category: twentieth century and beyond

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
elitza.kotzeva@wsu.edu

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

Affect and its Boundaries - MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Dowland
contact email: 
d-dowland@onu.edu

To theorize affect is to theorize boundaries: that is, to realize and negotiate between vocabularies and cultures with overlapping and competing taxonomies.

[UPDATE] Sensing the Midwest: The Work of Michael Martone / SSML 2016 Presidential Panel (June 2-4, 2016. DUE Feb 12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Comer / Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML)
contact email: 
dawncomer@gmail.com

Sensing the Midwest: The Work of Michael Martone / SSML 2016 Presidential Panel (June 2-4, 2016. DUE Feb 12, 2016) [EXTENDED DEADLINE]

The Other 1916 Conference - June 3rd 2016 - IADT Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
contact email: 
theother1916@gmail.com

The Other 1916 Conference

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
June 3rd 2016

Call for Papers

Call for Proposals (March 11, 2016): Collection of scholarly essays titled Critical Insights: Flash Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Grey House Publishing / Eds. Michael Cocchiarale (Widener University) and Scott D. Emmert (University of Wisconsin—Fox Valley)
contact email: 
mfcocchiarale@mail.widener.edu; scott.emmert@uwc.edu

Although the term is fairly recent, flash fiction—-extremely short narratives typically less than 1000 words—-is not especially new.

ORPHAN BLACK: Sestras, Scorpions, and Crazy Science

full name / name of organization: 
Edited book, call for contributors
contact email: 
janet.b.croft@rutgers.edu; abuckman@csus.edu

ORPHAN BLACK: Sestras, Scorpions, and Crazy Science
Edited by Janet Brennan Croft and Alyson Buckman

Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

The inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will take place in Sighisoara in Transylvania, Romania, on May 26th - 29th 2016.

CFPCentenary Readings of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 5-6 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Research Centre, University College Dublin
contact email: 
anne.fogarty@ucd.ie

Call for Proposals for conference, Centenary Readings of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 5-6 May 2016, Dublin, Ireland.

The Modern Body 1830-Present, 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, Centre for Modern Studies
contact email: 
cmods-pgforum@york.ac.uk

When Henry David Thoreau writes that: ‘We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones’, he attests how the body and expression are intrinsically linked.

Movements & Migrancies (April 27-28, 2016) [UPDATE] [EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Department of English, Graduate English Association
contact email: 
torontogradconference@gmail.com

[There] are lines of articulation or segmentarity, strata and territories; but also lines of flight, movements of deterritorialization and destratification.

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