category: modernist studies

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Children's and Youth Culture on the Screen -- SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

[UPDATE] Pastoral Sciences, MMLA (Columbus, OH, Nov. 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

In 1964’s The Machine in the Garden Leo Marx introduces the concept of technological pastoral, a space constructed to join modern industry to the ideals of rural harmony.

Modernism and Cinema (MSA 17, Boston, November 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Yair Solan, CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
ysolan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Modernism and Cinema: Genealogies of Rupture (MSA 17)

Twice the Glory, Twice the Fear: Critical Approaches to Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook

full name / name of organization: 
Brady Harrison
contact email: 
brady.harrison@mso.umt.edu

Twice the Glory, Twice the Fear:
Critical Approaches to Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The Child in Popular Culture

Revolutionary Little Magazines, Panel for MSA Conference, Boston, Nov. 19th-22nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
awalser@bard.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of Modernism & Revolution, this panel seeks to explore modernism’s little magazines as sites of provocation and revolt.

Blog Contributors and Submissions invited on George Meredith and his Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

As part of the forthcoming conference 'George Meredith and his Circle', the organisers are instigating a new blog, which we hope will bring together those who work on George Meredith and his contempor

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