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New Directions in Native American Literary Criticism

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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:05am
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel focuses on the use of American Indian Literary Nationalism as a framework for reading texts by Native authors. We will examine the ways in which AILN has been employed and has created new spaces for interpretations of Native literature.  Since the 2006 publication of the groundbreaking American Indian Literary Nationalism, scholars in the field of Native American Literature are re-evaluating the ways in which texts by Native authors are read. As well, subsequent works analyzing Native literatures using the methods of AILN have been instrumental in creating new spaces for interpretation. This panel focuses on the influence of AILN and its contributions specifically to the field of Native American Literature.

SAMLA 88 (Nov 4-6, 2016) / The United States of America: Hero or Villain on the World Stage?

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA 88
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 13, 2016

In a 2005 article for The New York Times, Canadian-Russian author and American academic Michael Ignatieff raised a provocative question: "Who Are Americans to Think That Democracy Is Theirs to Spread?" Surveying a range of critical responses to the US war in the Middle East, such as the idea that US involvement is economically self-serving, or that it facilitates the rise of increasingly repressive regimes, Ignatieff argues that the US has been ineffective, if not oppositional, in its stated aims of promoting democracy worldwide. This MELUS panel builds on SAMLA 88's theme of "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It" and perspectives like Ignatieff's to ask how multi-ethnic American writers position the US amidst the political unrest of their birth nation.

"Sincerity" -- *Deadline Extended* (July 10) -- Special Issue

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:07am
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Christianity & Literature
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deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

Special Issues - Christianity & Literature - "Sincerity" full name / name of organization: Christianity & Literature contact email: mjsmith@apu.edu 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

Christianity & Literature
Two Special Issues:
"SINCERITY" 

Special Issue Editors: Matthew J. Smith and Caleb Spencer 

Transdisciplinary and Transnational Approaches to Caribbean Literatures

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 7:26pm
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PAMLA 2016 Special Session - Stephanie Hankinson (University of Washington)
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

DEADLINE FRIDAY JUNE 10 -- SUBMIT ASAP

2016 PAMLA 114th Annual Conference - Pasadena, CA 

Friday Nov. 11 - Sunday Nov 13, 2016

CFP SPECIAL SESSION: Transdisciplinary and Transnational Approaches to Caribbean Literatures

Utopia and Dystopia in 'Cannibal' Literature of the Black Atlantic

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:30am
full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 88
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deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

In The Tropics Bite Back, literary scholar Valérie Loichot highlights Maryse Condé’s urging of Caribbean writers to “bite back” (mordre en retour) at their respective colonial powers. One method, which Condé calls ‘literary cannibalism,’ has been employed by authors throughout the African diaspora. Examples include Zora Neale Hurston’s revisiting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in her short story “Spunk”, Condé’s own Windward Heights, a revision of Charlotte Brönte’s Victorian classic, and Alice Randall’s The Wind Done Gone.

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D ​

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:17am
full name / name of organization: 
JSRD
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

 editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D understands the importance of social science study for the betterment of the society and for the better understanding of the human behavior, that’s why it is providing a platform to all the researchers of all over the world to publish and share their valuable information in any field of social sciences. 

  1. Culture and theory

  2. Economics

Fallujah Magazine

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 2:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
Fallujah Magazine
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deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Fallujah Magazine solicits unpublished work that explores and/or defines and/or meditates upon the condition of art and of the artist.

Our manifesto declares: “Fallujah is a space for remembering, for protesting with art from any corner of the world.”  

2016 John R. Milton Writers' Conference

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Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:49am
full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

CALLS FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS

JOHN R. MILTON WRITERS' CONFERENCE:

POSSIBLE IMPOSSIBILITIES / IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBILITIES:

GEOGRAPHIC, AESTHETIC, GENDERED, RACIAL, AND HISTORICAL FRONTIERS

OCTOBER 27-29, 2016

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMILLION, SOUTH DAKOTA

 

CFP: Possible Impossibilities / Impossible Possibilities: Geographic, Aesthetic, Gendered, Racial, and Historical Frontiers (7/15/16; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, October 27-29, 2016) 

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print- ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

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Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:46am
full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune
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deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. V Issue III July 2016

New Academia is a refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to Literature written in English Language across the World, English language and literary theory. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works.
We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.

Revised Deadline: EMIGRATION LITERATURE IN THE ARABIAN GULF

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Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:59am
full name / name of organization: 
Priya Menon/ SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Since the discovery of oil in the 1970s, Gulf Cooperation Countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman) have employed a large expatriate labor force, primarily from neighboring South Asian Countries of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Philippines.  Recent studies claim that nearly 50.4% of the total population of the Gulf Cooperation Countries are expatriates.  Such mass emigration has not only allowed for the rapid economic expansion of these Gulf countries, but at the same time they have produced a number of cultural and socio-economic consequences for the countries from where Gulf’s primary work forces originate.

CFP: Virginia Woolf Miscellany special topics issue: Virginia Woolf and Indigenous Literatures

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Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 12:06pm
full name / name of organization: 
International Virginia Woolf Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CFP: Virginia Woolf Miscellany special topics issue: Virginia Woolf and Indigenous Literatures This issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany seeks essays that consider Woolf’s oeuvre in dialogue with works by Native American, First Nations, Australian, and New Zealander authors, among others. What kind of dialogic emerges when placing Woolf’s writings alongside those of indigenous writers? How might indigenous literatures enhance interpretations of Woolf’s modernist, feminist, and pacifist poetics? How might such comparisons affect or inform understandings of subjectivity in women’s lives and literature, and the interconnections between narrative innovation and socio-political activism?

Queer and Feminist Afrofutures (Panel)

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:50am
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Concerns about futurity have long been at the center of queer and African studies. While the anti-relational turn in queer theory has celebrated a politics of failure, disrupting the idea of progressive futurity, African decolonization is understandably wedded to visions of a future unfettered by the past. This is not to say that the “no future” brand of queer studies is any less interested in futurity than are African nationalist discourses, but that this radical negativity is made possible by certain kinds of economic privilege. At the same time, science and speculative fiction offer African writers a tool to envision alternative futures set temporally beyond forms of social injustice that continue to exist in the present.

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