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Encoding Blackness: Black Digital Literary Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
African American LLC/ Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The MLA's forum on African American Literature invites proposals for two sponsored panels about African American Literature and the digital humanities for the 2023 Modern Language Association convention: https://bit.ly/3uGl1WH 

Encoding Blackness: Black Digital Literary Practices

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Codes and Characters: Building Black Digital Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
African American LLC/ Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The MLA's forum on African American Literature invites proposals for two sponsored panels about African American Literature and the digital humanities for the 2023 Modern Language Association convention: https://bit.ly/3uGl1WH Codes and Characters: Building Black Digital Worlds Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, 15 March 2022 How have Black writers used the virtual realm to build community and stake their claim in the public sphere?

4th Biennial Philosophy of Communication Conference: Pragmatism

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies and Communication Ethics Institute at Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

4th Biennial Philosophy of Communication Conference: Pragmatism

  • Sponsored by the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies and the Communication Ethics Institute at Duquesne University
  • Virtual Conference
  • June 7–9, 2022

The theme for this year’s conference is Pragmatism. The conference centers on the works of Jane Addams, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Charles S. Peirce.

This year’s conference will be conducted in a seminar format with:

  1. A keynote address on each of the three central pragmatic thinkers

    1. Jane Addams will be addressed by Annette Holba, Plymouth State University.

CFP: Representations of Marginal Paris (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
Aurélie Van de Wiele, Salisbury University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

 

We invite book chapter proposals for the forthcoming scholarly volume In the Shadows of the City of Light: Representations of Marginal Paris, to appear in Brill publisher’s series “Francopolyphonies.” This interdisciplinary edited collection of essays will examine how marginal Paris, including particular populations, spaces and practices, has been represented in literature and other cultural productions from the French-speaking world.

About Suffering: Suffering in Modern Poetry (MLA 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
Christos Hadjiyiannis / Institute of English Studies, University of London & University of Cyprus
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

This MLA 2023 special session invites proposals interested in how modern poetry has used and thematized suffering to talk about love, friendship, parenting, religion, politics, inequality, writing, reading, and nature, among other things.

To respond to this CFP, please send 250-300-word abstracts and 150-word bios to session organiser (Christos Hadjiyiannis at c_hadjiyiannis@yahoo.com). Please include any audiovisual equipment or accessibility needs for your presentation. If you are invited to participate in a 2023 session, you must be an MLA member by 7 April 2022. 

Deadline to submit proposals by email is March 18, 2022. 

 

Summer Institute: NON/HUMANITY (Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
Jeremy Chow / Bucknell University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

NON/HUMANITY:

Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities

 

Bucknell Summer Institute

June 6-June 17, 2022

(Hybrid: In-person & Virtual Options)

Bucknell Humanities Center

Bucknell University

 

summerInstitute.scholar.bucknell.edu  

 

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Decisions by May 2, 2022

 

Constructing Identity from Culture and Belief - Online PGR Conference 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Papers

“Who am I?- Constructing identity from culture and belief”

What is identity, and how is it constructed? What cultural scripts do we draw upon when developing our notion of self, and how do these beliefs translate into wider rights and social obligations?

In and Out of the Closet: New Perspectives on Closet Drama

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
Sorbonne Nouvelle / ENS Lyon
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

In and Out of the Closet : New Perspectives on Early Modern Closet Drama

 

International Conference

 

Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris

 25-26 November 2022

 

 

This two-day  conference seeks to offer fresh perspectives on early modern closet drama by interrogating its cultural and historical specificities as well as its inscription within the theatrical productions of early modern Europe as a whole.

Advanced Oral History Training Mastering the Interview:Techniques and Methods

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Advanced Oral History TrainingMastering the Interview:Techniques and Methods International Workshop20 March 2022

To facilitate scholars from various timezones, there will be two groups (same workshop, different time).
Group 1:   11:oo am Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from Europe, Africa, Asia & Australia
Group 2:   19.00 pm Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from the American continent
Find your timezone here

 Course Facilitator:  Konstantinos D. Karatzas, Ph.D 

Mastering Oral History:A Concise Guide

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

Mastering Oral History:A Concise Guide

International Workshop
19 March 2022

There will be two groups (same workshop, different time)
Group 1:   11:oo am Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from Europe, Africa, Asia & Australia
Group 2:   19.00 pm Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from the American continent
Find your timezone here

Course Facilitator:  Konstantinos D. Karatzas, Ph.D 

Racism, Decolonization, Blackness, Indigeneity, and Racial Empowerment

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
RAACES Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

Call for Submissions: The RAACES Review, Volume 2, Issue 1 (2022).

Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 11, 2022.

For our second issue (Spring/Summer 2022), we invite academic and creative pieces about racism, racialization, decolonization, Blackness, Indigeneity, and racial empowerment in any field. We welcome submissions from faculty, staff, students of all levels (undergraduate and graduate), and community members. We are particularly interested in explorations of: 

CFP: Media Reviewers and Papers - Middle West Review (fall 2022 issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
Adam Ochonicky / Middle West Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

CFP: MEDIA REVIEWERS and SCHOLARLY ARTICLES – MIDDLE WEST REVIEW

 

Middle West Review (MWR) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that examines the American Midwest. The journal is published biannually by the University of Nebraska Press.

 

Work in James

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:29pm
Sarah Wadsworth / Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The Henry James Society

Modern Language Association Convention

San Francisco

5-8 January 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Henry James Society invites proposals for the following panel.

Work in James

Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:12pm
MFS: Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2025

MFS is currently looking for potential book reviewers. Below is a list of some of our current books received. If you are interested in writing a review for us, please send an email containing the title of the book you would like to review and a short CV to mfs@purdue.edu. We will consider requests from doctoral students who are ABD. Also, please explain any personal or professional relationship you have with the author of the book. 

Current List of Books Received

Lindsay Thomas, Training for Catastrophe: Fictions of National Security after 9/11 (Minnesota 2021)

Al Filreis, 1960: When Art and Literature Confronted the Memory of World War II and Remade the Modern (Columbia 2021)

Intersectionality in the Early Global World

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 2:51pm
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Research on the premodern intersection of race, gender, and sexuality has steadily increased as a result of the efforts of a diverse group of scholars working across traditional periodization and geographic limits. Nevertheless, a great deal of work remains to be done to understand the many varieties of ways such aspects of identities intersected and were mobilized or challenged in the marking of difference. 

Call for applications: Thanatic Ethics Fieldwork Travel Grant

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 1:30am
Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (CPCH) at the Education University of Hong Kong, Études Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone (EMMA) at the Paul-Valéry University, Montpellier 3, and Centre for International Studies (CERI) Sciences Po, Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Thanatic Ethics Fieldwork Travel Grant: Call for applications

 

Audiences, Huddled Masses, Riots: Depictions and Descriptions of Crowds in Literature (MLA 2023 Proposed Special Session)

updated: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 9:48am
Ashley Plack O'Donnell
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

This proposed special session for MLA 2023 invites abstracts on the depiction of crowds in literature of the eighteenth century and beyond. Please submit 250-word abstracts to ashley@strategistmarketing.com by March 8, 2022.

Please note that MLA 2023 is scheduled to take place in San Francisco, CA on January 5-8, 2023.

 

For more information, please see the listing on the MLA call for papers site:

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2023/webprogrampreliminary/Paper18975.html

*UPDATE* CONFERENCE DATES CONFIRMED: 9th & 10th June 2022. Borderlands: Postcolonial formations of connection and separation - conference 2022

updated: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 6:10am
University of Leeds and University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 11, 2022

***ONE WEEK TO GO UNTIL ABSTRACT DEADLINE***

‘Borders. Everything begins with them, and all paths lead back to them. They are no longer merely a line of demarcation separating distinct sovereign entities. Increasingly, they are the name used to describe the organized violence that underpins both contemporary capitalism and our world order in general – the women, the men, and the unwanted children condemned to abandonment […] In fact, everything leads back to borders – these dead spaces of non-connection which deny the very idea of a shared humanity, of a planet, the only one we have, that we share together, and to which we are linked by the ephemerality of our common condition.’ - Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics, p. 99  

Southeast Asian History in Literature (MLA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 6:42pm
MLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The CLCS Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian Diasporic Forum invites submissions for a panel at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention on January 5–8, 2023 in San Francisco, California:

Southeast Asian History in Literature

Cornell EGSO 2022 Conference: Aspiration

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 4:49pm
Cornell English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022

Cornell EGSO 2022 Conference: Aspiration

DEADLINE EXTENDED to SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2022

Hybrid Conference April 15th-16th, 2022

Call For Academic and Creative Proposals:

 

It’s no coincidence that ‘aspiration’ means both hope and the act of breathing.

—Ted Chiang, “The Great Silence” 

Electric Literature, 2016

 

Modernism in Motion - extended deadline

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:18pm
ESSE 16 conference, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Call for seminar presentation proposals at the 16th ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) conference (Mainz, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2022)

Thatcher's Ministers

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:18pm
The Thatcher Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

THATCHER’S MINISTERS: Conference and Essay Collection

Conference to be held in central London on 23rd and 24th June 2022

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FRIDAY 15th APRIL 2022

This year’s Thatcher Network conference invites papers which consider the role that members of Margaret Thatcher’s cabinets played in shaping and delivering ‘Thatcherism’.

The conference, and the book project that will follow, will look beyond Thatcher as the dominant political figure of the 1980s and consider the significance of key ministers, like Michael Heseltine, Geoffrey Howe and Keith Joseph.

Sizing Up _The Chair_: a CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (2/18)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:17pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

Sizing Up The Chair

Friday, February 18, 2022, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

Register here.

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K-tboEe3Tv-t_b6iC8ve9A

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

2022 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:17pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

2022 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

American, British, and Canadian Literature: 1800-1999
(Formerly Contemporary Studies)

Deadline for submissions: 

April 30, 2022

 

Dr. Jennifer K Farrell, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

contact email (for questions only, submissions must be made through the website): 

farrell@msoe.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

New Book Series: Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:15pm
Lorna Piatti-Farnell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

A new book series has been established by Routledge, with a focus on popular culture. 

The Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series is looking for original and interdisciplinary monographs or edited volumes, which expand our understanding of popular culture as reflecting world challenges, contexts, and situations. The Series places a particular emphasis on evolutions and transformations within popular culture — with a focus on icons, narratives, practices, and identities — and aims to provide interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transmedia perspectives.

The editor of the series welcomes proposals for projects on a wide range of topics, including (but not limited to): 

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