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UPDATED: Mum's The Word: Voicing the Female Experience in Popular Culture

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
Jade Dillon & Adele Hannon in association with Sibéal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sorcha Gunne, NUI Galway. Dr Gunne's paper is entitled 'Gender, Genre and Modernity: Feminist Politics and Irish Chick Lit from a World-Literary Perspective'


Conference Details:

Benign Fiesta

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:25am
School of English, University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Event Type: Academic Conference, 11-13 September, 2017
Location: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Organiser: Dr Nathan Waddell, University of Nottingham

Placing, Spacing, Displacing - Postgraduate Symposium

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:26am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Placing, Spacing, Displacing: A Postgraduate Symposium
Department of English, University of Malta


‛[T]he work is a work only when it becomes the intimacy shared by someone who writes it and someone who reads it, a space violently opened up by the contest between the power to speak and the power to hear’ – Maurice Blanchot, The Space of Literature

‛Just as none of us is beyond geography, none of us is completely free from the struggle over geography’ – Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism

‛[W]hatever your interests may be, they can be significantly advanced by adopting a critical spatial perspective’ – Edward W. Soja, Seeking Spatial Justice

400 and Falling Press Seeks Submissions

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
400 and Falling Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

400 and Falling Press will publish a bi-annual journal of literature and the arts. Work will appear online and in-print. We ask for submissions of unpublished work from emerging writers and artists in the following genres: Poetry, Prose, Creative Non-Fiction, Visual Art, Literary criticism and Art criticism. Please follow the submission guidelines carefully for each specific genre.

Thinking the Unbearability of Gender *Deadline Extended!*

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Emory University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017

This is a call for papers to be submitted for a two-part panel on gender and unbearability for the upcoming 2017 Virginia Humanities Conference “The Unbearable Humanities”, hosted by Shenandoah University, April 7-8. This panel invites papers committed to thinking about the relationship(s) between the unbearable—that which cannot be endured or tolerated—and gender. It asks: How might thinking about the relationship(s) between unbearability and gender re-imagine theories of gender, the social, and/or politics? How can thinking unbearability and gender together speak to a politics of living and/or being?

Transtalantic Franzen

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Transatlantic Franzen; Special Issue of 'Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations'
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017


Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations

 Transatlantic Franzen


Materiality, Objects and Objecthood

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
De Gruyter / Open Cultural Studies journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

There are strong indications that a significant transformation is underway in the so-called “Humanities.”  After a period of intense crisis and uncertainty, in which the human sciences have frequently sought to mirror or approach the hard sciences, the beginning of the twenty-first century seems to witness a broad renewal of disciplines, approaches and methodologies. From the questioning of its traditional foundations, the Humanities are reinventing themselves by a broad reconfiguration of its borders and even of the notion of “humanity” that served as its cornerstone.