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CFP: 2nd NEST (Narrative Enquiry for Social Transformation) Int. Conference (15 Oct. 2017; 22-24 Mar. 2018)

2nd NEST (Narrative Enquiry for Social Transformation) International Conference, 22-24 March, 2018, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa First Call for papers and panels Conference Theme NEST (Narrative Enquiry for Social Transformation) is a research network launched in July 2015 with the aim to foster the theory and practice of narrative as a field of study through […]

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: The Life of Others: Narratives of Vulnerability (1 June 2017)

Call for Papers – The Life of Others: Narratives of Vulnerability for a special issue of Canada & Beyond: A Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies (Spring 2018 issue) Guest Editor: Eva Darias-Beautell In her Levinasian discussion of the functioning of ethical obligations in the face of global and local forms of precarity, Judith […]

CFP: Representations of Home 2 (15 May 2017; 16-17 Nov. 2017)

REPRESENTATIONS OF HOME 2 Conflict and/or (Be)longing: Thinking with Stories and Images Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, 16-17 November 2017 People not only think about stories; far more consequentially, people think with stories. Arthur W. Frank, Letting Stories Breathe: A Socio-Narratology, 2010: 47. The idea of home was something they lived […]

CFP: Travel Writing / Writing Travel (4/5/2017; 11/9-12/2017)

The Midwest Modern Language Association’s Permanent Session of Travel Writing / Writing Travel is soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers. The conference this year is 9-12 November in gorgeous Cincinnati, Ohio.   This year’s conference theme – “Artists & Activists” – provides rich opportunity to explore the shared concerns (and complications) of travel, art, and activism. […]

CFP: 2018 MLA GS Forum in Life Writing (3/15/2017; 1/4-7/2018)

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 […]

New Issue: Life Writing

Life Writing, Volume 14, Issue 1, March 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online Editorials Editorial Note Maureen Perkins Pages: 1-1 | DOI: 10.1080/14484528.2017.1258792 Articles Broadcasting the Self: Autofiction, Television and Representations of Authorship in Contemporary French Literature Elise Hugueny-Léger Pages: 5-18 | DOI: 10.1080/14484528.2016.1219215   Re-Reading Raphael Samuel: Politics, Personality and […]

CFP: Representations of Textual and Contextual Boundaries in Academic Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Film

Representations of Textual and Contextual Boundaries in Academic Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Film Kaunas, Lithuania 27-28 April 2017 Session organized within the framework of the  “Texts and Contexts: The Phenomenon of Boundaries” conference Vilnius University Kaunas Faculty of Humanities This panel aims to explore the representations of different boundaries at work in academic fiction, non-fiction and […]

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