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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 […]

CFP: MLA Life Writing (15 Mar. 2017; 4-7 Jan. 2018)

CFPs for 2018 MLA GS Forum in Life Writing Catfished: Lies Online How do platforms that facilitate sharing life narratives open doors to fake lives? This panel explores social media and other online spaces as means for constructing counterfeit lives: romantic, political, and otherwise. 250 word abstracts and brief bios by March 15. Contact: Ricia […]

CFP: MLA Special Session–#wethepeople (10 Mar. 2017; 4-7 Jan. 2018)

CFP: MLA 18 panel #wethepeople Special Session How do auto/biographical narratives challenge the myth of a homogeneous US? What complex aspects of American national identities are revealed when we ask: who are we the people? 250 word abstracts by 10 March 2017; Ricia Anne Chansky (ricia.chansky@upr.edu) and Laura Beard (lbeard@ualberta.ca). — Ricia Anne Chansky, Ph.D. […]

CFP: He Said WHAAT??!! Editing Oral Documents for Print (15 Mar. 2017; 4-7 Jan. 2018)

CALL FOR PAPERS Association for Documentary Editing Modern Language Association Conference, 4 – 7 January 2018 Conference Theme: “States of Insecurity” ADE’s session during the Modern Language Association’s meeting in NYC will foreground the challenges of editing oral texts into print—including those of editing transcripts of oral texts. Inquiries welcome. He Said WHAAT??!! Editing Oral […]

CFP: Why Remember? Memory and Forgetting in Times of War and Its Aftermath (17 Mar. 2017; 30 June-2 July 2017)

Why Remember? Memory and Forgetting in Times of War and Its Aftermath 3-Day Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia, June 30th, July 1st, July 2nd 2017 Sponsored by PARC University of the Arts, London; Salem State University, Massachusetts, USA; WARM Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Keynote Speakers include Simon Norfolk, photographer, and Vladimir Miladinović, artist. In his […]

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