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Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:39pm
Center for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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                                               Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies

Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies (JSAHS), sponsored by the Center for American Studies of Sichuan Province and managed by the School of Foreign Languages at Southwest Jiaotong University in Southwest China, is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually in June and December by Sichuan People’s Publishing House, China.

Feminist Theologies in American Literature - NeMLA

updated: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:50am
American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Northeast Modern Language Association

Boston, March 5-8, 2020

Feminist Theologies in American Literature (*DEADLINE APPROACHING*)

The American Religion and Literature Society seeks proposals for presentations on literary expressions of feminist theologies broadly construed. We welcome presentations on any period, genre, or form of American literature, and those regarding any religious orientation. We particularly encourage papers on works of literature 

-       that examine the power, enfranchisement, religious ideas, and practices of women

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:58pm
Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Complicity [ACLA 2020]

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 5:40pm
Anirban Gupta-Nigam | UC Humanities Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

In recent years, subtle discussions of beneficiaries (Bruce Robbins), bystanders (Robert Meister), spectators (Luc Boltanski), and implicated subjects (Michael Rothberg) have drawn attention to the political, ethical, and aesthetic imperatives emanating from occupying positions of complicity in structures propped up by historical injustice. While much of this scholarship zeroes in on atrocities and events of historical significance, Robbins and Meister, at least, also wedge open space for considering complicity at the level of everyday life. What does it mean for someone to feel depressed by diagnosis of climate catastrophe? To feel overwhelmed by capitalism? To desire escape routes in the face of resurgent racist nationalisms around the world?

WAR MEMORIES (2020) Sharing War Memories – From the Military to the Civilian

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:33pm
Le Mans University (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

24, 25 & 26 June 2020 (Le Mans University, France)
WAR MEMORIES (2020)
Sharing War Memories – From the Military to the Civilian

International Conference initiated by  Professor Renée Dickason (Université Rennes 2), Professor  Stéphanie Bélanger (Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario) and Professor Delphine Letort (Le Mans Université)

https://warmem2020.sciencesconf.org/data/pages/CFP_warmem_2020_EN.pdf

Routledge Companion to Masculinity in American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:29pm
Lydia R. Cooper & Joanna Conings - Creighton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

Masculinity—that hard to define notion of “being a man” or “acting like a man”—is largely understood through cultural expectations and images of masculine performance. Masculinity can seem nebulous, but literary and popular cultural representations of the idea help to solidify it both as a concept and as an identity. Westerns, noir, thrillers, war narratives, working class narratives, and even apocalyptic films and novels have shaped our definitions not only of what it means to be a man, or to be masculine, but indeed what it means to be American. 

 

The Art of Spiritual Friendship

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:29pm
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

16-17 October 2020

Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature

Dallas Baptist University

 

Dr. Paul Wadell, Keynote Speaker

Dr. Wadell currently teaches philosophy, Christian ethics, and theology at St. Norbert College. He is the author of The Christian Moral Life—Faithful Discipleship for a Global Society, co-authored with Patricia Lamoureux (2010); The Moral of the Story: Learning from Literature about Human and Divine Love (2003); and Becoming Friends: Worship, Justice, and the Practice of Christian Friendship (2002), as well as other books.

CFP: How to do things with speculative pragmatism?

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:28pm
AM Journal of Art and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

“A thing is when it isn’t doing”, writes Brian Massumi in Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (2002: 6). But the thing is always doing, so much so that the thing, any-thing, is constituted through the doing. Every-thing is fundamentally relational. Given this starting point, the key terms of the onto-politico-aesthetic debate change; they are: affect, immanence, movement, intensity, emergence, becoming, event, virtual, nature-culture, space-time.

Call for Papers “Faith/Fashion/Forward: `Dress’ and the Sacred”

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:28pm
Religion and the Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Call for Papers

“Faith/Fashion/Forward: `Dress’ and the Sacred”

A Special Issue of Religion and the Arts

Guest Editor: Frederick S. Roden

 

 

Good Omens--Conference Presentation

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:27pm
Mandy Taylor/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

This is a one-time special area for the 2020 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) Conference. 

Conference is in Albquerque, New Mexico, February 19-22, 2020. 

The Area Chair for Good Omens welcomes and considers any and all proposals related to the book, the series, or both. Proposals are especially encouraged on the following topics:

Reminder CFP: Humanities Bulletin Volume 2, Number 2, November 2019

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:25pm
London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 20, 2019
Vol. 2, No. 2 - November, 2019

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

NeMLA 2020: New Sincerity in Contemporary Central and Eastern European Literature

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:25pm
Sanja Ivanov / University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019

 

NeMLA 2020 Seminar

Boston, March 5-8, 2020

This seminar seeks to explore the current engagements with "New Sincerity" in literature from Central and Eastern Europe. It expands the geographic borders of discourses on "New Sincerity" by moving beyond the North American and post-Soviet contexts. It also aims to examine the changes to the "New Sincerity" aesthetic in an age of "post-truth" and more than two decades after David Foster Wallace’s call for writers who are "too sincere."

Urban Migration and Its Discontents: Place and Displacement in the City (NeMLA2020; Boston, 3/5-8/2020)

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:25pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Cities, as entry points and destinations for migrants, have long been represented culturally as places of vibrant interaction, struggles for assimilation, housing and employment exclusion, and dangerous infiltration. For instance, the official city celebrations of the diverse immigrant populations who have shaped and re-shaped the cityscape can lead to cultural amnesia or ignorance of the conditions that created neighborhoods like New York’s Harlem, San Francisco’s Castro, or London’s Spitalfields.

Reminder: NeMLA 2020 Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology: Writing Studies Pedagogy in the Digital Age

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:24pm
Northeast Modern Language Association 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel examines the teaching of college writing, rhetoric, and composition in the digital age by exploring rhetorical situations, genres, and technologies in both the professional and academic realms, with particular attention to digital rhetoric, pedagogy, information and media literacy, and literary and cultural studies. This panel engages deeply with NeMLA’s conference theme of “shared spaces and places” online and in the classroom, and focuses on the cutting-edge of “shaping languages and cultures” in the digital sphere.

Prince: The First Decade

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:24pm
Dr Kirsty Fairclough/ The School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Call for Papers:

78-88: Prince, The First Decade: An Interdisciplinary Conference.

A two-day international conference hosted by The School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, United Kingdom and the Department of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, USA.

June 3 & 4, 2020, The Robert E. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, University of Minnesota, 2001 Plymouth Ave. N., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Organising Committee:

Dr Mike Alleyne, Dept. of Recording Industry, College of Media & Entertainment, Middle Tennessee State University.

Dr Kirsty Fairclough, School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK.

ACLA 2020 : Unfolding the Untold: New Stories from Old Parables

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:23pm
Tulin Ece Tosun and Lisa Bernstein
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

“I  am  all  for  putting  new  wine  in  old
bottles,  especially  if  the  pressure  of  the  new  one
makes the old bottles explode”

           Angela Carter
“Notes from the Front Line”

War Memories: From the military to the Civilians

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:23pm
Le Mans University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

War narratives are subject to emphases, orientations and points of view that give a particular flavour to wars fought by populations (anonymously, individually and/or hidden in an organisation, secret or not)  and by the military (from high command to the ‘unknown soldier’). Such accounts evolve with the benefit of hindsight, the writing of history textbooks and the constant (re)interpretations of archives (new or not) and the official version a country wishes to put forward according to its political agendas and visions of patriotism, citizenship and human rights, or its diplomatic or international policy objectives.

ACCUTE Member-Organized Panel: Fangs, Claws, and Pariahs: Victorians vs. the Creature

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:23pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

ACCUTE Member-Organized Panel: Fangs, Claws, and Pariahs: Victorians vs. the Creature

 

Panel Organizers: Alicia Alves (16apa@queensu.ca), Lin Young (l.young@queensu.ca), and Alyce Soulodre (17as43@queensu.ca)

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario, May 30-June 5, 2020

Game-based Learning Conference – City University of New York (1/15-17/20 – proposals due 10/20/19

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:23pm
CUNY Games Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019

The CUNY Games Conference 6.0

A three-day event to promote and discuss game-based pedagogies in higher education.

January 15-17, 2020, at the CUNY Graduate Center

and the Borough of Manhattan Community College


Call for Proposals -- due Oct. 20, 2019

We invite all involved in higher education pedagogy — faculty, administrators, graduate students, undergraduates, and game designers — to submit a talk or poster on the theory and practice of play and games. We also welcome game demos and playtesting that focus on higher education.

Edited Volume CFP: Reading Lovecraft in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 3:48pm
Edited Volume_Not Dead, But Dreaming: Reading Lovecraft in the 21st Century
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Edited Volume CFP

 

Not Dead, But Dreaming: Reading Lovecraft in the 21st Century

 

Beyond Ruination: Climate Change and Contemporary Caribbean Novels

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 3:30pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Caribbean authors have the challenge of narrating stories which can encompass the histories of genocide, slavery, indentured labor and colonialism. Alejo Carpentier, in his introduction to The Kingdom of This World (1949), is inspired by the ruins of the Sans-Souci Palace in Haiti, to imagine, in the ruination of the colonial past, a miraculous new future. His ideas spawned a genre that helped formerly colonized peoples decolonize by revaluing formerly subjugated knowledges.

Modernist Studies, Contemporary Problems (ACLA 2020)

updated: 
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:47pm
Alex Jones/Vanderbilt University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

In the past decade, modernist studies has been animated by the issue of periodization. As a concept, modernism has been projected backwards and forwards in space and time. Attempts to clarify the “when” of modernism have ultimately led modernist studies to the doorstep of contemporary. If we now have late modernism, metamodernism, and cosmodernism broaching the present, we also have arguments “against periodization” (Hayot), proposals for “literary transhistory” (Bronstein), and assertions that modernism is nothing more nor less than the “creative and expressive domain” of any modernity (Friedman). But what does it mean to propose the contemporaneity of modernism when modernism itself is being detached from time and history?

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