James Tiptree Jr. and Alice Sheldon
edited by Oriana Palusci and Umberto Rossi
James Tiptree Jr. and Alice Sheldon
edited by Oriana Palusci and Umberto Rossi
Call for Papers for the Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR in Accra, Ghana, 24th-28th July 2023
Samuel Beckett’s Drama and the Undoing of Myths of Empire and Imperialism
Call For Submissions – Creative Collection - Fears and Phobias – Sunderland Creative Press (University of Sunderland)
Tip-tap on your window, a nightmare comes to taunt you. It starts slowly, softly, building intensity through the dead of night. A thunderbolt of fright strikes through you; you tremble under the covers alone in the dark with creatures of the night, the perpetrators of your restless, anxiety-ridden slumber. Are you brave enough to explore fear a little closer? If you are, then we want to hear about which monsters lurk in your closet, and even the ones that hide under your bed and inside your head.
Call for Papers:
Upcoming Volum 4, Issue 2 July-December 2022
International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:
Conference online (via Zoom)
19-20 January 2023
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
The 26th Southern Writers/Southern Writing (SW/SW)
Graduate Student Conference
University of Mississippi 2023
Call for Submissions
“Y’all and/in the Queer South”
The Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SW/SW) is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference, featuring both critical and creative explorations of U.S. southern culture and expression. It will be hosted by the University of Mississippi from 28-30 July 2023.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2023 American Literature Association in Boston, Massachusetts, 25-28 May 2023.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals for papers examining any aspect of Fitzgerald’s life and work that provides fresh insights.
This "call for chapters" is for a collection through Lexington Press (which has approved the concept and is awaiting the chapter list). The focus of this collection is mentorship as portrayed in shonen anime and film.
Shonen anime and film is loaded with mentors. Some are insightful, benevolent, and effective. Boku no Hero Academia’s All Might is one such mentor. His treatment of Midoriya is founded in compassion. And, All Might himself is a beloved leader. Who he is before the camera is the same as when there are no cameras to be found (excluding his physical transformation, of course). He is a model mentor.
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creaive Writing (Taylor and Francis / Routledge) seeks guest reviewers with the requisite expertise for its registry of esteemed guest reviewers.
New Writing is one of the world's leading journals in Creative Writing and Creative Writing Studies.. The Peer Review Board - appointed after extensive international review - deals with the range of submitted material (creative and critical). Occasional additional opinions are sought from guest reviewers with the requisite expertise.
The journal can be found here: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rmnw20/current
While interest in postcolonialism has spanned a vast number of sub-fields and disciplines such as psychological explorations of resistance, the persistence of colonial topography in post-colonial governmentality, etc. not much attention has been given to the domain of Indian spirituality as an effective counter-discourse to the Colonial epistemic tradition.
Update on Oct 19, 2022: The submission deadline has been extended until November 15, 2022.
Given this year's thematic focus on civil rights, the Philosophy of Religion Unit invites scholars to think along politico-theological lines regarding the religious sources of "rights," but we will also accept proposals related to themes and issues in philosophy of religion that extend beyond topics related to the sources and origins of “rights,” including the following:
In answer to the evolutionary portrayals of superheroes in our cultures, histories, and narratives, the editors welcome chapter proposals for selection and inclusion into The Routledge Companion to Superhero Studies, for which a contract has already been signed.
The volume will be a part of the prestigious Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions series: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Media-and-Cultural-Studies-Companions/book-series/RMCSC.
UPDATE 3 November
We are seeking proposals for chapters on:
- Cultural syndromes from Latin America: Locura, Mal de pelea, Nervios, Susto (but not only) in popular culture: cartoons, telenovelas, media, films, literature etc.
- Cultural syndromes from the Middle East/Africa (e.g. the evil eye) in popular culture.
We already have chapters covering the "jinn" and "voodoo death".
We have secured a contract offer with Routledge.
Please send your abstract proposal (400 words) + a short bio (200 words) to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce its fifth bi-annual competition. The society will award the best scholarly publication – book, essay, or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2018 and November 1, 2022. If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the March 31, 2023 deadline.
Because entries will be judged through a system of blind review, we recommend that any self-citation, either in the body or in notes, be reworked to the third person.
Please find below two calls for proposals for a special issue and a conference panel dedicated to Elsa Morante. Please notice that they have two different submission deadlines.
CFP Annali d’italianistica 42 (2024) - 50 Years of La Storia: Elsa Morante Beyond History
BSECS Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference
13-14th July 2023
University of Edinburgh
Errantry, Exile and Elsewhere
We invite proposals for papers for the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies’ Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference 2023.
Wilson College Humanities Conference
Theme: The Animal Turn
Saturday, February 25, 2023: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA
Sponsored by Wilson College’s M.A. in Humanities Program
The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites paper proposals for its 2023 conference, “EBBA’s 20th Anniversary: Back to the Future.” This interdisciplinary conference celebrates the culmination and 20th anniversary of the English Broadside Ballad Archive (ebba.english.ucsb.edu). It thus encourages thought about EBBA’s past, present, and future as well as the role of digital archives in general. It will be held at UCSB on February 24 and 25, 2023 and will include a grand “Night of Songs” (reception, dinner, and ballad singing) on the evening of the 24th.
Webinar on E-literature organised by the Dept. of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi to be held from 16- 17 January, 2023
We invite artists, independent scholars, Ph.D researchers, academicians and practitioners to submit original research papers, case studies and media artefacts for the webinar on E-lit organised by the Dept. of English, Jamia Millia Islamia.
E-LITERATURE: EXPLORATIONS IN LITERARY CREATIVITY
Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming issues. 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.
The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the PCA's annual conference, April 5-8, 2023. 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, legend or nursery rhyme related subject. Discussions of fairy tale monsters and shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales are especially welcome. Creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history will also be considered.
CFP - HyperCultura - no. 11/2022
We just want to remind you to submit articles for our next issue, due March-April 2023. Continuing the last issue’s approach, and in accordance with the times we live in, we will welcome papers on the following themes: NATIONALISM/ POST-NATIONALISM, COLONIALISM/ POSTCOLONIALISM/ DECOLONIZATION, RACE, GENDER STUDIES, ETHNICITY, and IDENTITY. Following our Journal’s profile, we only receive articles on the following domains: LITERATURE (not classic), MEDIA STUDIES, FILM STUDIES, VISUAL AND PERFORMATIVE ARTS, and TEACHING (language and literature). Comparative papers are encouraged, although this is not a “must."
Call for Papers
Like A Version: Adaptations, Reboots and Remakes in Popular Culture
PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) is back with a virtual symposium exploring adaptations, reboots and remakes in popular culture. To be held online on Thursday 1st December & Friday 2nd December 2023.
Pauline E. Hopkins in Comparative Perspective
The Pauline E. Hopkins Society invites proposals that examine any aspect of Hopkins’ work or life from a comparative perspective for presentation at the 34rd Annual American Literature Association Convention, to be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2023. Papers may put Hopkins in dialogue with any of her contemporaries or examine her work in relation to any later writer(s), such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Toni Morrison, or Octavia Butler. We especially welcome submissions examining Hopkins in relation to popular culture (e.g. Wakanda, Lovecraft Country) and speculative fiction.
Call for Papers
‘Dieu et mon droit (God and my right)’: representations of the British royal family in popular culture
PopCRN (the UNE Popular Culture Network) are exploring the concept of royalty with a virtual symposium focused on the representations of the British royal family in popular culture to be held online on Thursday 28th & Friday 29th September 2023.
The British monarchy has played a leading role in various ways over the last millennium of world history and as such have been frequently depicted in popular culture from the plays of Shakespeare to the extensive coverage in popular magazines.
Call for Papers
Flying High: Aviation in Popular Culture
Aviation Cultures Mark VII
PopCRN & Aviation Cultures are celebrating the 54th anniversary of the first lunar landings with a virtual conference exploring all things aviation in popular culture to be held online on Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd of July 2023.
The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association
34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA
This year the Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society welcomes submissions focusing on diverse topics including literary genre, single authors, children’s literature, speculative fiction, comparative analyses, as well as cultural studies approaches. We also encourage a variety of theoretical and interdisciplinary prisms, and a variety of panel types, including traditional paper sessions, roundtable discussions, and sessions dedicated to the teaching of Latina/o/x literature.
The Soul of Cinema: Essays on Arts & Faith’s Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films
Since 2004, readers and writers at the Art & Faith website have created six lists of “spiritually significant” films, culminating in its 2020 iteration of the group’s Top 100 films. (To see this list visit http://artsandfaith.com) To celebrate the most recent list, the editors will be publishing an anthology of essays through Cambridge Scholars P.
Imprisoned ‘Self’: Narratives of Loss, Guilt, Transformation
Guest Editor: Ayan Chakraborty (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)