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[Anime Expo Academic Symposium] Anime Chronotopes: Nostalgia in Japanese Animation and Comics

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
N. Trace Cabot, University of Southern California / Anime Expo Academic Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Anime Expo Academic Symposium

Anime Chronotopes: Nostalgia in Japanese Animation and Comics


Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

July 4-7, 2019


Deadline for Paper Proposals: April 7, 2019


Representing Human Rights Violations in Literary Language

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:41am
Laura Barberan Reinares - 2019 SAMLA Conference (Atlanta, GA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 27, 2019

This panel welcomes papers analyzing representations of human rights violations in literary language, to be presented at the 2019 SAMLA Conference (Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2019). Paper proposals addressing human rights violations in postcolonial or transnational fiction are especially welcome. By May 27th, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Laura Barberan Reinares, Bronx CC (CUNY), at

The “CROSS-INTER-MULTI-TRANS-“ disciplinarit(ies) of English Studies

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:09pm
Albanian Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019


The “CROSS-INTER-MULTI-TRANS-“ disciplinarit(ies) of English Studies

5th ASSE conference on British and American Studies

6-8 June 2019, Vlora, Albania

Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2019

Wreck Park Submission Deadline Extended

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:40am
Wreck Park Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism 

A literary journal run out of Binghamton, New York, Wreck Park publishes original work in cultural studies, poetry, and the visual arts. The journal is committed both to critical-theoretical and historically engaged analysis, and it seeks work that contemplates in creative ways contemporary debates in and around the humanities. Contributions that tie together past and present, that resonate with our current social and political maelstrom, are especially encouraged. 

[Update] Georgia Philological Association: May 17, 2019 Meeting and Call for Papers

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:32am
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.

World Literature - Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:54am
Northeast Popular/American Culture Assocation
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The World Literature area for the 2019 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held from Friday, November 15-Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH.

The Handmaid's Tale Sequel (MLA, Seattle, January 9-12, 2020)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:28pm
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Margaret Atwood Society is putting together a roundtable to discuss The Handmaid's Tale sequel at next year's MLA. Unfortunately, the book will come out after MLA's session proposals are due. Thus, send an abstract of 150-250 words (on the lens through which you anticipate reading the novel) and a brief biography to Karma Waltonen,

Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Project DaRT / University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Performing Translation:Translatorship in the 21st Century

Project DaRT – Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC)

University College Cork, Ireland

21-22nd June 2019

Call for Papers

"Global Narratives of Slavery" ICLA 2019 Panel (Macau, 29 July - 2 August 2019)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:44pm
Nienke Boer / Yale-NUS College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

We intend to propose a panel for the 22nd Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association at the University of Macau (29th July to the 2nd August 2019) on the topic of "Global Narratives of Slavery." The conference theme is Literature of the World and the Future of Comparative Literature, and our panel would fall under the sub-theme of "Conversations across Differences." Our aim is to put literary scholars working on systems of slavery and unfree labor migration in different regions and periods into conversation with each other--for example, trans-Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and trans-Saharan narratives of slavery (by which we mean not only narratives written or produced by the enslaved themselves, but also the legal, historiographic