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Not One Word From the Sold: Critical Approaches to Zora Neale Hurston's Barracoon

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:36am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019

SAMLA's 91st Annual Convention will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10. The conference theme is "Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships." I am soliciting papers for a panel on Zora Neale Hurston's most recent publication, Barracoon.

Originally named Kossola, Cudjo Lewis was illegally brought to America on the last slave ship, the Clotilda. Hurston completed the manuscript about his life story in 1931, but it was not published until 2018 as Barracoon, The Story of the Last Black Cargo. Critics praised this text as evidence of Hurston’s anthropological skills, yet it also serves as a rejoinder to the skewed white-washed history of slavery in the popular imagination.

Literacy Transactions: People, Practices, and Texts

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Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 11:38am
MLA Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies Literacy Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

 

The MLA RCWS Literacy Studies Forum invites proposals for MLA 2020 presentations on literacies and literacy practices, situated in a wide range of political, social, economic, linguistic, educational, cultural, and technological contexts. Specifically, at MLA 2020 we are interested in exploring how literacies are exchanged between people and contexts. How do people, their literacy practices, and texts change as a result of this transaction? We welcome papers that speak to literacy, exchange, and change. Submit 250-350 word abstracts by 15 April 2019 to Alanna Frost (frosta@uah.edu) and Peggy Otto (peggy.otto@wku.edu ).

 

 

Journal of New Librarianship V4 I2 CFP

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:36am
Journal of New Librarianship
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

The Journal of New Librarianship (newlibs.org) invites submissions from library scholars,
practitioners, and students for its next issue (V4. No. 2). JNL welcomes traditional and
unestablished forms of scholarly and professional communication related to any aspect of
librarianship. We hope to see a wide variety of content in terms of scope, length, and format,
from lengthy treatises on intersectionality and library practice, to video projects on the
transformation of a library's physical space and the perceived impact.
Submissions may include but are not limited to:
- Solicited articles
- Scholarly articles
- Datasets
- Media (podcasts, video, etc)
- Book reviews
- Technology reviews

Irresistible Night, Ageless Dark: The Nocturnal in Image, Text, and Material Culture

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:35am
Elena Gittleman/ Bryn Mawr College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Call for Papers

Irresistible Night, Ageless Dark:

The Nocturnal in Image, Text, and Material Culture

November 15th and 16th, 2019

 The Twelfth Biennial Bryn Mawr College Graduate Group Symposium

featuring keynote speakers Ioannis Mylonopoulos (Archaeology, Columbia University) and Noam Elcott (Art History, Columbia University)

Deadline for submission: May 10, 2019

 

Teaching Literary Linguistics (MLA 2020)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:18am
LSL Linguistics and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

Proposals are invited for a session at the 2020 MLA convention (Seattle, 9-12 January). Papers in this session will present and discuss specific (older or newer) ways of teaching literary linguistics in any educational context and investigate how students use and respond to the methods applied.

Please submit a short proposal (300 word), together with a CV, to Anja Müller-Wood, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (wood@uni-mainz.de).

 

Symposium on John Stuart Mill’s The Subjection of Women: 1869-2019 1-2 November 2019, Nicosia, Cyprus

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:35am
Department of Social and Political Sciences / the University of Cyprus
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

[T]he principle which regulates the existing social relations between the two sexes—the legal subordination of one sex to the other—is wrong in itself, and now one of the chief hindrances to human improvement; [...] it ought to be replaced by a principle of perfect equality, admitting no power or privilege on the one side, nor disability on the other.

J.S. Mill, The Subjection of Women (1869), ch. 1§1

On occasion of 150 years since the publication of John Stuart Mill’s The Subjection of Women (1869), the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus hosts a Symposium on 1-2 November 2019, in Nicosia, Cyprus and invites papers on:

CfP Essachess – Journal for Communication Studies n° 2(24)/ 2019/ Gender, Religions and Media: Emerging Themes and Perspectives

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:34am
Essachess - Paul Valéry University of Montpellier 3
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

CfP Essachess – Journal for Communication Studies n° 2(24)/ 2019/ Gender, Religions and Media: Emerging Themes and Perspectives

 

Gender, religions and media: emerging themes and perspectives

http://www.essachess.com/index.php/jcs/announcement/view/27

https://calenda.org/538120

 

INDIGENOUS STUDIES AREA CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:03am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association 2019 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 10-13 October 2019

Cincinnati, OH

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Address: Hyatt Regency, 151 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Phone: (513) 579-1234

 

The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association calls for papers, abstracts, and panel proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference.