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“Artists, Activists, and Manuscript Evidence”

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Research Group on Manuscript Evidence
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

“Artists, Activists, and Manuscript Evidence”

The Research Group on Manuscript Evidence, in keeping with the M-MLA conference’s theme of “Artists and Activists,” is sponsoring panels on manuscripts and printed books and the illuminators, scribes, editors, and other artists who created them and the scholars and readers who used them. The session invites all approaches, including textual, art historical, codicological, and paleographical.

The conference will be held at Cincinnati, Ohio 09-12 November 2017. 

Possible foci include but are by no means limited to:

African Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Dr. Peter Wuteh Vakunta, University of Indianapolis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

African Literature Permanent Section

 Section Title:  The Orthographical Conundrum in Pidgin English Literature

Chair & Co-chair: Dr. Peter Wuteh Vakunta, University of Indianapolis and Dr. Olabisi Gwamna, Independent Scholar

 

Applied Linguistics Permanent Section

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
University of Indianapolis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

 Applied Linguistics Permanent Section

  SECTION TITLE:  THE METROLINGUA FRANCAS OF GLOBAL URBAN SPACES

Chair & Co-chair: Dr. Peter Vakunta, University of Indianapolis and Dr. Kashama Mulamba, Olivet Nazarene University

 

Native American Literature Permanent Section (MMLA 2017)

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In addressing the conference theme of “Artists and Activists,” the Permanent Section on Native American Literature seeks proposals exploring a broad literary context for recent protests and legal action against the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Possible topics may explore literary activism in the tradition of Standing Rock Sioux scholar Vine Deloria. Papers addressing activism with ecological perspectives are encouraged. Possible focus could include historical voices such as Sarah Winnemucca, William Apess, Zitkála Šá, or Jane Johnston Schoolcraft or more recent authors such as Gerald Vizenor, Louis Owens, Leslie Marmon Silko, Simon Ortiz, Thomas King, Louise Erdrich, or Sherman Alexie.

CFP: Asian and Asian American Pop Culture

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:42pm
Mark Martell, Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

 

Wednesday-Sunday, 18 - 22 October 2017

St. Louis, Missouri

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Deadline: April 30, 2017

The Asian and Asian American Culture Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2017.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Asian and Asian American cultures.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

Pauline Hopkins Society Scholar Award

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Scholarship Award

2017

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce its second bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2016.  If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the April 15, 2017 deadline.

 

Because entries will be judged through a system of blind reviewing we recommend that any self-citation, either in the body or in notes, be reworked to the third person.

 

CFP: PG Symposium *Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post')Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media*

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
The University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post’)Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media

 

With Professor Helen Wood (University of Leicester) as keynote speaker

 

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York, is delighted to announce its 8th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on 22 June 2017.