FICTION

16 & 17 December 2017 

With pre-conference activities for postgraduate students on 15 December 2017

 

Hosted by Monash University in Melbourne, Australia

Organised by Monash University and the University of Warwick with funding provided by the Monash Warwick Alliance

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline: 13 August 2017

 

BEYOND THE BLOCKBUSTERS: THEMES AND TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE

updated: 
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:19am
SAMLA 89: High Art/Low Art Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 14, 2017

In the last two decades, Young Adult (YA) literature has become increasingly popular; both the YA fan base and YA publishing imprints have continued to grow at a time when many other subsets of book publishing are shrinking. Debates about whether YA literature qualifies as “High Art” or is always relegated beyond an arbitrary boundary to be “Low Art” are ongoing. Regardless of those debates, YA literature and its adaptations dominate popular culture.

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