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ASLE 2019 Panel: "Experimental Ecologies"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:30pm
Christopher Walker, Colby College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

For this ASLE 2019 panel, we invite papers that explore the intersections of environmental thinking and experimentation. From Thomas Moore’s "Utopia" (1516) to Charles Darwin’s studies on the Galápagos in the nineteenth century, places such as islands, as well as human and nonhuman bodies, have been figured as sites of aesthetic, political, and scientific experimentation.

Russian & American Short Stories and Influence Abstract: 11/15/2018; Completed Draft: 3/15/2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:37pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Though usually relegated to second status critically, the short story is having a moment. When Canadian writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013, it was specifically for her contribution to the short story genre. As a writer who does not write novels, she acknowledged the importance of the award: “It’s a wonderful thing for the short story.” Indeed.

 

NETSOL-CFP-Fall 2018-Interdisciplinary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:36pm
Netsol: New Trends in Social and Liberal Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Faculty-owned and faculty-run, open-access interdisciplinary journal, NETSOL (ISSN 2469-4002), is still accepting submissions for Fall 2018 issue.

 

Caribbean Literature at CEA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:35pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, Caribbean Literature at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

 

Captivity Narratives/Studies

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:27am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 40th Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Albuquerque, NM February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Panels are now forming for presentations regarding all aspects (historical, literary, cultural, etc.) of Captivity Narratives and studies. All topics and approaches to the genre are welcomed. Graduate students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate (with monetary awards for the best graduate student papers) - or to simply register to attend the conference and its captivity narrative panels.

Call for Papers on Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:15pm
Amy S. Fatzinger / Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers
Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture Area

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 40th Annual Conference

February 20-23, 2019
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://southwestpca.org/

Reminder: Activism, Advocacy, and the Archive

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:10pm
NeMLA 2019 in Washington D.C.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

While historical and literary archives have long been integral to the study of the humanities, they are more than simple repositories for historical artifacts. They don’t just preserve works and fragments to be studied, they help us, as scholars, to actively engage in the public sphere. As Randall C. Jimerson notes “Archivists can use the power of archives to promote accountability, open government, diversity, and social justice.” In doing so, archivists can democratize information and open up new avenues of knowing by employing ethical and objective—but not neutral—strategies. This can be especially important for subjugated communities, who’s histories and cultures have been bound and kept distinct.

CFP Volume 9 of Apollon Digital Journal

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:09pm
Apollon Undergraduate Digital Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Apollon intends to publish superior examples of undergraduate humanities research from a variety of disciplines as well as intellectual approaches.

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