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*Deadline Extended* Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Rothemere American Institute, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

Deadline Extended: Deadline for Submissions March 3

 

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium exploring the interstices of poetics in the circum-Atlantic region since 2000, to be held at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford on May 19, 2017.

 

Equity, Equality & Reform in Contemporary Public Education

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
IGI Global Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dear Colleagues:

I am currently in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.

Literary Texts as Raciolinguistic Projects?

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
MLA Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Literary Texts as Raciolinguistic Projects?

The emerging field of "raciolinguistics" brings together linguistics, education, sociology, critical race theory, anthropology, and other fields, in an effort to jointly theorize race and language, "paying particular attention to how both social processes mediate and mutually constitue each other" (3). In what ways do literary texts facilitate, complicate, and negotiate the joint formation of racial and linguistic identity? What can literary studies glean from this new mode of inquiry? Please submit 300-word abstracts to chouston@english.umass.edu by March 1 for consideration for a special sesssion at MLA 2018.

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​‘Ford and the Other’

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:29pm
Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: ​‘Ford and the Other’

Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
September 7–9, 2017

Proposals are invited for an international conference on Ford Madox Ford and 'the other'.

​The principle underlying Max Saunders’s magisterial biography on Ford is that of duality; of a man forever oscillating between differing versions of himself; between public and inner life; tradition and modernity; reality and authenticity. As Saunders reminds us, a writer’s life, according to Ford, is ‘a dual affair’; and this tenet seems relevant both as regards Ford’s life as a writer and his theoretical and literary writing. At the core of duality lies the idea that one is also always another.

REMINDER & Deadline Extended: Postcoloniality, Psychoanalysis and Politics NOW!

updated: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 12:53am
LACK II October 19-21, 2017 Colorado College (http://sites.coloradocollege.edu/lack2017/)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

In line with the broader theme of LACK 2, “Psychoanalysis and Politics NOW,” this panel is interested in introducing the “postcolonial question” into the conference’s exploration of “the philosophical, political, and cultural implications of psychoanalytic theory, especially as it relates to the question of contemporary politics.” Also hoping to restart dialogue between the now divorced fields of postcolonial studies and Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, the organizers of this panel are inviting papers addressing how postcolonial and psychoanalysis can come together to interrogate the politics of the global present.

Watermark Journal - Literary Journal for Graduate Student Work - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 02/20/17

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Watermark 11 has extended the submission deadline to Monday, Feb. 20th, 2017! We advise all graduate students to participate in this great opportunity to have your work (seminar papers, critical essays, book reviews, etc.) reviewed by a blind, peer-review panel, as well as an opportunity to be published in an academic journal.

Technoculture Call for Reviews

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:32pm
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2999

Technoculture seeks reviews for potential publication, including reviews of critical projects and popular works. Critical projects and popular works may include books, movies, games, apps, art installations, etc. which use technology and are relevant in todays culture.

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Contemporary Media and Politics

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
ANTAE: A Journal for the Interspaces of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Contemporary Media and Politics

 

‘There is no name for this: we read this as a truism. What is unnameable here is not some ineffable being that cannot be approached by a name; like God for example. What is unnameable is the play that brings about the nominal effects, the relatively unitary or atomic structures we call names, or chains of substitutions for names. In these, for example, the nominal effect of “difference” is itself involved, carried off, and reinscribed, just as the false beginning or end of a game is still part of the game, a function of the system’

-          Jacques Derrida, “Difference”

‘Brexit means Brexit’

MLA 2018 Roundtable: The Future(s) of Literary Biography

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
Todd Goddard / Utah Valley University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

One doesn't need to look hard to find someone declaring the "end of biography" generally, and in light of the various challenges posed by critical theory, perhaps literary biography is in an even more precarious position. Likewise, it seems clear that the academy generally devalues the efforts of life writers. This roundtable will consider the current state and future(s) of literary biography, in and out of the academy.  Send 250 word abstract by March 15th.

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