Short Description: This NeMLA panel invites participants to share their experiences engaging students with and through literature in spaces beyond the classroom, such as through common reading initiatives, student activities and clubs, and other co-curricular programming. It also welcomes speculative pieces proposing and evaluating possible new places in higher education for literature, literary study, and the humanities.
Call for Papers
Postcolonial Interventions (ISSN 2455 6465)
Vol. III, Issue 1, January 2018
CFP: 2017 Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Research on Philip Roth
The annual Siegel/McDaniel Award, sponsored by the Philip Roth Society, recognizes high-quality graduate student work written within the past year on any aspect of Philip Roth’s fiction.
We recommend that faculty encourage their students to submit papers, and we welcome submissions from Roth Society members and non-members alike.
Eligible graduate students should submit a clean copy of their 10-15 page essay, double-spaced, in 12 point Times New Roman font to Maggie McKinley, the Philip Roth Society Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2018
Call for Papers, Native American Literature 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 [special topic title] for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org
In recent decades, scholars have become increasingly interested in analyzing and recovering eighteenth-century travel writing, but the visual side of travel texts is often ignored. By the time the word “scrapbook” entered the English lexicon in the 1820s, personal, visual travel records had long existed and circulated in other forms, including the album, the illustrated journal, and the commonplace book. These forms typically contained less of a chronological narrative than written travelogues, but they presented a highly curated, interactive, and, in some cases, tactile experience for their viewers.
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:
CFP: Transition / Transgress
Extended Deadline: October 1, 2017
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting submissions for an upcoming special issue: Transition/Transgress. Inspired by this year’s Craft, Critique, Culture Conference at the University of Iowa, this special issue of IJCS looks at the stigmas, honors and consequences associated with transitions and transgressions.
“A Sudden Swift Impression”:
Re-Examining the Victorian Short Story
A Victorian Popular Fiction Association – Short Story Network Study Day
Hosted by the University of Brighton
Saturday 27th January 2018
Dr Emma Liggins (Manchester Metropolitan University)
on ‘Victorian Women’s Ghost Stories and the Haunted Space: From Elizabeth Gaskell to Margaret Oliphant’
CFP: The Films of John Hughes (Refocus Series)
Series Editors: Gary D Rhodes, Robert Singer
Editors: Timothy Shary, Frances Smith
Texas College English Association (TCEA) Conference CFP
in conjunction with the annual sessions of the
Conference of College Teachers of English
March 1-3, 2018
Hidden Realities: The Texas Experience
Call for Papers
Annual Meeting, March 1-3, 2018
Host: Tarleton State University
Location: Stephenville, Texas
Submission deadline: October 8, 2017
Metaphor in Literature and Science – King’s College London, Saturday November 4, 2017
Keynote speaker: Professor Alice Jenkins, University of Glasgow.
CFP for Panel proposal for the Eleventh Biennial MESEA Conference Ethnicity and Kinship: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Family, Community, and Difference, May 30 – June 2, 2018, University of Graz, Austria: “Family Networks in Jewish Graphic Narratives”
Proposals are now being accepted for a panel on "Existentialism and Queer Studies" for the 2018 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association