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Writing Wrongs

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:51am
Contemporary Women's Writing Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Contemporary Women’s Writing Association 2018 Conference

 

Writing Wrongs

Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

20-21 September 2018

 

Keynote speakers: Professor Clare Hemmings (London School of Economics, UK) & Ruvani Ranasinha (Kings College London, UK)

 

 

How do we right wrongs? And how do we write these wrongs?

 

Pessimism: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:51am
Zahi Zalloua / The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Pessimism
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Creating Æffect

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Université de Montréal, English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Creating Æffect

15th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference

March 1st and 2nd, 2018

 

CFP Nonfictional Comics and Graphic Novels from the German-Speaking World (GSA, September 27-30, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA)

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Julia Ludewig (Allegheny College)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Similar to narratives of the traditional, purely verbal format, topics of comics and graphic novels can range from purely fictional stories to accounts that make extensive truth claims. Graphic memoirs are probably the most discussed genre on the non-fictional–or at least not exclusively fictional–end of this spectrum. In fact, when we think of Spiegelman’s Maus which is often hailed as one of the first graphic novels, non-fictionality or semi-fictionality is central to this increasingly popular format.

Iranian children and young adult literature and film

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Persian Literary Studies Journal (PLSJ)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Persian Literary Studies Journal special issue:

Call for papers for a special issue on Iranian children and young adult literature and film. The editor invites papers for a special issue on different aspects of Iranian children and young adult literature and film. Manuscripts (text, quotations, and endnotes) should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words following the MLA Style Sheet, 8th edition. Please submit through http://plsj.shirazu.ac.ir. Deadline for submission, April 1, 2018.

 

Contact Info: 

Editor: Farideh Pourgiv, Shiraz University

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND EMOTIONS: 7th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Alfa BK University (Belgrade, Serbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Seventh International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 18–19 May 2018.

For the seventh issue of our annual conference, we hope to gather academics and professionals whose research focuses on and contributes to the conference topic:  

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND EMOTIONS

WiG 2018: Feminist Pop Cultures & Pop Culture Feminisms: Performance, Circulation, Reception

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Coalition of Women in German
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

In honor of the 2018 conference guest, Reyhan Şahin, PhD (aka Lady Bitch Ray), this panel welcomes papers that analyze and theorize intersectional feminism and feminist activism in popular culture in any medium within the German-speaking world and beyond. The panel will address new theories and analyze practices and performances within the rapidly changing contemporary political landscape. Possible questions include:

• How do performers/activists/theorists engage with self-staging, particularly regarding race/ethnicity, nationality/citizenship status, religious identity, gender identity, sexual orientation, queerness, and ability?

Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

 

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018

https://mattersoffactblog.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Pauline Wakeham (Western University)

Shifting Time Frames in Rural versus Urban Topoi. Temporalities of Modernism Conference. Cluj-Napoca, 2-4 May 2018

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Babes-Bolyai University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Following the economic development of the mid-nineteenth century, writers and journalists increasingly focused on urban contexts and the experience of protagonists moving from rural to urban backgrounds. As a result, modern authors refer to the coagulating ferment of the metropolis for characters undergoing a formative change, while more numerous voices later investigated the opposite, the fragmenting if not destructive impact on both individuals and the social groups they belong to.

ALA 2018: Arthur Miller Society

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:46am
David Palmer / The Arthur Miller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Arthur Miller Society
http://arthurmillersociety.net/

Call for Papers
Two Conference Panels on Arthur Miller

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco: May 24-27, 2018
http://americanliteratureassociation.org/ala-conferences/ala-annual-conference/

Deadline for submitting proposals for papers for Arthur Miller panels: January 15, 2018

Proposals for papers for Arthur Miller panels should be sent to
David Palmer, President, The Arthur Miller Society: dpalmer@maritime.edu

ALA 2018: Eugene O'Neill Society

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:46am
David Palmer / The Eugene O'Neill Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Eugene O’Neill Society
http://www.eugeneoneillsociety.org/

Call for Papers
Two Conference Panels on Eugene O’Neill

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco: May 24-27, 2018
http://americanliteratureassociation.org/ala-conferences/ala-annual-conference/

Deadline for submitting proposals for papers for Eugene O’Neill panels: January 15, 2018

QTRG Spring Conference: Futures of Queer Theory

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:27pm
Queer Theory Reading Group at UC Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Call For Papers

QTRG Spring Conference: Futures of Queer Theory

Location: UC Irvine

Conference Date: May 11th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis) 

Submission Deadline: February 10, 2017

DEADLINE TODAY - OUR STORIES: Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2018

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:18pm
Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Update: We've extended the proposal deadline to December 15, 2017!

The second annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, hosted by the Society of English Graduate Scholars, is now accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “Our Stories.” The conference will be held at Illinois State University, March 23 & 24 2018.

Teaching Poe and the World

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:56am
Poe Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Poe’s global influence and affinities have been a mainstay of Poe studies for decades, and various literary critics have argued that his foreign admirers (especially his French advocates) have shaped our current understanding and appreciation of Poe. Few scholars, however, have written about how they teach Poe in global terms.

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