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Dark Economies: Anxious Futures, Fearful Pasts Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:43pm
Falmouth University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

After the success of the Folk Horror in the Twenty First Century conference hosted by Falmouth University, we are holding another related conference in 2020.

 

The present is dark. With the rise of right-wing populism, global migrations and immigrations, continued violence, abuse and crime, prejudice and intolerance, there is increasing anxiety about the future. The Earth itself is under threat from environmental catastrophe and a mass extinction event is anticipated. The collapse of society, morality, and the environment was often also feared in the past, particularly in Gothic, horror and dystopian fictions and texts. What were the monsters of the past? What are our monsters now?

 

Le riviste italiane di poesia degli anni '70-'90

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 9:32am
Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

ITALIAN POETRY MAGAZINES BETWEEN THE 70'S AND 90's

 

edited by Claudia Crocco, Paolo Giovannetti and Carla Gubert

 

 

Call for chapters for edited book

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 9:37am
Religion in South Asian Fictions
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 27, 2020

                                                           Call for chapters for edited book

 

deadline for abstract submissions: February 27, 2020

deadline for full manuscript submissions: March 30, 2020

(Minimum word limit: 4000 words, MLA 8th Style of Writing)

                                          

Religion in South Asian Fictions to be edited by Sk Sagir Ali, Goutam Karmakar and Nasima Islam

Concept Note:

East-West Cultural Passage

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:17pm
Alexandra Mitrea / Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

Special Issue: In Memoriam – Dumitru Ciocoi-Pop

 

American, British and Canadian Studies 35

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:17pm
Ana-Karina Schneider / Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

Special Issue: Writers of the Millennium: Trends and Challenges, December 2020

 

Guest Editor: Dr Ana Raquel Fernandes (Universidade Europeia, Lisboa; CEAUL/ULICES – University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies), ana.fernandes@universidadeeuropeia.pt

 

Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas book series

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:18pm
Pablo Baisotti
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas book series

Pablo Baisotti, editor

Dear colleagues I would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas book series The project will be divided into 4 volumes:

AAIS-AATI 2020 "1950-2020: Cesare Pavese 70 Years After His Death. New Perspectives of Studies"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:07pm
Iuri Moscardi (PhD student, CUNY)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Cesare Pavese left an unforgettable mark on Twentieth century Italian culture. His multifaceted intellectual personality took many shapes. He was a poet, a translator, a member of the Einaudi publishing house, a novelist: in short, he was a complete intellectual. His literary production was characterized by an extraordinary open-mindedness: he was the first to translate into Italian the American authors who influenced him; with "Dialoghi con Leucò" he reinterpreted classical mythology; he was interested in cinema. Seventy years after his death, what methodologies can we employ to study his work? How  can we interpret his open-mindedness, based on the cultural context of the first half of the Twentieth century and looking at the present time? 

Resisting Identities: Possibilities of (Re)emergence

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 1:59pm
Department of English at Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 23, 2020

Date of Conference: Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Manu Karuka

Location: Binghamton, New York

Contemporary Midwestern Literature at SSML 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:06pm
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 30, 2019

In 2020, the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature celebrates its 50th year, and as its president-elect, I am organizing a panel sequence on all aspects of contemporary Midwestern literature. These papers will be presented at the annual symposium of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature at the Newberry Library in Chicago, IL, on May 14-16, 2020.

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