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Margaret Atwood Studies

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:13am
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Margaret Atwood Studies Journal always invites submissions (from both members and nonmembers of the Society alike). Essays submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and neither published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Essays should be focused primarily on the work of Margaret Atwood, between 2,500 and 6,250 words, double-spaced, written in grammatical English, and documented following the conventions outlined in the latest MLA Handbook. Please include an abstract. To facilitate blind review, submissions should include a cover sheet with contact information and include no references to authorship in the essay. There is no submission deadline; we take submissions on a rolling basis.

D H Lawrence

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:23am
Adam Parkes / University of Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North American solicits proposals for a panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference in Atlanta on November 3-5, 2017.  Proposals for papers about any aspect of D.H. Lawrence are welcome, though preference will be given to those addressing the SAMLA 89 theme of High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture.  By June 1, please submit a 250-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Adam Parkes, University of Georgia, at aparkes@uga.edu.

When the Music Takes Over. Musical Numbers in Film and Television

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:23am
Department of Musicology, University of Salzburg
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The FWF project “The Austrian Music Film, 1912-1933” in collaboration with the Department for Art History, Musicology and Dance Studies at the University of Salzburg and the Kiel Society for Film Music Research is organizing the International Conference:

 

 
When the Music Takes Over. Musical Numbers in Film and Television 

Conference Dates: 8-10 March 2018
Venue: University of Salzburg, Austria
Proposal Deadline: April 31, 2017
Website: https://musicalmomentssite.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speakers: Amy Herzog (Queens College, New York), Richard Dyer (King's College, London)

Migration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
Charles Brockden Brown Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERSMigration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation October 5-7, 2017University College Dublin, Clinton Institute for American StudiesDublin, IrelandA conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society(www.brockdenbrownsociety.ucf.edu

 

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* Reading and its Objects

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 10:23am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017

‘Reading and Its Objects’

 

University of Sussex

8-9th May 2017

 

‘What is important now is to recover our senses. We must learn to see

more, to hear more, to feel more. […] The function of criticism should be to

show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.’

-- Susan Sontag, ‘Against Interpretation’ [1964]

 

‘What would a less strong theory look like – one that leaves room for the

Cineforum Journal Call for Submissions

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
Cineforum / Dongguk University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cineforum Journal Call for Submissions:

Cineforum is a peer reviewed journal devoted to the theory and art of the moving image. Cineforum is published three times a year by the Department of Film Studies at Dongguk University, one of the preeminent film departments in South Korea. It was first published in 1999 and is one of the oldest running Korean film and moving images journals. Cineforum has been certified due to the criteria established for an international research journal by the National Research Foundation of Korea since 2011.

MLA 2018: From Anarchism to Assimilation: The Making of Italian Americans

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
Nancy Caronia MLA LLC Italian American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

In conjunction with the MLA theme: #States of Insecurity, this panel seeks contributions that complicate notions of assimilation and the assimilated Italian American. How has Italian American radicalization been minimized, erased, or marginalized in favor of the assimilation tale of struggle, hard work, and success? How have Italian radical migrants’ stories been homogenized by the mythic and legal processes of assimilation, including the Alien Registration Act? How have other ethnic and racial minorities used the example of Italian American assimilation to create their assimilation stories? Seeking contributions especially in gender studies, race and ethnic studies, urban studies, working class studies, and digital humanities.

Research in the Fantastic / GFF Conference Vienna Sep 2017

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
Gesellschaft fuer Fantastikforschung
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

GFF 2017: Realities and World Building

University of Vienna, September 20th-23rd 2017

 

     The creation and experience of “new” worlds is a central appeal of the fantastic. From Middle Earth to variations of the Final Frontier, the fantastic provides a seemingly infinite number of fantastic “worlds” and world concepts. It develops and varies social and cultural systems, ideologies, biological and climatic conditions, cosmologies and different time periods. Its potential and self-conception between the possible and the impossible offer perspectives to nearly every field of research.

Encountering Alternate Histories in a "Post-Truth" Culture

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
Modern Language Association Convention 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 13, 2017

We seek papers on alternate-history writing, TV, and film, with a particular emphasis on papers addressing debates over revisionism, propaganda, or how re-imaginings elucidate established history. Please send 300-word abstracts and 50-word biographical statements to nmiln013@uottawa.ca by March 13, 2017.

MLA2018 in NYC: Can This Canary Be Saved?

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
MLA Community College Forum guaranteed session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Can we secure our profession in higher education “coal mines” pressured by accreditors, economics, and ideologies forcing course shells, “pathways,” dual enrollment, and accelerated developmental coursework? Abstracts by 1 March 2017;Linda Weinhouse (lweinhouse@ccbcmd.edu).

MLA session 2018 Literatures in/of Crisis

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

We are soliciting paper submissions for a potential MLA session that we shall be organising in New York City (4 to 7 January, 2018). Our CFP may seem a bit short but it should contain just a maximum of 35 words according to the MLA instructions. After deciding on our session participants, we shall submit a longer session proposal to MLA. If you are interested, please send us your proposals to the following emails: sarikaya@baskent.edu.tr and spellice@unizar.es by March 15, 2017.

Title: Literatures in/of Crisis

Ecomasculinities CfP Edited Volume

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:54am
Rubén Cenamor
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for Papers Edited Volume: The Flourishing of New Men: Ecomasculinities in North America (provisional title)

Editor: Rubén Cenamor

 

UPDATED: Mum's The Word: Voicing the Female Experience in Popular Culture

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
Jade Dillon & Adele Hannon in association with Sibéal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sorcha Gunne, NUI Galway. Dr Gunne's paper is entitled 'Gender, Genre and Modernity: Feminist Politics and Irish Chick Lit from a World-Literary Perspective'

 

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