This summer marks twenty years since J.K Rowling published her first Harry Potter novel in the U.S. Since then, readership of the novels has expanded continually; there has never been a more successful book series (450 million copies sold and counting) or a more culturally prominent literary phenomenon. “Muggle” is now in the Oxford dictionary, and still today the series holds a venerable place on the New York Times Bestseller List.
world literatures and indigenous studies
For Medieval Association of the Pacific 2018 Conference, Las Vegas Nevada (April 2018)
EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 12th
Date: February 16-17, 2018
Location: McGill University,
Department of Indian and World Literatures
International Conference on
Indian Literature as World Literature: Past, Present, Future
18 to 20 January 2018
The American University in Dubai
April 5-7, 2018
Widening the Lens: Beyond the Orient and Occident
in Narrative Perspectives of the East and West
CFP: Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences (Essay Collection)
Olaf Berwald, Steve Dowden, and Gregor Thuswaldner, eds.
What are the consequences of Bernhard’s writing? This collection of essays (in English) will take up the question of Bernhard’s worldwide impact on fiction and theater since his death in 1989.
CALL FOR PAPERS, 2018
MARCH 23-24TH, 2018 || CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
Faulkner and García Márquez
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 11-13, 2018
This “Faulkner and García Márquez” conference invites proposals for 15-20 minute papers on any topic related to William Faulkner and/or Gabriel García Márquez. All critical approaches, including pedagogical, are welcomed. We are particularly interested in inter-textual approaches that treat both authors. Proposals for organized panels are also encouraged.
Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies
Call for Papers
CROSSINGS: ULAB JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES (ISSN 2071-1107) is inviting scholarly articles for its Volume 9 to be published in July 2018.
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2018
To reflect a diversity of interests, contributions are not confined to any particular theme; however, submissions should be broadly of interest to those concerned with the study of language and literature.
We also invite book reviews for this issue. Please contact the editors in advance with details of the book you wish to review.