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Pierre Coustillas and George Gissing

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:04pm
Tom Ue / Dalhousie University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

In celebration of the life and works of the eminent scholar Pierre Coustillas (1930-2018), we invite contributions for a special issue of Literature Compass( Coustillas, George Gissing, and their writing. Coustillas has had a profound influence on Gissing and nineteenth-century studies. From 1969 to April 2013, he edited The Gissing Newsletterand subsequently The Gissing Journal, the organ for Gissing studies. In 1997, Paul F. Mattheisen, Arthur C. Young, and Coustillas completed their landmark project: The Collected Letters of George Gissing.

In Passage: The International Journal of Writing and Mobility seeks contributions for its second issue

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:42pm
University of Boumerdes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 17, 2019

In Passage: The International Journal of Writing and Mobility, the electronic journal of the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures of the University of Boumerdes, seeks contributions for its second issue, to be released in December 2019. The subjects addressed by In Passage include, but are not limited to:

-  Literary genres and movements- Travel literature and intercultural contact.- Nomadism.- Writing and sexual identity                                                     - Code switching/code mixing- Multilingualism and Multiculturalism- Translation issues- "Digital writing" (SMS language, social networks)- Status of the author in the digital age


Avant-Garde Humor and Political Aesthetics

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:37pm
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This panel explores the interconnection of avant-garde humor with forms of political action that defied conventional art and lifestyles. The significance of the comical aspect centers on a greater understanding of experimental practices as cases that unsettle the establishment. Literally meaning “advance guard” in French, the term holds a military sense that applies to artists and works characterized by their combative nature and their tendency to question the acceptability of norms and traditional aesthetic genres. Avant-garde artists made use of humor as a political weapon that destabilized the status quo by challenging bourgeois values and promoting radical reforms on a sociocultural level.

Call for Conference Abstracts - 4th International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies: Beyond Hermeneutics

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:40pm
University of Banja Luka
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Department of English, at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), in cooperation with the University of Leuven are pleased to announce the fourth conference on English language and literary studies CELLS: Beyond Hermeneutics: Challenging Traditional Approaches to Literary and Language Studies. 


4th International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation: Exploring Cultural Intersections

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 4:48am
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Conference Description

The conference will focus on the dynamics of culture and its representations in the fields of Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation. It aims to emphasize cultural intersections and explore ways in which such intersections could be conceptualized, critiqued or disrupted and ultimately reconstructed. We invite contributions on the theoretical and analytical frameworks that examine cultural intersections, as well as those which explore the practical and pedagogical implications of such intersections.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Prof. (Emeritus) Alister Cumming (University of Toronto, Canada) - Language

Translation Archives

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:38am
Anthony Cordingley and Patrick Hersant, Université Paris 8
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

— Call For Papers

Translation Archives

Edited by Anthony Cordingley and Patrick Hersant

“From Cloaca Maxima to America: Italy’s ‘History of Shit’”

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:40pm
College Art Association - Italian Art Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 13, 2019

Call for Papers

College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL (February 12-15, 2020)

Italian Art Society Sponsored Session

Organizers: Sasha Goldman, Boston University

                        Danielle Abdon, Temple University

Chair and Discussant: Pamela O. Long (Independent Scholar)


“From Cloaca Maxima to America: Italy’s ‘History of Shit’”


MMLA Permanent Sessions on Global Film

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:33pm
Bowling Green State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Film III: Global Film for the Midwest Modern Language Association Meeting in November 14-17 in Chicago

The permanent session on Global Cinema seeks papers that address any aspect of the conference theme of "Duality, Doubles, and Dopplegangers."  We have two wider topic areas around this broader theme.  Please feel free to send abstracts for one or both topics:


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:52pm
Prof Anthony Barker, Department of Languages and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

International Conference




Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,

University of Aveiro, Portugal.


Date: 23-25 October, 2019