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Gothic Spaces: Houses, Landscapes, Bodies

updated: 
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 4:02am
Samantha Landau
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Gothic Spaces: Houses, Landscapes, Bodies

 

Conference Dates: October 19-20, 2019

Conference Venue: The University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus (Tokyo, Japan)

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Dara Downey (Trinity College Dublin)

Ruth Franklin (critic/author)

 

Call for Submissions: Journal of Veterans Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
Journal of Veterans Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Journal of Veterans Studies (ISSN 2470-4768) is an open-access, peer-reviewed, international journal, aiming to sustain research in veterans studies, facilitate interdisciplinary research collaborations, and narrow gaps between cultures, institutions, experiences, knowledge, and understanding.

Tidbits: A One-Page Story Anthology is looking for stories on the theme of wishes

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
Tidbits: A One-Page Story Anthology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Theme: Wishes

www.tidbitswriting.com

We are looking for one-page story submissions to the inaugural edition of Tidbits: A One-Page Story Anthology. For this collection, we would like authors to consider the theme of wishes. This encompasses but is not limited to:
dreams 
hopes
fantasies 
needs
desires
wish-granting entities (genies, fairies, etc)
be careful what you wish for stories 
consequences of wishing
wishful thinking

Ekphrastic Mirrors in Transnational Space

updated: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:44pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

The proposed session invites papers that explore how the chiasmic reflections of an ekphrasis reveal the interior subjectivity, ideology and the desire of its author. In Ancient rhetorical theory, ekphrasis refers to the use of language to make an audience imagine a scene.

NeMLA Classics Session Proposals

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:39pm
Claire Sommers/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

NeMLA 2020 Call for Classics Panel Proposals

Conference Dates: March 5-8, 2020 (Boston)

Conference Theme (session and abstract proposals do NOT need to be about the conference theme): Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures

 

Literature of the American West

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:45pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

As a location on the western edge of the North American West, San Diego is an ideal location for discussions of cinema, drama, prose, and poetry of the region. This panel welcomes proposals that explore, problematize, and/or redefine the West as a construct that emerges throughout various forms of representation with particular interest in topics that deal with the conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Proposals considering San Diego's particular regional languages and literatures, or proposals more generally addressing literature of the American West are welcome. This panel is the result of an exciting new affiliation between PAMLA and the Western Literature Association (WLA).

Reboot • Repurpose • Recycle Conference (Portland, 9/12-9/14)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:40pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

REBOOT • REPURPOSE • RECYCLE
September 12-14, 2019

Portland, Oregon, USA

Keynotes: Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University; Matt McCormick, Gonzaga University

Peter Nicholls Essay Prize 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 9:49am
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in the next summer issue of Foundation (August 2020).

 

To be considered for the competition, please submit a 6000-word article on any topic, period, theme, author, film or other media within the field of science fiction and its academic study. All submitted articles should comply with the guidelines to contributors as set out on the SF Foundation website. Only one article per contributor is allowed to be submitted.

 

American Shakespeare Center Conference- Shakespeare and Ethics

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 4:09pm
American Shakespeare Center- Blackfriars Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriar’s Conference presents: Shakespeare and Ethics in Times of Uncertainty

FALL LITERARY FESTIVAL CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:45pm
LIT YOUNGSTOWN
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FALL LITERARY FESTIVAL 2019

 

Lit Youngstown seeks proposals for presentations, workshops, craft talks and creative readings for our 3rd annual Fall Literary Festival to be held October 4-5 at Youngstown State University. The two-day festival will feature an acclaimed faculty: Nin Andrews (poetry), Christopher Barzak (fiction), Erica Cardwell (essay, creative nonfiction), Jill Christman (creative nonfiction), Michael Croley (fiction), George Ella Lyon (poetry, essay), Philip Memmer (poetry), Philip Metres (poetry, essay).

 

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Call for Reviews: English: Journal of the English Association

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:58am
Northumbria University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Are you interested in reviewing a new scholarly publication, relevant to the study of English literature?  The Oxford University Press, peer-reviewed journal English: The Journal of the English Association invites you to propose new titles (book-length, published since 2018) for review.  If accepted, we will purchase a copy of the book for you, agree upon a deadline for submission, and await your review.

Topics of scholarly works for review might include (but are by no means limited to),

- Medieval and early modern literary studies

- Eighteenth Century and Romantic

- Victorian literature

- Modernism, Modernity, and Twentieth Century 

- Contemporary literature: global and local

(CFP: PAMLA 2019) Literature and Healing

updated: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:42pm
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This session seeks papers on the relationship between literature and healing, broadly conceptualized.  As theories and practices such as catharsis and bibliotherapy suggest, literature has functioned, over the course of its history, as a source of healing in times of need; “We need elegies,” Countee Cullen writes in the closing line of a poem entitled “Threnody for a Brown Girl.”  The expositions on literature and healing date back to ancient times and continue up to the present:  Apollo is not only the god of poetry but also of medicine; Aristotle’s theory of catharsis portrays how tragedies allow readers to experience extremities in safety, as part of the purification of their soul; D. H.

Discursive Shakespeare - International Conference on Shakespeare

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 5:59am
Department of English, East Delta University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Discursive Shakespeare

International Conference on Shakespeare

2-3 October 2019

Department of English

East Delta University

Bangladesh

Website: www.eastdelta.edu.bd

 “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” - Measure for Measure

Film Studies Panel - PAMLA 2019 (San Diego, California)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Film Studies panel at the 2019 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA).The session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "Send In the Clowns."

This years conference will be held in San Diego, California from Thursday, Novemeber 14 until Sunday, November 17, at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel.

Please submit an abstract and a 250-500 word proposal through PAMLA's online proposal system https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/17033

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