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[MLA] Nabokov and Contemporary Writing: Official Panel of the Nabokov Society

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:16am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society invites paper proposals on 'Nabokov and Contemporary Writing' for its guaranteed panel at the MLA 2020 Meeting in Seattle next January. We are interested in papers on how living writers - whether novelists, poets, playwrights, or writers of creative non-fiction - have drawn on Nabokov's work, whether in celebration or in criticism. How does Nabokov continue to be a fertile and challenging presence in contemporary letters?

Humanizing the (Post-)Communist Paradigm: An Approach to the Rhetoric of Communism and Post-Communism in its Own Theoretical Language

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:04am
Romanian Studies Association of America MLA Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Redefinining public discourse rhetoric in (post)communist Romania 30 years after the fall of communism. How can (post)communist wooden language be used to theorize on the regime? 250 word abstracts and short bios by March 15. 

T.S. Eliot Society MMLA 2019

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:16am
Edward Upton/International T.S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The International T.S. Eliot Society is accepting proposals for a panel at the 2019 Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, to be held November 14-17, 2019. Any proposal on a subject reasonably related to Eliot studies will be considered. If you are interested in participating, please send abstract proposals (up to 250 words) to Professor Edward Upton (edward.upton@valpo.edu). Please also forward a CV or a brief biographical statement. Submissions must be received no later than May 15, 2019. For more information on MMLA 2019, please go to www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.

Human Transitions, Global Change People, images, forms, symbols and stories in global flows

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:18am
Chiara Simonigh, Teresa Biondi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

CoSMo – Comparative Studies in Modernism

 

Human Transitions, Global Change

People, images, forms, symbols and stories in global flows

 

No. 15 (December 2019)

 

 

In the global era, the transformation of humanity is intrinsically connected to the intensification of transit of people on the surface of the earth — flows of migrants, tourists, professional and educational flows etc. — and simultaneously to transit of cultural elements — flows of images, forms, symbols, stories, codes, formats etc. — occurring in media culture.

Uncovering Truths: Secrets and Self-Discovery in French and Francophone Literature MLA 2020

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:59am
Modern Language Association Conference, Seattle 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 17, 2019

What role do secrets play in 20th/21st century French and Francophone literature? How do secrets, both hidden and uncovered, shape the characters and their humanity? Send 250-word abstracts in French or English and brief bio to Antoinette Williams-Tutt (awilliams2@gradcenter.cuny.edu ) and Lisa Karakaya (karakayalisa@gmail.com ), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 17 March 2019

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2020/webprogrampreliminary/Paper9101.html 

Late Romanticism, Past and Present

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:06am
University of Leuven, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Late Romanticism, Past and Present

University of Leuven, 12–14 December 2019

https://www.arts.kuleuven.be/lateromanticism

Keynote Speakers

  • Angela Esterhammer (University of Toronto)
  • Tim Fulford (De Montfort University)
  • Sara Guyer (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Plenary Seminars

MLA 2020 - Literature and Liberalism

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:52am
Modern Language Association Conference (Seattle)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 Modern Language Association Conference (Seattle, Jan 9-12, 2020)

Modernism and the Sense of an Ending

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:52am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA Toronto, 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Modernist Studies Association Conference

Toronto CA, October 17-20, 2019

 

William Faulkner and World War I

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:20am
Mississippi Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Call for papers: William Faulkner and World War I

World War I was a pivotal moment for William Faulkner. He changed the spelling of his name to join the Royal Air Force. Although the war ended before he finished flight training, he wore a pilot’s uniform around Oxford, Mississippi. He wrote his first novel about the war, he wrote his first Yoknapatawpha novel about the war, he wrote several short stories about the war, and he wrote one of his late novels about the war.

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