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Re/Inventions Conference: Memory - Graduate Student Conference, CSU- Long Beach

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:29am
English Graduate Student Association (California State University of Long Beach)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 12, 2018

ABSTRACTS DUE: OCTOBER 12, 2018

 

CONFERENCE DATE: NOVEMBER 29, 2018

 

Re/Inventions is the annual conference organized by the English Graduate Student Association
(EGSA) of California State University, Long Beach.
Our goal is to provide a forum in which graduate students and advanced undergraduates
may present their academic research in a conference setting.
Re/Inventions promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement
among students from Southern California and around the globe.

 

Presentist, Historical, and Unveiled Identities from Beowulf to the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:24am
Mark Kaethler / Medicine Hat College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

This survey panel aims to establish dialogues between experts in early literatures. The confluence of epochs facilitates cross-historical discussion and provides a means for thinking about ways to teach early survey courses in university or college classrooms. This panel focuses on identities (racial, gendered, sexual, or mediatized, etc.). In recent years, scholars have labelled efforts to locate early forms of contemporary identity in early literature as presentist, an approach that tends to overlook differences between historical eras by prioritizing current concerns. However, are presentist methods actually flawed? And does any effort to trace earlier forms of current interests automatically constitute presentism?

Comics and Magazines: An (Italian) Phenomenon

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:27am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Since its inception in 1908, the development of the comics medium in Italy has been marked by a profound symbiosis with magazines. Throughout the decades, the magazine as a container of cartoon strips and children’s stories (e.g. Corriere dei Piccoli) has evolved into different forms to cater to a broader and more varied readership. From the 1960s, family and adventure weeklies for children and adolescents (e.g. Il Giornalino, Intrepido, Lanciostory, etc.) coexisted with the so-called auteur comics magazines, which provided adults with both classic Anglo-Saxon comic strips and the latest comics stories by renowned Franco-Belgian, Argentinian, and Italian authors.

Captivity Narratives/Studies

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:27am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 40th Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Albuquerque, NM February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Panels are now forming for presentations regarding all aspects (historical, literary, cultural, etc.) of Captivity Narratives and studies. All topics and approaches to the genre are welcomed. Graduate students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate (with monetary awards for the best graduate student papers) - or to simply register to attend the conference and its captivity narrative panels.

The Age of Anxiety: Literary Studies in a Culture of Risk

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:30pm
Department of English Twelfth Graduate Student Conference, University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Age of Anxiety: Literary Studies in a Culture of Risk

Location: University of Ottawa

Proposals Due: December 15, 2018

Conference Dates: March 8-10, 2019

 

“We would rather be ruined than changed” - W.H. Auden, “The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue”

 

CEAMAG Journal

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:26am
College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

CEAMAG Journal, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literary criticism, cultural criticism, and personal essays concerned with the teaching of English. We will also consider for publication book reviews and poems and short fiction related to literature or teaching.

College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group 2019 Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:17am
College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group

61st ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2019

Call for Papers

“The Post-Disciplinary Academy”

9 March 2019

Keynote Panel: “Navigating the Meaning of (Post-)Disciplinarity in the Academy”

Panelists: TBA 

Location: Bowie State University

Zombie Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:28pm
Brandon Kempner / Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Zombie Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

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