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[One-Day Symposium] The Neighbourhood—Call for Abstracts

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:56am
Hong Kong Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

While the word “community” is more often than not suffused with a benevolent glow, connoting the virtues purportedly associated with groups of people—shared values and heritage, constancy and solidarity—“neighbourhood” is a term that has a more ambiguous, even troublesome, valency. Neighbourhoods, depending on one’s point of view, can be good or bad, welcoming or hostile, safe or dangerous, dull or vibrant. They can also, in both their physical and figurative senses, change over time, beset by vagaries, be they sociological, geographical, political, moral or even psychological..These changes can be existential—neighbourhoods come and go, they die out or are subsumed into larger ones, or are supplanted by newer geographical collectivities.

First Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference in Language, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:49pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The First Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference in Language, Literature and Culture (HJC-1), which will take place on Saturday 13 April 2019 at Hong Kong Baptist University, is now calling for abstracts. This conference is open to all graduate students globally (including advanced undergraduates who are progressing to postgraduate studies) to submit research in the areas of linguistics, literature and culture.

Each person may submit at most one single authored and one co-authored abstract to HeterotopicJunction@gmail.com by 15 December 2018.

City Scenes, Urban Spaces, and the Civic Mind

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:56am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The 44th Annual Meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies theme is "The Eighteenth Century in Perspective." The meeting will take place February 21-23, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. The full conference announcement is available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2019/2019cfp.html.

'Science's Literary Turn' Panel at ASLE

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Katherine Buse, UC Davis & Priscilla Wald, Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Science's Literary Turn 

A panel at the thirteenth ASLE Biennial Conference: Paradise On Fire

June 26-30, 2019
University Of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Organizers: Katherine Buse (kebuse@ucdavis.edu), UC Davis, and Priscilla Wald (pwald@duke.edu), Duke University 

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 4:33am
Pearl Kibre Medieval Study / The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Crossing Boundaries: Towards an Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies

The 14th Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Graduate Student Conference

Date: May 4, 2018 

Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY 

Keynote Speaker: Shirin Khanmohamadi, San Francisco State University

Aesthetic Time, Decadent Archives

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:56am
Aestheticism & Decadence Network & the British Association for Decadence Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Call for Papers

Aesthetic Time, Decadent Archives
Keynote: Joseph Bristow, “Decadent Historicism”
Goldsmiths, University of London
18-19 July 2018

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Polish Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

XXXI Annual Conference of Polish Association for American Studies
October 23-25, 2019, University of Opole, Poland

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

UPDATED: Russian & American Short Stories and Influence Abstract: 3/31/2019; Completed Draft: 8/15/2019

updated: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 8:19pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Though usually relegated to second status critically, the short story is having a moment. When Canadian writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013, it was specifically for her contribution to the short story genre. As a writer who does not write novels, she acknowledged the importance of the award: “It’s a wonderful thing for the short story.” Indeed.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: “Perspectives on Eighteenth-Century Theater and Performance" (SCSECS 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:38am
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspectives in the public discourse shape the drama and performances of the period, and how was eighteenth-century society shaped by these cultural institutions?

ECF: The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Call for submissions

The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SCSECS 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The paper submission deadline for SCSECS 2019 has been extended to Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu

Divisions/Revisions of Labor: Tufts University Women's Center Symposium on Gender and Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:06pm
Tufts University Women's Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Deadline extended! Submissions now due January 28, 2019.

What counts as labor, and who gets to decide? For the 8th Annual Tufts University Women’s Center Symposium on Gender and Culture, we will explore how questions of identity shape our ideas about labor. What kinds of work are men, women, and trans or nonbinary people expected to perform, and for whom? How do various identities and positionalities—like gender, race, class, and sexuality—inform the work we do? And what does it mean to resist gendered, raced, classed, or otherwise invisible labor? How can we reshape our understanding of what is work and what work matters?

Columbia Graduate Student Conference - Religion & the Future

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:30am
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Religion and the Future

 

Columbia University

April 5, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sylvester Johnson, Virginia Tech

 

[Edited Collection] Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:27pm
Dr. Leah Misemer (Georgia Institute of Technology); Dr. Jessica Gross (St. Louis College of Pharmacy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Call for Essays, Comics, and Course Designs 

(Proposals due 1/28/19; see below for specific details)

Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness (edited collection under contract with Penn State's Graphic Medicine series)

Predicate (Spring 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:34am
Predicate: An Academic Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

Call for Papers: Predicate (Spring 2019)

An Academic Journal of Literary Studies

 

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