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Strolls Across paper. Celebrating the 140th Birth Anniversary of Robert Walser

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:06pm
University of Opole and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018



Opole (Poland), October 22 – 24, 2018            


Conference organized by the University of Opole and the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland). Venue: University of Opole (Upper Silesia, Poland), with events held in the (Walserian) Dambrau castle.


Conference Committee: Prof. Adrian Gleń, Prof. Jacek Gutorow, Prof. Daniel Pietrek (Opole), and Prof. Łukasz Musiał (Poznań).



Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:59pm
Adel Bahroun / Faculty of Arts and Humanities; university of Kairouan; Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Republic of Tunisia

Ministry of Higher Education

University of Kairouan

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

English Department


Call for Papers


International Multi-Disciplinary Conference

April, 23, 24, 25, 2018


The English Department at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Kairouan announces a multi-disciplinary international conference on “Flight”.


MLA 2019: Visuality, Race, and Childhood in the Golden Age of American Print Culture

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:58pm
Shawna McDermott / University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the 2019 MLA Conference in Chicago, IL.  This non-guaranteed panel is co-sponsored by the Children's Literature Association (ChLA) and The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS).  Please send abstracts to panel presider Shawna McDermott at by March 1st, 2018.  Abstracts should be no more than 500 words. 


Visuality, Race, and Childhood in the Golden Age of American Print Culture


Re/Inventions: Trauma - Graduate Student Conference - CSU, Long Beach

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:09pm
English Graduate Student Association (California State University of Long Beach)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018


ABSTRACTS DUE: February 16, 2018



CONFERENCE DATE: April 5, 2018




ALA 2018: Eugene O'Neill Society

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:46am
David Palmer / The Eugene O'Neill Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Eugene O’Neill Society

Call for Papers
Two Conference Panels on Eugene O’Neill

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco: May 24-27, 2018

Deadline for submitting proposals for papers for Eugene O’Neill panels: January 15, 2018

BAHS Annual Conference (Leeds, 24-26 July 2018)

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:52am
British Association for Holocaust Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The fifth annual British Association for Holocaust Studies Conference invites scholars, educators and practitioners to submit papers on any aspect of Holocaust studies. Papers should relate to any current debates or developments in the field, and submissions are welcome from across disciplines. The BAHS conference is an opportunity for scholars and educators to engage in dialogue, and to acknowledge their shared project of promoting understanding of the Holocaust. As such we are interested in submissions of papers or workshops from practitioners involved in any aspect of Holocaust education or representation. Submissions from PhD students and early career scholars are especially welcome.

Shifting Time Frames in Rural versus Urban Topoi. Temporalities of Modernism Conference. Cluj-Napoca, 2-4 May 2018

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Babes-Bolyai University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Following the economic development of the mid-nineteenth century, writers and journalists increasingly focused on urban contexts and the experience of protagonists moving from rural to urban backgrounds. As a result, modern authors refer to the coagulating ferment of the metropolis for characters undergoing a formative change, while more numerous voices later investigated the opposite, the fragmenting if not destructive impact on both individuals and the social groups they belong to.

English Literature since 1900

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:08pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Literature during the years between the World Wars reflected the angst, chaos, and turmoil of modernity.  Psychoanalysis gave rise to the diagnoses of "hysteria" and "Shell-shocked."  Individuals struggled with political and economic instability.  The Influenza pandemic spread fear as millions succumbed to the infection.  Artists captured this period of turbulent historical and cultural change through their prose and poems.  The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's panel on "English Literature since 1900" seeks papers that explore the connections of medicine, psychoanalysis, and science, in modernist texts.  Primarily, how does the artist use his/her personal relationships with doctors, scientists, and/or psychologists to create images that reflec

*Deadline Extended* CFP: Kaleidoscopic Joyce - Joyce Symposium 2018

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:11pm
The 26th International James Joyce Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

Deadline Extended: 22/12/17

We invite contributions for a curated panel to be held at the 26th International James Joyce Symposium