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Lists and Litanies

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:36am
University of Liège/CIPA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Journal Formes poétiques contemporaines: "Lists and Litanies"

The journal Formes poétiques contemporaines (founded in 2002, Presses Universitaires de Liège) focuses on the formal dimensions of contemporary poetry, with particular emphasis on the immediate present. Each issue discusses a specific aspect, whether general or more technical. Essays, literary analyses and contributions by poets (poems and/or comments on formal features) are all welcome.

 

"Lists and Litanies” issue

MLA 2020: After Work?

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:42am
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Papers sought for a special session at the 2020 MLA Convention. The panel will consider the ways in which working-class writing intervenes in debates about the definition of work, its changing forms, and its political implications. Papers might consider writing that explores subjects such as:

 

- the impact of increasing automation on the understanding and experience of work

- precarity and the “gig economy”

- marginalized and/or criminalized work

- unemployment

- the rise of surveillance capitalism and new forms of workplace discipline

- the increasing exploitation of emotional labour

- domestic work and caring

Seriality

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 A Special Session for the 2020 meeting of the Modern Language Association (Seattle, January 9-12, 2020):Empirical and theoretical papers on seriality, broadly conceived, to include work on print-culture, narratology, rhetoric, writing and reading practices, socialization, identity politics, and more.  No restrictions regarding period or region.

300-word proposals with c.v. due Friday, March 15, 2019 to: cavitch@english.upenn.edu and clooby@humnet.ucla.edu.

Inquiries welcome.

CFA: "More Representation=Democracy?" Political Studies Colloquium

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:32am
Nucleus for Political Studies of the University of Lisbon- Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

This year nepUL is pleased to announce the new CFA for its new International Political Studies Colloquium: More Representation = Democracy?.There has been a growing debate within the media and academic realm in what democracy is concerned. We may often consider the legitimacy of our democracy when hearing an emerging expression of feelings of distrust towards politicians, increasing abstention in many democratic countries and raise of social frustration which leads to the election of so-called extremist parties, non-politicians and populist views. As so, is representation a sufficient condition for the existance of a democratic society or is it only necessary?

"Race: Embodying Academia"

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:32am
University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

"Race: Embodying Academia"

University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2019

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."

—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human

 

Double Helix, Volume 7

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:31am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing welcomes submissions for Volume 7.  For more information, please visit the journal site: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/. 

On Laughter

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:59am
University College London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

On Laughter

11 & 12 July 2019

To say the least, academics struggle with laughter. We can analyse jokes, dissect irony, theorize ‘the comic,’ and laugh ourselves, but when it comes to talking about laughter – often uncontrollable, sometimes inappropriate – we stop short. Perhaps it is too intimate, too revealing, too awkward.

‘On Laughter,’ a two-day conference hosted at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, will address laughter itself. The humanities and the natural and social sciences all have something valuable to contribute. We invite scholars working across these areas to consider the following dimensions of laughter:

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (AWP, San Antonio, March 4–7, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at AWP 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (MLA, Portland, January 9–January 12, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at MLA 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

“Towards Climate Justice. Eco-Strategies for Survival” The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 58 (3/2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:36pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Towards Climate Justice. Eco-Strategies for Survival”

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 58 (3/2020)

Editors:

Thomas Dutoit (University of Lille, France)

Aleksander Kopka (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Katarzyna Szopa (University of Silesia, Poland)

 

Submission deadline: March 31, 2020

 

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