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“100 Years of Estrangement” - Academic Track at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:05am
Worldcon 75 & FINFAR (The Finnish Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Call for Papers for

Academic Track at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention

 

“100 Years of Estrangement”

 

9–13 August, 2017

Messukeskus, the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland

 

BFS Journal 17

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:06am
The British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

BFS Journal 17 is due out in January/Feburary.

The journal is a mix of articles and is keen to accept submissions from people who want to write about fantasy, horror and science fiction. Our focus is primarily the former, but our readers have interests across all three genres.

Academic articles for the BFS Journal should be between 2500 and 6000 words. We prefer nearer the former, as this is about the size of a conference paper. References in the text should be (Author, Date of Edition: Page Number) with a full publication listing for the bibliography given for each article at the end. Please don't use footnotes in your submissions.

Making Strangers: Outsiders, Aliens and Foreigners (4/1/2017)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:07am
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 24, 2016

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its fifth international conference, to be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The conference theme is “Making Strangers: Outsiders, Aliens and Foreigners.”

 

War, Trauma, and Healing

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:07am
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English / Christianity and Literature Study Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Jointly-sponsored panel

Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
Christianity and Literature Study Group

 

Congress for Humanities and Social Sciences

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

May 27-June 2 2017

 

War, Trauma, and Healing

 

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:07am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at WonderCon, in Anaheim, Ca, March 31-April 2, 2017.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

Text and Performance: Writing the Real

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:07am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

When James Joyce was composing Finnegan’s Wake with Samuel Beckett as a scribe, someone knocked on the door. Joyce responded, “Come in?” When he realized he had mistakenly written this down, Beckett asked Joyce how far back to cross out. Joyce—so the story goes—decided to leave it in the novel, delighted at the way his life had blended with his work. How can we understand the dynamic relationship between art and life? When does the depiction of life become life itself? We propose a panel to investigate performance, specifically, as a liminal space between art and life, or between text and action, that offers the opportunity to explore the possibilities of the real and the unreal, of assumption and disruption, of subject and object.

SPECIAL ISSUE 2018: Investigating Second Language Speech

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:08am
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS - Ilha do Desterro Journal

 

SPECIAL ISSUE 2018: Investigating Second Language Speech

Guest Editors:

Rosane Silveira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Walcir Cardoso, Concordia University

Ocke-Schwen Bohn, Aarhus University

Donesca Puntel Xhafaj, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

 

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

updated: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 2:01pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

The 25th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media (MCLLM) at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL, is currently accepting proposals for 15-minute papers from individuals and panels.  We are particularly interested in papers that explore this year’s theme: Altered States, Times, Perspectives. Purposefully broad in scope, this theme offers researchers a chance to present argument-driven papers on topics such as (but not limited to):

Labor, Leisure, and the Anthropocene: ASLE, Detroit, MI, June 20-24, 2017

updated: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:59am
ASLE: Association for Studies in Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Seeking conference paper proposals for ASLE: Association for Studies in Literature and Environment.   

The Anthropocene has developed largely because of our cultures of work and our work machines. This fact calls for a reevaluation of work. How might this effort proceed? How should we reimagine labor and leisure in light of climate change? What does the news of the Anthropocene teach us about ideologies of labor and leisure? What does the naming technology of “the Anthropocene” make possible? What does it suppress or disable?   

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