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[Deadline Extended] Literature and Social Justice: Borders and Violence

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:05am
Lehigh University English Graduate Students
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

The Lehigh English Department's third annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, on March 10-11, 2017. This year’s conference theme is Borders and Violence. We invite diverse literary and pedagogical approaches to this theme, including papers that respond to the following questions: How do borders, whether physical, linguistic, economic, etc., signal or enact forms of violence? Conversely, how do borders function as sites of resistance? What forms can resistance to borders and/or violence take?  How does violence at sites of cultural difference affect communities and individuals? This violence might be physical, emotional, metaphorical, linguistic, cultural, judicial, etc.

International Conference on Narrative 2017

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Narrative 2017 | Lexington, Kentucky | March 23-26

www.narrative2017.com

The 2017 International Conference on Narrative will be sponsored by the University of Kentucky and held at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky, March 23-26. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 15, 2016.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Judith Butler - University of California, Berkeley

Kenneth Warren - University of Chicago

Linda Williams - University of California, Berkeley

Great Incompletes: Italy's Unfinished Endeavors

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:05am
Columbia University Italian Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Great Incompletes: Italy’s Unfinished Endeavors

3-4 FEBRUARY 2017

 

Keynote speaker: Professor Thomas Harrison (UCLA) 

 

 

 

[Deadline Extension] CFP SWPACA 2017- Television

updated: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 2:38pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Call for Papers: Television

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

38th Annual Conference

February 15-18, 2017

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

 

Extended: Abstract or Panel Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2016

 

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s annual conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars. Panels are now forming for all 80+ individual subject areas, including the Television area.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Climates of disaster and performance (Special Issue of Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance)

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:02am
De La Salle University, Manila
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

CFP: Climates of disaster and performance  (Special Issue of Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance, for release in March 2017)

 Taking off from the theme of the Philippine cluster event of PSi#21: Fluid States in 2015, the second issue of Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance, which will be its first themed issue on performance, will feature papers from the November 2015 conference ibut is open to new submissions and will be fully double-blind peer reviewed.

ALA 2017 Melville Society Panel: Melville and Literary Influence: Reframing Tradition

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:02am
David Greven/The Melville Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

Paper proposals solicited for The Melville Society ALA panel "Melville and Literary Influence: Reframing Tradition" at the next American Literature Association meeting (May 25-28, Boston). Emboldened by the innovative new work being done on the question of literary influence and intertextuality, this panel seeks papers that explore both Herman Melville's engagements with other writers and texts and the dynamics of influence and intertextual practice. While Melville's engagements with English literary tradition will no doubt be a central topic, the panel is open to the fullest range of possible topics related to these questions.

Volume 5

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:02am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 5.  The deadline for this volume is 3/31/17, but this is also an open call for subsequent volumes as well.  For more information, please visit the journal at http://qudoublehelixjournal.org/index.php/dh or through its listing at the WAC Clearinghouse at Colorado State University: http://wac.colostate.edu/.

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