category: twentieth century and beyond

[UPDATE] The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (essay collection) Aug. 15, Proposals Due

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
bellanddoucet@gmail.com

This proposed volume for the University Press of Mississippi's book series, Critical Approaches to Comics Artists, will examine the works of two influential cartoonists: Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bel

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Call for Essays: Essays on Orhan Pamuk’s Works – Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Taner Can, Dr. Berkan Ulu, Koray Melikoğlu
contact email: 
opcollectiveproject@gmail.com

This book project aims to mark the 10th anniversary of Orhan Pamuk’s Nobel Laureateship and will include essays on his major works to be published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart / Germany.

El exilio y la minificción en la narrativa de Max Aub, Gómez de la Serna y Sławomir Mrożek

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Stefanski (Canisius College), Gonzalo Hernández Baptista (U of Kentucky)
contact email: 
stefansm@canisius.edu; ‎declamados@gmail.com

La mesa redonda se propone explorar las confluencias entre tres autores, Max Aub, Ramón Gómez de la Serna y Sławomir Mrożek, cuya condición de emigrantes dejó huellas en su producción minificci

Seriously Funny: The Role of Satire and the Satirist in the 21st Century -- NeMLA 2016 (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Fuentes Morgan/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
daf265@cornell.edu

Dave Chappelle walked away from a $50 million contract with Comedy Central, later explaining, “I want to make sure that I am dancing and not shuffling.” Likewise, Stephen Colbert refused to allow

Historical Fiction about Asia (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

This volume will explore papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

[UPDATE] Expanding the Field: Rethinking Projective Verse and Mid-Century American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20, 2016.

Hartford CT 3/17-3/20/2016 NeMLA Lacan and Literature Panel, abstracts by 9/302015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Jacques Lacan refined and elaborated on the ideas of Freud. Freud liked to say he discovered the unconscious; Lacan liked to say that he discovered that the unconscious is structured like a language.

Middle East Studies Caucus CFP: SCMS 2016 Conference Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
sunya.samhita@gmail.com

Middle East Studies Caucus CFP: SCMS 2016 Conference Panel

Conference Venue & Dates: Atlanta, GA; March 30 - April 3

Abu Ghraib and After; ACLA (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

Last year (2014) marked the tenth anniversary of the leaked photographs from Abu Ghraib.

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