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Spanish II: Peninsular Literature after 1700

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Isaac García-Guerrero - M/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

This panel welcomes papers (either in English or Spanish) that explore any aspect of Peninsular Literature after 1700, including those dealing with the convention’s theme: “Artist and Activism.”  Please email abstracts of 250 words (along with your first and last names, institutional affiliation, preferred email, and paper title) to Isaac García-Guerrero at isaac.garciaguerrero@wisc.edu.  The deadline to submit proposals is April 5th, 2017.

Wreck Park Literary Journal: Submissions Due by March 31

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Wreck Park: A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism

 

Twelfth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Design Principles & Practices Research Network: a conference and journal collection founded in 2007, exploring the nature, meaning, and purpose of design.

http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/2018-conference/call-for-papers

Topics include: Interdisciplinary Studies, Multidisciplinary Studies, Communications and Media, Design, Technology, Fashion, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Visual Design, Information Science, Popular Culture, Sustainable Development, Computer Software and Applications, E-learning, Architechture

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Kevin Wetmore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

 

I am looking for proposals for chapters for a book on the Netflix series Stranger Things to be published by McFarland & Company. As the book title suggests, the overarching theme of the volume is how the series creates, evokes, uses and exploits the eighties, eighties culture and contemporary nostalgia for both. Successful proposals will link an aspect of Stranger Things with an eighties counterpart and explore how the series engages that aspect of Reagan-era culture.

 

CFP Special Issue: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CFP Special Issue: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

CALL FOR PAPERS – Ilha do Desterro Journal

 

SPECIAL ISSUE 2017: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

 

Guest Editors:

Lincoln Fernandes, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Michael Toolan, University of Birmingham

 

Ilha do Desterro. Non-thematic Language Issue. 2018.

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for papers. Non-thematic Language Issue. 2018.

Call for papers

Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2175-8026

The Ilha do Desterro journal is published by the English Post-Graduation Program (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – Brasil). This is an open-access journal indexed by SCOPUS, SciElo, MLA, among other databases.

We are currently seeking for papers that investigate and theorize about the usage of the English Language in various contexts. Possible topics are as follows: discourse, education and society, language teaching and learning, language and cognition, and translation.

CFP: Speculative Visions (Invisible Culture, Issue 27)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Invisible Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

For its twenty-seventh issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of speculative visions.

The last decade has seen a rise in popularity among science fiction, fantasy, and horror. These genres encourage the capacity to imagine post-human bodies, extraordinary worlds, techno-utopias, and claustrophobic spaces of violence. In their reliance upon the imagination, these speculative visions provide a space to consider contradictions and a carnivalesque interaction between popular culture and critical theory.

Criteria -- A Conference on Critical Design

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:01pm
MENA Design Research Center - Beirut, Lebanon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

The MENA Design Research Center <https://www.menadrc.org/> is pleased to host an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the value of critical theory to design, arts, social sciences, and media. The conference aims to encourage interdisciplinary engagement that brings together academics and practitioners to share knowledge on how critical theory encourages social change by challenging assumptions about the status quo.

*UPDATE* 2nd & Final CFP for Acting Out: The IV International Flann O'Brien Conference (Salzburg)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:31pm
Acting Out: The IV International Flann O'Brien Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 5, 2017

2nd and Final CFP Deadline: 5 March 2017

Keynote Speakers

  • Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin)
  • Stanley E. Gontarski (Florida State University)
  • Maebh Long (University of Waikato)

Guest Writers

  • Arthur Riordan (Improbable FrequencySlattery’s Sago SagaThe Train)
  • Alan Titley (The Dirty Dust, In My Own Words: Flann O'Brien Speaks)
  • Joanna Walsh (Vertigo, Hotel, Grow a Pair)

Performances

Comparative Literature Conference: Identity

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:20pm
Comparative World Literature Cal State Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Call for Papers: Identity
52nd Annual Comparative World Literature Conference
April 11-12, 2017
California State University, Long Beach

Identity is inescapable and in constant flux. It can be located in the body, in the discourse that surrounds and determines bodies, or in the more nebulous realm of language. From race, class, gender, and orientation to professional, personal, familial, and cultural identities, we all negotiate multiple aspects of identity in our daily lives and our conceptions of ourselves.

Gender Portrayal in Science Fiction Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:01pm
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction @ Escape Velocity 2017

 

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is accepting 250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers for this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in Washington, D.C, September 1st – 3rd.

The topic of this literature panel is “Gender Portrayals in Science Fiction Literature,” and aims to discuss the ways in which our modern notions on gender shape our speculations on the future. Specifically, we would love papers directly addressing the way that women (particularly, posthuman or transhuman women) are represented in science and speculative fiction literatures, especially in the context of artificial intelligence.