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Ọyẹ́: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture Vol. 2, No. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:51pm
Harry Olufunwa / Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Ọyẹ́: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture is an academic journal domiciled in the Department of English and Literary Studies of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It seeks to publish insightful research from established and emerging scholars on all aspects of English language, literature and popular culture, especially as it relates to Africa and the Black Diaspora. For its next edition which will be published in April 2020, Ọyẹ́ invites interested researchers and scholars to submit completed papers on any aspect of language, literature and popular culture. We are especially interested in submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.

Sixteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

The Sixteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society will be held at the iHotel and Conference Center at the University of Illinois Research Park, Champaign, USA, 26–27 March 2020. 

To submit your proposal please follow the link here: https://techandsoc.com/2020-conference/call-for-papers 

 

Long Eighteenth-Century Drama (SCSECS 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
Ashley Bender / South Central Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

We are seeking abstracts for a panel on long eighteenth-century drama for the upcoming SCSECS conference in St. Augustine, Florida (Feb. 7-8, 2020). Essays can be on any topic related to drama, and we especially welcome essays that fit this year's theme, "The Speedy Enlightenment: Moving, Racing, Quickening, and Otherwise Accelerating the Long Eighteenth Century." Send abstracts to Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu

CFP: Genres in Literature (Deadline: Jan 1, 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Discussing the epic and the novel, Mikhail Bakhtin refers to a “historical struggle of genres” that underwrites “the establishment and growth of a generic skeleton of literature.” Literature as a diverse discursive domain consists of various forms and genres that shape and functionalize it. There is a thin line between specific literary forms and genres. Is novel a form or genre? If novel is a form, we can think of particular genres of the novel such as gothic, whodunit, comedy, historical drama and so on. On the other hand, if novel is a genre, there are literary forms such as realism, naturalism, pastiche, parody, etc.

Flann O’Brien and the Nonhuman: Animals, Environments, Machines

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
Katherine Ebury, Paul Fagan, John Greaney
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Call for Papers

Edited Collection

 

Flann O’Brien and the Nonhuman: Animals, Environments, Machines

ed. Katherine Ebury, Paul Fagan, John Greaney

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Children’s and Adolescent Literature for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Children’s and Adolescent Literature, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Disability Studies at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Disability Studies for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Disability Studies, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Conference Theme

VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS - ISSUE 7.1:OPEN ISSUE

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

This open issue invites essays related to the broader project of Verge: Studiesin Global Asias, which showcases scholarship on “Asian” topics from across the humanities and humanistic social sciences, while recognizing that the changing scope of “Asia” as a concept and method is today an object of vital critical concern. Deeply transnational and transhistorical in scope, Verge emphasizes thematic and conceptual links among the disciplines and regional/area studies formations that address Asia in a variety of particularist (national, subnational, individual) and generalist (national, regional, global) modes.

Call for Papers: Popular Culture at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Popular Culture at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Popular Culture for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Popular Culture, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Conference Theme

Deadline Approaching: American Literature at PCA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
Corey Taylor / Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions for our National Conference, to be held April 15-18, 2020 at the Downtown Marriott in Philadelphia, PA. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 1, 2019.

Forging Identities: Agency, Voice, and Representation in African American Literature and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 3:53pm
Howard University Graduate English Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

The Howard University Graduate English Student Association’s 5th Annual Conference

Forging Identities: Agency, Voice, and Representation in African American Literature and Beyond

 

Deadline for Submissions: December 2, 2019

Conference Date: March 26 and 27, 2020

Conference Location: The Browsing Room of Founders Library, Howard University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Keith D. Leonard, Author of Fettered Genius

4th Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia - International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:36am
University of Gdansk, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, University of Sao Paulo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

CFP:

   In our modern world, which some have argued to be disjointed while immersing itself ever deeper in crisis, the turning back towards “the olden days” and the ensuing nostalgia constitute a noticeable phenomenon, both individually (the memory of biography) and collectively (the memory of History). Another important – and seemingly also quite noticeable – phenomenon  is the longing for something vague, indefinite or never existent.

Exploring Urban Spaces in Cinema

updated: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 3:43pm
Celluloid, The Film Club, Miranda House
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 30, 2019

About Chalchitra Darpan

Chalchitra Darpan is an upcoming film journal by Celluloid, the Film Club of Miranda House, University of Delhi. The journal is a medium to bridge the gap between film academia and undergraduate research. It aims at encouraging film and media enthusiasts towards analysing the ever-changing field of films.

Editors-in-chief: Giitanjali and Oli Chatterjee

Opening Edition: Urban Spaces

 

Urbanisation and urbanity have brought with them new cultures, artistic avenues and opportunities. The cultural perceptions of a city, its conception, its morality and its decline have become an arena for discussions of modernity, technology, crime, theology, nostalgia and much more.

International Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Science

updated: 
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:26am
ijtps- IFIASA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers

IFIASA/2018

 International Journal of Theology Philosophy and Science

http://www.ijtps.com/en/ 

Dear Friends,

CFP. International Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Science/ Vol. 3 No. 5/ NOVEMBER 2019
http://www.ijtps.com/en/

Dear Colleagues,

International Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Science, provides the opportunity to examine the altogether truth-claims found in theology, philosophy, and sciences, as well as the methods found in each discipline and the meanings derived from them.

MLA Approaches to Teaching Bram Stoker's Dracula

updated: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 9:56pm
William Thomas McBride/Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

I’m considering chapter proposals received by November 1st for MLA’s Approaches to Teaching Bram Stoker's Dracula.  If interested send a proposal/abstract and abbreviated cv along with any questions about the volume in a reply with the Subject Heading Approaches to Teaching Bram Stoker's Dracula to:

 

William Thomas McBride
Department of English
Illinois State University
336 Adlai Ewing Stevenson Hall
Campus Box 4240
Normal, Il 61790-4240

TRAUMA AND NIGHTMARE 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference in Gdansk, Poland

updated: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:44am
University of Gdansk, University of Sao PAulo, InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

 

CFP:

  “Trauma” and “nightmare” have become the most popular metaphors of evil in our times. The old philosophical discussion about “the nature (or mystery) of Evil” has been replaced by modern (and postmodern) studies on trauma. Nightmare is a more and more frequent phenomenon, and it is being studied by dream and sleep researchers. However, nightmare means not only bad dream – today this term describes also a variety of unpleasant experiences, memories, emotions, so it deserves special attention as an important factor which characterizes human condition.

Abstract Call for Disability Studies Panel at Comparative Drama Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 8:35pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

44th Annual Comparative Drama Conference

April 2-4, 2020

Orlando, Florida

Deadline: November 1, 2019

 

Disability in Dramatic Texts and Performance

Papers are sought for a special panel series on the subject of disability in dramatic texts and performance. We invite research utilizing Disability Studies in any dramatic period. Panels will showcase discussions on representation, image, symbolism, societal regulation or construction of disability, casting, and depictions of the disabled in playtexts and dramatic performance.

Trauma and repair in the museum

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:21pm
Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 9, 2019

Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue ‘Trauma and repair in the museum’

 

Special issue editors:

Dr. Alexandra Kokoli, Middlesex University, a.kokoli@mdx.ac.uk

Dr. Maria Walsh, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL, m.walsh@chelsea.arts.ac.uk

 

Body Studies Journal - Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
bodystudiesjournal.org
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Body Studies Journal (bodystudiesjournal.org, ISSN 2642-9772), a peer-reviewed, open access journal for the inter-/trans-disciplinary field of Body Studies, welcomes submissions for its second issue.  We are specifically seeking articles that contribute to defining the field of Body Studies.   

Suggested topics include but are not limited to: 

 -Social and Cultural Perspectives of the Body 

-Body image 

-Mental health and the body 

Reminder: Renaissance Conference of Southern California, 64th Annual Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Marlin E. Blaine, California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Renaissance Conference of Southern California

64th Annual Conference

Saturday, 21 March 2020

The Huntington Library and Gardens

Pasadena, CA

PLENARY ROUNDTABLE

Interdisciplinary Research and the Renaissance: How to Do It 

Amy Buono (Art History, Chapman University)

Katherine Powers (Music, California State University, Fullerton)

Martine van Elk (English, California State University, Long Beach)

 

The Production of Space and its Interdisciplinary Study

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
University of California Merced
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

     

Call for Papers: IH Graduate Conference 2020

Conference Theme:The Production of Space and its Interdisciplinary Study.

 

If space is a product, our knowledge of it must be expected to reproduce and expound the process of production.  The ‘object’ of interest must be expected to shift from things in space to the actual production of space.”

Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space

 

When: April 3-4, 2020

Where: University of California, Merced

 

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 13, 2019

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa February 28th- March 1st 2020

 

 

We are most interested in thinking about how ruins might be figured not only as the ending of something, but also as the beginning of something else.

Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak, & Erin Wunker, Refuse: CanLit in Ruins

And on the Pedestal, these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works ye Mighty and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Ozymandias”

Serialized Storytelling and Soap Opera - PCA 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Popular Culture Association Conference - April 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Soap Operas, a mainstay of popular culture in the US and internationally, are grounded in the serialized nature of their storytelling. While many traditional and long-running network soap operas have declined in viewership or left the airwaves in recent years, serialized storytelling is alive and well in everything from reality television to HBO franchises to primetime and cable series. Video game franchises, webisodes, sports and sports entertainment and advertising campaigns and now even politics and political journalism have harnessed the power and popularity of the serialized form to build and sustain audiences in our increasingly fractured media landscape.

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