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2017 SCMLA panel on African-American Literature

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:56am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The "African-American Literature" panel at this year's South Central MLA Conference is accepting proposals for 15-20 minute papers.

There is no theme for this panel, and all submissions are welcome! 

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Email 300-word abstracts and a brief CV to either Jeremy Land at Jeremy_Land@baylor.edu or to Christel Woods at christel.woods@uta.edu

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask! 

CFP: The 52nd International Conference on "The Changing Contours of American Identity," The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK), September 22-23, 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:08am
The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “The Changing Contours of American Identity,” to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from September 22 to 23, 2017.

The 2017 convention aims to explore the changing contours of American identity in the context of U.S. politics, history, culture, media, arts, and literature.

Call for Submission -- Studies in American Culture

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:14pm
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of literature, film, language, visual and performing arts, and history from all scholarly and critical approaches.

Queries are encouraged.

The Editorial Board welcomes studies of the arts, music, theatre, digital humanities, political science, sociology, literature, history, or any other area related to American Studies. We will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture but are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

MLA 2018: Nabokov vs. Tyrants

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:14pm
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society invites papers on Nabokov's representations of—and resistance to—tyrants and tyranny, political or non-political, for a special session at the 2018 MLA Annual Meeting (New York, January 4-7). Papers treating the author's literary engagements against despots (real or fictional), demagogues, police states, fascists, Soviet oppression, Nazism, and/or totalitarian regimes (e.g., “Tyrants Destroyed,” Invitation to a Beheading, Bend Sinister, etc.) are especially welcomed, but the topic may also be conceived broadly in relation to his many works (e.g., Humbert's tyranny over Lolita, Kinbote's over Shade's poem in Pale Fire, the tyranny of Nabokovian narrators, etc.).

Political Biographies in Literature and Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:14pm
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Political Biographies in Literature and Cinema

 

 

Call for Chapters: Liberating Herself: Emancipationist Writing at the Fin de Siècle

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:14pm
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

The second half of the nineteenth century was marked by the emergence of the global women’s movement.Feminism altered the course of literature by challenging those literary conventions that governed the portrayal of women and women's experience at the fin de siècle. Feminist texts explicitly advocated social change and discussed new women’s roles in society. This edited volume Liberating Herself: Emancipationist Writing at the Fin de Siècle (under contract with Cambridge Scholars Publishing) welcomes contributions on any aspect of nineteenth-century literary feminism. Comparative approaches are welcome. By March 8, please submit a 250-300 word abstract and your CV to Dr.

2017 SCMLA panel on Literature and Politics

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Courtney Simpkins
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The "Literature and Politics" panel at this year's South Central MLA Conference is accepting proposal for 15-20 minute papers on the topic.

There is no theme for this panel, and all submissions are welcome! 

 

Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

Email 300-word abstracts and a brief CV to Courtney Simpkins at csimpkins9@outlook.com 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask! 

Capital Culture and Cultural Capital

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:57pm
East-Central/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The annual meeting of the East-Central/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies will be held on 2-4 November 2017 at Howard University, in Washington, D.C.
Inspired by the location, the meeting’s theme, “Capital Culture and Cultural Capital,” invites papers on any aspect of the many meanings of capital and culture.

We welcome papers on…

Borders, Liminality, and Queer Identity (CFP for edited anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Dylan Winchock / CSU San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

We are currently seeking finished, previously unpublished articles for an edited anthology under contract, entitled “Transgressing the Limit: Borders and Liminality in Philosophy and Literature.”  This article will serve as a substitute piece for an author who has dropped out of the process.

CFP for an Edited Collection (Black Masculinity, Education, and Popular Culture)

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Heather Cherie Moore, Ph.D.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 1, 2017

Book Title: From Boom Boom to Malcolm: Representations of Black Male Students in American Popular Culture
Edited by Heather Cherie Moore, Ph.D. (Allegheny College) & Kevin W. Joseph, Ph.D. (The University of Kansas)
Under Contract with Information Age Publishing Inc.

Introduction

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