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(CFP: PAMLA 2018) Performing Empathy

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 8:55pm
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Session Title – Performing Empathy:  When Literary Texts Are Acts of Kindness

This session seeks papers on the empathic potentials of literature, broadly defined.  The subtext here is the social division in the present-day America, where sympathy fatigue—a feeling of resentment arising from the belief that one has been asked to extend one’s sympathy to outgroups, such as women, minorities, immigrants, and the poor, beyond what one feels is reasonable—is often cited as one reason for the intransigence.  The larger question we will ask ourselves is the following:  how can literature act as a vehicle of empathic connection and reinforce people’s capacity for compassion toward the marginalized other? 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Creative Writing: Brief Prose'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Jeffrey J. Becker, Community College of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Creative Writing: Brief Prose
Presiding Officer: Jeffrey J. Becker, Community College of Denver, Jeffrey.Becker@ccd.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

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UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 13-15, 2018 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 11, 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:33am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXII
Undergraduate Sessions
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 13-15, 2018

Keynote Address:  “Rivers and Riverscapes in the Early Middle Ages”—Ellen Arnold, Ohio Wesleyan University

**Deadline Extended** John R. Milton Writers' Conference: This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:27am
University of South Dakota
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

**Deadline Extended** John R. Milton Writers' Conference: This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre deadline for submissions: June 1, 2018 full name / name of organization: Leah McCormack / The University of South Dakota contact email: Milton.Conference@usd.edu 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Poetry and Poetics'

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:27am
Brian Reed, University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Poetry and Poetics
Presiding Officer: Brian Reed, University of Washington, bmreed@u.washington.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Unidentifiable Literary Objects: A symposium

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:10am
Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018

On 29 June 2018, the Critical Poetics Research Group at Nottingham Trent University will host a symposium on the ‘Unidentifiable Literary Object’. Speakers include: Clare Connors (University of East Anglia), Marie-Dominique Garnier (University of Paris VIII), Laurent Milesi (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex), Judith Still (University of Nottingham), Sarah Wood (University of Kent). We hope that Hélène Cixous and Eric Prenowitz (University of Leeds) will also be able to join us via Skype.

Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:25am
Artois University, France
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

 

THINGS HAVE CHANGED: TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY DYLAN

 

International Conference at Artois University, Arras, France: Thursday 6th -Friday 7th December 2018

 

Guest of Honour: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks

 

Humans - Vol 2. Iss. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:25am
Artis Natura
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Humans – Artis Natura, vol. 2, n° 1 – Winter 2018

The editorial committee at Artis Natura is searching for emerging artists and researchers to contribute to a thematic issue on its cultural online platform. This project has taken the form of a blog reviewed and published by an editorial committee, where researchers, artists, and writers can share reflections on the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature.

 

This third issue will focus on humans. The questioning of anthropocentrism, stimulated by the realities of the current environmental crisis, has raised concerns about the space that humanity occupies in the natural world.

 

Reminder: Call for Submissions - Studies in Testimony

updated: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 7:47am
Studies in Testimony
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 7, 2018

The peer-reviewed, online and open access journal Studies in Testimony is currently accepting submissions for an expected publication date of April 2019. The call for submissions is intentionally broad in nature, allowing for submissions that look at emerging areas of academic interest, in addition to those of continued and lasting relevance from a wide range of academic disciplines including, but certainly not limited to, literature, critical theory, history and psychoanalysis.

Subject areas could include, but are not limited to:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Creative Writing: Poetry'

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:23pm
Sandra Maresh Doe, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Creative Writing: Poetry
Presiding Officer: Sandra Maresh Doe, Metropolitan State University of Denver, does@msudenver.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

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