category: twentieth century and beyond

UPDATE: Utopia & the End of the City 1-4 July 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
Utopian Studies Society (Europe)
contact email: 
utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

Call for proposals: Utopia and the end of the city
FINAL DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15 March 2015

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Beyond Fin-de-Siècle Europe: New Geographies of Decadence

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
rstilling@fsu.edu

While the literature of decadence often emphasizes the imaginative transgression of borders of all kinds, studies of literary decadence often remain strictly bound by the borders of Europe.

Representations of Cruel Children in Popular Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Flegel and Chris Parkes
contact email: 
mflegel@lakeheadu.ca, cparkes@lakeheadu.ca

The Representation of Cruel Children in Popular Texts
Ed. Monica Flegel and Christopher Parkes

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10). Special Session, “Race in/after Conceptual Writing”

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Perlow
contact email: 
perlow@okstate.edu

Papers are invited for a special session on treatments (and elisions) of racial politics, aesthetics, identities, and experiences in recent conceptual writing and related experimentalisms.

CFP: "Teaching Trauma" at MLA 2016: Submit by March 13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

This panel considers the pedagogical challenges of teaching trauma literature and trauma theory to undergraduates and theorizes ways of teaching that can combat—versus exacerbate—depicted catastro

SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

THE 2015 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

MLA 2016, Austin | The Somme and the Literary Memory of WWI, 1916-2016

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2016 Convention
contact email: 
nmiln013@uottawa.ca

Even after 100 years, debate continues over the meaning, consequences and legacy of the Somme Offensive of 1916.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Transnationalizing the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

Nancy Fraser has written that, from the perspective of critical theory, "it is by no means clear what it means today to speak of 'transnational public spheres." This special session responds to the 20

MLA 2016 (Austin 1/7-1/10) Special Session: Writing on/against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
loretta.clayton@gmail.com

Writing on/against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style, 1850-1950

Re-Approaching the Survey Course

full name / name of organization: 
Gwynn A. Dujardin
contact email: 
dujardin@queensu.ca

Proposals invited for MLA roundtable session (Austin, TX; January 2016) on innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys.

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