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Unidentifiable Literary Objects: A symposium

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:10am
Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018

On 29 June 2018, the Critical Poetics Research Group at Nottingham Trent University will host a symposium on the ‘Unidentifiable Literary Object’. Speakers include: Clare Connors (University of East Anglia), Marie-Dominique Garnier (University of Paris VIII), Laurent Milesi (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex), Judith Still (University of Nottingham), Sarah Wood (University of Kent). We hope that Hélène Cixous and Eric Prenowitz (University of Leeds) will also be able to join us via Skype.

Creative China: an Interdisciplinary Anthology

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:22am
Kate Rose
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

Call for Papers: Creative China

Anthology coordinated by Kate Rose, PhD, Professor at China University of Mining and Technology and Researcher with the International Center for Comparative Sinology

Please send an abstract, 300-800 words, by May 25, 2018 to daretotell@yahoo.com

Complete contributions (3,000-6,000 words) by July 25, 2018 to daretotell@yahoo.com

Call for Submissions - Studies in Testimony

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:23am
Studies in Testimony
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 7, 2018

The peer-reviewed, online and open access journal Studies in Testimony is currently accepting submissions for an expected publication date of April 2019. The call for submissions is intentionally broad in nature, allowing for submissions that look at emerging areas of academic interest, in addition to those of continued and lasting relevance from a wide range of academic disciplines including, but certainly not limited to, literature, critical theory, history and psychoanalysis.

Subject areas could include, but are not limited to:

Third International Conference of Border Studies

updated: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 9:10am
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

The Third International Conference of Border Studies will be sponsored by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

CEA at SAMLA: Fighters from the Margins

updated: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:48pm
Lynne Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

The College English Association solicits abstracts from its members on the special focus of the 90th SAMLA conference from November 2-4 in Birmingham: “Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies.” Presenters are invited to share their liberation pedagogy, including assignments or strategies that encourage activism, or to consider ways in which literature, film, and culture augment or inform socio-political movements and promote social justice.

More information on the conference may be found at https://samla.memberclicks.net/.

Shakespeare and the Other (August 6-8, 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:24pm
Wooden O Symposium (Utah Shakespeare Festival)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

The Wooden O Symposium (Auguest 6-8, 2018) invites panel and paper proposals on any topic related to the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. The conference seeks papers/panels that investigate our 2018 theme: Shakespeare and The Other. Topics could range from marginalized characters, underdogs, and outliers, to inclusivity or diversity in the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. We welcome unique interpretations of this theme.

Monuments, Museums and Murals: Preservation, Commemoration and American Identity

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:24pm
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
39th International American Studies Conference

 

Monuments, Museums and Murals: Preservation, Commemoration and American Identity

Hosted By:

 Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Department of English Language and Literature

Çanakkale, Turkey

May 15–17, 2019

 

Cultural History; PAMLA 2018; Nov. 9-11

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The 116th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, from Friday, November 9, to Sunday, November 11.

The Beatles' "White Album": A 50th-Anniversary Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Monmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

Conference Theme: "Producing an Enigma for the Ages"
November 8-11, 2018

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of the Beatles, particularly in relation to their legendary album The Beatles (1968), popularized as The White Album. To submit an abstract, please go to https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/BWAIS2018, and click on the abstract link. Abstracts should be 150-250 words in length to ensure full consideration.

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