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Social Issues in Children's and YA Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:20am
Children's Literature Graduate Organization, UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium on February 4th, 2017, exploring public and professional dialogues regarding social issues in the field of Children’s and Young Adult Literature. We welcome scholarly and creative original papers, readings, and presentations that examine the ways in which social issues operate within texts as well as how these topics are taught, interpreted, and adapted. As an interdisciplinary organization, we hope to include multiple approaches to these topics, from a wide variety of disciplines.

These topics might include, but are not limited to:

Poetry & Poetics of the 1990s

updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:53pm
National Poetry Foundation / University of Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Editorial Collective of the National Poetry Foundation invites paper and panel proposals for the last in our sequence of “decade” conferences, to be devoted to the Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s, American and international, and to be held June 28 – July 1, 2017 on the flagship campus of the University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.

Call for Papers-[October-December, 2016 Issue]

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is an indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, research quarterly which aims to generate and disseminate new, high quality knowledge about English language teaching, literature, linguistics and translation studies as well as to promote advanced researches and best practices in these fields. We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for October-December, 2016 Issue of IJ-ELTS.  

Humanities Now! Doing and Undoing the Humanities in the Time of Trump

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
Humanities Now!
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Humanities Now! Doing and Undoing the Humanities in the Time of Trump

Call for Contributions #1

Humanities Now! invites contributions that reflect on the day-of, on-the-ground experiences you had in the classroom on, or shortly after, November 9, 2016. 

Please send anecdotes, lesson plans, reading lists, narratives, questions, etc. We hope, as a start, this will serve as a document and a resource, as a public archive and a work in progress.

Send submissions to submittohumanitiesnow@gmail.com by November 30, 2016.

American Documentary Poetics--American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

American Documentary Poetics

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

Call for papers on any topic related to American docupoetics/investigative poetics. Part documentary, part imagination, investigative poetry incorporates a variety of data and reportage into the poem—including photos and images, testimonials, interviews, facts and figures—in order to explore the historical and political conditions of contemporary culture.

 

Submit 250 to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by January 15, 2017, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University, at tana.welch@med.fsu.edu 

IU Bloomington Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP: "Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice"

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:37am
IU Bloomington Graduate Student Advisory Committee, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice
Indiana University Bloomington
March 24-25, 2017

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 15th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice,” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 24-25, 2017.

This conference aims to interrogate politics, rhetoric, and social justice in moments of national and international upheaval. We aim to address these terms individually, but also their entanglements across historical moments and geographical locations.

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