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Migrant Narratives and the City

updated: 
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 4:56am
Central European University and Gender, Translocality, and the City Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

 

Migrant Narratives and the City

 

International Conference organised by

Central European University and the University of Debrecen

27-28 April 2018, Budapest, Hungary

 

Keynote Speakers:

Carolyn Pedwell, University of Kent, UK

Dace Dzenovska, University of Oxford, UK

 

Roundtable Respondents:

Lisa Blackman, Goldsmith College, UK

CFP: Between, Behind, and Beyond Good and Evil in Contemporary Cultures (Essay Collection; 01/15/18)

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:00am
Dr. Gregor Thuswaldner
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

This proposed essay collection, which will be published as the second installment in the Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts’ Symphilologus book series, focuses on theoretical concepts and lived ideals of the good as well as manifestations of evil through the prism of literature, philosophy, art history, theology, ethics, and cultural studies.

Literary Critical Essays on Harry Potter

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
Cecilia Konchar Farr/St. Catherine University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

This summer marks twenty years since J.K Rowling published her first Harry Potter novel in the U.S. Since then, readership of the novels has expanded continually; there has never been a more successful book series (450 million copies sold and counting) or a more culturally prominent literary phenomenon. “Muggle” is now in the Oxford dictionary, and still today the series holds a venerable place on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Tolkien at UVM Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
15th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

15th Annual Tolkien at UVM ConferenceApril 7th 2018Theme: LANGUAGES AND ETYMOLOGIESKeynote speaker: Andrew Higgins (Ph.D., Cardiff Metropolitan University) Co-editor of A Secret Vice Committee is accepting papers on the theme and all other subjects. Please submit abstracts or finished essays by the January 31st deadline to cvaccaro@uvm.eduRegistration fee is $25; for info contact Chris Vaccaro.Go to our website Tolkienvt.org for more details over the winter.Please share!!

"Philip Roth's Nonfiction" at 2018 ALA

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Philip Roth Society seeks participants for a roundtable entitled “Philip Roth’s Nonfiction” at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA from May 24-27, 2018.

 

"Philip Roth and Sports" at 2018 ALA

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel entitled “Philip Roth and Sports” at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA from May 24-27, 2018.

 

Carson McCullers Society Call for Papers ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Carson McCullers Society

American Literature Association

28th Annual Conference

May 24-27 San Francisco CA

 

In Passage: The International Journal of Writing and Mobility

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
University of Boumerdes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR THE FRENCH VERSION

 

         In Passage: The International Journal of Writing and Mobility is the annual and peer-reviewed journal of the department of foreign languages and literatures of the University of Boumerdes (Algeria.)For its first issue, it seeks articles in English and French.

 

Fitzgerald, and Fitzgerald and Wharton, ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

 

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society and the Edith Wharton Society

 

1)       Comparative Approaches to Fitzgerald and Wharton

 

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society and the Edith Wharton Society are collaborating to organize a panel on the two writers at the American Literature Association’s 2018 convention in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018. We are looking for scholars to present work that pursues comparative approaches to these pivotal twentieth-century literary artists.

 

Topics could include, but are by no means limited to:

 

Systems and Knowledge: Scholarship, Ecology and Mind in Science Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
Chris Pak (King's Digital Lab) and Will Slocombe (University of Liverpool)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Science fiction is a genre inherently replete witha multitude of systems. From computers, robots, cyborgs and androids to human-animal studies, ecological systems, management practices and (agro-)industrial systems, science fiction has portrayed a variety of different and sometimes interlocking sets of physical systems. Ideas of knowledge generation and systematisation are also central to the genre, from the social and hard sciences, art, language and communication, right through to the systematisation and dissemination of knowledge.

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