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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
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(Update on) Situations Annual Conference 2020
Between Asia and Europe: Whither Comparative Cultural Studies?
University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
21-22 May, 2020
** Please note that we have moved up the deadline for your 4,000-word proposal, which includes a 100-word bio statement and a 150-word abstract, to April 21st, 2020.
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.
Recent scientific discoveries in climatology, animal cognition and microbiology have radically altered our conceptions of ourselves and the environment we live in, both on micro and macroscales. Zooming in on the human microbiome and out to the planetary ecosystem, or even further into infinite cosmic spaces, the sciences are revealing strange dynamics of human-nonhuman interconnectedness, doing away with the established anthropocentrism and the idea of human exceptionalism.
Modern Language Association
Seventy-fourth annual convention
October 8-10, 2020
Boulder, Colorado | Millennium Harvest House Hotel
English Nineteenth-Century Panel
The 2020 Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association welcomes abstracts related to English Nineteenth-Century Literature. Ranging from the Regency to the Victorian era, the Nineteenth Century was an eclectic time facing significant social, political, and economic changes. Considering this period of change (and perhaps even how our own time is one of change) we invite abstracts dealing with, but not limited to topics such as:
Routledge Companion to Global Literary Adaptation in the Twenty-First Century
Spectral Visions Press is now accepting submissions for The End is Here: A Book about the Apocalypse. We want to hear your unique take on the fall of civilisation, we want to see your visions of our potential future, and we want to journey into your dystopic worlds. If you have a story or poem that fits the brief, start submitting.
• Minimum 1,000 words, maximum of 5,000 words of prose or 30 lines of poetry.
• Submissions should be formatted as a word document; we cannot work with pdf.
• Submissions should be double-spaced, use a neutral font style, and font size of eleven.
The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, from Thursday, November 12, to Sunday, November 15.
This session addresses tensions between efforts to combat injustice or silencing through literary/artistic representation and dangers of appropriating other people’s stories; formal strategies that negotiate the dangers of appropriation; ways of asserting responsibility to the people depicted on the page rather than authority over their stories. Discussion of all genres and media welcome. Please send 250w abstract and brief bio to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by March 15.
This is a call for papers for a proposed special session at the 2021 MLA Convention in Toronto.
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of the human condition, particularly aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, and religious values. We welcome work from a variety of disciplinary and especially interdisciplinary approaches, including the arts, cultural studies, history, literature, philosophy, and religion. Reviews of books, films, and exhibits are also welcome.
Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present Graduate Student Conference October 2-3, 2020
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Call for Papers
****This is a CFP for MLA 2021*** In Habeas Viscus (2014), Alexander Weheliye invokes metonyms of Nazism, European colonialism, and American slavery, revising Paul Gilroy to argue, "the concentration camp, the colonial outpost, and the slave plantation suggest three of many relay points in the weave of modern politics, which are neither exceptional nor comparable, but simply relational." However, where Gilroy and Weheliye are particularly interested in how colonial practices preceded and underwrote fascism, they also raise the question of how fascism relates and returns to America. Over the past six years, beginning with Christopher Vials's Haunted by Hitler (2014), there have been a number of significant scholarly works that
RFP - South Asia and Its Diaspora, Creative WorkSouth Asia is well known for its enormous creative output in terms of fiction. We invite creative writers to submit short fiction (not more than 3000 words) to be read as part of a panel that represents the theme of identity. Selections from a larger work that speaks directly to some aspect of identity specific to the region, or a stand-alone short piece are welcome. Please note that due to time constraints, each author will be given no more than 20 minutes to read their work. RFP - South Asia and Its Diaspora, Critical AnalysisWe invite papers on the broad theme of how cultural texts deal with nationalism in the twenty first century.
A Critical Companion to Terry Gilliam
Edited by Ian Bekker, Sabine Planka and Philip van der Merwe
CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference — Television Area
Friday-Sunday, 2-4 October 2020
Address: Westin Minneapolis: 88 South 6th Street, Minneapolis MN 55402 Phone: (612) 333-4006
The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Ninth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 22–23 May, 2020.
For the ninth issue of our annual conference, we hope to gather scholars, teachers and professionals whose scientific research focuses on the study of
LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND NATURE
“THIS THING OF DARKNESS”
THE NIGHT IN ANGLOPHONE ARTS AND LITERATURE
ONE-DAY CONFERENCE – 15 JUNE, 2020
A Graduate Conference Organized by the OVALE Research Team
Research Centre VALE, Faculté des Lettres de Sorbonne Université
"Movement through Arthurian Legend"
Medievalism Transformed 2020 explores all historical and literary ideas relating to the theme of movement in the medieval world. How are texts re-invented across time? What role do texts play as cultural objects in their historical moment and beyond? How does a text engage with moving times, cultures, and space?
We invite papers relating to movement through Arthurian legend crossing all periods, borders, and historical and literary disciplines including but not limited to:
Critical Misanthropy: A Symposium
15th May 2020
University of Amsterdam
Organizers: Emelia Quinn and Eva Meijer
Keynote speaker: Robert McKay
CFP CLOSING SOONEdited Collection – Ryan Murphy: Genre, Gender and AuthorshipEditors: Dr. Melanie Robson (UNSW Sydney), Dr. Jessica Ford (University of Newcastle, Australia) and Dr. Phoebe Macrossan (Queensland University of Technology)In his 20 years in the US television industry Ryan Murphy has amassed a large and diverse body of television work. Murphy exemplifies the modern TV mogul, operating as an executive producer, creator, showrunner, writer and director on a wide range of series.
Getting Medieval on Popular Culture at MAPACA 2020
Submissions by 15 June 2020
The Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture seeks submissions for the following sponsored roundtable and papers sessions to be included in the Medieval & Renaissance Area for the 2020 meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association to be held at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, Princeton, New Jersey, from 5-7 November 2020.
“Trauma and Horror”
ELN (English Language Notes) 59.2, Fall 2021 (Duke University Press)
Editor: Kelly Hurley, University of Colorado at Boulder
We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama panel taking place at the 2020 South Central Modern Language Association annual conference. The conference will be held in Houston, TX, on October 8-10. We welcome papers on any and all non-dramatic literary Renaissance works, including works from the English Renaissance/Early Modern period. From Machiavelli to Milton and Cervantes to Stanley, all works of poetry and prose are open for consideration. Neither the conference nor the panel have a theme, so we welcome papers with a wide range of topics. The deadline to submit abstracts is April 10, 2020. Please email your 250-word abstracts to chair Ali Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WILLIAM O'FARRELL FELLOWSHIP 2020Northeast Historic Film, Maine www.oldfilm.org_____________________________________________________________________________Northeast Historic Film announces the eleventh year of the William O’Farrell Fellowship, awarded toan individual engaged in research toward a publication, production, or presentation based on movingimage history and culture, particularly amateur and nontheatrical film.