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Re-Orientating E. M. Forster (Cambridge, 2 - 4 April, 2020)

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:48am
Re-Orientating E. M. Forster: Texts, Contexts, Receptions at the University of Cambridge, 2 - 4 April 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Call for Papers

 

RE-ORIENTATING E. M. FORSTER

Texts, Contexts, Receptions

 

An international anniversary conference

Cambridge, Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 April 2020

 

Confirmed speakers: Paul Armstrong (Brown), Stefan Collini (Cambridge), Santanu Das (Oxford), Leela Gandhi (Brown), Jane Goldman (Glasgow), Stefania Michelucci (Genoa), Rachel Potter (East Anglia), and David Trotter (Cambridge).

 

“Across the Great Divide: Experience, Authority, and the Great War in Britain”

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:36am
Modernist Studies Association Toronto October 17-20 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 25, 2019

Conference Theme: “Upheaval and Reconstruction”

Tracing the origins of what he calls the “Myth of the [Great] War,” Samuel Hynes has argued that soldier-poets and memoirists gave this narrative of the conflict its “fullest definition” in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and that it “can be reduced to two terse propositions: the old betray the young; the past is remote and useless” (A War Imagined x). “No generation since then has questioned its validity,” Hynes continues; rather, the soldier-poets’ account is “repeated in texts written by authors who did not experience the war, but who inherited its myth.”

The “CROSS-INTER-MULTI-TRANS-“ disciplinarit(ies) of English Studies

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:09pm
Albanian Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

The “CROSS-INTER-MULTI-TRANS-“ disciplinarit(ies) of English Studies

5th ASSE conference on British and American Studies

6-8 June 2019, Vlora, Albania

Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2019

Plantationocene v. Anthropocene: Global South Perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:33am
Modern Languages Association (MLA 2020 in Seattle)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Seeking paper abstracts for a special panel session on the theme of "the human" at the MLA conference in Seattle, WA on January 9-12, 2020. Each panelist will present a 15- to 20-minute paper that helps to theorize and contextualize current debates about the name, length, and roles of the human and the plantation in the formation of the present epoch. Open to any topic, especially papers on 19th-21st c. plantation literature from South Asia, Latin America, and Africa (but open to other regions and a broad interpretation of plantations as well). Please send a 250-word abstract, CV, and any queries to Dr. Isadora Wagner, West Point (isadora.wagner@westpoint.edu) and Dr.

Adaptation and Modernisms

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:17pm
Association of Adaptation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Association of Adaptation Studies Annual Conference 2019
Adaptation and Modernisms: Establishing and Dismantling Borders in Adaptation Practice and Theory
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
19th-20th September 2019

Keynote speakers:
Dudley Andrew, R. Selden Rose Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of Film Studies at Yale University, USA
Lars Elleström, Professor of Comparative Literature at Linnaeus University, Sweden

SCMLA 2019 Eudora Welty—Open Topic

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:55am
South Central MLA/Welty Society Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

SCMLA 2019 Eudora Welty—Open Topic

 

The Eudora Welty Society panel at SCMLA 2019 welcomes proposals for papers on any topic related to Welty’s work, particularly projects that engage with the conference theme, “Pathways: Past, Present, and Future.” Send 250-word abstracts and a short bio to Allison Nick at amnick@go.olemiss.edu by March 31, 2019.

 

The 76th annual South Central Modern Language Association conference will be held in Little Rock, AR, October 24-26, 2019.  Conference information is available at http://www.southcentralmla.org/

CFP: "Baudelaire and Philosophy" (British Society of Aesthetics / CPCT conference, 5-6 June 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:42pm
Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, U of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Baudelaire and Philosophy: A Conference sponsored by the British Society of Aesthetics

5-6 June 2019, Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, University of London and the Institut Français 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Deadline for submissions: 21 March 2019

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

 

Isabelle Alfandary (Paris 3/CIPh) 

Jennifer Bajorek (Hampshire)

Patrick ffrench (King’s College London)

Elissa Marder (Emory) 

Adrian Rifkin (Goldsmiths) 

Richard Rand (Paris) 

 

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29th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:37pm
29th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The deadline for the 29th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf has been extended to February 15, 2019.  See the call for papers below. 

 

Call for Papers

The 29th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

 

Radical Materialisms *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:25pm
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE

We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for "Radical Materialisms" by one week. We will now accept abstracts until February 8th. Please consider submitting your work, and see the CFP below.

Radical Materialisms

Boston College English Graduate Conference

April 6th, 2019

MLA 2020: T. S. Eliot and Identity/Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:19pm
John Whittier-Ferguson, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

“T. S. Eliot: Identity / Politics”

The phrase “identity politics” has become as highly charged as the phrase “politically correct”—more often deployed today as an invitation to attack or defend some group or form of affiliation. For the 2020 MLA in Seattle, the International T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor a panel that recognizes the power of the phrase and the importance of all that it points toward, but we intend to avoid the merely reactive, accusatory and defensive postures that often attend its use.

 

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