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Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:22pm
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 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.

 

The Poetic Nuance in Literary Translation

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:22pm
American Comparative Literature Association. March 29th-April 1st, 2018 - UCLA, Los Angeles, California.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

The task of translating a literary text often poses the challenge of choosing between content and form. This is, of course, conspicuous in the translation of poetry where meaning and form are indissoluble and constitute an organic whole. Prose translation can be equally exigent. Its narratological ingenuity and nuances in style demand not only verbal dexterity but also the ability to capture the magic concealed in the author’s imagery. In order to produce a version that is pertinent and meaningful to the modern reader, the translator of both poetry and prose takes certain liberties with regard to the source text but inevitably faces the challenge of fidelity to its original language and content.

Utopian Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:26pm
Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
42nd Annual Meeting
November 9-12, 2017
Conference Theme: Utopian Gracelands, Dystopian Blues, and the City on the Bluff

Doubletree By Hilton Memphis Downtown
185 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN

 Download the CFP as a PDF here.

Identity, Ontology, and Existences (Inaugural Issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 7:50pm
Journal of Identity, Ontology, and Existences
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Journal of Identity, Ontology, and Existences is an OA journal. We plan on publishing an issue three times per year, and we'll be accepting papers on a regular basis (January, July, and November). Our first issue will be set to publish at the end of January in 2018. 

The core focus will be on the exploration and investigation of the concepts found in the title of the journal, with some interdisciplinary-ness. Hence, possible topics include, but are certainly not limited to:

NeMLA: Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (16922)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:41pm
NeMLA (April 2018; Pittsburgh, PA); deadline 9/30/2017
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture 

 

NeMLA, April 12-15, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA: Create a free NeMLA user account to submit an abstract: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/login

 

Submit an abstract for this panel: 

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16922

Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture:

Literary Architecture Revisited

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:41pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Following Ellen Eve Frank's Literary Architecture (1979), this panel seeks historically-situated papers that investigate the narrative capabilities of architecture, particularly lived-in architecture. Taking Frank's principle question of how architecture can embody consciousness within literature, this panel expands the scope of her analysis. Although the “spatial turn” in literary studies has produced a great response, its focus regarding architecture specifically as a constructed form that interprets a given space is somewhat lacking. This panel invites projects that work to close that gap and produce a discussion that maps out connections between constructed spaces and the self.

Theoretical Approaches to Andrew Marvell

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Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:42pm
Marvell Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Theoretical Approaches to Andrew Marvell

Marvell Studies seeks articles using and/or arguing for fresh theoretical approaches to the study of Andrew Marvell. Possible approaches might include—but need not be limited to—eco-criticism, queer theory, disability studies, political theory, and the ways in which these approaches alter our understanding of politics, futurity, nature, and life in Marvell’s poetry and prose.

500-word abstracts are due by September 15, 2017. Manuscripts will be due April 15, 2018. Article length is flexible.

Please direct submissions and any questions to Ben LaBreche (blabrech@umw.edu) or Ryan Netzley (rnetzley@siu.edu).

Cinema De-Centered

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:22pm
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Presented by: Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
Dates: October 19 + 20, 2017
Keynote Speakers: Stephanie Boluk and Patrick LeMieux
Contact Email: CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Techniques & Perspectives on the Analysis of Film

updated: 
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 7:10pm
Under the Light
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Under the Light is focused mostly on discussing and reviewing indie and foreign films, but we are not limited to this. We'd like to create a sort of guide on how to approach films when analyzing and reviewing them (where the analysis or review will be academic in scope). There are books out there on this already, but we'd like to have more genre-specific papers for our guide. Here are just some possibilities:

  • The aesthetics of the grotesque in horror film
  • Looking at a foreign film through the lens of the respective culture and society
  • Psychoanalysis and film
  • Film as ecocriticism; ecology within film

 

Articles can be more general than this, or maybe even more specific (but just slightly so).

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