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Pharmakon Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:33pm
New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Pharmakon Symposium

New York University

Friday, 3 May 2019

 

We invite paper proposals that attempt to seriously engage with the topic of drugs, broadly defined–their cultural, literary, aesthetic, and philosophical ramifications.

 

SAMLA 91 (Nov. 8-10, 2019, in Atlanta, GA): Silenced Masculinities

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:26am
Gene Melton and Catherine Mainland / NC State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 9, 2019

This panel welcomes submissions on any aspect of masculinities that have been left on the margins of mainstream literary narratives, pop culture, and scholarship, including but not limited to: race, class, and/or privilege; body integrity, aesthetics, age, and/or health; masculine relationships and roles; and sexuality. Proposals addressing the conference theme of “Languages: Power, Identity, and Relationships” are especially welcome. By Thursday 9th May 2019, please submit an abstract of up to 250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Dr. Catherine Mainland, NC State University, at cmmainla@ncsu.edu, and Dr.

CFP: "Literature and Post-Political Theory" MLA Panel (Seattle, 9-12 January 2020) (Deadline: 15 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:51pm
Juan Meneses, UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 

“Literature and Post-Political Theory”

MLA 2020 Panel

 

 

This MLA panel seeks papers that reflect on the analytical bridges that might exist between post-political theory and literary studies. The main question the panel aims to answer is the following: Decades after everything was declared to be political, what are the affordances, triumphs, and pitfalls of a post-political theory of literature?

 

MLA 2020 Guaranteed Session CFP: A Decade in Comics (DEADLINE: 3/15/2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:58am
Susan Kirtley and Margaret Galvan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers for a proposed guaranteed session at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention on January 9-12, 2020, in Seattle, Washington. This roundtable panel is sponsored by the Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum.

MLA 2020 Special Session CFP: Transmedia Narratives of the Nonhuman (DEADLINE: 3/15/2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:58am
Rebecca Wanzo & Lan Dong
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers for a proposed special session at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention on January 9-12, 2020, in Seattle, Washington. This collaborative panel is jointly sponsored by the Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum and the Screen Arts and Culture Forum.

Comics and graphic narratives have long explored the nonhuman as allegorical representatives of the human experience. This panel examines the difference medium makes in adapting comics and graphic narratives for the screen, and how transmedia narratives of the nonhuman represent/challenge our understanding of humanity, for example:

Call for Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:56am
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019

*Submit your Review* We always welcome reviews on recent releases in Gender Studies! Submitted reviews should conform to current MLA Style (8th edition), have numbered paragraphs, and should be between 750 and 1,000 words in length. Please note that the reviewed releases ought to be no older than 24 months. In most cases, we are able to secure a review copy for contributors. Gender Forum's ongoing review section also invites critical reviews (750-1000 words) of films (from narrative feature to short films to documentaries), TV and web series, music videos, or any kind of (audio-)visual media with a strong relation to gender, feminist, and queer issues. Please not that your review should work as a critical inquiry and analysis.

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:58am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

 

Comparative Perspectives on the Robinsonade, 1719-2019

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:56am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

12 July 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Winfried Eckel (Mainz)

Jakub Lipski (Bydgoszcz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

 

 

MLA 2020 - Orientalism, Philology, World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:55am
Karim Mattar (University of Colorado at Boulder); Ahmed Idrissi Alami (Purdue University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

This MLA 2020 panel explores the origins of “World Literature” in colonial history, and develops new, decolonizing critical methodologies for a worlded literary studies. Papers welcome on any author, genre, period, field, region, tradition, etc.  Please send a 200 word abstract and CV to Karim Mattar (karim.mattar@colorado.edu) and Ahmed Idrissi Alami (aidrissi@purdue.edu).

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