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250 Years of Sir Walter Scott

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:58pm
Dr. Jeff S. Dailey/Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Sir Walter Scott, a writer whose creativity affected the worlds of poetry and prose for generations.  He also played an important role in the study of government, justice, and historiography.  His writings was a primary source of operatic librettin in the 19th century, and his impact on the worlds of music, art, theatre, and jurisprudence lasted well into the 20th century.  In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in his work, and his birthday willl draw further attention to the creations of this polymath.

"Objects" and "Medieval Empires" - CLCS Medieval MLA 2021 (Toronto)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:55pm
Shirin A. Khanmohamadi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Please check out these CFPs for MLA 2021 in Toronto, sponsored by the CLCS Medieval Forum ObjectsHow do objects circulating within and around premodern literary texts reframe or intervene in traditional (national or imperial) literary histories or unearth new “global” literary histories? 250-word abstracts to Shirin Khanmohamadi (shirin1@sfsu.ed) by March 15. Medieval EmpiresWhat is a medieval empire? Extending the debate beyond the controversies of statehood in Europe, the panel considers non-European empires of the medieval world, imaginary or real, isolated or in contact with Europe. 250-word abstracts to Amy Vines (anvines@uncg.edu) by March 15.

 

 

Losing One's Bearings / Perdre le nord: Territories, Tensions, and Technologies

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 2:01am
L'Université de Sherbrooke
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Losing One's Bearings / Perdre le nord: Territories, Tensions, and Technologies

                                                    18th Graduate Conference in Comparative Canadian Literature (Université de Sherbrooke, March 27, 2020)

BETWEEN THE WAVES: BRITISH WOMEN WRITERS 1930 TO 1960 REDUX

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:43pm
University of Hull, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

BETWEEN THE WAVES: BRITISH WOMEN WRITERS 1930 TO 1960 REDUX

Fourth international conference at The University of Hull Friday 12thJune 2020

Co-organised by Dr Sue Kennedy and Professor Jane Thomas

This conference aims to rekindle the energy unleashed at the inaugural conference on British Women’s Writing 1930 to 1960: Revision, Revival, Rediscovery in 2016 at Hull University that was taken forward in conferences at Chichester University in 2017 and 2018. The fourth conference seeks to gather more research and discussion from scholars of women’s literature of this period and to continue the re-evaluation of women’s writing occupying a liminal place in ‘the canon’ of British literature as taught by the academy. 

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

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Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:38pm
ScienceHumanities Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE

 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

 

HWK Institute for Advanced Study

(Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg)  | Delmenhorst GERMANY

 

MONDAY 8 JUNE – FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2020

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Heidi Hutner (Stony Brook)

 

 

Seminars by leading figures from:

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:37pm
ScienceHumanities Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE

 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

 

HWK Institute for Advanced Study

(Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg)  | Delmenhorst GERMANY

 

MONDAY 8 JUNE – FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2020

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Heidi Hutner (Stony Brook)

 

 

Seminars by leading figures from:

Proposed Panel for the 2020 North American Victorian Studies Association Conference: Unsettling George Eliot

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:36pm
Charlotte Fiehn, University of Texas - Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

The 2020 NAVSA conference will be held in Vancouver, BC November 12-14th 2020. The theme is "Unsettling Victorians".

I am seeking proposals for a panel on George Eliot. The call for papers is below and also availbale on the NAVSA website: https://www.navsa2020.org/open-calls-for-papers

MLA 2021 (Toronto, January 7-10) "The Art of Persistence: Migration and Ecocriticism in Literature and Visual Arts"

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:36pm
Nicole Bonino, University of Virginia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Call for Submissions for MLA 2021 (Toronto, January 7-10)

The Art of Persistence: Migration and Ecocriticism in Literature and Visual Arts 

This panel invites submissions that explore how climate refugees, asylum seekers, and economic migrants affect and are affected by the environment, and the ways in which these dynamics are reflected in literature and visual arts.

Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 15 March 2020

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2021/webprogrampreliminary/Paper12292.html

Submission Guidelines: 

Dancing Resilience: Dance Studies and Activism in a Global Age

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:35pm
Dance Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 17, 2020

October 15-18, 2020

Simon Fraser University - Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver, located on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, has long been a site of occupation, exchange, defiance and resilience. From time immemorial, it has been a location of trade and traversal across coastal Indigenous communities of the Pacific and, in more recent centuries, a place where diverse cultures from across the world have encountered each other and interacted through colonial pathways and settlement. Vancouver is a site of Indigenous and international relationships. It is a site of resistance to uneven development, neoliberal markets, colonial laws, and to exclusion.

2020 Clute International Academic Conferences San Diego | Education (ICE) | Business (IACB) | Science (ISEC) | Technology (ICTE) https://www.cluteinstitute.com/sandiego20

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:33pm
Clute Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 25, 2020

2020 Clute International Academic Conferences San Diego | Education (ICE) | Business (IACB) | Science (ISEC) | Technology (ICTE)
https://www.cluteinstitute.com/sandiego20

August 2-6 2020

Loews Coronado Bay
4000 Coronado Bay Rd
Coronado, CA 92118

Submission Deadline: June 25, 2020
Early Bird Registration: $450 expires February 7, 2020

OVERVIEW

The Clute Institute, established in 1985, sponsors all Clute International Conferences to promote excellence in academic research.

[Deadline Extended] Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces: An International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:10am
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF LIBERAL ARTS BANGLADESH

International Conference on

Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces

21-22 June 2020

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Robert Phillipson

Professor Emeritus

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

 

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Alastair Pennycook

Distinguished Professor of Language, Society and Education

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

 

Plenary Speakers:

Call for Papers: Crossings (Special Issue on Marx)

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:08am
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Call for Papers

CROSSINGS: ULAB JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES (ISSN 2071-1107) is inviting scholarly articles for its Special Volume on Marx to be published in March 2020.

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2020

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Through the Looking Glass: Orientalism, Reverse Orientalism and Beyond in Literature and Film

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:58am
Sharmani Patricia Gabriel/Universiti Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

CFP FOR EDITED COLLECTION (2020)

 

Working Title for Proposed Volume: 

Through the Looking Glass: Orientalism, Reverse Orientalism and Beyond in Literature and Film

 

Editors:

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel

Professor

Department of English

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Universiti Malaya

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

 

Bernard Wilson

Professor (Adjunct)

Department of English Language, Communication and Cultures

The University of the Sacred Heart

CFP: Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies-“Philip Roth’s Succès de Scandale”

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 1:21am
Philip Roth Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Philip Roth Studies invites submissions for a special issue on the topic of "Philip Roth’s Succès de Scandale." Roth’s earliest short stories scandalized Jewish communities, and in 1969, the bestseller Portnoy’s Complaint proved even more shocking. Roth mocks American political scandal in Our Gang; connects sexual excess and artistic provocation in Sabbath’s Theater; and triangulates political correctness, public shaming, and sexual indiscretion in The Human Stain. Roth’s engagement with scandal extended beyond national boundaries, as evidenced by his efforts to illuminate the work of oppressed writers in 1970s Prague—where literature and art was considered to be politically scandalous by the totalitarian regime.

Playing Law: A Jurisprudence of Video Games and Virtual Realities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 6:35pm
Dale Mitchell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

Law is the ultimate multiplayer role-playing game. Through law, individuals are characterised, subject-object relations are constructed and enforced, and concepts of worth and identity are founded. Playing Law seeks to showcase the power of play and the boundless potential of the video game as a medium capable of facilitating experiences which unlock the next level of jurisprudential evolution. This is not only true of games which require players to act as legal characters, but is true of all games which involve the player-avatar – a subject confined in a codified space. This edited collection seeks to explore the intersection between the coded realm of the video game and the equally codified space of law.

Special Issue of Modern Drama: New Approaches to Harold Pinter

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:28pm
Matthew Roberts, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Modern Drama

Call for Papers

Special Issue for Fall 2021: New Approaches to Harold Pinter

Picturing Post-Industrialism

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:26pm
Frances Guerin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Call for Papers for edited volume

 

Title: Picturing Post-Industrialism

Editors: Frances Guerin (University of Kent), Magda Szcześniak (University of Warsaw)

 

 

Bavarian American Academy 12th International Summer Academy

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:24pm
Bavarian American Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Bavarian American Academy in Munich
12th International Summer Academyfor Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on“Cultural Narratives of the State in a Comparative Perspective”May 16 – 24, 2020, Lexington, Kentucky

Directors: Alan Nadel (U of Kentucky), Heike Paul (FAU), and Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm (BAA)
Co-Director: Martha Schoolman (Florida International U, Miami)
Coordinator: Holly Fulton Osborn (U of Kentucky)

Theme

CSULB's Watermark CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:24pm
Watermark / California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 9, 2020

WATERMARK 14 

California State University, Long Beach | English Department 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for its fourteenth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging voices, only student work will be considered. 

Care Work and Revolt

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:22pm
Tanya Ann Kennedy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Please consider submitting an abstract to this proposed panel for the American Studies Association's annual conference November 12-15, 2020. 

The abstract deadline is 1/31/2020; final panel proposals are due February 1st.

NWSA 2020 Asexuality Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:17pm
Asexuality Studies Interest Group National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

2020 Call for Papers on Asexuality

Asexuality Studies Interest Group

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)

The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms

Minneapolis, Minnesota November 12-15, 2020

Site/Seeing: Sites of Spectatorship

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:17pm
Maggie Sivit / University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Site/Seeing: Sites of Spectatorship

16th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

April 24-25, 2020

Keynote Speaker: Alison Griffiths

www.sitesofspectatorship.com

 

AFTER POSTMODERNISM: AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:16pm
The Hellenic Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

AFTER POSTMODERNISM: AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

December 17-19, 2020

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION: 06 MARCH 2020

 

Modernism in the Writing Classroom (MSA Brooklyn 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:16pm
Modernist Studies Association (Oct 22-25, Brooklyn, NY)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020

As was widely acknowledged in discussions sparked by and at the 2019 MSA Conference, modernism is decreasingly a hiring field within English departments, and those trained in modernist studies often take positions with teaching focuses in other areas.

 

This roundtable will focus on scholars’ experience using modernist training/modernist texts in the writing/rhetoric/composition classroom. Please submit 200-300 word abstracts describing a specific example of your use of a modernist text and/or concept in the writing classroom. Please email abstract and a short bio to Nissa Cannon ncannon@bu.edu by 3/5/20.

Prison Voices: Literature from Inside the Walls

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:14pm
Modern Language Association 2021 Convention -- Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

MLA 2021, Toronto, January 7-10: CFP -- Prison Voices: Literature from Inside the Walls

Dungeons & Dragons

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:13pm
Modern Language Association Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 2, 2020

A Special Session proposal for the 2021 Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 7-10 January 2021.

D&D and/as: academia, animal studies, apocalypse, bullying, decolonialism, ecocriticism, ethnicity, feminism, intersectionality, intertextuality, kink, linguistics, material culture, narrative, nostalgia, obsession, politics, queer, religion, resistance, sex, spatiality, tarot, tattoos, teaching tool, theory, writing tool.

200-word abstracts/short CV to dscruz@utica.edu & srrichar@utica.edu by March 2.

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