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International Conference on Landscape and Cinema

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:24am
Centre for Comparative Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018


International Conference on Landscape and Cinema

December 3 and 4, 2018

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon


Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:11am
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation


In Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s 2016 single “Formation,” the artist highlights her southern, black heritage to the black diasporic history that went into the making of her racial and ethnic background. As Beyonce proudly announces her racial identity, in the same stanza, she articulates that identity through the lens of fashion. She feels “so reckless when I rock my Givenchy dress (stylin')/ I'm so possessive so I rock his Roc necklaces.” The references to the French designer Givenchy and her husband’s jewelry collection demonstrates how Beyonce frames her understanding of her black heritage through her attire.


EXTENDED DEADLINE—Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:12am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

Watergate in Context

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:13am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

The ongoing comparison of the current administration to the Nixon administration calls for a reexamination of the scandal that brought down the latter. Befitting NeMLA’s conference location, this panel seeks to reexamine classic and contemporary depictions of Watergate in order to illuminate the scandal’s connections between literature, film and American politics and culture from the seventies to the present. Accordingly, this panel seeks readings of Watergate, past and present, as depicted in film, literature and culture. Readings can also reexamine Watergate as a moment in American cultural memory and its contemporary ramifications.

Senses of Archicture conference

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:54am
Modern Horizons
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Modern Horizons invites short abstracts for papers (of 25-30 minutes’ length) to be presented at our ‘Senses of Architecture’ conference to be held 26-27 October, 2018 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

Special Journal Issue: “Otherness and the Urban”

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:02am
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018

Otherness: Essays and Studies 7.1

The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for a special issue, forthcoming Spring 2019 – “Otherness and the Urban”


Edited by Maria Beville, this issue seeks to publish research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity as these relate to the experience and representation of the city. 


Deadline Extended: The Material Politics of Feeling in Contemporary American Literature (PAMLA18)

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:40am
Alex Miller/University of Washington Tacoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique.  How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?

Early Modern English Literature

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:38am
Aletria: Revista de Estudos de Literatura is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, sponsored by the Graduate Program in Literary Studies of the School of Letters of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) since 1993.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018


Call for paper: Aletria v. 28, n.3 (2018) – Early Modern English Literature

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.

Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canada) and Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)

A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:09pm
Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian Universiy of Athens, Greece / HASE Hellenic Association for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts”


14 December 2018

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Professor Hélène Aji, Université Paris Nanterre

Call for Papers