The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.
"Race: Embodying Academia"
University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference
Date: April 5-6, 2019
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019
Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."
—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human
CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film
Editors: Dr. Lisa Funnell (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Ralph Beliveau (University of Oklahoma)
Venue: Gdansk, Poland
Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2019
Contact email address:
Organizers/ Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Professor Paulo Endo – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
InMind Support (Poland)
CFP: Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism
Association of Adaptation Studies Annual Conference 2019
Adaptation and Modernisms: Establishing and Dismantling Borders in Adaptation Practice and Theory
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
19th-20th September 2019
Dudley Andrew, R. Selden Rose Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of Film Studies at Yale University, USA
Lars Elleström, Professor of Comparative Literature at Linnaeus University, Sweden
CFP MLA 2020
Sponsored Open-Call Session for Sixteenth-Century English Literature LLC
Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment
SCMLA 2019 Eudora Welty—Open Topic
The Eudora Welty Society panel at SCMLA 2019 welcomes proposals for papers on any topic related to Welty’s work, particularly projects that engage with the conference theme, “Pathways: Past, Present, and Future.” Send 250-word abstracts and a short bio to Allison Nick at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31, 2019.
The 76th annual South Central Modern Language Association conference will be held in Little Rock, AR, October 24-26, 2019. Conference information is available at http://www.southcentralmla.org/
Devils and Daemons: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
“But what could Love be?” I said. “A mortal?
“He is a great spirit [Daimon], Socrates. Everything classed as a spirit falls between god and human”
11 & 12 July 2019
To say the least, academics struggle with laughter. We can analyse jokes, dissect irony, theorize ‘the comic,’ and laugh ourselves, but when it comes to talking about laughter – often uncontrollable, sometimes inappropriate – we stop short. Perhaps it is too intimate, too revealing, too awkward.
‘On Laughter,’ a two-day conference hosted at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, will address laughter itself. The humanities and the natural and social sciences all have something valuable to contribute. We invite scholars working across these areas to consider the following dimensions of laughter:
Soliciting essays for an edited collection on digital heritage storytelling for luxury fashion:
The editor of the project, Dr. Amanda Sikarskie, University of Michigan, has been in conversation with Heidi Lowther, Routledge Editor for Museum & Heritage Studies, Conservation, Library & Info Science, and Digital Humanities, and Routledge is keen to see a full proposal of the collection. The project might have a home in Routledge’s Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities series, or might be a stand-alone title.
About the project
CALL FOR PAPERS
For a special issue of Open Theology: “Existential Conceptions of the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology”
Nikolaas Deketelaere (BalliolCollege, University of Oxford)
Dr. Steven DeLay (Wake Forest University)
Elizabeth Li (Mansfield College, University of Oxford)
Invited contributors: Dr. Kate Kirkpatrick (author of Sartre and Theology, Sartre on Sinand The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought)
The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on archetypes and/or stereotypes. The theme issue is edited by Dan Nicolae Popescu (University of Suceava, Romania).