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DHARTI Twitter Conference: Innovating for DH in India

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:45pm
Digital Humanities Alliance for Research and Teaching Innovations
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019

DHARTI Twitter Conference: Innovating for DH in India

contact email:  dhallianceindia@gmail.com

Innovating for DH in India, the first DHARTI Twitter Conference, will take place January 19th, 2020.

DHARTI is an initiative to bring together scholars engaged in digital practices in the arts and humanities with India being a point of reference. In its earlier avatar DHARTI was the Digital Humanities Alliance of India (DHAI). The first Digital Humanities Conference of India, organised jointly by IIM Indore and IIT Indore and was held at IIM Indore in 2018.

Willa Cather Foundation Panels for American Literature Association 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:44pm
Willa Cather Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

The Willa Cather Foundation will sponsor two separate panels at the American Literature Association's 31st Annual Conference held in San Diego, California, May 21-24, 2020.

Reception Study Society Panel for American Literature Association 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:44pm
Reception Study Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

The Reception Study Society will sponsor a panel at the American Literature Association Conference 31st Annual Conference held in San Diego, California, May 21-24, 2020.

Anne Brontë Conference 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:44pm
The Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

The Brontë Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Anne Brontë in her bicentenary year. The conference, ‘I wished to tell the truth’: Anne Brontë at 200 will take place at the Crown Spa Hotel, Scarborough, UK, 4 -6 September 2020, and presents an ideal opportunity to challenge the long-held perception that the youngest Brontë sibling was the least talented, and lacked the genius of her sisters. With Anne Brontë’s marginalisation in mind, potential topics to be explored could include, but are not limited to, the following:

Relationship between life and art/ Realism and didacticism

Consumption, Performance, and Early Theatre

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:44pm
Medieval English Theatre Conference, University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

 

Medieval English Theatre Conference

 

University of Wolverhampton Saturday, 4 April 2020

 

 Consumption, Performance, and Early Theatre

 

 

Re-visioning Frankenstein: Illustrative, Pictorial, and Digital Adaptations

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:43pm
NASSR (North American Society for the Study of Romanticism)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

This panel will address illustrative, pictorial, and digital treatments and adaptations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The novel has a 195-year history of illustration and depiction in a wide range of visual arts, media, and technologies—from the 1823 cover of Richard Brinsley Peake’s play Presumption to the first issue of the comic series Mary Shelley, Monster Hunter (February 2019). The novel’s “hyperadaptability” in visual form, to adopt Dennis Perry’s term, extends to a wide range of modes.

Call for Papers for the Next Issue Volume: 30, Issue: 1, Year: 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:37pm
Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies - Dil, Edebiyat ve Kültür Araştırmaları Dergisi
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE NEXT ISSUE

Volume: 30, Issue: 1, Year: 2020

Dear Colleagues, Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies - Dil, Edebiyat ve Kültür Araştırmaları Dergisi, which is the official publication of the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Istanbul University, is an open access, peer-reviewed, multilingual, scholarly and international journal published twice a year, in June and in December.

Extended Deadline - CFP: Global Souths Conference (March 19-21, 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:21pm
University of Louisiana at Lafayette English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Fourth Annual Global Souths Conference

Formerly the Deep South in the Global South Conference

March 19-21, 2020

University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana

 

“Doing southern studies is unmasking and refusing the binary thinking--‘North’/‘South,’ nation/South, First World/Third World, self/other--that postcolonial studies has taught us is the most damaging rhetorical structure of empire. Doing southern studies is thinking geographically, thinking historically, thinking relationally, thinking about power, thinking about justice, thinking back.”             --Scott Romaine & Jennifer Rae Greeson

21st Century Screen Horror and the Historical Imagination

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:48pm
Amanda Howell/Griffith University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

CFP:

 

Historical Horrors and the Horrors of History: 21st Century Screen Horror and the Historical Imagination

 

Editors Amanda Howell and Stephanie Green (School of Humanities, Languages, and Social Science, Griffith University, Australia) seek contributors to an anthology whose collective analysis will be directed to the question:

 

What can 21st century film and television tell us about the historical imagination of horror?

 

Ghosts and Memory

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 5:01pm
Far West Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019

I am seeking 20 minute paper proposals for a panel that considers the various literary uses and conceptions of ghosts as a mode of memory, projection, history, trauma, and reconciliation/redemption. Part of the foundational premise of the ghost story is a disturbance in the present that comes from the past; an unsettling interaction between mind and matter, memory and perception, the living and the dead. All paper proposals that consider these aspects of ghost stories (as literature/writing) are welcome.

The Far West Popular Culture Association will be held on February 22-24, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Palace Station Hotel/Casino.

Please send a 250 word abstract and a brief bio to:

Better Living Through TV?

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:48pm
Steven A. Benko
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Better Living Through TV?

 

We are seeking proposals for chapters to complete an edited collection on morality and ethics on/through television. The essays will address TV dramas and comedies aired during the Golden Age of TV, continuing through peak and prestige TV. An editor at Lexington Books, a division of Rowman & Littlefield, has expressed interest in this project.

 

Documenting the Holidays

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:48pm
Proceedings from the Document Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Holidays are central components of culture. They can be celebratory or commemorative. They can be festive, merry, and joyous in their celebrations, or (also simultaneously) sombre, solemn, and reflective in their commemorations. They help us mark the calendar, highlight important sociocultural milestones, measure the passage of time, follow the turning of the seasons, and, in so doing, organize life and society.

Call for Chapter Proposals: The City Speaks: Re-presenting Urban Spaces in Indian Literature [Edited Volume]

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:48pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Goutam Karmakar
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020

The city has been a zone of contention for a considerable amount of time in literature—a producer of narratives as well as a consumer. These cities have embodied their characters and their narratives in a way that is reflective of the city’s topology, genealogy, and living archaeology. Literature, therefore, often serves to excavate the cities through its representations, and is also, in turn, unearthed. Rather than visualising the city as a null-space that exists horizontally to frame the literary work, the cities in literary works across its myriad cultural and national histories have turned more serpentine, more transgressive, and have moved in unpredictable trajectories.

X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - ECOCULTURE

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:48pm
Universidade Católica Portuguesa/The Lisbon Consortium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020

X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture  

ECOCULTURE  

Lisbon, July 6-11, 2020  

Deadline for submissions: February 20, 2020  

Stephen Crane Society Panels at ALA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:47pm
Stephen Crane Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society. ALA 2020

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego on May 21-24, 2020. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions:

·      Crane’s depiction of war

·      Crane and the arts (e. g., painting, photography, music)

·      Crane’s depiction of the city

·      Crane’s poetry

·      Crane’s journalism

The Home in Modern History and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:47pm
AHRC-funded Florence Nightingale Comes Home for 2020 project / University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 22, 2019

CFP: Workshop: ‘The Home in Modern History and Culture’, 27 January 2020, University of Nottingham

Workshop: ‘The Home in Modern History and Culture’

27 January 2020, Council Room, Trent Building, University of Nottingham

Email: nightingale2020@nottingham.ac.uk

London Rising: Struggle, Rebellion, and Revolution

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:14pm
Arcadia University, The College of Global Studies, London Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

’Cause in London Town

There’s just no place for a street fighting man

—The Rolling Stones, 1968 

 

Mick Jagger’s words above can sometimes feel axiomatic.  London has an outwardly less impressive revolutionary tradition to call upon than many of its closest neighbours, most obviously Paris.  This is to say, of course, that history is political: if the past seems quiet, what hope for remaking the future?   

 

London Rising is interested in redeeming the capital’s radical past whilst insisting upon the revolutionary potential of the present.  Our aim is to collectively describe a continuum of tumult in London, attuned to the struggle between conflicting forces.

 

Translation, Rewriting and Adaptation

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The international journal, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS)solicits papers on “Translation, Rewriting and Adaptation” for a special issue in 2021. HJEAS is available world-wide on ProQuest and archived on JSTOR. Scholarly essays are welcome on a wide range of related topics, such as novels adapted to film, drama productions based on films, free translations of classic drama for the Anglophone stages, continuation of novels or novels rewritten for a new kind of readership (e. g., Foe by Coetzee, The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler, etc.) poetry and poetry sequences adapted for stage or performance.

Edited Collection: Science Fiction and Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
Jeffrey Pietruszynski
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We are seeking contributions from scholars in various disciplines to submit proposals for chapters to be combined into an edited collection on Shakespeare’s influences on modern day science fiction.

Shakespeare’s influence on literary genres is profound to say the least, however, for some people, the association with modernity and popular culture often blinds the reader from any connection to Shakespeare and the English Early Modern Period. Evidence from science fiction belies this position as Shakespeare in both physical and textual form is a regular fixture on the screen. A well-known example comes from the 2007 Doctor Who episode “The Shakespeare Code” where the Doctor refers to him as “the most human human there’s ever been.”

For My People: Dismantling the Child/Adult Dichotomy in Black Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
Ellen Donovan & Laura Dubek / College Literature Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 30, 2020

In 2018 Duke University Press reissued James Baldwin’s Little Man, Little Man: A Record of Childhood. In “A James Baldwin Book, Forgotten and Overlooked for Four Decades, Gets Another Life,” New York Times writer Alexandra Alter notes that in 1976 Little Man received lukewarm reviews: “critics didn’t know what to make of an experimental, enigmatic picture book that straddled the line between children’s and adult literature.” Alter posits that because of a changed social and political climate, Baldwin’s book will now have an easier time finding an audience.

Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:13pm
JBSM
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 7, 2020

We are delighted to invite submissions to the Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities. The journal brings together “theories of the body”, “critical studies of men and masculinities” and “sexuality studies.” More specifically, the journal provides a venue for research on bodies, sexualities and masculinities and all of their complexities -- temporal, medical, geographic, cultural, ethnic, legal - by welcoming submissions from the social sciences, humanities, life sciences, and health studies that are theoretically rigorous, methodologically sound, and draw on interdisciplinary approaches.

Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:12pm
Comparative Literature, Theory and Criticism, and Hispanic Studies at Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics

“The more we study art, the less we care for nature.” Oscar Wilde

The Department of Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at Western University invite abstracts for the 22nd annual Graduate Student Conference on “Camp/camp,” which will be taking place March 26-28, 2020.

Folklore, Learning and Literacies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:12pm
Folklore Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 12, 2020

Folklore, Learning and Literacies

The Annual Conference of the Folklore Society

 

Friday 24 to Sunday 26 April 2020, London

Lore is learning: folklore is a body of knowledge and a means of transmission. Vernacular knowledge, and vernacular transmission, each rooted in language.

 

Revenant Special Issue: Apocalyptic Waste

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:12pm
Revenant Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers: Special issue of Revenant (www.revenantjournal.com)

Apocalyptic Waste: Studies in Environmental Threat and Nightmare Spaces

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: January 31st 2020

Contact E-mail: M.Crofts@hull.ac.uk

Guest Editors: Matt Crofts and Layla Hendow, University of Hull.

NOSTALGIA

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:11pm
Moveable Type (UCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

MOVEABLE TYPE: THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON ENGLISH JOURNAL

SUMMER 2020 –– NOSTALGIA


Marcel Proust closes the first volume of À la recherche du temps perdu with the assertion that ‘remembrance of a particular form is but regret for a particular moment; and houses, roads, avenues are as fugitive, alas, as the years.’ To Proust, nostalgia for the past, no matter how powerful, can only ever be a pale imitation of previous lived experience. 

[UPDATE] Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (PCA/ACA 2020 4/15-4/18)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 3:59pm
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (PCA/ACA 2020 4/15-4/18)deadline for submissions: November 24, 2019full name / name of organization: Pop Culture/American Culture Associationcontact email: disasterculture@yahoo.com

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

Call for Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

2020– Philadelphia – 4/15-4/18

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

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