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IGA Postgrads Call for Bloggers

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:16am
International Gothic Association Postgraduates
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The International Gothic Association postgraduate blog is looking for bloggers and podcasters!  

 

If you are a graduate student working with any aspect of the Gothic, consider writing us a short blog post, or recording us a podcast. It could relate to your work, or any other Gothic tangent that has taken your interest. Blogs should be around 600 words; short, snappy and conversational, with the aim of sparking conversation within the IGA community. If you want to write a blog longer than 600 words, we would encourage you to split it into two or more parts, but these are supposed to be informal rather than articles or papers.

 

Roman Ingarden and His Times: An International Phenomenological Conference 2018

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 1:14pm
Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The 50th anniversary of the death of the eminent Polish philosopher and humanist Roman Ingarden in 2020 is an occasion to launch an international academic debate on his philosophical legacy. It is also an opportunity to share and celebrate the efforts of Jagiellonian University aimed at the study and archivisation of Ingarden’s hitherto unknown correspondence and research papers. These tasks are being carried out as part of the project entitled ‘The Roman Ingarden Digital Archive: Previously Unpublished Correspondence and Academic Papers of the Eminent Polish Humanist’, financed within the framework of the DIALOG programme, using funds provided by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.

The Ghosts of the Nineteenth Century and the Future of Medieval Studies (postmedieval 10.2)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Matthew Gabriele and Cord J. Whitaker, eds.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Despite the changing nature of medievalism, the specter of the nineteenth century continues to haunt us in myriad ways—from table manners to how we tell stories, from the organization of civil society to our expectations of personal morality. But perhaps nowhere is this truer than in the study of the Middle Ages, where nineteenth-century modes of philological and historical inquiry continue to serve as the gold standard for scholarship.

ORIENTATIONS: A CONFERENCE OF NARRATIVE AND PLACE

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

We are excited to announce the CfP for Orientations: A Conference of Narrative and Place, to be held on the 30th and 31st of May 2018 at the University of Nottingham. Orientations is an interdisciplinary, international conference exploring the relationship between narrative, space, and place.

We are further delighted to announce that our first keynote will be delivered by Fiona Mozley, writer of the Booker Prize nominated novel Elmet. Further details on our second keynote to be released soon.

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc.  All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.

 In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks academic articles, creative fiction and poetry, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who used the state of Florida as a source of creativity. 

The JFL is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.

Deadline is January 1, 2018.

For further information, contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu

 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Awards for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society Announces

THE RAWLINGS WRITING AWARD

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currentlyenrolledgraduateandundergraduatestudents. Prizesinclude$1,000for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference at the Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, April 20-21, 2018.

Contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu for further information. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2018

   

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:03am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019

 

‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne

 

‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton

 

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