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The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:56pm
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

The International Margaret Cavendish Society is pleased to announce that the next biannual conference is set to take place on June 22nd-24th, 2017 at Bates College, Maine. Professor Carolyn Merchant from the University of California, Berkeley, will be the keynote speaker.  Preference will be given to abstracts that closely relate to the conference theme, but all talks about Cavendish, her family, and related subjects will be considered.   

International Conference on Narrative

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Narrative 2017 | Lexington, Kentucky | March 23-26

www.narrative2017.com

The 2017 International Conference on Narrative will be sponsored by the University of Kentucky and held at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky, March 23-26. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 15, 2016.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Judith Butler - University of California, Berkeley

Kenneth Warren - University of Chicago

Linda Williams - University of California, Berkeley

INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

Approaching Deadling: MELUS 2017 Panel on Incarceration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 9:32am
MELUS: Multi-ethnic Literature in the US
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

I am soliciting co-panelists for a proposed MELUS session on writing by and about incarceration. I originally envisioned this panel as a session about prison writing, but I am open to including papers that discuss other forms of imprisonment, including captivity or slave narratives.

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
albeit Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly book reviews exploring the theme of "Black Lives Matter." We are interested in reviews addressing fiction, nonfiction, visual, or digital texts that explore this topic. Examples include but are not limited to: Men We Reaped (Jesmyn Ward); Welcome to Braggsville (T. Geronimo Johnson); “Black Panther” (Ta-Nehisi Coates); Lemonade (Beyonce).

Please email completed reviews to submissions@albeitjournal.com by December 15.

Colloquium for the Study of Latina/o Theory and Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:56pm
Colloquium for the Study of Latina/o Theory and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

 

Colloquium for the Study of

Latina/o Culture & Theory

 

2016-2017 Academic Year

Call for Papers

 

Submission Deadline: September 23

 

 

The Literature of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 5:33am
C21 Literature - Journal of 21st-century Writings
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

CFP Special Issue of C21: The Literature of the Anthropocene

From R.U.R. to Mr. Burns: Science Fiction Takes the Stage

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:56pm
Panel Call for Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 26, 2016

Science Fiction as a genre is ubiquitous in our culture, dominating popular novels and summer blockbuster movies.  Teachers have been quick to note how this pop culture force can draw students into the classroom to discuss ‘high culture’ themes.

The Arts in the Periodical Press

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
Anna Peak
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Special issue of Victorian Periodicals Review: “The Arts in the Periodical Press”

In recent years, scholars have increasingly begun to study Victorian music, dance, and architecture for what they can illuminate about literary texts or Victorian culture, and as worthy subjects in their own right. This special issue of Victorian Periodicals Review aims to deepen scholarly understanding of how gender, social class, and other considerations complicated the relation of “the Victorians” to art through a focus on the arts in the periodical press.

CFP NeMLA (23-26 March 2017): Comics and Graphic Novels in a Transnational Perspective

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:57pm
Allegheny College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

CFP NeMLA (23-26 March 2017): Comics and Graphic Novels in a Transnational Perspective

March 23-26 in Baltimore, Maryland

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting. Please find below a CFP for next-year's NeMLA conference in Baltimore, MD, March 23-26, 2017. If interested, please submit a 300-word abstract through the following link: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16284. The submission opens June 15 and ends Septemer 30. Feel free to forward this CFP to anyone who might be interested.

Sincerely,

Julia Ludewig

Thinking Gender, Imagining Reparations

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:58pm
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2016

UCLA Center for the Study of Women announces

Thinking Gender, Imagining Reparations
27th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference
February 9-10, 2017, UCLA

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