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Essays, Reviews, Interviews and Creative Work in Literature and Film Wanted

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Cinematic Codes Review / Pennsylvania Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, poetry, and various other genres. Issues are on sale in print-form through Amazon and other distributors. PLJ is also available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text.

ALA 2018 Pauline E. Hopkins Society panels on genre and activism

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

Call for Papers

Pauline E. Hopkins Society

American Literature Association

29th Annual Conference

May 24-27, 2018

San Francisco, CA

 

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 29th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.

 

Panel One: Pauline Hopkins and Genre

Re/Collections

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Re/Collections

Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 30th, 2017

 

Centennial Reflections on Women's Suffrage and the Arts: Local, National, Transnational

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
University of Surrey, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE ARTS

Local : National : Transnational

 

An international, multi-disciplinary public conference

University of Surrey, UK, 29–30 June 2018

 

Keynote Speakers:

• Irene Cockroft, author of Women in the Arts & Crafts and Suffrage Movements at the Dawn of the 20th Century

• Elizabeth Crawford, author of The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Britain and Ireland

 

Conference website: www.suffragecentennial.wordpress.com

 

Animals in the Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Virginia Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

2018 VIRGINIA HUMANITIES CONFERENCE

Call for Papers

 

Animals in the Humanities:

Relations, Representations, and Ethical Implications

 

Roanoke College, Virginia

March 23–24, 2018     Deadline: Feb 5, 2018

Does the presence of animals in culture call the very nature of the humanities into question?

Human Rights Now: Texts, Contexts, Comparisons

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Anti-apartheid activist, Bishop Desmond Tutu, explained the African concept of “Ubuntu” in this way: “My humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in what is yours.” If connection is a way of being human, our actions impact others – human, animal, nature – and return to us in ways we cannot predict. Exploring the interconnectedness of humanity, humaneness, and human rights through texts, contexts, and comparisons, we invite papers for the 50th Annual Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Symposium on April 6-7, 2018.

 

2018 Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) Conference (abstracts by 1/5/18)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:15am
Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Movement

Migration/Politics/Sport in the Global Midwest

 

Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) Conference

Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, 2018

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

 

Forever Silent: Fiction and the Sixth Mass Extinction.... Deadline Approaching

updated: 
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 8:06am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Most scientists and other interested parties agree that we have firmly entered the Anthropocene and literary and cultural scholars have been alongside their colleagues in the sciences studying the fiction produced during, and written about, the Anthropocene. The two decades of the 21st Century have seen an explosion of scholarly attention directed toward fiction and the Anthropocene. Adam Trexler’s Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change Pieter Vermeulen’s “‘The Sea, Not the Ocean’: Anthropocene Fiction and the Memory of (Non)human Life,” and Kate Marshall’s “What Are the Novels of the Anthropocene?

IGA Postgrads Call for Bloggers

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:16am
International Gothic Association Postgraduates
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The International Gothic Association postgraduate blog is looking for bloggers and podcasters!  

 

If you are a graduate student working with any aspect of the Gothic, consider writing us a short blog post, or recording us a podcast. It could relate to your work, or any other Gothic tangent that has taken your interest. Blogs should be around 600 words; short, snappy and conversational, with the aim of sparking conversation within the IGA community. If you want to write a blog longer than 600 words, we would encourage you to split it into two or more parts, but these are supposed to be informal rather than articles or papers.

 

Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:26am
Irish Famine Summer School, Irish National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

 

Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities.

The 2018 Irish Famine Summer School and International Conference:

 Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park House, the Irish Heritage Trust, and Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University

The 2018 Irish Famine Summer School will take place at Strokestown Park House from 20th-24th June. The theme is Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities.