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9/11 and the Beginning of the End of Liberal Democracy: Fictional Perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:37pm
International Conference Centre of Advanced Study in English Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

  International Conference to be held on 27-28 February 2018

at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

 

The conference hopes to bring together original research papers on the images of Islam and Muslims post 9/11 in literary texts and media discourses and engage meaningfully with Islam as a human and historical phenomenon where Muslims are neither victims nor threats  but active participants within modern liberal structures of societies that are themselves ready to shift from an ‘an uncritical acceptance of the category of religion’ to a ‘critical interrogation of religion as a category’ to understand Islam. 

Affirmation of Fundamental Human Values in Literature

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:05am
International Conference on Literature in Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Date of the conference: 2 and 3 March 2018

Conference venue: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lorenza Jägera 9, Osijek, Croatia

Deadline for proposals: 30 December 2017

Notification of acceptance by: 15 January 2018

Conference fee: 100 HRK (approx. 15 EUR)

Deadline for paying conference fee: 20 February 2018

Working language: English (and Croatian)

Deadline for submission of papers: 30 May 2018

 

The Stranger Within

updated: 
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:52pm
Rejoinder Online Journal (Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Why are we often troubled by the presence of strangers? What does it mean to encounter strangeness in ourselves or in the spaces we frequent? What are the ethics, aesthetics, and politics of naming the strange – and the stranger? The next issue of Rejoinder explores the theme of the stranger within. Submissions (including essays, commentary, criticism, fiction, poetry, and artwork) should address this theme from feminist, queer, and social justice-inspired perspectives. We particularly welcome contributions at the intersection of scholarship and activism. For manuscript preparation details, please see our website at: http://irw.rutgers.edu/about-rejoinder.

House of Cards: Critical Essays on the Netflix Original Series

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:04am
Scott F. Stoddart, Saint Peter's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

House of Cards: Critical Essays on the Netflix Original Series

Abstracts: DUE 1 May 2018

Finished Essays DUE: 1 September 2018

 

House of Cards (HOC) is an American political drama developed and produced by the playwright Beau Willimon (Farragut North), adapted from Michael Dobbs’ novel and the BBC series, written by Andrew Davies.

Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Panels at the American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 6:53pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Panels at the American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27, 2018 | Hyatt Regency San Francisco

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) is pleased to invite proposals for the following panels to be held at the 2018 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference in San Francisco, CA. Each panel examines a different interpretation or representation of labor from early American literature to the literature of the twenty-first century.

UK-US Early Career Research Collaboration Workshop - Violence

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:03am
British Academy/American Academy of Arts and Sciences/American Philosophical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 UK-US Early Career Research Collaboration Workshop

 

Saturday 10th–Sunday 11th February 2018
136 Irving Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

 

 

 

Simms and Memory

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
William Gilmore Simms Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

“Thou fill'st from the winged chalice of the soul/ Thy lamp, O Memory, fire-winged to its goal.”

-  Mnemosyne-Lamp of Memory-Ricordanza - Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1881)

CALL FOR PAPERS 

CONFERENCE: SIMMS AND MEMORY

SPONSORED BY

The William Gilmore Simms Society

 http://simmssociety.org/

University of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. 

SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2018

Extendet Deadline - Call for Papers: Rocking Islam: Music and the Making of New Muslim Identities

updated: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:24am
Fatma Sagir / Institute for Cultural Anthropology Freiburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Freiburg University  -  Call for Papers

Centre for Popular Cultures and Music

 International Workshop

 ROCKING ISLAM:  Music and the Making of New Muslim Identities

27 - 29 September 2018 in Freiburg/Germany

Deadline                  : 20 March 2018

Event Date              : 27 – 29 September 2018

Location                  : Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg / Freiburg University

Organisation            : Zentrum für Populäre Kultur und Musik / Centre for Popular Cultures and Music Freiburg

Reading Westworld

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:19am
Edited Collection with Palgrave Macmillan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

Call for Papers

Reading Westworld – Edited Collection

 

Special issue of ANAFORA on popular fiction and popular culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:16am
Facultz of Humanities and Social Sciences, Universitz of Osijek, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 5.1 on popular literature or any other manifestation of popular culture.

Anafora is a double blind peer-review academic journal that addresses a broad range of topics in the field of literature and related areas within humanities and social sciences. It welcomes submissions of original research articles, review articles, state-of-the-art articles, preliminary communications, and book reviews that focus on thematic topics, as well as general section contributions such as case reports and commentaries addressing literary and academic concerns.

Narrating and Constructing the Beach, Munich

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:16am
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Graduate School Language & Literature – Class of Literature)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

CFP: Narrating and Constructing the Beach, Munich (Abstracts: 14 January, 2018)

International and interdisciplinary conference at the Amerikahaus Munich, 14 – 16 June, 2018

Keynote: Michael Taussig, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University