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Indiana College English Association Annual Conference

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:21pm
Indiana College English Association (ICEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Indiana College English Association 2017 Conference

The Gift of Words

Friday, October 27, 2017

Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus and Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus

Columbus, Indiana


This year’s ICEA interdisciplinary conference invites researchers and practitioners from a wide variety of

academic fields, including Rhetoric, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Linguistics, the Arts, Theology,

Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology and other areas to generate discussion about how fiction and other

literatures cherish the gift of words.


Teaching for Tone at NeMLA 2018

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:21pm
On Teaching Tone as Well as Content at NeMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In our current climate of fake news from seemingly authoritative sources, and high journalistic integrity from formerly discounted sources, it is clear that our criteria for evaluating the reliability of sources is shifting. I propose that a lack of news literacy is part of a larger literacy problem: readers need to understand tone from context and form. For as long as we have been assigning our composition or literature classes to read "A Modest Proposal" or anything else with an unreliable narrator, and as long as we have been explaining to potential book banners that a book with blatantly racist characters is not inherently racist, we language and literature instructors have been developing strategies to teach tone.

Victorians Institute Conference 2017: Victorian Recovery

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:22pm
Victorians Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017




OCTOBER 13-14, 2017



“The reaction of joy was as passionate as his grief had been, and he hugged his recovered gems to his bosom.” The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, “The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet”

“…Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” Great Expectations

Bodies/Borders in Jewish Women’s Comics (collection)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:09am
Heike Bauer, Andrea Greenbaum & Sarah Lightman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017


Bodies/Borders in Jewish Women’s Comics 

Edited by: Heike Bauer, Andrea Greenbaum, and Sarah Lightman

Scholarship and publications on Jewish women and comics have grown considerably over the last five years. Studies such as the Eisner Award-winning Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews (Lightman 2014), How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? (Oksman 2016) and our own special issue on  “Contemporary Comics by Jewish Women” (Bauer, Greenbaum, Lightman, Studies in Comics 7:2 2015 ) have shown that Jewish women make a significant and varied contribution to contemporary comics.

Narratives of Queer Space: An Inquisition in South Asian Literature

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:22pm
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 29, 2017

This panel establishes the presence of and explores queer themes and narratives in South Asian literature. While the focus is on the last forty years, we will also include more historic approaches as well. Participants may either focus on one country, work, or writer, or explore convergences and connections.

Trauma and Mourning in a Time of Insecurity

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 6:21pm
University of California, Riverside - English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Call for Papers

“Trauma and Mourning in a Time of Insecurity”

(Dis)junctions 2017

Department of English Graduate Conference

University of California, Riverside

Dates: October 19 - 20, 2017

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Trinh T. Minh-ha and Dr. David Eng


What does it mean to mourn? Why do we mourn the loss of some, but not others? Who are these “others,” and why do we not mourn “them”? For how many can each of us mourn?

Adaptation Studies for PAMLA 2017 Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:22pm
Lindsay Schaffer/University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017


Adaptation Studies is a growing field of research that addresses a significant subset of the intersection of film and literature, in which, as Maureen Quinn puts it, literature and film are studied as "two interdependent partial texts that become a new whole." This session invites papers that explore the many facets of adaptation studies, including literature adapted to film, film to video games, and film to textual works. Papers that engage some aspect of the conference theme of "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing" are especially welcome.

Food Studies

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:23pm
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 25, 2017

PAMLA November 2017, Honolulu Hawaii. 1 more paper needed for 2 Food Studies panels. ANY-FOOD related topic related to literature or film and culture. Any time period.

PAMLA 115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017


Fake News and Fraudulent Mediations

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:24pm
Journal of Communication: Media Watch
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Call for Papers: Journal of Media Watch

Fake News and Fraudulent Mediations

Issue Editor: Dr. Sony J. Raj
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Media Watch
Department of Communication
MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB, Canada


September 30, 2017 (Full paper submission)

Reworking Labor: 2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:54am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Reworking Labor

2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 20, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Ann Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research