The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the
Spring 2020 edition of the literary journal Portals.
Portals is San Francisco State University’s global journal for scholarship in comparative and world literature. We publish student research, both from San Francisco State University and from universities around the world. Past volumes may be accessed at http://portalsjournal.com/. We will publish our more recent publications, including this year’s submissions, on this website.
IN LIGHT OF COVID-19 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DEVELOPMENTS, THIS SYMPOSIUM HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN OCTOBER 2020
Call for Papers — Symposium “Bio and Psyche: Reading the Symptomatic Body”
May 1 and 2, 2020
Humanities Research Center, Rice University
Prof. Christopher Lane (Northwestern University), author of Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness (2007).
*DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR MLA PANEL 2021*
Paper proposals of 300 words and a 100 word bio-note are invited for South Asian Literary Association(SALA) nominated *guaranteed panel for MLA 2021* to be held in Toronto from 7th to 10th January, 2021
Short Description of the panel :
What are the modalities through which time is lived and imagined in South Asia? Abstracts of 300 words are invited by 15th March, 2020.
Sritama Chatterjee, University of Pittsburgh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Special Issue of Rock Music Studies
Steely Dan at 50
Guest-Edited by Michael Borshuk
Texas Tech University
The Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies of the University of Virginia's College at Wise announces
Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIV, September 17-19, 2020
"A Saint for One Season, or Who Was Mary Magdalen?"
CFP Between XI.21 (May 2021) – www.betweenjournal.it
Call for papers
Forms and metamorphosis of “non conscious” before and after Freud:
“scientific ideologies” and literary representations
Edited by Silvia Contarini, François Bouchard, Rudolf Behrens
Deadline: 30 October 2020
The T. S. Eliot International Summer School
4-12 July 2020, University of London
Director: Professor Anthony Cuda | Deputy Director: Elizabeth Micakovic
2020 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime
Call for Papers. The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association seeks proposals for papers and panels both on Western animation and on anime for its 2020 Conference, to be held Friday-Sunday, 2-4 October 2020 at the Westin Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As animation and anime cover all kinds of storytelling, topics may include but are not limited to the following suggestions:
The Northern Appalachia Review, a new regional literary journal, welcomes writing about, representing, or engaging with the experience of living in or being from northern Appalachia. We believe that this region, while part of greater Appalachia, is also distinct in its cultural landscape, and, as a result, its literature. We seek work that will establish a voice and literary identity for northern Appalachia, exemplifies the region and its nuanced culture, and/or furthers the ever-evolving definition of Appalachia as a whole.
We encourage submissions from established and emerging writers in the following genres:
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 2021
“Faulkner, Welty, Wright: A Mississippi Confluence”
July 18-22, 2021
University of Mississippi
Announcement and Call For Papers
The Climate of Fatigue: What Comes After Exhaustion?
SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) Conference, October 16-18, 2020, Ann Arbor, MI
Steven Swarbrick, Baruch College (CUNY) & Sarah Ensor, University of Michigan
Call for Papers for a Walker Percy Session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s November conference in Jacksonville, FL, November 2020. The conference theme is “Scandal!: Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts.”and more detail about the theme and the conference can be found at this link: https://samla.memberclicks.net.
The 29th Annual Conference of the Arkansas Holocaust Education Committee
October 15, 2020 at the Holiday Inn & Northwest Arkansas Convention Center, Springdale, AR
For almost 30 years, the Arkansas Holocaust Education Committee has sponsored a Holocaust education conference that draws hundreds of students and teachers from the local area and that has drawn survivors and presenters such as Deborah Lipstadt, Henry Friedlander, and Judith Cohen.
At the daylong conference, participants—mostly secondary students—attend a demanding and wide-ranging program, including an overview of the Holocaust, a presentation by a survivor, and two seminar-style breakout sessions.
The idea of an individual’s identity is at the core of many conversations, both currently and historically, and the conversation about veteran identity and how other this identity does (or does not) intersect with other facets of an individual’s identity is just beginning. This special issue invites submissions that work to expand our dialogue and challenge our understanding of veteran identity and representation. The Journal of Veterans Studies invites scholarly articles that pursue questions about veteran identity and invites personal perspectives of veteran identities to complement these scholarly articles. Contributions may explore, but are not limited to the following questions:
"Narratives of Displacement" International Conference
6 November 2020 - Palma, Spain
London Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe British and Comparative Cultural Studies Research Group (BRICCS), Unversity of the Balearic Islands, Spain
in collaboration with
Research Project RTI2018-097186-B-I00 and RED2018-102678-T (MCI/AEI/ERDF, EU)
CALL FOR PAPERS – SUMMER 2020
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
Canadian Review of American Studies, a journal published by the University of Toronto, is seeking review articles for upcoming issues. A review article surveys three recently published books that explore similar or intersecting themes, summarizing the main issues raised between texts and offering a critical perspective of the given field. If interested, please provide a brief paragraph (250 words max) outlining your review article including the three books intended for review. Editors will make selections based on these proposals following the submission deadline. If selected, the Reviews Editor will provide desk copies from the publisher for your review article.
Call for book chapters - Non-canonical British literature: 1890-1945 - abstracts by 20 March, papers due 30 June 2020 We are working on an edited book on non-canonical English literature between 1890 and 1945 to be published by a UK publisher by the end of 2020. The provisional title of the book is Non-canonical British Literature: 1890-1945, and topics might include (but are not limited to):
- theoretical background of non-canonicity;
- studying individual non-canonical writers and their work(s);
- reasons for exclusion from the canon;
- shift from non-canonical to canonical;
- the role of power, ideology and religion in exclusion from the canon;
- conventionality and tradition;
- reception studies;
7-10 January, 2021
Breaking Textual Boundaries: Collaborative Writing and Multiple Authorship
In keeping with the Modernist Studies Association 2020 conference theme of the “streets,” the Carson McCullers Society is pleased to sponsor a roundtable discussion series about southern modernist women writers and the streets. The roundtable panel is intended to spark conversation among Eudora Welty, Flannery O’Connor, Carson McCullers, Margaret Walker, Katherine Anne Porter, Kate Chopin, Anne Spencer, Zora Neale Hurston, and Lillian Hellman scholars, among others, about the innovations and interventions of southern modernist women writers in creating street scenes and characters.
The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite submissions for its annual prize for Outstanding Conference Paper. This award recognizes the best entry for a scholarly essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a conference the previous year. Entrants should provide evidence that the paper was presented at a national, regional or international academic conference during the 2019 calendar year (January 1 to December 31) and that the winner is an active member of Society at the time of receipt of the award (information on membership can be found here on our website).
We invite submissions for the 2020 issue of Panic at the Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal, an online publication associated with Queen’s University. Papers spanning any discipline are welcome, and in particular, we support new and innovative ways of theorizing that do not necessarily fit within traditional frameworks. The deadline for submissions is April 17, 2020.
Extended Call for Papers: Now due April 2020
Surveillance and Social Justice: Big-data politics, predictions, and potentials
Edited by Dr Leanne McRae (Curtin University), and Associate Professor Mike Kent (Curtin University)
Abstracts Due: 1 April 2020
CALL FOR PAPERS
16th June 2020
A one-day conference at Worcester College, Oxford
Registration is free
Dickens and Decadence
Stockholm University, Sweden
Deadline for submissions: 31 May 2020
Department of English and Department of Culture and Aesthetics
17-18 December 2020
Conference Homepage: https://www.english.su.se/2.60277
Keynote speakers: John Bowen (York), Dennis Denisoff (Tulsa), and Claire Wood (Leicester)
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, is an MLA Allied Organization, meaning that we organize a guaranteed panel for each MLA conference. For MLA 2021, MELUS invites papers that consider the aesthetic and cultural implications of migrant movement and diasporic historical consciousness, engaging with issues of space, mobility, identity, and resistance in US multi-ethnic literatures. Submit titled proposals (250 words), a brief CV, and AV needs to Stella Setka at email@example.com by Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Tearing down Walls: Influences and Reciprocity in American and Post-Soviet Literature
Abstract: April 3, 2020
Completed First Draft: August 15, 2020
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart, Saint Martin’s University (Lacey, Washington)
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This panel mobilizes the semantic compass of the concept “margin” to rethink the global histories of sexual science. Essentialist accounts of sexology have concentrated on its origins in the Western, primarily German, academy as a distinct “Sexualwissenschaft” or institutionalized science of sex that effected profound shifts in sexual knowledge and subjectivity. And yet sexology was often itself a marginal form of knowledge that emerged at the edges of more well-established disciplines like biomedicine, psychiatry, anthropology, zoology, anthropometry and propelled technologies of endocrinology, eugenics, and population control.