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Call for papers -- Journal Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:22pm
The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Call for Papers for MEJO: The Melow Journal of World Literature

 a Peer-Reviewed Journal with ISSN

 

MEJO, or the MELOW Journal of World Literature, is a peer-refereed E-journal brought out annually by MELOW, the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World. It is a reincarnation of the previous publications brought out in book or printed form by the Society right since its inception in 1998.

The City in Literature & Culture (Special Session) at PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:33pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Wyndham San Diego Bayside 

Thursday, November 14 to Sunday, November 17.

https://pamla.org/2019

The City in Literature & Culture special session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for the organization’s 117th annual conference. The call-for-papers deadline is Monday, June 10, 2019.

SAMLA Special Session: Big Books: Why Bother?

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:05pm
Dr. Benjamin Bergholtz/ Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 27, 2019

SAMLA: BIG BOOKS: WHY BOTHER?

South Atlantic Modern Language Association; November 8-10, 2019; Atlanta, Georgia; Special Session

Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:44am
Mid-West Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Call for Papers

Permanent Section: Italian

 

“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”

 

November 14-17, 2019

Chicago at the Hilton Chicago

 

 

Borders, Walls, and Bridges

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:26am
Michigan College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Call for Papers:  Michigan College English Association Conference on Saturday, October 5, 2019

 

Themes:  Borders, Walls, and Bridges

 

Luncheon Speaker:  Dennis Hinrichsen, Lansing Poet Laureate

 

Location:  Michigan State University, Bessey Hall, 434 Farm Lane, East Lansing MI 48824

4th International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation: Exploring Cultural Intersections

updated: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 4:48am
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Conference Description

The conference will focus on the dynamics of culture and its representations in the fields of Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation. It aims to emphasize cultural intersections and explore ways in which such intersections could be conceptualized, critiqued or disrupted and ultimately reconstructed. We invite contributions on the theoretical and analytical frameworks that examine cultural intersections, as well as those which explore the practical and pedagogical implications of such intersections.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Prof. (Emeritus) Alister Cumming (University of Toronto, Canada) - Language

Native American Permanent Section

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The Permanent Section on Native American Literature seeks proposals exploring the MMLA conference theme of “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers” in any genre of works by Native American authors of any historical period. Possible topics may include analyses of dual texts, doubled characters, transcultural identity, translation, reproduction, or narrative or poetic appropriation. Please send proposals of 200-300 words by April 19 to the panel chair, Dr. Kate Beutel, at kbeutel@lourdes.edu. The MMLA meets in Chicago, November 14-17, 2019.

Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:55am
University of Münster, Germany and University of Lisbon, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Across Europe, the critical engagement with the history of colonialism and its significant ongoing legacies has gained purchase – not least because of the critique, pressure, and demands of postcolonial intellectuals from, or with ties to, Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia. Matters of postcolonial justice, such as reparations to former European colonies, the restitution of human remains and cultural artefacts, and calls for the removal of national symbols and monuments that reproduce racist ideology have gained increased public attention in recent years.

Call for Book Reviews in Postcolonial Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
Global and Postcolonial Studies at Emory University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Program in Global and Postcolonial Studies at Emory invites submissions for book reviews in the field of postcolonial studies.  We are asking for original submissions, with a length of no more than 1500 words, that have not been previously published. People posting the review are liable for any copyright violations. Please ensure accuracy of quotes from books reviewed. Reviews should be free of unwarranted bias. We particularly welcome submissions by graduate students.  For examples, and submissions see https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/postcolonialstudies/book-reviews/.  

Science and Fiction Panel Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:53am
MMLA Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Taking up the MMLA conference theme, “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers,” the panel for Science and Fiction seeks proposals engaging the presence of the double in fiction inflected or inspired by science, medicine, or technology; the fields’ theories or methods; or their practitioners. Oftentimes, the double is associated with the horror genre and presented as emblematic of Freud’s ideas about the uncanny, or the unheimlich (unhomely is the literal translation). The term describes the feeling of unease or fear one gets from experiencing something familiar turned uncomfortably strange. Fred Botting, however, notes that horror and science fiction each “give form to a sense of otherness” (Botting, 2008, 131).

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