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World Literary Spaces: Translation and World Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:12am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CFP for the 2020 MLA Convention in Seattle, WA:

Does translation create world literary spaces? How do you translate/teach translated works for world literature courses? Please submit a 300-word abstract, a 1-paragraph bio & a CV by March 1 2018 to Genevieve Waite (gowaite@syr.edu).

Genevieve Waite is Assistant Teaching Professor of French and French Language Coordinator at Syracuse University. She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center, CUNY, in 2018.

 

Literary Universals Workshop

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:12am
University of Connecticut--Literary Universals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

To be held at The University of Connecticut, Storrs, on 24 May 2019

Announcement and Call for Papers

AATI@Marist College: May 30 - June 2, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL For Papers

 

AATI  Conference 

 

30 maggio – 2 giugno, 2019

 

Marist College – Poughkeepsie, NY

 

L’AATI (American Association of Teachers of Italian) comunica che il prossimo convegno si terrà a Poughkeepsie, NY, dal 30 maggio al 2 giugno, 2019, presso Marist College. 

 

Eco-literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:49pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring new environmental literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • Cli-fi

  • Eco-literature from the 1970s to the twenty-first century

  • Film and the environment

  • Ecological crimes

  • Consequences of global climate change on human politics

  • Eco-literature and/as activism

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:40pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences

2019 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Colloquium 

University of Maryland-College Park

April 5-6, 2019 

Keynote Speaker: Mabel Moraña, Washington University

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: JANUARY 25, 2019

EuroSEAS 2019 - Southeast Asian travelogues and global Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:38pm
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Southeast Asian travelogues and global Asia

This laboratory considers the ways in which travelogues by Southeast Asians articulated the concept of inter-Asian connections, thus prefiguring the term ‘global Asia.’ Examples include the study of early modern India and Southeast Asia by Chinese-language Nanyang (South Seas) historians in 1950s Singapore, as reflected in their travel memoirs, as well as the Malaccan writer and translator Munsyi Abdullah’s Bahasa chronicles of his voyages to Mecca and northern Malaysia in the late nineteenth century. We are interested in papers that engage in the following topics:

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:49pm
Dr. Birgit Englert, Sigrid Thomsen, Immanuel Harisch
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Call for Papers for a volume to be submitted to Routledge

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

Editors:

Birgit Englert, Immanuel R. Harisch, Sigrid Thomsen

(University of Vienna, Research Platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies”)

 

Working-Class Literature in Finland and Finnish America

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:09pm
Journal of Finnish Studies and FinnFest USA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Working-Class Literature in Finland and Finnish America

In 2019, September 20–22, the site for FinnFest USA is Detroit, Michigan, the United States capital of the automobile industry. People of Finnish origin have been a part of this industry, creating a significant Finnish community in Detroit between the 1920s and the 1950s. Even today, Detroit remains one of the largest metropolitan regions in the United States for people of Finnish origin. Finnish Americans were an integral part of the industrial history of the United States and deeply engaged in urban America and its factory work.

Transnational Families: Cross-Border Kinship and Networks of Support

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:59am
Dr. Jocelyn Frelier
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Transnational Families

Cross-Border Kinship and Networks of Support

 

2019 NWSA Annual Conference

San Francisco, CA - Nov. 14-17

 

Subtheme Seven: Art, Performance, Literary, and Visual Culture

https://www.nwsa.org/cfp

 

I seek abstracts of 250-300 words to assemble a panel for NWSA on cultural studies representations of transnational, transcultural families. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): 

-       queer kinship and family of choice

-       migration, diaspora and refugee studies

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