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Announcing the 2018 First Book Institute

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:25pm
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Penn State
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Announcing  

The 2018 First Book Institute

June 3-9, 2018

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

2018 Uehiro Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:06pm
Philosophy Students' Association at UH Mānoa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

2018 UEHIRO GRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE 
Cross Currents: Persons and Selves 
March 7-9 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa 
Keynote Speakers: 
Dr. Mehdi Aminrazavi, University of Mary Washington 
Dr. Mark Siderits, Seoul National University 

DEADLINE: December 15, 2017 
Send abstracts/papers to UehiroPC@hawaii.edu 

Love in Translation

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

LOVE IN TRANSLATION
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature Biennial Graduate Student Conference

March 2-3, 2018

Keynote by Professor Sandra Bermann, Princeton University
Translation workshop by Professor Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University

CFP: Digital Humanities panel at ALA 2018 (Digital Americanists Society)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Digital Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Digital Americanists Panel at ALA 2018

The Digital Americanists Society solicits abstracts (c. 250 words) for papers to be included in the Society’s pre-arranged session at the 2018 American Literature Association Conference (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018).

We are especially interested in submissions focusing on data-sets, texts, archives, tools or projects/methodologies that deal with intersections of gender, race, sexuality, nationality, and/or disability in literature and digital work. Submissions focusing on texts from any period of American literature are welcome.

Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Gregor Thuswaldner
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

CFP: Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences (Essay Collection)

Olaf Berwald, Steve Dowden, and Gregor Thuswaldner, eds.

What are the consequences of Bernhard’s writing? This collection of essays (in English) will take up the question of Bernhard’s worldwide impact on fiction and theater since his death in 1989.

CALL for TAU SUBMISSIONS!

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
The Tau/Lourdes University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORM

2017-2018 Tau Deadline: February 15, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–February 15

Submissions to the Tau can include poetry (up to 5 poems per author), short stories, and creative non-fiction (up to 3,000 words per entry). All submissions will be considered through a blind review process.

Please use the form found on the following website for submissions:

http://www.lourdes.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/publications/the-tau/

Written entries:

Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:15am
Transatlantic Women
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

***DEADLINE EXTENDED*** Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic

21-22 June 2018

Dublin, Ireland

The Transatlantic Women 3 conference invites scholars representing various countries and disciplines to present on any topic related to nineteenth-century transatlantic women but are especially interested in those dealing with women of the Irish-American nexus. Some of the key concepts include race, stereotypes, assimilation, immigrant reality; conceptualization of space, distance, and identity; movement, and memory—historical and personal. Please see the full CFP here:

ImageTech: Comics ​​and ​​Materiality

updated: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 12:54am
The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 15TH, 2018

 

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 15th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “ImageTech: Comics and Materiality.” The conference will be held from Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8, 2018.

 

Faulkner and García Márquez

updated: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:23am
Center for Faulkner Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 27, 2018

Faulkner and García Márquez
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 11-13, 2018

This “Faulkner and García Márquez” conference invites proposals for 15-20 minute papers on any topic related to William Faulkner and/or Gabriel García Márquez.  All critical approaches, including pedagogical, are welcomed.  We are particularly interested in inter-textual approaches that treat both authors. Proposals for organized panels are also encouraged.

Call for Chapters: Performance in the Gutter: Cultural Construction and the Graphic Novel

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:15am
Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Call for Chapters: Performance in the Gutter: Cultural Construction and the Graphic Novel

 

This special edited collection responds to the increasing interest in comics generated by readers and scholars in the last decade. From cartoons to graphic novels to manga—the variety of comics in combination with an awareness of their expressive potential has generated robust, critical conversations about how these forms work and contribute to our social, cultural, and political understanding.  

 

EXTENDED CALL: SPECTRA Issue 6.2: Call for Papers: Critiques of Resilience

updated: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 9:59am
SPECTRA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

‘Resilience’ has gained traction in recent discourses: whether the rise of nationalist/populist movements throughout many parts of the world, disastrous consequences of climate change, continuous debates around online security and network integrity, or the stresses of self-optimization under increasing economic precarization, resilience, so it seems, is produced as an ideal type to confront these conditions.

Issue 6.2 features an interview with Julian Reid, whose most recent work concerns modes of resilience and indigeneity.

SPECTRA calls for papers that critically engage with the notion of resilience by way of integrating theoretical, empirical, literary, and ethnographic research.

Desegregating Higher Education in Virginia: William and Mary in Historical Context

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:15am
College of William & Mary/The Lemon Project
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

During the 2017-2018 academic year, William & Mary commemorates 50 years of African Americans in Residence. As a result, The Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation and the 50-Year Commemoration of African Americans in Residence Committee are teaming up for “Desegregating Higher Education in Virginia: William and Mary in Historical Context.” As the first three women to live on campus at William & Mary were moving in, other colleges and universities in Virginia and elsewhere were experiencing similar change. What were their stories? What was their process? How did they keep moving forward?

TWC Special Issue CFP: Fan Fiction and Ancient Scribal Cultures (6/1/18; 12/15/19)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:14am
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

This special issue of TWC explores the potential of fan fiction as an interpretative model to study ancient religious texts.

Fan fiction writers are readers of texts who become writers of their own texts. Fans engage with the universe created by the makers of a specific series, film, or book, to which they refer as “canonical” material. For example, they create new storylines, “repair” plots they do not agree with (fix-it fic), write prequels or sequels, and fill in scenes that are missing. 

SWPACA 2018 - Dr. Who Call for Papers - Deadline extended!

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:14am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers

Dr. Who, Torchwood and Whoverse Studies

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

 

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