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Call for Submissions: Teaching Thoreau

updated: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:41am
The Thoreau Society Bulletin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Call for Submissions: Teaching Thoreau

In 2018, the Thoreau Society Bulletin will begin publishing a series of essays on the subject of “Teaching Thoreau.” This new regular feature will focus on strategies for teaching the life and works of Henry David Thoreau while giving educators the opportunity to share their expertise and experiences with an audience of fellow teachers and students of Thoreau.

We are currently accepting submissions for next year. We invite educators of all levels and subjects to submit short essays (1,000-1,500 words) on their pedagogical methods both inside and outside of the classroom. The series will explore the value of teaching Thoreau from many different perspectives. Possible topics include:

Mark Twain-Jack London Panel

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:21am
Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The organizers of the 14th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium (October 11–14, 2018, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas) invite paper proposals for a special panel focusing on Mark Twain and Jack London. The symposium will focus in general on the West and the environment, but proposals related to any subject that connects the writings, careers, or legacies of Jack London and Mark Twain are welcome. 200–300 word abstract proposals for individual papers (noting any audio/visual requests) along with complete contact information can be emailed to Calvin Hoovestol at Calvin.Hoovestol@utsa.edu

Understanding the Short Fiction of Carson McCullers.

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:21am
Alison Bertolini
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Carson McCullers Collection

Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Understanding the Short Fiction of Carson McCullers. This collection will contribute to current scholarship by 1. Analyzing lesser-known short texts by McCullers, and 2. Examining (or reexamining) McCullers’ short texts using current contemporary perspectives. Potential topics for discussion include, but are not limited to:

•Comparative readings of the short work of Carson McCullers (short fiction compared with other short fiction, or short fiction compared with longer texts);

•The reception and evolution of McCullers’ shorter works across national boundaries;

SSAWW 2018 (Denver)In the Company of Margaret Fuller: Unexpected Genealogies of Feminism

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 5:17am
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado
Conference Theme: “Resistance and Recovery across the Americas"
November 7-11, 2018 | Deadline for submissions: February 10, 2018

contact email: sonia.diloreto@unito.it

In the Company of Margaret Fuller: Unexpected Genealogies of Feminism

MLA 2019: Textual Trans Actions: Queering Kinship

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:25am
Marina Fedosik and Emily Hipchen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

CFP        MLA 2019

 

Textual Trans Actions: Queering Kinship 

 

We seek paper proposals for a special session at the MLA Annual Convention in Chicago, IL January 3-6, 2019.

 

Mixed Messages: Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in the Digital Age

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:16am
Feminist Graduate Student Assocition
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

 Mixed Messages: Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in the Digital Age 

 Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Julio Capo, Ph.D.

 The 19th Annual Feminist Graduate Student Association Symposium co-sponsored by the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 April 18th, 2018 | 9am – 4pm

The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:22am
Italian American Studies Association (IASA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 27, 2018

51st Annual IASA Conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago

 

— Call for Papers —

“The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present:

The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora”

 

Date: October 18-20, 2018

Location: University of Illinois, Chicago

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018

Upload/submit proposals to Submittable:

 https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit

Thinking Transoceanic Justice...

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:21am
2018 NWSA--National Women's Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

NWSA--National Women's Studies Association Conference in Atlanta, GA Nov. 8-11 2018

 

Southern Foodways - SSSL at MLA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:19am
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

If “eating is a means of performing identity” and if “the way southerners eat is a text,” as critics David Davis and Tara Powell assert in their introduction to Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways, then how do we think, talk, and write about culinary “textual transactions?”

 

Indigenous Intersections

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 8:15pm
Native American Literature/SCMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Native American panel at the 75th Annual South Central MLA conference is looking for your abstracts. The conference theme is “Crossroads of Culture“. This theme fits well with many aspects of Indigenous studies. We are looking for proposals that explore the diverse ways in which Indigenous studies and literature intersects with other fields and cultures. Proposal topics could include, but are not limited to theory, pedagogy, rhetoric, culture, and/or experience. Abstracts should be 250-500 words. 

SCMLA will be held from October 11-14 in San Antonio, TX. 

 

Please send abstracts and a brief CV to;

Chair

Kimberly Allen            kimberly.allen@okstate.edu

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