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Cultures of Violence in South Asia

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:03pm
Kairos, the Journal of Critical Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Cultures of Violence in South Asia EditorialSpecial Issue of Kairos: A Journal of Critical Symposium (Vol.2, Issue 1, 2017) While the Indian Subcontinent lays claim to a rich legacy of anti-colonialism borne out of Gandhian ideals of non-violence, it is fraught with periodic flare-ups of violence between the state, insurgency groups, religious organizations, among a wide spectrum of other actors. It could even be argued that the violence has been congenital to the nation-state formation in the Indian Subcontinent, as exemplified in the rich literary tradition of the Partition narratives by SaadatManto, Ahmed Ali, Khushwant Singh, and Bapsi Sidhwa.

Extension CfP - Appel à contributions : Mémoire/Rupture

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Equinoxes Graduate Conference, Brown University Dept. of French Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017



April 21-22, 2017 | Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island


Odile Cazenave
Professor of French, Boston University

Guest Speaker:

Evelyne Trouillot​
Haitian Novelist 

CFP: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability conference

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Halmstad University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CFP: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability conference

Place and date: Halmstad University, September 7-8, 2017

What role can reading fiction play in social literacy? This conference is a health and humanities conference and networking event for the public service professions. Within nursing education and schools the reading of fiction is part of the curriculum but voices can be heard asking if it is really that necessary and how it is useful. Librarians deal with literature every day. A perspective that these three share is that fiction can be a bridge in helping us understand different experiences and cultures.

Blank spaces. A Survey on Absence

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:08am
University of Salerno - Graduate Conference 2017 DIPSUM Unisa
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Blank Spaces
A Survey on Absence

Salerno, 6th-7th July 2017
University of Salerno, Fisciano Campus
Aula Nicola Cilento

Keynote speakers:






What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:09am
Andrew Rowcroft (University of Lincoln)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

The crisis and collapse of Marxism as the dominant paradigm of left intellectual thought undoubtedly remains one of the most seismic shifts in the ideological history of the late twentieth century. With the collapse of actually existing socialism in the Soviet Union, the pressure of postmodern concepts, and the rise of new social protest movements in the spheres of  race, gender, and sexual orientation, Marxism came to appear the ‘signifier par excellence of theoretical hubris, redundancy and error’ (Pendakis and Szeman, 2014). In the twenty-first century however, precipitated by the succession of economic and ecological crisis scenarios, Marxist criticism has experienced a critical resurgence.

"Dangerous Charisma." D. H. Lawrence panel, MLA 2018.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:25am
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

"Dangerous Charisma"

The age of Trump has brought the issue of charisma in leadership to the fore. How does Lawrence help us understand the mutual attraction of leader and acolyte? Lawrence wrote about charisma in personal and political relationships, and his contemporaries found him charismatic. Papers might consider how Lawrence represents charisma,  how his ideas of leadership change, or how others responded to him. Please send abstract by March 15 to Joyce Wexler:



CFP: “Global Literature and Technology,” Special Session for MLA 2018 in NYC

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:30am
Special Session Proposal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Organizer: Jap-Nanak Makkar, University of Virginia,
Deadline: March 1, 2017 (email abstract, bio & AV requirements to organizer)
Special Session, MLA 2018, New York City

Please consider submitting to a special session, proposed to take place at MLA 2018 in New York City, on “Global Literature and Technology.”


Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - Issue 7 [Extended Deadline]

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:08am
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature, University of Lodz
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevance for contemporary literary and cultural studies.

The editors would like to invite submission of contributions for its seventh issue, to be published by Winter 2017. We invite original articles, reviews and interviews addressing any topics related to Anglophone literature and culture.

The contributions should be between 4000 and 6000 words long. Each contribution will be anonymously reviewed (double-blind review). The deadline for the submission of manuscripts is 31 May 2017.

Beyond the Body: Explorations in posthumanism and transhumanism

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:30am
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars - University of Akron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2017


Explorations in Post-humanism and Trans-humanism

SAGES Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference

The University of Akron

Student Union

March 16, 2017