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2019 Global Status of Women and Girls Conference: Intersectionality

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:12am
Christopher Newport University and Norfolk State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Christopher Newport University’s

College of Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Norfolk State University,

seeks abstracts for the forthcoming conference on the


Global Status of Women and Girls

to be held at CNU, March 21-23, 2019


We are pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s conference is: 


Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present


Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:35am
Alan Golding / University of Louisville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 10, 2018


The 47th Annual Louisville Conference On Literature & Culture Since 1900

Featuring–Sianne Ngai, Douglas Kearney, & Lynn Keller

February 21 - 23, 2019

The 47th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 21-23, 2019. Critical papers may be submitted on any topic that addresses literary works published since 1900, and/or their relationship with other arts and disciplines (film, journalism, opera, music, pop culture, painting, architecture, law, etc). Work by creative writers is also welcome.


Submissions may be in English or Spanish.

Cognitive Mapping in American Literature

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:50am
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

How do American writers who exist in two or more different spaces at the same time cognitively map their experience? Cognitive mapping, an “aesthetic” first called for by Frederic Jameson, is a strategy of disalienation that combines the phenomenological mapping of one’s own subjectivity in a spatial totality with the “Althusserian  . . .

Journal of American Culture

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:32am
Journal of American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018


The Journal of American Culture is seeking contributors.  In keeping with its long-standing tradition, the journal will showcase articles on the Americas, especially those addressing broad and substantive cultural issues.


Opening & Vanishing Cities: Urban Space & Contemporary Fiction (Panel 17466)

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 7:08am
Michael Antonucci/ 2019 Northeast Modern Langauge Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Following on the writing of Hannah Arendt, Cathy Caruth’s work on trauma and narrative points to a “new history of disappearance.” This panel seeks to explore that “new history” in the context of the transnational space crafted within rhetorics of the American city in contemporary fiction. Writers like Teju Cole, Don DeLillo, and Leslie Marmon Silko expand on those rhetorics—addressing denial and moments of obsessive return—as flight, escape, and migration define their characters’ imaginative renderings of cities, once boundaries have vanished, limits are reached, the fence lines fail and open range surrounds them.

CFP: SEA Biennial Conference

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:29am
Society of Early Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Please submit a proposal for

The Society of Early Americanists 11th Biennial Conference

Hosted by The University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon ~ February 27th to March 2nd 2019


The Eugene biennial will be the SEA’s first on the West Coast. It will include sessions and talks exploring how the Pacific Rim and the Northwest are significant for Early American Studies.

The University of Oregon is a flagship research university with 23,600 students. Eugene is a city of 160,000 known for its organic agriculture, food, beer, and wine industries, and as “Track Town USA” for its history of famous athletes and championship meets.

Global Capitals: CFP for 2019 NeMLA panel

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:50am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Call for papers for a roundtable at the 2019 Northeast Modern Language Association conference in Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019. 
Deadline for Submission: September 30, 2018.

This panel will explore whether global city fiction is a viable category for global Anglophone fiction, and if so, whether the genre can facilitate revisions of dominant concepts in postcolonial or global studies.