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Popular Culture in a New Media Age: Trends and Transitions (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

updated: 
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 1:16pm
Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the Department of American Literature and Culture of the School of English of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Ex-Centric Narratives:

Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media

The Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) in cooperation with the Department of American Literature and Culture of the School of English of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece, is launching the fourth issue of the electronic multi/interdisciplinary open access, refereed journal with the title Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone 
Literature, Culture and Media (Ex-Na). The journal addresses academics, scholars and graduate students engaging in the interdisciplinary study of Anglophone literatures, cultures and media and will be published once a year.

Antebellum City Texts: Print Culture and Emergent U.S. Metropolitan Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 5:01pm
Brigitte Bailey / Univ of New Hampshire
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Reminder: Call for Papers, for the next NeMLA conference, in Boston, March 5-8, 2020.

NeMLA’s theme this year will be:"Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures"

This is an accepted session.

Antebellum City Texts: Print Culture and Emergent U.S. Metropolitan Spaces   

PCA/ACA Pulp Studes

updated: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 3:46pm
Jason Ray Carney / Christopher Newport University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Pulp magazines were a series of mostly English-language, predominantly American, magazines printed on rough pulp paper. They were often illustrated with highly stylized, full-page cover art and numerous line art illustrations of the fictional content. They were sold at a price the working classes could afford, though they were popular with all classes, including president Woodrow Wilson. The earlier magazines, such as All-Story, were general fiction magazines, though later they diversified and helped solidify many of the genres we are familiar with today, including western, detective, science fiction, fantasy, horror, romance and sports fiction.

“Those Fair Seats:” Early American Immigrant Materialities

updated: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 3:11pm
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

Call for Paper Proposals

ASECS Conference in St. Louis, March 19-21, 2020. 

Society of Early Americanists (SEA)--ASECS Affiliate Panel

Panel Organizer: Patrick M. Erben, perben@westga.edu (SEA President 2019-2021)

 

Panel Title: “Those Fair Seats:” Early American Immigrant Materialities

Trauma and Southeast Asian American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:47pm
Association for Asian American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

The Southeast Asian American Section of the Association for Asian American Studies invites submissions for a panel:

 

Trauma and Southeast Asian American Studies

 

Association for Asian American Studies 40th Conference

April 9 – 11, 2020, Washington, DC

“Troubling Politics”

 

FINAL REMINDER: CINE EXCESS 13 CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:23pm
Frances Pheasant-Kelly/Birmingham City University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 6, 2019

 

 Call for Papers Final Reminder
The 13th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions

Birmingham City University Presents:
Cine Excess 13
Independent Visions of Excess

7th-9th November 2019
Birmingham City University (and related screening venues)

Confirmed Guests of Honour:
Jen and Sylvia Soska (Rabid [2019], American Mary)-Recipients of a Cine-Excess Female Innovators of Horror Award for Rabid (2019), which screens at Cine-Excess on Saturday 9th NovemberNorman J. Warren (Terror, Inseminoid)
-Recipient of a Cine-Excess Lifetime Achievement Award

CFP: Native American Literature at CEA 2020 (March 26-28) Hilton Head, SC

updated: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:23pm
Bridgewater State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

CFP: Native American Literature at CEA 2020 (March 26-28) Hilton Head, SC

deadline for submissions: 

November 1, 2019

full name / name of organization: 

Benjamin Carson / Bridgewater State University

contact email: 

benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Subject: Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2020 

Call for Papers, Native American Literature at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

Latinx Detective Fiction

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:30am
Diálogo, an interdisciplinary Latinx Studies journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

 

DIÁLOGO:  An Interdisciplinary Journal of Latinx and Latin American Studies

Special Issue on Latinx Detective Fiction

A Browner Shade of Noir: Latinx Detective and Mystery Narratives in Literature and Popular Culture

Historical Unfamiliarity: Racial Illegibility and Confusion across Time

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:26am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 27, 2019

CFP for panel proposal to the annual meeting for MELUS (The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) from 2-5 April 2020 in New Orleans, LA.

The MELUS conference theme (Awakenings and Reckonings: Multiethnic Literature and Effecting Change–Past, Present, and Future) calls for comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of representations and imaginings of the past, present, and future as they relate to race, ethnicity, citizenship, and diaspora.

No-No Boy Redux: Asian American Literary Classics and the Public Domain

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:24am
Association of Asian American Studies 2020 Conference – Washington, D.C.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 16, 2019

Thanks to the CARP collective, John Okada’s 1956 No-No Boy was rescued from obscurity in 1976, and since 1979, has been published through the University of Washington Press with royalties going to the Okada family. In May 2019, Penguin Books marketed a new edition of the novel, tagging it as a classic of Asian American literature, but claiming that its copyright places the work in the public domain so that all proceeds go to Penguin. The Asian American community rallied against the new edition, and it has since been removed from various outlets.

 

DEHUMANIZATION IN LITERATURE: THE FIGURE OF THE PERPETRATOR

updated: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:12am
The Anachronist
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

with renewed deadline

 

The New Series of The Anachronist

invites academic papers for its 2019 issue (to be published in early 2020), featuring

 

a thematic section on

“Dehumanization in Literature: the figure of the perpetrator,”

 

as well as a general section

Horror Within and Beyond the Nation (NeMLA 2020 - Boston)

updated: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 6:08am
Dr. Christopher McVey, Boston University | Dr. Jack Dudley, Mount Saint Mary's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

To what extent does horror operate as an allegory for the nation and the body politic? To what extent can horror function as an aesthetic space to engage and critique the sociocultural, political, and historical contexts from which it emerges? And what happens if or when horror—a genre that seems inherently interested in troubled borders, marginalized spaces, and unstable boundaries—reaches beyond the nation, into transnational and global contexts?

The South Sea Event (ASECS)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:20pm
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

The South Sea Event: 300 Years Later

SEMINAR PROPOSAL: Why work? Technology, magic, and the cultural value of labor

updated: 
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 12:10pm
American Comparative Literature Association 2020 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

 

CFP for seminar proposal to ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) 2020 annual meeting in Chicago (March 19-22, 2020).

Seminar Title: Why work? Technology, magic, and the cultural value of labor

"The American Campus Novel in the 21st Century” ACLA Seminar

updated: 
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 9:26am
Marta J. Lysik/University of Wroclaw/Carnegie Mellon University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

Call for Papers

 

"The American Campus Novel in the 21st  Century”

                                                                Seminar organized within the framework of the

                                                        annual ACLA conference in Chicago, March 19-22nd, 2020.

Film and Literature at CEA 2020

updated: 
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 9:22am
The College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Film and Literature at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

 

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Film and Literature for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Projective Verse at 70: Theoretical and Poetic Influences

updated: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 4:07pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 6, 2019

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a panel at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville from February 20-22. 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of this important essay, and the panel will therefore examine the essay’s theoretical and poetic legacies. We are interested in abstracts proposing innovative approaches to reading Olson’s essay and the conversations that it started. How have the theoretical or cultural contexts surrounding projective verse created a robust understanding of poetic practice in the post-1945 era? How have the legacies of projective poetry engaged with and inflected theoretical models?

Graphic Novels (CEA 3/26-3/28/20)

updated: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 3:27pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Subject: Call for Papers: Graphic Novels at CEA 2020

 

Call for Papers, Graphic Novels at CEA 2020

March 26-18, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

Narrative Theories of Violence: From the Political to the Racial Unconscious

updated: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 12:02pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019

From Fredric Jameson’s The Political Unconscious (1981)to Toni Morrison’s Playing in the Dark (1992), theories of narrative so often double as theories of violence, the one theory reciprocally informing the other. For Jameson, the Marxian violence of exploitation central to the long history of capitalism can be interpreted from the internal dynamics of narrative form: just as capitalism works to repress the true reality of its oppressive mechanisms, narratives work to repress the true reality of History itself (that being, the grand narrative of class struggle).

Backdrops No More: Alternative Visions of Black Girlhood in Afrofuturistic Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 9:22am
College Language Association (CLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019

In 1970, Toni Morrison published The Bluest Eye, which prominently features black female children and adolescents, who she considered to be the “most vulnerable, most undescribed, not taken seriously" characters in literature. Since that time, many authors have paid increased attention to black girls in their works; yet, a great deal of these children and adolescents still commonly exist as backstory or props for more centralized adult characters. However, as Afrofuturism offers broadened representations of and opportunities for African Americans in literature, the genre can also extend fundamental freedoms and alternative realities to black girl characters.

Race/Science/Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 9:19am
Society for the Study of Southern Literature 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Race/Science/Fiction

 

Thomas Merton (CEA 3/26-3/28/20)

updated: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:33pm
nazareth college
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

International Thomas Merton Society

at the

College English Association

51stTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 

Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

March 26-29,2020

Call for Papers

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