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Conference on Narrative Games

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:58pm
Stefan Hall / High Point University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Conference on Narrative Games

Keynote Speaker:  Rachel Noel Williams (Narrative Designer at Obsidian Entertainment, Lead Narrative Designer at Telltale Games, and Narrative Writer at Riot Games)

The Family: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:24am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

The Family: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
Saturday 31st August 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Langston Hughes Society Panels at the ALA

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:24am
Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

The Langston Hughes Society is pleased to invite proposals for the following two panels to be

held at the 2019 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019

Though we welcome papers on the themes below, we also strongly encourage submissions on

any topic related to Langston Hughes and his contemporaries.

 

I. The Panther and the Lash: Langston Hughes and the Black Arts Movement

MLA Special Session AUTOTHEORY

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:13am
Robyn Wiegman/Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS/ABSTRACTS

MLA Special Session: AUTOTHEORY
Organizer: Robyn Wiegman, Literature, Duke University

Poetics in Commons

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:11pm
The University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call for Contributions

Poetics in Commons: Symposium & Performances

22-23 May, University of Sheffield (Venue TBC)

Keynote: Anne Boyer

Theory Now

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:28am
University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Call for Papers: Theory Now

University of Glasgow, Friday 22nd March 2019

Extended Deadline: "Dos Passos Today," Roundtable at the American Literature Association (Boston, MA: May 23-26, 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:12pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

In a 1968 interview, John Dos Passos commented on what he saw as the growing marginalization of his work by recalling a conversation he once had with Ernest Hemingway. “He always used to bawl me out for including so much topical stuff,” Dos Passos remembered. “He always claimed that was a great mistake, that in fifty years nobody would understand. He may have been right; it’s getting to be true.”

Neo-Victorian Madness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
Sarah E. Maier UNB
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

CFP: Neo-Victorian Madness

REVISED DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 31 January 2019

deadline for submissions:
31 January 2019
full name / name of organization:
Sarah E. Maier University of New Brunswick, Canada
contact email:
smaier@unb.ca
Call for Papers:

 

Neo-Victorian Madness

 

 

SAR Special Issue on the Work of Lorraine Lopez

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Lorraine López is a powerful emerging voice in Latinx literature. She has published six books of fiction, including Soy la Avon Lady (winner of the inaugural Miguel Mármol prize for fiction) and Call Me Henri (awarded the Paterson Prize for Young Adult Literature), and she has edited or coedited three essay collections. Her work reflects a variety of concerns, specifically regarding the complex cultural practices of Mexican American communities; it confronts issues of identity and representation, gender, sexuality, class, race, culture, and place, among others. Yet, despite her popular success, there is very little scholarship that exists on her work.    

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