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Transgressive Women in Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:39am
Valerie Guyant (Dept of Languages and Literature, Montana State University - Northern, US) Tamara Watkins (School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, US)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 29, 2019

Valerie Guyant (Dept of Languages and Literature, Montana State University - Northern, US) valerie.guyant@msun.edu

 

Tamara Watkins (School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, US) watkinst2@vcu.edu

 

The editors are currently soliciting abstract submissions for an edited volume focusing on Transgressive Women in Speculative Fiction.

 

Call for papers “Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni”, n.12, 2020

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:39am
Department of the Arts - University of Bologna
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

"Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni" is soliciting original contributions for its 12th issue, scheduled for publication by the end of 2020. D&R is an open access journal edited by Elena Cervellati and Elena Randi and published by the Department of Arts (University of Bologna).

 Based on a wealth of interdisciplinary of materials, ideas, and fertile connections, D&R wants to continue in this direction and maintain its miscellaneous structure. We would like to invite international dance scholars to send us their free topic articles for our next 2020 issue.

EACLALS Triennial Conference 2020: Transcultural Mo(ve)ments: Memories, Writings, Embodiments

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Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:38am
EACLALS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

EACLALS Triennial Conference 2020: Transcultural Mo(ve)ments: Memories, Writings, Embodiments

Date: May 18-22, 2020

Venue: Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

Call for Papers

The influence of postcolonial thought has made it a commonplace to acknowledge the coexistence of multiple and plural forms of modernities that have led to great cultural, political, economic and technological shifts in the twentieth and twenty first centuries.

Woman Questions: Margaret Fuller and Louisa May Alcott in Their Time

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:36am
Anne K. Phillips / Louisa May Alcott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

In this year of the centennial of women’s suffrage in the US, the Fuller and Alcott Societies invite your participation in the Thoreau Gathering (July 8-12, 2020 in Concord, MA).  Our focus will be on gender as part of the Gathering’s larger theme of “Thoreau and Diversity: People, Principles, Politics.”  What did Thoreau’s two most famous female contemporaries in the Concord circle have to say to him, to each other, or to their larger worlds about changing the legal and human status of women? 

International Conference – An I for an Eye: Poetry in a World of Images, 20th and 21st centuries

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Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:36am
Poetics Group, Universidad Complutense
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

International Conference:

An I for an Eye: Poetry in a World of Images, 20 and 21st centuries

Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 14-16 October 2020

The fruitful intersections between the word and the image have long fascinated poets and artists alike. From the early days of the avant-garde, imagism, simultaneism, vorticism, futurism, surrealism, and concrete poetry, among other trends, fully engaged with the rich and inexhaustible play between language and image. In their aesthetic, epistemic and creative dimensions, they paved the way for the Age of the World Picture.

Game-based Learning Conference – City University of New York (1/15-17/20 – proposals extended to 11/17/19)

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:36am
CUNY Games Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Call for Proposals

EXTENDED Submission Deadline: November 17th, 2019

The CUNY Games Network (City University of New York) invites all involved in higher education pedagogy — faculty, administrators, graduate students, undergraduates, game designers, and learning professionals — to submit a talk or posters on the theory and practice of play and games, non-digital or digital, including interactive classroom learning activities. We also welcome game demos and playtesting that focus on higher education.

See the bottom of this page to submit your proposal.

In your submission, you will be asked to choose from the following formats:

Making connections: women’s writing 1918-1939

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:36am
University of Bedfordshire
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

'Making connections: women’s writing 1918-1939' is a one-day conference which will be held at the University of Bedfordshire (Bedford campus) on 6th June 2020. 

The interwar period was a time of experimentation in form, but also a time when networks enabled new writers to form connections with each other and with the publishing community.  This conference will focus on those networks, both formal and informal, between writers and writers, and with publishers, film makers, and literary, political and artistic movements. 

Abstracts are invited for papers on women writers from the UK, from Europe and across the world who were writing and publishing between 1918 and 1939.

CFP:Insecure, Awkward, and Winning: Intersectionality of Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Works of Issa Rae

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:36am
LaRonda Sanders-Senu/ Gordon State College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

Call for Contributors

 Insecure, Awkward, and Winning: Intersectionality of Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Works of Issa Rae

 

Edited by: Adria Y. Goldman, Ph.D., Joanna L. Jenkins, Ph.D., Andre Nicholson, Ph.D. and LaRonda Sanders-Senu, Ph.D.

 

“I was like, ‘Yo is something wrong with me? That the whole society seems to think that people like me don’t exist?’ And part of what inspired me, was this deep desire that before I died, I would make some mirrors so that kids like me might see themselves reflected back and might not feel so monstrous for it.”

Natural Philosophy, Literature, and the Embodied Imagination

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:35am
SCSECS (St. Augustine, Florida - February 7-8, 2020)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 9, 2019

From Tita Chico’s The Experimental Imagination (2019), Karen Bloom Gevirtz’s Women, the Novel, and Natural Philosophy (2014), and Dana Jalobeanu’s “Disciplining Experience” (2014), recent criticism has disrupted the notion of objectivity and detached or modest witnessing that is typically associated with the scientific method and that was put forth by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century natural philosophers, themselves. This panel seeks to explore the connections between seventeenth- and eighteenth-century science and literature by paying particular attention to the role embodiment—broadly construed as corporeality, experientiality, materiality, and/or subject-position—played in both.

Authority and Trust: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:35am
Heidelberg Center for American Studies / GKAT
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

“Authority and Trust: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

June 25–27, 2020

Heidelberg Center for American Studies

 

The DFG-funded research training group “Authority and Trust in American Culture, Society, History, and Politics” invites proposals for an international conference that will explore the emergence and transformation of authority and trust in Americanpolitics, society, religion, literature, and culture from the nineteenth century to the present.

Dragons: Edited collections on film, literature, gaming, and online culture

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:35am
Northwestern State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

As the popularity of mythical creatures in films and literature grows, there is one creature that remains prominent: the dragon. Dragons have become most visible recently in the cinematic versions of The Hobbit and in George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones Series). However, there are other films, such as Dragonslayer (1981), Reign of Fire (2002), Dragonheart (1996), and the How to Train Your Dragon series (2010-2019), and numerous adult and children’s literature series that feature dragons.

CFP -- Doctor Who: New Dawn (Essays on the Jodie Whittaker Era)

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:34am
Brigid Cherry
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 4, 2019

Doctor Who: New Dawn is a collection of essays devoted to the era of the first female Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, and the work of showrunner Chris Chibnall. Edited by Brigid Cherry, Matt Hills and Andrew O’Day, and due to be published by Manchester University Press in 2020, the collection responds to the reinvention and ‘new dawn’ of Doctor Who, primarily engaging with the show’s reframing in terms of gender and diversity. Due to an untimely withdrawal, we now invite proposals for a 6,000-word chapter on female fans’ responses to the casting of Jodie Whittaker and/or their reception of a female incarnation of the Doctor.

Afterlives

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:34am
Dpt. of Comparative Literature, The Graduate Center - CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Graduate Center at the City University of New York
Comparative Literature Conference
24 April 2020

A F T E R L I V E S

Netflix Original Programming and Representations of Mental Health Edited Collection

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:34am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Research across a swath of scholarly disciplines and methodologies over the past several decades has pointed to the primacy of popular culture in shaping people’s attitudes toward mental health and illness (Chouinard; Eisenhauer; Gans-Boriskin and Wardle; Heath; Johnson; Packer; Rayborn and Keyes; Wahl; Whitley, Adeponle, and Miller; and Whitley and Berry; Wilson et al., for some examples, all of whom also cite extensive research from diverse fields). For members of the mental health field, in whatever stripe, this can be disheartening at worst and confusing at best. 

Latinx Counterpublics

updated: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:58pm
Latinx Studies Association Biennial Conference / University of Notre Dame / July 15-18, 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

In the U.S. public sphere, Latinxs are often reduced to mere numbers—to checkmarks on census forms, data points in demographic surveys, and statistics about economic sectors. However, Latinxs cannot be contained in these quantitative frameworks; through our experiences at the thresholds of the Americas, we have developed distinctive approaches to individual and collective life. With the U.S. public sphere in a “time of crisis” (to invoke our conference’s theme), this panel seeks new scholarship on Latinx counterpublics—on the social networks that have taken shape as Latinxs have looked at, listened to, and engaged with media.

EXTENDED Call for Papers: Myth and Fairy Tales at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) 2020

updated: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 11:42am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers

Myth and Fairy Tales

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

EXTENDED Proposal submission deadline : November 20, 2019

 

Contemporary Horror an evolving narrative

updated: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 8:10pm
Dr Sarah Baker
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 6, 2019

The horror genre has over past years seen a steady increase in popularity, with several successful films at the box-office in 2017, like It, Get Out and Annabelle: Creation; followed by A Quiet Place, Halloween, Insidious: The Last Key, The First Purge, Hereditary and The Nun in 2018. Box office figures show that A Quiet Place (2018) brought in $336 million, The Nun (2018) $364 million worldwide and David Gordon’s Halloween achieved the $255 million mark (The Numbers, 2019).

Chicano/a Literature, Film, and Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:53pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers  DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Chicano/a Literature, Film, and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019

Miss Ann and Mister Charlie: Confronting Whiteness

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:23pm
Canadian Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

Miss Ann and Mister Charlie: Confronting Whiteness

CAAS Board-Sponsored Panel

The popularity of the Wypipo as a Twitter hashtag has drawn new attention to the ways in which various communities have long critiqued the ways of whiteness and its practitioners from beyond the academy. This board-sponsored panel invites papers that consider such critiques, whether historical, virtual, literary, cinematic, or beyond.  Topics might include white fragility, Women’s Marches, cultural products such as Dear White People, viral Beckys, and more.

Disability in Dramatic Texts and Performance

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:22pm
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.

 

The Absurdity of Racism: an International Chester Himes Conference.

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 1:49pm
William Dow The American Univeristy of Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Absurdity of Racism: an International Chester Himes Conference.

4-6 June, 2020

Co-Directors Alice Mikal Craven and William E. Dow

American University of Paris

 

 

 

 

Chester Himes quotes Albert Camus in the opening to the second volume of his autobiography:  "Racism is absurd. Racism introduces absurdity into the human condition…If one lives in a country where racism is held valid and practiced in all ways of life, eventually, no matter whether one is a racist or a victim one comes to feel the absurdity of life". 

 

Disability Studies Area, SWPACA--Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 1:10pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers

Disability Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019 (Extended!)

Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, SWPACA--Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 1:09pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers

Mystery/Detective Fiction Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019 (Extended!)

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 12:10pm
University of Florida Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 25, 2019

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy 2020

Readings Journal: Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 11:22am
Sam Wiseman / Readings Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

General Call for Papers and Reviewers

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