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Centering the Margins: Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:17am
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

CFP for Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Graduate Conference 2019

Theme: Centering the Margins
Sponsored by the Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Conference Date: April 6, 2019
Proposal Due Date: January 10, 2019
Location: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Contact: northeasternEGSA@gmail.com

Keynote:
Dr. James Chase Sanchez
Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric
Middlebury College


 

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:44am
Postcolonial Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention

University of Manchester

11–13 September 2019

 

Paper and panel proposals are invited from academics, scholars and postgraduates as well as community organisers and activists with interests in any area of postcolonial studies from any disciplinary, cross- or interdisciplinary perspective and practice.

 

The Special Topic of the 2019 Convention is Justice.

 

Proposals for panels and papers on this theme are particularly encouraged.

 

Keynote speakers:

Graduate Conference: "Comparative Approaches to Turkish Literature"

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:43am
Department of Turkish Literature - Bilkent University (Ankara)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Department of Turkish Literature at Bilkent University invites applications for its annual graduate conference. The general theme of the upcoming conference is “Comparative Approaches to Turkish Literature.”

This two-day conference aims to offer a forum for young scholars interested in looking at Turkish literature(s) broadly defined through new and comparative perspectives, in positioning Turkish literature authors and texts within the framework of world literature, and in discussing relations between Turkish literature and other literatures.

Possible topics may include:

Towards Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

updated: 
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 4:59pm
CECILLE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Towards Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

7-9 November 2019, University of Lille (FRANCE)

Convened by: Thomas Dutoit (CECILLE), Sarah Jonckheere (CECILLE/IdA), and Laura Lainväe (EMMA) 


Keynote speakers:

Sarah Wood, co-editor and advisory board of OLR and Angelaki (UK)

Jesse Oak Taylor, University of Washington (USA)

Ursula K. Heise, UCLA (USA)

 

‘Always Coming Home’: Thinking Utopia-in-Crisis

updated: 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
University of Alabama in Huntsville (English)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

In 1974, in the shadow of the Vietnam War and amidst the economic and political retrenchments of post-1968, Ursula K. Le Guin published The Dispossessed. The novel’s radical innovation of the narrative utopia, with its unblinking acknowledgment of the form’s conceptual as well as practical limits, paradoxically revitalized and reactivated utopia’s uncompromising social vocation for an emphatically anti-utopian era.

CFP: MLA Teaching Postcolonial Environmental Literature and Media

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
Cajetan Iheka/Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Postcolonial Environmental Literature and Media, to be edited by Cajetan Iheka. In the past decade, critical readings of texts from formerly colonized societies have increasingly combined postcolonial and ecocritical perspectives. The rising interest in postcolonial ecocriticism is reflected in curricular offerings, which include entire courses or sections of courses devoted to novels, stories, plays, films, and other media focused on environmental issues in postcolonial settings. The proposed volume sets out to establish the scholarship on the teaching of postcolonial ecocriticism.

2nd Singapore Literature Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:14am
Poetry Festival (Singapore)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

2nd Singapore Literature Conference

Deadline for submissions:

Monday, December 31, 2018

Organized by Poetry Festival Singapore, this conference is slated to take place on Saturday July 27, 2019. The tentative venue is the National Library. Conference participants may also attend events at Poetry Festival Singapore, which will take place from July 26 to 28.

 

Indigenous Shakespeare

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:15pm
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Seeking papers or presentations of scholarly argument and projects/teaching strategies that bring Shakespeare into an Indigenous context or an Indigenous context to the study of Shakespeare.  Panel will be proposed for the 2019 Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) conference, to be held in Hamilton, New Zealand at the University of Waikato campus, 26-29 June 2019.

Please send 250 word abstract of 15-20 minute presentation, including argument or context, any specific Shakespeare plays or texts included in your work, and a one-page abbreviated c.v. that focuses on relevant qualifications as well as academic position (or equivalent), current institution, and degrees and/or other relevant information.

 

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