South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, Georgia, November 3-5, 2017
THE LITERARY ENCYCLOPEDIA
CALL FOR PAPERS – MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERARY WORKS
In 1967, Emeritus Professor Dr. Velma F.
The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
April 12-15, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA
Su iniziativa dei Club Soroptimist International di Messina e di Spadafora Gallo-Niceto l’8 Settembre 2017 avrà luogo presso l’Università di Messina, all'Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti, il Convegno “SCRIVERE IL/IN CONFINO - Scritture femminili del Novecento Europeo”, il cui tema portante sarà il tema dell’Esilio nella Letteratura femminile europea del XX secolo.
Gli interventi che si succederanno seguiranno due direzioni di base:
- l’esperienza esistenziale di autrici di testi letterari di qualsiasi genere che hanno vissuto in prima personale la fuga e il confino, attraverso i loro scritti personali e autobiografici
This panel reflects on the place of confusion in British and American modernism. Confusion has not been traditionally considered a proper scholarly response to textual analysis; critics are supposed to interpret a text rather than allow themselves to experience its uncertainties. What happens when we explore the confusion we feel when reading not as something to be worked through, but as something to be worked with? Building on affect theorists’ work on how our feelings can influence the way we read, such as Eve Sedgwick’s reparative reading and Rita Felski’s reflective and post-critical reading, how can considering confusion change both our experience of reading and our critical practices?
This panel welcomes scholarly papers on any subject pertaining to John Milton. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme, “High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” are especially welcome. Potential topics include Milton and popular culture, Milton in performance, Milton’s prose as high or low art, Milton and multimedia or digital humanities, artistic renderings of Milton or his works, and musical or literary reinterpretations. By June 21, please submit a 250-word abstract, a brief bio, and A/V requirements to Dr. Matt Dolloff, Georgia State University, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Olin Bjork, University of Houston – Downtown, at email@example.com.
Listening to Literature: A One Day Symposium on Soundscapes
University of Exeter, 28th July 2017
Following the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 89th Conference’s theme of “High Art/ Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” abstracts are invited for the Pre-1900 American Literature Panel, titled
“Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”