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"Modernism and Diagnosis" (prospective cluster for the Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform)

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
Heather Love / University of Waterloo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers: “Modernism and Diagnosis” (prospective cluster for the Modernism/modernityPrint Plus platform)

Edited by Lisa Mendelman and Heather A. Love 

Proposed titles & abstracts due March 15, 2019

Selected essays due June 15, 2019

 

We seek proposals for short, provocative essays addressing the topic of “Modernism and Diagnosis” for a prospective peer-reviewed cluster on Modernism/modernity’s Print Plus platform.

 

Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:27am
Tara T. Green
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

  "Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora" This is a call for papers that offers analysis of Black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by Black artists, including film, literature, song, drama/theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of historical figures are also encouraged. Some topics to consider: How have Black people’s depictions of sexuality changed over time? How have Black people used forms of art to respond to the colonial or dominant “gaze”? How have Black people reclaimed their bodies from the “gaze”? How have Black people defined or redefined sexuality?

The Re/active Image

updated: 
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 12:29pm
NYU Cinema Studies Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

This call for papers is a call to re/action.

Speaking on the evolution and significance of black aesthetics throughout film, music, and history, Arthur Jafa recognizes an explicitly reactive dimension in black cultural production, one predicated on the treatment or transformation of given materials. He demonstrates that black creativity and artistic expression in the United States has been elementally shaped by—and in reaction to—the parameters and circumstances of chattel slavery and its violent legacies.

Announcing the 2019 First Book Institute: Call for Applications

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Announcing  

The 2019 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2019

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association's 30th annual conference, Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association’s 30th Annual Conference

Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019 (deadline 1/15/2019)

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2019 ALA. We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings’ work or life. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

 

Transatlantic Studies Association 18th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Transatlantic Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Transatlantic Studies Association
18th Annual Conference
University of Lancaster
8-10 July 2019

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited for the 2019 Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference.

Plenary guests confirmed include:

 Professor Brian Ward (Northumbria University)

“The Beatles in Miami, 1964: Race, Class and Gender in the Atlantic World

AND

Professor Kevin Hutchings (University of Northern British Columbia)

Open Topic Comics Panel at American Literature Association 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Comics and Graphic Narratives Circle at the American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle

American Literature Association
30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 

Call for Papers: 

The Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle welcomes abstracts for an open topic panelat the 2019 ALA conference in Boston. We especially encourage proposals that highlight new directions and trends in the study of American comics, graphic novels, webcomics and other forms of graphic narrative. Established and emerging scholars are invited to apply.

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre

The editors are seeking contributors for English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty, a four-volume series—intended for Palgrave Macmillan’s “Queenship and Power” series—that will provide short, focused, well-researched, and refereed biographies of all the English consorts since the Conquest.

CFP for Conference Moving Geographies: Literatures of Travel and Migration

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:35am
University of Nicosia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

EUROPEAN BEAT STUDIES NETWORK 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Nicosia, Oct 9-12, 2019

Call for Papers

Moving Geographies: Literatures of Travel and Migration

We invite submissions for papers, panels and roundtable discussions for the Eighth Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN), which will take place at the University of Nicosia (Nicosia, Cyprus) on October 9 – 12, 2019.

Liberal Education Conference May 16-18 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:34am
Mount Royal University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Some forecast a post-capitalist, post-scarcity economy in which employment is a sought-after luxury good. In this world, individuals have a guaranteed basic income and can freely pursue liberal studies as part of a flourishing life.    Others foresee a significant expansion of machine learning resulting in a world where wealth becomes even more highly concentrated in the hands of the machines’ owners. In that world, most individuals will eke out a living in a gig economy making use of soft skills derived from their liberal arts education. Artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, and a threat of a pervasive algorithcracy, will have profound implications for the meaning and purposes of liberal studies.