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MMLA Panel at ASLE (6/20-6/24/17 Detroit MI); Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:25pm
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

As an affiliated organization, the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) organizes a panel at ASLE’s biennial conference (June 20-24, 2017; Wayne State University, Detroit, MI).

Comics Remixed: Adaptation and Graphic Narrative

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:51pm
The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 14th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “Comics Remixed: Adaptation and Graphic Narrative." The conference will be held from Friday, April 7 to Sunday, April 9, 2017.  Confirmed keynote speakers include Matt Kish, illustrator of Moby Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page, and Dr. Nina Caputo, author of graphic history Debating Truth: The Barcelona Disputation of 1263.

 

Trans-Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 8:18pm
Trans-Humanities/ Ewha Institute for the Humanities, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Trans-Humanities
Ewha Institute for the Humanities
Ewha Womans University
52, Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-750 Republic of Korea
Tel: 82-2-3277-6596/6597; Fax: 82-2-3277-6598
Email: trans@ewha.ac.kr; Website: http://eih.ewha.ac.kr

Special TWC Issue CFP: Romance/Fans: Sexual Fantasy, Love, & Genre in Fandom (12/31/17; 3/15/19)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 7:17pm
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Romance is one of the most beloved genres of media around the world. Catherine Roach describes fans of romance fiction as ‘ludic readers... who read for play and pleasure’ (2016, 32). According to Roach, romance fandom is both ‘intensely private, as the reading experience can be, but also powerfully communitarian’ (32). Despite the popularity of romance media, romance fandoms remain relatively unaddressed within fan studies. Traditionally, the relationship between “shipping” and romance has been cast as either oppositional or ambivalent. Catherine Driscoll argues that romance “generally appears as a mute field” in studies of fan fiction (2006, 82). Romance is framed as a force that sexually explicit fan fiction responds to or acts against.

Toxic-Cities/Toxic-City

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 5:46pm
Centre for Theory & Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Centre for Theory & Criticism at Western University
in conjunction with Western University’s graduate programs
in Comparative Literature & Hispanic Studies, invite presentation-
proposals for their upcoming conference “TOXIC-CITIES/TOXIC-CITY”
to be held  March  2—3—4,  2017,  in sunny  London  Ontario  Canada
(HTTP://Twitter.com/TheoryCentre/status/801161856358477828). 

Late Modernism in the American Scene (MSA 19, Amsterdam)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:33pm
Ian Afflerbach
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Recent scholarship has employed the term “late modernism” to describe a set of wide-ranging changes to English national culture, in and after the 1930s: a sense of the British Empire’s imminent decline, a necessary reaction to global war, and a growing intellectual reconciliation between politics and art, exemplified by the Mass Observation movement. Modernist studies, however, has not yet established such a guiding narrative for late modernism in the United States. This panel offers a platform for considering what late modernism might look like in the American scene, from the Depression of the 1930s to the upheavals of the 1960s.

Rhetoric Society of Europe

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:08am
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

I am looking for 3-4 proposals for a conference panel for the Rhetoric Society of Europe Conference in Norwich, U.K., July 3rd-5th, 2017. The conference call for proposal is here: http://eusorhet.eu/fileadm…/www.eusorhet.eu/RSE_2017_CFP.pdf

Panel Theme: Affect Theory/Pathos and Rhetorical Persuasion

Scholars who study rhetorical persuasion have recognized that the acceptance of a message often rests on the unconscious affective resonance of the message. Persuasive communication relies heavily on capturing people’s unconscious desires, thus shaping people’s perception of reality.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: "The In-Between" - Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:08am
Society of English Graduate Students at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

The First Annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference is hosted by the Society of English Graduate Scholars at Illinois State University in Normal, IL and currently accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is the exploration of “the in-between” from diverse and varied scholarly perspectives.

EPIZOOTICS! Issue Two Call for Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:08am
EPIZOOTICS! Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Call For Submissions: ISSUE #2

 

Submissions for EPIZOOTICS! #2 are now being accepted for publication in
early 2017. We invite submissions of literary criticism, poetry, microfiction, artwork, photography, translations and interviews.

In particular, we would like to develop a forum for questions concerning the anthropocene, the post-human, the ecocritical, the phenomenological, the spatial, the philosophical, the contemporary and the migratory. There is no set theme. However, we are looking for experimental, philosophical, contemporary and risk-taking material.

General Submission Guidelines

Updated: Call for Proposals—Class is all Around You

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:08am
Editors: John F. Lavelle, Ph.D. and Debbie Lelekis, Ph.D.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Class is all Around You: Exploring Class, Identity, and Ideology in American Literature

Editors:  John F. Lavelle, Ph.D. and Debbie Lelekis, Ph.D.

 

[Extended Deadline] Undisciplined Readings: Rethinking Practices and Methods

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:07am
Department of Comparative Literature, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 8, 2016

***Call for Papers***

 

Undisciplined Readings: Rethinking Practices and Methods

21st Annual CLIFF Graduate Conference

March 17-18th, 2017

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Keynote: Professor Ilya Kaminsky

 

Submission deadline: December 8th, 2016

 

Reading practices, in many ways, form the basis of our discipline. However, we often take them for granted, or remain unreflective about their consequences. Whether it is our close reading methodology or more broadly the perspective we adopt, ways of reading require renewed attention and scrutiny.

 

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