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ACLA 2019-Rethinking the Transnational in Film, Media, and Art

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:20am
Julia Alekseyeva / ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The term “transnational” is frequently used in academic discourse but rarely investigated at length. Operating at a liminal space between national and global, transnational scholarship investigates the connections tying works of far-flung regions using a comparative framework. Yet as scholars of comparative literature, how do we theorize this framework? Does the transnational juxtapose, rather than compare? Does it strive to understand the influence of one national media on another, or does it go beyond influence?

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - CFP

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:30am
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

28TH ANNUAL BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 15-16, 2019
DESOTO SAVANNAH, SAVANNAH GA

CALL FOR PAPERS

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

ACLA2019: Transnationalizing Eastern European Memorial Cultures

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:46am
Eneken Laanes, Tallinn University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

ACLA seminar: Transnationalizing Eastern European Memorial Cultures

7-10 March 2019, Georgetown University in Washington, DC 

Seminar organizers:

Dr Eneken Laanes, Tallinn University, Estonia

Prof Anja Tippner, Univeristy of Hamburg, Germany

Literature-General

updated: 
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:15pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Literature (General)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Caribbean Studies Across the Disciplines

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:23am
The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal/Jackson State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal

 Special Issue for Summer 2019

 

Caribbean Studies Across the Disciplines

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal (ISSN 0271-5058) is a peer-reviewed journal published at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, the nation’s 4th largest Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

Activism, Advocacy, and the Archive (Panel)

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:26am
NeMLA 2018 50th Anniversary Convention Washington DC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

While historical and literary archives have long been integral to the study of the humanities, they are more than simple repositories for historical artifacts. They don’t just preserve works and fragments to be studied, they help us, as scholars, to actively engage in the public sphere. As Randall C. Jimerson notes “Archivists can use the power of archives to promote accountability, open government, diversity, and social justice.” In doing so, archivists can democratize information and open up new avenues of knowing by employing ethical and objective—but not neutral—strategies. This can be especially important for subjugated communities, who’s histories and cultures have been bound and kept distinct.

Transnational Indigenous Identities

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:25am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This panel seeks papers for the 2019 NEMLA Conference in Washington, D.C.  that investigate transnational Indigenous identities in arts and literatures.  Proposals are only accepted through the NEMLA website.  The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2018.

 

Please contact Meredith James jamesm@easternct.edu with any questions regarding submissions.

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes PCA/ACA [UPDATE]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 2:43pm
PCA/ACA [DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/1]
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

Call for Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Wardman Park Marriot

Wednesday, April 17, to Saturday, April 20, 2019

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

 

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

PROPOSAL DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 1, 2018

UPDATE: World & Comparative Literature in an Anti-Humanities Age – Northeast Modern Language Association

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:08am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Is World Literature the new, upgraded version of Comparative Literature (Comp Lit 2.0) or rather an attenuated, impoverished version of the latter? What unites us, and what divides us, especially considering that many World Lit faculty are drawn from Comp Lit backgrounds?  How do we, practitioners in these fields, rethink these disciplines for the era when humanities as such are under constant attack? In this session, we hope to discuss our shared ground and our shared challenges.  This roundtable is organized by the NeMLA World Literature Working Group as a yearly forum for discussing theoretical and historical issues, pedagogy and curriculum, and new directions in the field of World  Literature.

Caribbean Meridians

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:12am
AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION FOR CARIBBEAN STUDIES
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION FOR CARIBBEAN STUDIES
*Caribbean Meridians*
Female Orphan School, Parramatta South Campus
Western Sydney University, February 7-9, 2019

Keynote Speakers
Patrick Chamoiseau (Martinique)
Alexis Wright (University of Melbourne)
Michael Bucknor (University of the West Indies)
Anna Cristina Pertierra (Western Sydney University)

Call for Papers

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