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Human-Animal Boundary Symposium III

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:50am
Mario Wenning and Nandita Batra
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

A Symposium to be held in Mumbai (India), January 2018 (6-7 January)

Coordinators: Mario Wenning (University of Macao) and Nandita Batra (University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez)

2016 John R. Milton Writers' Conference

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:49am
University of South Dakota
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

CALLS FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS

JOHN R. MILTON WRITERS' CONFERENCE:

POSSIBLE IMPOSSIBILITIES / IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBILITIES:

GEOGRAPHIC, AESTHETIC, GENDERED, RACIAL, AND HISTORICAL FRONTIERS

OCTOBER 27-29, 2016

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMILLION, SOUTH DAKOTA

 

CFP: Possible Impossibilities / Impossible Possibilities: Geographic, Aesthetic, Gendered, Racial, and Historical Frontiers (7/15/16; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, October 27-29, 2016) 

NeMLA 2017 - Legacies of French Film Criticism: Crossing Cultures and Perspectives

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:49am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Legacies of French Film Criticism: Crossing Cultures and Perspectives

 

Despite a growing trend towards globalization and an increase in transnational film production, distribution and exhibition, not all audiences make sense of movies in the same manner. When films travel across borders, how are their meanings and reception impacted? Is the meaning of a film dependent on the cultural context in which it is read? This interdisciplinary panel will examine film criticism that falls under a broad “French-language” umbrella in order to map out significant trends as well as new directions in the study of French film criticism and its points of contact with other international cinemas.

 

Tolkien and Jackson Fan Studies Special Issue (10-01-16)

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:49am
Robin Anne Reid / PCA / Journal of Tolkien Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

CFP: Tolkien and Jackson Fan Studies Special Issue (10-01-16)

 

Proposals are sought for fan studies scholarship on any aspect of fan production, creation, or activities relating to J. R. R. Tolkien's Legendarium and/or Peter Jackson's live-action film adaptations of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

 

The editors hope to co-sponsor at least one dedicated paper session at the national Popular Culture Conference (San Diego, April, 2017), and then to develop those papers to submit to a special theme issue of Journal of Tolkien Research the same year.

 

PASSHE Women's Consortium Annual Conference

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:49am
PA State System of Higher Education Women's Consortium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in Kutztown, PA will be hosting the PASSHE Women’s Consortium Conference October 7-8, 2015.  We invite submissions on the theme “Making Our Voices Heard” and hope you will consider submitting.  The new deadline is June 15.  To submit, go to http://www.kutztown.edu/events/passhe-womens-consortium/call-for-proposa...

For more information about the conference and the keynote: http://www.kutztown.edu/events/passhe-womens-consortium.htm 

If you have questions about the conference or submitting, feel free to email me.

Closed and Open Rhetoric: American Formalist Literary Criticism of the 1950s

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:48am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Panel for the 2017 NeMLA Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland (Marriott Waterfront, March 23-26, 2017). Deadline Sept. 30, notification no later than October 15, 2016.

Abstracts must be submitted online to: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/User/Dashboard

Membership in NeMLA required.

Description of Panel:

Postmedieval Journal Issue "Prophetic Futures"

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:48am
Postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for manuscripts for special issue of postmedieval

Prophetic Futures

Reimagining the Future - Utopian Perspectives

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:48am
ANTAE
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Call for Papers

Reimagining the Future: Utopian Perspectives 

The postgraduate journal antae is pleased to announce a special issue around the idea of alternative futures, in particular ones that can be described as “utopian”. This issue shall be published in conjunction with the Institute of Utopian Studies—for the time being, a utopian institution seeking to provide a platform for debate on ideas of radical social change and alternative concepts of living together, which aims to facilitate debate about departures from hegemonic ‘realism’: alternative futures, alternative spaces.

NeMLA 2017: Les rumeurs dans la littérature et le cinéma francophones

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:48am
Florina Matu, Adrienne Angelo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Cette session invite des contributions dans les domaines de la littérature et du cinéma francophones contemporains qui portent sur le sujet des rumeurs : leurs origines, les responsables, la typologie, les conséquences, les solutions pour s’en sortir. Soumettez vos propositions de 200-300 mots avant le 30 septembre 2016 à https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16144  après avoir créé un compte d'utilisateur. 

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 3-5, 2016) - DEADLINE June 30, 2016

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:48am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history. CCS research may originate in any discipline, including: the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, or the hard sciences. We especially encourage multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research.

*Deadline Extension* Marxist Literary Group @ SAMLA88

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:47am
Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Panel @ SAMLA88
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Marxist Literary Group welcomes a wide range of paper proposals concerning Marxism, but papers addressing the SAMLA 88 theme (Utopia/Dystopia) are especially welcome. Interested panelists should submit a 250 word abstract and any A/V requirements to Emma C. Baughman, University of Rhode Island, at emmacbaughman@gmail.com by June 9, 2016. 

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