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Interpreting J.M. Coetzee's The Schooldays of Jesus

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Proposed MLA Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 24, 2017

Interpretations of J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, are welcomed. Submit abstracts of 500 words by 24 March 2017 to Jana M. Giles (giles@ulm.edu).

 

European Writers in Exile (Abstracts Due April 15)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking to round our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

AlterNative Calls for Papers for 2017

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:01am
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

    Call for Papers: 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.

Why Remember? Memory and Forgetting in Times of War and Its Aftermath

updated: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 4:54pm
PARC University of the Arts, London; Salem State University, Massachusetts, USA; WARM Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Why Remember? Memory and Forgetting in Times of War and Its Aftermath

3-Day Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia, June 30th, July 1st, July 2nd 2017

Sponsored by PARC University of the Arts, London; Salem State University, Massachusetts, USA; WARM Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Keynote Speakers include
Simon Norfolk, photographer, and Vladimir Miladinović, artist, and Ron Haviv and Lauren Walsh, photographer and filmmaker team

SCSC 2017: Milwaukee (26-29 Oct)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:01am
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its 2017 annual conference, to be held 26-29 October 2017 at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The deadline for proposals is April 15, 2017. Visit the SCSC website (http://www.sixteenthcentury.org/) for more information and links to submit proposals.

Renaissance Drama - Regular Panel at SCMLA

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:01am
South Central Modern Language Association Conference - Oct. 5-8, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The conference theme is "Moving Words: Migrations, Translations, and Transformations," but papers are welcome on any topic pertaining to Renaissance Drama. Send abstracts of 250 words to Rochelle Bradley (rochelle.bradley@blinn.edu).

Old and Middle English Language and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:03pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Anglo Saxon and medieval writers spilled considerable ink considering the concept and nature of truth, how to find it and/or represent it, and how to interpret it or use it. Often this search involved conducting an exploration of two different, often opposing, perspectives, such as Christian-secular, right-wrong, art-logic, auctor-compilator, etc.

In keeping with the conference theme of “Artists and Activists”, this panel invites papers that address any and all approaches taken in the name of the search for truth or the exploration of binaries in service to the truth in any Old English or Middle English text or author.

CfA Summer School Transnational Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:03pm
University of Siegen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Call for Applications *new details and closing date below*

Summer School Transnational Graphic Narratives

University of Siegen, 31 July - 5 August 2017

 

MLA 2018: Cosmopolitan Forms

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:03pm
Jessica Valdez; Nan Zhang
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

How do literary forms foster, inhibit, or problematize cosmopolitanism? What forms are more likely to travel across national or cultural boundaries? 250-word abstract by 10 March 2017; Jessica R. Valdez (jvaldez@hku.hk) and Nan Zhang (nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn).

CFP: The third International Conference on Popular Culture and Education

updated: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:08pm
Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities, The Education University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Abstract sumission deadline is now extended to May 15th, 2017

submission via email: cpch.notice@eduhk.hk (Mr. Manni Cheung, Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities, The Education University of Hong Kong)

 

The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities and the Department of Literature and Cultural Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong is pleased to announce The Third International Conference on Popular Culture and Education, which will take place in Hong Kong, July 20th-22nd, 2017.

MLA 2018: Blurring Boundaries: Designing Interdisciplinary Humanities Curriculum

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:03pm
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY and NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Academic institutions are structured so that different disciplines are housed in different departments. However, in recent years, there has been a call to augment the interdisciplinary scope of the humanities curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This push for greater interdisciplinarity in the humanities has resulted from many factors including the need to recruit students to increase humanities enrollments, a desire to sustain student interest in the humanities, better employment opportunities for those on the academic job market, and the production of unique, multi-faceted scholarship.

Documents in Human Life: Fresh Approaches

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:04pm
Proceedings from the Document Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 12, 2017

Documents play roles in all aspects of human life. Recognizing this, the Document Academy seeks to celebrate and explore documents beyond traditional and formal academic research publications. We take inspiration from works such as Pablo Neruda's odes to common things and memoir essays telling the stories of particular documents, such as “The Money,” by Junot Diaz. Such approaches have the capacity to illuminate aspects of reality that are overlooked by traditional academic research.

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