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NEW DEADLINE: Feb 15 - Canadian Literatures and Time

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:01pm
15th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference (Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

15th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference

Jointly Organized by Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke

Quebec City

March 23-24, 2017

 

Anti-Papers: Experimental Scholarship and Creative Pieces

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:01pm
Sterling Spork
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 5, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS AND ART

We, STERLING SPORK, want your words, art, and other detritus.STERLING SPORKis a new literary publication based out of Florida, specializing in experimental literature, art, and nonfiction. We will publish both online and in print.

 

We are tired of the sterilized hipness of modern literary magazines. We are looking for work (or play) that challenges both the author/artist and reader/spectator––work that falls in the cracks of form, genre, and convention.  

 

Cultures of Violence in South Asia

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:03pm
Kairos, the Journal of Critical Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Cultures of Violence in South Asia EditorialSpecial Issue of Kairos: A Journal of Critical Symposium (Vol.2, Issue 1, 2017) While the Indian Subcontinent lays claim to a rich legacy of anti-colonialism borne out of Gandhian ideals of non-violence, it is fraught with periodic flare-ups of violence between the state, insurgency groups, religious organizations, among a wide spectrum of other actors. It could even be argued that the violence has been congenital to the nation-state formation in the Indian Subcontinent, as exemplified in the rich literary tradition of the Partition narratives by SaadatManto, Ahmed Ali, Khushwant Singh, and Bapsi Sidhwa.

Extension CfP - Appel à contributions : Mémoire/Rupture

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Equinoxes Graduate Conference, Brown University Dept. of French Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

MEMORY/RUPTURE

April 21-22, 2017 | Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

Keynote: 

Odile Cazenave
Professor of French, Boston University

Guest Speaker:

Evelyne Trouillot​
Haitian Novelist 

CFP: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability conference

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Halmstad University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CFP: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability conference

Place and date: Halmstad University, September 7-8, 2017

What role can reading fiction play in social literacy? This conference is a health and humanities conference and networking event for the public service professions. Within nursing education and schools the reading of fiction is part of the curriculum but voices can be heard asking if it is really that necessary and how it is useful. Librarians deal with literature every day. A perspective that these three share is that fiction can be a bridge in helping us understand different experiences and cultures.

Blank spaces. A Survey on Absence

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:08am
University of Salerno - Graduate Conference 2017 DIPSUM Unisa
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Blank Spaces
A Survey on Absence

Salerno, 6th-7th July 2017
University of Salerno, Fisciano Campus
Aula Nicola Cilento

Keynote speakers:

NICOLA GARDINI
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

ENRICO TERRINONI
UNIVERSITY FOR FOREIGNERS OF PERUGIA

ANNA M. THORNTON
UNIVERSITY OF L’AQUILA

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Space and place in Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture

updated: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:58am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 14, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Space and place in Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University)

 

Friday June 23, 2017, Lancaster University

 

This conference responds to the genre of neo-Victorianism from the perspective of space and place. It aims to probe how a focus on space and place can enhance our understanding of the contemporary engagement with the Victorian past.

 

What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:09am
Andrew Rowcroft (University of Lincoln)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

The crisis and collapse of Marxism as the dominant paradigm of left intellectual thought undoubtedly remains one of the most seismic shifts in the ideological history of the late twentieth century. With the collapse of actually existing socialism in the Soviet Union, the pressure of postmodern concepts, and the rise of new social protest movements in the spheres of  race, gender, and sexual orientation, Marxism came to appear the ‘signifier par excellence of theoretical hubris, redundancy and error’ (Pendakis and Szeman, 2014). In the twenty-first century however, precipitated by the succession of economic and ecological crisis scenarios, Marxist criticism has experienced a critical resurgence.

"Dangerous Charisma." D. H. Lawrence panel, MLA 2018.

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:25am
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

"Dangerous Charisma"

The age of Trump has brought the issue of charisma in leadership to the fore. How does Lawrence help us understand the mutual attraction of leader and acolyte? Lawrence wrote about charisma in personal and political relationships, and his contemporaries found him charismatic. Papers might consider how Lawrence represents charisma,  how his ideas of leadership change, or how others responded to him. Please send abstract by March 15 to Joyce Wexler: jwexler@luc.edu

 

 

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