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Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Pearl Kibre Medieval Study / The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies

The 14th Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Graduate Student Conference

Date: May 4, 2018 

Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY 

Keynote Speaker: Shirin Khanmohamadi, San Francisco State University

Political Performances Working Group at IFTR Shanghai 2019

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:31am
International Federation of Theatre Research - Political Performances Working Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

We would like to invite researchers to submit their abstracts to the Political Performances Working Group at the 2019 IFTR conference, which will take place on 8-12 July in Shanghai, China. The theme for the 2019 conference is Theatre, Performance, and Urbanism. We have identified three loose strands that reflect the recent work of many researchers in the wider field of political performances, but that also align with the 2019 conference theme. The Political Performances Working Group therefore invites proposals for papers on the following topics:

(A)     Citizenship

[Reminder] Comparative Drama Conference Abstract Deadline Approaching

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 8:56am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018

43rd Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for PapersApril 4-6, 2019Orlando, Florida


2019 Keynote EventApril 5, 2019     8 p.m. (followed by a reception)                              Annie Russell Theatre, Rollins College


Keynote Q&A:  Branden Jacobs-Jenkins                               Interviewed by Baron Kelly, University of Louisville


Postmodern and postcolonial intersections

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:22am
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018

This study day aims to bring researchers together to debate the postmodern and postcolonial intersections in literary and cultural studies. Grounded in contemporary postmodern and postcolonial thematic and aesthetic concerns, the study day will attempt to explore the confluences of the two theoretical trends, the discursive spaces offered by the first to the second. In this regard, relations between the East and the West and how such relations are presented and re-represented in multifarious ways in the writing and re-writing of literary and cultural texts are investigated.

CFP: Myth and Fairy Tales Area of Southwest Popular/American Culture (SWPACA) 2019

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:43pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018






Call for Papers


Myth and Fairy Tales


Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)




40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019


Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center


Albuquerque, New Mexico


Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018




Georgia Philological Association: May 17, 2019 Meeting and Call for Papers

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:39pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.

CFP Volume 9 of Apollon Digital Journal

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:09pm
Apollon Undergraduate Digital Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Apollon intends to publish superior examples of undergraduate humanities research from a variety of disciplines as well as intellectual approaches.

Publication “Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:09am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

“Bites Here and There”:

Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines


The organiser of the Bites Conference (University of Warwick, 17 November 2018) invites contributions for an edited essay collection, provisionally titled “Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines.


I am interested in submissions that explore instances of literal or metaphorical cannibalism across fields, and we invite abstracts on topics and disciplines including, but not limited to:


NeMLA 2019: Classical Metanarrative, Aesthetics, and the Creative Process

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:24am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY & NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Ancient Greece and Rome have had a profound influence on subsequent literature. While our analyses of Classical literature, philosophy, and art often focus on the characters and stories they depict, these works often served as a means to examine the aesthetic process itself. One of the earliest surviving Greek texts, Homer’s Iliad, goes so far as to depict its protagonist Achilles singing of ancient heroes and strumming his lyre as a means of determining the effect of being remembered in epic.