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39th International Conference of LAN

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:06pm
Literary Association of Nepal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Literary Association of Nepal (LAN)

39th International Conference
Lumbini 1-2 March 2020

In collaboration with
Lumbini Buddhist University

Conference Theme: The Spiritual in Literature

Presentations will also include a broad range of literary and linguistic topics such as Buddhist literature, literature in English, literature in other languages, literary theories, regional literature, translation literature, Nepali literature, comparative literature, creative writing, performance studies -- among others.

Call for Papers: Foreign Literatures and Languages, Deadline: February 1, 2020

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:47am
Xanthos: A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Xanthos: A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Languages is a double-blind, peer-reviewed, academic journal based within the University of Exeter in Exeter, UK.  Following the success of our inagural issue, we welcome submissions for our second annual issue, to be published in summer 2020.

Special Journal Issue: The Witch in the Medieval and Early Modern Literature

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:18pm
Andreea Marculescu (University of Oklahoma)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Witch in Medieval and Early-Modern Literature

 

In our supposedly disenchanted world, depictions of witches follow fairly standard aesthetic and ideological criteria the role of which is to maintain or, on the contrary, to challenge societal considerations regarding gender roles or normative female bodily depictions. But such standardization does not do justice to the heterogeneity of representations that pre-modern witches actually possessed.

 

HISTORICAL CORPOREALITIES

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:40pm
Center for Early Cultures at University of California, Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Historical Corporealities”

2020 Graduate Student Conference

Center for Early Cultures

University of California, Irvine

Conference date: Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Abstract submission deadline: Friday, December 20th, 2019

Keynote speaker: Valerie Traub, Adrienne Rich Distinguished University Professor and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of English and Women’s Studies at The University of Michigan.

Core Futures Conference 2020: Race in Core at Temple University

updated: 
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 3:37pm
Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

Core Futures Conference 2020: Race in Core

Hosted by the Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

Friday-Saturday, March 13-14

Charles Library

Beyond Reality: Post-Intellectualism and the Re/Emergence of Subjective Truths

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:07pm
University of New Mexico, Foreign Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

Call for Papers

 

12th Annual Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop

 

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

 

April 10-11, 2020

 

Beyond Reality: Post-Intellectualism and the Re/Emergence of Subjective Truths

 

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, University of South Carolina

 

Extended Deadline for Abstracts-- Comparative Drama Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 8:45am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

44th Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for PapersApril 2-4, 2020Orlando, Florida

 

Featuring a 2020 Keynote Event with Anne Washburn                                              Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 November 2019 

Papers reporting on original investigations and critical analysis of research and developments in the field of drama and theatre are invited for the 44th Comparative Drama Conference, hosted by Rollins College in Orlando, Florida, to be held April 2-4, 2020 .

EXTENDED Call for Papers: Myth and Fairy Tales at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) 2020

updated: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 11:42am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers

Myth and Fairy Tales

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

EXTENDED Proposal submission deadline : November 20, 2019

 

Georgia Philological Association: May 15, 2020 Meeting and Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 3:58pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 16, 2020

The fifteenth 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 15, 2020. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to literature, language, composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes. Presenters may submit longer or more complex versions (8,000 words maximum) to be considered for publication in the Journal of the Georgia Philological Association.

The Ancient Novel and Material Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:41pm
Society for Classical Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

The Ancient Novel and Material Culture

Journal of the British Fantasy Society: Open call for papers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:02pm
British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Call for papers: General Issue (to be published in Spring 2020) 

The Journal of the British Fantasy Society contains a mix of academic papers, reviews, interviews and feature articles. For the next general issue, we are looking for submissions from people who are researching primarily fantasy, but we are also interested in the related fields of horror, science fiction, folklore, mythology etc. Our contributors and readers have interests across many media: literature, comics, movies, music, oral histories and so on. 

We are keen to hear about contemporary works, but are also happy to receive submissions about works, creators or areas that have fallen by the wayside over the years. 

EXTENDED DEADLINE (November 1, 2019)- Edited volume: “Trans Identities in the French media”

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:39pm
Dr Romain Chareyron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

“Transsexualité, transidentité: un tabou français?” (“Transsexuality, transidentity: a French taboo?[1]): such was the title chosen by the online French news magazine France Info for an article published in 2015 that discussed the lack of visibility trans(gender/sexual) people still experience in French society. Indeed, there has been an increasing visibility of trans individuals in film and TV in recent years.

17th Annual Tolkien Conference at University of Vermont

updated: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:34pm
Annual Tolkien at UVM conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 12, 2020

17thAnnual Tolkien at UVM Conference, April 4th 2020

Theme: Tolkien and Classical Antiquities

This year, the Tolkien conference explores every aspect of the earlier Classical cultures of Rome, Greece, Ancient and Hellenistic Egypt, Carthage, their languages, religions, philosophies, etc. Includes work in early Christianity in Rome (Augustine and Boethius) and linguistic investigations into Tolkien's appreciation of Greek and Latin and other early languages. Can include cinematic adaptations.

 

Keynote: 

Very Rev. John Wm. Houghton, Ph.D. (Champlain and Dean emeritus, The Hill School)

 

CFP Mythology in Contemporary Culture at the Popular Culture Association National Conference April 15-18 2020

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:40pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

2020 Popular Culture Association (PCA) & American Culture Association (ACA) Joint National Conference

April 15-18, 2020  

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown                                                                   

MYTHOLOGY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Call for Papers

CFP - Interactions Vol. 29.1-2 (2020)

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 1:50pm
Ege University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Annual deadline: September 15 (Extended Deadline for this Year October,1)
Interactions (ISSN 1300-574-X) is an international journal in print format featuring essays on
British and American Language, Literature, Culture and Translation Studies published annually by
Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).
It is blind refereed by international scholars and indexed in MLA International Bibliography, Gale
Cengage Learning, EBSCO and included in Index Copernicus-ICI Journals Master List 2017,
subscribed by the British Library, the Harvard University Library and the Library of the University
of Göttingen.

Bringing Mythology Back: A Call for the Literary Study of Mythic Narratives

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:45am
2020 NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Mythological narratives constitute a significant portion of the world’s most influential literature; nevertheless, they are glaringly absent from contemporary literary studies. Students interested in the study of mythology are directed to departments of anthropology, religion, or intellectual heritage, and these fields certainly conduct invaluable examinations of world-mythology; however, myths are unequivocally literary in nature, and their omission in departments of literature is both a detriment to the field and a disservice to world cultures. What went wrong with the study of myth-as-literature, and how can we revive this genre to reinvigorate the field of literary studies? 

What went wrong?

The Lyric Self and Courtly Traditions

updated: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 11:38pm
American Comparative Literature Association ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A new preference for the production and consumption of lyric forms of poetry, over that of more narrative options like the epic, often coincided with a governing body’s establishment of courtly norms and practices. This trend is consistent across a multitude of seemingly disparate cultures. The popularity and refinement of the ghazal during the Ghaznavid dynasty and the sonnet at the Elizabethan court are just two examples of similar formal developments arising within different cultural contexts. Shorter lyrics were often formally rigorous, but also highly customizable, and many of these forms also called for a new emphasis on the construction and expression of self.

L’amore, le armi, le stelle : Basinio da Parma and the Humanists at Sigismondo Malatesta’s Court

updated: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:45pm
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 4, 2019

By the middle of the fifteenth century Rimini had become a major center of Italian humanism. The cultural patronage of the famouscondottiereSigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417–1468), attracted numerous artists, writers, and scholars, who came to the city and created works for which Rimini is still widely known today. In spite of recently intensified research on this topic, various questions about the philosophical, literary and artistic output of this circle remain open. In particular, the historiography of Rimini itself leaves considerable room for new exploration, and this despite recent work on the architecture and pictural arts of the quattrocento city.

NeMLA 2020: The Classical Classroom: Learning and Literature in Antiquity and Beyond

updated: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 11:20am
Claire Sommers/Washington University in St. Louis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The English word “school” derives from the Greek word scholia, which may also be translated as “leisure.” It is perhaps because of this association between school and leisure that education in Greece and Rome was not confined to the schoolroom but was present in all aspects of Classical life, including its literature. The earliest examples of Greek literature, the poetry of Homer and Hesiod, were written not only to entertain but to teach, while the audiences of Classical theatre were directed to learn from the plays that they watched. Subsequent Greco-Roman literary works frequently emphasized the educational progress of their characters.

IV International Contemporary Piano Meeting

updated: 
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 9:24am
School of Music and Performing Arts, Porto, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

IV International Contemporary Piano Meeting

Porto (Portugal) December 2019.

Conference dates: December 12-14, 2019
Deadline for abstracts: 15 August, 2019
Call for papers: pianocontemporaneo4@gmail.com

 

Location: Porto, Portugal

 

 

44th Annual Comparative Drama Conference Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:43am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

44th Annual Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for PapersApril 2-4, 2020Orlando, Florida

 

2020 Keynote EventApril 3, 2020     8 p.m. (followed by a reception)                              Annie Russell Theatre, Rollins College

 

Keynote Q&A:  TBA                             Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 November 2019Please note the change in the deadline.  It has been moved up a month to allow scholars more time to apply for travel funds.

CALL FOR PAPERS: After ‘Emancipation’: The legacies, afterlives and continuation of slavery.

updated: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 9:45am
Institute for the Study of Slavery
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

After ‘Emancipation’: The legacies, afterlives and continuation of slavery.

University of Nottingham, 21-23 June 2020.

The University of Nottingham’s Institute for the Study of Slavery (ISOS) is a multidisciplinary centre which pursues research on both historical and contemporary slavery and forced labour in all parts of the globe and through all periods.

The Next Act: Approaches to the Problem of the Theatre Canon in Undergraduate Education

updated: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 9:40am
Lindsey Mantoan / Linfield College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

for a new anthology

 

The Next Act: Approaches to the Problem of the Theatre Canon in Undergraduate Education

Co-Editors: Lindsey Mantoan, Matthew Moore, and Angela Farr Schiller

 

Canonicity is not only a list of texts, but a way of thinking about what the texts signify.

- Randy Laist

“The Self-Deconstructing Canon:

Teaching the Survey Course Without Perpetuating Hegemony.”

Currents in Teaching and Learning Vol. 1 No. 2 (2009): 51

 

Jerusalem the Holy city

updated: 
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 2:39pm
Stanford Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

CFP: Jerusalem the Holy City

 

The Stanford University Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS) is pleased to announce that we will sponsor three sessions at the 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 7-10, 2020). Among these are two linked panel sessions entitled “Jerusalem: The Holy City.” The first considers medieval imaginings of a distant Jerusalem across textual, visual, and material culture, while the second considers Jerusalem as an interreligious experience among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

 

Call for chapters for edited book (extended)

updated: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 12:24pm
Postmodernism and Narratives of Erasure in Culture, Literature, and Language (edited book)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Editors Hassen Zriba
University of Gafsa, Tunisia

Call for papers for Ancient Indian Polity Book

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 9:57am
Blue Roan Publishing House
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Dear Sir/Madam,

Fresh articles/papers/chapters are invited for upcoming ISBN book to be published under the title 'Ancient Indian Polity'. Through an edited book on 'Ancient Indian Polity' an attempt will be made to discuss the various aspects pertaining to ancient Indian polity. Any paper relating to the title that cover the aspects of Ancient Indian Polity may be submitted for publication in the edited book. The edited book is going to be published from Blue Roan Publishing House, a reputed academic publisher based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The book is expected to release by the first week of August, 2019.

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