Red Feather Journal invites critical and/or theoretical examination of the child image to further our understanding of the consumption, circulation, and representation of the child and childhood throughout the world's visual mediums. The journal welcomes submissions that examine a broad range of media: children's film, Hollywood film, international film, Television, the Internet, print resources, art, or any other visual medium.
IMAGINING EUROPE - PERSPECTIVES, PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT
REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
27 and 28 January 2011
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Edith Hall, Royal Holloway, University of London
Professor Jonathan Israel, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University
Call for Papers and Panels
35th Annual PAC Conference
17-19 March 2011
University of North Carolina at Asheville
We welcome papers and panels on any topic of interest to literature and language scholars. Past sessions have focused on English, American, world and multiethnic literatures, as well as on linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.
Email proposals along with a brief abstract and CV by 10 December 2010:
American / British Topics
Dr. Blake Hobby (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Assistant Professor of Literature and Language and Director of the Honors Program
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.
Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to email@example.com.
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.
Forum on Technology, Time, and Literature
Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2011
March 31- April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton, St. Petersburg, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; (727) 894-5000
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Scottish literature for our 2011 annual conference. The fortunes of Scotland, her literature, and the study of it have seen their fortunes rise and fall over the course of centuries. Papers that address the relationship between fortune and Scottish literature are particularly encouraged, but papers dealing with broader topics in Scottish literature are also invited.
Throughout history, we have used stories about the supernatural to better understand faith – to better understand what to believe in and what it means to believe. The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature. Potential areas of exploration might include:
The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its third issue, themed "Reworking the Classics: The Intersection of Popular Culture and English Studies."
CFP: Wharton and the Aesthetic
The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor a session on "Wharton and the Aesthetic" at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston on May 26-29, 2011.
Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of "fatness" and "the fat body"; explores fat bodies as they live in, are shaped by, and remake the world; and creates paradigms for the development of fat acceptance or celebration within mass culture. Fat Studies uses body size as the starting part for a wide-ranging theorization and explication of how societies and cultures, past and present, have conceptualized all bodies and the political/cultural meanings ascribed to every body.