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CFP: IASPM-US Annual Conference, March 8-11, 2018

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States Branch
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS
IASPM-US 2018 Annual Conference
Going To The Country: Pastoral-National-Musical

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States Branch invites submissions for its 2018 conference, which will take place March 8-11, 2018, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. All topics pertaining to popular music, broadly defined, including works, practices, and styles not explicitly created for mass reproduction, will be considered. The theme for the 2018 conference is “Going to the Country,” and we encourage submitters to incorporate this theme into their work.

Call for Session Proposals: 49th Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, PA

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Theme: "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes and Imagined Worlds"

Propose a session at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature approximately 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

Gendered Ecologies and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:55am
Jillmarie Murphy, Union College and Dewey Hall, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Gendered Ecologies and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

Jillmarie Murphy and Dewey W. Hall, Editors

Union College and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers Deadline: August 31, 2017

 

“Flâneur of the American Underclass: Lafcadio Hearn and the Invention of Place in Cincinnati and New Orleans, 1872-1887” (ALA Symposium)

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:12pm
Society for the Study of Working-Class Literature (ALA, New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 5, 2017

American Literature Association Symposium
“Regionalism and Place in American Literature”
September 7-9, 2017
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, Louisiana

“Flâneur of the American Underclass: Lafcadio Hearn and the Invention of Place in Cincinnati and New Orleans, 1872-1887”

Eudora Welty Review (annual). Deadline for Vol. 10 (2018): Sept. 20, 2017

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:56am
Eudora Welty Review, Dept. of Engish, Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Eudora Welty Review publishes scholarly essays, book reviews, and regular features for news and notes, textual analyses, checklists, and new archival materials. The editors of EWR are constantly seeking new information about such Welty news items as adaptations of her works, forthcoming conferences of interest to Welty scholars, and awards given to Welty in acknowledgement of her contributions to American literature. The EWR is an invaluable resource for Welty scholars and lovers of Welty’s work.

2017 Northeast Popular Culture Association - Comics and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: 

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on comics and graphic novels for its fall conference to be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on October 27-28, 2017

A wide range of topics will be considered; however, in an effort to best serve the medium and culture that make up comics, applicants are encouraged to deal with comics in a theoretical framework. Papers that demonstrate the role of comics in the broader cultural and critical discussion are preferred. Applicants should feel welcome to submit papers on the role of mainstream comics, independent comics, webcomics, strip comics, and underground comix.

'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' Journeys, Treks, and Voyages That Have Shape(d) the Americas

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:58am
American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017

The 61st Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 9th-11th, 2017 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. The Conference Committee is now accepting proposals for the upcoming meeting. The title of the 2017 conference is “'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' Journeys, Treks, and Voyages that Define(d) the Americas” The following is a suggested, though not a comprehensive list of subject areas to consider:

Agriculture and Rural Studies                                                                Ingenuity and invention

The Ages of the Flash

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Joseph J. Darowski
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The editor of The Ages of the Flash is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. The essays should examine the relationships between stories featuring the Flash or comic book characters closely related to the Flash ks and the social era when those comic books were published. Analysis may demonstrate how the stories found in Flash comic books and the creators who produced the comics embrace, reflect, or critique aspects of their contemporary culture. This will be a companion volume to existing volumes in the series that have already focused on Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, the Avengers, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Justice League.

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:29am
Sara Polak / International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

Conference at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Giessen, Germany

Wednesday June 29th – Saturday July 1st, 2017

For whom:

  • Researchers in the fields of (digital) culture and media, and related fields
  • Professionals dealing with online advocacy and social media presence of their organization
  • Journalists and others confronted with online violence
  • PhD and MA students in culture and media studies

 

Conference aim:

Sylvia Plath: Letters, Words and Fragments. 10-11th November 2017.

updated: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:59pm
Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Autumn 2017 will see the much-anticipated publication of The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1. Following on from The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000) and Ariel: The Restored Edition (2004)this book is another landmark contribution in efforts by Plath scholars to piece together and recuperate Plath’s words that have for so long been fragmented. With The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1, Plath’s words and experiences will be drawn together to give readers a fuller insight into her creative process and richly artistic literary life.

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