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Chapters for "Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism"

updated: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 12:44pm
Douglas Vakoch, PhD / CIIS
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism. We are seeking chapters that show how transgender theory can provide novel insights for developing literary theory and conducting literary criticism, as well as chapters that analyze specific literary works that explore transgender identity and experience from the perspectives of a variety of literary theories. A sampling of confirmed contributions follows:

Opening the Ecological Text

updated: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 9:42am
Anne McConnell, West Virginia State University; Kent Shaw, Wheaton College
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:

The Humanities in Transition - The Fate of Universities

updated: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 7:38pm
Dr. Flannery Wilson / San Bernardino Valley College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

If you’ve been following higher education news this past week, you might have whiplash.

First, due to the recent surge in coronavirus cases, USC announced that it would be moving most of its courses online this fall, reversing its previous plan to welcome students back to campus.

Deadline Approaching: Middlebrow Gothic: Dark Domesticity in British Popular Fiction, 1920-1960

updated: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:22pm
Christopher Yiannitsaros
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 10, 2020

Commenting on Ivy Compton-Burnett’s subtly brutal A House and Its Head (1935), Francine Prose argues that the author’s portrayal of domestic life works to illuminate ‘the fear of being humiliated, bullied, silenced, and ignored, the fear of eternal incarceration in the prison of the family’. Bearing this sense of domestic peril and claustrophobia in mind, it can be argued that portrayals of home and family provide one of the foremost intersections between the twentieth century middlebrow novel and the older literary tradition of the Gothic. 

 

Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom; PAMLA (Nov. 12-15, 2020)

updated: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 6:51pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held from Thursday, November 12, to Sunday, November 15, 2020, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom:

This session investigates the teaching of climate change themes, focusing on the first-year writing classroom. It will invite instructors whose courses have incorporated these themes to share their pedagogical strategies with those who are new to the use of climate change themes or who would like to improve their existing pedagogy.

(Updated)Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present

updated: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 9:22pm
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present Graduate Student Conference 

April 9th-10th, 2021

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

 

Call for Papers

NeMLA 2021: Gaming Across Borders: Cross-cultural Analysis of Video Game Play and Narrative

updated: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 5:59pm
Theodore "Ted" Harrison/ Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts to the panel Gaming Across Borders: Cross-cultural Analysis of Video Game Play and Narrative, to be held at the 52nd Annual Northeast MLA Conference in Philadelphia, PA on March 11-14, 2021. Please contact Ted Harrison with any questions at tdh70@georgetown.edu.

 

NeMLA 2021: Identity, Diversity, and Representation in Video Games

updated: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 5:59pm
Theodore "Ted" Harrison/ Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts to the panel Identity, Diversity, and Representation in Video Games, to be held at the 52nd Annual Northeast MLA Conference in Philadelphia, PA on March 11-14, 2021. Please contact Ted Harrison with any questions at tdh70@georgetown.edu.

The City and Canadian Literature and Authors

updated: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 3:33pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The City and Canadian Literature and Authors at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference Las Vegas: “City of God, City of Destruction” Nov 12-Nov 15, 2020

 

EXPLORING PROVOCATION AND SCANDAL IN GENDERED TEXTS

updated: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 10:45am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

https://samla.memberclicks.net/samla-92-cfps#gendersexualitystudies

 

Media globalization has transformed the study of Gender Identities and Gender Politics over the past few decades.  Such globalization has given rise not only to new research but also to new media forms that explore such Gender Identities.  As a result, many gender identities are now more widely visible than they were a decade ago—through both representation in texts and actual, real-life encounters.

 

Cultural Intertexts vol.X. Special issue: The (Roaring) Twenties

updated: 
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 6:44am
Dunarea de Jos University, Faculty of Letters
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

CULTURAL INTERTEXTS started in 2014, as a result of a yes, we can kind of attitude. The name of the journal was meant to reflect the multi-layered textuality of the world embedded in cultures and embedding cultures in its turn. The first two issues came out at Casa Cărții de Știință Press in a single volume (1-2/ 2014) of 373 pages, with 23 papers on Literature and Cultural Studies, and 11 dealing with Linguistics and Translation Studies. They had all been presented during the 2014 edition of the annual Doctoral Conference of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania. Six years have passed, and seven more issues have been added to the collection.

REVISED DEADLINE: Katherine Mansfield Critical Journal Tinakori

updated: 
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 4:49am
Katherine Mansfield Society in association with Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

Tinakori:

Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society 

Editors: Kym Brindle and Karen D’Souza

Love

‘About Love. Well each of us thinks differently’

Letter from Mansfield to Dorothy Brett [20 April 1921]

 

Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art

updated: 
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 2:30pm
Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN0257-0254)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN 0257-0254), launched in 1980 and published bimonthly, a most highly recognized peer-reviewed journal in China, publishes original papers in Chinese or English in arts and humanities, especially literary studies. We welcome MLA-style papers of 6000-12000 words in the fields of literary theory, critical theory, aesthetics, philosophy of art, cultural studies, etc.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2020

updated: 
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 6:52am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

'An Overflow of Meaning: Reading and Re-Reading Hilary Mantel - DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 4:05am
The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

‘An Overflow of Meaning: Reading and Re-Reading Hilary Mantel’

Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California, 15-16th October 2021

Call for Papers

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel (PAMLA 2020 Las Vegas) [Deadline Ext.]

updated: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:09pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

PAMLA 2020

“Rhetorical Theory”
Las Vegas, 11/12-15, 2020

Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack, USC

“Rhetoric is a coproductive function of circulation in excess of human intention, which collapses rhetoric and persuasion into the rhetorical, a process of world making that extends relationality into future publics.” 

—Byron Hawk, Resounding the Rhetorical (2018)

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme. 

REMINDER: CFP for Science, Technology, and Literature During Plagues and Pandemics

updated: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 7:20pm
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

Configurations Special Issue

Call for Papers: 

Science, Technology, and Literature During Plagues and Pandemics

 

In The Parasite, Michel Serres argues that “the parasite intervenes, enters the system as an element of fluctuation. It excites it or incites it; it puts into motion, or it paralyzes.” Throughout the world, COVID-19 continues to interrupt and alter daily life while it simultaneously compels governments to rely on technology and science to combat its spread. Configurations is seeking articles that examine intersections of science, technology, and literature with myriad contemporary and historical contexts relevant to COVID-19.

 

Navigating Chaos: Living the Apocalyptic Dystopia

updated: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:01am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 25, 2020

Navigating Chaos: Living the Apocalyptic Dystopia

Hegel wrote that the only thing we can learn from history is that we learn nothing from history, so I doubt the epidemic will make us any wiser. The only thing that is clear is that the virus will shatter the very foundations of our lives, causing not only an immense amount of suffering but also economic havoc conceivably worse than the Great Recession. There is no return to normal, the new “normal” will have to be constructed on the ruins of our old lives, or we will find ourselves in a new barbarism whose signs are already clearly discernible.                          (Slovaj Žižek, Pandemic!)  

Derrida and Heidegger

updated: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:42am
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Oxford Literary Review 41:1 - Summer 2021

 

Derrida and Heidegger

 

Reform and Social Justice in 19th-century American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:15am
Northeast Modern Language Association/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

19th-century America was the site of various reform movements: antislavery, women's rights, education, temperance, penal reform, et al.

II International Conference From Manuscript to Digital: World Wide English Literature and World Wide Literatures in English

updated: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 4:58am
University of Lincoln, Universidade de Lisboa, and Universidad de Jaén
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

We are glad to share with you the first CFP for the II International Conference From Manuscript to Digital: World Wide English Literature and World Wide Literatures in English, organized by University of Lincoln, Universidade de Lisboa, and Universidad de Jaén. The conference will be held in Jaén (Spain), 1-3 December / 2020.

 

Thematic pannels: 

From Manuscript to Digital: World Wide English Literature and World Wide Literatures in English 

1. (Re)read and (re)interpreted in a global age 

2. Facing the new map of Europe 

3. In the digital post-modern age 

Dragons: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 4:04pm
Northwestern State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Dragons: A Series of Edited Volumes

deadline for submissions: 

Sept 1, 2020

full name / name of organization: 

Northwestern State University

contact email: 

rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

I received a great response to the last call for papers regarding the volumes on dragons. As a result, I have been better able to refine and divide results.

Below are the new details for the updated call for papers:

Contagions and Non-Human Animals: (Re)Viewing Disregarded Species in Real and Imagined Pandemics

updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 4:04pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Contagions and Non-Human Animals: (Re)Viewing Disregarded Species in Real and Imagined Pandemics

The impact of COVID-19 and the threat that it poses to future human experiences has been well-documented in news reports during the past few months. However, now that non-human animals are possible carriers and becoming infected, their experiences, while often overlooked, are nevertheless integrated into the worldwide pandemic.

Thus, this collection seeks to balance essays about non-human animals during real-world pandemics, such as the COVID-19 one, with those of their experiences during literary or cinematic ones. The scope of this call for papers is broad and can include topics such as:

A New Meaning of Viral: COVID-19 and Internet Memes

updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 4:04pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

After completing four essays (two with a co-author), which are set to be published in different collections, on COVID-19 Internet memes, this edited collection seeks to include novel perspectives in addition to these to be gathered in a meme-focused volume, especially since online practices and behaviors have become the critical forms of expression during the pandemic.

Topics include but are not limited to:

'Floyding' Institutional Racism

updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:34am
Intellectus Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 26, 2020

Intellectus invites submissions of research articles, interviews and book reviews that are specifically or broadly related to the focus: "'Floyding' Institutional Racism"

Following the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, there are protests, toppling and removal of iconic statues relating to slavery and racism. Despite some acts of reprisals, there seems to be an overwhelming acceptance of the protests and that there is an urgent need for reforms against systemic injustice to black people and/or people of colour. In memory of George Floyd, we refer to the various shows of acceptance as Floyding.

2021 Call for Articles in Communication, Media, Journalism studies

updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:32am
KOME - An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

KOME, a Europe-based international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently accepting submissions for its 2020 and 2021 issues. We would love to hear from our colleagues in Europe and overseas, and read about their current research! We publish pure theoretical and theoretically well-grounded empirical research in the field of Communication, Media and Journalism Studies (Film or Theatre-oriented articles are also welcomed, but not in our main focus).

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