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Queer Kinship: Erotic Affinities and the Politics of Belonging, edited collection

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:59pm
Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis) and Tyler Bradway (SUNY Cortland)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

CFP: Queer Kinship: Erotic Affinities and the Politics of Belonging, edited collection

Elizabeth Freeman, UC Davis
Tyler Bradway, SUNY Cortland

Deadline: January 1, 2019

Lacan in America

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:17pm
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Canadian Review of American Studies is seeking papers for a special issue on the work of French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan and extensions of this work. The editors are interested in papers that might address the reception of Lacanian theory and clinical practice in North America. How has Lacan been taken up across the transatlantic between North America and Europe? Further, what is the state of Lacanian theory and psychoanalysis today in relation to mental health? How might Lacanian psychoanalysis speak to the current North American state of affairs? We are broadly interested in papers that explore psychoanalytic approaches at the intersection of aesthetics, poltics, ethics, history, gender studies or clinical work.

FOOT 2019: Equity & Diversity in Performance (Feb. 15-17, 2019)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:40pm
Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance (University of Toronto)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

FOOT 2019: Equity & Diversity in Performance


Proposals Due: Saturday, October 13th, 2018



Experimental Narrative in Nonfiction (Part II)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

The proposed panel aims to build on enthusiasm for the “Experimental Narrative in Nonfiction” panel, held at the ISSN conference in 2018. It will continue to explore how and why nonfiction uses “experimental or unnatural devices,” and the differences that obtain when such devices are used in nonfiction as opposed to fiction.

ANZSANA 2019 - Comparative Settler Colonial Studies

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:37pm
Australia and New Zealand Studies Association of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Seeking two additional papers for a two panel series at ANZSANA 2019 (Austin, Texas, February 6-8) relating the history and culture of Australia and New Zealand to settler colonialism as a transnational phenomenon. We are particularly interested in papers that:


• Engage in comparative work that relates the history and culture of Australia and/or New Zealand to that of the US

• Consider how Australia as a case study has shaped contemporary transnational understandings of settler colonialism as a structure of power. 

• Consider the relationship between critiques of settler colonialism and critiques of the patriarchy, especially vis-a-vis contemporary Indigenous feminist approaches. 


Ways of Reading: Beyond, Beneath, and Beside Theory (Grad Conference)

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:59pm
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Comparative Thought and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature at Johns Hopkins University are proud to announce their bi-annual conference on February 22 and 23, 2019. We are pleased to host keynote speakers Heather Love (Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania) and Bernie Rhie (Associate Professor of English, Williams College).

Milton and Materiality

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:11pm
UC Berkeley - Townsend Center Working Group for the History of the Book
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 

Call for Submissions: Culture, Theory and Critique

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:37pm
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.

Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.

Emerson Society ALA Panels May 2019

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:38pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor two panels at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held May 23-26, Boston, USA.

Panel 1: Emerson and Pedagogy

The Emerson Society are inviting proposals that examine or encourage strategies for teaching Emerson, informed by disciplines other than English or methods other than literary criticism, for example, rhetoric, journalism and media studies, environmental studies, creative writing, philosophy and religion, gender studies, material culture, etc. The society is also interested in receiving proposals that consider pedagogies and approaches that engage the younger generation with the core ideas/ideals of Emerson, reviving them for the current age.