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Hard-Boiled Femininities

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
ALA Symposium--Criminal America: Reading, Studying and Teaching American Crime Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2016

The hard-boiled in crime and detective fiction is frequently associated with a nostalgia for an imagined white, working-class, American masculinity. Yet, women writers and characters also address the hard-boiled, often in order to modify, critique, or resituate it within cultural frameworks.

Amended Deadline: The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:04pm
The David Henry Hwang Society Session at the 41st Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Inaugural Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

The David Henry Hwang Society was founded in 2016 at the Comparative Drama Conference with the goal of promoting scholarly examination of Hwang’s theatrical works. Since his first breakout play, FOB, in 1980, David Henry Hwang has proven the most significant and prolific Asian American playwright to date.  From the global phenomenon of M. Butterfly and more recent successes with Yellow Face and Chinglish,Hwang has staged stories of the Asian American experience and explored questions of race, culture, and identity.

 

Twin Cities - Reconstruction and Reconciliation after 1945

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Tom Allbeson & Christoph Laucht (Swansea University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Call for ContributionsSpecial Issue: ‘Twin Cities - Reconstruction and Reconciliation after 1945’ We are seeking to publish a special issue on the topic of twin cities in the postwar period.

American Documentary Poetics--American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

American Documentary Poetics

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA

Call for papers on any topic related to American docupoetics/investigative poetics. Part documentary, part imagination, investigative poetry incorporates a variety of data and reportage into the poem—including photos and images, testimonials, interviews, facts and figures—in order to explore the historical and political conditions of contemporary culture.

 

Submit 250 to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by January 15, 2017, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University, at tana.welch@med.fsu.edu 

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: QUEER AFFECTIVE LITERACY

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Justin P. Jimenez and Nicholas-Brie Guarriello
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2016

Queer Affective Literacy:

Fostering Critical Emotional Sensibilities in the Classroom

 

Editors:  Justin P. Jiménez, University of Minnesota

              Nicholas-Brie Guarriello, University of Minnesota

Background:

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 12:46pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice.  The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.

 

Extended Deadline 1/24 Rebecca Harding Davis and Louisa May Alcott at ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 25-28, 2017 in Boston, MA.  For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org

Feminisms and Rhetorics Conferece 2017

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Feminisms and Rhetorics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Department of English, together with Program in Women and Gender Studies, the College of Arts and Sciences, and University Libraries at the University of Dayton (UD) invite proposals for the Eleventh Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference to be held at UD October 4-7, 2017.

2017: A Clarke Odyssey: A Conference Marking the Centenary of Sir Arthur C. Clarke (9 December 2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:37am
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Saturday 9 December 2017

 

Keynote Speakers: Stephen Baxter

Dr Sarah Dillon (University of Cambridge)

 

Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the most important British sf writers of the twentieth century – novelist, short-story writer, scriptwriter, science populariser, fan, presenter of documentaries on the paranormal, proposer of the uses of the geosynchronous orbit and philanthropist.

 

We want to celebrate his life, work and influence on science fiction, science and beyond.

 

We are looking for twenty-minute papers on topics such as:

 

Italian Journal of Science & Engineering

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:37am
Call for Papers for the 1st Issue (2016): Italian Journal of Science & Engineering
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers for the 1st Issue (2016): Italian Journal of Science & Engineering

We would like to invite you to submit your original work for consideration and possible publication in our research based scientific journal.

Italian Journal of Science & Engineering (IJSE) is a multidisciplinary, an open-access, internationally double-blind peer-reviewed journal that is publishing 6 issues per volume (bio-monthly). Italian Journal of Science & Engineering providing a platform for the researchers, academicians, professionals and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research articles, review articles and technical note.

Trans-Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 8:18pm
Trans-Humanities/ Ewha Institute for the Humanities, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Trans-Humanities
Ewha Institute for the Humanities
Ewha Womans University
52, Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-750 Republic of Korea
Tel: 82-2-3277-6596/6597; Fax: 82-2-3277-6598
Email: trans@ewha.ac.kr; Website: http://eih.ewha.ac.kr

[Reminder] ASLE CFP: "Health and Environment"

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:37am
Ben Murphy / UNC-Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2016

Seeking presenters for a panel proposal for the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference in Detroit, MI, June 20-24, 2017

Health & Environment

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