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Shakespeare at Kalamazoo CFP - King John / Shakespeare and Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:15pm
Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo

International Congress for Medieval Studies 2018

 

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites submissions for two sessions at the 2018 Congress, which will be held at Western Michigan University on May 10-13, 2018.

 

Women's Connection / Women's Literature / Woman & Gender Studies panels at CEA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:51pm
The College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Women's Connection / Women's Literature / Woman & Gender Studies panels at CEA 2018

Call for Papers, Women's Connection / Women's Literature / Woman & Gender Studies panels at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Women's Connection / Women's Literature / Woman & Gender Studies for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

Always Periodize? Methods and Implications of Literary History (ACLA, March 29--April 1st, 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Ralph Clare, Boise State University; Matthew Mullins, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Jeffrey Severs, University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

In the very first issue of Comparative Literature René Wellek challenges A. O. Lovejoy’s insistence that the explanatory power of traditional periodization has been exhausted. In the pages of PMLA, Lovejoy had advocated that literary critics think in terms of “Romanticisms” in the plural rather than “Romanticism” in the singular. “I propose to show,” Wellek counters, “that there is no basis for this extreme nominalism, that the major romantic movements form a unity of theories, philosophies, and style, and that these, in turn, form a coherent group of ideas each of which implicates the other.” Nearly seventy years later, the question of periodization has become central to literary studies once again.

La foi et le littéraire : Quêtes et défaites spirituelles dans les littératures / Faith and the literary: Quest and spiritual defeat in literatures

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Post-Scriptum.org
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

Appel à communications : « La foi et le littéraire : Quêtes et défaites spirituelles dans les littératures », colloque annuel de la revue Post-Scriptum, Université de Montréal, 26-27 avril 2017

Colloque organisé par Gabriel Tétrault (Doctorant, littérature comparée, Université de Montréal), Louis-Thomas Leguerrier (Doctorant, littérature comparée, Université de Montréal) et Laurence Sylvain (Doctorante, littérature comparée, Université de Montréal)

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Special Issue on Percival Everett

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Anthony Stewart / African American Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

African American Review is seeking submissions for a special issue devoted to the work of Percival Everett and coedited by Anthony Stewart and Joe Weixlmann. Because of the eclectic nature of Everett’s output (novels, short stories, poetry, visual art), the potential scope of the issue will be determined by the submissions themselves, but possibilities might include:

Call for Contributors: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

ABC-Clio intends to publish a two-volume reference collection in 2018 titled Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History. The editors seek contributors from fields of history, political science, literature, sociology, communication, and related subjects to write entries in the range of 750-2500 words on a wide variety of conspiracy-related topics.

 

We're Gonna Have to Face It: Literatures of Addiction

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Seminar at NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

We're Gonna Have to Face It: Literatures of Addiction

Seminar accepted for the 49th annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) meeting under the areas of Comparative Literature and Interdisciplinary Humanities

Pittsburgh, PA April 12-15

 

Rise Up: Social Protest in Literature, Creative Writing, & Pedagogy

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:53am
Pennsylvania College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

Call for Papers

“Rise Up: Social Protest in Literature, Creative Writing, & Pedagogy”

 

The 2018 Pennsylvania College English Association’s Annual Conference

 

Hotel Bethlehem

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

 

Thursday, March 22 through Saturday, March 24, 2018

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REMINDER: NEMLA 2018: Reading and Writing the Body in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:58pm
Délice Williams | NEMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Two trends in ecocritical approaches to narrative form the basis of this proposed session on Reading & Writing the Body in the Anthropocene. The first is the proliferation of the term Anthropocene itself, which not only attempts to name an epoch but also seems to have become a kind of shorthand for a constellation of political, social, scientific and economic concerns related to our understanding of human impact on the environment. The second trend is the so-called “material turn” in the environmental humanities, a shift that, as Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann observe, has brought “increasing attention” to the imbrications of meaning, narrative and material realities in the larger conversation on literature and the environment (Iovino 550).

Women and New Hollywood Conference

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:15pm
Maynooth University / Irish Research Council
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Recent decades have witnessed no shortage of critical or academic writing on the industrial upheaval and creative innovations of New Hollywood (1967-80). But as scholarship has shaped the era, it has done so around a very narrow set of concerns, the overriding one casting New Hollywood as an era of great directors, which, by default, has meant an era of “great men.” Such a vision relies on the kind of identification of creativity with masculinity that Geneviève Sellier has discussed in relation to the French New Wave, and its construction has required a marginalisation, erasure even, of the creative labour of countless women practitioners.   

Aesthetic Explorations in Turkish Literature

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:15pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This is a cfp for the panel, "Aesthetic Explorations in Turkish Literature" in the 2018 NeMLA convention (Pittsburgh, April 12-15, 2018).

Aesthetic Explorations in Turkish Literature:

Creative Nonfiction for CEA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:15pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2018

 

Call for Papers, Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers and writing teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Creative Nonfiction for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

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