Thanks to a lively discussion during the Harold Pinter: Histories and Legacies Conference at the University of Leeds in September 2019, The Harold Pinter Review will welcome essays on teaching Pinter. Please submit essays to the journal’s portal by 1 August 2020. Essays will appear in May 2021. The journal welcomes book and performance reviews, as well as essays on other modern and contemporary playwrights. If you have questions, please email Ann C. Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org. Submit essays to http://www.editorialmanager.com/hpr
In summer of 2019 Netflix released the highly anticipated Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Scorsese takes footage shot before and during Dylan’s legendary concert tour, combines it with later interviews of principal figures (real and fake) involved with the 1975 shows, and adds in his own cinematic sleight-of-hand, producing a film which attempts to recapture the carnivalesque spirit of Dylan’s travelling revue.
I seek papers for a panel examining the dramatic dimensions of the Rolling Thunder Revue. Subjects might include, but are not limited to, the following:
Environment is a fluid, elastic word. After combing the lengthy list of the many meanings of environment in a trusty Merriam Webster dictionary, one arrives at the French roots of the term: that which surrounds. The Graduate Student Association of the American Culture Studies Program at Bowling Green State University invites scholars to an interdisciplinary symposium focused on exploring the multilayered meanings of the term environment using the broadest definition of the term as a common ground for meeting and commingling.
The Journal of Peaceful Coexistence among Muslims
Call for Papers
Submission deadline: November 30th, 2019
Authors are cordially invited to submit scholarly articles concerned with peaceful coexistence among Muslims to the Journal of Peaceful Coexistence among Muslims, which will have been officially launched by March 2020. JPCM is a biannual journal of the University of Religions and Denominations. This journal is intended to be covered in Web of Science and Scopus after its two first issues get published.
The American Agrarian writer, philosopher, and farmer Wendell Berry frequently speaks of the need to be ‘placed’, to inhabit a particular landscape and its social memory over an extended period of time. This, he argues, is a precondition for fostering communities that care for the earth and the people who live off it—what he refers to as conviviality.
CFP: Special Issue of the Journal for the History of Knowledge: ‘Wonder and Knowledge’ Deadline for proposals: 1st December 2019.
Contributions are invited for a scholarly edited collection that aims to explore literary accounts of migrant, refugee, and displaced motherhood in America. Refugees and migrants are often unseen, or worse seen as an inconvenience or imposition. Migrant mothers in particular are often overlooked, with their experiences, their needs, and their lives nearly erased. Vu Tran says that “for those who can never quite accept her, a refugee is like a ghost” (p. 154). This book seeks to examine writings by and about the displaced mother that make her part of a collective imagination, memory, and mythology of the American conscience
Science Fiction Film and Television and Gaming
CfP for a Special Issue of Science Fiction Film & Television
Guest editors: Cameron Kunzelman and Darshana Jayemanne
6000-8000 word Paper Submissions due 31 Jan 2020 to email@example.com
Camera-ready papers due 30 November 2020
Publication mid-late 2021
Queries to Cameron Kunzelman and Darshana Jayemanne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Greetings! The 28th Annual Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) will take place at the University of Toronto, Ontario on August 6-9, 2020. This year's theme is "Romanticism & Vision.”
Durham Early Modern Conference 20208th July 2020, 09:00 to 10th July 2020, 17:00, Durham University
Call for Papers for the Durham Early Modern Conference 2020 is now open. The deadline for submissions of Monday 11 November 2019.
We are also pleased to confirm the following keynote speakers:
·Professor Florence Hsia, Professor of History of Science, University of Wisconsin–Madison
·Professor Laurie Shannon, Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of Literature, Northwestern University
·Professor Marc Vanscheeuwijck, Professor of Musicology, University of Oregon
Call for papers
Memory and Imaginal Politics
In Conflicts and For Conflicts
Key note speaker: Professor Andrea Pető
Central European University
Amsterdam, 14th & 15th July 2020
When William Murray, Lieutenant Colonel in the Western Fronts (1914-1919) wrote:
“We ceased fighting today and I have seen the last shot fired… No more danger, no more wars
and no more mud and misery” he spoke of the future; the future that would be without
dangers, wars, mud and misery. He inscribed the future within possibilities that his present
offered to him. His future and present were entangled through the war that it was becoming
Boredom, (In)action, War and Warriors
27 & 28 August 2020, Amsterdam
Confirmed Keynote speaker: Professor Mark Kingwell, University of Toronto
Boredom has often been defined as idleness, slowness, doing nothing, doing
something over and over again, and waiting (Smith 1981, Daren 1999, Mæland &
Brunstad 2009, Bergstein 2009, Prozak 2017). These definitions suggest that boredom
is an experience that does not generate meanings and ideas by itself about itself.
Boredom remains constantly relevant to sociocultural and political spheres only
through its opposite. It is portrayed as the empty bubble, or the vacuum of
CALL FOR PAPERS
Financing Social Protection in Sierra Leone "focus on equity, redistribution and responsible investment" - “Salone fo betteh”
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
“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
Lines of Heredity: Eugenics and Gender in European Literature, 1880-1935
May 18-19, 2020
First keynote speaker: Prof. Angelique Richardson (University of Exeter).
Second keynote speaker to be announced later.
Call for Proposals
The Enlightened Nightscape 1700-1830
The George Saunders Society invites prospective participants for one or two panels at the 2020 American Literature Association conference in San Diego, CA, to be held May 21 to 24, 2020. We are interested in presentations on any aspect of George Saunders’s life and work; in this, our fourth year of activity at ALA, we are particularly interested in papers that challenge or go beyond the most common (particularly religious, ethical, or new sincericist) readings of the author’s work in the critical literature to this point. The topic is therefore open, but possible approaches might include:
FEMSPEC JOURNAL was founded in 1999. Here are some links to the journal’s homepage and other related sites,
https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/batyawein (with profile of founder)
The journal is broadening its review section and is issuing an open call for film and television reviews.
Here are some suggested films:
HIGH LIFE, dir. C. Denis
ANIARA, dir. Kagerman/Lilja
FAST COLOR, dir. J. Hart
ALITA, dir. R. Rodriguez
JOHN WICK 3, dir. Stahelski
The Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (www.wsecs.org) invites proposals from all disciplines on the general topic of “The Eighteenth-Century Anthropocene and Biodiversity,” scheduled for Friday and Saturday of Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14-15, 2020, at Colorado State University (Fort Collins, Colorado).
The Plenary Speaker is:
Dr. Joyce Chaplin, Professor of Early American History at Harvard University.
Call for Papers:
Hindsight is 20/20: How Popular Culture Writes, Rewrites, and Unwrites History
Deadline for submissions:
December 2, 2019
Wayne State University (Detroit, MI); March 27-29, 2020
As a research team devoted to artistic practice, we are motivated by the questions: How does artistic practice lead to the production of knowledge? How does, in turn, artistic knowledge relate to its material base? How does contingent materiality guide the artist towards finding form and developing a statement?
The proposed volume is consecrated to the object as a process in order to offer new insights into the ways the object (broadly construed, comprising digital and other non-classical objects) becomes an active element in artistic practice. This exploration intends to furnish a better understanding of artistic production.
The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $300, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.
The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.
Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.
Send submissions to: email@example.com
The Journal of Austrian-American History, sponsored by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (www.botstiber.org) and published by Penn State University Press, is an open access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal.
Authors are invited to submit articles based on original research that speak to the relationship between the United States and Austria, including the historical Habsburg Empire. Contributions from scholars working in history and related disciplines -- such as economics, history of science, law, political science, and cultural studies, broadly construed -- are welcome.
“I have lived that moment of the scattering of the people that in other times and other places, in the nations of others, becomes a time of gathering.”
— Homi K. Bhabha, “The Location of Culture”
Keynote speaker: Ariella Azoulay
Dates: March 13-14, 2020
In June 2019, New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that Trump’s administration was establishing “concentration camps” for immigrants on the southern border of the US. Her viral tweet, which has as of the posting of this CFP has46k retweets and 102k likes, has caused a bipartisan commotion.
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
41st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM
February 19-22, 2020
Proposals are now being sought for review in a new topic, “Global Cinemas”. We are interested in studies of
architecture, cinema-going behaviors, phenomenologies of space and viewing, Please direct questions
pertaining to this area to Janna Jones, Northern Arizona University firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Jennifer
Jenkins, University of Arizona, email@example.com. Topics for paper proposals include, but are not
Call for Papers: Reading Modernism in the Sixth Extinction
Prospective Modernism/modernity Print+ cluster
Edited by Caroline Hovanec and Rachel Murray
9th Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology
Hosted by Natura, a Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2020 Natura Graduate Conference seeks papers on the topic of virtual ecologies: dreamed, immaterial, digital, imagined, or potential networks of relationships and ruptures between humans, nonhumans, and their environments.
Under the theme of “Versions and Revisions,” the 2020 Salzburg Easter School (SEAS) will be dedicated to Verdi’s Don Carlos. The grand opera will form the centerpiece of the 2020 Salzburg Easter Festival, where it will be presented in a special four-act version with Manfred Trojahn’s new instrumental prologue, which has been specifically commissioned by the Festival. Yet, in its own genesis, Don Carlos has always been characterised by diverse versions and revisions.
Call for Papers
Music: Traditional, Political, Popular
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019
Call for papers: General Issue (to be published in Spring 2020)
The Journal of the British Fantasy Society contains a mix of academic papers, reviews, interviews and feature articles. For the next general issue, we are looking for submissions from people who are researching primarily fantasy, but we are also interested in the related fields of horror, science fiction, folklore, mythology etc. Our contributors and readers have interests across many media: literature, comics, movies, music, oral histories and so on.
We are keen to hear about contemporary works, but are also happy to receive submissions about works, creators or areas that have fallen by the wayside over the years.