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MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:05pm
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Inter-imperiality
Guest Editor: Laura Doyle
Deadline for Submissions: 1 June 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

Papers in Human Studies

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:04pm
edits;
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

edits; believes in reaching the knowledge to most of the seekers. With this motto we are happy to launch two journals which would act as a platform from where ideas would emanate. Ideas are not effective till they reach too many heads, and keeping a knowledge restricted within the pay walls is nothing less than an epistemic violence. So our publications are open access and will certainly remain so.

Gauguin Redux

updated: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:01pm
College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 15-18 February 2017

session title: Gauguin Redux

session convenors: Elizabeth C. Childs; Linda Goddard

NeMLA Panel 2017 - Blasphemous Translation

updated: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:52am
Manuela Borzone
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This is a CFP for a panel at NeMLA 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

In The Location of Culture (1991), Homi Bhabha introduces the term “cultural translation” as a way to read how “newness” enters the “world,” i.e., postcolonial and minority voices, even if the result might be “blasphemy as a transgressive act of cultural translation” (225-27). Blasphemy, read as a form of newness (which Bhabha decouples from Rushdie’s fatwa and links to survival and dreaming), is then an attempt to desacralize what is already established as sacred, or canonical. 

CfP: Out of This World: strangeness, estrangement and alienation in Global South literature

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:55am
Alya El Hosseiny / ACLA 2017 (Utrecht, July 6-9)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Narratives of discovery have long been produced in Europe about the Global South. Whether travel narratives describing the wonders of the New World, tales of survival in a savage Africa, or a nineteenth-century poet's Voyage en Orient, these texts have made of the Global South the site of estrangement and reexamination of the European self. However, the non-European subject is left unexplored, as in Camus' The Stranger, a novel taking place in French-colonized Algeria, and which notoriously elides the non-European Other, the unnamed Arab murder victim. In this seminar, we turn the tables to examine narratives of estrangement and alienation in Global South literature.

In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising:Women and the Rising

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:28pm
Dr. Elizabeth Brewer Redwine/Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

CFP: Women and the Rising

Elizabeth Redwine, PhD

Elizabeth.Redwine@shu.edu

Seton Hall University

English Department

 

Call for Papers: Women and the Rising (Chair, Elizabeth Brewer Redwine, Department of English)

We are seeking papers for a panel entitled “Women and the Rising” as part of a conference, In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, and Inspiration, at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ on October 21st, 2016. 

Visualizing Carceral Conditions (SCMS, Chicago IL, March 22-26 2017)

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:25am
Chris Barnes / Syracuse University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

The cultural criminologist Michelle Brown calls for a greater consideration of the various kinds of spaces of enclosure and exclusion experienced by vast portions of the global population. While debates over the United States’ domestic policies of mass incarceration and its policies of imprisonment under the War on Terror may readily come to mind, Brown encourages us to consider how other sites such as refugee camps, migrant detention centers, and black sites blur the boundaries and push the limits of  how we think about incarceration.

Revisiting Ghare Baire

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:50am
Gillian Dooley
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2016

 

Call for Papers: Proposed Edited Book

 

Revisiting Ghare Baire

 

Edited by Md Rezaul Haque (Islamic University, Bangladesh) and Gillian Dooley

(Flinders University, South Australia)

 

South Asia and Latin America: Intellectual Junctures and Affinities

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:37am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

TITLE: South Asia and Latin America: Intellectual Junctures and Affinities

Paper abstracts are invited for a seminar/roundtable panel at the 48th Annual NeMLA Convention, March 23-26, 2017 (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.)

While studies of the Global South and South-South connections are of more recent vintage, unconventional intellectual exchanges of this type have long been occurring "off the grid." Specifically, such exchanges were occurring between South Asia and Latin America long before talk of BRICs. This session examines such intellectual junctures and affinities. 

Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:36am
Sarada Balagopalan, Cati Coe, and Keith Green (Rutgers U, Camden)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Call for Conference Papers:

Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts

A One-Day Conference

 

Rutgers University, Camden

March 31, 2017

 

Deadline for abstracts: October 1, 2016

 

Oceanic Modernism

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:26am
Matthew Hayward and Maebh Long, University of the South Pacific
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Oceanic Modernism
Editors: Matthew Hayward and Maebh Long

(University of the South Pacific)

 

CFP: Transnational Science Fiction Film (SCMS 2017 Panel)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
Sean A. Guynes / Michigan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2017 Confeence

Call for Panelists

Transnational Science Fiction Film and Media

Utopia and Race

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:25am
Utopian Studies: The Journal for the Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Utopia and Race
Special Issue of Utopian Studies--a peer-reviewed publication of the Society for Utopian Studies

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