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CFP: Passages of Water and Labor Cultures of the Coastal South and the Caribbean

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 10:54am
MLA 2023 LLC Southern US Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

In Edwidge Danticat’s short story “Without Inspection,” an undocumented Haitian immigrant, Arnold, dies from unsafe working conditions at a construction site in south Florida. In the news coverage about the event, the construction company and developer release a statement in which he is referred to as Ernesto Fernandez, probably from the false documents Arnold offered to be hired. Danticat’s story illustrates the blending of Caribbean cultures in the U.S. South through worksites and migration processes, centering labor and labor conditions in immigrant and refugee life.

CFP: Disability and Public Health in the US South

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 10:54am
MLA 2023 LLC Southern US Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

A key part of colonizing in the U.S. South depended on the rhetoric of health, such as Ponce de Leon’s mythical fountain of youth and nineteenth-century boosterism claiming Florida as the “winter sanitarium of the country” (qtd in Knight 5). The semi-tropical warmth of the South invited justifications for intrusion and settlement, and for the environmental destruction necessary to transform a place “heavy with the poisons of malaria” into something habitable for white Europeans. Yet, beneath this rhetoric, we find evidence that ties the South to a history of public health disasters, especially the mistreatment and abuse of people with disabilities.

Call for Academic and Creative Proposals The English Graduate Student Society at Florida Atlantic University 2022 Graduate Conference: Connections (Florida Graduates Only) EXTENDED

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 5:26pm
The English Graduate Student Society at Florida Atlantic University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 28, 2022

(Florida Graduate Students Only) Call for Academic and Creative Proposals

The English Graduate Student Society at Florida Atlantic University 2022 Graduate Conference: Connections 

 DEADLINE EXTENDED

Boca Raton, Florida (in person and Zoom)

 

April 15 and 16, 2022

 

DHSI 2022 – Online Edition Conference & Colloquium

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:30pm
Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Conference & Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

DHSI Conference and Colloquium 2022

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) 2022 – Online Edition Conference & Colloquium.

Since 2009, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium has been a valued part of the annual Digital Humanities Summer Institute. It offers an opportunity to present diverse, dynamic digital humanities research and projects within an engaging, collegial audience that actively fosters the ethos of the greater DHSI community.

Chicon 8/Worldcon 80 Academic Track Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:29pm
Chicon 8
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 29, 2022

Science fiction (and its cousin genres, fantasy and horror) have long explored what it means to explore the unknown. In particular, some of SF’s familiar narratives have pondered life beyond our world, grappled with the vast expanse of the universe and the many things to be discovered there, and tackled complicated meetings with other beings and other ways of life. Beyond the SF bubble, fantasy has imagined entire worlds and wondered at a cosmos of gods and magic; meanwhile, horror has teased at the edges of its genre cousins, offering disturbing visions of space and other forms of travel and exploration in which the unknown is often waiting with jaws wide open.

Life Narratives: Self-referential Proclamations

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:29pm
S. Bilge Mutluay Cetintas / Hacettepe University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Life Narratives

Guest edited by Bilge Mutluay Çetintaş, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

 

Life Narratives: Self-referential Proclamations

Deadline for Full-Text Submissions: July 15, 2022

American life writing has a long tradition starting with the diaries, journals, and captivity narratives kept by Pilgrims and Puritans such as Mary Rowlandson’s The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: Being a Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682), to more canonized life writings such as Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography (1791).

Call for Papers: BAVS 2022 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:29pm
British Association for Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

CFP: British Association for Victorian Studies - Annual Conference

1-3 September 2022, University of Birmingham

 

Forgotten Fantasists

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:29pm
Forgotten Fantasists: A Companion to Fantastic Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Who are the unsung heroes of fantastical literature? Who deserves to be recognised for their significant contribution to contemporary Anglophone Fantastika literature but are pushed out of the limelight? This edited companion to fantastical literature hopes to address gaps in research by bringing together considerations of important but underexamined authors and artists. Depending on the number of abstracts received, the collection may be further divided into separate sections – or even individual volumes – taking into consideration different media:

The Conditions of Langston Hughes in Literary Study and Literary Study in the Academy (MLA 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:28pm
Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 27, 2022

In 1931, Langston Hughes embarked on a tour of the southern United States, reading his poetry mostly at HBCUs in the age of Jim Crow. His goal was two-fold: he was both answering Mary McLeod Bethune’s suggestion that “people need poetry” and developing a formula for “making poetry pay.” As the Great Depression dragged on and the Scottsboro case lay heavy on his mind, Hughes understood the importance of art and the artist in providing perspective and spiritual strength to the community, but he also labored under hostile conditions that complicated every aspect of his journey.

RE: Abstracts due 3/21 for CEA at MLA '23 Teaching at Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:28pm
Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 21, 2022

This is a reminder that the College English Association is soliciting abstracts from its members for a panel entitled “Teaching at Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education” at the 2023 Modern Language Conference from January 5-8 in San Francisco, CA.

Tinakori: Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:28pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The editors of Tinakori: Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society are seeking scholarly essays for publication in the sixth volume of the journal. Essays that address any aspect of Mansfield and her writing will be considered. Tinakori is committed to publishing innovative and rigorous research into one of the most significant women authors of the early twentieth century. It is an official online series recognised by the British Library with its own ISSN number: ISSN 2514-6106.

Latin American Cities Throughout History

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:27pm
Virtual Round Table
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Following the success of our Virtual Round Table on Latin American Cities (UNED), we are now finalizing the details of a series of talks on the historical development of Latin American cities. Our goal is to publish a collective volume, including at least some of the presentations / essays in this Round Table. Several publishing houses have shown interest in the project.

For the time being, we are only looking for 3 or 4 presentations (standard academic format) that cover any aspect of any Latin American city throughout history, from pre-Columbian times to the present day.

ESPAÑOL / ENGLISH

Asian American Literary & Cultural Studies Panel, PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:27pm
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference

When: Friday, November 11, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022
Where: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California (Hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles)

PAMLA’s Asian American Literary & Cultural Studies panel is currently accepting submissions for in-person sessions!

Creaturely Fear: Animality and Horror Cinema

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 12:55pm
Peter Sands, Mo O'Neill, Samantha Hind (Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 27, 2022

Call for Papers

Creaturely Fear: Animality and Horror Cinema
Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC), 21–22 July 2022 (Online)

Keynote speaker: Dr Christy Tidwell, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

The South and Science Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 9:38am
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature invites papers on the South and science fiction for a panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 94th Annual Conference from November 11-13, 2022 in Jacksonville, FL. Papers may discuss any of the subgenres of science fiction, especially afrofuturism, post-apocalyptic, or alternate history, and may focus on any medium including video games, novels, movies, television, comics, etc. as long as the South or “Southern-ness” is a concern within the chosen text. We welcome presentations that offer to 'expand' the canon of southern literature and science fiction itself, especially papers that focus on works by BIPOC, AAPI, or LGBTQ+ writers.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Environmental Justice Epistemologies (MLA 2023, TC Science and Literature Forum guaranteed session)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:34pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Environmental justice illuminates various crises of knowing: overreliance on universalizing western scientific epistemologies; suppression of marginalized (including Indigenous/Black/Asian/Latinx/feminist/queer/crip) epistemologies; uncertainty, skepticism, doubt.

Please send 250-word proposals on the making/unmaking of knowledge in relation to environmental justice, broadly conceived, as well as a CV and/or brief bio, by midnight Pacific on March 20, 2022.

SAMLA 2022: Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:16pm
Mary Ann Gareis / Middle Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.  The cohesive element that pulls works together under the category is that there is some “unrealistic” element, whether it’s magical, supernatural, or a futuristic/technological development: works that fall into the category stray from conventional realism in some way.   For this reason, speculative fiction can be quite broad, including everything from fantasy and magical realism to horror and science fiction—from China Miéville to Margaret Atwood to Philip K. Dick. This panel aims to explore those unrealistic elements and all their varied implications about society, politics, economics, and more. 

 

Collectivity in Reception Studies

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:16pm
Reception Study Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Call for Papers

“Collectivity in Reception Studies”

Sponsored by the Reception Study Society

Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 16-21, 2022

 

 

Gender, suicide, and culture: a one-day online symposium, 8th July 2022

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:16pm
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

We have seen a rise in awareness campaigns and charities for mental health in the last decade: Calm, Let’s Get Men Talking, NHS’s recent ‘Help!’. Each speaks to the need to chip away at the stigma of being open about mental health. In particular, there has been a notable rise in campaigns approaching men’s mental health. Male suicide rates still account for three-quarters of the suicides in the UK. This one-day symposium seeks to engage with a range of interdisciplinary discussions on the link between gender, culture, and suicide. It aims to explore the ideas around gendered approaches to suicide, and how cultural frameworks and representations shape them.

 

EH : DH

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:15pm
MLA TC Digital Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Sponsored by the MLA's Digital Humanities forum, this guaranteed panel invites papers that merge frameworks drawn from the environmental and the digital humanities. Of special interest are papers addressing the global impact of computing technologies and attendant issues of environmental justice.

Please send abstracts up to 300 words, along with a brief professional bio to:

Avery Slater (avery.slater@utoronto.ca)

For information on the 2023 MLA convention (Jan 5 - Jan 8, in San Francisco), see

https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2023

Call for papers in Cultural Geography

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:15pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

https://alastriapress.wordpress.com/mpca-maca/

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS in CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Themed Issue Open Educational Resources with a Forum of General Articles (05/15/22)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:15pm
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
Themed Issue 

Open Educational Resources

with a Forum of General Articles

Issue Editors:
Jojo Karlin, NYU Libraries
Krystyna Michael, Hostos Community College, CUNY
Inés Vaño García, Saint Anselm College

Associate Issue Editor:
Chanta Shenell Palmer, Lehman College, CUNY

ImmUnity and CommUnity

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:15pm
Bouchra Benlemlih
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 14, 2022

 

 

Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Agadir, Morocco

 

Laboratory Values, Society, and Development(LVSD)

Group on Ethics, Representation and Politics in Literature and Culture (EREPLIC)

Organizes 

An International Conference on:

 

ImmUnity and CommUnity

2-3 November, 2022

 

Call for Papers

 

Racism, Decolonization, Blackness, Indigeneity, and Racial Empowerment

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:04pm
RAACES Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

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

New Deadline for submissions: Monday April 4, 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: 

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Mind Engineering - call for reviewers

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 3:42pm
Chris Shei / Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The call for papers has ended for this handbook but we are now recruiting up to ten editorial members who will each review 3-5 papers and give feedback to help enhance the quality of the paper. Their names will be shown on the title page as members of the editorial board for this prestigious handbook, and each will receive a hardcopy of the book when published. 

To incite qualified academic reviewers to join this prestigious project, here is the current structure of the handbook:

Routledge Handbook of Language and Mind Engineering

Edited by Chris Shei and James Schnell

I.             State-led mind engineering

Boundaries and Borders of the Unknown

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 3:41pm
Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

‘The Unconscious and Everyday Life’ PPS Postgraduate Conference 2022 on:

Boundaries and Borders of the Unknown

To be held on the University of Essex Colchester campus and on Zoom Friday 27 and Monday 30 May 2022

Open to all current Postgraduate Research and Professional Doctorate students

 

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