We are thrilled to announce that Afrofuturist Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor (Marvel's Black Panther, Akata Witch, Binti, Zahrah the Windseeker, new HBO series: Who Fears Death) will be our keynote speaker for the fifth biannual conference Pippi to Ripley : Fantastic and Feminist Pop Culture to be held at Ithaca College on April 26 & 27, 2019.
Call for Abstracts
Title: Foreign Languages in Humanities Courses
Edited by Priya Ananth and Leah Tolbert Lyons
Call for Paperss
Reimagining Jane Eyre and Great Expectations: a NEH Summer Seminar for K-12 Teachers
23 June-12 July 2019 (Apply by 1 March, 2019)
Textualities of American Drama
The Comics Arts conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA, from July 18-21, 2019. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.
This multidisciplinary summer institute, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich exploration of the multiple ways in which Southeast Asian societies responded to colonial presences and how the legacies of these experiences have shaped subsequent efforts to forge national identities, envision independent political futures, and imagine new relationships between the state and its citizens.
Call for Papers: New Directions in Italian Fiction
La Fusta, the digital Italian Studies journal edited by the Italian Graduate Society at Rutgers University, is now welcoming submissions in English or Italian. Issue 27 (Spring 2019) will concentrate on the theme “New Generations of Italian Writers.” Articles, book reviews, and creative writing are being considered for publication.
This year’s London Nineteenth-Century Studies Seminar Graduate Conference will take place on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Senate House, University of London.