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Catherine O'Flaherty Chopin's Irish Eyes

updated: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 7:12pm
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2017

Call for Papers: Catherine O’Flaherty Chopin’s Irish Eyes

Panel co-sponsored by the Kate Chopin International Society,

Transatlantic Women 3 Conference: Women of the Green Atlantic

Dublin, Ireland Royal Irish Academy

21-22 June 2018

 

Undergraduate Area at Pop Culture Conference

updated: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association URL UPDATE
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017

 

 

Call for Papers

JARROD BOLIN

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017

 

REMINDER: Space and Psyche in Contemporary Latinx/Latin American Culture (NeMLA Pittsburgh 2018)

updated: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:26am
Thomas Conners, University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel reflects on the relationship between space and psyche in contemporary Latinx and Latin American texts. With movement across the Americas in constant flux, Latin American and Latinx literatures offer insights into this border-crossing psyche, with recent novels depicting the diverse reactions subjects exhibit in forming, surviving, and thriving. For example, the heroine of Yuri Herrera’s Señales que precederán al fin del mundo (2011) comes to terms with her subjectivity in her journey north, while the journalist of Horacio Castellanos Moya’s Insensatez (2004) finds his conception of self shaken after his move.

REMINDER - Holy Horror: Religion and Modern Horror Films

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 8:51pm
Racheal Harris – Australian Catholic University & Byron Ware – University of New England
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers, edited collection: Religious themed horror films

REMINDER: Hello Traveler: Essays on 12 Monkeys

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 8:50pm
Racheal Harris – Australian Catholic University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

What does it mean to travel through time?

What is the impact on the individual and how widely do the repercussions of individual actions in the past ripple into an ever uncertain future?

What is the importance of a single moment or a single person’s actions when we consider them as a momentary player in history?

Can one person really save, or damn, the world?

 

These are but some of the questions asked by the syfy series 12 Monkeys.

The Socio-politics of Counterfutures (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

NeMLA Annual Convention - Pittsburgh, PA - 12-15 April, 2018

In “Further Considerations on Afrofuturism”, Kodwo Eshun argued that the impact of the Middle Passage and slavery could still be felt in African American authorship today. The erasure of their African past, culture and heritage leaving them disconnected and made strangers, black writers look to the future as a way of dealing and engaging with the present. The term counterfutures is thus used to describe those writings that explore the potentiality of a dissonant life, ones which reimagine the futures the current path of human experience seems to lead to.

What is the Absurd? (NeMLA 2018 - Roundtable)

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

NeMLA Annual Convention - Pittsburgh, PA - 12-15 April, 2018

For a time, the Absurd was one of the chief literary movements of the day. When Martin Esslin published The Theatre of the Absurd he would frame various emerging playwrights such as Ionesco, Beckett and Pinter under one label. Though they would reject the term, the notion of the Absurd stuck and would invite a flurry of criticism from the academic world.

Chuck Palahniuk: Literature or Trash? (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

NeMLA Annual Convention - Pittsburgh, PA - 12-15 April, 2018

Chuck Palahniuk is one of the most prolific American authors of the past twenty years, averaging more than a book a year since exploding onto the scene with Fight Club (1996), which was made into a cult feature film by David Fincher, featuring Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham-Carter and Jared Leto. The author made a name for by combining the comically absurd and grotesquely horrific in his tales of transgressive fiction and with time has developed a tendency to transgress his own writing style, experimenting with narrative forms as well as penning graphic novels and even a drawing book.

Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:11am
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

**Le français suivra**

Co-chairs: Simon Harel, Heike Härting, and Imen Boughattas (Université de Montréal)    

(An Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Conference on Planetary Literatures and Culture—March 22-23, 2018, Université de Montréal)

Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts 'Theatre and the Kitchen' EXTENDED deadline

updated: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:49am
Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Call for Papers PlatformJournal of Theatre and Performing Arts 11.2  Theatre and the Kitchen Food and gastronomy saturate contemporary cultural spheres. From social media’s ‘food porn’, reality television and culinary pop-ups to concept-restaurants and the internationalisation of local cuisines. Arguably, menus have recently become a privileged medium for cultural transfer and appropriation, but food has long been both the signifier and transmitter of emotion, identity, ideology, belonging and wealth.

Sacred Journeys 5th Global Conference. Pilgrimage and Beyond

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:27am
Ian McIntosh/Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, and elsewhere, with the numbers steadily increasing. Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient practices of humankind and is associated with a great variety of religious and spiritual traditions, beliefs and sacred geographies. As a global phenomenon, pilgrimage facilitates interaction between and among diverse peoples from countless cultures, occupations, and walks of life. In the 5th Global Conference, we will continue to explore the many personal, interpersonal, intercultural, and international dimensions of these often profound events.

NeMLA Roundtable: Poetry in the Public Sphere

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Creative Writing, Editing and Publishing / Cultural Studies and Media StudiesChair(s)

Mary Buchinger Bodwell (MCPHS University)

Abstract

Notes on Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:26am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 6, 2017

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites the submissions of academic notes.  Up to 2,500 words, notes may include preliminary results of a study, responses to recent content in DH, commentary on a current issue, or other brief insight related to critical thinking and writing.

DH may be reached at http://qudoublehelixjournal.org/index.php/dh or through its listing at the WAC Clearinghouse at Colorado State University: http://wac.colostate.edu/.

Teaching Shakespeare In and Beyond the Classroom

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:23am
The Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

TEACHING SHAKESPEARE IN AND BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

February 23rd and 24th, 2018
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

This conference invites papers that address teaching Shakespeare to non-English majors, whether those non-majors are students or member of local communities. We encourage papers from both academic and non-academic settings, including papers that consider dominant teaching philosophies and praxes currently in use in the university classroom and presentations considering various outreach programs. Papers may address any of the following:

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