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Calls for Papers - Allied Organizations

Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture

Adoption in Contemporary Drama and Performance
Papers explore the engagement of contemporary dramatic literature, theatrical practices, ... See more
Posted 14 January 2016

American Theatre and Drama Society

Performing Time
Topics include: theorizations of theatrical time; performing history/history as performance; ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

Association des Amis d'André Gide

Gide et la Méditerranée
Mer qui sépare la France et l'Algérie, creuset de la civilisation gréco-romaine et du ... See more
Posted 1 February 2016, last updated 2 February 2016

Association for Business Communication

“Issues in Intergenerational Business Communication in the Workplace"
Proposals should address intergenerational communication challenges in the workplace. Baby Boomers, ... See more
Posted 16 December 2015

Byron Society of America

Byron and Consumption
Byron's relationship to "being consumed" and to consumption in its various forms. Topics may ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

College English Association

“Civilized Survivalism as Cultural Narrative in the 21st Century”
Examines how society acts on a survivalist level toward current crises, but in a "civilized" ... See more
Posted 30 January 2016

Community College Humanities Association

The New Material Circumstances of Academia
Can faculty precariat speak, and create curriculum? is the professoriat obsolesced in corporatized ... See more
Posted 26 January 2016

Conference on Christianity and Literature

Here I Stand: 500 Years After Luther
500 years later what are the Reformation's enduring effects on language, literature and culture ... See more
Posted 22 January 2016

D. H. Lawrence Society of North America

Conrad and Lawrence at Sea
Comparisons of these writers "at sea," whether as experience, setting, metaphor for ... See more
Posted 20 January 2016

Lawrence and the 'New Modernisms'
Lawrence was often excluded or vilified by modernist critics. We invite abstracts on how the "New ... See more
Posted 24 January 2016

Dickens Society

Dickens and Family?
A novelist of ‘hearth and home,’ Dickens authored more broken homes than harmonious ones, in life ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Doris Lessing Society

Teaching Doris Lessing in the Twenty-First Century
What do we teach now when we teach Doris Lessing, and how? Guaranteed session; roundtable possible. ... See more
Posted 5 February 2016

Twentieth-Century Women Writers and the Formalist Turn
How will the “formalist turn” in literary studies shape new work on twentieth-century women ... See more
Posted 5 February 2016

Edith Wharton Society

Edith Wharton's Summer
The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Wharton’s novel Summer. Full CFP on the ... See more
Posted 1 February 2016

Emily Dickinson International Society

Dickinson in the Anthropocene
How does the idea of the Anthropocene change our understanding of Emily Dickinson? Presentations on ... See more
Posted 10 November 2015

The Spatial Turn in Dickinson and Her Contemporaries
Presentations on memory, artifact, and experience; reconstructing lost landscapes or mindscapes; ... See more
Posted 10 November 2015

Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society

Hemingway & Imagism: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Poetry
This panel invites connections between Ernest Hemingway and poetry, the aesthetics, style, writing, ... See more
Posted 24 January 2016

Feministas Unidas

Crossing Borders: Sex and Gender in the Hispanic World
Panel explores debates on construction of sex and gender. Analyzes how these gendered bodies cross ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

G. E. Lessing Society

Lessing and World Literature
We welcome talks addressing any aspect of Lessing and world literature, from Lessing’s concepts of ... See more
Posted 18 December 2015

George Sand Association

George Sand and the Art of Blurring Boundaries
How Sand blurred boundaries between literary genres and gender categories. Queer and transgender ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

Sand’s Searches Beyond
Metaphysical and fantastical literary or autobiographical explorations take Sand’s readers to ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

Goethe Society of North America

Refugees, Migrants, and Exiles in the Age of Goethe
This panel examines figurations, metaphors, and constellations of displacement, engaging with ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016

What Goethe Heard: Hearing and Listening in the Long Eighteenth Century
Papers exploring representations and conceptions of sound, hearing, and listening in German ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016, last updated 19 January 2016

Harold Pinter Society

Pinter/Beckett: Blurring Boundaries
Papers examining Pinter and Beckett welcome. Abstracts 250-500 words. by 15 March 2016; Ann C. Hall ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

International Brecht Society

Brecht, Affect, Empathy
Cold Brecht? Does critical distance imply absence of emotions? Do feelings come into play? Is ... See more
Posted 22 January 2016

International Courtly Literature Society

Civilized and Savage Spaces
Three twenty-minute papers relating to medieval courtly literature, examining different spaces and ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

International Society for the Study of Narrative

Cultural Narratives
Papers that read texts as (a) narratives vying for cultural cogency; or (b) constructed on ... See more
Posted 12 January 2016

Interrelations of Narrative and Lyric in Romantic Literature
Interaction between narrative and lyric in different genres of Romanticism, e.g., event sequences ... See more
Posted 19 December 2015

International Virginia Woolf Society

Virginia Woolf Scholars Come to Their Senses
Two possible approaches: papers addressing sense modalities in Woolf’s writing, OR papers debating ... See more
Posted 22 January 2016

John Clare Society of North America

John Clare: the One and the Many
Scholarship on any aspect of singularity, multiplicity, unity, disorder, and/or the myriad ... See more
Posted 5 February 2016

Joseph Conrad Society of America

Conrad and Lawrence at Sea
Comparisons of these writers "at sea," whether as experience, setting, metaphor for uncertainty, ... See more
Posted 20 January 2016

Conrad and Mimetic Theories
How does Conrad help us rethink imitation? Presentations on mimicry, contagion, identification, ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Conrad's Animals
What roles do animals play in Conrad? How does Conrad theorize the animal? How does Conrad "think ... See more
Posted 12 January 2016

Keats-Shelley Association of America

Romantics 200 Project: 2017 reads 1817
Retrospective on literary culture in 1817; writings, debates, reputations; Shelleys, Keats, Byron, ... See more
Posted 14 January 2016

Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations

The Musical Side of George Bernard Shaw
Explore Shaw's musical aspects--his musical criticism, the use of music in his plays, etc. Submit ... See more
Posted 12 January 2016

Mark Twain Circle of America

The Politics of Mark Twain's America
Proposals are invited examining any aspect of Clemens' work in relation to the ideologies, social ... See more
Posted 29 December 2015

Melville Society

Melville & Black Lives Matter
How does Melville’s art speak to racial crises as well as mediate philosophical dilemmas, political ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016

Melville's Taxonomies
How do Melville's works from Mardi on problematize categorial divides to confuse living/non-living, ... See more
Posted 21 December 2015, last updated 22 December 2015

Milton Society of America

John Milton: A General Session
All papers on the poet and statesman are invited; especially welcome are those connecting Milton ... See more
Posted 18 January 2016, last updated 1 February 2016

Race, Religion, and Form in Spenser and Milton
What distinguishes Saracens, papists, and Christians in Spenser's and Milton’s poetry? Possible ... See more
Posted 1 February 2016

Nathaniel Hawthorne Society

Ecologies of Hawthorne
Consider representations of space and place, land and landscape, the “natural” and “unnatural,” ... See more
Posted 30 January 2016

National Council of Teachers of English

Writing Studies at MLA: The Past and Future of English Studies
Proposals invited on the past and future contributions of Writing Studies to MLA. Response by Anne ... See more
Posted 25 January 2016

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism

Interrelations of Narrative and Lyric in Romantic Literature
This panel addresses the interaction between narrative and lyric in Romantic genres, e.g. event ... See more
Posted 22 December 2015

Paul Claudel Society

(Re)presenting Claudel
Panelists address and illustrate ways of reading and/or teaching Claudel through a diversity of ... See more
Posted 25 January 2016, last updated 29 January 2016

Poe Studies Association

Poe and Antebellum Writers
Papers that contrast Poe with another antebellum writer, famous or forgotten. Possibilities abound: ... See more
Posted 14 January 2016

Reception Study Society

Fandom and Reception Studies
In Reception, Daniel Cavicchi called for a history of fandom. What can reception scholars ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

Old and New Media Borderlands
Proposals should examine reception of old media (print, film, radio, TV) and/in new media formats. ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

Society for German Renaissance and Baroque Literature

“1517-2017: Dealing with Luther”
Papers on Luther's historical intervention and its longue durée impact on early modern and modern ... See more
Posted 6 February 2016

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing

CSE-SHARP Collaborative Session, Open Topic: Editions/Author/Readers/Publishers
Editor-author relations; editors imagining or constructing readerships; social, interactive, ... See more
Posted 6 December 2015

Radical Book History - People, Archives, Methods
How do we write radical book history? "Radical" book trade figures, the use of "radical" ... See more
Posted 13 January 2016

Society for the Study of Early Modern Women

Early Modern Women’s ‘Inheritances’
Roundtable on early modern women and inheritance, broadly conceived. Possible topics: wills; ... See more
Posted 28 January 2016

Women and Form in 17th Century England
Collaborative roundtable exploring women’s encounters with traditional forms, broadly conceived. ... See more
Posted 29 January 2016, last updated 30 January 2016

Society for the Study of Southern Literature

The Fantastic South
A roundtable of 5-7 minute presentations that feature work engaging with the U.S. South in science ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

Straddling the Dividing Line: Reconsidering the Civil War
A roundtable of 5-7 minute presentations that consider new interdisciplinary readings of the Civil ... See more
Posted 3 February 2016

William Faulkner Society

Faulkner and World Literature
William Faulkner in the context of world literature. Nationalism, global modernism, ... See more
Posted 2 February 2016

William Morris Society

Craft and Design in Literary Study: The Legacy of William Morris
We seek explorations of craft/design histories and theories re: Morris as writer and thinker. 1-2 ... See more
Posted 4 February 2016

Women in German

Feminism and the Emotional Turn in German Studies
This panel highlights new feminist research on emotions and German Studies--affect theory, history ... See more
Posted 4 February 2016

Wordsworth-Coleridge Association

Migration and Domesticity in British Romanticism
Proposals should examine representations of migration and domesticity in British Romantic ... See more
Posted 8 December 2015

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