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UPDATE: The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

At the outset of Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience, Yi-Fu Tuan observes, "Space and place are basic components of the lived world; we take them for granted. When we think about them, however, they may assume unexpected meanings and raise questions we have not thought to ask." Power relations are often negotiated through space and embedded in place, and these dynamics resonate through and within media. As such, media studies stands to offer an important contribution to the critical study of space and place, just as this important area of study may help us to reorient and reimagine foundational premises and concerns within our field.

Gravity Assist: Speculative Change in Literature, Film and Art

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 3:40am
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Split, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Gravity assist is a slingshot move, when one object uses the gravity of another to propel itself out of orbit. This concept from space travel, first used with the Mariner 10 probe in 1974, functions as a metaphor for escaping the constraints of the present to create change for the future. The conference, to be held by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia, 14-15 September, 2018, aims to examine strategies for challenging the limitations of the present in order to escape from them. Much contemporary thought is unfortunately, but understandably, focused on dystopia.

Future Now--GPS: Global Perfromance Studies Journal

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
GPS: Global Perfromance Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Call For Proposals: GPS: Global Performance Studies
Performance Studies international
Issue 2.2

TITLE: Future Now

PROPOSALS DUE: January 10, 2018

EDITED BY: PSi Future Advisory Board
Felipe Cervera (National University of Singapore), Shawn Chua (Independent artist and scholar), Panayiota Demetriou (Bath Spa University), Areum Jeong (UCLA), Eero Laine (University at Buffalo, SUNY), Azadeh Sharifi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Evelyn Wan (Utrecht University), and Asher Warren (University of Melbourne)

Mapping the Text

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
NYU English / NYU Libraries / Mapping the Text
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the “Mapping the Text” conference, occurring at New York University on Saturday 21 April 2018. The conference will be held in conjunction with the annual Culture Mapping event hosted at New York University, which will occur on Friday 20 April 2018. The Culture Mapping event will be hosted by NewYorkScapes, a research community dedicated to exploring the literary, historical, and social aspects of the city of New York using digital forms of scholarship.

TAIWAN CHILDREN’S LITERATURE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association (TCLRA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

TAIWAN CHILDREN’S LITERATURE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (TCLRA)

台灣兒童文學研究學會(TCLRA)

 

8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE  第八屆年度會議

 

CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

 

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

 

An international one-day conference hosted by

“Memory, Amnesia, Commemoration”

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
ELN (English Language Notes)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Memory, Amnesia, Commemoration

ELN (English Language Notes) Fall 2019 (Duke University Press)

Editors: Ramesh Mallipeddi, University of Colorado Boulder and Cristobal Silva, Columbia University

 

English Literature since 1900

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:08pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Literature during the years between the World Wars reflected the angst, chaos, and turmoil of modernity.  Psychoanalysis gave rise to the diagnoses of "hysteria" and "Shell-shocked."  Individuals struggled with political and economic instability.  The Influenza pandemic spread fear as millions succumbed to the infection.  Artists captured this period of turbulent historical and cultural change through their prose and poems.  The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's panel on "English Literature since 1900" seeks papers that explore the connections of medicine, psychoanalysis, and science, in modernist texts.  Primarily, how does the artist use his/her personal relationships with doctors, scientists, and/or psychologists to create images that reflec

William Stafford and the Anthropocene: Toward a Poetics of the "Earthbound"

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:08pm
Friends of William Stafford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Friends of William Stafford: Call for Papers for a William Stafford panel at the 29th annual American Literature Association conference (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/), May 24th-27th, 2018, San Francisco, CA.

 

WILLIAM STAFFORD AND THE ANTHROPOCENE: TOWARD A POETICS OF THE “EARTHBOUND”

 

LURe Journal: UNDERGRADUATE Research CFP

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:08pm
LURe Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

LURe Journal is an undergraduate research journal based out of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA. We accept research on literature, film, cultural studies, and critical theory. 

 

Manuscripts should be no more than 20 pages in length, be formatted in Microsoft Word or as a Google Doc, and conform to MLA 8 citation style. 

 

Because of the blind review process, the author’s name and contact information must only appear in the email affiliated with the work being submitted. Please include current address, phone number, email address, and institutional information in your email as well.

 

CFP: (RE)UBICANDO EL SER ECUATORIANO

updated: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:22pm
Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

ConvocatoriaLa Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura), la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, y la Casa del Cultura del Ecuador, núcleo del Guayas convocan a los interesados a participar en el próximo congreso que tendrá lugar del 17-20 de julio del 2018

Tema:
EL "SER" ECUATORIANO

Chat with an Editor at MLA in New York (1/5/18-1/6/18)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 2:51pm
Janine Utell / Council of Editors of Learned Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

The Council of Editors of Learned Journals is committed to mentoring authors at all career stages.  MLA members—especially new faculty, emerging scholars, and graduate students—are invited to meet with an experienced journal editor to discuss their writing for scholarly publication. This opportunity, managed by the CELJ Mentoring Coordinator, is provided at each MLA Convention by the CELJ, and is one of the organization’s signature events.

CFP: Digital Peer Review, Public Writing, and Scholarly Communication in Undergraduate Teaching (MLA 1/3-1/6/19; DEADLINE 3/1/18)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:55pm
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

CFP for MLA 2019 in Chicago

Digital Peer Review, Public Writing, and Scholarly Communication in Undergraduate Teaching

This will be submitted as an “Innovative Proposal” special session.  Depending on the abstracts received, the final form of the session might take a Speed Geeking or PechaKucha format.  Please note that as a special session, our acceptance is in no way guaranteed and the process is highly competitive.  The deadline to submit special session proposals to the MLA Program Committee is April 1, and we would be notified of our status in early June.

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