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SAMLA 2018: Psychoanalysis, Anti-psychiatry and Early Modern Literature

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:14am
Southeastern Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Southeastern Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

November 2-4, 2018, Birmingham, Alabama

Due February 12, 2018 for inclusion in SAMLA News

 

Psychoanalysis, Anti-psychiatry and Early Modern Literature

 

Are we Living in an Age of Distraction?

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:11am
Birkbeck University London, Bloomsbury
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018

DATES: 8 & 9 June 2018

Please send a 200 word abstract for papers of 15 minutes and a 50 word biography to bisr@bbk.ac.uk

Reimagining and Remembering the Other: Narrative pathy and its Limitations

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:07am
Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Reimagining and Remembering the Other: Narrative Empathy and its Limitations

 

Fårö, Sweden, 29 July–5 August, 2018

 

The research circle Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics is pleased to announce the call for its 2018 summer symposium, following its previous symposia in Tallinn (Estonia), Saulkrasti (Latvia) and Kristiansand (Norway).

 

Family Portraits: Representing the Contemporary North-American Family

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:05am
Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 23, 2018

Family Portraits: Representing the Contemporary North-American Family

 

Thursday 27 and Friday 28 September 2018

International conference

Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (CELEC)

 

 

Modernist legacies in contemporary theory

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:40am
Jesse Wolfe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

CFP 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Columbus, Ohio, November 8-11

Deadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Renaissance Literature and Modern Sociopolitical Applications: Leadership, Power, and Literary Legacies

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:03am
California State University, Stanislaus
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Editors Tony Perrello and C. Anne Engert welcome proposals for individual and co-authored chapters for a volume entitled Renaissance Literature and Modern Sociopolitical Applications: Leadership, Power, and Literary Legacies. We are in the process of assembling a collection of essays that explores the current American crises of leadership through the dramatic literature of the English Renaissance or vice versa. We believe that many of our colleagues are already talking about the intersection between these two topics, and we envision this edited volume as an opportunity to further such exploration in a scholarly venue. Palgrave MacMillan has shown interest in the project, which we aim to complete by March of 2019.

Dickens Day 2018: Dickens, Families and Communities

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:03am
Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

*DICKENS DAY*

Saturday 20th October 2018, Senate House, London

CFP: Dickens, Families and Communities

T.S. Eliot and Psychoanalysis

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:03am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Eliot scholars might look askance at the idea that his poetic vision was at any point influenced by psychoanalysis.  Just two months before The Waste Land was published, after all, he ridiculed psychoanalysis as “a dubious and contentious branch of science” and predicted an imminent demise for what he dubbed the “psychoanalytic type” of novel.  Still, there is plenty to suggest his appreciation for the literary critical and poetic powers enabled by psychoanalysis.  The Waste Land was first published in the Criterion’s inaugural issue, and as editor of the journal Eliot also included a review by Hesse identifying Freud as a major influence on German poetry and declaring his “psychology of the unconscious” a good foundation for ar

CFP Reminder: American Jews and Music: Assembling New Canons and Contexts

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:12am
pecial Issue of Studies in American Jewish Literature, Guest editors: Jonathan Freedman and Laurence Roth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 13, 2018

If the first major waves of popular interest in, philanthropic funding of, and scholarship on contemporary Jewish music and songwriters in the U.S. have finally receded, they've left a treasure in their wake. From Orthodox popular music and chazzanut, to jazz masters of the 1930s, to hipster oddities of the “new Jewish music” scene, to gypsy-punk klezmer cabaret bands and the Jewish identified art of Leonard Cohen and John Zorn, today’s audiences have access to a wealth of Jew-ish sounds and entertainments.

 

Nordic Irish Studies journal - articles for 2018 regular issue (05/15/2018)

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:17am
Dalarna University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Nordic Irish Studies is looking for submissions on any aspect within the field of Irish Studies for its 2018 regular issue (December 2018). Nordic Irish Studies is a peer-reviewed journal. It is listed in MLA, JSTOR, EBSCO-Host databases and in the European Research Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences, ERIH PLUS.

 

THE ORPHAN TRAIN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLOQUIUM

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:15am
University of Nebraska, Kearney
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

THE ORPHAN TRAIN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLOQUIUM

Tuesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 3, 2018

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, Nebraska

This conference will examine, study, and discuss the movement known as “The Orphan

Train” (1854-1929) through multiple disciplines and perspectives.

We welcome proposals relating to all aspects of “The Orphan Train.” Individual proposals

should be a maximum of 300 words. Panel proposals are also welcome and should be a

maximum of 1,000 words. All proposals must be accompanied by a short bio (150 words) of

The Future of the Medieval Book

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:13am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

What is the future of medieval manuscripts? Scholars have for decades been interested in the history of their production and the social environments, institutions, and mechanics of their production; these concerns have constituted what we all consider the “history” of the book. Yet, how do we imagine our futures of conserving and interacting with these materials? Much like monks who spent hours consuming their texts through the practice of lectio divina, we now also consume these materials in the act of studying them. Only, holy reading positioned the reader to focus on his present, where we interact with old books to discover as much as we can about their past.

“Shakespeare and the Consumption of Culture”

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:11am
Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism at the MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Shakespeare’s plays and the critical conversations around them are deeply concerned with questions of culture.  Many of the plays are set in cultures different than Shakespeare’s own early modern England, from Denmark to Italy to Ancient Rome, often using those cultures to examine his own.  Productions of his plays have been set in a dizzying array of cultures, in order make comments on yet other cultures.  The culture of Imperial Britain made use of Shakespeare in order to dominate (and often consume) the cultures which they colonized. 

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