As a means of understanding the importance of wider aesthetic and social contexts for Anglophpne modernism, this MLA Chicago 2019 panel examines James Joyce's work within the setting of Paris. Papers on issues of intertextuality, reception, and translation, as well as surrealism, war, cosmopolitanism etc., are welcomed. 250-word abstract and 150-word bio by March 31, 2018.
Call for Papers
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference of
The Graduate Center for Literary Research at the University of California Santa Barbara
Thursday, May 10th, 2018
BATUMI SHOTA RUSTAVELI STATE UNIVERSITY
Conference organized by
Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University
Batumi Art State Teaching University
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies of University College Cork, with the support of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC), has great pleasure in inviting you to the Beyond Borders?New Formulations in Hispanic and Lusophone Studies’June 28 - 29, 2018University College Corkhttps://beyondbordersucc.wordpress.com This symposium aims to offer postgraduate and early-career researchers the opportunity to gather in a formative space to transverse spatial, temporal, and linguistic borders and perspectives. The current situation of the disciplines beneat
The spring 2018 issue of ELOPE is dedicated to the position and role of speculative fiction and especially science fiction in a world that is increasingly becoming speculative and science fictional. The globalized, digitally mediated nature of contemporary realities and, indeed, individuals, increasingly corresponds to those imagined by the literary cyberpunk of the 1980s – by the movement which with its formal and thematic properties arguably blurred the dividing line between the “mainstream” literary fiction and the science fiction genre.
Seeking proposals on South Asian literatures that interrogate relationships between social and aesthetic textual transactions and translation processes, resulting in experimentations in genre and language. Papers on writers who explore topics such as the politics of space and gender in South Asia or the South Asian diaspora, digital diasporic representations, transnationality and national literatures, travelling textualities and translations are welcome, as are other related topics.
This special issue (spring 2019) will be devoted to genetic translation studies (involving both translators’ drafts and author-translator correspondence) with English as a source- or target-language.
Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature
The SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) is accepting submissions for the Spring 2018 edition of the literary journal Portals.
In addition to papers looking across linguistic borders, we invite submissions from those engaging critically with literary topics from an interdisciplinary or comparative perspective. This includes:
Papers comparing at least two authors or texts (print/media)
Interdisciplinary research within the arts (philosophy, cinema studies, etc.) and sciences
Textual Transactions IN NETHERLANDIC LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
3–6 January 2019, Chicago
Session organized by the MLA Dutch Forum
The Modern Language Association is the oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the study of language and literature in America. For the 2019 convention of the Modern Language Association, the MLA Dutch Forum is organizing a session on the 2019 Presidential theme ‘Textual Transactions’. The convention will be held from 3–6 January, in Chicago.
Anne Gere, the 2018–19 president of the MLA, has chosen Textual Transactions as the presidential theme for the 2019 MLA Annual Convention in Chicago. This is described as follows:
I am working to organize a panel proposal for this year's American Academy of Religion conference for the Religion and Science Fiction Unit. In particular, I am looking for fellow panelists interested in presenting papers on the topic "Transposition of Religious and Theological Concepts Through Worldbuilding." If you are interested, I would need your 1,000-word proposal and 150-word abstract by February 23rd so that I can draft a cohesive 1,000-word panel proposal before the final deadline. Please reach out to me if you are interested.