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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Epistemologies of Sight and Touch in American Literature

updated: 
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 2:03pm
Emily Butler-Probst/ Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This session welcomes papers that explore the nature of sight and touch as sources of knowledge in American literature. Papers analyzing the use of touch as a means of resolving doubts about visual knowledge or the different implications of gathering knowledge through sight as opposed to touch are particularly encouraged. 

Call for Papers (Translogopoiea)

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Fudan Center for Literary Translation and Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

As is said in Book of Poetry, “The baskets of offerings are presented to them./ The men love me, /And will show me the perfect path. (translated by James Legge)” As one of the top three universities in China, Fudan has been dedicated to supporting literary translation and translation studies since Mr. Yan Fu, the most influential translator and translation theorist in modern China, became its second president in 1906. Founded at Fudan University on December 6th, 2013, Fudan Center for Literary Translation and Studies is an integral part of Fudan’s long established endeavor.

CFP: IASPM-US Annual Conference, March 8-11, 2018

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States Branch
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS
IASPM-US 2018 Annual Conference
Going To The Country: Pastoral-National-Musical

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States Branch invites submissions for its 2018 conference, which will take place March 8-11, 2018, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. All topics pertaining to popular music, broadly defined, including works, practices, and styles not explicitly created for mass reproduction, will be considered. The theme for the 2018 conference is “Going to the Country,” and we encourage submitters to incorporate this theme into their work.

Call for Chapters on Macbeth

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Salem Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

The editor of Critical Insights: Macbeth for Salem Press is seeking proposals for original critical readings of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. All topics and critical methodologies are welcome, particularly those that employ specific theoretical approaches to engage productively with interpretive problems in the text. At least one essay from each of the following subfields is desired for publication: gender studies, queer studies, postcolonialism, transnational studies, book history, cultural history, ecocriticism, film studies, linguistics, and digital humanities.

Call for Session Proposals: 49th Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, PA

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Theme: "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes and Imagined Worlds"

Propose a session at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature approximately 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

Interdisciplinary Shakespeare Beyond Theory

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:45am
The Shakespeare Association of Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Interdisciplinary Shakespeare Beyond Theory

The Shakespeare Association of Korea

International Conference

 

Date: Oct. 27-28, 2017

Place:  Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, South Korea

 

[UPDATE] Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:48am
Anne DeLong/Transylvanian Society of Dracula
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.

Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail. Send electronic submissions to journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu.

Gendered Ecologies and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:55am
Jillmarie Murphy, Union College and Dewey Hall, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Gendered Ecologies and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

Jillmarie Murphy and Dewey W. Hall, Editors

Union College and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers Deadline: August 31, 2017

 

“Flâneur of the American Underclass: Lafcadio Hearn and the Invention of Place in Cincinnati and New Orleans, 1872-1887” (ALA Symposium)

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:12pm
Society for the Study of Working-Class Literature (ALA, New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 5, 2017

American Literature Association Symposium
“Regionalism and Place in American Literature”
September 7-9, 2017
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, Louisiana

“Flâneur of the American Underclass: Lafcadio Hearn and the Invention of Place in Cincinnati and New Orleans, 1872-1887”

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:57am
Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

Thursday 25th May 2017, 6-7:30 PM

Academic labour is often considered to be abstract and disembodied in the popular imagination, and its recent transformation by digital technologies might make this seem even more the case. But the advent of the digital also makes all with digits, physically standardising scholarly activity into the same few motions required to interact with a keyboard, mouse or screen. Academic work has a real, and for some, a lasting, corporeal impact.

Eudora Welty Review (annual). Submissions for Vol. 10 (2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
Eudora Welty Review, Dept. of Engish, Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

The Eudora Welty Review publishes scholarly essays, book reviews, and regular features for news and notes, textual analyses, checklists, and new archival materials. The editors of EWR are constantly seeking new information about such Welty news items as adaptations of her works, forthcoming conferences of interest to Welty scholars, and awards given to Welty in acknowledgement of her contributions to American literature. The EWR is an invaluable resource for Welty scholars and lovers of Welty’s work.

CFP Transformations Pedagogy

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR
TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
Deadline: May 31, 2017 All Topics Welcome

Teenage Kicks: Global teenage cultures, representations and practices

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

CFP: Teenage Kicks: Global teenage cultures, representations and practices

Saturday 9 September - Sunday 10 September 2017

Venue: Room 3002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: to be confirmed
Speaker(s): Dr Kate E. Taylor-Jones, School of East Asian Studies, Sheffield University
To attend: booking will be available soon, please check back

 

2017 Northeast Popular Culture Association - Comics and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: 

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on comics and graphic novels for its fall conference to be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on October 27-28, 2017

A wide range of topics will be considered; however, in an effort to best serve the medium and culture that make up comics, applicants are encouraged to deal with comics in a theoretical framework. Papers that demonstrate the role of comics in the broader cultural and critical discussion are preferred. Applicants should feel welcome to submit papers on the role of mainstream comics, independent comics, webcomics, strip comics, and underground comix.

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