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Postmodern and postcolonial intersections

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:22am
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018

This study day aims to bring researchers together to debate the postmodern and postcolonial intersections in literary and cultural studies. Grounded in contemporary postmodern and postcolonial thematic and aesthetic concerns, the study day will attempt to explore the confluences of the two theoretical trends, the discursive spaces offered by the first to the second. In this regard, relations between the East and the West and how such relations are presented and re-represented in multifarious ways in the writing and re-writing of literary and cultural texts are investigated.

Shakespearean Translations – Translating Shakespeare

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:18am
Shakespeare Seminar 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

It is a critical commonplace that Shakespeare in many ways relied on and produced various forms of translations – translations of foreign words, translations of literary texts, translations from one medium into another, to name but a few. Over time, Shakespeare’s works themselves have become some of the most widely translated texts in world literature. As of today, his works have been translated into more than 100 languages. Moreover, his plays and poems have travelled across time and space, and they have been re-translated time and again in order to adapt them for contemporary audiences. More often than not, such translations also raise questions about the original works and their socio-cultural as well as literary contexts.

Challenging Precarity

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:23am
Om Prakash Dwivedi/AURO University, Surat
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This proposed international seminar aims to respond to the current state of world affairs: notably, the inherent ontological vulnerability of life and the economic, socially-conditioned precariousness of individuals, societies and populations, which have been heightened since the 2008 financial crisis. Caused by an economic shift in the labour market and global neoliberal capitalism, precarity has been increasing due to world-wide inequality as “more extensive and less visible patterns of global dispossession” and “relatively unstable and dispersed conditions of deprivation and insecurity” gain ground (During 2015). 

Form and Reform

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:16pm
Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Form and Reform

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Conference 2019

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its twenty-ninth annual graduate student colloquium, which will take place on the 16th of February 2019 at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

[REPOST] Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:08pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

 

In Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s 2016 single “Formation,” the artist highlights her southern, black heritage to the black diasporic history that went into the making of her racial and ethnic background. As Beyonce proudly announces her racial identity, in the same stanza, she articulates that identity through the lens of fashion. She feels “so reckless when I rock my Givenchy dress (stylin')/ I'm so possessive so I rock his Roc necklaces.” The references to the French designer Givenchy and her husband’s jewelry collection demonstrates how Beyonce frames her understanding of her black heritage through her attire.

 

Over_Seas: Melville, Whitman, and All the Intrepid Sailors

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:24am
ULICES University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Over_Seas: Melville, Whitman, and All the Intrepid Sailors

July 3-5, 2019

School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon

 

Herman Melville (1819-1891), sailor and writer, plowed the ocean as a tablet to be read, gazing at the white page where unfathomable characters surface to the eyes of the puzzled reader. “Captain” Walt Whitman (1819-1892), on the other hand, writing “in cabin’d ships at sea,” broke open and passed the divide between in- and out-of-doors, as he urged his book to “speed on.” Both were born 200 years ago.

 

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:09pm
University of Florida - University Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

Moves Towards Modernism: The British Theatre Before WWI

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:10pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This is a CFP for a panel proposal "Moves Towards Modernism: The British Theatre Before WWI," which will hopefully take place at the 2019 Comparative Drama Conference in Orlando, Florida from April 4-6, 2019. See the Comparative Drama Conference website for more information on the conference and keynote, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. 

The Literary Age of Jackson

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Luis A Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 30th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, MA at the Westin Copley Place, May 23-26, 2019.

Panel 1: The Literary Age of Jackson

FOOT 2019: Equity & Diversity in Performance (Feb. 15-17, 2019)

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:40pm
Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance (University of Toronto)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

FOOT 2019: Equity & Diversity in Performance

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Proposals Due: Saturday, October 13th, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019

 

CFP: Staging the Space Between, 1914-1945: 21st Annual Conference of The Space Between

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:53pm
Nicole Flynn / The Space Between Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

CFP: “Staging the Space Between, 1914-1945”

21st Annual Conference of The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

May 30-June 1, 2019

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

 

What is the role of staging in The Space Between? What does it look like, where does it occur, and how does it function?

 

(Re)membering Africa: Creative Writing Workshop

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:55pm
Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Calls For Papers: (Re)membering Africa: Creative Writing Workshop

deadline for submissions: December 1, 2018

name of organization: Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston

contact email: Novuyo Tshuma (nrtshuma@uh.edu)

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Susan Andrade

Featured Speaker: Tsitsi Dangarembga

March 28 - 30, 2019

University of Houston

 

 

In his book, Re-membering Africa, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o states that

 

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 5, 2019

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:04pm
Yale University, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media. The impetus comes partly from a survey of what is currently in the field: it is impossible to read the work of Toni Morrison and Teju Cole, Bei Dao and Rita Dove, Tony Kushner and Lynn Nottage, Joan Didion and Ta-Nehisi Coates without seeing that, for all these authors, the reference frame is no longer simply the United States, but a larger, looser, more contextually varied set of coordinates, populated by laboring bodies, migrating faiths, generational sagas, memories of war, as well as the accents of unforgotten tongues, the taste and smell of beloved foods and spices.

(Re)membering Africa: Women’s Narratives on the Continent and Beyond

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:14am
Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Calls For Papers: (Re)membering Africa: Women’s Narratives on the Continent and Beyond

deadline for submissions: December 1, 2018

name of organization: Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston

contact email: Maurine Ogbaa (moogbaa@uh.edu)

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Susan Andrade

Featured Speaker: Tsitsi Dangarembga

March 28 - 30, 2019

University of Houston

 

 

In his book, Re-membering Africa, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o states that

 

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