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MLA 2019 - Transacting Arab Literary Modernity

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:16am
Karim Mattar, University of Colorado at Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Paper proposals examining cross-cultural, global influences on Arab literary modernity in 19th-20th centuries (colonialism, Orientalism, philology, travel, literary / cultural exchange, translation, Nahda, etc.) invited for MLA 2019 session.  3/25/2018, karim.mattar@colorado.edu.

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVENTIONS OF #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:03am
SAMLA '90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVENTIONS OF #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:25pm
Leah McCormack / The University of South Dakota
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Please join us from 25-27 October 2018 for the 11th biennial John R. Milton Writers’ Conference at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. The 2018 conference theme, “This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity, and Genre,” celebrates the 50th anniversary of Milton’s poetry collection This Lonely House (1968). We are excited to confirm Percival Everett, Ellen Forney, and Erika T. Wurth as keynote and featured authors; in addition, the conference will feature a workshop on creating comics, led by Ellen Forney, and readings by USD’s Department of English faculty duncan b. barlow, Leah McCormack, and Lee Ann Roripaugh.

Nabokov and History

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:09am
MLA 2019 Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

***This CFP is for a proposed special session at MLA 2019. The session will be submitted and reviewed under MLA guidelines. Acceptance to the panel does not mean acceptance to MLA 2019.***

Nabokov and Dreams

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:06am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society is soliciting proposals on the subject of 'Nabokov and Dreams' for its guaranteed MLA Panel at the 2019 Modern Language Association Conference, which will take place in Chicago on January 3rd to 6th 2019.

In the light of the recent publication with Princeton University Press of Nabokov's Insomniac Dreams, this is a particularly timely topic. But dreams are an important theme and device in Nabokov's writing more broadly. Proposals are therefore invited which may deal with any aspect of dreams and the unconscious throughout Nabokov's writing, or indeed with the work of art as a dream. It may also explore the relationship of Nabokov's treatment of dreams to that in other writers.

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:36am
José Duarte/Filipa Rosário
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

Faulkner Studies in the UK: A Colloquium

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:13pm
Royal Holloway, University of London, in association with The British Association of American Studies (BAAS) and the United States Embassy, London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Royal Holloway, University of London

In association with The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) and

the United States Embassy, London

 

Faulkner Studies in the UK: A Colloquium 

Senate House, London. May 31st, 2018.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Tim Armstrong, Royal Holloway, University of London

MSA: Global Modernisms and the Graphic

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:34am
Patrick Herald
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz's field-defining article, "The New Modernist Studies," turns ten in 2018. Despite the fact that the article takes up new media as a key topic, and although it was published just after ground-breaking work in the "visual turn" of literary studies by Mary Lou Emery (Modernism, the Visual, and Caribbean Literature, 2007), W.J.T. Mitchell (Picture Theory, 2005), Michael North (Camera Works, 2005), and Mark Wollaeger (Modernism, Media, and Propaganda, 2006), theories and discussions of global modernism have since focused considerably more energy on modernism's geographic and temporal dimensions than its relation to the graphic.

Assuming Gender - Call for Articles

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:26am
Assuming Gender
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

 

Call for contributions

 

Assuming Gender is looking for contributors to its upcoming general issue.

Assuming Gender is an on-line, international, peer-reviewed academic journal that seeks to explore the various ways in which gender is ‘assumed’ in social and cultural texts, practices, and subjectivities. Assuming Gender features cutting-edge research in feminist theories, queer theories, critical and cultural theory, literature, film studies, sociology and other relevant fields. To visit our website, click here.

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