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CFP: The Medieval at Home: Domesticity in the Middle Ages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:21pm
Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Medieval at Home: Domesticity in the Middle Ages

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its thirtieth annual graduate student colloquium, which will take place on the 15th of February 2020 at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

How to Do Things with Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 11:21am
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

How to Do Things with Worlds

Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington

 Conference Dates: April 10 & 11, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Plumly

Assistant Professor of German, Lawrence University

 

“A ‘world’ need not be a construction of a whole society. It may be a construction of a tiny portion of a particular society. It may be inhabited by just a few people. Some ‘worlds’ are bigger than others.”

- Maria Lugones, “Playfulness, ‘World’-Travelling, and Loving Perception” (1987)

 

ENGLISH and englishes: Culture, Power, Politics in a Neo-liberalist Regime

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 2:26am
Department of English, Bankura University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 8, 2019

The destiny of English / englishes was perhaps foreshadowed long back in 1975 by George Steiner in his Presidential Address to the English Association in London: “…the linguistic centre of English has shifted”. This shifting terrain came to be further reified in terms of expansive movements beyond the borders of traditionally recognised territories.

With the exhaustion of postcolonial models, it is time we tried to break free of conventional straitjackets. In a neo-liberalist world order, that almost runs co-extensive with the free market economy and transnational political diplomacy, cultural disciplinary models are establishing an innovative paradigm shift.

Call for Abstracts - Edited Collection on Father Figures in Children’s Animated/Cartoon TV Shows (Deadline Extended!)

updated: 
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 10:27am
Leslie Salas / Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Call for Abstracts - Edited Collection on Father Figures in Children’s Animated/Cartoon TV Shows


 

“The handy thing about being a father is that the historic standard is so pitifully low.”
- Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize Winner


 

The trope of the “hapless dad,” clumsy and useless with his own children, appears in storytelling across several mediums—especially in animated kids’ cartoons on TV. For many contemporary kids’ shows, however, this trope appears less pronounced. These shows often showcase masculine parental figures as kind, emotionally intelligent, and nurturing to children, normalizing childrearing is more than just "women's work."

Fairy Tale Area at PCA in Philly, 4/15-4/18--DEADLINE EXTENDED to 11/24/19

updated: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 9:09pm
Amanda Caleb/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations and panels on the diverse range of fairy tales throughout the world. This year, we particularly seek papers focused on pedagogical uses of fairy tales at all levels and in all fields, discussions of folkloric shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc) versions of tales, and creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history. Still, we are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale related subject.

Politics and American Literature - ALA San Diego Roundtable

updated: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 11:57am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites proposals for a roundtable discussion on Politics and American Literature at the annual American Literature Association Conference (ALA), which will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California, on May 21-24, 2020 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).

In addition to the novels of Jonathan Bayliss, presenters might consider the work of such writers as Henry Adams, Mark Twain, Kate Chopin, Robert Penn Warren, Ayn Rand, Philip Roth, Ursula LeGuin, Michael Chabon, and Toni Morrison, among many others. 

Marriage and Other Domestic Entanglements in American Literature - ALA San Diego Roundtable

updated: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 11:56am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites proposals for a roundtable discussion on Marriage and Other Domestic Entanglements in American Literature at the annual American Literature Association Conference (ALA), which will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California, on May 21-24, 2020 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). 

The potential subjects for this topic are far too many to list, but a small beginning might include Jonathan Bayliss, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edith Wharton, Theodore Dreiser, Kate Chopin, Henry James, Norman Mailer, Philip Roth, John Updike, Gillian Flynn, Lauren Groff, and Tayari Jones. 

EXHIBITING HUMANITY; INHABITING THE BODY: Vari(A)bilities V

updated: 
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 4:18pm
New College of Florida/ U Winchester/ Ringling Museum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The materiality of the body confounds us; it forces a reconsideration of the “linguistic turn,” perhaps even the “social constructionist” turn, by which we understand the world and identity as linguistically or socially constituted. But how do we look at bodies –our own, the first bodies exhibited to us as children, the bodies of clowns and circus performers, or even the bodies of everyday folks with impairments—people who are like us but also somehow different? And what knowledge do such encounters create or reify?

[UPDATE] Studia austriaca - Deadline: 31st March of each year

updated: 
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 5:08am
Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Studia austriaca (founded in 1992)
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
p-ISSN 1593-2508 | e-ISSN 2385-2925
http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/

Editor-in-chief: Fausto Cercignani
Co-Editor: Marco Castellari

Canadian Society for the Study of Comics Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:03pm
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Call for Papers:
Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
Western University
June 3–4, 2020

La version française suit

The Canadian Society for the Study of Comics / Société canadienne pour l’étude de la bands dessinée invites proposals for papers on any and all aspects of comics, broadly conceived (including cartoons, comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, manga, webcomics, picture books, and visual poetry) to be presented at our 2020 annual conference, which will be held at Western University (London, Ontario) on June 3–4 as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Studies in Popular Culture: A Call for Submissions for Spring-Fall 2020 issues

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 2:25pm
Dr. Jennifer Wojton, Editor/Studies in Popular Culture, Popular Culture Assoc in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Studies in Popular Culture (SiPC) is looking for submissions for the Spring and Fall 2020 issues. This journal of the Popular Culture Association in the South (PCAS) publishes articles on popular culture however mediated through film, literature, radio, television, music, graphics, print, practices, associations, events – any of the material or conceptual conditions of life. Contributors include distinguished anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, cultural geographers, ethnomusicologists, historians, and scholars in comics, communications, film, games, graphics, literature, philosophy, religion, and television.

 

13th Annual Comics and Popular Arts Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 1:26pm
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

2020 Call for Papers / Proposals

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 13th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 4-7, 2020.

CPAC is an annual academic conference for the studies of comics and the popular arts, including science/speculative fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media, comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, gaming, etc., presented to a mixed audience of scholars and fans. The mission of CPAC is to promote scholarship on popular culture and to encourage the engagement between scholars and fans in order to deepen our understanding of comics and other popular arts. CPAC presentations are peer reviewed, based in scholarly research.

Paintings, Peepshows, and Porcupines: Exhibitions in London, 1775–1851

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:26am
Jordan Bear, University of Toronto//Huntington Library
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Paintings, Peepshows, and Porcupines:

Exhibitions in London, 1775–1851

 

 

Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California

17–18 September 2021

 

Co-convenors:

 

Jordan Bear (University of Toronto)

Catherine Roach (Virginia Commonwealth University)

 

Seeking Voices / Seeking Silences

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Boston University’s Romance Studies Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019

SEEKING VOICES / SEEKING SILENCES

Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, April 4th

Call for Papers

 

“Speech and silence are instruments of power, of self-assertion and self- definition: they take part in the constitution not only of an individual and his or her life story, but also of a group, a community, a nation, and their history.” - Vanessa Guignery

DHSI Conference & Colloquium 2020

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2020 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes free with DHSI registration, and contributors not planning to register for a DHSI course can join for a modest participation fee of $150 CDN.

Latinx Identities

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities invitesabstracts on the status of academic research and interest regarding individuals and communities that identify as Latinx, for consideration in a special issue focused on Latinx identities. This scope of this special issue is intended to be broad and inclusive of diverse methodologies, theories, and approaches. Below are listed some possible topics that may be addressed in the abstracts:

Race and ethnicity

Motherhood in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The spring 2020 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities examines how mothers and motherhood has been represented in fine art, crafts, literature, music, theatre, and popular culture. We invite essays that consider motherhood archetypes in the arts, mothers of color in the arts, immigrant mothers in the arts, queer mothers in the arts, representations of surrogate mothers and mothers who have adopted, motherhood on social media, motherhood memoirs and blogs, representations of mothers in art and photography, the absent mother and/or the step-mother in film and television, and more. Inquiries and submissions should be sent to Lee Ann Westman at leeann.westman@rutgers.edu.

2020 Yale Film & Media Studies Graduate Conference: Accidents & Contingencies

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:23am
Yale University Film & Media Studies Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

ACCIDENTS & CONTINGENCIES
13th ANNUAL YALE FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES GRADUATE CONFERENCE 

http://campuspress.yale.edu/accidentscontingencies/

FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 1, 2019 

WHITNEY HUMANITIES CENTER — 53 WALL STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. JAMES LEO CAHILL, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CINEMA STUDIES AND FRENCH, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Contingency is also a necessary quality of film. 
– André Bazin 

Popular Culture Association of Canada Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:23am
Popular Culture Association of Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada

May 7-9, 2020

Concordia University, Montreal, QC

"Pop and Politics: State of the Field/State of the World"

After a one-year hiatus, the annual conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada is back and looking forward—as well as up, left, right, down, and back. For our 9th annual conference, which will take place at Concordia University in Montreal, QC from May 7th-9th, 2020, we’re reflecting on the state of our field by inviting discussion on the relationship between popular culture and politics, broadly conceived.

CCCC Summer Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:14am
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020

CCCC Summer Conference at USC

University of Southern California | Los Angeles, CA | May 22-23, 2020

The University of Southern California invites proposals for Building Diverse Communities through Writing, a CCCC Summer Conference to be hosted on the USC campus. Please consider proposing a panel, a roundtable, a teaching forum, or an individual presentation.

CFP: Contemporary Directors Symposium: Celine Sciamma

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:13am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

 

CFP: University of Sussex Contemporary Directors Symposium: Céline Sciamma

School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Emma Wilson, University of Cambridge

May 6th 2020

Irish Drama on the European Stages

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:13am
University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

Symposium

                      Irish Drama on the European Stage(s)

7th May 2020

                                               University College Cork                                                              Ireland 

 

 The works of playwrights such as J.M. Synge, Seán O’Casey and, more recently, Brian Friel, Martin McDonagh, Enda Walsh or Elaine Murphy have been (and continue to be) extensively translated and incorporated to stage practice throughout Europe. 

"Listening, Sound, Agency" an Interdisciplinary Symposium

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:12am
SpokenWeb / Concordia University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

The SpokenWeb research network invites you to submit proposals to an interdisciplinary symposium to be held at Concordia University in Montreal, 17-18 July 2020.

The theme of the SpokenWeb Symposium will be:

LISTENING, SOUND, AGENCY

Reenvisioning Transgender

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:12am
Bodies of Knowledge 2020 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

REENVISIONING TRANSGENDER: Bodies of Knowledge 2020

April 9-10, USC Upstate 

Call for Papers: 250-word abstracts due Dec. 1, 2019 by email to Dr. Lisa Johnson (mjohnson@uscupstate.edu)

Mission

Outside the Western Box—In Search of the Primary

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:11am
Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Outside the Western Box—In Search of the Primary

Organized by the Charles Olson Society

American Literature Association, 31st Annual Conference, May 21-24, 2020

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the American Literature Association Conference, to be held in San Diego, May 21-24, 2020:

http://americanliteratureassociation.org/ala-conferences/ala-annual-conf...

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