CFP: Stephen King Area 2020 PCA/ACA Annual National Conferenc--Philadelphia: Wednesday, April 15th-Saturday, April 18th

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 1, 2019
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

The co-chairs of the Stephen King Area—Philip Simpson of Eastern Florida State College and Patrick McAleer of Inver Hills Community College—are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions which cover any aspect of Stephen King’s fiction and film for the Annual National Joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held in Philadelphia from April 15th-April 18th 2020.  Papers, presentations, and panels can cover King’s experimentation with medium (e-books, graphic novels, TV series), his more recent fictions, including his Dark Tower

“Intercultural Conversations”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 26, 2019 to June 1, 2020
Location: 
Romania
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Nationalism History / Studies

The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on intercultural conversations. The theme issue is edited by Aoileann Ní Éigeartaigh (Dundalk Institute of Technology).

Call for Papers/Teaching Demonstrations

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 26, 2019 to August 15, 2019
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, History Education, Literature, Teaching and Learning

Calling for papers and teaching demonstrations for a conference on "Rethinking Race and Slavery at 400 Years." The conference will be held on Friday 8 November at Avon Old Farms School, Avon Connecticut (see weblink for details).

Our aim is ambitious: capitalizing on the 400th anniversary of the beginnings of African slavery at Jamestown, the conference seeks to re-evaluate scholarship and teaching about race and slavery across the entire sweep of U.S. history since 1619. Keynote speakers include award-winning scholars Manisha Sinha and Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar.

Female Power, Memory, and Subversive Narratives

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 5, 2020 to March 8, 2020
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Humanities, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Literature

This panel seeks to understand the relationship between Memory, Female Power, and Subversive Narratives. This is an important area of interest as the world continues to struggle with the growing voices of women who were intimidated, were forced to keep quiet or powerless, and how memory places a function in that role. World literature has long explored power in all its nuance yet it is important to understand how female power has taken control of a male dominated narrative.

NeMLA Session: Decentering the Anthropocene: Spanish Ecocritical Texts and the Non-Human

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Animal Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Literature, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

 

Session 18152. NeMLA, Boston, March 5-8, 2020 - Abtract due Sept. 30, 2019

EACLALS Triennial Conference, Cardiff 18-22 May 2020: Transcultural Mo(ve)ments: Memories, Writings, Embodiments

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 18, 2020 to May 22, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Literature

EACLALS Triennial Conference 2020: Transcultural Mo(ve)ments: Memories, Writings, Embodiments.

NINE Spring Training Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 11, 2019
Location: 
Arizona, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Literature, Sport History & Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The 27th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference invites original unpublished papers that study all aspects of baseball, with particular interest on history and social policy implications. Abstracts only, not to exceeed 300 words, should be sumbitted by October 11, 2019, to co-director Willie Steele (wdsteele@lipscomb.edu) for the abstract committee's considerations. 

Provoked Admiration. Self-Fashioning and Collective Affectivity // Provozierte Bewunderung. Selbstinszenierung und Vergemeinschaftung

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 4, 2019 to July 6, 2019
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, German History / Studies, Literature, Sociology

A person (or object) is admired for his/her/its special, unusual, exceptional or even unique features and the ability to impress, captivate or to spark fascination.

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