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Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures (FILLM) The FILLM Newsletter
Volume 13 | March 2018

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The next volume of The FILLM Newsletter will come out on 15 June 2018. If you would like to contribute to the newsletter or have some information for us to include, please send a message to aborch@abo.fi (Deadline: 1 June 2018).



FILLM News

The first FILLM Newsletter of 2018 is jampacked. FILLM has a few exciting announcements of its own below, including a new Member Assocation and details about a symposium in the summer of 2018.

On top of that, our Member Associations have many events coming up over the next year and there are a number of interesting Call for Papers you ought to check out.


ChLANew Member: The Children's Literature Association

It is with great delight that we last month could announce that The Children's Literature Association (ChLA) has joined the FILLM community.

Founded in 1972 , the Children’s Literature Association is an international body with members from thirty-nine countries,  committed to comparative scholarship in the field of literature for or adopted by children. For more informaiton visit the association's website...

The ChLA will be represented on the FILLM Committee by
Dr Lucy Pearson (University of Newcastle).


FILLM Symposium in Vienna, July 2018

FILLM will organise a one-symposium on the theme of "The Contribution of Learned Societies to the Humanities: Past, Present, and Future."

The event takes place at the University of Vienna, Austria in July 2020.  The local organizer is FILLM Vice-President Dr. Adams Bodomo (University of Vienna, Austria).

Speakers at the symposium will include a specially invited selection of representatives  from FILLM, its member associations and leading experts.

For more information, check out the symposium pages on the FILLM website or those of the local organizer.


FILLM Book Series
FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures
The 8th volume in the FILLM Book Series, FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures (John Benjamins), was published earlier this year. The book is an edited volume with the title Narrative, Identity, and the City: Filipino Stories of Dislocation and Relocation. The book is edited by Raul P. Lejano, Alicia P. Lejano, Josefina D. Constantino, Aaron J.P. Almadro and Mikaella Evaristo.

We also recommend that you check out the series's back catalogue which includes many interesting titles.

Below you'll notice that the Series Editor, Roger D. Sell, is very interested in receiving typescripts which fit the overall aims of the series. He is especially keen to get more proposals with linguistic, philological and pedagogical topics.

Note also that members of FILLM's Member Associations are entitled to a 30% discount on volumes in the FILLM Book Series.



News from CIPSH and our Member Associations
ESSE
The European Society for the Study of English Collaborative Project Workshop Scheme offers seed funding of up to 4,000 Euro to support a preliminary meeting of European researchers working towards a collaborative research project in the field of English Studies. Deadline for applying is 31 March 2018. For more information ...

IASSFormer President of the International Association for Scandinavian Studies, Dr Petra Broomans, is once again one of academic coordinators of the summer school at the University of Groeningen, Netherlands. Theme: "Beyond Horizons: Transmitting and Writing New Identities of Minorities and Migrants in and Beyond Europe.". The summer school will take place from 17-22 June 2018. Deadline for applying is 1 May 2018. More information...


KTSThe Yearly Seminar of the Finnish Literary Research Society (KTS) will be held from 16-18 May 2018 at the University of Eastern Finland. Theme: "Literature and Literary Research's Place in a Changing World". For more information ...
ChLA
The next conference of the Children's Literature Association (ChLA) will be held at Texas State University, San Antonion, Texas, US from 28-30 June 2018. Theme: "Refreshing Waters/Turbulent Waters". More details...

ISOLA
The next conference of The International Society for the Oral Literatures of Africa will take place from 10-12 July 2018 at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. For more information...


IASSThe International Association of Scandinavian Studies holds a conference on the theme of "Scandinavian Exceptionalisms" in August 2018. The conference will be held at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. For more details...

ESSE
The 14th conference of the European Society for the Study of English will be held in Brno, Czech Republic from 29 August to 2 September 2018. For more information ...


The International Association for Dialogue AnalysisThe Internation Association for Dialogue Analysis holds a conference at the Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan. Dates: 25-28 September 2018. Theme: "Dialogue and Becoming: Technologies, Agencies, and Ways of Relating". More information...


The Modern Language AssociationThe Modern Language Association will hold its next annual convention in Chicago, US. Dates: 3-6 January 2019. Theme: "Textual Transactions". For more information...
ChLA
The 2019 conference of the Children's Literature Association (ChLA) will be held in Indianapolis, US from 13-16 June 2019. More details will be released in the coming months, so keep an eye on the ChLA website...

The International Association for University Professors of English
The next conference of the International Assocation for University Professors of English (IAUPE) will be held at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland from 22-26 July 2019. For more information on the conference...

ACLALSThe next triennial conference of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS) will be held in Auckland, New Zealand in 2019. More details to follow later.

AILC

The International Comparative Literature Association (AILC) will organize its next conference in Shenzhen, China in 2019. More details will be announced later.



Call for Papers
FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures
FILLM is looking for contributions to its book series FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures. While FILLM is looking for contributions within all areas of language and literature studies, we're particularly keen to receive proposals focusing on linguistic, philological and pedagogical topics.The series is published in collaboration with John Benjamins Publishing Company and former FILLM President Roger D. Sell is the Series Editor. For more on the aims of the series and how to submit a book proposal...

The International Association for Dialogue Analysis
The International Association for Dialogue Analysis are looking for paper proposals for their conference in Taipei, Taiwan in September 2018. The theme of the conference is "Dialogue and Becoming: Technologies, Agencies, and Ways of Relating" and the deadline for submitting abstracts is 19 March 2018. More information here...

MLA
The Modern Language Association are inviting proposals for their annual convention in Chicago, US in January 2019. The presidential theme of the convention is "Textual Transactions". The deadline for submitting proposals is 1 April 2018For more information...


The International Association for University Professors of EnglishThe International Assocation for University Professors of English (IAUPE) are looking for proposals for their next triennial conference at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland in July 2019. Theme: "... a way with words ..." Deadline for submitting proposals is 31 August 2018To read the entire Call for Papers...

ESSE
The European Society for the Study of English are looking for contributions to three issues of the journal EJES to be published in 2020. The themes of the three issues are: (1) Representing Trans; (2) Neo-Victorian Negotiations of Hostility, Empathy and Hospitality; and (3) "Decentering Commemorations": Literary, Cultural, Historical and Political Commemorations Across and Beyond the British Isles. For more information ...



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