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OPEN CALL: JRAAS Newsletters 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:14pm
JRAAS/CETAPS, University of Porto
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

OPEN CALL

The JRAAS (Junior Researchers in Anglo-American Studies) team is a research group based at CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies) in the University of Porto, Portugal. Apart from the many activities we organize, we also send out a monthly newsletter.

We welcome submissions of short articles, essays, poems, short stories or any academic or creative object within the general scope of Anglo-American Studies for our monthly newsletter. The submissions can be sent year-round

Send your submissions to jraascetaps@gmail.com with the subject heading 'JRAAS Newsletter Submission'

Planetary Spaces. The Humanities at the Crossroad of the Local and the Post-Global

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:01am
Centre Phantasma et le Centre des Études Culturelles et Littéraires sur la Planétarité
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

***********FRENCH FOLLOWS*********

Planetary Spaces.

The Humanities at the Crossroad of the Local and the Post-Global

October 17-18-19, 2019, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

A collaboration between Phantasma Center and the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies on Planetarity (CELCP, Université de Montréal)

Co-presidents: Laura T. Ilea, Corin Braga, Simon Harel, Heike Härting

Are You Experienced?: Jimi Hendrix 50 Years Later

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:58am
MLA 2020 in Seattle
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2020 in Seattle (Jan. 9-12)

The upcoming 2020 MLA Conference is being held in Seattle, Jimi Hendrix's hometown, 50 years after his death in 1970.

To mark this meeting, we welcomes proposals about the significance of Hendrix and his music to cultural and literary studies, including how his legacy continues to infuse and inspire artists, writers, and scholars. We are especially interested in papers that tie his music to larger movements of black expression, such as blues traditions, black radical aesthetics, or the Black Arts Movement, as well as other innovative analyses inspired by affect theory and performance studies. 

Literature/Film Quarterly: Essays on Adaptation Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:57am
Literature/Film Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Literature Film Quarterly (LFQ) invites you to submit an article to our journal, now available as an open access publication at https://lfq.salisbury.edu/

As the longest-standing journal of adaptation studies, LFQ has blazed a trail in the field since 1973. Our past issues are now archived through JSTOR, and therefore accessible in over 9,000 institutions worldwide. And our readership that was in over 30 counties in print is now expanding through our new online presence. We invite you to be part of this growth.

Old and Middle English Language and Literature: Medieval Merging of Old and New Knowledge and Practice

updated: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:41pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The coexistence in practice though not always in name of sometimes very different knowledges is both an ancient and modern concern. The Middle Ages saw the development of the concept of translatio studii alongside a growing interest in translation from other languages and cultures, both ancient and contemporary. At its core, translatio studii is the absorption of knowledge or practice from one culture into another, resulting in a text or practice that presents itself as part of the dominant culture, but retains something of its origins as well.

Religious Places and Sacred Spaces (Master's Conference)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 7:36am
Duke Graduate School of Religion (Master's Program)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Conference Date: April 4-6, 2019

 

Why are space and place important categories for the study of religion? What role do these categories have in formulating concepts of religion? Scholars have attempted to not only theorize space but also to employ it in their work to better understand how humans interact with the spaces around them. These spaces are not confined to physical spaces. We invite papers that address, ask, and employ any discussion regarding space or place concering religion. Scholarly work is not restricted to one single field, and neither is this conference! We welcome proposals from all fields of interest and relevant disciples.

 

Living and travel expenses are covered by the department. 

 

Mapping Dissent: Frontiers in the Spatial Imaginary

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:57am
Charles Brockden Brown Society Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Since the arrival of the first European colonists on the North American continent, frontiers have served as powerful forces within the public imagination. Often characterized as lawless hinterlands, frontiers call boundaries into question and operate largely independently of,  yet in juxtaposition with, larger units--imperial, national, cultural, racial--in which they are classified. For this proposed panel to the Charles Brockden Brown Society Annual Conference in Lexington, Kentucky from October 3-5, 2019, we invite proposals exploring any facet of the utility of frontiers, or borderlands, to protest or revise social or cultural ideas from the colonial period to the present.

Silence, Speech, Memory, Message, Understanding – AFTER 75 YEARS

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 9:02am
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST CONFERENCE:

Silence, Speech, Memory, Message, Understanding – AFTER 75 YEARS

 

2019, November 14th – 16th.

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

 

Duality and Manuscript Evidence

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:55am
Research Group for Manuscript Evidence
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Duality and Manuscript Evidence

at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

14-17 November 2019 in Chicago

Nourishment: Sustaining Resistance DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:09pm
Rhiannon Scharnhorst/University of Cincinnati Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

“Nourishment: Sustaining Resistance” is an inter- and trans-disciplinary graduate student conference at the University of Cincinnati focusing on ways that texts or writing practices nourish and sustain us through times of upheaval and uncertainty. Nourishing can take many forms—from eating a good meal to reading an apt sentence—but all acts of nourishment engage our senses and encourage us to continue working, either as opposers to troubling trends or supporters of positive change.

Taking stock: Romanian Culture 1989-2019

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:55am
MLA 2020 conference, Seattle, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

In 2019, Romania celebrates 30 years since the Revolution. This landmark date compels us to reflect on the radical changes that have occurred in Romanian society and culture since 1989. How have freedom of expression, efforts to reinstate a democratic society, and the country’s accession to the European Union impacted cultural production (literature, cinema, art)? How is Romanian cultural identity negotiated in the national, supranational (European), and global marketplaces? Despite being considered “small” or “minor,” Romanian culture has acquired great visibility in Europe, while it still requires faster dissemination outside Europe (e.g. in the United States). How should cultural institutions ensure its translation and promotion more effectively?

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