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International Conference on Communication and Media Studies

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

International Conference on Communication and Media Studies“Media, Data and Society”10-11 August 2019 – London, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Nowadays we live and breathe media, minute-by-minute, hour-by-hour. News, television, social media, celebrity culture, music, and more. As the media and communication sector becomes ever more diverse and dynamic, and we are going to consume it, we also need to understand it.

English Literature since 1900

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:46am
Krista Rascoe/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

At the turn of the twentieth century, modernity positioned itself as an unsettling force that changed traditional modes of communication, facilitated new forms of transportation, and transformed social experiences.  Modernity also prompted technological advances that disrupted political/cultural boundaries through war, empire expansion, economic migration, and the like.  Within her Empire, England's colonies felt the longing of emancipation through the rise of nationalist movements in Ireland and India.  Eventually, these movements spread across Britain's African and Caribbean holdings, as well.  The RMMLA English Literature since 1900 panel welcomes presentation proposals of no more than 250 words that explore any aspect of influence that decolonization

DEADLINE EXTENDED: "In Forms" - University of Toronto Graduate English Conference

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 12:16pm
University of Toronto Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

CFP: “In Forms”

University of Toronto Graduate English Conference

April 26, 2019

Toronto, Ontario Canada 

 “All the forms of art come to us in their own ways and allow us to make more forms, and to make this exchange” – Muriel Rukeyser

Claude McKay, Romance in Marseille Special Issue

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:18am
Gary Holcomb, William J. Maxwell
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

In February 2020, Penguin Random House will publish for the first time Claude McKay’s never-released revolutionary novel, Romance in Marseille, written circa 1929-1933, edited by Gary Holcomb (Ohio U) and William J. Maxwell (Washington U in St. Louis). A “Black Spine” series Penguin Classics paperback, Romance in Marseille will be the publisher’s Black History Month selection and centerpiece of the 2020 catalogue. McKay’s late-Harlem Renaissance novel lends itself to several contemporary critical concerns: queer, disability, proletarian, black transnational, and New Modernist studies among them.

Elizabeth Bowen: Blurring Boundaries

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:37am
Elizabeth Bowen Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Elizabeth Bowen: Blurring Boundaries

University of Bedfordshire, 8th June 2019

Call for Papers

Keynote Speakers: Professor Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol)

Professor Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex)

 The Elizabeth Bowen Society is delighted to announce its second international conference. Recent years have seen a growing and sustained interest in Bowen’s work, which can be read through a wide variety of literary approaches.  No longer thought of as a writer on the margins of Bloomsbury, Bowen rightly occupies a central place in our understanding of both the twentieth century and twentieth-century literature.  

Teaching William Carlos Williams

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:41am
William Carlos Williams Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019

The William Carlos Williams Society is sponsoring two panels at the ALA convention in Boston on 23-26 May. This call invites teachers and scholars to share their experience of teaching William Carlos Williams and his work in the classroom. The panel will be a round-table discussion featuring 5-6 speakers each of whom would present a short paper (8-10 minutes) as a springboard for a general interactive discussion. The aim is that this panel will form the basis for a subsequent publication on this topic.

Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words and a short bio.

"Modernism and Diagnosis" (prospective cluster for the Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform)

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:38am
Heather Love / University of Waterloo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers: “Modernism and Diagnosis” (prospective cluster for the Modernism/modernityPrint Plus platform)

Edited by Lisa Mendelman and Heather A. Love 

Proposed titles & abstracts due March 15, 2019

Selected essays due June 15, 2019


We seek proposals for short, provocative essays addressing the topic of “Modernism and Diagnosis” for a prospective peer-reviewed cluster on Modernism/modernity’s Print Plus platform.