City dwellers have a unique opportunity to see and engage in group political activities that those in more rural areas do not. Their everyday lives can be impacted by political demonstrations whether they are actively participating or not. The perspectives that we usually get are from the government, press, or political leaders. These accounts miss how people actually experience and understand the protests they see and/or participate in. As such, examining the life writing of those who participated or observed city protests can be intriguing and add a personal element to group politics. This panel will focus on the experiences of those who planned, participated, and/or observed protests in various cities. Ideas to be examined include personal vs.
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COVID-19 Information: In accordance with the current recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) and the United States Government to slow the spread of the COVID-19, the physical meeting of ICWSM-2020 in Atlanta, Georgia has been cancelled. However, plans are underway to convert ICWSM-20 to a virtual meeting during the same time period of June 8-11, 2020. More information will be posted on https://www.icwsm.org/2020/index.html
Edited Collection: Critical Perspectives on Stephen King’s It Edited by Whitney S. May **Deadline extended due to impact of coronavirus**
Reminder – Call for chapters:
Call Me by Your Name edited collection
Editors: Edward Lamberti and Michael Williams
A one-day interdisciplinary conferenceCoventry UniversityThe conference is now postponed to other date (TBD). This is due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and current circumstances.
CFP: The Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanitieshttps://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/page/cfp-gradstudy
Edited by Simon Appleford (Creighton University), Gabriel Hankins (Clemson University) and Anouk Lang (University of Edinburgh)
**Now extended: Deadline for 500-word abstracts: April 15, 2020**
The Globe of Life Blood Trembling: Science Fiction and William Blake Blake's demonstrable knowledge of science is often eclipsed by his reputed mysticism. Please submit abstracts/papers exploring his adaptation of scientific theory and/or 19th, 20th or 21st century science fiction works which intersect with Blake. Papers cannot be read in absentia. The MLA Convention will be 7-10 Jan. 2031 in Toronto Canada. Josephine Ann McQuail, Tennessee Tech U (firstname.lastname@example.org )
CALL FOR PAPERS for Edited Volume with ISBN.
Native Voices from India: A Reminiscence
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: May 10, 2020
FULL CHAPTER DUE DATE: July 23, 2020
SUBMISSION DUE DATE: October 31, 2020
EDITOR: Dr. Matthew Waritay Guah,
Department Chair & MBA Director
South Carolina State University,
Orangeburg, South Carolina - USA
Critical Imprints (ISSN: 2319-4774)
Annual Peer-Reviewed Journal of the Department of English, Loreto College, Kolkata
FACULTY OF ARTSCHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITYIGBARIAM CAMPUSANAMBRA STATE. COOU JOURNAL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES(CJAH) CALL FOR PAPERSCOOU Journal of Arts and Humanities (CJAH),an annual, peer-reviewed and refereed International Journal of the Faculty of Arts, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (formerly Anambra State University, ANSU), Igbariam Campus is currently accepting submissions of manuscripts and book reviews for its forthcoming vol. 5 no. 3, June 2020 issue. The Journal provides a platform for publication in the humanities and related disciplines.
ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LITERATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT (ASLE)
Call for Papers – New academic journal AmLit – American Literatures
This is a session for PAMLA 2020 in Las Vegas.
The confluence of sports culture and sociopolitical issues has a long history. Memorable examples of athletes of yesteryear embracing activism include Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists against institutional racism, Muhammad Ali opposing the Vietnam War, and Billie Jean King fighting for gender equity. Contemporary examples include Colin Kaepernick protesting police violence against people of color and the U.S. women’s national soccer team charging U.S. Soccer with gender discrimination. Each example underscores the reality that athletes are so much more than the games they play. Many authors have honored this tradition through the fictional athletes they portray in contemporary sports-related young adult literature (YAL).
In Passage: The International Journal of Writing and Mobility, the electronic journal of the Faculty of Languages & Literatures of the University of Boumerdes, seeks contributions in English or French for its third issue, to be released in December 2020. The subjects addressed by In Passage include, but are not limited to:
- Literary genres and movements
- Travel literature and intercultural contact.
- Writing and sexual identity
- Code switching/code mixing
- Multilingualism and Multiculturalism
- Translation issues
- "Digital writing" (SMS language, social networks)
Global Center for Religious Research
Division of Religious History
Call for Submissions!
The Effects of Pandemics on Religious History
The Division of Religious History for the Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) is seeking written submissions to be anthologized in a bound publication dedicated to the influence and effects of pandemics on religion.
The physical role of the body on stage holds equal fascination for dance and theatre scholars and practitioners.
Call for papers: BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences
London Academic Publishing, UK
Vol. 3, No. 1, April 2020
Extended Submission Deadline: April 20, 2020
No publication fee will be charged.
ISSN 2516-869X (Print)
ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)
BROLLY welcomes submissions of original papers that make contributions to the research field of social sciences, pursuing the changes that occur in the contemporary world.
"Spatiality and Temporality"International Online Conference4-5 July 2020
organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the upcoming "Spatiality and Temporality" International Online Conference. The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. We invite proposals from various disciplines including philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, culture studies, literature and architecture.
International Online Conference on European Studies27-28 June 2020organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
The conference aims to explore Europe from a variety of perspectives. It will consider its political, social and philosophical dimensions as well as the cultural and intellectual life of Europe. Proposals can demonstrate both national and regional expertise, refer to the past or present, or offer a comparative analysis.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered all aspects of society in North America and around the globe, including higher education. The Modern Language Association Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Humanities invites short reflections from graduate students on how this situation has affected the core aspects of their scholarly lives––from coursework and teaching to research projects and dissertation defenses––as well as the impact on their broader selves: personal well being, physical and mental health, familial and domestic responsibilities, financial and living situations, and any other repercussions of this crisis.
UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIV
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 17-19, 2020
“A Saint for One Season, or Who Was Mary Magdalen?”—Elizabeth Rhodes, Boston College
Call for Papers:
This panel seeks presentations about racial identity/experience and time in modern and contemporary literature, visual-art, and performance cultures, broadly and imaginatively conceived. We are especially interested in papers about irregular conceptions of racialized/black time, such as those that draw on ideas of absurdity or abstractionism to discuss race as it relates to time and phenomenological inquiry, the staging of temporal stasis or acceleration, and questions of audience and presentness, duration, or movement. We welcome presentations about African American expressive practices, but also those that focus on works by artists belonging to other racialized communities.
Dance and Disruption: Science and Body in the Long Nineteenth Century
A Working Symposium hosted by the Dance Studies Association Working Group, Dancing the Long Nineteenth Century
NEW DATES: August 8-9, 2020, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA
We seek papers for a panel at this year's Modernist Studies Assocation annual meeting (Brooklyn, NY, October 22-25) entitled "House Styles: Pulp, Periodicals, Publishing." From the little magazines that launched a slew of modernist authors' careers to the grassroots periodicals and zines of the 1970s–80s that reintroduced forgotten or out-of-print writings, periodicals have consistently served as counter- and sub-cultural venues for literary production. This panel will consider the intersections between print cultural forms, mechanisms of dissemination, and the constitution of evolving twentieth-century literary canons and tastes.
Writers have long used revision as a creative tool, well before writing classrooms institutionalized it as such. Think of Pound ruthlessly cutting Eliot’s Waste Land, Moore slashing most of “Poetry,” and Robert Lowell turning stories and letters into cinquains, sonnets, and blank verse--and then revising some of those poems again, into other forms. To many, such acts of revision are the markers of a serious writer, one who pursues perfection in multiple drafts.
Edited Collection – Critical Perspectives on Stephen King’s It
Edited by Whitney S. May
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.
PLEASE NOTE THE EXTENDED DEADLINES.
Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by August 28, 2020.