Call for Papers: An international conference investigating war, literature, and art at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado on September 20-21, 2018 solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on "Representing and Remembering War.” The conference seeks a variety of genre submissions, both critical and creative, including literary criticism, journalism, rhetorical analysis, cultural studies, theory, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film studies, photography, painting, and music.
Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes: PCA/ACA 2018 3/28-3/31 Indianapolis Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Pop Culture/American Culture Association contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PCA/ACA 2018 Indianapolis, IN
Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)
The PCA/ACA annual conference is March 28 through March 31 in Indianapolis, Indiana
Jul 1 Database Opens for Submissions
Oct 1 Registration Opens
Romanticism Goes to University
A Two Day Symposium, hosted by Romanticism @ Edge Hill University, including workshops on editing the Romantics, teaching Romanticism, digital humanities, and impact in and of long nineteenth century studies
19th-20th May 2018
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
General Issue Call for Submissions: Due November 15, 2017
Laura Wildemann Kane, University of Tampa
Michelle A. McSweeney, Columbia University
This session welcomes papers that will investigate the range of comedic forms embedded within African American literature. On the heels of the twentieth anniversary of the release of Saidiya Hartman’s seminal monograph Scenes of Subjection, this panel’s exploration of the use of humor in black literature offers a new critical framework for exploring the ways that spectacles of violence have continued to undergird representations of black performance in contemporary critical thought. From the auction block to the jazz stage, “blackness” manifests epidermally and externally, often through public articulations of shared racial grief. As such, recent critical work has often framed humor as a tactical response to racial violence.
The proposed panel purports to explore the functions of ekphrasis and the poetic in rhetorical appeals. It welcomes papers based on the Classical appeals to logos, pathos and ethos, as well as Modern appeals to authority, evidence, data, time, place, the body, gender, race, literary tropes and narrative form. Within the context of the panel, the term ekphrasis is broadly interpreted in both its Ancient sense, as energeia, that is vivid sensuous description, or its more Modern sense as the verbal representation of visual representation. Another way to frame the intention of the panel would be to say that it purports to explore the persuasive power of both vision and language from Antiquity to the present.
We invite original and unpublished academic/research papers regarding the topic 'Comparative Humanities' for an edited volume to be published by a reputed publication house with a recognized ISBN. The volume aims to bring together in print the diverse ideas and conceptualizations about the concept 'Comparative Humanities' - with a special focus on understanding and redefining 'Humanities' as practiced in the Global South.
THE PODCAST: FORMS, FUNCTIONS, FUTURES
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
8 - 9 February 2018
in Mainz, Germany
Margarita Navarro Pérez (Departamento de Idiomas, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia)
and Patrick Gill (Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
Subject: Call for Papers: The Profession at CEA 2018
Call for Papers on the Profession at CEA 2018
April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on the Profession for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org
Possible topics may include: