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UPDATE SEEKING REPLACEMENT FOR MSA 19 PANEL Collage and Its Cognates as Feminist Methodology

updated: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 9:43am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 14, 2017

Due to unforseen circumstances, I am unable to attend MSA 19 in Amsterdam this year (8/10-13). I'm looking for someone to replace me on my panel. Below is the original cfp. If your work is a good fit, please email 1-2 sentence description of your paper and a short scholarly bio to algreen@msu.edu by July 14.

 

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Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Nowell Marshall
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

(Proposed special session for the 2017 NASSR conference)

Since the mid-1990s, a number of studies have not only extended the years that “Romanticism” encompasses as a literary and cultural period but also suggested that classic gothic literature (1764-1824) holds a significant place within Romantic studies. Thanks to presses like Broadview and Valancourt, a host of classic gothic novels by Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Charlotte Smith, William Godwin, Regina Maria Roche, Charlotte Dacre, Percy Shelley, and others that were once out of print and available only in special collections are now easily accessible.

Call for Papers: Excellent Undergraduate Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Queen City Writers / University of Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by

undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We are currently seeking

submissions for the spring 2017 and fall 2017 issues; we operate on a rolling deadline basis and

will consider students’ works as we receive them.

Our three reviewed sections include Inquiry, 2,500-5,000 word critical essays informed by

research; Multimedia, video, audio, or mixed media pieces of 15 minutes or less and

accompanied by an artist’s statement that explains purpose, motivation, discussion of medium,

and so on; and Storming the Gate, featuring 1,250 to 2,000 word essays by first-year writers in

Undergraduate Refereed Journal Needs Reviewers

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Queen City Writers / University of Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by

undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We seek faculty

reviewers to complement our current staff. Graduate students, contingent faculty, and

tenured faculty are welcome. Reviewers for our journal need two characteristics: 1. A

commitment to undergraduate writing, digital composing, and publication; 2. A

professionalism that means submitting thorough reviews that meet our journal’s guidelines by

deadlines. We ask that our reviewers offer rigorous feedback aimed at facilitating

publication-quality work, but also show sensitivity and an encouraging attitude toward

Empowering the Armenian Women

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
American University of Armenia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

Individuals representing international and Armenian organizations and universities (e.g., academic, non-academic, state and local/Marz governmental, non-governmental, business, political, cultural, social, etc.) are encouraged to submit  abstracts of papers or presentations to address one or a combination of the following issues:

Principled Separatists: Representations of Withdrawal and Dissent in American Literature and Culture -- ASA 2017

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Matthew Mosher
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Non-guaranteed session for ASA (American Studies Association) 2017. From the hermit’s tales of the eighteenth century through the writings of transcendentalists in the nineteenth and expatriates in the twentieth (to name only a few), American writers and cultural producers have long represented separation from society as a form of political, social, and/or cultural dissent. This panel seeks to examine such representations with an eye toward their inherent ambiguities. To what degree and under what conditions can dissent, a form of oppositional political engagement, stem from what is ostensibly a strategy of disengagement—i.e., separation and withdrawal?

Captivating Criminality 4 Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Captivating Criminality Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

29th June – 1st July 2017

 

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK

 

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fourth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous three successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present will examine what is arguably the very heart of this field of critical study.

 

The Writer as Recluse in American Literature -- MLA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Matthew Mosher
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Non-guaranteed session for MLA 2018. This panel seeks to explore the figure of the reclusive writer in American literature, and is open to papers on both fictional writers in literary works as well as real-world writers of literary works. All periods and critical approaches welcome. 300-word abstract and brief biographical statement by March 1 to matthew.mosher@stonybrook.edu.