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2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:39pm
Center for Barth Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for Papers | 2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference
June 16-19, 2019

 

Fifty years from Barth’s own death and one-hundred years from the publication of the Römerbrief, the conference examines how fresh encounters with Karl Barth’s dogmatic theology and biblical exegesis might stimulate, inform, shape, and challenge contemporary reflection on the range of eschatological themes in Christian theology.

Medical Humanism / American Literature: CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

Medical Humanism / American Literature

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

Given the ongoing healthcare crisis in America—soaring costs, physician shortages, and lack of insurance coverage—and the rising interest in the field of health humanities, I seek projects that illuminate American literature’s contribution to medical humanism. More specifically, I am interested in papers that address how American literature can help us revision our view of the body, health, illness, disease, medical education, and/or the healthcare system.

Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm
Dr. Francine K. Richter Sul Ross State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Texas Journal

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas 79832

•Now Accepting: Poetry, fiction, articles, critical and creative non-fiction,

photography and multimedia published on-line at

newtexassulross.org and in a vibrant print soft-cover issue in Spring with selected

works.

•Complete works that have not been published elsewhere should be

submitted to Dr. Francine K. Richter at frichter@sulross.edu.

•Deadline for submission: May 1, 2019

•Submission guidelines: MLA format with cover letter, including a short

biography. No abstracts; only full-length presentations.

First Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference in Language, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:57am
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The First Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference in Language, Literature and Culture (HJC-1), which will take place on Saturday 13 April 2019, is now calling for abstracts. This conference is open to all graduate students globally (including advanced undergraduates who are progressing to postgraduate studies) to submit research in the areas of linguistics, literature and culture.

Each person may submit at most one single authored and one co-authored abstract to HeterotopicJunction@gmail.com by 1 December 2018.

Hong Kong Dystopia—a One-Day Symposium

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:57am
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The 2019 Backreading Hong Kong Symposium, co-organised by the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University and the literary journal Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, will take place on Saturday 19 January 2019.

The theme of the symposium is “Hong Kong Dystopia”. Looking at more than just dystopian literature, we are interested in papers that explore the theme of "Hong Kong Dystopia" from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines, including but not limited to: anthropology, ecology, economics, education, geopolitics, history, language, law, literature, philosophy, politics, religion and sociology. Papers that challenge existing notions of dystopia and its application to Hong Kong are very welcome.

Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions / Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:05pm
University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

 

Canadian (Re)Visions:

Futures, Changes, Revolutions

 

« Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions »

 

The 8th Congress of Polish Canadianists / Le 8ème Congrès des Canadianistes Polonais

 

25-27 September 2019 / 25-27 septembre 2019

Łódź, Poland / Pologne

 

CFP--Essays for book on Edward Albee and influence

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:52am
New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies (Brill)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

We invite proposals for essays to be published in EDWARD ALBEE: INFLUENCE, which will be Volume 4 of NEW PERSPECTIVES IN EDWARD ALBEE STUDIES, to be published by Brill. Essays can focus on theatrical, literary or cultural influences on Albee's work OR on Albee's influence on other writers, directors or genres.     In particular, we are interested in essays on any or all of the following topics:     Playwrights who influenced Albee's work and theatrical styles which influenced his work.     Albee and American history/culture. Eg.

Lacan in America

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:17pm
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Canadian Review of American Studies is seeking papers for a special issue on the work of French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan and extensions of this work. The editors are interested in papers that might address the reception of Lacanian theory and clinical practice in North America. How has Lacan been taken up across the transatlantic between North America and Europe? Further, what is the state of Lacanian theory and psychoanalysis today in relation to mental health? How might Lacanian psychoanalysis speak to the current North American state of affairs? We are broadly interested in papers that explore psychoanalytic approaches at the intersection of aesthetics, poltics, ethics, history, gender studies or clinical work.

Workshop: COMICS/FANDOM

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:11pm
Vanessa Ossa / Committee for Comics Studies (AG Comicforschung) and the Committee for the Studies of Fandom and Participatory Culture (AG Partizipations- und Fanforschung) at the German Society for Media Studies (GfM)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS:

 

COMICS/FANDOM

University of Cologne, 28/03/2019 – 29/03/2019

 

Considering how crucially comic book marketing depends on loyal customers, especially fans, and to how great an extent the ever-expanding franchises surrounding Marvel’s or DC’s comic worlds rely on user participation and fandom, it seems striking that the connection between Comics Studies and Fan Studies has hardly been explored in any great detail so far.

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