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REMINDER: English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:14pm
ULICES - Univ. of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / Univ. of Lisbon (Portugal)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)

English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection.

From Selma to Stonewall: Intersectional Identities and LGBT Activism

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:05pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

From Selma to Stonewall: Intersectional Identities and LGBT Activism

Queer theory underscores the importance and history of intersectional identities in the LGBT movement as it pertains to race, gender, religion, class, immigration, disability, etc. We are looking for dynamic presenters who will offer case studies analyzing how outsider and mainstream art as well as grassroots and establishment political activism interrogates and employs intersectional identities to advance LGBT rights.

*E-mail Address Corrected and Submission Deadline Pushed Back* The Anthropocene in question: art, literature, humanities and natural science

updated: 
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 10:52am
Université de Sherbrooke comparative literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

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« L’Anthropocène en question : arts, lettres, sciences humaines et naturelles »

Colloque interdisciplinaire

12 et 13 avril 2018

Université de Sherbrooke

 

Dans le cadre de la 16e édition du colloque en littérature canadienne comparée de l’Université de Sherbrooke, sont invité·e·s étudiant·e·s, professeur·e·s et spécialistes des milieux pratiques de tous les horizons disciplinaires à se pencher sur la question anthropocène.

“Theaters of Marginality” Amherst, MA. September 21 & 22, 2018

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Iberian Theater and Performance Network (ITPN)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

THEATERS OF MARGINALITY

University of Massachusetts Amherst and Amherst College 

September 21-22, 2018

 

The​ ​Iberian​ ​Theater​ ​and​ ​Performance​ ​Network​ ​(ITPN)​ ​is​ ​devoted​ ​to​ ​the​ ​study​ ​of​ ​Iberian​ ​theater and​ ​performance​ ​from​ ​a​ ​trans-historical​ ​perspective,​ ​bridging​ ​Golden​ ​Age​ ​theater​ ​(1580-1700) with​ ​contemporary​ ​playwriting,​ ​performance,​ ​and​ ​theatrical​ ​practices​ ​in​ ​the​ ​plurinational​ ​setting of​ ​the​ ​Iberian​ ​peninsula. 

EEASA Conference Panel Communities in Print / Communities of Print: Periodicals and the Constitution of Community in Early America

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:13pm
Tim Lanzendörfer / Julia Straub
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Biannual Meeting of the European Early American Studies Association

London 14-16 December 2018

The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850

 

Call for Papers for a Panel on

Communities in Print / Communities of Print:

Periodicals and the Constitution of Community in Early America

Conveners: Tim Lanzendörfer (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) and Julia Straub (University of Bern)

 

Rethinking “Alternative Worlds”: Emerging in the Here and Now of Emergency

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
American Studies Association 2018 (Nov 8-11 in Atlanta)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Our panel seeks to make a slight pivot on the opening provocation of this year’s conference theme, “States of Emergence,” that “our sense of crisis must be thought alongside our constant commitment to challenging the calamities that beset us and to producing alternative—indeed better—worlds.” Rather than thinking of our sense of crisis and our commitment to challenging calamities as two things we might put alongside each other, what happens if our commitment to challenging calamities emerges precisely within, even as, our sense of crisis?

 

Gender, Sexuality and the Blockchain (edited collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:04pm
Joseph Gelfer
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Blockchain technology offers many new opportunities for social and informational organisation. While most people equate the blockchain with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the technology also has far broader applications in the financial sector, as well as land registration, voting, prediction markets, identity verification, smart contracts and any number of other domains where decentralized and transparent processes add value.

All Things Arabia: Arabian Identity and Material Culture

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Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:08am
Ileana Baird / Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Submissions are being sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled All Things Arabia: Arabian Identity and Material Culture. The goal of this collection is twofold. First, we would like to challenge existing scholarship by Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, or Franz Fanon and, instead of looking at the other spaces of the Near Orient as the “great complementary opposite” of the West, to suggest new, more complex, and unbiased ways of understanding the cultural identity of the Arabian Peninsula through the things that stand for this place.

UPDATE and REMINDER: Black Mirror Edited Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:04pm
Dr Terence McSweeney, Southampton Solent University and Dr Stuart Joy, Southampton Solent University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 

----UPDATE/REMINDER----

Edited collection on Black Mirror. (Deadline for abstracts/proposals January 31st 2018)

full name / name of organization: 

Dr Terence McSweeney, Southampton Solent University

and

Dr Stuart Joy, Southampton Solent University

contact emails: 

terence.mcsweeney@solent.ac.uk

stuart.joy@solent.ac.uk

Eighteenth-Century War Representation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
National University of Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Eighteenth-Century War Representation

National University of Singapore, 21-22 April 2018

Scholars have given less attention to war representation of the eighteenth-century than to that of other periods. This is probably a result of the absence of any important texts about war, and of widespread interest in the twentieth century.

However, many important ways of representing and understanding war emerged in the eighteenth century. There was, for instance, a new sense of the soldier's or civilian's experience of war, and of the infiltration of war into ordinary life.

Theme: Redirection

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taitung University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The 26thAnnual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Redirection

Conference Organizers: English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taitung University, Taiwan

Date: October 27, 2018

Venue: National Taitung University (Zhihben Campus), Taitung, Taiwan

Call for Papers [Volume: 06, Issue: 01]

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:18pm
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is an indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, research quarterly which aims to generate and disseminate new, high quality knowledge about English language teaching, literature, linguistics and translation studies as well as to promote advanced researches and best practices in these fields. We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for Volume: 06, Issue: 01 [January-March, 2018 Issue] of IJ-ELTS.  

Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:09pm
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled: Women Rewriting History: Critical Resistance through Literature, Film, and Art

Editors: Lisa Bernstein and Tulin Ece Tosun

Deadline for Proposals: April 1, 2018

 

“I  am  all  for  putting  new  wine  in  old

bottles,  especially  if  the  pressure  of  the  new  one

makes the old bottles explode”

           Angela Carter

“Notes from the Front Line”

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Interrogating "Common Language"

updated: 
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 3:38am
English Dept Graduate Conference, Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Interrogating “Common Language”

Simon Fraser University, Department of English

June 22nd-24th, 2018

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2018

“English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.” – wikipedia.org entry for “English Language” (2018)

“Writers – journalists, essayists, bloggers, poets, playwrights – can disturb the social oppression that functions like a coma on the population, a coma that despots call peace.” – Toni Morrison, Burn This Book (2009)

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