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Figuring Modernism- 2020MLA

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:22pm
Judith Paltin / University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

CFP MLA 2020 : Figuring Modernism
The 20th-century revolutionary aesthetic Figure in relation to its materialisms and politics, its cross and intermedia, its global travels and cultural histories, the effects of Modernism’s crisis of figuration on being human. Please send a 1-page abstract by March 26 to Judith Paltin, University of British Columbia, at Also see


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:37am
SAMLA 91 - Nov 8-10 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Language is a crucial aspect of the Francophone world, on the threshold between French and Creole, or other indigenous languages. The decision to write in a certain language can be simply dictated by the author’s feelings, or it can become a true political statement. As well, choosing one does not always mean that the other will remain silent: whether such process is carefully crafted, or on the contrary happens on a subconscious level, languages influence one another, and such influx tend to surface in poems, novels, songs, and other forms of expression.

Migrant States of Exception

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 4:45pm
Birgit Spengler, University of Wuppertal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

CFP Symposium: Migrant States of Exception

November 14-16, 2019, University of Wuppertal, Germany

Deadline for Proposals: March 30, 2019

The Other #MeToos

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:26pm
University of North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Seeking proposals for MLA 2020 convention: Proposal should investigate questions like what does #MeToo mean in non-Western countries? What does/can #MeToo do for non-Western women? How does #MeToo affect non-Western feminisms? How deos #MeToo translate into non-Western feminisms and cultures? What is #MeToo's place in postcolonial feminism? How can we encourage and engage with inclusive feminisms in the contemporary times? How does #MeToo co-exist with other geographical and religio-political beliefs?

Overall, I seek to discuss #MeToo in non-white and/or non-Western demographics and geographies. 

Comparative Perspectives on the Robinsonade, 1719-2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:13am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

12 July 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Winfried Eckel (Mainz)

Jakub Lipski (Bydgoszcz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)



Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:51am
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

 Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries:Contemporary British and American Literature The research group “Rewriting War: The Paradigms of Contemporary War Fiction in English” is pleased to announce its first conference, “Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature”, to be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from Thursday 02 April to Friday 03 April 2020.  The major wars and conflicts of recent times (the two world wars, the Holocaust, the Spanish Civil war, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, the Falkland Islands War, the Iran-Iraq War, the Gulf War, among others) have affected the lives and writings o

Gender and Race in Twentieth-Century Literature (regular session)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:12am
SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Gender and Race in Twentieth-Century Literature (regular session), SCMLA, Little Rock, Arkansas (24-26 October 2019)—submit abstracts by March 31


South Central Modern Language Association

76th Annual Conference

Little Rock Marriott

October 24-26, 2019



This session welcomes abstracts on any topic related to gender and race in literature—including practical, theoretical, cultural and pedagogical approaches as well as literary analysis. We are open to international and multi-lingual literatures or issues of translation, although presentations should be delivered in English.


Imagining Migration, Knowing Migration: Intermedial Perspectives

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:13am
Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Call for Papers


International Conference 

Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg

19–21 March 2020


Imagining Migration, Knowing Migration: Intermedial Perspectives