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CFP: "Literature and Post-Political Theory" MLA Panel (Seattle, 9-12 January 2020) (Deadline: 15 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:51pm
Juan Meneses, UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 

“Literature and Post-Political Theory”

MLA 2020 Panel

 

 

This MLA panel seeks papers that reflect on the analytical bridges that might exist between post-political theory and literary studies. The main question the panel aims to answer is the following: Decades after everything was declared to be political, what are the affordances, triumphs, and pitfalls of a post-political theory of literature?

 

Call for Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:56am
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019

*Submit your Review* We always welcome reviews on recent releases in Gender Studies! Submitted reviews should conform to current MLA Style (8th edition), have numbered paragraphs, and should be between 750 and 1,000 words in length. Please note that the reviewed releases ought to be no older than 24 months. In most cases, we are able to secure a review copy for contributors. Gender Forum's ongoing review section also invites critical reviews (750-1000 words) of films (from narrative feature to short films to documentaries), TV and web series, music videos, or any kind of (audio-)visual media with a strong relation to gender, feminist, and queer issues. Please not that your review should work as a critical inquiry and analysis.

MLA 2020 - Orientalism, Philology, World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:55am
Karim Mattar (University of Colorado at Boulder); Ahmed Idrissi Alami (Purdue University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

This MLA 2020 panel explores the origins of “World Literature” in colonial history, and develops new, decolonizing critical methodologies for a worlded literary studies. Papers welcome on any author, genre, period, field, region, tradition, etc.  Please send a 200 word abstract and CV to Karim Mattar (karim.mattar@colorado.edu) and Ahmed Idrissi Alami (aidrissi@purdue.edu).

MLA 2020 - Poetics and Politics of Defeat: Reconfiguring the Human after the Arab Spring

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:55am
Ala A. Alryyes (Queens College, CUNY); Rasha Chatta (EUME-Berlin)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

This MLA 2020 panel reconsiders representations of the human / inhuman / posthuman in relation to the Arab Spring and its aftermath. Papers welcome on Arab literary and cultural responses to defeat.  Please send a 200 word abstract and CV to Ala A. Alryyes (alryyes@alum.mit.edu) and Rasha Chatta (rc49@soas.ac.uk).

Culture Mapping 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:38am
NewYorkScapes at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Proposals for the 2019 Culture Mapping Symposium are due March 1!

Irish Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:54am
Courtney Simpkins/South Central MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

“Pathways: Past, Present and Future” is this year's conference theme. Papers concerning Irish Literature's connection with the theme are encouraged, but not required! 

 

11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:53am
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The 11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 20-21, 2019 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The 2019 conference theme, “Becoming Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring the ways in which Louisiana’s cultures, peoples, and histories have evolved over time. Presentation proposals on any aspect of this theme, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

Modernism and the Sense of an Ending

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:52am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA Toronto, 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Modernist Studies Association Conference

Toronto CA, October 17-20, 2019

 

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:43am
Department of English, Gauhati University, Guwahati: 781014, Assam, India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culturefull name / name of organization: Department of English, Gauhati University, Guwahati: 781014, Assam, Indiacontact email: bibhash@gauhati.ac.in

The Classical Chinese Cosmopolis

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:43am
MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Classical Chinese Cosmopolis

Organized by Benjamin Ridgway, Swarthmore College

Short Version (32 words)

This panel proposes to explicitly theorize the cosmopolitan nature of classical Chinese. Papers will consider the role of classical Chinese in the formation of trans-regional communities within and beyond the Chinese ecumene.

Long Version (337 words)

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