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*Extended Deadline* Activist/Aesthetics: one day hybrid conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 4:34am
University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

~ DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 5TH ~

 

The activist/aesthetics reading group invites paper proposals for a one-day hybrid conference to take place on June 2, 2023 in Cambridge, England. 

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2023 - 4:39pm
The Defoe Society/Digital Defoe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries welcomes articles exploring any area relating to Defoe and/or his contemporaries (broadly conceived). In addition to traditional scholarly papers (roughly 4000-7000 words), we welcome essays on fresh pedagogical approaches to the works of Defoe and other writers of his era.

We also encourage the submission of innovative digital and multimedia projects, as well as experimental non-peer reviewed essays.

Scholarly essays may be eligible for essay prizes awarded by the Defoe Society.

https://www.defoesociety.org/awards/

 

[Deadline Extended] Games and Language Conference - Debrecen, Hungary

updated: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023 - 12:25pm
The Institute of English and American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Debrecen, Hungary
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Institute of English and American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Debrecen, Hungary invites you to participate in the conference titled

“Games and Language”

Debrecen, Hungary 20-21 Oct, 2023

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference: Adaptations Area

updated: 
Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 4:32pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference: Adaptations Area

 

Friday-Sunday, 6-8, October 2023

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 362-8000

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Solarpunk Conference 2023: Imagine, Act, Thrive: Call for Conference Presentations

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 8:22pm
The Solarpunk Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 8, 2023

Call for Presentations – The Solarpunk Conference 2023: Imagine, Act, Thrive

Solarpunk is a new genre of speculative science fiction art, literature, and media, as well as a growing social movement. Solarpunk portrays a vision of an accessible, equitable world either without systemic barriers, or with those barriers in the process of disassembly, while championing intersectional social and climate justice. Drawing on ideas from permaculture, post- and trans-humanism, social ecology, and anarcho-socialism, while reacting against late stage capitalism, Solarpunk declares that our world is worth saving, and that saving it is possible.

Fashion and (In)Security

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:02pm
SAMLA 95 Conference - Atlanta, GA November 9-13, 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2023

Special Session Submission for the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 95 Conference

(In)Security: The Future of Literature and Language Studies

Thursday, November 9 to Saturday, November 11, 2023

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

Fashion & (In)Security

Writing in the Age of AI

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:02pm
The University Writing Program at the University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2023

Call for Papers

Conversations about artificial intelligence and writing—largely involving ChatGPT—range from excitement to existential dread. Writing about AI has been eclipsed by worrying about writing with AI. Is AI a tool or a threat? A friend or foe? Can AI transcend either/or? What should universities do now that AI has arrived? What about instructors and students? How will AI change classrooms? What policies must be created? What changes will be arriving in education, news, politics, or industry? What will we find at the intersection of AI and writing?  

Dramatherapy: International Perspectives, Paradigms and Pedagogies

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:02pm
Mike Clarke and Anshuma Kshetrapal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 16, 2023

Across the world there are thriving networks of practitioners whose work draws on dramatherapy (or drama therapy) - the intentional use of drama and theatrical practices as a tool for therapeutic change. Conferences, publications, social media campaigns, and more seek to bring together this diverse community, who are united by their belief in the transformational potential of the techniques they use.

Native American Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:01pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Going Public: What the Literature Classroom Owes

International Diversity Conference on “Identity and Diversity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:01pm
Comparing Diversities Conference Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Office of Global Education, and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University are proud to collaborate on the 2023 Comparing Diversities Conference. This year’s conference will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba Campus, Brazil, a Kent State University partner.

International Diversity Conference on

“Identity and Diversity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba Campus, Brazil

November 20 - 21, 2023

PAMLA 2023 Session: Adaptation Studies

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:01pm
Lianying Shan Gustavus Adolphus College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

We invite proposals for individual papers for the Adaptation Studies session at PAMLA's 2023 conference  to be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon between October 26-29, 2023.

Decolonizing the Ecological Crisis

updated: 
Friday, April 28, 2023 - 12:01pm
Postcolonial Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

PSA International Newsletter #30 Decolonizing the Ecological Crisis

Travel Writing

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 3:56pm
Alan Blackstock/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Seeking proposals for presentations on travel writing in English from any period or country.  The 2023 RMMLA convention will be held in Denver, CO from Oct. 12-14. Please submit a 200-word abstract by April 26.

7th International Conference: “Literature of the Classics or the Classics in Literature: Classical Presences in Portuguese-Speaking Literatures”

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 6:56am
Centre for Classical Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 30, 2023

Call for papers

 

7th International Conference: “Literature of the Classics or the Classics in Literature: Classical Presences in Portuguese-Speaking Literatures”

December 4-6, 2023 | School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

 

The Short Story: Sustaining Public Discourse through Narrative Truths

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:55am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

In her introduction to the 2021 edition of the Best American Short Stories, two-time National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward contends that short stories sustain us in a post-pandemic society sundered by misinformation, deep fakes, and a deficit of empathy. Citing the influence of her grandmother Dorothy’s own storytelling, Ward advocates for fiction with “language that evokes and renders sharply and beautifully even as it confounds.” In other words, Ward celebrates the short story as a narrative form that simultaneously generates and depicts the lived, embodied experiences of characters and their communities, even as it stirs audiences to interrogate their presumptions, attachments, and philosophies.

Entertainment or Polemic: Writing Fiction and Creative Nonfiction in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:55am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The world of creative writing is torn by competing imperatives. On one hand, there’s the insistence that fiction, creative nonfiction, and storytelling are inseparable from the work of civic engagement and public discourse, as urged by a pantheon of writers including Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, James Baldwin, Robert Penn Warren, and others. On the other hand, creative writers are often urged against tethering their fiction and creative nonfiction to overt political agendas: it is on these didactic grounds that John Banville once insisted that the political sensibility that made George Orwell a deft satirist muddled his skill as a fiction writer. 

MIDWESTERN POPULAR CULTURE AMERICAN CULTURE 2023

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:55am
Midwestern Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

 

Friday-Sunday, 6-8 October 2023

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

 

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 362-8000

 

Conference participants will be responsible for securing their own lodging. 

 

Marginalization and Inclusion in the Francophone Theatre of Western Canada and the Territories

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:54am
Theatre Research in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Please find the official call for papers on the journal website: https://www.utpjournals.press/journals/tric/call-for-papers

We invite researchers to submit article proposals for a special issue on marginalization and inclusion in the francophone theatre spaces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The special issue will appear in Theatre Research in Canada (University of Toronto Press), with a tentative issue number of 46.1.

Smellworlds

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:54am
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2023

169. Smellworlds

Mathew Arthur, Simon Fraser University;

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR SPECIAL ANTHOLOGY OF ONE MINUTE HORROR PLAYS TITLED 'SHHH! BREATHE SLOW!'

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:54am
Fresh Words-An International Literary Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR SPECIAL ANTHOLOGY OF ONE MINUTE HORROR PLAYS TITLED 'SHHH! BREATHE SLOW!'

FRESH WORDS-AN INTERNATIONAL LITERARY MAGAZINE isopen for submissions for Special One Minute Horror Plays Anthology titled 'SHHH! BREATHE SLOW!' . Please send all submissions to dramaanthologyfreshwords@gmail.com as per the following guidelines:

 1. The play should be a 1 minute horror play/monologue.

2. We shall not accept works promoting or glorifying- violence, sexual abuse, racism , hatred or any political ideology.

Drama and Society Panel - PAMLA 2023

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:54am
Kimberly Jew/University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

 

120th PAMLA CONFERENCE (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association)

 

OCTOBER 26-29, 2023, PORTLAND, OR

HILTON PORTLAND

 

“Drama and Society Panel” 

 Roundtable Format 

 

Call for Chapters: "The Politics of Performance: National Instruments in Global Perspective"

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:54am
Christopher L. Ballengee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

Call for contributions for an edited volume:

 

The Politics of Performance: National Instruments in Global Perspective

 

Edited by

Christopher L. Ballengee (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

Jack Forbes (Milwaukee Area Technical College)

 

After Disaster: Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:53am
Southeast Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

Theme: After Disaster

Charleston Southern University Charleston, SC

October 26-28, 2023

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan Felch, Professor Emerita, Calvin University

Translating Transnational Feminisms

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:53am
Journal of Feminist Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

Translating Transnational Feminisms
Special Issue: The Journal of Feminist Scholarship
Co-edited by Erin K. Krafft and Caroline De Souza

Abstracts Due: May 15, 2023

Full Papers Due: July 15, 2023

[CfP] Form & Transformation Conference, CUNY GC, 17 November 2023

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:53am
Chiara Caputi, The Graduate Center CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 3, 2023

From antiquity, the concept of ἐνέργεια (energeia) as potentiality has guided and continues to drive our idea of form and change. Transformation allows us to understand the movement of form and thought, and likewise insists on new perspectives and epistemologies. We consider transformation as a concept that can encapsulate distinction, change, divergent ways of thinking and being. The question of transformation, then, requires us to reexamine the utility and function of form.

"Considerate la vostra semenza": Dante's influences on second-generation Italian authors"

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:53am
Chiara Caputi, The Graduate Center CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Dear colleagues,

please consider submitting an abstract to the panel: "Considerate la vostra semenza": Dante's influences on second-generation Italian authors" for the PAMLA 2023 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon - October 26-29, 2023.

 

Due date for paper proposals: May 31, 2023

 

Shifting Landscapes: Class and Capitalism in Literature, Film, and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:53am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The rapidly shifting landscape of capitalism in our current moment requires that we resituate our analyses of texts and sites of cultural production with the intent to question categories of class and overarching capitalist structures. Echoing theorists such as Jonathan Beller whose work attends to novel developments in capitalist economic formation, this seminar seeks to examine the place of texts within a constantly changing capitalist landscape. With this in mind, this seminar responds to the ways in which accumulation, commodification, distribution, and markets become specialized economies, such as the information economy, attention economy, and surveillance capitalism, to name a few.

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