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Between Myth & Memory: Contemporary Politics and the Performance of History

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 1:27pm
Centre for Performance and Urban Living, University of Surrey, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Between Myth and Memory: Contemporary Politics and the Performance of History

An interdisciplinary one-day symposium 

— Call for Papers —

 25 April 2019

Centre for Performance and Urban Living, University of Surrey, UK

The University of Surrey can be reached within 30 minutes by train from central London.

Keynote: Dr. Sophie Nield (Royal Holloway, University of London)

40 Years of Thatcherism? - Conference and Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:52pm
The Thatcher Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

6-7 June 2019 at the University of Derby

40 YEARS OF THATCHERISM?

2019 Thatcher Network Conference in partnership with the ESRC Thatcher’s Legacy project

Keynote Speaker: Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL)

Peterloo at 200: Histories, Narratives, Representations

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:51pm
Keats-Shelley House in Rome
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

The Peterloo Massacre has been dubbed “the bloodiest political event of the nineteenth century on English soil” (Poole 2007, 111). Its psychological, sociocultural and political reverberations reach far and wide. The approaching bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre calls for reappraisal and questioning through the (sometimes) distorting, yet revealing lens of narrative – that is, through the numerous ways in which Peterloo has been represented and retold in literature, art, on stage and on film. Writing about popular protest in 1819, John Gardner states that “Events are usually ephemeral and those present are often unclear about what actually happened.

Omni Gothic Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:43pm
South Central MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for papers, poems, prose on all aspects of The Gothic, whether African, Asian, Audio, Australian, Black, British, Caribbean, Comic Book, Early Modern, European, Filmic, Indigenous, Indian, LGBT, Medieval, Modernist, North/South American, Pop Culture, PostColonial, Romanticist, Southern, Victorian, Video Game, Web, Women’s, or any other unlisted. This panel is broadly defined in order to bring together the best of Gothic scholars, with the understanding that the Gothic is a multi-definitional genre and part and parcel of many genres, tones, constructions, ideologies, and concerns.

Call for Papers The Era of Posthuman: The Definition and Expansion of the Future Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:23am
The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Papers

 

The Definition and Expansion of the Future Humanities

 

 

 

Deadline for submissions: 

April 30, 2019

 

Full name / Name of organization: 

The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

 

The Institute of the Future Humanities: www.ifh.or.kr

AATI@Marist College: May 30 - June 2, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL For Papers

 

AATI  Conference 

 

30 maggio – 2 giugno, 2019

 

Marist College – Poughkeepsie, NY

 

L’AATI (American Association of Teachers of Italian) comunica che il prossimo convegno si terrà a Poughkeepsie, NY, dal 30 maggio al 2 giugno, 2019, presso Marist College. 

 

Empathy as Being Human in American Drama

updated: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:15pm
Modern Language Association and American Theatre and Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Papers will consider how American theatre and drama of any period addresses empathy as part of the human experience. What notions of empathy are sedimented into traditional form(s) and/or by what practices do American plays re-humanize compassion for “the other?” Do American plays invite us to recognize “the other” in ourselves? How might empathy, compassion, and humanism help us to ask new questions regarding American theatre’s past, present, and future - such as how American plays refashion Classical ideas about dramatic catharsis? Conversely, panelists might pursue lines of inquiry, Brechtian or otherwise, which ask readers and audiences to consider a politicized theatrical “awakening” as an empathetic act.

Literature of the American South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:48pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring Southern Literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • The American South in a global context

  • post-Katrina literature

  • New Southern Gothic

  • The South on Film

  • LGBTQ Southern identities

  • Appalachia and the opioid epidemic

  • Southern memoir

Academic Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:43pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring campus literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic satire

  • Campus murder mysteries

  • Academia and the bildungsroman

  • Campus culture and privilege

  • Gender and academia

  • Campuses on film

  • Literary representations of HBCUs

Eco-literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:49pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring new environmental literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • Cli-fi

  • Eco-literature from the 1970s to the twenty-first century

  • Film and the environment

  • Ecological crimes

  • Consequences of global climate change on human politics

  • Eco-literature and/as activism

Victorian Data

updated: 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:18pm
NAVSA Victorian Data Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The newly-formed North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Data Caucus will host its free inaugural conference at the University of Virginia on November 15-16, 2019. Our conception of data encompasses British and North American practices for gathering and expressing information; cultural attitudes toward data; the rising disciplines and technologies that lead to today’s communications, new media, critical coding, and data science; digital collections; digital pedagogies; quantitative methods; data theory, and digital humanities. We welcome proposals from those working with historical and/or technical data, as well as the digital-curious.

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:40pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Forbidden, Forgotten, Erased: Exposing Absences

2019 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Colloquium 

University of Maryland-College Park

April 5-6, 2019 

Keynote Speaker: Mabel Moraña, Washington University

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: JANUARY 25, 2019

Call for essay proposals on teaching comic texts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
Bev Hogue/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

When comedy dominates popular culture so thoroughly that it’s difficult to distinguish spoofs from truths, when identities and relationships form and fumble on a foundation of comic memes, and when the powerful and the powerless wield comedy alternately as weapon or shield, it’s time for the academy to take comedy seriously. Teaching Comic Texts, edited by Bev Hogue, will examine how comic texts of many types can be deployed in classrooms, either as a topic of literary or cultural study or as a window into understanding other fields. In addition to exploring historical and theoretical contexts, essays in the volume will provide practical insights for teaching comic texts in a variety of disciplines.

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