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[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)

Endings

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Graduate English Association, Department of English, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

ENDINGS
Graduate English Association, Department of English, University of Toronto
Thursday, April 27th, 2017

                                                                                              

It isn’t absurd, e.g., to believe that the age of science
and technology is the beginning of the end for humanity.

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Culture and Value

We have come so far; it is over.

Sylvia Plath
“Edge”
 

Southbound Visions: Welcoming South Asian Culture Studies to Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
National Ilan University Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 16, 2017

For many decades the predominant academic envisioning of South Asian literary and cultural forms has been undertaken through the theoretical glasses of postcolonial, diaspora, and “ethnic” studies. South Asian literary studies as undertaken by the majority of scholars in the West continues to emphasize the works of Commonwealth artists and authors of South Asian heritage writing from within the West, such as Salman Rushdie, V.S. Naipaul, and Jhumpa Lahiri. This remains true as well for scholars and critics in Southeast and East Asia whose proximity to the South Asian subcontinent might naturally encourage their interest, such as those writing from universities in urban centers of learning such as Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, and Taipei.  

 

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Rothemere American Institute, Oxford University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

 

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium exploring the interstices of poetics in the circum-Atlantic region since 2000, to be held at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford on May 19, 2017.

 

CFP: PAMLA 2017 Conference Special Sessions Proposals

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Call for PAMLA 2017 Conference Special Session Proposals: “The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing” (Deadline January 3, 2017)

 

The theme for PAMLA 2016, the 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, to be held on November 10-12, 2017 at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii, will be “The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing.”

 

Proposals for special sessions are also welcome for other themes or topics not covered by one of our regular, standing sessions.

 

Virginia Woolf and the World: Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
Jeanne Dubino (Appalachian State University) and Paulina Pajak (Wroclaw University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers: Virginia Woolf and the World

 

“As a woman my country is the whole world.” Virginia Woolf’s declaration in Three Guineas gains new meaning in the context of her increasingly global reception and legacy. To capture the many Woolfian currents now circulating around the world, we are proposing a new volume, Virginia Woolf and the World, edited by Jeanne Dubino (Appalachian State University) and Paulina Pajak (Wroclaw University).

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to Global Ecocriticism Graduate Colloquium

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:24pm
Graduate Colloquium of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to Global Ecocriticism

Friday, March 3, 2017 – Saturday, March 4, 2017

Graduate Colloquium of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of Maryland-College Park

www.breakingnewgroundumd.weebly.com

 

Keynote speaker: Dr. Stephanie Posthumus, McGill University

Abstract proposals due: January 9, 2017

 

UPDATE - Law and Literature from the Global South

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:02pm
Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Spring 2018 Special Issue: Law and Literature from the Global South

Guest Editors: David Babcock (James Madison University) and Peter Leman (Brigham Young University)

 

Deadline for Submissions (approximately 4,000-5,000 words): DEADLINE EXTENDED - January 15, 2017

Website: jcpcsonline.com

Contact Email: jcpcs.lawlit@gmail.com

 

de genere journal / Small Islands? Transnational Solidarity in Contemporary Literature and Arts

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:55am
de genere Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Small Islands?Transnational Solidarity in Contemporary Literature and Arts

Editors for this issue: Rita Monticelli and Lorenzo Mari

 

While revising her ground-breaking essay titled “Under Western Eyes” (1986) for Feminism Without Borders. Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (2003), Chandra Talpade Mohanty suggested that, however difficult, the conversation between Euro-American, postcolonial and other feminist traditions still envisions the “practice of solidarity” – rather than of “sisterhood” or other related terms – as a specific, transnational form of “anticapitalist struggle”. 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Toxic/City

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:55pm
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

EXTENDED DEADLINE! New deadline is January 12, 2017.

 

Toxic/cities 

19th Annual Graduate Student Conference

March 2-4, 2017

Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 12, 2017

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Andrew Culp (University of Texas, Dallas) and Dr. Nandita Mellamphy (Western University)

 

Presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism

Western University invites you to take up the topic: Toxic/cities

(Im)mobility and Violence

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
English Graduate Student Society University of Montreal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

(Im)mobility and Violence 

14th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 16-17, 2017 

ASLE 2017 Conference Deadline Extended to December 19

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 19, 2016

Deadline for Sumbission Extended to December 19, 2016

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery

Call for Papers, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
(ASLE) Twelfth Biennial Conference
June 20 - 24, 2017

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

http://asle2017.clas.wayne.edu

 

Minnesota Writing and English Conference

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
Minnesota Writing and English Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017

   The annual Minnesota Writing and English Conference(MNWE) will be held at Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota on March 31, 2017-April 1, 2017. The theme  of the conference is "Connecting Landscapes." Our age of globalization and  virtual communities can obscure the reality that we are all literally grounded in our landscapes, our locales and institutional sites. MnWE's theme, Connecting Landcapes, invites us to consider the most fruitful ways of connecting geographical and metaphorical landscapes. As English educators, we speak of discovering "where we stand" on issues, of being "moved" by words and images, and of using languagae to change others' positions and points of view and create movement.

AlterNative Calls for Papers for 2017

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary, internationally peer-reviewed journal published continually online as well as in quarterly print issues. AlterNative presents scholarly research on Indigenous worldviews and experiences of decolonization from Indigenous perspectives from around the world.  AlterNative publishes articles in English but also welcomes submissions in Indigenous languages, as well as ones that have been previously published in an Indigenous language and are translated into English.

WORLD LITERATURE AND GLOBAL CORE TEXTS

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:05am
Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

WORLD  LITERATURE  AND GLOBAL CORE TEXTS

 

An international conference

hosted by

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Singapore University of Technology and Design

 26-27 June 2017

 

Keynote speakers:

David Damrosch

Harvard University

Chair, Department of Comparative Literature

Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Comparative Literature

Director, Institute for World Literature

 

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