displaying 271 - 285 of 409

The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 2/25/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 10:49am
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors
Serena Chou (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) & Simon Estok (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)

MELUS sponsored panels at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 10:40am

MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) invites paper abstracts for the two following sessions at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 in San Francisco, CA.

Session I: Race and Ethnicity in Graphic Narratives
How are the motifs, tropes, and themes of race and ethnicity narrated in one or more American multiethnic (African American, Asian American, Latino/a American, Jewish American, Italian American, Arab American, American Indian, etc.) graphic novels, comics, or sequential storytelling in general? Intersectional engagements with gender, class, sexuality and culture in graphic narratives are also welcome.

Imperial Middlebrow

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 10:22am
University of Reading

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

Professor Christoph Ehland, University of Paderborn, and Dr Kate Macdonald, University of Reading


[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 9:55am
Cardiff University

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl's birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substantial critical attention devoted to the author's work by seeking new ways of understanding his achievement and place in twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture, broadly considered. The emphasis will be on defamiliarizing Dahl in the very act of bringing him 'home'.


Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 8:04am

2nd Global Meeting

Call for Participation 2016

Monday 18th July – Wednesday 20th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Electronic Literature and Narrative Theory (June 16-18, 2016)

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 10:55pm
Narrative Conference and ebr (Electronic Book Review)

Narrative conference and ebr are seeking proposals that explore the relations between the study of electronic literature and the study of narrative theory. Scholarly and critical essays are welcome that address the influence of the network on the project of the humanities, the continually emerging field of electronic literature, and the ways in which the Digital Humanities grapple with (or sideline?) literature, elements of print and screen, and the production of literary works across extended networks..

Digital America Issue no. 7 | Now Accepting Submissions

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 8:33pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 7. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, reviews, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new, global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should engage American life and digital culture and/or digitization in some way. We encourage creative responses to these parameters as we understand the complexities of engaging "America" in a global, networked world.

Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference September 26-28

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 8:14pm
The Center: Women's Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center

The Center at the University of Central Oklahoma, composed of the Women's Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center, invites proposals for presentations at the first annual Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference, which will take place September 26-28, 2016 in Edmond, Oklahoma. The organizers of this international interdisciplinary conference welcome proposals for presentations in a variety of formats that address issues of gender and sexuality in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and fine arts. We invite students, faculty, staff, scholars, and activists to propose papers, panels, roundtable discussions, and poster presentations.

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 7:43pm
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sophia McClennen, Associate Director for the School of International Affairs and Professor of Comparative Literature and International Affairs at The Pennsylvania State University

Young Adult Literature in the Post-Secular Age (collected essays)

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 5:01pm
Jacob Stratman

How are the religious experiences of teenagers expressed in contemporary young adult literature? What is the relationship between the characters' religious beliefs/values and their interactions with parents, their friends, their schools, and their societies (real and fantastic)? How do young adult authors use religious texts, traditions, and beliefs to add layers of meaning to their characters, settings, and plots?

2016 Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Deadline April 15

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 4:25pm
University of Mississippi

The 22nd Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles, works in progress) exploring Southern literature/culture and creative submissions (poetry, short stories, or novel excerpts) exploring Southern themes/settings. Accepted submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, 14-16 July 2016.