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Irish religious diasporas 17th-21st century

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 3:38pm
GIS EIRE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

"Irish Religious Diasporas from the 17th to the 21st century"

An international GIS EIRE conference jointly organized by the University of Caen Normandy (ERIBIA), the University of Lille (CECILLE) and IT Tallaght (AFIS)

May 14-15, 2020

 

NeMLA 2020: The Politics of ‘Post’ in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 3:00am
Meghan Burns and Kelly Mahaffy, University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

In a 2009 article in American Literary History, Richard Gray critiqued the production of post-9/11 novels, writing that such literary works “simply assimilate the unfamiliar into familiar structures.” Yet scholarly work on contemporary U.S. fiction seems to return again and again to a focus on literary production in terms of its relationship to the 2001 tragedy. In this panel, we seek to interrogate the way the concept of “post” has come to influence and, perhaps, even define the American literary canon. 

The Aesthetics of Drone Warfare

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 2:56am
Conference hosted by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Aesthetics of Drone Warfare

An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield

7-8 February 2020

 

Keynote speakers:

Debjani Ganguly (University of Virginia)

Derek Gregory (University of British Columbia)

 

Interconnections: Journal of Posthumanism / Interconnexions: revue de posthumanisme

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 11:20am
Posthumanism Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

We invite new submissions for future issues of Interconnections: Journal of Posthumanism / Interconnexions: revue de posthumanisme. Our peer-reviewed, international, bilingual, open-access, interdisciplinary journal is devoted to theorizing what it means to think beyond both historical and current conceptions of 'the human' in ways that transcend the traditionally anthropocentric parameters of the humanities and social sciences. We seek to create a broad network of collaboration across disciplines, research areas, and language.

EILÍS DILLON 1920–94: Exploring Irish Childhoods / An Irish writer in her time CENTENARY CONFERENCE

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 6:46pm
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

EILÍS DILLON 1920–94:Exploring Irish Childhoods /An Irish writer in her time CENTENARY CONFERENCE. 

Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. 6–7 March 2020 in association with the School of English, Trinity College Dublin.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DECLAN KIBERD

On the Edge: Essays on the Representations and Images of Frontiers and Borders in Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 6:48pm
K. Nowak-McNeice, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

We are looking for contributors to our edited volume, tentatively titled On the Edge: Essays on the Representations and Images of Frontiers and Borders in Literature. We would like to invite submissions considering the keywords of “frontier” and “border” in a literary context, and we are particularly interested in proposals that would give a new, unexpected meaning to these words. The frontier emerged as an important critical concept for an understanding of American history over a hundred years ago, and its status has changed from a celebrated catchphrase to explain away the perplexities of American identity, through an F-word not tolerated in the progressive circles, leading finally to a rehabilitated, more inclusive use.

The Scene of the Crime: Place and Meaning in Contemporary Detective Fiction

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Monday, July 1, 2019 - 2:23pm
Kathryn Hendrickson / Marquette University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Please find below the information on this session for NeMLA’s 51st Annual Convention — to be held in Boston, MA on March 5-8, 2020 — 300 word abstracts and brief bios may be submitted by September 30, 2019 by the provided link. Please send any questions to Kathryn Hendrickson [Kathryn.Hendrickson@Marquette.edu].

 

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