category: twentieth century and beyond

Legacies and Lifespans: Contemporary Women's Writing in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association in association with C21 the centre for contemporary writing at the University of Brighton.

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2016
contact email: 
frobles@princeton.edu // brandon.menke@yale.edu

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

Neo-Victorian? Pop Culture, Lowbrow, and Genre Victoriana | NeMLA 2015 | Submit by 9-30-15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
christiana.salah@uconn.edu

In the rapidly expanding field of neo-Victorian studies, the million-dollar question remains: what qualifies as neo-Victorian?

Empathy in Crisis: Considering 20th- and 21st-century Literature | NeMLA 2016 | Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
annav13@yorku.ca

This panel seeks papers that confront the multifarious nature of empathy, as both connection and appropriation, in literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
sophie.jones@bbk.ac.uk

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture
30th October 2015
Birkbeck, University of London

Panel: Women Authors from the Great War

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Sareene.Proodian@Marquette.edu

Scholarship on women’s writing on the First World War has helped recover important texts that give us insight on the important roles women played as nurses and ambulance drivers.

(Edited Collection) Domestic Entanglements in the Works of Joss Whedon (Deadline: 1 Nov 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Juliette Kitchens/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
jkitchens@nova.edu

Domestic representations feature prominently throughout the Whedonverse, frequently complicating not only narratological and rhetorical structures, but also contemporary ideological and sociopolitical

NeMLA 2016: "Food and Feast in Post-Medieval Outlaw Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

This session will present new work from scholars in an emerging line of inquiry: post-medieval outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of feasting and eating.

The Archive and African American Literature in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
mbarwick@indiana.edu

In an age when technology and digitalization continue to redefine how we think about and explore African American literature, this panel invites considerations of the critical yet ever-evolving relati

Use, Abuse, Abstinence: Reading Alcohol in Literature | NEMLA 2016, March 17-20 | Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers that stake a claim in the cultural significance of representing alcohol or alcohol consumption. How do these representations relate to alcoholism as a disease and the alcoholic as an identity category? Does the text evaluate alcohol abuse morally or politically? Do communities organized around alcohol consumption facilitate social movements based on class, race, sexuality, or gender?

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