01/12/18 – Pennsylvania University, Senior Scholar in African American literature and/or African American rhetoric

Application for distinguished senior scholar of African American literature and/or African American rhetoric. This particular named chair is in fields committed to social justice.

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01/11/18 – tenure track assistant professorship in african american literature

The University of North Texas English Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American literature and culture, to begin August 2019.

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20/09/18 – Call for papers, Transnational and Multilingual Writing in the Age of Nationalism

Nationalism as a distinct political ideology can be said to have characterized the first half of the twentieth century, at least as regards the western hemisphere.

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30/09/2018. Call for papers and contributions “Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation”.

According to poet Frances Osgood, her friend Edgar Allan Poe finds his best voice in genres hospitable to the warmth of human intercourse: “It was in his conversations and his letters, far more than in his published poetry and prose writings, that the genius of Poe was most gloriously revealed”

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01/09/2018 – CFP: Place and Placelessness in Postcolonial Short Fiction

The short story can be regarded as a site of resistance with its particular ability to inscribe places, but also a space in-between where language relates place through the specialization of a common, international language.

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15/08/2018 – CFP: (Dis)figuring War: Literature and the Arts, 1918-2018

This conference @ Stanford University seeks to examine ways in which literature and the arts have taken up and taken apart war and the myths surrounding it.

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29/10/18 – Tenure-track and/or tenured position in African American literature.

The English Department at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track and/or tenured position in African American literature, culture, theory.

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01/09/2018 – CFP: “Identity navigation: rethinking languages, literatures and cultures between challenges and misinterpretations”

The editors of the international series In-Between spaces. Le scritture migranti e la scrittura come migrazione, invite authors to submit papers for possible inclusion in the issue  “Identity navigation: rethinking languages, literatures and cultures between challenges and misinterpretations”.

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