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2022 Call for Papers (Ongoing CFP)

updated: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 5:15pm
Intellectus Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 29, 2022

Intellectus invites you to submit research articles, book reviews and interviews on African philosophy, black studies, and applied philosophy (especially in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics), feminism, international law, public policy, and socio-political philosophy in their relevance to Africa or African heritage. This CFP is for Volume 1 Number 2, for the year 2022.

The Submission Process

DEADLINE EXTENDED American Literary Archives and Bibliography

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Friday, May 27, 2022 - 2:07pm
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2022 issue. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

Looking For Guests for Writing/Pedagogy Podcast

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Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:47pm
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, and pedagogy. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Jeff Birkenstein/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due September 1, 2022

OVERVIEW:

Special Issue of The Hemingway Review on Hemingway, Blackness, and Whiteness

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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:33pm
The Hemingway Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 29, 2022

 

This special issue of The Hemingway Review aims to deepen the conversation about Hemingway, Blackness, and Whiteness. Recognizing Hemingway was taught and expected to perform White Supremacy and Privilege, we call on scholars to demonstrate ways to identify and make meaning of racism and anti-racism in Hemingway’s work. What can we learn from Hemingway about the performance of Whiteness and what use is that knowledge? How have Black writers engaged Hemingway, both in his lifetime and later? What questions about Blackness and Whiteness in the United States should we be asking of Hemingway’s public persona, Hemingway’s writing, and our teaching of both?

 

Centering Blackness in Fan Studies

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:13am
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

This special issue centers Blackness in fandom studies. Fandom studies has gestured toward race generally, and Blackness in particular, from its alleged white center while always keeping race at its margin. It has largely co-opted the language of race, difference, and diversity from the margins and recentered it around white geeks and white women. Indeed, fandom studies has done lots of things—except deal with its race problem. But as Toni Morrison (1975) asserts, that is the work of racism: it keeps those at the margins busy, trying to prove that they deserve a seat at the center table.

Expanding Black and Indigenous Ecologies: CFP for English Language Notes

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:11am
Bonnie Etherington and Delali Kumavie
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

This proposed special issue navigates the intersections of Black and Indigenous ecologies. Ecologies encompass natural and constructed environments, understories, and overstories that allow renewed attention to notions of mobility, modernity, protest, climate change, human and nonhuman relationality, and more. Ecologies shape and are shaped by macro as well as micro units of the community, the nation-state, and the global. Ecologies are also fundamental to the ways we approach and understand historical, social, political, and economic relationships around the world.

Call for (Specific) Chapters: The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison (new deadline: 7/1/22)

updated: 
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 8:46pm
Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Call for Chapters:

 

The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison

Editor: Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem, CUNY

 

This is a call for chapter proposals for The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison. This companion text is intended for a scholarly audience and as support for newer Morrison scholars as they approach their research.

 

Each chapter of the book has a dual function: to offer a new reading of Morrison and to review the Morrison scholarship in whatever general terrain the chapter falls within:

 

CFP: Dance and the Black Body

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 11:21am
KATRINA T. MOORE AND KWAKIUTL DREHER
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2022

Call For Papers:

Tentative Title: Dance and the Black Body

Guest Editors:

Katrina Thompson Moore, Saint Louis University

Kwakiutl Dreher, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

*Deadline Extended* CFP: For bell hooks (1952-2021)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:16pm
USAbroad - Journal of American History and Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 23, 2022

Dear colleagues and friends,

the deadline of the sixth call for proposals of USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics has been extended until May 23. 

CAAS 2022: REANIMATIONS

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:15pm
Ross Bullen/OCAD University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

https://reanimations2022.wordpress.com/cfp/

 

Reanimations is an interdisciplinary conference that will be hosted by OCAD University and the Canadian Association for American Studies (CAAS). It will take place online from October 28-30, 2022.

SAMLA African American Literature Panel

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Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:14pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022

This traditional session welcomes submission on any aspect of African American Literature that attends to how black writers use literature to bring out discussion on climate injustice. With the conference theme of "change," readers of African American Literature often miss the criticism of climatic injustice that is present in much literary work, especially of 20th Century Black writers. From Zora Hurston, to Richard Wright, to Jean Toomer, etc., there are many instances of a critique of climatic injustices that are often either misread or simply glossed over. This panel aims to reconsider black writers as the leading figures in both ecocriticism and ecofeminism.

SAMLA 94 ASLE Affiliated Session - The Plantationocene Past, Present, and Future

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Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:03pm
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

While the term “Anthropocene” is frequently used to describe the current geological era of human-created and accelerated climate change, multiple other terms have emerged as scholars expand their understanding of the interconnectedness of human endeavors and their consequences. A useful alternative is “Plantationocene,” which emphasizes the economization of life and places the foundations of global climate change within the intertwined plantation systems of the preceding centuries, including how they continue to be reproduced in new, nefarious ways in the present day. This session seeks presentations that take any aspect of the plantation and its enduring legacies as a starting point for interrogating literature.

Thresholds 51: Heat

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Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:03pm
MIT Architecture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

 
Call for Submissions 
Thresholds 51: Heat
Edited by Hampton Smith and Zachariah DeGiulio
 
​​Thresholds, the annual peer-reviewed journal produced by the MIT Department of Architecture and published by MIT Press is now accepting submissions to be published Spring 2023.

Staging Lydia: Lydia Diamond Anthology 5/9/22

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 11:41am
Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin/Northwestern University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 9, 2022

Staging Lydia: Contextualizing the African American experience through the lens of Art and Scholarship., Northwestern University Press, introduces Lydia Diamond, a Broadway and award-winning African American woman playwright to a broader academic and professional audience. This anthology will be a resource for institutions that serve undergraduate students and professional practitioners interested in a comprehensive examination of Lydia Diamond’s works. Not only does this book examine all of her plays, but it centers Black people within Black stories.

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 8:48am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative


The reading and analysing of life stories offer multiple perspectives in understanding the self-reflexivity of authorial consciousness, the rhetorical/stylistic fashioning of ethos, and the fabulation/fictionality of narrative. Lived experiences, of the author as well as the reader, allow perception of meaning against the sedimented social, political, and cultural paradigms of the “master” or “grand narrative,” as Jean-François Lyotard puts in his seminal work, The Postmodern Condition (1979). The dialectic of human action and social reality within such narratives serves to map the interrelated progression of individuals and cultures throughout history.

Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, Nov. 3-5, 2022

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Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
West Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2022

The steering committee of the thirtieth annual Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression solicits papers dealing with US mass media of the 19th century, the Civil War in fiction and history, freedom of expression in the 19th century, presidents and the 19th century press, images of race and gender, sensationalism and crime in 19th century newspapers, and the antebellum press and the causes of the Civil War.

Selected papers will be presented during the conference, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 3–5, 2022. The top three papers and the top three student papers will be honored accordingly.

For bell hooks: "White-Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy" and "Feminism is for Everybody" in U.S. History, Politics, and Culture.

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 10:45am
USAbroad. Journal of American History and Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 2, 2022

The next issue of USAbroad aims to acknowledge and celebrate the importance and impact of bell hooks' transgressive interdisciplinarity, which challenges the boundaries of academic disciplines and those of the cultural marketplace to present a "feminism for everybody." We invite proposals that address the myriad themes of her intellectual output: from gender to sex and sexuality, from sexism to the construction of masculinity, from racism to the representation of blackness, from the house as a site of resistance to women's labor, from the university teaching to education in general.

Faulkner and Jesmyn Ward

updated: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 2:21pm
Center for Faulkner Studies/Southeast Missouri State Univ
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 3, 2022

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Ward
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 20-22, 2022

This “Faulkner and Ward” conference invites proposals for 15-20 minute papers on any topic related to William Faulkner and/or Jesmyn Ward.  All critical approaches, including pedagogical, are welcomed.  We are particularly interested in inter-textual approaches that treat both authors. Proposals for organized panels are also encouraged.

Call for Chapters Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory on Films and TV Series of the 21st Century

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Cristelle Maury
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

Call for chapters

Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory

on 21st Century Films and TV Series

               

 

A growing number of scholars have acknowledged how the works of feminist scholars and feminist film scholars have influenced filmmakers and screenwriters (Radner and Stringer 2011; Roche 2014 and 2018; Maury and Roche 2020). The objective of this collected volume is to pursue inquiry of cross-fertilization between (intersectional) feminist (film) theory and films and TV series,           produced in the English-speaking world of the 21st century.

LIT Special Issue CFP: Intersectional Feminism and Barriers to Representation at the Turn of the Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

LIT Special Issue CFP: Intersectional Feminism and Barriers to Representation at the Turn of the Century

 

Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2022

 

Full name / name of organization: LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

 

Contact email: litjourn@yahoo.com

 

 

Dissident Feminisms: Inaugural bell hooks center Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:09am
bell hooks center
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Dissident Feminisms: 

Inaugural bell hooks center Symposium

 

Sponsored by the bell hooks center and the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Berea College

 

June 16th-18th, 2023

Berea College

Berea, KY

 

Call for Papers: Aesthetic Mediations of Service Work and Racial Capital in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:34pm
Alex Pittman and Richard Purcell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

“We are not essential. We are sacrificial.” With this statement, Sujatha Gidla, a subway conductor in New York City compelled back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, observes that service workers who have been defined by their disposability constitute a bedrock for racial capitalism in an era of proliferating crises. We invite submissions to a special issue of Post45 that will turn to aesthetic and cultural mediations of service in the late 20th and early 21st century in order to theorize and historicize the relations between death, labor, and racial capitalism.

CURATING AND RESISTING AMERICANA

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:34pm
University of Kent Fourth Americanist Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 17, 2022

We invite you to join us in building a creative, interdisciplinary, and accessible symposium that considers the challenges of engaging the public and the role of resistance within the cultural spaces curating Americana. This two-day event will take place on the 19th and 20th of May. Hosted online by the University of Kent, UK. 

Please submit a 250-word proposalwith title and 50-word biography for a presentation, panel or workshop to kentamericanists@gmail.com by April 17th, 2022.

Racial Justice Protests and the Media: a CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (4/15)

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:32pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 

Racial Justice Protests and The Media: Unprecedented and Routine Violence

 

Friday, April 15, 2022, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 

 Register here.

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DzxDxHiLThy5-9mGxbPzuQ

 

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

MMLA - "Post-Now" in Pre- and Post-Revolutionary America

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:28pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The MMLA’s permanent session on American Literature pre-1870 seeks papers that engage with the conference theme, “Post-Now,” in a pre- and post-Revolutionary context. The moment of the Revolution was simultaneously a moment of explosive ideological change and continued oppression for millions of marginalized individuals in the colonies and subsequent United States. How do authors, artists, politicians, intellectuals, and writers of any background confront this division, and how are they able to propose a future for the new nation that recognizes continued tyranny in its social and political structures? Interdisciplinary and multinational perspectives welcome.

Multidisciplinary Collection on Transraciality

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:51pm
Molly McKibbin & Rebecca Tuvel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Description:

In 2015, the case of Rachel Doležal sparked a heated debate about transraciality and helped to establish an academic examination of the subject.  The scholarly consideration of transraciality is in its formative stages and this edited collection is an effort to expand and develop the existing discussion.  The first of its kind, this volume will include interdisciplinary contributions from scholars who bring a wide range of perspectives and approaches to the subject.  We are interested in chapters that help us, as an academic community, better understand transraciality as a concept or practice. 

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 8:44am
Interactions Forum Pune
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. 11 Issue 2 April 2022

New Academia is a peer reviewed and refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to Literature written in English Language across the World, English language and literary theory. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works.
We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.

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