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Crime and Composition roundtable

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:57pm
SAMLA Conference 2020, Jacksonville, FL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

CRIME AND COMPOSITION

This roundtable welcomes submissions showcasing the usage of crime to impart the goals of the English literature or composition classroom. Addressing the SAMLA 92 theme of Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts, we are interested in looking at crime as a heuristic or method of teaching. Examples include the following:

CFP: Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area for NEPCA

updated: 
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 3:11pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

Call for Papers for Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area for NEPCA

  • 2020 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Conference
  • Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24
  • Proposal due: June 1, 2020

The Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area of NEPCA invites proposals from scholars of all levels for papers and/or panels that explore any aspect of the role of political actors, institutions, ideology, rhetoric, and satire in popular culture. Papers may be drawn from all policy domains, both foreign and domestic.

Recent conferences featured panels on:

Kids Don’t Just Wanna Have Fun. Material Girls, Wild Boys, and the Melancholic Eighties

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:56pm
de genere. Journal of literary, postcolonial, and gender studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Kids Don’t Just Wanna Have Fun. Material Girls, Wild Boys, and the Melancholic EightiesEditors for this issue: Maria Giovanna Fusco (University of L’Aquila) and Fiorenzo Iuliano (University of Cagliari)

 

 

 

MMLA Convention: Central American Permanent Section Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:56pm
David Rozotto
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020

The Central American Literature permanent section of the Midwest Modern Language Association seeks proposals for the upcoming MMLA Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Nov 5-8, 2020). This section welcomes proposals that analyze and interpret literature, audiovisual productions, and other cultural manifestations from Central America, with diverse methodologies and perspectives, with any national or transnational focus within the region, and also those with a transcontinental or transoceanic connection.

Open, non-thematic call for papers: Issue 20 of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:56pm
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation (University of Zadar)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

 

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

 

 

 

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 20th issue. We accept:

  • original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words
  • reviews: up to 2,000 words
  • translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words

 

Screening Queer Horror

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:56pm
Dr Linnie Blake & Heather Petrocelli / Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

2019 was a watershed moment for queer horror visibility, particularly in cinema: from Shudder’s announcement of their upcoming queer horror documentary to Rue Morgue ’s first-ever ‘Queer Fear’ special issue, and from the world’s largest study about horror-loving queers to the rapid proliferation of queer horror podcasts. With this increased focus and attention on the relationship between queerness and horror, we propose an edited collection focused on queer/queered horror that not only recasts a critical eye on the cinematic past, but also explores theoretical perspectives on and new queer readings of horror films of the post-millennial present. 

MMLA 2020: Comparative Literature CFP

updated: 
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 6:04pm
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

The Comparative Literature section of the MMLA invites proposals for papers that engage with this year's conference theme, "Cultures of Collectivity." Papers addressing the following suggested MMLA topics from a transnational, cross-cultural, and/or interdisciplinary perspective would be particularly relevant:

  • collective movements throughout the history of art and culture;
  • the formation of communities through bibliography and scholarship;
  • language communities; cultures of diaspora;
  • academic communities

Please submit abstracts to Fontaine Lien at fontaine.lien@valpo.edu by April 5, 2020.