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Slavery Past, Present and Future: Third Global Meeting

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Karen E. Bravo/ IU McKinney School of Law
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

 

 

Call for Papers: 

SLAVERY PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE: 3rd Global Meeting

Indiana University Europe Gateway, Berlin, Germany
 July 10 & 11, 2018

 

 

 

Throughout history, slavery (the purchase and sale of human beings as chattel), enslavement (through conquest, and exploitation of indebtedness, among other vulnerabilities), and similar extreme forms of exploitation and control have been an intrinsic part of human societies. 

Is slavery an inevitable part of the human condition?

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc.  All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.

 In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks academic articles, creative fiction and poetry, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who used the state of Florida as a source of creativity. 

The JFL is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.

Deadline is January 1, 2018.

For further information, contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu

 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Awards for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society Announces

THE RAWLINGS WRITING AWARD

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currentlyenrolledgraduateandundergraduatestudents. Prizesinclude$1,000for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference at the Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, April 20-21, 2018.

Contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu for further information. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2018

   

un-history: art and unconcluded

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:21pm
OCAD University's Contemporary Art, Design and New Media History Graduate Student Conference. Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Special journal issue on Charlottesville

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 1:59pm
Impact/Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Impact: the Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, is currently soliciting pieces for a special issue focusing on the recent events in Charlottesville and related topics, tentatively slated to appear early next summer.

Impact publishes both scholarly and non-scholarly essays of varying lengths, as well as work in other modes and media; for this issue we are seeking pieces that engage these topics from a variety of disciplinary perspectives (history, literature, theology, philosophy, cultural studies, to name a few).

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

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:43pm
The Anachronist
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 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

 

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:38pm
McMaster University, Department of English and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

**Extended Deadline for Proposals: December 31, 2017**

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference

May 18-19, 2018

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Keynote Speakers

NEW DEADLINE- Special Issue of NANO: The Anthropocene

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:08pm
Kyle Wiggins, Boston University and Brandon Krieg, Westminster College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

NANO: New American Notes Online

Issue 13 Call for Papers

Due by: January 12, 2018

Special Issue: The Anthropocene

Guest Editors: Kyle Wiggins and Brandon Krieg 

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:03am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019

 

‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne

 

‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton

 

Call for Journal Articles

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:03am
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is inviting articles for its forthcoming general issue, scheduled for publication in late
2018. Limina welcomes scholarly contributions of 5000-7000 words. Papers submitted before March 2018 will be given priority for that year’s general edition.

Please submit your article as an email attachment in MS Word format or Rich Text Format (RTF) to liminajournal@gmail.com. In a separate document, please also provide:


• your name

• your email address


• your institutional affiliation


• the title of the article


• a 150 word abstract


CFP-- "Hermeneutic Forms" at SEP-FEP 2018

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:02am
2018 SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

We invite participants for a curated panel entitled "Hermeneutic Forms" to be held at the joint Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Conference in Colchester, England from June 18th to June 20th.

„Journal of Applied Cultural Studies”

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:01am
Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The Journal of Applied Cultural Studies is an international scientific journal directed at researchers representing all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The editorial board of the journal publishes original scientific articles, focused on the concept of applied cultural studies. Empirically-oriented social science, since its beginnings, has faced the problem of defining the aim of its studies. The social sciences have failed in their attempt to develop a logos out of the different forms of ethnic, social and national life. The authors of the project believe that culture is an assemblage of patterns preserved in the traditions and customs of a particular community.

What IFF (Intersectional Feminist Futures)?/aFFIrme tes idées (Futures Féministes Intersectionnels) !

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:01am
The Feminist and Gender Studies Graduate Student Association at the University of Ottawa/L’Association des Etudiant-es Diplômé-es en Etudes Féministes et de Genre de l’Université d’Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

[French to follow]

 

The Feminist and Gender Studies Graduate Student Association at the University of Ottawa presents the first annual Graduate Student Symposium entitled “What IFF (Intersectional Feminist Futures)?” to take place in Ottawa, ON, Canada on MARCH 10, 2018.

 

In Living a Feminist Life, Sara Ahmed says “to become a feminist is to stay a student” (11). As graduate students interested in feminist work, we are the future of the academic world, and we are also explicitly invested in the future of feminism. How do we grapple or imagine these feminist futures?

 

CFP: Between, Behind, and Beyond Good and Evil in Contemporary Cultures (Essay Collection; 01/15/18)

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:00am
Dr. Gregor Thuswaldner
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

This proposed essay collection, which will be published as the second installment in the Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts’ Symphilologus book series, focuses on theoretical concepts and lived ideals of the good as well as manifestations of evil through the prism of literature, philosophy, art history, theology, ethics, and cultural studies.

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