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Reminder: LFA 'Alternate Worlds' | Literature/Film Conference, October 13-16, 2016 - CFP due June 20

updated: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:16am
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 20, 2016

Film and media adaptations have frequently projected an alternate cinematic world on screen that re-imagines the past and future. Movies (Blade Runner, The Quiet American), TV shows (Sherlock, Agent Carter), and digital ‘new media’ series—increasingly streamed and ‘binge watched’ on Netflix (House of Cards) and Amazon (The Man in the High Castle)—have been inspired by a variety of fiction novels, short stories, plays, comics, graphic novels, and historical works of nonfiction, memoirs (Bridge of Spies) or documentary (Jazz on a Summer’s Day) cine-essays that mediate and reframe history to portray an alternate worldview which re-imagines the past and anticipates a vision of future events.

Creative Session, NeMLA: The Hybrid Form

updated: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:17am
Llana Carroll / University at Albany, SUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Creative Session NeMLA: The Hybrid Form

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Full name / name of organization

Llana Carroll / University at Albany, SUNY

Rae Muhlstock / University at Albany, SUNY

Contact email: lcarroll3@albany.edu

NeMLA 2017: Baltimore, MD March 23-26

Creative Session: The Hybrid Form:

Description:

We will each present a hybrid-form piece that draws on our interdisciplinary creative and scholarly work.  

Cuban Literature in the Diaspora

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 2:49pm
Belén Rodríguez Mourelo/ NeMLA 2017 in Baltimore
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel seeks contributions discussing Cuban literature in the diaspora in the 20th and 21st centuries, especially after the 1959 Revolution. The goal is to discuss relevant aspects of Cuban diasporic writing, including, but not limited to, representations of exile, diaspora, memory, political denunciation, uprootedness, social fracture, transnationalism and postnationalism.

Please, visit http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla.html to submit your abstract online by September 30, 2016.

New Directions in Native American Literary Criticism

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:05am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel focuses on the use of American Indian Literary Nationalism as a framework for reading texts by Native authors. We will examine the ways in which AILN has been employed and has created new spaces for interpretations of Native literature.  Since the 2006 publication of the groundbreaking American Indian Literary Nationalism, scholars in the field of Native American Literature are re-evaluating the ways in which texts by Native authors are read. As well, subsequent works analyzing Native literatures using the methods of AILN have been instrumental in creating new spaces for interpretation. This panel focuses on the influence of AILN and its contributions specifically to the field of Native American Literature.

CFP: Bridging the Solitudes: Essays on Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 2:49pm
Amy J. Ransom and Dominick Grace
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 2, 2017

This call is to solicit chapter proposals for Bridging the Solitudes: Essays on Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, an edited volume of scholarly essays on Canadian science-fiction, fantasy, and horror, to be co-edited by Amy J. Ransom (Central Michigan University) and Dominick Grace (Brescia University College). A book proposal, including accepted abstracts, will be submitted to the Palgrave/Macmillan series on Studies in Global Science Fiction (series editors Anindita Banerjee, Rachel Haywood Ferreira, and Mark Bould).

 Submit chapter proposals by January 1, 2017

Hawthorne and Longfellow: Fictive and Poetic Visions of History and the Nation

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:51am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

 

Hawthorne and Longfellow: Fictive and Poetic Visions of History and the Nation

 

This panel for the NeMLA 2017 Annual Convention, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland, from March 23 to March 26, 2017, seeks papers that examine the visions of history and the nation found in the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882).

 

REMINDER: Powerful Women (Publication date: Winter 2016)

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:51am
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

"Everyday Americans need a champion. And I wannabe that champion!" (Clinton's campaign video 2015)

4th Annual Conference on Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking--Oct. 28, 2016

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:51am
Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Embracing Innovation: Transcending Tradition in Twenty-First Century Higher Education

CCRWT will present its fourth annual interdisciplinary conference on Friday, October 28, 2016. The primary objectives of this year's conference are to explore innovative pedagogical practices that both enrich and transcend traditional teaching methods, and to inspire a contemplative, cross-disciplinary dialogue regarding higher education in the twenty-first century.

Narrating the Self in Self-translation

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:52am
Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the literary practices of multilingual writers have gained increasing interest among researchers and have been discussed in terms of translingual literature (see Kellman 2000), language memoirs (see Nic Craith 2012) and questions of identity (see Besemeres 2002). An increasing number of multilingual writers have chosen to self-translate their works, thus writing the same text in different languages. While the practice of self-translation has a very long and rich tradition and continues to be widespread around the globe, for a long time it did not receive much critical attention within literary and translation studies.

Edited Collection on Korean Dramas

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:52am
Ann-Gee Lee & JaeYoon Park/University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 28, 2016

With the proliferation of global media on the internet, Korean television dramas have quickly become a popular phenomenon.Not just permeating Asia, but also appearing in the U.S., the Middle East, Europe, and Spanish-speaking countries among others, these dramas lead to fans scrambling to provide subtitles in their own languages. Along with being enthralled with characters and storylines, fans find themselves listening to soundtracks and following their favorite actors to other Korean dramas.