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Intelligent Idealisms

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 10:45pm
Marxist Literary Group - 50th Anniversary
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Intelligent Idealisms

June 22-26, 2019

University of Illinois at Chicago

Modernist Art Writing/Writing Modernist Art

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:17am
Katherine Shingler, Lila Matsumoto, Lucy Bradnock and Emma West
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Call for Papers: Modernist Art Writing / Writing Modernist Art
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Nottingham, 24-25 June 2019

Keynote speakers: Susan Harrow (University of Bristol) and Sarah Hayden (Southampton University)

ACLA-The Story of Remembrance: The Future of Memory and Memories of the Future (Washington DC, 3/7-3/10, 2019)

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
The American Comparative Literature Association's 2019 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The deadline is approaching! Abstracts must be received by Thursday, September 20, at 9 a.m. EST. 

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “The Story of Memory: Remembering, Forgetting, and Unreliable Narrators” held in March 2018, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the works of literature, art, and film from different cultural contexts. 

Postwar Area Studies Group ALA 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 12:23pm
Postwar Area Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Calls for Papers: Postwar Area Studies Group 2019 ALA

The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Postwar Area Studies Group is issuing three Calls for Papers for this year's meeting:


1. Memoir and Recovery Narratives, 1945-1980

American Literature Association 2019 – Boston, May 23-26 / Postwar Area Literature Group

Memoirs and autobiographies; lost and found objects, persons, and selfhoods in literatures of the postwar period.  Abstracts by January 15 to


2. Samples and Fragments, 1945-1980

Doris Lessing 100: The Writer's Quest

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:30am
University of East Anglia, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Doris Lessing 100: The Writer's Quest, 12th-14th September 2019.The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia is hosting an international conference to mark the centenary of Lessing's birth.

Faulkner's Transgressive Fictions: A Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network Panel

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:33am
Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network/Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Faulkner’s Transgressive Fictions

A Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network Panel


The 64th Annual British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Conference at

the University of Sussex (25-27 April, 2019)


Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia (ACLA 2019)

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:56am
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 

March 7th-10th, 2019

Panel Title: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Please send paper/presentation proposals of 3000 or fewer characters to the ACLA seminar website to on or before Thursday, September 20th at 9 AM:

This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory. 

CFP for NeMLA 2019: Viscerality in the 20th Century

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:20am
NeMLA March 21-24th, 2019 Washington, D.C
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

CFP for NeMLA 2019: Viscerality in the 20th Century 

We are seeking submissions for our accepted panel, entitled "Viscerality in the 20th Century," at the Notheastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference to be held on March 21-24th, 2019 in Washington D.C.

'Essayism': Special Issue for Electronic Book Review

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 1:44pm
electronic book review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

electronic book review is currently seeking submissions for a new gathering on the theme of ‘Essayism’