How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?
The 2011 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference invites proposals that investigate any aspect of this topic from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including and/or integrating Literature, History, Science, Art History, Environmental Studies, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Economics, and Theology.
Topics may include (but are not limited to):
• human nature
• animal nature
• plant nature
Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue. Papers on British topics will receive preference, and will be placed in a seperate section. If you are working on interesting, well-written essays in any Language or Literature fields, please send us the submission, as soon as possible, hopefully before our October 30th deadline. We have begun the peer-review process, and plan to publish the issue in December 2010. Please send a query to the Editor, Anna Faktorovich (Instructor, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania), if you have questions about your idea.
Call for Papers
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE
University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011
"BUT, you may say" (A Room of One's Own)
"her own voice saying without prompting undeniable, everlasting, contradictory things" (To the Lighthouse)
Judith Allen, Suzanne Bellamy, Rosi Braidotti,
Marina Warner, Pat Waugh, Michael Whitworth
- Proposals for papers are invited addressing any aspect of Woolf studies, and treating the contradictory as mode and/or theme.
- Topics may include (but are not limited to):
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, to appear in 2011. This issue will focus on how the interdisciplinary field of eighteenth-century studies, broadly researched and taught, is surviving in the academic and economic culture of the second decade of the twenty-first century. Topics may include, but need not be limited to, the following:
Gaga Stigmata – Critical Writings & Art About Lady Gaga
Special Call for Submissions: Gaga/Dada
The online journal Gaga Stigmata invites submissions of critical and creative pieces that explore Lady Gaga's relationship with Dadaism. We're looking for pieces that examine the ways in which Dadaism influences Gaga's work, and for pieces that analyze how Gaga revises and reframes Dadaist ideas for a 21st century context. That is, how does Gaga at once draw from Dadaism, and/or refigure Dadaism?
Proposals are invited for a special issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on Australian literature. The editors will consider papers on any aspect of Australian literature, but papers must have a postcolonial theoretical orientation. The editors are particularly interested in papers addressing work by Indigenous and emerging authors, and papers dealing with issues such as transnationalism, settler colonialism and immigration.
Celebrating African American Literature: Race, Sexual Identity, and African American Literature
September 30-October 1, 2011
Penn State University
Nittany Lion Inn
Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.
Article Submission Deadline: November 22nd
Open Call for Articles
The editorial board of Diesis: Footnotes Literary Identities welcomes submissions for our Fall 2010 issue. A diesis (or double dagger) is a typographical symbol that indicates a footnote or point of reference within a written work. Diesis seeks to act as a point of reference in the study of the maturation and diversity of socially and biologically constructed performances of identity through a variety of critical lenses. Essays that explore authorial, literary, and socio-political identities across time, space, and genre are particularly encouraged.