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Call for Papers for Trauma; 12th Issue of Watermark

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:58am
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach is now seeking submissions for the twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging voices, only student work will be considered. 

 

Power in Dystopia: Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Boston University Department of Romance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

POWER IN DYSTOPIA

Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference

April 28th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Jorge Olivera Castillo 

Call for Papers: 

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” (Toni Morrison)

Travel Writing in Cases of Political Asylum and Refuge

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:33am
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

After 6 years of terrible violence, the war in Syria grinds on, and after surviving harrowing journeys, millions of people remain displaced, trapped in camps, between “borders,” tangled in bureaucratic processes. Meanwhile, anti-refugee campaigns have gained traction in certain wealthy nations best suited to mitigate the suffering of innocent people. Though a refugee crisis of this magnitude and duration is rare on the world stage, such catastrophes are not new and, today, not limited to Syria. 

Travel Writing and Travel Bans

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:32am
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing, ALA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

In June of 2015, United States President Donald J. Trump promised to build a border wall to impede the passage of Latin American individuals into the United States. This pledge propelled his unlikely campaign. On September 24, 2017, President Trump signed a third attempt at an executive order that would institute a temporary travel ban on individuals from Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Chad. These are only two recent instances of political bans and obstacles imposed on travel.

Re/Collections

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Re/Collections

Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 30th, 2017

 

Human Rights Now: Texts, Contexts, Comparisons

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Anti-apartheid activist, Bishop Desmond Tutu, explained the African concept of “Ubuntu” in this way: “My humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in what is yours.” If connection is a way of being human, our actions impact others – human, animal, nature – and return to us in ways we cannot predict. Exploring the interconnectedness of humanity, humaneness, and human rights through texts, contexts, and comparisons, we invite papers for the 50th Annual Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Symposium on April 6-7, 2018.

 

The Ghosts of the Nineteenth Century and the Future of Medieval Studies (postmedieval 10.2)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Matthew Gabriele and Cord J. Whitaker, eds.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Despite the changing nature of medievalism, the specter of the nineteenth century continues to haunt us in myriad ways—from table manners to how we tell stories, from the organization of civil society to our expectations of personal morality. But perhaps nowhere is this truer than in the study of the Middle Ages, where nineteenth-century modes of philological and historical inquiry continue to serve as the gold standard for scholarship.

Slavery Past, Present and Future: Third Global Meeting

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Karen E. Bravo/ IU McKinney School of Law
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

 

 

Call for Papers: 

SLAVERY PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE: 3rd Global Meeting

Indiana University Europe Gateway, Berlin, Germany
 July 10 & 11, 2018

 

 

 

Throughout history, slavery (the purchase and sale of human beings as chattel), enslavement (through conquest, and exploitation of indebtedness, among other vulnerabilities), and similar extreme forms of exploitation and control have been an intrinsic part of human societies. 

Is slavery an inevitable part of the human condition?

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc.  All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.

 In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.

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