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CfP: Six Feet Under: Exploring Death in Popular Culture (ACLA 2017)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

This is a call for presentations for a proposed seminar to be held as part of the American Comparative Literature Association's Annual Meeting that will take place at Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands July 6-9, 2017.
 
Those interested are encouraged to contact the seminar organizers (adriana.teodorescu@gmail.comkundudevaleena@gmail.com) before uploading their abstracts to ACLA website.

Competing Narratives on/of Violence in a Globalizing World

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:09am
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Journal of Contemporary Poetics

 

Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.

 

Submissions Open for a Special Issue on:

”Competing Narratives on/of Violence in a Globalizing World”

 

Coldnoon Cities London – Lahore – Cairo – Calcutta (Call for Submissions) IInd Round of Call for Submissions

updated: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 1:10am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

 Mapping the Metropolis: Coldnoon CitiesLondon – Lahore – Cairo – Calcutta (Call for Submissions)

 

To read the concept note and call for submissions, please visit: http://coldnoon.com/mapping-the-metropolis-london-lahore-cairo-calcutta/

 

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

updated: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 1:09am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) www.coldnoon.com

invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel/space/geography/landscapes/cities/urbanism etc.

 

Submissions in this category would only be for our exlcusive online segments, Diaries and Dialogues. These are published daily. if you wish to consider submitting for the journal please follow the call for submissions here: coldnoon.com/mapping-the-metropolis-london-lahore-cairo-calcutta/.

Submissions are invited in two categories:

Spaces of Death in the Cultures of the Atlantic World

updated: 
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 4:05pm
Jonathan Nash / College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Please consider submitting a proposal to this accepted panel for the 2017 Society of Early Americanists Conference (March 2-4, 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma)

 

Spaces of Death in the Cultures of the Atlantic World

 

Borders and Margins in Piers Plowman

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:37am
International Piers Plowman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2016

This panel at the Medieval Colloquium at Sewanee (10-11 March 2017), sponsored by the International Piers Plowman Society, invites papers exploring the theme of borders and margins in William Langland’s Piers Plowman. Papers might address this question from any number of perspectives, including but not limited to questions of literary interpretation: e.g., how does the poem construe those at the margins of society (the poor, the disabled, the non-Christian others)? Or how does the poem establish boundaries between its different genres or modes (e.g., romance, allegory, didacticism, preaching)?

College English Association Annual Conference (3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:24am
Lynne M. Simpson / CEA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CEA 48th Annual Conference

March 30-April 1, 2017   |  Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

  Theme:  Islands

NeMLA 2017--"Let's Work Together: Collaboration and Pedagogy"

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:24am
Nicole Lowman / University at Buffalo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This rountable session will be a part of the Northeast Modern Language Association's annual convention in Baltimore, MD, 23-26 March 2017.

Session Chairs: Nicole Lowman (SUNY University at Buffalo), Claire Sommers (Graduate Center-CUNY)

CFP: Pedagogy & Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:24am
Southwest Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Call for Papers

Pedagogy & Popular Culture

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

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education - book

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:24am
National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Second and Final Call

for chapters to be included in a book contracted to be published in 2017, entitled:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education (CSP, 2017)

Each chapter will be 4000 words in length and a next to final draft would be required by December 18 2016; with final drafts, following a reading, by February 18 2017.

Closing date for chapter abstracts (150 words) is September 30 2016 - gharper@oakland.edu

Poetics and Politics of Place: Literature, Hegemony, and Resistance

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:22am
ACLA 2017, Utrecht
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Organizers: J. Engel Szwaja Franken and Samuel Jaffee

To submit an abstract, please follow the instructions at acla.org

This seminar will begin by proposing that literature has been instrumental both in the construction and maintenance of national hegemonies, and in projects of resistance to them. As we consider literature’s contributions to the poetics of place and places, we will remain close to this dialectic. That is, we will focus on the productive tension of this contradictory interdependence and its effects both in literature and in the wider politics of region and place. We will examine both how national hegemony marks the space of literature and how literature places a certain tension on the space of the nation.

Call for Presentations: Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2017

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:22am
Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference / Horror Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference held in tandem with StokerCon 2017

Conference Dates: April 27 – 30, 2017

Conference Hotel: The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California

Conference Website: www.StokerCon2017.org

 

The Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference co-chairs invite all interested scholars and academics to submit presentation abstracts related to horror studies for consideration to be presented at the Second Annual StokerCon, April 27-30, 2017 held on the historic The Queen Mary, moored at Long Beach, California (see: www.queenmary.com ).

Feminist Spaces 3.1 Deadline moved to Decemeber

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:13am
Feminist Spaces Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

CALL FOR WORKS

Feminist Spaces 3.1 (Fall/Winter)

Feminist Spaces is now accepting general submissions for its fifth issue. Feminist Spaces welcomes work across genres and disciplines and invite students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that address topics in feminist, gender, sexuality or women’s studies as a primary focus. Articles may begin or enter into dialogue within feminist discourse or present historical research. Examples of topics may include but are not limited to the following:

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