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Transatlantic New York

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:27am
Instituto Cervantes, CUNY, & Transatlantic Project at Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Transatlantic New York Conference invites paper proposals (8 pages / 3K words approx., 20 minutes) and panels with 3 participants discussing a common theme or topic (60 minutes) about people and institutions that have worked in the complexity of this Anglo-Afro-Hispanic cultural production constituted by a variety of origins and languages, with creative capacity, disposition to dialogue, critical vision and cultural roots that have advanced the rights to diversity and its quality as well.  

The conference will be organized in sections with different coordinators. The following topics will be given priority:   

MLA: Australia and New Zealand literature, film, performance

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:57pm
MLA Allied Organ: American Association of Australasian Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies welcomes abstracts for papers on any aspect of literature, film, or performance related to Australia or New Zealand.  Particular topics of interest include, but are not limited to:  Indigenous issues, immigration, health and well-being, and Australian identity.  Comparative projects that engage with Australia in relation to other literatures and cultures are also encouraged. 

 Submit 250-word abstracts by March 20 to:  machosky@hawaii.edu

Sixth Biennial Graduate Translation Conference - Extended Deadline

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:57pm
University of Texas at Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

Date

Sixth Biennial Graduate Translation Conference

“Performing Translation”

May 26–28, 2017 at The University of Texas at Dallas

Call for Papers

New deadline: March 20, 2017

The Graduate Translation Conference at The University of Texas at Dallas is inviting

submissions for our literary translation workshops. This student-organized conference was

originally held at UCLA in 2004 and has since been hosted by the University of Iowa, Columbia

Queer Theory in African Film and Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 1:26pm
John C. Hawley/ African Literature Today
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

African Literature Today (ALT) 36

Queer Theory in Film and Fiction

Call for Submissions

Ecocriticism and World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:16am
Dr. Manoj Kumar/Dr. Swati Kumari
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Concept Note

Ecocriticism was inaugurated around 1980s as a result of environment revolution that had begun around 1960s after the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. It gives importance to the relationship between human beings and nature, how are human beings affecting nature and vice versa. With time, it impacted in various other disciplines as well thereby evolving as an umbrella term. As an earth-centered approach, it intersected environment and culture and calling for collaboration between natural scientists, writers, literary critics, anthropologists, historians, and more.

MLA 2018: African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:58am
Modern Language Association 2018 (special session)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms Special Session
Given increasing Chinese investment across Africa in addition to longstanding South Asian-African connections, how does expressive culture from the south track or analyze these exchanges? 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2017; Neelofer Qadir (nqadir@english.umass.edu) and Sean M. Kennedy (skennedy@gradcenter.cuny.edu).

Interpreting J.M. Coetzee's The Schooldays of Jesus

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Proposed MLA Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 24, 2017

Interpretations of J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, are welcomed. Submit abstracts of 500 words by 24 March 2017 to Jana M. Giles (giles@ulm.edu).

 

European Writers in Exile (Abstracts Due April 15)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking to round our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

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