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Writing Refugees

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:09am
University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

This year Brighton’s Big Read welcomes author Moshin Hamid to read from his Booker shortlisted novel Exit West (2017)To coincide with this event Brighton’s C21 Research invites papers on representations of refugees in contemporary writing. Focusing on work that is written by and about refugees we seek papers that examine the varied ways that refugeeness is represented in the contemporary moment. We encourage contributors to consider what is at stake in these representations. What are the relations between textual representation and real-world refugees? How does the act of writing enact or trouble the conditions of hospitality, exclusion and/or risk that shape the refugee experience?

Clarence Major essay collection

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:28am
Martin Japtok/Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/ruthmutawe/Desktop/in%20progress/Call%20for%20Papers:Clarence%20Major

Essay Collection on Clarence Major’s Work

Journal of the Georgia Philological Association

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:20am
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

The Journal of the Georgia Philological Association is now accepting submissions for its annual publication.  Submissions requirements can be on any area related to language, literature, and philology from any time period and discipline.  In fact, previous issues have included everything from ancient to postmodern works of literature, pop culture, history, religion, and even politics. The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2018.  Those accepted for publication must be/become members of the Georgia Philological Association.  Manuscripts should be no more than 8,000 words.

Moving Centers & Traveling Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:14am
Postcolonial Narrations
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

2018 Conference

Moving Centers & Traveling Cultures
October 10-12, 2018
Goethe University, Frankfurt

Confirmed keynote speaker: Alex Tickell (Open University)

Trash Objects (Deadline 7/1/18)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:34am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Re-Framing the Constitution: Futures of the Fourteenth Amendment

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:22pm
Rice University & Humanities Research Center
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Symposium CFP

 

Re-Framing the Constitution: Futures of the Fourteenth Amendment

 

Rice University

Houston, TX

Friday & Saturday, October 5-6, 2018

14thfutures.blogs.rice.edu 

 

Keynote:

Edlie L. Wong (University of Maryland)

 

Concluding Roundtable: 

Ikuko Asaka (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Carrie Hyde (University of California, Los Angeles)

Mónica Jiménez (University of Texas, Austin)

Activism

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:36am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Activism area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) is seeking proposals for the 2018 Conference (November 8 – 10) in Baltimore, Maryland.

We welcome submissions from a broad range of perspectives (media studies, gender studies, English, cultural studies, history, political science, art and art history, etc.) relating to activism and/or activists from regional/local to national/global levels. Proposals might examine activism in the age of Trump (Black Lives Matter, conservative movements, immigration, etc.), activism and music, environmental activists, lawyers and legal/judicial activism, etc.). Proposals may consider activism from historical and/or alternative perspectives.

National Identity and International Crime Fiction in the Age of Populism and Globalization

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:31am
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

 

I have received a contract to collect, edit, and introduce a volume of original critical/scholarly essays—currently with the working title National Identity and International Crime Fiction in the Age of Populism and Globalization—from McFarland & Company. 

 

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