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Extended Deadline: 117th Annual PAMLA Conference in San Diego, CA: "Send In the Clowns" Special Session CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:23am
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference theme: “Send In the Clowns”

EXTRA//ORDINARY Deadline extended: 4/10

updated: 
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 3:37pm
UCLA Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Deadline extended to April 10th!

CFP: EXTRA//ORDINARY
UCLA Friends of English Southland Conference: May 10-11, 2019

Keynote Speakers: Professor Rei Terada (UC Irvine) and Professor Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA)

“What exactly is ordinary language? Is it possible to write in something other than
ordinary language? … And is it really true that in order to break the stranglehold of
ideology, intellectuals must use a special, philosophical vocabulary?”
–– Toril Moi, Revolution of the Ordinary

The World Upside-Down: Absurdities, Inversions, and Alternate Realities

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:49am
Karin E. Christiaens / Columbia University Ancient Mediterranean Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019

The World Upside-Down: Absurdities, Inversions, and Alternate Realities

Columbia University Ancient Mediterranean Graduate Student Conference

November 1-2, 2019. Columbia University in the City of New York, USA.                           

 

Keynote Speaker:  Patrick R. Crowley (University of Chicago)

                                                                                                           

English Graduate Conference 2019: Taking Up Spaces

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:36am
Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Taking Up Spaces

Simon Fraser University, Department of English

June 7-9 , 2019
Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2019

S    P    A    C      E    S
We live in them, move through them, occupy them, gentrify them, lay claim, then
reclaim them, tame them and maim them. We build them, enrich them, define
them, consign them. They can be first or final frontiers, domestic or foreign, and
they can even encapsulate moments—curvatures in time. Given that space is the
fundamental medium through which we live our lives, how do we define spaces,
and how do spaces define us?

SYNAESTHESIA [UCL English Graduate Conference 2019]

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:56am
University College London [Department of English Language & Literature]
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

University College London's Department of English is pleased to announce its annual graduate conference 'SYNAESTHESIA', to be held on Friday 14th June 2019. We welcome proposals from Masters students, PhD students and recent graduates working in all literary periods on the theme of synaesthesia. We hope to address a variety of questions about the intersection of literature and sensory perception. What is the relationship between literature and the senses? What kinds of unorthodox sensory experience can texts yield? How does written and oral language render or disturb the categories of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch?

UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIII

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 12:30pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, UVa-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, the UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference promotes scholarly discussion in all disciplines of Medieval and Renaissance studies. This year's conference begins on Thursday, Sept. 26, and concudes on Saturday, Sept.

"Forging Feminist Pathways in the Trump Era: Sustaining Women In/Out of Academic Spaces"

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:33am
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Women's Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

CFP: "Forging Feminist Pathways in the Trump Era: Sustaining Women In/Out of Academic Spaces"

 

The Women's Caucus of the South Central Modern Language Association invites individual submissions for a sponsored session panel on "Forging Feminist Pathways in the Trump Era: Sustaining Women In/Out of Academic Spaces" to be held at the annual SCMLA conference in Little Rock, AR on October 24-26, 2019.

 

In the interests of keeping the panel open to a wide array of literary, cultural, pedagogical, community-building/sustaining, activist, queer, and feminist perspectives across varying insitutional contexts and structures, we offer a few broad stroke descriptions for possible topics:

Visualizing the Self in Flux

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 7:52pm
Liberal Arts Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Visualizing the Self in Flux

25th - 26th October 2019

CFP: Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area for NEPCA

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:15am
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area of NEPCA invites proposals from scholars of all levels for papers and/or panels that explore any aspect of the role of political actors, institutions, ideology, rhetoric, and satire in popular culture. Papers may be drawn from all policy domains, both foreign and domestic.

Recent conferences featured panels on:

  • The presidency in popular culture
  • Storytelling in the public square
  • News coverage of political figures and campaigns
  • Narrative approaches to public policy
  • Political icons
  • American identity

Presentations will be limited to 15 or 20 minutes in length depending on the final panel size.

Special Topics:

2019 SCMLA African American Literature Regular Session

updated: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:24pm
Stewart Habig / The University of Tulsa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Call for Papers

African American Literature, Regular Session,

South Central Modern Language Association Conference, Oct 24-26, 2019

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