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Hopelessness

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:42am
ACLA Conference 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 17, 2018

Hopelessness

There is a widely held assumption that any intellectual or artistic labor oriented towards liberation must have the function of increasing the amount of hope in the world: that it must be motivated by hope, and must produce hope in its interlocutors. But what do we lose, and lose sight of, when hope is our sole criterion for what motivates people to action and what makes cultural production worthwhile?

2019 GSWG Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:06am
Christopher Newport University and Norfolk State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Christopher Newport University’s

College of Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Norfolk State University,

seeks abstracts for the forthcoming conference on the

 

Global Status of Women and Girls

to be held at CNU, March 21-23, 2019

 

We are pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s conference is: 

Intersectionality: 

Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present

CFP: Environment: From A Humanities Perspective (Nov 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:05am
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Environment: From A Humanities Perspective (Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry, 5.1)

Literary Encyclopedia - Indigenous Literatures CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:47am
Padraig Kirwan/Literary Encyclopedia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS – Indigenous Writing and Culture of North America – Canada and the United States

 

The Literary Encyclopedia at www.litencyc.com is looking for qualified writers to enhance its coverage of Indigenous writing and culture of the United States and Canada. The list below is not comprehensive or final, and new proposals of writers/ works/context essays that are not currently listed in our database are also welcome. However, we will prioritize articles on writers and works frequently studied in university courses, and those that are highly topical and well-known.

 

ACLA 2019: Imperial Performances: Self-Making in Travel Narratives

updated: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 4:48pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

To broaden the conversation surrounding subjectivity, imperialism, gender and travel, this panel aims to advance the study of travel writing by considering performance as a category of significance to the understanding of the social production of travel narratives. Julia Kuehn and Paul Smethurst, in their introduction to New Directions in Travel Writing Studies (2015), establish a connection between performance and travel, claiming that performativity is a driving force behind the development of travel writing as a genre.

CFP ACLA 2019: "Does the Untranslated Travel?: Towards a Regional World Literature"

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:38am
Dr Sourit Bhattacharya, IIT Roorkee, India / Dr Arka Chattopadhyay, IIT Gandhinagar, India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

American Comparative Literature Association 2019
Annual Conference CFP:

Does the Untranslated Travel?: Towards a Regional
World Literature

Organizer: Dr. Arka Chattopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences,
IIT Gandhinagar (arka.chattopadhyay@iitgn.ac.in)

Co-Organizer: Dr. Sourit Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social
Sciences, IIT Roorkee (souritfhs@iitr.ac.in)

Theorizing the Border

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:37am
ACLA 2018 (March 7 - 10, 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The aim of this seminar is to bring together new theoretical perspectives on the border.  How might contemporary events have introduced new crossings, flows and frictions, realignments and ruptures that invite rethinking of the concept of a border?  All approaches welcome.

Submit paper proposals through the ACLA submission portal: https://www.acla.org/node/add/paper?destination=/theorizing-border&semin.... Deadline 9/20/18 @ 9:00 AM EST.

MVSA 2019: Victorian Power

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:36am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

MIDWEST VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

 

  April 26-28, 2019                         Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

VICTORIAN POWER

Midwest Victorian Studies Association 2019 Conference

"Challenging the seat of power; When antagonists threaten to take over a story, what then?"

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:35am
Jody Lisberger/Northeast Modern Language Association NEMLA (University of Rhode Island)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Literary Fiction Writers--SUBMIT for this NEMLA creative writing panel in DC, March 21-24, 2019 (I hope panel will be March 22-24): "Challenging the seat of power: When antagonists threaten to take over a story, what then?"

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