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Black Love: Celebrating Their Eyes Were Watching God after 80 Years

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:01pm
The Langston Hughes Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Black Love: Celebrating Their Eyes Were Watching God after 80 Years: A Special Issue of The Langston Hughes Review

 Guest-edited by

Ayesha K. Hardison and Randal Maurice Jelks 

Abstract deadline: February 1, 2018 

Class at the Border: Migration, Confinement, and (Im)mobility

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:49pm
Working-Class Studies Association 2018 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The Center for the Study of Inequality and Social Justice at Stony Brook University is pleased to announce they will be hosting the 2018 Working-Class Studies Association conference on the campus of Stony Brook University from June 6-9, 2018.

 

A Changing Landscape: Shifting Borders and Slippery States

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:47pm
Association of English Graduate Students at Southern Illinois Carbondale
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Call for Papers

A Changing Landscape: Shifting Borders and Slippery States

Graduate Conference in English and the Humanities

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

March 23-24, 2018

“It is not down on any map; true places never are.” ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

“The test of life is not whether we can remember what we learn in school, but whether we are prepared for change.”—Andreas Schleicher

Truth and Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:47pm
International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 24, 2017

Truth and Fiction

28-30 June 2018, Paris

TWC Special Issue CFP: Fan Studies Methodologies (1/1/19; 3/15/20)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:29pm
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Fan studies is an interdisciplinary field, with scholars in disciplines ranging from cultural studies to law, from sociology to library science, all bringing their unique perspectives to bear on research about fans. As a result, fan studies is methodologically eclectic: approaches can include a combination of quantitative, qualitative, highly theoretical, practice-based, online, offline, archival, legal, textual, and/or community-centred methods, and this is far from an exhaustive list. This gives the field flexibility to address a huge variety of research questions while also posing challenges with regards to methodology selection and compatibility, different perspectives on rigour, as well as ethics and researcher positionality.

Queer life in the global South (conference and edited collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:30am
WJ Strydom, UNISA, South Africa
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 2, 2018

Queer life in the global South

Conference to be held at UNISA Pretoria, South Africa on 22-24 February 2018  (abstract submission extended to 20 January), followed by edited collection in early 2019.

The upcoming February lectures conference and edited collection will explore how, in contemporary South Africa, queer lives and queer writing intersect with the narratives of colonial history, the actualities of the postcolonial now, and, specifically, the drive towards decoloniality.

We would like to invite chapter contributions that open spaces of discussion and exploration between queer theory and narrative(s) of the contemporary moment in South Africa, but also more generally in the global South, such as: