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Modernist difficulty: its evolving value and meaning

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:54am
Jesse Wolfe/California State University, Stanislaus
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Modernist Studies Association Conference, Toronto: Oct 17-20, 2019

Conference theme: “Upheaval and Reconstruction”


Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Northern Lights: Film and Media Studies Yearbook: DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:50am
Temenuga Trifonova
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019



Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Northern Lights: Film and Media Studies Yearbook

Guest editor: Temenuga Trifonova, Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, York University (Toronto)


Europe at the Crossroads: Cinematic Takes


'Legacies' of Modernism (Panel for MSA 2019)

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:43am
Jap-Nanak Makkar; panel organizer for MSA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019


CFP for MSA Panel Proposal: 'Legacies' of Modernism 
General Conference Theme: Upheaval and Reconstruction 
Toronto, ON, CA. October 17-20, 2019 

Levinas Conference: "Vulnerability"

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:21am
North American Levinas Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The 14th Annual Conference of the North American Levinas Society

Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa


July 23 - 26, 2019  


NALS welcomes submissions on all topics relevant to the work of Emmanuel Levinas, but we especially encourage topics that address the conference theme, “Vulnerability,” including but not limited to:


Call for Artist Interviews

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism is seeking interviews with theatre artists (directors, actors, performers, designers, technicians, writers, etc.) of regional, national, or international prominence, for potential publication in our Spring 2019 issue. Interviews should be framed for the mission of the journal by contributing to the varied conversations in dramatic theory and criticism, exploring the relationship between theory and theatre practice, and/or addressing paradigms used in or potentially useful for dramatic theory and criticism, broadly conceived. Contributions may also investigate practices and methods that raise questions about the nature and function of theatre, drama, or performance.

Being Human in the (post)colonial: Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:47am
Modern Language Association - Affiliated Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

The situation of colonized and settled lands poses pointed questions about “being human,” starting from who gets to decide who is human, and continuing through questions of what qualifies as humane, humanitarian, human being or being human; and also the opposite: whose voice can cry out against the inhumane, dispute what is considered humanitarian, and offer alternative perspectives on what it means to “be human.”

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies welcomes 250-word abstracts for papers that rigorously engage with these questions through art, culture, media, and literature (generously considered).

Southeast Asia and Australia: Literary and Cultural Connections

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:37am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

            This call is for a proposed collaborative session between the Southeast Asia/Southeast Asia Diasporic Forum of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Association for Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) at the January 2020 MLA conference in Seattle. Given the geographical proximity and intertwined histories of several Southeast Asian countries and Australia, we envision a session that explores existing and emerging literary and cultural connections between them across a range of writing, media, and languages. 

Pirate Care conference | 19-20 June 2019 | Call for Papers

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:48am
Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Centre for Postdigital Cultures



19th & 20th June 2019

Square One, Coventry University


Call for Papers

Submissions for the screening programme also welcome.

(See instructions at the end of the call.)


The Centre for Postdigital Cultures (CPC), Coventry University, UK invites contributions to its second annual conference, which will explore the phenomenon of ‘Pirate Care’. Presentations and talks will be complemented by a film programme tackling the main theme of the conference.