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**LAST CALL** Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:54am
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017

**Le français suivra**

Co-chairs: Simon Harel, Heike Härting, and Imen Boughattas (Université de Montréal)    

(An Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Conference on Planetary Literatures and Culture—March 22-23, 2018, Université de Montréal)

Digital America Issue no. 10 | Now Accepting Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:16pm
Digital America: an online journal of digital culture and American life
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 10. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culturewith an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as danalyzing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.

Memory and Identity in High Medieval Canterbury

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:03pm
paper session at the Leeds IMC 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

From the impact of its eleventh-century rebuilding to the spread of Thomas Becket's cult across Europe and the Near East, Canterbury was an influential cultural center in the high medieval world. In keeping with the IMC theme, this session examines the role of memory and identity at Canterbury in the 11th-13th centuries. How did Canterbury's competing spiritual communities imagine themselves fitting into England's -- and Christendom's -- past and present? What insights can the manuscripts from Canterbury's scriptoria provide into the role of texts and images in articulating overlapping religious, linguistic, and political identities? How were Canterbury's identities translated beyond the British Isles?

2018 Deep South in the Global South Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:20pm
Deep South in the Global South Conference/ University of Louisiana Lafayette EGSA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

Second Annual DSGS Conference

March 22-24, 2018

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

 

Whether in the American or global context, Souths are the site of cheap labor, once exploited agriculturally and then industrially for the profit of the colonizing and industrialized and technologically advanced Norths.

 —James L. Peacock, Carla Jones, and Catherine Brooks, “Gatokaca Drive,”

The American South in a Global World (2005)

 

Studies in American Humor General Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Studies in American Humor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Studies in American Humor (StAH), a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), has published scholarly critical essays, review essays, and book reviews on all aspects of American humor since 1974.  The premier journal for scholarship on humor, StAH addresses a wide spectrum of American humor, past and present.  As a service to its audience of scholars and students in the humanities, especially literary, cultural, and media studies, StAH has featured  an annual review of current scholarship, “The Year’s Work in American Humor Studies,” since 1999.

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ICMS 2018 - Disability, Devotion, and Subjectivity in Medieval and Renaissance England

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
José Villagrana, Bates College / Spencer Strub, UC Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

This panel invites trans-historical and trans-disciplinary examinations of pre-modern disability studies, focusing particularly on the construction of the devotional subject across the lines of periodicity. Medievalists and early modernists working in the burgeoning field of disability studies have shown that “disability” was an operative category in premodern texts, with subjects constituted by different or “non-standard” bodies, minds, and spirits. This roundtable proposes to extend this conversation by turning to religious experience and devotion, an important discursive field for the construction of identity by marginalized and/or minority groups.

  

 

Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:53pm
James Doan and Barbara Brodman, editors
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump:

Images from Literature and Visual Arts

 

Project Overview

 

Emotion, Affect, and Feeling in Late Medieval English Devotion (ICMS Kalamazoo 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:56pm
Jasmin Miller and Spencer Strub, UC Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The past decade has seen a burgeoning of interest in the place of emotion in late medieval English literature and religious writing. Underlying this turn to emotion are two broader modes of thought: the history of emotions and affect theory. Both historians of the emotions and contemporary affect theorists carefully observe distinctions between the cognitive and precognitive elements of emotional experience. But only recently have late medievalists begun to investigate the distinctions between feeling, affect, and emotion in Middle English, Latin, and Anglo-French literature and devotional writing.

Gender, Materiality, and Movement in Medieval French Literature and Lyric, Kzoo 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:56pm
Rachel May Golden, University of Tennessee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Gender, Materiality, and Movement in Medieval French Literature and Lyric

Special Session for the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 10-13, 2018

Rachel May Golden (University of Tennessee) and Katherine Kong (Independent Scholar), co-organizers

 

Force, Resistance, and Mercy: Medieval Violence and Nonviolence

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University invites proposals for its 30th Annual Medieval Studies Symposium,

April 6-7, 2018, in Bloomington, Indiana

 

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