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From Selma to Stonewall: Intersectional Identities and LGBT Activism

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:05pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

From Selma to Stonewall: Intersectional Identities and LGBT Activism

Queer theory underscores the importance and history of intersectional identities in the LGBT movement as it pertains to race, gender, religion, class, immigration, disability, etc. We are looking for dynamic presenters who will offer case studies analyzing how outsider and mainstream art as well as grassroots and establishment political activism interrogates and employs intersectional identities to advance LGBT rights.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Interrogating "Common Language"

updated: 
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 3:38am
English Dept Graduate Conference, Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Interrogating “Common Language”

Simon Fraser University, Department of English

June 22nd-24th, 2018

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2018

“English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.” – wikipedia.org entry for “English Language” (2018)

“Writers – journalists, essayists, bloggers, poets, playwrights – can disturb the social oppression that functions like a coma on the population, a coma that despots call peace.” – Toni Morrison, Burn This Book (2009)

Call for Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:58pm
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.

Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.

MLA 2019: Matei Visniec’s Theatre: Between East and West

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:38pm
Catalina Florina Florescu/Pace University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This panel seeks to find 3-4 strong proposals that would talk about the varied themes of international interest that emerge out of Visniec’s critically acclaimed plays. The political and the social are always strong points of interest as explored by the characters’ dynamic dialogues. Born in Romania, Visniec now lives in France, but his plays are performed internationally. He connects with audiences globally and that is proof of his exquisite writing. The panel also seeks to discuss how theater and performance are much needed in today’s conflicting and violent international context, and how the stage becomes an international platform where we are more than passive members, but instead are transformed by the spectacle. 

Women of Bay Area Lang-Po

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:34am
Laura Hinton, The City College of New YOrk (CUNYO
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Women have played a major role in the poetics and politics of the West Coast Language Poetry movement based in the San Francisco Bay area.  This panel proposal, for the American Literature Association My 24-27 in San Francisco, would consider the important contributions of female poets both solo and in collaboration, including Lyn Hejinian, Carla Harryman, Erica Hunt, Rae Armantrout, Leslie Scalapino, Beverly Dahlen and many others in propelling and sustaining one of America’s most radical literary movements, both aesthetically and politically, since the early 1970s.

Disruption, Displacement, and Disorder

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:18am
Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018


The Society for Utopian Studies invites you to submit papers and proposals on the theme, “Disruption, Displacement, and Disorder.” As an interdisciplinary society from its founding, we encourage scholars and practitioners from any academic field to contribute, as well as architects, city planners, artists, musicians whose work relates to utopian thought and possibility, and dystopian realities and visions. Members of intentional communities are also welcome to attend and/or present. Non-theme related papers are welcome.

Abstracts and proposals of up to 250 words for the following:

CounterText Conference: The Post-Literary

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:23pm
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers
The Second CounterText Conference: The Post-Literary
University of Malta, Valletta Campus, 6-8 April 2018

The second CounterText conference will be held at the University of Malta, between the 6th and the 8th April 2018. The theme of the conference is ‘The Post-Literary’.

"Representing Business Communication in Literature across Genres (Dedicated to Kitty O. Locker, 1948-2005)"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:23pm
William Christopher Brown / Association for Business Communication and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

"Representing Business Communication in Literature across Genres

(Dedicated to Kitty O. Locker, 1948-2005)"

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Chicago, IL

Dates: 03–06 January 2019

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2018

Re/Collections -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

Re/Collections

Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to January 26th, 2018

 

The Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness: Religion, Activism, and Protest

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:15pm
Josh Privett / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Too often, especially in the United States today, religion is seen as the enemy of socio-political progress and change. But even a cursory glance at U.S. history — the Underground Railroad, the Civil Rights Movement, the Sanctuary Movement — attests to the role religion and religious individuals have played in resistance movements. This panel seeks papers that consider the influence of religion on political activism and protest movements — and not only in America, but globally.

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