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Queer Theory in African Film and Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 1:26pm
John C. Hawley/ African Literature Today
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

African Literature Today (ALT) 36

Queer Theory in Film and Fiction

Call for Submissions

Ecocriticism and World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:16am
Dr. Manoj Kumar/Dr. Swati Kumari
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Concept Note

Ecocriticism was inaugurated around 1980s as a result of environment revolution that had begun around 1960s after the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. It gives importance to the relationship between human beings and nature, how are human beings affecting nature and vice versa. With time, it impacted in various other disciplines as well thereby evolving as an umbrella term. As an earth-centered approach, it intersected environment and culture and calling for collaboration between natural scientists, writers, literary critics, anthropologists, historians, and more.

MLA 2018: African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:58am
Modern Language Association 2018 (special session)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms Special Session
Given increasing Chinese investment across Africa in addition to longstanding South Asian-African connections, how does expressive culture from the south track or analyze these exchanges? 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2017; Neelofer Qadir (nqadir@english.umass.edu) and Sean M. Kennedy (skennedy@gradcenter.cuny.edu).

Interpreting J.M. Coetzee's The Schooldays of Jesus

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Proposed MLA Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 24, 2017

Interpretations of J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, are welcomed. Submit abstracts of 500 words by 24 March 2017 to Jana M. Giles (giles@ulm.edu).

 

European Writers in Exile (Abstracts Due April 15)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking to round our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

AlterNative Calls for Papers for 2017

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:01am
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

    Call for Papers: 2017

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary, internationally peer-reviewed journal published continually online as well as in quarterly print issues. AlterNative presents scholarly research on Indigenous worldviews and experiences of decolonization from Indigenous perspectives from around the world.  AlterNative publishes articles in English but also welcomes submissions in Indigenous languages, as well as ones that have been previously published in an Indigenous language and are translated into English.

CfA Summer School Transnational Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:03pm
University of Siegen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Call for Applications *new details and closing date below*

Summer School Transnational Graphic Narratives

University of Siegen, 31 July - 5 August 2017

 

MLA 2018: Cosmopolitan Forms

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:03pm
Jessica Valdez; Nan Zhang
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

How do literary forms foster, inhibit, or problematize cosmopolitanism? What forms are more likely to travel across national or cultural boundaries? 250-word abstract by 10 March 2017; Jessica R. Valdez (jvaldez@hku.hk) and Nan Zhang (nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn).

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