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Moving through Memory and Space

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:31pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This panel seeks to explore representations of transnational space and transcultural memory in literature of French expression. Whether through exile, immigration, travel, migritudeerrance, or the meanderings of the flâneur/flâneuse, francophones have traversed a wide global terrain. Just as authors integrate place into their creations, they in turn leave their stamp on the memories and associations that accrue to any geographical location. Cultural production then reflects and inflects shifting identitarian configurations.

Travel in English Literature (RSA Toronto, March 17-19, 2019)

updated: 
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:39am
Renaissance Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018

This is a guaranteed session that considers representations of travel in English Renaissance literature. Given the regular movement of persons and merchandise between England and Continental Europe and the incipient development of English interests in the New World, travel is central to the evolution of an English national identity. At the same time, an idea of travel profoundly subtends humanist models of education, which generally present their material as objects of translatio across time and place. This panel aims to explore how early modern writers conceptualize travel, and how they respond to travel’s capacity to register both physical and imaginative experiences.

Jack London and the Maritime Environment / Jack London Society 14th Biennial Symposium, October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

updated: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 9:34am
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Jack London and the Maritime Environment / Jack London Society 14thBiennial Symposium, October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

This panel seeks presentations that explore the broad conference theme of Jack London, the West, and the Environment as it relates to the maritime settings and themes of his writing. Proposals are welcome on any topic that brings together London’s treatment of the maritime environment (the sea, the coast, or the islands) with his interests in the craft of sailing and the romance of sail. 

"Place and Placelessness": The 15th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:11am
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society will host its 15th international conference, "Place and Placelessness," in Toulouse, France, from June 24-29, 2019, with an optional pre-conference meeting date in Paris on June 23 to tour significant Fitzgerald sites. 

Serial tourist: leisure, tourists, tourisms

updated: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:07pm
University of Lille
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

 

Serial Tourists: Leisure, Tourisms  and Tourists

University of Lille, France

Nov. 2-3, 2018

 

 

Defined by the MIT[1] group as a displacement whose purpose is recreational, tourism articulates spaces and practices and in that regard it constitutes an object of investigation (and fictionalization) that is particularly intriguing.

PCA Material Culture 2019

updated: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:58am
Heidi Nickisher/Rochester Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Wardman Park Marriot

Wednesday, April 17 to Saturday, April 20, 2019

 

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

DEADLINE:1 OCTOBER 2018

 

Diasporic Spaces

updated: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 8:26am
Jude V. Nixon, Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

For NeMLA 50th Annual Conference, 21-24 March 2019, in Washington, DC, this session is seeking proposals exploring Diasporic Spaces in keeping with the theme of the conference, Transnational Spaces: Intersections of Culture, Language and People. The diaspora is an important cultural phenomenon in the formation of national identities and opposing attempts to develop forms of transnationalism. Categories such as national identity, migration, exile, war, colonialism, post-colonialism, race, and gender shape the diasporic experience.

Romantic Transnationalism

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:53am
L. Adam Mekler/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

NeMLA 50th Annual Convention
March 21-24, 2019
Washington, DC

This panel will explore the changing sense of British identity for writers of the Romantic period. Papers are invited that consider the ways in which such writers as Lord Byron in Italy and Greece, Mary Shelley in Italy, William Wordsworth in France, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Germany may have developed new conceptions of themselves beyond their status as British subjects and revealed those conceptions in their writings of the period. Discussion of lesser known writers of the period is certainly encouraged.

Tourists, Tourism, and Transnationality in the Victorian Cultural Imagination

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:37am
Joellen Masters/Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Travel, travel writing, and the rise of mass tourism in the nineteenth century have received an impressively wide scholarly focus. In informing the willing sightseer, guidebooks like Baedeker’s or Murray’s constructed a particular approach to the foreign and the unknown. Obligatory rather than spontaneous, requisite rather than discretionary, the experience guidebooks delineated and that powerful tourist agencies like Thomas Cook regulated, produced an intrepid British traveler whose thirst for the new and the exotic challenged conventional notions of relaxation and knowledge, while, at the same time, remained a carefully governed cosmopolitan identity.

Gothic Journeys: Paths, Crossings, and Intersections

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:23am
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its fourth biennial conference, to be held at the Mantra on View Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Australia, on 22-23 January 2019.

GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, television, fashion, architecture, and other popular culture forms. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to build international links with the wider Gothic community as a whole.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Travel and Literature Session at PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference 2018

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:42pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

Western Washington University

https://www.pamla.org/2018

The Travel and Literature standing session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for the organization’s 116th annual conference. New extended deadline is Wednesday, June 27

East-West Literary Relations

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

East-West Literary Relations Presiding Officer: Mike Sugimoto, Pepperdine University

We seek proposals highlighting the literary connections between East and West with particular interest in cross-disciplinary approaches exploring literary topics or methodologies within the fields of history, philosophy, religion, or film.

 

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CFP: Turkish Literature as World Literature

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:17am
Burcu Alkan / Cimen Gunay-Erkol
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

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CFP: Turkish Literature as World Literature

Place and Placelessness: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 5:48am
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

Place and Placelessness

The 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the  Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.

 We are excited to announce the CfP for ‘Place and Placelessness’ to be held at the University of Nottingham on 16 July 2018.

Confirmed Keynote Address: Dr David Cooper (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Settler Social Identities: Rational Recreation in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:37pm
University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

CFP: Settler Social Identities: Rational Recreation in the Long Nineteenth Century

24-25 July 2018, University College Dublin

 

Confirmed keynotes:

Dr Natasha Eaton (University College London)

A/Professor Clara Tuite (University of Melbourne)

"Arabism" in Western Medieval Studies

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:31pm
Sherif Abdelkarim, Rebecca Hill / Medieval Academy of America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

“Arabism” in Western Medieval Studies

Medieval Academy of America 2019

University of Pennsylvania

 

Panel Conveners:

Sherif Abdelkarim, English, UVa

Rebecca Hill, English, UCLA

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Travel and Literature'

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:31am
Michael Moreno, Green River College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session:Travel and Literature
Presiding Officer: Michael Moreno, Green River College, mmoreno@greenriver.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

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Baths and Spa Waters in the Culture and Literature of Early Modern England

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:28am
Sophie Chiari
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

International Conference in Vichy

‘Baths and Spa Waters in the Culture and Literature of Early Modern England’

 

 

11-13 October 2019 Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), France

 

Organizers: Pr. Sophie Chiari and Dr. Samuel Cuisinier-Delorme

 

Under the aegis of the French Shakespeare Society

 

Keynotes:

Dr. Richard Kerridge (Bath Spa University)

Dr. Amanda Herbert (Folger Institute and Amherst College)

Pr. Tiffany Stern (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)

Dr. Tiffany J. Werth (UC Davis, University of California)

 

Humans - Vol 2. Iss. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:25am
Artis Natura
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Humans – Artis Natura, vol. 2, n° 1 – Winter 2018

The editorial committee at Artis Natura is searching for emerging artists and researchers to contribute to a thematic issue on its cultural online platform. This project has taken the form of a blog reviewed and published by an editorial committee, where researchers, artists, and writers can share reflections on the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature.

 

This third issue will focus on humans. The questioning of anthropocentrism, stimulated by the realities of the current environmental crisis, has raised concerns about the space that humanity occupies in the natural world.

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Creative Writing: Poetry'

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:23pm
Sandra Maresh Doe, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Creative Writing: Poetry
Presiding Officer: Sandra Maresh Doe, Metropolitan State University of Denver, does@msudenver.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Deep Time, Slow Time, Fast Time

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:45am
Pennsylvania English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Pennsylvania English

Volume 40

Deep Time, Slow Time, Fast Time

Abstracts due by June 1, 2018 to mtwill@iup.edu

Essays due by September 1, 2018 to mtwill@iup.edu

Resistance and Recovery across the Americas

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:16am
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado. November 7-11, 2018.

In keeping with the Conference Theme: “Resistance and Recovery across the Americas,” the SSATW seeks proposals that examine the ways American women travelers use their writing to critique society, the nation, and the injustices they experience or observe as travelers. 

Whether traveling in America or abroad, women travelers are uniquely positioned

MMLA - Permanent Section Latin American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:07am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Call For Papers

2018 MMLA Conference - "Consuming Cultures"

November 15-18, 2018

Kansas City, MO

The permanent section SPANISH III (Latin American Literature) welcome proposals that explore Latin American Literature and Culture and create space for dialogue across disciplines and genres in the context of this year’s conference theme “Consuming Cultures”. Proposals exploring issues related to cultural engagement and cultural appropriation in Latin America from any time period will be given preferential consideration. Papers on any aspect of this topic are welcome, including but not limited to the following themes:

Writing the Black Country

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:19am
The University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Writing the Black Country is a blog edited by Dr Paul McDonald and R. M. Francis, from the Centre of Transnational and Transcultural Research at University of Wolverhampton in the UK. It's designed to showcase writing about England's industrial Midlands, and we are interested particularly in poetry and short prose pieces that focus on specific areas within the region.

We're less interested in writing about the region generally, but are looking for site, place or area specific work. For example, using a town, a street, a site as a point of departure or as setting for a work of fiction or poetry.

In time, this blog will transition, becoming an online, interactive literary map.

CFP (30 March 2018): Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts (under contract with Routledge)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:18am
Shun-liang Chao
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

We’d like to invite an art historian, comparatist, or interdisciplinary literary scholar in the field of the environmental humanities to contribute to our edited volume Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts, to be published in the Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature series in 2019. The volume comprises two major national groupings: first, the major Romantic traditions that developed in Germany, Britain, France, and the US; and second, the influence and cross-pollination of these traditions in Russia, China, India, and Japan.

ACTIVISM IN PRE-1900 AMERICAN LITERATURE

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:12am
SAMLA Conference, Birmingham, AL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

This session welcomes submissions on activism in Pre-1900 American Literature. Proposals addressing the SAMLA 90 conference theme, Fighters from the Margins: Sociopolitical Activists and Their Allies, are especially welcome. By June 1, 2018, please submit an abstract of 300 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Joshua Boyd, Trevecca Nazarene University, at JTBoyd@trevecca.edu.

Traversing land, sea and sky: travel and the landscape

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:13am
Literary and Visual Landscapes, University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Traversing land, sea and sky: travel and the landscape

25 April 2018, Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol

 

‘Literary and Visual Landscapes’, a University of Bristol interdisciplinary seminar series, invites proposals for a symposium in April 2018 on the theme of ‘traversing land, sea and sky: travel and the landscape’. This symposium provides a welcoming and stimulating environment for researchers to share their insights and expertise, and opportunities to network with academics within and across disciplinary boundaries.

 

Sowell Collection Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:19am
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texac Tech U
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library of Texas Tech University is hosting a conference in Lubbock, TX, April 19-21, 2018.  Barry Lopez will be our featured speaker. 

We accept both creative and scholarly papers/panels.  We prefer creative work grounded in the natural world and critical/scholarly papers dealing in some way with writers whose work is included in the Sowell Collection.  However, we always take a very broad (and we hope welcoming) approach to thoughtful and thought provoking proposals.

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