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Cultures, Counter Cultures and Social Multiplicity: Critical Essays in Language, Literature and Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:42pm
The University of Yaounde 2 and The University of Maroua
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Eds.

Blossom N. Fondo (Associate Professor of Postcolonial and Gender Studies. She teaches postcolonial literature at the University of Maroua and she is the Head of Division for teaching and teaching staff at the University of Yaoundé 2 both in Cameroon)

Michael E. Apuge (Associate Professor of Linguistics and Head of Department of Bilingual Studies at the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua, Cameroon)

Magdalene B. Nkongho (Senior Lecturer of Linguistics and Head of Department of the Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua)

Studying South Asian Narratives Through Pluralist and Dialogic Frames

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:10am
Comparative Literature Association of India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

UGC Sponsored

CLAI BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

March 11-14, 2019

 

Organised by

Comparative Literature Association of India

in collaboration with

Maulana Azad National Urdu University (Hyderabad)

And sponsored by

Nation Council of Promotion of Urdu Literature (NCPUL)

Margaret Fuller’s Languages (ALA 2019 Boston, May 23-26, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:06am
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019

In the “Preface by the Translator” that Margaret Fuller penned for her translation of Goethe’s Tasso, she states: “There are difficulties attending the translation of German works into English which might baffle one much more skillful in the use of the latter than myself. A great variety of compound words enable the German writer to give a degree of precision and delicacy of shading to his expressions nearly impracticable with the terse, the dignified, but by no means flexible English idiom” (Art, Literature and the Drama, p. 355).

The Gender and Genre of Translation

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:51am
de genere. Journal of literary, postcolonial, and gender studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Gender and Genre of TranslationEditors for this issue: Anne Emmanuelle Berger (Paris 8 University) and Giuseppe Sofo (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice)

Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies (JELCS): Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:51am
Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies (JELCS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Authors are invited to submit their manuscripts to the Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies. JELCS is an open access journal and it aims to promote high quality research papers that contribute genuine knowledge and research in the fields of English Literature and Cultural Studies.  This peer reviewed journal is published quarterly. All submitted articles should be original and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. JELCS reviews papers within approximately two weeks of submission. It aims to provide a forum for high quality research manuscripts related to English Literature and Cultural Studies.

Al-Kīmīya, Call for papers for issue number 16-Language and Translation: Multidisciplinary Research

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:47am
Faculté de langues et de traduction (FdLT)- Saint-Joseph University- Beyrouth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Al-Kīmīya - Journal of the Faculté de langues et de traduction (FdLT)

 

Call for papers for issue number 16

   

The thematic section

 

The theme for the next issue of Al-Kīmīya, the Journal of the Faculté de Langues et de traduction of the Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, is

 

Language and Translation: Multidisciplinary Research

اللغة والترجمة : الأبحاث المتعدّدة الاختصاصات

Sederi Yearbook

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:52am
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

SEDERI Yearbook

Call for Papers

 

SEDERI Yearbook welcomes articles, notes and reviews for its next issue.

SEDERI, Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, is an annual publication devoted to current criticism and scholarship on English Renaissance Studies. It is peer-reviewed by external referees, following a double-blind policy.

Areas of interest

Early Modern English Literature

Early Modern English History and Culture

Early Modern English Language

Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:51am
Turkish-German Studies Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019

Call for Papers

The second volume of Turkish-German Studies Yearbook in 2011 was devoted to the 50thanniversary of the migration of Turkish guest workers to Germany. At that time, the prevailing mood surrounding Turkish-German relations was celebratory. Discussions on Leitkultur, the supposed phenomenon of speaking two languages halfway, and integration faded into the background, while mutual acceptance seemed within reach.

Asian Studies Conference and Festival--DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:17am
University of Central Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Extended deadline for submissions: January 31, 2019

Email your proposal to: ascf@uco.edu

 

 

  • Conference date: April 5, 2019
  • Venue: College of Business Building, University of Central Oklahoma

                       100 N University Dr.

                       Edmond, OK 73034

 

 Registration includes a luncheon featuring authentic Asian foods. 


 

AFLICO 8 Conference - Language, cognition, and creativity

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:08am
Craig Hamilton, UHA Mulhouse, France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

***** AFLiCo 8 – 2019 : 2nd call for papers *****

[apologies for cross-posting]

FRENCH VERSION BELOW

…………………………

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS - AFLiCo 8 - “Language, Cognition, and Creativity”

8th International Biennial Conference of the French Association for Cognitive Linguistics (AFLiCo)

University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France

Wednesday 5 June 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019

http://aflico8.sciencesconf.org/

 

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Laura Hildalgo Downing (Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain)

Jeannette Littlemore (University of Birmingham, UK)

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Southwest English Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:57pm
Graduate Scholars of English Association at Arizona State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers: “Borders and Cross-Cultural Encounters”

March 1-2, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: December 31, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Chris Lippard, University of Utah

The Southwest English Symposium (SWES) is a regional humanities conference held annually at Arizona State University. The conference provides graduate and advanced undergraduate students with an opportunity to present original scholarship before an interdisciplinary audience. We encourage proposals from a diverse range of disciplines within the humanities and other disciplines.

IDEA 2019 Gaziantep The 13th International Conference on Literature, Language and Cultural Studies

updated: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 5:11am
Gaziantep University, Department of English Language & Literature & The English Language & Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

           13th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 24-26, 2019

 

The Conference will be jointly hosted by Gaziantep University, Department of English Language & Literature & The English Language & Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA)

                                                                           

                     The Conference will address topics from the fields of

                                                                               

                              Literature

Tales of Terror: Gothic, Horror, and Weird Short Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:45am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tales, fables, fragments, sketches, and other short literary forms have comprised the fabric of scary stories told and re-told, adapted, transformed, appropriated and re-appropriated. Their brevity is, and was often, central to their wider dissemination, and for the publication and democratisation of voices that might have otherwise remained unheard; allowing them to be accessed by those who might have otherwise been excluded. Much of their debt is, undoubtedly owed to the oral yarn, the fireside tale, the urban legend, and many have, and remain, connected to a diverse and rich visual culture.

Multilingual Literatures. Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:02pm
Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTILINGUAL LITERATURES

CFP Deadline: 31st December 2018

Conference: 17th-19th July 2019, Gregynog Hall, Wales.

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Doris Sommer (Harvard)
  • Professor Carl Tighe (Derby)
  • Professor Daniel Williams (Swansea)

 

EXTENDED: 7th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture “Mapping Cultural Identities: Translations and Intersections” 25-26 May 2018/Bucharest, Romania

updated: 
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:00am
"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University and Cankaya University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

8th International Conference on Language Literature and Culture

"Struggle for Recognition" | 6-7 June 2019 | Brest,France

“Mapping Cultural Identities: Translations and Intersections” 25-26 May 2018/Bucharest, Romania 

Cartographies of Silence: A Conference for Readers and Writers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:01am
University of Michigan Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Cartographies of Silence:

A Conference for Readers and Writers

23rd Annual CLIFF Conference

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

March 15-16, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Professor Irena Klepfisz

 

Submission Deadline: December 7, 2018

 

It was an old theme even for me:
Language cannot do everything–

-- Adrienne Rich, “Cartographies of Silence”

Translation and Plurisemiotic Practices [Special Issue JoSTrans]

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:39pm
Francis Mus (Liège Université) - Sarah Neelsen (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

JoSTrans 35 (January 2021)

Special issue 'Translation and Plurisemiotic Practices'

Guest editors: Francis Mus (Université de Liège – CIRTI) and Sarah Neelsen (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – CEREG)

(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:33pm
Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

“(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality”

Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield

and Creative Reading

24th January 2019

Abstract submission deadline November 10th 2018

 

Bringing together English Literatures, Translation, Creative Writing and Social Science scholarship, this conference examines how we represent Hong Kong space and people, past present and future, and implications Hong Kong’s political and cultural identities. 

Shakespearean Translations – Translating Shakespeare

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:18am
Shakespeare Seminar 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

It is a critical commonplace that Shakespeare in many ways relied on and produced various forms of translations – translations of foreign words, translations of literary texts, translations from one medium into another, to name but a few. Over time, Shakespeare’s works themselves have become some of the most widely translated texts in world literature. As of today, his works have been translated into more than 100 languages. Moreover, his plays and poems have travelled across time and space, and they have been re-translated time and again in order to adapt them for contemporary audiences. More often than not, such translations also raise questions about the original works and their socio-cultural as well as literary contexts.

Lingua Cultura 2019 Vol 13 No 1

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:43pm
Bina Nusantara University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Deadline of paper submission 
Vol.13 no.1 – 31 December 2018 

Lingua Cultura is an international journal, published in February, May, August and November. Lingua Cultura focuses on various issues spanning in the study of language, culture, and literature. The coverage of language includes linguistics and language teaching, the area of culture includes cultural studies and social studies, and the coverage of literature covers the analysis of novel, film, poem, and drama using the relevant theories and concepts.

Joyce’s Feast of Languages

updated: 
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 3:51am
James Joyce Italian Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Joyce’s Feast of Languages

 

The XII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

 

Conference Dates: January 31-February 1, 2019
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 25, 2018

 

Keynote speakers: Richard Brown, Enrico Terrinoni, Chrissie Van Mierlo

 

The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Twelfth Annual Conference in Rome. It will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the Università Roma Tre, to celebrate Joyce’s 137th birthday.

 

World Literature Pedagogical Spaces: Weltliteratur, Untranslatables, and Praxis

updated: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:30am
ACLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

World literature has a tremendous capacity to broaden literary canons, but, when taught without a focus on translation, can succumb to cultural deracination, philological bankruptcy, and “the worst tendencies of capitalism” (Damrosch and Spivak 456). The World Literature Pedagogical Spaces seminar addresses these concerns by fostering interdisciplinary collaboration between scholars and teachers in literary studies, comparative literature, and translation. This roundtable’s goal is to diversify and exchange ideas on world literature in theory and practice, while developing sensitivity to translation in cross-cultural literary study and giving equal attention to scholarship, pedagogy, and praxis.

Dubbing at Translating Bollywood in Europe: A colloquium.

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:03pm
De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

The ever-growing distribution of Bollywood films worldwide, and in Europe, brings into focus the translational practices of dubbing and subtitling as crucial elements that affect the reception of this cinema abroad, as well as the role they play as cultural filters of one culture to another. In the past few years, the use of Indian accents in Bollywood cinema have caused dissent on the way specific linguistic cultures have been depicted and translated, problematising the use of multilingualism and its nuances in India. Thus, is cinema a universal language?

World Literature and the Internationalization of Nationalism

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The resurgence in the early 2000s of “World Literature” as a theoretical framework and institutional practice was coeval with another capacious category also prominent in the debates of those years: globalization.

NeMLA 2019: Classical Metanarrative, Aesthetics, and the Creative Process

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:24am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY & NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018


Ancient Greece and Rome have had a profound influence on subsequent literature. While our analyses of Classical literature, philosophy, and art often focus on the characters and stories they depict, these works often served as a means to examine the aesthetic process itself. One of the earliest surviving Greek texts, Homer’s Iliad, goes so far as to depict its protagonist Achilles singing of ancient heroes and strumming his lyre as a means of determining the effect of being remembered in epic.

NeMLA 2019: Reading and Writing the Classics in Antiquity and Beyond

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:24am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY & NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

 

The literature of ancient Greece and Rome has survived for thousands of years. As a result, Classical literary and philosophical works have served as a profound influence on the writings of subsequent time periods. Indeed, in many subsequent time periods, the ability to quote from Classical sources became a marker of status and intelligence. However, many works of ancient Greece and Rome are not wholly original, but in fact flaunt their use of source materials, citing earlier versions of myths and epics. Often, Classical and post-Classical authors would modify their source materials, and we are able to see them not only as writers, but as readers in their own right.

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