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Essays/Research Papers on Motherhood

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:37pm
Dr Arpita Ghosh / Kristu Jayanti College Autonomous
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

This edition tries to look into the struggles and empowerment of those mothers who showed courage to subvert the social construct and redefine “motherhood” in their own way; mothers who dared to transgress and transcend the threshold of domesticity, thereby, carving a niche for their successors to follow suit.

We welcome original, unpublished research papers related to the concept of “motherhood” with specific focus on mothers who have transgressed or subverted the societal norms. Topics for papers may include the various aspects of motherhood but are not limited to:-

Call for papers

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
the quint: an interdisciplinary online quarterly from the north
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017

The quint’s thirty sixth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.  The deadline for this call is 15th August 2017—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board.  Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.

Call for book reviewers

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:37pm
Africa in Words
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Africa in Words, a site dedicated to cultural production in Africa, is looking for reviewers interested in African literary and cultural production. Currently, our site has an average of 6,500 readers each month from over 100 countries, with our largest readerships based in the UK, US, South Africa and Nigeria. We cover books, art, film, history, music, theatre, ideas and people and the ways they interact, through their publication and circulation, with societies, economies and space.

CFP: Women in Literature Panel at PAMLA Nov. 10-12

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:37pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

We invite proposals for papers dealing with any aspect of women in literature. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2017 conference theme of "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, & Ways of Seeing." Possible foci might include narrative perspectives and frames; visual aesthetics; voyeurism; beauty and sublimity; and/or constructions of subjectivity.

Proposals may be submitted via PAMLA's online submission form: http://pamla.org/node/add/proposal

Hong Kong Studies - a new bilingual, interdisciplinary academic journal seeks submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Hong Kong Studies published by Chinese University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Submissions are solicited for the inaugural issue of Hong Kong Studies (https://www.chineseupress.com/index.php?route=product%2Fproduct&product_...). Hong Kong Studies is the first bilingual academic journal to focus on Hong Kong from an interdisciplinary arts and cultural studies perspective. Published by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, the journal will launch in 2017. The editors believe that the timely expansion of the field of Hong Kong Studies warrants a journal of its own, in order to provide a focused platform for facilitating exchange between different disciplines and viewpoints in relation to Hong Kong.

MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

Hong Kong Studies - a new bilingual, interdisciplinary academic journal seeks submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:41am
Hong Kong Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Submissions are solicited for the inaugural issue of Hong Kong Studies (https://www.chineseupress.com/index.php?route=product%2Fproduct&product_...). Hong Kong Studies is the first bilingual academic journal to focus on Hong Kong from an interdisciplinary arts and cultural studies perspective. Published by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, the journal will launch in 2017. The editors believe that the timely expansion of the field of Hong Kong Studies warrants a journal of its own, in order to provide a focused platform for facilitating exchange between different disciplines and viewpoints in relation to Hong Kong.

CFP: Oceanic Literatures and Cultures for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:21pm
Stanley Orr, University of Hawai'i, West O'ahu
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

While islands of the Pacific figure prominently in the Western imagination, literary and cultural productions of Oceania are generally elided in Humanities scholarship of the continental U.S. Since its inception in 2008, PAMLA's standing session on "Oceanic Literatures and Cultures" has featured papers on indigenous, settler, and touristic artists of the Pacific as well as mass/popular cultural phenomena in and about Hawai'i and other "insular" locales. This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing.

CFP: Postcolonial Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:21pm
Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo, University of Hawaii, West Oahu
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This session invites papers that explore any aspect of postcolonial literature. Papers that engage with issues of visuality, visibility, and ways of seeing are particularly welcome.

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

CFP: Asian Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:20pm
Satoko Kakihara, California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This panel seeks any and all papers related to Asian literature, especially in relation to this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing. 

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

Journal of Intercultural Inquiry

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:37pm
Dr Geoffrey Nash, University of Sunderland, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

CFP Journal of Intercultural Inquiry

Call for Papers Date:

Date Submitted: 2017-04-26
Contact email: geoff.nash@sunderland.ac.uk

Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures: call for papers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:36pm
Hunan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures (CN43-1537/H) , established in 2016, is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. The journal publishes research articles, reviews, and interviews. Its purpose is to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of research that explores scholarship in different languages and cultures. The journal invites contributions, in English, from authors in all relevant scholarly disciplines related to the study of linguistics, literature and culture and translation. Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures has an international standing, attracting submissions and participation from all countries in the world. Submissions can be delivered electronically as Word file attachment.

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.

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions (PAMLA 2017)

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:09pm
Stephanie Hankinson / University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions

PAMLA 2017

115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions 

 Presiding Officer: Stephanie Hankinson, University of Washington

The Task of Ecocriticism in the Age of American Empire

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:09pm
American Studies Institute at Seoul National University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Task of Ecocriticism in the Age of American Empire

 

American Studies Institute, Seoul National University

 

Date of Conference: 25 - 26 August 2017

Location: Seoul National University, South Korea

Call for Papers Deadline: May 31, 2017

 

Foreign Languages and Cultures: Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:06pm
Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures (CN43-1537/H), established in 2016, is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. The journal publishes research articles, reviews, and interviews. Its purpose is to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of research that explores scholarship in different languages and cultures. The journal invites contributions, in English, from authors in all relevant scholarly disciplines related to the study of linguistics, literature and culture and translation. Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures has an international standing, attracting submissions and participation from all countries in the world. Submissions can be delivered electronically as Word file attachment.

MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

CfP for the Panel: Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts, Florence, Italy, 22 - 23 June 2017

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:44am
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts, Florence, Italy, 22 - 23 June 2017

Panel Proposed by: Dr. Panayiota Chrysochou, The University of Cyprus

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The panel is part of the 6th Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

22 – 23 June 2017, Florence, Italy

 

Deadline: 10th of May 2017

 

Panel Description:

Strangers, Foreigners and Aliens (Articles: 6/15/2017)

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:44am
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Lincoln Humanities Journal is requesting submissions for its 5th special issue, to be published in December 2017, on the topic of Strangers, Foreigners and Aliens. Contributors are invited to examine (a) the issue of otherness as a philosophical and existential condition; (b) the reality and representations of immigrants and foreigners in the political discourse, the arts, the humanities, the media and the social sciences; (c) the ethical, cultural, political, and social ambivalence toward immigrants; and (d) the legal processes (local, national, international) by which people are made to feel outsiders / insiders.

CRIP WORLD

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:08pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies Vol. 44 No. 1 | March 2018

Call for Papers CRIP WORLD

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: April 15, 2017

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Atlantic World Arts--Sept. 7-9, Featuring the NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL and FIONA RITCHIE

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Atlantic World Research Network - UNC Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 17, 2017

The Atlantic World Research Network is pleased to announce our 2017 conference, "Atlantic World Arts: Collision, Fusion, Revision," an international, inderdisciplinary conference presented by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in partnership with the National Folk Festival.

Featuring

Fiona Ritchie, National Public Radio (“The Thistle & Shamrock”)

Dr. Doug Orr—President Emeritus, Warren Wilson College; Chancellor Emeritus, UNC Asheville

Dr. Candace Keller, Michigan State University

Dr. Jeff Titon, Brown University

Deadline Extended: CFP for Postcolonial Interventions, Vol.II, Issue 2 (June 2017)

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:05pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 16, 2017

A.K. Ramanujan in a poem entitled “Small-scale Reflections on a Great House” had mused, “Sometimes I think that nothing/that ever comes into this house/goes out. Things come in every day/to lose themselves among other things/lost long ago among/other things lost long ago”. The description may seem oddly apt for the field of postcolonial studies which continues to search for new shores even as some of the concerns of the past begin to fade with inevitable processes of history. Even as the field remains committed to a quest for emancipation from violence and discrimination and deprivation, caused by the forces of race, class, gender, sexuality and a number of other factors, the modalities continue to change and the boundaries begin to blur.

“Languages of Urbanization and Visions of the City”

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
América Crítica (University of Cagliari, Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

The second issue of América Crítica (December 2017) will include a section on “American cities and the city in America”, edited by Javier González Díez (University of Turin) and Fiorenzo Iuliano (University of Cagliari).

Frontiers of Narrative Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:49pm
Frontiers of Narrative Studies (De Gryuter)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

A peer-reviewed journal of international scope, Frontiers of Narrative Studies features articles reporting results of research in all branches of narrative studies, in-depth reviews of selected current literature in the field, and occasional guest editorials and reports. Its broad range of scholarship includes narratives across a variety of media, including literary writing, film and television, journalism, and graphic narratives. It welcomes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narratives of all kinds from a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural perspectives. Particular emphasis is placed upon state-of-the-art research in the field of interdisciplinary narrative inquiries.

Historical Dialogue

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:43pm
Kritika Kultura
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Historical dialogue is a growing field of scholarship and practice that engages with the legacy of historical violence and its ties to contemporary politics. It is informed by the recognition that many contemporary conflicts germinate from the memory of past violence, and it is particularly pertinent for the field of conflict transformation and prevention in conflict and post-conflict societies. By its very nature, then, historical dialogue is multidisciplinary, taking place within academic disciplines as well as (but not exclusively) with law, journalism, education, film, art, and literature.

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