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Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture conference (Dublin, 29th and 30th March 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:40am
The Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (https://issclblog.wordpress.com)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture 

The Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature biennial conference

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March 2019

Marino Institute of Education, Dublin 9, Ireland 

Keynote address: Professor Kimberley Reynolds 

CFP: PLAY Conference (Texas Tech University, April 13, 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:40am
The Humanities Center at Texas Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

“PLAY” Conference
Texas Tech University
April 13, 2019
 

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas) is happy to announce a call for papers for our second Annual Conference in the Humanities, to be held in Lubbock on April 13, 2019.  The conference topic each year aligns with the Center's annual theme, which for 2018-2019 is "PLAY.” We are interested in the interdisciplinary study of play in myriad forms and in any of the following categories: art, culture, literature, music, dance, games, sports, politics, technology, and education. This list is open-ended and, in the spirit ofplay, we are open to proposals that catch us by intellectual surprise.

A Methodology for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:39am
ASLE at the ALA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) at

the American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Close Reading Close Reading: A Methodology for the Anthropocene?

EXTENDED DEADLINE: “Perspectives on Eighteenth-Century Theater and Performance" (SCSECS 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:38am
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspectives in the public discourse shape the drama and performances of the period, and how was eighteenth-century society shaped by these cultural institutions?

'Science's Literary Turn' Panel at ASLE

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Katherine Buse, UC Davis & Priscilla Wald, Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Science's Literary Turn 

A panel at the thirteenth ASLE Biennial Conference: Paradise On Fire

June 26-30, 2019
University Of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Organizers: Katherine Buse (kebuse@ucdavis.edu), UC Davis, and Priscilla Wald (pwald@duke.edu), Duke University 

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Pearl Kibre Medieval Study / The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies

The 14th Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Graduate Student Conference

Date: May 4, 2018 

Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY 

Keynote Speaker: Shirin Khanmohamadi, San Francisco State University

UPDATED: Russian & American Short Stories and Influence Abstract: 1/15/2019; Completed Draft: 6/15/2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Though usually relegated to second status critically, the short story is having a moment. When Canadian writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013, it was specifically for her contribution to the short story genre. As a writer who does not write novels, she acknowledged the importance of the award: “It’s a wonderful thing for the short story.” Indeed.

 

Predicate (Spring 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:34am
Predicate: An Academic Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

Call for Papers: Predicate (Spring 2019)

An Academic Journal of Literary Studies

 

Jane Austen Upside Down

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:31am
Lisa Hopkins
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

JANE AUSTEN UPSIDE DOWN

A special issue of Persuasions On-Line

Mind, Matter(s), Spirit: Forms of Knowledge in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:31am
Dr Janine Hatter / University of Hull
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

We welcome proposals for 20 minute papers, panels of three papers affiliated with an organisation or a group of scholars and non-traditional papers/panels, on topics which can include, but are not limited to:

Columbia Graduate Student Conference - Religion & the Future

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:30am
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Religion and the Future

 

Columbia University

April 5, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sylvester Johnson, Virginia Tech

 

Conjugal Wrongs: Marriage, Sex, and Text - 1970-present

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 6:19am
Newman University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

 

A one day conference at Newman University, Birmingham, UK

Thursday 17th January 2018

 

Author reading and Q&A with Kit de Waal, author of My Name is Leon (2016) and Trick to Time (2018).

 

Call for Papers: Journal Articles

updated: 
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 6:58am
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer-reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming issues.

2nd Singapore Literature Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:14am
Poetry Festival (Singapore)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

2nd Singapore Literature Conference

Deadline for submissions:

Monday, December 31, 2018

Organized by Poetry Festival Singapore, this conference is slated to take place on Saturday July 27, 2019. The tentative venue is the National Library. Conference participants may also attend events at Poetry Festival Singapore, which will take place from July 26 to 28.

 

Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:32am
South Texas College Interstice Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Perseverance builds character.

How does perseverance come about? By rising through a struggle, whether it is a provoked or unprovoked event that questions one’s ability to endure and survive a hardship. It is through one’s suffering and survival of such hardships in life -whether physical or mental - that one is able to build upon their character, thus leading to hope.

We are able to see these modes of struggle and perseverance in various facets from ethnicity, gender, and politics, to name a few, and we would like to hear, learn, and share them in our publication.

CinemArts Graduate Student Essay Award

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:32am
CinemArts, Special Interest Group at the Society of Cinema and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The CinemArts: Film and Art History SIG of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies seeks submissions for its first Graduate Student Essay Prize, with the winner to be announced at the 2019 conference.  This award is meant to recognize outstanding scholarship from students currently enrolled in a recognized graduate program and working at the intersection of film, art and visual culture.  Applicants must be current SCMS and CinemArts members (but not necessarily presenting at the 2019 conference).  Submissions may include revised seminar papers, dissertation excerpts, or any essay published in 2019.  Submissions are limited to one per applicant, should not exceed 8,500 words (excluding notes), and must use a standard citation format.

Tropes of Globalization

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:32am
Tropes of Globalization International Conference, June 27-29th 2019 at LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Tropes of GlobalizationInternational Conference, June 27-29th 2019, LMU MunichKeynote Speaker: Alexander Beecroft (University of South Carolina)

 

Beastly Modernisms

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:31am
University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Call for Papers: Beastly Modernisms
September 12-13, 2019
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland 

 

Keynote Speakers
Kari Weil, Wesleyan University (US)
Derek Ryan, University of Kent (UK)

 

‘I still do not think La Somnambule the perfect title – Night Beast would be better except for that debased meaning now put on that nice word beast.’ – Djuna Barnes to Emily Holmes Coleman

 

​‘Once again we are in a knot of species coshaping one another in layers of reciprocating complexity all the way down’ – Donna Haraway

“Media of Crisis, Criticism, and Opposition: Tactical Media in the Struggle for Social Change” (special issue of Democratic Communiqué)

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:31am
Rhon Teruelle and Jesse Cohn
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Call for submissions: “Media of Crisis, Criticism, and Opposition: Tactical Media in the Struggle for Social Change” in the special 2019 fall issue of Democratic Communiqué

 

Edited by Rhon Teruelle and Jesse Cohn

 

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Deadline for submission of abstracts (500 words, add 200 words bio): January 1, 2019

Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2019

Final deadline for submission of full article: May 31, 2019

All articles undergo a double-blind peer review process.

 

[Deadline Extension] CFP SWPACA 2019 - Television

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 2:02am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 40th Annual Conference, February 20-23rd, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  

The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television, past or present. Topics include, but are not limited to:

DEADLINE APPROACHING: INCS 2019: Monuments and Memory: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:00pm
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Ongoing public debate over politically charged public monuments reminds us how much is at stake in the shaping of cultural memory, whether through durable physical structures, portable or reproducible aesthetic works, or discursive representations. How were monumentality and the preservation of the past conceived in the nineteenth century? How might we reconceive our own ways of remembering the nineteenth century? We invite proposals for papers and panels that explore monuments in the broadest sense of the word—those from as well as those about the nineteenth century. We also welcome papers that consider the concepts of monumentality and/or memory as they pertain to humanistic disciplines and engage with nineteenth-century studies.

The 25th Annual (dis)junctions Graduate Student Conference: "Moving Voices"

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:37pm
University of California, Riverside English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

conference dates: April 5-6, 2019

location: University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA

confirmed keynote speaker: Dr. Alexander Weheliye, Northwestern University, author of Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human and Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity

“... the open mouth,

endless black

and white prophecy”

––Marianne Boruch, “Cadaver, Speak.”

**NEW DEADLINE DEC. 1** Dickens Society Symposium 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:42am
Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

***DEADLINE FOR PAPER PROPOSALS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 1, 2018***

DEADLINE FOR PARTLOW PRIZE PAPER SUBMISSIONS REMAINS DECEMBER 1, 2018


 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 24th Annual Dickens Society Symposium -- July 26-28, 2019, Salt Lake City, UT

Ford and Toulon: Biography, Culture and Environment in the 1920s and 1930s

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:31am
Ford Madox Ford Society / Université de Toulon
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Proposals are invited for an international conference on ‘Ford and Toulon: biography, culture, and environment’.

This conference will bring together scholars working on Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939), a major twentieth-century novelist, editor and cultural commentator. It forms part of a series of events celebrating writerly culture and experience in the city of Toulon, where Ford spent time in the 1920s and 1930s.

Digital journalism: Defining new political realities

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:28am
Journal of Communication: Media Watch
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for papers

Journal of Communication: Media Watch invites original manuscripts for submission for its May 2019 issue. Articles in no more than 7,000 words should be submitted by February 15, 2019.  For submission guidelines and other details please see: https://www.mediawatchjournal.in

The theme for the May 2019 issue is:

Digital journalism: Defining new political realities

Scientiae: Early Modern Knowledge (12-15 June, Queen's University, Belfast)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:22am
Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

SCIENTIAE: Early Modern Knowledge

June 12th 15th, 2019

Queen’s University, Belfast.

 

With plenary addresses by:

Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame/Rome) & Rob Iliffe (Oxford)

 

and plenary panels led by:

 Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) &

Infinite Rust Literary Journal, Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:20am
Marjorie Ward / Infinite Rust Literary Journal / Texas Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

INFINITE RUST is Texas Southern University’s quarterly online literary arts journal showcasing creative work. We publish short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and essays, as well as art and photography. The goal of our publication is to assemble a variety of literary and artistic styles as well as a broad range of voices, perspectives, and life experiences.

INFINITE RUST accepts unsolicited submissions year-round, however the submission deadline for our Spring 2019 issue is February 28, 2019. We are interested in unexpected new perspectives, originality of language, creative vision, and high-quality content. 

The Struggle Continues: Intersectional Activism in the Age of Gender Based Violence and Authoritarian Oppression

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:20am
Graduate Program in Women's History at Sarah Lawrence College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

 

 

                                                                                                                        Call for Proposals 

                                                                    21st Annual Women’s History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College

The Struggle Continues: 

Intersectional Activism in the Age of Gender Based Violence and Authoritarian Oppression

                                                                                                             Friday-Saturday March 1-2, 2019

 

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