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Research Papers on World Literature

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Impressions : A Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

ImpressionsA Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English StudiesISSN 0974-892X
 Dear Readers,

 

The latest issue of Impressions  (Vol. XI, Issue I, January 2017) is now accessible at www.impressions.org.in.

CFP for Special Issue of Journal of Narrative Theory: Bodies/Ojects/Agents

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory invites submissions that explore the questions and tensions that emerge when posthumanism and new materialism engage with feminist, anti-racist, queer, and trans* activism. Considering the rise in academic discourse of posthumanism and new materialism is concurrent with striking and strident attacks on women's reproductive freedom, black lives, labor unions, and trans* rights, we invite papers that analyze these political moments and critical modes in tandem with one another.

CFP for Special Issue of Journal of Narrative Theory: Bodies/Ojects/Agents

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory invites submissions that explore the questions and tensions that emerge when posthumanism and new materialism engage with feminist, anti-racist, queer, and trans* activism. Considering the rise in academic discourse of posthumanism and new materialism is concurrent with striking and strident attacks on women's reproductive freedom, black lives, labor unions, and trans* rights, we invite papers that analyze these political moments and critical modes in tandem with one another.

No Place Like Home—In the Film Musical

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:43am
2017 Film & History Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

No Place Like Home—In the Film Musical

An area of multiple panels for the 2017 Film & History Conference – Representing “Home”: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging
The Hilton—Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI (USA)
November 1-5, 2017

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2017 (early decision) July 1, 2017 (general decision) 

Sense of Place in American Modernist Poetry and Visual Art

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:29am
American Literature Association Symposium, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

This panel explores the sense of place as part of the indigenous language of American artistic production of Modernism in the context of the European avant-garde. Though U.S. poets and artists were influenced by the formal techniques of Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dadaism and Surrealism, they were also determined to search for the essence of an expressive language that defined its authenticity as opposed to European foreignness. One of their avenues of research was the exploration of the distinctive features of the American soil as a means of contributing novel aspects to modern aesthetics. The genuine character of the environment is closely linked to the strong attachment to rural or urban spaces and the value they acquire for the observer.

Mediating American Modernist Literature: The case of/ for Big Magazines 1880-1960

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:11pm
Aix-Marseille Université - LERMA (EA 853)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 7, 2017

 

Mediating American Modernist Literature:

The case of/ for Big Magazines

1880-1960

 

Aix-Marseille Université, LERMA (EA 853)

Aix-en-Provence, France, October 5- 7, 2018

 

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the role played by “Big Magazines” in the production, publication, circulation, and reception of American literature between 1880 and 1960.

CFP NO. 5 CONVERSATIONS: THE JOURNAL OF CAVELLIAN STUDIES "THE AESTHETICS OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICS OF AESTHETICS IN AFTER CAVELL"

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:11pm
Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CFP NO. 5
"THE AESTHETICS OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICS OF AESTHETICS IN AFTER CAVELL"

Stanley Cavell has described the “new, yet unapproachable America.” These days, America seems as unapproachable as ever. Cavell’s reprise of Thoreau for the twentieth century, where American sins of slavery and the Mexican-American War are trumped by the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War, was either “politically” effective or it was not.

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:27pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY Graduate Center, Liberal Studies) and Gary D. Rhodes (Queens University, Belfast), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. The volumes published so far include Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, and Budd Boetticher. Future volumes will include William Friedkin, Doris Wishman, Ida Lupino, and several more.

2017 ELLAK International Conference

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:28pm
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The 2017 ELLAK International Conference

Seoul National University, South Korea

December 13th–15th, 2017

 “Narrating Rights: Literary Texts and Human, Nonhuman, and Inhuman Demands”

CORRUPTIBLE SEED: Literary, Political, and Historical Perspectives on Bob Dylan (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:18am
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond B.C.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

CORRUPTIBLE SEED: Literary, Political, and Historical Perspectives on Bob Dylan

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond B.C., September 22-23, 2017

Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in November 2016, is one of the seminal figures of contemporary culture. Aligning with the 50th anniversary of his landmark album John Wesley Harding, this conference will explore perspectives on Dylan’s work from a variety of disciplines. Proposed papers should deal with any aspect of Dylan’s career and oeuvre, whether from a political, historical, or literary standpoint. More musicological analyses are also welcome.

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