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Literary Imaginaries, Legal Imaginaries, and the Work of Law and Literature – CFP for Edited Collection (Special Journal Issue or Anthology)

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Almas Khan, Georgetown University Law Center
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

In both their lives and texts, lawyers who are also literary authors have long implicitly or explicitly explored the complex relationships between creative and practical work; Franz Kafka and Wallace Stevens are among the most salient of these hybrid disciplinarians. The law and literature movement’s burgeoning since James Boyd White’s The Legal Imagination (1973) can be envisaged as the scholarly iteration of this phenomenon. Proposals responding to this call should analyze the generative liminality of literary-legal professionals; all time periods and places are welcome. Additionally, proposals may endeavor to instigate a broader reconceptualization of the interconnections between literature and law and scholarship and praxis.

42nd Annual Comparative Drama Conference, April 5-7, 2018--Orlando, Florida

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017

42nd Comparative Drama Conference

Text & Presentation

Call for Papers

April 5-7, 2018

Orlando, Florida

2018 Keynote Event

April 6, 2017      8 p.m. (followed by a reception)

Keynoter:  TBA

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 December 2017

Intersectional Approaches to Literature, Race, and Class

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Intersectional Approaches to Literature, Race, and Class

Fourth Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

Lehigh University English Department

Bethlehem, PA

Date: Friday, March 2-Saturday, March 3

Submission guidelines:  

An invitation to submit book reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Persian Literary Studies Journal (PLSJ)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Persian Literary Studies Journal (PLSJ), a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary periodical designed to comparatively explore literary, artistic and cultural issues, is seeking book reviewers to write essays about the publications it receives.

We also kindly invite publishers to send their publications of interest to the PLSJ office at Farideh Pourgiv, Dept. of Foreign Languages & Linguistics, Eram Campus, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.

Players and Playing in Eighteenth-Century Drama

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

This panel will consider papers that explore “players and playing,” broadly interpreted, in drama of the long eighteenth century. Possible topics include games, gambling, and other forms of play; actors, acting styles, and staging; and representations of drama and the theater. Submit abstracts to Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu.

This year's conference will be held February 23-24 in Oxford, MS. For more information, visit the website at http://scsecs.net/scsecs/2018/2018cfp.html.

Southeastern Theatre Conference Young Scholars Award

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Southeastern Theatre Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

Southeastern Theatre Conference

History/Theory/Criticism/Literature Committee

Call for Papers for 2018 Young Scholars Award

About the Award:

Call for Abstracts for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF INEQUALITY, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Grey House Publishing/EBSCO)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Kimberly Drake, Scripps College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

Kimberly Drake, the editor of the proposed book Critical Insights: Literature of Inequality, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Grey House Publishing/EBSCO), seeks contributions on literature, music, and film/television dealing with inequality and social injustice.

Working Mothers Medieval/Modern (A Roundtable)

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

CFP: Working Mothers Medieval/Modern (A Roundtable)

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (SMFS) Sponsored Session

53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018

Women, Madness, and Badness in Contemporary American Literature and Visual Arts

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Where does one draw the line between madness and badness when it comes to women’s misbehavior? In some cases, a woman who defies social convention is considered bad, exhibiting a kind of failed femininity. In others, her actions are, in fact, so bad that she must be mad to have committed them. This panel seeks to unpack the concepts of madness and badness in contemporary American literature and visual arts to determine when these terms are worth resisting, and when they might be worth embracing.

EXILE SURVIVAL DISSENT

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

 On Miracle Ground XX

          The International Lawrence Durrell Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at a July 2018 conference in downtown Chicago. In a year marking the centenary of Solzhenitsyn’s birth and the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Durrell’s satirical dystopia Tunc, ILDS welcomes papers reflecting on modernist and postmodern writers or artists who challenged the political and cultural ideologies of their time and place. Interrogating conceptions of exile, survival, and dissent, we will explore how the work of these past intellectual dissidents has shaped our critiques of twenty-first century society.

S. T. Coleridge's Biographia Literaria: 200th Anniversary

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
The Anachronist
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The New Series of The Anachronist

invites academic papers for its 2017 issue (to be published in 2018),

celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of

 

S. T. Coleridge’s

Biographia Literaria

 

15th Annual HCA Spring Academy Conference

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:24pm
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 15th Annual Spring Academy Conference

Heidelberg, Germany, 19-23 March, 2018

/Call for Papers/

The fifteenth HCA Spring Academy on American Culture, Geography, History, Literature, Politics & Religion will be held from March 19-23, 2018. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their Ph.D. projects.

Special issue on Adaptations and History

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:19pm
Adaptation
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Submissions are invited for a special issue of Adaptation; ‘Adaptations and History’.

These might include:

The Contemporary Women's Writing Essay Prize

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
Contemporary Women's Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Contemporary Women’s Writing Essay Prize aims to encourage new scholarship in the field of contemporary women’s writing, recognise and reward outstanding achievement by new researchers and support the professional development of next generation scholars.

The prize is open to anyone currently registered for a PhD, or anyone who has completed one within three years of the submission deadline. The winner will receive:

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