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Queer Stories of Christian Higher Education

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:15pm
Dr. Lucas F. W. Wilson
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

Are you a queer person who attends or attended a Christian college, university, or seminary? Did you experience homophobia and/or transphobia while in attendance? Do you want to share your story in order to ensure what happened to you doesn’t happen to students in the future? Then I want to hear from you!

Black European Studies Special Session

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:15pm
University of Nebraska at Omaha
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

The 49th European Studies Concerence, which will be held on October 3-4, 2024, both online and in person at the University of Nebraska Omaha, welcomes papers on European topics in all disciplines.

Founded in 1975, our yearly, interdisciplinary conference draws participants from colleges and universities in the United States and from abroad. Areas of interest include art, anthropology, history, literature, current issues and prospects in cultural, political, social, economic, or military areas; education, business, international affairs, religion, foreign languages, philosophy, music, geography, theater, and film.

This year we will also offer special panels on the following topics:

Deadline Extended: Pornographic Adaptations and Translations

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:14pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Palm Springs, Nov. 7-10, 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

In keeping with PAMLA's conference theme of "Translation in Action," this session invites papers that examine questions of translation and adaptation relevant to pornographic media, including but not limited to film and video, writing, and performance. I welcome papers covering any relevant period, topic, and method, from textual analysis to cultural histories to studies of pornographic production and consumption. Pornography provides an exemplary terrain on which to engage questions of adaptation as the eagerness of pornographers to adapt both low and high cultural works, from Twinklight (2010) to Spank Me, Mr. Darcy (2013), remains a reliable source of public fascination, humor, and outrage.

हाकारा । hākārā Journal: Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:13pm
हाकारा । hākārā Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

हाकारा । hākārā (www.hakara.in) is a peer-reviewed bilingual journal of creative expression. The journal carries a thematic focus for each issue and is published online in Marathi and English. Please see the call for submissions below. 

Call 21: Silence

Paleontologists in Film, Literature, and Contemporary Media

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:12pm
Rachel Carazo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 25, 2024

This collection seeks essays on paleontologists in film, literature, and contemporary media. The Jurassic Park franchise solidified the presence of paleontology in the pop cultural imagination, but there have been other media and portrayals that have captured the public's imagination. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

-Studies of specific films

-Studies of specific novels

-Studies of fictional and/or real-life paleontologists in modern media

Chapters will be due in April 2025. Chapters should be approximately 5,000 to 7,000 words, with Chicago-style endnotes and a bibliography page.

Dinosaurs in Film, Literature, and the Arts

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:12pm
Rachel Carazo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 25, 2024

This collection seeks essays on dinosaurs in film, literature, and the arts. The Jurassic Park franchise solidified the presence of dinosaurs in the pop cultural imagination, but there have been other media and dinosaur portrayals that have captured the public's imagination. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

-Studies of specific films

-Studies of specific novels

-Studies of special effects renderings of dinosaurs

-Artwork with dinosaurs

Chapters will be due in April 2025. Chapters should be approximately 5,000 to 7,000 words, with Chicago-style endnotes and a bibliography page.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: NEPCA 2024's Philosophy, Belief, and Pop Culture Area

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:12pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Assoication
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The 2024 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as a hybrid conference from Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom, and in-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning at Nichols College, Dudley, Massachusetts.

We are excited to be back together again face-to-face and to continue providing a virtual option for access and affordability. We are looking forward to another engaging and rewarding conference for new and seasoned members alike. We are seeking proposals for panels and presentations for this year’s conference, including proposals for the Philosophy, Belief, and Pop Culture Area.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: NEPCA 2024's Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Area

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:12pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Assoication
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The 2024 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as a hybrid conference from Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom, and in-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning at Nichols College, Dudley, Massachusetts.
We are excited to be back together again face-to-face and to continue providing a virtual option for access and affordability. We are looking forward to another engaging and rewarding conference for new and seasoned members alike. We are seeking proposals for panels and presentations for this year’s conference, including proposals for the Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Area.

“Poetry and the Gothic” Edited Volume Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 6:25am
Samantha Landau
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

CFP: “Poetry and the Gothic” Edited Volume Call for Papers

Poetry has been an integral part of the Gothic mode since its inception. However, the connection between poetry and the Gothic seems a less explored area of critical inquiry, in comparison to fiction. While the Graveyard Poets and other Anglophone poetry movements are already considered foundational to the Gothic mode, our edited collection seeks to broaden the scope of what can be conceived of as “Gothic poetry” or poetry inspired by the Gothic. 

FOOD AND MEMORY - 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 10:01am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Conference: 27-28 June 2024, online (via Zoom)

 

 CFP:

Researchers have long confirmed the importance of studying food-related issues in the past and in the present-day world. During our interdisciplinary conference, we are going to concentrate on the relationships between food and memory. In what sense – and in what circumstances – can food be regarded as an identity-building factor? What role does it play in shaping our individual and collective memories? How can food studies deepen our knowledge on the social and cultural aspects of our lives? Why are food memories so often related to important experiences of individuals and societies?

"MIGRATION, ADAPTATION AND MEMORY" - 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 9:59am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2024

The 7th edition of the "Migration, Adaptation and Memory" International Interdisciplinary Conference will take place on June 13, 2024, online (via Zoom platform) and on June 14, 2024 in-person at Holiday Inn City Centre Hotel  in Gdańsk (Poland)  

 

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

CFP:

THE DIGITAL MANIFESTO: CYBERFEMINISM AROUND THE GLOBE (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 3:21pm
M Malekpour
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Cyberfeminism is a fusion of the term 'cyber', denoting the act of steering, governing, and controlling, and 'feminism', which represents an activist movement dedicated to women's liberation and justice at various levels - local, national, and international. Cyber-feminism aims to bridge the gap between the historical and philosophical traditions of feminism and contemporary feminist initiatives both online and offline. These initiatives focus on the lived experiences and realities of women from diverse backgrounds, including different ages, races, and socioeconomic statuses.

Old and New Science Fiction Imaginaries in English-Speaking Cinema and Television

updated: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 5:11am
29th SERCIA CONFERENCE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2024

29th SERCIA CONFERENCE

Old and New Science Fiction Imaginaries in English-Speaking
Cinema and Television

La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano
September 2-4, 2024

Keynote speakers: Naomi Mandel (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Pawel Frelik
(University of Warsaw)

AMSN6: Modernism and Modernity at the Edge

updated: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 8:59pm
Australasian Modernist Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Proposals are currently being assessed but we will continue to accept submissions throughout May if you are interested in this conference.

Australasian Modernist Studies Network 2024 Conference

AMSN6: Modernism and modernity at the edge

University of Tasmania, Hobart, 11-13 December 2024

PAMLA 2024 CFP "Work in Multi-Ethnic American Literature (co-sponsored by MELUS) "

updated: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 12:51pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 2024 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

This allied session on work in multi-ethnic literature of the United States (co-sponsored by MELUS) invites papers that explore work as a component of identity formation, especially as it intersects with gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, and citizenship. In the spirit of Moishe Postone’s antiproductivist Marxism, this panel is particularly interested in papers that present a “critique of labor in capitalism” rather than a “critique of capitalism from the standpoint of labor.” While papers that engage with work broadly from the traditional Marxist position are welcome, we are particularly excited about scholarship that theorizes work itself.

Creative Writers / SAMLA 2024: Fragmented Writing in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, May 6, 2024 - 5:07pm
Julie Boutwell-Peterson / University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 28, 2024

* Please note: This Creative Writing panel will be part of the SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, Nov. 15-17, 2024.

Creative Writers/SAMLA 2024: Deciphering the “I” in First-Person Writing

updated: 
Monday, May 6, 2024 - 5:01pm
Julie Boutwell-Peterson / University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 28, 2024

* Please note: This Creative Writing panel will be part of the SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, Nov. 15-17, 2024.

OUP Handbook of American Street Literature

updated: 
Monday, May 6, 2024 - 12:55pm
Dennis L. Winston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

The editors of the Oxford University Handbook of American Street Literature seek papers that explore the history and themes of this unique genre. Street literature, also known as urban literature, refers to a genre of writing that primarily focuses on the experiences and narratives of individuals from marginalized communities, particularly in urban areas. Street Lit often explores the struggles, triumphs, and complexities of life in poor neighborhoods, shedding light on themes such as crime, violence, poverty, and the pursuit of success. Street literature encompasses various forms of written expression, including novels, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction accounts.

H. G. Wells and the Anthropocene: Time, Earth, and Us

updated: 
Monday, May 6, 2024 - 7:01am
H. G. Wells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2024

The H. G. Wells Society Annual Conference

H. G. Wells and the Anthropocene: Time, Earth, and Us

The Art Workers’ Guild, London, Saturday 21 September 2024

Keynote speaker: Dr David Shackleton, author of British Modernism and the Anthropocene: Experiments with Time, University of Cardiff.

Translation as an Art of Failure

updated: 
Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 4:44pm
Michael Roberson
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED:  JUNE 16, 2024

PAMLA 2024:  Palm Springs, November 7-10, 2024 "Translation in Action"

Translation as an Art of Failure

Alchemy: Exploring Metaphorical Transformations and Arts-Based Research

updated: 
Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 1:50pm
London Arts-Based Research Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Alchemy: Exploring Metaphorical Transformations and Arts-Based Research

A Transdisciplinary Conference

 

Date: November 9-10, 2024
Location: University of Oxford, UK
Online option available
Cost:        180 GBP
90 GBP (Online)
Abstract Deadline: August 31, 2024


Conference Webpage:
 https://labrc.co.uk/2024/04/21/alchemy/

Imagining the Ordinary City: Arts, Placemaking and Everyday Urban Lives

updated: 
Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 6:41am
University of Kent / University of Cape Town
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Imagining the Ordinary City: Arts, Placemaking and Everyday Urban Lives

Date/Location: 28-29 October 2024, Centre for African Studies Gallery, UCT

Keynotes: Professor Jennifer Robinson (University College London); Dr Thembinkosi Goniwe (Rhodes University) ; Professor Lynda Gichanda Spencer (Rhodes University) 

Archival Discoveries and Scholarly Bibliographies

updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 3:31pm
*Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship published by Penn State UP, invites submissions for upcoming volumes. Covering all periods of American literature, Resources for American Literary Study welcomes both traditional and digital humanities approaches to archival discovery. The journal also publishes scholarly bibliographies and other bibliographical overviews. Typical contributions include newly discovered letters and documents, checklists of primary and/or secondary writings about American authors, and biographical and compositional studies drawn from archival materials.

Contemporary Cultural Responses to a Neoliberal World

updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 11:08am
University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Keynote Speaker: Professor Paul Crosthwaite, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature at The University of Edinburgh.

The Centre for Cultural and Literary Studies (CCLS) is hosting a one-day, in-person symposium to be held on 13 June 2024 at Waterside Campus, University of Northampton, UK.

Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces - Extended Deadline

updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 9:24am
Katherine Mansfield Society / IADT Dun Laoghaire
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the conference Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces will not be going ahead as originally planned in June 2024. The conference organisers are exploring the possibility of rescheduling to a later date and will circulate further details if/when they become available.  

 

Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces

IADT Dún Laoghaire, Dublin

June 14th–16th 2024

 

An international conference organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society

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