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Essay collection: The Robinsonade

updated: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:23pm
Jakub Lipski, Kazimierz Wielki University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Chapters are sought for a book provisionally titled "The Robinsonade: Transnational and Transmedial Approaches", ed. Jakub Lipski (Kazimierz Wielki University), to be published in 2019. Please send in your chapter proposals (about 200 words) along with a brief bio to j.lipski@ukw.edu.pl by the end of January, 2018. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by the end of February. Complete chapters (about 5000 words) will be due in June, 2018. The editors of the series Transits (Bucknell University Press) have expressed an interest in the collection. Preliminary enquiries welcome. 

Possible subject areas include:

- Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, its sequels, spawns and imitations

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation: issue 16 (open, non-thematic)

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 4:43pm
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

 

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

 Deadline extended until February 1, 2018!

 

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 16th issue. We accept:

  • original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words
  • reviews: up to 2,000 words
  • translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words

 

Deep In The Heart Of Texas!

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:37am
WOMEN’S CAUCUS OF THE SCMLA/ South Central Modern Language Assoc.
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

This is an open CFP for the Women's Caucus of the SCMLA hosted in San Antonio, TX!

We are asking for an abstract of 500 words or less explaining your area of interest.

The interest should be an interesting surronding women in some capacity. 

We look forward to reading your submissions!

 

Chair

Christel Woods sapoet77@gmail.com

Secretary

Sarah Gray

sbgray@langston.edu

National Identity in Translation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:36am
University of Rzeszow, Poland/Ivan Franko University of Lviv, Ukraine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion on the broad spectrum of issues pertaining to Translation Studies, with a particular emphasis on the position that national identity occupies in societies, as well as to the manners in which it is approached in translation in this rapidly changing and diversifying world.

Therefore, we invite specialists in the areas of literature, linguistics, translation studies, as well as cultural studies to participate in the event. We are open to a wide range of approaches and would welcome researchers specializing in various types of discourse - from literary, historical, social and political discourse, to specialist, professional, audiovisual and other.

Can the Migrant Speak?

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:28am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

“Can the Migrant Speak?”
Romance Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference Harvard University
April 6-7, 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Sandra Ponzanesi (Utrecht University)
Prof. Amy Sara Carroll (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

“Can the Migrant Speak?” engages with the figure and agency of the migrant. It is not often that we hear about - or listen to - the migratory experience from those undergoing it themselves. By asking this question during a time of tumultuous political change, we directly address the roles of our disciplines, and academia as a whole, in relation to this issue that continues to shape lives across the globe in powerful ways.

American, British and Canadian Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
Ana-Karina Schneider/ Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

American, British and Canadian Studies is now accepting submissions for its June 2018 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual selection of critical-creative multidisciplinary work. We invite contributions in the form of articles, essays, interviews, book reviews, conference presentations and project outlines that seek to take Anglophone studies to a new level of enquiry across disciplinary boundaries. Guidelines for contributors are available below and on the journal’s website, https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/abcsj#. 

 

Channeling Relations in Medieval England and France

updated: 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 3:43pm
Stephanie Grace-Petinos (University of Wisconsin-Madison); Deborah McGrady (University of Virginia); Elizabeth Robertson (University of Glasgow); Sara Rychtarik (Graduate Center, CUNY); hosted by the Pearl Kibre Medieval Study
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Date: May 4, 2018

 

Location: CUNY Graduate Center

 

Keynote Speaker: Ardis Butterfield, Yale University

 

This event is hosted by Pearl Kibre Medieval Study at the CUNY Graduate Center

 

TAIWAN CHILDREN’S LITERATURE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association (TCLRA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

TAIWAN CHILDREN’S LITERATURE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (TCLRA)

台灣兒童文學研究學會(TCLRA)

 

8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE  第八屆年度會議

 

CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

 

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

 

An international one-day conference hosted by

Comparative World Literature Conference: Borders, Place, and Translations

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:11pm
California State University, Long Beach, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

The 53rd Annual Comparative World Literature Conference: Borders, Place, and Translations

Dates: April 25th-26th, 2018

Location: Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

From Starbucks’ retail-branding as a “third place” between home and work to Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, the places of our lives are simultaneously locations and conceptions. To be in a place is to do the representational work of defining that space’s affective and pragmatic borders.

Exiles, Émigrés and Expatriates in Romantic-Era Paris and London

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:49pm
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 

Exiles, Émigrés and Expatriates in Romantic-Era Paris and London

 

Symposium of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar  

 

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, Thursday 12-Friday 13 April 2018

 

Keynote Speakers: Greg Dart (University College London), second speaker TBC

 

Scientific Committee:

Marc Porée (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)

David Duff (Queen Mary University of London)

Caroline Bertonèche (Université Geronoble Alpes / Société d'Etudes du Romanticisme Anglais)

Dr Laurent Follliot (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Thinking the Global with Literature (journal special issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:18am
New Global Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

For this literary-focussed issue of the New Global Studies journal we invite proposals for essays on any aspect of literature’s engagement with ideas of the global, from the ways in which literature’s conceptual reach may help us to think the possibilities of the planetary, to how the global literary marketplace can act as a barometer for shifting cultural norms.

The central question that this special issue poses is: how does literature help us to conceptualize the global? Secondary to this, the issue asks how literature, literary theory, and literary movements and networks may help us to shape, observe, and define what Bruce Mazlish called the ‘emerging global civil society’.

2018 Annual Conference: Diversity through Language

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
New England Translators Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

 

We are looking for proposals for 60-minute presentations at the 2018 Annual Conference of the New England Translators Association. The conference will take place on Saturday, April 28, at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Our theme for 2018 is Diversity through Language. We are open to proposals from all sectors of the field of translation and interpreting and hope to once again have separate tracks for interpreting, translation and technical/support/tools.

We can pay a small honorarium for your presentation, as a token of gratitude. Registration for the conference is also waived for presenters.

Language Boundaries and Constraints

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:35am
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching/University of Arizona
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

17th SLAT Interdisciplinary Roundtable

hosted by SLATSA at the University of Arizona

February 16th and 17th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Diane Larsen-Freeman

Plenary Address: Lance Askildson

 

The theme of the 2018 Roundtable is Language Boundaries & Constraints

We invite proposal submissions that focus on, but are not limited to:

  • language use and policy in border regions
  • boundaries within and between languages
  • cognitive constraints on language processing
  • language constraints, universals, & typologies
  • defying sociopolitical limits on language use, instruction, & revitalization

Submission deadline: November 17th, 2017

Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:01am
Mississippi Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference

March 2-3, 2018

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi

 

Call for Papers

 

The Mississippi Philological Association (MPA) invites submissions of critical or pedagogical papers and creative works for the annual association meeting and conference to be held March 2-3, 2018, at the Mississppi eCenter campus at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The conference is hosted by the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Speech Communication, the Department of History and Philosophy, and the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University.

Love in Translation

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

LOVE IN TRANSLATION
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature Biennial Graduate Student Conference

March 2-3, 2018

Keynote by Professor Sandra Bermann, Princeton University
Translation workshop by Professor Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University

Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary and Arts Magazine, Vol. IX: TRANS [ . . . ]

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Brandon Menke, Editor / Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary & Arts Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Palimpsest is a biannual print publication run by graduate and professional students at Yale University, featuring fiction, poetry, visual art, nonfiction, and media related to architecture and music.

We are pleased to announce the call for submissions for our upcoming issue, Volume IX: TRANS [       ].

Dickinson Out Of Context

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
Emily Dickinson International Society/ American Literature Association 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Emily Dickinson International Society seeks submissions to a panel at the annual American Literature Association Conference (ALA), which will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on May 24-27, 2018 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).

 

 

"Dickinson: Out of Context" 

 

Cuban/Cuban-American poetry

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:32pm
Illuminations: An International Magazine of Contemporary Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Illuminations is now accepting poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction submissions for Issue 33, to be published in Spring of 2018. While this is an open issue, we are especially eager to receive  submissions from Cuban and Cuban-American authors for a featured section on new Cuban/Cuban-American writing. If you are interested in submitting your work, please find our guidelines at http://illuminations.cofc.edu/submission/index.php The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2018.

The Auschwitz Sonderkommando, their Testimony and their Legacy

updated: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:14am
Dominic Williams
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Telling, Describing, Representing Extermination
The Auschwitz Sonderkommando, their Testimony and their Legacy

12-13 April 2018

 

International conference organized at the Centre Marc Bloch (Berlin) and at the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (Berlin)

 

Speakers will include:

Gideon Greif

Chief Historian, Shem Olam, Israel, and Foundation for Holocaust Education Projects, Miami U.S.A, and author of We Wept without Tears: Testimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

Philippe Mesnard

East-West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies (book series)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
National Taiwan University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

A leading university in the world, National Taiwan University is striving for globalized collaborations and scholarly exchanges. NTU Press, playing an important role in disseminating top-notch research and scholarship in the Chinese-speaking academy, is now committed to expanding its scope of publication in English. This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature and cultural studies, including East-West precolonial, colonial, modern or contemporary contacts. The Series especially welcomes monographs written in English or other languages translated into English. Conference volumes or edited volumes by multiple authors will not be considered, but volumes of essays with a thematic focus written by a single author are welcome.

I International Conference on Research in Multilingualism: Innovation and New Challenges

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:41am
University of Oviedo, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The expansion of bilingual and multilingual education in an increasingly globalised world involves a series of intrinsic challenges to which both teachers and students respond with changes and innovations – technological, methodological or procedural – with respect to the traditional model of learning-teaching. In parallel with this, it also offers an interesting field of study to undertake research into the learning of a language in all its domains – linguistic,  social, or cultural –  not only from theoretical approaches, but also in order to uncover areas of improvement and good practice. 

Poetry and Sound in Expanded Translation

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Bangor University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Poetry in Expanded Translation III

Conference: Poetry and Sound in Expanded Translation, April 4th to 6th 2018

 

Bangor University, Wales

Deadline for abstracts: January 2nd 2018

 

Keynote speakers:

Caroline Bergvall, artist, writer and performer

Lawrence Venuti, translation theorist, Professor at Temple University

 

Performance:

Andrew Lewis, composer, Professor at Bangor University

 

Conference organisers:

COMPARATIVE HUMANITIES: RE-CONFIGURING HUMANITIES OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:11pm
Dr. Amith Kumar PV. Professor & Head, Dept. of Comparative Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

We invite original and unpublished academic/research papers regarding the topic 'Comparative Humanities' for an edited volume to be published by a reputed publication house with a recognized ISBN. The volume aims to bring together in print the diverse ideas and conceptualizations about the concept 'Comparative Humanities' - with a special focus on understanding and redefining 'Humanities' as practiced in the Global South.

 

Self-Translation Is Not Translation At All

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Yves Cloarec / Queens College CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Unlike the translator of someone else’s work, a self-translator does not translate: she “thinks” in both languages. Self-translation, then, may not be translation at all, but be merely the process of creating “the same” literary work in a different language. This roundtable invites writers, translators and scholars to examine examples of Self-Translation from high literature, popular culture, or ideally their own attempts, and discuss to what degree the “Self” is bound by the language(s) which it uses to express itself.

Detail:

The Ethics of World Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA_
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

World Literature Forum:  The Ethics of World Literature

NeMLA/ Pittsburgh, PA/ April 12-15, 2018

Deadline:  September 30, 2017

 

The World Literature Working Group of NeMLA invites submissions to participate in a roundtable discussion at next year's NeMLA convention, where the keynote speaker at this conference will be Rob Nixon, author of Slow Violence:  The Environmentalism of the Poor.  

Logos & Littera - Call for papers

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:22am
Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

Logos et Littera: Journal of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text is an academic/scholarly international journal, published by the Faculty of Philology -Department of Translation Studies, University of Montenegro (the former Institute of Foreign Languages). It is currently indexed in the following journal citation databases: DOAJ, ProQuest's LLBA, Erih Plus, Linguist List, MLA Bibligraphy, MLA Directory of Periodicals, CiteFactor and MIAR. 

The journal accepts papers in linguistics and literature, especially those which apply interdisciplinary approaches. All contributions shall undergo a double blind peer review before being accepted for publication. 

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