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Call for Chapters: Agatha Christie Goes to War

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
J.C. Bernthal & Rebecca Mills
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for chapters: Agatha Christie Goes to War

 

Editors: Dr J.C. Bernthal (Middlesex University) and Dr Rebecca Mills (Bournemouth University)

 

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection exploring and evaluating the role of war in Agatha Christie’s life and writing.

Graphic Reading Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

 

Graphic Reading: A One-Day Conference

University of Birmingham, 19 May 2017

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”

– James Baldwin

 

“The surface of the page is a problem to solve.”

– Art Spiegelman

 

 

John Berger Now 12-13th September 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
School of Humanities, Canterbury Christ Church University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

 

John Berger Now

 

12-13th September, 2017 School of Humanities, Canterbury Christ Church University.

 

The Conference:

‘The death of the artist is a dividing line’ wrote John Berger in 1966. ‘Every artist’s work changes when he dies. And finally no one remembers what his work was like when he was alive … [His work] will have become evidence from the past, instead of being … a possible preparation for something to come.’

Shakespeare Unbound

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
Société Française Shakespeare
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2018 Conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Paris, Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 January 2018

Call for papers

The Société Française Shakespeare is dedicating its annual conference to “Shakespeare Unbound”. The topic addresses Shakespeare’s propensity to negotiate with dominant ideologies, his ability to break and renew formal and cultural rules and his long-lasting influence in creating innovative dramatic and poetic forms, new words and thoughts, “And all that faith creates or love desires, / Terrible, strange, sublime and beauteous shapes” (Shelley), Prometheus-like.

Narratives of "Comfort Women" in WWII - SAMLA 89 Conference - Atlanta, GA Nov. 3-5, 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:30am
Dr. Laura Barberan Reinares
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017

This panel welcomes papers analyzing fictionalized narratives of "comfort women" (military sexual slaves during WWII) in literature and/or film. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme of "High Art/Low Art" are especially welcome. By May 28, please submit a 500-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Laura Barberan Reinares, Bronx CC of the City University of New York at laubarberan@gmail.com.

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
UC Berkeley / UC Santa Cruz
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Call for Proposals

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, 2017

http://communalpresence.com

Featuring:

Mike Amnasan, Dodie Bellamy, Nayland Blake, Bruce Boone, Dennis Cooper, Gabrielle Daniels, Renee Gladman, Robert Glück, Rob Halpern, Carla Harryman, Kevin Killian, Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Camille Roy, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Gail Scott, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Dana Ward

Proposals are invited for papers, panels, and short-format projects to be presented at a conference on New Narrative writing being held at the University of California, Berkeley on October 13-15, 2017.

Logic and Literary Form

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Logic and Literary Form
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

Logic and Literary Form

MLA 2018: Leonora Carrington at 100

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Andrew Ferguson
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This panel seeks to build on the resurgence of interest in the work of Anglo-Mexican surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington inaugurated at her death in 2011 at age 94, and continuing through major career retrospectives in Dublin (2013) and Liverpool (2015). For many years, criticism on her writings has been held up by the relative unavailability of her works. Forthcoming centennial reissues of her complete stories (Dorothy Project) as well as her memoir, Down Below (NYRB Classics), however, offer the chance to resituate her work within recent scholarly work on modernism, surrealism, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, gender studies and sexuality, trauma studies and neurodiversity, translation studies, and more.

CFP: MLA Roundtable - "Bildung Across Languages"

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Melissa Gelinas and Jocelyn Frelier
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

Call for Proposals: “Bildung Across Languages”

 

MLA Convention 2018

 

New York City

January 4-7 2018

 

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