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Auburn University at Montgomery Southern Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:53pm
Auburn University at Montgomery
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 16, 2017

Now in its tenth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 9-10 February 2018. Topics may include but are not limited to:

The Underground Railroad(s): History, Myth and Representations

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 9:17am
Revue LISA/LISA e-journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A century and a half after the abolition of slavery in the United States, the Underground Railroad, the formal and informal network of routes and people that helped fugitive slaves escape from the slaveholding South to freedom between the end of the 18th century and the Civil War, still draws considerable scholarly attention, whether it be through investigating its history or debating its many representations in public memory, literature and various art forms (Schulz, 2016). Considered “a model of democracy in action,” “the nation’s first great movement of civil disobedience since the American Revolution,” and “an epic of high drama” (Bordewich, 2005, p.

Call for Panel proposals for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 6:25pm
Mihai Mindra/University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

UPDATE: Call for Panel proposals for the 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

4 – 7 April 2018, King’s College London, University College London, and the British Library

Panel Title:

“Fictional Representations of North American Ideological Environment/ Space

and Place Divisions”

 

CFP: African-American Literature at the College English Association Conference (Deadline Approaching)

updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:37pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CFP: African-American Literature at the College English Association Conference, April 5-7, 2018
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
Address: 333 1st St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727.894-5000

The College English Association (CEA)—a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, now welcomes proposals for presentations in the area of African-American literature for our 49th annual conference. Interested participations should submit a proposal at cea-web.org.

Conference Theme

College English Association 2018 Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:14pm
Carolyn Kyler / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CEA 49th Annual Conference

“Bridges”

April 5-April 7, 2018 | Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The Sunshine Skyway Bridge crosses Tampa Bay from St. Petersburg, called the Sunshine City in honor of its Guinness Record for most consecutive days of sunshine (768). St. Petersburg is home to historic neighborhoods, distinguished museums, contemporary galleries, and a wide variety of dining, entertainment and shopping venues.

Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Please consider submitting proposals for the 2018 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies panel on "Theatre, Performance, and Slavery." This panel is sponsored by the ASECS Performance Studies Caucus; we are interested in work by scholars from a variety of national-linguistic traditions (French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Dutch), as well as comparatists. ASECS 2018 will take place in Orlando, Florida, from March 22-25; deadline for receipt of proposals is September 15.

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CFP: Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

 

Call for Abstracts for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF INEQUALITY, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Grey House Publishing/EBSCO)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Kimberly Drake, Scripps College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

Kimberly Drake, the editor of the proposed book Critical Insights: Literature of Inequality, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Grey House Publishing/EBSCO), seeks contributions on literature, music, and film/television dealing with inequality and social injustice.

Literature and Intersectionality

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:25am
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Literature and Intersectionality
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Student Conference
Lehigh University English Department
Bethlehem, PA

Date: Friday, March 2-Saturday, March 3

Rendering (the) Visible III: liquidity

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Rendering (the) Visible
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 20, 2017

Call For PapersRendering (the) Visible III: LiquidityAtlanta, February 8-10, 2018Deadline: October 20, 2017

Since the early 2000s, the idea of “liquidity” has been mobilized in discourses ranging from social theory to aesthetics, from informatics to architecture, to describe a new relationship with the networked environments of life within global capital. More specifically, within the study of moving image culture, we have seen an increasing turn toward affective relations, plasticity, resonances and flows, whereby images and sounds—no longer grounded in an analogical relation to the real—are seen variously as malleable, untethered, “viral,” or fluid.

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