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Call for Hispanic/Latino Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:14am
South Texas College - Interstice
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

South Texas College’s publication Interstice is looking for Hispanic and Latino book reviews to incorporate in their upcoming 14th volume. Submissions are accepted by January 15, 2018. 

The review must adhere to the following criteria.

Armed Conflict and its Afterlives: The Uses of War in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:30am
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Armed Conflict and its Afterlives

The Uses of War in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula

 

University of Pennsylvania

Spanish and Portuguese Department Graduate Conference

February 23rd-24th 2018

 

Keynote Addresses: Juan Pablo Dabove & Cristina Rivera Garza

 

 

Call for Papers

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 4:10pm
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Submissions to both the general section and the Forum should be between 3000 and 6000 words (not including the bibliography). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted according to the most recent MLA guidelines. Submissions should be uploaded as MS Word files through our website and online submission system. (https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/criterion/)

Literacy, Journey, and Cultural Encounter

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, university of Monastir, Tunisia in partnership with LAD, university of Sfax
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Republic of Tunisia

The Higher Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities, University of Monastir in partnership with “l’Association de la Creation Culturelle” and the research laboratory “Approches du Discours” (LAD), University of Sfax organize an international conference on

 

Literacy,  Journey,  and Cultural Encounter

 

Venue : The Higher Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, University of Monastir, Tunisia.

 

April 11-12-13, 2018

Horror Vacui: 5th Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese - University of Minnesota

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Department of Spanish & Portuguese - University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The graduate students from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our annual conference, titled ''Horror vacui: V Annual Graduate Student Conference''. The conference will take place on March 30-31, 2018 in Minneapolis. Through the Latin expression horror vacui we intend to synthesize a comprehensive Western tradition of the creation of and approach to different kinds of emptiness, be they linguistics, political, cultural, or artistic voids, whose mere existence generates anguish and, thereby, legitimizes the strategies of their occupation and suppression.

We are proud to announce the participation of the plenary speakers:

Comparative World Literature Conference: Borders, Place, and Translations

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:11pm
California State University, Long Beach, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

The 53rd Annual Comparative World Literature Conference: Borders, Place, and Translations

Dates: April 25th-26th, 2018

Location: Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

From Starbucks’ retail-branding as a “third place” between home and work to Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, the places of our lives are simultaneously locations and conceptions. To be in a place is to do the representational work of defining that space’s affective and pragmatic borders.

ORIENTATIONS: A CONFERENCE OF NARRATIVE AND PLACE

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018

We are excited to announce the CfP for Orientations: A Conference of Narrative and Place, to be held on the 30th and 31st of May 2018 at the University of Nottingham. Orientations is an interdisciplinary, international conference exploring the relationship between narrative, space, and place.

We are further delighted to announce that our first keynote will be delivered by Fiona Mozley, writer of the Booker Prize nominated novel Elmet (2017). Details regarding our second keynote will be released soon.

Thinking the Global with Literature (journal special issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:18am
New Global Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

For this literary-focussed issue of the New Global Studies journal we invite proposals for essays on any aspect of literature’s engagement with ideas of the global, from the ways in which literature’s conceptual reach may help us to think the possibilities of the planetary, to how the global literary marketplace can act as a barometer for shifting cultural norms.

The central question that this special issue poses is: how does literature help us to conceptualize the global? Secondary to this, the issue asks how literature, literary theory, and literary movements and networks may help us to shape, observe, and define what Bruce Mazlish called the ‘emerging global civil society’.

2018 Annual Conference: Diversity through Language

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
New England Translators Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

 

We are looking for proposals for 60-minute presentations at the 2018 Annual Conference of the New England Translators Association. The conference will take place on Saturday, April 28, at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Our theme for 2018 is Diversity through Language. We are open to proposals from all sectors of the field of translation and interpreting and hope to once again have separate tracks for interpreting, translation and technical/support/tools.

We can pay a small honorarium for your presentation, as a token of gratitude. Registration for the conference is also waived for presenters.

Global Black Desires

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:33pm
The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean Conference

GLOBAL BLACK DESIRES: FREEDOM AND CONSTRAINTS

 

Conference date and location:

May 4, 2018

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

New York City

 

Deadline for submissions: January 5, 2018

 

(call for chapter proposals) Moving Stories: Emotion in, through, and around Texts for Children and Young Adults

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:54pm
Ed. Karen Coats and Gretchen Papazian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Humors. Passions. Sentiments. Sensibilities. Feelings. Emotions. Affect. Are they natural, learned, culturally scripted? Are they embodied, biochemical, contagious? Are they personal, interpersonal, social? Are they rational or impulsive? Are they good or dangerous?  Can they be controlled? How are they framed similarly or differently in relation to identity categories (e.g. gender, age, race, class, nation)? How do textual forms function to generate them for readers?

 

Trans_____ Feminisms

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:23am
Graduates in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

“Trans____ Feminisms” 

Annual Graduates in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Conference at Penn State

February 24th, 2018 in the Oak Building

 

Call for Papers:

Literary Critical Essays on Harry Potter

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
Cecilia Konchar Farr/St. Catherine University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

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.

Monstrous Monarchs/Royal Monsters

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
MEARCSTAPA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

For Medieval Association of the Pacific 2018 Conference, Las Vegas Nevada (April 2018)

Edited Volume: Violent Narrators in Spanish American Contemporary Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:23am
Ana Maria Mutis / Trinity University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

NEW DEADLINE - 1/15/2018

The topic of violence has been of significant importance in Spanish American literature. Brutal dictatorships, revolutionary wars, drug-related violence, and guerrilla warfare have left a strong imprint on contemporary Spanish American literature. Despite this, there are few literary works presented through the point of view of the perpetrator of violence and told in his or her voice. Consequently, few studies investigate the construction of these voices and analyze the effect of this narrative design in the literature of violence.

Alternative Realities: Myths, Lies, Truths, and Half-Truths (Articles: 6/15/2018)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:01pm
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The Lincoln Humanities Journal is requesting submissions for its 6th special issue, to be published in December 2018, on the topic of Alternative Realities: Myths, Lies, Truths, and Half-Truths. Contributors are invited to examine (a) the truths of what is fact and what is fiction; (b) the real, the fake and their representations: art, illusion and history; (c) the misuse of deception; and (d) the ethical, cultural, political, and social ambivalence toward myths, lies, truths, and half-truths.

Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Gregor Thuswaldner
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

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: Francophone Louisiana’s International Relations (April 1, 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:30am
American Council for Québecois Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Though often represented as a marginalized or isolated region of the Francophone world, on the one hand, as well as distinct from the rest of the United States, on the other, Louisiana has been situated for more than three centuries at the crossroads of countless cultural, linguistic, and institutional exchanges. Alongside these realities highlighted in recent historiography, contemporary efforts to promote French and Francophones cultures of Louisiana have benefited from numerous international partnerships. In order to explore the international relations and transnational dynamics that have shaped Louisiana from the colonial period until now, we are pleased to accept abstracts for presentations relevant to Francophone Louisiana.

Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:12am
eTropic journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

‘Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries’ reminds us that urban environments are both created and creative spaces. This Call for Papers is concerned with the peopled and lived experiences of cities and how these interact with built, natural and cultural environments. The CFP is interested in processes of tropical space and place-making, with an emphasis on key areas that make up lived cities in the tropics: creative economies, cultural and natural landscapes, aesthetics, urban myths and story making, sustainable practices, heritage, everyday life, community practices and liminal spaces.

Call for Abstracts: Egyptian Film Posters

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
City Lights Posters
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

City Lights Posters invites submissions for its debut special anthology publication, devoted to a wide ranging and multi-layered assessment of Egyptian film posters from the 1930s to 1980s.

 Articles should be written in English or Arabic. Articles must be informative and intellectually stimulating, yet entertaining and highly readable to reach a wider audience.

 

Indicative list of appropriate subjects:

 1 - The history of Egyptian film posters: historical development of the craft of poster making, biographical accounts of distinguished poster artists, etc.

2 - Representations of gender, class, nation, ideology, or religion in posters.

Ethnicity and Immigration in the Midwest

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature/American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for Papers

“Ethnicity and Immigration in the Midwest”

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

American Literature Association Annual Conference

San Francisco, California

May 24-27, 2018

 

CATR2018 conference Call for Open Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:36pm
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Canadian Association for Theatre Research / L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)

Kingston, Ontario @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University

Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018

 

Call for Papers

DEADLINE 8 DECEMBER 2017

 

La version française suit.

 

Fieldwork: Excavations and Exchanges in Drama, Dance, Theatre, and Performance Studies

Edited volume: Inscriptions in Medieval Literature (Arabic Literature)

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:32pm
Prof. Christine Neufeld/Eastern Michigan University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

 Edited Volume: Inscriptions and Extraordinary Forms of Writing in Medieval Literature This edited volume on inscriptions and inscriptionality in medieval literature stems from the Material Textual Culture Research Consortium at the University of Heidelberg.

Extended CFP - SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Southwest Popular /American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

 

 

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Myth and Fairy Tales

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017 November 15, 2017

 

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