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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).

7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing [Deadline Extended]

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:18am
Quinnipiac University Writing and Critical Thinking (QUWACT)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

The 7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing (June 17–19, 2019) will bring together teacher-scholars working in Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines (WAC/WID) and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Proposals addressing any topic in critical thinking and/or writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines are welcome.  To learn more about the conference and to submit a proposal, please visit the conference website: https://www.quctl.com/conference-call

Transatlantic Connections: Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas, & Victorian Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:59am
Tim Carens / victorians Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Victorians Institute is pleased to announce the theme and location of our 2019 conference.

 

Transatlantic Connections: Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas, & Victorian Studies will take place Oct 31-Nov 2 in Charleston, SC.

 

Our conference site affords an opportunity to think about transatlantic connections in the 19th century, when Charleston was a prominent intersection on a web that connected Britain, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas.

 

Culture Mapping 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:38am
NewYorkScapes at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Proposals for the 2019 Culture Mapping Symposium are due March 1!

11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:53am
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The 11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 20-21, 2019 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The 2019 conference theme, “Becoming Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring the ways in which Louisiana’s cultures, peoples, and histories have evolved over time. Presentation proposals on any aspect of this theme, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

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