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US as Global Colonizer: Reflections from Post-postcolonial Pakistani Literature

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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:41am
Syeda Sughra Naqvi, Université de La Rochelle, France/ NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This session will explore the rationale of Post-postcolonial revisionism introduced by the US as global colonizer from Post-postcolonial Pakistani Literature while focusing on the post 9/11 social misrepresentations. There are four aspects which highlight the theme of the session (US as Global Colonizer): 1) US hegemony in the form of Revisionism, through social misrepresentations and exploitation 2) The recursivity of nuclear power and American domination that alludes to the evolving “great game” in Afghanistan 3) Welfare of Imperialism: American influence on Paksitan’s internal policies and minority rights in Pakistan, and 4) The relationship between US (neocolonizer) and Pakistan (colonized) in the aftermath of 9/11.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Literary Dialogue with Chinua Achebe

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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:37am
Thomas Jay Lynn / Pennsylvania State University Berks
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is among the most prominent and admired young writers of African Europhone fiction. As a Nigerian and Igbo author, she has been linked with one of her renowned predecessors, Chinua Achebe. Indeed Achebe himself paid tribute to Adichie's talent, observing that "Adichie came almost fully made." Clearly one of the influences that shaped that talent has been Achebe's own fiction. Adichie's novels and shorter fiction allude to and draw on elements of Achebe's work, and this panel will explore dimensions of storytelling, history, politics, gender, and culture that create a complex and rich dialogue between the two authors.

2019 Global Status of Women and Girls Conference: Intersectionality

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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:12am
Christopher Newport University and Norfolk State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Christopher Newport University’s

College of Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Norfolk State University,

seeks abstracts for the forthcoming conference on the

 

Global Status of Women and Girls

to be held at CNU, March 21-23, 2019

 

We are pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s conference is: 

Intersectionality: 

Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present

 

Country Music and Jesus

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:32am
Darren J. N. Middleton / Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 19, 2018

Intégrité is a scholarly journal published biannually by the Faith and Learning Committee and the Humanities Division at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri. Published both online (www.mobap.edu/integrite) and in print, it welcomes essays for a special issue (Fall 2019) on “Country Music and Jesus.” Essays may explore the intersection of country music and Christian claims concerning the person and work of Jesus of Nazareth. As a faith and learning journal, Intégrité also invites pedagogical essays that address teaching Christianity and country music at faith-based institutions of higher learning.

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2019 AAAS: (Un)governable Archipelagoes: Sanctuary, Precarity, and Non-Nationality

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Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:51am
Yi-Ting Chang/ The Pennsylvania State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

2019 Association for Asian American Studies 39th Conference: Sanctuary, Fugitivity, and the Ungovernable April 25-27, 2019, Madison, Wisconsin CFP(Un)governable Archipelagoes: Sanctuary, Precarity, and Non-Nationality  Chair: Dr. Tina Chen Pannel Discussant: Dr. Evyn Lê Espiritu Whether inhabited or not, islands across and around the Pacific Ocean share histories of multiple colonizations.

Cognitive Mapping in American Literature

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Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:50am
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

How do American writers who exist in two or more different spaces at the same time cognitively map their experience? Cognitive mapping, an “aesthetic” first called for by Frederic Jameson, is a strategy of disalienation that combines the phenomenological mapping of one’s own subjectivity in a spatial totality with the “Althusserian  . . .

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Old English Literature, Including Beowulf'

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Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 2:15pm
Derek Updegraff, Azusa Pacific University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

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: Old English Literature, Including Beowulf
Presiding Officer: Derek Updegraff, Azusa Pacific University
Proposal Due Date: August 1st, see our CFP page for open sessions (https://www.pamla.org/2018/topic-areas)

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Jewish Literature and Culture'

updated: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:58am
Charles Carpenter, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

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: Jewish Literature and Culture
Presiding Officer: Charles Carpenter, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Proposal Due Date: August 1st, see our CFP page for open sessions (https://www.pamla.org/2018/topic-areas)

Panel description:

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