At the 2005 annual meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Gregory L. Ulmer reminded conference-goers of the importance of understanding our relationships to writing and print, the apparatus from which our identities, perspectives, theories and practices emerge. Over the course of thirty years and eight books, Ulmer has called for us not only to be aware of the emerging apparatus he dubbed “electracy” but also to help invent and shape it.
The editors of Textshop Experiments invite submissions via essays and video essays, reviews, conference reports, and multimodal projects for its forthcoming Open Issue to be published in May 2017. Works can be submitted on any topic related to the following:
Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University. Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our eleventh volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the field of rhetoric and composition. Watermark also accepts reviews of books recently published in these fields of study. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging voices, only student work will be considered.
NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND MEDIA STUDIES
This session welcomes abstracts on any aspect of Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme (High and Low Culture) are especially welcome. By June 1, please submit a 250-500 word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Michael Blouin, Milligan College, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 89th Conference’s theme of “High Art/ Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” abstracts are invited for the Pre-1900 American Literature Panel, titled
“Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”
The “LLC – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” is a peer reviewed journal. We welcome submissions focusing on theories, methods and applications in Linguistics, Literature and Culture.
According to LLC policy, the journal will provide:
– An agile and objective review procedure
(a review form is available on the website: see submission part)
– A letter of acceptance, which is issued right after positive reviews
– No additional costs for hard copies and post fees
Call for abstracts on literary/dramatic widowhood
“[O]ld Maid and musty Widows are like the plague shun’d of by all men…” So says Doll Pacify from Margaret Cavendish’s Bell in campo (1660). Her fellow servant, Nell Careless, replies: “a man cannot intimately love a Widow, because he will be a Cuckold, as being made one by her dead Husband, and so live in Adultry…” (Bell, V.25).
Shakespeare and Narrative Theory
Deadline Feb. 10th
Call for papers exploring the connection between Shakespeare and narrative theory for a volume of essays entitled Shakespeare, Storytelling and Narrative Theory. Papers should explore the productive dialogue between Shakespeare’s work and the field of narrative, and aim to make a dual contribution to both areas of study. Abstracts (250 words) should outline the interpretative problems, the narrative theoretical contributions that the papers seek to make (revising or extending and established theory, developing a new concept, etc) and the connections to Shakespesare's oeuvre.
Interdisciplinary Student and Graduate Conference at the Institute of English and American Studies
The Dynamics of Politics and Media -
Political Engagement in the Digital Age
June 23th – 24th 2017: Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and
to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the
We’re excited to announce that the CfP is now open for the Queer Modernism(s) conference. The conference will be held at Nottingham Trent University on Monday April 03rd, 2017.
About the conference
‘Somewhat like Ariel / Somewhat like Puck / Somewhat like a gutter boy / Who loves to play in muck’ – Richard Bruce Nugent
Queer Modernism(s) is an interdisciplinary conference that aims to explore the place of queer identity in modernist art, literature and culture. How do modernist artists frame queerness within their work? How did writers reveal and conceal their sexuality? And, in ‘making it new’, how did modernism develop new modes of exploring gender and sexuality?
Queer Citizenship and Vulnerability:
Beyond the Carnal, Against Criminalization and Towards Living--Well.
Gender, Sexuality and Queer Theory Symposium
University of California, Merced
Keynote: “A Free Radical’: Eve Sedgwick’s Queer Witness in A Dialogue on Love
Eden Wales Freedman, PhD