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Langston Hughes Society Panel at the 2018 SAMLA Convention

updated: 
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 3:30pm
Christopher Allen Varlack, Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

“Jim Crow Crumbles, Too”: Socio-Political Activism in the Works of Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

Call for papers for edited collection on media, incarceration, prisons

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:01am
Marcus Harmes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Prisons, prisoners, and crime are attracting unprecedented levels of interest from both predictable sources (tabloid media) to more unexpected (such as the prison setting of Paddington 2).

 

Globally, but especially in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia, the real life prison population is rising dramatically. The fictional presentations of prison, which may be prurient and sexploitative, high minded or fantastical, is matched by the barely factual and highly sensationalized prison of reality television. Orange is the New Black is only the latest example of the compulsion media of all types have to look inside the prison.

 

PAMLA18 The Material Politics of Feeling in Contemporary American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:53am
Alex Miller/University of Washington Tacoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique.  How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, '21st-Century Literature'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Christopher Leise, Whitman College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Film Studies
Presiding Officer: Dawn Dietrich, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

The DC Universe

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:33am
Alicia Goodman / Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The DC Universe

Edited by Douglas Brode, Alicia M. Goodman, and Robert G. Weiner 

The editors of a forthcoming volume are seeking concise essays of around 5,000 words related to any aspect of the DC Universe. We are seeking pieces that are academically sound, but accessible to the general reader. We want a unique collection of original and interpretive essays about the DC Universe that give original insights about all sorts of aspects related to the Universe DC has built since the 1930s. We are also doing a companion volume looking at the Marvel Universe.

The Marvel Universe

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:33am
Alicia Goodman / Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Marvel Universe

Edited by Douglas Brode, Alicia M. Goodman, and Robert G. Weiner

The editors of a forthcoming volume are seeking concise essays of around 5,000 words related to any aspect of the Marvel Universe. We are seeking pieces that are academically sound, but accessible to the general reader. We want a unique collection of original and interpretive essays about the Marvel Universe that give original insights about all sorts of aspects related to the Universe Marvel has built since the 1930s. We are also doing a companion volume looking at the DC Universe. 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Religion in American Literature'

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:31am
Martin W. Kevorkian, University of Texas, Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Religion in American Literature
Presiding Officer: Martin W. Kevorkian, University of Texas, Austin, mkevorkian@utexas.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Show & Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:28am
UC Riverside Department of Dance in conjunction with the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Show & Prove 2018 Hip Hop Studies Conference

December 7-9, 2018 | Riverside, CA
Keywords:  hustling, response/ability

CALL FOR PAPERS/ PANELS/ PERFORMANCES/ WORkSHOPS**DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO MAY 30TH, 2018**

**Deadline Extended** John R. Milton Writers' Conference: This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:27am
University of South Dakota
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

**Deadline Extended** John R. Milton Writers' Conference: This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre deadline for submissions: June 1, 2018 full name / name of organization: Leah McCormack / The University of South Dakota contact email: Milton.Conference@usd.edu 

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