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Literacies in Writing Studies
RCWS Literacy Studies
We invite proposals that explore practices and processes of literacies situated in a wide range of ... See more
Posted 15 February 2015, last updated 2 March 2015

1916 Rising: Reverberations
LLC Irish
Literary and cultural representations of 1916, its prehistories and commemorations. Messianic, ... See more
Posted 2 March 2015

Sounds of the South
LLC Southern United States
In listening to the South, what do we hear? Papers on auditory depictions in music, literature, ... See more
Posted 28 February 2015

"Sin Embargo"
LLC Cuban and Cuban Diasporic
Proposals reflecting on changes and challenges in financing, circulation, consumption, and ... See more
Posted 28 February 2015

The Language of Assessment, Judgment, and Evaluation
LSL Global English
What politics are involved in wording assignments, comments on student work, or program ... See more
Posted 28 February 2015

Slavic Forgeries and Mystifications
LLC Slavic and East European
Is forgery an essential part of literature? Where would we be without mystifications? This panel ... See more
Posted 28 February 2015

Ageism and Activism: EngAging the Public
TC Age Studies
As the liberal arts are increasingly challenged to demonstrate "real-world" relevance, ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Contingent Faculty Mentoring for Democracy
HEP Part-Time and Contingent Faculty Issues
Session on challenges and opportunities in mentoring for, of, and by contingent faculty for ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Celtic Studies and its Publics: Teaching, Outreach, Prospects
CLCS Celtic
We invite papers on teaching Celtic topics; Celtic Studies reaching new audiences inside and ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

"Jews and Ethnic Studies"
LLC Jewish American
Relationships between Jews, Jewishness, ethnic studies, multiculturalism; where do Jews, Jewish ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

"The Place of Israel in Contemporary Jewish American Literary Writing"
LLC Jewish American
Refuge? Home? Dreamscape fantasy? Wild West? Center of political alliance and conflict? Papers on ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

"Lost Objects in Jewish American Literature"
LLC Jewish American
Maps, photographs, letters, mezuzot, candelabras, and other artifacts remain sites of memory, ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

New Directions in Black Canadian Literature
LLC Canadian
This panel invites papers that open new lines of analysis of Black Canadian literature and sites ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Editing the Digital Record
TM Bibliography and Scholarly Editing
We invite contributions to a roundtable on the challenges and opportunities for textual editing ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Socialist Childhoods
LLC Slavic and East European
Growing up under socialism was both a personal and political experience. Recent memoirs convey the ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Watersheds and Futures: Navigating a 21st Century Danube
LLC Slavic and East European
Danubian Studies as a productive response to the EU’s contemporary transnational project, the ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Historicizing and Spatializing Biopolitics
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society
This panel aims to more precisely historicize and spaitalize concepts of biopolitics, biopower, ... See more
Posted 27 February 2015

Catalan Documentary, Art, and Thought Now
LLC Catalan Studies
Analysis of the present political experience in Catalonia in documentary, art, interventions; ... See more
Posted 25 February 2015

Migratory Practices in Catalan Literature
LLC Catalan Studies
Exploration of modern and contemporary migration, displacement, nomadism, in Catalan literature; ... See more
Posted 25 February 2015

Caribbean Sexualities in Displacement
LLC Puerto Rican
The aesthetics and ethics of displaced Caribbean sexual minorities. We seek papers on space and ... See more
Posted 25 February 2015

Quo vadis Hungary?
LLC Hungarian
Response to 2016 Presidential Theme: Literature and its Publics: Past, Present and Future. Literary ... See more
Posted 25 February 2015

Modern Vikings: Portrayals, Mis- and Reconceptions, and New Discoveries
LLC Old Norse
We're soliciting 20-minute papers addressing modern depictions, misconceptions, and reconceptions ... See more
Posted 25 February 2015

Sound, Activism, and Protest
MS Sound
Sound, silence, activism, and protest. Online and off, what does activism and protest sound like? ... See more
Posted 24 February 2015

Caribbean Sexualities in Displacement
LLC Latina and Latino
The Aesthetics and Ethics of Displaced Caribbean Sexual Minorities. Seeking papers on space and ... See more
Posted 23 February 2015

Queer Studies in Digital South Asia (Collaborative session with SALA)
LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic
Intersection of queer studies and South Asian Studies in digital humanities; gender, sexuality, and ... See more
Posted 23 February 2015

Word Books and Material Culture
TM Book History, Print Cultures, Lexicography
ABCs, dictionaries, spellers, synonymies, thesauruses: what is the life of a word book? What ... See more
Posted 20 February 2015

Translation as Method in East Asia
LLC Korean
Papers engaging translation to approach literary and socio-cultural phenomena in East Asia for a ... See more
Posted 20 February 2015

Newness in the Return to the Past: Korea
LLC Korean
Papers exploring literature, film, or art’s rethinking, rewriting, or recycling of Korea’s recent ... See more
Posted 20 February 2015

Global Migration Across the Mediterranean
CLCS Mediterranean
In places of exchange and migration, residue remains. We seek papers examining human rejects or ... See more
Posted 20 February 2015

Troubadour Publics and Public Troubadours
LLC Occitan
Who had/has access to the Troubadours? What troubadour works rethink public life? What happens to ... See more
Posted 20 February 2015

The Place of Translation
TC Translation Studies
How is translation represented by, in and across various institutional sites (e.g. language/ ... See more
Posted 20 February 2015

Critical Grounds: The South and Sustainability
LLC Southern United States
The U.S. South and the global imperative of sustainability in literature, film, or other media. ... See more
Posted 19 February 2015

South by Southwest/Southwest by South
LLC Southern United States
The Southern Literature Discussion Group invites papers considering “South” and “Southwest” in ... See more
Posted 19 February 2015

Memory and Migration
CLCS Hemispheric American
Borders have clearly been attached to memory and nation formation, but what happens to memory ... See more
Posted 8 February 2015, last updated 19 February 2015

Digital Praxis
CLCS Hemispheric American
Digital technologies, or digital praxis, extend engagement with embodiment, materiality, ... See more
Posted 18 February 2015, last updated 19 February 2015

Latina/o Studies and the “Transnational Turn”
LLC Latina and Latino
Theorizing the relationships between transnational and local in Latina/o literature and culture. ... See more
Posted 19 February 2015

Forms & Feelings of Latina/o Literature
LLC Latina and Latino
Latina/o literature has long evaded genre classification, mingling fiction, poetry, history, ... See more
Posted 19 February 2015

Global Visions of Hebrew Culture
LLC Hebrew
Hebrew culture and the world; tensions between Zionism and cosmopolitanism, diaspora and homeland, ... See more
Posted 17 February 2015, last updated 18 February 2015

Old and New Media in Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
LLC Puerto Rican
Representation, technology, labor, construction of self and community. Mediatic heteroglossia: ... See more
Posted 18 February 2015

Yiddish Literature’s Diverse “Publics”
LLC Yiddish
Translation of Yiddish texts and its effects on Jewish and non-Jewish audiences, on representation ... See more
Posted 17 February 2015

Bibliography in the Digital Age: Tools, Technologies, Theories
TM Bibliography and Scholarly Editing
We seek papers exploring how digital technologies are influencing the practice of bibliography ... See more
Posted 30 January 2015, last updated 17 February 2015

The Study of Translingual Cultural Practices Today
LLC Literatures of the United States in Languages Other Than English
Interdisciplinary approaches to translingualism in multicultural/multiethnic literary texts, visual ... See more
Posted 17 February 2015

Hispanophone Literatures and Postcolonial Theory
CLCS Global Hispanophone
Global Hispanophone designates cultural production of former Spanish colonies beyond Latin ... See more
Posted 15 February 2015

Post-Socialist Stereotypes in Hungarian and Romanian Literature and Culture
LLC Hungarian
Stereotypes of nostalgia for the past, critical/unrealistic perceptions/expectations of the ... See more
Posted 15 February 2015

Latina/o Comics (co-sponsor: Comparative Studies in Twentieth Century Literature)
GS Comics and Graphic Narratives
Intersections of politics/culture/ethnicity and comics: identity and visual representation, border ... See more
Posted 14 February 2015

Satire and the Editorial Cartoon
GS Comics and Graphic Narratives
This panel examines satire in cross-cultural early editorial cartoons, periodicals and cartoonists, ... See more
Posted 13 February 2015

Lusophone Africa, 40 Years of Independence: New Voices, New Readers
LLC Global Portuguese
We invite papers reflecting upon Lusophone African cultural production on the occasion of the ... See more
Posted 13 February 2015

Palestine in the Internationalist Imagination
LLC West Asian
Submissions on representations of Palestine in literary or visual cultural contexts of ... See more
Posted 10 February 2015, last updated 12 February 2015

Major Sephardic Novelists: The Risks They Take
LLC Sephardic
Seeking proposals on the work of a Sephardic novelist and the risks he or she has taken to further ... See more
Posted 12 February 2015

Out of the Past: An Examination of Jewish Characters in Contemporary Romanian Cinema
LLC Romanian
This panel examines the representation of Jews in contemporary Romanian cinema. 250-word proposal ... See more
Posted 11 February 2015

Politics of Solidarities and Cross-Racial Alliances
CLCS Global Arab and Arab American
Representations of cross-racial relations in US, transnational contexts: indigenous solidarities; ... See more
Posted 11 February 2015

Global Arab Texts and their Publics
CLCS Global Arab and Arab American
Displaced writers. Deterritorialized texts. How do recent Arab émigré/exiled/refugee writers and ... See more
Posted 11 February 2015

Lukacs Gyorgy and Modernism
LLC Hungarian
Lukacs has dealt with the question of modernism in most of his theoretical and philosophical work ... See more
Posted 11 February 2015

Writing Nursing: Translating Practice into Literature
TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies
Five-minute “flash paper” roundtable: Trauma, triage, testimony; gender and nursing practice in ... See more
Posted 10 February 2015

Digital Resources in Linguistics Roundtable
LSL Romance Linguistics
General Linguistics and Comparative Romance Linguistics invite 250-word abstracts on the topic of ... See more
Posted 7 February 2015, last updated 9 February 2015

JEWS AND ETHNIC STUDIES
CLCS Global Jewish
Relationships between Jews, Jewishness, Ethnic Studies, multiculturalism; where do Jews, Jewish ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015, last updated 9 February 2015

Jews and Popular Culture
CLCS Global Jewish
Jews as producers, consumers, critics of American popular culture. From The Jazz Singer to ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015, last updated 9 February 2015

Theorizing the Global Hispanophone
CLCS Global Hispanophone
What might the Global Hispanophone entail for “Hispanic Studies”? What might a persuasive ... See more
Posted 6 February 2015, last updated 8 February 2015

Memory and Migration
TC Memory Studies
Borders have clearly been attached to memory and nation formation, but what happens to memory ... See more
Posted 8 February 2015

Digital Resources in Linguistics Roundtable
LSL General Linguistics
General Linguistics and Comparative Romance Linguistics invite 250-word abstracts on the topic of ... See more
Posted 7 February 2015

Gender in Young Adult Dystopias
GS Speculative Fiction
Seeking papers on gender in dystopian fiction, poetry, or film. Particular interest in the recent ... See more
Posted 6 February 2015

Feminist Voices in Diasporic Afro-Futurism
GS Speculative Fiction
Seeking papers concerning gender and the role of Africa as a real or symbolic presence in diasporic ... See more
Posted 6 February 2015

Negotiating Ethnic Politics: Teaching Ethnic Literature in an Italian American Context
LLC Italian American
Round-table discussion focused on challenging conventional definitions of ethnic literature and ... See more
Posted 4 February 2015

Knausgaard and Nordic Literature
CLCS Nordic
This session considers how Karl Ove Knausgård and other Nordic authors explore theoretical and ... See more
Posted 4 February 2015

Critical Grounds: The South and Sustainability
TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities
The U.S. South and the global imperative of sustainability in literature, film, and other media. ... See more
Posted 4 February 2015

Benjamin Britten, Dramatist
MS Opera and Musical Performance
Britten’s operas as musical dramas, his collaborations with literary and other artists, adaptations ... See more
Posted 3 February 2015

Futures of Medical Humanities and Health Studies
TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies
Proposals for papers charting the future of literary studies of health/care. Potential topics ... See more
Posted 3 February 2015

Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies
TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies
Investigating, employing, and historically locating our terminologies. Propose keywords for concise ... See more
Posted 3 February 2015

Literature and the Constitution
TC Law and the Humanities
Literature considered in relation to any aspect of the Constitution (of any nation or people), or ... See more
Posted 3 February 2015

Netherlandic Literature and Its Publics
LLC Dutch
We invite papers showcasing recent Dutch Studies scholarship, especially (but not exclusively) if ... See more
Posted 3 February 2015

(Up)Staging the Law
TC Law and the Humanities
How do dramatic works reflect the law, legal systems & legal proceedings and/or compensate for ... See more
Posted 2 February 2015

Theory Now
TM Literary and Cultural Theory
Where is theory in relation to posthumanism or the post-humanities, new materialisms, ... See more
Posted 2 February 2015

Selected Topics Romance Linguistics
LSL Romance Linguistics
We invite the submission of abstracts exploring any area of Romance Linguistics ... See more
Posted 2 February 2015

Borderlands and the Global South
CLCS Global South
How does Global South scholarship negotiate geographical and conceptual borders? How do borderlands ... See more
Posted 1 February 2015

Keywords for the Global South
CLCS Global South
What are keywords that define and reflect the linguistic, historical, racial and regional diversity ... See more
Posted 1 February 2015

The British Pharmacopoeia
LLC Scottish
Papers on Scottish physicians/rhetoricians--Enlightenment redefinitions of British bodies/bodies ... See more
Posted 29 January 2015

Materiality and Mexican Culture
LLC Mexican
Material goods and built environments reflect and produce social meaning. Panel on relationship: ... See more
Posted 29 January 2015

Galician Studies: Current Research and New Directions
LLC Galician
We invite papers showcasing the newest Galician Studies scholarship and/or exploring fresh ... See more
Posted 29 January 2015

Linguistic ideology, language policy and prestige
LSL General Linguistics
The General Linguistics Discussion Group invites 250-word abstracts on issues of language policy, ... See more
Posted 28 January 2015

Being Romanian, Being European: Romanian Spirituality in Film/Literature/Arts
LLC Romanian
Secular/religious forms of spirituality in Romanian/Moldovan film and literature: traditional/new ... See more
Posted 28 January 2015

"The Oldest Profession: Teaching and Aging"
TC Age Studies
What difference does age make in what/how we teach and how students perceive us? 300-word proposal ... See more
Posted 27 January 2015

Myth, Fairy Tales, and Their Adaptations
GS Folklore, Myth, and Fairy Tale
Cultural value, narrative challenges, and theoretical implications of late 20th- and early ... See more
Posted 27 January 2015

Theorizing Travel Literature: Issues of Genre, Form, and Representation
GS Travel Writing
This panel will consider how travel narratives test generic conventions, experiment with form, or ... See more
Posted 27 January 2015

Teaching the Arthurian Story World
CLCS Arthurian
Value and challenges of teaching proliferating story world of Arthuriana, past and present, and its ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

Solitary Mexicans: Gaps in Contemporary Literary Historiography
LLC Mexican
Critical approaches to Mexican writers who published their first book between 1968 and the ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015, last updated 26 January 2015

Beyond the Kilt: The Scottish Fetish
LLC Scottish
How have Scotland and Scottishness been fetishized? Short position papers could consider, e.g., ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

What Qualities Matter in Teaching the Humanities Online?
HEP Community Colleges
How do good teaching practices translate into the online learning environment? Seeking ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

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