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Inclusive Learning through Fantasy

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:34pm
Camille D. G. Mustachio
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

Post secondary teaching institutions are increasingly called upon to provide innovative, transformative learning experiences for diverse student populations. One of the ways in which educators in writing-intensive courses may facilitate accessible, student-centered lessons is through the interrogation of high-interest fantasy literature. This edited essay collection will investigate ways in which fantasy literature in various print and visual media is a pivotal pedagogical tool that enhances, complicates, and reinvisions college composition instruction and student experience. Contributing chapters by faculty of color, scholars who are members of marginalized populations, and community college faculty are especially sought.

Second Call for Papers: Eleventh International Conference on Language and Literary Studies

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:33pm
Faculty of Foreign Languages Alfa BK University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Faculty of Foreign Languages is pleased to announce that the submission deadline for our 11th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies has been extended to 15th July 2022.

We are also happy to inform you that our confirmed keynote speakers so far include Prof. Svetlana Slapsak, Prof. Svenka Savic, and Dr Gordana Stojakovic. The Conference will also feature the special participation of authors Jasminka Petrovic and Sanja Lovrencic.  

The Conference is to take place at Alfa BK University, Belgrade, on 22nd and 23rd September 2022. The topic of the 11th edition of our annual conference is

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND INDUSTRY

Resilience and Collective Action Versus the Empowered Neoliberal Self

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:33pm
NeMLA 2023- Dr. Matthew Ussia - Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Resilience and Collective Action Versus the Empowered Neoliberal Self 

[A Panel at NeMLA 2023, Niagra Falls, NY: March 23-26, 2023]

Public and private life in the 21st Century hurts. Our daily doomscroll informs us that our sense of belonging in the world, our values as scholars are fading away from the larger public discourse. Mark Fisher’s notion of “the slow cancellation of the future” echoes a collective feeling that doing just about anything is an act of tremendous resilience. The question is how does resilience echo neoliberalism or reject it?

Ezra Pound, Modernists, and Resilience

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:33pm
Jeff Grieneisen / Northeast Modern Langauge Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022

54th Annual NeMLA Convention

March 23-26, Niagara Falls, NY

"Policing Spatial Imaginaries and the Body Politic"

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:33pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Narrative representations of migration can be more overtly symbolic or, perhaps, non-literal or metaphorical insofar as origin and destination are not strictly spatial or geographical categories, but, rather, categories of an ontological dimension such as identity. While migrations of identity, for example, entail the crossing of metaphorical borders, this panel wishes to explore how they also include a spatial dimension, insofar as they are articulated through spatial difference, across literal as well as symbolic boundaries and borders. Conversely, “literal,” that is to say, conventionally spatial migrations are (always?) themselves imbricated with symbolic migration, even when not explicitly thematized as such.

THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ANGLOPHONE LITERATURES TODAY (ELALT 6)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 4:49am
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES, FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD

is happy to announce

THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ANGLOPHONE LITERATURES TODAY (ELALT 6)

October 29-30, 2022

The conference will be held ONLINE and is FREE OF CHARGE.

Conference sections:

Formal Approaches to Embedding (Invited speaker: Boban Arsenijević, University of Graz)

New Words and Dictionaries in Theory and Practice (Invited speaker: Tvrtko Prćić, University of Novi Sad)

Literature, Culture and Nostalgia (Invited speaker: Antonija Primorac, University of Rijeka)