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Narratives of Ageing in the Nineteenth Century

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:55am
Dr Alice Crossley / University of Lincoln, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Narratives of Ageing in the Nineteenth CenturyUniversity of Lincoln, 23rd July 2019 Organisers: Dr Alice Crossley, Dr Amy Culley, and Dr Rebecca Styler Plenary Speaker: Prof. Devoney Looser, Arizona State University'Ageing in Public: Women Authors in the Nineteenth Century’  

This conference responds to the burgeoning critical interest of humanities scholars in age, ageing, and stages of life from childhood to old age in the nineteenth century.

The figure of the child and the imaginative investment in the idea of childhood are the focus of seminal studies of ageing in this period.

Shapes of Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:27am
Institute of Modern languages of the University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Institute of Modern Languages of the University of Bielsko-Biała and World and Word biannual

welcome contributions to a special issue devoted to

Shapes of Futures

  

What is realised in my history is not the past definite of what was, since it is no more, or even the present perfect of what has been in what I am, but the future anterior of what I shall have been for what I am in the process of becoming.

Jacques Lacan

The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.

Stephen Hawking

Conrad and Power

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 91)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Conrad and Power.  Affiliated session; traditional format.

 
Conrad and Power: The panel organizers are especially interested in 15-20 minute papers on power in any aspect of Joseph Conrad’s life and works. Proposals addressing the broader elements of the conference theme or on any Conradian theme in multimedia contexts are also welcome. By May 10, please submit an abstract of 350 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Professor Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, at Elizabeth.schneider-rebozo@uwrf.edu.
 
Secretary: Dr. Reena Thomas
rthomas2@neosho.edu

CfP 9th International Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers', Dublin, 31st of May – 1st of June 2019

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:43am
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The 9th International Conference

‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

                                           

31st of May– 1st of June 2019, Dublin, Ireland

 

 

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

 

DEADLINE FOR PAPER PROPOSALS: 2nd of May 2019

 

Conference Description

 

Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The “Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism” permanent section of the 2019 Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals that engage with this year’s conference theme of “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers.” Scholarship that explores issues of duality in Shakespeare’s literature, and in early modern culture broadly, from myriad perspectives will be considered.

Exploring doubling in Shakespeare’s works might begin with attention to any of the following list of topics:

· Duality of texts and paratexts

· Double-meanings (linguistics, semantics, multiple interpretations)

· Double entendre

· Twins, doubles in drama

· Doubled literary sources

Native American Permanent Section

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The Permanent Section on Native American Literature seeks proposals exploring the MMLA conference theme of “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers” in any genre of works by Native American authors of any historical period. Possible topics may include analyses of dual texts, doubled characters, transcultural identity, translation, reproduction, or narrative or poetic appropriation. Please send proposals of 200-300 words by April 19 to the panel chair, Dr. Kate Beutel, at kbeutel@lourdes.edu. The MMLA meets in Chicago, November 14-17, 2019.

Fabricating the Body--MMLA permanent section--April 19 deadline

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

 

convention information:

 

Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), November 14-17, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

 

 

session CFP information:

Fabricating the Body

This panel welcomes a wide range of proposals for scholarly presentations that seek to apply this year’s MMLA conference theme—“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”—to literary, artistic or cultural portrayals of “the body”.

Topics may include, but are by no means limited to:

  • the clothed, veiled, or hidden body

  • the exposed or objectified body

  • the fetishized body

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:52am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

 

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2019

updated: 
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 1:51pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

A Dissident Kingsley: The Life and Work of Lucas Malet. 15 June 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:07am
Charles Kingsley 200 Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

This is a call for abstracts of short papers (ca. 3,000 words) on the work of Lucas Malet to be presented at a summer symposium in Eversley, Hampshire. Organised in conjunction with the CK200 Festival (https://ck200.live), celebrating the bicentennial of the author’s father Charles Kingsley, this symposium provides students and scholars opportunity to discuss recent research on Malet’s work.

Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:55am
University of Münster, Germany and University of Lisbon, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Across Europe, the critical engagement with the history of colonialism and its significant ongoing legacies has gained purchase – not least because of the critique, pressure, and demands of postcolonial intellectuals from, or with ties to, Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia. Matters of postcolonial justice, such as reparations to former European colonies, the restitution of human remains and cultural artefacts, and calls for the removal of national symbols and monuments that reproduce racist ideology have gained increased public attention in recent years.

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:29am
Journal of Historical Fictions
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

 

The Journal of Historical Fictions,journal of the international Historical Fictions Research Network, is currently accepting submissions.

 

"Elizabeth von Arnim — Identities" International Conference (University of Toulon, France, 2-3 July 2019)

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:54am
The International Elizabeth von Arnim Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

"Elizabeth von Arnim — Identities" 

International Conference, University of Toulon, 2-3 July 2019

http://elizabethvonarnimsociety.org/conferences/conference-elizabeth-von...

Keynote Speaker: Dr Kate Macdonald, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bedfordshire and Director of Handheld Press