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Milton and gender in the seventeenth century

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:16pm
Conference on John Milton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The 2019 Conference on John Milton—to be held October 17-19, 2019 in Birmingham, AL--welcomes papers and roundtables on any aspect of Milton Studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes, trends, and contexts. In addition, we welcome papers with a specific focus on Milton and early modern women writers and especially Lucy Hutchinson.

We are also happy to consider papers that focus only on Hutchinson. Plenary speakers will be David Norbrook and Erin Murphy.

M/C: Journal of Media and Culture, looking at the idea of “Regional"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:18pm
M/C: Journal of Media and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Cultural life in the regions is part of what makes our regional centres vibrant places to live, work, create, share, and participate, as well as providing the basis for insights concerning place, space, and identity that can be divergent from those arising from other locatednesses. The experience of regional Australia is unique. John Woinarski has written that there "are places in Australia that are awe-inspiring, spectacular, mysterious; they touch our spirit and help define our nation"; but these places are complicated, for ideas of the bush or the outback are "sometimes more shifting myth than reality".

REMINDER: Conference on Sermon Studies: "The Technologies of Preaching"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 1:21pm
Marshall University Center for Sermon Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Center for Sermon Studies at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia announces its third annual Conference on Sermon Studies, to be held September 5-7 at the Killashee Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.

The conference is multidisciplinary and interfaith. The organizers’ goal is to bring scholars, practitioners, and interested laypersons together to discuss sermon texts and the art of preaching from a variety of academic and religious perspectives.

The theme for 2019 is “The Technologies of Preaching.” We are defining “technology” quite broadly; topics related to the theme might include

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] New Perspectives: III JRAAS Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:51am
JRAAS/CETAPS, University of Porto
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

New Perspectives:
III JRAAS Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

The JRAAS team is pleased to announce the third JRAAS Conference New Perspectives, which aims to give students and young researchers the opportunity to present papers on subjects connected to Anglo-American studies. We offer a platform where new ideas can be shared and discussed openly, in order to lay the foundations for an engaged dialogue between the next generation of scholars.

December 2019, Special Issue: Social Haunting, Classed Affect, and the Afterlives of Deindustrialization CFP Journal of Working Class Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:11pm
Joseph Varga, Indiana University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Call for Papers

Journal of Working Class Studies

December 2019

 

Social Haunting, Classed Affect, and the Afterlives of Deindustrialization

 

This Special Issue of the Journal of Working Class Studies will bring together essays that explore the lingering afterlives of deindustrialization.

 

MLA 2020: T. S. Eliot and Identity/Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:19pm
John Whittier-Ferguson, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

“T. S. Eliot: Identity / Politics”

The phrase “identity politics” has become as highly charged as the phrase “politically correct”—more often deployed today as an invitation to attack or defend some group or form of affiliation. For the 2020 MLA in Seattle, the International T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor a panel that recognizes the power of the phrase and the importance of all that it points toward, but we intend to avoid the merely reactive, accusatory and defensive postures that often attend its use.

 

Developing Effective Communication Skills in Archaeology

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:19pm
Enrico Proietti for IGI Global
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

This is a Call for Chapters to be published in the book "Developing Effective Communication Skills in Archaeology" by IGI Global.

Enrico Proietti, expert in Communication of Archaeological Heritage from the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities (see contacts below), is the editor.

Neo-Gothic Narratives

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:20pm
S. Maier
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CFP: Neo-Gothic Narratives

 

Recent years have seen the strong development of Neo-Victorian studies, including a theorization of the project by scholars including Ann Helimann, Christian Gutleben, Marie-Louise Kohlke, Mark Llewellyn and others.  This collection on the Neo-Gothic invites similar attempts to define and theorize what exactly qualifies as such a text, what mobilizes the employment of the gothic to speak to our own times, whether nostalgia plays a role, and whether might there is room for humour or only for trauma in these narratives across various media.

 

We invite submissions on neo-Gothic topics that may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Theatres of War Essay Collection

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:21pm
Lauri Ramey
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Contributions are solicited for a unique internationally, stylistically, and chronologically inclusive collection of essays on theatre about war. This is a substantially completed volume under final review at Methuen Drama/Bloomsbury that includes a thriling array of plays and contributors. A small number of additional essays are desired to fill out the volume with particular interest in classical as well as recent plays of any period or nationality. Inquiries and abstracts are welcome.      

Digi-Mediated Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
Swansea College of Art - University of Wales Trinity Saint David
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for contributions for Digi-Mediated-Culture; a one-day symposium that will consider the social, cultural and political space between human consciousness and digital technology. Digi-Mediated-Culture will examine the intersection between humans and machines as a generative space for creative production. Digi-Mediated-Culture invites proposals from academics, artists, designers, philosophers, linguists, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers, programmers, et.al. The symposium will be held on 10th May 2019 in Swansea College of Art’s Reading Room, ALEX, Alexandra Road, Swansea - 1.30pm – 6.00pm

The Plantationocene Series—Plantation Worlds, Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:22pm
Edge Effects / University of Wisconsin-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

Edge Effects is currently accepting submissions to a new series on the Plantationocene. We’re interested in previously unpublished essays (~1500-2000 words), photo essays, and other creative pieces from a diverse array of academic, artistic, and activist perspectives.

First submission window: January 28-March 29, 2019

All my relations: Comparative Indigenous Literature and Epistemologies / All my relations : Littératures et épistémologies autochtones comparées

updated: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 12:01pm
Post-Scriptum.ORG journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

All my relations: Comparative Indigenous Literature and Epistemologies, Post-Scriptum, issue 27, directed by Marie-Eve Bradette (Phd Candidate, comparative literature, University of Montreal) (to be published in December 2019)

Post-Scriptum.ORG is the comparative literature graduate journal at University of Montreal - http://post-scriptum.org 

MLA 2020 - John Clare: Conversations in Song

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
John Clare Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

The John Clare Society of North America invites paper proposals for its guaranteed panel at the Modern Language Association Convention in Seattle, January 9th-12th, 2020. 

Title of Session: John Clare: Conversations in Song

Scholarship on any aspect of song, music, or conversation in Clare. Papers might touch on personification, voice and its relation to print, and/or Clare’s way of relating to the non-human world. 

Abstract and short bio by 10 March 2019 to Erica McAlpine at erica.mcalpine@ell.ox.ac.uk

The Tacky South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
Monica Miller and Katie Burnett
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

As a way to comment on a person’s style, the word “tacky” has distinctly southern origins. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it first emerged around 1800 as a noun to describe “a poor white of the Southern States from Virginia to Georgia.” Although the OED does not draw connections between this origin and the origins of the adjective describing something “dowdy, shabby; in poor taste, cheap, vulgar,” these definitions suggest a clear link between national stereotypes of region, race, and class and urbane (and northern urban?) notions of taste, class, and sensibility.

Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS) 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:53am
Francisco P. Dumanig, University of Hawaii at Hilo
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Department of English at the University of Hawaii at Hilo organizes the Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS) with its theme “Trends in Research and Pedagogical Innovations in English Language and Literature” at UH Hilo main campuson March 13-14, 2020. The conference aims to provide an avenue for research scholars in the fields of English language and literature Studies to share their expertise with other scholars, researchers, and students from various international backgrounds, and to discuss among scholars and educators the new trends in research and pedagogy in English language and Literature.

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