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CFP on the Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:14am
David Henry Hwang Society Session at the Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Inaugural Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

The David Henry Hwang Society was founded in 2016 at the Comparative Drama Conference with the goal of promoting scholarly examination of Hwang’s theatrical works. Since his first breakout play, FOB, in 1980, David Henry Hwang has proven the most significant and prolific Asian American playwright to date.  From the global phenomenon of M. Butterfly and more recent successes with Yellow Face and Chinglish, Hwang has staged stories of the Asian American experience and explored questions of race, culture, and identity.

 

Race and Ethnicity in the Program Era, NeMLA 2017 [UPDATED]

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Hardeep Sidhu (Worcester State University) / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

By recruiting minority writers and teaching them to "write what you know" and "find your voice," MFA programs have generated landmark works of fiction that perform and celebrate marginalized racial and ethnic identities. However, critics argue that the institution of Creative Writing and its aesthetic values are culturally specific and may fetishize racial and ethnic difference for white audiences. Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words about authors or texts that exemplify the intersection of—or friction between—MFA aesthetics and race/ethnicity.

This panel will be part of the 48th annual convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Baltimore, MD (March 23-26 2017).

Monster Man: The effect of Romantic masculinities in Frankenstein

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
A. Paige Frazier / Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

This paper expounds on masculine tropes in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in an attempt to identify a root cause for the various oppressions at work in the novel--the oppression of women, indigenous people, and animals. In analyzing these oppressions, readers can see that they begin and are perpetuated by the novel's masculine figures, namely Victor Frankenstein. I also argue that Mary Shelley was aware of the intersectional politics she wrote into her novel, as much of her political life has been erased by the dominant, mascuine literary tradition. Thus, this analysis of Romantic masculinity is not limited to its fictional representation, but also extends to its historical real-life counterparts.

The Alien and The Aliens: Difference, Otherness, and “Little Green Men”

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Wilson College Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Wilson College Humanities Conference

The Alien and The Aliens: Difference, Otherness,and “Little Green Men”

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

Call for Papers: Literature and Language

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Philological Association of the Carolinas
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Call for Papers

41st Annual PAC Conference

April 7-8th, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

 

Keynote speaker: Dr. Themis Kaniklidou, Hellenic American University

 

Areas: The Philological Association of the Carolinas invites paper proposals related to any aspect of literary, cultural, media, film and communication studies. Presentations on pedagogy, semiotics, linguistics, and literary and cultural theory are also welcome. 

Composition Faculty Summit

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Sean O'Connell Essex County College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

CFP for Composition Faculty Summit

Submissions due Friday September 23, 2016.

Essex County College in Newark, NJ will host a one day composition conference on October 14, 2016 from 12:00-3:00 in Smith Hall.

This conference seeks to expand on last year's first composition summit to further explore best practices in college writing and developmental writing courses.

Some questions we would like to address in general:

“There are more things in heaven and earth […] ”: Shakespeare’s philosophy, philosophy’s Shakespeare revisited.

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

 

European Shakespeare Research Association

Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures:

AnAtomizing Text and Stage

27 – 30 July 2017

University of Gdańsk and

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland

 

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Seminar title: “There are more things in heaven and earth […][1]: Shakespeare’s philosophy, philosophy’s Shakespeare revisited.

 

Topic and relevance:

CFP 2017 Narrative Conference: "Narratives of Queer Resistance" Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Claire E. Lenviel/University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Call for Panelists -  2017 Narrative Conference

March 23-26, 2017, Lexington, KY

The University of Kentucky will host the Narrative Conference in Lexington, KY from March 23-26, 2017. Keynote speakers include Judith Butler, Kenneth Warren, and Linda Williams.

We seek two panelists to join a panel entitled “Narratives of Queer Resistance.” 

Not Just a Big Fish Story

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

Our spring 2017 CFP Theme:

Not Just a Big Fish Story

CFP: 2016 Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research on Philip Roth

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

The annual Siegel/McDaniel Award, sponsored by the Philip Roth Society, recognizes high-quality graduate student work written within the past year on any aspect of Philip Roth’s fiction.

We recommend that faculty encourage their students to submit papers, and welcome submissions from Roth Society members and non-members alike.  

Eligible graduate students should submit a clean copy of their 10-15 page essay, double-spaced, in 12 point Times New Roman font to Maggie McKinley, Philip Roth Society Program Chair, at mmckinle@harpercollege.edu.

The deadline is October 31, 2016.

The winner of the Siegel/McDaniel Award receives:

  • a $300 cash award

Call for Abstracts: Edited Collection on Film Festivals

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Tricia Jenkins, editor
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Call for Abstracts: Edited Collection on Film Festivals

This call for abstracts is for an upcoming book project on film festivals.  The editor is looking for papers on a host of topics from both academics and festival professionals, including but not limited to:

 

Possible Topics:

The role of the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations)

The history of European festivals (Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Karlovy Vary etc.)

The history of North American festivals (Toronto, SXSW, Sundance, etc.)

The history of South American, African and/or Asian festivals

The rise of smaller, niche festivals

Hollywood and American War

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:12am
Andrew Rayment / Chiba University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for papers

Hollywood and American War (Edited Collection)

Edited by Andrew Rayment and Paul Nadasdy

Contemporary Cinema (Brill) (tentative)

Submission deadline for abstracts (400-600 words): November 1, 2016

rayment13@chiba-u.jp

 

Most men would rather die than think. Many do”. – Bertrand Russell

 

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:12am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

 

 

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

“Law and Literature” – Transcend “Law” and “Literature”

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 6:44am
Lung-Lung Hu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

ACLA Conference 2017 Annual Meeting

Date: July 6th-9th, 2017

Place: Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands

Submission: ACLA website (http://www.acla.org) between September 1 and September 23 

Seminar: “Law and Literature” – Transcend “Law” and “Literature”

Law and Literature as an interdisciplinary research has different focuses in Law and in Comparative Literature.

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