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Love etc.

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:57pm
Center for Uses of Literature, University of Southern Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

LOVE, ETC.

A conference sponsored by the “Uses of Literature” Research Project at the University of Southern Denmark, October 3-4, 2019

What is there left to say about love? Endlessly invoked, celebrated, assailed, abused, and parodied, love has been hailed as the meaning of life and disdained as the ultimate cliché. This conference is inspired by the conviction that love is poised to become a focus of renewed interest in the humanities. We anticipate two main focal points for the conference, without excluding other options.

Journal Submission - Call: great apes and personhood

updated: 
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 12:36pm
ASEBL Journal, St. Francis College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for a paper that addresses and compares great ape intelligence and social behavior. Specifically, we’d be interested, in line with the aims and scope of the journal, for a paper that looks at, among great apes, what has been traditionally considered human-unique traits and characteristics like moral behavior. Therefore, emphasis could be placed, comparatively speaking even among the great apes, on the similarities and differences in helping, aggression, and intelligence among orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and bonobos. In this regard, one could discuss recent findings in the context of great ape personhood. In turn, the paper could dovetail into a discussion about great apes in captivity, habitat loss, and animal rights.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Edited Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:53pm
Amanda Konkle / Georgia Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

The CW’s show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has attracted considerable critical acclaim, including creator and star Rachel Bloom’s Golden Globe for Best Actress and Emmy awards for choreography and editing. Because of its female creator, screenwriter, and directors, its hybrid form as a television musical comedy, and its blatant engagement with “sexist term[s]” and mental illness, the show is ripe for feminist media analysis. I seek proposals for papers for an edited collection on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Borderlines

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:53pm
Arpi Movsesian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

Borderlines

 

5th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference of

The Graduate Center for Literary Research at the University of California Santa Barbara

Thursday, May 10th, 2018 

 

Modernist Studies Association: Photo. Graphic. Modernism.

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:52pm
Kristin Canfield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 6, 2018

Photo. Graphic. Modernism.

 

Panel proposal for MSA Columbus, November 8-11 2018

 

This panel considers how working with photography reshapes how modernist writers conceived of graphic or violent images. Taking Virginia Woolf’s decision to leave the photos of “dead bodies and ruined houses” out of her feminist, anti-war essay, Three Guineas (1938), as a starting point, this panel welcomes papers that interrogate the relationship between literature and photography, particularly as it relates to images of violence, war, and dispossession.

 

Putting on a Good Show: Professor as Performer

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:48pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA 2018, Bellingham, WA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Jill Carroll, writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that all instructors use a “teaching persona,” even those who unconsciously adopt what she calls a “default” persona. “If it [the default persona] works for you, consider yourself lucky,” she writes, “but if it doesn’t, the results can be messy.” This panel intends to address our teaching personae, and asks that participants consider the following questions (or any other questions that seem relevant to the issue at hand):

-Do you purposefully craft a persona for yourself, and if so, how have you gone about it?

-If at multiple universities, do you sample different approaches or personas?

-Who or what are your influences?

Shakespeare and Society

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:17pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Shakespeare and Society

Deadline: May 30th, 2018

Full name/ Name of Organization: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Contact Email: arigg003@ucr.edu

Drama and Society 3 Panel: Shakespeare and Society

Chair: Amanda L. Riggle

At the 116th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In Bellingham, Washington Friday November 9th through Sunday November 11th, 2018

Performing Identities in Jewish Latin American Film

updated: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:46pm
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities solicits submissions for a special issue on Performing Identities in Jewish Latin American Film, guest edited by Luca Barattoni (Clemson University) and Patricia Nuriel (Wofford College).

CFP: German Women Writers - MMLA Nov 2018

updated: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 9:00am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

2018 MMLA Conference Theme

“Consuming Cultures"

Kansas City, MO

November 15-18, 2018

 

http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/callforpapers/

 

Panel: German Women Writers

 

Topic: Open

 

We are seeking papers which deal with the literary texts and lives of German-speaking women writers from any period and in any genre. Papers that address the Convention theme of “Consuming Cultures” are especially welcome.

 

International Seminar on Identity, History, and Narrative in Contemporary Afghan Literature

updated: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:26am
Department of English, Gauhati University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

International Seminar on Identity, History, and Narrative in Contemporary Afghan Literature

6-8 February 2019

 

The Department of English, Gauhati University, has been organizing a series of international seminars on literature emerging from India and its neighbours, with two seminars already held on Sri Lanka and Pakistan. This year, we are shifting our focus to Afghanistan, the nation, and its diaspora.

Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education (DIME): Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:57am
Dr. Gulbahar Beckett & Joshua Taylor / Iowa State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: Studies of Migration, Integration, Equity, and Cultural Survival (DIME)

 

Special Issue: Role of Technology in Indigenous, Minority, and Diaspora Language

            Maintenance, Cultural Survival, and Curriculum Innovation: Digital Divide, Access, and Empowerment

 

Digital Humanities in India: Contestations, Connections and Collaborations (Jointly organized by IIM INDORE and IIT INDORE)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:20am
Digital Humanities Alliance of India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

In his recent polemical piece, noted academic and cultural critic, Timothy Brennan calls Digital Humanities, a “bust” and declares: “[a]fter a decade of investment and hype, what has the field accomplished? Not much.” Brennan’s critique of DH, amongst others, is that “[DH] promises to break the book format without explaining why one might want to — even as books, against all predictions, doggedly persist, filling the airplane hangar- sized warehouses of Amazon.com.” What remains potently interesting is that Brennan’s questioning of DH and its machine-oriented methodology[ies] is itself rooted in an Anglo-American episteme: one that has continuously promoted the “print medium” as the only legitimate paradigm for advancing worthwhile humanistic inquiry.

The Adaptation Essay Prize 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:19am
Adaptation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Adaptation Essay Prize 2018Entries now open

About the Adaptation Essay Prize

The Adaptation Essay Prize is a new innovation from the journal, launched in 2011 to encourage the best new scholarship in the field. While the journal publishes many articles which focus on the relationship between literature and film, the Editors are particularly keen to publish work which challenges the primacy of that relationship: this might include essays on computer games, opera, popular music, animation, genre fiction or work with a wider theoretical sweep.

The Prize

The winner’s prize will consist of:

Resistance and Recovery across the Americas

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:16am
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado. November 7-11, 2018.

In keeping with the Conference Theme: “Resistance and Recovery across the Americas,” the SSATW seeks proposals that examine the ways American women travelers use their writing to critique society, the nation, and the injustices they experience or observe as travelers. 

Whether traveling in America or abroad, women travelers are uniquely positioned

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