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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Romantic E-Scapes: Popular Romance in the Digital Age

updated: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:33am
University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Romantic E-Scapes: Popular Romance in the Digital Age”

9-11 July 2018

University of the Balearic Islands, Spain

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 16 MARCH 2018

 

Portraits and Self-Portraits of Authors: Picturing Writers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:50pm
Xavier Giudicelli, Université de Reims & Caroline Marie, Université Paris 8
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

 

Portraits and self-portraits of authors:

picturing writers

12 & 13 October 2018

Convenors: Caroline Marie (Université Paris 8), Xavier Giudicelli (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne)

 

Keynote speakers :

Patrick Chambon, artist  

Valérie Mangin, author of the Abymes trilogy

 

 

How to Make a Minority: Nationalism and Identity in the Postcolonial World

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:47pm
Maryam Wasif Khan/ ACLA Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

While much of the Anglophone world remains transfixed on the rise of the majoritarian right in the United States and Britain, little attention is paid to the nationalist politics that have defined daily existence in states such as Pakistan and India, or Egypt, Turkey and parts of the Middle East through the dialectic of minoritization in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This panel is interested in the cultural apparatus—literature, media, museums etc.—that has become indispensable in the making of national identities in the postcolonial state. What are the systems of “social reference,” to use Edward Said’s phrase, that enable the construction of a volk, of the people who constitute the nation?

REMINDER: Ecotones 3 – Indian Ocean: Ecotones, Contact Zones, and Third Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:31am
University of Reunion Island
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Ecotones 3 – Indian Ocean: Ecotones, Contact Zones, and Third Spaces

Observatory for Indian Ocean Societies, University of Reunion Island

in partnership with EMMA (Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3) and MIGRINTER (CNRS-Université de Poitiers),

"Ecotones" Program (2015-2020): Ecotones: Encounters, Crossings, and Communities

 

June 14-15, 2018

 

 

Keynote speakers:

   Meg Samuelson, University of Adelaide, Australia

   Françoise Vergès, Collège d'Etudes Mondiales, FMSH, Paris, France

Guest writers:

   Shenaz Patel

   Barlen Pyamootoo

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Contested Modernity: Place, Space and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:47pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 44 No. 2 | September 2018

Call for Papers

Contested Modernity: Place, Space and Culture

Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2018

 

 

“Any place is a political place, it’s a cultural space, it’s a landscape.”

—Alfredo Jaar, 2007

 

 

Call for Hispanic/Latino Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:47pm
South Texas College - Interstice
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

South Texas College’s publication Interstice is looking for Hispanic and Latino book reviews to incorporate in their upcoming 14th volume. Submissions are accepted by January 15, 2018. 

The review must adhere to the following criteria.

Peaceful Modernisms

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
Prospective peer-reviewed cluster on the Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

 

Prospective peer-reviewed cluster on the Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform 

PEACEFUL MODERNISMS 

Editors: 

Charles Andrews and J. Ashley Foster 

Contact: charlesandrews@whitworth.edu and foster@csufresno.edu 

CFP: NeMLA-Panel: Depicting the Undepictable in German Comics and Comic Books, Pittsburgh (12 – 15 April 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Dear colleagues,

Please consider submitting an abstract to the panel “Depicting the Undepictable in German Comics and Comic Books,” to be held at the upcoming NeMLA conference in Pittsburgh, PA (April 12 - 15, 2018). You can find the CFP at the following address: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16748. Please submit your abstract of 200-350 words by September 30, 2017 to the same web page.

 

Please email any questions to jludewig@allegheny.edu.

Best,

Julia Ludewig

REMINDER: ACLA seminar: Teaching Race in the 21st Century: Anti-Racist Pedagogies in Literary, Media, and Performance Studies (paper proposals DUE by September 21)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
ACLA Conference 2018 (March 29-April 1), University of California, Los Angeles, CA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

ACLA Seminar: Teaching Race in the 21st Century: Anti-Racist Pedagogies in Literary, Media, and Performance Studies

ACLA Annual Meeting (March 29-April 1, 2018)
University of California, Los Angeles, CA

https://www.acla.org/seminar/teaching-race-21st-century-anti-racist-peda...

Seminar Description:

Call for Chapters: Extending the Ground of Public Confidence: Teaching Civil Liberties in K-16 Social Studies Education

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
Dr. Janie Hubbard, University of Alabama & Dr. Jason Harshman, University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Extending the Ground of Public Confidence:

Teaching Civil Liberties in K-16 Social Studies Education

Book Editors: Dr. Janie Hubbard and Dr. Jason Harshman

 

A volume in Information Age Publishing’s Teaching and Learning Social Studies

Series Editor: Dr. William B. Russell III

 

Reminder: Women and Archives

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, edited by Emily Rutter and Laura Engel

1971-2008: Culture Between Two Crises

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
NEMLA 2017 panel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The urgency to understand the transformations in the capitalist world system since the 1970s and describe its volatile processes of expansion has spawned a few creative attempts at periodization: Eric Hobsbawm’s “Landslide” (1994), Robert Brenner’s “The Long Downturn” (2006), Immanuel Wallerstein’s “Managed Decline” (2006), and Judith Stein’s “Age of Inequality” (2010) to name only a few. While economists and historians may disagree about the sources of crisis, from Harvey’s over-accumulation thesis to Brenner’s over-production and over-competition, there remains little doubt that the 1970s proved to be a “pivotal decade” and that we are now living with the consequences.

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:27am
ULICES - Univ. of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / Univ. of Lisbon (Portugal)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)

English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection.

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