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CFP: Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s (NEPCA) Folklore, Belief and Religion Area invites proposals for the Fall Virtual Conference October 12 – October 14, 2023

updated: 
Thursday, August 3, 2023 - 6:33pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s Folklore, Belief and Religion Area welcomes paper submissions for NEPCA’s 2023 fall virtual conference will be held October 12 – October 14, 2023, via Zoom. The deadline for proposals is August 14, 2023.  

 

Adaptation and Crisis: Presences and Absences of the Medieval – IMC 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2023 - 11:57am
Amber Dunai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 28, 2023

Discussion of the presence of the medieval in a postmedieval world is often subtly suggestive of peril, with the medieval figuratively positioned in relation to potential crisis. The term adaptation alone may conjure up associations with evolution, (re)production, and – by association – death and extinction. More generally, the term suggests the need to respond to changing contexts, concerns, and audiences, carrying with it the implication that a lack of action will lead to decline. Talk of medieval afterlives goes even further: here, texts are imagined as already dead, sustaining a (perhaps ghostly or uncanny) presence past a natural lifetime.

Reading Love's Martyr (a two-day conference at Christ Church, Oxford, 4-5 January 2024)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2023 - 9:00am
Ted Tregear and Sean Geddes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2023

First published in 1601, Love’s Martyr is usually read in parts. One part in particular, William Shakespeare’s poem on the phoenix and the turtle-dove, has won the book its lasting reputation – but at the cost  of consigning the rest of it to obscurity. Only over recent decades, with the revival of interest in Shakespeare’s poetry, have scholars found more to say about the collection as a whole. Thanks to them, Shakespeare’s untitled poem – usually known as ‘The Phoenix and Turtle’ – has increasingly been read in the context of the volume’s ‘Poeticall Essaies’, where Shakespeare features alongside John Marston, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman.

ReFocus: The Films of John Singleton

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 8:29pm
Daniel Dufournaud
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 27, 2023

Call for Papers

 

ReFocus: The Films of John Singleton

 

Editor: Daniel Dufournaud

 

Workshop “Air Pollution, Plastics, and Global Health” (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 2:18am
Savannah Schaufler
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Workshop for Early Career Researchers (Deadline Extended)

“Air Pollution, Plastics, and Global Health

Organized by Savannah Schaufler

 

Type: 

Workshop

Dates: 

November 28-29, 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline:

September 1, 2023

Venue:

Online via Zoom

Subject Fields: 

Environmental Humanities; Health Humanities; Discard Studies; Human Ecology; Anthropology; Sociology; Human Behavior; Art and Visual Studies; Race Studies

 

Displacement

updated: 
Monday, July 31, 2023 - 11:04am
University of Hyderabad in Collaboration with South-South Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Displacement

 

 

This is a funded, weeklong workshop hosted by the Department of English, University of Hyderabad and Co-Sponsored by the South-South Forum at Dartmouth College.

 

Description:

Diasporas are formed by either gradual accretion of immigrants, or sudden expulsion of huge masses. While the former is often viewed as a voluntary movement, the latter results from forced dispersal. One of the defining characteristics of migration – voluntary or forced – is that of displacement.

 

All Work, No Play

updated: 
Sunday, July 30, 2023 - 11:12pm
The University of Melbourne
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2023

Deadline Extended: ALL WORK, NO PLAY
Please send proposals by August 14 2023

This is a symposium on pedagogy and the pedagogical imaginary presented by the English and Theatre Studies Program at The University of Melbourne and generously supported by the Shakespeare 400 Trust and the ETS program.

Keynote Speaker: Dr Claire Hansen, The Australian National University

Date: Tuesday 28th of November 2023

Attendance: in-person on the Parkville Campus and virtually via Zoom

https://allworknoplaysymposium.wordpress.com/

WOKE Shakespeare

updated: 
Sunday, July 30, 2023 - 2:57pm
Dr Ian McCormick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

*** FINAL CALL ****

*** Contributors are asked to provide an Abstract of their proposed contribution (250 words) and a short Author bio (100 words) by 31 July 2023. ***

This call for chapters is open to academic and non-academic contributors and we especially welcome early career scholars and practitioners. There is also an opportunity for additional co-editor roles and membership of the Editorial Board.

Call for Book Chapters on 'Filth, Dirt, Im/Purity and Feminine Care'

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 2:06pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Call for Book Chapters: Vernon Press invites book chapters for an edited volume on the topic of " Filth, Dirt, Im/Purity and Feminine Care "

 

Editor: Madhurima Guha (Arizona State University)

Poetry and Pedagogy: Charles Olson, Black Mountain College, and Beyond

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 1:28pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

The Charles Olson Society will host panels at the upcoming Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture, to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, February 22nd – 24th. When Charles Olson stated in “The Gate and the Center” that “the poet is the only pedagogue left, to be trusted,” his experiences at Black Mountain College, Buffalo, and the University of Connecticut as a poet-teacher were still on the horizon.

Marked by Change: (De)coding Differences in Textual and Visual Translations

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 1:28pm
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, Univ. of Arkansas–Fayetteville
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

The act of translation and interpretation shapes meaning, reception, and significance across borders, time, and culture, but recognizing the changes made to a work, especially a premodern one, can be difficult.

Surplus Violence and Feminist Resistance (NEMLA Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 1:28pm
Jeannie Ludlow / Eastern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Roundtable at the 55th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association<https://www.buffalo.edu/nemla.html>, March 7-10, 2024 in Boston, MA. We invite paper proposals. Abstract deadline is September 30, 2023.

To submit, visit the NeMLA CFP portal: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20429

Roundtable description:  Surplus Violence and Feminist Resistance, panel 20429

Commemorating Corelli: A Centenary Conference

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 1:28pm
Dr Eleanor Dobson (University of Birmingham) & Joanna Turner (Loughborough University)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Commemorating Corelli: A Centenary Conference

4 May 2024, Mason Croft, Stratford upon Avon

We are delighted to announce a one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death. This event - to be held at Corellli's former home, Mason Croft in Stratford upon Avon - seeks to bring together scholars and enthusiasts to shed new light on the literary contributions and enduring legacy of one of the most successful writers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Sidney at Kalamazoo

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 1:27pm
International Sidney Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Sidney at Kalamazoo, May 9-11, 2024 (in person, not virtual)

 

59th International Congress on Medieval Studies

 

“After Abu-Lughod: Comparative Frames for a Global Middle Ages”

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 1:27pm
Exemplaria: Medieval / Early Modern / Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Exemplaria is pleased to announce a call for a Special Issue examining the legacy of Janet Abu-Lughod’s landmark text of global medieval studies, Before European Hegemony, on the eve of the 35th anniversary of the book’s publication.

Sounds of Solidarity @ ASA 2023

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 7:27am
Gabriel Saloman Mindel / Alex Ullman
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

 This is a call for participants in “The Sounds of Solidarity Audio Potluck” at the American Studies Association’s 2023 conference being held November 2-5 in Montreal, Quebec. [https://theasa.net/annual-meeting] In the past year, labor organizing in the United States has flourished in various sites of workplace precarity: from Amazon warehouses to Hollywood writer’s rooms, from  Starbucks cafes to some of the most prestigious research universities across the U.S. This labor activity has an acoustic register, a sonic praxis that relies on noisemaking to extend the picket beyond the material limits of the line.

PAMLA 2023 Panel: Young Adult Literature and Culture (in-Person panel)

updated: 
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 11:48am
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2023 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 7, 2023

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "Shifting Perspectives.” How do changing perspectives on adolescence and young adults impact YA literature and/or culture? As the conference occurs in Portland, in an environmentally aware space, presentations about YA and environmental impact are important. Further, presentations that examine diverse voices (ie. LGBT2S, BIPOC, disability studies, etc.) in media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, gaming, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

[Extended Deadline] 120th Annual PAMLA Conference (2023): Portland, OR - General Session CFP

updated: 
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 8:36am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 7, 2023

The 120th Annual PAMLA Conference

Extended Deadline Submissions Due: August 7, 2023 or when session is filled: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/

The PAMLA 2023 Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon between October 26-29, 2023,

The 2023 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

Leakage | Inaugural Conference of stsing

updated: 
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 6:14am
TU Dresden
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

This conference inaugurates stsing e.V., an association (“Verein”) doing Science and Technology Studies (STS) in and through Germany, established in 2020. STS is an interdisciplinary field of research and acti- vity interested in how science and technology are practically done and socially embedded. The association is informed by international discussions and brings together networks of senior and early career resear- chers. stsing e.V. currently has over 100 members from a broad range of disciplines in German-speaking countries, universities and research institutions, with working groups engaged in inter- and transdiscipli- nary collaboration. Find more information on the stsing e.V. website: www.stsing.org 

"Ephron on three": Masculinit(ies) in Ted Lasso

updated: 
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 5:56am
Anthony Dotterman/SAMLA 95: Atlanta, Georgia, Nov 9-11
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 30, 2023

In Season 3, Episode 11 of Apple TV’s Ted Lasso, Mae–the show’s matrimonial barkeeper– softly recited Philip Larkin’s “This be the Verse,” a poem about the emotional scars parents leave their children. Coming as it does near the end of the series run, the poem references the trauma(s) the main character has inherited from his parents, and ties together many of the themes of the series, namely how “hurt people hurt people.” In keeping with the tone of the series, however, the pub owner’s reading of Larkin’s poem does not serve as a moral repudiation of Ted’s parents or their generation.

Remembering Nelson Mandela: Legacy of Peace, Equality, and Freedom

updated: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - 9:17am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2023

Remembering Nelson Mandela: Legacy of Peace, Equality, and Freedom

International Conference
21-22 October 2023
(Zoom sessions: 2 days/Virtual platform: 5 days)

 

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship dedicates the conference  to commemorating the 10th anniversary of the passing of Nelson Mandela, the iconic leader and global symbol of peace, justice, and reconciliation. This conference aims to honor Mandela’s remarkable life and legacy, reflect on his contributions to the struggle against apartheid, and explore the relevance of his teachings in today’s world.

The Medieval Translator: Translation, Memory, and Politics in the Medieval World

updated: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - 9:16am
University of Lisboa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

THE XIII CARDIFF CONFERENCE ON THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TRANSLATION IN THE MIDDLE AGES
THE MEDIEVAL TRANSLATOR: Translation, Memory, and Politics in the Medieval World

To be hosted by the Universidade de Lisboa - Portugal
17-21 June 2024

Victorian Affects

updated: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - 9:16am
DACH Victorianists Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Victorian Affects

Online Workshop DACH Victorianists Network organised by Dr Anja Hartl (Innsbruck) and Dr Tim Sommer (Passau/Oxford)

Friday, 8 December 2023

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) Philosophy, Belief, and Pop Culture Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference October 12 – October 14, 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - 6:27pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

UPDATED The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) Philosophy, Belief, and Pop Culture Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conferenceto be held October 12 – October 14, 2023, via the Zoom platform. Deadline for proposals is August 1, 2023.

 

NeMLA 2024 Panel: Gated Communities of the Post-Apocalypse:Theorizing the Relegation of Surplus Populations to the Periphery

updated: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - 12:34pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Speculative Fiction (SF) creators regularly imagine worlds in precipitous decline where the privileged few live in a safe, prosperous, hazard-free enclave from which surplus subaltern populations are excluded. What do these stories of safety for the few while the “surplus” rot outside or join a captive servant class status tell us about our own concepts of borders, citizenship, and expendability? Presenters are invited to engage with one or more texts using cultural studies, postcolonial theory, or other relevant analytic tool to analyze how gated communities function in the SF canon or the real world.

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