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The Idea of Prose Style: A Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:36pm
Sean Pryor / University of New South Wales, Matthew Sussman / Sydney University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Idea of Prose Style: A Symposium
13-15 December, 2017
University of Sydney and University of New South Wales
 
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Garrett Stewart (University of Iowa)
Daniel Tyler (Oxford University)
Rebecca Walkowitz (Rutgers University)
 

UPDATED DEADLINE: IRELAND IN SPACE -- American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic Meeting

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:36pm
Cóilín Parsons
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31 — CFP “Ireland in Space” (Washington, DC, November 3-4). The deadline for submitting proposals (for papers, panels, or roundtables) for the American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic Meeting is May 31. All the details are on the linked page. Highlights include: Keynote Speaker: Prof. Linda Hogan (Trinity College, Dublin)Keynote Speaker: Prof. Michael Valdez Moses (Duke University)Exhibition Launch: "Jews in Irish Literature", Prof. Pól Ó Dochartaigh (NUI, Galway) We look forward to welcoming you to DC in November! https://acisweb.org/announcement/cfp2017-midatlantic/

Essays/Research Papers on Motherhood

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:37pm
Dr Arpita Ghosh / Kristu Jayanti College Autonomous
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

This edition tries to look into the struggles and empowerment of those mothers who showed courage to subvert the social construct and redefine “motherhood” in their own way; mothers who dared to transgress and transcend the threshold of domesticity, thereby, carving a niche for their successors to follow suit.

We welcome original, unpublished research papers related to the concept of “motherhood” with specific focus on mothers who have transgressed or subverted the societal norms. Topics for papers may include the various aspects of motherhood but are not limited to:-

VIII International Gothic Literature Congress: “The Gothic: beyond a Genre”

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:31pm
International Gothic Literature Congress
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

VIII International Gothic Literature Congress:

“The Gothic: beyond a Genre”

April, 2018

Objective: To continue the study of the plural presence of the Gothic in various modes of art, as well as time and space contexts.

Dates: April 2, 3 & 4, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday).

Place: Salón de Actos, Faculty of Philosophy and Literature (FFyL), UNAM (Nacional Autonomous University of Mexico), Mexico City.

Dismantling Inequality Through Dialogues of Conscience

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:55pm
Watchung Review
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Call For Submissions

Dismantling Inequality through Dialogues of Conscience

Humanity, wildlife and the environment have all been negatively impacted by polarizing inequalities. Despite this, courageous individuals and resistance movements have and continue to expose these inequalities and enact change in the face of tremendous opposition. We are interested in submissions that explore gender, racial, sexual, religious, socio-economic and environmental inequalities represented in literature, film as well as other mediums and the changes that have occurred through dialogues inside and outside of the classroom about various forms of inequality.

Topics of interest may include but are not limited to:

Prison states and political embodiment

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:58pm
CILM group - Centre for Comparative Studies - University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Prison states and political embodiment

September 7-8, 2017

Centre for Comparative Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lisbon

Star Trek: Voyager

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:58pm
Robert L. Lively/ Truckee Meadows Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017

In 1995, Star Trek: Voyager launched in a way very different from its predecessor series.  Voyager took place thousands of light years from the Federation, and it contained a multi-ethnic crew with a female captain.  Voyager, in a sense, encapsulated the American zeitgeist of the 1990s when major demographic changes were transforming the population of America, and the post-Cold War era left us wondering what strategic alliances would mean moving forward. The series challenged the nature of the American mindset at the time.

Call for Poetry, Fiction, Art

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:59pm
Pomona Valley Review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 11th issue this July. PVR needs quality work from undergraduates, graduates, and professionals alike from any college campus, but all are welcome to submit. Quality is our only criterion. Please see our website for details on submitting online and for free versions of previous issues. Deadline is May 31st.

50 Years + - The Age of New French Theory (1966-1970)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:38pm
Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

50 Years + - The Age of New French Theory (1966-1970)

Editor: Laurent Milesi (Cardiff University)

MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

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