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RMMLA 2017 Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers: Asian Comparative Literature and Film

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:13am
Brad Lint / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CFP, RMMLA 2017 Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers: Asian Comparative Literature and Film

We welcome paper proposals exploring the broad theme of “Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers” in Asian comparative literature and film. Papers might, for example, consider how national borders and cultural boundaries are circumscribed, maintained, crossed, modified, moved, or eliminated as well as their implications for identity, representation, conflict, and cooperation. Barriers might be considered in either a literal or figurative sense. Topics may include, but are not limited to

• Political and familial division

• Migration, travel, and the expatriate experience

• Postcolonial and diasporic identity

Update: ESC Special Issue on "Transitions"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
ESC: English Studies in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

On July 1, 2017, ESC: English Studies in Canada will be moving from its long-time home at the University of Alberta to its new residence at Western University. To mark this occasion, and as a parting editorial gesture, the Co-Editors will publish a special issue on the theme of “transitions.” The theme avails itself of multiple disciplinary, theoretical, methodological, cultural, political, historical, and other contextual investments. In recognizing that broad applicability, our capacious understanding of the term is designed to invite widespread and diverse interest.

Harf – A Journal of South Asian Studies (Volume Two)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:29am
Harf – A Journal of South Asian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Harf: A Journal of South Asian Studies invites academic work from undergraduate and graduate students working on South Asia. We are a new journal published out of McGill University in Montreal. We welcome all submissions pertaining to the anthropology, history, literatures, and religions of South Asia. We are interested, particularly, in essays that explore marginalized voices, communities, practices, and concepts. Submissions must be double-spaced and 15-30 pages in length, inclusive of all endnotes, footnotes, and bibliography. Submissions must be formatted according to the Chicago Manual of Style as per the notes and bibliography system.

2nd Call for Papers: Other Codes / Cóid Eile - Digital Literatures in Context

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 8:49am
Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2017

The First Galway Digital Cultures Initiative Conference

The Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, 11-12 May 2017 

2nd Call - Closing 3 February 2017

We have already received a number of proposals for presentations ranging from digital activism and social media poetics to experimental digital aesthetics and genres. We welcome further proposals on these and other topics related to the conference theme, and also accept reflective performances or presentations of creative digital works. 


 

CFP - Linguistics, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:42pm
Darinka Marolova/ International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The “LLC – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” is a peer reviewed journal. We welcome submissions focusing on theories, methods and applications in Linguistics, Literature and Culture.

According to LLC policy, the journal will provide:

– An agile and objective review procedure

(a review form is available on the website: see submission part)

– A letter of acceptance, which is issued right after positive reviews

– No additional costs for hard copies and post fees

Humor, globalization, and culture-specificity in modern and contemporary art

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:39pm
Radboud University, Open University, Frans Hals Museum / De Hallen Haarlem, the Netherlands
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CFP: Humor, globalization, and culture-specificity in modern and contemporary art (Haarlem, the Netherlands, June 16, 2017)

 

Frans Hals Museum│ De Hallen Haarlem; Radboud University Nijmegen, Open University, the Netherlands, June 16, 2017

Deadline for abstract submission: March 1, 2017

Date of notification: March 15, 2017

 

Humor, globalization, and culture-specificity in modern and contemporary art

 

The Stories We Tell: Forceful Discourses and The Veracity of Narrative(s)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 5:40am
Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Conference University of California Merced
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 17, 2017

The Stories We Tell: Forceful Discourses and the Veracity of Narrative(s)

An Interdisciplinary Conference

Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

University of California, Merced

Merced, California

April 22nd 2017

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Keisha-Khan Y. Perry, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University

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Theoretical Analysis at Work

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:05pm
Laura Tilton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Laura Tilton

Prof. Greg Salyer

LIT-500-Q1414 Literary Theory

1/02/17

Theoretical Analysis at Work

The Cultures of New India

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:17pm
Shri Ramswaroop Mmeorial University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 7, 2016

Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University

Invites you to the

First International Literary Conference

 (Sponsored by the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy and the South Asian Diaspora International Researchers' Network, Monash University, Australia)

 

The Cultures of New India

18th-19th February 2017 (www.conference.srmu.ac.in)

Performing Epic/Epic Performance

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Tenth Celtic Conference in Classics- McGill University/Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: Performing Epic/Epic Performance

A panel at the Tenth Celtic Conference in Classics
19-22 July, 2017 in Montreal, Canada
Co-Hosted by McGill University and Université de Montréal

This panel invites participants to a conversation at the intersection of theory and practice on Homeric epic performance. We are interested in how diverse contemporary performance practices, especially "durational" performances, can help enliven our understanding of Homeric performance.

“Minority Cultural Production and the Ethics of Pedagogies of Dissent” for ASA 2017: Pedagogies of Dissent

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
Christian Ravela
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Proposals are invited for a session on “Minority Cultural Production and the Ethics of Pedagogies of Dissent” to be held at the American Studies Association conference in Chicago, Illinois from November 9-12th 2017.

 

Perhaps no other set of cultural objects has been more repeatedly called upon in pedagogies of dissent than minority cultural productions. Indeed, minority cultural production is often tasked to teach histories of domination and resistance along the axis of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Yet, such a task can often slides into liberal pedagogies of sympathetic identification and tolerance in which the aim is no longer material social transformation but personal understanding.

 

North Dakota Quarterly Special Issue on Transnationalism

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
North Dakota Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

In his essay “Reflections on Exile,” the Arab intellectual Edward Said noted that the difference between earlier exiles and those of our own times is “scale”: “our age—with its modern warfare, imperialism, and the quasi-theological ambitions of totalitarian rulers—is indeed the age of the refugee, the displaced person, and mass migration.” Exile and migration—the experiences of being separated from one’s homeland—have informed intellectual, cultural, artistic and political thought since antiquity all over the world.

In the Spirit of Nationalism: Reconsidering the Intersections of Nation and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
University of Ottawa, Department of English Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

In the Spirit of Nationalism: Reconsidering the Intersections of Nation and Literature

Department of English Tenth Graduate Student Conference

University of Ottawa

17-19 March 2017

 

Current events, such as Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary, the Brexit vote, and the international affairs policies instilled by the Republican Party in the US, encourage a reconsideration of the concepts of nation, nationalism, and the nation centre. What has been the role of the nation in shaping cultural identities? What is the current place of the nation in a globalized world? Are nations defined by geographical boundaries? What is the role of literature as it intersects with these matters throughout history?

Genre in Africa

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 2:43pm
Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry
Special Issue: Genre in Africa
Guest Edited by Tsitsi Jaji and Lily Saint

This special issue considers genre from the perspective of the history of African cultural production. African postcolonialities present uniquely generative lenses through which to examine a pressing question in contemporary literary studies: what is genre good for today?

[Extended Deadline 1/9]: Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to Global Ecocriticism Graduate Colloquium

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 2:42pm
Graduate Colloquium of the University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to Global Ecocriticism
Graduate Colloquium of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
University of Maryland-College Park
Friday, March 3, 2017 – Saturday, March 4, 2017
www.breakingnewgroundumd.weebly.com

Keynote speaker: Dr. Stephanie Posthumus, McGill University
Abstract proposals due: January 9, 2017

Approaches to Teaching the Work of Edwidge Danticat

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 1:46pm
Celucien L. Joseph/Indian River State College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

 

 

Approaches to Teaching the Work of Edwidge Danticat

 

Suchismita Banerjee, Marvin E. Hobson, Danny Hoey, and Celucien L. Joseph (editors)

 

Extended Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

 

Submissions remain open for 2017 ASLE Conference till December 21

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:20pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Due to some requests for a bit more wiggle room, we will continue to keep submissions open in Submittable till the end of the day tomorrow, 11:59pm EST on December 21.

If you have not yet submitted, there is still time!

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery
June 20-24, 2017
Wayne State University, Detroit MI

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Early Modern Nasty Women: Shrews, Scolds, and Whores

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:20pm
NWSA Early Modern Women Interest Group
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2016

Members of the National Women’s Studies Association Early Modern Women Interest Group seek paper proposals for a panel on “Early Modern Nasty Women: Shrews, Scolds, and Whores” for the NWSA annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland, Nov 16-19 2017.

The Early Modern Women Interest group aims to propose a sponsored panel under the conference subtheme of “engaging, questioning, and transcending the state.”

We seek papers that address:

  • Canonical early modern women writers’ support of state power

  • Early modern representations of disruptive, unruly, or innovative women

Canadian Literatures and Time

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:03pm
15th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference (Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

15th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference

Jointly Organized by Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke

Morrin Centre, Quebec City

 

March 23-24, 2017

 

‘Bengali Society, language & literature: Cultural transactions among Neighbour(s).’

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
Sidho Kanho Birsha University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Introduction: ‘Bengali Society, language & literature: Cultural transactions among Neighbour(s).’

Concept Note:

With this end in view, submissions are invited from academics drawn from different disciplines such as literature, Literature and literary criticism, comparative literature, linguistics, Folklorostics, Cultural Sutdies, Information Science, History, Economics, Geography, Political science, Eenvironmental Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy, Fine Arts, Music etc. who are working on issues concerning Bengali Society, Cultural transactions among Neighbour(s). Possible themes on which submissions are sought include, but are not limited to, the following:

Natura 2017: Knowledges in Contact - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:59pm
Natura: THe Science and Epistemology Working Group at Rutgers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Hosted by Natura, A Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2017 Natura Conference explores how systems of knowledge interact. Isabelle Stengers calls for a cosmopolitics that will allow an “ecology of practices” to flourish. We seek papers that explore the tensions and potentials that arise when ways of knowing collide. How do new and emergent ways of knowing interact with established systems of knowledge? How has this process occurred historically as well as in the present? How are emerging epistemologies created, consolidated, and defended? By whom and for what purposes?

GENTES, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 5:49pm
University for Foreigners of Perugia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES ABSTRACT JUNE 30TH 2016 // DEADLINE AUGUST 31ST 2016

GENTES is an open access on-line journal of Humanities and Social Sciences published under the auspices of Perugia University for Foreigners ISSN: 2283-5946 (Volume III, Issue 3, 2016).

Brave New World: Revisiting Globalization in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 5:32am
McGill University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

Brave New World: Revisiting Globalization in Literature and Culture

A Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference hosted by the English Department of McGill University

Montréal, February 17-19, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Dec. 30, 2016

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Call for papers for Spring Issue of Reconsidering Development Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:17am
Reconsidering Development
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Reconsidering DevelopmentCall For Papers Spring 2017The editorial board of Reconsidering Development invites submissions for the Spring 2017 volume of the journal. Reconsidering Development is an open access, peer reviewed e-journal that aims to create an equitable space for dialogue and discussion concerning the theory and practice of international development. Submissions can be research articles, policy briefs, book reviews, and photo essays on a variety of development topics. Previous issues have included articles on development and aid, economics, education, the environment,  health, and language, but submissions are not limited to these topics.

CFA: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Trans-Asian Indigeneity")

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:17am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for Applications: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Trans-Asian Indigeneity")

 

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: 

“Trans-Asian Indigeneity”

 

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 18-24, 2017. This year’s Institute, directed by Neal Keating, Pasang Yangjee Sherpa and Charlotte Eubanks, focuses on the topic of “Trans-Asian Indigeneity.”

CFP Taboo - Issue 24, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 27, 2017

FORUM Call for Papers, Issue 24: Taboo Taboo permeates all aspects of everyday life, acting as the boundary against which society polices human experience and experimentation. Frequently characterised as social or religious customs that proscribe particular ideas, practices, words or persons, taboos not only help define a set of shared rules for society, but also clarify the limitations of the accepted.  Kelly Hurley highlights the positive facets of taboo, suggesting that it is only through the enforcement of certain boundaries that humans might “continue to experience the world as an epistemologically stable site” (The Gothic Body 25).

Submissions open for Journal Letras de Hoje

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

Submissions open for Journal Letras de Hoje

Theme: The fictional character (v 52, n.2, April / June 2017).

Guest Editors: Carlos Reis (University of Coimbra) and Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS)

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