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Opening Doors: Creating Opportunities for Difficult Conversations

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:16pm
Graduate Students in English, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Graduate Students in English 2019 Conference

“Opening Doors:Creating Opportunities for Difficult Conversations”

March 9, 2019

Starting conversations on difficult topics can seem insurmountable at times. The 2019 GSE Conference focuses on how texts (books, tv shows, films, social media, etc.) open the door to difficult conversations, offering the opportunity for enlightenment and understanding in a time seemingly bereft of both.

Seminar: From Life to Afterlives: Creative Re-presentation in the Premodern World

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Organizer: Alison Frazier, University of Texas, Austin

DESCRIPTION:

Across the pre-modern world, biography in all media focused largely on rulers, warrior heroes, and spiritual adepts. Such figures, historical or not, were understood to embody virtues worth preserving, admiring and, on occasion, imitating. Thus, the global phenomena of afterlives: creative re-presentations that aimed to secure the posthumous life, or life-effect, of the hero. The topic of afterlives encourages pursuit of a global and comparative pre-modernity that remains generously local, conceptually and theoretically astute, and disciplinarily diverse.

WSU College of Education 15th Annual Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference (#GDE19)

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:46pm
Washington State University College of Education
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

HEALING THE MIND/BODY/SOUL: COMMUNITY, ACTIVISM, AND JUSTICE IN EDUCATION

“Action on behalf of life transforms. Because the relationship between self and the world is reciprocal, it is not a question of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the earth, the earth heals us.” 

― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

REMINDER: ANIMAL REMAINS CONFERENCE - APRIL 29-30TH, 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 3:56pm
Sarah Bezan, The University of Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 23, 2018

ANIMAL REMAINS

 

Biennial Conference of 

The University of Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC)

 

April 29-30th, 2019

Humanities Research Institute, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

 

Keynote Speakers: 

Lucinda Cole, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Thom van Dooren, The University of Sydney, Australia

 

Artist in Residence:

Steve Baker, The University of Central Lancashire, UK

 

Georgia Philological Association: May 17, 2019 Meeting and Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:39pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.

[Update] Journal of the Georgia Philological Association

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:09am
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Journal of the Georgia Philological Association is now accepting submissions for its annual publication.  Submissions requirements can be on any area related to language, literature, and philology from any time period and discipline.  In fact, previous issues have included everything from ancient to postmodern works of literature, pop culture, history, religion, and even politics. The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2018.  Those accepted for publication must be/become members of the Georgia Philological Association.  Manuscripts should be no more than 8,000 words.

Call for Papers: SCSECS 2019 (Dallas, TX, 21-23 Feb.)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

SCSECS invites proposals for papers for our 2019 annual meeting, which will be held in Dallas, TX, 21-23 February. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu. The deadline for submission is November 30.

Canadian Society for the Study of Comics Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:31pm
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers:

Annual Conference of the
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics

Appel à textes:

Conférence annuelle de la

Société canadienne pour l’étude da la bande dessinée

 

University of British Columbia

June 4–5, 2019

Université de la Colombie-Britannique
4–5 juin, 2019

 

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(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:33pm
Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

“(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality”

Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield

and Creative Reading

24th January 2019

Abstract submission deadline November 10th 2018

 

Bringing together English Literatures, Translation, Creative Writing and Social Science scholarship, this conference examines how we represent Hong Kong space and people, past present and future, and implications Hong Kong’s political and cultural identities. 

CFP: 'No Photos, Please!': the photographic portrait as the mediation of contemporaneity. REVELAR Journal, no.3 (2018)

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:31am
REVELAR Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The picture as a representation constitutes the medium/message to communicate/ establish the truth. As a fragment of memory and testimony that the Arts convey from painting to sculpture, the portrait is associated with the concepts of similarity, materiality, and presence configuring, as well, an order. From the rescue of oblivion and death to the legitimation of power, the portrait guarantees the perpetuity of the moment with its solemnity. 

Special issue “American Literary Naturalism in the World”

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:12am
CR: The New Centennial Review (Michigan State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Essays are invited for a forthcoming special issue of the CR on American literary naturalism in a global context. As Christopher Hill has argued in “The Travels of Naturalism and the Challenges of a World Literary History,” the history of nineteenth-century naturalist fiction points to disorderly patterns of circulation that suggest “multiple, overlapping histories, together forming a heterogeneous history on the scale of the planet.” Using the concept of “travel” as his point of reference, Hill sees naturalism as a paradigm for thinking about transnational literary, cultural, and economic transformations.

Postgraduate Essay Prize

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:12pm
English: The Journal of the English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 22, 2018

The editors of English: The Journal of the English Association are pleased to invite submissions to the journal's annual essay prize competition exclusive to postgraduates.

The competition is open to any postgraduate student who is registered on a doctoral programme at any institution anywhere in the world, by, or within three months of, the submission deadline.

The deadline for submissions is October 22nd, 2018 with the winner being announced in January 2019.

Find out more.

Lingua Cultura 2019 Vol 13 No 1

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:43pm
Bina Nusantara University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Deadline of paper submission 
Vol.13 no.1 – 31 December 2018 

Lingua Cultura is an international journal, published in February, May, August and November. Lingua Cultura focuses on various issues spanning in the study of language, culture, and literature. The coverage of language includes linguistics and language teaching, the area of culture includes cultural studies and social studies, and the coverage of literature covers the analysis of novel, film, poem, and drama using the relevant theories and concepts.

Evolving the Forest

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:28pm
art.earth
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 19, 2018

art.earth, our partners The Royal Forestry Societyand Timber Strategiesand our academic partner Science Walden @ Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology (UNIST) invite proposals to an international forum: Evolving the Forest.

This is a three-day international forum bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our relationship with wood, trees and forest over the past hundred years, and imagining that evolving relationship over the next 100.

The event takes place June 19-21, 2019 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.