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Third Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:03pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Third Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 20-22, 2018. Lisbon, Portugal)

Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED TO February 14, 2018

Graduate students wishing to be considered for supplemental travel funding must submit a full paper by February 28, 2018

 

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its third biennial conference to be held in Lisbon, Portugal. 

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:35pm
Joshua Bartlett, University at Albany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson

Description:

This panel seeks papers that consider the work of Rachel Carson from both literary and environmental perspectives -- that explore its growing critical possibilities and theoretical potentials -- and that address Carson's influence on contemporary artists and writers.

Abstract:

HISTORICIZING VIOLENCE: THE CONTESTED HISTORIES OF PRESENT DAY CONFLICT

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:50pm
Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen, Centre for the History of Violence, University of Newcastle (Australia)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

 

HISTORICIZING VIOLENCE: THE CONTESTED HISTORIES OF PRESENT DAY CONFLICT

ROME Ÿ, 22-24 NOVEMBER 2017

Convened by the Centre for the History of Violence, University of Newcastle (Australia)

Special Issue TWC CFP: Fans of Color, Fandoms of Color (3/1/18; 3/15/19)

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:49pm
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

In a 2015 essay in Transformative Works and Cultures, Rebecca Wanzo calls for “a new genealogy of fan studies” to begin to remedy the systemic oversight of race in fan studies. Drawing mostly from scholars who may not claim or be claimed by fan studies, Wanzo offers a genealogy of black popular culture theorists who have engaged in “black fan criticism and acafandom.”

Cinematic, Literary and General Interest Works Wanted

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:48pm
Cinematic Codes Review / Pennsylvania Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

General submissions are invited for two of Anaphora's journals. PLJ focuses on literary theory, as well as fiction stories, poetry and other creative and non-fiction works. CCR surveys various visual and audio mediums, including film and music. Critical essays, book or film reviews, creative works, art, illustrations, photography, and various other types of projects are invited. Contributors can be academics, graduate students or professionals in the relevant fields. General interest projects on business, agriculture, pop culture, and the like are also of interest. You can see excerpts from the journals on Anaphora's website and in the Amazon LookInsides of the issues. Each issue is available in print, and as EBSCO and ProQuest ebooks.

Investigating Identities in Young Adult (YA) Narratives: Symposium on the 13/12/2017 at The University of Northampton UK

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:48pm
The University of Northampton UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017

Investigating Identities in Young Adult (YA) Narratives

Symposium on the 13/12/2017 at The University of Northampton UK

From JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series to Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight, Young Adult (YA) narratives have grown exponentially over the past twenty years. Adopting a range of genres and platforms including the Bildungsroman and the coming of age teen drama, YA narratives represent a significant cultural means to explore the formation of identity in all its varied aspects. This one day symposium at the University of Northampton will investigate the representation of identity constructions in relation to narrative form in YA narratives both past and present.

Unique Perspectives on Black History

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:46pm
Dr. Sonia Mae Brown/Langston University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 4, 2017

James Baldwin once said, “The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.” Baldwin’s words here are significant. Education shapes an individual’s critical questions about the world in which he or she lives and his or her connection to the world at large. This call for papers is for a Skype guest lecturer opportunity aimed at raising the consciousness of students in a Black History course at a HBCU.

The ultimate goal is to create a classroom that merges a variety of teaching styles so that a diverse range of student learning styles are accommodated.

Beyond Afrofuturism

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:44pm
Isiah Lavender III and Lisa Yaszek/Extrapolation
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

CFP: Beyond Afrofuturism

 

11th CINE EXCESS CULT FILM CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:43pm
Fran Pheasant-Kelly/Birmingham City University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

Call for Papers

The 11th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions

 

 

Birmingham City University Presents:

 

Cine Excess XI

Fear and the Unfamiliar: Wrong Time, Wrong Place, Wrong Crowd  

Birmingham City University (and related screening venues)

9th-11th November 2017

South Asia and the Environmental Legacies of Modernization

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:42pm
Joya John
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

 

This CFP begins from the assumption that modernity and modernization have had deeply contested legacies in the Global South.  While postcolonial frames have elaborated several rich possibilities to engage with these legacies, we are interested in papers that interrogate and/or extend postcolonial frameworks for thinking about modernization and modernity from the perspective of environmental and ecological questions.

 

Papers can include but are not limited to some of the following themes.

Foundation Essay Prize 2018

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:41pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in the next summer issue of Foundation (August 2018).

 

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