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EXTENDED: CFP, Special Issue 32, "Aesthetics of Idleness"

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:47pm
InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

For its thirty-second issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the aesthetics of idleness. This issue will also feature an introduction by and an interview with Jean Ma.

Idleness suggests slack and stasis. It evokes empty, wasted time, and thus the dangers of being useless. It even recalls the religious notion that there is something satanic about not being occupied with work. But what are the aesthetics of idleness? In what ways does being idle function as a cultural or artistic practice? How can we theorize idleness, and perhaps do so idly? Or does treating idleness as a site of cultural analysis and critical theory undo the danger of it?

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society 2020 Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 1:00pm
Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 6, 2020

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society

An Cumann Éire San Ochtú Céad Déag

 

Annual Conference

University of Limerick

12-14 June 2020

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Revisions: Confronting the Past, Re-imagining the future

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 1:00pm
Theatre & Performance Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Revisions: Confronting the Past, Re-imagining the Future

TaPRA-SCUDD 2020 Postgraduate Symposium  

Wednesday 18th March, Millburn House, University of Warwick

 

SCANDALOUS POETS! (SAMLA POETS Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:19am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

This poetry session welcomes creative submissions on any aspect of the SAMLA 92 conference theme: Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts. This session aims to feature all types of poems and poets; poems that break rules or are about people breaking rules are especially welcome! By June 1, 2020, please submit a sample of original poetry that fits the conference theme (3-5 poems, 10 pages max), a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Sara Pirkle, University of Alabama, at sbpirkle@ua.edu.

MLA 2021 CFP: State of the Body: Health and Illness in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:46pm
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

What methodologies and/or texts best help us make sense of our current bodily relationship to health, illness, and medicine? Papers utilizing posthumanism, new materialism, feminist science studies, or other philosophical tools are welcome. All literary genres and time periods will be considered.

This cfp is purposefully broad; the focus of the panel(s) created will be more specific.

Submit 250- to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by March 15, 2020, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University College of Medicine, at tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

40th Cincinnati Conference on Romance and Arabic Languages and Literatures

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:48pm
University of Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

The Cincinnati Conference on Romance and Arabic Languages and Literatures is the oldest graduate students conference in the United States. It has run uninterrupted since 1980, with panels on all aspects of Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese languages and literatures. In 2019 Arabic was added to the department and to the conference. By 1983 the conference was attracting more than 200 presenters annually, currently we only accept 120 papers to make it an enjoyable and intellectually satisfying experience.

MEDIEVAL TEXTS CHALLENGING BOUNDARIES

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:19am
Nathan Fleeson / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

This traditional session welcomes submissions on any topic associated with Medieval England and its texts (400-1500 CE). This includes texts written in Old English, Middle English, Latin, Gaelic, etc. Abstracts addressing the conference theme of "Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts" are especially welcome. By June 1, 2020, please submit an abstract of 200-300 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Nathan Fleeson at nfleeson@uga.edu.

PORTALS: A Journal of Comparative Literature, Spring 2020 edition

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 1:53am
Comparative Literature Student Association, San Francisco State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the 

Spring 2020 edition of the literary journal Portals

Portals is San Francisco State University’s global journal for scholarship in comparative and world literature. We publish student research, both from San Francisco State University and from universities around the world. Past volumes may be accessed at http://portalsjournal.com/. We will publish our more recent publications, including this year’s submissions, on this website.

 

Edited Volume on Holocaust in Popular Culture (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 9:23am
Dr Mahitosh Mandal and Prof Priyanka Das, Presidency University, Kolkata
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

Call for Chapter Proposals

Holocaust in Popular Culture

Dr Mahitosh Mandal and Prof Priyanka Das (eds.)

 

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 20 April 2020

Notification of Acceptance: 1 May 2020

Abstracts not exceeding 300 words along with a bionote of 100 words should be sent to holocaustpopcult@gmail.com

Please mention "Abstract_ Holocaust" as the subject line of your email. 

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ATHE Emerging Scholars Panel (Religion and Theatre Focus Group)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:18am
Association of Theatre in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 23, 2020

Call for Papers

Religion & Theatre Focus Group – Emerging Scholars Panel

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2020 Conference

Detroit, NY

July 29 – August 2, 2020

The ATHE Religion and Theatre Focus group invites current graduate students and/or independent scholars who have not presented at a major national conference to submit papers for the 2020 Emerging Scholars Panel.

The 2020 ATHE Conference theme:

DRIVE

Katherine Anne Porter Society Graduate Student Paper Award

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:48pm
Katherine Anne Porter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Katherine Anne Porter Society is pleased to announce an annual Graduate Student Paper Award. Interested applicants should submit an article-length (15-25 page) paper on any Katherine Anne Porter topic. The winner, which will be announced on December 1, 2020, will be invited to present a shortened form of the paper at the annual Katherine Anne Porter Society Session at the American Literature Association Conference and will be featured in an article of the Katherine Anne Porter Society Newsletter. The award also brings a monetary prize of $250. Please email submissions as Word attachments to Jerry Findley at jerryfindley1@gmail.com by June 30, 2020.

 

Erasure and the Environment

updated: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:58am
Loughborough University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Call for Papers: Erasure and the Environment Conference

Loughborough University, 17-18th September 2020

Keynote Address: Prof. David Herd (University of Kent)

 

 

2020 Thoreau Society Graduate Student Fellowship

updated: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:52am
James Finley / The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

2020 Thoreau Society Graduate Student Fellowship

 

The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce its second annual graduate student fellowship. The 2020 Thoreau Graduate Student Fellow will receive an award of $1,000 for travel and Thoreau-related research in greater Boston area, plus free attendance at the 2020 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in Concord, Massachusetts. (Attendance at the Annual Gathering is not required and will not be factored into the fellowship committee’s evaluation.)

 

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