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Varieties of Aesthetic Experience in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-century American Literature (Panel)

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Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:46am
full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern MLA conference 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In Art As Experience, John Dewey writes: “When an art product once attains classic status, it somehow becomes isolated from the human conditions under which it was brought into being and from the human consequences it engenders in actual life-experience.” Dewey also notes that the growth of capitalism “has been a powerful influence in the development of the museum as the proper home for works of art, and in the promotion of the idea that they are apart from the common life."

Mindfulness and the First-Year English Sequence Roundtable @ NeMLA 2017

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Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel & Natalie Mera Ford - Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

NeMLA Annual Convention – Baltimore, MD to be held March 23-26, 2017 

The purpose of this roundtable is to offer and exchange perspectives on how mindfulness and contemplative pedagogy can facilitate student learning and engagement in First-Year English courses. How can First-Year English faculty (teaching composition or literature-based writing courses) use contemplative and mindfulness practices (e.g. meditation; journaling; yoga; experiences in nature) to enhance student engagement, writing, critical thinking, creativity, risk-taking, literary understanding, and/or other learning?

Update: Worshipping the Monstrous: The Supernatural Screen

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Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 8:20pm
full name / name of organization: 
Film & History
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

This area of the 2016 Film & History conference, Gods & Heretics, examines notions of the monstrous, monstrosity, and the supernatural as they relate to on-screen representations, thematic inferences, narrative structures, or even production practices throughout the history of filmmaking. How do we better understand the implications of these histories, patterns, or aberrations? What is being signified or challenged, made visible or concealed, through our constructions of the monstrous?  

The Seventh International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and Applications (DICTAP2017)

updated: 
Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:28am
full name / name of organization: 
Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communication
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

*** CALL FOR PAPERS ***

The Seventh International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and Applications (DICTAP2017)

June 29 - July 1, 2017
Faculty of Management, Comenius University in Bratislava
Bratislava, Slovakia

Global Responses to 'the War on Terror': Call for Proposals/Essays

updated: 
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 1:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Universität Düsseldorf
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

European Journal of English Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR VOLUME 22

Global Responses to the ‘War on Terror’

Guest editors: Michael C. Frank (Düsseldorf) and Pavan Malreddy (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Experience and Education: Pragmatism in the English Studies Classroom - Panel @ NeMLA 2017

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 4:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Overstreet / University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel seeks to bring together teacher-scholars who utilize the philosophical tradition of American Pragmatism in teaching literature, writing, digital media, cultural criticism or rhetoric and composition.

This includes those who teach the work of William James, John Dewey and their progeny directly, and those who use pragmatist thought to inform broader pedagogical or theoretical projects.  Whether interested in the semiotics of C.S. Peirce, the neo-pragmatism of Richard Rorty or Stanley Fish, the “prophetic pragmatism” of Cornel West, or any other branch of the pragmatist tradition, all are welcome.

Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1 JULY 2016)

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 12:14pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

Call for Papers

 

“Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”

Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1 JULY 2016

Abstracts are invited for a conference on literature and the sea, broadly defined.  Proposed papers may focus on the literature of any country and any literary period, but please keep in mind that the conference language will be English.  Topics might include (but are not limited to) the following:  

Global Movements: Interdisciplinary Investigations (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 11:08am
full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2016 (Pasadena, Nov 11-13, 2016)
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

This panel welcomes interdisciplinary investigations of various aspects of global migrations. Special attention will be given to the connections between writing and global movements, personal and institutional constructions of citizenship, and such issues as literacy narratives, the work of memory, personal and public archiving of migrant experience, and representations of refugee crises.

Submit 250-500 word proposals on the PAMLA Online Submission Page by July 1:

http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

 

Damsels in Redress: Women in Contemporary Fairy-Tale Reimaginings

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:37am
full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for papers for a conference at Queen’s University Belfast
Damsels in Redress: Women in Contemporary Fairy-Tale Reimaginings
Dates: Friday 7th April and Saturday 8th April 2017
Keynote Speakers: Professor Diane Purkiss (University of Oxford); Dr Amy Davis (University of Hull)

'Art Outside the Gallery' AAH New Voices Conference

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

CfP "Art Outside the Gallery" Association of Art Historians (AAH) New Voices Conference 2016

25 November 2016 | Plymouth University | Keynote: Dr Jody Patterson (Plymouth University)

CfP deadline 1 August 2016

Where do we see art? What impact do exhibition spaces have on how an artwork is received? Who is art created for? Who owns public art? New Voices 2016 encourages delegates to consider art outside of conventional exhibition spaces and to engage in a discussion over the function of art in the public, digital, domestic, religious, and secular spheres.

CfP: FORUM Issue 23, Readers and Writers

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:47am
full name / name of organization: 
FORUM University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & The Arts
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2016

From the earliest traces of etchings on stone tablets to the emergence of Kindles and e-readers in contemporary society, humans have invented platforms for the creation and dissemination of text. Implicit in each textual object are the figures of the reader and writer and their differing engagement with the work. But what does it mean to be a reader or a writer, and how does each role play a part in the shaping of a text? 

Publish Your Art, Poetry, and Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 26, 2016

Pomona Valley Review is extending its deadline for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 10th 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: pomonavalleyreview.com.

Western Area

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Film & History
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

 

[UPDATE] Women's Writing: Edited Volume

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:47am
full name / name of organization: 
New Women's Writing
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

We require 2-3 essays for a volume on contemporary and twentieth century women's writing (fiction, poetry, drama) for an edited volume due to be published by the end of 2016 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. At this point we are looking for completed essays around 5000-6000 words analysing individual or multiple works by women writers of the period. Essays previously published in journals are acceptable provided necessary permissions are obtained. Contact philoreview@gmail.com for further details.

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