Loyola University Chicago is seeking abstract proposals for a day-long event to be held March 1, 2018, featuring critically-acclaimed fiction author George Saunders. In light of the upcoming softcover version of Lincoln in the Bardo (winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction) and the recent release of George Saunders: Critical Essays (Palgrave, 2017), Loyola’s Hank Center, in collaboration with other university communities, seeks to explore, interrogate, and celebrate Saunders’s work.
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YORK UNIVERSITY EGSA CONFERENCE 2018:
Just Representations: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Justice in World Literature
Conference Date: May 4-5, 2018
Conference Location: York University, Toronto, Canada Call
NEW Deadline: February 18, 2018
“Universalism is implicated in both imperial schemes to control the world and liberatory mobilizations for justice and empowerment.”
Secrecy and community in contemporary narrative in English
University of Granada, Spain
4th-5th October, 2018
Organized by the Research Project “Secrecy and Community in Contemporary Narrative in English” (ref. FFI2016-75589-P), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness
Women's and Gender Studies Symposium
North Carolina Central University
"#StayWoke: Intersections of Gender, Race, Class & Activisim"
Saturday, March 24, 2018
The North Carolina Central University Women's and Gender Studies Program is now accepting abstracts for the second annual resesarch symposium on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Durham, NC.
south: a scholarly journal invites submissions for a special issue on southern studies, pedagogy, and activism guest edited by David A. Davis to be published in fall 2018. Position papers/essays are due by May 1, 2018. Please submit 2,500 to 3,000 word (10-12 pp.) documents to our website under “submissions” with the title of the article and the designated special issue #southernsyllabus.
The Dark Arts Journal is pleased to announce the call for papers of issue 4.1, for the topic of “Transgression and Contemporary Gothic” We invite innovative, challenging and original submissions on any aspect of Gothic studies and the notion of transgression, with particular emphasis on contemporary Gothic and/or contemporary issues read in a Gothic context.