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Queer Modernism(s) II: Intersectional Identities

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

After the resounding success of the first Queer Modernism(s) conference in 2017, we are excited to announce the CfP for Queer Modernism(s) II: Intersectional Identities, set to be held on April 12th & 13th 2018 at the University of Oxford. Queer Modernism(s) II is an interdisciplinary, international conference exploring the place of queer identity in modernist art, literature and culture, with an emphasis on intersecting identities. Panelists are invited to question, discuss and interrogate the social, sexual, romantic, artistic, affective, legal and textual relationship between queer identity and modernity.

The CfP closes December 18th 2017. Decisions will be made in early January.

Special Issue (2018) of The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies (Tarr: 100 years on)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies (JWLS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Special Issue (2018) of The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies (Tarr: 100 years on)

 

Wyndham Lewis’s quintessentially modernist novel Tarr was published in 1918 (Knopf, USA; Egoist Press, UK). To commemorate the centenary of the novel’s publication, the 2018 volume of JWLS seeks 7- to 10,000-word essays reconsidering Tarr’ssignificance, legacy, and meaning. We are particularly interested in essays approaching Tarr from innovative angles and standpoints. All submissions should try to engage with the most relevant scholarship. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

 

  • the legacy of Tarr and its achievements;

Writing the Midwest

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:03am
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Call for Proposals

 

Writing the Midwest:

A Symposium of Scholars and Creative Writers

 

the 48th Annual Conference of the

Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

 

May 17 – May 19, 2018

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University

 

 

Proposals

Graphing Modernism (MSA 2018 Columbus)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:55pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 27, 2017

Taking the conference theme of “Graphical Modernism” in a slightly different direction intimated in the title, this panel will analyze graphical representation of modernism made possible by Digital Humanities methods. One definition for “graphical” is “of or pertaining to a graph,” to data plotted and coordinates mapped. This panel will feature quantitative analyses of modernist culture in an effort to conceptualize what Raymond Williams might call a “sociology of culture,” the wide-ranging social practices that make culture possible but which are often obscured by the objects themselves.

24th Annual Carolina Conference for Romance Studies - April 5-7, 2018 - Visions and Revisions: Romance Utopias and Dystopias

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:51am
UNC - Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

We are pleased to announce the Keynote Speakers for the 24th Annual CarolinaConference for Romance Studies (April 5-7, 2018): - Enrico Cesaretti, Associate Professor of Italian at the University of Virginia (http://spanitalport.as.virginia.edu/people/efc4p)- Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University (https://history.duke.edu/people/laurent-dubois)- Mabel Moraña, William H.

William Demby Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:11pm
University of Rome, La Sapienza
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

UPDATED

CALL FOR PAPERS

WILLIAM DEMBY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

May 31-June 1, 2018

University of Rome, La Sapienza

Rome, Italy

 

2nd Symposium on Nineteenth-Century Literature: Family Plots (December 7, 2017)

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:29pm
University of Lisbon School of Arts and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

After a first meeting dedicated to Brazilian author Machado de Assis, the second “Symposium on Nineteenth-Century Literature” will be focusing on family as one of the most preeminent topics of nineteenth-century fiction, across different nationalities, cultures and authorial aesthetics. This broader scope will allow us to inquire into the role of family as a site of convergence and tension, where the concepts of individual and community, intimate and social, familiar and foreign are brought together both to meet and to challenge each other.

ANAFORA journal – Call for Papers 2017-18

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
Sanja Runtic
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 4.1 on theory, criticism, and pedagogy of adaptation and the 2018 issues 5.1 and 5.2. 

Nationalism and Internationalism: Irish Modernist Poetry of the Interwar Years

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:11pm
NEMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The interwar years (1918-1939) were a turbulent time in Ireland. With the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish Civil War and the formation of the Irish Free State in 1922, Ireland was a nation in upheaval and at war with itself. The symbiotic relationship between the formation of the Irish Free State and the poetry that was produced during the interwar period is of particular if sometimes neglected importance to the canon of Irish Modernism. This panel discussion invites participants to look more deeply at the body of work that came at the end of the Irish Literary Revival and led to the formation of Irish Modernism. 

Reminder: Considering Modernist Confusion (NeMLA 2018 Pittsburgh)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:05pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel reflects on the place of confusion in British and American modernism. Confusion has not been traditionally considered a proper scholarly response to textual analysis; critics are supposed to interpret a text rather than allow themselves to experience its uncertainties. What happens when we explore the confusion we feel when reading not as something to be worked through, but as something to be worked with? Building on affect theorists’ work on how our feelings can influence the way we read, such as Eve Sedgwick’s reparative reading and Rita Felski’s reflective and post-critical reading, how can considering confusion change both our experience of reading and our critical practices?

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