Under the auspices of the Research Project “Orientation: Towards a Dynamic Understanding of Contemporary Fiction and Culture (1990s-2000s)” (ref. FFI2017-86417-P), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness https://orionfiction.org/, this conference addresses past, present and future orientations of (neo-) Victorian literature and culture.
Call for Chapters: Hispanic and Lusophone Voices of Africa
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Hispanic and Lusophone Voices of Africa. The volume will be edited by Prof. David Mongor- Lizarrabengoa (Montclair State University) and Sarita Addy (University of Western Ontario).
Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences
2019 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Colloquium
University of Maryland-College Park
April 5-6, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Mabel Moraña, Washington University
For every cultural object visible in an archive, there are hundreds of lost and forbidden bodies and practices pushed outside the limits of what is seen and studied. Forbidden, forgotten, erased, these works reappear in between the breaches of texts, practices, and images demanding to be heard and seen.
Deadline Extended—Please send abstracts by January 15, 2019.
Call for Papers
6-9 JUNE 2019 - Trondheim, Norway
The society welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers on topics related directly or indirectly to the theme, or on any aspects of Cavendish, her work, her family (including William Cavendish, Jane Cavendish, and Elizabeth Cavendish) and her contemporaries, influences, and responses to her work. In particular, we invite panel proposals on the work of Anne Conway and other early modern women scientists and philosophers. Papers may explore, but are not limited to, the following disciplines:
- art history
Documenting the Archive
15th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago
April 26th and 27th, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Paula Amad, Associate Professor and Department Chair, The Department of Cinematic Arts, The University of Iowa
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
The 8th edition of the New Perspectives in Science Education Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 21 - 22 March 2019.
The objective of the Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for science education. The New Perspectives in Science Education Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the science field.
The Call for Papers, within the New Perspective in Science Education Conference, is addressed to teachers, researchers and experts in the field of science education as well as to coordinators of science and training projects.
CFP: HEART Conference
“Locating the HEART and SOULS in Higher Education”:
An International Conference on the Future of the Humanities
Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, QC
March 15-16, 2019
HEART: Humanities Education and Research in Teaching
Radical Resistance: Dissent and Boundary Crossing in the Humanities - Saturday, April 6th
Inspired by the current political climate in the United States and around the world, the Duquesne University English Graduate Organization seeks papers from graduate and upper-level undergraduate students on different forms of resistance. How does resistance take shape across the humanities? How can political resistance, transgressions of social boundaries, and dissent from the majority impact our work and our lives? We invite submissions for panels, papers, posters, and other media presentations that explore the theme of resistance.
Possible topics for presentation include, but are not limited to:
Edited Collection Call for Papers:
Science Fiction Television and the Politics of Space
CALL FOR PAPERS
“This Land is My Land”: Reclaiming Spaces and Narratives
7-9 March 2019
10th Sesquiannual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
The Liminal: Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology in Education (LIJTE), University of Denver Digital Commons
Deadline for Submissions
First Call for Submission: December 1, 2018
Second Call for Submissions: January 15, 2019
Revisions Due: March 15, 2019
Have you never thought how danger must surround power as shadow does light?
-Ursula Le Guin
Arthur Koestler, the man, has been in the forefront of academic interest in the past twenty years. In this period, three critical biographies have been published in English alone, another three in Hungarian, two in German, one in Spanish, and another one in French, in other words, on average, one volume every second year. While this is a luxurious situation few other authors can claim, the fact remains that although Koestler was a writer who wrote seven novels and a play, six volumes of autobiography, and more than twenty book-length works of non-fiction, the last book in English devoted to his oeuvre was published in 1984. In terms of academic articles and book chapters, the situation is hardly any better.
Of Entrepreneurial Castaways and Overflowing Passions:
300 Years of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719)
and Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess (1719)
An International Conference
April, 2019 (dates to be confirmed)
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UNAM
Forming the Future
Confirmed keynotes: Amy J. Elias (Tennessee, Knoxville); Daniel Innerarity (Ikerbasque); Sandra Kemp (Lancaster/Imperial)
University of Plymouth, UK; Sept. 2nd(p.m.) and 3rd, 2019.
This panel seeks to continue the fruitful dialogue about the intertwining of epic, romance and novel in Italian culture we started at the AAIS-CSIS 2017 Conference in Columbus, Ohio. In order to further the scholarship of Bakhtin, Jameson, Doody, and Fusillo among others, we welcome investigations of the widespread presence and reciprocal influence of these three literary forms in the Italian linguistic and cultural space from the Middle Ages to the present day. What motivates their contaminations? What emerges from the collisions of these different styles and worldviews within the Italian context?
CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTILINGUAL LITERATURES
CFP Deadline: 31st December 2018
Conference: 17th-19th July 2019, Gregynog Hall, Wales.
- Professor Doris Sommer (Harvard)
- Professor Carl Tighe (Derby)
- Professor Daniel Williams (Swansea)
The Mary McCarthy Society will sponsor a panel at the American Literature Association Annual Convention in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019.
Call for Papers: The Many Lives of Mary McCarthy
Please consider submitting a proposal for the following roundtable session at the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) conference, taking place from June 26-30, 2019 at UC-Davis. Teaching the End of the World
Free-Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
University of Calgary, 8-10 March 2019
Community Building as Resistance
In celebration of the life and works of the eminent scholar Pierre Coustillas (1930-2018), we invite contributions for proposed panel(s) on Coustillas, George Gissing, and their writing to the Annual Literary London Society Conference. This meeting will be held on 11-12 July 2019 at the Institute of English Studies in the University of London. Coustillas has had a profound influence on Gissing and nineteenth-century studies. From 1969 to April 2013, he edited The Gissing Newsletter and subsequently The Gissing Journal, the organ for Gissing studies. In 1997, Paul F. Mattheisen, Arthur C. Young, and Coustillas completed their landmark project: The Collected Letters of George Gissing.
HISTORICAL POETICS NOW
A Symposium at the University of Texas at Austin
November 7 to 10, 2019
Laura Mandell and Ivy Wilson
Agential Ecoontologies: Revitalizing Folk Magic, Rootwork, and Animism in the Age of the Anthropocene
13th Biennial Convention, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
June 26-30, 2019
University of California, Davis
Intersectional Automations: Robotics, AI, Algorithms, and Equity
Edited Collection (Abstracts Due 1 April 2019)
This collection will explore a range of situations where robotics, biotechnological enhancement, artificial intelligence (AI), and algorithmic culture collide with intersectional social justice issues, such as race, class, gender, sexuality, ability and citizenship.
Pippi to Ripley
Feminist & Fantastic Pop Culture
Ithaca College, April 26-27, 2019
Keynote: Nnedi Okorafor
Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Afrofuturist Author
(Marvel's Black Panther; Akata Witch; Binti; HBO series: Who Fears Death)
Affordable All-ages Academic Conference
World religions have long held pilgrimage as an important journey of the faithful. Today, however, there is an increasing number of non-religious, secular or spiritual pilgrims undertaking these journeys. The nearly 800 km-long Camino de Santiago is a popular destination for secular pilgrims travelling through France and across Northern Spain. Established as one of three principal Christian pilgrimage routes over 1,200 years ago, the Camino is experiencing increasing visitor numbers with over 300,000 undertaking the journey each year.
Queer Celebrity Conference
University of Portsmouth
6th-7th June 2019
Professor Richard Dyer (King’s College, London)
Professor Jack Halberstam (Columbia University)
Dr Michèle Mendelssohn (University of Oxford)
Sites/Sights/Cites of Resistance
University of Wisconsin – Madison Gender and Women’s Studies Graduate Symposium
Date: March 29th -30th, 2019