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The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

Any abstract proposal  on David Henry Hwang’s plays are welcome.

 

Some possible topics include:

 

The generation of Asian-American playwrights who have followed Hwang and their (dis)connection with his legacy

The presence of autobiography in his plays, particularly Yellow Face and Soft Power

Hwang's representation of China 

Comparing Hwang's theatrical legacy with his work on Showtime's The Affair

A discussion of Hwang's engagement with Trump in Soft Power in comparison to other theatrical depictions of Trump

 

The Plays of Anne Washburn

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of Anne Washburn

 

The Comparative Drama Conference asks for abstracts on the plays of Anne Washburn.  The conference does not require any specific focus, but some possible topics are:

 

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play and other post-apocalyptic plays

Washburn's interest in the focusing on popular culture in her plays (for example, The Simpsons in Mr. Burns, her adaption of The Twilight Zone)

Washburn's contribution to the growing number of plays about Trump or inspired by Trump 

Washburn in dialogue with other playwrights

 

(Counter) Narratives of Migration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:08pm
University of Michigan Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019

“I have lived that moment of the scattering of the people that in other times and other places, in the nations of others, becomes a time of gathering.”

— Homi K. Bhabha, “The Location of Culture”

Keynote speaker: Ariella Azoulay

Dates: March 13-14, 2020

In June 2019, New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that Trump’s administration was establishing “concentration camps” for immigrants on the southern border of the US. Her viral tweet, which has as of the posting of this CFP has46k retweets and 102k likes, has caused a bipartisan commotion.

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Cinema (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Cinema

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Global Cinemas: Buildings and Behaviors

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:07pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

41st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

February 19-22, 2020

Proposals are now being sought for review in a new topic, “Global Cinemas”. We are interested in studies of
architecture, cinema-going behaviors, phenomenologies of space and viewing, Please direct questions
pertaining to this area to Janna Jones, Northern Arizona University janna.jones@nau.edu and/or Jennifer
Jenkins, University of Arizona, jenkinsj@email.arizona.edu. Topics for paper proposals include, but are not
limited to:

CFP: "Horror," SWPACA, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers

 

“Horror”

 

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Disability Studies at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Disability Studies for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Disability Studies, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Conference Theme

Call for Papers: Popular Culture at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Popular Culture at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Popular Culture for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Popular Culture, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Conference Theme

Hindsight is 20/20: How Popular Culture Writes, Rewrites, and Unwrites History

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:28pm
Wayne State University Pop Culture Consortium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

Call for Papers: 

Hindsight is 20/20: How Popular Culture Writes, Rewrites, and Unwrites History 

 

Deadline for submissions:  

December 2, 2019 

 

Conference location/date: 

Wayne State University (Detroit, MI); March 27-29, 2020 

   

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