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Call for Writers - Medical and Health Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:27pm
Medical and Health Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of Medical and Health Humanities (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com), an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines. Our intention is to build “a department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a literary scholar, and Rishi Goyal, a medical doctor.

49th Annual Convention

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:27pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature more than 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.

ACLA 2018 - Los Angeles as Sanctuary City

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:57pm
Jennifer Cazenave
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

CFP for The American Comparative Literature Association's 2018 Annual Meeting - University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - March 29th to April 1st, 2018.

"Los Angeles as Sanctuary City"

Organizers: Jennifer Cazenave (jcazenave@usf.edu) and Kevin Vennemann (KVennema@scrippscollege.edu)

Oil and Media, Oil as Media

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:09pm
Jordan Kinder and Lucie Stepanik / University of Alberta
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Oil and Media, Oil as Media

A Special Issue of Media Tropes

Call for Papers

 

Refuge

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:19pm
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

CFP: Refuge

46th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900

http://thelouisvilleconference.com/

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky

22–24 February 2018

 

The whole world was a refugee now that the war had at last ended. 

 — Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, or Ruling Passions (1982)

 

Any man, even the greatest, can be broken in a moment and has no refuge. Any theory which denies this is a lie. For myself, I have no theories.

 —Iris Murdoch, The Black Prince (1973)

 

Vernacular Devotional Cultures Sessions - 10-13 May 2018 - 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Vernacular Devotional Cultures Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The Vernacular Devotional Cultures Group is organizing the following four special sessions at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo in May 2018. Please see below for full call details.

Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words and a completed Participant Information Form to the organizers of your selected session by 15 September 2017. Electronic submissions are preferred.

1. Mysticism and Literacy in the Devotio Moderna

Organizer: Barbara Zimbalist, University of Texas at El Paso

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on the Mexican New Song

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Prof. Claudio Palomares / Queen's University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on the Mexican New Song

The Snake, the Roses, and the Thorns: Unfolding the Mexican New Song in the 60s-90s

Shakespeare’s Heterotopias in Times of Conflict (Panel)

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:26am
Sonia Perelló / 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel seeks to discuss the worldwide impact of Shakespeare's Afterlives in contexts of social, political or ideological conflicts.

Call for Editors and Peer Reviewers

updated: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 3:08pm
Watchung Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving as editors and as peer reviewers for their open-source academic and creative journal: Watchung Review. Watchung Review is a peer-reviewed journal focused on current trends and cutting edge literary writing and research including work on rhetoric and composition as well as digital humanities. The journal aims to foster opportunities for scholars and practitioners to engage in disciplinary conversations critical to the advancement of the humanities by promoting the critical nexus of literature, writing theory, pedagogy and technology. Watchung Review is supported by the New Jersey College English Association. These are volunteer positions.

Place, Displacement, and Memory in the Literature of Exile

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention 4/12-15/18
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In his 1988 lecture “The Condition We Call Exile,” Joseph Brodsky said: “Whatever the proper name for these people [refugees, exiles, émigrés], whatever their motives, origins, and destinations, whatever their impact on the societies which they abandon and to which they come may amount to—one thing is absolutely clear: they make it very difficult to talk about the plight of the writer in exile with a straight face. Yet talk we must; and not only because literature, like poverty, is known for taking care of its own kind, but more because of the ancient and perhaps as yet unfounded belief that should the masters of this world be better read, the mismanagement and grief that make millions take to the road could be somewhat reduced.”