displaying 1 - 15 of 436

Multicultural Literature in the Windy City, Midwest MLA, November 14-17, 2019, Chicago, IL

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Christina Triezenberg/Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

This year's MMLA conference theme of "Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers" offers a wealth of possibilities to explore the complex relationships that minority and immigrant communities have within the larger culture of the United States, as well as the ways in which literary texts communicate the realities of their experiences to a wider audience, particularly when they are introduced in the classroom.  With this in mind, the Multicultural Literature in the Classroom section seeks papers that explore the often conflicted relationships that minorities and immigrants have with the communities around them, as well as the ways in which minority and immigrant populations enrich and strengthen the communities of which they are apart, even as they strive to main

"Victorian Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers": MVSA at MMLA 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association panel at Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
2019 MMLA Conference’s MVSA-Affiliated Panel

Chicago, Illinois

November 14-17, 2019

“Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers”

 

In keeping with the MMLA conference theme, “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers,” the Midwest Victorian Studies Association panel welcomes proposals that explore myriad examples of duality and doubling in 19th century Britain.

 

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Hawthorne Society MLA 2020: DH for NH

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:55am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The Annual Conference of the MLA will meet in Seattle on January 9-12, 2020. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society invites proposals investigating the topic, “Hawthorne, his Circle, and the Digital Humanities,” or “DH for NH,” for short. We welcome interest in all aspects of the intersection of digital humanities with Hawthorne’s circle, including figures such as Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (whose papers were digitalized alongside those of Hawthorne, Thoreau, Whitman, and 35,000 other items from the NYPL’s Berg Collection in 2012), Melville, Emerson, Fuller, and other local (Salem, Concord, Boston, the Berkshires) contemporaries. Proposals might include (but are not limited to) such topics as:

Call for Papers: 'Faking It?: Conceptualising 'fake' in culture, society and academia' Conference, 11-12th June 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:03am
Excursions Journal at the University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

EXCURSIONS JOURNAL 9:1
Call for Abstracts: ‘FAKE’
Deadline for Conference Abstracts: 15 March 2019
“Faking it” Conference: 11-12th June 2019

“In a world that really has been turned on its head, truth is a moment of falsehood.”
-Guy Debord, La Société du spectacle

“Georgio Peviani is doing everything that a successful fashion designer needs to do,
apart from existing. “
-Oobah Butler, Vice

Observing Upheaval: Modernism and Surveillance

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:55am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Observing Upheaval: Modernism and Surveillance panel

Modernist Studies Association conference: October 17-20, 2019, Toronto
Conference Theme: Upheaval and Reconstruction

Organisers: Stephanie J Brown and Emily Hainze

 

Panel description:

Levinas Conference: "Vulnerability"

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:21am
North American Levinas Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The 14th Annual Conference of the North American Levinas Society

Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa

"Vulnerability"

July 23 - 26, 2019  

  

NALS welcomes submissions on all topics relevant to the work of Emmanuel Levinas, but we especially encourage topics that address the conference theme, “Vulnerability,” including but not limited to:

 

English I: Literature Before 1800

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:21am
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The English I permanent section seeks proposals that intersect with the 2019 MMLA theme of “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers.” This is a capacious theme that resonates in literature and culture in the time period that is the focus of this section.

 

Some potential starting points might include the following:

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:20am
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

                                                                                                                Call for Submissions

                                                                                            Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies

Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies®(JSAHS), sponsored by the Center for American Studies of Sichuan Province and managed by the School of Foreign Languages at Southwest Jiaotong University in Southwest China, is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually in June and December by Sichuan People’s Publishing House, China.

Archival Discoveries and Scholarly Bibliographies

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:19am
*Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship published by Penn State UP, invites submissions for upcoming volumes. Covering all periods of American literature, Resources for American Literary Study welcomes both traditional and digital humanities approaches to archival discovery. The journal also publishes scholarly bibliographies and other bibliographical overviews. Typical contributions include newly discovered letters and documents, checklists of primary and/or secondary writings about American authors, and biographical and compositional studies.

John Steinbeck's The Pearl

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:02am
Laura Nicosia/Montclair State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Seeking submissions for a Critical Insights volume on John Steinbeck’s The Pearl under contract with Salem/Greyhouse Publishers. Known for its simplicity and universal themes of greed, power, and economic oppression, The Pearl was originally published in installments in Women’s Home Companion (1945) with its original title, “The Pearl of the World.”  The Pearl is universally appreciated for its accessibility, classroom applications, and suitability to theoretical approaches. With current trends and political climate considered, it is time to revisit this classic text for a contemporary audience.

 

Victorian Renewals

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
British Association for Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

British Association for Victorian Studies Annual Conference"Victorian Renewals"

University of Dundee, Scotland28-30 August 2019

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Podcasting Poetics

 

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

Gender, Race, and Apocalypse: Essays on Bird Box

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:17am
Brandon Grafius and Gregory Stevenson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Netflix original film Bird Boxshattered records when it was released last December; according to industry reports, the film was streamed by over 45 million viewers in its first week. The film has become a cultural meme, with “Bird Box” challenges involving blindfolded participants trending on YouTube, and receiving a reference in a recent Saturday Night Live “Cold Open.”

 

This collection of essays will explore the cultural discussions which Bird Boxparticipates in through analyses of its treatment of race, gender, mental illness, spirituality, motherhood, and other issues. Suggested topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

CFP: Animal Doubles in Literature and Film (2019 MMLA, Chicago, IL)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Margaret Day/Midwest Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

SUBMISSION DEADLINE APRIL 5

Call for Papers: “Animals in Literature and Film” (Permanent Panel)
Midwest Modern Languages Association
November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL

“How can an animal look you in the face? Animal Doubles in Literature and Film”

This year's "Animals in Literature and Film" panel at the Midwest Modern Languages Association's annual meeting (November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL) invites papers engaging the conference’s theme of “Doubles, Duality, and Doppelgangers,” specifically how works of literature or film reflect or confound perceived differences between human and non-human animals.

Shakespeare Session at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte

El Paso, TX

 

Pages