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The Shape of the City: Urban Space and Identity in American Writing (NeMLA 2018 Pittsburgh)

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:44pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017


Cities occupy physical, psychological, and cultural spaces that function, as Henri Lefebvre argues in The Production of Space, “in the establishment, on the basis of an underlying logic and with the help of knowledge and technical expertise, of a ‘system’” (11). More recently, Stephen Graham’s Vertical (2016) proposes a multi-layered matrix of spatial effects that examines how inequality is built, reinforced, and exhibited in the modern city space. American writers as disparate as Ralph Ellison and Herman Melville have explored urban spaces as psychologically daunting.

"Writing Hong Kong": Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:42pm
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

1 July 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China. This year also happens to be the tenth anniversary of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. And so while we are immensely proud of the work from and about Asia we normally publish, we felt that to commemorate these two events it was time to take a closer look at the city we call home and love: Hong Kong.

Modernisms and the Anthropocene (Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900)

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:41pm
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 22-24, 2018, at the University of Louisville
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

This critical panel or roundtable invites proposals from scholars working at the intersection of modernist and Anthropocene studies. Presentations might engage with the following quandaries and/or themes, as well as unlimited others:  

Call for Essays: Writing as a Way of Staying Human in a Time that Isn't

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:38pm
Nate Mickelson, Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for an EDITED COLLECTION WRITING AS A WAY OF STAYING HUMAN IN A TIME THAT ISN’T Deadline for submission of manuscripts: September 15, 2017 This edited collection will continue conversations started at the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning’s 2017 Annual Conference, Writing as a Way of Being, by providing concrete, specific strategies to readers for incorporating the human element in their teaching, writing, research, or/and everyday lives.  The human element of our work has never been more important. As conference keynote Robert Yagelski explains, ideological and social pressures have put our institutions under increasing pressure.

Postgraduate English Journal, Autumn 2017, Issue 35 Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:38pm
Postgraduate English Journal (Durham University, UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 28, 2017

Postgraduate English Journal Call for Submissions

The Postgraduate English Journal, Durham University’s Online peer-reviewed literary journal, is one of the longest-running online postgraduate literary journals in the UK. In recent years the journal has received reprint requests from academic publishers.

Early-career researchers/academics and postgraduates are invited to submit papers of 5 – 7,000 words (or book reviews of no more than 2000 words) by Monday, 28th August 2017 for the journal’s 35th edition.

NATIONAL YOUNG RESEARCHERS’ CONFERENCE ON VICTORIANA ORGANIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND CULTURE STUDIES (UGC SAP-DRS PHASE II), THE UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN ON 14-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:38pm
Department of English and Culture Studies, University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 24, 2017


        NATIONAL YOUNG RESEARCHERS’ CONFERENCE

ON

VICTORIANA

 

ORGANIZED BY

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND CULTURE STUDIES (UGC SAP-DRS PHASE II),

THE UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN

ON

14-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

 

The Department of English and Culture Studies, The University of Burdwan is going to organize its annual Young Researchers’ Conference on 14-15 September, 2017 on the focal area of Victoriana.

2017 ANPOR Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:36pm
Asian Network For Public Opinion Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The 2017 ANPOR Annual Conference now invites both abstracts and full papers in the area of public opinion research from scholars and professionals. Students' submissions and their participation in our conference will be greatly welcomed, too. The 2017 ANPOR Annual Conference aims to facilitate interaction and communication among researchers and practitioners who are working in a wide variety of areas with a common interest in improving the content and methodology of public opinion research.

Nuevos derroteros de la narrativa y del cine Latinoamericano actual

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:34pm
The 46th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 11, 2017

The 46th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 22-24, 2018.

Critical papers may be submitted on any topic that addresses literary works published since 1900, and/or their relationship with other arts and disciplines (film, journalism, opera, music, pop culture, painting, architecture, law, etc). Work by creative writers is also welcome.

Submissions may be in English or Spanish. Submissions will be considered if received by 11:59 P.M. EST September 11, 2017.

Submitter’s cover page to include:

Name (as it will appear in the program)

Address (home or institutional)

Contingent

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:34pm
Contingent Labor in the Profession Committee, Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

The Contingent Labor in the Profession Committee is now accepting submissions for the Contingent Blog. At a minimum, we are seeking two bloggers per week for approximately 10 weeks, beginning the week of September 25. Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to contingency, history and campus culture.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

CFP on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:33pm
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

For the joint national conference (28-31 March 2018 in Indianapolis, IN) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), we invite proposals of individual papers or special panels.

 

Presentations related to fresh-water or sea-water may include topics like

Literature, comics, art, music, television & movies

History, politics, war & peace

Culture, anthropology & ecology

Folklore, mythology, legends & hoaxes

Ships, boats, & other water craft

Aquatic life

Recreation, travel, tourism & festivals

2017 MSI Convening - Call for Graduate Poster Session Proposals (Deadline Extended to July 17)

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:33pm
Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Convening - Richland College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 17, 2017

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

In collaboration with the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI) Program, Richland College will host a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Convening on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.  The theme of these annual convenings is “Minority Student Success: Using Data to Effect Change.”  Whether you attended last year or are hearing about this conference for the first time, we are contacting you to request that you help us make this year’s convening a success by submitting a proposal before the upcoming June 5th deadline.

CFP - The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – 4th meeting

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:26pm
The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 21, 2017

Invitation to participate in:

The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – 4th Meeting

17 November 2017

University of Toronto

Comparatists: Assert yourselves!

 

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