CFP Children in World Cinema
CFP Children in World Cinema
Call for Papers
ChLA Diversity Committee’s Annual Sponsored Panel
Children's Literature Association Conference 2017
Tampa, Florida, June 22-24, 2017
Florida: Past and Present State(s) of Empire in Children’s and Young Adult Literature
A SUITCASE OF HER OWN: WOMEN AND TRAVEL
International Conference organised by the Department of Postcolonial Studies and Travel Literatures, Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
Szczyrk, META Hotel, 20 – 23 September 2017
Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Sarah Le Fanu, author and broadcaster (S is for Samora: A Lexical Biography of Samora Machel and the Mozambican Dream,2012; Dreaming of Rose: A Biographer’s Journal, 2013)
Olga Tokarczuk, author (Księgi Jakubowe, 2014; Bieguni, 2007; Dom dzienny, dom nocny, 1998)
CFP: Climates of disaster and performance (Special Issue of Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance, for release in March 2017)
Taking off from the theme of the Philippine cluster event of PSi#21: Fluid States in 2015, the second issue of Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance, which will be its first themed issue on performance, will feature papers from the November 2015 conference ibut is open to new submissions and will be fully double-blind peer reviewed.
The present literary reputation of Albert Camus is both fascinating and instructive. It is fascinating because, on the one hand, his work is all but absent from global university curricula; yet, he is one of the most widely read authors on the planet. Who has not read The Stranger or The Myth of Sisyphus?
Moreover, Camus and his work are instructive for many reasons.
The Anthropocene: Fiction and the End(s) of Human Ecologies
Guest Editor: Robert P. Marzec
Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2017
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.
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.
College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 15-18 February 2017
session title: Gauguin Redux
session convenors: Elizabeth C. Childs; Linda Goddard
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.
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.
CFP: Women and the Rising
Elizabeth Redwine, PhD
Seton Hall University
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.
Church and State and the Rising
Chairs, Ines Murzaku, Catholic Studies and Martha C. Carpentier, English
Call for Papers
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.
Call for Papers: Proposed Edited Book
Revisiting Ghare Baire
Edited by Md Rezaul Haque (Islamic University, Bangladesh) and Gillian Dooley
(Flinders University, South Australia)