Chinua Achebe's No Longer at Ease at 60 - Updated (for Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 5-8 March 2020)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 26, 2019 to October 26, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

As Chinua Achebe's second novel, No Longer at Ease, first published in 1960, arrives at its 60th anniversary, scholars have an opportunity to reassess its significance not only for African literature, but also for world literature in general.

CFP: Displacement in Texts of the Long Eighteenth Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2019
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Literature

 

This peer-reviewed volume will discuss the focus on displacement, both external and internal, in texts of the long eigteenth century (1660-1815).

 

Towards New Histories of Imprisonment in England, 1500-1865

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 15, 2019 to July 16, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

We invite you to attend an upcoming conference on prisons and incarceration, Towards New Histories of Imprisonment, 1500-1850, taking place at Keble College, University of Oxford, UK on the 15th and 16th of July 2019.

This conference is free to attend, and we will also be providing tea/coffee and lunch to all attendees. Please do register, here: https://oxfordprisonconference.eventbrite.co.uk

Detective Fiction and the Revival of Reading

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Composition & Rhetoric, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Teaching and Learning

The 51st Annual Convention of the NorthEastern Modern Language Association will be held 5 - 8 Mar., 2020, in Boston, MA. Please consider submitting a proposal fo the below session, and circulate this announcement widely:

Release of the latest issue of 19 Journal and launch of 19 Live

Type: 
Journal
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies
19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century is proud to announce that the spring 2019 issue is now live at 

Teaching and Engaging Shakespeare in the Classroom (NeMLA 2020, roundtable)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 5, 2020 to March 8, 2020
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Humanities, Literature

More than 400 years after his death Shakespeare is still taught in western universities and throughout the world. The number of published books related to his works as well as similarly devoted scholarly conferences seem to increase yearly. This means that what and how to approach teaching Shakespeare is not stagnant as might be imagined, but rather is expanding. The number of plays attributed to Shakespeare have seen some fluctuations, but the theory and scholarly research applied to pinch and prod his works continue to produce new stimulating insights.

Transatlantic Connections conference – Extended Deadline

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 1, 2019
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, African History / Studies

Transatlantic Connections: Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas, & Victorian Studies

Victorians Institute 2019 -- Charleston, SC Oct 31-Nov 2

Our conference site for 2019 affords an opportunity to think about transatlantic connections in the 19th century, when Charleston was a prominent intersection on a web that connected Britain, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas.

Chinua Achebe's No Longer at Ease at 60 (for Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 5-8 March 2020)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

As Chinua Achebe's second novel, No Longer at Ease, first published in 1960, arrives at its 60th anniversary, scholars have an opportunity to reassess its significance not only for African literature, but also for world literature in general. The story is set in the 1950's and richly depicts the cultural tensions of African societies nearing independence from Great Britain.

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