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The Universe(s) of Refugees: Rethinking Forced Migration International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:23pm
Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS), NOVA-FCSH, and Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

To mark the 300th anniversary of the publication of Daniel Defoe’s famous novel Robinson Crusoe (1719), CETAPS (NOVA-FCSH) and the Portuguese National Library  organize, on the 14th and 15th October 2019, a conference to debate past and contemporary experience(s)  of forced migration, namely real, imaginary and imagined universes of refugees, exiled  and shipwrecked, conditions and positions metaphorised by the novelist in the characters Crusoe and Friday.

"DeLillo and Environments: American Literature Association 2019"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
Teddy Hamstra / Don DeLillo Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

The Don DeLillo Society is seeking papers for the upcoming American Literature Assocation conference, which will take place May 23-26, 2019.

 

Fake News, Representations of Reality and Intermediality in South Africa

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:33pm
University of Paris Diderot -GRER (Group for Research on Eugenics and Racism)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Fake News, Representations of Reality and Intermediality in South Africa

One-day conference

11 January 2019 University of Paris Diderot

 

“Home-Thoughts, from Abroad” (from a poem by Robert Browning)

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:16pm
Department of English Language and Literature Faculty of Philology University of Montenegro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty of Philology

University of Montenegro

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The XV International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

 

“Home-Thoughts, from Abroad”

(from a poem by Robert Browning)

 

 

Experimental Narrative in Nonfiction (Part II)

updated: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

The proposed panel aims to build on enthusiasm for the “Experimental Narrative in Nonfiction” panel, held at the ISSN conference in 2018. It will continue to explore how and why nonfiction uses “experimental or unnatural devices,” and the differences that obtain when such devices are used in nonfiction as opposed to fiction.

Language, Literature, Culture in Germany

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:07pm
German Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

 

We are a group of enthusiastic academics who found each other in Chicago, USA. We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world. German Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal. Our objective is to circulate scholarly information on research in literature, culture, and language, including teaching German as a second or foreign language. Articles are published in German and English. Please visit www.germanjournal.org for more information. Happy writing!

Ecologies

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:42pm
MARGINS Conference 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Conference Theme

In 2005, Jenny Rice suggested that we might move away from notions of rhetorical discourse as situated in a fixed place and time, with a specific aim and audience, towards an ecological view of rhetoric, where circulating texts transform rhetors, audiences, spaces, and events. Like biological ecologies, rhetorical ecologies are fluid rather than fixed, permeable rather than bounded. The Clemson University English Department invites graduate students from all disciplines to join us as we explore ecologies at the 2019 Margins Conference.

ANZSANA 2019 - Comparative Settler Colonial Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:37pm
Australia and New Zealand Studies Association of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Seeking two additional papers for a two panel series at ANZSANA 2019 (Austin, Texas, February 6-8) relating the history and culture of Australia and New Zealand to settler colonialism as a transnational phenomenon. We are particularly interested in papers that:

 

• Engage in comparative work that relates the history and culture of Australia and/or New Zealand to that of the US

• Consider how Australia as a case study has shaped contemporary transnational understandings of settler colonialism as a structure of power. 

• Consider the relationship between critiques of settler colonialism and critiques of the patriarchy, especially vis-a-vis contemporary Indigenous feminist approaches. 

 

Postgraduate Roundtables -“The Times they are a Changin’: Spaces and Temporality”

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:21pm
Modernist Studies in Asia Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

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“The Times they are a Changin’: Spaces and Temporality”

Postgraduate Event for the Modernist Studies in Asia Network (MSIA)

12 September 2019

Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo

 

Call for Papers: Postgraduate Roundtables

 

Literature and International Law at the Edge: NYC Dec 14/15, 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:47pm
Joseph Slaughter / IL-Lit
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Literature and International Law at the Edge

 

New York City, December 14/15, 2018

 

Abstracts/proposals due by October 31, 2018

*Edited Collection*: Survivor Stories: Challenging Our Rape Culture Together

updated: 
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 8:16am
Laura Gray-Rosendale
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Survivor Stories: Challenging Our Rape Culture Together

 

In the last few months survivors’ efforts have been mobilized by efforts around the Me Too Movement, Time’s Up efforts, and, most recently, the Brett Kavanaugh appointment to the Supreme Court. Right now survivors’ voices are being heard at protest rallies, speak outs, and academic conferences across the country.

 

Educating the Global Citizen – International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital Age

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:40pm
University of Munich, Department of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

PDF of CfP available here:  http://www.lmu.de/gced2019

The conference, Educating the Global Citizen – International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital Age, takes place on 25th – 28th March 2019 and is inviting paper submissions.

In times of rapid and unprecedented global sociocultural change, urgent calls are being made for salient educational responses to current global and digital challenges. Such calls are being met in (re)formulations of global (citizenship) education, sustainability education, and service learning, which endeavor to promote a democratic and human rights culture in schools and the larger community.

Call for Papers – CLOSURE: e-Journal for Comics Studies #6

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:36pm
Call for Papers – CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Open Section

In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹.

Thematic Section: »A.I«