MLA 2019 Special Session: Reinterpreting Nonsense

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
Slovakia
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

This is a call for papers for a special session at the annual MLA convention to take place in Chicago, Jan 3 - 6, 2019.

We live in the internet era with its mirrored online reality where (almost) everything seems quantifiable, searchable and generally predictable. Our minds are trained to apply logic and reason to analyze the world and organize it using the rules of language. Yet there is a realm outside what is expressible in ordinary language, to which literary nonsense points.

CFP “Other Souths on page and screen.” - Polish Journal for American Studies Special Issue

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature

Polish Journal for American Studies (PJAS) Special Issue:  “Other Souths on page and screen.”

CFP for ALA 2018: Surviving the Odds: Storytelling About War & Migration in East Africa

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Anthropology, Film and Film History

War and migration in eastern Africa often produce remarkable narratives from both adults and children alike. This panel will focus on the ways in which war and migration have impacted storytelling, in the form of folktales, novels, memoirs, and nonfiction, in eastern Africa. It will seek to understand what kinds of narratives are produced by both children and adults who are affected by conflict and displacement. What kinds of theoretical approaches can be used to analyze such texts?  What impact do such texts have on the global community?    

DUE DATE EXTENDED Small Forms for School Education – Education through Small Forms

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 4, 2018 to July 6, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Teaching and Learning, Languages

Small Forms for School Education – Education through Small Forms

July 4–6, 2018

at the Humboldt-University of Berlin

Deadline for abstract submission (due date extended): February 25, 2018

RMMLA Panel on Comparative Literature (Non-Western/non-European Focus)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wyoming, United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Humanities, Philosophy, Languages

This is a panel taking place at the annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Langauge Association (4-6 Oct., 2018).  All papers with comparative analyses are welcome.  Please consider submitting your proposal, if at least one of your texts is a non-Western/non-European text.

Conflict and Resolution: Literary London Society Annual Conference 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 28, 2018 to June 29, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Urban History / Studies

Call for Papers

Literary London Society Annual Conference 2018

Conflict and Resolution

28-29 June 2018

Senate House, London

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

 

CFP: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 3, 2019 to January 6, 2019
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Intellectual History, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science

Modern Language Association 2019 Conference Panel Proposal
Chicago, 3–6 January 2019
Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia


This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory.

Call for Publications: Confronting and Combatting Othering in English Studies; Journal of South English Studies

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
May 20, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Composition & Rhetoric, Humanities, Linguistics, Literature, Public Policy

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is accepting submissions for its Summer 2018 issue, themed “Confronting and Combatting Othering in English Studies.” Submission deadline: May 20, 2018.

CFP: “Non-Worldly Literature” (journal feature topic)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2018
Location: 
Taiwan
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, World History / Studies

CFP: “Non-Worldly Literature” (journal feature topic)

Journal Title: Ex-position

Publication Date: June 2019

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018

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