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[Call for Abstracts]

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:37am
Backreading Hong Kong: An Annual Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The 2018 Backreading Hong Kong Symposium, co-organised by the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University and the literary journal Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, will take place on Saturday 5 May 2018. We are particularly interested in papers that challenge existing interpretations of any aspect of Hong Kong.

Abstracts of 250 words for 15 to 20-minute presentations can be sent to Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (tammyh@hkbu.edu.hk) before 15 March 2018 for consideration. Please also send us a bionote of no more than 100 words. Scholars whose papers have been selected will be notified before 1 April 2018.

Plots: Literary Form and Conspiracy Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:35am
Co-editors: Dana Crăciun, Todor Hristov, Ben Carver / for Routledge series: "Conspiracy Theories"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Aims & Synopsis:

Atwood on TV: Adaptations

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:34am
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Conference: Modern Language Association

3-6 January 2019

Chicago, IL

The Margaret Atwood Society is sponsoring a panel on adaptations of Atwood at the 2019 MLA convention. Send a short bio and 250-500 word abstract to Karma Waltonen, kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu by 15 March 2018.

Our Dying Earth: A Journey Through Eco-Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:33am
Michael Brett Fish/University of North Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The University of North Alabama English Department

Announces the 9th Annual Alabama Regional Inter-Disciplinary Graduate Conference

March 8-10th, 2018

Our Dying Earth: A Journey through Ecocriticism

“Do not go gentle into that good night; Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” – Dylan Thomas

The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:22am
Italian American Studies Association (IASA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 27, 2018

51st Annual IASA Conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago

 

— Call for Papers —

“The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present:

The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora”

 

Date: October 18-20, 2018

Location: University of Illinois, Chicago

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018

Upload/submit proposals to Submittable:

 https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit

Thinking Transoceanic Justice...

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:21am
2018 NWSA--National Women's Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

NWSA--National Women's Studies Association Conference in Atlanta, GA Nov. 8-11 2018

 

Edwidge Danticat’s Activist and Cultural Work

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:20am
Edwidge Danticat Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at SAMLA 90 Conference

SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies

 

November 2–4, 2018 ◆ Sheraton Birmingham ◆ Birmingham, Alabama

Contact email: maia.butler@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

 

Edwidge Danticat’s Activist and Cultural Work

Southern Foodways - SSSL at MLA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:19am
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

If “eating is a means of performing identity” and if “the way southerners eat is a text,” as critics David Davis and Tara Powell assert in their introduction to Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways, then how do we think, talk, and write about culinary “textual transactions?”

 

Humor and Satire

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:18am
Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School's graduate journal of religion
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

CFP: SPRING 2018 EDITION OF GLOSSOLALIA

Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School’s peer-reviewed journal of religion, is pleased to announce a call for papers for inclusion in the Spring 2018 edition, on the theme of “Humor and Satire.”

CFAs Writingplace journal #2 issue Inscription: Tracing Place

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:18am
Writingplace org
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Inscription: Tracing Place

The journal issue Inscription: Tracing Place focuses on the role of history and memory in literary and architectural practice.

 

Unsettling Oceania

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:15am
Commonwealth Essays and Studies journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Commonwealth Essays and Studies

Topical issue: Unsettling Oceania

41.1 (Autumn 2018)