The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
April 12-15, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA
The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
Call for PapersHumanities for STEMUsing Archives to Bridge the Two Culture DivideHumanities for STEM Research Collaborative Symposium | New York University | April 6-7, 2018
CFP Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017
Humanities for STEM is a research collaborative at New York University that focuses on how the study of primary sources, archival research, and associated methodologies of the humanities can be used to enhance the understanding of science (including medicine), technology, engineering, and mathematics. We are convening a symposium in April 2018 and seek papers from faculty, librarians, archivists, and others along this theme.
Dear All, please consider submitting an abstract for the panel "Il carcere come spazio letterario" that will be held during the next NeMLA Annual Convention - April 12-15, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA The aim of this panel is to explore the idea of prison as a literary space.
Research Papers on World Literature deadline for submissions: June 30, 2017 full name / name of organization: Impressions : A Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ImpressionsA Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies ISSN 0974-892X
The latest issue of Impressions (Vol. XI, Issue I, January 2017) is now accessible at www.impressions.org.in.
Call for Papers
Deconstructing Islamophobia Conference
September 16 and 17, 2017
At Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH
Please submit a 250-300 word abstract for a 15-minute paper, musical performance, short film, or creative presentation by July 15, 2017 at:
We seek papers to round out an exciting collection of essays on the subject of “food and feast in premodern outlaw tales.” Although we are happy to consider abstracts on Middle English outlaws, we are especially interested in work that considers topics related to food and/or feasting in the following areas: pre-Conquest English, medieval Scandinavian, medieval continental, or early modern outlaws in history, literature, and/or culture. We welcome essays from any discipline. Please send an author bio and abstract for a 6,000-8,000 word essay to Melissa Ridley Elmes at MElmes@lindenwood.edu by August 1, 2017.
April 12-15, 2018- Pittsburg, PA
Panel title : “Representing ‘Frenchness’ in Anglophone TV Series, Cinema, Songs and Literature"
After In-Yer-Face: Remnants of a Theatrical Revolution
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP), a peer-reviewed open source online journal, is accepting articles for our Winter 2018 issue, How Do We Survey. We are interested in articles by instructors and their experiences in teaching the American literature survey course in all its permutations. How are the classics and contemporary American authors balanced in surveys? What are the difficulties? The benefits? Any issue pertaining to teaching American literature is welcome, from assignment creation, gender issues, difficulties with translations, to first-hand accounts of both successes and failures.
Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 3, 2018 (new deadline - June 30)! Edited by: Martin Simonson & Raúl Montero Gilete Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas, Ana Daniela Coelho & José Duarte
Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. It aims at promoting science fiction and fantasy in the humanities while, at the same time, providing a forum for discussion on all aspects of science fiction and fantasy by welcoming innovative approaches and critical methodologies to the critical and creative landscape.
In 2018, Laurence Sterne’s _A Sentimental Journey through France and
Italy_, the author’s ‘work of redemption,’ will have been
entertaining, touching and outraging readers for 250 years. To mark
the sestercentennial anniversary of its publication and Laurence
Sterne’s death, we are pleased to issue a call for proposals for
contributions to an essay collection, _‘A Legacy to the World’:
New Approaches to Laurence Sterne’s ‘A Sentimental Journey’ and
other Works_. We are particularly interested in new explorations of
affect, culture, gender, class, religion and nation, and in studies of
connections between _A Sentimental Journey_ and other works by Sterne
SAMLA is again pleased to offer prospective participants the opportunity to submit abstracts to a General Call for Papers. Before submitting to the General Call, please review our current list of SAMLA 89 CFPs. The General Call will be used to build programming from accepted abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs.
This panel examines the active participation of women in the public dialogue through the prism of their periodical publications. The rise of the periodical press has been recognized as a key factor in the formation of the public sphere in the nineteenth century (Habermas 1962). Studies of twentieth-century editorship, however, tend to take the institutionalization of editorship for granted. Male editors are often known by name, and they are studied in the light of their impact on the socio-political landscape of their time. Historically, however, editorship (and women’s editorship in particular) was often anonymous or pseudonymous and even explicitly staged as performance.
Traditionally, the study of early Chinese philosophy has been bifurcated along a specific methodological axis. Classical sinology has often focused on issues of textual criticism and reconstruction of certain lines of intellectual filiation between texts and schools, while comparative philosophy has tried instead to extract from these texts certain kinds of issues and truth claims which could intervene in debates often still founded on European texts. Both of these perspectives are important, and they have never been hermetically sealed, as many scholars have been comfortable working in both modes. However, this structural orientation of the discipline has encouraged a certain kind of binary vision when approaching early Chinese texts: the proper frami
Fostering Global Competence: Teaching Language and Culture Through Film
The session aims to reimagine the fundamental pedagogical role of foreign language and culture courses in the college curriculum in the era of globalization. Providing students with cultural experience is the objective and challenge in beginners’ language and culture courses. Films can provide the narrative of our fast-changing time, allowing reflection on global issues as well as cultural values. This session will explore whether it is possible to add relevant content to our instruction to help students reflect on the global era.