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Travel and Literature at CEA

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:53pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers: Travel and Literature at CEA 2017

Call for Papers: Travel and Literature at CEA 2017

March 30 - April 1 | Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa | Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Tel: 843-686-8400  |  http://cwp.marriott.com/hhhgr/cea/

 

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Travel and Literature for our 48th annual conference.  Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

 

Ableism in the Classroom: A Roundtable at NEMLA 2017 (March 23-26, 2017 at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:53pm
Heather Urbanski, Fitchburg State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Ableism in the Classroom: A Roundtable (https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16431)

This roundtable will focus on the ways we address ableism in the literature, language, and writing classrooms. Perspectives are sought on the incorporation and adaptation of course content, class policies, and teaching activities. Both success stories and failure narratives are welcome.

 

 

The 48th Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention will take place in Baltimore from March 23-26, 2017 at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront.

CFP The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:53pm
The Popular Culture-American Culture Association National Conference San Diego 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

The Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film

 

2017 PCA/ACA Annual National Conference

 

San Diego: Wednesday, April 12th – Saturday, April 15th

 

The co-chairs of the Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film area—Dr. Philip Simpson of Eastern Florida State College and Mary Findley of Vermont Technical College—are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions which cover any aspect of the vampire for the Annual National Joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held in San Diego from April 12th through April 15th. We are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:

The Griselda Story: Feminist Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:53pm
52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies - Kalamazoo 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2017: Special Session

The Griselda Story: Feminist Perspectives

Culinary Routes/Roots

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:53pm
Department of English, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2016

What are the implications involved in making sense of food today? Commensality, consumption taboos and culinary literature that surround food practices and cultural history function as markers of the identity of individuals and communities. Grand narratives on the subject are more likely to render identity fragile rather than robust, and often need interrogation themselves. Food, even when relegated to the realm of the everyday, manifests its presence and pressures in complicated ways. Given this reality, can food or even the language and literature surrounding food be taken for granted?

Medieval Equestrianism Sessions at IMC Leeds 2017

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:52pm
Anastasija Ropa
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Special on Sessions Medieval Equestrianism at the International Medieval Congress 2017, Leeds

Dates: 3-6 July 2017

 

‘It is intriguing to reflect that everyone in the Middle Ages, as a matter of course, must have been able to guess the social rank of every horse that came in sight, just as they recognized ranks of people. Horses and people intermingled everywhere, locked in a relationship that made indispensable to each other.’ (Joan Thirsk, ‘Foreword’ to Ann Hyland, The Horse in the Middle Ages)

 

Indebtedness & Influence (Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:07pm
International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 2, 2016

45th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900
23–25 February 2017

One of the surest of tests is the way in which a poet borrows. Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.

— T. S. Eliot, The Sacred Wood (1920)

The International Lawrence Durrell Society invites proposals for papers exploring the broad theme of “Indebtedness & Influence” in literature and culture since 1900.

Possible starting points for this topic include:

Writers Without Borders: US and Canadian Women Authors

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 12:42pm
Rita Bode, NeMLA Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

NeMLA Convention, Baltimore (23-26/03/2017)

In her study of L. M. Montgomery (1874-1942) in the “Extraordinary Canadians” series, Canadian author Jane Urquhart invokes comparisons of L. M. Montgomery’s life and work to that of her near-contemporary American peers, Edith Wharton (1862-1937), Willa Cather (1873-1947), and Mary Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930), among others. While the transatlantic connection among women writers is receiving increasing critical attention, the literary relationships among American and Canadian women writers offer a relatively recent area for scholarly explorations of the influences and alignments crossing North America.

Call for Submissions to Maritime Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:14am
The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Nautilus, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, seeks submissions for its eighth annual issue, to be published in spring 2017. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts on any aspect of maritime literature, history, or culture, following MLA style, using endnotes and the works cited format. Submissions should be sent via email to nautilus@maritime.edu or sent in duplicate to the Editor (Kathryn Mudgett), Department of Humanities, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. For more detailed information about the journal, please see our Web site: www.nautilus.maritime.edu. 

CFP: American Literature Area at PCA/ACA 2017

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 10:31pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

2017 National Conference

San Diego, CA

April 12-15, 2017

Call for Papers: American Literature

Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2016

The American Literature Area of the PCA/ACA seeks individual papers for presentation at our 2017 National Conference, to be held April 12-15 in San Diego, CA, at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

Language, Literature, and Popular Culture: Fifth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 7:21pm
Alfa BK University, Belgrade, Faculty of Foreign Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Academic and scientific study of popular culture has only gained prominence in the 20th century, first with the Leavisites’ criticism of mass culture (as yet another form of the popular), then with the comprehensive work on the concept of ‘Critical Theory’ within the Frankfurt School. The latter half of the century saw, especially after the foundation of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, a rise in theories, definitions and approaches to popular culture so great that it occasioned Harold Bloom’s disparaging remark “that there is no future for literary studies as such in the United States. … At NYU I am surrounded by professors of hip-hop.

CFP: Eastern and Western Synergies and Imaginations (edited volume)

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 3:17pm
Katrine K Wong
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Eastern and Western Synergies and Imaginations, an edited volume in a forthcoming Brill series East and West: Culture, Diplomacy and Interactions, is now inviting submissions.

The age of gobalisation has witnessed, and is witnessing, increasing activities across border and interactions between nations, especially between the East and the West. Multi-dimensional communication and collaboration between the East and the West from the Age of Sail to the Modern Era are often narrated and re-created in print and on stage.

I Am Already Dead: Essays on The CW's iZombie and Vertigo's iZOMBIE [Contracted with McFarland Publishers] (UPDATE)

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 2:32pm
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Editors Szanter and Richards seek original essays for an edited collection on Rob Thomas’s television series iZombie as well as the show’s graphic novel source material, Roberson and Allred’s iZOMBIE. This particular series has begun to overhaul modern constructions of the zombie in popular culture and media. While scholarship on the television zombie is not in short supply, particularly in regards to AMC’s The Walking Dead, we believe this particular show and comic series speak to a growing trend in zombie culture whereby the zombie “passes” as human—fully assimilating into normalized society.

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