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(Re)Reading Capital: Critical Repetitions

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019 - American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The global economic crises of the past twenty years have been accompanied by academic revaluations of Marx in economics and the social sciences, as well as a “return to Marx” in popular discourses concerned with economic justice and political activism. During this same period, however, literary studies has witnessed a turn away from Marxist historicism and ideology critique toward “post-critical” methodologies that emphasize weak theories over strong theories, textual surfaces over historical depths, description over suspicion.

Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry (CEA 3/28-3/30/19)

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:26am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2019

 

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations of creative writing: poetry and fiction for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Call for Papers: Mothers, Motherhood, & Mothering in Popular Culture

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:48am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Mothers, Motherhood, and Mothering in Popular Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

**[EXTENDED DEADLINE]** EDITED VOLUME, CINEMA LIBERATION THEOLOGY

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:09am
Anthony Ballas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

This collection seeks 4,000-6,000 word chapters on cinema and liberation theology for an edited collection which a major academic publisher is interested in. 

This collection focuses on liberation narratives which are in some way related to or inspired by religious traditions/literatures/practices/discourses from around the world. The films and analyses need not be explicitly religious in content, but need only to be argued in the context of liberation with theology, spirituality, or divinity.

Thinking through the Child Protagonist: Films for Critical Thinking and Creativity

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:37am
Ericka Knudson (Harvard University) NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In today’s global society, understanding different cultures as we interact and construct our beliefs and identities has never been more important. As educators, our responsibility to guide students in developing critical thinking in their consumption of visual media is crucial to their ability to appreciate different perspectives. While teachers may recognize intuitively the power of film to expose students to other languages and cultures, examining the benefits of using it to develop students’ creativity and analytical skills can help maximize its effectiveness in the classroom.

World Literature and the Internationalization of Nationalism

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The resurgence in the early 2000s of “World Literature” as a theoretical framework and institutional practice was coeval with another capacious category also prominent in the debates of those years: globalization.

Science Fiction, Radical Visioning, and Social Justice (Panel for ICFA 40)

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:58am
Karina A. Vado
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Panel for the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) 40: Politics and Conflict

Orlando, Florida

March 13-16, 2019

Extended abstract submission deadline: Friday, October, 19th.

The Visible Cities': Teaching Language and Culture through the City

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:26am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Most language teachers think that cities, in all their aspects, are an important and rich resource for the language classroom. The study of a city, what we can see in a movie or read in a literary work, exposes students to authentic language and offers plenty of material to be integrated in the classroom. Cities are privileged windows through which students have the opportunity to address historical, political, artistic and social issues. Moreover, there are many elements inside the city that have the potential of making students aware of the importance of intercultural proficiency and can stimulate their interest in the culture of the target language. 

Everyone Has a Voice!: Listening, Empowerment, Confrontation, Healing

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:00am
The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning of the National Council of Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Every One Has a Voice!:

Listening, Empowerment, Confrontation, Healing

 

The 25th annual summer conference of The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

of the National Council of Teachers of English (www.aepl.org)

June 20-23, 2019, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

 

If we really want to change things…, it’s going to start at the grassroots level,

Call for Papers: Collection on Altered Carbon

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:44am
Aldona Kobus, Lukasz Muniowski
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Call for Papers – Altered Carbon

 

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Netflix Original series Altered Carbon (2018). Since season two starts shooting in October and is supposed to be released in the first half of 2019, we feel that a collection of academic articles about the first season would be in order around the same time. One acclaimed academic publisher has already expressed interest in the collection.

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:54am
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present

DEADLINE: 1 October 2018 for the Fall 2018 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late December 2018

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, and other related pop culture topics.

Hoccleve at Kalamazoo, 2019: Identity in Public Contexts: Hoccleve and Langland in Conversation

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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:40am
Paper Session: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 9-12 May 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

While scholars often note that Hoccleve’s and Langland’s poetic personae each make the other more understandable, rarely have these poets been analyzed together in great detail. Thus, with this session, The International Hoccleve Society and International Piers Plowman Society seek to provide an occasion to do so. The Societies invite paper submissions that examine the ways interpretive discourses around Hoccleve’s and Langland’s works overlap and intersect.

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