First AISNA Graduate Forum – October 27-28, Rome. Report

 The first AISNA Graduate Forum Conference, held on September 28, 2018 at the Center for American Studies in Rome, was dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of the protests of 1968, and aimed at investigating the legacies of the social movements that emerged during the1960s to fight against discriminations of race, class, gender and sexuality. Leggi tutto “First AISNA Graduate Forum – October 27-28, Rome. Report”

01/11/18 – Call for application – tenure-track assistant professor in English

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01/11/18. call for papers “Thanks for Typing: Wives, Daughters, Mothers, and Other Women behind Famous Men”

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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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