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Bridging Academic Courses with the Real World through Community-Based Learning

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:15am
Special Issue of "Impact: The Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Impact: the Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, is currently soliciting pieces for a special issue on community-based learning and service learning, slated to appear in the summer of 2019. Submissions across all academic disciplines are welcome on topics related to community-based learning and service learning. For example, what does a successful community-based learning assignment in your discipline look like? What are the different ways to assess students’ learning experiences in community-based learning assignments? How can we build effective partnerships with community organizations?

 

W.E.B. DuBois and Liberal Education

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:13am
John-Paul Spiro/Villanova Center for Liberal Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Villanova Center for Liberal Education (VCLE) at Villanova University is sponsoring a one-day conference on W. E. B. DuBois and Liberal Education. We have chosen to celebrate the work of W. E. B. DuBois because he is the exemplary interdisciplinary, engaged scholar, not merely a practitioner of the liberal arts but also an ardent defender of them. His writings encompassed and bridged philosophy, sociology, literature, political science, history, music, economics, Africana Studies, and cultural studies. He was also a journalist, editor, organizer, and political activist. 2018 is the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Medicine and Religion in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1550-1800: Call for Chapter Submissions to Edited Volume

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:07am
Kathleen Miller (University of Toronto/Queen's University Belfast)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 22, 2018

This edited volume interrogates the intersection of medicine and religion in a trans-Atlantic context in the early modern period, from 1550 to 1800. Kathleen Miller, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto/Queen’s University Belfast and author of The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Palgrave Macmillan), will edit the volume and seeks out chapter submissions in the areas of literature, history and book history. 

Chapters may address, though are not limited to, the following topics:

MAPACA Medieval and Renaissance, Baltimore November 8-10

updated: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 9:59am
Mid Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

MAPACA 2018

Baltimore, MD

November 8-10, 2018

 

Beowulf to Shakespeare

 

The wealth of material found in the Middle Ages and Renaissance continues to attract modern audiences with new creative works in areas such as fiction, film, and computer games, which make use of medieval and/or early modern themes, characters, or plots. This is a call for papers or panels dealing with any aspect of medieval or Renaissance representation in popular culture. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to the following:

-Modern portrayals of any aspect of Arthurian legends or Shakespeare

-Modern versions or adaptations of any other Medieval or Renaissance writer

Action : Arrest

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:21am
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Action : Arrest

Performance, protest, and the law

A one-day symposium, 29th September 2018, King's College London

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Doyle (University of California, Riverside)

Indiana Jones and the Edited Collection of Critical Essays

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:24am
Randy Laist / McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

With his signature bullwhip and fedora, the familiar sounds of his orchestral anthem, and his eventful explorations into the arcana of world religions, Indiana Jones – archeologist, adventurer, and ophidiophobe – has become one of the most recognizable heroes of the silver screen.  Since his debut in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones has appeared in three sequels, and Steven Spielberg has recently announced that he will soon begin production on a fifth Indiana Jones film.  Along the way, the character has spawned a raft of children’s novels, cartoon and live-action television series, and video and role-playing games.  Despite the longevity and popularity of the Indiana Jones franchise, however, it has rarely been the focus of academic

Panel for SAMLA 90, "Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins"

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Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:21am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

Northern Osmosis: Literary Viscosity as Material Solidarity

updated: 
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Early Medieval Studies on the Islands of the North Atlantic (IONA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Ic þa wiht geseah

heo wæs wrætlice

Wundor wearð on wege

on weg feran

wundrū gegierwed

wæter wearð to bane

 

I saw the wight

It was splendidly,

The wonder was on the wave;

 

going on its way.

wonderfully arrayed

water became bone.

— Exeter Book, Riddle #7 (Baum)

 

General Call for Papers- Fall 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:11am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Feeling British

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:14am
Frederic Lefrancois / French Review of British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Dear colleagues,

 The French Review of British Studies is welcoming submissions for its issue dedicated to the following topic: « Feeling British ».

 Contributions may combine varied disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, political science, geography, political science, economics and other interdisciplinary, or multisciplinary, fields of study.

 For further information on the theoretical framework and thematic scope of the issue, please read the specifications below.

 Proposals in French, or English, will introduce the paper in about 500 words. They must include:

- a title

- an abstract

- bibliographical references

Literature & Religion

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:11am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:   http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

UPDATE: Forging connections in the online literature classroom: SAMLA90 (11/2-4/2018 Birmingham, AL)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 11:33am
Rich Hancuff
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 8, 2018

 One of the greatest challenges in teaching online is developing meaningful student interaction. In evaluations of online classes, students consistently indicate that student/teacher interaction and student/student interaction can be improved. How do we either go beyond the traditional online tools such as the discussion board or extend those online tools to increase the interaction and sense of community in an online course? This roundtable seeks 10 minute presentations that highlight innovative projects to build connections among students, instructor, and content in the dislocated space of the online classroom. Please submit 250 word proposals by June 8, 2018, to Rich Hancuff, rhancuff@misericordia.edu.

Call for Papers Midwest Popular Culture Association

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:06am
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

CEA at SAMLA 90: Creative Writing Wanted

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:58am
Marissa Glover McLargin/College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The College English Association is ​soliciting original works of fiction, poetry, or non-fiction for the 90th SAMLA conference from November 2-4 in Birmingham. The SAMLA conference theme is "Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies."

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