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Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:40pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences

2019 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Colloquium 

University of Maryland-College Park

April 5-6, 2019 

Keynote Speaker: Mabel Moraña, Washington University

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: JANUARY 25, 2019

Call for essay proposals on teaching comic texts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
Bev Hogue/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

When comedy dominates popular culture so thoroughly that it’s difficult to distinguish spoofs from truths, when identities and relationships form and fumble on a foundation of comic memes, and when the powerful and the powerless wield comedy alternately as weapon or shield, it’s time for the academy to take comedy seriously. Teaching Comic Texts, edited by Bev Hogue, will examine how comic texts of many types can be deployed in classrooms, either as a topic of literary or cultural study or as a window into understanding other fields. In addition to exploring historical and theoretical contexts, essays in the volume will provide practical insights for teaching comic texts in a variety of disciplines.

31st International Conference of SELIM

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 1:07pm
Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

SELIM 31 | University of Valladolid, 19-21 September 2019


CALL FOR PAPERS

The Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature, and the local Organising Committee, cordially invite members of the Society and all scholars interested in the field to send their contributions for its 31st International Conference, which will be held at the University of Valladolid, Spain, on 19-21 September 2019.

The organisers welcome individual paper proposals dealing with any aspect of

EuroSEAS 2019 - Southeast Asian travelogues and global Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:38pm
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Southeast Asian travelogues and global Asia

This laboratory considers the ways in which travelogues by Southeast Asians articulated the concept of inter-Asian connections, thus prefiguring the term ‘global Asia.’ Examples include the study of early modern India and Southeast Asia by Chinese-language Nanyang (South Seas) historians in 1950s Singapore, as reflected in their travel memoirs, as well as the Malaccan writer and translator Munsyi Abdullah’s Bahasa chronicles of his voyages to Mecca and northern Malaysia in the late nineteenth century. We are interested in papers that engage in the following topics:

Special Issue: "Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:14pm
Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The journal, Humanities, is now accepting proposals for a special issue on "Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age."  The deadline for the proposal is Janauary 31, 2019.  

 

“What end is served in abstracting the glimmer of numinosity, the summons to awe…from its particular histories, institutions, communities, struggles?”

—Tracy Fessenden, “The Problem of the Postsecular”

Vision and Sight in Children’s Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:16pm
Kate Slater
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

MLA 2020: Vision and Sight in Children’s Literature and Culture
Non-guaranteed session co-sponsored by the Children’s and Young Adult Literature forum and the Disability Studies forum 

Beyond Career Diversity: Supporting the Independent Scholar (MLA Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:15pm
Sarah Buchmeier, U of Illinois at Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 MLA Special SessionJanuary 9-12, 2020Seattle, WA  CALL FOR PROPOSALS As PhDs in the humanities increasingly find (and are increasingly encouraged to find) careers outside of the academy, this proposed special session for the 2020 MLA Convention aims to look beyond advising models and programmatic changes and asks how professional organizations like MLA or other academic adjacent institutions can support independent scholarship.  What stigma does the "independent scholar" label carry?

"Crossing the Line" Sequitur Issue 5,2

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:33pm
Sequitur
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The editors of SEQUITUR, a graduate student journal published by the Department of History of Art & Architecture at Boston University, invite current graduate students  to submit content on the theme “Crossing the Line” for our Spring 2019 issue. Submissions should be sent to sequitur@bu.edu by February 15. You can find our CFP as well as more about our journal here: https://www.bu.edu/sequitur/. 

 

SEQUITUR Issue 5, 2

Spring 2019

CFP: “Crossing the Line”

Deadline: February 15

Trust: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:13pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Trust: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
Saturday 31st August 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

We live in a time when manipulated images, partisan reporting, and allegations of ‘fake news’ make it increasingly difficult to determine whether individuals and institutions are worthy of our trust. Trust is akin to a leap of faith that depends on a combination of experience, intuition, bravery and sheer hope. As Alphonse Lingis observes, ‘[…] to trust you is to go beyond what I know and to hold on to the real individual that is you.” Interpersonal trust circumvents the uncertainties that may put relationships at risk and transforms these into the most wondrous of alliances as doubt turns to rapture.

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:49pm
Dr. Birgit Englert, Sigrid Thomsen, Immanuel Harisch
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Call for Papers for a volume to be submitted to Routledge

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

Editors:

Birgit Englert, Immanuel R. Harisch, Sigrid Thomsen

(University of Vienna, Research Platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies”)

 

The 2nd Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:07am
Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network/Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

The 2nd Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

Call for Papers

Royal Holloway, University of London

11 Bedford Square, Room 1-01, May 30th, 2019.

Keynote speaker: Dr Gavan Lennon, Canterbury Christ Church University

(Author of Living Jim Crow: The Segregated Town in Mid-Twentieth Century Southern Fiction [Forthcoming])  

Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 1:54pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/Algoma University,Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

International Contemporary Women’s Writing Association Conference

3-5 July 2019, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Call for Papers

 

NWSA 2019: Aging and Protest, Justice, and Transnational Organizing

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 2:56pm
National Women's Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Call for Proposals

 

The Age and Ageism Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association is seeking submissions for the 2019 annual NWSA conference. The conference will take place Nov. 14-19 in San Francisco.  Each year, the conference has an overall theme and several subthemes. We seek papers which address these themes in the context of aging and ageism. This year’s theme is  Protest, Justice, and Transnational Organizing.

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