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Happiness and Culture

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:17am
Vida Penezic/PCA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

 

Call for Papers

Special Topic: Happiness and Culture

Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference 

March 31—April 3, 2021

Boston, MA

 

NEMLA 2021: Imagining Queer Domesticity (panel)

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:15am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

This panel will examine literary, cultural, and legal texts to investigate the space and the concept of home seen queerly. It will focus primarily on an Anglo-American context, though papers from the broader Anglophone world will be considered.

Embodied Environmental Risk in Technical Communication: Local and Global Contexts

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:15am
Samuel Stinson and Mary Le Rouge
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Request for Chapters

Embodied Environmental Risk in Technical Communication: Local and Global Contexts

Deadline for Proposal Submissions: October 15, 2020.

 

We invite chapter proposals from both scholars and practitioners of environmental and disaster risk communication for an edited collection which the ATTW Book Series Editor, Tharon Howard, has invited us to submit for consideration for the research line of the ATTW Book Series in Technical and Professional Communication

Grace Kelly: An Understudied Irish-American Icon

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:13am
Mary Burke, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Grace Kelly (1928-82) was a very successful Catholic Irish-American film actress who received the title of Princess Grace of Monaco upon her marriage in 1956, a decade in which, even though members of her ethnic community were increasingly assimilated into American society, they were still excluded from certain very exclusive roles. Thus, the impact of Kelly’s wedding cannot be underestimated: filmed by her studio, MGM, it was watched on television by an estimated 30 million people, which made it one of the largest international media events of that decade.

Working-class literature of the Finnish diaspora

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:12am
Journal of Finnish Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Journal of Finnish Studies is now inviting manuscript submissions for a special issue on working-class literature. While we are specifically inviting revisions of the papers presented in the literature panels during FinnFest USA 2019 in Detroit, Michigan, this call is open to any work that focuses on academic research on Finnish-American working-class literature, or working-class literature of the Finnish diaspora anywhere in the world (including, but not limited to, Sweden and Australia). The submissions are due to jofinnishstudies@gmail.com by January 31, 2021.

The Journal of Finnish Studies is a peer-reviewed research journal, ranked as JUFO-2  in Finland.

UPDATE: Rescheduled--Renaissance Landscapes (Space, Place, and Performance)

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:12am
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The PNRS conference organizers and the organization executive board has made the difficult decision to reschedule our conference to September 2021.  The conference will remain the same regarding thematic focus and plenaries.  A new CFP will be distributed again in September 2020. Theme: Renaissance LandscapesPlenaries: Professor Mary Floyd-Wilson and Professor Janelle JenstadNew conference dates: September 30 to October 2, 2021; plenaries and presentation panels will take place on the Friday and Saturday of the conference dates.Location: Banff Park Lodge, Banff, Alberta, CanadaProposal submission deadline: January 15, 2021 to apatient@mtroyal.ca  

Queer and/or BIPOC Appalachian Ecocriticism--needed immediately

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 10:59am
Jessica Cory and Dr. Laura Wright/Western Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 10, 2020

 

Submissions are currently being accepted for a scholarly collection of Appalachian ecocriticism edited by Dr. Laura Wright and Jessica Cory. A university press has shown interest in the volume and we are hoping to submit the manuscript to them by mid-August. We are in immediate need of essays in the range of 6K-7K words that focus on the intersections of queer and/or BIPOC Appalachian writers and ecocriticism/environmental literature. 

Short Fiction: The City Speaks. How Should We Answer? (Special Session)

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 8:40am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Conference  postponed until 2021: Pacific Ancient and Modern Langauage Association (PAMLA) 2020 CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS: Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 15, 2020

Deadline Extended to 21st July.

The 118th Annual PAMLA Conference is being hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and held at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel

Rethinking Humanities and its Entanglements

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 12:20am
Amity Institute of English Studies and Research, Amity University Kolkata
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

3 Day International Web-Conference

on

Rethinking Humanities and its Entanglements

organized by

Amity Institute of English Studies and Research, Amity University Kolkata

August 5-7, 2020

Concept Note and Call for Proposals:

London’s East End: A Short Encyclopedia

updated: 
Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 1:34pm
Kevin A. Morrison/McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

            From the transient street art of Banksy and Pablo Delgado to the exhibitions of Doreen Fletcher and Gilbert and George; from the novels of Charles Dickens and Monica Ali to televisual series produced by the BBC and ITV; and from early eighteenth-century churches designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor to twenty-first century skyscrapers conceived by Norman Foster, the East End is an iconic area of London.

Black Experience in the White Gaze: Framing Afro-Latin American Identities in XIX-XX Centuries

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 5:27pm
Karina Sembe/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

This panel is a part of the 52nd Annual Convention of the The Northeast Modern Language Association. The conference will take place at the Marriott Hotel Downtown in Philadelphia, PA, with the support of the University of Pennsylvania, the local host institution.

We invite the participants to explore some of the ways in which Afro-Latin American experience was narrated by writers, scientists, and politicians in Latin America from the late XIX century to mid-XX century and beyond. We encourage to address Anglophone, Hispanophone, and Lusophone contexts of the said regions and the ties between these.

Écrire (sur) la ville / Writing (on) the City

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:46pm
Steve Puig / St John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

 

 

NEMLA Convention

Philadelphia, PA, March 11-14, 2021

 

Panel on French literature

Anthology: Women and Folk Horror

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:46pm
Peg Aloi, editor
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Call for Proposals: Women in Folk Horror Anthology!

Seeking essays on women in folk horror for a forthcoming anthology (tentatively titled: "What No Man May See Nor Woman Tell: Essays on Women in Folk Horror").

Edited by Peg Aloi (co-editor, with Hannah Johnston, of "The New Generation Witches" and "Carnivale and the American Grotesque"). Author of forthcoming book "The Witching Hour: How Witches Enchanted Popular Culture" (2021?)

Modernism, Marriage, and the Law in Britain 1890-1945

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:45pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

This interdisciplinary panel invites papers from those working at the intersection of any of the following areas: Modernism, Women’s and Gender Studies, Law, and Literary and Critical Theory. It focuses on the literary response to the changing legal landscape in Britain between the years of 1890-1945. Though there has been much critical work on law and gender in the Modernist period, particularly as relates to canonical Modernist figures Virginia Woolf and Ford Madox Ford, among others, this panel invites contributions that considers literary texts in the context of the law, broadly conceived.

Shakespeare in the “Post”Colonies: What’s Shakespeare to Them, or They to Shakespeare

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:08am
Shakespeare Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Call for papers for seminar:

Shakespeare Association of America Seminar for Annual Meeting 2021 in Austin, Texas (31 March to 3 April 2021)

Co-leader: Amrita Dhar (Ohio State University)

Co-leader: Amrita Sen (University of Calcutta)

 

Seminar keywords: vernacular, local, multilingual, intersectional, indigenous, postcolonial, race, caste, pedagogy, influence

Narrative Dumplings: Remembering Toni Morrison & Paule Marshall

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:04am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The literary world lost both Toni Morrison and Paule Marshall within a week of each other in August 2019. Together, these renowned Black women writers influenced generations of writers, summed up most memorably by Edwidge Danticat’s recent reflections in The New Yorker: “Both Ms. Morrison and Ms. Marshall have helped me make my narrative dumplings.”

Becoming the Obamas: Critical Approaches to Barack & Michelle Obama’s Memoirs

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:04am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Barack Obama’s memoir Dreams from My Father (1995). Praised by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth, Obama’s memoir explores his life up to his admission to Harvard Law School in 1988. More recently, 2018 saw the publication of Michelle Obama’s best-selling memoir Becoming, which is the story of her life up through the end of her tenure as first lady. This panel seeks papers that critically explore the major prose works by Barack and Michelle Obama: Becoming, Dreams From My Father, and The Audacity of Hope.

Questions to consider include, but are not limited to:

Being Human in the Digital Age: The Future of Humanities (Panel)

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:03am
NeMLA 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

As we progress deeper and deeper into an age of data abundance, as what Simon Rogers describes a phenomenon of a “time in which we are all surrounded by data” with continued access to it, we are at the heart of a process of self-digitization, datafication, and online existence. Our move into cyberspaces and our dependence on digital platforms for information, communication, congregation, and self-design necessitate the crucial intervention of the Humanities as a discipline and a human-centered approach to understand what it means to be human in the digital age.

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

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 12:46am
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 17, 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:

Gender, Sexuality and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 2:22pm
Dr. PARUL MISHRA/ GD GOENKA UNIVERSITY, GURUGRAM, HR, INDIA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 30, 2020

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Proposed Title of the Book: Gender, Sexuality, and Literature

Sub-themes:

Call for Book Chapters for edited volume: Mountains and Memoir

updated: 
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:50pm
Jenny Hall and Martin Hall
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Mountaineering and Climbing have become extraordinarily popular lifestyle sports. More generally, mountain-going has been one of the fastest growing leisure activities of the past thirty years where an estimated, ‘10 million Americans go mountaineering annually’ (Macfarlane, 2004: 17) and In the United Kingdom 2.48 million people participate in recreational rock climbing and mountaineering (Mintel, 2018).

Call for Journal Article Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 7:24pm
The Burney Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Burney Journal is now accepting submissions for volume 17, to be published in late 2020, and for subsequent issues to be published annually.  A peer-reviewed publication of the Burney Society, The Burney Journal is available in print and indexed online by EBSCO Host.

 

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 2:44pm
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”.

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