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SCMLA Professional Writing Panel Call for Proposals

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:27pm
Julie Garza-Horne, Chair/ Professional Writing Panel, South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Extended Deadline Granted: Call for Proposals, SCMLA, Professional Writing Panel    

 

Accepting professional writing proposals/abstracts for the extended deadline of April 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM central-eastern time. Call for Proposals are with the South Central Modern Language Association. Conference held in Philadelphia October 2020, pending date change as needed due to COVAID-19. Please email proposals to the Chair of the Professional Writing Panel, Julie Garza-Horne, at jhorne@tamug.edu.

"1922 and After: A Centenary of Modernism and World Literature"

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:26pm
Journal of Modern Literature (Indiana University Press)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Call for Papers for "1922 and After: A Centenary of Modernism and World Literature", Journal of Modern Literature (Indiana University Press)

 

Magic. A Companion

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:25pm
Katharina Rein
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020

Call for Papers for a collection of essays
"Magic. A Companion"
Edited by Katharina Rein

“The Cultures and Subcultures created and inspired by Margaret Atwood” MMLA, Milwaukee, WI, November 5 – 8

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:22pm
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Organizer: Denise Du Vernay, Loyola University Chicago

In all of Atwood’s works of fiction, cultures are created (usually with their own vernacular) whether they are the post-apocalyptic survivors of the Maddaddam trilogy, the mean girls of Cat’s Eye, the academics of The Edible Woman and Life Before Man, or Mayday in The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments, Atwood’s works are rife with cultures of collectivity.

#Dickens150

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:08pm
Virtual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020

9 June 2020 will mark the 150th anniversary of the death of globally beloved author Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Unfortunately, many planned celebrations have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To encourage support of research and writing as our world copes with this crisis, and to bring us together for an important anniversary in this time of social distancing, #Dickens150, a virtual transatlantic global gathering, will take place on this date. All proceeds, after covering a minor technology fee, will be donated to the Charles Dickens Museum, London.

CFP: liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies, "Aesthetics," 6, no. 1

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:07pm
liquid blackness journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020

 

CFP – liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies 6, no. 1, Spring 2022

liquid blackness journal (Duke University Press, beginning Spring 2021)

 

About liquid blackness

  • liquid blackness is an open-access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to readers or their institutions.
  • Our Editorial and Advisory Boards

Mission Statement

 

Fabricating the Body (Permanent Section): MMLA (Milwaukee, WI; Nov. 5-8)--EXTENDED DEADLINE to May 31, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:06pm
MMLA: Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

EXTENDED deadline for submissions: May 31, 2020 full name / name of organization: Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) contact email: tslankard@bakeru.edu 

 

convention information:

 

Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), November 5-8, 2020, in Milwaukee, WI.

Conference Theme: "Cultures of Collectivity"

 

session CFP information:

Fabricating the Body:

This panel welcomes a wide range of proposals for scholarly presentations that seek to apply this year’s MMLA conference theme—“Cultures of Collectivity”—to literary, artistic or cultural portrayals of “the body”.

MMLA Religion and Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:06pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

This year’s conference theme, “Cultures of Collectivity,” in some ways, seems tailor-made for the Religion and Literature permanent section. Religious communities, either local, national, or global, come to mind. However, we might also think of “collectivity” more broadly. Because the subject of Religion and Literature covers all genres, subgenres, regions, religions and folklore we welcome proposals that address works and writers who explore any aspect of “Cultures of Collectivity.”

Possible approaches to this topic might include examinations of how literature explores:

FANS Quarantime: A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:06pm
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

 

 

FANS Quarantime

 

A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers

 

During this time of uncertainty, many of us are relying on aspects of fandom and neomedia to get information about the global pandemic and to form our replies to it in terms of connecting with colleagues, staying mentally functional, and generally keeping our lives going as best we can.

It is with all these things in mind that we announce a call for papers for a special edition of our journal: FANS Quarantime.

Aesthetics and Affectivity - The Polish Journal of Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:06pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Aesthetics and Affectivity
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 60 (1/2021)

Editors:

Laura La Bella (Independent Scholar, PhD)

Stefano Marino (University of Bologna, Associate Professor of Aesthetics)

Essays for edited collection on Nordic Shakespeare 1890 - 1960

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:05pm
Linnaeus University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

We are soliciting essays for a volume on Shakespeare in the Nordic countries in the period 1890 – 1960. As we currently have a good coverage of the early 20th century, we are primarily interested in contributions that cover cases c. 1920 – 1960. Essays can deal with any of the Nordic countries and focus on translation, performance and/or aspects of influence on particular Nordic authors.

 

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP Creative Resistance - Issue 30, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, 10 April 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 1:58pm
FORUM Postgraduate Journal, University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

“I know the world is bruised and bleeding, and though it is important not to ignore its pain, it is also critical to refuse to succumb to its malevolence. Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge — even wisdom. Like art.” - Toni Morrison. (No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear, included in the 150th-anniversary issue of The Nation.)

 

CFP: Southeast Asian Media Studies (Communication Outbreaks)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 1:58pm
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Southeast Asian Media Studies
Vol. 3, No.2, 2021

THEME: "Communication Outbreaks"
Editor: Cecilia Fe Sta. Maria, PhD, University of the Philippines Baguio

Book Groups: Scholarship, Study, and Reading in and about medieval England

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 12:23pm
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Updated submission deadline.

“Book Groups: Scholarship, Study, and Reading in and about medieval England”

MMLA 2020 Permanent Session Old and Middle English Language and Literature

The general conference theme “cultures of collectivity” presents some very current and relevant possibilities for the study of late antique and medieval English languages and literatures.  Any proposal that considers this theme in general will be welcome, but two foci will be of particular interest.

Chapter Proposals for "Transgender Science and Technology"

updated: 
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 2:58pm
Douglas Vakoch, PhD / METI
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transgender Science and Technology, due by April 20, 2020. Ben Barres’ The Autobiography of a Transgender Scientist provides insights into the lived experience of a prominent scientist who was transgender. This new book extends that work by fostering novel insights into science and technology by viewing them through specifically transgender perspectives.

Call for Abstracts - Edited Collection on Father Figures in Animated/Cartoon TV Shows for Mature Audiences (Deadline Extended!)

updated: 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 1:32pm
Leslie Salas / Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Call for Abstracts - Edited Collection on Father Figures in Animated/Cartoon TV Shows for Mature Audiences


 “The handy thing about being a father is that the historic standard is so pitifully low.”

- Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize Winner


 

The trope of the “hapless dad,” clumsy and useless with his own children, appears in storytelling across several mediums—especially in animated cartoons on TV. For many contemporary cartoon shows for adult audiences, however, this trope appears especially pronounced, often leaning into the stereotype that competent childrearing is "women's work" for the benefit of comedy.

Special Topic Issue: Big, Ambitious Novels by 21st Century Women [NEW DEADLINE]

updated: 
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 6:39pm
Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture/ University of Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 24, 2020

 

In consideration of the COVID-19 emergency, we have extended the abstract submission deadline by one month. (Production Schedule to be adjusted accordingly.)

 

Big, Ambitious Novels by 21st Century Women

A Special Topic Issue

UTPB Halloween Conference: Witches, Warlocks and Wizards

updated: 
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 11:30am
University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

UTPB’s 2020 Halloween Conference: “Witches, Warlocks and Wizards”

deadline for submissions: 

June 1, 2020

full name / name of organization: 

University of Texas Permian Basin Literature and Languages Department

4901 E. University Blvd.

Odessa, Texas

79762

Conference date: Oct. 30, 2020.

contact email: 

salcedo_m@utpb.edu

 

Comics and Modernism Collection of Essays *DEADLINE EXTENDED*

updated: 
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:48am
Essays on Comics and/as Modernism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 May***

In The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein recounts a remarkable interaction with her close friend Pablo Picasso. As they are headed out the door, their conversation slipping between paintings, French lessons, and tea with Picasso’s wife Fernande, Stein pauses:

"Oh I forgot to give you these, said Gertrude Stein handing Picasso a package of newspapers, they will console you. He opened them up, they were the Sunday supplement of american papers, they were the Katzenjammer kids. Oh oui, Oh oui, he said, his face full of satisfaction, merci thanks Gertrude, and we left."

Workshop: Insect Entanglements (now ONLINE)

updated: 
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 6:10am
Eline D. Tabak, University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Online Workshop: Insect Entanglements 

deadline for submissions: April 30, 2020

Faculty of Arts, University of Bristol, 19 June 2020

 

Insects are everywhere, our (human) lives entangled with them, and yet we know surprisingly little about them. In the introduction to Insectopedia, Hugh Raffles writes the following:

Pandemic, Crisis, and Modern Studies: The Intersection of Your Research with the Pandemic/Crisis A Twitter Conference

updated: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:42pm
Countervoices, Centre for Modern Studies, University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 15, 2020

Pandemic, Crisis, and Modern Studies:  The Intersection of Your Research with the Pandemic/Crisis

 A Twitter Conference

June 12, 2020

Countervoices, Centre for Modern Studies, University of York

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Fay Bound Alberti (York) & Dr. Beryl Pong (Sheffield)

 

Opening the Ecological Text

updated: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:42pm
Anne McConnell, West Virginia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Please consider submitting a manuscript for our special issue, Opening the Ecological Text, in the peer-reviewed, open-access journal, Humanities.  Here is the call for papers and the link where you can submit:

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