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Update: William Dean Howells Society - ALA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 8:08am
William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The William Dean Howells Society will host two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. 

1. William Dean Howells and the Affective Turn 

Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition: 1998-2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 8:05am
Ashley Carranza/College of Southern Nevada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call for Essays: Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition, 1998-2020

 

I am looking for proposals for chapters for an academic book that aims to examine the manifestation of collective societal fears in film.This collection will cover films specifically from the time period of 1998-2020. This collection is under contract with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers and will be released in 2020.

Hawthorne Society ALA 2019: Extended Deadline Jan. 16

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:40pm
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Extended Deadline: Jan. 16, 2019

Calls for Papers: Nathaniel Hawthorne Society

 

The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society is issuing two CFPs for ALA:

 

1) Hawthorne and Architecture

“Black Internationalism and New York City”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:25pm
Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

 

 

 

Deadline for Proposals Extended to January 25, 2019

"Philip Roth's Literary Successors" Roundtable at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Philip Roth Society invites participants for a roundtable discussion on the topic of "Philip Roth's Literary Successors" at the ALA conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. The discussion might address the following questions, among others: Who are Roth's literary inheritors? Where are his influences evident among contemporary writers? In what ways (thematic, stylistic, etc.) has Roth paved the way for writers today? Is there very notion of a literary "successor" to Roth an impossibility? Formal papers will not be read during the roundtable; rather, it will consist of brief opening statements from participants, followed by conversation amongst participants and the audience members.

Modern and Contemporary Literature Conference in China

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:42am
Hunan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 

Call for Papers

 

Literary Ideas and Practices in 20th and 21st Century

United States of America and United Kingdom

Hunan Normal University

(Changsha, China, June 22-23, 2019)

 

Conference Background and Scope 

panel on writing in Faulkner's work for Faulkner Conference (Oxford, MS, 7/21-25)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:37am
Jeff Allred/Hunter College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

deadline for submissions: January 28th

panel title: "Write Home: Writing, Representation, and Family in Faulkner" for Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, July 21-25, 2019.

A Step Closer to Heaven: Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:35am
Emily Hamilton-Honey and Jennifer McFarlane Harris
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call For Papers

 

A Step Closer to Heaven:

Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.

 

Contacts:

Jennifer McFarlane Harris, Xavier University

Emily Hamilton-Honey, SUNY Canton

 

Contact e-mails:

mcfarlaneharrisj@xavier.edu, hamiltone@canton.edu

 

Abstract

 

Queer SF: Beyond the Heteronormative Paradigm

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:31pm
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250-word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 24th – 26th, 2019.

Extended Deadline: CLOSURE, #6

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:52am
CLOSURE, E-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

 Call for Papers – CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #6 (November 2019)

 

 

Open Section
In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹. 

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