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CFP: Memories, Marks and Imprints (31 May 2017; 20-21 Nov. 2017)

Memories, Marks and Imprints November 20-21, 2017 CELEC, Université Jean Monnet, Saint- Etienne, France Organized by : Elisabeth Bouzonviller, Floriane Reviron-Piégay and Emmanuelle Souvignet Keynote speaker: Nancy K. Miller, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY, teacher, feminist author, memoirist, author of the following books (among others). Breathless: An American Girl […]

CFP: Slavery, Memory, and Power (15 June 2017)

Call for Papers / /  Appel à Contributions Journal / La revue Histoire sociale / Social History Articles Accepted in Both English or French Les articles seront acceptée en Français et en Anglais Slavery, Memory, and Power: Commemorating 170 years Since the French Abolition of Slavery   Esclavage, mémoire et pouvoir : Commémorer les 170 ans […]

CFP: Life Writing in African Literature (16 June 2017; 3-5 Nov. 2017)

Life Writing in African Literature June 16, 2017 full name / name of organization:  Renee Schatteman/ SAMLA (Nov. 3-5, Atlanta) schatteman@gsu.edu LIFE WRITING IN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE POWER OF THE PERSONAL This panel invites papers that examine genres of life writing (autobiography, biography and memoir) in African literature in general or that analyze the work […]

CFP: Contemporary Muslim Women’s Voices (6/15/2017 Abstracts; 8/15/2017)

Contemporary Muslim Women’s Voices   Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies gender-forum@uni-koeln.de In Emails from Scheherazad, Mohja Kahf writes back to post-9/11 neo-Orientalist epistemologies, informing Western discourses on Muslim, especially veiled, women: “Yes, I speak English/Yes, I carry explosives/They’re called words/And if you don’t get up/Off your assumptions/They’re going to blow you away” (35). […]

CFP: Single Lives: 200 Years of Independent Women in Literature and Popular Culture (1 Apr. 207; 13-14 Oct. 2017)

Single Lives: 200 Years of Independent Women in Literature and Popular Culture (University College Dublin, Oct-2017) Proposal Deadline: 1 April 2017, midnight Dublin time. Notifications by 1 May 2017 Conference: October 13-14th, 2017, University College Dublin This conference will explore the last 200 years of literature and popular media by, about, and for single women […]

CFP: Bureaucratisation and the construction of identities in colonial and postcolonial contexts (1500-2015) (15 Mar. 2017; 3-7 July 2017)

Bureaucratisation and the construction of identities in colonial and postcolonial contexts (1500-2015) Bureaucratic practices are almost omnipresent in our daily life. We understand bureaucracy as a form of domination (Herrschaft) that pervades all those communities, which are characterised by professionalization, the establishment of hierarchies and the rationalisation of norms. Although bureaucratic practices are often related […]

CFP: “Speaking When Spoken To”: Re-integrating the experiences and perspectives of children into historical research (15 Mar. 2017; 6 June 2017)

“Speaking When Spoken To”: Re-integrating the experiences and perspectives of children into historical research Workshop for early career and postgraduate researchers: Tuesday 6th June 2017, University of Edinburgh Central to our study of childhoods in the past are children themselves. But this is methodologically problematic – can we really access children’s voices or actions, without […]

CFP: The Future(s) of Literary Biography (15 Mar. 2017; 4-7 Jan. 2018)

MLA 2018 Roundtable: The Future(s) of Literary Biography deadline for submissions: March 15, 2017 Todd Goddard / Utah Valley University contact email: todd.goddard@uvu.edu One doesn’t need to look hard to find someone declaring the “end of biography” generally, and in light of the various challenges posed by critical theory, perhaps literary biography is in an […]

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