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Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled: Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

Editors: Lisa Bernstein and Tulin Ece Tosun

Deadline for Proposals: April 1, 2018

 

“I  am  all  for  putting  new  wine  in  old

bottles,  especially  if  the  pressure  of  the  new  one

makes the old bottles explode”

           Angela Carter

“Notes from the Front Line”

 

Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:51am
University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations

Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic

26th – 27th April 2018

The Shifting Landscape of Crime on the German Small Screen

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:17am
German Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

We are soliciting abstracts for a panel at the German Studies Association Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA September 27-30, 2018.

Traditionally the small screen has portrayed danger and crime in the context of the metropolitan, but shows like Weinberg, Dark, Tatort, Polizeiruf 110, among others have increasingly shifted the focus to suburbs, small-towns, and countryside infringing on the tranquility of these supposedly safe spaces. These shows expose the deviance and intrigue of non-metropolitan locales. Does this conflict move from the city and into the small-town or have these towns always maintained an undercurrent of menace, of which we are just now aware? 

The Philosopher Franz K. - The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 53 (2/2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:31pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers

 

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 53 (2/2019)

 

The Philosopher Franz K.

 

Editors:

Barry Smith (University at Buffalo)

Monika Stępień (University of Warsaw)

 Sonia Kamińska (Jagiellonian University)

 

 

Literary Explorations: Where Do Words Take You?

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:31pm
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association at Louisiana State University

 

lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

Topics 

Topics could include but are not limited to:

  • Wanderlust
  • Literary vessels
  • Pilgrimages
  • Expeditions
  • Vagabondage
  • Discoveries
  • Odysseys

Presentations

 

Presentations should be between 15 and 20 minutes long.

 

Abstracts

 

Re/Collections -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

Re/Collections

Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to January 26th, 2018

 

Women of Color

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:37am
Women of Color/SCMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

We are interested in reading your abstract of 500 words, or less, surrounding Women of Color as it pertains to issues in literature, media and film.

Please email your abstracts to either one of us: 

Chair

Christel Woods sapoet77@gmail.com

Secretary

Rosemary Briseno rbriseno@sulross.edu

Can the Migrant Speak?

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:28am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

“Can the Migrant Speak?”
Romance Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference Harvard University
April 6-7, 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Sandra Ponzanesi (Utrecht University)
Prof. Amy Sara Carroll (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

“Can the Migrant Speak?” engages with the figure and agency of the migrant. It is not often that we hear about - or listen to - the migratory experience from those undergoing it themselves. By asking this question during a time of tumultuous political change, we directly address the roles of our disciplines, and academia as a whole, in relation to this issue that continues to shape lives across the globe in powerful ways.

Psychology of the Fairy Tale/Fairyland Fiction

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:05pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

Papers/presentations examining the fairy tale/fairyland fiction through a psychoanalytic lens are invited. Please submit 250 word abstracts to padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com by February 23, 2108. 

CFP for Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. III, Issue 2, June 2018

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:05pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

 

'This world was unified, first of all, by a common purpose: to provide the corrective of laughter and criticism to all existing straightforward genres, languages, styles, voices, to force men to experience beneath these categories a different and contradictory reality that is otherwise not captured in them.'

                                                                                                                                                                            "From the prehistory of novelistic discourse", Bakhtin

Queer life in the global South (conference and edited collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:30am
WJ Strydom, UNISA, South Africa
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 2, 2018

Queer life in the global South

Conference to be held at UNISA Pretoria, South Africa on 22-24 February 2018  (abstract submission extended to 20 January), followed by edited collection in early 2019.

The upcoming February lectures conference and edited collection will explore how, in contemporary South Africa, queer lives and queer writing intersect with the narratives of colonial history, the actualities of the postcolonial now, and, specifically, the drive towards decoloniality.

We would like to invite chapter contributions that open spaces of discussion and exploration between queer theory and narrative(s) of the contemporary moment in South Africa, but also more generally in the global South, such as:

Palgrave Studies in Education and Transculturalism[London, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 onwards]

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:59pm
Series Editor: Ranjan Ghosh (University of North Bengal)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Advisory Board

Bernadette Baker, Wisconsin University, Madison, USA

Jason Beech, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aries, Argentina

Mark Bracher, Kent State University, USA

Stephen Carney, Roskilde University, Denmark

Irving Epstein, Illinois Wesleyan University, USA

Walter Omar Kohan, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Brazil

Jeffrey di Leo, University of Houston-Victoria, USA

Zsuzsa Millei, University of Newcastle, Australia

Daniel O Hara, Temple University, USA

Torill Strand, University of Oslo, Norway

Sam Wineburg, Stanford University, USA

Flight

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:59pm
Adel Bahroun / Faculty of Arts and Humanities; university of Kairouan; Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Republic of Tunisia

Ministry of Higher Education

University of Kairouan

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

English Department

 

Call for Papers

FLIGHT

International Multi-Disciplinary Conference

April, 23, 24, 25, 2018

 

The English Department at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Kairouan announces a multi-disciplinary international conference on “Flight”.

 

Crises and Death in the Hispanic World (article)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:56pm
Esther M. Alarcon-Arana (Salve Regina University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018

We have been enduring a long period of crises that are changing the way individuals see themselves and their relationship to others. For instance, the effects of the 2008 economic crisis in Spain have incentivized a reflection on both the bad direction of the country’s politics and on the faulty transition to democracy after Franco’s death in 1975; climate change is not only posing environmental challenges, but also political ones, as the current Puerto Rican crisis demonstrates. Crises change paradigms, and, like in the recent cases of Spain and Puerto Rico, the outcomes are highly unfavorable, leaving victims to suffer their improper management.

 

2nd Annual Languages and Literature Conference Comparative Literature Graduate Association—Louisiana State University

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
LSU Comprative Literature Graduate Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Call for Papers:2nd Annual Languages and Literature Conference
Comparative Literature Graduate Association—Louisiana State University
“Time, Consciousness, and Exile”
March 9-10, 2018, LSU, Baton Rouge Campus

Jocasta: What is it like to be deprived of your country? Is it a great calamity?

Polynices: The greatest: the reality far surpasses the description.

Jocasta: What is its nature? What is hard for exiles?

Polynices: One thing is most important: no free speech.

Jocasta: a slave’s lot this is, not saying what you think.

Polynices: You must endure the follies of your ruler.

Jocasta: That too is hard, to join fools in their folly.

Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:12pm
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

                                                                                                     DEADLINE EXTENDED: JANUARY 14, 2018

Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

 

Abstract submission deadline: January 14, 2018

https://mattersoffactblog.wordpress.com/

Edwidge Danticat Society at ALA, May 24-27, 2018 (San Francisco)

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Edwidge Danticat Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Edwidge Danticat Society: ALA 29 (2018)

The American Literature Association Conference

May 24-27, 2018

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA

 

24th Annual Carolina Conference for Romance Studies - April 5-7, 2018 - Visions and Revisions: Romance Utopias and Dystopias

updated: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 9:46am
UNC - Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dear Colleagues, We have extended the deadline for abstract submissions until January 18 for the 24th Annual Carolina Conference for Romance Studies (April 5-7, 2018). You can find the Call for Papers below, as well as in the included attachment. We hope that you will be able to attend and listen to our keynote speakers: - Enrico Cesaretti, Associate Professor of Italian at the University of Virginia (http://spanitalport.as.virginia.edu/people/efc4p)- Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University (

Iranian children and young adult literature and film

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Persian Literary Studies Journal (PLSJ)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Persian Literary Studies Journal special issue:

Call for papers for a special issue on Iranian children and young adult literature and film. The editor invites papers for a special issue on different aspects of Iranian children and young adult literature and film. Manuscripts (text, quotations, and endnotes) should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words following the MLA Style Sheet, 8th edition. Please submit through http://plsj.shirazu.ac.ir. Deadline for submission, April 1, 2018.

 

Contact Info: 

Editor: Farideh Pourgiv, Shiraz University

Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

 

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018

https://mattersoffactblog.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Pauline Wakeham (Western University)

Shifting Time Frames in Rural versus Urban Topoi. Temporalities of Modernism Conference. Cluj-Napoca, 2-4 May 2018

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Babes-Bolyai University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Following the economic development of the mid-nineteenth century, writers and journalists increasingly focused on urban contexts and the experience of protagonists moving from rural to urban backgrounds. As a result, modern authors refer to the coagulating ferment of the metropolis for characters undergoing a formative change, while more numerous voices later investigated the opposite, the fragmenting if not destructive impact on both individuals and the social groups they belong to.

Revolution/Révolution: A Graduate Conference in French and Francophone Studies

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:09pm
Graduate Students of the Yale French Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Revolution/Révolution

 

A Graduate Conference in French and Francophone Studies

Hosted by the Yale French Department

April 6-7 2018

Keynote Speaker: Madeleine Dobie (Columbia University)

 

“La révolution littéraire et la révolution politique ont fait en moi leur jonction.” (Victor Hugo, in Tas de pierres, n.d.)

 

We speak of revolutions in many different registers, from political to literary. What does it mean for a movement to coalesce under the label of “revolution?” What makes a change “revolutionary?”

 

Mapping the Text

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
NYU English / NYU Libraries / Mapping the Text
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the “Mapping the Text” conference, occurring at New York University on Saturday 21 April 2018. The conference will be held in conjunction with the annual Culture Mapping event hosted at New York University, which will occur on Friday 20 April 2018. The Culture Mapping event will be hosted by NewYorkScapes, a research community dedicated to exploring the literary, historical, and social aspects of the city of New York using digital forms of scholarship.

2018 Deep South in the Global South Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:26am
Deep South in the Global South Conference/ University of Louisiana Lafayette EGSA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 31, 2017

Second Annual DSGS Conference

March 22-24, 2018

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

 

Whether in the American or global context, Souths are the site of cheap labor, once exploited agriculturally and then industrially for the profit of the colonizing and industrialized and technologically advanced Norths.

 —James L. Peacock, Carla Jones, and Catherine Brooks, “Gatokaca Drive,”

The American South in a Global World (2005)

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