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Re-Imagining Space

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:44pm
Stony Brook University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020

Stony Brook University
32nd Annual English Graduate Conference
February 28, 2020

special issue of ESQ: Lydia Sigourney and Her Contemporaries

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:35pm
Dr.Mary Louise Kete/ University of Vermont and Dr.Elizabeth Petrino/Fairfield University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Call for papers for a special issue of ESQ to explore the work of Lydia Sigourney and Her Contemporaries. This issue will be devoted to essays addressing the question of Sigourney within the context of her contemporaries. We welcome new essays discussing her work in the context of other major authors or exploring her role in the historical context from a variety of critical approaches including formalist, theoretical, historical and pedagogical.

Dark Economies: Anxious Futures, Fearful Pasts Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:43pm
Falmouth University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

After the success of the Folk Horror in the Twenty First Century conference hosted by Falmouth University, we are holding another related conference in 2020.

 

The present is dark. With the rise of right-wing populism, global migrations and immigrations, continued violence, abuse and crime, prejudice and intolerance, there is increasing anxiety about the future. The Earth itself is under threat from environmental catastrophe and a mass extinction event is anticipated. The collapse of society, morality, and the environment was often also feared in the past, particularly in Gothic, horror and dystopian fictions and texts. What were the monsters of the past? What are our monsters now?

 

Margaret Fuller Society ALA San Diego, CA May 21-24, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:42pm
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Margaret Fuller Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the 31st annual conference of the ALA in San Diego, CA from May 21-24, 2020.

1) Traveling with Margaret Fuller

Theorizing Corporeality in the Climate Change Era

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:42pm
Kritika Kultura
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Theorizing about the body has never been more urgent than in our current era of climate change. Stacy Alaimo has compellingly argued that “potent ethical and political possibilities emerge from the literal contact zone between human corporeality and more-than-human nature.” In the decade or so since she first penned those words, these ethical and political possibilities have become even more urgent, and the borders of the contact zones themselves have become more blurred. Climate change has had increasingly intimate corporeal implications (especially in the Global South), and the widening gap between the rich and the poor has only exacerbated these matters, as has the global rise in right-wing extremism.

Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:40pm
American Literature Association 31st Annual Conference 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society 

of the American Literature Association

31st Annual Conference: May 21-24, 2020 

Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA

Deadline: January 31, 2020

 

Experience: Identity, Society, and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:43pm
Southwest Humanities Symposium , February 20-22
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

Experience: Identity, Society, and Culture
Southwest Humanities Symposium , February 20-22
Submission Deadline: Extended to December 20, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Phillip Carter, Florida International University

American Literature Panel Proposal: Alternative Realities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 9:32am
Robyn Johnson University of California Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

American Literature Association (ALA) Panel Topic Proposal: Alternative Realities

This panel aims to explore alternative realities or perspectives that can be applied to and appear in American literature.  Through this exploration, it is possible to discover new avenues of discussion and interpretation of popular and/or canonical texts, which in turn allows for deeper cultural and social understanding.  Examining work that literally and figurative create alternative realities illuminates social anxieties, era-tied socio-cultural psyches, and continuing cultural patterns of oppression.

This panel is open to any American text, whether it is literature, graphic fiction, TV, video games and so on. 

Genders and Sexualities in Asian Cinemas

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:16pm
Kritika Kultura
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

The circulation, commodification, and repression of discourses on genders and sexualities within and among Asian countries has been a constant feature of regimes of modernization, from colonial through neocolonial and postcolonial periods. Aptly enough, it is mainly through the modern vehicle of cinema where these discourses play out. Kritika Kultura will be initiating a forum on the filmic representations of issues on genders and sexualities in the Southeast Asian region, in line with its commitment to the pursuit and development of cultural and media studies, slated for the journal’s February 2021 issue.

Literature and Gender

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:38pm
ANTAE
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020

Literature and Gender

The international journal antae is inviting full length contributions on the interspaces between literary studies and gender studies.

If gender is often scripted, then it might be best to examine how its narrative qualities can be produced, reproduced, rewritten, disrupted, or suspended. But what are these qualities, and how can one think—and write—otherwise?

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