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NeMLA 2020: Affect and Empathy: Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Narratives

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 5:05pm
Cartina Hoppes / Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This panel explores a variety of narrative strategies that authors employ in order to negotiate the ethical and epistemological problems raised by the events of the Holocaust. Taking a cue from the conference theme “Shaping and Sharing Identities,” this panel is organized around contemporary reflection on and representation of the Holocaust and its continued impact on the present historical moment. Alongside pronounced generational shifts and the steady disappearance of the witness generation, Holocaust narratives are increasingly shaped by digitalization, politicization, and globalization of Holocaust memory.


Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:06am
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Scholars working under the broad umbrella of New Materialism have offered compelling reappraisals of the ways in which we know, interact with, and exist in the world. This scholarship also intersects with recent work on music and sound, which raises rich sets of questions regarding human agency, material, ethics, aesthetics, embodiment, and the subject/object dichotomy, among other issues. 

Call for Papers: Special Issue in Education

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:07am
Leslie Ramos Salazar/West Texas A&M University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

The guest editorial team and I are currently seeking papers relevant to teaching practices for addressing diverse students’ needs for academic success in universities. For consideration, manuscripts may be submitted by June, 2020. If this issue is of particular interest to you or your colleagues, we are happy to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript.   

Title of Special Issue: Effective Teaching Practices for Addressing Diverse Students’ Needs for Academic Success in Universities


Kalamazoo ICMS 2020: Whatever Happened to Baby Cain?

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:10am
University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 23, 2019

Whatever Happened to Baby Cain?

Childhood Unbound, Childhood Tamed, Childhood Eternal

Growing up is a perennial feature of human societies. While anxieties surrounding childhood are universal, the manifestations of these concerns vary between cultures. This series of sessions proposes to shed light upon the nexus of ambiguity surrounding the medieval child, as depicted in contemporaneous literature. We invite abstracts for papers that will explore the representation of childhood in texts of any language, genre, and period within the Middle Ages. Topic may include, but are not limited to:

44th Annual Comparative Drama Conference Call for Papers

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:43am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

44th Annual Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for PapersApril 2-4, 2020Orlando, Florida


2020 Keynote EventApril 3, 2020     8 p.m. (followed by a reception)                              Annie Russell Theatre, Rollins College


Keynote Q&A:  TBA                             Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 November 2019Please note the change in the deadline.  It has been moved up a month to allow scholars more time to apply for travel funds.

Narrative Voice in Autobiographical Graphic Novels (NEMLA 2020)

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 11:16am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

CFP for panel at NEMLA 51st Annual Convention (Boston, March 5-8, 2020)

Narrative Voice in Autobiographical Graphic Novels