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Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American (Anti-)Heroes" by Oct 20, 2024

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:30pm
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2024

From the popularity of superhero comics to cult movements around religious leaders, from venerating political figures to idolizing pop-culture celebrities, images and constructions of ‘heroes’ play a significant role in US culture. Simultaneously, there are people and actions outside of the limelight that have been revered as heroic, for example the voluntary work of nurses in homeless shelters and hospitals. While often tied to individuals, heroism occurs not just in these personified forms but can be attached to larger movements, events, or groups in more abstract ways as well. Both the figure of the hero and heroization more generally have equally frequently been weaponized throughout US history or used as a tool for political manipulation.

”Interdisciplinary Research, Digital Humanities, Text Analysis"

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:29pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 18, 2024

"Interdisciplinary Research, Digital Humanitie Text Analysis" Seminar at the 56th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (March 6-9, Philadelphia, PA). Call for Papers #nemla2025  Submit your abstract https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20988 Maryann Pasda DiEdwardo is the Chair of a Seminar "Interdisciplinary Research, Digital Humanities, Text Analysis" for inclusion in the 56th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (March 6-9, Philadelphia, PA). https://www.nemla.org/convention.htmlNeMLA's 56th Annual ConventionHotel & Convention Site: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Cultural Studies and Media Studies

50th Anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's BORN TO RUN Album

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:29pm
Kenneth Womack/Monmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2024

AMP: American Music Perspectives seeks articles associated with Bruce Springsteen’s groundbreaking 1975 album Born to Run. The journal is open to a wide range of cultural and theoretical perspectives, as well as to essays that address the artist’s earlier work in relation to Born to Run. For best consideration, please submit your work by October 15, 2024. This special issue will be co-edited by Kenneth Womack (Monmouth University) and Carlee Migliorisi (Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music) to commemorate the album’s 50th anniversary. 

Creative (R)evolution of Philadelphia

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:29pm
Maureen McVeigh Trainor - NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 6, 2025

This creative session seeks writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction who address Philadelphia’s past, present, and future creative evolution, revolution, and devolution in their work. 

 

ABSTRACT

As one of America’s oldest cities, Philadelphia has experienced drastic changes many times over, often celebrated or maligned by its creative class in music, literature, and performing arts. 

 

"Abortion, Single Motherhood, and Adoption Schemes in Magdalene Literature"

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:28pm
Marine Berthiot (LCE Research Laboratory, Lumière Lyon 2 University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

The panel "Abortion, Single Motherhood, and Adoption Schemes in Magdalene Literature" will take place at the 56th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) organised from March 6 to March 9 in Philadelphia, PA. 

Magdalenism is a structure which was implemented from the mid-seventeenth century to the end of the twentieth century in about 60 European and Europeanised countries around the world. Its objective was to control and fashion femininity, women’s social behaviours, and their sexuality. At a time when abortion was illegal in most countries, Magdalene Laundries and Mother and Baby “Homes” were often seen as a “solution” for unmarried pregnant girls and women.

NeMLA 25 "Sketching the Spectral: Ghosts in French-language Graphic Novels"

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:27pm
Robert Sapp
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

“Sketching the Spectral: Ghosts in French-language Graphic Novels”

 

56th Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

Philadelphia, PA

March 6-9, 2025

 Deadline for abstracts: September 30, 2024

Mirrors and Magnifications: Eudora Welty and Shifting Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:27pm
Eudora Welty Society - SAMLA conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 11, 2024

The Eudora Welty Society seeks submissions for its 2024 SAMLA panel, “Mirrors and Magnifications: Eudora Welty and Shifting Perspectives.” In alignment with this year’s SAMLA theme, Seen and Unseen, the panel aims to investigate the methods that Welty uses to mirror, frame, magnify, and even distort the vision of her characters and/or readers. Welty’s work displays a creative use of varying avenues of sight with material, political, and epistemological consequences—some examples from her fiction may be the dimmed lamp that contributes to R.J.

Gothic Progressive, Conservative Gothic, and Language of Land in Gothic Media

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:26pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

This panel seeks works investigating the tug between progressive and conservative ideals and influences on the Gothic genre, especially as they are expressed through the ways Nature and the environment are used and described.

 

Bodies of Feminist Resistance: Archives and Practices in Spain and Latin America

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:26pm
NeMLA 2025 – "(R)EVOLUTION"
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 6, 2025

Bodies of Feminist Resistance: Archives and Practices in Spain and Latin America - Panel Discussion at NeMLA 2025, "(R)EVOLUTION"

Host Institution: La Salle University

Hotel & Convention Site: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Dates: March 6-9, 2025

Departing from 'the body' as a terrain of feminist analysis and resistance, this panel seeks to explore the wide range of interventions re-imagining 'the political' in contemporary Spain and Latin America.

Shakespeare and Music: Between Time and Timelessness (ESRA 2025)

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:26pm
Michelle Assay/University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2024

Seminar 3 of European Shakespeare Research Asociation Conference in Porto, 9-12 July, 2025

Shakespeare and Music: Between Time and Timelessness

Supported by the RMA Shakespeare and Music Study Group

Convenors:

Michelle Assay, University of Toronto, Canada (michelle.assay@utoronto.ca)

Alina Bottez, University of Bucharest, Romania (alina.bottez@lls.unibuc.ro)

Women of IMAX - A special issue of Feminist Media Histories

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 2:26pm
Feminist Media Histories
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

CALL FORPAPERS Feminist Media Histories: An International Journal Special Issue on the Women of IMAX

Guest Editors: Jessica Mulvogue and Allison Whitney

Bloomsbury's Environment and Society Book Series

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 1:55pm
Bloomsbury Books
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Environment and Society, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Books, is seeking proposals covering a broad range of topics in environmental studies from the perspectives of the social sciences and humanities. Learn more about the 30 books already in the series on the publisher’s website: https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/LEXES

Bloomsbury's Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 1:54pm
Bloomsbury Books
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:

Class Conflict in 21st Century Science Fiction Film

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 1:45pm
Cenk Tan & Mikail Boz
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Call for Book Chapters: Class Conflict in 21st Century Science Fiction Film

UPDATED!

Under Strong Interest by McFarland’s Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy series

Editors’ Introduction

Traversing Popular Dance Histories: Mediation and Re-creation

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 10:42am
PoP Moves and The Journal of Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

PoP Moves, an international network of popular dance researchers, invites proposals for a Special Topics Issue of The Journal of Popular Culture on the topic of mediating popular dance histories. For well over a century, popular dance has been present across changing media technologies: from printed instruction manuals in magazines and newspapers to radio, film, and television to digital platforms and social media, dancing has circulated between different bodies, cultural communities, and across geographical and social boundaries.

Call For Papers: The Films of George A. Romero

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 10:42am
Sue Matheson
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2024

A Critical Companion to George A. Romero

 

Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

 

Adaptation's Call to Revolution

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 10:42am
Thomas Leitch / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Adaptation, widely regarded outside the academy as a conservative practice, has been compared to biological evolution by Gary R. Bortolotti, Linda Hutcheon, and Brian Boyd. Although the evolutionary model embraced by these scholars sets itself against reviewers who continue to judge new adaptations as more or less successful copies of familiar texts, it still emphasizes continuity rather than disruption as the rule for textual and cultural adaptation.

Decoding Lynching: Reading of African American and Dalit Literature

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 10:34am
African American and Dalit Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 22, 2024

Decoding Lynching: Reading of African American and Dalit Literature

Note: Brill has shown interest in the concept of this project and will publish it in one of their series provided the contributions are positively assessed during the peer review process.

NeMLA 2025: Radical Bodies

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 10:29am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Human bodies and, by extension, human subjectivity have long been contested spaces. Against traditional Eurocentric and anthropocentric definitions of the human as a stable identity abstracted from its surrounding environment, movements like feminism, anti-racism, anti- and post-colonialism, and ecocriticism have called out the human’s complicated entrenchment in and with other/othered bodies and landscapes. Posthumanist scholars like Rosi Braidotti define the (post)human body as necessarily relational, nomadic, ever-changing with and in response to others. As such, the body becomes a site for radical transformation through which we may interrogate contemporary issues such as gender and race equity, income inequality, and climate change.

NeMLA 2025: Posthumanistic (Im)possibilities: Navigating the (R)evolutions of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 10:26am
Sriyanka Basak, Rohini Chakraborty
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

A recent New York Times article, “Are We in the ‘Anthropocene,’ the Human Age? Nope, Scientists Say,” reported on the ongoing debate among scientists about classifying the Anthropocene as an epoch or an event. Regardless of its definitive place on the geologic time scale, the Anthropocene is a significant marker of history, signifying humans’ profound impact on the environment and the course of evolution. This raises critical questions about the nature of evolution in the Anthropocene. How do we define evolution in this age? The Anthropocene is characterized by human achievements and significant challenges, including wars and climate destruction. These crises force us to question: what kind of Anthropocene are we striving to preserve?

CFP - Alizés (online journal): Learning and Teaching English in Multilingual Educational Environments

updated: 
Monday, July 15, 2024 - 9:07am
Université de La Réunion
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

EXTENDED DEADLINE

We are pleased to announce that the abstract submission deadline for Alizés 45 - Learning and Teaching English in Multilingual Educational Environments, has been extended to September 1, 2024.

Learning and Teaching English in Multilingual Educational Environments

Deadline for abstracts (400 words) and short biographical notes (150 words):: Sptembre 1, 2024
Notification of acceptance: September 16, 2024
Submission of full draft papers: January 31, 2025

Submission of final papers: June 15, 2025 

Languages: English, French

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