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Illustration Studies: New Approaches, New Directions

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:34pm
Illustr4tio; Mount Allison University; Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Illustration Studies: New Approaches, New Directions

The Sixth ILLUSTR4TIO Conference

London, U.K.

22-24 April 2020

 

Plenary Speakers

Luisa Calè (Birkbeck, University of London)

Julia Thomas (Cardiff University)

 

Co-organisers: Christina Ionescu (Mount Allison University, Canada) and Ann Lewis (Birkbeck, University of London)

 

LAST CALL: Representations of Disaster

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
University of Pittsburgh Department of French & Italian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

On the occasion of the Year of the Global at the University of Pittsburgh

The Department of French & Italian Presents:

 

Representations of Disaster

Call for Papers

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

March 8-9, 2019

 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Deborah Jenson

Engaging with Dissonance in Performance Research - TaPRA 2019 Postgraduate Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:51am
Theatre and Performance Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

The Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2019 Postgraduate Symposium, in collaboration with the Standing Committee of UK Drama Departments (SCUDD). The symposium will take place on Wednesday 13th March at the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

 

ENGAGING WITH DISSONANCE IN PERFORMANCE RESEARCH

 

TaPRA 2019 PG Symposium - In collaboration with SCUDD

Wednesday 13th March, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Per(form)ance: A Graduate Symposium on Performance and Form

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:35pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Per(form)ance: A Graduate Symposium on Performance and Form

Harvard University Theatre and Performance Colloquium

April 26, 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Harvard University Theater and Performance Colloquium seeks fifteen-minute papers from graduate students for a symposium on the topic of “performance and form.” We will gather during the day on Friday, April 26th to share work and work-in-progress. Papers will be grouped into panels of three or four participants by topic.

 

 

Glitches and Ghosts - An Interdisciplinary Conference - 17th April

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:20am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Glitches are moments of disruption; they represent the exposure of technical process, moving away from the binaries of input and output to consider what comes in-between. The growing ubiquity of interconnected systems prompts a desire to understand such intangible networks around the user, an attempt to try and engage with these digital phenomena as alternate forms of ‘presence’ that cannot help but recourse to anthropocentric terms – virus, cloud, render ghost. The frequent ethereality of such language attempts to visualise, embody, and comprehend the profusion of technical systems that we share the atmosphere with, their very terming gesturing to their spectral protrusion into, ostensibly, ‘our’ reality.

"Philip Roth's Literary Successors" Roundtable at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Philip Roth Society invites participants for a roundtable discussion on the topic of "Philip Roth's Literary Successors" at the ALA conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. The discussion might address the following questions, among others: Who are Roth's literary inheritors? Where are his influences evident among contemporary writers? In what ways (thematic, stylistic, etc.) has Roth paved the way for writers today? Is there very notion of a literary "successor" to Roth an impossibility? Formal papers will not be read during the roundtable; rather, it will consist of brief opening statements from participants, followed by conversation amongst participants and the audience members.

Contemporary Literary Ideas and Practices International Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 2:07am
Hunan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 

Call for Papers

 

Contemporary Literary Ideas and Practices International Conference

Hunan Normal University

(Changsha, China, June 22-23, 2019)

 

Keynote speakers are Jennifer Scappettone (University of Chicago), Yunte Huang (University of California, Santa Barbara), Brian Reed (University of Washington), Aldon Lynn Nielsen (Penn State University), and Karen McCarthy Woolf (Royal Holloway, University of London). 

 

Conference Background and Scope 

Other Mothers: Non-Traditional Mothering in the Academy

updated: 
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 12:37pm
Kristen A. Hoffman / St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: With such a wonderful response to this call, I've decided to extend the deadline by one month, because there are so many women who have important stories to tell.

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:46am
Bryn Mawr College, Central European University, Masaryk University, University of Exeter and University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945.

Brno 3–5 June 2019

panel on writing in Faulkner's work for Faulkner Conference (Oxford, MS, 7/21-25)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:37am
Jeff Allred/Hunter College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

deadline for submissions: January 28th

panel title: "Write Home: Writing, Representation, and Family in Faulkner" for Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, July 21-25, 2019.

Contemporary Women’s Poetry: Lines and Landscapes

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 8:14am
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

Contemporary Women’s Poetry: Lines and Landscapes

 

Friday 5th April 2019

 

Hastings Campus, University of Brighton

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Nerys Williams, University College Dublin

 

 

Cultures, Counter Cultures and Social Multiplicity: Critical Essays in Language, Literature and Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:42pm
The University of Yaounde 2 and The University of Maroua
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Eds.

Blossom N. Fondo (Associate Professor of Postcolonial and Gender Studies. She teaches postcolonial literature at the University of Maroua and she is the Head of Division for teaching and teaching staff at the University of Yaoundé 2 both in Cameroon)

Michael E. Apuge (Associate Professor of Linguistics and Head of Department of Bilingual Studies at the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua, Cameroon)

Magdalene B. Nkongho (Senior Lecturer of Linguistics and Head of Department of the Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua)

CFP: Epistemologies and Graphic Narratives: Making and Communicating Knowledge in Hybrid Forms

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:27pm
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

The history of hybrid forms, defined as textual and visual products that combine and integrate multiple types of symbolic elements, extends back to ancient times. Our current category of graphic narrative, as constructed in the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, and Thierry Groenstein’s Système de la Bande Dessinée, participates in that history, gaining importance and traction in society and the academy in the current century. This workshop is intended to examine the history, function, and significance of graphic narratives, specifically in making and communicating various forms of knowledge—personal, scientific, historic, cultural, and textual—in a broader context of hybridity.

Gothic Feminism 3: Technology, Women and Gothic-Horror On-Screen

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:40am
Dr Tamar Jeffers McDonald, University of Kent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

 

Gothic Feminism presents:

 

Technology, Women, and Gothic-Horror On-Screen 

2 – 3 May 2019

University of Kent

 

Keynote speaker: Dr Lisa Purse (University of Reading)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Submission for Watermark 13: Memory

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:07am
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

WATERMARK 13 California State University, Long Beach | English Department CALL FOR PAPERS 

 

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the 

English Department at California State University, Long Beach is now seeking submissions for 

our twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers 

concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the 

field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging