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Radical Materialisms

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:23am
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Radical Materialisms

Boston College English Graduate Conference

April 6th, 2019

New materialisms and object-oriented ontology offer a radical reorganization—perhaps a democratization—of human/object relations, deemphasizing human agency in favor of a “parliament of things.” This conference asks if such approaches have been too quick to abandon human politics altogether. Can new materialisms be both conceptually and politically radical?

Re-Viewing Projective Verse: Form and Collaboration in Avant-Garde Poetics

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:48pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the American Literature Association Conference, to be held in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. We are interested in abstracts about any aspect of avant-garde poetics in mid-Century American verse, but in particular those that explore the collaborative and/or formal mechanics of projective verse as it developed in the diverse poetry communities of the 1950s and 1960s. While Olson’s essay “Projective Verse” has received ample treatment in studies concerning his own poetry and his direct contemporaries (Duncan/Creeley), other poets also built on projective verse in their own ways, fashioning distinctive styles that are related to projective verse but that transform it as well.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:46pm
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society and U of Central Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who use the state of Florida as a source of in.

Experiments in Narrative Form in American Fiction – CFP for ALA Roundtable May 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:55am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The annual conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).

The Jonathan Bayliss Society will sponsor one roundtable discussion on Experiments in Narrative Form in American Fiction.

American fiction abounds in experimental narrative form, from Melville, Dos Passos, and Djuna Barnes through Faulkner, Kerouac, Barth, Kathy Acker, Jonathan Bayliss, and many others.  The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites proposals on American novels that engage in such experiment.

The roundtable will be comprised of several brief (8-10 minute) presentations.

Graduate students are especially welcome to submit proposals.

Elizabeth Bowen Review Volume 2

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:31pm
Elizabeth Bowen Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Elizabeth Bowen Review: Volume 2, 2019, Call for Papers

 

The editors of the Elizabeth Bowen Review are seeking scholarly and innovative essays for publication in the second volume of the journal in May 2019.

 

Essays may cover any theme or specific work, but the editors are particularly interested in the less-explored areas of Bowen scholarship. These include:

 

Bowen’s short stories

Bowen as a reviewer and critic

Bowen’s travel writing (e.g. A Time in Rome)

Bowen’s non-fictional writings (Bowen’s Court, Seven Winters, The Shelbourne)

Bowen as a comic writer 

 

2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:39pm
Center for Barth Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for Papers | 2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference
June 16-19, 2019

 

Fifty years from Barth’s own death and one-hundred years from the publication of the Römerbrief, the conference examines how fresh encounters with Karl Barth’s dogmatic theology and biblical exegesis might stimulate, inform, shape, and challenge contemporary reflection on the range of eschatological themes in Christian theology.

Palimpsests: The V International Flann O’Brien Conference

updated: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 11:10am
University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Call for Papers now Open!

 Palimpsests: The V International Flann O’Brien Conference (University College Dublin; 16-19 July 2019) 


Keynote Speakers
  • Louis de Paor (NUI Galway)
  • Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield)
  • Maebh Long (University of Waikato)
  • Erika Mihálycsa (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj)

  Guest Writers

Moves Towards Modernism: The British Theatre Before WWI

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:10pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This is a CFP for a panel proposal "Moves Towards Modernism: The British Theatre Before WWI," which will hopefully take place at the 2019 Comparative Drama Conference in Orlando, Florida from April 4-6, 2019. See the Comparative Drama Conference website for more information on the conference and keynote, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. 

CFP: Staging the Space Between, 1914-1945: 21st Annual Conference of The Space Between

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:53pm
Nicole Flynn / The Space Between Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

CFP: “Staging the Space Between, 1914-1945”

21st Annual Conference of The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

May 30-June 1, 2019

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

 

What is the role of staging in The Space Between? What does it look like, where does it occur, and how does it function?

 

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