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CFP American Literature Association Boston May 2019, deadline Jan 15

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:24am
H.D. International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The H.D. International Society will sponsor one session at the 2019 annual conference of the American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2019, at Westin Copley Place in Boston. 

The American Literature Association’s 30th annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).  For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org.

Narrative & Nostalgia: Crusades & American Civil War (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:12am
Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Michel-Rolph Trouillot closed his 1995 Silencing the Past by reminding us that “History doesn’t belong only to its narrators, professional or amateur. While some of us debate what history is or was, others take it in their own hands.” This is nowhere more true than in two historical periods seldom in conversation - the medieval phenomenon called the “Crusades,” and the 19th-century American Civil War. Scholars here seek to clarify these periods among themselves, while popular audiences voraciously consume these and other retellings of the past, and others on the political left and right “take it in their own hands” by toppling monuments or explicitly evoking these periods as direct predecessors of their own.

Experience & Expression in the Renaissance: Exploring Early Modern Media

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:26am
Association of Renaissance Students
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Experience & Expression in the Renaissance: Exploring Early Modern Media

 

5th Annual Conference by the Association of Renaissance Students

15 March 2019

Victoria College

University of Toronto

 

Borders, Intersections and Identity in the Contemporary Short Story in English

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:33am
University of Santiago de Compostela
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Borders, Intersections and Identity in the Contemporary Short Story in English is a conference organised by the Research Project Intersections: Gender and Identity in the Short Fiction of Contemporary British Women Writers (FEDER/AEI – FEM2017-83084-P) and the Research Group Discourse and Identity (GRC2015/002, GI_1924) in affiliation with the ENSFR (European Network for Short Fiction Research). The conference is to be held at the Faculty of Philology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on 23 and 24 May, 2019.

Enigmatic Emily: Reassessing Emily Bronte at 200

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:22am
Department of English, Diamond Harbour Women's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The year 2018 marks the bicentenary of Emily Brontë’s birth, one of nineteenth century’s most enigmatic and imaginative women writers. Although her greatest claim to fame still rests upon her solo novel Wuthering Heights – a grand saga of passion enacted against the timeless Moors – her poetry also reveals a powerful inner world of imaginative and spiritual bonding with the Supreme Being. Emily and her siblings were an exclusive band who were mostly unschooled, made very few friends in the village, their playgrounds being the open moors at the back of their home and their own vivid imaginations.

GAMES, SINS & MAFIA

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Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:06pm
Organization of Vistas of Hispanic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The world has started to change drastically and everything seems to be a ganie of chance, as higher powers and accountability are amok. The more changes occur, the more everything seems to be going in a circle. The games, sins and powers, like the Mafia, have and continue to shape societies. This is a time when we are faced with looking to the past for potential answers and at unlikely sources for guidance. The goal for this conference is to examine these three tenets and create a conversation about Latin American and Iberian literature from all centuries and genres where either one or all have shaped people, places and beliefs. Ultimately, what was the result and what answers and guidance can be found?

[UPDATE] Ontologies: Special issue of The Comparatist

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 3:02pm
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

We welcome contributions that examine the turn to ontology in the humanities and the social sciences. What does the shift to ontology signify? What is it purporting to correct or overcome? What is its relation to prior turns (such as the linguistic turn and the cultural turn)? Is the turn to ontology an attempt to liberate continental philosophy from its infatuation with language and power, from its obsession with mediation, relationality, and subjectivity? What are the politics of this turn to ontology? Is it more receptive to non-European thought and to the nonhuman? What kind of philosophy or literary theory emerges when ontology is taken as the starting point?  

Topics of interest could include:

Object-Oriented Ontology

Matters of State: Bureaucracy, Procedure, and Power in South Asia

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:11am
Princeton South Asia Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

How does ‘the state’ generate material force in everyday life? Over the last four decades, scholars of South Asia have invigorated theorization of the state by resituating Eurocentric accounts in an imperial and postcolonial frame. In recent years, scholars have foregrounded the materiality of state-making by examining the bureaucratic circulation of archival records, minoritized subjects’ encounters with law, the remaking of bodily norms through colonial institutions, transnational flows of aid and expertise, and interplays of routine and exception in governance. “Matters of State” will bring together scholarship that builds on these exciting, interdisciplinary approaches to conceptualize the paradoxes of state power in South Asia.

Creative and Speculative Writing in Cultural History **EXTENDED

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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:30am
International Society of Cultural History
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Call for papers: Creative and Speculative Writing in Cultural History

Proposed panel for the International Society for Cultural History (26-29 June 2019)

Tallinn, Estonia

 

What is the place of creative and speculative writing in history? Are these distinct or related practices? Should one or both be employed? What are the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of writing history creatively or speculatively? What ethical issues do each of these modes of history writing raise?

Humanities Bulletin Volume 2, Number 1, May 2019

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:36am
London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Dear colleagues,
Let me bring to your attention a call for paper in Humanities.
Submission Deadline: April 20, 2019
Vol. 2, No. 1 - May, 2019

ISSN 2517-4266

Call for Papers for the Next Issue Volume: 29, Issue: 1, Year: 2019

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:11am
Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies - Dil, Edebiyat ve Kültür Araştırmaları Dergisi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies - Dil, Edebiyat ve Kültür Araştırmaları Dergisi, which is the official publication of Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Western Languages and Literatures, is an open access, peer-reviewed, multilingual, scholarly and international journal published two times a year in June and December. The journal is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.

Studying South Asian Narratives Through Pluralist and Dialogic Frames

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:10am
Comparative Literature Association of India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

UGC Sponsored

CLAI BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

March 11-14, 2019

 

Organised by

Comparative Literature Association of India

in collaboration with

Maulana Azad National Urdu University (Hyderabad)

And sponsored by

Nation Council of Promotion of Urdu Literature (NCPUL)

Bodies, Borders, and Boundaries: Embodiments of Multicultural and Transnational Children

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Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:20pm
Tharini Viswanath and Nithya Sivashankar/ MLA 2020 (Guaranteed session)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION SPONSORED SESSION, MLA 2020  

 

“Bodies, Borders, and Boundaries: Embodiments of Multicultural and Transnational Children”

           

 January 9-12 at Seattle, Washington

 

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