The International Margaret Cavendish Society is pleased to announce that the next biannual conference is set to take place on June 22nd-24th, 2017 at Bates College, Maine. Professor Carolyn Merchant from the University of California, Berkeley, will be the keynote speaker. Preference will be given to abstracts that closely relate to the conference theme, but all talks about Cavendish, her family, and related subjects will be considered.
Science Fiction as a genre is ubiquitous in our culture, dominating popular novels and summer blockbuster movies. Teachers have been quick to note how this pop culture force can draw students into the classroom to discuss ‘high culture’ themes.
Colloquium for the Study of
Latina/o Culture & Theory
2016-2017 Academic Year
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: September 23
Deidre Shauna Lynch (Harvard) and Seamus Perry (Oxford)
Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter
albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly book reviews exploring the theme of "Black Lives Matter." We are interested in reviews addressing fiction, nonfiction, visual, or digital texts that explore this topic. Examples include but are not limited to: Men We Reaped (Jesmyn Ward); Welcome to Braggsville (T. Geronimo Johnson); “Black Panther” (Ta-Nehisi Coates); Lemonade (Beyonce).
Please email completed reviews to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 15.
I am soliciting co-panelists for a proposed MELUS session on writing by and about incarceration. I originally envisioned this panel as a session about prison writing, but I am open to including papers that discuss other forms of imprisonment, including captivity or slave narratives.
Narrative 2017 | Lexington, Kentucky | March 23-26
The 2017 International Conference on Narrative will be sponsored by the University of Kentucky and held at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky, March 23-26. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 15, 2016.
Judith Butler - University of California, Berkeley
Kenneth Warren - University of Chicago
Linda Williams - University of California, Berkeley
"YOU ARE HERE": AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT
MARCH 23-25TH, 2017 || CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY || OMAHA, NE
The journal of the Canadian semiotics association, Recherches sémiotiques • Semiotic Inquiry, is planning a special issue on biosemiotics and is actively looking for contributors.
CEA 48th Annual Conference
March 30-April 1, 2017 | Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
Call for Papers
Native American/Indigenous Studies
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016
Influence and Appropriation
CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is seeking contributions for its upcoming volume on the theme of “Influence and Appropriation”, to be published in 2017. We are, additionally, delighted to announce a prize of $200 for the best article published in this volume by a graduate student or early career researcher (details below).