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Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference -- Dublin 2017

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:15am
Michelle Sizemore/University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Migration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation 
October 5-7, 2017
University College Dublin, Clinton Institute for American Studies
Dublin, Ireland
A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society
(www.brockdenbrownsociety.ucf.edu)
 

ASLE 2017 panel or roundtable: “Nuclear Waste(lands)”

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:15am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Biennial Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Seeking panelists or participants for ASLE panel/roundtable: “Nuclear Waste(lands)”

Decades after the fall of the Soviet Union and end of the arms race, the nuclear bomb and its attendant Cold War anxieties seem already deeply buried in the past. While the weapons themselves remain housed in storage facilities and silos across the globe, much of the cultural and even political thinking about nuclear weapons is outdated, malformed and covered, as it were, in rust. And yet the technologies remain relevant today, and recent world events have brought nuclear technologies back to the fore—the Fukushima Daiichi disaster, the Iran nuclear deal and even Donald Trump’s alleged remark, “If we have [nukes], why can’t we use them?”

Call For Abstracts: Teaching Race and Ethnicity in Academia

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:14am
Jason Cohen / Berea College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstracts: October 31, 2016 

Topic and Title: “Teaching Race and Ethnicity in Academia”

 

The editors, Dwayne Mack and Jason Cohen, seek new contributions for a collection focused on practices and theories related to teaching race and ethnicity in the classroom. Chapters may engage pedagogical or critical approaches that consider teaching race in its relationship with at least one of the following:

CFP For SEA 2017: Spaces of Death in the Cultures of the Atlantic World

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:13am
Jonathan Nash / College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 29, 2016

Please consider submitting a proposal to this accepted panel for the 2017 Society of Early Americanists Conference (March 2-4, 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma)

 

 

Spaces of Death in the Cultures of the Atlantic World

 

Masculinity in Women’s Literature

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:12am
Susmita Roye
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel is for NeMLA's annual convention at Baltimore from 23-26 March, 2017.

In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Bennett can never match the resourcefulness of his wife in her attempts to settle their five daughters in life; Edgar Linton in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights is a caricature of manliness; in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters, an only daughter, Molly Gibson, proves to be a better child to her father than a son, Osborne Hamley, who fails his parents; George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss presents Maggie Tulliver as a far stronger, braver and tougher character than her brother Tom.

English and Englishness in Anglophone Literature

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:12am
Susmita Roye
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel is for NeMLA's annual convention at Baltimore from 23-26 March, 2017.

The term 'Anglophone' of course means 'English-speaking', but the question is: Which English? Whose English? How far English is that English? Is English merely the master's tongue? Why is English used in the way it is used in a certain Anglophone literary text? When and why does a non-native-English-speaker decide to write in English? What are the social, cultural and political baggage attached to the use of this language?

Los límites de la nación en la España del siglo XIX

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:12am
Northeast Modern Language Association 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

El siglo XIX se considera el momento en el cual se consolida la gran idea de “nación” en Europa y, específicamente en España, bajo la antorcha de la libertad. Este sistema de pensamiento ha modelado las fronteras externas e internas de Europa en los siguientes dos siglos. Sin embargo, al mismo tiempo se han generado las semillas de algunas tendencias de las cuales somos hoy testigos, como la tensión entre europeísmo y ultra-localismo. Por lo tanto, se pueden individualizar multitudes de ejemplos que se contraponen al supuesto ideal que los liberales del siglo XIX pretendían inculcar a los españoles.

CFP: City, Space and Literature (Deadline Oct 15, 2016)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:12am
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

CITY, SPACE AND LITERATURE

(Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry, Vol 3 No 2)

 

Imperial expansion in the late nineteenth century brought the phenomenon of the modern urban metropolis to the peripheral colonies. Urban modernism was appropriated in the discourse of settler colonialism in distinct and diverse ways. In the context of the colonial, the ‘urban’ and ‘modern’ opened up heterogeneous places of cultural contact which facilitated complex formulations of race and class along the lines of socio-economic, political and aesthetic categories.

Embodiment at the Margins: Theorizing Bodies and/as Subjectivity in Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:12am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Embodiment at the Margins: Theorizing Bodies and/as Subjectivity in Literature and the Arts

to be held July 6-9 2017 at ACLA in Utrecht, Netherlands

Co Chairs: Lisa DeTora, Hofstra University
Stephanie Hilger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Katelyn Dykstra Dykerman, University of Manitoba

What makes a subject?  What imbues bodies with meaning?  What makes them matter? And how does this matter become (and remain) intelligible in social discourse? How can we discuss abject, unthinkable, unliveable bodies that exist outside available discourses?

Women, Gender, and Sexuality

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:10am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 38th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/ 

NeMLA 2017 - “Togetherness: Love and Disaffection in Latin American Literature”

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:10am
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes, DeSales University / 48th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention / Baltimore, MD / March 23-26, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel will explore the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love expressed by Latin American authors. Its purpose is to create a dialogue about writers’ depictions of love, disaffection, and womanhood and how those ideas reflect, renew or challenge Latin American societies. Comparative or feminist approaches in Spanish/English/Portuguese are suitable, but other approaches would also be considered.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2016, to Session ID # 16190

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16190

 

NeMLA 2017 - “Literature and Ideas: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century French Writers”

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:10am
Dr. Stéphane Natan, Rider University / 48th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention / Baltimore, MD / March 23-26, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel will focus on uncovering the ideas and philosophies proposed by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their world. We will discuss their personal ideas, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century authors will include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. The method of analysis is open.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2016, to Session ID # 16189

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16189

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference (11/1/16; 2/15-18/17)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:10am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

Stardom and Fandom

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

 

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