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Writers Without Borders: US and Canadian Women Authors

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Rita Bode, NeMLA Convention
contact email: 
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.

Troubled Identity and the Continuing Relevance of Cultural Studies

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Wright and Susan Flynn, University of the Arts, London.
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Guest edited by Jonathan Wright and Susan Flynn (London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London)

 Our increased attention with new forms of citizenship, changing social landscapes and emergent sets of social relations suggest that Cultural Studies and its analyses of cultural products must rapidly evolve in order to stay relevant.  Our visions of the future seem to be replete with fears of new social realities; new media technologies call us to question privacy, location, marginality, the ability to relate meaningfully with others, and the unequal distribution of material wealth. Are Cultural Studies equipped to deal with the theorization of these new realities?

The Man in the High Castle and Philosophy

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Bruce Krajewski / U of Texas at Arlington
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Man in the High Castle and Philosophy, edited by Bruce Krajewski and Joshua Heter, will be a book in Open Court Publishing Company’s Popular Culture and Philosophy series: http://www.opencourtbooks.com/categories/pcp.htm.The Saturn Award-nominated Amazon Production entitled "The Man in the High Castle" is based on the Philip K. Dick novel of the same name. The series explores a counter-factual history for a post-World War II USA, an answer to the question: What if the United States had lost WWII and been divided between Germany’s National Socialists and the Japanese?

Children's Literature and Adaptation

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:29am
full name / name of organization: 
IRSCL (International Research Society for Children’s Literature) Congress 2017 (Toronto, Canada)
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 5, 2016

Call for Papers for a Proposed Panel on Children’s Literature and Adaptation

 

Trans-Humanities call for paper

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:29am
full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Humanities, Ewha Institute for Humanities, Seoul, Korea
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Trans-Humanities

Ewha Institute for the Humanities

Ewha Womans University

52, Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-750 Republic of Korea

Tel: 82-2-3277-6596/6597; Fax: 82-2-3277-6598

Email: trans@ewha.ac.kr; Website: http://eih.ewha.ac.kr

 

Call for papers Conference Danielle Darrieux A Star Crossing the 20th Century

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:28am
full name / name of organization: 
University Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Call for papers Conference Danielle Darrieux A Star Crossing the 20th Century Université Bordeaux Montaigne, the 4th and 5th May 2017 Daniel Darrieux was born May 1, 1917 in Bordeaux. Her career is exceptionally long (1931-2010) and covers several artistic fields: cinema, song, theatre, television, and music hall. However, no reference book has yet been devoted to her. The centenary of her birth is an opportunity to correct this oversight.

THE ART OF PUNK: CONFERENCE AND POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:28am
full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON & PUNK SCHOLARS NETWORK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

 

 UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON & PUNK SCHOLARS NETWORK PRESENT THE THIRD ANNUAL

In partnership with PIND (Punk is Not Dead)

A History of the Punk Scene in France (1976-2016)

CONFERENCE AND

POSTGRADUATE

SYMPOSIUM

THE ART OF PUNK

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

FRIDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2016

 

Third Annual PSN Conference

and Postgraduate Symposium

Fanfiction in Medieval Studies: What Do We Mean When We Say 'Fanfiction'?

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:28am
full name / name of organization: 
52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 11-14, 2017
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Panel title: "Fanfiction in Medieval Studies: What Do We Mean When We Say 'Fanfiction'?"

Conference: 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 11-14, 2017

Organizer: Dr Anna Wilson, anna.wilson@utoronto.ca

Abstract submission deadline Sept 15

 

Call for Chapters

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:28am
full name / name of organization: 
Liberating Herself: Emancipationist Writing at the Fin de Siècle (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016

The second half of the nineteenth century was marked by the emergence of the global women’s movement. Feminist writer Sarah Grand (1854-1943) is considered to be the first to have coined the term “New Woman” in 1894 in England. New Woman writers (in Victorian literature the New Woman novel forms a separate genre) participated in the feminist debate. Feminism altered the course of literature by challenging those literary conventions that governed the portrayal of women and women's experience at the fin de siècle. Feminist texts explicitly advocated social change and discussed new women’s roles in society.

1402: A Roundtable

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:27am
full name / name of organization: 
R. D. Perry and Lucas Wood
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS—KALAMAZOO MEDIEVAL CONGRESS 2017

 

1402: A ROUNDTABLE

 

Graphic Panel Review Journal Issue 1: Short Comics, Comics Pedagogy, and Comics Scholarship

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:27am
full name / name of organization: 
Graphic Panel Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2016

The Graphic Panel Review is an online journal that publishes original short comics, articles and materials regarding comic pedagogy, and articles about all facets of comic scholarship. Our goals are to provide a space where quality original short comics can be shared while fostering an appreciation of comics and promoting comics as a serious artistic form.

We are seeking submissions in both comics and written form for our first issue. 

Comics

CFP on Old English and Middle English Literature [Update]

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Golden Line: A Magazine of English Literature
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Call for Critical Writings
Theme: Old and Middle English Literature: Resuscitating Interest in English Literary Beginnings

To be Guest-edited by

Dr. Santanu Ganguly, Netaji Nagar Day College, Kolkata

 Critical writings are invited from teachers, research scholars and students pursuing B.A/M.A in English in any part of the world for the Volume 2, Number 1 of The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature (http://goldenline.bcdedu.net).

Topics

Topics may include but are not limited to:

OLD ENGLISH

New Directions in William James and Literary Studies

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of "William James Studies"
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

The William James Society and its peer-reviewed journal William James Studies invite abstract submissions from literary scholars with diverse interests and approaches to the life and work of William James for a special issue of the journal, "New Directions in William James and Literary Studies." Abstract paper proposals up to 300 words are due by August 15th.  All submissions will conform to a strict timetable for publication for the May 2017 issue of William James Studies (for more see details below).  Please submit abstracts or direct queries to both Dr. Todd Barosky (tbarosky@stmartin.edu) and Dr.

Her Exiled Children: Ireland and Irish America - ACIS-West, U of Montana, Oct. 20-22

updated: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:25am
full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies - West
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2016

The 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies Western Regional

 “Her Exiled Children: Ireland and Irish America”

 Missoula, Montana

 October 20 – 22, 2016

 Submissions due July 29 at http://acisweb.org/regionals/western/submissions/

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