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SAMLA 2024 Panel: Visibility and Invisibility in Southern Women’s Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:45pm
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024

“Visibility and Invisibility in Southern Women’s Literature,” is an affiliated group session, hosted by the Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society.  One of the panel’s goals is to connect to the theme of SAMLA 96: “Seen and Unseen.”  In that spirit, the session coordinator invites papers that address the theme in a wide variety of ways, with the hope that this session will engender a rich and robust discussion of how the writing of Southern women has examined what is either visible or invisible, seen or unseen.  While the EMRS invites papers from all approaches, we are particularly interested in papers that emphasize how the theme is connected to gender or to the South–or both.   

Enfreakment in (Transnational) North American Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:44pm
American Studies Leipzig
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 28, 2024

Conference at Leipzig University, Germany
Institute for American Studies

22-23 May 2025

Organizers: Katja Kanzler, Ella Ernst, Laura Pröger, Anna Gaidash, Annika Schadewaldt, Stefan Schubert

Open Call for Papers - European Journal of Theatre and Performance (EJTP)

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:40pm
European Journal of Theatre and Performance (EJTP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Open Call for Papers – European Journal of Theatre and Performance (EJTP)


 

EJTP currently welcomes submissions for the Essays Section for Issue 8. This issue will feature one of EJTP’s “open” Essays Sections (instead of a “themed” one), which means that authors can submit contributions on a topic of their choice. If interested, send your article by 15 July 2024 to ejtp_editors@eastap.com

Gothic Practice

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:40pm
Gothic Studies Journal (Edinburgh UP) and the Internet Ghost Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 13, 2024

A special issue of Gothic Studies guest edited by the Internet Ghost Collective (Chera Kee, Erika Kvistad, Line Henriksen, and Megen de Bruin-Molé)

 

Fictional Translators in Literature and Cinema

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:38pm
Nesir: Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Guest Editor: Dr. Nefise Kahraman (University of Toronto)

From Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs to Denis Villeneuve's Arrival, and from Carol Shields's Unless to Sabahattin Ali's Madonna in a Fur Coat (Kürk Mantolu Madonna), translator and interpreter characters populate fictional works both on screen and on the page. The Journal of Literary Studies: Nesir's seventh issue is dedicated to exploring the role of translators and interpreters in contemporary society as represented in literature and films.

Changing Policies, Transforming Audiences and Work Practices In-flux

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2024 - 5:57pm
Industry Program of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

15th Annual International Small Cinemas Conference:
Changing Policies, Transforming Audiences and Work Practices In-flux
November 5-7, 2024
Zagreb, Croatia

 

The 15th Annual International Small Cinemas Conference is organized by the Department for Culture and Communication, Institute for Development, and International Relations (IRMO), Zagreb, Croatia, in partnership with the Industry Program of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF).

Keynote lecturer: Katharine Sarikakis, University of Vienna

 

Conference theme:

CFP LAST CALL Extended Deadline: 121st Annual PAMLA Conference (Palm Springs, CA) – November 7-10, 2024

updated: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 3:43pm
Craig Svonkin / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

The PAMLA 2024 Conference will be held at the Margaritaville Resort in Palm Springs, California (formerly the Riviera Resort, a favorite hangout of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and other Hollywood and musical stars) between Thursday, November 7 and Sunday, November 10, 2024 (yes, you are correct: we have moved the conference back one week from its initially-scheduled weekend).

The 2024 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

Strange Bedfellows

updated: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 11:16am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference 2024

Call for Papers: Strange Bedfellows

 

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows”

          - William Shakespeare, The Tempest

 

Dune — From Herbert’s to Villeneuve’s (PAMLA, roundtable) **LAST CALL**

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 5:27pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) (Annual Convention, Palm Springs, California / November 6-10, 2024 (entirely in-person), http://www.pamla.org)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

PAMLA will meet next within a year of the sixtieth anniversary of Frank Herbert’s Dune, which appeared in August of 1965. We will also be within a year since the appearance of the second part of Denis Villeneuve’s widely praised adaptation of it, in anticipation of part three of his projected trilogy adapting its sequel Dune Messiah (1969).

The Nuclear Age, Redux: Forms and Modes of Environmental Change Change in Transnational North American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 4:44am
Lena Pfeifer (University of Würzburg), Annika Schadewaldt (Leipzig University)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

The last few years have seen a resurgence of interest in the nuclear – as both material reality and cultural phenomenon. On the one hand, the war in Ukraine has evoked memories of the previous nuclear disasters and stoked fears of a continued Cold War. On the other hand, politicians and economists are debating nuclear technology as a sustainable alternative to carbon-intense and fossil-based forms of energy. At the same time, popular texts such as the Oscar-winning movie Oppenheimer (2023) or the miniseries Chernobyl (2019) indicate a renewed fascination with both nuclear capabilities and post-apocalyptic scenarios. Have we entered a new nuclear age, or have we never truly been post-nuclear?

PAMLA 2024: Navigating The Many Parts of Graduate School [LAST CALL: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 7/15]

updated: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - 6:23pm
Jan Maramot / PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

PAMLA 2024: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

November 7-10, 2024

If you are a graduate student interested in talking about your graduate experience via a roundtable, this session is for you! This roundtable is still seeking sessions until June 16th or when there is enough submissions to fill a roundtable. All graduate students at all stages of their degree programs are heavily encouraged to submit an abstract! If you are a graduate student interested in presenting in a traditional paper panel, do not fear. You are also allowed to present in a roundtable.

Deadline Extended: Inclusive Hiring and Job Market Practices in Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Studies

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2024 - 2:17pm
Nova Southeastern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2024

Centering belonging, identity, and equity in our hiring practices requires potentially profound changes within the profession and across our institutions. Undoubtedly, departments, service-based offices, and institutions may struggle to identify the kinds of changes that can be made and may meet resistance to these changes. This collection aims to identify key points in Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Studies’ (RCWS) hiring practices that can be adjusted or revised to enhance the inclusivity and equity of the job market experience for both applicants and hiring committee members.

Celebrating 215 years of Edgar Allan Poe

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2024 - 2:07am
Noah Gallego (California Polytechnic State University, Pomona)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 13, 2024

Deadline: September 13, 2024

Conference Date: October 5, 2024

Format: Online (via Zoom)

Abstract: 200 words + short biographical statement + timezone

Submit to: eap215conference@gmail.com 

 

Deadline Extended-Request for Papers: Romance Area - NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 8:22pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Romance and Popular Romance Fiction Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning via Zoom.

[Extended Deadline] The Seen and Unseen in Asian / Asian American Literature and Studies (SAMLA 96 panel)

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 5:23pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 28, 2024

In the U.S., immigrants of Asian origin have historically fallen victim to both extreme violent legal measures and racist stereotype labels—such as the infamous “Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882” and/or other major laws against the naturalization of Asians voted in 1924 and 1934, as well as the notorious use of Orientalist terms such as “inferior race,” “yellow peril,” “perpetual foreigner,” and “model minority,” etc—all of which either aim to “unsee” or to “wrongfully see” Asian presence in the United States of America. Yet, even now two decades into the 21st century, this issue is clearly still ongoing, as the title of scholar Sharon S.

Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 11:54am
Robert Graves Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 12, 2024

Extended Call for Papers: Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference (deadline 12 July)

Organised by the Robert Graves Society with St John’s College Oxford, Sheffield Hallam University and the Fundació Robert Graves

Keynote speakers include Jean Moorcroft Wilson and Patrick McGuinness. With poetry readings to include David Harsent and Sean O'Brien.

Plans are becoming advanced for the Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference, to be held at St John’s College, Oxford, 15-18 September 2024. The theme of the conference will be ‘Robert Graves and the Popular Imagination’.

Call for Reviews

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 9:29am
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 20, 2025

Call for Reviews

 

For 2025 Journal Publication

We are pleased to announce a call for reviews for Volume 4 of our journal to be published in 2025.

 

CfP: Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 9:28am
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 20, 2025

 Call for Journal Articles Now Open  Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres (Volume 4) Following our symposium, we invite authors to submit papers for publication consideration. 

 

Our fifth annual online event addressed the theme of ‘sensing euphoric and dysphoric atmospheres’ in festive, celebratory, and ritual cultures. Taking an embodied perspective, we seek journal articles that focus on the role of corporeal perception in making sense of lived experience.

FINAL CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - Apocalyptic Ecolinguistics: Language, Landscape, and Ecoanxiety in the Age of Climate Crisis

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 9:15am
Editors: Emil Tangham Hazelhurst & Declan Lloyd, Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Apocalyptic Ecolinguistics: Language, Landscape, and Ecoanxiety in the Age of Climate Crisis

(For submission to Bloomsbury’s “Advances in Ecolinguistics” series: see https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/series/bloomsbury-advances-in-ecolinguistics/ )

Indian Literatures and Cultures: New Theories and Reflections:

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2024 - 10:14pm
Department of English, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Indian Literatures and Cultures: New Theories and Reflections:  An International Conference organized by  The Department of English, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia Dates: September 11 and 12, 2024 The evolution of the studying and understanding of Indian Literatures and Cultures has always accompanied the global social, political or aesthetic theories. Starting from assuming nationalist trends in determining the horizons of Indian literature rooted to ancient myths, legends or epics and creating a cultural heritage against the superiority of the colonialist culture, various theories of determining the “Indianness” of the Indian literature and culture have been invoked.

SAMLA 96: Seen & Unseen

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 4:09pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2024

SAMLA 96Seen and UnseenFriday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17, 2024Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront | Jacksonville, FL

What Matters in Contemporary Anglophone Cultures

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 2:47am
University Paul-Valery - Montpellier 3
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 8, 2024

Call for papers

 

Who/What Counts

“What Matters” is an invitation to rethink the weight of habits, established structures and validated categories. Arguing that someone/something counts goes against economic/budgetary/financial accounting, which is typically the work of a dominant power that keeps precise accounts, compiling or capitalising, trying to contain or control. What matters is an invitation to give an account of what does not seem to count, what is unthought of or invisible (Fricker 2007, Le Blanc 2009).

DEADLINE EXTENDED! 121st Annual PAMLA Conference Romanticism Session

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 12:55pm
Amanda Middleton / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

This year's theme is “Translation in Action.” While most scholarship about translation deals with the interlingual, we welcome scholarship on the other areas discussed by Roman Jakobson such as intralingual and intersemiotic translation. We plan on celebrating the work of a wide range of scholars and translators such as Michael Cronin, Moira Inghilleri, and many others. We seek proposals dealing with translation as a diverse set of practices, a dynamic field of study, and a set of complex networks that affect our lives. Once again, we are open to a variety of interests, but for this year, we are especially interested in proposals on the theme of “Translation in Action.”

Bible and Contemporary Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 11:00am
Postscripts -- Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 1, 2025

Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, one of the major global publications exploring the reception history of religious texts, is making plans for a special issue devoted to the Bible and Contemporary Fiction

I will serve as the guest editor.

I hope to feature 4-6 essays (8000 words each, including references) on how biblical patterns, themes, and trajectories surface in works of contemporary fiction, broadly construed, from the non-western as well as western world.

Journal Symposium: Equity and Material Conditions in Access-Intensive College English Programs

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
College English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Teaching English in the Two-Year College and College EnglishSymposium“Equity and Material Conditions in Access-Intensive College English Programs”I feel like what we do and who we are is overlooked.

—Jason C. Evans, 2023 TYCA Conference Chair's Address

The perception that the work occurring in two-year colleges and reports of it in TETYC are relevant only to those spaces means that the new knowledge the journal offers can be overlooked, even when it clearly contributes to a larger disciplinary conversation. 

—Holly Hassel, Mark Reynolds, Jeff Sommers and Howard Tinberg, “Editorial Perspectives on Teaching English in the Two-Year College,” p. 332 

Tomb Raider at 30: The Legacy of Lara Croft (Emerald Publishers)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
Natalie Le Clue
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

In the world of Tomb Raider adventure awaits around every corner, waiting for the extraordinary to be uncovered. This has been the story of Lara Croft for nearly 30 years. Recent announcements regarding the upcoming live-action series by Amazon Prime (Maas & Otterson, 2024) and an officially redesigned character hinting at a new game release (Dinsdale, 2024) have thrust Tomb Raider back into the forefront of mainstream public consciousness. Since its inception in 1996, fans of the game series and the iconic Lara Croft have embarked on a journey together, solidifying her status as one of the most iconic game characters ever created.

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