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Black History Month Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 3:59pm
Langston University- Black History Month Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Reclaiming My Roots Conference

 

This interdisciplinary conference seeks abstracts that deal with the theme of reclamation. How have African Americans, Black Americans, Caribbean Americans or Diasporic Peoples attempted to reclaim aspects of identity, community, and nationhood? How have social movements such as BLM, Feminism, Womanism, and literary movements such as Afrofuturism advanced reclamation narratives or reclamation motifs.

 

Abstracts  are welcome that deal with the following areas:

-Black Literature, Digital Humanities, and How Technology reclaims a “Black” space

-History, Herstory, and Feminist Narratives

-Public Policy and Reclamation

REMINDER: Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:06pm
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

Contact Email: peaksconference@gmail.com

As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 

 

UPDATE - CfP - On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:27am
TIDE - University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700

26-28 July 2018

 

University of Liverpool, London Campus, 33 Finsbury Square EC2A 1AG

 

How did early modern processes of global exchange influence English identity? How did the movement of peoples, objects, and ideas across the globe shape English concepts of self and belonging, both at home and abroad? Join the ERC-funded ‘Travel, Transculturality, and Identity in England, 1550 – 1700’ (TIDE) project to explore these questions through a three-day interdisciplinary conference in the summer of 2018.

 

Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 12:17pm
Society of East Asian Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

Society of East Asian Studies (SEAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to welcome abstracts, papers, and panel proposals for its 5th annual graduate student symposium. The symposium will be held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 5th, 2018. The theme for this year is:

“Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia”

Special Issue of NANO: Captivity Narratives Then and Now: Gender, Race, and the Captive in 20th and 21st American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 6:05pm
Megan Behrent & Rebecca Devers, NYC College of Technology, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

NANO: New American Notes Online

Issue 14 Call for Papers

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2018

Special Issue: Captivity Narratives Then and Now: Gender, Race, and the Captive in 20th and 21st American Literature and Culture

Guest Editors: Megan Behrent and Rebecca Devers

Images of the Translator and Interpreter in Anglophone Literature, special issue of American, British and Canadian Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:14pm
Adriana Neagu / Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special 2019 issue on Images of the Translator and Interpreter in Anglophone Literature, guest edited by Dr Adriana Neagu and Dr Alina Pelea, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj. The Special Issue will explore fictional representations of translation and interpretation roles across the centuries with emphasis on the dominant motifs, the myths, stereotypes, clichés and their reverberations in Anglophone translation and interpretation cultures.

American, British and Canadian Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
Ana-Karina Schneider/ Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

American, British and Canadian Studies is now accepting submissions for its June 2018 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual selection of critical-creative multidisciplinary work. We invite contributions in the form of articles, essays, interviews, book reviews, conference presentations and project outlines that seek to take Anglophone studies to a new level of enquiry across disciplinary boundaries. Guidelines for contributors are available below and on the journal’s website, https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/abcsj#. 

 

2nd Annual Languages and Literature Conference Comparative Literature Graduate Association—Louisiana State University

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
LSU Comprative Literature Graduate Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Call for Papers:2nd Annual Languages and Literature Conference
Comparative Literature Graduate Association—Louisiana State University
“Time, Consciousness, and Exile”
March 9-10, 2018, LSU, Baton Rouge Campus

Jocasta: What is it like to be deprived of your country? Is it a great calamity?

Polynices: The greatest: the reality far surpasses the description.

Jocasta: What is its nature? What is hard for exiles?

Polynices: One thing is most important: no free speech.

Jocasta: a slave’s lot this is, not saying what you think.

Polynices: You must endure the follies of your ruler.

Jocasta: That too is hard, to join fools in their folly.

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