Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries:Contemporary British and American Literature The research group “Rewriting War: The Paradigms of Contemporary War Fiction in English” is pleased to announce its first conference, “Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature”, to be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from Thursday 02 April to Friday 03 April 2020. The major wars and conflicts of recent times (the two world wars, the Holocaust, the Spanish Civil war, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, the Falkland Islands War, the Iran-Iraq War, the Gulf War, among others) have affected the lives and writings o
Gender and Race in Twentieth-Century Literature (regular session), SCMLA, Little Rock, Arkansas (24-26 October 2019)—submit abstracts by March 31
South Central Modern Language Association
76th Annual Conference
Little Rock Marriott
October 24-26, 2019
GENDER AND RACE IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE
This session welcomes abstracts on any topic related to gender and race in literature—including practical, theoretical, cultural and pedagogical approaches as well as literary analysis. We are open to international and multi-lingual literatures or issues of translation, although presentations should be delivered in English.
Call for Papers
19–21 March 2020
Imagining Migration, Knowing Migration: Intermedial Perspectives
This edited volume of Lexington Books (an imprint of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.) invites scholars from a broad range of disciplines to submit manuscripts on the theme of “Minority Women and Western Media: Challenging Representations and Articulating New Voices”. The edited volume will join the Communicating Gender book series published by Lexington Books.
Afrofuturism: Making Black Futures Visible in Literature and the Arts
Seeking 300 word abstracts on the topic of Indigenous Futurisms in Latin America for the 2020 MLA conference in Seattle, Washington. They may be sent to: email@example.com by MARCH 15th, 2019.
Indigenous Futurisms from Latin America: 2000-20XX
MLA Panel Proposal
January 9-12th 2020 Seattle
What role do secrets play in 20th/21st century French and Francophone literature? How do secrets, both hidden and uncovered, shape the characters and their humanity? Send 250-word abstracts in French or English and brief bio to Antoinette Williams-Tutt (firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Lisa Karakaya (email@example.com ), The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 17 March 2019
12 July 2019
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Winfried Eckel (Mainz)
Jakub Lipski (Bydgoszcz)
Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)
This MLA 2020 panel explores the origins of “World Literature” in colonial history, and develops new, decolonizing critical methodologies for a worlded literary studies. Papers welcome on any author, genre, period, field, region, tradition, etc. Please send a 200 word abstract and CV to Karim Mattar (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ahmed Idrissi Alami (email@example.com).
This MLA 2020 panel reconsiders representations of the human / inhuman / posthuman in relation to the Arab Spring and its aftermath. Papers welcome on Arab literary and cultural responses to defeat. Please send a 200 word abstract and CV to Ala A. Alryyes (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Rasha Chatta (email@example.com).