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Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:20am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017


Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

Beyond the Body: Explorations in posthumanism and transhumanism

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars - University of Akron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2017



Explorations in Post-humanism and Trans-humanism

SAGES Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference

The University of Akron

Student Union

March 16, 2017


Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts: special issue Studies in Canadian Literature (SCL/ÉLC)

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC) & SCL/ÉLC
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017

SCL/ÉLC - Studies in Canadian Literature - special issue

Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts

Essays on the intersection of text and the digital in the Canadian context are invited by the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory/Collaboratoire scientifique des écrits du Canada (CSÉC/CWRC) for a special issue of Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne on digital approaches to writing and culture in Canada. 

We are interested in submissions that take up digital literary or cultural research, broadly conceived, in Canada. Essay topics might include, but are not limited to, the following:

Psychopharmacology and British Literature: 1650 to 1900

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:05am
Natalie Roxburgh, Jennifer Henke
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Psychopharmacology and British Literature, 1650 to 1900, an edited volume to be submitted for consideration in the series Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine, is now inviting submissions. This volume’s aim is to bring together multi- and interdisciplinary perspectives on plant-based and/or chemical psychoactive substances that were new to contemporaries.

Genre and the Crisis of Narrative

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:05am
Marxist Reading Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading GroupGenre and the Crisis of NarrativeKeynote Speakers: Peter Hitchcock, Mathias Nilges, Nnedi Okorafor23-25 March 2017University of Florida, Gainesville, FL As a cultural dominant, neoliberalism inhibits our ability to think the future. Following Mathias Nilges, neoliberalism can be understood as a dialectic of fiction and reality, and its temporal crisis can be said to be accompanied by crises of narrative in contemporary cultural forms. As the enabling fictions of neoliberalism increasingly become reality, what narrative forms can help us to once again imagine the future as difference?