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The Role of 'Transgressive Fiction' in the West

updated: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 9:25am
Rebecca Warshofsky / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The fiction produced in a particular historical moment reflects a society’s values. So, what can we learn about our contemporary value systems from murdering, terrorizing, and drug-abusing characters like Patrick Bateman, Tyler Durden, and Mark Renton, who reject so many of the major cultural norms that constitute Western capitalist societies? Texts like Ellis’s American Psycho, Palahniuk’s Fight Club, and Welsh’s Trainspotting have been dubbed “transgressive fiction” because of the sense in which their characters cross and deconstruct boundaries by opposing, disregarding, and subverting hegemonic paradigms.

Journal Special issue: INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH

updated: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 10:12am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

 JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND AESTHETICS

Vol. 44, No. 1, Spring 2021
(Special Issue on Indian Writing in English)

Guest Editor: Dr. Arunima Ray, Assistant Professor of English,
Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

The Detectives: critical essays on select English and Bengali detective fiction

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:40pm
Dr Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor and Head, THLH Mahavidyalay
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Call for Papers

 

Edited volume

 

Title

 The Detectives: critical essays on select English and Bengali detective fiction

 

To be edited by Dr Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English,  THLH Mahavidyalay, (University of Burdwan),

Mallarpur, Dist- Birbhum,

 West Bengal, India.

 

Email:. debayanvodabarman@gmail.com

Concept note

 

Edna O’Brien and the Irish Short Story

updated: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 12:53pm
Critical Inquiries Into Irish Studies/ Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Critical Inquiries Into Irish Studies CFP 

An online interdisciplinary journal for students and scholars of Irish literature and culture. 

Volume 2, No. 2: Edna O’Brien and the Irish Short Story 

Beyond Borders: Mapping Sexualities and the Sexualisation of Spaces

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:21am
Université Lyon 3
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 2, 2020

Beyond Borders: Mapping Sexualities and the Sexualisation of Spaces

International Conference - May 6 and 7, 2021

Institut d’Études Transtextuelles et Transculturelles (IETT)

Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3

 

This conference will examine the relationship between the notions of boundaries and sexuality from an interdisciplinary, transnational and transcultural perspective. In particular, it aims to map the ways in which space determines sexualities and sexual practices, and to understand, in turn, how sex structures and limits the spaces in which we live, and how we relate to them.

Shakespeare in the “Post”Colonies: What’s Shakespeare to Them, or They to Shakespeare

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:08am
Shakespeare Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Call for papers for seminar:

Shakespeare Association of America Seminar for Annual Meeting 2021 in Austin, Texas (31 March to 3 April 2021)

Co-leader: Amrita Dhar (Ohio State University)

Co-leader: Amrita Sen (University of Calcutta)

 

Seminar keywords: vernacular, local, multilingual, intersectional, indigenous, postcolonial, race, caste, pedagogy, influence

What do we care about? A Cross-Cultural Textbook for Undergraduate Students of Philosophical Ethics

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:26am
Björn Freter
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Call for Papers

for

What do we care about?

A Cross-Cultural Textbook for       

Undergraduate Students of Philosophical Ethics

 

Second Call for Papers

Special Call for Sections

Representing Philosophical Ethics from

Asia, South America, and Australia as well as from underrepresented groups from North America and Europe

 

Edited by

Dr. Björn Freter, Knoxville, USA

Dr. Elvis Imafidon, Ekpoma, Nigeria

Prof. Gunter Bombaerts, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Prof. Benda Hofmeyr, Pretoria, South Africa

Prof. Marie Eboh, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

 

Special Issue of Revenant: Obscene Surfacings and the Subterranean Gothic

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:26am
Joan Passey, University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Special Edition of Revenant: Obscene Surfacings and the Subterranean Gothic

Deadline for abstract submissions: October 31st 2020

Guest Editors: Joan Passey (Bristol), Sherezade García Rangel (Falmouth) and Daisy Butcher (Hertfordshire)

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