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MLA 2018 Special Session on South-Asia in/and Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Literature Forum and the Keats-Shelley Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

In his pathbreaking argument that the "Orient" was "a European invention" crucial to the West's self-construction, Edward Said builds on earlier work such as Raymond Schwab's encyclopedic history of Orientalism byinsisting on the "formidable structure of cultural domination" that the orientalist text elaborates or enacts. The "fact of empire" gives nearly all nineteenth century writing a political charge, but British Romanticism specifically can be seen to emerge out of or in relation to the period of England's intensive imperial expansion, including the operations of the East India Company from the acquisition of territory in the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the Great Revolt in India in 1857 as a resu

Conference Call for Papers INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR EDWARD OBEN AKO THEME: GLOBALISATION AND TRANSITIONAL IDEOLOGIES: MOVING THE MARGINS THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Yaoundé, 29 June – 01 July 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
The English Department, The University of Yaoundé I
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Conference Call for Papers

 

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR EDWARD OBEN AKO

THEME: GLOBALISATION AND TRANSITIONAL IDEOLOGIES: MOVING THE MARGINS THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Yaoundé, 29 June – 01 July 2017

 

 

Queering the Transpacific: Asian American, American and Asian Queer Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Alan Williams
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

In an era of neo-nationalism and the waning of Pax Americana, Asia ascends and transpacific tensions rise, evident in both Obama’s Pivot to Asia and Trump’s America First policies. A post-national Asian/American studies is thinking more robustly about transpacific relations that pay more attention to histories of Afro-Asian solidarity and methods of comparison beyond Asian nationalism and economic relations alone. What this means for queer critique is less clear, however. Critiques of homonationalism as well as formulations of queer international studies have pushed for critical approaches to Western international policy and its racial and gendered legacies.

Wreck Park Literary Journal: Submissions Due by March 31

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Wreck Park: A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism

 

CFP: Social Justice Conference -- Toronto

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Humber College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The State of (In)Equality: Social Justice Under Siege

Toronto: October 28-29, 2017

Keynote Speaker: 
Susan N. Herman
President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

CFP:

Narrativizing Insecurity in South Asian Comics-- MLA 2018 Special Session Panel

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
Modern Languages Association Convention 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This MLA special session panel invites papers that examine how contemporary South Asian comics respond to political crises or structural inequity. How do South Asian comics represent gender, caste, class and religious violence/oppression? Possible topics include but are not limited to the representation of marginalized groups' struggle for justice, vigilante heroes, the nation-state's propaganda machinery, etc.  Please send 300 word abstracts and brief bio by 15 March, 2017 to Anuja Madan (amadan@ksu.edu).

Georgia Philological Association: May 19, 2017 Meeting and Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
GPA: Georgia Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

The twelfth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 19, 2017. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.

Afronatures and Afrofutures: Speculation, Technology, and Environment in African Literature and Film (MLA 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 1:58pm
Dustin Crowley / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Deadline Extended 

Afronatures and Afrofutures: Speculation, Technology, and Environment in African Literature and Film // MLA 2018, New York City, January 4-7 // Panel arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

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