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The Freak and its Discontents: An Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:18am
Alex Corey, Jason Marrott & Elisabetta Leopardi / Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

‘There’s a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle. Most people go through life dreading they’ll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma.’ -Diane Arbus

 

The Christian Storyteller

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:18am
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

  The   Southwest Conference on Christianity and
Literature will be held at  at the University of Dallas this year.
The theme of this year's conference is The Christian Storyteller, and
the keynote  speaker is Barbara Nicolosi Harrington. We wlcome papers  on all
aspects of narrative,  including film, which is a particular interest
of Dr. Harrington's.  Please submit abstracts of 150-200 words to Dr.
Bernadette Waterman Ward (bward@udallas.edu) by May 30.

Racial Disposability and Cultures of Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Department of African American Studies at The Pennsylvania State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The African American Studies Department at The Pennsylvania State University is pleased to announce a conference titled, "Racial Disposability and Cultures of Resistance," to take place on October 10-12, 2019 at the Penn Stater in State College, PA.  

DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY (3/22/19) - MLA 2020 - Nabokov and the Risks of Being Human

updated: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 9:51pm
The International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society invites paper proposals for a special session panel on the theme "Nabokov and the Risks of Being Human" for the MLA 2020 Meeting in Seattle next January.

Human Transitions, Global Change People, images, forms, symbols and stories in global flows

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:18am
Chiara Simonigh, Teresa Biondi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

CoSMo – Comparative Studies in Modernism

 

Human Transitions, Global Change

People, images, forms, symbols and stories in global flows

 

No. 15 (December 2019)

 

 

In the global era, the transformation of humanity is intrinsically connected to the intensification of transit of people on the surface of the earth — flows of migrants, tourists, professional and educational flows etc. — and simultaneously to transit of cultural elements — flows of images, forms, symbols, stories, codes, formats etc. — occurring in media culture.

CFP: Journal for the Study of Radicalism

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:45am
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our fourteenth year of issues.

We are particularly interested in articles that address the process of radicalization in relation to terrorism and radical violence in historical context.  

(MLA 2020) "Collectivity In Crisis"

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:17am
Claire Grossman, Stanford; Joan Lubin, Cornell
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019

 Collectivity In Crisis (MLA 2020 session) This panel solicits papers on forms of contemporary collective narration, especially scholarship that pertains to corporate voice, refusals of collaboration or participation, failed "we" narratives, and narrating at the scale of class or population. https://mla.confex.com/mla/2020/webprogrampreliminary/Paper8786.html Please email a short abstract of your proposed talk by Saturday, 23 March 2019.  Claire Grossman, Stanford (cog@stanford.edu); Joan Lubin, Cornell (jlubin@cornell.edu

Anthology of Hip Hop Poetics

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:15pm
Breaking Down Bars: Perspectives on Hip Hop Poetics Anthology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Breaking Down Bars: Perspectives on Hip Hop Poetics

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:14pm
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019

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Black Geographies and African American Literature Since 1945

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:42pm
Dorothy Stringer, Temple University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019

 2020 MLA Convention, 9-12 January in Seattle; https://www.mla.org/Convention Soliciting papers that draw on recent work in Black Geographies to discuss African American literature from the mid-20th century to the present. Work addressing urban space particularly desired. 500-word abstracts to Dorothy Stringer (dorothy@temple.edu) by March 23. Queries also welcome. Thanks a lot, and I'll talk to you tomorrow!

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