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PAMLA 2016: Adaptation Studies (abstract due 6/10/16; conference 11-13 Nov. 2016)

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:43am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

Adaptation Studies is a growing field of research that addresses a significant subset of the intersection of film and literature, in which, as Maureen Quinn puts it, literature and film are studied as "two interdependent partial texts that become a new whole." This session invites papers that explore the many facets of adaptation studies, including literature adapted to film, film to video games, and film to textual works. Papers that engage some aspect of the conference theme of "Archives, Properties, Libraries" are especially welcome.

To submit a paper proposal for this session, or one of the many other approved PAMLA sessions, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

LITERARY HERMENEUTICS

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:42am
Poli-Femo Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2016

 

Cultural development and territorial innovation

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:40am
Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

Call for papers

 

International and interdisciplinary conference

 

Cultural development and territorial innovation

 

Blaise Pascal University, Clermont Ferrand, France

8-9-10 November 2016

 

"Arts and Sciences" journal issue

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:15am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Associationinvites submissions on the topic of “Arts and Sciences,” essays that investigate the roles of the humanities and scientific inquiry within academic models of the past, present, and/or future. Essays might consider artistic representations of science or scientific presentations of the arts, as well as the social roles of the arts and sciences, blendings of artistic and scientific methods, and practical considerations of such categories in campus life and the broader culture. Please email your submission to mmla@luc.edu by June 30th, 2016.

Topics could include, but are not limited to:

AlterNative Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:10am
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary internationally peer-reviewed journal published continuously online as well as in quarterly print issues. AlterNative presents scholarly research on Indigenous worldviews and experiences of decolonization from Indigenous perspectives from around the world. AlterNative publishes articles in English but also welcomes submissions in Indigenous languages, as well as ones that have been previously published in an Indigenous language and are translated into English.

A Woman Well Reputed? Porcia/Portia from Antiquity to the Renaissance

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Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:08am
Renaissance Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Cato’s daughter; Brutus’ wife.  This panel will consider the figure of Porcia in the Renaissance, where she is to be found in a wide range of cultures and genres.  From the earliest accounts, Porcia has been something of a a paradox: heroic and vulnerable; the masculine soul who is also the devoted wife.   No woman in history can have passed into legend more closely defined by her menfolk; let’s give her some room of her own.

 

Topics might include, but are certainly not limited to:

 

National traditions (eg. Spanish lyrical Porcias; French tragic Porcias)

Exemplary Porcias

Porcia in the visual arts

Female suicide: strength or weakness?

Gender transgression

Cinema 8 CFP: Marx’s Philosophy

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Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:07am
Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image invites submissions for its 8th issue devoted to the philosophy of Karl Marx and its links with cinematic art.

Marxism, as a tool for social analysis and transformation, has influenced politicized and progressive filmmakers such as Sergei Eisenstein and Sembène Ousmane, in theory and in practice, as well as shaped theoretical discussions around film and history, aesthetics, economics, and ideology. Key topics of this discussion have been reproducible art and active collective experience (Walter Benjamin) and cultural and social hegemony (Antonio Gramsci), among others.

Transfusions and Transductions: Science and Performance as Permeable Disciplines

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Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:07am
American Society of Theatre Research, November 2016
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Transmit, transmute, transduce, transfuse: scientific and medical discourses have long relied upon the prefix “trans” to convey the mutability and permeability of living organisms, distant or tiny objects, and inorganic matter. Change is both a celebrated result of scientific advancements and an ominous harbinger of malignancies, disruptions, and decay. As with the clinical laboratory and astronomical observatory, the theatre serves as a reflexive and generative site of transformations, a place to penetrate barriers and test innovative ideas, approaches, and practices. This working session places transdisciplinarity at the core of its mission to identify and explore meaningful convergences of the fields of science and theatre.

LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL NATIONALISM IN CAMEROON/AFRICA

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:07am
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2016

CELLA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & KITAL 2016

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda
North West Region, Cameroon

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:06am
Prof Nol Alembong and Dr Blossom Fondo
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

Call for Submissions: Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:06am
CELLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

JELLiC: Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in Volume 5 – March, July and November 2016. JELLiC is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine issues related to Language, Literature, Culture and Critical Theory, as well as dynamic cross-disciplinary discussions that engage the links between these and other domains.

Policing the North American Borderlands

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Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:06am
OSU/UTRGV
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

POLICING THE NORTH AMERICAN BORDERLANDS

 

 

BSJ3:The Edition With Truth

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:06am
BSJ The B. S. Johnson Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 18, 2016

The B.S. Johnson Journal is pleased to announce the new theme for our forthcoming issue; “Truth”. Johnson struggled with questions of truth his entire life and we now invite research papers struggling with the same issue. These might entail readings and reassessments of Johnson’s work from contemporary theoretical perspectives, pieces utilising historical or archive research, or new works that have been created based on or responding to Johnson’s work and insights. Questions to be engaged with include:

 

WALKER PERCY'S UTOPIAS AND DYSTOPIAS

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 3:05pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Much of Walker Percy’s fiction and non-fiction writing is social commentary. At least two novels - Love in the Ruins and The Thanatos Syndrome - may be called dystopian or post-apocalyptic.  His numerous essays on race relations, on secular materialism, on misguided “self-help” books in a postmodern world seem to indicate that he suspected 20th century America was a dystopia itself.  Additionally, Walker Percy’s personal life included social action in his local community and through the Catholic Church.  Proposals addressing the SAMLA 88 theme "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It?" in Walker Percy’s fiction, non-fiction, or life are welcome.  Send 300-word abstracts, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Dr.

WALKER PERCY'S 100TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 3:05pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

In honor of Walker Percy’s 100th Birthday Anniversary, proposals addressing any topic or area celebrating Walker Percy’s life, his fiction, or his non-fiction are welcome.  Send 300-word abstracts, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Dr. Karey Perkins, University of South Carolina - Beaufort, at both kareyp@uscb.edu and kareyperkins@gmail.com by June 7.

THATCamp @ The Lake

updated: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 6:12pm
THATCamp - Wright State University Lake Campus
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Announcing THATCamp @ The Lake! On June 18th and 19th, we’ll gather at Wright State University’s campus in Celina, OH for an open meeting of the minds. In two days, we plan to explore the intersection between technology and the classroom, as well as discuss the ways that technology can expand our pedagogy and research.

Abusing Power: The Visual Politics of Satire

updated: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:45am
C21 Writings at the University of Brighton (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 3, 2016

23-24 September 2016

A conference organised by the University of Brighton in association with the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum

Speakers include:
Steve Bell, political cartoonist
Martin Rowson, political cartoonist
Professor Ian Haywood, University of Roehampton
This event will also include a curatorial introduction to the caricature collection held at the Brighton Royal Pavilion & Museum, and a talk by the curator of the Cartoon Museum, London.
    

"Trojan Horse" Pedagogy: Southern Studies in a Terrain of Struggle

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:53pm
SAMLA 88 (Jacksonville, FL - November 4 - 6, 2016)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 3, 2016

"Trojan Horse" Pedagogy: Southern Studies in a Terrain of Struggle

SSSL'S Emerging Scholars Organization

SAMLA 88 - Jacksonville, FL - November 4 - 6, 2016)

 

[Deadline Extended] PTSD and Clint Eastwood Films

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:02am
Allen Redmon and Charles Hamilton, Texas A&M University-Central Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 27, 2016

Our initial deadline has passed but we still have room for one-three more chapters on PTSD and trauma in Clint Eastwood's directorial efforts.

Cultural Representations of Breastfeeding: Edited Collection

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:00am
Ann Marie A. Short/Saint Mary's College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

An examination of cultural representations of breastfeeding that attends to diffuse discourses about infant feeding, ranging from medical and anthropological to socioeconomic and cultural, all the while utilizing feminist methodologies, can facilitate an interrogation of the feminist implications ofbreastfeeding advocacy, including essentializing discourses about women’s bodies as the “natural” choice for infant feeding and the complex considerations women and families navigate in making decisions about infant feeding.

Call for Papers: [Inter]sections No. 19 (2016)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 11:57am
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016

March 6, 2016

Submission Guidelines

[Inter]sections is an online annual peer-reviewed journal of American studies. We are currently accepting submissions for issue 19 (2016) by September 1, 2016.

We publish academic papers, as well as relevant reviews and interviews. Papers should be between 3,000 and 8,000 words, and written in accordance with the 2009 MLA citation style. All submissions should also include an 100-word abstract and a list of 5-7 keywords, a short bio,  and an abstract. Alternately, you may wish to fill in the following submission form:

Name:

Affiliation:

Bio (no more than 100 words):

E-mail address:

Edited Book of Articles on Indian Short Stories

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 11:57am
Saikat Guha (The Editor, from West Bengal, India)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016

Call-for-Papers for an Edited Book of Articles on Indian Short Stories (A Non-Paid Project)

 

Multicoloured Glass: Studies on Indian Short Stories

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Edited by Saikat Guha

Email ID: songofmuse@gmail.com

Deadline of Submission: 31 July, 2016

[Articles written by Indian citizens will be given priority.]

Download CfP file (PDF) here: https://songofmuse.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/call-for-papers-book-on-i...

 

About the Book:

CfP Medical Humanities

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 11:55am
MedHum Fiction | Daily Dose
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Are you interested in writing about the medical humanities?

 

Maybe you’re a horror movie fan with an interest in exploring the intersection between medical humanities and pop culture? Perhaps you’re interested in thinking about the process of writing or teaching history of medicine?

 

If you are, then we want to hear from you!

 

Regulating and Legitimating Sexualities: the State, Law, Sexual Culture and Change under Neo-Liberalism

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 11:54am
International Network for Sexual Ethics and Politics & Miami University Luxembourg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2016

Regulating and Legitimating Sexualities: the State, Law, Sexual Culture and Change under Neo-Liberalism

 

An International Network for Sexual Ethics and Politics Workshop in Association with and hosted by

Miami University Luxembourg - Differdange, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

October 21st-22nd 2016

 

Fostering Effective Student Communication in Online Graduate Courses

updated: 
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 3:44pm
Drs. Abigail Scheg and Melanie Shaw
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Editors

Abigail G. Scheg (Western Governors University, USA)
Melanie Shaw (Northcentral University, USA)

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016
Full Chapters Due: October 15, 2016
Submission Date: January 30, 2017

Labor and Social Class in American Utopias/Dystopias

updated: 
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 10:46am
Owen Cantrell/Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

In keeping with this year’s SAMLA theme of utopia and dystopia, this panel will investigate the ways in which work, class, and labor have been represented throughout these traditions in American literature and culture. From utopia texts from authors like Edward Bellamy and Ignatius Donnelly to dystopian films like The Hunger Games and Divergent, utopian and dystopian representations have had a lot to say about work, class, and labor. In this panel, the questions we are interested in posing in this session are these: how are utopias/dystopias important for thinking about social class and labor? What can these representations tell us about popular and theoretical understandings of social class and labor?

Muslims in America

updated: 
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 10:44am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 88 Annual Conference, Jacksonville FL
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists. Muslims are woven into the American fabric, from the generations of Moorish slaves accompanying the conquistadors in the Southwest, enslaved West Africans such as those in the coastal Gullah communities, Arab laborers in the Midwest factories in the late 1800s, twentieth-century immigrants fueling the medical and technology sectors, to those currently displaced by wars and natural disasters. Papers are invited that explore the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities in literary and cultural texts.

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