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Lake Superior Summit on the Teaching of Writing and ESL

updated: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 11:38am
Lake Superior Summit on the Teaching of Writing and ESL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2023

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN will be hosting the tenth annual Lake Superior Summit on the Teaching of Writing and ESL on Friday, March 3, 2023 (9:00AM to 3:30PM)!

 

There is no fee to attend. The tentative schedule and link for further information and registration can be found below.

 

The full schedule is now available online, at https://fdltcc.edu/10th-annual-lake-superior-summit/.

Travel Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 11:13am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Proposals for presentations on travel writing in English from any period or part of the world. Please submit a 200-word abstract by April 1, 2023. The RMMLA conference will be held in Denver, CO, from Oct. 11-14, 2023. 

No, This Is America: Interrogating Bad Faith Narratives, Epistemologies of Ignorance, Grammars of Violence, and Selective Racial Memories in a Post-Truth, Post-Shame, and Post-Accountable United States

updated: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 11:38am
Professing Education Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

Where is that place where what should not ‘happen to nobody’ happens every day? Why is it that, in so many places found in every corner of the global space, so many human beings face that which ‘no one deserves’?

—Ferreira da Silva (2009, p. 212) 

You better understand White people’s fantasies because tomorrow they’ll be legislation

—Jared Sexton, invoked by Frank Wilderson (2020)

I have only one solution: to rise above this absurd drama that others have staged around me

—Fanon (2013, p. 153) 

This is America. Don’t catch you slippin’ now.

—Childish Gambino, This is America (2018)

Women in religion: from spiritual leadership to female empowerment

updated: 
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 4:43pm
ICSAH
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023

It is more than a cliché that gender plays a crucial role in religion, as most religious orders in the world were, and currently are, dominated by men. The role of women in cultic settings is, as a rule, secondary, as is also the authority of female ministers of religion, while the social benefits of those appointed with religious duties are also incomparable with the privileges received by men.  This year, we invite proposals that explore the female share in leadership roles related to religion (saints, prophetesses, priestesses, nuns, preachers, witches, shamans and more), and emphasize how their achievements are reflected in history and art. How prominent female figures have compromised men’s secured positions of power in socioreligious structures?

Robert Graves and The ‘60s: “All You Need is Love”? || MLA 2024 Philadelphia

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2023 - 1:52pm
The Robert Graves Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

CFP: Robert Graves and The ‘60s: “All You Need is Love”?

British writer Robert Graves (1895-1985) associated with multiple counterculture movements, including the modernist vanguard and anti-war poets, made forays into Eastern mysticism, reimagined the Classical period, contemporized ancient myths and rituals, experimented with hallucinogens, and managed to publish over 140 books, including what some might term his magnum opus, The White Goddess, an encyclopedic work he subtitled “A historic grammar of poetic myth.” Above all else, he is remembered as a poet of Love, exploring the subject across his long career in its many iterations: romantic, allegorical, ritualistic, the literary—the coupling of Poet and Muse.

MLA 2024: Queer Theory and Psychoanalysis (Guaranteed Panel) UPDATE

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 12:41pm
Dorothy Stringer
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

The MLA’s Forum on Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Literature solicits abstracts for a guaranteed panel at the January 2024 MLA Convention in Philadelphia on queer theory and psychoanalysis. We particularly welcome theoretical and archival scholarship that centers LGBTQI+ theorists, artists, intellectuals, and writers.

Queer theory embraces psychoanalysis and its speculative concepts as crucial elements of counter-identitarian critical practice. Yet the relationship between these two fields remains under-examined. Topics of particular interest include:

Decolonizing Cartographies - Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 11:07am
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 27, 2023

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University is pleased to announce its annual Graduate Student Conference to be held on 20th and 21st of April, 2023. This conference is a space for graduate scholars, activists, artists, and others to think through and confront colonial systems.

Our conference this year is interested in “Decolonizing Cartographies” – or, stated broadly, how do we challenge colonial regimes of knowledge and the ways they divide the world.

The Weird Russian 19th Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 9:20am
Arpi Movsesian | Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

 

Symposium: The Weird Russian 19th Century 

April 28, 2023

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (via Zoom)

Organizers: Arpi Movsesian and Chloë Kitzinger (Rutgers University)

Keynote speaker: Jacob Emery (Indiana University Bloomington) 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature, vol. 4/2023

updated: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 11:37am
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

vol. 4/2023

 

The editorial board of Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature encourages researchers and young scholars to submit their article proposals that  comprise with the profile of the journal.

Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature is an international multidisciplinary periodical that welcomes for review any innovative and challenging research article encroaching upon the fields of literature, linguistics, philosophy and cultural studies.

The manuscript submitted for publication is to be original and unpublished. It should not have been simultaneously submitted for review in any other journal.

Liberal Subjects, Then and Now

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2023 - 1:02pm
NAVSA 2023 Roundtable
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2023

Liberalism’s nebulous contours have long animated studies of nineteenth-century British literature and culture. This roundtable seeks to extend these discussions by turning to this tradition’s imprint upon our practices and conceptions of teaching and scholarship. We invite papers that trouble the continued privileging of the “liberal subject,” a term that encompasses ideas of individualism, originality, and progress–values whose peculiar Victorianism has been analyzed by Elaine Hadley, Amanda Anderson, and Lauren Goodlad, among others.