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Octavia E. Butler at ALA May 2017

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2016

The OEB Literary Society plans to host two panels at the American Literature Association in Boston, May 2017. We invite prospective participants to submit proposals relating to any aspect of Butler’s life and work. We especially encourage papers/panels addressing Butler’s influence in the work of contemporary artists across genres, and would like to devote one of the panels to this topic. Please email abstracts of 300 words to Matthew Mullins at oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

Updated: Cinema Television Literature Association at the American Literature Association

updated: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 5:06pm
Christine Danelski / Cinema Television Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

We are still solicitating proposals for the American Literature Association Conference in May.

The Cinema Televison Literature Association welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2017 ALA Conference in Boston, May 25-28, 2017.

The first panel, “Recent Critical Work on Film and Television Adaptations of Literary Narratives” seeks presentations based on American literary works adapted for feature film or long format episodic series.

The second panel “Film and Literary Texts” seeks presentations on the use of literary texts in feature films or long format episodic series or the use of film or long format episodic series in literary works.

American Lierature Association: Postwar Iconicities

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

Postwar Iconicities:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, treating iconic persons or milestone events historical or fictionalized.  Postwar literature regarding fame, celebrity, infamous crime or court cases, quintessential Americanness.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

American Lierature Association: Postwar Geographies

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

 

 

Postwar Geographies:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, wherein mapping, locating, traveling, place-making, or turf-marking has a significant role:  the Iron Curtain, the color line, “the women’s room(s),” Model Cities, etc.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

 

ASLE 2017 Conference Deadline Extended to December 19

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 19, 2016

Deadline for Sumbission Extended to December 19, 2016

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery

Call for Papers, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
(ASLE) Twelfth Biennial Conference
June 20 - 24, 2017

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

http://asle2017.clas.wayne.edu

 

Radical Humanities: The Radical Tradition in the Humanities

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Humanities Division of Essex County College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Radical Humanities: The Radical Tradition in the Humanities

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to DEC. 30.

From March 21-24, 2017, the Humanities Division at Essex County College will host its Fifth Annual Humanities Conference, "Radical Humanities: The Radical Tradition in the Humanities." Although the idea of radicalism can, in some ways, seem antithetical to our understanding of "tradition," this conference will, in part, examine the roots and patterns of radical thought in humanities discourse (including literature, philosophy, art, music, theater, dance, media, architecture, and design) as well as explore works, ideas, and movements that may be seen as radical or revolutionary. 

Jewish-American Fiction and Magical Realism: Narrative Strategies

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Tel Aviv University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

REMINDER: Jewish-American Fiction and Magical Realism: Narrative Strategies

The editors are seeking contributors for a volume focused on narratological analysis of the magical realism genre in Jewish-American fiction.

CFP: Catharine Sedgwick 20th Anniversary Symposium - Extended Deadline

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2016

“Where and When: Evolving Concepts of Place, Space, and Time

in the Writings of Sedgwick and Her Contemporaries”

Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Sedgwick’s death in 1867

and The 20th Anniversary of the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

June 7-10, 2017 -- The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

"Chat with an Editor" event at MLA Philadelphia, January 6–7, 2017

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This opportunity is provided at each MLA Convention by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.

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