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6th ASYRAS Conference: On Potentialities

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 8:44am
Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies - University of Cantabria
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Department of Philology at the University of Cantabria is pleased to host the
6th ASYRAS conference that will take place in Santander, Spain, from 27-29 June 2019.

The conference, with the title “On Potentialities” sets up a forum where early-
career specialists in English Studies can present the results of their research. The

Body in Motion, Travelling Bodies in Anglophone Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 8:40am
University of Paris 8, France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

A one-day conference titled “Body in Motion, Travelling Bodies in Anglophone Literature” will take place at the University Paris 8, France on May 24, 2019.

Deadline for proposal submission: January 25, 2019 

 

CFP: 'Magical Cities' 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:59pm
Supernatural Cities at the University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

MAGICAL CITIES

15th June 2019

University of Portsmouth

Keynote speaker: Dr Matthew Sangster, University of Glasgow

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Portsmouth’s Supernatural Cities research group presents their fourth conference: Magical Cities.

Dirty Places: geographies of waste

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:48pm
See below
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

We are putting together a special issue tentatively called “Dirty places: geographies of waste”. “Waste” is a broad and multifaceted concept, always open to interpretation. We want to keep it that way, partly because we are looking for fresh voices, and partly because we want to facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation. However, for clarity’s sake, waste is here defined as “material that we failed to use” (Gille, 2018). Gille’s succinct definition reads like an updated version of Mary Douglas’s (1966) classic take on “dirt” —“matter out of place” —, this time formulated under the banner of the Anthropocene. For a deeper look into the concept of waste, please read the following texts:

 

Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror: 15th International Gothic Association Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
Dr. Jamil Mustafa / Lewis University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois, July 30 - August 2, 2019

With a focus at once sharp and wide, Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror will stimulate an eclectic and inclusive conversation about the essence of the Gothic.

We invite the submission of abstracts that explore the conference theme. We welcome proposed panels of three related papers. Since this IGA conference is the first to be held in the United States, we encourage proposals that consider the theme in relation to the American Gothic.

Special Issue "War and Literature: Commiserating with the Enemy"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:50pm
Rachel McCoppin - Humanities Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Special Issue "War and Literature: Commiserating with the Enemy"

deadline for submissions: 

January 11, 2019

full name / name of organization: 

A special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787)

contact email: 

mccoppin@umn.edu

Special Issue "War and Literature: Commiserating with the Enemy"

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture conference (Dublin, 29th and 30th March 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:40am
The Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (https://issclblog.wordpress.com)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture 

The Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature biennial conference

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March 2019

Marino Institute of Education, Dublin 9, Ireland 

Keynote address: Professor Kimberley Reynolds 

A Methodology for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:39am
ASLE at the ALA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) at

the American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Close Reading Close Reading: A Methodology for the Anthropocene?

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

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

In a 1968 interview, John Dos Passos commented on what he saw as the growing marginalization of his work by recalling a conservation 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.”

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