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Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2020 - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:20pm
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego, CA.

 

New Directions in Davis Scholarship (2 panels)

We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”

 

 

Please send a 200-250 word abstract to Aaron Rovan (ajrovan@mix.wvu.edu) by Sunday, January 26, 2020.

 

 

 

*LAST CALL* "You Are Here" 2020: ID Conference on Place, Space, & Embodiment

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:43am
"You Are Here": Creighton University's Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space & Embodiment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

“YOU ARE HERE”:

4TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

MARCH 20TH-21ST,2020

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY

OMAHA, NE, USA

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Keynote Speakers:

Karen Tei Yamashita is a Professor of Literature, Creative Writing, and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at UC Santa Cruz. She is the author of many critically acclaimed books, including Tropic of Orange, I Hotel, and, Letters to Memory.

Call for Articles, Next Issue: Journal of European Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:16am
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

Journal of European Popular Culture (JEPC)

Intellect Publishers

Call for papers

This peer-reviewed journal seeks lively submissions for its latest issues on any aspect of European cultural and creative activity.

- Early submission is encouraged -

The journal is interested in contemporary practices, but also in historical, contextual, biographical or theoretical analyses relating to past cultural activities in Europe.

Papers or exploratory critical or creative pieces relating to European media, literature and the writing arts, film, music, new media, art and design, architecture, drama and dance or fine art are all very welcome.

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:07am
James Hogg Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

 An International Conference marking the semiquincentennial of James Hogg. University of Stirling, Scotland, 1-3 July 2020. Call for PapersPaper and panel proposals on any aspect of James Hogg's life and work are now invited. AbstractsAbstracts of no more than 250 words, of papers lasting no longer than 20 minutes, should reach the address below by 31 January 2020. Panel proposals are also welcome: please enquire prior to submission. Abstracts may be e-mailed to jameshogg250@stir.ac.uk

 

  

Call for Work: Comparative Media Arts Journal, Issue 8: Invisibility

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:03am
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Issue Eight: Invisibility (escaping notice)Call for Papers / Works  

Silence, unseen, unspeakable, inapreciable, faint, concealed, unheard, impalpable. These are terms that fall within the semantic realm of invisibility. How do we begin to speak about, create alongside, sit with, and/or reflect on what cannot -by definition- be reified?  

Invisibility offers the opportunity to retrospectively observe and chronicle what goes (un)intentionally ignored. On the other hand, to acknowledge invisibility is to deterritorialize our sight, to be open to experience what is around us without hierarchizing the senses. Verónica Gerber Bicecci (2010) writes,

Media, Materiality and Emergency

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:03am
MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study and Theory (Issue 2)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study and Theory

CFP Issue 2: Media, Materiality and Emergency

deadline: 30th June 2020

Guest editor: Dr. Timothy Barker (University of Glasgow)

In what ways do questions of materiality matter in a time of crisis? What does it mean to explore the matter of things at a time when we are threatened with the annihilation of that matter, its disappearance, or its disintegration? The second issue of MAST journal seeks to answer and further explore these questions through essays from arts practitioners and theorists.

Mining the Diaspora: Italian-American Materialities, Archaeologies, and Intersections

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:56am
Italian American Studies Association 53rd Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

The Italian American Studies Association (IASA formerly the American Italian Historical Association AIHA) celebrates its fifty-third year of academic inquiry into all things Italian and Italian American. We welcome independent thinkers, scholars, and academics, past and present, to participate in its annual conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA.

Special Issue: The Torn Object: Experimentation in Contemporary Anglophone Literature, Art and Film

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:53am
Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers: Journal Special Issue

Titled:

The Torn Object: Experimentation in Contemporary Anglophone Literature, Art and Film

For:

Angles – New Perspectives on the Anglophone World

https://angles.edel.univ-poitiers.fr/index.php?id=1938

Guest Editor:

Dr Andrew Hodgson, Université Paris Est

Queries and Proposals: andrew.hodgson@u-pem.fr

Proposal Deadline: 31st January 2020

Final Article Submission Deadline: 1st July 2020

Rubric

The Future of the University

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:52am
Holly A. Laird / University of Tulsa
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 17, 2020

 

Call for Papers

THE FUTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY

A Conference at the University of Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma

April 16-18, 2020

 

Many institutions of higher learning are currently considering plans for a significant restructure of academic programs which raises key questions regarding the essential purpose of the American University.

 

Beyond Tragedies of War: Voices and Bodies of Women from The Global South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:51am
Lava Asaad (Auburn University) and Fayeza Hasanat (University of Central Florida)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nadia Murad, a former captive of ISIS is an essential reminder of the sacrifices women make during a war which often go unnoticed or unacknowledged as heroic. In countless areas of the Global South, the female body has endured physical and psychological violation. Rape is an effective strategy of war and ethnic cleansing, and the violated community finds it difficult to speak about their fate during the time of war and of peace as well. In most cases, the raped body goes silent, feeling ashamed and fearing retributions from all spheres of life.

NFEAP 2020 - Stages

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:42am
Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

We are pleased to announce the  14th annual NFEAP summer conference, which will take place on Thursday the 11th  and Friday the 12th  of June 2020 at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), Oslo, Norway.

 

The theme for the 2020 conference is Stages. 

 

REMINDER: Dark Economies: Anxious Futures, Fearful Pasts CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:41am
Falmouth University, UK 8-10 July 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

 

 After the success of the Folk Horror in the Twenty First Century conference hosted by Falmouth University, we are holding another related conference in 2020.

 

The present is dark. With the rise of right-wing populism, global migrations and immigrations, continued violence, abuse and crime, prejudice and intolerance, there is increasing anxiety about the future. The Earth itself is under threat from environmental catastrophe and a mass extinction event is anticipated. The collapse of society, morality, and the environment was often also feared in the past, particularly in Gothic, horror and dystopian fictions and texts. What were the monsters of the past? What are our monsters now?

 

Health Humanities 2020: Narrative and Counternarrative

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:40am
Hiram College Center for Literature and Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

We are pleased to invite applications for this year’s Hiram Summer Seminar: “Health Humanities 2020: Narrative and Counternarrative,” to be held on the campus of Hiram College July 8-11, 2020.

 

9th SELICUP Conference: THE GLOBAL AND THE LOCAL IN POSTMILLENNIAL EUROPE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:40am
Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 10, 2020

Conference website: http://kaa.ff.upjs.sk

THE GLOBAL AND THE LOCAL IN POSTMILLENNIAL EUROPE

9th International SELICUP Conference (Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture)

 

organized by

The Department of British and American Studies, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia

&

SKASE (Slovak Association for the Study of English)

 

in collaboration with

Call for International Conference Proposals (China)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:39am
Southwest Jiaotong University, China
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

                                                                  美          国          研          究          中          心

Center for American Studies, Sichuan, China

Southwest Jiaotong University, Sichuan, China

 

The Third International Conference on the Humanistic Foundation and

Cross-cultural Understanding of Sino-American Relations

 

Call for Proposals

 

Beyond Equity Into Justice: Bringing Theory Into Practice at Community Colleges

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:38am
Sobia Khan and Kendra Unruh
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A PROPOSED EDITED COLLECTION. We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays titled Beyond Equity Into Justice: Bringing Theory Into Practice at Community Colleges. This edited volume addresses how our changing attitudes towards serving all student populations has shifted the pedagogical and relational approaches used by faculty, staff, and administrators at community colleges. Attitudes about equality, equity, and justice are more intentional and integral to the evolution of the work we do as educators. Dr. Diane K.

Historicizing Myths in Contemporary India: Cinematic Representations and Nationalist / Fascist Agendas

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:37am
Swapna Gopinath/Rutuja Deshmukh
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Call for papers for a book approved for publication by Routledge, on Bollywood cinema, expected to fall within the interdisciplinary spaces of Cultural Studies, Film Studies and Postcolonial Studies.

Even as the air in Delhi grows increasingly toxic and poisonous, a fearful, dreaded specter is haunting the subcontinent today, just as toxic as the poisonous air. The rise and rise of Hindutva, or Hindu nationalism or political Hindu agenda that has engulfed India has also initiated the favorite pursuit of right wing of invoking the ‘glorious past’. This ‘glorious past is primarily being invoked by a surge of historical(s) in Bollywood. 

Climates of Violence, Coalitions of Care

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:36am
Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Call for Papers for the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality 13th Annual Graduate Symposium

Climates of Violence, Coalitions of Care

April 10th, 2020
Rice University, Houston, TX

The Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality at Rice University invites panel and paper proposals for our 2020 Spring Graduate Symposium that offer analysis and critique of contemporary climates of violence. We are eager to receive submissions that imagine alternative futures and coalitions of care. Participants may consider the role violence plays in structuring climates, places, and spaces, with a particular focus on the geopolitical histories and the racial, gendered, and class- based realities of those structures.

Medieval Leavings

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:36am
Medieval Leavings
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Medieval Leavings (https://medievaleavings.hcommons.org/) is a new, Open Access, online journal that publishes editorial orphans on topics in Medieval Studies (broadly construed) and makes them available for our community to use. We hope to ameliorate some of the inequities (and maybe also indignities) of journal publishing.

Medieval Leavings will also feature a special section, Archival Darlings (https://medievaleavings.hcommons.org/our-archival-darlings/), highlighting exciting archival finds that may be useful for other scholars to know about, but that simply don’t fit our own formal publication plans.

Fashion at the Periphery, Chicago, October 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:36am
Chicago Fashion Lyceum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call for PapersFashion at the Periphery

An international conference hosted by the Chicago Fashion Lyceum
October 8-10, 2020, Chicago, IL

For a generation of fashion students and lovers of fashion raised on Project Runway, fashion is defined with a hard binary: you are either ‘in’ or you are ‘out’. “Fashion at the Periphery” aims to destabilize this binary by looking at fashion issues and subjects that reside in the periphery, some by choice, others through neglect, and many as a result of injustice.

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:34am
Public Humanities Hub - Okanagan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

July 8-11, 2020

University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada

 

Call for Papers

Deadline for paper and session proposals: February 5, 2020

 

English Literature in Your Pocket: The Tauchnitz Edition and Other Paperback Series

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:33am
University of Leipzig
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Bernhard Tauchnitz's Collection of British and American Authors series, initiated in 1841, was not only a successful entrepreneurial eneavour but also a milestone in the history of print culture. The Leipzig-based publisher Tauchnitz, renowned all over the world for his series of affordable pocket books in English, eventually produced more than 5000 volumes over the next 100 years. The cultural and literary repercussions of this unique achievement have been far-reaching since the late 19th century.

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference May 22-23, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:32am
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference

Honolulu, HI

May 22-23, 2020

Chaminade University of Honolulu

 

 

We are pleased to invite panel and/or individual paper proposals for the Tenth Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating cultural productions within and/or about the Oceanic region.

 

A Symposium on Clouds

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:31am
University College London English Department - Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

Call for Papers

A Symposium on Clouds

Friday 22 May 2020, 9.00-19.00

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College London (UCL)

Dealine for abstracts: 5pm, Friday 28th of February 2020

 

Keynotes:

Esther Leslie: Professor in Political Aesthetics and Co-Director of Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities

Joanna Walsh: Author and Critic whose recent books include Break.up (2018) and Worlds from the Word's End (2017)

 

“What then is the essential nature of cloudiness?”

DIGITAL SPACES, PHYSICAL PLACES: A Digital Humanities Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:30am
Andrew W. Mellon Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities, University of Rochester
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

DIGITAL SPACES, PHYSICAL PLACES: A Digital Humanities Symposium 

April 16–17, 2020

University of Rochester

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2020

Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities, University of Rochester 

Keynote: Henry B. Lovejoy, Assistant Professor of History, Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship, University of Colorado Boulder

CHANGING THE (CULTURAL) CLIMATE WITH ECOCRITICISM AND ECOLINGUISTICS

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:29am
Department of Humanistic Studies, University of Ferrara
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The discourse of the environment permeates attitudes towards the present, representations of the past and perceptions of the future.

How do languages, literatures and other modes of meaning-making promote ecocritical frameworks that interrogateWestern and Eastern anthropocentric assumptions, biases and expectations?

How do the environmental humanities test new hermeneutic tools to assess the interdependence between natural and anthropic ecosystems? 

Our focus is onnew narratives of fragile and resilient environments; the im/material wellbeing of the organisms that live in them; the interconnections between diverse forms of life.

 

Topics and areas of research include:

Climate change fiction

Shakespeare and the Jews: A Global Exploration (Special Issue of 'Shakespeare')

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:25am
Sabine Schuelting / Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

In 1992, James Shapiro discussed ‘Shakespeare and the Jews’ in the James Parkes Lecture at the University of Southampton, a lecture that would form one of the cornerstones of his ground-breaking book of the same title. Thirty years later, in 2022, the journal Shakespeare pays homage to his research, both by looking back and reflecting on the issues Shapiro raised, and by looking around us in today’s world where the topic is as relevant as ever. Shakespeare and the accusation of anti-Semitism have long been intertwined, with The Merchant of Venice being central in this discourse. Today, the evidence of rising anti-Semitism has become almost impossible to ignore.

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