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2019 Postman Graduate Conference: "Come to Pass"

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:43pm
New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Come to Pass | The 2019 Neil Postman Graduate Conference

NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Conference Date: November 1, 2019 Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2019

Keynote Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Professor and Chair, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University

Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference CFP

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:43pm
Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference / Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 

Location: Virginia Tech in Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2019 

 

Theme: Rhetoric and Writing Studies: Dappled Discipline/Dappled Methods/Dappled Pedagogies

 

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Caddie Alford (Assistant Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University) 

 

CFP ALLUVIUM JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE JUNE 2019: Global Contemporary: Ecologies of Gender and Class within the Combined and Uneven Anthropocene

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:21am
Alluvium Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 24, 2019

CFP ALLUVIUM  JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE JUNE 2019:  Global Contemporary: Ecologies of Gender and Class within the Combined and Uneven Anthropocene

 

Alluvium  is an online journal dedicated to twenty-first-century writing, affiliated with BACLS (British Association of Contemporary Literary Studies) as its Graduate-run journal.  It publishes short  (2-2500 word) academic articles on fiction as well as twenty-first-century approaches to the literary canon by researchers working at PG, ECR, Lecturer and Senior level. Alluvium encourages contributors to focus their articles around key issues and emerging trends within literature and literary criticism.  

Call for Proposed Chapters: The Edinburgh Companion to the Essay

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:22am
Mario Aquilina, Nicole Wallack, Bob Cowser
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Call for Proposed Chapters: The Edinburgh Companion to the Essay

 Overview:

The Edinburgh Companion to the Essay provides an overview of the theories, histories, contexts and forms of the essay as well as of current debates around the genre and its extensions. The co-editors seek brief (300-word) proposals for chapters that provide original insights into one or more of these thematic threads. The chapters would explore the essay as a 21st century genre with its own inheritances, experiments, theories, receptions, contexts, and readership(s). The book seeks to expand understandings of the essay in and beyond European and North American literary cultures.

Elephants in the Room: Addressing Race and Racism in Medieval Studies and Studies of the U.S. South

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:22am
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

November 15–17, 2019 | Westin Peachtree Plaza | Atlanta, Georgia

In the wake of Christchurch and Charlottesville, it has become apparent that white supremacists are using the language, power, and identity of medieval Europe and the Southern United States to justify violence. In the interest of exploring the role of teachers and researchers of spatial and chronological geographies such as Medieval and southern studies, Medieval and Renaissance Interdisciplinary Studies (MARIS) at Louisiana State University and the Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO) of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) invite proposals from scholars and teachers that answer the following questions:

2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:34pm
Alliance for Higher Education in Prison
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison: Call for Presentations

We are pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the 2019 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP) organized around the theme of Beyond Barriers. The full call can also be viewed on the 2019 NCHEP Conference website: http://www.higheredinprison.org/nchep-2019.html.

Edith Wharton's New York

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:48am
Edith Wharton Society Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

 

 Edith Wharton’s New York: 

A Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society 

New Yorker Hotel 

June 17th-20th 2020 

Please join the Edith Wharton Society for its upcoming conference marking the centennial anniversary of the publication of Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence. We will celebrate this momentous year in New York, the setting not only of so many of Wharton’s works but also of much of her life. 

CFP - Renascence

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:20am
Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

Renascence, a critical and scholarly journal, is currently accepting submissions for upcoming issues. Renascence is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity. The journal’s essays explore how literature is informed by and contributes to our understanding of fundamental questions concerning moral philosophy, theology, and spirituality. Though Renascence is an English language journal and has an emphasis on literature in English, studies on works and authors from a diversity of times, countries, and cultures are welcome.

UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 26-28, 2019 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 8, 2019)

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:20am
Center for Medieval/Renaissance Studies, UVa-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 8, 2019

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIII

Undergraduate Sessions

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

September 26-28, 2019

 

Keynote Address:  “Noisy Neighbors: Playhouse and Church in a London Parish”—Christopher Highley, The Ohio State University

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, Asian Studies

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:35pm
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: Asian Studies Proposals

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

TYCA-SW 2019 Conference

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:19am
Angela Colmenares/TYCA-SW 2019 Conference Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

We want to welcome all to the TYCA-Southwest Conference that will convene 24-26 October 2019 on the campus of Lone Star College-Montgomery in Conroe, Texas. The LSC-Montgomery campus, located 28 miles north of Houston, provides a scenic location near The Woodlands, home to shopping opportunities, outdoor activities, and exceptional dining, surrounded by beautiful parks and ponds.  

CFP Migrant Writings

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:40am
Scritture Migranti. Rivista di scambi interculturali
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Editorial Board of “Scritture migranti. Rivista di Scambi Interculturali” is now accepting articles for its 12/2018 issue. Interested scholars should send an abstract of their proposal (about 500  words) to redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it Deadline for abstract submission: May 10 2019. Notification of acceptance will be sent no later than May 31 2019.

The deadline for the submission of the final text is: OCTOBER 31 2019.

French and Francophone Film and Media in the Classroom - PAMLA San Diego Nov.14-17, 2019

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:46am
Marion Geiger / California State University San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Teaching film and Teaching with film – Two different approaches and methodological emphases: what can each learn from the other? This panel invites both film specialists and language teachers in order to open a dialog between different areas of expertise. Both papers in French and English are welcome.

Parallel Universes: Remaking Superheroes in Film and Popular Media

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 7, 2019

Twenty-first century film and media have seen a rise not only in remakes and ‘re-imaginings’, but also in transmedia adaptations, works based in nostalgic callbacks, fan-written versions of media, and genre-bending remixes. While a wider body of work exists on transmedia storytelling and adaptation, contemporary superhero remakes and re-adaptations are still a largely unexplored subject, even as interest in the remake phenomenon continues to grow. The history of superheroes – and their supervillain counterparts – is rich in re-adaptations and remakes. This process seems intrinsic to the superhero’s textual and cultural journey, as it is re-shaped and re-moulded, from comics to film and other media forms.

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