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Radical Materialisms

updated: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:13am
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Radical Materialisms

Boston College English Graduate Conference

April 6th, 2019

New materialisms and object-oriented ontology offer a radical reorganization—perhaps a democratization—of human/object relations, deemphasizing human agency in favor of a “parliament of things.” This conference asks if such approaches have been too quick to abandon human politics altogether. Can new materialisms be both conceptually and politically radical?

Shifting Tides Anxious Borders

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders A Graduate Student Conference (10th Annual) in Transnational American Studies Department of English, Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders

A Graduate Student Conference (10th Annual) in Transnational American Studies

Department of English, Binghamton University

Date: April 13, 2019 (Saturday); Venue: Downtown Center, Binghamton University

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Keynote: Caroline Levine (Professor, Department of English, Cornell University)

 

Minor(ity) Texts: Formalizing Resistance

 

ASLE 2019 panel--Resisting Futurity: Eco-sexual Relations in Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:52pm
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

 Please consider submitting your paper to a panel entitled "Resisting Futurity: Eco-sexual Relations in Nineteenth-Century Literature" at the biennial Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) conference in summer of 2019 (June 26-30, UC Davis). The theme of this year's conference is "Paradise on Fire." Please see the full CFP below.

Format:  Traditional Panel (4 Presenters) 

Call for Book Chapters: Women and Belles Lettres in the Nineteenth Century (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:48pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Many novelists in various national literatures touched upon the theme of an emancipated woman in the long nineteenth century. Imagination, as it is believed, has no borders and is dialogical in its nature.  Different voices of great emancipationist writers merged into one influential symphony liberating and awakening consciousness of slaves—males and females. If writers did not support directly or sympathized with the image of an emancipated woman, they did reflect on her place in society and her belonging. World literature allows us to take a closer look at the imagined and real women's lives, at their biographies and reminiscent writing.

Black Issues Conference 2019 Call for Proposals

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:47pm
BGSU Office of Multicultural Affairs
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The organizers of the 19th Black Issues Conference invite proposals for presentations. The committee invites a broad array of proposals related to Black issues, and especially encourages presentations and creative works on media, activism, and how they intersect. Other areas of study might include: contemporary African American art, politics, race in higher education, social justice, gender, sexuality, and the representation of Black culture. Undergraduate and graduate students are particularly encouraged to present their work. Presentations can take the form of a paper or PowerPoint presentation, a roundtable discussion, an artistic exhibition, or a performance.

Re-Viewing Projective Verse: Form and Collaboration in Avant-Garde Poetics

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:48pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the American Literature Association Conference, to be held in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. We are interested in abstracts about any aspect of avant-garde poetics in mid-Century American verse, but in particular those that explore the collaborative and/or formal mechanics of projective verse as it developed in the diverse poetry communities of the 1950s and 1960s. While Olson’s essay “Projective Verse” has received ample treatment in studies concerning his own poetry and his direct contemporaries (Duncan/Creeley), other poets also built on projective verse in their own ways, fashioning distinctive styles that are related to projective verse but that transform it as well.

ASLE 2019 Roundtable: From Monstrosities to Wonders: Ecohorror and Transcorporeality

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:45pm
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

CFP: From Monstrosities to Wonders: Ecohorror and Transcorporeality Roundtable 

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment at the University of California, Davis June 26-30, 2019.

 

All proposals must be submitted via the conference website: https://asle.submittable.com/submit

 

Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, SWPACA

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:54am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Mystery/Detective Fiction Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2018 (extended from November 1)

 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:46pm
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society and U of Central Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who use the state of Florida as a source of in.

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