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Reimagining Asian American Immigration History in the Americas

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:13am
Min Kyung Boo, Chloe Huh Prudente / NeMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Asian American immigrants’ heterogeneity in their countries of departure, race, ethnicity, and class characterizes different immigrant experiences -- ranging from “voluntary” immigration to dislocation directly caused by wars and imperialism. What is the role of literature in preserving the history of their movements? How does literature reimagine the history of these marginalized subjects? What is the significance of narrating Asian American immigration history through literary forms? What do the stories of these subjects -- immigrants, refugees, undocumented immigrants, elite cosmopolitan, and many more -- suggest the meaning of belonging in the Americas? 

Call for contributions

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:12am
Rowena Santos Aquino
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

ReFocus: The Films of Kazuo Hara and Sachiko Kobayashi: a documentary cinema of dissent

Editor: Rowena Santos Aquino

 

ALECC 2022 Biennial Conference: Deadline Extension

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:35pm
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

ALECC 2022

 

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada


Association pour la littérature, l'environnement

et la culture au Canada

 

Biennial Conference

June 15-19, 2022
 University of Saskatchewan

At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis.

 

Children's Literature in Place

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:12am
Zeljka Flegar Longwood University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Call for Papers

_Children's Literature in Place: Surveying the Landscapes of Children's Culture_ (an edited collection)

Deadline for abstract submissions: December 1, 2021

Contact: Željka Flegar, flegarzn@longwood.edu; Jennifer Miskec, miskecjm@longwood.edu

Women and Comedy 1890-1950: 17th-18th September 2022

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:10am
Elizabeth von Arnim Society, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Is it true that, according to a 2019 study, men are ‘officially funnier than women’?

Excursions Journal 12.1: 'Home'

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:09am
Excursions Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Home.

Proust’s Way: Theorisations, Hybridisations, Mythologies

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:09am
E|C n. 33, 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 23, 2021

The centenary of Proust’s death next year is neither the only, nor the first event in honour of the author of In Search of Lost Time. This year, for instance, we celebrate the 150th birthday of his birth while, in 2013, the 100th anniversary of the publication of Swann’s Way was marked by a number of festivities. In its celebratory dimension, this upcoming centenary may seem more apt for initiatives conducted under the ambit of French Studies than under that of semiotics or narratology. However, we believe that it offers an opportunity for a broader, trans-disciplinary reflection.