THE DIARY AS LITERATURE THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTICULTURALISM IN AMERICA

Abstracts are invited for a book that focuses on diary writing as a quasi-literary genre that includes autobiography, biography, memoir, correspondence, travel literature, and more. The book will examine the diarist’s text because it speaks the truth of the appearance of things. The diarist’s account is imaginative writing, social, and political history. Diary writing includes events that…

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY’S ROBERT FOSTER CHERRY AWARD FOR GREAT TEACHING

The Baylor University Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The award recipient will receive $250,000 and teach in residence at Baylor University during the 2020 fall or 2021 spring semester. The award recipient’s home department…

McCARTNEY 21: SIR PAUL IN THE NEW CENTURY

Much has been written about the life and career of Sir James Paul McCartney, particularly in terms of his work with the Beatles and Wings and as a solo artist in the 1980s and ’90s, but little scholarly attention has been paid to his output in the twenty-first century. During the almost two decades since the turn of the century, McCartney has released albums of covers and of original material, including pop, classical, and experimental music as well as…

PREDICTING THE PAST: WORLDWIDE MEDIEVAL DREAM INTERPRETATION

The volume Predicting the Past: Worldwide Medieval Dream Interpretation, to be published in Brill’s Reading Medieval Sources series, aims to give a high-level survey and analysis of dream-books in the Middles Ages (400–1500 CE), in different parts of the world— Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas—and to explore their development, dispersal, and typologies. We also intend…

TEAGLE FOUNDATION

TEAGLE FOUNDATION: The Teagle Foundation has launched two new funding initiatives: Education for American Civic Life and Pathways to the Liberal Arts. Along with its ongoing support for Liberal Arts and the Professions, the Teagle Foundation will review grant requests for all three initiatives on a rolling basis. To be considered for a grant, please review the Teagle Foundation’s application guidelines and…

Illustration across Media: Nineteenth Century to Now

Illustration across Media: Nineteenth Century to Now, 21–23 Mar. 2019, Washington Univ. in St. Louis. Deadline for proposals 1 Nov. 2018. Inquiries https://www.rockwell-center.org/news/conference-illustration-across-media-19th-century-to-now/

MELUS

MELUS, 21–24 Mar. 2019, Univ. of Cincinnati. Deadline for proposals 15 Oct. 2018. Inquiries melus2019.com

Cincinnati Conference of Romance Languages and Literatures

Cincinnati Conference of Romance Languages and Literatures, 5–6 Apr. 2019, Cincinnati. Deadline for proposals 15 December 2018. Inquiries ccrll.com

South Central Renaissance Conference: Exploring the Renaissance

South Central Renaissance Conference: Exploring the Renaissance, 11–13 Apr. 2019, Texas Tech Univ. Inquiries https://www.rsa.org/news/417510/CfP-South-Central-Renaissance-Conference-2019.htm

Canadian Association of Hispanists

Canadian Association of Hispanists, 5–7 June 2019, Vancouver. Deadline for proposals 25 Jan. 2019. Inquiries http://www.hispanistas.ca

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