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Narratives of "Comfort Women" in WWII - SAMLA 89 Conference - Atlanta, GA Nov. 3-5, 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:30am
Dr. Laura Barberan Reinares
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017

This panel welcomes papers analyzing fictionalized narratives of "comfort women" (military sexual slaves during WWII) in literature and/or film. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme of "High Art/Low Art" are especially welcome. By May 28, please submit a 500-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Laura Barberan Reinares, Bronx CC of the City University of New York at laubarberan@gmail.com.

CFP MLA 2018: The Language of Populism (3/15)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
David Bahr/MLA-Nonfiction Prose Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This guaranteed session explores populism as a “discursive style” of paranoia, division, identity formation, conspiracy and/or emergency, among other categories. All periods/global perspectives welcome. 300-word abstracts by March 15; David Bahr (dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu)

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
UC Berkeley / UC Santa Cruz
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Call for Proposals

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, 2017

http://communalpresence.com

Featuring:

Mike Amnasan, Dodie Bellamy, Nayland Blake, Bruce Boone, Dennis Cooper, Gabrielle Daniels, Renee Gladman, Robert Glück, Rob Halpern, Carla Harryman, Kevin Killian, Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Camille Roy, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Gail Scott, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Dana Ward

Proposals are invited for papers, panels, and short-format projects to be presented at a conference on New Narrative writing being held at the University of California, Berkeley on October 13-15, 2017.

Logic and Literary Form

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Logic and Literary Form
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

Logic and Literary Form

MLA 2018 Special Session Proposal - Poetics Out of Place

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Modern Languages Association 2018 Convention, Jan 4-7 New York
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017

Poetics Out of Place 

Special Session
Seeking papers addressing applications of poetry outside the domain of poetics "proper." Abstracts of approximately 300 words and brief bio by 12 March 2017; Rebecca Kosick (rebecca.kosick@bristol.ac.uk).

Global Fantastika: Special Edition of Fantastika Journal

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Global Fantastika: Special Edition

Fantastika Journal

 

“Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fiction, or any other imaginative space.

MLA 2018: Leonora Carrington at 100

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Andrew Ferguson
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This panel seeks to build on the resurgence of interest in the work of Anglo-Mexican surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington inaugurated at her death in 2011 at age 94, and continuing through major career retrospectives in Dublin (2013) and Liverpool (2015). For many years, criticism on her writings has been held up by the relative unavailability of her works. Forthcoming centennial reissues of her complete stories (Dorothy Project) as well as her memoir, Down Below (NYRB Classics), however, offer the chance to resituate her work within recent scholarly work on modernism, surrealism, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, gender studies and sexuality, trauma studies and neurodiversity, translation studies, and more.

Eborakon Journal Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Eborakon Journal, University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 19, 2017

 

 Call for Submissions

Eborakon

Issue 4

 

CFP: MLA Roundtable - "Bildung Across Languages"

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Melissa Gelinas and Jocelyn Frelier
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

Call for Proposals: “Bildung Across Languages”

 

MLA Convention 2018

 

New York City

January 4-7 2018

 

Ingenium: The Making of Renaissance Genius

updated: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:49am
Judith Deitch
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

 

What was the attitude towards genius in an age that produced a great number of polymaths?  Is ingenium strictly a natural disposition, innate quality, talent or temperament? Or to what extent must this natural quality be formed through a process of education, including self-education? Papers are invited for a special session at the Neo-Latin Congress at Albacete, Spain, 29 July - 3, August 2018, that focus on a single subject who worked in Latin in the period. The theme of the congress is Humanity & Nature: Arts & Sciences in Neo-Latin Literature. Please send your abstract of 150-200 words as a Word attachment, including your name, institutional affiliation (if any), address, email, and telephone number.