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The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:56pm
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

The International Margaret Cavendish Society is pleased to announce that the next biannual conference is set to take place on June 22nd-24th, 2017 at Bates College, Maine. Professor Carolyn Merchant from the University of California, Berkeley, will be the keynote speaker.  Preference will be given to abstracts that closely relate to the conference theme, but all talks about Cavendish, her family, and related subjects will be considered.   

From R.U.R. to Mr. Burns: Science Fiction Takes the Stage

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:56pm
Panel Call for Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 26, 2016

Science Fiction as a genre is ubiquitous in our culture, dominating popular novels and summer blockbuster movies.  Teachers have been quick to note how this pop culture force can draw students into the classroom to discuss ‘high culture’ themes.

Colloquium for the Study of Latina/o Theory and Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:56pm
Colloquium for the Study of Latina/o Theory and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

 

Colloquium for the Study of

Latina/o Culture & Theory

 

2016-2017 Academic Year

Call for Papers

 

Submission Deadline: September 23

 

 

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
albeit Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly book reviews exploring the theme of "Black Lives Matter." We are interested in reviews addressing fiction, nonfiction, visual, or digital texts that explore this topic. Examples include but are not limited to: Men We Reaped (Jesmyn Ward); Welcome to Braggsville (T. Geronimo Johnson); “Black Panther” (Ta-Nehisi Coates); Lemonade (Beyonce).

Please email completed reviews to submissions@albeitjournal.com by December 15.

CFP for MELUS 2017 - Harboring a Fugitive: A Panel on Incarceration

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
MELUS: Multi-ethnic Literature in the US
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

I am soliciting co-panelists for a proposed MELUS session on writing by and about incarceration. I originally envisioned this panel as a session about prison writing, but I am open to including papers that discuss other forms of imprisonment, including captivity or slave narratives.

International Conference on Narrative

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Narrative 2017 | Lexington, Kentucky | March 23-26

www.narrative2017.com

The 2017 International Conference on Narrative will be sponsored by the University of Kentucky and held at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky, March 23-26. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 15, 2016.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Judith Butler - University of California, Berkeley

Kenneth Warren - University of Chicago

Linda Williams - University of California, Berkeley

INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

Biosemiotics: Discussions in the Margins

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
RS/SI Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

The journal of the Canadian semiotics association, Recherches sémiotiques • Semiotic Inquiry, is planning a special issue on biosemiotics and is actively looking for contributors.

Creative Writing: Fiction & Poetry (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:53pm
Amanda Brahlek / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CEA 48th Annual Conference

March 30-April 1, 2017   |  Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

  Theme:  Islands

 

SWPACA 2017

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:53pm
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

Native American/Indigenous Studies

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

Influence and Appropriation

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:53pm
CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Influence and Appropriation

CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is seeking contributions for its upcoming volume on the theme of “Influence and Appropriation”, to be published in 2017. We are, additionally, delighted to announce a prize of $200 for the best article published in this volume by a graduate student or early career researcher (details below). 

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