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Ecology of Disaster (ACLA 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
Isabel Sobral Campos
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

This is a CFP for presentations for the 2018 American Comparative Literature Association in Los Angeles, March 29 - April 1.

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Extreme weather. Defaunation and the sixth mass extinction. The great Pacific garbage patch. Desertification. Coral bleaching. Catastrophic climate change.

ACLA seminar: Teaching Race in the 21st Century: Anti-Racist Pedagogies in Literary, Media, and Performance Studies (paper proposals due by September 21)

updated: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:12pm
ACLA Conference 2018 (March 29-April 1), University of California, Los Angeles, CA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

ACLA Seminar: Teaching Race in the 21st Century: Anti-Racist Pedagogies in Literary, Media, and Performance Studies

 

ACLA Annual Meeting (March 29-April 1, 2018)
University of California, Los Angeles, CA

https://www.acla.org/seminar/teaching-race-21st-century-anti-racist-peda...

 

Seminar Description:

The 2nd Congress of the World Literature Association “Center and Periphery: A New Approach to World Literature” October 19-21, 2017

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:40am
UCL, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

From October 19 to October 21, 2017, the University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium) will host the Second Congress of the World Literature Association, titled “Center and Periphery: A New Approach to World Literature”.

 

Among others, Pascale Casanova’s and Franco Moretti’s works have demonstrated how relevant the notions of “center” and “periphery” are for studying the world literary system. Far from exhausting all the issues related to this binary approach to literature, such works have rather shown a set of aspects that are yet to be explored in the definition of a world literature and which are likely to bring a reconsideration of the latter from a diachronic as well as a synchronic point of view.

 

Narratives of Masculinity

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:40am
NeMLA - Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

What, precisely, is masculinity? How does it correlate to space, class, ethnicity, sexuality? How are men expected to behave in private, social and political landscapes? These are compelling questions, of interest not just to sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists, but also to individuals in all societies and cultures.

The Geological Turn

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:02pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Submissions for a seminar at the annual ACLA conference, March 29-April 1 at UCLA.

 

Have the humanities taken a geological turn? Recent work across multiple disciplines - including philosophy, literary studies, and anthropology, to name only a few - has sought to reframe the contemporary historical moment within the deep timescales of the planet. From this dizzying perspective, scholars seek to reconfigure the relation between materiality and time: narrating the longue duréeof modernization through Earth's deep time materials (coal, oil, gold, etc.), even as humankind’s Earth-transforming activities are written into the geological record of the Anthropocene.

Apollon Undergraduate Humanities eJournal - CFP (extended deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:38am
Apollon, Humanities' Only Hope!
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Apollon, a peer-reviewed undergraduate eJournal in the humanities, announces the extended call for papers for its eighth issue. The seventh issue is online with five peer-reviewed research contributions from undergraduate scholars across the US, and expanded features such as audio and video interviews, material and art history videos, and editorial pieces. Apollon invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication. 

Student submissions deadline is October 05, 2017. Interested faculty should contact us with interest or inquiries as well. Go ahead -- you know you want to.

Beyond the Classroom: Imagining New Spaces for Literature on Campus

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:38am
NeMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Short Description: This NeMLA panel invites participants to share their experiences engaging students with and through literature in spaces beyond the classroom, such as through common reading initiatives, student activities and clubs, and other co-curricular programming. It also welcomes speculative pieces proposing and evaluating possible new places in higher education for literature, literary study, and the humanities.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2017 Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research on Philip Roth

updated: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 11:45am
Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

CFP: 2017 Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Research on Philip Roth

The annual Siegel/McDaniel Award, sponsored by the Philip Roth Society, recognizes high-quality graduate student work written within the past year on any aspect of Philip Roth’s fiction.

We recommend that faculty encourage their students to submit papers, and we welcome submissions from Roth Society members and non-members alike. 

 

Eligible graduate students should submit a clean copy of their 10-15 page essay, double-spaced, in 12 point Times New Roman font to Maggie McKinley, the Philip Roth Society Program Director, at mmckinle@harpercollege.edu.

Native American Literature at CEA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:36am
Benjamin Carson / Bridgewater State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, Native American Literature at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Visualizing Travel: Panel at ASECS (Orlando, FL; March 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:36am
Lacy Marschalk
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

In recent decades, scholars have become increasingly interested in analyzing and recovering eighteenth-century travel writing, but the visual side of travel texts is often ignored. By the time the word “scrapbook” entered the English lexicon in the 1820s, personal, visual travel records had long existed and circulated in other forms, including the album, the illustrated journal, and the commonplace book. These forms typically contained less of a chronological narrative than written travelogues, but they presented a highly curated, interactive, and, in some cases, tactile experience for their viewers.

Call for papers - Performing arts

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:36am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

UPDATE: Imag[e]ine - Call for Creative Works!

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:38am
Opaline, a program of Arttitude
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

http://www.arttitude.org/opaline-magazine.html

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Opaline publishes an annual special issue featuring short fiction, poetry, drama, personal essays and visual art by the LGBTQ/Allies community, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, and other minority groups. Opaline is a program of Arttitude, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting change and acceptance through visibility for the LGBT and minority communities using art and creative writing to shine light on the narratives of those marginalized in American culture.

If you are interested in submitting work for publication, please see the below guidelines and current theme

EXTENDED DEADLINE: IJCS Vol. 18, Issue 1, "Transition/Transgress."

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:05pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CFP: Transition / Transgress

Extended Deadline: October 1, 2017

 

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting submissions for an upcoming special issue: Transition/Transgress. Inspired by this year’s Craft, Critique, Culture Conference at the University of Iowa, this special issue of IJCS looks at the stigmas, honors and consequences associated with transitions and transgressions.

“A Sudden Swift Impression”: Re-Examining the Victorian Short Story

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:35am
Short Story Network and the Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

“A Sudden Swift Impression”:

Re-Examining the Victorian Short Story

 

A Victorian Popular Fiction Association – Short Story Network Study Day

Hosted by the University of Brighton

Saturday 27th January 2018

Keynote speaker:

Dr Emma Liggins (Manchester Metropolitan University)

on ‘Victorian Women’s Ghost Stories and the Haunted Space: From Elizabeth Gaskell to Margaret Oliphant’

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