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Midwestern Childhoods

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:50am
Maggie Morris Davis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sherwood Anderson’s 1928 Tar: A Midwest Childhood opens with the title character remembering his childhood and acknowledging that he has, within this narrative, created his childhood midwestern hometown almost entirely from his imagination, “one place all his own, the product of his own fancy” (4). “To tell the truth, Tar was trying,” the narrator promises, “to get at something it was almost impossible to get at in the reality of life,” the inevitable changes that disrupt and discount the intertwined memories of childhood and place (7-8).

Migration: Shifting to and fro and In-between

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:49am
University of North Alabama English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

The English Department at UNA welcomes you to participate in this year’s Graduate Conference: Migration: Shifting to and fro and In-between

While influxes of immigrants/migrants/refugees arriving to the U.S. dominate conceptualizations of identity and belonging, it is vital to analyze our deeper understandings of migration. Migration—the act of moving from one place to another—exists in a number of ways, not just geographically. So, how do our limited ways of thinking of migration affect its potential in certain fields/entities/theories?

Eudora Welty and The Body

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:49am
Eudora Welty Society/ American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

Welty and the Body

Welty, Modernism, and Media

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:49am
Eudora Welty Society/ American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

American Literature Association Meeting

San Diego, CA May 21-24, 2020

Welty, Modernism, Media

This panel will investigate Welty’s work and its interactions with multi-media influences such as advertising, film, journalism, magazine culture, music, photography, pulp fiction, radio, theater, television––that is to say, with all and any forms of media influence.  Papers may consider Welty as a modernist working with the same kinds of 20thC technological changes as such writers as Eliot or Joyce but, being a Mississippi woman meeting and appreciating change, possibly defining a different relationship to the modern

Deadline EXTENDED: Call for Papers: SWPACA Children's/YA Culture Area

updated: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 3:58pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Children’s/YA Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Extended Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019

Petrocultures 2020: Transformations

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:49am
Petrocultures
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

26-29 August 2020

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Stavanger, Norway


 

SCSECS Panel--Cheap Print: Chapbooks, Ballads, News, Scandal, and Other Ephemera

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:48am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies / SCSECS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 6, 2019

SCSECS 2020: The Speedy Enlightenment: Moving, Racing, Quickening, and Otherwise Accelerating the Long Eighteenth Century,  February 7-8, Embassy Suites Hotel, St. Augustine FL

http://scsecs.net/scsecs/2020/2020_panels.html

The theme for the conference is speed, and what was speedier in the 18th century than cheap print?

On Violence and Liveability: Human Rights in the 21st Century

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:48am
International Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 25, 2019

On Violence and Liveability: Human Rights in the 21st Century

A Two day international Conference

Venue: Phuket, Thailand

Date: 20 & 21 January, 2020

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“How can we have more viable and livable lives?”[1]

 

Humor in Arts and pedagogy

updated: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 3:20pm
Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, university of Monastir, Tunisia in partnership with “l’Association de la Creation Culturelle”
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Republic of Tunisia

The Higher Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, University of Monastir in partnership with “l’Association de la Creation Culturelle” organize an international conference on

 

 

Humor in Arts and Pedagogy

 

April 16-17,  2020

 

Al-Kīmīya-Call for Papers for Issue Number 18

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:47am
Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Al-Kīmīya  - Revue de la Faculté de langues et de traduction

 

Appel à contributions pour le numéro 18

 

Le dossier thématique

Le numéro 18 d’Al-Kīmīya, la Revue de la Faculté de langues et de traduction de l’Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, reprend la thématique du numéro 17 : « Transformations : traduction et langues »