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Brexit and the Divided Kingdom: Special issue of the Journal for the Study of British Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:51pm
Journal for the Study of British Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 16, 2018

Although it is yet too early to draw conclusions about the ongoing public debate on Brexit, Britain’s tight vote to leave the European Union has certainly been read as a manifestation of deep divisions across the country. Political scientists Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin claim in “Britain after Brexit: A Nation Divided” (2017) that “for all the country’s political parties, articulating and responding to the divisions that were laid bare in the Brexit vote will be the primary electoral challenge of tomorrow.” The divisions brought into focus since the referendum are indeed manifold: 52% vs. 48%; England vs. Scotland vs. Wales vs. Northern Ireland; city vs. countryside; liberal vs. conservative; old vs. young; high vs.

Subcontinental Drift: Nation, Narration, and Innovation

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:05am
MLA 2019 - Non guaranteed Special Session for the LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Seeking proposals on South Asian literatures that interrogate relationships between social and aesthetic textual transactions and translation processes, resulting in experimentations in genre and language. Papers on writers who explore topics such as the politics of space and gender in South Asia or the South Asian diaspora, digital diasporic representations, transnationality and national literatures, travelling textualities and translations are welcome, as are other related topics.

MLA: Intertexts of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:12am
Brenda Machosky / American Assoc of Australasian Lit Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies welcomes abstracts for papers that pursue an intertextual approach to any aspect of literature, film, or performance related to Australia or Aotearoa/New Zealand. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:  Indigenous issues, immigration, health and well-being, and Australian identity.  Comparative projects with other cultural traditions are also encouraged.  

Please note that we would like to be included in the MLA theme, so papers that correspond with it are particularly encouraged.  See:  https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2019/2019-Presidential-Theme

EAPSU 2018 Fall Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:54am
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities 2018 Fall Conference (Faculty & Undergraduate Students)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

CREATIVITY IN TIMES OF CRISIS

hosted by Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Shippensburg PA)

 

Thursday-Saturday, October 4-6, 2018

Opening Night Reception & Open Mic, Thursday October 4

Keynote Event, Friday evening

Panels on Friday & Saturday

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED EDITED VOLUME Free Range: An Open Inquiry into the Nonhuman in Border Studies

updated: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 2:35pm
LR CUNNINGHAM (University of Nevada, Reno) and ALEJANDRA MARQUEZ (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Edited Volume: Free Range: An Open Inquiry into the Nonhuman in Border Studies deadline for submissions: April 30, 2018. Full articles will be due June 30, 2018. full name / name of organization:LR CUNNINGHAM (University of Nevada, Reno) and ALEJANDRA MARQUEZ (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

contact email:

lacieraec@unr.edu

 

A man can’t die where there is no earth

because there will be no place

to bury him. His body is the sky

and understands the language of birds.

 

-“Where the Sky Meets the Earth”, Todd Kaneko.

 

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS - NNER Journal

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:27am
National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER) Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The National Network for Educational Renewal Journal

Editors:  Rhonda Jeffries, Toby Jenkins & Lemuel Watson

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Manuscripts are currently being sought for review and potential publication in the 2018 edition The National Network for Educaional Renewal (NNER) Journal. This national peer-reviewed journal is published annually in an online format with a limited number of hard copies distributed.

 The purpose of the journal is to foster inquiry related to the Agenda for Education in a Democracy (AED) and support the mission of the National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER) which is to:

"Go Back and Pick up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:21am
Sandra G. Shannon/ August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

               

CALL FOR PAPERS, PANELS, PERFORMANCES & ROUNDTABLES

“Go Back and Pick Up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium”

April 26-28, 2018

                                                                

MLA 2019 - Transacting Arab Literary Modernity

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:16am
Karim Mattar, University of Colorado at Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Paper proposals examining cross-cultural, global influences on Arab literary modernity in 19th-20th centuries (colonialism, Orientalism, philology, travel, literary / cultural exchange, translation, Nahda, etc.) invited for MLA 2019 session.  3/25/2018, karim.mattar@colorado.edu.

SAMLA 2018 - Mapping the Margins of Knowledge: Race, Gender and the Potential of Collaborative Research in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:12am
Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

This workshop welcomes submissions addressing alternative ways to think about knowledge production in the humanities. Participants will explore how racial and gendered positionalities expose the margins of traditional academic discourse and discuss the potential of community-based and collaborative research in the humanities.

Proposals addressing the intersection of academic research and social-political activism, marginalised forms of knowledge production, and the politics of research are especially welcome.

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