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Borderlines Graduate Student Conference at UC Santa Barbara

updated: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
Graduate Center for Literary Research at UC Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 13, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Borderlines

 

5th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference of

The Graduate Center for Literary Research at the University of California Santa Barbara

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

 

Art After Galtung: Structural Violence and the Arts of the Global South

updated: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:07am
Association for the Study of Arts of the Present Conference: October 17-20, 2018 (New Orleans, LA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 26, 2018

Art After Galtung: Structural Violence and the Arts of the Global South

A roundtable proposed for the Association for the Study of Arts of the Present Conference: October 17-20, 2018 (New Orleans, LA)

MMLA - Permanent Section Latin American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:07am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Call For Papers

2018 MMLA Conference - "Consuming Cultures"

November 15-18, 2018

Kansas City, MO

The permanent section SPANISH III (Latin American Literature) welcome proposals that explore Latin American Literature and Culture and create space for dialogue across disciplines and genres in the context of this year’s conference theme “Consuming Cultures”. Proposals exploring issues related to cultural engagement and cultural appropriation in Latin America from any time period will be given preferential consideration. Papers on any aspect of this topic are welcome, including but not limited to the following themes:

Edited essay collection: "(Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia and Science Fiction"

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:31am
Monash University & University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The editors invite contributions for an essay collection provisionally titled (Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia and Science Fiction. The collection will explore the ethical concerns of utopian and dystopian science fiction (sf) from a global, comparative perspective. The editors particularly encourage submissions examining non-Anglo-American literature and comparative studies of world sf traditions.

“Multicultural Writers as Chroniclers of Culture: Strategies for Teaching Texts that Centralize the Marginalized," Multicultural Literature in the Classroom, Midwest MLA, November 15-18, 2018

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 10:59pm
Multicultural Literature in the Classroom, Midwest MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

In an era rife with cultural anxieties, the role of the multicultural writer is more vital than ever, particularly when the cultural norms of those existing outside of mainstream culture are increasingly challenged, censured, or overshadowed by the biases of the majority.  Whether by documenting the disorienting experiences of immigrants seeking to establish new lives in places far from their countries of origin or the decades-long struggles of minorities to gain a firmer foothold in the societies around them, multicultural writers often serve as chroniclers of the cultures from which their characters—and they themselves—come, providing their readers with a deeper appreciation for the rich histories and traditions that shape those cultures and ideally hel

Identities in Transit: The Ethics and Politics of Representation

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:56am
Laboratory Values, Society and Development (LVSD), Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

The concept of ‘identity’ has of late acquired much resonance inside and outside academia. Identity has become in today’s globalized world more fundamental than ever before to the endeavor of addressing theoretical and political issues relating to ‘nationality,’ ‘nation (-state) borders,’  ‘history,’ ‘ethnicity,’ and other, perhaps more urgent, issues of ethnic conflicts, immigration, and refugees. The complexity of each of these entities and the interplay of most of them point, together, to the insufficiencies apparent in those ‘fixed’ understandings of the concept of identity. Fixed, or essentialized, views of identity put emphasis on roots, continuity, tradition, and timelessness... .

German linguistics, literature, culture

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:38am
German Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world.

We are interested in academic studies focusing on the analysis of  Linguistics Theories; Language Form; Language Meaning; Language in Context; Teaching Methodologies; Theories of Second or Foreign Language Acquisition; Theories of Second or Foreign Language Teaching; Technology used in the Classroom; Materials Design; Curriculum Development; Historical Linguistics and more as they relate to German language.

Joint SALA-MLA panel: Image-Text Encounters in South Asian Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
South Asian Literary Association and Modern Language Association Joint Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Papers invited for the joint (guaranteed) South Asian Literary Association-MLA panel exploring the incorporation of South Asian visual and literary traditions in the subcontinent’s comics. Inspired by the MLA 2019 theme of “textual transactions,” this panel explores the constitutive relations among South Asian graphic narratives and the region’s local, folk and national visual as well as literary cultures. This panel is interested in teasing out what makes South Asian graphic narratives' image-text interactions distinct from that of Western comics. What visual frames of reference do they rely on? How are image and text mutually constitutive in Indian graphic narratives?

Diasporas, Aesthetics, and Southeast Asia

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:14am
Cheryl Naruse
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Please consider the following CFP for the guaranteed session at the 2019 Chicago MLA Convention. Diasporas, Aesthetics, and Southeast Asia

Forum: CLCS Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian Diasporic
What aesthetics (or anesthetics) do diasporic movements into/out of/within Southeast Asia generate? Comparative and multimedia approaches welcomed. 300 word abstracts and bios by 15 March 2018; Cheryl Narumi Naruse (cnaruse@tulane.edu).

Beyond Borders? New Formulations in Hispanic and Lusophone Studies

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 10:17am
University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies of University College Cork, with the support of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC), has great pleasure in inviting you to the  Beyond Borders?New Formulations in Hispanic and Lusophone StudiesJune 28 - 29, 2018University College Corkhttps://beyondbordersucc.wordpress.com This symposium aims to offer postgraduate and early-career researchers the opportunity to gather in a formative space to transverse spatial, temporal, and linguistic borders and perspectives. The current situation of the disciplines beneat

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