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Deadline Extended: NeMLA 2022 - Contemporary Poetry and Social Media

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 1:43pm
Northeast Modern Language Association 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This roundtable will convene literary and media scholars with poets themselves to explore the present and future of poetic cultures online, both in the U.S. and around the world. Our largest question can be simply put: to what extent have platforms for digital “prosumption” and online networking transformed the social life of contemporary poetry? We understand this inquiry to entail a diverse array of other, finer pointed questions: How does social media now condition the politics of contemporary poetry, where “politics” signifies both the institutional lifeforms of poetry’s production and circulation, and the ostensible public efficacy of poems themselves?

(Extended Deadline Oct. 15) NeMLA 2022: Sex in Literature After #MeToo

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 1:11pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

In recent years there has been increased attention to conversations concerning consent, sexual violence, and rape. The stories of survivors have been an important tool for informing the public about these issues and providing healing. First-hand nonfiction accounts of sexual violence like A Woman in Berlin, Know My Name, and Willow Weep for Me have helped to destigmatize conversations about rape and sexual assault and problematized mainstream understandings of these concepts. Novels like The Handmaid’s Tale have also been able to question what sex and pleasure could look like within a rape culture.

UPDATED: RuPedagogies of Realness: RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:45pm
Lindsay Bryde/ New England Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This roundtable is a combined showcase of published work that began on a NeMLA panel and an opportunity to extend the conversation from the original panel and publication to look at the increasingly global enterprise of RuPaul’s Drag Race and its pedagogical power. Across its chapters, RuPedagogies of Realness: Essays on RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning (McFarland 2021) tackles issues from heterotopia, pop-linguistics, philosophies of co-productive learning, and televised curricula to cultural appropriation, sports as pedagogy, stand-up as pedagogy, and even digital drag…right into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 7:02am
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Issue 63: April 2022: Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema [Last date for submission: 28 February, 2022; Date of publication: 1 April, 2022]

Guest-Editor: Srija Sanyal, Research Scholar, Ronin Institue, USA.

Concept Note:

Journal Articles for Special Issue: "Teaching Girlhood Studies"

updated: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 7:49am
Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Girlhood Studies, as an academic discipline, is still growing. Since some educational institutions do include girls’ studies as part of a special curriculum, an academic program, a certificate course, a minor, or as part of Women’s Studies or Gender Studies, Girlhood Studies does have a presence in academia although at this stage rarely in an autonomous department. This interest in the pedagogies and practices of teaching Girlhood Studies is an important aspect of its growth as a field of study at university level, at school, and outside of formal academic settings.

NeMLA Roundtable: Genre of the Sketch in Long 19-century American Literature

updated: 
Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 7:52am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

As one of the most versatile genres in long 19th Century American literature, the sketch appears in a variety of forms, including short stories, parts of longer novels, essays, biographies, brief plays, poetry, and more. What characteristics, if any, unite this breathtakingly diverse genre? Without a common theme or style, sketches change radically over time and between authors. Some sketch writers endeavor to render characters, scenes, or events from real life, like Louisa May Alcott when she recounts her experiences as a Civil War nurse in Hospital Sketches. Similarly, regionalist writers such as Francis Parkman, George Washington Cable, or Bret Harte present impressions of people and places.

Misriqiya (International Journal of African – Egyptian Studies)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:08pm
Faculty of Women, Ain Shams University Egypt
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Print ISSN: 2682-4116
Online ISSN: 2682-4124
Miṣriqiyā Subject Fields
This journal publishes articles in the fields of anthropology, history, sociology, politics, geography, linguistics, literary and cultural studies and Basic Science. Miṣriqiyā is published in both print and online versions.

The International Journal of Childhood and Women’s Studies (IJCWS)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:06pm
Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Call for Submissions

 

The Faculty of Women for Arts, Science and Education is pleased to announce the launch of its newest peer-reviewed academic journal, an international Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies (IJCWS), open for submission for the first issue, April 2021!  IJCWS is published quarterly (January, April, July and October), beginning in April 2021. Its official languages are Arabic, English, and French.

The journal now welcomes submissions via the on-line portal (http://ijcws.journals.ekb)

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Unorthodox Minds: Innovative Exchanges Between Cognitive Studies, Narrative Theory and Contemporary Fiction (peer-reviewed edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
Grzegorz Maziarczyk / The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Chapter Proposals for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume 

Unorthodox Minds: Innovative Exchanges Between Cognitive Studies, Narrative Theory and Contemporary Fiction

edited by Grzegorz Maziarczyk and Joanna Klara Teske

 

Due to effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the strain it has placed on all of us, the deadline for abstracts for this volume has been extended.

 

 New deadline for abstract submissions: 1 November 2021.

 

Southern Literature and Culture

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 1:05pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

2021 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

Southern Literature and Culture

Deadline for submissions:

June 1, 2021

Dr. Ashley Goulder, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

contact email (for questions only, submissions must be made through the website): agoulder@utm.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 7-10, 2021 Westin, Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN

Topics may include but are not limited to: 

 

--Southern food studies 

--Slavery and the American South; slave narratives 

--Civil War narratives 

Deadline Extended: Archives of the Global Anglophone (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:26pm
Ben Fried / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Where do we find important archives for the study of the Global Anglophone? How were their materials accumulated and how are they now arranged? What do these collections record, and what do they omit? Who can access them, particularly in this ongoing pandemic season?

This panel invites papers which explore the archives, personal or institutional, that enrich our understanding of literatures in English—and that provide material resources for research and teaching in the rising, disputed discipline of the Global Anglophone. Both established and lesser-known centers of archival study will make for welcome subjects. Papers may examine a whole institution, a particular collection, or even a single document.

Seventh Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:59am
Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Seventh Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

April 8-9, 2022 

Northwestern University

Submission deadline: November 30, 2021

Keynote Speaker: Michelle Huang

Additional Faculty Participation by Harris Feinsod, Kalyan Nadiminti, Lauren Michele Jackson, Justin Mann, Lakshmi Padmanabhan, Nick Davis, Francisco Robles

Ruined Hope: Experiments in Negation, Nihilism, and Possibility (ACLA 2022)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:49am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The critical (re)turn to negation has provoked unprecedented attention to hope and hopelessness as key terms of contemporary living and dying. In her monograph on ecological crisis and political theology, Catherine Keller argues that hope must be decoupled from optimism. Where optimism and pessimism determine their outcomes in advance, hope takes root in uncertainty and remains there. The point of hope is, after all, that we cannot know how something will go.

Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature - MELUS 2022

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:06am
Isadora J. Wagner / Fulbright University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 24, 2021

CFP – MELUS 2022
New Orleans, March 23-28, 2022
Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature -- MELUS 2022 Panel

The Stage and Beyond: International Conference on Culture and Performing Arts

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:06am
Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Padjadjaran
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

Humanity as a whole and on a global scale has had to reflect on how it would proceed in the wake of a pandemic that has lasted longer than it has expected and has tested its ability to adapt to and invent new ways of being and moving. Performing artists in efforts to literally and aesthetically survive has had to learn to deal with the limited availability of and accessibility to the stage. While in previous times indoor and outdoor stages as well as open public spaces have been readily available to offer their work to audiences, now they are forced to deal with isolation and mediation.

Speaking of Shakespeare Podcast

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:06am
Aoyama Gakuin University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Season 1 of "Speaking of Shakespeare" is now fully availabe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, and other services that can be accessed at https://speakingofshakespeare.buzzsprout.com. These podcasts feature conversations with authors of new books, performers, digital developers, archivists, and others involved in things Shakespearean.

Performance and Public Shakespeare

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:06am
Sharon O'Dair University of Alabama, Timothy Francisco, Youngstown State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

CFP: Performance and Public Shakespeare

 

For a special issue being proposed to Shakespeare Bulletin, we seek essays on the topic of performance and public Shakespeare, with a focus on markets and social responsibility.

Of course, performance is public Shakespeare, but as a result may be under-theorized in the ways current scholarship on social justice, eco-justice, and anti-racist pedagogy, to name a few, are reimaging and re-interrogating Shakespeare’s outward meanings and possibilities. We hope to expand our understandings of performance as public Shakespeare. Questions contributors may think about include the following:

 

Documenting Student Learning and Assessment with ePortfolios

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:42am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15. October 2021

 

Please consider submitting an abstract for the following panel at the 2022 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference to be held from March 10-13, 2022, in Baltimore, MD. Abstracts are accepted from June 15 to September 30, 2021.

Panel Topic: Documenting Student Learning and Assessment with ePortfolios

Panel Chair: Isabel Meusen, PhD, Weber State University

 

Reading Literature Today (Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:40am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

Chairs: Karl Manis & Danyse Golick (University of Toronto)

 

REMINDER: NeMLA Convention March 10-13, 2022 Baltimore, Maryland CFP Panel: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Medicalized Human Bodies and Parts

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:08am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

NeMLA Convention

March 10-13, 2022Baltimore, Maryland

CFP Panel: 

NeMLA Convention

March 10-13, 2022Baltimore, Maryland

CFP Panel: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Medicalized Human Bodies and Parts

One-sex/two-sex/sex-spectrum.

Anatomized or amputated parts.

Contamination of and by bodily fluids.

Plastic surgeries.

Bionic integration.

Human drug trials.

In vitro embryology.

Genetic engineering.

Organ markets.

Vaccinations...

 

Diasporic Blackness and Enactments of Care

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 9:22am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This roundtable session addresses the 2022 NeMLA conference theme of “care” to explore its significance and resonances throughout the Black diaspora. Christina Sharpe asks in In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016), “How can we think (and rethink and rethink) care laterally, in the register of the intramural, in a different relation than that of the violence of the state?” (20) This session aims to continue to rethink care in this context.

Presentations will consider how Black writers, artists, filmmakers, and other cultural producers explore the practice of care in relation to Black peoples and other living beings across national boundaries. Participants might consider, but are not limited to, some of the following questions:

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